Lara Arruabarrena

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, set on 22 February 2016.[1]

Lara Arruabarrena
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Arruabarrena at the 2018 French Open
Full nameLara Arruabarrena Vecino
Country (sports) Spain
ResidenceBarcelona, Spain
Born (1992-03-20) 20 March 1992 (age 28)
Tolosa, Spain
Height1.66 m (5 ft 5 in)
Turned pro2007
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
CoachAndoni Vivanco
Prize money$3,079,860
Singles
Career record345–266 (56.5%)
Career titles2
Highest rankingNo. 52 (3 July 2017)
Current rankingNo. 149 (16 March 2020)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (2015, 2016, 2018)
French Open2R (2018)
Wimbledon2R (2015, 2016, 2018)
US Open2R (2012, 2018)
Doubles
Career record200–154 (56.5%)
Career titles8
Highest rankingNo. 28 (22 February 2016)
Current rankingNo. 78 (16 March 2020)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open3R (2020)
French OpenQF (2018)
Wimbledon2R (2015, 2017, 2018)
US OpenQF (2015)
Team competitions
Fed Cup3–5 (37.5%)
Last updated on: 15 April 2020.

Personal life and backgroundEdit

Arruabarrena is coached by Andoni Vivanco. Her father, Juan, is a lithographer, and her mother, Blanca, is a nurse. She also has one younger sister. Arruabarrena started playing tennis at age of eight when took lessons with a friend for fun. She stated that her favourite surface is clay. When she was 15, she moved to Barcelona to train with Spanish Federation. Her tennis idol growing up was Justine Henin. Her favourite city is birthtown of San Sebastián, Spain.[2]

Career highlightsEdit

2007: Debut on the ITF CircuitEdit

Arruabarrena made her debut appearance at the ITF Circuit at Les Francqueses del Valles, France, where she lost in first round against her compatriot Lucia Cervera-Vazquez, in straight-sets.[3]

2008: First ITF titleEdit

In July, she won her first ITF title on a $10k event in Oviedo. In the final, she defeated Hermon Brhane, in straight sets.[4]

2012: First WTA title, Grand Slam main-draw debutEdit

Arruabarrena won her first WTA title at the Copa Colsanitas in Bogotá, beating Alexandra Panova in the final.[5] 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.[6]

Performance timelinesEdit

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# A P Z# PO G F-S SF-B NMS NH
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (A) absent; (P) postponed; (Z#) Davis/Fed Cup Zonal Group (with number indication) or (PO) play-off; (G) gold, (F-S) silver or (SF-B) bronze Olympic medal; a (NMS) downgraded Masters Series/1000 tournament; (NH) not held. SR=strike rate (events won/competed)
To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated at the conclusion of a tournament or when the player's participation has ended.

Only main-draw results in WTA Tour, Grand Slam tournaments and Olympic Games are included in win–loss records.

SinglesEdit

Tournament 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 SR W–L Win %
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A 1R 1R 2R 2R 1R 2R 1R Q3 0 / 7 3–7 30%
French Open A 1R A Q1 1R 1R 1R 2R A 0 / 5 1–5 17%
Wimbledon A A 1R Q1 2R 2R 1R 2R A NH 0 / 5 3–5 38%
US Open A 2R 1R Q3 1R 1R 1R 2R Q2 0 / 6 2–6 25%
Win–Loss 0–0 1–2 0–3 0–1 2–4 2–4 0–4 4–4 0–1 0–0 0 / 23 9–23 28%
Premier Mandatory tournaments
Indian Wells Open A A 4R Q1 2R A 1R 2R Q1 P 0 / 4 5–4 56%
Miami Open A Q1 Q1 A A Q2 4R 1R Q1 P 0 / 2 3–2 60%
Madrid Open A 1R A 2R 1R 1R 3R 2R 1R P 0 / 7 4–7 36%
China Open A 2R A A 2R 1R 2R Q2 A 0 / 4 3–4 43%
Premier 5 tournaments
Dubai / Qatar Open A A A A A A 1R A 1R A 0 / 2 0–2 0%
Italian Open A A A A A Q2 Q1 Q1 A P 0 / 0 0–0  – 
Canadian Open A A Q2 A Q2 A 1R A A P 0 / 1 0–1 0%
Cincinnati Open A A Q1 A Q1 Q1 Q1 Q1 A 0 / 0 0–0  – 
Pan Pacific / Wuhan Open A Q1 A A A A Q1 Q1 A 0 / 0 0–0  – 
Career statistics
Tournaments 2 8 11 11 17 17 19 19 12 1 Career total: 117
Titles 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 Career total: 2
Finals 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Career total: 4
Overall Win–Loss 3–2 8–7 8–11 10–11 15–17 16–16 14–19 13–19 8–12 0–1 2 / 117 95–115 45%
Year-end ranking 167 77 100 88 86 69 84 84 157 $3,079,860

DoublesEdit

Tournament 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 SR W–L Win %
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open 1R A 2R 1R 1R 2R 1R 3R 0 / 7 4–7 36%
French Open A A 2R 1R 1R QF A 0 / 4 4–4 50%
Wimbledon 1R A 2R 1R 2R 2R A NH 0 / 5 3–5 38%
US Open A A QF 2R 2R 1R 1R 0 / 5 5–5 50%
Win–Loss 0–2 0–0 6–4 1–4 2–4 5–4 0–2 2–1 0 / 21 16–21 43%
Premier Mandatory tournaments
Indian Wells Open A A 1R A QF QF 1R P 0 / 4 4–4 50%
Miami Open A A A 1R 2R 2R 2R P 0 / 4 3–4 43%
Madrid Open A A QF 2R 2R 1R A P 0 / 4 4–4 50%
China Open A A 2R QF A 2R A 0 / 3 4–3 57%
Premier 5 tournaments
Dubai / Qatar Open A A A A A A SF A 0 / 1 3–1 75%
Italian Open A A A 2R 2R 1R A P 0 / 3 2–3 40%
Canadian Open A A A A A A A P 0 / 0 0–0  – 
Cincinnati Open A A 1R 1R A 1R A 0 / 3 0–3 0%
Pan Pacific / Wuhan Open A A 1R 1R A 1R A 0 / 7 3–7 30%
Career statistics
Year-end ranking 106 64 31 61 78 39 52

WTA career finalsEdit

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

Winner — Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (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 Karolína Schmiedlová 2–6, 4–6

Doubles: 14 (8 titles, 6 runner-ups)Edit

Winner — Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Premier (0–0)
International (8–6)
Finals by surface
Hard (4–3)
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,
Japan
International Hard   Tatjana Maria   Shuko Aoyama
  Renata Voráčová
1–6, 2–6
Win 4–1 Feb 2015 Mexican Open,
Mexico
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 (2)
International Hard   Andreja Klepač   Kiki Bertens
  Johanna Larsson
2–6, 6–3, [10–6]
Loss 5–5 Oct 2015 Hong Kong Open,
China S.A.R.
International Hard   Andreja Klepač   Alizé Cornet
  Yaroslava Shvedova
5–7, 4–6
Win 6–5 Apr 2016 Copa Colsanitas,
Colombia (2)
International Clay   Tatjana Maria   Gabriela Cé
  Andrea Gámiz
6–2, 4–6, [10–8]
Win 7–5 Jul 2016 Swiss Open Gstaad,
Switzerland
International Clay   Xenia Knoll   Annika Beck
  Evgeniya Rodina
6–1, 3–6, [10–8]
Loss 7–6 Jul 2018 Swiss Open Lausanne,
Switzerland
International Clay   Timea Bacsinszky   Alexa Guarachi
  Desirae Krawczyk
6–4, 4–6, [6–10]
Win 8–6 Sep 2019 Korea Open,
South Korea (3)
International Hard   Tatjana Maria   Hayley Carter
  Laura Pigossi
7–6(9–7), 3–6, [10–7]

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

Doubles: 1 (1 title)Edit

Result W–L Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 Aug 2019 Karlsruhe Open, Germany Clay   Renata Voráčová   Han Xinyun
  Yuan Yue
6–7(2–7), 6–4, [10–4]

ITF Circuit finalsEdit

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

Singles: 14 (12 titles, 2 runner–ups)Edit

Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1–0 Jul 2008 ITF Oviedo, Spain 10,000 Hard   Hermon Brhane 7–6(7–2), 6–4
Loss 1–1 Oct 2008 ITF Sant Cugat del Vallès, Spain 10,000 Clay   Eva Fernández Brugués 4–6, 6–7
Win 2–1 Apr 2009 ITF Torrent, Spain 10,000 Clay   Marta Marrero 6–2, 6–3
Win 3–1 Sep 2009 ITF Lleida, Spain 10,000 Clay   Diana Enache 6–3, 5–7, 6–2
Win 4–1 Oct 2009 ITF Seville, Spain 10,000 Clay   Neda Kozić 6–1, 6–2
Win 5–1 May 2010 ITF Badalona, Spain 10,000 Clay   Yevgeniya Kryvoruchko 6–4, 6–3
Win 6–1 Nov 2010 ITF Mallorca, Spain 10,000 Clay   Sandra Soler Sola 6–3, 6–3
Win 7–1 Nov 2010 ITF Mallorca, Spain 10,000 Clay   Maria João Koehler 7–6(7–2), 6–3
Win 8–1 Nov 2010 ITF Vallduxo, Spain 10,000 Clay   Nanuli Pipiya 7–5, 7–6(8–6)
Win 9–1 Dec 2010 ITF Vinaròs, Spain 10,000 Clay   Cristina Dinu 6–2, 6–0
Win 10–1 Feb 2011 ITF Mallorca, Spain 10,000 Clay   Conny Perrin 6–1, 6–2
Win 11–1 Mar 2011 ITF Madrid, Spain 10,000 Clay   Leticia Costas Moreira 6–4, 6–2
Win 12–1 Aug 2014 Open Bogotá, Colombia 100,000 Clay   Johanna Larsson 6–1, 6–3
Loss 12–2 Apr 2016 Osprey Challenger, United States 50,000 Hard   Madison Brengle 6–4, 4–6, 3–6

Doubles: 15 (9 titles, 6 runner–ups)Edit

Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Apr 2009 ITF Torrent, Spain 10,000 Clay   Carla Roset Franco   Martina Caciotti
  Nicole Clerico
6–7, 6–0, [9–11]
Win 1–1 Sep 2009 ITF Mollerussa, Spain 10,000 Hard   Carla Roset Franco   Tatiana Búa
  Inés Ferrer Suárez
6–3, 2–6, [10–6]
Win 2–1 Nov 2009 ITF Vallduxo, Spain 10,000 Clay   Amanda Carreras   Yera Campos Molina
  Sandra Soler Sola
6–4, 3–6, [11–9]
Win 3–1 Jul 2010 ITF Mont-de-Marsan, France 25,000 Clay   Inés Ferrer Suárez   Nadiia Kichenok
  Constance Sibille
6–3, 6–1
Loss 3–2 Aug 2010 ITF Koksijde, Belgium 25,000 Clay   María Teresa Torró Flor   Nicole Clerico
  Justine Ozga
7–5, 4–6, [6–10]
Win 4–2 Oct 2010 Madrid International, Spain 50,000 Clay   María Teresa Torró Flor   Irina-Camelia Begu
  Elena Bogdan
6–4, 7–5
Win 5–2 Nov 2010 ITF Mallorca, Spain 10,000 Clay   Inés Ferrer Suárez   Maria João Koehler
  Avgusta Tsybysheva
7–5, 6–2
Loss 5–3 Nov 2010 ITF Vallduxo, Spain 10,000 Clay   Benedetta Davato   Amanda Carreras
  Andrea Gámiz
6–7(5–7), 3–6
Win 6–3 Sep 2011 ITF Biella, Italy 100,000 Clay   Ekaterina Lopes   Janette Husárová
  Renata Voráčová
6–3, 0–6, [10–3]
Win 7–3 Oct 2011 ITF Seville, Spain 25,000 Clay   Estrella Cabeza Candela   Leticia Costas Moreira
  Inés Ferrer Suárez
6–4, 6–4
Loss 7–4 Jul 2012 Open de Biarritz, France 100,000 Clay   Monica Puig   Séverine Beltrame
  Laura Thorpe
2–6, 3–6
Loss 7–5 Oct 2013 ITF Sant Cugat del Vallès, Spain 25,000 Clay   Amanda Carreras   Tatiana Búa
  Andrea Gámiz
6–4, 2–6, [7–10]
Loss 7–6 May 2014 ITF Grado, Italy 25,000 Clay   Florencia Molinero   Verónica Cepede Royg
  Stephanie Vogt
4–6, 2–6
Win 8–6 Aug 2014 Open Bogotá, Colombia 100,000 Clay   Florencia Molinero   Melanie Klaffner
  Patricia Mayr-Achleitner
6–2, 6–0
Win 9–6 Oct 2019 ITF Riba-roja de Túria, Spain 25,000 Clay   Sara Errani   Marie Benoît
  Ioana Loredana Roșca
3–6, 6–4, [10–8]

Junior Grand Slam finalsEdit

Doubles: 1 (1 runner–up)Edit

Result Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 2010 French Open Clay   María Teresa Torró Flor   Tímea Babos
  Sloane Stephens
2–6, 3–6

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. ^ "Bio".
  3. ^ "$10,000 Les Francqueses del Valles".
  4. ^ "$10,000 Oviedo".
  5. ^ "Past Winners".
  6. ^ 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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