Tornado Alicia Black

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Tornado Alicia Black
2015 US Open Tennis - Qualies - Romina Oprandi (SUI) (22) def. Tornado Alicia Black (USA) (20918192181).jpg
Black at the 2015 US Open
Full name Tornado Alicia Black
Country (sports)  United States
Born (1998-05-12) May 12, 1998 (age 18)
Boca Raton, FL, United States
Prize money $47,311
Singles
Career record 33–17
Career titles 2 ITF
Highest ranking 404 (February 2, 2015)
Current ranking
Grand Slam Singles results
US Open Q2 (2014)
Doubles
Career record 6–5
Career titles 0
Highest ranking 348 (September 14, 2015)
Current ranking 383 (July 18, 2016)
Grand Slam Doubles results
US Open 2R (2015)
Mixed doubles
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
US Open 1R (2014)
Last updated on: July 18, 2016.

Tornado Alicia Black (born May 12, 1998 in Boca Raton, Florida) is an American tennis player.

Black has won two singles titles on the ITF tour in her career. On February 2, 2015, she reached her best singles ranking of world number 404. On September 14, 2015, she peaked at world number 348 in the doubles rankings.

Black was runner-up at the junior 2013 US Open, losing to Ana Konjuh in three sets.[1][2]

Black made her WTA tour main draw debut at the 2014 Abierto Mexicano Telcel. Having been awarded a wild card, she played Serbian sixth seed Bojana Jovanovski in the first round, losing in straight sets.[3]

Tornado and her younger sister Hurricane Tyra have often been referred to as "the next Williams sisters".[4][5]

ITF finals (2–2)[edit]

Singles (2–1)[edit]

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (1–0)
Clay (1–1)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result No. Date Category Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. June 25, 2012 $10,000 Buffalo, United States Clay United States Jamie Loeb 6–7(5–7), 2–6
Winner 1. September 23, 2013 $10,000 Amelia Island, United States Clay United States Alexandra Mueller 4–6, 6–0, 6–0
Winner 2. July 14, 2014 $10,000 Evansville, United States Hard United States Caitlin Whoriskey 6–4, 4–6, 6–2

Doubles (0–1)[edit]

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
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. June 1, 2015 $10,000 Manzanillo, Mexico Hard United States Dasha Ivanova Mexico Carolina Betancourt
Samoa Steffi Carruthers
3–6, 3–6

Junior Grand Slam finals[edit]

Girls' Singles[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 2013 US Open Hard Croatia Ana Konjuh 6–3, 4–6, 6–7(6–8)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Konjuh outlasts Black to win girls' singles title". US Open. September 8, 2013. Retrieved February 23, 2014. 
  2. ^ Harwitt, Sandra (September 8, 2013). "Coric and Konjuh secure US Open titles". International Tennis Federation. Retrieved February 23, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Jovanovski blows past Tornado Black". kora.com. February 25, 2014. Retrieved March 5, 2014. 
  4. ^ Isaacson, Melissa (September 18, 2013). "Greatness in forecast for Tornado Black". ESPN. Retrieved February 23, 2014. 
  5. ^ Kussoy, Howie (September 4, 2013). "Tornado, Hurricane could be next Serena, Venus". New York Post. Retrieved February 23, 2014. 

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