Milagros Sequera

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Milagros Sequera
Country (sports)  Venezuela
Residence Orlando, Florida, United States
Born (1980-09-30) 30 September 1980 (age 37)
San Felipe, Venezuela
Height 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Turned pro 1999
Retired 2009
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money US$845,115
Singles
Career record 314–211
Career titles 1 WTA, 11 ITF
Highest ranking No. 48 (9 July 2007)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 2R (2007)
French Open 2R (2007, 2008)
Wimbledon 3R (2007)
US Open 2R (2003)
Doubles
Career record 207–132
Career titles 3 WTA, 18 ITF
Highest ranking No. 29 (31 January 2005)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 4R (2005)
French Open 3R (2003, 2004)
Wimbledon 4R (2003, 2005)
US Open 3R (2004, 2006)
Last updated on: 12 October 2013.
Milagros Sequera
Medal record
Women's Tennis
Representing  Venezuela
Pan American Games
Gold medal – first place 2003 Santo Domingo Singles
Gold medal – first place 2007 Rio de Janeiro Singles

Milagros Sequera (Spanish pronunciation: [miˈlaɣɾos seˈkeɾa]; born September 30, 1980) is a former professional female tennis player.

From San Felipe, Yaracuy, Venezuela. She joined the WTA Tour in 1999 and was ranked world No. 48 on July 9, 2007.

Career[edit]

She won her first title in Fes, Morocco, on May 20, 2007, defeating Aleksandra Wozniak in the final.

Milagros' coach is Larry Willens. She was introduced to the game at the age of seven. Her favorite surface is hardcourt. She enjoys listening to music, reading, and writing during her spare time.[citation needed]

She won the gold medal at the 2003 Pan American Games in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, winning the final 7–5, 4–6, 6–1 against Sarah Taylor, and again in the 2007 Pan American Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, winning the final 3–6, 7–6, 6–1 against Mariana Duque Marino.

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Milagros’ racquet is the Head Microgel Extreme. She wears Lacoste clothing and Fila shoes.

Personal[edit]

Milagros currently resides in San Diego, USA, with her husband, Stephen Huss, whom she married in the Dandenong Ranges, near Melbourne Australia, on December 29, 2009.

She was born on the same day as Martina Hingis. She also played team competition for the German tennis club TC RW Dinslaken for several years in the 1990s.

Sequera retired 2009.

WTA career finals[edit]

Singles: 2 (1–1)[edit]

Legend: Before 2009 Legend: Starting in 2009
Grand Slam tournaments (0)
Olympic Gold (0)
WTA Championships (0)
Tier I (0) Premier Mandatory (0)
Tier II (0) Premier 5 (0)
Tier III (1\1) Premier (0)
Tier IV & V (0) International (0)
Outcome No. Date Championship Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 2 November 2003 Québec City, Canada Carpet Russia Maria Sharapova 2-6 RET
Winner 1. May 20, 2007 Fes, Morocco Clay Canada Aleksandra Wozniak 6–1 6–3

Doubles (4) (3-1)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 1 March 2004 Acapulco, Mexico Clay Australia Lisa McShea Czech Republic Olga Blahotová
Czech Republic Gabriela Navrátilová
2–6, 7–6(7–5), 6–4
Winner 2. 17 May 2004 Strasbourg, France Clay Australia Lisa McShea Slovenia Tina Križan
Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik
6–4, 6–1
Runner-up 1. 7 June 2004 Birmingham, United Kingdom Grass Australia Lisa McShea Russia Maria Kirilenko
Russia Maria Sharapova
2–6, 1–6
Winner 3. 14 June 2004 Hertogenbosch, Netherlands Grass Australia Lisa McShea Croatia Jelena Kostanić
Luxembourg Claudine Schaul
7–6(7–3), 6–3

ITF Circuit finals[edit]

Singles finals: 17 (11–6)[edit]

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 3 November 1996 Tamaulipas, Mexico Hard United States Aurora Gima 4–6, 6–3, 6–4
Winner 2. 9 November 1997 Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic Clay Switzerland Aliénor Tricerri 6–2, 4–6, 6–0
Runner-up 1. 17 May 1999 Jackson, United States Clay Slovakia Daniela Hantuchová 1–6, 2–6
Winner 3. 27 June 1999 Easton, United States Hard Philippines Maricris Fernandez 7–5, 6–2
Winner 4. 4 July 1999 Montreal, Canada Hard Sweden Kristina Triska 7–6, 7–6
Winner 5. 23 April 2000 San Luis Potosí, Mexico Clay Colombia Catalina Castaño 6–4, 3–6, 7–5
Runner-up 2. 23 October 2000 Dallas, United States Hard United States Jennifer Hopkins 2–6, 1–6
Winner 6. 28 October 2001 Dallas, United States Hard Kazakhstan Irina Selyutina 5–7, 6–2, 6–0
Runner-up 3. 4 November 2001 Hayward, United States Hard Kazakhstan Irina Selyutina 5-7 4-6
Winner 7. 28 April 2002 Dothan, United States Clay United States Liezel Huber 7–6, 4–6, 6–1
Runner-up 4. 22 April 2003 Dothan, United States Clay Japan Akiko Morigami 3-6, 4-6
Runner-up 5. 22 September 2003 Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States Hard Puerto Rico Kristina Brandi 2-6, 2-6
Winner 8. 24 April 2005 Dothan, United States Clay United States Varvara Lepchenko 2–6, 6–2, 6–4
Winner 9. 27 February 2006 St. Paul, United States Hard (i) Luxembourg Claudine Schaul 6–1, 6–2
Runner-up 6. 25 April 2006 Lafayette, United States Clay Ukraine Yuliana Fedak 7-5, 2-6, 4-6
Winner 10. 8 October 2006 Troy, United States Hard United States Ahsha Rolle 7–5 6–0
Winner 11. 7 July 2008 Allentown, United States Hard United States Amanda Fink 6-2 6-0

Doubles Finals: 27 (18-9)[edit]

Outcome No Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score
Runner-up 1. 16 June 1997 Klosters-Serneus, Switzerland Clay Uruguay Elena Juricich Netherlands Kim Kilsdonk
Netherlands Jolanda Mens
7–6(10–8), 4–6, 2–6
Winner 2. 18 August 1997 Margarita, Venezuela Clay Uruguay Elena Juricich Argentina Mariana López Palacios
Argentina Jorgelina Torti
7–6(7–4), 7–5
Runner-up 3. 9 November 1997 Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic Clay United States Jacquelyn Rosen United States Erica Adams
United States Rebecca Jensen
3-6, 3-6
Winner 4. 30 August 1999 Querétaro, Mexico Clay Slovakia Gabriela Voleková Brazil Joana Cortez
Brazil Carla Tiene
4–6, 6–3, 6–4
Winner 5. 1 May 2000 Coatzacoalcos, Mexico Hard Slovakia Gabriela Voleková Brazil Joana Cortez
Brazil Miriam D'Agostini
4–6, 6–3, 7–5
Runner-up 6. 5 June 2000 Hilton Head, United States Hard Slovakia Gabriela Voleková United States Wendy Fix
India Manisha Malhotra
4–6, 6–7(3–7)
Runner-up 7. 30 October 2000 Hayward, United States Hard Republic of Ireland Kelly Liggan Japan Nana Smith
India Nirupama Sanjeev
2–4, 2–4
Winner 8. 2 April 2001 Ciudad Juárez, Mexico Clay Spain Alicia Ortuño Argentina Erica Krauth
Argentina Vanesa Krauth
6–4, 2–6, 6–2
Runner-up 9. 5 August 2001 Lexington, United States Hard United States Julie Ditty Australia Lisa McShea
Japan Nana Miyagi
2–6, 1–6
Runner-up 10. 6 April 2002 Jackson, United States Clay Argentina Gisela Dulko Australia Lisa McShea
Australia Christina Wheeler
2–6, 4–6
Winner 11. 13 May 2002 Szczecin, Poland Clay Canada Vanessa Webb Czech Republic Olga Vymetálková
Czech Republic Gabriela Chmelinová
6-7(5–7), 7-5, 6-3
Winner 12. 24 September 2002 Albuquerque, United States Hard Italy Francesca Lubiani Ukraine Tatiana Perebiynis
Australia Christina Wheeler
1–6, 7–5, 7–5
Winner 13. 13 October 2002 Hallandale Beach, United States Hard Argentina Gisela Dulko Czech Republic Petra Cetkovská
Czech Republic Barbora Strýcová
6–2, 7–5
Runner-up 14. 15 October 2002 Sedona, United States Hard Australia Christina Wheeler United States Jennifer Russell
United States Mashona Washington
6–7(3–7), 5–7
Runner-up 15. 10 November 2002 Pittsburgh, United States Hard Japan Nana Smith United States Amy Frazier
United States Jennifer Russell
4-6, 2-6
Winner 16. 17 November 2002 Eugene, United States Hard Japan Nana Smith Russia Evgenia Kulikovskaya
Ukraine Elena Tatarkova
3-6, 6-2, 6-4
Winner 17. 22 April 2003 Dothan, United States Clay Australia Christina Wheeler United States Julie Ditty
United States Varvara Lepchenko
5–7, 6–1, 6–2
Winner 18. 28 September 2003 Albuquerque, United States Hard United States Samantha Reeves United States Amanda Augustus
Canada Mélanie Marois
6–3, 6–2
Winner 19. 25 April 2004 Dothan, United States Clay Australia Lisa McShea China Peng Shuai
China Xie Yanze
6-7(6-8), 6-4, 6-2
Runner-up 20. 12 April 2005 Jackson, United States Clay United States Ahsha Rolle Australia Anastasia Rodionova
United States Kristen Schlukebir
1–6, 6–3, 2–6
Winner 21. 26 September 2005 Albuquerque, United States Hard United States Julie Ditty Indonesia Romana Tedjakusuma
Thailand Napaporn Tongsalee
6–3, 6–7(6–8), 7–6(7–2)
Winner 22. 9 October 2005 Troy, United States Hard United States Julie Ditty Georgia (country) Salome Devidze
Luxembourg Mandy Minella
6–2, 6–2
Winner 23. 12 February 2006 Midland, United States Hard United States Meilen Tu Argentina María José Argeri
Brazil Letícia Sobral
4-6, 7-5, 6-4
Winner 24. 24 February 2006 St. Paul, United States Hard United States Julie Ditty Czech Republic Eva Hrdinová
Czech Republic Michaela Paštiková
4–6, 7–6(7–5), 6–2
Winner 25. 25 April 2006 Lafayette, United States Clay Czech Republic Hana Šromová Ukraine Yuliana Fedak
Czech Republic Eva Hrdinová
2–6, 6–1, 6–1
Winner 26. 24 September 2006 Albuquerque, United States Hard United States Julie Ditty United States Christina Fusano
United States Aleke Tsoubanos
6–1, 6–4
Winner 27. 1 October 2006 Ashland, United States Hard United States Julie Ditty United States Ashley Harkleroad
Hungary Ágnes Szávay
6–3, 5–7, 6–2

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