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Arantxa Parra Santonja

Arantxa Parra Santonja (Spanish pronunciation: [aˈɾantʃa ˈpara sanˈtoŋxa]; born 9 November 1982) is a Spanish former professional tennis player. She turned pro in 2000 and retired in 2019.

Arantxa Parra Santonja
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Country (sports) Spain
ResidenceBarcelona, Spain
Born (1982-11-09) 9 November 1982 (age 37)
Valencia, Spain
Height1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Turned pro2000
RetiredMay 2019
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed both sides)
Prize moneyUS$2,161,163
Singles
Career record386–331
Career titles0 WTA (11 ITF Circuit titles)
Highest rankingNo. 46 (12 July 2010)
Current rankingNo. 877 (8 February 2016)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (2006)
French Open3R (2004)
Wimbledon2R (2003, 2004, 2009, 2010)
US Open2R (2003, 2004)
Doubles
Career record330–287
Career titles11 WTA, 9 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 22 (2 April 2012)
Current rankingNo. 84 (3 July 2017)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open3R (2013)
French OpenQF (2014)
WimbledonQF (2011)
US Open2R (2011, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian Open1R (2014, 2015)
French OpenQF (2014)
Wimbledon2R (2014)
US Open1R (2014)
Team competitions
Fed Cup4–0
Last updated on: 6 July 2017.

On 12 July 2010, Parra Santonja reached her career-high singles ranking of world number 46 and on 2 April 2012, she reached her career-high doubles ranking of world number 22.

Significant finalsEdit

Premier Mandatory/Premier 5 finalsEdit

Doubles: 1 (1 runner-up)Edit

Result Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 2013 Beijing, China Hard   Vera Dushevina   Cara Black
  Sania Mirza
2–6, 2–6

WTA career finalsEdit

Singles: 2 (2 runners-up)Edit

Winner – Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
WTA Tour Championships (0–0)
Tier I / Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Tier II / Premier (0–0)
Tier III, IV & V / International (0–2)
Titles by surface
Hard (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Clay (0–2)
Carpet (0–0)
Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Score
Loss 1. May 2010 Estoril Open, Portugal Clay   Anastasija Sevastova 2–6, 5–7
Loss 2. Feb 2011 Abierto Mexicano Telcel, Mexico Clay   Gisela Dulko 3–6, 6–7(5–7)

Doubles: 27 (11 titles, 16 runners-up)Edit

Winner – Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
WTA Tour Championships (0–0)
WTA Elite Trophy (0–1)
Tier I / Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–1)
Tier II / Premier (2–3)
Tier III, IV & V / International (9–11)
Titles by surface
Hard (3–8)
Grass (1–1)
Clay (7–7)
Carpet (0–0)
Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponent Score
Loss 1. 7 July 2003 Internazionali Femminili di Palermo, Palermo, Italy Clay   María José Martínez Sánchez   Adriana Serra Zanetti
  Emily Stellato
4–6, 2–6
Loss 2. 23 February 2004 Copa Sony Ericsson Colsanitas, Bogotá, Colombia Clay   María José Martínez Sánchez   Barbara Schwartz
  Jasmin Wöhr
1–6, 3–6
Win 1. 3 March 2007 Abierto Mexicano Telcel, Acapulco, Mexico Clay   Lourdes Domínguez Lino   Émilie Loit
  Nicole Pratt
6–3, 6–3
Loss 3. 6 May 2007 Portugal Open, Estoril, Portugal Clay   Lourdes Domínguez Lino   Andreea Ehritt-Vanc
  Anastasia Rodionova
3–6, 2–6
Win 2. 16 June 2007 Barcelona Ladies Open, Barcelona, Spain Clay   Nuria Llagostera Vives   Lourdes Domínguez Lino
  Flavia Pennetta
7–6, 2–6, [12–10]
Win 3. 14 June 2008 Barcelona Ladies Open, Barcelona, Spain Clay   Lourdes Domínguez Lino   Nuria Llagostera Vives
  María José Martínez Sánchez
4–6, 7–5, [10–4]
Loss 4. 10 January 2009 ASB Classic, Auckland, New Zealand Hard   Nuria Llagostera Vives   Nathalie Dechy
  Mara Santangelo
6–4, 6–7(3–7), [10–12]
Loss 5. 24 February 2009 Abierto Mexicano Telcel, Acapulco, Mexico Clay   Lourdes Domínguez Lino   Nuria Llagostera Vives
  María José Martínez Sánchez
4–6, 2–6
Loss 6. 9 January 2010 Brisbane International, Brisbane, Australia Hard   Melinda Czink   Andrea Hlaváčková
  Lucie Hradecká
6–2, 6–7(3–7), [4–10]
Loss 7. 26 February 2011 Abierto Mexicano Telcel, Acapulco, Mexico Clay   Lourdes Domínguez Lino   Mariya Koryttseva
  Ioana Raluca Olaru
7–5, 5–7, [7–10]
Win 4. 10 April 2011 Andalucia Tennis Experience, Marbella, Spain Clay   Nuria Llagostera Vives   Sara Errani
  Roberta Vinci
3–6, 6–4, [10–5]
Loss 8. 9 July 2011 Swedish Open, Båstad, Sweden Clay   Nuria Llagostera Vives   Lourdes Domínguez Lino
  María José Martínez Sánchez
3–6, 3–6
Win 5. 7 January 2012 Brisbane International, Brisbane, Australia Hard   Nuria Llagostera Vives   Raquel Kops-Jones
  Abigail Spears
7–6(7–2), 7–6(7–2)
Loss 9. 4 March 2012 Abierto Mexicano Telcel, Acapulco, Mexico Clay   Lourdes Domínguez Lino   Sara Errani
  Roberta Vinci
2–6, 1–6
Win 6. 2 March 2013 Abierto Mexicano Telcel, Acapulco, Mexico Clay   Lourdes Domínguez Lino   Catalina Castaño
  Mariana Duque Mariño
6–4, 7–6(7–1)
Loss 10. 21 June 2013 Topshelf Open, 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands Grass   Dominika Cibulková   Irina-Camelia Begu
  Anabel Medina Garrigues
6–4, 6–7(3–7), [9–11]
Loss 11. 5 October 2013 China Open, Beijing, China Hard   Vera Dushevina   Cara Black
  Sania Mirza
2–6, 2–6
Win 7. 20 June 2014 Topshelf Open, Rosmalen, Netherlands Grass   Marina Erakovic   Michaëlla Krajicek
  Kristina Mladenovic
0–6, 7–6(7–5), [10–8]
Loss 12. 23 August 2014 Connecticut Open, New Haven, United States Hard   Marina Erakovic   Sílvia Soler Espinosa
  Andreja Klepač
5–7, 6–4, [7–10]
Loss 13. 18 October 2014 Kremlin Cup, Moscow, Russia Hard (i)   Caroline Garcia   Martina Hingis
  Flavia Pennetta
3–6, 7–5
Win 8. 15 February 2015 Diamond Games, Antwerp, Belgium Hard (i)   Anabel Medina Garrigues   An-Sophie Mestach
  Alison Van Uytvanck
6–4, 3–6, [10–5]
Loss 14. 9 August 2015 Bank of the West Classic, Stanford, United States Hard   Anabel Medina Garrigues   Xu Yifan
  Zheng Saisai
1–6, 3–6
Loss 15. 25 October 2015 BGL Luxembourg Open, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg Hard (i)   Anabel Medina Garrigues   Mona Barthel
  Laura Siegemund
2–6, 6–7(2–7)
Loss 16. 2 November 2015 WTA Elite Trophy, Zhuhai, China Hard (i)   Anabel Medina Garrigues   Liang Chen
  Wang Yafan
4–6, 3–6
Win 9. 27 February 2016 Mexican Open, Acapulco, Mexico Hard   Anabel Medina Garrigues   Kiki Bertens
  Johanna Larsson
6–0, 6–4
Win 10. 6 March 2016 Monterrey Open, Monterrey, Mexico Hard   Anabel Medina Garrigues   Petra Martić
  Maria Sanchez
4–6, 7–5, [10–7]
Win 11. 21 May 2016 Internationaux de Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France Clay   Anabel Medina Garrigues   María Irigoyen
  Liang Chen
6–2, 6–0

Grand Slam Singles performance timelineEdit

Tournament 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 SR W–L
Australian Open A Q1 1R 1R 2R Q1 A A 1R 1R Q2 Q2 A A A A A 0 / 5 1–5
French Open A Q1 3R 2R 1R A A A 2R 1R Q2 Q3 A A A A A 0 / 5 4–5
Wimbledon A 2R 2R 1R Q2 A A 2R 2R 1R A A A A A A A 0 / 6 4–6
US Open Q1 2R 2R 1R Q1 A A A 1R Q1 A Q1 A A A A 0 / 4 2–4
Win–Loss 0–0 2–2 4–4 1–4 1–2 0–0 0–0 2–3 2–4 0–3 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0 / 20 11–20

Grand Slam Doubles performance timelineEdit

Tournament 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 SR W–L
Australian Open A 1R A A 1R 2R 1R 1R 2R 3R 2R 1R 3R A 2R 0 / 11 8–11
French Open 1R 2R A 2R 1R 2R 1R 2R 3R 2R QF 1R 1R 1R 2R 0 / 14 11–14
Wimbledon 1R 1R A 2R 1R 1R 1R QF 1R 2R 1R 3R 3R 2R 2R 0 / 14 11–14
US Open 1R A A 1R 1R 1R 1R 2R A 1R 2R 2R 2R 2R 0 / 11 5–11
Win–Loss 0–3 1–3 0–0 2–3 0–4 2–4 0–4 5–4 3–3 4–4 5–4 3–4 5–4 2–3 3–3 0 / 50 35–50

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