Irina Falconi

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Irina Falconi
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Country (sports)  United States
Residence Atlanta, Georgia, US
Born (1990-05-04) May 4, 1990 (age 26)
Portoviejo, Ecuador
Height 1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)
Turned pro 2010
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $ 1,176,289
Singles
Career record 267–192
Career titles 1 WTA, 5 ITF
Highest ranking No. 63 (May 23, 2016)
Current ranking No. 63 (May 23, 2016)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 2R (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)
French Open 3R (2015)
Wimbledon 2R (2011, 2012)
US Open 3R (2011)
Doubles
Career record 120–114
Career titles 0 WTA, 3 ITF
Highest ranking No. 70 (June 10, 2013)
Current ranking No. 118 (8 February 2016)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 2R (2013, 2016)
French Open 1R (2013)
Wimbledon 2R (2012)
US Open 2R (2012)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
US Open 1R (2012)
Last updated on: 8 February 2016.

Irina Falconi (born May 4, 1990) is a professional American tennis player, who was born in Portoviejo, Ecuador. Her highest WTA singles ranking is World No. 64, which she reached on September 14, 2015. Her career high in doubles is World No. 70, which she reached on June 10, 2013. Falconi played college tennis at Georgia Tech where she was a 2x ITA All-American.

Professional career[edit]

2010[edit]

She was given a wild card into the 2010 US Open qualifying tournament and managed to qualify defeating Mona Barthel, Anastasia Pivovarova and Stéphanie Dubois.

2011[edit]

Falconi went out in the first round of the Australian Open, the French Open, and Wimbledon. The 2011 US Open was more successful for Falconi, who defeated Klára Zakopalová and Dominika Cibulková, before losing to Sabine Lisicki.

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 (0–0)
Clay (1–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 17 April 2016 Copa Colsanitas, Bogotá, Colombia Clay Spain Silvia Soler Espinosa 6–2, 2–6, 6–4

Doubles: 3 (3 runners-up)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
WTA Tour Championships (0–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Premier (0–0)
International (0–3)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 3 August 2012 Citi Open, Washington, D.C., United States Hard South Africa Chanelle Scheepers Japan Shuko Aoyama
Chinese Taipei Chang Kai-chen
5–7, 2–6
Runner-up 2. 24 August 2012 Texas Tennis Open, Dallas, United States Hard Latvia Līga Dekmeijere New Zealand Marina Erakovic
United Kingdom Heather Watson
3–6, 0–6
Runner-up 3. 19 April 2015 Copa Colsanitas, Bogotá, Colombia Clay United States Shelby Rogers Brazil Paula Cristina Gonçalves
Brazil Beatriz Haddad Maia
3–6, 6–3, [6–10]

ITF career finals[edit]

Singles: 13 (5–8)[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. May 1, 2007 Los Mochis, Mexico Hard Brazil Maria Fernanda Alves 6–2, 6–0
Winner 1. May 28, 2007 Monterrey, Mexico Hard United States Courtney Nagle 2–6, 6–3, 6–4
Winner 2. July 13, 2009 Atlanta, United States Hard United States Jennifer Elie 6–0, 6–4
Winner 3. July 27, 2009 St. Joseph, United States Hard United States Caitlin Whoriskey 6–3, 6–3
Winner 4. July 12, 2010 Atlanta, United States Hard United States Allie Will 6–1, 6–4
Runner-up 2. October 18, 2010 Rock Hill, United States Hard Italy Camila Giorgi 6–3, 6–4
Runner–up 3. February 7, 2011 Midland, United States Hard Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká 6–4, 6–4
Runner–up 4. April 29, 2012 Charlottesville, Virginia, United States Clay United States Melanie Oudin 7-6(7-0), 3-6, 1-6
Runner–up 5. October 6, 2013 Perth, Australia Hard Australia Arina Rodionova 5–7, 4–6
Runner–up 6. October 13, 2013 Margaret River, Australia Hard Estonia Anett Kontaveit 2–6, 4–6
Runner–up 7. September 21, 2014 Albuquerque, United States Hard United States Anna Tatishvili 2–6, 4–6
Winner 5. November 2, 2014 New Braunfels, United States Hard United States Jennifer Brady 7–6(7–3), 6–2
Runner–up 8. February 7, 2015 Burnie, Australia Hard Russia Daria Gavrilova 5–7, 5–7

Doubles: 14 (3–11)[edit]

Outcome NO Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score
Winner 1. 27 July 2009 St. Joseph, United States Hard United States Ashley Weinhold United States Chelsea Orr
United States Caitlin Whoriskey
6–4, 7–6(8–6)
Runner-up 2. 12 July 2010 Atlanta, United States Hard United States Maria Sanchez United States Kristy Frilling
Israel Julia Glushko
2–6, 6–2, 4–6
Runner-up 3. 7 August 2010 Vancouver, Canada Hard United States Amanda Fink Chinese Taipei Chang Kai-chen
Canada Heidi El Tabakh
6–3, 3–6, [4–10]
Runner-up 4. 27 September 2010 Las Vegas, United States Hard United States Maria Sanchez United States Lindsay Lee-Waters
United States Megan Moulton-Levy
6–1, 5–7, 4–6
Runner-up 5. 4 October 2010 Kansas City, United States Hard United States Lauren Albanese United States Julie Ditty
United States Abigail Spears
2–6, 6–4, 4–6
Runner–up 6. 13 February 2011 Midland, United States Hard United States Alison Riske United States Jamie Hampton
Georgia (country) Anna Tatishvili
Walkover
Runner-up 7. 17 September 2012 Albuquerque, United States Hard United States Maria Sanchez United States Yasmin Schnack
United States Asia Muhammad
2–6, 6–1, [10–12]
Runner-up 8. 15 April 2013 Dothan, United States Hard United States Maria Sanchez United States Julia Cohen
Germany Tatjana Maria
4–6 6–4 [9–11]
Runner–up 9. 19 May 2013 Prague, Czech Republic Clay Czech Republic Eva Hrdinová Czech Republic Renata Voráčová
Czech Republic Barbora Záhlavová-Strýcová
4–6, 0–6
Runner-up 10. 8 July 2013 Yakima, United States Hard United Kingdom Naomi Broady United States Jan Abaza
United States Allie Will
5–7, 6–3, [3–10]
Winner 11. 15 July 2013 Portland, United States Hard United States Nicole Melichar United States Sanaz Marand
United States Ashley Weinhold
4–6, 6–3, [10–8]
Runner-up 12. 24 March 2014 Osprey, United States Clay Czech Republic Eva Hrdinová Chinese Taipei Hsieh Shu-ying
Japan Rika Fujiwara
3–6, 7–6(7–5), [4–10]
Runner–up 13. 21 April 2014 Charlottesville, United States Clay United States Maria Sanchez United States Asia Muhammad
United States Taylor Townsend
3–6, 1–6
Winner 14. 8 February 2015 Burnie, Australia Hard Croatia Petra Martić China Han Xinyun
Japan Junri Namigata
6–2, 6–4

Singles performance timeline[edit]

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# A P Z# PO G F-S SF-B NMS NH
(W) Won tournament; reached (F) final, (SF) semifinal, (QF) quarterfinal; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; competed at a (RR) round-robin stage; reached a (Q#) qualification round; (A) absent; played in a (Z#) Davis/Fed Cup Zonal Group (with number indication) or (PO) play-off; won a (G) gold, (F-S) silver or (SF-B) bronze Olympic medal; a (NMS) downgraded Masters Series/1000 tournament; or (NH) tournament not held.
To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated either at the conclusion of a tournament, or when the player's participation in the tournament has ended.
Tournament 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A 1R 1R Q2 2R 2R 2R 2R 4–6
French Open A A 1R 2R Q3 Q1 3R 2R 4–4
Wimbledon A A 1R 1R Q3 Q3 1R 1R 0–4
US Open Q1 1R 3R 1R Q1 Q2 2R 1R 3–5
Win–Loss 0–0 0–1 2–4 1–4 0–0 1–1 4–4 2–4 1–1 11–19

Doubles performance timeline[edit]

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# A P Z# PO G F-S SF-B NMS NH
(W) Won tournament; reached (F) final, (SF) semifinal, (QF) quarterfinal; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; competed at a (RR) round-robin stage; reached a (Q#) qualification round; (A) absent; played in a (Z#) Davis/Fed Cup Zonal Group (with number indication) or (PO) play-off; won a (G) gold, (F-S) silver or (SF-B) bronze Olympic medal; a (NMS) downgraded Masters Series/1000 tournament; or (NH) tournament not held.
To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated either at the conclusion of a tournament, or when the player's participation in the tournament has ended.
Tournament 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open 1R 2R A 1R 2R 2–4
French Open 1R A A 1R 0–2
Wimbledon 2R 1R A 1R 1R 1–4
US Open 1R 2R A 1R 1R A 1–4
Win–Loss 0–1 2–3 1–3 0–1 0–3 1–3 4–14

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