Carina Witthöft

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Carina Witthöft
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Witthöft at the 2016 US Open
Country (sports) Germany
Born (1995-02-16) 16 February 1995 (age 23)
Wentorf bei Hamburg, Germany
Height1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
CoachPhilip Lang
Prize money$1,955,586
Singles
Career record271–181 (59.96%)
Career titles1 WTA, 11 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 48 (8 January 2018)
Current rankingNo. 172 (5 November 2018)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open3R (2015)
French Open3R (2017)
Wimbledon3R (2016, 2017)
US Open3R (2016)
Doubles
Career record17–47
Career titles0 WTA, 1 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 168 (16 July 2018)
Current rankingNo. 259 (5 November 2018)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open2R (2018)
French Open2R (2018)
Wimbledon1R (2015, 2017, 2018)
US Open2R (2017)
Team competitions
Fed Cup1R (2017)
Last updated on: 5 November 2018.

Carina Witthöft (born 16 February 1995 in Wentorf bei Hamburg[1]) is a German professional tennis player.

Witthöft in May 2015

Career[edit]

Witthöeft has one WTA singles title whereas on the ITF Women's Circuit, she has won eleven singles titles and one doubles title. On 8 January 2018, she reached her best singles ranking of world No. 48. On 16 July 2018, she peaked at No. 168 in the doubles rankings.

She made her WTA Tour debut at the 2012 Swedish Open. Having defeated Marina Shamayko, Akgul Amanmuradova and Jill Craybas to qualify, she lost in the first round of the main draw against Kateryna Bondarenko.[2]

She won her maiden WTA title at the 2017 Luxembourg Open, defeating Monica Puig in straight sets in the final.[3]

She was coached by Torben Beltz.[4] Her current coach is Philip Lang.

WTA career finals[edit]

Singles: 1 (1 title)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
WTA Tour Championships (0–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Premier (0–0)
International (1–0)
Finals by surface
Hard (1–0)
Clay (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1–0 Oct 2017 Luxembourg Open, Luxembourg International Hard (i) Puerto Rico Monica Puig 6–3, 7–5

ITF finals[edit]

Singles: 20 (11–9)[edit]

Legend
$100,000 tournaments (1–1)
$75,000 tournaments (0–1)
$50,000 tournaments (3–0)
$25,000 tournaments (6–5)
$15,000 tournaments (0–0)
$10,000 tournaments (1–2)
Finals by surface
Hard (3–2)
Clay (7–7)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (1–0)
Result W–L Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Win 1–0 Apr 2011 Zell am Harmersbach, Germany Clay Germany Vanessa Henke 4–6, 6–3, 6–4
Loss 1–1 Jul 2011 Horb, Germany Clay Poland Paula Kania 6–4, 4–6, 5–7
Win 2–1 Jun 2012 Ystad, Sweden Clay Russia Valeria Solovyeva 6–2, 6–1
Win 3–1 Jul 2012 Wrexham, United Kingdom Hard Croatia Donna Vekić 6–2, 6–7(4–7), 6–2
Loss 3–2 Aug 2012 Bad Saulgau, Germany Clay Bosnia and Herzegovina Mervana Jugić-Salkić 2–6, 4–6
Loss 3–3 Mar 2013 Sutton, United Kingdom Hard (i) Liechtenstein Stephanie Vogt 6–3, 4–6, 3–6
Win 4–3 Aug 2013 Hechingen, Germany Clay France Laura Thorpe 6–1, 6–4
Loss 4–4 Sep 2013 Alphen aan den Rijn, Netherlands Clay Netherlands Arantxa Rus 6–4, 2–6, 2–6
Loss 4–5 Jun 2014 Stuttgart, Germany Clay Colombia Mariana Duque 7–5, 2–6, 2–6
Loss 4–6 Jul 2014 Aschaffenburg, Germany Clay Netherlands Lesley Kerkhove 5–7, 3–6
Win 5–6 Aug 2014 Hechingen, Germany Clay Germany Laura Siegemund 4–6, 6–4, 6–3
Win 6–6 Sep 2014 Barnstaple, United Kingdom Hard (i) Switzerland Viktorija Golubic 6–2, 6–4
Win 7–6 Sep 2014 Saint-Malo, France Clay Italy Alberta Brianti 6–0, 6–1
Loss 7–7 Sep 2014 Shrewsbury, United Kingdom Hard (i) France Océane Dodin 4–6, 3–6
Win 8–7 Oct 2014 Joué-lès-Tours, France Hard (i) Poland Urszula Radwańska 6–3, 7–6(8–6)
Win 9–7 Feb 2015 Altenkirchen, Germany Carpet (i) Germany Antonia Lottner 6–3, 6–4
Win 10–7 May 2015 Cagnes-sur-Mer, France Clay Germany Tatjana Maria 7–5, 6–1
Win 11–7 Jul 2015 Versmold, Germany Clay Sweden Johanna Larsson 6–3, 6–3
Loss 11–8 May 2016 Cagnes-sur-Mer, France Clay Poland Magda Linette 3–6, 5–7
Loss 11–9 Jul 2016 Prague, Czech Republic Clay Germany Antonia Lottner 6–7(6–8), 6–1, 5–7

Doubles: 1 (1–0)[edit]

Result W–L Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 Sep 2014 Barnstaple, United Kingdom Hard (i) France Alizé Lim Switzerland Viktorija Golubic
Latvia Diāna Marcinkēviča
6–2, 6–1

Singles performance timeline[edit]

Current through the 2018 WTA Tour.

Tournament 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 SR W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A A 1R 3R 1R 2R 1R 0 / 5 3–5
French Open A A Q2 Q3 2R 1R 3R 1R 0 / 4 3–4
Wimbledon A A 1R Q2 1R 3R 3R 1R 0 / 5 4–5
US Open A A Q1 Q3 1R 3R 1R 2R 0 / 4 3–4
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–1 3–4 4–4 5–4 1–4 0 / 18 13–18
WTA Premier Mandatory tournaments
Indian Wells Open A A A A A 2R Q1 1R 0 / 2 1–2
Miami Open Q1 A A A Q1 2R 2R 3R 0 / 3 4–3
Madrid Open A A A A A A A A 0 / 0 0–0
China Open A A A A 1R A 1R A 0 / 2 0–2
WTA Premier 5 tournaments
Dubai / Qatar Open A A A A A A A 2R 0 / 1 1–1
Italian Open A A A A A A A A 0 / 0 0–0
Canadian Open A A A A 3R A A A 0 / 1 2–1
Cincinnati Open A A A A Q1 Q1 Q2 A 0 / 0 0–0
Wuhan Open Not Held A A A Q2 A 0 / 0 0–0
Career statistics
Tournaments 0 1 2 1 18 15 15 18 70
Titles / Finals 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 1 / 1 0 / 0 1 / 1
Hard Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–1 7–9 6–8 12–7 4–9 29–34
Clay Win–Loss 0–0 0–1 0–1 0–0 5–7 2–5 6–5 0–6 13–25
Grass Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–0 0–2 2–2 4–2 1–3 7–10
Overall Win–Loss 0–0 0–1 0–2 0–1 12–18 10–15 22–14 5–18 49–69
Year-end ranking 405 223 210 104 65 86 51 172 42%

Record against top 10 players[edit]

Witthöft's match record against players who have been ranked in the top 10.

* As of 5 November 2018.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Görtzen, Christian (8 January 2012). "Mit Talent und Willen nach oben". Welt am Sonntag (in German). Retrieved 11 March 2013.
  2. ^ "2012 Sony Swedish Open – main draw singles" (PDF). Women's Tennis Association. 22 July 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-10-23. Retrieved 11 March 2013.
  3. ^ "Witthöft feiert ersten Sieg auf WTA-Tour". RP Online (in German). 21 October 2017.
  4. ^ "Carina Witthöft greift mit Ex-Kerber-Trainer Beltz neu an". Hamburger Abendblatt (in German). 12 March 2014. Retrieved 24 March 2014.

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