Karen Castiblanco

Karen Emilia Castiblanco Duarte (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈkaɾeŋ kastiˈβlaŋko];[a] born 9 January 1988) is a former Colombian tennis player and member of the Colombia Fed Cup team. On 24 October 2011, she reached her highest WTA ranking of 411 in singles whilst her best doubles ranking was 218 on 13 February 2012.[1]

Karen Castiblanco
Country (sports) Colombia
ResidenceBogotá, Colombia
Born (1988-01-09) 9 January 1988 (age 32)
La Mesa, Colombia
Height1.60 m (5 ft 3 in)
PlaysLeft-handed (double-handed backhand)
Prize money$67,581
Singles
Career record153–171
Career titles1 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 411 (24 October 2011)
Doubles
Career record239–127
Career titles27 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 218 (13 February 2012)
Team competitions
Fed Cup12–10

ITF Circuit finalsEdit

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments

Singles (1–3)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 19 October 2008 Lima, Peru Clay   Bianca Botto 1–6, 3–6
Winner 2. 25 July 2010 La Paz, Bolivia Clay   Daniela Seguel 6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 3. 30 October 2010 Bogotá, Colombia Clay   Adriana Pérez 1–6, 6–1, 1–6
Runner-up 4. 6 November 2011 Bogotá, Colombia Clay   Yuliana Lizarazo 6–4, 5–7, 4–6

Doubles (27–22)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 18 September 2004 Bogotá, Colombia Clay   Estefania Balda Alvarez   Mariana Duque
  Viky Núñez Fuentes
7–6(7–2), 7–5
Winner 2. 23 October 2005 Asunción, Paraguay Clay   María Irigoyen   Albertina Gandara
  Sheila Guerberg
6–4, 6–4
Winner 3. 27 August 2006 Bogotá, Colombia Clay (i)   Roxane Vaisemberg   Mariana Duque
  Viky Núñez Fuentes
6–4, 7–6(7–4)
Runner-up 4. 8 September 2006 Caracas, Venezuela Hard   Mariana Muci   Story Tweedie-Yates
  Jodi Kenoyer
1–6, 1–6
Winner 5. 28 October 2006 Luque, Paraguay Clay   Flavia Mignola   Melisa Miranda
  Mariana Muci
6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 6. 18 November 2006 Florianópolis, Brazil Clay   Jesica Orselli   Agustina Lepore
  Veronica Spiegel
4–6, 5–7
Runner-up 7. 18 May 2007 Córdoba, Argentina Clay   Melisa Miranda   Andrea Benítez
  María Irigoyen
2–6, 4–6
Runner-up 8. 3 August 2007 Caracas, Venezuela Hard   Manuela Esposito   Tegan Edwards
  Lena Litvak
4–6, 6–3, 6–7(2–7)
Runner-up 9. 22 October 2007 Valencia, Venezuela Hard   Hilda Zuleta Cabrera   María Fernanda Álvarez Terán
  Mariana Muci
6–4, 1–6, [7–10]
Winner 10. 28 April 2008 Bell Ville, Argentina Clay   Tatiana Búa   Joana Cortez
  Natalia Guitler
6–4, 1–6, [10–7]
Runner-up 11. 2 June 2008 Amarante, Portugal Hard   Tatiana Búa   Mélanie Gloria
  Lucia Sainz-Pelegri
6–7, 4–6
Runner-up 12. 14 July 2008 Badajoz, Spain Hard   Paula Zabala   Adeline Goncalves
  Kristina Pejkovic
5–7, 5–7
Runner-up 13. 27 July 2008 A Coruña, Spain Hard   Paula Zabala   Neuza Silva
  Nicole Thyssen
2–6, 2–6
Winner 14. 4 October 2008 Curitiba, Brazil Clay   Aranza Salut   Gisele Miró
  Isabela Miró
1–6, 6–2, [10–8]
Winner 15. 12 October 2008 Mogi das Cruzes, Brazil Clay   Aranza Salut   Monique Albuquerque
  Paula Cristina Gonçalves
6–3, 6–1
Winner 16. 18 October 2008 Lima, Peru Clay   Andrea Koch Benvenuto   Marina Giral Lores
  Paula Ormaechea
6–2, 6–1
Winner 17. 25 October 2008 Lima, Peru Clay   Andrea Koch Benvenuto   Marina Giral Lores
  Paula Ormaechea
6–7(7–9), 6–0, [10–3]
Winner 18. 1 November 2008 Lima, Peru Clay   Bianca Botto   Vanesa Furlanetto
  Andrea Koch Benvenuto
6–1, 6–3
Winner 19. 8 November 2008 Asunción, Paraguay Clay   Emilia Yorio   Natalia Guitler
  Nathalia Rossi
7–5, 6–4
Winner 20. 15 November 2008 Santiago, Chile Clay   Andrea Koch Benvenuto   Kateřina Kramperová
  Nataly Yoo
w/o
Runner-up 21. 28 March 2009 Lima, Peru Clay   Vanesa Furlanetto   Patricia Veresova
  Zuzana Zlochová
0–6, 7–5, [5–10]
Runner-up 22. 2 May 2009 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay   Andrea Koch Benvenuto   Maria Fernanda Alves
  Carla Tiene
3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 23. 6 June 2009 Córdoba, Argentina Clay   Tatiana Búa   Raquel Piltcher
  Roxane Vaisemberg
4–6, 3–6
Winner 24. 13 June 2009 Santa Fe, Argentina Clay   Tatiana Búa   Luciana Sarmenti
  Emilia Yorio
4–6, 6–1, [10–6]
Winner 25. 18 July 2009 Bogotá, Colombia Clay   Paula Zabala   Maria Fernanda Alves
  Nicole Clerico
1–6, 6–1, [10–7]
Runner-up 26. 10 October 2009 Mexico City, Mexico Hard   Alina Jidkova   María Fernanda Álvarez Terán
  Frederica Piedade
3–6, 4–6
Runner–up 27. 31 October 2009 Bayamón, Puerto Rico Hard   María Fernanda Álvarez Terán   Kimberly Couts
  Heidi El Tabakh
3–6, 1–6
Winner 28. 6 November 2009 Bogotá, Colombia Clay   Andrea Koch Benvenuto   Yuliana Lizarazo
  Paula Zabala
6–3, 6–1
Runner–up 29. 14 November 2009 Itajaí, Brazil Clay   Tatiana Búa   Fernanda Hermenegildo
  Ana Clara Duarte
6–3, 2–6, [7–10]
Winner 30. 11 June 2010 Córdoba, Argentina Clay   Mailen Auroux   Luciana Sarmenti
  Emilia Yorio
6–1, 6–2
Runner-up 31. 18 June 2010 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay   Mailen Auroux   Lucía Jara Lozano
  Guadalupe Pérez Rojas
6–7(2–7), 0–1 ret
Runner-up 32. 25 June 2009 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay   Tatiana Búa   Luciana Sarmenti
  Emilia Yorio
3–6, 7–6(7–2), [8–10]
Runner-up 33. 18 July 2010 Bogotá, Colombia Clay   Mailen Auroux   Andrea Gámiz
  Paula Ormaechea
7–5, 4–6, [8–10]
Winner 34. 24 July 2010 La Paz, Bolivia Clay   Estefanía Donnet   Camila Silva
  Giannina Minieri
6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 35. 31 July 2010 Cochabamba, Bolivia Clay   Estefanía Donnet   Camila Silva
  Giannina Minieri
4–6, 1–6
Winner 36. 7 August 2010 Santa Cruz, Bolivia Clay   Estefanía Donnet   Tatiana Búa
  Luciana Sarmenti
2–6, 6–0, [12–10]
Winner 37. 28 August 2010 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay   Mailen Auroux   Estefania Donnet
  Carla Lucero
7–5, 6–0
Winner 38. 4 September 2010 Santa Fe, Argentina Clay   Camila Silva   Tatiana Búa
  Aranza Salut
4–6, 6–3, [10–6]
Runner-up 39. 2 October 2010 Arujá, Brazil Clay   Vanesa Furlanetto   Carla Lucero
  Emilia Yorio
6–4, 4–6, [8–10]
Winner 40. 10 October 2010 Londrina, Brazil Clay   Camila Silva   Verónica Cepede Royg
  Vivian Segnini
6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 41. 16 October 2010 Lima, Peru Clay   Andrea Koch Benvenuto   Maria Fernanda Alves
  Isabela Miró
4–6, 4–6
Winner 42. 30 October 2010 Bogotá, Colombia Clay   Andrea Koch Benvenuto   Fernanda Brito
  Daniela Seguel
1–6, 6–3, [10–6]
Runner-up 43. 6 November 2010 Bogotá, Colombia Clay   Andrea Koch Benvenuto   Yuliana Lizarazo
  Adriana Pérez
2–6, 6–7(5–7)
Winner 44. 13 November 2010 Bogotá, Colombia Clay   Andrea Koch Benvenuto   Karen Ramírez Rivera
  Daniela Seguel
6–4, 7–5
Runner-up 45. 27 November 2010 Concepción, Chile Clay   Camila Silva   Fernanda Brito
  Daniela Seguel
2–6, 3–6
Winner 46. 9 April 2011 Caracas, Venezuela Hard   Adriana Pérez   Indire Akiki
  Zuzana Linhová
7–5, 6–2
Winner 47. 16 April 2011 Caracas, Venezuela Hard   Adriana Pérez   Lena Litvak
  Amanda McDowell
7–6(12–10), 6–4
Winner 48. 20 May 2011 Brescia, Italy Clay   Fernanda Hermenegildo   Evelyn Mayr
  Julia Mayr
4–6, 6–3, [10–6]
Winner 49. 4 June 2011 Maribor, Slovenia Clay   Adriana Pérez   Ani Mijacika
  Ana Vrljić
6–3, 7–6(11–9)

NotesEdit

  1. ^ In isolation, Karen is pronounced [ˈkaɾen].

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Karen Castiblanco's Biography". International Tennis Federation.

External linksEdit