Lina Stančiūtė

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Lina Stančiūtė
Lina Stančiute Warsaw Open.png
Stančiūtė at the 2009 Warsaw Open
Country (sports)  Lithuania
Born (1986-02-07) 7 February 1986 (age 31)
Vilnius, Soviet Union
Height 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in)
Turned pro 2002
Retired 2015
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $150,738
Singles
Career record 297–220
Career titles 4 ITF
Highest ranking 197 (28 September 2009)
Grand Slam Singles results
Wimbledon Q1 (2009)
US Open Q2 (2009)
Doubles
Career record 81–96
Career titles 3 ITF
Highest ranking 138 (15 May 2006)
Team competitions
Fed Cup 37–31
Last updated on: 28 September 2016.

Lina Stančiūtė (born 7 February 1986) is a retired Lithuanian female tennis player.

Stančiūtė has won four singles and three doubles titles on the ITF tour in her career. On 28 September 2009, she reached her best singles ranking of world number 197. On 15 May 2006, she peaked at world number 138 in the doubles rankings.

Playing for Lithuania at the Fed Cup, Stančiūtė has a win–loss record of 37–31.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Lina Stančiūtė was born on 7 February 1986 in Vilnius, Lithuania. Her favourite surface is clay and started playing tennis aged 8. In June 2016, Stančiūtė married Lithuanian professional Basketball Martynas Gecevičius.[2]

Career[edit]

Stančiūtė had a successful junior career, winning one ITF singles and doubles titles. Her career-high world ranking as a junior was world number 63, and she finished her junior career with a record of 72–49.

In 2003 she reached first ITF singles finals, winning in Italy. She also reached two ITF doubles finals. In 2004, she won the tournament Lafayette in United States endowed with $ 25,000 by beating the Polish Karolina Kosińska 3–6, 6–3, 7–5

In July 2015 Stančiūtė announced her retirement from professional tennis.[3]

ITF finals (7–5)[edit]

Singles (4–1)[edit]

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (0–1)
Clay (4–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result No. Date Category Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 11 August 2003 $25,000 Martina Franca, Italy Clay Croatia Darija Jurak 6–3, 6–1
Winner 2. 5 October 2004 $25,000 Lafayette, United States Clay Poland Karolina Kosińska 3–6, 6–3, 7–5
Winner 3. 17 July 2006 $25,000 Zwevegem, Belgium Clay Slovakia Lenka Wienerová 6–1, 6–2
Runner-up 1. 29 September 2008 $25,000 Helsinki, Finland Hard (i) Estonia Margit Rüütel 4–6, 7–6(7–4), 6–7(7–9)
Winner 4. 13 June 2011 $25,000 Kharkiv, Ukraine Clay Georgia (country) Sofia Shapatava 6–2, 6–1

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 (1–0)
Clay (2–3)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–1)
Result No. Date Category Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 10 March 2003 $25,000 Kaunas, Lithuania Carpet (i) Lithuania Aurelija Misevičiūtė Belarus Darya Kustova
Ukraine Elena Tatarkova
1–6, 6–7(8–10)
Runner-up 2. 16 June 2003 $25,000 Lenzerheide, Switzerland Clay Germany Claudia Kuleszka Ukraine Mariya Koryttseva
Bulgaria Dimana Krastevitch
3–6, 2–6
Winner 1. 26 September 2005 $25,000 Porto, Portugal Clay Romania Simona Matei Netherlands Kelly de Beer
Netherlands Eva Pera
2–6, 6–4, 6–4
Winner 2. 28 February 2006 $25,000 Clearwater, United States Hard Republic of Ireland Kelly Liggan South Africa Natalie Grandin
South Africa Chanelle Scheepers
6–3, 6–1
Runner-up 3. 24 July 2006 $50,000+H Pétange, Luxembourg Clay Luxembourg Claudine Schaul Argentina Erica Krauth
Portugal Frederica Piedade
3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 4. 13 June 2011 $25,000 Kharkiv, Ukraine Clay Austria Melanie Klaffner Ukraine Valentyna Ivakhnenko
Ukraine Kateryna Kozlova
4–6, 3–6
Winner 3. 17 June 2013 $25,000 Ystad, Sweden Clay Germany Kristina Barrois Australia Monique Adamczak
Turkey Pemra Özgen
6–4, 7–5

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