Despina Papamichail

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

Despina Papamichail
Δέσποινα Παπαμιχαήλ
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Despina at the 2022 French Open
Country (sports) Greece
ResidenceAncona, Italy
Born (1993-02-09) 9 February 1993 (age 29)
Preveza, Greece
Turned pro2008
PlaysRight-handed (two handed backhand)
Prize moneyUS$334,125
Singles
Career record452–342 (56.9%)
Career titles15 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 147 (20 June 2022)
Current rankingNo. 187 (22 August 2022)
Grand Slam singles results
Australian OpenQ1 (2022)
French OpenQ1 (2022)
WimbledonQ2 (2022)
US OpenQ2 (2021)
Doubles
Career record334–194 (63.3%)
Career titles35 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 162 (14 September 2015)
Current rankingNo. 177 (22 August 2022)
Team competitions
Fed Cup20–25
Last updated on: 22 August 2022.

Papamichail has won 15 singles and 35 doubles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit. Her career-high singles ranking of world No. 147, she reached on 20 June 2022. Her highest doubles ranking is 162, achieved on 14 September 2015.

Playing for the Greece Fed Cup team, Papamichail has a win–loss record of 20–25.

In June 2021, Papamichail won the inaugural $60k Charleston Pro event, by defeating Gabriela Cé. It was her first title above $25k level.[1]

She made her main-draw WTA Tour singles debut at the WTA 500 2021 Abu Dhabi Open.

Performance timelineEdit

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# P# DNQ A Z# PO G S B NMS NTI P NH
(W) winner; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (P#) preliminary round; (DNQ) did not qualify; (A) absent; (Z#) Davis/Fed Cup Zonal Group (with number indication) or (PO) play-off; (G) gold, (S) silver or (B) bronze Olympic/Paralympic medal; (NMS) not a Masters tournament; (NTI) not a Tier I tournament; (P) postponed; (NH) not held; (SR) strike rate (events won / competed); (W–L) win–loss record.
To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated at the conclusion of a tournament or when the player's participation has ended.

Only main-draw results in WTA Tour, Grand Slam tournaments, Fed Cup/Billie Jean King Cup and Olympic Games are included in win–loss records.

SinglesEdit

Current through the 2022 Jasmin Open.

Tournament 2019 2020 2021 2022 SR W–L Win%
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A A Q1 0 / 0 0–0  – 
French Open A A A Q1 0 / 0 0–0  – 
Wimbledon A A A Q2 0 / 0 0–0  – 
US Open A A Q2 Q1 0 / 0 0–0  – 
Win–loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0 / 0 0–0  – 
Career statistics
Tournaments 0 0[a] 1 6 Career total: 7
Overall W–L 1–0 0–1 0–1 3–6 0 / 7 4–8 33%
Year-end ranking 260 276 184 $334,125

WTA 125 tournament finalsEdit

Doubles: 1 (runner-up)Edit

Result W–L    Date    Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Nov 2021 Buenos Aires Open, Argentina Clay   María Carlé   Irina Bara
  Ekaterine Gorgodze
7–5, 5–7, [4–10]

ITF Circuit finalsEdit

Singles: 23 (15 titles, 8 runner-ups)Edit

Legend
$60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (5–4)
Clay (10–4)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 Jul 2010 ITF Rabat, Morocco 10,000 Clay   Anastasia Mukhametova 2–6, 0–6
Win 1–1 Sep 2010 ITF Mytilini, Greece 10,000 Hard   Anna Zaja 3–6, 6–3, 7–5
Win 2–1 Apr 2011 ITF Vic, Spain 10,000 Clay   Victoria Larrière 7–6(10), 6–1
Loss 2–2 May 2011 ITF Petroupoli, Greece 10,000 Hard   Diāna Marcinkēviča 5–7, 7–5, 6–3
Win 3–2 May 2011 ITF Heraklion, Greece 10,000 Hard   Nicole Rottmann 6–1, 3–6, 6–2
Loss 3–3 Jan 2014 ITF Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt 10,000 Hard   İpek Soylu 3–6, 6–7(0)
Loss 3–4 Apr 2014 ITF Heraklion, Greece 10,000 Hard   Maria Sakkari 1–6, 6–1, 3–6
Win 4–4 Jun 2014 ITF Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt 10,000 Hard   Anna Morgina 6–1, 6–3
Loss 4–5 Jun 2014 ITF Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt 10,000 Hard   Jan Abaza 2–6, 6–3, 4–6
Loss 4–6 Feb 2016 ITF Hammamet, Tunisia 10,000 Clay   Chantal Škamlová 1–6, 6–4, 3–6
Win 5–6 May 2017 ITF Acre, Israel 15,000 Hard   Sadafmoh Tolibova 6–1, 6–2
Win 6–6 Jul 2017 ITF Tel Aviv, Israel 15,000 Hard   Estelle Cascino 7–6(4), 6–3
Win 7–6 Jul 2017 ITF Prokuplje, Serbia 15,000 Clay   Maryna Chernyshova 3–6, 7–6(5), 6–3
Win 8–6 Sep 2017 ITF Antalya, Turkey 15,000 Clay   Bárbara Gatica 6–3, 6–3
Win 9–6 Sep 2017 ITF Antalya, Turkey 15,000 Clay   Carolina Alves 6–1, 6–4
Win 10–6 Sep 2017 ITF Antalya, Turkey 15,000 Clay   Raluca Șerban 3–6, 6–2, 7–6(6)
Win 11–6 May 2018 ITF San Severo, Italy 15,000 Clay   Simona Waltert 6–1, 6–2
Loss 11–7 Feb 2019 ITF Monastir, Tunisia 15,000 Clay   Mirjam Björklund 6–1, 6–7(3), 3–6
Win 12–7 Apr 2019 ITF Cairo, Egypt 15,000 Clay   Nastja Kolar 6–3, 4–6, 6–4
Win 13–7 Jul 2019 ITF Getxo, Spain 25,000 Clay (i)   Sandra Samir 6–2, 6–4
Win 14–7 Jul 2019 ITF Aschaffenburg, Germany 25,000 Clay   Jule Niemeier 6–2, 5–7, 6–2
Win 15–7 Jun 2021 ITF Charleston Pro, U.S. 60,000 Clay   Gabriela Cé 1–6, 6–3, 6–3
Loss 15–8 Jun 2022 Internazionali di Brescia, Italy 60,000 Clay   Ángela Fita Boluda 2–6, 0–6

Doubles: 64 (35 titles, 29 runner-ups)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$80,000 tournaments
$60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (16–11)
Clay (19–15)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–1)
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Apr 2011 ITF Vic, Spain 10,000 Clay   Andrea Gámiz   Simona Dobrá
  Tereza Hladíková
2–6, 1–6
Win 1–1 Feb 2012 ITF Bron, France 10,000 Hard (i)   Diāna Marcinkēviča   Justine Ozga
  Isabella Shinikova
7–5, 7–5
Win 2–1 Mar 2012 ITF Dijon, France 10,000 Hard (i)   Diāna Marcinkēviča   Yana Sizikova
  Alison Van Uytvanck
7–5, 7–6(7)
Win 3–1 Jul 2012 ITF Torino, Italy 10,000 Clay   Lucia Cervera-Vazquez   Estelle Guisard
  Katharina Negrin
3–6, 6–3, [10–6]
Win 4–1 Aug 2012 ITF Locri, Italy 10,000 Clay   Sara Sorribes Tormo   Kana Daniel
  Nastassia Rubel
6–1, 6–0
Loss 4–2 Oct 2012 ITF Heraklion, Greece 10,000 Hard   Despoina Vogasari   Manon Arcangioli
  Laëtitia Sarrazin
4–6, 4–6
Win 5–2 Feb 2013 ITF Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt 10,000 Hard   Alice Savoretti   Elena-Teodora Cadar
  Patricia Maria Țig
6–3, 6–4
Loss 5–3 Apr 2013 ITF Heraklion, Greece 10,000 Hard   Giulia Sussarello   Marina Melnikova
  Teodora Mirčić
1–6, 4–6
Win 6–3 Apr 2013 ITF San Severo, Italy 10,000 Clay   Giulia Sussarello   Martine Ditlev
  Malou Ejdesgaard
6–1, 6–4
Win 7–3 Aug 2013 ITF Locri, Italy 10,000 Clay   Federica Di Sarra   Alice Matteucci
  Camilla Rosatello
6–3, 3–6, [10–4]
Loss 7–4 Jan 2014 ITF Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt 10,000 Hard   Gaia Sanesi   Melis Sezer
  İpek Soylu
6–4, 4–6, [3–10]
Loss 7–5 Jan 2014 ITF Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt 10,000 Hard   Polina Leykina   Valentyna Ivakhnenko
  Veronika Kapshay
6–7, 2–6
Loss 7–6 Mar 2014 ITF Pula, Italy 10,000 Clay   Alice Matteucci   Yuliana Lizarazo
  Alexandra Nancarrow
3–6, 6–4, [9–11]
Loss 7–7 Mar 2014 ITF Pula, Italy 10,000 Clay   Rosalie van der Hoek   Olga Sáez Larra
  Alexandra Nancarrow
3–6, 6–4, [8–10]
Loss 7–8 Apr 2014 ITF Heraklion, Greece 10,000 Hard   Maria Sakkari   Natela Dzalamidze
  Valentini Grammatikopoulou
7–6, 3–6, [5–10]
Win 8–8 Apr 2014 ITF Heraklion, Greece 10,000 Hard   Polina Leykina   Marie Benoît
  Kimberley Zimmermann
6–2, 6–2
Win 9–8 Jun 2014 ITF Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt 10,000 Hard   Arabela Fernández Rabener   Mai El Kamash
  Yasmin Hamza
6–3, 6–3
Loss 9–9 Aug 2014 ITF Woking, United Kingdom 25,000 Hard   Alice Matteucci   Yumi Miyazaki
  Mari Tanaka
2–6, 5–7
Win 10–9 Sep 2014 ITF Sofia, Bulgaria 25,000 Clay   Lina Gjorcheska   Rebecca Šramková
  Julia Terziyska
6–1, 6–4
Loss 10–10 Oct 2014 ITF Rock Hill, United States 25,000 Hard   Janina Toljan   Cindy Burger
  Sharon Fichman
6–4, 1–6, [6–10]
Win 11–10 Dec 2014 ITF Navi Mumbai, India 25,000 Hard   Nina Stojanović   Miyabi Inoue
  Miki Miyamura
7–6(5), 6–2
Loss 11–11 Apr 2015 ITF Heraklion, Greece 10,000 Hard   Tamara Čurović   Anastasiya Komardina
  Valentini Grammatikopoulou
2–6, 2–6
Win 12–11 May 2015 ITF Pula, Italy 25,000 Clay   Nastja Kolar   Diana Buzean
  Alice Matteucci
6–1, 1–6, [10–8]
Win 13–11 May 2015 ITF Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt 10,000 Hard   Alice Matteucci   Elena-Teodora Cadar
  Eleni Kordolaimi
6–3, 6–4
Win 14–11 Jun 2015 ITF Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt 10,000 Hard   Alice Matteucci   Grace Dixon
  Ella Leivo
6–1, 6–3
Loss 14–12 Jul 2015 ITF Imola, Italy 25,000 Carpet   Bernarda Pera   Claudia Giovine
  Xenia Knoll
5–7, 2–6
Win 15–12 Jul 2015 ITF Rome, Italy 25,000 Clay   Claudia Giovine   Tara Moore
  Conny Perrin
6–4, 7–6(2)
Loss 15–13 Aug 2015 ITF Bad Saulgau, Germany 25,000 Clay   Maria Sakkari   Cristina Dinu
  Diana Buzean
6–2, 3–6, [8–10]
Win 16–13 Aug 2015 ITF Woking, United Kingdom 25,000 Hard   Claudia Giovine   Harriet Dart
  Katy Dunne
6–2, 6–1
Win 17–13 Sep 2015 ITF Antalya, Turkey 10,000 Hard   Nina Stojanović   Cristiana Ferrando
  Chiara Grimm
1–6, 6–1, [10–5]
Win 18–13 Sep 2015 ITF Pula, Italy 10,000 Clay   Carla Touly   Nina Stadler
  Kimberley Zimmermann
6–3, 6–4
Loss 18–14 Jan 2016 ITF Cairo, Egypt 10,000 Clay   Ola Abou Zekry   Petra Krejsová
  Chantal Škamlová
4–6, 0–6
Loss 18–15 Jan 2016 ITF Cairo, Egypt 10,000 Clay   Ola Abou Zekry   Petra Krejsová
  Chantal Škamlová
6–7(2), 3–6
Loss 18–16 Feb 2016 ITF Hammamet, Tunisia 10,000 Clay   Chantal Škamlová   Petra Januskova
  Sviatlana Pirazhenka
3–6, 2–6
Win 19–16 Feb 2016 ITF Hammamet, Tunisia 10,000 Clay   Chantal Škamlová   Petra Januskova
  Sviatlana Pirazhenka
6–2, 6–7(5), [10–5]
Win 20–16 Mar 2016 ITF Hammamet, Tunisia 10,000 Clay   Georgia Brescia   Alice Balducci
  Claudia Giovine
4–6, 6–2, [10–7]
Loss 20–17 Mar 2016 ITF Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt 10,000 Hard   Karin Kennel   Veronika Kapshay
  Anastasiya Shoshyna
1–6, 2–6
Loss 20–18 Apr 2016 ITF Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt 10,000 Hard   Ola Abou Zekry   Anastasia Pribylova
  Naomi Totka
1–6, 6–3, [12–14]
Win 21–18 Apr 2016 ITF Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt 10,000 Hard   Samantha Murray   Ola Abou Zekry
  Jaqueline Cristian
6–3, 6–2
Win 22–18 May 2016 ITF Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt 10,000 Hard   Samantha Murray   Nidhi Chilumula
  Rishika Sunkara
3–6, 6–2, [10–1]
Loss 22–19 Jun 2016 ITF Amarante, Portugal 10,000 Hard   Jessica Crivelletto   Tereza Mihalíková
  Inês Murta
6–7(5), 3–6
Win 23–19 Aug 2016 ITF Târgu Jiu, Romania 10,000 Clay   Jaqueline Cristian   Julieta Estable
  Daniela Farfan
6–7(5), 6–0, [10–5]
Win 24–19 Aug 2016 ITF Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt 10,000 Hard   Ana Veselinović   Berfu Cengiz
  Dhruthi Tatachar Venugopal
7–6(4), 1–6, [10–5]
Win 25–19 Nov 2016 ITF Heraklion, Greece 10,000 Hard   Manon Arcangioli   Emilie Francati
  Sarah Beth Grey
6–4, 6–2
Win 26–19 Jan 2017 ITF Hammamet, Tunisia 15,000 Clay   Laura Pigossi   Victoria Muntean
  Sun Xuliu
6–3, 4–6, [10–5]
Loss 26–20 Mar 2017 ITF Heraklion, Greece 15,000 Clay   Olga Ianchuk   Mira Antonitsch
  Karman Kaur Thandi
0–6, 3–6
Loss 26–21 Apr 2017 ITF Cairo, Egypt 15,000 Clay   Bojana Marinković   Mariam Bolkvadze
  Tereza Mihalíková
6–7(7), 3–6
Win 27–21 May 2017 ITF Acre, Israel 15,000 Hard   Vlada Ekshibarova   Shelly Krolitzky
  Maya Tahan
6–4, 6–3
Loss 27–22 Jan 2018 ITF Hammamet, Tunisia 15,000 Clay   Catalina Pella   Karin Kennel
  Maria Marfutina
5–7, 2–6
Win 28–22 Jul 2018 Reinert Open, Germany 60,000 Clay   Pemra Özgen   Olga Danilović
  Nina Stojanović
1–6, 6–2, [10–4]
Win 29–22 Jul 2018 ITF Darmstadt, Germany 25,000 Clay   Martina Colmegna   Romy Kölzer
  Aymet Uzcátegui
6–4, 3–6, [10–6]
Win 30–22 Oct 2018 ITF Riba-roja de Túria, Spain 25,000 Clay   Aliona Bolsova   Marina Bassols Ribera
  Ángela Fita Boluda
6−2, 6−2
Loss 30–23 Feb 2019 ITF Monastir, Tunisia 15,000 Clay   Andrea Lázaro García   Miriam Bulgaru
  Cristina Ene
3–6, 6–7(5)
Loss 30–24 Feb 2019 ITF Monastir, Tunisia 15,000 Clay   Andrea Lázaro García   Arianne Hartono
  Eva Vedder
4–6, 6–3 [7–10]
Win 31–24 Apr 2019 ITF Cairo, Egypt 15,000 Clay   Melanie Klaffner   Júlia Konishi Camargo Silva
  Katya Malikova
6–3, 6–1
Win 32–24 Apr 2019 ITF Cairo, Egypt 15,000 Clay   Simona Waltert   Mayar Sherif
  Rana Sherif Ahmed
6–3, 6–2
Loss 32–25 May 2019 ITF Monzon, Spain 25,000 Hard   Nina Stojanović   Jana Fett
  Dalma Gálfi
6–7(2), 2–6
Loss 32–26 May 2019 ITF Jerusalem, Israel 25,000 Hard   Samantha Murray   Yuliya Hatouka
  Tereza Mihalíková
6–2, 4–6, [8–10]
Loss 32–27 Jul 2019 ITF Aschaffenburg, Germany 25,000 Clay   Irene Burillo Escorihuela   Tatiana Pieri
  Ivana Popovic
6–7(5), 4–6
Win 33–27 Sep 2019 ITF Frýdek-Místek, Czech Republic 25,000 Clay   Lea Bošković   Oana Georgeta Simion
  Julia Wachaczyk
6–3, 6–2
Loss 33–28 Dec 2019 ITF Solapur, India 25,000 Hard   Berfu Cengiz   Ulrikke Eikeri
  Ankita Raina
7–5, 4–6, [3–10]
Win 34–28 Oct 2021 ITF Loulé, Portugal 25,000 Hard   Natalija Stevanović   Francisca Jorge
  Matilde Jorge
6–2, 7–5
Win 35–28 Jun 2022 Internazionali di Caserta, Italy 60,000 Clay   Camilla Rosatello   Francisca Jorge
  Matilde Jorge
4–6, 6–2, [10–6]
Loss 35–29 Jun 2022 Macha Lake Open, Czech Republic 60,000 Clay   Nuria Brancaccio   Karolína Kubáňová
  Aneta Kučmová
2–6, 6–7(9)

NotesEdit

  1. ^ During the season, she did not play in the main-draw of any WTA Tour-level tournaments. However, she played at the Billie Jean King Cup that is not counted as a played tournament but matches counted.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Renton, Jamie (28 June 2021). "PAPAMICHAIL TRIUMPHS AS GREEK PLAYERS CONTINUE TO MAKE THEIR MARK". www.itftennis.com. Retrieved 30 June 2021.

External linksEdit