Līga Dekmeijere

Līga Dekmeijere (born 21 May 1983) is a Latvian former tennis player.

Līga Dekmeijere
Līga Dekmeijere 2008.jpg
Country (sports) Latvia
Born (1983-05-21) 21 May 1983 (age 37)
Riga
Height1.71 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Prize money$488,572
Singles
Career record182–282
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 287 (26 August 2002)
Doubles
Career record297–328
Career titles1 WTA, 19 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 54 (5 April 2010)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open2R (2005, 2010, 2011)
French Open3R (2012)
Wimbledon2R (2012)
US Open2R (2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Wimbledon1R (2013)
Team competitions
Fed Cup14–16

She won one doubles title on the WTA Tour, as well as 19 doubles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit in her career. On 26 August 2002, she reached her best singles ranking of world No. 287. On 5 April 2010, she peaked at No. 54 in the doubles rankings.

Dekmeijere won her only WTA title at the 2008 Cachantún Cup, where she entered the doubles event with Poland's Alicja Rosolska, defeating Mariya Koryttseva and Julia Schruff in the final.[1]

Playing for Latvia at the Fed Cup, Dekmeijere has a win–loss record of 14–16.

WTA career finalsEdit

Doubles (1–6)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
WTA Tour Championships (0–0)
WTA Elite Trophy (1–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Premier (0–1)
International (1–5)
Finals by surface
Hard (0–4)
Clay (1–1)
Grass (0–1)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 6 November 2005 Bell Challenge, Quebec City, Canada Hard (i)   Ashley Harkleroad   Anastasia Rodionova
  Elena Vesnina
6–7(4–7), 6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 2. 13 January 2006 Canberra International, Australia Hard   Claire Curran   Marta Domachowska
  Roberta Vinci
7–6(7–5), 6–3
Winner 1. 17 February 2008 Cachantún Cup, Viña del Mar, Chile Clay   Alicja Rosolska   Mariya Koryttseva
  Julia Schruff
7–5, 6–3
Runner-up 3. 20 June 2008 Rosmalen Grass Court Championships, 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands Grass   Angelique Kerber   Marina Erakovic
  Michaëlla Krajicek
6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 4. 19 April 2009 Family Circle Cup, Charleston, U.S. Clay   Patty Schnyder   Bethanie Mattek-Sands
  Nadia Petrova
6–7(5–7), 6–2, [11–9]
Runner-up 5. 15 January 2011 Hobart International, Australia Hard   Kateryna Bondarenko   Sara Errani
  Roberta Vinci
6–3, 7–5
Runner-up 6. 25 August 2012 Texas Tennis Open, Dallas, U.S. Hard   Irina Falconi   Marina Erakovic
  Heather Watson
6–3, 6–0

ITF finals (19–11)Edit

Singles (0–1)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (0–0)
Clay (0–1)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 4 October 2010 Williamsburg, United States Clay   Lauren Davis 0–6, 0–6

Doubles (19–10)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (9–8)
Clay (10–2)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 12 July 1999 Brussels, Belgium Clay   Liudmila Nikoyan   Ségolène Berger
  Victoria Courmes
6–7(6–8), 6–3, 6–3
Winner 2. 8 July 2001 Périgueux, France Clay   Margit Rüütel   Kildine Chevalier
  Daniela Olivera
6–4, 6–1
Winner 3. 29 July 2001 Casablanca, Morocco Clay   Irina Kornienko   Chiaki Nakajima
  Ayako Suzuki
6–1, 6–4
Winner 4. 11 November 2001 Le Havre, France Clay   Maria Kondratieva   Daniela Olivera
  Natacha Randriantefy
6–4, 6–3
Winner 5. 19 November 2001 Deauville, France Clay   Maria Kondratieva   Yvonne Doyle
  Eva Erbová
6–1, 7–6(9–7)
Runner-up 1. 15 October 2002 Southampton, United Kingdom Hard (i)   Yvonne Doyle   Amanda Hopmans
  Dragana Zarić
2–6, 1–6
Winner 6. 6 May 2003 Fukuoka, Japan Clay   Nana Smith   Saori Obata
  Rika Fujiwara
6–2, 2–6, 6–4
Winner 7. 12 October 2003 Joué-lès-Tours, France Hard (i)   Bianka Lamade   Leslie Butkiewicz
  Caroline Maes
6–1, 6–2
Winner 8. 22 March 2004 Athens, Greece Hard   Martina Müller   Zsófia Gubacsi
  Kira Nagy
6–2, 1–6, 6–4
Winner 9. 23 May 2004 Beijing, China Hard   İpek Şenoğlu   Rui Du
  Liu Nannan
4–6, 6–4, 7–6(7–1)
Winner 10. 30 May 2004 Tongliao, China Hard   İpek Şenoğlu   Anna Bastrikova
  Nina Bratchikova
7–5, 7–6(7–5)
Runner-up 2. 13 June 2004 Beijing, China Hard (i)   İpek Şenoğlu   Chuang Chia-jung
  Wynne Prakusya
3–6, 1–6
Runner-up 3. 26 September 2004 Tunica, United States Clay   Natallia Dziamidzenka   Tetiana Luzhanska
  Aneta Soukup
2–6, 1–6
Winner 11. 3 October 2004 Pelham, United States Clay   Natallia Dziamidzenka   Sarah Riske
  Aleke Tsoubanos
6–3, 6–1
Winner 12. 16 November 2004 Tucson, United States Hard   Vladimíra Uhlířová   Krysty Marcio
  Jessica Nguyen
6–4, 6–4
Winner 13. 30 November 2004 Palm Beach Gardens, United States Clay   Nana Smith   Kelly McCain
  Kaysie Smashey
6–3, 6–2
Winner 14. 12 June 2005 Marseille, France Clay   Caroline Dhenin   Maria Fernanda Alves
  Marie-Ève Pelletier
6–2, 1–6, 6–2
Runner-up 4. 21 May 2006 Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Hard   Trudi Musgrave   Chuang Chia-jung
  Napaporn Tongsalee
6–4, 1–6, 0–6
Runner-up 5. 23 May 2006 Beijing, China Hard (i)   Nina Bratchikova   Chuang Chia-jung
  Tamarine Tanasugarn
6–4, 2–6, 3–6
Runner-up 6. 9 June 2006 Prostějov, Czech Republic Clay   Alicja Rosolska   Jarmila Gajdošová
  Akiko Morigami
3–6, 6–7(3–7)
Winner 15. 29 September 2006 Tokyo, Japan Hard   Ayami Takase   Yurika Sema
  Mari Tanaka
7–6(7–3), 6–3
Winner 16. 19 October 2006 Glasgow, United Kingdom Hard (i)   Veronika Chvojková   Katie O'Brien
  Margit Rüütel
6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 7. 27 January 2007 Waikoloa, United States Hard   Julie Ditty   Natalie Grandin
  Raquel Kops-Jones
0–6, 3–6
Runner-up 8. 20 Mar 2007 Coatzacoalcos, Mexico Hard   Story Tweedie-Yates   Chanelle Scheepers
  Robin Stephenson
2–6, 2–6
Runner-up 9. 17 July 2007 Boston, United States Hard   İpek Şenoğlu   Melinda Czink
  Natalie Grandin
1–6, 3–6
Runner-up 10. 18 September 2007 Albuquerque, United States Hard   Varvara Lepchenko   Melinda Czink
  Angela Haynes
5–7, 4–6
Winner 17. 28 September 2008 Ashland, United States Hard   Jelena Pandžić   Julie Ditty
  Carly Gullickson
6–3, 3–6, [10–8]
Winner 18. 13 March 2011 Clearwater, United States Hard   Kimberly Couts   Heidi El Tabakh
  Arina Rodionova
6–1, 6–4
Winner 19. 2 April 2011 Pelham, United States Clay   Marie-Ève Pelletier   Kimberly Couts
  Heidi El Tabakh
2–6, 6–4, [12–10]

Doubles performance timelineEdit

Tournament 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 W–L
Australian Open 2R 1R 1R 2R 2R 1R 1R 1R 3–8
French Open 2R 1R 2R 3R 2R A 5–5
Wimbledon 1R 1R 1R 2R 1R A 1–5
US Open 1R 1R 1R 2R 2R 1R 2R 2R 2R A 5–9
Win–Loss 1–2 1–4 0–1 1–1 1–4 1–3 3–3 4–4 2–4 0–1 14–27

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Alicja, Liga Triumph in Vina del Mar Doubles". Women's Tennis Association. 18 February 2008. Retrieved 19 February 2008.

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