Raquel Kops-Jones

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Raquel Kops-Jones
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Country  United States
Residence Fresno, California
Born (1982-12-08) December 8, 1982 (age 32)
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Turned pro 2000
Prize money US$1,139,089
Singles
Career record 143–130
Career titles 0 WTA, 2 ITF
Highest ranking No. 162 (October 8, 2007)
Current ranking No. 1055 (July 28, 2014)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open Q2 (2007)
French Open Q2 (2007)
Wimbledon Q1 (2007, 2008)
US Open Q3 (2007)
Doubles
Career record 326–213
Career titles 12 WTA, 18 ITF
Highest ranking No. 11 (June 24, 2013)
Current ranking No. 14 (August 18, 2014)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open SF (2014)
French Open 3R (2008)
Wimbledon QF (2012)
US Open QF (2008)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
US Open 1R (2014)
Last updated on: August 3, 2014.

Raquel Kops-Jones (born December 8, 1982) is a professional tennis player from the United States of America. She made her debut in professional competition in 2000, aged 17, at an ITF tournament in Boca Raton.

Biography[edit]

Her best results in doubles at Grand Slam events have been reaching the quarterfinals at Wimbledon in 2012 and the U.S. Open in 2008, all while partnered with Abigail Spears. Kops-Jones has a career-high doubles ranking of no. 11, achieved on June 24, 2013. She has won 10 WTA doubles titles.

She played for the Boston Lobsters in the World TeamTennis pro league.

2012[edit]

Raquel Kops-Jones and compatriot Abigail Spears were one of the most successful doubles team of the 2012 season, winning four titles at Carlsbad, Seoul, Tokyo and Osaka. The pair also reached two other finals, and also the quarterfinals of Wimbledon.

Significant finals[edit]

Premier Mandatory/Premier 5 finals[edit]

Doubles: 3 (2 titles, 1 runner-up)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 2012 Doha Hard United States Abigail Spears United States Liezel Huber
United States Lisa Raymond
3–6, 1–6
Winner 2012 Tokyo Hard United States Abigail Spears Germany Anna-Lena Grönefeld
Czech Republic Květa Peschke
6–1, 6–4
Winner 2014 Cincinnati Masters Hard United States Abigail Spears Hungary Timea Babos
United States Kristina Mladenovic
6–1, 2–0 ret.

WTA career finals[edit]

Doubles: 18 (12 titles, 6 runners-up)[edit]

Winner — Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
Olympic Games (0–0)
WTA Tour Championships (0–0)
Tier I / Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (2–1)
Tier II / Premier (5–3)
Tier III, IV & V / International (5–2)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Winner 1. November 4, 2007 Bell Challenge, Quebec City, Canada Hard United States Christina Fusano Canada Stéphanie Dubois
Czech Republic Renata Voráčová
6–3, 7–6(8–6)
Winner 2. May 10, 2009 Estoril Open, Estoril, Portugal Clay United States Abigail Spears Canada Sharon Fichman
Hungary Katalin Marosi
2–6, 6–3, [10–5]
Winner 3. May 23, 2009 Warsaw Open, Warsaw, Poland Clay United States Bethanie Mattek-Sands China Yan Zi
China Zheng Jie
6–1, 6–1
Runner-up 1. June 14, 2009 AEGON Classic, Birmingham, Great Britain Grass United States Abigail Spears Zimbabwe Cara Black
United States Liezel Huber
1–6, 4–6
Runner-up 2. August 7, 2011 Mercury Insurance Open, San Diego, United States Hard United States Abigail Spears Czech Republic Květa Peschke
Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik
0–6, 2–6
Winner 4. September 18, 2011 Bell Challenge, Quebec City, Canada Hard United States Abigail Spears United States Jamie Hampton
Georgia (country) Anna Tatishvili
6–0, 3–6, [10–6]
Runner-up 3. January 7, 2012 Brisbane International, Brisbane, Australia Hard United States Abigail Spears Spain Nuria Llagostera Vives
Spain Arantxa Parra Santonja
6–7(2–7), 6–7(2–7)
Runner-up 4. February 19, 2012 Qatar Ladies Open, Doha, Qatar Hard United States Abigail Spears United States Liezel Huber
United States Lisa Raymond
3–6, 1–6
Winner 5. July 23, 2012 Mercury Insurance Open, Carlsbad, United States Hard United States Abigail Spears United States Vania King
Russia Nadia Petrova
6–2, 6–4
Winner 6. September 23, 2012 Hansol Korea Open, Seoul, South Korea Hard United States Abigail Spears Uzbekistan Akgul Amanmuradova
United States Vania King
2–6, 6–2, [10–8]
Winner 7. September 29, 2012 Toray Pan Pacific Open, Tokyo, Japan Hard United States Abigail Spears Germany Anna-Lena Grönefeld
Czech Republic Květa Peschke
6–1, 6–4
Winner 8. October 14, 2012 HP Open, Osaka, Japan Hard United States Abigail Spears Japan Kimiko Date-Krumm
United Kingdom Heather Watson
6–1, 6–4
Winner 9. July 29, 2013 Bank of the West Classic, Stanford, United States Hard United States Abigail Spears Germany Julia Görges
Croatia Darija Jurak
6–2, 7–6(7–4)
Winner 10. August 5, 2013 Southern California Open, Carlsbad, United States Hard United States Abigail Spears Chinese Taipei Chan Hao-ching
Slovakia Janette Husárová
6–4, 6–1
Runner-up 5. September 22, 2013 KDB Korea Open, Seoul, South Korea Hard United States Abigail Spears Chinese Taipei Chan Chin-wei
China Xu Yifan
5–7, 3–6
Runner-up 6. February 22, 2014 Dubai Tennis Championships, Dubai, United Arab Emirates Hard United States Abigail Spears Russia Alla Kudryavtseva
Australia Anastasia Rodionova
2–6, 7–5, [8–10]
Winner 11. June 15, 2014 Aegon Classic, Birmingham, United Kingdom Grass United States Abigail Spears Australia Ashleigh Barty
Australia Casey Dellacqua
7–6(7–1), 6–1
Winner 12. August 18, 2014 Cincinnati Masters, Cincinnati, United States Hard United States Abigail Spears Hungary Tímea Babos
France Kristina Mladenovic
6–1, 2–0 ret.

Women's doubles performance timeline[edit]

Tournament 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 SR W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A A A A A 2R 2R 3R 1R 2R SF 0 / 6 9–6
French Open A A A A A 3R 1R 1R 1R 2R 1R 2R 0 / 7 4–7
Wimbledon A A A A 1R 3R 1R 1R 2R QF 3R 3R 0 / 8 10–8
US Open 1R 1R A A A QF 1R 1R 1R 3R 2R 0 / 8 5–8
Win-Loss 0–1 0–1 0–0 0–0 0–1 6–3 1–4 1–4 3–4 6–4 4–4 7–3 0 / 29 28–29
WTA Premier Mandatory tournaments
Indian Wells A A A A A 2R 2R 2R 2R 1R 1R 2R 0 / 7 5–7
Miami A A A A A A QF 1R 1R 1R 1R SF 0 / 6 5–6
Madrid Not Held 1R 1R 1R 1R QF QF 0 / 6 3–6
Beijing NH Tier II 2R A QF QF QF 0 / 4 7–4
WTA Premier 5 tournaments
Dubai Tier II 2R 1R 1R Premier 0 / 3 0–3
Doha T III Tier II A Not Held P F SF 2R 0 / 3 7–3
Rome A A A A A A A 1R 2R 1R 1R 1R 0 / 5 1–5
Montreal/Toronto A A A A A A A A 2R 2R QF QF 0 / 4 6–4
Cincinnati NH Tier III A 1R 1R 2R 1R W 0 / 4 1–4
Tokyo A A A A A A QF A QF W 1R 1 / 4 6–3
Career statistics
Year 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Career
Tournament Played 2 1 ITF Only 6 9 23 25 26 25 24 16
Titles 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 4 2 1 11
Finals 0 0 1 0 3 0 2 6 3 2 17
Overall Win–Loss 0–2 0–1 5–5 10–9 21–21 12–25 25–25 42–21 27–22 28–15 170–146
Year-End rankings
Ranking 620 677 312 152 93 55 36 63 37 13 23

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