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Despina Papamichail (Greek: Δέσποινα Παπαμιχαήλ; born 9 February 1993) is a Greek professional tennis player.

Despina Papamichail
Δέσποινα Παπαμιχαήλ
Despina Papamichail Cagnes 2014.JPG
Country (sports) Greece
ResidenceAncona, Italy
Born (1993-02-09) 9 February 1993 (age 26)
Preveza, Greece
Turned pro2008
PlaysRight-handed (two handed backhand)
Prize money$126,741
Singles
Career record332–246
Career titles11 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 317 (21 July 2014)
Current rankingNo. 460 (11 February 2019)
Doubles
Career record265–146
Career titles29 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 162 (14 September 2015)
Current rankingNo. 251 (11 February 2019)
Team competitions
Fed Cup16–18
Last updated on: 14 February 2019.

Papamichail has won 11 singles and 29 doubles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit. Her career-high singles ranking of 317, she reached on 21 July 2014. Her highest WTA doubles ranking is world No. 162, achieved on 14 September 2015.

Playing for Greece Fed Cup team, Papamichail has a win–loss record of 16–18.

ITF finalsEdit

Singles: 21 (14 titles, 7 runner-ups)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000/$80,000 tournaments
$50,000/$60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000/$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (5–4)
Clay (9–3)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 26 July 2010 Rabat, Morocco Clay   Anastasia Mukhametova 2–6, 0–6
Winner 1. 13 September 2010 Mytilini, Greece Hard   Anna Zaja 3–6, 6–3, 7–5
Winner 2. 25 April 2011 Vic, Spain Clay   Victoria Larrière 7–6(12–10), 6–1
Runner-up 2. 2 May 2011 Petroupoli, Greece Hard   Diāna Marcinkēviča 5–7, 7–5, 6–3
Winner 3. 9 May 2011 Heraklion, Greece Hard   Nicole Rottmann 6–1, 3–6, 6–2
Runner-up 3. 13 January 2014 Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt Hard   İpek Soylu 3–6, 6–7(0–7)
Runner-up 4. 27 April 2014 Heraklion, Greece Hard   Maria Sakkari 1–6, 6–1, 3–6
Winner 4. 16 June 2014 Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt Hard   Anna Morgina 6–1, 6–3
Runner-up 5. 23 June 2014 Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt Hard   Jan Abaza 2–6, 6–3, 4–6
Runner-up 6. 28 February 2016 Hammamet, Tunisia Clay   Chantal Škamlová 1–6, 6–4, 3–6
Winner 5. 6 May 2017 Acre, Israel Hard   Sadafmoh Tolibova 6–1, 6–2
Winner 6. 1 July 2017 Tel Aviv, Israel Hard   Estelle Cascino 7–6(7–4), 6–3
Winner 7. 9 July 2017 Prokuplje, Serbia Clay   Maryna Chernyshova 3–6, 7–6(7–5), 6–3
Winner 8. 3 September 2017 Antalya, Turkey Clay   Bárbara Gatica 6–3, 6–3
Winner 9. 10 September 2017 Antalya, Turkey Clay   Carolina Alves 6–1, 6–4
Winner 10. 17 September 2017 Antalya, Turkey Clay   Raluca Georgiana Șerban 3–6, 6–2, 7–6(8–6)
Winner 11. 19 May 2018 San Severo, Italy Clay   Simona Waltert 6–1, 6–2
Runner-up 7. 24 February 2019 Monastir, Tunisia Clay   Mirjam Björklund 6–1, 6–7(3), 3–6
Winner 12. 21 April 2019 Cairo, Egypt Clay   Nastja Kolar 6–3, 4–6, 6–4
Winner 13. 14 July 2019 Getxo, Spain Clay (i)   Sandra Samir 6–2, 6–4
Winner 14. 21 July 2019 Aschaffenburg, Germany Clay   Jule Niemeier 6–2, 5–7, 6–2

Doubles: 60 (33 titles, 27 runner-ups)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000/$80,000 tournaments
$50,000/$60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000/$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (15–11)
Clay (15–12)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–1)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner–up 1. 25 April 2011 Vic, Spain Clay   Andrea Gámiz   Simona Dobrá
  Tereza Hladíková
2–6, 1–6
Winner 1. 27 February 2012 Bron, France Hard (i)   Diāna Marcinkēviča   Justine Ozga
  Isabella Shinikova
7–5, 7–5
Winner 2. 5 March 2012 Dijon, France Hard (i)   Diāna Marcinkēviča   Yana Sizikova
  Alison Van Uytvanck
7–5, 7–6(9–7)
Winner 3. 9 July 2012 Torino, Italy Clay   Lucia Cervera-Vazquez   Estelle Guisard
  Katharina Negrin
3–6, 6–3, [10–6]
Winner 4. 13 August 2012 Locri, Italy Clay   Sara Sorribes Tormo   Kana Daniel
  Nastassia Rubel
6–1, 6–0
Runner–up 2. 29 October 2012 Heraklion, Greece Hard   Despoina Vogasari   Manon Arcangioli
  Laëtitia Sarrazin
4–6, 4–6
Winner 5. 11 February 2013 Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt Hard   Alice Savoretti   Elena-Teodora Cadar
  Patricia Maria Țig
6–3, 6–4
Runner–up 3. 8 April 2013 Heraklion, Greece Hard   Giulia Sussarello   Marina Melnikova
  Teodora Mirčić
1–6, 4–6
Winner 6. 22 April 2013 San Severo, Italy Clay   Giulia Sussarello   Martine Ditlev
  Malou Ejdesgaard
6–1, 6–4
Winner 7. 12 August 2013 Locri, Italy Clay   Federica di Sarra   Alice Matteucci
  Camilla Rosatello
6–3, 3–6, [10–4]
Runner–up 4. 13 January 2014 Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt Hard   Gaia Sanesi   Melis Sezer
  İpek Soylu
6–4, 4–6, [3–10]
Runner–up 5. 27 January 2014 Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt Hard   Polina Leykina   Valentyna Ivakhnenko
  Veronika Kapshay
6–7, 2–6
Runner-up 6. 17 March 2014 Pula, Italy Clay   Alice Matteucci   Yuliana Lizarazo
  Alexandra Nancarrow
3–6, 6–4, [9–11]
Runner-up 7. 24 March 2014 Pula, Italy Clay   Rosalie van der Hoek   Olga Sáez Larra
  Alexandra Nancarrow
3–6, 6–4, [8–10]
Runner–up 8. 19 April 2014 Heraklion, Greece Hard   Maria Sakkari   Natela Dzalamidze
  Valentini Grammatikopoulou
7–6, 3–6, [5–10]
Winner 8. 27 April 2014 Heraklion, Greece Hard   Polina Leykina   Marie Benoît
  Kimberley Zimmermann
6–2, 6–2
Winner 9. 16 June 2014 Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt Hard   Arabela Fernández Rabener   Mai El Kamash
  Yasmin Hamza
6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 9. 11 August 2014 Woking, United Kingdom Hard   Alice Matteucci   Yumi Miyazaki
  Mari Tanaka
2–6, 5–7
Winner 10. 13 September 2014 Sofia, Bulgaria Clay   Lina Gjorcheska   Rebecca Šramková
  Julia Terziyska
6–1, 6–4
Runner-up 10. 6 October 2014 Rock Hill, United States Hard   Janina Toljan   Cindy Burger
  Sharon Fichman
6–4, 1–6, [6–10]
Winner 11. 19 December 2014 Navi Mumbai, India Hard   Nina Stojanović   Miyabi Inoue
  Miki Miyamura
7–6(7–5), 6–2
Runner-up 11. 6 April 2015 Heraklion, Greece Hard   Tamara Čurović   Anastasiya Komardina
  Valentini Grammatikopoulou
2–6, 2–6
Winner 12. 2 May 2015 Pula, Italy Clay   Nastja Kolar   Diana Buzean
  Alice Matteucci
6–1, 1–6, [10–8]
Winner 13. 25 May 2015 Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt Hard   Alice Matteucci   Elena-Teodora Cadar
  Eleni Kordolaimi
6–3, 6–4
Winner 14. 6 June 2015 Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt Hard   Alice Matteucci   Grace Dixon
  Ella Leivo
6–1, 6–3
Runner-up 12. 13 July 2015 Imola, Italy Carpet   Bernarda Pera   Claudia Giovine
  Xenia Knoll
5–7, 2–6
Winner 15. 27 July 2015 Rome, Italy Clay   Claudia Giovine   Tara Moore
  Conny Perrin
6–4, 7–6(7–2)
Runner-up 13. 3 August 2015 Bad Saulgau, Germany Clay   Maria Sakkari   Cristina Dinu
  Diana Buzean
6–2, 3–6, [8–10]
Winner 16. 24 August 2015 Woking, United Kingdom Hard   Claudia Giovine   Harriet Dart
  Katy Dunne
6–2, 6–1
Winner 17. 6 September 2015 Antalya, Turkey Hard   Nina Stojanović   Cristiana Ferrando
  Chiara Grimm
1–6, 6–1, [10–5]
Winner 18. 12 September 2015 Pula, Italy Clay   Carla Touly   Nina Stadler
  Kimberley Zimmermann
6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 14. 16 January 2016 Cairo, Egypt Clay   Ola Abou Zekry   Petra Krejsová
  Chantal Škamlová
4–6, 0–6
Runner-up 15. 31 January 2016 Cairo, Egypt Clay   Ola Abou Zekry   Petra Krejsová
  Chantal Škamlová
6–7(2–7), 3–6
Runner-up 16. 21 February 2016 Hammamet, Tunisia Clay   Chantal Škamlová   Petra Januskova
  Sviatlana Pirazhenka
3–6, 2–6
Winner 19. 28 February 2016 Hammamet, Tunisia Clay   Chantal Škamlová   Petra Januskova
  Sviatlana Pirazhenka
6–2, 6–7(5–7), [10–5]
Winner 20. 20 March 2016 Hammamet, Tunisia Clay   Georgia Brescia   Alice Balducci
  Claudia Giovine
4–6, 6–2, [10–7]
Runner-up 17. 27 March 2016 Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt Hard   Karin Kennel   Veronika Kapshay
  Anastasiya Shoshyna
1–6, 2–6
Runner-up 18. 23 April 2016 Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt Hard   Ola Abou Zekry   Anastasia Pribylova
  Naomi Totka
1–6, 6–3, [12–14]
Winner 21. 30 April 2016 Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt Hard   Samantha Murray   Ola Abou Zekry
  Jaqueline Cristian
6–3, 6–2
Winner 22. 7 May 2016 Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt Hard   Samantha Murray   Nidhi Chilumula
  Rishika Sunkara
3–6, 6–2, [10–1]
Runner-up 19. 27 June 2016 Amarante, Portugal Hard   Jessica Crivelletto   Tereza Mihalíková
  Inês Murta
6–7(5–7), 3–6
Winner 23. 1 August 2016 Târgu Jiu, Romania Clay   Jaqueline Cristian   Julieta Estable
  Daniela Farfan
6–7(5–7), 6–0, [10–5]
Winner 24. 15 August 2016 Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt Hard   Ana Veselinović   Berfu Cengiz
  Dhruthi Tatachar Venugopal
7–6(7–4), 1–6, [10–5]
Winner 25. 20 November 2016 Heraklion, Greece Hard   Manon Arcangioli   Emilie Francati
  Sarah Beth Grey
6–4, 6–2
Winner 26. 28 January 2017 Hammamet, Tunisia Clay   Laura Pigossi   Victoria Muntean
  Sun Xuliu
6–3, 4–6, [10–5]
Runner-up 20. 25 March 2017 Heraklion, Greece Clay   Olga Ianchuk   Mira Antonitsch
  Karman Kaur Thandi
0–6, 3–6
Runner-up 21. 22 April 2017 Cairo, Egypt Clay   Bojana Marinković   Mariam Bolkvadze
  Tereza Mihalíková
6–7(7–9), 3–6
Winner 27. 6 May 2017 Acre, Israel Hard   Vlada Ekshibarova   Shelly Krolitzky
  Maya Tahan
6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 22. 20 January 2018 Hammamet, Tunisia Clay   Catalina Pella   Karin Kennel
  Maria Marfutina
5–7, 2–6
Winner 28. 15 July 2018 Versmold, Germany Clay   Pemra Özgen   Olga Danilović
  Nina Stojanović
1–6, 6–2, [10–4]
Winner 29. 21 July 2018 Darmstadt, Germany Clay   Martina Colmegna   Romy Kölzer
  Aymet Uzcátegui
6–4, 3–6, [10–6]
Winner 30. 14 october 2018 Riba-roja de Túria, Spain Clay   Aliona Bolsova Zadoinov   Marina Bassols
  Angela Fita
6−2, 6−2
Runner-up 23. 17 February 2019 Monastir, Tunisia Clay   Andrea Lázaro García   Miriam Bulgaru
  Cristina Ene
3–6, 6–7(5)
Runner-up 24. 24 February 2019 Monastir, Tunisia Clay   Andrea Lázaro García   Arianne Hartono
  Eva Vedder
4–6, 6–3 [7–10]
Winner 31. 21 April 2019 Cairo, Egypt Clay   Melanie Klaffner   Júlia Konishi Camargo Silva
  Katya Malikova
6–3, 6–1
Winner 32. 28 April 2019 Cairo, Egypt Clay   Simona Waltert   Mayar Sherif
  Rana Sherif Ahmed
6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 25. 12 May 2019 Monzón, Spain Hard   Nina Stojanović   Jana Fett
  Dalma Gálfi
6–7(2), 2–6
Runner-up 26. 26 May 2019 Jerusalem, Israel Hard   Samantha Murray   Yuliya Hatouka
  Tereza Mihalíková
6–2, 4–6, [8–10]
Runner-up 27. 21 July 2019 Aschaffenburg, Germany Clay   Irene Burillo Escorihuela   Tatiana Pieri
  Ivana Popovic
6–7(5), 4–6
Winner 33. 15 September 2019 Frýdek-Místek, Czech Republic Clay   Lea Bošković   Oana Georgeta Simion
  Julia Wachaczyk
6–3, 6–2

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