Irina Kuzmina-Rimša

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Irina Kuzmina-Rimša
Country (sports)  Latvia
Born (1986-01-16) 16 January 1986 (age 32)
Riga, Latvia
Turned pro 2003
Plays Right-handed (two-handed forehand)
Prize money $61,240
Singles
Career record 150–135
Career titles 2 ITF
Highest ranking No. 307 (13 October 2008)
Doubles
Career record 105–99
Career titles 8 ITF
Highest ranking No. 193 (13 July 2009)

Irina Kuzmina-Rimša (born 16 January 1986) is a retired Latvian tennis player.

Kuzmina won two singles and eight doubles titles on the ITF tour during her career. On 13 October 2008, she reached her best singles ranking of world number 307. On 13 July 2009, she peaked at world number 193 in the doubles rankings.

Kuzmina has a 19–13 record for Latvia in Fed Cup competition.

After retiring from the professional tennis circuit, Kuzmina-Rimša became a beach tennis player.

Career statistics[edit]

Singles finals: 6 (2–4)[edit]

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner–up 1. 15 August 2005 Helsinki, Finland Hard Finland Emma Laine 0–6 2–6
Winner 2. 30 May 2006 Olecko, Poland Clay Poland Olga Brózda 6–4 6–4
Runner-up 3. 8 June 2007 Birkerød, Denmark Clay Italy Elena Pioppo 2–6 0–6
Winner 4. 25 June 2007 Oslo, Norway Clay Austria Eva-Maria Hoch 6–4 3-0 ret.
Runner-up 5. 24 November 2007 Barcelona, Spain Clay Italy Valentina Sulpizio 0–6 0-2 ret.
Runner-up 6. 19 January 2009 Kaarst, Germany Carpet (i) Germany Sarah Gronert 6–2 4–6 5–7

Doubles finals: 19 (8-11)[edit]

Outcome NO Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score
Runner–up 1. 10 August 2003 Gdynia, Poland Clay Poland Monika Schneider Poland Klaudia Jans-Ignacik
Poland Alicja Rosolska
5–7 2–6
Runner–up 2. 17 August 2003 Oulu, Finland Clay Ukraine Kateryna Bondarenko Austria Nicole Melch
Austria Yvonne Meusburger
3–6 6–4 1–6
Winner 3. 12 September 2004 Tbilisi, Georgia Clay Russia Kristina Movsesyan Georgia (country) Sofia Melikishvili
Russia Svetlana Mossiakova
3–6 6–3 6–3
Runner–up 4. 7 November 2004 Stockholm, Sweden Hard (i) Russia Sofia Avakova Netherlands Michaëlla Krajicek
Netherlands Jolanda Mens
2–6 3–6
Runner–up 5. 24 May 2005 Olecko, Poland Clay Latvia Alise Vaidere Poland Olga Brózda
Poland Natalia Kołat
7–5 1–6 1–6
Runner-up 6. 30 January 2006 Belfort, France Hard (i) Russia Ekaterina Lopes Germany Kristina Barrois
Germany Kathrin Wörle-Scheller
1–6, 1–6
Winner 7. 9 May 2006 Warsaw, Poland Clay Ukraine Oksana Uzhylovska Germany Justine Ozga
Poland Urszula Radwańska
6–0 6–1
Runner–up 8. 30 May 2006 Olecko, Poland Clay Latvia Alise Vaidere Poland Olga Brózda
Poland Natalia Kołat
2–6 3–6
Winner 9. 2 June 2007 Olecko, Poland Clay Ukraine Yuliya Hnateyko Belarus Volha Duko
Belarus Aleksandra Malyarchikova
6–1 6–1
Runner-up 10. 8 June 2007 Birkerød, Denmark Clay Czech Republic Zora Vlckova Italy Elena Pioppo
Italy Alice Balducci
7–6(7) 2–6 0–6
Runner-up 11. 19 November 2007 Barcelona, Spain Clay Spain Sheila Solsona-Carcasona Bulgaria Biljana Pawlowa-Dimitrova
Austria Stefanie Haidner
3–6 7–6(8) [3-10]
Winner 12. 27 January 2008 Grenoble, France Hard (i) Russia Vasilisa Davydova Czech Republic Barbora Krtičková
Czech Republic Lucie Šípková
6–0 7–5
Winner 13. 11 July 2008 Rome, Italy Clay Ukraine Oxana Lyubtsova Ukraine Irina Buryachok
Austria Patricia Mayr
6–4 4–6 [10–7]
Runner-up 14. 4 August 2008 Moscow, Russia Clay Ukraine Veronika Kapshay Russia Vitalia Diatchenko
Russia Maria Kondratieva
0–6, 4–6
Runner-up 15. 30 August 2008 Vlaardingen, Netherlands Clay Russia Anastasia Poltoratskaya Bosnia and Herzegovina Mervana Jugić-Salkić
Serbia Teodora Mirčić
1–6, 2–6
Winner 16. 8 February 2009 Belfort, France Carpet Ukraine Oxana Lyubtsova France Yulia Fedossova
France Virginie Pichet
6–3 3–6 [10–5]
Winner 17. 24 June 2009 Rotterdam, Netherlands Clay Russia Eugeniya Pashkova Australia Alenka Hubacek
New Zealand Kairangi Vano
7–6, 7–6
Runner-up 18. 12 October 2009 Kharkiv, Ukraine Carpet (i) Ukraine Veronika Kapshay Ukraine Lyudmyla Kichenok
Ukraine Nadiya Kichenok
6–2, 2–6, [3–10]
Winner 19. 26 July 2010 Tampere, Finland Clay Latvia Diāna Marcinkēviča France Amandine Hesse
Czech Republic Monika Tůmová
6–4, 6–2

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