Carina Witthöft

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

Carina Witthöft
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Witthöft at the 2018 French Open
Country (sports) Germany
Born (1995-02-16) 16 February 1995 (age 25)
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)
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)
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: 2 December 2019.

CareerEdit

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.

2018Edit

Witthöft started her 2018 season at the Brisbane International. She lost in the first round to Aleksandra Krunić.[5] Despite being defeated in the final round of qualifying at the Sydney International by Camila Giorgi, Witthöft entered the main draw as a lucky loser.[6] She lost in the first round to Australian wildcard Sam Stosur.[7] At the Australian Open, Witthöft was defeated in the first round by eighth seed Caroline Garcia.[8]

In Qatar at the Qatar Total Open, Witthöft lost in the second round to top seed Caroline Wozniacki.[9]

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 titles, 9 runner–ups)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 ITF Zell am Harmersbach, Germany Clay   Vanessa Henke 4–6, 6–3, 6–4
Loss 1–1 Jul 2011 ITF Horb, Germany Clay   Paula Kania 6–4, 4–6, 5–7
Win 2–1 Jun 2012 ITF Ystad, Sweden Clay   Valeria Solovyeva 6–2, 6–1
Win 3–1 Jul 2012 ITF Wrexham, Great Britain Hard   Donna Vekić 6–2, 6–7(4–7), 6–2
Loss 3–2 Aug 2012 ITF Bad Saulgau, Germany Clay   Mervana Jugić-Salkić 2–6, 4–6
Loss 3–3 Mar 2013 ITF Sutton, Great Britain Hard (i)   Stephanie Vogt 6–3, 4–6, 3–6
Win 4–3 Aug 2013 ITF Hechingen, Germany Clay   Laura Thorpe 6–1, 6–4
Loss 4–4 Sep 2013 ITF Alphen aan den Rijn, Netherlands Clay   Arantxa Rus 6–4, 2–6, 2–6
Loss 4–5 Jun 2014 ITF Stuttgart, Germany Clay   Mariana Duque 7–5, 2–6, 2–6
Loss 4–6 Jul 2014 ITF Aschaffenburg, Germany Clay   Lesley Kerkhove 5–7, 3–6
Win 5–6 Aug 2014 ITF Hechingen, Germany Clay   Laura Siegemund 4–6, 6–4, 6–3
Win 6–6 Sep 2014 ITF Barnstaple, Great Britain Hard (i)   Viktorija Golubic 6–2, 6–4
Win 7–6 Sep 2014 ITF Saint-Malo, France Clay   Alberta Brianti 6–0, 6–1
Loss 7–7 Sep 2014 ITF Shrewsbury, Great Britain Hard (i)   Océane Dodin 4–6, 3–6
Win 8–7 Oct 2014 ITF Joué-lès-Tours, France Hard (i)   Urszula Radwańska 6–3, 7–6(8–6)
Win 9–7 Feb 2015 ITF Altenkirchen, Germany Carpet (i)   Antonia Lottner 6–3, 6–4
Win 10–7 May 2015 ITF Cagnes-sur-Mer, France Clay   Tatjana Maria 7–5, 6–1
Win 11–7 Jul 2015 ITF Versmold, Germany Clay   Johanna Larsson 6–3, 6–3
Loss 11–8 May 2016 ITF Cagnes-sur-Mer, France Clay   Magda Linette 3–6, 5–7
Loss 11–9 Jul 2016 ITF 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 WTA Tour.

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 A 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 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 A 0 / 1 2–1
Cincinnati Open A A A A Q1 Q1 Q2 A A 0 / 0 0–0
Wuhan Open Not Held A A A Q2 A 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

Witthöft's match record against players who have been ranked in the top 10.*

* As of 2 December 2019

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.
  5. ^ "Sevastova stuns Stosur in Brisbane opener". www.dailytrust.com.ng. 1 January 2018. Retrieved 13 July 2020.
  6. ^ "Julia Goerges Withdraws From Sydney International After Auckland Win". sports.ndtv.com. 7 January 2018. Retrieved 14 July 2020.
  7. ^ Walton, Darren (9 January 2018). "Sam Stosur wins tough opener at Sydney International". www.smh.com.au. Retrieved 14 July 2020.
  8. ^ Kane, David (16 January 2018). "Garcia grinds past Witthoeft at Australian Open". www.wtatennis.com. Retrieved 14 July 2020.
  9. ^ Livaudais, Stephanie (14 February 2018). "Wozniacki impresses against Witthoeft in Doha". www.wtatennis.com. Retrieved 14 July 2020.

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