Louisa Chirico (born May 16, 1996) is an American tennis player.
Chirico at the 2016 US Open
|Country (sports)||United States|
|Residence||Westchester, New York|
|Born||May 16, 1996|
Morristown, New Jersey
|Height||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|Career titles||3 ITF|
|Highest ranking||58 (24 October 2016)|
|Current ranking||378 (10 February 2020)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||1R (2017)|
|French Open||2R (2016)|
|US Open||1R (2015, 2016)|
|Career titles||2 ITF|
|Highest ranking||184 (6 June 2017)|
|Current ranking||783 (10 February 2020)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|Australian Open||2R (2017)|
|French Open||1R (2016)|
|US Open||2R (2016)|
|Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results|
|Last updated on: 15 February 2020.|
Chirico, who comes from Harrison, New York, has won three singles and two doubles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit. On 24 October 2016, she reached her best singles ranking of world No. 58. On 6 June 2017, she peaked at No. 184 in the doubles rankings.
Chirico made her Grand Slam debut at the 2015 French Open after being awarded a wildcard into the event by the USTA. She lost in the first round to the ninth seed Ekaterina Makarova in straight sets.
Chirico won her first WTA Tour match at the 2015 Citi Open where she defeated Heather Watson. She then beat the top-30 player Alizé Cornet in a third-set tie-break but lost to her compatriot Sloane Stephens in the quarterfinals.
In May 2016, Chirico won five qualifier and main-draw matches at the Madrid Open to reach the semifinals. Later that month, she reached the main draw of the French Open through three qualifying wins and made it through to the second round.
After reaching a career-high ranking of 58 in October 2016, Chirico dropped outside the top 500 in September 2018.
WTA 125 Series finalsEdit
Singles: 1 (1 runner–up)Edit
|Loss||0–1||Nov 2015||Open de Limoges, France||Hard (i)||Caroline Garcia||1–6, 3–6|
ITF Circuit finalsEdit
Singles: 9 (4 titles, 5 runner–ups)Edit
|Win||1–0||May 2012||ITF Sumter, United States||$10,000||Hard||Victoria Duval||6–4, 6–3|
|Loss||1–1||Feb 2013||ITF Surprise, United States||$25,000||Hard||Tara Moore||6–4, 6–3|
|Win||2–1||Jun 2014||ITF Padua, Italy||$25,000||Clay||Paula Cristina Gonçalves||6–2, 1–6, 7–6(7–3)|
|Loss||2–2||Jun 2014||ITF Lenzerheide, Switzerland||$25,000||Clay||Elizaveta Kulichkova||5–7, 2–6|
|Loss||2–3||Feb 2015||ITF Midland, United States||$100,000||Hard (i)||Tatjana Maria||2–6, 0–6|
|Win||3–3||Apr 2015||ITF Dothan, United States||$50,000||Clay||Katerina Stewart||7–6(7–1), 3–6, 7–6(7–1)|
|Loss||3–4||May 2015||ITF Indian Harbour Beach, United States||$50,000||Clay||Katerina Stewart||4–6, 6–3, 3–6|
|Loss||3–5||Sep 2017||ITF Tampico, Mexico||$100,000+H||Hard||Irina Falconi||5–7, 7–6 (7–3) , 1–6|
|Win||4–5||Mar 2019||ITF Sao Paulo, Brasil||W25||Clay||Danka Kovinic||6–0, 6–2|
Doubles: 6 (2 titles, 4 runner–ups)Edit
|Loss||0–1||Feb 2013||ITF Rancho Mirage, United States||$25,000||Hard||Jan Abaza|| Tara Moore
|6–4, 2–6, [10–12]|
|Win||1–1||Apr 2013||ITF Indian Harbour Beach, United States||$50,000||Clay||Jan Abaza|| Asia Muhammad
|Loss||1–2||Jan 2014||ITF Port St. Lucie, United States||$25,000||Clay||Jan Abaza|| Réka Luca Jani
|Loss||1–3||Jun 2014||ITF Brescia, Italy||$25,000||Clay||Asia Muhammad|| Sanaz Marand
|4–6, 6–4, [8–10]|
|Win||2–3||Jun 2014||ITF Lenzerheide, Switzerland||$25,000||Clay||Sanaz Marand|| Jang Su-jeong
|Loss||2–4||Mar 2016||ITF Osprey, United States||$50,000||Clay||Katerina Stewart|| Asia Muhammad
|1–6, 7–6(7–5), [4–10]|
Grand Slam singles performance timelineEdit
- Heyman, Brian (April 13, 2013). "Louisa Chirico courting her dream". The Journal News. Retrieved May 5, 2013.
- "New York teen Chirico earns USTA's French Open wild card". tennis.com. May 10, 2015. Retrieved May 12, 2015.
- Rothenberg, Ben (May 5, 2016). "With Rare Comfort on the Clay Court, a Teenager Leaves Her Mark". The New York Times. Retrieved May 21, 2016.
- Burton, Edwin (May 20, 2016). "Pair of Americans reach French Open main draw". The Daily Progress. Retrieved May 21, 2016.
- "Ranking history of Louisa Chirico". CoreTennis.net. Retrieved 12 October 2018.
- Louisa Chirico [@Louisa_Chirico] (15 September 2016). "Fun Fact: I am 1/2 Korean 💃🏻" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
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