Kaitlyn Christian

Kaitlyn Christian (born January 13, 1992) is a tennis player from the United States.

Kaitlyn Christian
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Christian at the 2018 French Open
Country (sports) United States
Born (1992-01-13) January 13, 1992 (age 29)
Orange, California
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$349,738
Singles
Career record49–54 (47.6%)
Career titles1 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 570 (September 25, 2017)
Doubles
Career record144–123 (53.9%)
Career titles12 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 38 (February 25, 2019)
Current rankingNo. 59 (November 23, 2020)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open3R (2019)
French Open2R (2018, 2020)
Wimbledon2R (2018)
US Open1R (2015, 2018, 2019, 2020)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
US Open1R (2013, 2018)
Last updated on: November 24, 2020.

Christian is primarily a doubles player. She has a career-high doubles ranking of No. 38, achieved in February 2019, and a career-high singles ranking of world No. 570, reached in September 2017.

Christian was Emma Stone's body double as Billie Jean King in the 2017 film Battle of the Sexes,[1] and she also is credited as portraying tennis player Kerry Melville in the film.

WTA career finalsEdit

Doubles: 3 (3 runner-ups)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Premier (0–1)
International (0–2)
Finals by surface
Hard (0–3)
Grass (0–0)
Clay (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Mar 2018 Mexican Open, Acapulco International Hard   Sabrina Santamaria   Tatjana Maria
  Heather Watson
5–7, 6–2, [2–10]
Loss 0–2 Oct 2019 Luxembourg Open, Luxembourg City International Hard (i)   Alexa Guarachi   Coco Gauff
  Caty McNally
2–6, 2–6
Loss 0–3 Feb 2020 St. Petersburg Trophy, Russia Premier Hard (i)   Alexa Guarachi   Shuko Aoyama
  Ena Shibahara
6–4, 0–6, [3–10]

ITF Circuit finalsEdit

Singles: 3 (1–2)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$80,000 tournaments
$60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (1–2)
Clay (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. July 25, 2009 ITF Evansville, United States Hard   Elizabeth Lumpkin 0–6, 2–6
Winner 1. October 8, 2016 ITF Tarakan, Indonesia Hard (i)   Haruka Kaji 5–7, 6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 2. November 6, 2016 ITF Stellenbosch, South Africa Hard   Chanel Simmonds 6–4, 3–6, 5–7

Doubles: 18 (12–6)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$80,000 tournaments
$50,000/60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (10–4)
Clay (2–2)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tier Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. July 18, 2009 10,000 ITF Atlanta,
United States
Hard   Lindsey Nelson   Amanda Fink
  Yasmin Schnack
7–5, 7–6(7–2)
Runner-up 1. July 24, 2009 10,000 ITF Evansville,
United States
Hard   Lindsey Nelson   Maria Sanchez
  Yasmin Schnack
6–4, 1–6, [4–10]
Winner 2. June 20, 2010 10,000 ITF Mt. Pleasant,
United States
Clay   Caitlin Whoriskey   Petra Rampre
  Shelby Rogers
6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 2. June 3, 2012 50,000 ITF Sacramento,
United States
Hard   Maria Sanchez   Yasmin Schnack
  Asia Muhammad
3–6, 6–7(4–7)
Winner 3. July 27, 2013 10,000 ITF Rimini, Italy Clay   Sabrina Santamaria   Giulia Gasparri
  Lisa Sabino
6–2, 6–1
Winner 4. February 22, 2015 25,000 ITF Surprise,
United States
Hard   Jacqueline Cako   Johanna Konta
  Maria Sanchez
6–4, 5–7, [10–7]
Winner 5. March 28, 2015 10,000 ITF Metepec,
Mexico
Hard   Maria Fernanda Alves   Victoria Rodríguez
  Marcela Zacarías
2–6, 6–1, [15–13]
Runner-up 3. July 18, 2015 50,000 Stockton Challenger,
United States
Hard   Danielle Lao   Jamie Loeb
  Sanaz Marand
3–6, 4–6
Winner 6. November 5, 2016 10,000 ITF Stellenbosch,
South Africa
Hard   Chanel Simmonds   Valeria Bhunu
  Linnea Malmqvist
6–0, 7–6(7–3)
Runner-up 4. May 7, 2017 60,000 Charleston Pro,
United States
Clay   Sabrina Santamaria   Emina Bektas
  Alexa Guarachi
7–5, 3–6, [5–10]
Winner 7. June 17, 2017 25,000 ITF Sumter,
United States
Hard   Giuliana Olmos   Ellen Perez
  Luisa Stefani
6–2, 3–6, [10–7]
Runner-up 5. September 23, 2017 100,000 Abierto Tampico,
Mexico
Hard   Giuliana Olmos   Caroline Dolehide
  Maria Irigoyen
4–6, 4–6
Winner 8. October 1, 2017 60,000 ITF Templeton,
United States
Hard   Giuliana Olmos   Viktorija Golubic
  Amra Sadikovic
7–5, 6–3
Winner 9. October 29, 2017 80,000 Classic of Macon,
United States
Hard   Sabrina Santamaria   Paula Cristina Gonçalves
  Sanaz Marand
6–1, 6–0
Winner 10. February 4, 2018 100,000 ITF Midland,
United States
Hard (i)   Sabrina Santamaria   Maria Sanchez
  Jessica Pegula
7–5, 4–6, [10–8]
Winner 11. February 24, 2018 25,000 ITF Rancho Santa Fe,
United States
Hard   Sabrina Santamaria   Eva Hrdinová
  Taylor Townsend
6–7(6–8), 6–1, [10–6]
Winner 12. May 13, 2018 100,000 Open de Cagnes-sur-Mer,
France
Clay   Sabrina Santamaria   Vera Lapko
  Galina Voskoboeva
2–6, 7–5, [10–7]
Runner-up 6. July 13, 2018 100,000 Budapest Ladies Open, Hungary Clay   Giuliana Olmos   Alexandra Cadanțu
  Chantal Škamlová
1–6, 3–6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Pantic, Nina (September 26, 2017). "How Battle of the Sexes Made the Tennis Look Real". Baseline. Retrieved September 29, 2017.

External linksEdit