Xenia Knoll

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Xenia Knoll
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Knoll at the 2016 French Open
Country (sports)   Switzerland
Born (1992-09-02) 2 September 1992 (age 25)
Biel, Switzerland
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Plays Left-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money US$ 196,115
Singles
Career record 167–133
Career titles 0 WTA, 2 ITF
Highest ranking 254 (23 March 2015)
Current ranking 783 (23 October 2017)
Doubles
Career record 194–101
Career titles 2 WTA, 1 WTA 125K, 21 ITF
Highest ranking 52 (18 July 2016)
Current ranking 60 (23 October 2017)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open
French Open 1R (2016, 2017)
Wimbledon 2R (2016)
US Open 1R (2016)
Mixed doubles
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Wimbledon 1R (2017)
Team competitions
Fed Cup 0–1
Last updated on: 23 October 2017.

Xenia Knoll (born 2 September 1992 in Biel) is a Swiss tennis player.

Knoll has won three doubles titles (including one at the WTA 125K series) on the WTA Tour, as well as two singles and 21 doubles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit in her career. On 23 March 2015, she reached her career-high singles ranking of world No. 254. On 18 July 2016, she peaked at No. 52 in the doubles rankings.

Knoll made her WTA tour debut at the 2013 Budapest Grand Prix with a direct entry into the main draw,[1] losing in straight sets to the former world-ranked number 11 Shahar Pe'er of Israel.[2]

Playing for the Swiss Team at the Fed Cup, Knoll has a win–loss record of 0–1.[3]

WTA career finals[edit]

Doubles: 7 (2 winners, 5 runners-up)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
WTA Tour Championships (0–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Premier (0–1)
International (2–4)
Finals by surface
Hard (0–2)
Clay (2–2)
Grass (0–1)
Carpet (0–0)
Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 18 April 2016 İstanbul Cup, Turkey Clay Montenegro Danka Kovinić Romania Andreea Mitu
Turkey İpek Soylu
w/o
Winner 1. 25 April 2016 Morocco Open, Rabat Clay Serbia Aleksandra Krunić Germany Tatjana Maria
Romania Raluca Olaru
6–3, 6–0
Runner-up 2. 6 June 2016 Ricoh Open, 's-Hertogenbosch Grass Serbia Aleksandra Krunić Georgia (country) Oksana Kalashnikova
Kazakhstan Yaroslava Shvedova
1–6, 1–6
Winner 2. 11 July 2016 Ladies Championship Gstaad, Switzerland Clay Spain Lara Arruabarrena Germany Annika Beck
Russia Evgeniya Rodina
6–1, 3–6, [10–8]
Runner-up 3. 5 February 2017 St. Petersburg Ladies' Trophy, Russia Hard Croatia Darija Jurak Latvia Jelena Ostapenko
Poland Alicja Rosolska
6–3, 2–6, [5–10]
Runner-up 4. 15 October 2017 Linz Open, Austria Hard (i) Russia Natela Dzalamidze Netherlands Kiki Bertens
Sweden Johanna Larsson
6–3, 3–6, [4–10]
Runner-up 5. 29 April 2018 Istanbul Open, Turkey Clay United Kingdom Anna Smith China Liang Chen
China Zhang Shuai
4–6, 4–6

WTA 125 Series Finals[edit]

Doubles: 1 (1 title)[edit]

Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 30 May 2016 Bol, Croatia Clay Croatia Petra Martić Romania Raluca Olaru
Turkey İpek Soylu
6–3, 6–2

ITF finals (24–21)[edit]

Singles (2–5)[edit]

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (0–2)
Clay (2–3)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result No. Date Category Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 29 June 2009 $10,000 Cremona, Italy Clay Italy Lisa Sabino 4–6, 6–7(3–7)
Runner-up 2. 30 May 2011 $10,000 Madrid, Spain Hard Spain Lucía Cervera Vázquez 4–6, 5–7
Winner 1. 20 May 2013 $10,000 Timișoara, Romania Clay Romania Bianca Hîncu 3–6, 6–2, 7–5
Runner-up 3. 1 July 2013 $10,000 Prokuplje, Serbia Clay Bulgaria Viktoriya Tomova 6–7(2–7), 2–6
Winner 2. 2 September 2013 $10,000 Belgrade, Serbia Clay Serbia Natalija Kostić 6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 4. 17 March 2014 $10,000 Heraklion, Greece Hard United Kingdom Anna Smith 1–6, 3–6
Runner-up 5. 1 September 2014 $25,000 Moscow, Russia Clay Russia Evgeniya Rodina 6–7(2–7), 1–6

Doubles (22–16)[edit]

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (4–1)
Clay (11–15)
Grass (1–0)
Carpet (6–0)
Result No. Date Category Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 15 June 2009 $10,000 Lenzerheide, Switzerland Clay Switzerland Amra Sadiković Netherlands Michelle Gerards
Netherlands Marcella Koek
3–6, 3–6
Winner 1. 22 June 2009 $10,000 Davos, Switzerland Clay Switzerland Amra Sadiković Netherlands Marcella Koek
Italy Lisa Sabino
7–5, 6–1
Winner 2. 15 March 2010 $10,000 Wetzikon, Switzerland Carpet (i) Switzerland Amra Sadiković Czech Republic Simona Dobrá
Czech Republic Tereza Hladíková
6–4, 7–6(7–5)
Runner-up 2. 16 August 2010 $10,000 Innsbruck, Austria Clay Switzerland Amra Sadiković France Victoria Larrière
France Elixane Lechemia
w/o
Winner 3. 1 November 2010 $10,000 Stockholm, Sweden Hard (i) Switzerland Lara Michel Denmark Karen Barbat
Sweden Anna Brazhnikova
6–3, 6–3
Winner 4. 14 March 2011 $10,000 Fällanden, Switzerland Carpet (i) Switzerland Amra Sadiković Slovenia Dalila Jakupović
Slovenia Anja Prislan
6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 3. 6 June 2011 $10,000 Madrid, Spain Clay Italy Benedetta Davato Switzerland Lisa Sabino
Italy Andreea Văideanu
4–6, 1–6
Winner 5. 29 August 2011 $10,000 Trimbach, Switzerland Clay Germany Christina Shakovets Australia Marisa Gianotti
Czech Republic Kateřina Kramperová
6–3, 7–6(7–5)
Winner 6. 26 March 2012 $10,000 Fällanden, Switzerland Carpet (i) Switzerland Amra Sadiković Switzerland Lara Michel
United Kingdom Emily Webley-Smith
6–7(3–7), 6–4, [12–10]
Runner-up 4. 25 June 2012 $10,000 Breda, Netherlands Clay Germany Carolin Daniels Belgium Ysaline Bonaventure
Bulgaria Isabella Shinikova
4–6, 6–7(5–7)
Winner 7. 18 February 2013 $10,000 Kreuzlingen, Switzerland Carpet (i) Switzerland Timea Bacsinszky Croatia Matea Mezak
Croatia Silvia Njirić
6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 5. 2 September 2013 $10,000 Belgrade, Serbia Clay Serbia Tamara Čurović Republic of Macedonia Lina Gjorcheska
Romania Camelia Hristea
0–6, 1–6
Winner 8. 16 September 2013 $25,000 Dobrich, Bulgaria Clay Serbia Teodora Mirčić Bulgaria Isabella Shinikova
Bulgaria Dalia Zafirova
7–5, 7–6(7–5)
Winner 9. 30 September 2013 $25,000 Budapest, Hungary Clay Switzerland Timea Bacsinszky Hungary Réka-Luca Jani
Ukraine Veronika Kapshay
7–6(7–3), 6–2
Winner 10. 26 May 2014 $25,000 Moscow, Russia Clay Kazakhstan Anna Danilina Russia Ekaterina Bychkova
Russia Evgeniya Rodina
6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 6. 2 June 2014 $25,000 La Marsa, Tunisia Clay Turkey Pemra Özgen Venezuela Andrea Gámiz
Russia Valeria Savinykh
6–1, 6–7(6–8), [9–11]
Runner-up 7. 16 June 2014 $25,000 Ystad, Sweden Clay Kazakhstan Anna Danilina Slovenia Nastja Kolar
Austria Yvonne Neuwirth
6–7(3–7), 6–3, [6–10]
Runner-up 8. 7 July 2014 $25,000 Aschaffenburg, Germany Clay Netherlands Lesley Kerkhove Japan Rika Fujiwara
Japan Yuuki Tanaka
1–6, 4–6
Winner 11. 1 September 2014 $25,000 Moscow, Russia Clay Kazakhstan Anna Danilina Russia Valentyna Ivakhnenko
Russia Yuliya Kalabina
6–1, 4–6, [10–6]
Winner 12. 8 September 2014 $25,000 Moscow, Russia Clay Russia Veronika Kudermetova Russia Alexandra Artamonova
Russia Polina Monova
7–6(12–10), 7–5
Runner-up 9. 22 September 2014 $25,000 Podgorica, Montenegro Clay Netherlands Arantxa Rus Romania Alexandra Cadanțu
Liechtenstein Stephanie Vogt
1–6, 6–3, [2–10]
Winner 13. 27 October 2014 $25,000 Istanbul, Turkey Hard (i) Turkey İpek Soylu Turkey Ayla Aksu
Turkey Müge Topsel
6–2, 6–4
Winner 14. 3 November 2014 $25,000 Bath, United Kingdom Hard (i) Netherlands Lesley Kerkhove Serbia Barbara Bonić
Turkey Pemra Özgen
6–3, 6–1
Runner-up 10. 23 February 2015 $25,000 Beinasco, Italy Clay (i) Italy Alice Matteucci Netherlands Demi Schuurs
Chile Daniela Seguel
4–6, 6–4, [9–11]
Winner 15. 8 June 2015 $50,000 Surbiton, United Kingdom Grass Ukraine Lyudmyla Kichenok United Kingdom Tara Moore
United Kingdom Nicola Slater
7–6(8–6), 6–3
Winner 16. 15 June 2015 $25,000 Ystad, Sweden Clay Sweden Cornelia Lister Switzerland Conny Perrin
South Africa Chanel Simmonds
7–5, 7–6(7–5)
Runner-up 11. 22 June 2015 $25,000 Lenzerheide, Switzerland Clay Germany Antonia Lottner Spain Yvonne Cavallé Reimers
Switzerland Karin Kennel
w/o
Runner-up 12. 29 June 2015 $25,000 Denain, France Clay Argentina Florencia Molinero Belgium Elise Mertens
Turkey İpek Soylu
6–7(3–7), 3–6
Winner 17. 6 July 2015 $25,000 Turin, Italy Clay Italy Alice Matteucci Sweden Susanne Celik
Latvia Diāna Marcinkēviča
6–2, 7–5
Winner 18. 13 July 2015 $25,000 Imola, Italy Carpet Italy Claudia Giovine Greece Despina Papamichail
United States Bernarda Pera
7–5, 6–2
Runner-up 13. 24 August 2015 $25,000 Mamaia, Romania Clay Switzerland Amra Sadiković Russia Anastasiya Komardina
Georgia (country) Sofia Shapatava
3–6, 7–5, [8–10]
Winner 19. 16 November 2015 $25,000 Shrewsbury, United Kingdom Hard (i) Italy Alice Matteucci Netherlands Lesley Kerkhove
Netherlands Quirine Lemoine
3–6, 6–3, [10–3]
Runner-up 14. 25 January 2016 $50,000 Andrézieux-Bouthéon, France Hard (i) Switzerland Viktorija Golubic Belgium Elise Mertens
Belgium An-Sophie Mestach
4–6, 6–3, [7–10]
Winner 20. 15 February 2016 $25,000 Altenkirchen, Germany Carpet (i) Belgium Ysaline Bonaventure Israel Deniz Khazaniuk
Russia Maria Marfutina
6–1, 6–4
Runner-up 15. 2 May 2016 $100,000 Cagnes-sur-Mer, France Clay Serbia Aleksandra Krunić Romania Andreea Mitu
Netherlands Demi Schuurs
4–6, 5–7
Runner-up 16. 19 September 2016 $25,000 Podgorica, Montenegro Clay Serbia Ivana Jorović Bosnia and Herzegovina Anita Husarić
Netherlands Quirine Lemoine
6–3, 4–6, [4–10]
Winner 21. 20 August 2017 $25,000 Montreux, Switzerland Clay Switzerland Amra Sadiković Slovakia Michaela Hončová
Bulgaria Isabella Shinikova
6–2, 7–5
Winner 22. 17 March 2018 $15,000 Antalya, Turkey Clay Sweden Cornelia Lister Russia Amina Anshba
Kyrgyzstan Ksenia Palkina
6–0, 5–7, [10–8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hungarian Grand Prix" (PDF). Women's Tennis Association. Retrieved 7 July 2013. 
  2. ^ "Xenia Knoll verliert WTA-Premiere". SRF (in German). 9 July 2013. Retrieved 15 July 2013. 
  3. ^ Xenia Knoll at the Fed Cup

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