Maria João Koehler

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Maria João Koehler
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Koehler at the 2015 Fed Cup
Full name Maria João Koehler
Country (sports)  Portugal
Born (1992-10-08) 8 October 1992 (age 24)
Porto, Portugal
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Prize money $319,334
Singles
Career record 219–162
Career titles 3 ITF
Highest ranking 102 (25 February 2013)
Current ranking 852 (19 September 2016)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 2R (2013)
French Open 1R (2013)
Wimbledon 1R (2013)
US Open 1R (2013)
Doubles
Career record 52–41
Career titles 4 ITF
Highest ranking 151 (18 June 2012)
Current ranking
Grand Slam Doubles results
Wimbledon Q1 (2013)
Team competitions
Fed Cup 11–16
Last updated on: 19 September 2016.

Maria João Koehler (born 8 October 1992) is a Portuguese tennis player.

Koehler has won three singles and four doubles titles on the ITF tour in her career. On 25 February 2013, she reached her best singles ranking of world number 102. On 18 June 2012, she peaked at world number 151 in the doubles rankings.

Playing for Portugal at the Fed Cup, Koehler has a win–loss record of 11–16.[1]

Career[edit]

Born in Porto, Koehler made her debut on the ITF Women's Circuit at the age of 14 at a $10,000 event in Braga. Having qualified for the main draw, she lost her first match to Catarina Ferreira.

She made her WTA tour main draw debut at the 2009 Estoril Open. Having been awarded a wild card, she played world number 77 Kristina Barrois in the first round, losing in straight sets.[2]

ITF finals (7–12)[edit]

Singles (3–8)[edit]

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (2–6)
Clay (0–2)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (1–0)
Result No. Date Category Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 9 June 2008 $10,000 Montemor-o-Novo, Portugal Hard Canada Mélanie Gloria 7–6(7–2), 3–6, 1–6
Winner 1. 18 May 2009 $10,000 Cantanhede, Portugal Carpet Russia Nanuli Pipiya 6–4, 2–6, 6–1
Winner 2. 1 June 2009 $10,000 Amarante, Portugal Hard Canada Mélanie Gloria 6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 2. 8 February 2010 $10,000 Vale do Lobo, Portugal Hard Italy Julia Mayr 1–6, 1–6
Runner-up 3. 8 November 2010 $10,000 Majorca, Spain Clay Spain Lara Arruabarrena 6–7(2–7), 3–6
Runner-up 4. 31 January 2011 $25,000 Rabat, Morocco Clay Russia Nina Bratchikova 6–3, 4–6, 1–6
Runner-up 5. 16 July 2012 $50,000 Donetsk, Ukraine Hard Serbia Vesna Dolonc 2–6, 3–6
Winner 3. 23 July 2012 $100,000 Astana, Kazakhstan Hard Russia Marta Sirotkina 7–5, 6–2
Runner-up 6. 8 October 2012 $50,000 Joué-lès-Tours, France Hard (i) Puerto Rico Monica Puig 6–3, 4–6, 1–6
Runner-up 7. 22 July 2013 $100,000 Astana, Kazakhstan Hard Ukraine Nadiia Kichenok 4–6, 5–7
Runner-up 8. 12 September 2016 $10,000 Ponta Delgada, Portugal Hard Portugal Inês Murta 4–6, 6–3, 6–7(7–9)

Doubles (4–4)[edit]

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (2–0)
Clay (2–3)
Grass (0–1)
Carpet (0–0)
Result No. Date Category Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 11 May 2009 $10,000 Vila Real de Santo António, Portugal Clay Portugal Joana Pangaio Pereira Spain Rebeca Bou Nogueiro
Spain Sheila Solsona Carcasona
2–2, ret.
Runner-up 1. 1 November 2010 $10,000 Majorca, Spain Clay Russia Avgusta Tsybysheva Spain Lara Arruabarrena
Spain Inés Ferrer Suárez
5–7, 2–6
Runner-up 2. 15 November 2010 $10,000 Majorca, Spain Clay Russia Avgusta Tsybysheva Romania Diana Enache
Romania Raluca Elena Platon
3–6, 6–7(3–7)
Winner 2. 11 July 2011 $25,000 Cáceres, Spain Hard Netherlands Richèl Hogenkamp France Victoria Larrière
France Irena Pavlovic
6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 3. 29 August 2011 $25,000 Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina Clay Argentina Florencia Molinero Croatia Maria Abramović
Croatia Ana Vrljić
7–5, 6–7(3–7), [4–10]
Winner 3. 12 September 2011 $50,000+H Zagreb, Croatia Clay Hungary Katalin Marosi Croatia Maria Abramović
Romania Mihaela Buzărnescu
6–0, 6–3
Winner 4. 24 September 2011 $75,000 Shrewsbury, United Kingdom Hard (i) Hungary Katalin Marosi United Kingdom Amanda Elliott
Australia Johanna Konta
7–6(7–3), 6–1
Runner-up 4. 11 June 2012 $50,000 Nottingham, United Kingdom Grass Hungary Réka Luca Jani Australia Sally Peers
Australia Ashleigh Barty
6–7(2–7), 6–3, [5–10]

Grand Slam performance timeline[edit]

Koehler at the 2013 US Open, where she lost in round one to Alizé Cornet

Singles[edit]

Tournament 2011 2012 2013 2014 W–L
Australian Open A 1R 2R Q1 1–2
French Open A A 1R A 0–1
Wimbledon A Q2 1R A 0–1
US Open Q1 Q2 1R A 0–1
Win–Loss 0–0 0–1 1–4 0–0 1–5

References[edit]

  1. ^ Maria João Koehler at the Fed Cup
  2. ^ "Estoril Open" (PDF). Women's Tennis Association. Retrieved 7 October 2014. 

External links[edit]