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Anna Gerasimou (Greek: Άννα Γερασίμου; born 15 October 1987 in Kavala) is a retired Greek tennis player. When she was young, she moved from Kavala to Athens in order to pursue a career in tennis.

Anna Gerasimou
Άννα Γερασίμου
Anna Gerasimou Allianz Cup 2.jpg
At the Allianz Cup in Sofia, Sept. 2008
Country (sports) Greece
ResidenceAthens
Born (1987-10-15) 15 October 1987 (age 31)
Kavala
Turned pro2003
Retired2010
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$85,137
Singles
Career record165-104
Career titles7 ITF
Highest ranking200 (9 March 2009)
Grand Slam Singles results
French OpenQ1 (2009)
WimbledonQ1 (2009)
Doubles
Career record41-47
Career titles3 ITF
Highest ranking201 (7 June 2010)

Gerasimou competed in the women's doubles at the 2008 Summer Olympics with partner Eleni Daniilidou, and lost in the first round to the Swiss team of Emmanuelle Gagliardi and Patty Schnyder. Coached by George Kalovelonis, her highest career singles ranking was 200, which she achieved on 9 March 2009. She has qualified for a WTA main draw twice, both in 2010, in Pattaya City, and in Kuala Lumpur. She also had one WTA doubles main-draw appearance, in Pattaya City in 2010, where she reached the quarterfinals. She retired from tennis 2010.

ITF circuit finalsEdit

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments

Singles: 15 (7–8)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 27 March 2005 Athens, Greece Clay   Mădălina Gojnea 1–6, 3–6
Winner 2. 21 May 2006 Antalya, Turkey Hard   Çağla Büyükakçay 6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 3. 11 June 2006 Haskovo, Bulgaria Clay   Dia Evtimova 4–6, 7–6(7–5), 3–6
Winner 4. 24 September 2006 Mytiline, Greece Hard   Alexandra Panova 6–4, 6–4
Winner 5. 8 October 2006 Volos, Greece Carpet   Patricia Mayr 6–3, 2–6, 6–1
Runner-up 6. 24 February 2007 Melilla, Spain Hard   Carla Suárez Navarro 4–6, 4–6
Winner 7. 10 March 2007 Ramat HaSharon, İsrael Hard   Nikola Vajdová 6–2, 4–6, 6–4
Winner 8. 8 July 2007 Mont-de-Marsan, France Clay   Olivia Sanchez 6–3, 2–6, 6–4
Runner-up 9. 22 September 2007 Telavi, Georgia Clay   Corinna Dentoni 2–6, 6–1, 0–6
Runner-up 10. 6 July 2008 Mont-de-Marsan, France Clay   Anastasiya Yakimova 3–6, 6–1, 4–6
Winner 11. 26 July 2008 A Coruña, Spain Hard   Neuza Silva 6–2, 6–7(5–7), 6–3
Runner-up 12. 2 November 2008 İstanbul, Turkey Hard   Andrea Petkovic 6–2, 6–2
Winner 13. 5 July 2009 Mont-de-Marsan, France Clay   Selima Sfar 7–5, 6–3
Runner-up 14. 18 October 2009 Lagos, Nigeria Hard   Zuzana Kučová 3–6, 5–7
Runner-up 15. 17 January 2010 Pingguo, China Hard   Zhou Yimiao 3–6, 0–6

Doubles: 5 (3-2)Edit

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Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner–up 1. 23 February 2007 Melilla, Spain Hard   Mariana Muci   Melissa Cabrera-Handt
  Carolina Gago-Fuentes
3–6, 4–6
Runner–up 2. 15 March 2008 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain Hard   Anna Hawkins   Marta Marrero
  María José Martínez Sánchez
2–6, 6–7
Winner 3. 16 October 2009 Lagos, Nigeria Hard   Nina Bratchikova   Anna Brazhnikova
  Anastasia Mukhametova
7–6, 7–6
Winner 4. 23 October 2009 Lagos, Nigeria Hard   Nina Bratchikova   Chen Astrogo
  Keren Shlomo
6–4, 7–5
Winner 5. 28 March 2010 Antalya, Turkey Clay   Yuliya Beygelzimer   Mihaela Buzărnescu
  Alenka Hubacek
w/o

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