Jana Čepelová

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Jana Čepelová
Jana Cepelova 1, 2015 Wimbledon Qualifying - Diliff.jpg
Full name Jana Čepelová
Country  Slovakia
Residence Košice, Slovakia
Born (1993-05-29) 29 May 1993 (age 22)
Košice, Slovakia
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Prize money $827,576
Singles
Career record 181–119
Career titles 5 ITF
Highest ranking 50 (12 May 2014)
Current ranking 106 (22 June 2015)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 2R (2013)
French Open 2R (2013)
Wimbledon 3R (2012)
US Open 2R (2014)
Doubles
Career record 51–37
Career titles 3 ITF
Highest ranking 158 (18 May 2015)
Current ranking 199 (22 June 2015)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open
French Open 2R (2014)
Wimbledon 2R (2013)
US Open 1R (2014)
Team competitions
Fed Cup 5–3
Last updated on: 22 June 2015.

Jana Čepelová (born 29 May 1993 in Košice) is a Slovak tennis player. At the 2014 Family Circle Cup she recorded the biggest victory of her career, defeating world No. 1 and two-time tournament defending champion Serena Williams en route to her lone appearance in a WTA Tour final.[1][2] She also defeated world No. 3 Simona Halep in the first round of the 2015 Wimbledon Championships.

Čepelová's best result at a major was the third round of the 2012 Wimbledon Championships. As a junior, she won the girls' doubles event at the 2010 Australian Open with Chantal Škamlová.[3] She also has won five singles and three doubles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit.

Personal life[edit]

Čepelová was born to Peter and Jarmila and she is currently coached by Martin Zathurecký.[4]

Career statistics[edit]

WTA finals[edit]

Singles (0–1)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
WTA Tour Championships (0–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Premier (0–1)
International (0–0)
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. 6 April 2014 Family Circle Cup, Charleston, United States Clay Germany Andrea Petkovic 5–7, 2–6

ITF finals (8–9)[edit]

Singles (5–5)[edit]

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (3–3)
Clay (2–2)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 8 February 2010 Eilat, Israel Hard Austria Janina Toljan 1–6, 2–6
Runner-up 2. 18 October 2010 Monastir, Tunisia Hard Czech Republic Martina Borecká 5–7, 1–6
Winner 1. 25 October 2010 Monastir, Tunisia Hard Latvia Diāna Marcinkēviča 6–2, 6–2
Winner 2. 17 January 2011 Stuttgart-Stammheim, Germany Hard (i) Germany Nina Zander 6–4, 6–4
Winner 3. 20 June 2011 Kristinehamn, Sweden Clay Romania Alexandra Cadanțu 6–4, 3–6, 6–4
Runner-up 3. 27 June 2011 Ystad, Sweden Clay Bulgaria Dia Evtimova 3–6, 4–6
Winner 4. 22 August 2011 Prague-Neride, Czech Republic Clay Netherlands Bibiane Schoofs 7–6(8–6), 6–4
Runner-up 4. 21 November 2011 Helsinki, Finland Hard (i) Hungary Tímea Babos 3–6, 1–6
Winner 5. 11 November 2013 Dubai, United Arab Emirates Hard Italy Maria Elena Camerin 6–1, 6–2
Runner-up 5. 11 May 2015 Saint-Gaudens, France Clay Spain María Teresa Torró Flor 1–6, 0–6

Doubles (3–4)[edit]

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (1–1)
Clay (2–3)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 17 January 2011 Stuttgart-Stammheim, Germany Hard (i) Slovakia Michaela Pochabová Netherlands Daniëlle Harmsen
Russia Marina Melnikova
6–3, 4–6, [12–14]
Runner-up 2. 1 August 2011 Trnava, Slovakia Clay Slovakia Lenka Wienerová Slovakia Janette Husárová
Czech Republic Renata Voráčová
6–7(2–7), 1–6
Runner-up 3. 22 August 2011 Prague-Neride, Czech Republic Clay Poland Katarzyna Piter Czech Republic Iveta Gerlová
Czech Republic Lucie Kriegsmannová
7–6(10–8), 1–6, [8–10]
Winner 1. 10 October 2011 Sant Cugat del Vallès, Spain Clay Poland Katarzyna Piter Spain Leticia Costas
Spain Inés Ferrer Suárez
6–3, 2–6, [10–6]
Winner 2. 13 February 2012 Rabat, Morocco Clay Hungary Réka-Luca Jani Italy Anastasia Grymalska
Belarus Ilona Kremen
6–7(4–7), 6–1, [10–4]
Winner 3. 12 March 2012 Poza Rica, Mexico Hard Slovakia Lenka Wienerová Italy Maria Elena Camerin
Ukraine Mariya Koryttseva
7–5, 2–6, [10–3]
Runner-up 4. 6 May 2013 Trnava, Slovakia Clay Slovakia Anna Karolína Schmiedlová Bosnia and Herzegovina Mervana Jugić-Salkić
Czech Republic Renata Voráčová
1–6, 1–6

Grand Slam singles performance timeline[edit]

Tournament 2012 2013 2014 2015 W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A 2R 1R A 1–2
French Open A 2R 1R Q2 1–2
Wimbledon 3R 2R 1R 2R 4–4
US Open A 1R 2R 1–2
Win–Loss 2–1 3–4 1–4 1–1 7–10

Junior Grand Slam finals[edit]

Girls' Doubles[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 2010 Australian Open Hard Slovakia Chantal Škamlová Hungary Tímea Babos
Canada Gabriela Dabrowski
7–6(7–1), 6–2

Wins over top 10 players[edit]

# Player Rank Event Surface Round Score
2014
1. United States Serena Williams No. 1 Charleston, United States Clay (green) 1st round 6–4, 6–4
2015
2. Romania Simona Halep No. 3 Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom Grass 1st Round 5–7, 6–4, 6–3

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Serena stunned by Cepelova". Women's Tennis Association. 1 April 2014. Retrieved 6 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "Petkovic conquers Charleston". Women's Tennis Association. 6 April 2014. Retrieved 8 April 2014. 
  3. ^ Hemmings, Mark (2 February 2010). "Teen Gosling tennis star Babos sure of success in 2010". Welwyn Hatfield Times. Retrieved 18 August 2010. 
  4. ^ "Getting to know... Jana Cepelova". Women's Tennis Association. 5 April 2014. Retrieved 6 April 2014. 

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