Réka Luca Jani

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The native form of this personal name is Jani Réka Luca. This article uses Western name order when mentioning individuals.
Réka Luca Jani
Jani Réka Luca.jpg
Country (sports)  Hungary
Residence Sopron, Hungary
Born (1991-07-31) 31 July 1991 (age 25)
Siófok, Hungary
Height 1.61 m (5 ft 3 in)
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $220,387
Singles
Career record 325 - 168
Career titles 19 ITF
Highest ranking 147 (7 May 2012)
Current ranking 228 (24 October 2016)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open Q2 (2012)
French Open Q1 (2012)
Wimbledon Q1 (2012)
US Open 1R (2011)
Doubles
Career record 226 - 127
Career titles 22 ITF
Highest ranking 124 (22 August 2016)
Current ranking 129 (24 October 2016)
Other doubles tournaments
Olympic Games 1R (2016)
Team competitions
Fed Cup 19–16
Last updated on: 24 October 2016.

Réka Luca Jani (born 31 July 1991 in Siófok) is a Hungarian female tennis player.

Jani has won 19 singles and 22 doubles titles on the ITF tour in her career. On 7 May 2012, she reached her best singles ranking of world number 147. On 22 August 2016, she peaked at world number 124 in the doubles rankings.[1]

Playing for Hungary at the Fed Cup, Jani has a win–loss record of 19–16.[2]

Personal[edit]

Parents are Janos, Szilvia and Zsolt; brothers are Mate and Balint, sister is Petra. Began playing at age 6. Favorite surface is clay. Speaks Hungarian and English.

Tennis career[edit]

2016[edit]

Jani played the first WTA final with Brasil Tennis Cup, partner Tímea Babos.

Jani was awarded a wildcard entry to 2016 Rio Olympics in Rio de Janeiro along with Tímea Babos to play in Women's Doubles.

WTA finals[edit]

Doubles (0–1)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
WTA Tour Championships (0–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Premier (0–0)
International (0–1)
125K series (0–0)
Finals by surface
Hard (0–1)
Clay (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result No. Date Category Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 1 August 2016 International Brasil Tennis Cup, Florianópolis, Brazil Hard Hungary Tímea Babos Ukraine Lyudmyla Kichenok
Ukraine Nadiia Kichenok
3–6, 1–6

ITF finals (41–35)[edit]

Singles (19–12)[edit]

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (2–1)
Clay (17–10)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–1)
Result No. Date Category Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 22 September 2008 $10,000 Sofia, Bulgaria Clay Ukraine Alyona Sotnikova 2–6, 6–4, 3–6
Runner-up 2. 22 June 2009 $25,000 Kristinehamn, Sweden Clay Georgia (country) Anna Tatishvili 1–6, 5–7
Winner 1. 7 September 2009 $10,000 Budapest, Hungary Clay Czech Republic Lucie Kriegsmannová 7–6(7–3), 6–2
Winner 2. 21 September 2009 $25,000 Telavi, Georgia Clay Austria Melanie Klaffner 6–2, 6–4
Runner-up 3. 19 October 2009 $10,000 Dubrovnik, Croatia Clay Croatia Matea Mezak 6–0, 5–7, 6–7(4–7)
Winner 3. 23 August 2010 $10,000 Vinkovci, Croatia Clay Czech Republic Zuzana Linhová 6–2, 6–4
Runner-up 4. 30 August 2010 $10,000 Osijek, Croatia Clay Switzerland Conny Perrin 6–7(10–12), 6–4, 1–6
Runner-up 5. 14 March 2011 $10,000 Antalya, Turkey Clay Romania Cristina Dinu 3–6, 4–6
Winner 4. 21 March 2011 $10,000 Antalya, Turkey Clay Spain Garbiñe Muguruza 6–2, 6–1
Winner 5. 30 May 2011 $25,000 Přerov, Czech Republic Clay Czech Republic Karolína Plíšková 6–0, 6–3
Winner 6. 8 August 2011 $10,000 Istanbul, Turkey Hard Germany Christina Shakovets 6–4, 6–1
Runner-up 6. 19 September 2011 $25,000 Tbilisi, Georgia Clay Ukraine Lesia Tsurenko 6–7(3–7), 3–6
Winner 7. 10 October 2011 $25,000 Sant Cugat del Vallès, Spain Clay Georgia (country) Margalita Chakhnashvili 6–4, 6–2
Winner 8. 17 October 2011 $25,000 Seville, Spain Clay Spain Estrella Cabeza Candela 2–6, 6–3, 6–3
Winner 9. 7 January 2013 $10,000 Antalya, Turkey Clay Netherlands Marrit Boonstra 6–1, 1–6, 7–6(7–4)
Winner 10. 14 January 2013 $10,000 Antalya, Turkey Clay Georgia (country) Sofia Kvatsabaia 6–0, 6–1
Runner-up 7. 21 January 2013 $10,000 Antalya, Turkey Clay Romania Alexandra Dulgheru 2–6, 2–6
Winner 11. 11 March 2013 $10,000 Madrid, Spain Clay Ukraine Sofiya Kovalets 6–1, 6–0
Winner 12. 18 March 2013 $10,000 Madrid, Spain Clay United States Bernarda Pera 2–6, 6–4, 6–4
Winner 13. 1 July 2013 $15,000 Přerov, Czech Republic Clay Russia Ekaterina Alexandrova 6–2, 7–6(7–4)
Winner 14. 22 July 2013 $10,000 Palić, Serbia Clay Serbia Milana Špremo 6–0, 6–3
Winner 15. 29 July 2013 $25,000 Bad Saulgau, Germany Clay Austria Patricia Mayr-Achleitner 7–6(7–4), 6–3
Winner 16. 19 August 2013 $10,000 Prague, Czech Republic Clay Czech Republic Zuzana Zálabská 7–5, 6–1
Runner-up 8. 17 February 2014 $15,000 Altenkirchen, Germany Carpet (i) Belarus Iryna Shymanovich 1–6, 6–7(3–7)
Winner 17. 20 October 2014 $10,000 Heraklion, Greece Hard Austria Barbara Haas 4–6, 6–3, 7–6(8–6)
Winner 18. 24 November 2014 $10,000 Antalya, Turkey Clay Georgia (country) Ekaterine Gorgodze 6–4, 6–0
Runner-up 9. 9 February 2015 $10,000 Trnava, Slovakia Hard (i) Latvia Anastasija Sevastova 1–6, 6–7(3–7)
Runner-up 10. 2 March 2015 $10,000 Antalya, Turkey Clay Romania Cristina Dinu 6–2, 4–6, 2–6
Winner 19. 6 April 2015 $25,000 Chiasso, Switzerland Clay Romania Alexandra Cadanțu 3–6, 6–3, 7–6(8–6)
Runner-up 11. 8 June 2015 $25,000 Padua, Italy Clay Argentina Paula Ormaechea 3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 12. 20 June 2016 $25,000 Rome, Italy Clay Slovakia Rebecca Šramková 1–6, 1–6

Doubles (22–23)[edit]

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (3–0)
Clay (19–22)
Grass (0–1)
Carpet (0–0)
Result No. Date Category Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 20 October 2008 $10,000 Dubrovnik, Croatia Clay Hungary Aleksandra Filipovski Czech Republic Lucie Kriegsmannová
Czech Republic Darina Šeděnková
2–6, 2–6
Winner 1. 13 April 2009 $10,000 Hvar, Croatia Clay Czech Republic Martina Kubičíková Romania Elena Bogdan
Czech Republic Martina Borecká
6–4, 0–6, [10–6]
Winner 2. 7 September 2009 $10,000 Budapest, Hungary Clay Hungary Virág Németh Czech Republic Jana Jandová
Czech Republic Lucie Kriegsmannová
4–6, 6–3, [10–6]
Winner 3. 28 September 2009 $25,000 Tbilisi, Georgia Clay Ukraine Veronika Kapshay Georgia (country) Tatia Mikadze
Georgia (country) Manana Shapakidze
7–5, 0–6, [10–8]
Winner 4. 19 October 2009 $10,000 Dubrovnik, Croatia Clay Switzerland Conny Perrin Croatia Matea Čutura
Croatia Dorotea Kraljević
6–2, 6–3
Winner 5. 23 August 2010 $10,000 Vinkovci, Croatia Clay Romania Raluca Elena Platon Croatia Indire Akiki
Czech Republic Zuzana Linhová
6–3, 6–0
Winner 6. 30 August 2010 $10,000 Osijek, Croatia Clay Czech Republic Martina Kubičíková Croatia Petra Šunić
Serbia Nataša Zorić
6–1, 6–1
Runner-up 2. 18 October 2010 $10,000 Ain Sukhna, Egypt Clay Czech Republic Martina Kubičíková Czech Republic Lucie Kriegsmannová
Czech Republic Iveta Gerlová
3–6, 6–3, [8–10]
Winner 7. 25 October 2010 $25,000 Cairo, Egypt Clay Czech Republic Martina Kubičíková Liechtenstein Stephanie Vogt
Slovenia Maša Zec Peškirič
6–7(4–7), 6–1, [11–9]
Runner-up 3. 7 February 2011 $10,000 Majorca, Spain Clay Switzerland Conny Perrin Netherlands Daniëlle Harmsen
Germany Scarlett Werner
4–6, 3–6
Runner-up 4. 14 March 2011 $10,000 Antalya, Turkey Clay Czech Republic Martina Kubičíková Turkey Pemra Özgen
Poland Sandra Zaniewska
6–2, 5–7, [6–10]
Winner 8. 18 April 2011 $25,000 Civitavecchia, Italy Clay Netherlands Daniëlle Harmsen Romania Diana Enache
Romania Liana Ungur
6–2, 6–3
Runner-up 5. 6 June 2011 $50,000+H Zlín, Czech Republic Clay Hungary Katalin Marosi Ukraine Yuliya Beygelzimer
Georgia (country) Margalita Chakhnashvili
6–3, 1–6, 4–6
Runner-up 6. 13 June 2011 $25,000 Padua, Italy Clay Ukraine Irina Buryachok France Kristina Mladenovic
Poland Katarzyna Piter
4–6, 3–6
Winner 9. 19 September 2011 $25,000 Tbilisi, Georgia Clay Ukraine Irina Buryachok Romania Elena Bogdan
Chile Andrea Koch Benvenuto
7–6(7–3), 6–2
Winner 10. 13 February 2012 $25,000 Rabat, Morocco Clay Slovakia Jana Čepelová Italy Anastasia Grymalska
Belarus Ilona Kremen
6–7(4–7), 6–1, [10–4]
Runner-up 7. 11 June 2012 $50,000 Nottingham, United Kingdom Grass Portugal Maria João Koehler Australia Ashleigh Barty
Australia Sally Peers
6–7(2–7), 6–3, [5–10]
Runner-up 8. 2 July 2012 $50,000 Versmold, Germany Clay Romania Elena Bogdan Argentina Mailen Auroux
Argentina María Irigoyen
1–6, 4–6
Runner-up 9. 9 July 2012 $25,000 Aschaffenburg, Germany Clay Denmark Malou Ejdesgaard Argentina Florencia Molinero
Liechtenstein Stephanie Vogt
3–6, 6–7(3–7)
Winner 11. 23 July 2012 $10,000 Bad Waltersdorf, Austria Clay Germany Christina Shakovets Australia Alexandra Nancarrow
Austria Katharina Negrin
6–2, 6–0
Runner-up 10. 3 September 2012 $50,000 Mestre, Italy Clay Serbia Teodora Mirčić Argentina Mailen Auroux
Argentina María Irigoyen
7–5, 4–6, [8–10]
Winner 12. 24 September 2012 $50,000 Telavi, Georgia Clay Germany Christina Shakovets Belarus Ekaterina Dzehalevich
Georgia (country) Oksana Kalashnikova
3–6, 6–4, [10–6]
Winner 13. 18 February 2013 $10,000 Majorca, Spain Clay Spain Leticia Costas Italy Anastasia Grymalska
Russia Yana Sizikova
6–3, 6–2
Winner 14. 25 February 2013 $10,000 Majorca, Spain Clay Spain Leticia Costas Spain Lucía Cervera Vázquez
Spain Carolina Prats Millán
6–2, 6–1
Winner 15. 8 April 2013 $25,000 La Marsa, Tunisia Clay Russia Eugeniya Pashkova Montenegro Danka Kovinić
Brazil Laura Pigossi
6–3, 4–6, [10–5]
Runner-up 11. 22 April 2013 $25,000 Tunis, Tunisia Clay Russia Eugeniya Pashkova Serbia Aleksandra Krunić
Poland Katarzyna Piter
2–6, 6–3, [7–10]
Runner-up 12. 3 June 2013 $25,000 Brescia, Italy Clay Russia Irina Khromacheva Australia Monique Adamczak
Japan Yurika Sema
4–6, 5–7
Runner-up 13. 9 September 2013 $25,000 Sofia, Bulgaria Clay Spain Beatriz García Vidagany Bulgaria Dia Evtimova
Bulgaria Viktoriya Tomova
4–6, 6–2, [6–10]
Runner-up 14. 30 September 2013 $25,000 Budapest, Hungary Clay Ukraine Veronika Kapshay Switzerland Timea Bacsinszky
Switzerland Xenia Knoll
6–7(3–7), 2–6
Winner 16. 13 January 2014 $25,000 Port St. Lucie, United States Clay Russia Irina Khromacheva United States Jan Abaza
United States Louisa Chirico
6–4, 6–4
Winner 17. 31 March 2014 $15,000 Dijon, France Hard (i) Bulgaria Isabella Shinikova Czech Republic Martina Borecká
Netherlands Michaëlla Krajicek
6–3, 7–5
Winner 18. 9 June 2014 $25,000 Budapest, Hungary Clay Russia Irina Khromacheva Slovenia Dalila Jakupović
Czech Republic Kateřina Kramperová
7–5, 6–4
Runner-up 15. 15 September 2014 $25,000 Dobrich, Bulgaria Clay Bulgaria Isabella Shinikova Romania Irina Maria Bara
Romania Andreea Mitu
5–7, 6–7(5–7)
Winner 19. 20 October 2014 $10,000 Heraklion, Greece Hard Bulgaria Julia Stamatova Hungary Anna Bondár
Hungary Dalma Gálfi
6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 16. 24 November 2014 $10,000 Antalya, Turkey Clay Bulgaria Julia Stamatova Georgia (country) Ekaterine Gorgodze
Georgia (country) Sofia Kvatsabaia
6–7(3–7), 6–7(7–9)
Winner 20. 6 April 2015 $25,000 Chiasso, Switzerland Clay Romania Diana Buzean Italy Giulia Gatto-Monticone
Italy Alice Matteucci
6–2, 7–5
Runner-up 17. 8 June 2015 $25,000 Padua, Italy Clay Argentina Paula Ormaechea Argentina María Irigoyen
Czech Republic Barbora Krejčíková
4–6, 2–6
Runner-up 18. 7 September 2015 $100,000 Biarritz, France Clay Liechtenstein Stephanie Vogt Turkey Başak Eraydın
Belarus Lidziya Marozava
4–6, 4–6
Runner-up 19. 7 December 2015 $25,000 Cairo, Egypt Clay Italy Martina Caregaro Russia Valentyna Ivakhnenko
Slovenia Dalila Jakupović
w/o
Winner 21. 8 February 2016 $10,000 Trnava, Slovakia Hard (i) Slovakia Chantal Škamlová Slovakia Lenka Juríková
Czech Republic Tereza Malíková
6–3, 2–6, [10–7]
Runner-up 20. 7 March 2016 $25,000 Curitiba, Brazil Clay Italy Martina Caregaro Argentina Catalina Pella
Chile Daniela Seguel
3–6, 6–7(5–7)
Winner 22. 9 May 2016 $25,000 Győr, Hungary Clay Croatia Ana Vrljić Hungary Vanda Lukács
Slovakia Chantal Škamlová
6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 21. 20 June 2016 $25,000 Rome, Italy Clay Venezuela Andrea Gámiz Italy Claudia Giovine
Poland Katarzyna Piter
3–6, 6–3, [7–10]
Runner-up 22. 27 June 2016 $50,000 Rome, Italy Clay Georgia (country) Sofia Shapatava Turkey İpek Soylu
China Xu Shilin
5–7, 1–6
Runner-up 23. 22 August 2016 $25,000 Bükfürdő, Hungary Clay Hungary Dalma Gálfi Spain Georgina García Pérez
Hungary Fanny Stollár
3–6, 6–7(4–7)

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