Raluca Șerban

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Raluca Șerban
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Șerban at the 2019 Wimbledon qualifying
Full nameRaluca Georgiana Șerban
Country (sports) Cyprus (2018–current)
 Romania (2013–2018)
ResidenceCyprus[1]
Born (1997-06-17) 17 June 1997 (age 22)
Constanța, Romania
Height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$99,808
Singles
Career record196–86
Career titles10 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 204 (22 April 2019)
Current rankingNo. 233 (24 June 2019)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ1 (2019)
WimbledonQ1 (2019)
US OpenQ1 (2019)
Doubles
Career record105–51
Career titles11 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 179 (31 December 2018)
Current rankingNo. 219 (24 June 2019)
Last updated on: 24 June 2019.

Raluca Georgiana Șerban (born 17 June 1997) is a Romanian-born professional tennis player, who since 2018 represents Cyprus.

Career[edit]

She has career-high WTA rankings of 204 in singles, achieved on 22 April 2019, and of 179 in doubles, achieved on 31 December 2018. Șerban has won eleven doubles titles and ten singles titles on the ITF circuit.

She made her WTA main-draw debut at the 2018 BGL Luxembourg Open in the doubles event partnering Isabella Shinikova.

ITF Finals[edit]

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$80,000 tournaments
$60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments

Singles (10–6)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 19 April 2015 Heraklion, Greece Hard Spain Cristina Sánchez-Quintanar 6–2, 6–3
Winner 2. 26 April 2015 Heraklion, Greece Hard Hungary Anna Bondár 4–6, 6–4, 6–1
Winner 3. 17 April 2016 Heraklion, Greece Hard Italy Cristiana Ferrando 6–3, 7–6(7–4)
Runner-up 1. 19 June 2016 Antalya, Turkey Hard Turkey Ayla Aksu 3–6, 3–6
Winner 4. 13 November 2016 Heraklion, Greece Hard United Kingdom Gabriella Taylor 6–4, 7–5
Winner 5. 20 November 2016 Heraklion, Greece Hard Netherlands Nina Kruijer 3–6, 4–0 ret.
Winner 6. 29 January 2017 Antalya, Turkey Clay Ukraine Alena Fomina 6–2, 6–3
Runner-up 2. 19 March 2017 Heraklion, Greece Clay Serbia Dejana Radanović 4–6, 6–7(1–7)
Winner 7. 14 May 2017 Antalya, Turkey Clay United States Dasha Ivanova 7–5, 6–2
Runner-up 3. 17 September 2017 Antalya, Turkey Clay Greece Despina Papamichail 6–3, 2–6, 6–7(6–8)
Winner 8. 4 March 2018 Heraklion, Greece Clay Czech Republic Anastasia Dețiuc 6–3, 5–7, 6–2
Runner-up 4. 22 April 2018 Chiasso, Switzerland Clay Netherlands Cindy Burger 7–6(7–4), 4–6, 3–6
Runner-up 5. 5 May 2018 Balatonboglár, Hungary Clay Slovenia Kaja Juvan 4–6, 1–6
Winner 9. 6 October 2018 Pula, Italy Clay Italy Anastasia Grymalska 7–6(7–2), 6–4
Winner 10. 27 October 2018 Istanbul, Turkey Hard (i) Serbia Nina Stojanović 6–2, 7–5
Runner-up 6. 10 November 2018 Minsk, Belarus Hard (i) Belarus Yuliya Hatouka 5–7, 5–7

Doubles (12–10)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 1 March 2014 Antalya, Turkey Romania Nicoleta Dascălu China Li Yihong
China Zhu Lin
6–3, 3–6, [3–10]
Runner-up 2. 30 May 2014 Sibiu, Romania Czech Republic Vendula Žovincová Romania Camelia Hristea
Romania Oana Georgeta Simion
6–7(2–7), 1–6
Winner 1. 3 November 2014 Heraklion, Greece Romania Oana Georgeta Simion Serbia Natalija Kostić
Serbia Nevena Selaković
6–4, 6–2
Winner 2. 17 October 2015 Heraklion, Greece Slovakia Viktória Kužmová Belgium Steffi Distelmans
Netherlands Kelly Versteeg
6–2, 6–0
Runner-up 3. 12 March 2016 Antalya, Turkey Romania Andreea Ghițescu Austria Yvonne Neuwirth
Austria Nicole Rottmann
6–2, 4–6, [5–10]
Runner-up 4. 16 April 2016 Heraklion, Greece Russia Kseniia Bekker Italy Cristiana Ferrando
Hungary Dalma Gálfi
4–6, 7–5, [12–14]
Runner-up 5. 18 June 2016 Antalya, Turkey Italy Miriana Tona Netherlands Arianne Hartono
New Zealand Paige Hourigan
3–6, ret.
Winner 3. 26 November 2016 Heraklion, Greece Israel Vlada Ekshibarova Italy Cristiana Ferrando
Belgium Michaela Boev
6–4, 7–6(7–4)
Runner-up 6. 13 March 2017 Heraklion, Greece Romania Oana Georgeta Simion Slovakia Michaela Hončová
Italy Francesca Palmigiano
4–6, 3–6
Winner 4. 19 March 2017 Heraklion, Greece Romania Oana Georgeta Simion Canada Charlotte Robillard-Millette
Canada Carol Zhao
3–6, 7–6(7–2), [10–2]
Winner 5. 11 June 2017 Figueira da Foz, Portugal Turkey Ayla Aksu Colombia María Fernanda Herazo
Mexico Victoria Rodríguez
6–4, 6–1
Winner 6. 2 July 2017 Stuttgart, Germany Russia Kseniia Bekker Germany Laura Schaeder
Germany Anna Zaja
6–3, 5–7, [10–5]
Runner-up 7. 22 July 2017 Olomouc, Czech Republic Slovakia Michaela Hončová France Amandine Hesse
Mexico Victoria Rodríguez
6–3, 2–6, [6–10]
Winner 7. 27 January 2018 Stuttgart, Germany Romania Laura Ioana Paar Czech Republic Petra Krejsová
Czech Republic Jesika Malečková
6–0, 6–7(7–9), [10–5]
Winner 8. 10 February 2018 Antalya, Turkey Romania Oana Georgeta Simion Japan Mana Ayukawa
Switzerland Nina Stadler
6–2, 7–6(7–5)
Winner 9. 3 March 2018 Heraklion, Greece Belgium Michaela Boev Romania Gabriela Ana Maria Davidescu
Romania Alexandra Maria Stăiculescu
6–1, 2–6, [10–7]
Runner-up 8. 10 March 2018 Heraklion, Greece Belgium Michaela Boev The Bahamas Kerrie Cartwright
United States Kariann Pierre-Louis
4–6, 5–7
Winner 10. 4 May 2018 Balatonboglár, Hungary Hungary Anna Bondár Hungary Ágnes Bukta
Hungary Dalma Gálfi
6–1, 7–6(7–2)
Runner-up 9. 25 May 2018 Les Franqueses del Vallès, Spain India Pranjala Yadlapalli Mexico Giuliana Olmos
Brazil Laura Pigossi
4–6, 4–6
Runner-up 10. 22 June 2018 Madrid, Spain Russia Anastasia Pribylova Paraguay Montserrat González
China Wang Xiyu
4–6, 6–7(4–7)
Winner 11. 10 August 2018 Koksijde, Belgium Hungary Anna Bondár Bosnia and Herzegovina Dea Herdželaš
Slovakia Tereza Mihalíková
6–3, 6–0
Winner 12. 28 July 2019 Prague, Czech Republic Romania Nicoleta Dascălu Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká
Czech Republic Johana Marková
6–4, 6–4

National representation[edit]

Games of the Small States of Europe[edit]

Singles (1 win)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 2 June 2017 City of San Marino, San Marino Clay Luxembourg Eléonora Molinaro 7–5, 6–4

Doubles 2 (2 wins)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponent Score
Winner 1. 2 June 2017 City of San Marino, San Marino Clay Cyprus Maria Siopacha Malta Francesca Curmi
Malta Elaine Genovese
6–2, 6–4
Winner 2. 1 June 2019 Budva, Montenegro Clay Cyprus Eleni Louka Malta Francesca Curmi
Malta Elaine Genovese
6–2, 6–3

Mixed doubles 3 (2 wins, 1 runner-up)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponent Score
Winner 1. 5 June 2015 Reykjavik, Iceland Hard (i) Cyprus Petros Chrysochos Luxembourg Claudine Schaul
Luxembourg Mike Scheidweiler
6–4, 7–6(7–4)
Runner-up 2. 2 June 2017 City of San Marino, San Marino Clay Cyprus Eleftherios Neos Luxembourg Eléonora Molinaro
Luxembourg Ugo Nastasi
3–6, 4–6
Winner 3. 1 June 2019 Budva, Montenegro Clay Cyprus Eleftherios Neos Montenegro Vladica Babić
Montenegro Rrezart Cungu
6–4, 3–6, [10–7]

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