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Cristina-Andreea Mitu (born 22 September 1991) is a professional tennis player from Romania.

Andreea Mitu
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Andreea Mitu in 2014
Full nameAndreea-Cristina Mitu
Country (sports) Romania
Born (1991-09-22) 22 September 1991 (age 27)
Bucharest, Romania
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
PlaysRight handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$716,766
Singles
Career record329–188
Career titles0 WTA, 16 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 68 (8 June 2015)
Current rankingNo. 803 (8 April 2019)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (2016)
French Open4R (2015)
Wimbledon1R (2014, 2015)
US Open1R (2015)
Doubles
Career record179–120
Career titles4 WTA, 17 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 69 (24 October 2016)
Current rankingNo. 116 (8 April 2019)
Grand Slam Doubles results
US Open1R (2015, 2016)
Team competitions
Fed Cup1–2
Last updated on: 13 April 2019.

On 8 June 2015, she reached her career-high singles ranking of No. 68, and her best doubles ranking is No. 69, reached on 24 October 2016. Mitu is also a member of the Romania Fed Cup team. On 19 April 2015, she beat then-ranked world No. 7 Eugenie Bouchard 4–6, 6–4, 6–1 at Fed Cup. She is coached by Marius Cristian Onilă.

Contents

WTA careerEdit

2015-2016: First Grand Slam surprise - round 4 in ParisEdit

Not having won a single WTA title, Mitu made it to the fourth round of 2015 French Open, defeating the world No. 12 Karolína Plíšková, 2–6, 7–6, 6–4 in the second round and former champion Francesca Schiavone 7–5, 6–4 in the third round. After his performance, Mitu rose to a career-high ranking of No. 68.

In 2016 Mitu won two WTA titles. April İstanbul Cup and July Swedish Open.

2017-2018: Motherhood and third WTA titleEdit

In 2017, Mitu took a break from competition because she became pregnant. In January 2018, she became the mother of a boy. In July 2018, she won the Bucharest Open doubles title partnering Irina-Camelia Begu, marking her overall third doubles title.

WTA career finalsEdit

Doubles: 5 (4 titles, 1 runner-up)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
WTA Tour Championships (0–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Premier (0–0)
International (4–1)
Finals by surface
Hard (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Clay (4–1)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 19 July 2015 Bucharest Open, Romania Clay   Patricia Maria Țig   Oksana Kalashnikova
  Demi Schuurs
2–6, 2–6
Winner 1. 24 April 2016 İstanbul Cup, Turkey Clay   İpek Soylu   Xenia Knoll
  Danka Kovinić
w/o
Winner 2. 24 July 2016 Swedish Open, Båstad Clay   Alicja Rosolska   Lesley Kerkhove
  Lidziya Marozava
6–3, 7–5
Winner 3. 22 July 2018 Bucharest Open, Romania Clay   Irina-Camelia Begu   Danka Kovinić
  Maryna Zanevska
6–3, 6–4
Win 4. 14 April 2019 Ladies Open Lugano, Switzerland Clay   Sorana Cîrstea   Veronika Kudermetova
  Galina Voskoboeva
1–6, 6–2, [10–8]

ITF finalsEdit

Singles: 28 (16–12)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000/80,000 tournaments
$50,000/60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 6 May 2007 Bucharest, Romania Clay   Simona Halep 6–7(5–7), 0–6
Winner 2. 20 May 2007 Galați, Romania Clay   Cristina Celani 6–0, 7–5
Runner-up 3. 10 June 2007 Pitești, Romania Clay   Natalia Orlova 6–4, 5–7, 5–7
Runner-up 4. 9 September 2007 Brașov, Romania Clay   Irina-Camelia Begu 6–7(2–7), 2–6
Winner 5. 25 July 2010 Bucharest, Romania Clay   Elora Dabija 7–5, 7–5
Runner-up 6. 14 November 2010 Antalya, Turkey Hard   Vlada Ekshibarova 2–6, 6–4, 2–6
Runner-up 7. 14 August 2011 Bucharest, Romania Clay   Cristina Dinu 6–7(5–7), 4–6
Winner 8. 4 September 2011 Mamaia, Romania Clay   Inés Ferrer Suárez 6–3, 6–0
Winner 9. 26 February 2012 Antalya, Turkey Clay   Mana Ayukawa 6–3, 6–0
Winner 10. 27 May 2012 Timișoara, Romania Clay   Viktória Maľová 6–2, 6–0
Winner 11. 3 June 2012 Přerov, Czech Republic Clay   Martina Kubičíková 6–2, 6–3
Runner-up 12. 17 June 2012 Craiova, Romania Clay   María-Teresa Torró-Flor 3–6, 4–6
Winner 13. 16 September 2012 Sofia, Bulgaria Clay   Sharon Fichman 6–4, 3–6, 6–3
Winner 14. 14 April 2014 Pula, Italy Clay   Sara Sorribes Tormo 6–4, 6–3
Winner 15. 30 June 2014 Denain, France Clay   Fiona Ferro 4–6, 6–2, 6–1
Winner 16. 14 July 2014 Darmstadt, Germany Clay   Viktorija Golubic 6–2, 6–1
Winner 17. 30 August 2014 Mamaia, Romania Clay   Tereza Martincová 6–2, 6–4
Winner 18. 13 September 2014 Sofia, Bulgaria Clay   Victoria Kan 6–4, 4–6, 6–3
Runner-up 19. 20 September 2014 Dobrich, Bulgaria Clay   Evgeniya Rodina 6–3, 5–7, 3–6
Runner-up 20. 14 February 2015 São Paulo, Brazil Clay   Laura Pous Tió 2–6, 2–6
Winner 21. 28 February 2015 Campinas, Brazil Clay   Olivia Rogowska 6–3, 3–6, 6–2
Runner-up 22. 8 November 2015 Nantes, France Hard (i)   Mathilde Johansson 3−6, 4−6
Runner-up 23. 28 February 2016 São Paulo, Brazil Clay   Sara Sorribes Tormo 5–7, 1–6
Winner 24. 13 November 2016 Bratislava, Slovakia Hard (i)   Denisa Allertová 6–2, 6–3
Winner 25. 12 March 2017 Antalya, Turkey Clay   Ayla Aksu 6–2, 6–3
Runner-up 26. 1 July 2018 Curtea de Argeș, Romania Clay   Miriam Bulgaru 4–6, 5–7
Winner 27. 7 July 2018 Focșani, Romania Clay   Oana Georgeta Simion 6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 28. 12 August 2018 Arad, Romania Clay   Nefisa Berberović 3–6, 6–0, 4–6

Doubles: 27 (17–10)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 1 August 2008 Arad, Romania Clay   Elora Dabija   Laura-Ioana Andrei
  Diana Enache
6–2, 2–6, [6–10]
Runner-up 2. 13 December 2008 Benicarló, Spain Clay   Simona Matei   Neda Kozić
  Biljana Pavlova
4–6, 6–7(3–7)
Runner-up 3. 29 May 2009 Pitești, Romania Clay   Diana Enache   Alexandra Damaschin
  Camelia Hristea
1–6, 4–6
Runner-up 4. 5 June 2009 Bucharest, Romania Clay   Simona Matei   Laura-Ioana Andrei
  Ioana Gaspar
3–6, 6–7(3–7)
Runner-up 5. 24 July 2009 Bucharest, Romania Clay   Ionela-Andreea Iova   Ioana Gaspar
  Simona Matei
6–7(6–8), 1–6
Winner 6. 7 August 2009 Arad, Romania Clay   Diana Enache   Ionela-Andreea Iova
  Ioana Ivan
6–3, 7–5
Winner 7. 13 March 2010 Antalya, Turkey Clay   Diana Enache   Evelyn Mayr
  Julia Mayr
6–7(3–7), 6–1, [11–9]
Runner-up 8. 23 May 2010 Bucharest, Romania Clay   Diana Enache   Laura-Ioana Andrei
  Mădălina Gojnea
4–6, 6–3, [7–10]
Winner 9. 23 July 2010 Bucharest, Romania Clay   Diana Enache   Dessislava Mladenova
  Dalia Zafirova
6–3, 6–1
Runner-up 10. 13 August 2011 Bucharest, Romania Clay   Alexandra Damaschin   Cristina Dinu
  Camelia Hristea
6–1, 6–7(6–8), [4–10]
Winner 11. 8 October 2011 Dobrich, Bulgaria Clay   Diana Marcu   Laura-Ioana Andrei
  Cristina Dinu
4–6, 6–3, [10–6]
Winner 12. 21 January 2012 Antalya, Turkey Clay   Cristina Dinu   Diana Marcu
  Liana Ungur
7–6(7–3), 6–2
Winner 13. 28 January 2012 Antalya, Turkey Clay   Cristina Dinu   Yumi Nakano
  Ekaterina Yashina
w/o
Winner 14. 26 May 2012 Timișoara, Romania Clay   Teodora Mirčić   Lina Gjorcheska
  Dalia Zafirova
6–1, 6–2
Runner-up 15. 4 November 2013 Istanbul, Turkey Hard (i)   Tadeja Majerič   Nigina Abduraimova
  Maria Elena Camerin
3–6, 6–2, [8–10]
Winner 16. 14 April 2014 Pula, Italy Clay   Stefana Andrei   Audrey Albié
  Manon Peral
7–6(7–5), 6–2
Winner 17. 30 August 2014 Mamaia, Romania Clay   Irina Maria Bara   Georgia Andreea Crăciun
  Patricia Maria Țig
6–4, 6–1
Winner 18. 19 September 2014 Dobrich, Bulgaria Clay   Irina Maria Bara   Réka Luca Jani
  Isabella Shinikova
7–5, 7–6
Winner 19. 13 February 2015 São Paulo, Brazil Clay   Danka Kovinić   Tatiana Búa
  Paula Cristina Gonçalves
6–2, 7–5
Winner 20. 31 October 2015 Poitiers, France Hard (i)   Monica Niculescu   Stéphanie Foretz
  Amandine Hesse
6–7(5–7), 7–6(7–2), [10–8]
Winner 21. 8 May 2016 Cagnes-sur-Mer, France Clay   Demi Schuurs   Xenia Knoll
  Aleksandra Krunić
6–4, 7–5
Winner 22. 1 July 2018 Curtea de Argeș, Romania Clay   Elizabeth Mandlik   Anna Turati
  Bianca Turati
6–4, 7–5
Winner 23. 6 July 2018 Focșani, Romania Clay   Oana Georgeta Simion   Selma Stefania Cadar
  Anastasia Kharitonova
4-6, 6-2, [10-6]
Winner 24. 8 September 2018 Montreux, Switzerland Clay   Elena-Gabriela Ruse   Laura Pigossi
  Maryna Zanevska
4–6, 6–3, [10–4]
Winner 25. 3 November 2018 Pula, Italy Clay   Cristina Dinu   Federica di Sarra
  Anastasia Grymalska
w/o
Runner-up 26. 26 January 2019 Andrézieux-Bouthéon, France Hard (i)   Elena-Gabriela Ruse   Cornelia Lister
  Renata Voráčová
1–6, 2–6
Runner-up 27. 8 February 2019 Grenoble, France Hard (i)   Elena-Gabriela Ruse   Estelle Cascino
  Elixane Lechemia
2–6, 2–6

Grand Slam performance timelineEdit

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# A P Z# PO G F-S SF-B NMS NH
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (A) absent; (Z#) Davis/Fed Cup Zonal Group (with number indication) or (PO) play-off; (G) gold, (F-S) silver or (SF-B) bronze Olympic medal; a (NMS) downgraded Masters Series/1000 tournament; (NH) not held. SR=strike rate (events won/competed)
To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated at the conclusion of a tournament or when the player's participation has ended.

SinglesEdit

Tournament 2014 2015 2016 W–L
Australian Open Q2 Q2 1R 0–1
French Open Q1 4R Q3 3–1
Wimbledon 1R 1R Q2 0–2
US Open Q1 1R Q1 0–1
Win–Loss 0–1 3–3 0–1 3–5

Record against other playersEdit

Mitu's win-loss record against certain players who have been ranked world no. 10 or higher is as follows:

Player Record Win % Hard Clay Grass Last Match
No. 1 ranked players
  Garbiñe Muguruza 1–1 50% 0–1 1–0 0–0 Loss (2–6, 2–6) at 2016 Summer Olympics
  Simona Halep 0–2 0% 0–0 0–2 0–0 Loss (0–6, 3–6) at 2008 Bucharest ITF
No. 2 ranked players
  Agnieszka Radwańska 0–1 0% 0–0 0–0 0–1 Loss (2-6, 1-6) at 2014 Wimbledon
No. 3 ranked players
No. 4 ranked players
  Kimiko Date-Krumm 0–1 67% 0–1 0–0 0–0 Loss (3–6, 6–1, 0-6) at 2014 Dubai ITF
  Francesca Schiavone 1–0 100% 0–0 1–0 0–0 Won (7–5, 6–4) at 2015 French Open
No. 5 ranked players
  Eugenie Bouchard 1–0 50% 1–0 0–0 0–0 Won (4–6, 6–4, 6-1) at 2015 Fed Cup
  Lucie Šafářová 1–1 50% 0–0 1–1 0–0 Won (6-3, 6–4) at 2015 Linz
No. 6 ranked players
No. 7 ranked players
  Karolína Plíšková 1–0 100% 0–0 1–0 0–0 Won (2–6, 7–6(7–5), 6–4) at 2015 French Open
No. 8 ranked players
No. 9 ranked players
  Madison Keys 0–1 0% 0–0 0–1 0–0 Loss (2–6, 0-6) at 2015 Charleston
No. 10 ranked players
Total 5–6 45.45% 2–2 3–3 0–1

Wins over top-10 players per seasonEdit

# Player Rank Event Surface Round Score
2015
1.   Eugenie Bouchard No. 7 Fed Cup, Canada Hard RR (Play-offs) 4-6, 6-4, 6-1
2.   Lucie Šafářová No. 7 Generali Ladies Linz, Austria Hard(i) 1st round 6-3, 6-4

External linksEdit