Chanel Simmonds

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Chanel Simmonds
Full name Chanel Simmonds
Country (sports)  South Africa
Born (1992-08-10) 10 August 1992 (age 24)
Kempton Park, South Africa
Height 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Plays Left-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $221,153
Singles
Career record 288–155
Career titles 17 ITF
Highest ranking 158 (27 May 2013)
Current ranking 351 (21 November 2016)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open Q3 (2013)
French Open Q1 (2013, 2014)
Wimbledon Q2 (2012)
US Open 1R (2013)
Doubles
Career record 178–120
Career titles 18 ITF
Highest ranking 176 (26 August 2013)
Current ranking 261 (21 November 2016)
Team competitions
Fed Cup 17–14
Last updated on: 21 November 2016.

Chanel Simmonds (born 10 August 1992 in Kempton Park) is a South African tennis player.

Simmonds has won 17 singles and 18 doubles titles on the ITF tour in her career. On 27 May 2013, she reached her best singles ranking of world number 158. On 26 August 2012, she peaked at world number 176 in the doubles rankings.

As a junior, Simmonds had a best combined world ranking of number 14 (1 June 2009).[1] In April 2010, she defeated the then world number 85 Klára Zakopalová in the first round of the $100,000+H tournament in Johannesburg.[2]

Since her debut for the South Africa Fed Cup team in 2010, Simmonds has a win–loss record of 17–14 in the competition.

ITF finals (35–23)[edit]

Singles (17–11)[edit]

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (12–8)
Clay (5–3)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result No. Date Category Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 22 October 2007 $10,000 Cape Town, South Africa Hard South Africa Lizaan du Plessis 1–6, 0–6
Runner-up 2. 27 October 2008 $10,000 Pretoria, South Africa Hard South Africa Surina De Beer 3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 3. 24 August 2009 $10,000 Arezzo, Italy Clay Italy Giulia Gatto-Monticone 5–7, 3–6
Winner 1. 26 October 2009 $10,000 Pretoria, South Africa Hard Belgium Davinia Lobbinger 6–1, 6–0
Winner 2. 29 March 2010 $10,000 Cairo, Egypt Clay Austria Tina Schiechtl 2–6, 6–3, 7–5
Winner 3. 17 May 2010 $10,000 Durban, South Africa Hard India Poojashree Venkatesha 6–1, 6–4
Winner 4. 24 May 2010 $10,000 Durban, South Africa Hard Italy Daniela Scivetti 6–1, 6–4
Winner 5. 2 August 2010 $10,000 São Paulo, Brazil Clay Brazil Roxane Vaisemberg 6–2, 3–6, 6–1
Winner 6. 29 November 2010 $10,000 Ain Sukhna, Egypt Clay Serbia Ana Jovanović 6–4, 6–7(5–7), 7–6(8–6)
Winner 7. 16 May 2011 $25,000 Goyang, South Korea Hard South Korea Lee Ye-ra 6–7(9–11), 6–1, 7–6(7–3)
Winner 8. 23 May 2011 $25,000 Changwon, South Korea Hard Japan Yurika Sema 6–2, 6–2
Runner-up 4. 26 September 2011 $25,000 Jakarta, Indonesia Hard Belgium Tamaryn Hendler 7–5, 4–6, 3–6
Winner 9. 28 November 2011 $25,000 Rosario, Argentina Clay United States Julia Cohen 6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 5. 28 May 2012 $25,000 Gimcheon, South Korea Hard China Duan Yingying 2–6, 1–6
Winner 10. 10 September 2012 $10,000 Salisbury, Australia Hard Slovakia Zuzana Zlochová 6–3, 6–0
Runner-up 6. 15 October 2012 $25,000 Lagos, Nigeria Hard Romania Cristina Dinu 5–7, 6–4, 4–6
Winner 11. 3 December 2012 $10,000 Potchefstroom, South Africa Hard Israel Keren Shlomo 6–1, 6–4
Runner-up 7. 6 May 2013 $50,000+H Johannesburg, South Africa Hard Hungary Tímea Babos 7–6(7–3), 4–6, 1–6
Winner 12. 17 February 2014 $10,000 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay Russia Yuliya Kalabina 6–2, 6–2
Runner-up 8. 24 February 2014 $10,000 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay Russia Irina Khromacheva 2–6, 5–7
Runner-up 9. 7 April 2014 $15,000 Dakar, Senegal Hard Switzerland Conny Perrin 0–6, 5–7
Winner 13. 9 June 2014 $10,000 Sun City, South Africa Hard South Africa Madrie Le Roux 6–2, 6–2
Winner 14. 2 March 2015 $10,000 Port El Kantaoui, Tunisia Hard Spain Cristina Sánchez Quintanar 2–6, 7–6(7–0), 6–4
Winner 15. 30 March 2015 $15,000 Bangkok, Thailand Hard Japan Miyabi Inoue 7–6(7–4), 6–3
Runner-up 10. 7 March 2016 $10,000 Weston, United States Clay United States Katerina Stewart 6–3, 2–6, 1–6
Winner 16. 31 October 2016 $10,000 Stellenbosch, South Africa Hard United States Kaitlyn Christian 4–6, 6–3, 7–5
Winner 17. 7 November 2016 $10,000 Stellenbosch, South Africa Hard Russia Margarita Lazareva 6–1, 6–3
Runner-up 11. 14 November 2016 $10,000 Stellenbosch, South Africa Hard Germany Julyette Steur 0–6, 4–6

Doubles (19–12)[edit]

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (13–10)
Clay (6–2)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result No. Date Category Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 5 April 2010 $10,000 Ain Sukhna, Egypt Clay France Audrey Bergot Sweden Anna Brazhnikova
Russia Marta Sirotkina
3–6, 3–6
Winner 1. 6 December 2010 $10,000 Ain Sukhna, Egypt Clay Ukraine Sofiya Kovalets Russia Galina Fokina
Russia Marina Melnikova
6–1, 6–2
Winner 2. 3 October 2011 $25,000 Palembang, Indonesia Hard Belgium Tamaryn Hendler Indonesia Ayu Fani Damayanti
Indonesia Jessy Rompies
6–4, 6–2
Winner 3. 24 October 2011 $25,000 Bayamón, Puerto Rico Hard Croatia Ajla Tomljanović United States Victoria Duval
United States Allie Kiick
6–3, 6–1
Winner 4. 27 February 2012 $25,000 Wellington, New Zealand Hard United Kingdom Anna Fitzpatrick South Korea Han Sung-hee
Japan Yurina Koshino
6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 2. 17 September 2012 $25,000 Port Pirie, Australia Hard Australia Stephanie Bengson Australia Sacha Jones
Australia Sally Peers
4–6, 2–6
Winner 5. 15 October 2012 $25,000 Lagos, Nigeria Hard Switzerland Conny Perrin Russia Nina Bratchikova
Russia Margarita Lazareva
6–1, 6–1
Winner 6. 22 October 2012 $25,000 Lagos, Nigeria Hard Switzerland Conny Perrin China Lu Jiajing
China Lu Jiaxiang
6–2, 3–6, [10–7]
Winner 7. 5 November 2012 $25,000 Asunción, Paraguay Clay Bolivia María Fernanda Álvarez Terán United States Anamika Bhargava
United States Sylvia Krywacz
4–6, 6–3, [10–5]
Winner 8. 6 May 2013 $50,000+H Johannesburg, South Africa Hard Poland Magda Linette United Kingdom Samantha Murray
United Kingdom Jade Windley
6–1, 6–3
Runner-up 3. 22 July 2013 $50,000 Lexington, United States Hard Israel Julia Glushko Thailand Nicha Lertpitaksinchai
Thailand Peangtarn Plipuech
6–7(5–7), 3–6
Runner-up 4. 5 August 2013 $25,000 Landisville, United States Hard United Kingdom Emily Webley-Smith Australia Monique Adamczak
Australia Olivia Rogowska
2–6, 3–6
Runner-up 5. 21 October 2013 $25,000 Lagos, Nigeria Hard Switzerland Conny Perrin Oman Fatma Al-Nabhani
Italy Gioia Barbieri
6–1, 4–6, [8–10]
Winner 9. 31 March 2014 $25,000 Jackson, United States Clay Slovenia Maša Zec Peškirič Japan Erika Sema
Japan Yurika Sema
6–7(5–7), 6–3, [10–5]
Winner 10. 7 April 2014 $15,000 Dakar, Senegal Hard United Kingdom Emily Webley-Smith Switzerland Conny Perrin
Russia Ekaterina Yashina
6–4, 7–5
Winner 11. 26 May 2014 $10,000 Sun City, South Africa Hard South Africa Michelle Sammons South Africa Ilze Hattingh
South Africa Madrie Le Roux
7–5, 6–3
Winner 12. 9 June 2014 $10,000 Sun City, South Africa Hard South Africa Michelle Sammons South Africa Ilze Hattingh
South Africa Madrie Le Roux
6–3, 6–3
Winner 13. 18 August 2014 $15,000 Braunschweig, Germany Clay Switzerland Conny Perrin Russia Polina Leykina
Bulgaria Isabella Shinikova
6–3, 6–0
Winner 14. 19 January 2015 $10,000 Antalya, Turkey Clay Turkey Melis Sezer Georgia (country) Ekaterine Gorgodze
Georgia (country) Sofia Kvatsabaia
6–4, 4–6, [10–4]
Runner-up 6. 2 March 2015 $10,000 Port El Kantaoui, Tunisia Hard United States Jessica Ho Spain Cristina Sánchez Quintanar
France Clara Tanielian
5–7, 7–6(11–9), [3–10]
Runner-up 7. 9 March 2015 $10,000 Port El Kantaoui, Tunisia Hard Belgium Magali Kempen France Myrtille Georges
Bulgaria Isabella Shinikova
6–1, 4–6, [2–10]
Runner-up 8. 23 March 2015 $15,000 Bangkok, Thailand Hard United Kingdom Emily Webley-Smith South Korea Jang Su-jeong
Serbia Vojislava Lukić
4–6, 4–6
Runner-up 9. 15 June 2015 $25,000 Ystad, Sweden Clay Switzerland Conny Perrin Switzerland Xenia Knoll
Sweden Cornelia Lister
5–7, 6–7(5–7)
Runner-up 10. 22 June 2015 $25,000 Baton Rouge, United States Hard Australia Storm Sanders United States Samantha Crawford
United States Emily Harman
6–7(4–7), 1–6
Winner 15. 28 March 2016 $10,000 León, Mexico Hard Mexico Renata Zarazúa Mexico Sabastiani León
Mexico Nazari Urbina
6–0, 6–2
Winner 16. 18 April 2016 $10,000 Heraklion, Greece Hard United Kingdom Freya Christie Russia Valeria Savinykh
Ukraine Alyona Sotnikova
6–4, 6–0
Runner-up 11. 18 July 2016 $50,000 Sacramento, United States Hard United States Jamie Loeb United States Ashley Weinhold
United States Caitlin Whoriskey
4–6, 4–6
Winner 17. 1 August 2016 $25,000 Fort Worth, United States Hard Chinese Taipei Hsu Chieh-yu United States Jacqueline Cako
United States Danielle Lao
6–0, 6–4
Runner-up 12. 26 September 2016 $50,000 Las Vegas, United States Hard United States Jamie Loeb Netherlands Michaëlla Krajicek
United States Maria Sanchez
5–7, 1–6
Winner 18. 31 October 2016 $10,000 Stellenbosch, South Africa Hard United States Kaitlyn Christian Zimbabwe Valeria Bhunu
Sweden Linnea Malmqvist
6–0, 7–6(7–3)
Winner 19. 28 January 2017 $25,000 Wesley Chapel, United States Clay Mexico Renata Zarazúa United States Elizabeth Halbauer
United States Sofia Kenin
6–2, 7–6(7–5)

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