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Lara Arruabarrena Vecino (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈlaɾa arwaβaˈrena βeˈθino];[a] born 20 March 1992) is a professional tennis player from Spain. On 3 July 2017, she reached her career-high singles ranking of world No. 52, and her best doubles ranking is No. 28, achieved on 22 February 2016.[1]

Lara Arruabarrena
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Arruabarrena at the 2016 US Open
Full nameLara Arruabarrena Vecino
Country (sports) Spain
ResidenceBarcelona
Born (1992-03-20) 20 March 1992 (age 27)
Tolosa
Height1.66 m (5 ft 5 in)
Turned pro2007
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
CoachAndoni Vivanco
Prize money$2,849,925
Singles
Career record320–241 (57.04%)
Career titles2 WTA, 1 WTA 125K, 12 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 52 (3 July 2017)
Current rankingNo. 94 (4 February 2019)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (2015, 2016, 2018)
French Open2R (2018)
Wimbledon2R (2015, 2016, 2018)
US Open2R (2012, 2018)
Doubles
Career record179–137 (56.65%)
Career titles7 WTA, 8 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 28 (22 February 2016)
Current rankingNo. 39 (4 February 2019)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open2R (2015, 2018)
French OpenQF (2018)
Wimbledon2R (2015, 2017, 2018)
US OpenQF (2015)
Team competitions
Fed Cup3–2
Last updated on: 7 February 2019.

Contents

CareerEdit

First WTA titleEdit

Arruabarrena won her first WTA title at the Copa Claro Colsanitas in Bogotá, beating Alexandra Panova in the final. She then qualified for the main draw of the 2012 French Open, but lost in the first round to former champion Ana Ivanovic in straight sets.[2]

WTA career finalsEdit

Singles: 4 (2 titles, 2 runner-ups)Edit

Winner — Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
WTA Tour Championships (0–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Premier (0–0)
International (2–2)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1–0 Feb 2012 Copa Colsanitas, Colombia International Clay   Alexandra Panova 6–2, 7–5
Win 2–0 Sep 2016 Korea Open, South Korea International Hard   Monica Niculescu 6–0, 2–6, 6–0
Loss 2–1 Apr 2017 Copa Colsanitas, Colombia International Clay   Francesca Schiavone 4–6, 5–7
Loss 2–2 Apr 2018 Copa Colsanitas, Colombia International Clay   Anna Karolina Schmiedlova 2–6, 4–6

Doubles: 13 (7 titles, 6 runner-ups)Edit

Winner — Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
WTA Tour Championships (0–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Premier (0–0)
International (7–6)
Finals by surface
Hard (3–3)
Grass (0–0)
Clay (4–3)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 Apr 2013 Katowice Open, Poland International Clay (i)   Lourdes Domínguez Lino   Raluca Olaru
  Valeria Solovyeva
6–4, 7–5
Win 2–0 Apr 2014 Copa Colsanitas, Colombia International Clay   Caroline Garcia   Vania King
  Chanelle Scheepers
7–6(7–5), 6–4
Win 3–0 Sep 2014 Korea Open, South Korea International Hard   Irina-Camelia Begu   Mona Barthel
  Mandy Minella
6–3, 6–3
Loss 3–1 Oct 2014 Japan Open International Hard   Tatjana Maria   Shuko Aoyama
  Renata Voráčová
1–6, 2–6
Win 4–1 Feb 2015 Mexican Open International Hard   María Teresa Torró Flor   Andrea Hlaváčková
  Lucie Hradecká
7–6(7–2), 5–7, [13–11]
Loss 4–2 May 2015 Nuremberg Cup, Germany International Clay   Raluca Olaru   Chan Hao-ching
  Anabel Medina Garrigues
4–6, 6–7(5–7)
Loss 4–3 Jul 2015 Gastein Ladies, Austria International Clay   Lucie Hradecká   Danka Kovinić
  Stephanie Vogt
6–4, 4–6, [3–10]
Loss 4–4 Aug 2015 Washington Open, United States International Hard   Andreja Klepač   Belinda Bencic
  Kristina Mladenovic
5–7, 6–7(7–9)
Win 5–4 Sep 2015 Korea Open, South Korea International Hard   Andreja Klepač   Kiki Bertens
  Johanna Larsson
2–6, 6–3, [10–6]
Loss 5–5 Oct 2015 Hong Kong Open International Hard   Andreja Klepač   Alizé Cornet
  Yaroslava Shvedova
5–7, 4–6
Win 6–5 Apr 2016 Copa Colsanitas, Colombia International Clay   Tatjana Maria   Gabriela Cé
  Andrea Gámiz
6–2, 4–6, [10–8]
Win 7–5 Jul 2016 Swiss Open International Clay   Xenia Knoll   Annika Beck
  Evgeniya Rodina
6–1, 3–6, [10–8]
Loss 7–6 Jul 2018 Swiss Open International Clay   Timea Bacsinszky   Alexa Guarachi
  Desirae Krawczyk
6–4, 4–6, [6–10]

WTA 125K series finalsEdit

Singles: 1 (1 title)Edit

Result W–L    Date    Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Win 1–0 Feb 2013 Copa Bionaire, Colombia Clay   Catalina Castaño 6–3, 6–2

ITF Circuit finalsEdit

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

Singles: 14 (12–2)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 5 July 2008 Oviedo, Spain Hard   Hermon Brhane 7–6(7–2), 6–4
Runner-up 1. 26 October 2008 Sant Cugat del Vallès, Spain Clay   Eva Fernández Brugués 4–6, 6–7
Winner 2. 26 April 2009 Torrent, Spain Clay   Marta Marrero 6–2, 6–3
Winner 3. 20 September 2009 Lleida, Spain Clay   Diana Enache 6–3, 5–7, 6–2
Winner 4. 24 October 2009 Seville, Spain Clay   Neda Kozić 6–1, 6–2
Winner 5. 9 May 2010 Badalona, Spain Clay   Yevgeniya Kryvoruchko 6–4, 6–3
Winner 6. 7 November 2010 Majorca, Spain Clay   Sandra Soler Sola 6–3, 6–3
Winner 7. 14 November 2010 Majorca, Spain Clay   Maria João Koehler 7–6(7–2), 6–3
Winner 8. 28 November 2010 Vallduxo, Spain Clay   Nanuli Pipiya 7–5, 7–6(8–6)
Winner 9. 5 December 2010 Vinaròs, Spain Clay   Cristina Dinu 6–2, 6–0
Winner 10. 13 February 2011 Majorca, Spain Clay   Conny Perrin 6–1, 6–2
Winner 11. 13 March 2011 Madrid, Spain Clay   Leticia Costas Moreira 6–4, 6–2
Winner 12. 17 August 2014 Bogotá, Colombia Clay   Johanna Larsson 6–1, 6–3
Runner-up 2. 3 April 2016 Osprey, United States Hard   Madison Brengle 6–4, 4–6, 3–6

Doubles: 14 (8–6)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 25 April 2009 Torrent, Spain Clay   Carla Roset Franco   Martina Caciotti
  Nicole Clerico
6–7, 6–0, [9–11]
Winner 1. 5 September 2009 Mollerussa, Spain Hard   Carla Roset Franco   Tatiana Búa
  Inés Ferrer Suárez
6–3, 2–6, [10–6]
Winner 2. 28 November 2009 Vallduxo, Spain Clay   Amanda Carreras   Yera Campos Molina
  Sandra Soler Sola
6–4, 3–6, [11–9]
Winner 3. 3 July 2010 Mont-de-Marsan, France Clay   Inés Ferrer Suárez   Nadiia Kichenok
  Constance Sibille
6–3, 6–1
Runner-up 2. 13 August 2010 Koksijde, Belgium Clay   María Teresa Torró Flor   Nicole Clerico
  Justine Ozga
7–5, 4–6, [6–10]
Winner 4. 9 October 2010 Madrid, Spain Clay   María Teresa Torró Flor   Irina-Camelia Begu
  Elena Bogdan
6–4, 7–5
Winner 5. 6 November 2010 Majorca, Spain Clay   Inés Ferrer Suárez   Maria João Koehler
  Avgusta Tsybysheva
7–5, 6–2
Runner-up 3. 27 November 2010 Vallduxo, Spain Clay   Benedetta Davato   Amanda Carreras
  Andrea Gámiz
6–7(5–7), 3–6
Winner 6. 10 September 2011 Biella, Italy Clay   Ekaterina Lopes   Janette Husárová
  Renata Voráčová
6–3, 0–6, [10–3]
Winner 7. 23 October 2011 Seville, Spain Clay   Estrella Cabeza Candela   Leticia Costas Moreira
  Inés Ferrer Suárez
6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 4. 9 July 2012 Biarritz, France Clay   Monica Puig   Séverine Beltrame
  Laura Thorpe
2–6, 3–6
Runner-up 5. 7 October 2013 Sant Cugat del Vallès, Spain Clay   Amanda Carreras   Tatiana Búa
  Andrea Gámiz
6–4, 2–6, [7–10]
Runner-up 6. 26 May 2014 Grado, Italy Clay   Florencia Molinero   Verónica Cepede Royg
  Stephanie Vogt
4–6, 2–6
Winner 8. 16 August 2014 Bogotá, Colombia Clay   Florencia Molinero   Melanie Klaffner
  Patricia Mayr-Achleitner
6–2, 6–0

Junior Grand Slam doubles finals (0–1)Edit

Outcome Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 2010 French Open Clay   María Teresa Torró Flor   Tímea Babos
  Sloane Stephens
2–6, 3–6

Grand Slam singles performance timelineEdit

Tournament 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 W–L
Australian Open A 1R 1R 2R 2R 1R 2R 3–6
French Open 1R A Q1 1R 1R 1R 2R 1–5
Wimbledon A 1R Q1 2R 2R 1R 2R 3–5
US Open 2R 1R Q3 1R 1R 1R 2R 2–6
Win–loss 1–2 0–3 0–1 2–4 2–4 0–4 4–4 9–22
Career statistics
Year-end ranking 79 102 88 86 66 86 82

Doubles statisticsEdit

Tournament 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 SR W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open 1R A 2R 1R 1R 2R 0 / 5 2–5
French Open A A 2R 1R 1R QF 0 / 4 4–4
Wimbledon 1R A 2R 1R 2R 2R 0 / 5 3–5
US Open A A QF 2R 2R 1R 0 / 4 5–4
Win–Loss 0–2 0–0 6–4 1–4 2–4 5–4 0 / 18 14–18
WTA Premier Mandatory tournaments
Indian Wells A A 1R A QF QF 0 / 3 4–3
Miami A A A 1R 2R 2R 0 / 3 2–3
Madrid A A QF 2R 2R 1R 0 / 4 4–4
Beijing A A 2R QF A 0 / 2 3–2
WTA Premier 5 tournaments
Dubai Premier A P A P 0 / 0 0–0
Doha A A P A P A 0 / 0 0–0
Rome A A A 2R 2R 1R 0 / 3 2–3
Montréal / Toronto A A A A A 0 / 0 0–0
Cincinnati A A 1R 1R A 0 / 2 0–2
Tokyo A Premier 0 / 4 3–4
Wuhan NH A 1R 1R A 0 / 2 0–2
Year-end ranking 106 64 31 59 78 39

Wins over top-10 playersEdit

# Player Rank Event Surface Round Score
2015
1.   Simona Halep No. 2 China Open Hard 1R 5–4 ret.
2017
2.   Madison Keys No. 9 Miami Open Hard 3R 7–5, 7–5
3.   Svetlana Kuznetsova No. 8 China Open Hard 1R 6–7(2–7), 7–5, 6–1

NotesEdit

  1. ^ In isolation, Vecino is pronounced [beˈθino].

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Lara Arruabarrena Vecino's Biography". International Tennis Federation. 2010-12-20.
  2. ^ Ana Ivanovic devastates Lara Arruabarrena Vecino to clear the opening round - French Open 2012 | bettor.com Archived 2013-02-15 at Archive.today

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