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Lina Stančiūtė (born 7 February 1986) is a retired Lithuanian tennis player.

Lina Stančiūtė
Lina Stančiute Warsaw Open.png
Stančiūtė at the 2009 Warsaw Open
Country (sports) Lithuania
Born (1986-02-07) 7 February 1986 (age 33)
Vilnius, Soviet Union
Height1.69 m (5 ft 7 in)
Turned pro2002
Retired2015
PlaysRight-handed (double-handed backhand)
Prize money$150,736
Singles
Career record297–220
Career titles4 ITF
Highest ranking197 (28 September 2009)
Grand Slam Singles results
WimbledonQ1 (2009)
US OpenQ2 (2009)
Doubles
Career record81–96
Career titles3 ITF
Highest ranking138 (15 May 2006)
Team competitions
Fed Cup37–31

In her career, she won four singles titles and three doubles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit. On 28 September 2009, she reached her best singles ranking of world number 197. On 15 May 2006, she peaked at number 138 in the doubles rankings.

Playing for Lithuania at the Fed Cup, Stančiūtė has a win–loss record of 37–31.

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Personal lifeEdit

Lina Stančiūtė was born on 7 February 1986 in Vilnius, Lithuania. She started playing tennis at age eight, her favourite surface is clay. In June 2016, Stančiūtė married Lithuanian professional Basketball player Martynas Gecevičius.[1]

CareerEdit

Stančiūtė had a successful junior career, winning one ITF singles and doubles titles. Her career-high world ranking as a junior was world number 63, and she finished her junior career with a record of 72–49.

In 2003, she reached first ITF singles finals, winning in Italy. She also reached two ITF doubles finals. In 2004, she won the tournament Lafayette in United States endowed with $25,000 by beating Karolina Kosińska in three sets.

In July 2015, Stančiūtė announced her retirement from professional tennis.[2]

ITF finalsEdit

Singles (4–1)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (0–1)
Clay (4–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 17 August 2003 Martina Franca, Italy Clay   Darija Jurak 6–3, 6–1
Winner 2. 10 October 2004 Lafayette, United States Clay   Karolina Kosińska 3–6, 6–3, 7–5
Winner 3. 23 July 2006 Zwevegem, Belgium Clay   Lenka Wienerová 6–1, 6–2
Runner-up 1. 4 October 2008 Helsinki, Finland Hard (i)   Margit Rüütel 4–6, 7–6(7–4), 6–7(7–9)
Winner 4. 18 June 2011 Kharkiv, Ukraine Clay   Sofia Shapatava 6–2, 6–1

Doubles (3–4)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (1–1)
Clay (2–3)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Category Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 15 March 2003 $25,000 Kaunas, Lithuania Hard (i)   Aurelija Misevičiūtė   Darya Kustova
  Elena Tatarkova
1–6, 6–7(8–10)
Runner-up 2. 21 June 2003 $25,000 Lenzerheide, Switzerland Clay   Claudia Kuleszka   Mariya Koryttseva
  Dimana Krastevitch
3–6, 2–6
Winner 1. 1 October 2005 $25,000 Porto, Portugal Clay   Simona Matei   Kelly de Beer
  Eva Pera
2–6, 6–4, 6–4
Winner 2. 4 March 2006 $25,000 Clearwater, United States Hard   Kelly Liggan   Natalie Grandin
  Chanelle Scheepers
6–3, 6–1
Runner-up 3. 28 July 2006 $50,000+H Pétange, Luxembourg Clay   Claudine Schaul   Erica Krauth
  Frederica Piedade
3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 4. 17 June 2011 $25,000 Kharkiv, Ukraine Clay   Melanie Klaffner   Valentyna Ivakhnenko
  Kateryna Kozlova
4–6, 3–6
Winner 3. 21 June 2013 $25,000 Ystad, Sweden Clay   Kristina Barrois   Monique Adamczak
  Pemra Özgen
6–4, 7–5

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