Estrella Cabeza Candela

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Estrella Cabeza Candela
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Estrella Cabeza Candela in 2014
Country  Spain
Residence Barcelona, Spain
Born (1987-02-20) 20 February 1987 (age 28)
Los Palacios y Villafranca, Spain
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $420,130
Singles
Career record 347–240
Career titles 0 WTA, 8 ITF
Highest ranking No. 95 (13 May 2013)
Current ranking No. 127 (26 May 2014)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open Q3 (2013)
French Open 1R (2014)
Wimbledon 1R (2013)
US Open 1R (2013)
Doubles
Career record 111–106
Career titles 0 WTA, 7 ITF
Highest ranking No. 176 (2 April 2012)
Current ranking No. 1271 (26 May 2014)
Last updated on: 9 July 2012.

Estrella Cabeza Candela (born 20 February 1987 in Los Palacios y Villafranca) is a Spanish professional tennis player.

Her best result in a WTA tournament is quarterfinals, reached in Barcelona 2011, Budapest 2011, Acapulso 2012 and Bad Gastein 2012. On 13 May 2013 she reached her highest world single ranking, world number 95.

Career[edit]

2013[edit]

Estrella Cabeza Candela had a break out year in 2013. She broke into the top 100 for the first time at age 26 by reaching no. 95 on 13 May 2013. Later that summer, Cabeza Candela played in her first main draw of a Grand Slam at Wimbledon. She lost in the first round to Caroline Wozniacki 6–0, 6–2. In early July, Cabeza Candela reached her farthest result in a WTA tournament by reaching the semifinals of Internazionali Femminili di Palermo losing to the Italian, Roberta Vinci, in three sets.

ITF career finals[edit]

Singles: 21 (8–13)[edit]

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 26 July 2004 Pontevedra, Spain Hard Spain Lucía Jiménez Almendros 6–7(3), 7–6(4), 7–6(2)
Winner 1. 14 June 2005 Les Franqueses del Vallès, Spain Hard Germany Justine Ozga 7–6(4), 4–6, 6–2
Runner-up 2. 8 November 2005 Mallorca, Spain Clay Spain Nuria Roig-Tost 6–3, 6–3
Winner 2. 14 February 2006 Mallorca, Spain Clay Italy Stella Menna 6–4, 6–1
Winner 3. 21 March 2006 Sabadell, Spain Clay Spain María José Martínez Sánchez 6–3, 7–5
Winner 4. 4 July 2006 Valladolid, Spain Hard Australia Monique Adamczak 2–6, 7–6(3), 7–5
Runner-up 3. 27 May 2008 Galatina, Italy Clay Latvia Anastasija Sevastova 6–4, 6–4
Winner 5. 23 June 2008 Getxo, Spain Clay Netherlands Cheyenne Ewijk 6–4, 6–4
Winner 6. 8 July 2008 Valladolid, Spain Hard Portugal Frederica Piedade 6–4, 7–6(4)
Runner-up 4. 16 September 2008 Madrid, Spain Hard Germany Angelique Kerber 6–1, 6–3
Runner-up 5. 23 September 2008 Granada, Spain Hard Russia Regina Kulikova 6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 6. 13 July 2009 Rome, Italy Clay Spain Eloisa María Compostizo de Andrés 6–3, 6–7(2), 6–2
Runner-up 7. 21 July 2009 Valladolid, Spain Hard Canada Heidi El Tabakh 6–2, 3–6, 6–3
Winner 7. 31 August 2010 Mollerusa, Spain Hard Ukraine Yevgeniya Kryvoruchko 6–2, 6–4
Winner 8. 21 March 2011 Madrid, Spain Clay Romania Laura-Ioana Andrei 6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 8. 17 October 2011 Seville, Spain Clay Hungary Réka-Luca Jani 2–6, 6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 9. 4 September 2012 Mestre, Italy Clay Italy Karin Knapp 6–1, 3–6, 6–1
Runner-up 10. 17 September 2012 Saint-Malo, France Clay Ukraine Maryna Zanevska 6–2, 6–7(5), 6–0
Runner-up 11. 8 October 2012 Sant Cugat del Vallès, Spain Clay Spain María Teresa Torró Flor 6–1, 6–4
Runner-up 12. 15 October 2012 Seville, Spain Clay Brazil Teliana Pereira 4–6, 7–6(3), 7–6(5)
Runner-up 13. 26 March 2013 Osprey, United States Clay Colombia Mariana Duque Mariño 7–6(2), 6–1

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