Arantxa Parra Santonja

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Arantxa Parra Santonja
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Country (sports) Spain
ResidenceBarcelona, Spain
Born (1982-11-09) 9 November 1982 (age 37)
Valencia, Spain
Height1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Turned pro2000
RetiredMay 2019
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed both sides)
Prize moneyUS$2,161,163
Singles
Career record386–331
Career titles0 WTA (11 ITF Circuit titles)
Highest rankingNo. 46 (12 July 2010)
Current rankingNo. 877 (8 February 2016)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (2006)
French Open3R (2004)
Wimbledon2R (2003, 2004, 2009, 2010)
US Open2R (2003, 2004)
Doubles
Career record330–287
Career titles11 WTA, 9 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 22 (2 April 2012)
Current rankingNo. 84 (3 July 2017)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open3R (2013)
French OpenQF (2014)
WimbledonQF (2011)
US Open2R (2011, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian Open1R (2014, 2015)
French OpenQF (2014)
Wimbledon2R (2014)
US Open1R (2014)
Team competitions
Fed Cup4–0
Last updated on: 6 July 2017.

Arantxa Parra Santonja (Spanish pronunciation: [aˈɾantʃa ˈpara sanˈtoŋxa]; born 9 November 1982) is a Spanish former professional tennis player. She turned pro in 2000 and retired in 2019.

On 12 July 2010, Parra Santonja reached her career-high singles ranking of world number 46 and on 2 April 2012, she reached her career-high doubles ranking of world number 22.

Significant finals[edit]

Premier Mandatory/Premier 5 finals[edit]

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

Result Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 2013 Beijing, China Hard Russia Vera Dushevina Zimbabwe Cara Black
India Sania Mirza
2–6, 2–6

WTA career finals[edit]

Singles: 2 (2 runners-up)[edit]

Winner – 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 (0–2)
Titles by surface
Hard (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Clay (0–2)
Carpet (0–0)
Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Score
Loss 1. May 2010 Estoril Open, Portugal Clay Latvia Anastasija Sevastova 2–6, 5–7
Loss 2. Feb 2011 Abierto Mexicano Telcel, Mexico Clay Argentina Gisela Dulko 3–6, 6–7(5–7)

Doubles: 27 (11 titles, 16 runners-up)[edit]

Winner – Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
WTA Tour Championships (0–0)
WTA Elite Trophy (0–1)
Tier I / Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–1)
Tier II / Premier (2–3)
Tier III, IV & V / International (9–11)
Titles by surface
Hard (3–8)
Grass (1–1)
Clay (7–7)
Carpet (0–0)
Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponent Score
Loss 1. 7 July 2003 Internazionali Femminili di Palermo, Palermo, Italy Clay Spain María José Martínez Sánchez Italy Adriana Serra Zanetti
Italy Emily Stellato
4–6, 2–6
Loss 2. 23 February 2004 Copa Sony Ericsson Colsanitas, Bogotá, Colombia Clay Spain María José Martínez Sánchez Austria Barbara Schwartz
Germany Jasmin Wöhr
1–6, 3–6
Win 1. 3 March 2007 Abierto Mexicano Telcel, Acapulco, Mexico Clay Spain Lourdes Domínguez Lino France Émilie Loit
Australia Nicole Pratt
6–3, 6–3
Loss 3. 6 May 2007 Portugal Open, Estoril, Portugal Clay Spain Lourdes Domínguez Lino Romania Andreea Ehritt-Vanc
Russia Anastasia Rodionova
3–6, 2–6
Win 2. 16 June 2007 Barcelona Ladies Open, Barcelona, Spain Clay Spain Nuria Llagostera Vives Spain Lourdes Domínguez Lino
Italy Flavia Pennetta
7–6, 2–6, [12–10]
Win 3. 14 June 2008 Barcelona Ladies Open, Barcelona, Spain Clay Spain Lourdes Domínguez Lino Spain Nuria Llagostera Vives
Spain María José Martínez Sánchez
4–6, 7–5, [10–4]
Loss 4. 10 January 2009 ASB Classic, Auckland, New Zealand Hard Spain Nuria Llagostera Vives France Nathalie Dechy
Italy Mara Santangelo
6–4, 6–7(3–7), [10–12]
Loss 5. 24 February 2009 Abierto Mexicano Telcel, Acapulco, Mexico Clay Spain Lourdes Domínguez Lino Spain Nuria Llagostera Vives
Spain María José Martínez Sánchez
4–6, 2–6
Loss 6. 9 January 2010 Brisbane International, Brisbane, Australia Hard Hungary Melinda Czink Czech Republic Andrea Hlaváčková
Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká
6–2, 6–7(3–7), [4–10]
Loss 7. 26 February 2011 Abierto Mexicano Telcel, Acapulco, Mexico Clay Spain Lourdes Domínguez Lino Ukraine Mariya Koryttseva
Romania Ioana Raluca Olaru
7–5, 5–7, [7–10]
Win 4. 10 April 2011 Andalucia Tennis Experience, Marbella, Spain Clay Spain Nuria Llagostera Vives Italy Sara Errani
Italy Roberta Vinci
3–6, 6–4, [10–5]
Loss 8. 9 July 2011 Swedish Open, Båstad, Sweden Clay Spain Nuria Llagostera Vives Spain Lourdes Domínguez Lino
Spain María José Martínez Sánchez
3–6, 3–6
Win 5. 7 January 2012 Brisbane International, Brisbane, Australia Hard Spain Nuria Llagostera Vives United States Raquel Kops-Jones
United States Abigail Spears
7–6(7–2), 7–6(7–2)
Loss 9. 4 March 2012 Abierto Mexicano Telcel, Acapulco, Mexico Clay Spain Lourdes Domínguez Lino Italy Sara Errani
Italy Roberta Vinci
2–6, 1–6
Win 6. 2 March 2013 Abierto Mexicano Telcel, Acapulco, Mexico Clay Spain Lourdes Domínguez Lino Colombia Catalina Castaño
Colombia Mariana Duque Mariño
6–4, 7–6(7–1)
Loss 10. 21 June 2013 Topshelf Open, 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands Grass Slovakia Dominika Cibulková Romania Irina-Camelia Begu
Spain Anabel Medina Garrigues
6–4, 6–7(3–7), [9–11]
Loss 11. 5 October 2013 China Open, Beijing, China Hard Russia Vera Dushevina Zimbabwe Cara Black
India Sania Mirza
2–6, 2–6
Win 7. 20 June 2014 Topshelf Open, Rosmalen, Netherlands Grass New Zealand Marina Erakovic Netherlands Michaëlla Krajicek
France Kristina Mladenovic
0–6, 7–6(7–5), [10–8]
Loss 12. 23 August 2014 Connecticut Open, New Haven, United States Hard New Zealand Marina Erakovic Spain Sílvia Soler Espinosa
Slovenia Andreja Klepač
5–7, 6–4, [7–10]
Loss 13. 18 October 2014 Kremlin Cup, Moscow, Russia Hard (i) France Caroline Garcia Switzerland Martina Hingis
Italy Flavia Pennetta
3–6, 7–5
Win 8. 15 February 2015 Diamond Games, Antwerp, Belgium Hard (i) Spain Anabel Medina Garrigues Belgium An-Sophie Mestach
Belgium Alison Van Uytvanck
6–4, 3–6, [10–5]
Loss 14. 9 August 2015 Bank of the West Classic, Stanford, United States Hard Spain Anabel Medina Garrigues China Xu Yifan
China Zheng Saisai
1–6, 3–6
Loss 15. 25 October 2015 BGL Luxembourg Open, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg Hard (i) Spain Anabel Medina Garrigues Germany Mona Barthel
Germany Laura Siegemund
2–6, 6–7(2–7)
Loss 16. 2 November 2015 WTA Elite Trophy, Zhuhai, China Hard (i) Spain Anabel Medina Garrigues China Liang Chen
China Wang Yafan
4–6, 3–6
Win 9. 27 February 2016 Mexican Open, Acapulco, Mexico Hard Spain Anabel Medina Garrigues Netherlands Kiki Bertens
Sweden Johanna Larsson
6–0, 6–4
Win 10. 6 March 2016 Monterrey Open, Monterrey, Mexico Hard Spain Anabel Medina Garrigues Croatia Petra Martić
United States Maria Sanchez
4–6, 7–5, [10–7]
Win 11. 21 May 2016 Internationaux de Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France Clay Spain Anabel Medina Garrigues Argentina María Irigoyen
China Liang Chen
6–2, 6–0

Grand Slam Singles performance timeline[edit]

Tournament 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 SR W–L
Australian Open A Q1 1R 1R 2R Q1 A A 1R 1R Q2 Q2 A A A A A 0 / 5 1–5
French Open A Q1 3R 2R 1R A A A 2R 1R Q2 Q3 A A A A A 0 / 5 4–5
Wimbledon A 2R 2R 1R Q2 A A 2R 2R 1R A A A A A A A 0 / 6 4–6
US Open Q1 2R 2R 1R Q1 A A A 1R Q1 A Q1 A A A A 0 / 4 2–4
Win–Loss 0–0 2–2 4–4 1–4 1–2 0–0 0–0 2–3 2–4 0–3 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0 / 20 11–20

Grand Slam Doubles performance timeline[edit]

Tournament 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 SR W–L
Australian Open A 1R A A 1R 2R 1R 1R 2R 3R 2R 1R 3R A 2R 0 / 11 8–11
French Open 1R 2R A 2R 1R 2R 1R 2R 3R 2R QF 1R 1R 1R 2R 0 / 14 11–14
Wimbledon 1R 1R A 2R 1R 1R 1R QF 1R 2R 1R 3R 3R 2R 2R 0 / 14 11–14
US Open 1R A A 1R 1R 1R 1R 2R A 1R 2R 2R 2R 2R 0 / 11 5–11
Win–Loss 0–3 1–3 0–0 2–3 0–4 2–4 0–4 5–4 3–3 4–4 5–4 3–4 5–4 2–3 3–3 0 / 50 35–50

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