Stefanie Vögele

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Stefanie Vögele
Stefanie Vögele.jpg
Vögele at the 2009 US Open
Country   Switzerland
Residence Biel, Switzerland
Born (1990-03-10) 10 March 1990 (age 24)
Leuggern, Switzerland
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Turned pro 2006
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $1,171,147
Singles
Career record 276–212
Career titles 0 WTA, 6 ITF
Highest ranking No. 42 (11 November 2013)
Current ranking No. 76 (9 June 2014)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 2R (2010, 2014)
French Open 3R (2013)
Wimbledon 1R (2009, 2010, 2013, 2014)
US Open 2R (2009)
Doubles
Career record 83–87
Career titles 0 WTA, 5 ITF
Highest ranking No. 131 (2 March 2009)
Current ranking No. 367 (26 May 2014)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 2R (2014)
French Open 2R (2010)
Wimbledon 3R (2014)
US Open 2R (2009)
Last updated on: 9 June 2014.

Stefanie Vögele (born 10 March 1990 in Leuggern, Aargau) is a professional Swiss tennis player. She is currently World No. 76 in singles, with her highest WTA singles ranking being no. 42, which she reached on 11 November 2013. Her career high in doubles is no. 131, which she reached on 2 March 2009.[1]

Biography[edit]

Vögele is coached by Ivo Werner. She has three sisters and speaks German, English, and French. She was introduced to tennis at age 4 by her parents.[2]

Tennis career[edit]

Vögele at the 2012 US Open

2009[edit]

For the first five months of the year, Vögele participated in several WTA events, needing to play through the qualifying rounds of most tournaments. During this period, she never won a main-draw match in a WTA event.[3] Vögele also played in ITF tournaments.

In June, Vögele played in Birmingham, defeating seeded Ekaterina Makarova en route to a quarterfinal showing.[4] Playing at Wimbledon for the first time, she lost to defending champion Venus Williams in the first round.[5]

Vögele had strong showings in July, advancing to the second round and semifinals in Prague and Portorož, respectively.[6]

2010[edit]

Playing at her third French Open, she lost to Serena Williams in the first round.

2011[edit]

In 2011, Stefanie failed to qualify for the main draw of the Grand Slams. She lost in the first round of qualifiers of the Australian Open to Lesia Tsurenko. At Roland Garros, she defeated María Irigoyen and Misaki Doi, before losing to Heather Watson. She lost in the first round of Wimbledon qualifiers to Carla Suárez Navarro. At the US Open, she defeated Lenka Wienerová, before losing to Aleksandra Wozniak.

2013[edit]

She lost in the first round of the 2013 Australian Open. She reached the semi finals Family Circle Cup in Charleston, South Carolina, which included a win over world No. 9 Caroline Wozniacki in the quarter finals.[7] She achieved a career-best major tournament result by advancing to the third round of the French Open after beating Heather Watson in the first round.[8]

WTA career finals[edit]

Doubles: 1 (1 runner-up)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
WTA Tour Championships (0–0)
Tier I / Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Tier II / Premier (0–0)
Tier III, IV & V / International (0–1)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 18 February 2012 Copa Sony Ericsson Colsanitas, Bogotá, Colombia Clay Luxembourg Mandy Minella Czech Republic Eva Birnerová
Russia Alexandra Panova
2–6, 2–6

ITF finals[edit]

Singles (13) 6–7[edit]

Vögele at the 2009 US Open
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 2 December 2006 Israel Tel Aviv, Israel Hard Netherlands Marlot Meddens 6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 2. 4 February 2007 France Belfort, France Carpet France Virginie Pichet 6–2, 0–6, 2–6
Runner-up 3. 24 March 2007 India Mumbai, India Hard Uzbekistan Akgul Amanmuradova 0–6, 5–7
Winner 4. 31 March 2007 India Hyderabad, India Hard United States Amber Liu 5–7, 7–5, 6–3
Winner 5. 15 July 2007 Poland Toruń, Poland Clay Romania Alexandra Dulgheru 6–2, 4–6, 7–5
Runner-up 6. 22 July 2007 Ukraine Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine Clay France Alizé Cornet 4–6, 3–6
Runner-up 7. 1 November 2008 France Nantes, France Hard Serbia Vesna Dolonc 3–6, 2–6
Runner-up 8. 10 May 2009 Romania Bucharest, Romania Clay Germany Andrea Petkovic 3–6, 2–6
Runner-up 9. 6 June 2009 United Kingdom Nottingham, United Kingdom Grass Italy Maria Elena Camerin 2–6, 6–4, 1–6
Winner 10. 27 March 2011 United Kingdom Bath, United Kingdom Hard (i) Poland Marta Domachowska 6–7(3), 7–5, 6–2
Runner-up 11. 17 September 2012 United Kingdom Shrewsbury, United Kingdom Hard (i) Germany Annika Beck 2–6, 4–6
Winner 12. 24 September 2012 France Clermont-Ferrand, France Hard (i) Germany Tatjana Maria 6–4 6–1
Winner 13. 25 November 2012 Japan Toyota, Japan Carpet (i) Japan Kimiko Date-Krumm 7–6 (7) 6–4

Women's doubles (11) 5–6[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 29 September 2006 Greece Thessaloniki, Greece Clay Switzerland Amra Sadiković Italy Nicole Clerico
Russia Alexandra Panova
4–6, 6–7(8–10)
Runner-up 2. 23 March 2007 India Mumbai, India Hard Russia Olga Panova Uzbekistan Akgul Amanmuradova
Russia Nina Bratchikova
2–6, 3–6
Winner 3. 14 July 2007 Poland Toruń, Poland Clay Bosnia and Herzegovina Sandra Martinović Poland Magdalena Kiszczyńska
Poland Natalia Kołat
2–6, 6–4, 6–3
Winner 4. 29 March 2008 Spain La Palma, Spain Hard Ukraine Yulia Beygelzimer Spain Estrella Cabeza Candela
Spain Silvia Soler Espinosa
7–5, 7–6(7–5)
Winner 5. 6 April 2008 Germany Hamburg, Germany Carpet (i) Ukraine Yulia Beygelzimer Czech Republic Veronika Chvojková
Czech Republic Andrea Hlaváčková
7–6(7–3), 6–2
Runner-up 6. 11 May 2008 Lebanon Jounieh, Lebanon Clay Slovakia Kristína Kučová Russia Nina Bratchikova
Ukraine Veronika Kapshay
5–7, 6–3, [6–10]
Runner-up 7. 13 July 2008 Croatia Zagreb, Croatia Clay Ukraine Yulia Beygelzimer Estonia Maret Ani
Croatia Jelena Kostanić Tošić
4–6, 2–6
Runner-up 8. 1 August 2008 Italy Rimini, Italy Clay Germany Kathrin Wörle Italy Mara Santangelo
Italy Roberta Vinci
1–6, 4–6
Winner 9. 3 July 2011 Italy Cuneo, Italy Clay Luxembourg Mandy Minella Czech Republic Eva Birnerová
Russia Vesna Dolonc
6–3, 6–2
Winner 10. 22 September 2012 United Kingdom Shrewsbury, United Kingdom Hard Serbia Vesna Dolonc Czech Republic Karolína Plíšková
Czech Republic Kristýna Plíšková
6–1, 6–7(3–7), [15–13]
Runner–up 11. 15 October 2012 France Limoges, France Hard (i) France Irena Pavlovic Poland Magda Linette
Poland Sandra Zaniewska
1–6, 7–5, 5–10

Grand Slam performance timeline[edit]

Singles[edit]

Tournament 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open Q2 Q3 2R Q1 1R 1R 2R 2–4
French Open Q2 Q2 1R Q3 Q2 3R 2R 3–3
Wimbledon Q1 1R 1R Q1 Q2 1R 1R 0–4
US Open 1R 2R 1R Q2 1R 1R 1–5
Win–Loss 0–1 1–2 1–4 0–0 0–2 2–4 2–3 6–16
Titles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Year End Ranking 130 76 127 138 113 44

Doubles[edit]

Tournament 2009 2010 2013 2014 W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open 1R 2R 1–2
French Open 2R 1R 2R 2–3
Wimbledon 1R 3R 2–2
US Open 2R 1R 1R 1–3
Win–Loss 1–1 1–2 0–4 1-1 6–10
Titles 0 0 0 0 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Stefanie Vögele rankings overview on WTA official site". WTA. Retrieved 4 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "Stefanie Vögele info on WTA official site". WTA. Retrieved 18 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "Stefanie Vögele activity on WTA official site". WTA. Retrieved 18 January 2012. 
  4. ^ "Keothavong bows out of AEGON Classic". United Kingdom: Morethanthegames. 10 June 2009. Retrieved 23 February 2010. 
  5. ^ "Venus Williams Beats Stefanie Voegele At Wimbledon". Topix. 23 June 2009. Retrieved 23 February 2010. 
  6. ^ "Voegele looking ahead to a final against Safina.". Tennis in Depth. 25 July 2009. Retrieved 23 February 2010. 
  7. ^ http://www.familycirclecup.com/articles/20130405233717.pdf
  8. ^ Briggs, Simon (29 May 2013). "French Open 2013: Heather Watson beaten by Stefanie Voegele to join down and out Britons in Paris". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 28 January 2014. 

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