Sophie Ferguson

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Sophie Ferguson
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Country (sports)  Australia
Residence Sydney, Australia
Born (1986-03-19) 19 March 1986 (age 31)
Sydney, Australia
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Turned pro 2002
Retired 2012
Plays Right-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money US$438,917
Singles
Career record 248–186
Career titles 0 WTA, 3 ITF
Highest ranking No. 109 (19 July 2010)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 2R (2005)
French Open 2R (2010)
Wimbledon Q2 (2011)
US Open 1R (2010)
Doubles
Career record 100–97
Career titles 0 WTA, 6 ITF
Highest ranking No. 148 (8 October 2007)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 2R (2006 & 2011)

Sophie Ferguson (born 19 March 1986, in Sydney) is a former Australian professional tennis player. Ferguson has won nine ITF Women's Circuit titles and has played on the WTA Tour. She reached a career high ranking in singles of World number 109 on 19 July 2010. High ranking in doubles of World number 148 on 8 October 2007. She retired from tennis in 2012.

Personal life[edit]

Ferguson has undergone coaching from Australian Tony Roche.[citation needed]

Career[edit]

In 2005, Ferguson got entry in the 2005 Australian Open as a wildcard. She defeated Nuria Llagostera Vives in the first round before falling to Nadia Petrova in the second round.[1]

At the 2007 Australian Women's Hardcourts she defeated former world number 8 Ai Sugiyama.

Sophie received a wildcard to play in the 2007 Sony Ericsson International but lost in the first round against Jelena Kostanic Tosic.

Sophie played at the 2009 Hansol Korea Open. She won through qualifying, before losing to former champion Maria Kirilenko.

In 2010, Ferguson got entry in the 2010 French Open as a qualifier. In the first round she defeated Petra Kvitová, before losing in the second round by eventual champion Francesca Schiavone.[2]

ITF Circuit finals[edit]

Singles 12 (3-9)[edit]

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score
Runner-up 1. 16 May 2004 Karuizawa, Japan Carpet Indonesia Wynne Prakusya 3–6, 2–6
Runner-up 2. 19 February 2006 Sydney, Australia Hard Slovakia Jarmila Gajdošová 4–6, 6–3, 6–7
Runner-up 3. 26 March 2006 Melbourne, Australia Clay Chinese Taipei Yung-Jan Chan 3–6, 6–7
Winner 4. 5 August 2007 Obihiro, Japan Carpet Japan Ayumi Morita 6–4, 6–3
Winner 5. 13 September 2007 Tokyo, Japan Hard China Zhao Yi-Jing 6–2, 6–4
Runner-up 6. 14 October 2007 Rockhampton, Australia Hard New Zealand Marina Erakovic 6–7, 5–7
Runner-up 7. 21 October 2007 Gympie, Australia Hard New Zealand Marina Erakovic 6–4, 4–6, 6–7
Runner-up 8. 29 March 2009 Hammond, United States Hard United States Kristie Ahn 6–0, 4–6, 4–6
Runner-up 9. 27 June 2009 Périgueux, France Clay Ukraine Julia Vakulenko 2–6, 5–7
Winner 10. 16 August 2009 Quanzhou, China Hard Chinese Taipei Yung-Jan Chan 6–3, 6–1
Runner-up 11. 21 March 2010 Fort Walton Beach, United States Hard South Africa Chanelle Scheepers 5–7, 5–7
Runner-up 12. 10 July 2010 Biarritz, France Clay Germany Julia Görges 2–6, 2–6

Doubles 13 (6-7)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score
Runner-up 1. 14 August 2005 Wuxi, China Hard Australia Casey Dellacqua South Korea Mi-Ra Jeon
Indonesia Wynne Prakusya
2–6, 6–7(6–8)
Runner-up 2. 12 November 2006 Mount Gambier, Australia Hard Australia Daniella Dominikovic South Africa Natalie Grandin
Australia Christina Wheeler
4–6, 6–4, 4–6
Runner-up 3. 20 April 2007 Bari, Italy Clay Slovakia Katarina Kachlikova Ukraine Veronika Kapshay
Ukraine Mariya Koryttseva
5–7, 2–6
Winner 4. 19 June 2007 Noto, Japan Carpet United States Anne Yelsey Japan Natsumi Hamamura
Japan Mari Tanaka
7–6(10–8), 6–1
Runner-up 5. 16 November 2007 Nuriootpa, Australia Hard Australia Trudi Musgrave South Africa Natalie Grandin
United States Robin Stephenson
4–6, 5–7
Runner-up 6. 23 May 2007 Mount Gambier, Australia Hard Australia Trudi Musgrave Germany Antonia Matic
Romania Monica Niculescu
7–5, 3–6, [8–10]
Runner-up 7. 16 May 2008 Caserta, Italy Clay Australia Christina Wheeler China Han Xinyun
China Yi-Fan Xu
6–4, 4–6, [8–10]
Winner 8. 3 May 2009 Gifu, Japan Carpet Japan Aiko Nakamura Japan Misaki Doi
Japan Kurumi Nara
6–2, 6–1
Winner 9. 6 June 2009 Brno, Czech Republic Clay Australia Trudi Musgrave Slovakia Karin Morgosova
Slovakia Romana Tabak
6–4, 6–1
Runner-up 10. 5 March 2010 Sydney, Australia Hard Australia Trudi Musgrave Australia Casey Dellacqua
Australia Jessica Moore
W/O
Winner 11. 25 June 2010 Rome, Italy Clay Australia Trudi Musgrave Italy Claudia Giovine
Italy Valentina Sulpizio
6–0, 6–3
Winner 12. 9 May 2011 Reggio Emilia, Italy Clay Australia Sally Peers Italy Claudia Giovine
Argentina Maria Irigoyen
6–4, 6–1
Winner 13. 30 May 2011 Rome, Italy Clay Australia Sally Peers Poland Magda Linette
Romania Liana Ungur
W/O

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