Anna Tatishvili

Anna Tatishvili (Georgian: ანა ტატიშვილი, romanized: ana t'at'ishvili, pronounced [ɑnɑ tʼɑtʼiʃvili]; born February 3, 1990) is a Georgian-American[1] former professional tennis player.

Anna Tatishvili
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Tatishvili at the 2019 French Open
Country (sports) Georgia (2005–2014)
 United States (2014–present)
ResidenceBoca Raton, Florida
Born (1990-02-03) February 3, 1990 (age 30)
Tbilisi, Georgian SSR, Soviet Union
Height1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
Turned pro2005
Retired2020
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$1,554,295
Singles
Career record355–277
Career titles11 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 50 (8 October 2012)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (2012, 2015)
French Open1R (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2019)
Wimbledon2R (2011, 2012)
US Open4R (2012)
Other tournaments
Olympic Games2R (2012)
Doubles
Career record158–134
Career titles1 WTA, 8 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 59 (21 May 2012)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open1R (2012, 2015)
French Open2R (2013)
Wimbledon1R (2012)
US Open3R (2011)
Other doubles tournaments
Olympic Games1R (2012)
Team competitions
Fed Cup10–3

In her career, Tatishvili won eleven singles and eight doubles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit. On 8 October 2012, she reached her career-high singles ranking of world No. 50. On 21 May 2012, she peaked at No. 59 in the doubles rankings.

Her biggest achievement was a fourth-round appearance at the 2012 US Open, in which she was defeated by then-world No. 1 Victoria Azarenka in straight sets.

At the 2015 US Open, Tatishvili soared through the qualifiers to face the world No. 8, Karolína Plíšková, in the first round of the main draw. Using her aggressive returns and dominant ground strokes, Tatishvili defeated the eighth seed in just 51 minutes.

Competing for Georgia in the Fed Cup, Tatishvili has a win-loss record of 10–3.

She announced her retirement from professional tennis on 26 March 2020, citing recurring injuries.[2]

Personal lifeEdit

Tatishvili started playing tennis at the age of four and plays right-handed.[3] She is currently coached by Ean Meyer.[4] Tatishvili was granted American citizenship in 2014; she began competing for the United States at the 2014 Internationaux de Strasbourg.

Anna has an older sister, Tamta.

WTA career finalsEdit

Doubles: 3 (1 title, 2 runner-ups)Edit

Winner — Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
Tour Championships (0–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Premier (0–0)
International (1–2)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. September 18, 2011 Bell Challenge, Canada Hard   Jamie Hampton   Raquel Kops-Jones
  Abigail Spears
0–6, 6–3, [6–10]
Runner-up 2. July 14, 2013 Budapest Grand Prix, Hungary Clay   Nina Bratchikova   Andrea Hlaváčková
  Lucie Hradecká
4–6, 1–6
Winner 1. October 12, 2014 Generali Ladies Linz, Austria Hard (i)   Raluca Olaru   Annika Beck
  Caroline Garcia
6–2, 6–1

ITF finalsEdit

Singles: 17 (11 titles, 6 runner–ups)Edit

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1–0 Jun 2008 ITF El Paso, United States 25,000 Hard   Lauren Albanese 6–4, 6–3
Win 2–0 Jun 2008 ITF Boston, United States 50,000 Hard   Chan Chin-wei 2–6, 6–1, 6–3
Win 3–0 Sep 2008 ITF Troy, United States 50,000 Hard   Georgie Gent 7–6(7–4), 6–4
Win 4–0 Jun 2009 ITF Kristinehamn, Sweden 25,000 Clay   Réka Luca Jani 6–1, 7–5
Win 5–0 May 2010 ITF Grado, Italy 25,000 Clay   Ana Jovanović 6–7(3–7), 6–3, 6–4
Win 6–0 Jul 2011 ITF Cuneo, Italy 100,000 Clay   Arantxa Rus 6–4, 6–3
Loss 6–1 Sep 2011 ITF Albuquerque, United States 75,000 Hard   Regina Kulikova 5–7, 3–6
Loss 6–2 Jul 2012 ITF Biella, Italy 100,000 Clay   Johanna Larsson 3–6, 4–6
Loss 6–3 Sep 2013 ITF Albuquerque, United States 75,000 Hard   Shelby Rogers 2–6, 3–6
Win 7–3 Oct 2013 ITF Macon, United States 25,000 Hard   Ajla Tomljanović 6–2, 1–6, 7–5
Loss 7–4 Oct 2013 ITF Rock Hill, United States 25,000 Hard   Mariana Duque-Marino 3–6, 4–6
Win 8–4 Oct 2013 ITF Florence, United States 25,000 Hard   Madison Brengle 6–2, 4–6, 6–4
Win 9–4 Nov 2013 ITF New Braunfels, United States 50,000 Hard   Elitsa Kostova 6–4, 6–4
Win 10–4 Jan 2014 ITF Daytona Beach, United States 25,000 Clay   Allie Kiick 6–1, 6–3
Win 11–4 Sep 2014 ITF Albuquerque, United States 75,000 Hard   Irina Falconi 6–2, 6–4
Loss 11–5 Nov 2015 ITF Macon, United States 50,000 Hard   Rebecca Peterson 3–6, 6–4, 1–6
Loss 11–6 Jan 2016 ITF Sunrise, United States 25,000 Clay   Ons Jabeur 6–3, 2–6, 1–6

Doubles: 17 (8–9)Edit

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner–up 1. April 28, 2008 Charlottesville, United States Clay   Kimberly Couts   Raquel Kops-Jones
  Abigail Spears
1–6, 3–6
Winner 1. May 12, 2008 Raleigh, United States Clay   Kimberly Couts   Stefania Boffa
  Nicole Rottmann
6–3, 6–4
Runner–up 2. May 26, 2008 Carson, United States Clay   Kimberly Couts   Romana Tedjakusuma
  Story Tweedie-Yates
6–7(10–12), 6–4, [7–10]
Runner–up 3. April 27, 2009 Cagnes-sur-Mer, France Clay   Erica Krauth   Julie Coin
  Marie-Ève Pelletier
4–6, 3–6
Runner–up 4. May 25, 2009 Grado, Italy Clay   Jorgelina Cravero   Anikó Kapros
  Sandra Klemenschits
3–6, 0–6
Winner 2. October 12, 2009 Kansas City, United States Hard   Lilia Osterloh   Julia Boserup
  Laura Granville
6–0, 6–3
Winner 3. November 2, 2009 Rock Hill, United States Hard   Sharon Fichman   Lauren Albanese
  Jamie Hampton
7–6(7–5), 4–6, [10–3]
Runner–up 5. November 9, 2009 Phoenix, United States Hard   Marie-Ève Pelletier   Sharon Fichman
  Mashona Washington
6–4, 4–6, [8–10]
Runner–up 6. February 8, 2010 Midland, United States Hard   Lilia Osterloh   Laura Granville
  Lucie Hradecká
6–7(3–7), 6–3, [10–12]
Winner 4. February 13, 2011 Midland, United States Hard   Jamie Hampton   Irina Falconi
  Alison Riske
w/o
Winner 5. July 1, 2013 Versmold, Germany Clay   Sofia Shapatava   Claire Feuerstein
  Renata Voráčová
6–4, 6–4
Winner 6. November 4, 2013 New Braunfels, United States Hard   CoCo Vandeweghe   Asia Muhammad
  Taylor Townsend
3–6, 6–3, [13–11]
Winner 7. February 16, 2014 Midland, United States Hard (i)   Heather Watson   Sharon Fichman
  Maria Sanchez
7–5, 5–7, [10–6]
Runner–up 7. October 26, 2014 Macon, United States Hard   Ashley Weinhold   Madison Brengle
  Alexa Glatch
0–6, 5–7
Winner 8. November 9, 2014 Captiva Island, United States Hard   Gabriela Dabrowski   Asia Muhammad
  Maria Sanchez
6–3, 6–3
Runner–up 8. August 22, 2015 Vancouver, Canada Hard   Raluca Olaru   Johanna Konta
  Maria Sanchez
6–7(5–7), 4–6
Runner–up 9. September 27, 2015 Albuquerque, United States Hard   Tamira Paszek   Paula Cristina Gonçalves
  Sanaz Marand
6–4, 2–6, [3–10]

Grand Slam performance timelinesEdit

 
At the 2013 Wimbledon Championships
 
Tatishvili at the 2008 Coleman Vision Tennis Championships in Albuquerque, New Mexico

SinglesEdit

Tournament 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 W–L
Australian Open A A Q1 Q1 Q2 2R 1R 1R 2R 1R 1R 2–6
French Open A A Q2 Q2 1R 1R 1R 1R Q2 Q1 A 0–4
Wimbledon A A Q1 Q1 2R 2R 1R 1R Q3 1R A 2–5
US Open Q1 Q1 Q3 Q3 1R 4R 1R Q1 2R A A 4–4
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 1–3 5–4 0–4 0–3 2–2 0–2 0–1 8–19

DoublesEdit

Tournament 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 W–L
Australian Open A A 1R 1R A 0–2
French Open A A 1R 2R A 1–2
Wimbledon A Q1 1R 1R A 0–2
US Open A 3R 1R A A 2–2
Win–Loss 0–0 2–1 0–4 1–3 0–0 3–8
  • A=did not participate in the tournament.
  • LQ=lost in qualifying draw
  • SR=the ratio of the number of singles tournaments won to the number of those tournaments played.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-05-10. Retrieved 2014-06-29.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ WTA, Staff (2020-03-26). "Anna Tatishvili announces retirement from tennis". WTA official site. Retrieved 2020-04-23.
  3. ^ "Profile at ITFtennis.com". Retrieved 22 September 2009.
  4. ^ "Profile at LinkdIn.com". Retrieved 27 January 2018.

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