Ioana Ducu

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Ioana Ducu
Ioana Ducu (15122378101).jpg
Ducu at the 2014 French Open
Country (sports) Romania
Born (1996-04-18) 18 April 1996 (age 22)
Bucharest
Retired2016
Prize money$6,695
Singles
Career record19–23
Highest rankingNo. 830 (9 September 2013)
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open Junior1R (2013, 2014)
Wimbledon Junior2R (2013)
US Open Junior2R (2013)
Doubles
Career record17–13
Career titles1 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 736 (3 November 2014)
Grand Slam Doubles results
French Open JuniorW (2014)
Wimbledon JuniorSF (2013)
US Open Junior1R (2013)

Ioana Ducu (born 18 April 1996) is a former Romanian tennis player.

In her career, she won one doubles title on the ITF Women's Circuit. On 9 September 2013, she reached her best singles ranking of world No. 830. On 3 November 2014, she peaked at No. 736 in the doubles rankings.

In June 2014, together with fellow Romanian Ioana Loredana Roșca, Ducu won the girls' doubles tournament at the French Open, defeating CiCi Bellis and Markéta Vondroušová in three sets in the final.[1]

In 2017, it was announced that she ended her tennis career for pursuit of a career in medicine. She played her last match on the ITF circuit in September 2014 in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt.[2]

ITF finals (1–4)[edit]

Singles (0–1)[edit]

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (0–0)
Clay (0–1)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 18 February 2013 Antalya, Turkey Clay Serbia Jovana Jakšić 2–6, 5–7

Doubles (1–3)[edit]

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (1–1)
Clay (0–2)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 18 February 2013 Antalya, Turkey Clay Romania Cristina Ene Hungary Ágnes Bukta
Slovakia Vivien Juhászová
1–6, 6–2, [6–10]
Runner-up 2. 12 September 2014 Bucharest, Romania Clay Moldova Julia Helbet Romania Raluca Ciufrila
Romania Andreea Ghițescu
7–6(7–2), 1–6, [7–10]
Winner 1. 22 September 2014 Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt Hard United Kingdom Eden Silva Japan Yui Saikai
Japan Natsumi Yokota
6–2, 6–4
Runner-up 3. 29 September 2014 Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt Hard United Kingdom Eden Silva United Kingdom Harriet Dart
Turkey Melis Sezer
5–7, 1–6

Junior Grand Slam finals[edit]

Girls' doubles[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 2014 French Open Clay Romania Ioana Loredana Roșca United States CiCi Bellis
Czech Republic Markéta Vondroušová
6–1, 5–7, [11–9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Victorie istorică! Ioana Ducu şi Ioana Roşca au cucerit trofeul la Roland Garros, în competiţia junioarelor". Știri de Sport (in Romanian). 7 June 2014. Retrieved 7 June 2014.
  2. ^ "I-ar fi putut calca pe urme Simonei Halep, dar a ales alt drum! Ce cariera si-a ales Ioana Ducu, dupa ce in 2014 a cucerit titlul de junioare la Roland Garros". Sport.ro (in Romanian). 12 September 2017. Retrieved 13 September 2017.

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