Līga Dekmeijere

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Līga Dekmeijere
Country (sports)  Latvia
Born (1983-05-21) 21 May 1983 (age 33)
Riga, Soviet Union
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Prize money $488,572
Singles
Career record 181–281
Career titles 0
Highest ranking 287 (26 August 2002)
Doubles
Career record 295–327
Career titles 1 WTA, 19 ITF
Highest ranking 54 (5 April 2010)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 2R (2005, 2010, 2011)
French Open 3R (2012)
Wimbledon 2R (2012)
US Open 2R (2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Wimbledon 1R (2013)
Team competitions
Fed Cup 14–16

Līga Dekmeijere (born 21 May 1983) is a Latvian tennis player.

Dekmeijere has won one doubles title on the WTA tour, as well as 19 doubles titles on the ITF circuit in her career. On 26 August 2002, she reached her best singles ranking of world number 287. On 5 April 2010, she peaked at world number 54 in the doubles rankings.

Dekmeijere won her only WTA title at the 2008 Cachantún Cup, where she entered the doubles event with Poland's Alicja Rosolska, defeating Mariya Koryttseva and Julia Schruff in the final.[1]

Playing for Latvia at the Fed Cup, Dekmeijere has a win–loss record of 14–16.

WTA finals[edit]

Doubles (1–6)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
WTA Tour Championships (0–0)
WTA Elite Trophy (1–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Premier (0–1)
International (1–5)
Finals by surface
Hard (0–4)
Clay (1–1)
Grass (0–1)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 6 November 2005 Bell Challenge, Quebec City, Canada Hard (i) United States Ashley Harkleroad Russia Anastasia Rodionova
Russia Elena Vesnina
6–7(4–7), 6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 2. 13 January 2006 Canberra International, Canberra, Australia Hard Republic of Ireland Claire Curran Poland Marta Domachowska
Italy Roberta Vinci
7–6(7–5), 6–3
Winner 1. 17 February 2008 Cachantún Cup, Viña del Mar, Chile Clay Poland Alicja Rosolska Ukraine Mariya Koryttseva
Germany Julia Schruff
7–5, 6–3
Runner-up 3. 20 June 2008 Rosmalen Grass Court Championships, 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands Grass Germany Angelique Kerber New Zealand Marina Erakovic
Netherlands Michaëlla Krajicek
6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 4. 19 April 2009 Family Circle Cup, Charleston, United States Clay Switzerland Patty Schnyder United States Bethanie Mattek-Sands
Russia Nadia Petrova
6–7(5–7), 6–2, [11–9]
Runner-up 5. 15 January 2011 Hobart International, Hobart, Australia Hard Ukraine Kateryna Bondarenko Italy Sara Errani
Italy Roberta Vinci
6–3, 7–5
Runner-up 6. 25 August 2012 Texas Tennis Open, Dallas, United States Hard United States Irina Falconi New Zealand Marina Erakovic
United Kingdom Heather Watson
6–3, 6–0

ITF finals (19–11)[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. 4 October 2010 Williamsburg, United States Clay United States Lauren Davis 0–6, 0–6

Doubles (19–10)[edit]

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (9–8)
Clay (10–2)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 12 July 1999 Brussels, Belgium Clay Armenia Liudmila Nikoyan France Segolene Berger
France Victoria Courmes
6-7 (6) 6-3 6-3
Winner 2. 8 July 2001 Périgueux, France Clay Estonia Margit Rüütel France Kildine Chevalier
Uruguay Daniela Olivera
6–4 6–1
Winner 3. 29 July 2001 Casablanca, Morocco Clay Russia Irina Kornienko Japan Chiaki Nakajima
Japan Ayako Suzuki
6-1 6-4
Winner 4. 11 November 2001 Le Havre, France Clay Russia Maria Kondratieva Uruguay Daniela Olivera
Madagascar Natacha Randriantefy
6–4, 6–3
Winner 5. 19 November 2001 Deauville, France Clay Russia Maria Kondratieva Republic of Ireland Yvonne Doyle
Czech Republic Eva Erbova
6–1, 7–6(9–7)
Runner-up 1. 15 October 2002 Southampton, United Kingdom Hard (i) Republic of Ireland Yvonne Doyle Netherlands Amanda Hopmans
Serbia and Montenegro Dragana Zarić
2–6, 1–6
Winner 6. 6 May 2003 Fukuoka, Japan Clay Japan Nana Smith Japan Saori Obata
Japan Rika Fujiwara
6-2 2-6 6-4
Winner 7. 12 October 2003 Joué-lès-Tours, France Hard (i) Germany Bianka Lamade Belgium Leslie Butkiewicz
Belgium Caroline Maes
6-1 6-2
Winner 8. 22 March 2004 Athens, Greece Hard Germany Martina Müller Hungary Zsófia Gubacsi
Hungary Kira Nagy
6-2 1-6 6-4
Winner 9. 23 May 2004 Beijing, China Hard Turkey İpek Şenoğlu China Rui Du
China Liu Nannan
4–6 6–4 7–6(1)
Winner 10. 30 May 2004 Tongliao, China Hard Turkey İpek Şenoğlu Russia Anna Bastrikova
Russia Nina Bratchikova
7–5 7–6(5)
Runner-up 2. 13 June 2004 Beijing, China Hard (i) Turkey İpek Şenoğlu Chinese Taipei Chuang Chia-jung
Indonesia Wynne Prakusya
3–6 1–6
Runner-up 3. 26 September 2004 Tunica, United States Clay Belarus Natallia Dziamidzenka United States Tetiana Luzhanska
Canada Aneta Soukup
2-6, 1-6
Winner 11. 3 October 2004 Pelham, United States Clay Belarus Natallia Dziamidzenka United States Sarah Riske
United States Aleke Tsoubanos
6-3 6-1
Winner 12. 16 November 2004 Tucson, United States Hard Czech Republic Vladimíra Uhlířová United States Krysty Marcio
United States Jessica Nguyen
6-4 6-4
Winner 13. 30 November 2004 Palm Beach Gardens, United States Clay Japan Nana Smith United States Kelly Mc Cain
United States Kaysie Smashey
6-3 6-2
Winner 14. 12 June 2005 Marseille, France Clay France Caroline Dhenin Brazil Maria Fernanda Alves
Canada Marie-Ève Pelletier
6-2 1-6 6-2
Runner-up 4. 21 May 2006 Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Hard Australia Trudi Musgrave Chinese Taipei Chuang Chia-jung
Thailand Napaporn Tongsalee
6-4 1-6 0-6
Runner-up 5. 23 May 2006 Beijing, China Hard (i) Russia Nina Bratchikova Chinese Taipei Chuang Chia-jung
Thailand Tamarine Tanasugarn
6-4 2-6 3-6
Runner-up 6. 9 June 2006 Prostějov, Czech Republic Clay Poland Alicja Rosolska Australia Jarmila Gajdošová
Japan Akiko Morigami
3–6 6–7(3–7)
Winner 15. 29 September 2006 Tokyo, Japan Hard Japan Ayami Takse Japan Yurika Sema
Japan Mari Tanaka
7-6(7–3) 6-3
Winner 16. 19 October 2006 Glasgow, United Kingdom Hard (i) Czech Republic Veronika Chvojková United Kingdom Katie O'Brien
Estonia Margit Rüütel
6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 7. 27 January 2007 Waikoloa, United States Hard United States Julie Ditty South Africa Natalie Grandin
United States Raquel Kops-Jones
0–6 3–6
Runner-up 8. 20 Mar 2007 Coatzacoalcos, Mexico Hard United States Story Tweedie-Yates South Africa Chanelle Scheepers
United States Robin Stephenson
2–6, 2–6
Runner-up 9. 17 July 2007 Boston, United States Hard Turkey İpek Şenoğlu Hungary Melinda Czink
South Africa Natalie Grandin
1–6 3–6
Runner-up 10. 18 September 2007 Albuquerque, United States Hard United States Varvara Lepchenko Hungary Melinda Czink
Angela Haynes
5–7 4–6
Winner 17. 28 September 2008 Ashland, United States Hard Croatia Jelena Pandžić United States Julie Ditty
United States Carly Gullickson
6–3, 3–6, 10–8
Winner 18. 13 March 2011 Clearwater, United States Hard United States Kimberly Couts Canada Heidi El Tabakh
Australia Arina Rodionova
6-1 6-4
Winner 19. 2 April 2011 Pelham, United States Clay Canada Marie-Ève Pelletier United States Kimberly Couts
Canada Heidi El Tabakh
2–6, 6–4, [12–10]

Doubles performance timeline[edit]

Tournament 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 W–L
Australian Open 2R 1R 1R 2R 2R 1R 1R 1R 3–8
French Open 2R 1R 2R 3R 2R 5–5
Wimbledon 1R 1R 1R 2R 1R 1–5
US Open 1R 1R 1R 2R 2R 1R 2R 2R 2R 5–9
Win–Loss 1–2 1–4 0–1 1–1 1–4 1–3 3–3 4–4 2–4 14–27

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Alicja, Liga Triumph in Vina del Mar Doubles". Women's Tennis Association. 18 February 2008. Retrieved 19 February 2008. 

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