Riza Zalameda

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Riza Zalameda
Zalameda 2009 US Open 01.jpg
Riza Zalameda at the 2009 US Open
Country  United States
Residence Los Angeles, United States
Born (1986-02-10) February 10, 1986 (age 28)
Los Angeles, United States
Turned pro 2002
Retired 2013
Plays Right-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money US$ 92,160
Career record 29-45
Career titles 0 WTA, 2 ITF
Highest ranking No. 534 (July 24, 2006)
Career record 77-70
Career titles 0 WTA, 6 ITF
Highest ranking No. 76 (April 12, 2010)
Grand Slam Doubles results
French Open 1R (2010)
Wimbledon 1R (2010)
US Open 2R (2004, 2008)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
US Open 1R (2008)
Last updated on: 17 October 2011.
Riza Zalameda
Medal record
Competitor for  Philippines
Southeast Asian Games
Gold 2005 Manila Mixed Doubles
Bronze 2005 Manila Doubles
Silver 2009 Vientiane Doubles
Bronze 2009 Vientiane Singles
Bronze 2009 Vientiane Mixed Doubles

Riza Angela Zalameda (born February 10, 1986) is an American-Filipino professional tennis player.


Zalameda plays for United States on the WTA Tour and the ITF Women's Circuit. She has won 5 medals at the Southeast Asian Games, representing Philippines.

Zalameda has 2 ITF singles titles and 6 doubles titles. Her career high singles ranking is No.534 (achieved on the 24th of July, 2006) and her career high doubles ranking is No.76 (achieved on the 12th of April, 2010). She was the runner up at the OEC Taipei Ladies Open doubles event in 2009 with Yayuk Basuki.

Riza was born to Filipino parents Rolly and Angie Zalameda in Los Angeles. She started playing tennis at 5. She is coached by her father, Rolly. Her favourite surface is hard. Zalameda retired from tennis 2013.

ITF Circuit Finals[edit]

Singles: 2 (2-0)[edit]

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$75,000 tournaments
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$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 15 November 2005 Philippines Manila, Philippines Hard (i) Hong Kong Venise Chan 6-3, 6-2
Winner 2. 27 June 2006 United States Edmond, Oklahoma, United States Hard United States Alexa Glatch 6-4, 6-1

Doubles (12) (6-6)[edit]

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$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score
Runner–up 1. 28-May-2002 United States Louisville, Kentucky, United States Hard United States Ashley Kroh United States Beau Jones
United States Kristina Kraszewski
3-6,6-1 0-6
Runner–up 2. 19-May-2003 United States El Paso, Texas, United States Hard United States Anne Yelsey United States Beau Jones
Latvia Anzela Zguna
Runner–up 3. 23-Mar-2004 United States Redding, California, United States Hard United States Lilia Osterloh United States Jennifer Hopkins
United States Mashona Washington
2-6, 4-6
Winner 4. 15-Nov-2005 Philippines Manila, Philippines Hard Philippines Denise Dy Chinese Taipei Yi Chen
Chinese Taipei Shao-Yuan Kao
6-2 6-3
Runner–up 5. 06-Apr-2009 United States Jackson County, Florida, United States Clay United States Laura Granville Australia Monique Adamczak
Russia Arina Rodionova
3-6, 4-6
Winner 6. 17 May 2009 United States Raleigh, NC, United States Clay United States Lilia Osterloh Germany Carmen Klaschka
Germany Sabine Klaschka
6-0 6-0
Winner 7. 31 May 2009 United States Carson, CA, United States Hard United States Laura Granville Australia Monique Adamczak
Australia Nicole Kriz
6-3 6-4
Winner 8. 12-Jul-2009 United States Grapevine, Texas, United States Hard United States Lindsay Lee-Waters United States Kimberly Couts
Canada Valerie Tetreault
7-6 (7) 6-3
Winner 9. 08-Aug-2009 Canada Vancouver, Canada Hard United States Ahsha Rolle United States Madison Brengle
United States Lilia Osterloh
6-4 6-3
Winner 10. 27 September 2009 United States Albuquerque, United States Hard United States Mashona Washington Hungary Melinda Czink
United States Lindsay Lee-Waters
6-3, 6-2
Runner–up 11. 02-Nov-2009 Chinese Taipei Taipei, Taiwan Hard (i) Indonesia Yayuk Basuki Chinese Taipei Yung-Jan Chan
Chinese Taipei Chia-Jung Chuang
3-6, 6-3, 7-10
Runner–up 12. 29-Mar-2010 Spain Monzón, Spain Hard Indonesia Yayuk Basuki Romania Alexandra Dulgheru
Thailand Tamarine Tanasugarn
2-6, 0-6