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Ayla Aksu (born 15 July 1996) is a Turkish-American tennis player. Aksu first represented Turkey from 2010 to 2012 before choosing to represent the United States in 2013, but switching back to Turkey in 2014.

Ayla Aksu
Country (sports) Turkey (2010–2012; 2014–present)
 United States (2013)
Born (1996-07-15) 15 July 1996 (age 23)
San Francisco, California, United States
Height5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$90,649
Singles
Career record181–101
Career titles10 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 214 (18 September 2017)
Current rankingNo. 815 (30 September 2019)
Grand Slam Singles results
Wimbledon JuniorQ1 (2014)
Doubles
Career record112-64
Career titles14 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 199 (11 June 2018)
Current rankingNo. 973 (30 September 2019)
Last updated on: 3 October 2019.

Aksu has a career-high WTA singles ranking of 214, achieved on 18 September 2017. She also has a career high WTA doubles ranking of 199, set on 11 June 2018. Aksu has won ten singles titles and 14 doubles titles on the ITF circuit.

Aksu made her main-draw debut on the WTA Tour at the 2015 İstanbul Cup, in the doubles event partnering Melis Sezer.

ITF finalsEdit

Singles (10–8)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$80,000 tournaments
$60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (10–4)
Clay (0–4)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. Jun 2015 Adana, Turkey Hard   Carla Touly 3–6, 6–3, 7–6(3)
Runner-up 1. Aug 2015 İstanbul, Turkey Hard   Melis Sezer 5–7, 6–7(4)
Winner 2. Aug 2015 Bursa, Turkey Hard   María Fernanda Álvarez Terán 6–3, 6–1
Winner 3. Aug 2015 Izmir, Turkey Hard   Keren Shlomo 2–6, 6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 2. Dec 2015 Antalya, Turkey Clay   Ekaterine Gorgodze 4–6, 2–6
Winner 4. May 2016 Antalya, Turkey Hard   Julia Stamatova 6–4, 6–1
Winner 5. May 2016 Antalya, Turkey Hard   Sarah Lee 6–1, 4–6, 7–6(1)
Winner 6. Jun 2016 Antalya, Turkey Hard   Raluca Georgiana Serban 6–3, 6–3
Winner 7. Oct 2016 Antalya, Turkey Hard   Ágnes Bukta 6–4, 2–6, 7–5
Winner 8. Oct 2016 Antalya, Turkey Hard   Ágnes Bukta 7–5, 6–2
Winner 9. Nov 2016 Antalya, Turkey Hard   Tayisiya Morderger 7–5, 6–1
Runner-up 3. Mar 2017 Antalya, Turkey Clay   Andreea Mitu 2–6, 3–6
Runner-up 4. Mar 2017 Antalya, Turkey Clay   Sofia Shapatava 6–2, 6–7(3), 6–7(5)
Runner-up 5. Mar 2017 İstanbul, Turkey Hard (i)   Katie Boulter 3–6, 6–3, 3–6
Runner-up 6. Jul 2017 İstanbul, Turkey Clay   Sanaz Marand 1–6, 4–6
Runner-up 7. Aug 2017 El Espinar, Spain Hard   Paula Badosa 2–6, 4–6
Runner-up 8. Aug 2017 Artvin, Turkey Hard   Valeria Savinykh 6–3, 6–7(10), 6–7(5)
Winner 10. Nov 2018 Antalya, Turkey Hard   Kirsten-Andrea Weedon 7–5, 6–1

Doubles (14–7)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$80,000 tournaments
$60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (12–7)
Clay (2–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Category Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. Jun 2014 $10,000 İstanbul, Turkey Hard   İpek Soylu   Elke Lemmens
  Julia Stamatova
4–6, 6–3, [10–4]
Runner-up 1. Oct 2014 $25,000 İstanbul, Turkey Hard (i)   Müge Topsel   Xenia Knoll
  İpek Soylu
2–6, 4–6
Runner-up 2. Dec 2014 $10,000 İstanbul, Turkey Hard (i)   İpek Soylu   Jana Fett
  Adrijana Lekaj
3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 3. Feb 2015 $10,000 Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt Hard   Müge Topsel   Anna Morgina
  Julia Terziyska
1–6, 6–4, [2–10]
Winner 2. Mar 2015 $10,000 Antalya, Turkey Hard   Melis Sezer   Dorien Cuypers
  Aymet Uzcategui
6–2, 6–4
Winner 3. May 2015 $10,000 Antalya, Turkey Hard   Melis Sezer   Mariaryeni Gutiérrez
  María Martínez Martínez
7–5, 6–2
Winner 4. Jun 2015 $10,000 Adana, Turkey Hard   Melis Sezer   Cemre Anıl
  Vasilisa Aponasenko
6–1, 6–3
Winner 5. Jun 2015 $10,000 Adana, Turkey Hard   Melis Sezer   Emma Flood
  Anette Munozova
6–7(5), 6–4, [10–3]
Winner 6. Jun 2015 $10,000 Balıkesir, Turkey Hard   Melis Sezer   Cristina Adamescu
  Cemre Anıl
6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 4. Aug 2015 $10,000 Izmir, Turkey Hard   Arina Folts   Julia Wachaczyk
  Nora Niedmers
6–7(4), 4–6
Winner 7. Sep 2015 $10,000 Antalya, Turkey Hard   Julia Stamatova   Tamara Kupková
  Elina Nepliy
7–5, 6–3
Runner-up 5. Oct 2015 $10,000 Antalya, Turkey Hard   Anita Husarić   Vivien Juhászová
  Aryna Sabalenka
1–6, 3–6
Winner 8. Apr 2016 $10,000 Antalya, Turkey Hard   Melis Sezer   Viktoriya Tomova
  Anastasiya Vasylyeva
6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 6. May 2016 $10,000 Antalya, Turkey Hard   Julia Stamatova   Emina Bektas
  Sarah Lee
0–6, 3–6
Winner 9. Aug 2016 $10,000 Arad, Romania Clay   Chantal Škamlová   Yasmin Gülman
  Camelia Hristea
6–4, 6–2
Winner 10. Nov 2016 $10,000 Antalya, Turkey Hard   Melis Sezer   Dia Evtimova
  Valeria Gorlats
6–1, 7–6(5)
Winner 11. Feb 2017 $15,000 Antalya, Turkey Clay   Ekaterine Gorgodze   Başak Eraydın
  Karin Kennel
6–3, 6–1
Winner 12. Jun 2017 $25,000 Figueira da Foz, Portugal Hard   Raluca Georgiana Șerban   María Herazo González
  Victoria Rodríguez
6–4, 6–1
Runner-up 7. Aug 2017 $25,000 El Espinar, Spain Hard   Bibiane Schoofs   Quinn Gleason
  Luisa Stefani
3–6, 2–6
Winner 13. Oct 2017 $25,000 Lagos, Nigeria Hard   Ana Veselinovic   Conny Perrin
  Valeriya Strakhova
6–4, 6–2
Winner 14. Apr 2018 $60,000 Istanbul, Turkey Hard   Harriet Dart   Anastasia Potapova
  Olga Doroshina
6–4, 7–6(3)

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