Teliana Pereira

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Teliana Pereira
Pereira WMQ13-007.jpg
Teliana Pereira at the 2013 Wimbledon qualifications
Full name Teliana Santos Pereira
Country (sports)  Brazil
Residence Curitiba, Brazil
Born (1988-07-20) 20 July 1988 (age 27)
Águas Belas, Brazil
Height 1.67 m (5 ft 5 12 in)
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $660,682
Singles
Career record 329–164
Career titles 2 WTA, 22 ITF
Highest ranking No. 48 (3 August 2015)
Current ranking No. 48 (3 August 2015)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 1R (2014)
French Open 2R (2014, 2015)
Wimbledon 1R (2014, 2015)
US Open 1R (2014)
Doubles
Career record 121–76
Career titles 10 ITF
Highest ranking No. 117 (16 September 2013)
Current ranking No. 265 (8 June 2015)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 1R (2014)
Wimbledon Q2 (2013)
Last updated on: 8 June 2015.

Teliana Santos Pereira (born 20 July 1988 in Águas Belas) is a professional Brazilian tennis player.[1]

On 19 April 2015, she became the first Brazilian to win a WTA Tour title in 27 years, beating Yaroslava Shvedova in Bogotá 7–6, 6–1. She achieved a career-high singles ranking of World No. 48 in August 2015 after she won her second title at Florianopolis by defeating German Annika Beck 6-4, 4-6, 6-1.

Career[edit]

In February 2013, Pereira reached the semifinals of Copa Colsanitas as a qualifier, which boosted her singles ranking to 116.[2]

In February 2014, Pereira reached the semifinals of Rio Open.[3]

In April 2015, Pereira reached the final of Copa Colsanitas, where she won her first WTA title beating 5th seed Yaroslava Shvedova in straight sets to become the first Brazilian woman to win a WTA singles title since 1988, and jumping 130 places up the WTA rankings to No.81.

In July 2015 she won her second WTA title at the Brasil Tennis Cup in Florianópolis. With the result, Pereira entered the top 50 for the first time. Pereira was just the second Brazilian in the Open Era to win a WTA title in Brazil - Niege Dias achieved the feat once, doing it over in Guaruja in 1987.[4]

Pereira has won twenty one singles and ten doubles titles on the ITF tour in her career.

Playing for Brazil Fed Cup team at the Fed Cup, Pereira has a win–loss record of 21–5.

Early and personal life[edit]

Teliana Pereira was born on 20 July 1988 in Águas Belas, Coached by brother, Renato.[1] Parents are Jose and Maria; has three brothers and three sisters. Started playing at age 8 because brothers were playing. Favorite tournament is French Open. Tennis idol was Gustavo Kuerten; also likes Rafael Nadal. Favorite type of music is reggae (especially Bob Marley). Her favourite surface is clay.

WTA career finals[edit]

Singles: 2 (2 titles)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
WTA Tour Championships (0–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Premier (0–0)
International (2-0)
Finals by surface
Hard (0–0)
Clay (2-0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 19 April 2015 Copa Colsanitas, Bogotá, Colombia Clay Kazakhstan Yaroslava Shvedova 7–6(7–2), 6–1
Winner 2. 01 August 2015 Brasil Tennis Cup, Florianópolis, Brazil Clay Germany Annika Beck 6–4, 4–6, 6–1

WTA 125s finals[edit]

Doubles 1 (1 runner-up)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 17 February 2013 Cali, Colombia Clay Argentina Florencia Molinero Colombia Catalina Castaño
Colombia Mariana Duque
3–6 6–1 [10–5]

ITF Career Finals[edit]

Singles: 30 (22–8)[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. 8 October 2006 Tucumán, Argentina Clay Brazil Vivian Segnini 6–2, 6–1
Runner-up 1. 15 October 2006 Córdoba, Argentina Clay Argentina Vanesa Furlanetto 1–6, 6–1, 7–5
Winner 2. 21 October 2006 Santiago, Chile Clay Argentina Mailen Auroux 4–6, 6–2, 6–3
Winner 3. 11 November 2006 Itajaí, Brazil Clay Argentina Veronica Spiegel 4–6, 6–1, 6–1
Runner-up 2. 26 November 2006 Córdoba, Argentina Clay Belgium Yanina Wickmayer 6–1, 6–7(4–7), 6–0
Winner 4. 18 March 2007 Athens, Greece Clay France Violette Huck 6–2, 6–1
Winner 5. 25 March 2007 Amiens, France Clay (i) France Audrey Bergot 7–5, 3–6, 6–1
Winner 6. 31 March 2007 Foggia, Italy Clay Spain Rebeca Bou-Nogueiro 6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 3. 27 May 2007 Vienna, Austria Clay Croatia Darija Jurak 6–1, 1–6, 6–2
Winner 7. 5 August 2007 Campos Do Jordao, Brazil Hard Brazil Maria Fernanda Alves 6–4, 6–2
Winner 8. 19 August 2007 Bogotá, Colombia Clay Portugal Frederica Piedade 7–6(7–2), 6–2
Winner 9. 6 December 2008 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay Argentina Emilia Yorio 6–2, 6–1
Winner 10. 2 October 2010 Arujá, Brazil Clay Argentina Vanesa Furlanetto 4–6, 6–4, 6–1
Winner 11. 10 October 2010 Londrina, Brazil Clay Paraguay Verónica Cepede Royg 6–4, 6–0
Winner 12 20 March 2011 Metepec, Mexico Hard United States Amanda Fink 6–4, 6–4
Winner 13. 3 July 2011 Denain, France Clay Ukraine Valentyna Ivakhnenko 6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 4. 28 April 2012 Caracas, Venezuela Hard Venezuela Adriana Pérez 6–1, 6–1
Winner 14. 12 May 2012 Rosario, Argentina Clay Argentina Mailen Auroux 7–5, 7–6(7–5)
Runner-up 5. 3 June 2012 Maribor, Slovenia Clay Germany Anna-Lena Friedsam 2–6, 7–6(7–1), 6–2
Runner-up 6. 14 September 2012 Mont-de-Marsan, France Clay Switzerland Timea Bacsinszky 6–2, 3–6, 6–2
Winner 15. 20 October 2012 Seville, Spain Clay Spain Estrella Cabeza Candela 4–6, 7–6(7–3), 7–6(7–5)
Winner 16. 3 November 2012 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay United Kingdom Amanda Carreras 6–1, 6–2
Winner 17. 29 June 2013 Perigueux, France Clay Chile Daniela Seguel 6–1, 6–4
Winner 18. 7 July 2013 Denain, France Clay Italy Alberta Brianti 6–4, 7–5
Winner 19. 16 September 2013 Mont-de-Marsan, France Clay France Pauline Parmentier 6–1, 6–4
Winner 20. 22 September 2013 Saint Malo, France Clay France Pauline Parmentier 6–2, 6–1
Winner 21. 29 September 2013 Seville, Spain Clay Argentina Florencia Molinero 7–6(7–5) 6–3
Runner-up 7. 12 July 2014 Biarritz, France Clay Estonia Kaia Kanepi 2–6, 4–6
Runner-up 8. 1 September 2014 Alphen aan den Rijn, Netherlands Clay Czech Republic Denisa Allertová 3–6, ret.
Winner 22. 6 April 2015 Medellín, Colombia Clay Paraguay Verónica Cepede Royg 7–6(8–6), 6–1

Doubles 22 (10–12)[edit]

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score
Winner 1. 11 November 2006 Itajaí, Brazil Clay Belgium Yanina Wickmayer Brazil Fernanda Hermenegildo
Slovakia Monika Kochanová
6–3, 6–3
Winner 2. 26 November 2006 Córdoba, Argentina Clay Belgium Yanina Wickmayer Argentina Florencia Molinero
Argentina Veronica Spiegel
7–5, 6–4
Winner 3. 25 March 2007 Amiens, France Clay (i) Netherlands Marcella Koek Poland Monika Krauze
Russia Anna Savitskaya
6–1, 6–0
Winner 4. 27 May 2007 Vienna, Austria Clay Austria Nikola Hofmanova Slovakia Katarína Poljaková
Slovakia Zuzana Zlochová
7–6(7–1), 6–3
Runner-up 1. 8 July 2007 Mont-de-Marsan, France Clay Brazil Joana Cortez Russia Nina Bratchikova
Portugal Neuza Silva
6–3, 7–6(7–3)
Runner-up 2. 19 August 2007 Bogotá, Colombia Clay Brazil Ana-Clara Duarte Brazil Joana Cortez
Brazil Roxane Vaisemberg
5–7, 6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 3. 13 September 2007 Sofia, Bulgaria Clay Brazil Joana Cortez Romania Mihaela Buzărnescu
Poland Magdalena Kiszczyńska
6–4, 6–7(2–7), [10–4]
Runner-up 4. 10 November 2007 Jounieh, Lebanon Clay Italy Nicole Clerico Poland Olga Brózda
Russia Maria Kondratieva
6–3, 6–1
Winner 5. 25 November 2007 Sintra, Portugal Clay (i) Italy Nicole Clerico Brazil Joana Cortez
Brazil Roxane Vaisemberg
6–4, 6–2
Winner 6. 29 November 2008 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay Brazil Fernanda Hermenegildo Argentina Tatiana Búa
Argentina María Irigoyen
6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 5. 27 March 2011 Poza Rica, Mexico Hard Brazil Fernanda Hermenegildo United States Macall Harkins
Austria Nicole Rottmann
6–2, 6–4
Winner 7. 3 July 2011 Denain, France Clay Paraguay Verónica Cepede Royg France Céline Ghesquière
France Elixane Lechémia
6–1, 6–1
Winner 8. 31 July 2011 Campos do Jordão, Brazil Hard Brazil Fernanda Hermenegildo Brazil Maria Fernanda Alves
Brazil Roxane Vaisemberg
3–6, 7–6(7–5), [11–9]
Runner-up 6. 10 December 2011 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay Brazil Vivian Segnini Argentina Mailen Auroux
Argentina María Irigoyen
6–1, 6–3
Winner 9. 13 April 2012 Pomezia, Italy Clay Peru Bianca Botto Italy Benedetta Davato
Germany Anne Schaefer
7–6(7–3), 6–2
Winner 10. 12 May 2012 Rosario, Argentina Clay Austria Nicole Rottmann Paraguay Verónica Cepede Royg
Argentina Luciana Sarmenti
6–2, 7–5
Runner-up 7. 10 June 2012 Zlín, Czech Republic Clay Paraguay Verónica Cepede Royg Bulgaria Elitsa Kostova
Bosnia and Herzegovina Jasmina Tinjić
4–6, 6–1, [10–8]
Runner-up 8. 14 September 2012 Mont-de-Marsan, France Clay Bulgaria Aleksandrina Naydenova Switzerland Timea Bacsinszky
Romania Mihaela Buzărnescu
6–4, 6–1
Runner-up 9. 23 September 2012 Saint-Malo, France Clay Bulgaria Aleksandrina Naydenova Turkey Pemra Özgen
Ukraine Alyona Sotnikova
6–4, 7–6(8–6)
Runner-up 10. 20 October 2012 Seville, Spain Clay Bulgaria Aleksandrina Naydenova Poland Paula Kania
Poland Katarzyna Piter
5–7, 6–4, [10–6]
Runner-up 11. 12 May 2013 Cagnes-sur-Mer, France Clay Colombia Catalina Castaño United States Vania King
Netherlands Arantxa Rus
4–6, 7–5, [10–8]
Runner-up 12. 11 Jul 2014 Biarritz, France Clay Spain Lourdes Domínguez Lino Argentina Florencia Molinero
Liechtenstein Stephanie Vogt
2–6, 2–6

Singles performance timeline[edit]

Tournament 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 W–L
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open A A A A A Q1 1R Q2 0–1
French Open A A A A A Q3 2R 2R 2–2
Wimbledon Q1 A A A Q1 Q2 1R 1R 0–2
US Open A A A A Q1 Q1 1R 0–1

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Teliana conquista primeiro título de WTA da carreira, em Bogotá". TelianaPereira.com.br (in Portuguese). Retrieved 23 May 2015. 
  2. ^ "Teliana lose in the semifinals and quits best country's campaign in 24 years". Globoesporte (in Portuguese). 21 February 2013. Retrieved 6 March 2014. 
  3. ^ "Semifinalist, Teliana demands of herself for higher intensity". TenisBrasil (in Portuguese). 23 February 2014. Retrieved 6 March 2014. 
  4. ^ Pereira Makes History At Home In Brazil

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