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Lizette Faith Cabrera (born 19 December 1997) is an Australian tennis player of Filipino descent. Cabrera has a WTA singles career-high ranking of No. 136 achieved on 25 September 2017.

Lizette Cabrera
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Full nameLizette Faith Cabrera
Country (sports) Australia
ResidenceBrisbane, Australia
Born (1997-12-19) 19 December 1997 (age 21)
Townsville, Australia
Height1.67 m (5 ft 6 in)
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
CoachAnthony Richardson
Prize money$249,354
Singles
Career record110–104
Career titles2 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 134 (23 October 2017)
Current rankingNo. 228 (12 November 2018)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (2017, 2018)
French OpenQ2 (2018)
WimbledonQ2 (2017, 2018)
US Open1R (2018)
Doubles
Career record46–64
Career titles1 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 142 (18 June 2018)
Current rankingNo. 143 (25 June 2018)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open1R (2017)
Last updated on: 25 June 2018.

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Early lifeEdit

Cabrera was born and raised in Townsville by her parents Ronnie and Maria before moving to Brisbane to train at the National Academy. She has one sister, Izabo and one brother, Carl. Cabrera's parents are both from the Philippines and both work in a abattoir in order to financially support her career.

Professional careerEdit

2016Edit

Cabrera started 2016 with a ranking of 1062. She won her first Pro Tour title in September 2016.[1]

Cabrera will make her senior Grand Slam main draw debut at the 2017 Australian Open after being given a wild card in November 2016. [2]

2017: Maiden WTA Tour winEdit

Cabrera was given a wild card into the 2017 Hobart International and won her first WTA tour match against Misaki Doi in round 1. [3] At the 2017 Australian Open, Cabrera lost to Donna Vekic in round 1. In September, Cabrera qualified for and made the quarter finals of the Guangzhou International, defeating world number 30 Anett Kontaveit in the second round. [4]

2018Edit

Cabrera lost to Beatriz Haddad Maia in round 1 of the Hobart International and the Australian Open the following week. In March, Cabrera reached the quarter final of ACT Clay Court International.[5] In April, Cabrera qualified for the WTA Tour Claro Open Colsanitas. In May, Cabrera reached the second round of qualifying for the French Open[6] and in June, the second round of qualifying for the Wimbledon. Cabrera made her main draw US Open in 2018 debut after winning a wildcard. [7] She lost to Ajla Tomljanović in round 1.

ITF finals: 8 (3-5)Edit

Singles finals: 3 (2–1)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (2–1)
Clay (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 25 September 2016 Tweed Heads, Australia Hard   Destanee Aiava 6–3, 5–7, 6–2
Winner 2. 2 October 2016 Brisbane, Australia Hard   Viktória Kužmová 6–2, 6–4
Runner-up 1. 20 November 2016 Toyota, Japan Hard (i)   Aryna Sabalenka 2–6, 4–6

Doubles 5 (1–4)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (1–3)
Clay (0–1)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 18 October 2014 Toowoomba, Australia Hard   Priscilla Hon   Jessica Moore
  Abbie Myers
3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 2. 12 June 2016 Tokyo, Japan Hard   Miharu Imanishi   Kanae Hisami
  Kotomi Takahata
1–6, 4–6
Winner 1. 16 October 2016 Cairns, Australia Hard   Alison Bai   Katarzyna Kawa
  Sandra Zaniewska
7–5, 5–7, [12–10]
Runner-up 3. 6 November 2016 Canberra, Australia Hard   Alison Bai   Jessica Moore
  Storm Sanders
3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 4. 23 April 2017 Dothan, United States Clay   Kristie Ahn   Emina Bektas
  Sanaz Marand
3–6, 6–1, [2–10]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "HARD WORK PAYS OFF FOR CABRERA IN TWEED HEADS". Tennis Australia. 25 September 2016. Retrieved 30 November 2016.
  2. ^ "Lizette Cabrera has been handed a wildcard into the Australian Open". Courier Mail. 29 November 2016. Retrieved 30 November 2016.
  3. ^ "Lizette Cabrera claims maiden WTA tour win in epic three-hour battle against Misaki Doi". The Mercury. 8 January 2017. Retrieved 8 January 2017.
  4. ^ "LANDMARK WIN FOR CABRERA IN GUANGZHOU". Tennis Australia. 20 September 2017. Retrieved 21 September 2017.
  5. ^ "CABRERA CRUISES IN CANBERRA". Tennis Australia. 21 March 2018. Retrieved 27 June 2018.
  6. ^ "TOMIC AND CABRERA KEEP AUSSIE QUALIFYING HOPES ALIVE". Tennis Australia. 24 May 2018. Retrieved 27 June 2018.
  7. ^ "Lizette Cabrera grabs the last US Open wild card for New York debut". Tennis World USA. 22 August 2018. Retrieved 25 August 2018.

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