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Carina Witthöft (born 16 February 1995[1]) is a German professional tennis player.

Carina Witthöft
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Witthöft at the 2016 US Open
Country (sports) Germany
Born (1995-02-16) 16 February 1995 (age 24)
Wentorf bei Hamburg, Germany
Height1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
CoachPhilip Lang
Prize money$1,967,633
Singles
Career record271–183 (59.7%)
Career titles1 WTA, 11 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 48 (8 January 2018)
Current rankingNo. 343 (1 July 2019)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open3R (2015)
French Open3R (2017)
Wimbledon3R (2016, 2017)
US Open3R (2016)
Doubles
Career record17–47 (26.6%)
Career titles0 WTA, 1 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 168 (16 July 2018)
Current rankingNo. 900 (1 July 2019)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open2R (2018)
French Open2R (2018)
Wimbledon1R (2015, 2017, 2018)
US Open2R (2017)
Team competitions
Fed Cup1R (2017)
Last updated on: 1 July 2019.
Witthöft in May 2015

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CareerEdit

Witthöft has won one WTA singles title whereas on the ITF Women's Circuit, she has won eleven singles titles and one doubles title. On 8 January 2018, she reached her best singles ranking of world No. 48.

Witthöft made her WTA Tour debut at the 2012 Swedish Open. Having defeated Marina Shamayko, Akgul Amanmuradova and Jill Craybas to qualify, she lost in the first round of the main draw against Kateryna Bondarenko.[2]

She won her maiden WTA title at the 2017 Luxembourg Open, defeating Monica Puig in straight sets in the final.[3]

She was coached by Torben Beltz.[4] Her current coach is Philip Lang.

WTA career finalsEdit

Singles: 1 (1 title)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
WTA Tour Championships (0–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Premier (0–0)
International (1–0)
Finals by surface
Hard (1–0)
Clay (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1–0 Oct 2017 Luxembourg Open, Luxembourg City International Hard (i)   Monica Puig 6–3, 7–5

ITF finalsEdit

Singles: 20 (11–9)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments (1–1)
$75,000 tournaments (0–1)
$50,000 tournaments (3–0)
$25,000 tournaments (6–5)
$15,000 tournaments (0–0)
$10,000 tournaments (1–2)
Finals by surface
Hard (3–2)
Clay (7–7)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (1–0)
Result W–L Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Win 1–0 Apr 2011 Zell am Harmersbach, Germany Clay   Vanessa Henke 4–6, 6–3, 6–4
Loss 1–1 Jul 2011 Horb, Germany Clay   Paula Kania 6–4, 4–6, 5–7
Win 2–1 Jun 2012 Ystad, Sweden Clay   Valeria Solovyeva 6–2, 6–1
Win 3–1 Jul 2012 Wrexham, Great Britain Hard   Donna Vekić 6–2, 6–7(4–7), 6–2
Loss 3–2 Aug 2012 Bad Saulgau, Germany Clay   Mervana Jugić-Salkić 2–6, 4–6
Loss 3–3 Mar 2013 Sutton, Great Britain Hard (i)   Stephanie Vogt 6–3, 4–6, 3–6
Win 4–3 Aug 2013 Hechingen, Germany Clay   Laura Thorpe 6–1, 6–4
Loss 4–4 Sep 2013 Alphen aan den Rijn, Netherlands Clay   Arantxa Rus 6–4, 2–6, 2–6
Loss 4–5 Jun 2014 Stuttgart, Germany Clay   Mariana Duque 7–5, 2–6, 2–6
Loss 4–6 Jul 2014 Aschaffenburg, Germany Clay   Lesley Kerkhove 5–7, 3–6
Win 5–6 Aug 2014 Hechingen, Germany Clay   Laura Siegemund 4–6, 6–4, 6–3
Win 6–6 Sep 2014 Barnstaple, Great Britain Hard (i)   Viktorija Golubic 6–2, 6–4
Win 7–6 Sep 2014 Saint-Malo, France Clay   Alberta Brianti 6–0, 6–1
Loss 7–7 Sep 2014 Shrewsbury, Great Britain Hard (i)   Océane Dodin 4–6, 3–6
Win 8–7 Oct 2014 Joué-lès-Tours, France Hard (i)   Urszula Radwańska 6–3, 7–6(8–6)
Win 9–7 Feb 2015 Altenkirchen, Germany Carpet (i)   Antonia Lottner 6–3, 6–4
Win 10–7 May 2015 Cagnes-sur-Mer, France Clay   Tatjana Maria 7–5, 6–1
Win 11–7 Jul 2015 Versmold, Germany Clay   Johanna Larsson 6–3, 6–3
Loss 11–8 May 2016 Cagnes-sur-Mer, France Clay   Magda Linette 3–6, 5–7
Loss 11–9 Jul 2016 Prague, Czech Republic Clay   Antonia Lottner 6–7(6–8), 6–1, 5–7

Doubles: 1 (1–0)Edit

Result W–L Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 Sep 2014 Barnstaple, Great Britain Hard (i)   Alizé Lim   Viktorija Golubic
  Diāna Marcinkēviča
6–2, 6–1

Singles performance timelineEdit

current through the 2019 Wimbledon Championships

Tournament 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 SR W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A A 1R 3R 1R 2R 1R Q1 0 / 5 3–5
French Open A A Q2 Q3 2R 1R 3R 1R A 0 / 4 3–4
Wimbledon A A 1R Q2 1R 3R 3R 1R A 0 / 5 4–5
US Open A A Q1 Q3 1R 3R 1R 2R 0 / 4 3–4
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–1 3–4 4–4 5–4 1–4 0–0 0 / 18 13–18
Premier Mandatory tournaments
Indian Wells Open A A A A A 2R Q1 1R A 0 / 2 1–2
Miami Open Q1 A A A Q1 2R 2R 3R A 0 / 3 4–3
Madrid Open A A A A A A A A A 0 / 0 0–0
China Open A A A A 1R A 1R A 0 / 2 0–2
Premier 5 tournaments
Dubai / Qatar Open A A A A A A A 2R A 0 / 1 1–1
Italian Open A A A A A A A A A 0 / 0 0–0
Canadian Open A A A A 3R A A A 0 / 1 2–1
Cincinnati Open A A A A Q1 Q1 Q2 A 0 / 0 0–0
Wuhan Open Not Held A A A Q2 A 0 / 0 0–0
Career statistics
Tournaments 0 1 2 1 18 15 15 18 0 70
Titles / Finals 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 1 / 1 0 / 0 0 / 0 1 / 1
Hard Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–1 7–9 6–8 12–7 4–9 0–0 29–34
Clay Win–Loss 0–0 0–1 0–1 0–0 5–7 2–5 6–5 0–6 0–0 13–25
Grass Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–0 0–2 2–2 4–2 1–3 0–0 7–10
Overall Win–Loss 0–0 0–1 0–2 0–1 12–18 10–15 22–14 5–18 0–0 49–69
Year-end ranking 405 223 210 104 65 86 51 172 42%

Record against top 10 playersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Görtzen, Christian (8 January 2012). "Mit Talent und Willen nach oben". Welt am Sonntag (in German). Retrieved 11 March 2013.
  2. ^ "2012 Sony Swedish Open – main draw singles" (PDF). Women's Tennis Association. 22 July 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-10-23. Retrieved 11 March 2013.
  3. ^ "Witthöft feiert ersten Sieg auf WTA-Tour". RP Online (in German). 21 October 2017.
  4. ^ "Carina Witthöft greift mit Ex-Kerber-Trainer Beltz neu an". Hamburger Abendblatt (in German). 12 March 2014. Retrieved 24 March 2014.

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