Jamie Loeb (born March 8, 1995) is an American tennis player.
Wimbledon qualifying 2018
|Country (sports)||United States|
|Residence||Ossining, New York|
|Born||March 8, 1995|
Bronxville, New York
|Height||1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)|
|Plays||Right-handed (two-handed backhand)|
|College||University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2013–15)|
|Career titles||7 ITF|
|Highest ranking||No. 132 (February 2, 2018)|
|Current ranking||No. 179 (January 14, 2019)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||Q2 (2017)|
|French Open||Q2 (2018)|
|US Open||1R (2015)|
|Career titles||6 ITF|
|Highest ranking||No. 120 (July 16, 2018)|
|Current ranking||No. 142 (January 14, 2019)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|US Open||1R (2018)|
|Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results|
|US Open||1R (2017)|
|Last updated on: January 21, 2019.|
She has a career-high WTA singles ranking of 132, achieved on February 2, 2018. She also has a career-high doubles ranking of No. 120, achieved on July 16, 2018. Loeb has won seven singles and six doubles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit.
She won the New York State high-school title as a sophomore. Loeb won the singles and doubles 18s championships at the 2012 USTA National Winter Championship, and won the doubles at the 2013 USTA International Spring Championship. Loeb attended the University of North Carolina for her freshman and sophomore years (2013–15), and won the 2015 NCAA Division I Tennis Women's Championships.
Born in Bronxville, New York, Loeb was raised in Ossining, New York. Her parents are Jerry, who owns a butcher business, and Susan Loeb, who is a substitute teacher. She is the youngest of four siblings, and is Jewish. For middle school, she attended the Anne M. Dorner Middle School, while playing high school tennis.
Her mother, a tennis instructor, was her first coach. She began hitting tennis balls at Club Fit in Briarcliff at age five, and then at the Hardscrabble Club in Brewster at age seven, and by the age of 11 she was competing in national tournaments. She won a New York State title for Ossining High School as a sophomore, following in the footsteps of her sister Jenna who had won three. She finished her high school studies on-line.
Loeb won the singles and doubles 18s championships at the 2012 USTA National Winter Championship, won the doubles and finished runner-up in singles at the 2013 USTA International Spring Championship, and was a quarterfinalist at the 2013 Wimbledon Juniors.
Loeb attended the University of North Carolina for her freshman and sophomore years (2013–15), studying sports administration. She played tennis for the North Carolina Tar Heels, and became the first freshman in close to 30 years to win both the Riviera/ITA Women’s All-American Championship (defeating Carol Zhao of Stanford in the final of the 2015 NCAA Division I Tennis Championships; making her the NCAA Women’s Singles Tennis National Champion) and the USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championship. She was also the first singles national champion in UNC women’s tennis history. After she won the national championship, the Village and Town of Ossining declared August 3 to be Jamie Loeb Day. In both her freshman and her sophomore seasons she was named Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Player of the Year and ITA All American.
Loeb won her biggest title to date at the 2015 Stockton Challenger in the doubles event, partnering Sanaz Marand. Loeb received a wild card at the 2015 US Open. She played Danish fourth seed Caroline Wozniacki in the first round, losing in straight sets. Loeb won 2 ITF singles titles in 2016, at tournaments in Surprise, Arizona, and El Paso, Texas.
WTA 125 series finalsEdit
Doubles: 1 (1 runner-up)Edit
|Loss||0–1||Jan 2018||Oracle Challenger Series – Newport Beach, United States||Hard||Rebecca Peterson|| Misaki Doi
|6–7(4–7), 6–1, [8–10]|
ITF finals (13–11)Edit
|Winner||1.||25 June 2012||Buffalo, United States||Clay||Tornado Alicia Black||7–6(7–5), 6–2|
|Winner||2.||30 September 2012||Amelia Island, United States||Clay||Mari Osaka||6–3, 7–5|
|Winner||3.||20 May 2013||Sumter, United States||Hard||Brooke Austin||6–4, 6–3|
|Winner||4.||5 July 2015||El Paso, United States||Hard||Jennifer Brady||6–7(7–9), 6–4, 6–2|
|Winner||5.||21 February 2016||Surprise, United States||Hard||CiCi Bellis||3–6, 6–1, 6–3|
|Winner||6.||3 July 2016||El Paso, United States||Hard||Caitlin Whoriskey||7–5, 6–3|
|Winner||7.||12 February 2017||Launceston, Australia||Hard||Tamara Zidansek||7–6(7–4), 6–3|
|Runner-up||1.||1 October 2017||Templeton, United States||Hard||Sachia Vickery||1–6, 2–6|
|Runner-up||2.||4 February 2018||Midland, United States||Hard (i)||Madison Brengle||1–6, 2–6|
|Winner||1.||25 June 2012||Buffalo, United States||Clay||Nika Kukharchuk|| Fatma Al-Nabhani
|1–6, 6–3, [10–8]|
|Runner-up||1.||20 May 2013||Sumter, United States||Hard||Sanaz Marand|| Kristy Frilling
|Winner||2.||2 June 2014||El Paso, United States||Hard||Ashley Weinhold|| Danielle Lao
|4–6, 6–4, [15–13]|
|Runner-up||2.||28 July 2014||Vancouver, Canada||Hard||Allie Will|| Asia Muhammad
|3–6, 6–1, [8–10]|
|Winner||3.||10 August 2014||Landisville, United States||Hard||Sanaz Marand|| Lena Litvak
|Winner||4.||13 October 2014||Florence, United States||Hard||Sanaz Marand|| Danielle Lao
|Winner||5.||13 July 2015||Stockton, United States||Hard||Sanaz Marand|| Kaitlyn Christian
|Runner–up||3.||18 June 2016||Sumter, United States||Hard||Carol Zhao|| Ashley Weinhold
|Runner–up||4.||26 June 2016||Baton Rouge, United States||Hard||Ingrid Neel|| Lauren Herring
|Runner-up||5.||18 July 2016||Sacramento, United States||Hard||Chanel Simmonds|| Ashley Weinhold
|Winner||6.||6 August 2016||Granby, Canada||Hard||An-Sophie Mestach|| Julia Glushko
|Runner-up||6.||2 October 2016||Las Vegas, United States||Hard||Chanel Simmonds|| Michaëlla Krajicek
|Runner-up||7.||13 November 2016||Tokyo, Japan||Hard||An-Sophie Mestach|| Rika Fujiwara
|4–6, 7–6(14–12), [8–10]|
|Runner-up||8.||5 November 2017||Tyler, United States||Hard||Rebecca Peterson|| Jessica Pegula
|Runner-up||9.||21 April 2018||Dothan, United States||Clay||Sofia Kenin|| Alexa Guarachi
|4–6, 6–2, [9–11]|
- "Rising Jewish star Loeb ousted," The Jerusalem Post.
- WTA Staff (30 June 2018). "Jamie Loeb". wtatennis.com. WTA Tennis. Retrieved 15 July 2018.
- "Jamie Loeb, Ossining's Rising Tennis Star" | Ossining, NY Patch
- "Brengle leads three Jewish tennis players at Rogers Cup in Toronto," The Canadian Jewish News.
- "Meet Jamie Loeb, a 20-Year-Old From Ossining, NY, Who Will Make Her Pro Tennis Debut at The U.S. Open," Tablet Magazine.
- "Jamie Loeb, 20, ready to take stage at U.S. Open" - NY Daily News
- "McEnroe spurring Loeb on to big time," The Jewish Chronicle.
- University of North Carolina Tar Heels Official Athletic Site
- "Malan Award-winning Loeb likes to talk tennis as much as playing it," Midland Daily News.
- "UNC's Jamie Loeb finishes spectacular season, claims individual title". 25 May 2015.
- "Village of Ossining Proclaims August 3 as Jamie Loeb Day".