Samantha Crawford

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Samantha Crawford
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Country (sports) United States
Born (1995-02-18) February 18, 1995 (age 26)
Atlanta, Georgia
Height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Prize money$573,320
Singles
Career record145–131
Career titles1 ITF
Highest ranking98 (11 July 2016)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (2017)
French Open1R (2016)
Wimbledon2R (2016)
US Open1R (2012, 2015, 2016)
Doubles
Career record66–57
Career titles5 ITF
Highest ranking216 (13 July 2015)
Grand Slam Doubles results
US Open1R (2011, 2012, 2014, 2016)
Last updated on: 6 September 2019.

Samantha Crawford (born February 18, 1995) is an inactive American tennis player.

Crawford has won one singles and five doubles titles on the ITF circuit. In July 2016, she reached her best singles ranking of world number 98. On July 13, 2015, she peaked at number 216 in the WTA doubles rankings.

As a junior, Atlanta-born Crawford won the girls' singles title at the 2012 US Open, defeating Anett Kontaveit in the final.

Career[edit]

2012[edit]

Crawford received a wild card into the qualifying of the US Open. She got into the competition with wins over Irina Khromacheva and Marie-Ève Pelletier, and played Eleni Daniilidou for a spot in the main draw, winning in three sets. In her first women's Grand Slam main-draw appearance, Crawford lost to fellow teenager Laura Robson.

2015[edit]

In 2015, Crawford came into the US Open by winning the Wild Card Challenge, a three-week series of hard-court events played out on the USTA Pro Circuit.[1]

2016[edit]

At the Brisbane International, Crawford caused an upset by defeating top-15 player Belinda Bencic in the second round. She subsequently went on to reach her first WTA semifinal, where she lost to former world No. 1 and eventual champion, Victoria Azarenka, in straight sets.[2]

ITF finals[edit]

Singles (1–4)[edit]

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (1–2)
Clay (0–2)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Category Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. July 15, 2012 $50,000 Yakima, United States Hard United States Shelby Rogers 4–6, 7–6(3), 3–6
Runner-up 2. January 18, 2015 $25,000 Plantation, United States Clay United States Sachia Vickery 3–6, 1–6
Runner-up 3. May 17, 2015 $25,000 Raleigh, United States Clay United States Julia Boserup 3–6, 2–6
Runner-up 4. August 2, 2015 $50,000 Lexington, United States Hard Japan Nao Hibino 2–6, 1–6
Winner 1. November 15, 2015 $50,000 Scottsdale, United States Hard Switzerland Viktorija Golubic 6–3, 4–6, 6–2

Doubles (5–2)[edit]

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (5–2)
Clay (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Category Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. July 14, 2012 $50,000 Yakima, United States Hard United States Madison Keys China Xu Yifan
China Zhou Yimiao
6–3, 2–6, [12–10]
Winner 2. February 24, 2013 $25,000 Surprise, United States Hard United States Sachia Vickery United States Emily Harman
China Xu Yifan
6–3, 3–6, [10–7]
Winner 3. February 15, 2014 $25,000 Rancho Santa Fe, United States Hard China Xu Yifan United States Danielle Lao
United States Keri Wong
3–6, 6–2, [12–10]
Runner-up 1. July 19, 2014 $50,000 Carson, United States Hard United States Sachia Vickery Netherlands Michaëlla Krajicek
Australia Olivia Rogowska
6–7(4), 1–6
Winner 4. February 28, 2015 $25,000 Rancho Santa Fe, United States Hard United States Asia Muhammad Turkey İpek Soylu
Serbia Nina Stojanović
6–0, 6–3
Winner 5. June 27, 2015 $25,000 Baton Rouge, United States Hard United States Emily Harman Australia Storm Sanders
South Africa Chanel Simmonds
7–6(4), 6–1
Runner-up 2. November 6, 2016 $50,000 Scottsdale, United States Hard United States Melanie Oudin United States Ingrid Neel
United States Taylor Townsend
4–6, 3–6

Junior Grand Slam finals[edit]

Girls' singles[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Opponent Score
Winner 2012 US Open Hard Estonia Anett Kontaveit 7–5, 6–3

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Crawford wins challenge earns US Open wild card". USTA. August 3, 2015. Retrieved October 7, 2015.
  2. ^ Lutton, Phil (January 9, 2016). "Brisbane International 2016: Victoria Azarenka continues comeback after booking spot in final". Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved March 24, 2016.

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