Emina Bektas

Emina Bektas (born March 30, 1993) is an American tennis player of Bosnian descent.

Emina Bektaš
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Bektas at the 2016 US Open
Country (sports) United States
ResidenceIndianapolis, United States
Born (1993-03-30) March 30, 1993 (age 27)
Germany
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
CollegeUniversity of Michigan (2011–2015)
Prize money$97,157
Singles
Career record121–93 (56.5%)
Career titles3 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 234 (September 25, 2017)
Current rankingNo. 401 (February 17, 2020)
Doubles
Career record129–68 (65.5%)
Career titles15 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 125 (August 21, 2017)
Current rankingNo. 218 (February 17, 2020)
Grand Slam Doubles results
US Open1R (2017)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
US Open1R (2016)
Last updated on: February 17, 2020.

She has career-high WTA rankings of 234 in singles, achieved on 25 September 2017, and 125 in doubles, achieved on 21 August 2017. Bektas has won three singles titles and 15 doubles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit. Her biggest singles win to date came at the 2017 Coleman Vision Tennis Championships in Albuquerque.

Bektas had her Grand Slam main-draw debut at the 2016 US Open in the mixed doubles with Evan King, where they fell in the first round. The following year she partnered with Amanda Anisimova in doubles, where they also fell in the first round.

Bektas attended college at the University of Michigan from 2011 to 2015.

ITF finalsEdit

Singles: 4 (3 titles, 1 runner–up)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$80,000 tournaments (1–0)
$60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments (2–1)
Finals by surface
Hard (3–1)
Clay (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1–0 Jul 2013 ITF Evansville, United States $10,000 Hard   Brooke Austin 4–6, 6–4, 6–3
Loss 1–1 Jul 2016 ITF Evansville, United States $10,000 Hard   Kennedy Shaffer 4–6, 6–1, 2–6
Win 2–1 Oct 2016 ITF Mexico City, Mexico $10,000 Hard   Victoria Rodriguez 6–3, 6–1
Win 3–1 Sep 2017 ITF Albuquerque, United States $80,000 Hard   Maria Sanchez 6–4, 6–2

Doubles: 24 (15 titles, 9 runners-up)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$80,000 tournaments
$60,000 tournaments (2–0)
$25,000 tournaments (8–6)
$15,000 tournaments (1–2)
$10,000 tournaments (4–1)
Finals by surface
Hard (10–8)
Clay (5–1)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Category Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 20 July 2013 $10,000 Evansville, United States Hard   Brooke Bolender   Denise Muresan
  Jacqueline Wu
6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 1. 15 January 2016 $10,000 Fort de France, France (Martinique) Hard   Zoë Gwen Scandalis   Jaqueline Cristian
  Gaia Sanesi
6–7(5–7), 6–7(5–7)
Winner 2. 29 January 2016 $10,000 Saint Martin, France (Guadeloupe) Hard   Alexa Bortles   Alexandra Morozova
  Keren Shlomo
6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 2. 21 February 2016 $25,000 Surprise, United States Hard   Sarah Lee   Jacqueline Cako
  Danielle Lao
2–6, 6–4, [8–10]
Winner 3. 7 May 2016 $10,000 Antalya, Turkey Hard   Sarah Lee   Ayla Aksu
  Julia Stamatova
6–0, 6–3
Winner 4. 17 September 2016 $25,000 Lubbock, United States Hard   Catherine Harrison   Ema Burgić Bucko
  Renata Zarazúa
6–3, 6–4
Winner 5. 1 October 2016 $25,000 Stillwater, United States Hard   Ronit Yurovsky   Giuliana Olmos
  Nazari Urbina
6–4, 6–7(6–8), [10–6]
Winner 6. 8 October 2016 $10,000 Mexico City, Mexico Hard   Jessica Wacnik   Alexia Coutiño Castillo
  Victoria Rodriguez
6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 3. 17 February 2017 $15,000 Wirral, England Hard (i)   Ronit Yurovsky   Maja Chwalińska
  Miyabi Inoue
4–6, 4–6
Winner 7. 11 March 2017 $15,000 Orlando, United States Hard   Sanaz Marand   Chiara Scholl
  Marcela Zacarías
6–1, 6–3
Runner-up 4. 18 March 2017 $15,000 Tampa, United States Hard (i)   Sanaz Marand   Alexa Guarachi
  Hsu Chieh-yu
3–6, 6–4, [4–10]
Winner 8. 14 April 2017 $25,000 Pelham, United States Clay   Sanaz Marand   Amanda Carreras
  Tena Lukas
w/o
Winner 9. 23 April 2017 $60,000 Dothan, United States Clay   Sanaz Marand   Kristie Ahn
  Lizette Cabrera
6–3, 1–6, [10–2]
Winner 10. 7 May 2017 $60,000 Charleston, United States Clay   Alexa Guarachi   Kaitlyn Christian
  Sabrina Santamaria
5–7, 6–3, [10–5]
Winner 11. 13 May 2017 $25,000 Naples, United States Clay   Sanaz Marand   Danielle Collins
  Taylor Townsend
7–6(7–1), 6–1
Winner 12. 20 May 2017 $25,000 Naples, United States Clay   Alexa Guarachi   Sophie Chang
  Ulrikke Eikeri
6–3, 6–1
Winner 13. 1 July 2017 $25,000 Auburn, United States Hard   Alexa Guarachi   Ellen Perez
  Luisa Stefani
4–6, 6–4, [10–5]
Runner-up 5. 19 January 2019 $25,000 Daytona Beach, United States Clay   Hailey Baptiste   Anna Bondar
  Ulrikke Eikeri
3–6, 7–5, [9–11]
Runner-up 6. 16 February 2019 $25,000 Surprise, United States Hard   Usue Maitane Arconada   Coco Gauff
  Paige Hourigan
3–6, 6–4, [12–14]
Runner-up 7. 16 March 2019 $25,000 Nishitama, Japan Hard   Tara Moore   Haruna Arakawa
  Minori Yonehara
4–6, 3–6
Runner-up 8. 23 March 2019 $25,000 Kofu, Japan Hard   Tara Moore   Chang Kai-chen
  Hsu Ching-wen
1–6, 3–6
Runner-up 9. 13 April 2019 $25,000 Sunderland, England Hard (i)   Tara Moore   Maja Chwalińska
  Ulrikke Eikeri
4–6, 6–3, [9–11]
Winner 14. 14 September 2019 $25,000 Redding, United States Hard   Tara Moore   Catherine Harrison
  Paige Hourigan
6–3, 6–1
Winner 15. 19 October 2019 $25,000 Florence, United States Hard   Tara Moore   Olivia Tjandramulia
  Marcela Zacarias
7-5, 6–4

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