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Lourdes Domínguez Lino (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈluɾðez ðoˈmiŋɡeθ ˈlino];[a] born 31 March 1981) is a retired professional female tennis player from Spain. In September 2006, Domínguez Lino reached her career-high singles ranking of world No. 40.

Lourdes Domínguez Lino
Lourdes Domínguez Lino 5, 2015 Wimbledon Qualifying - Diliff.jpg
Country (sports) Spain
ResidenceBarcelona, Spain
Born (1981-03-31) 31 March 1981 (age 38)
Pontevedra, Spain
Height1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)
Turned pro1996
Retired2016
PlaysRight-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize moneyUS$2,434,215
Singles
Career record568–411
Career titles2 WTA, 17 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 40 (11 September 2006)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (2007, 2009, 2011)
French Open3R (2009)
Wimbledon2R (2011, 2012, 2014)
US Open3R (2010)
Doubles
Career record377–215
Career titles6 WTA, 36 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 45 (6 March 2006)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open2R (2006)
French Open3R (2005)
Wimbledon2R (2006, 2007, 2012)
US Open1R (2000, 2001, 2005, 2006, 2007)
Last updated on: 7 November 2016.

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Tennis careerEdit

In the 1999 Roland Garros, she won the junior girls' singles, defeating Stéphanie Foretz 6–4, 6–4.[citation needed]

In 2000, she played her first WTA main draw at Madrid. In 2002, she won her first main draw match at Bogotá. In Porto, she defeated her first top 40 player, then No. 33 Cristina Torrens Valero. In August, Lino was suspended from the |WTA tour for 3 months, after testing positive for cocaine that March.[1]

In 2005, she reached the top 100 for the first time. In Bogotá she made it to the final as a qualifier, losing to Flavia Pennetta. She ended at No. 77 in the world in singles and No. 63 in doubles.[2]

She won her first WTA title in Bogotá by defeating no. 18 Flavia Pennetta. She reached the finals of Budapest, losing to Anna Smashnova. She ended her year at no. 52 in singles.[3]

In 2007, she reached the semifinals at Bogotá and reached the quarterfinals at Estoril, Palermo, and Bad Gastein. She ended at no. 72 in the world in singles.[4]

In 2011, she won her second WTA Tour title, defeating Frenchwoman Mathilde Johansson 2–6, 6–3, 6–2 in Bogotá. After this, she reached the quarterfinals at Acapulco.

In 2016, she announced her retirement from professional tennis in November.[5]

WTA career finalsEdit

Singles: 5 (2–3)Edit

Winner – Legend (pre/post 2010)
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
WTA Tour Championships (0–0)
Tier I / Premier Mandatory and Premier 5 (0–0)
Tier II / Premier (0–0)
Tier III, IV and V / International (2–3)
Titles by Surface
Hard (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Clay (2–3)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 20 February 2005 Copa Colsanitas, Bogotá, Colombia Clay   Flavia Pennetta 6–7(4–7), 4–6
Winner 1. 23 February 2006 Copa Colsanitas, Bogotá, Colombia Clay   Flavia Pennetta 7–6(7–3), 6–4
Runner-up 2. 30 July 2006 Budapest Grand Prix, Budapest, Hungary Clay   Anna Smashnova 1–6, 3–6
Winner 2. 20 February 2011 Copa Colsanitas, Bogotá, Colombia (2) Clay   Mathilde Johansson 2–6, 6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 3. 28 April 2013 Marrakech Grand Prix, Marrakesh, Morocco Clay   Francesca Schiavone 1–6, 3–6

Doubles: 13 (6–7)Edit

Winner – Legend (pre/post 2010)
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
WTA Tour Championships (0–0)
Tier I / Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Tier II / Premier (0–0)
Tier III, IV & V / International (6–7)
Titles by Surface
Hard (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Clay (6–7)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 8 May 2005 Grand Prix SAR La Princesse Lalla Meryem, Rabat, Morocco Clay   Nuria Llagostera Vives   Émilie Loit
  Barbora Záhlavová-Strýcová
6–3, 6–7(6–8), 5–7
Runner-up 2. 31 August 2005 Budapest Grand Prix, Budapest, Hungary Clay   Marta Marrero   Émilie Loit
  Katarina Srebotnik
1–6, 6–3, 2–6
Winner 1. 22 February 2007 Copa Colsanitas, Bogotá, Colombia Clay   Paola Suárez   Roberta Vinci
  Flavia Pennetta
1–6, 6–3, [11–9]
Winner 2. 3 March 2007 Abierto Mexicano Telcel, Acapulco, Mexico Clay   Arantxa Parra Santonja   Nicole Pratt
  Émilie Loit
6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 3. 30 April 2007 Estoril Open, Estoril, Portugal Clay   Arantxa Parra Santonja   Anastasia Rodionova
  Andreea Ehritt-Vanc
3–6, 2–6
Runner-up 4. 14 June 2007 Barcelona Ladies Open, Barcelona, Spain Clay   Flavia Pennetta   Arantxa Parra Santonja
  Nuria Llagostera Vives
6–7(3–7), 6–2, [10–12]
Winner 3. 14 June 2008 Barcelona Ladies Open, Barcelona, Spain Clay   Arantxa Parra Santonja   María José Martínez Sánchez
  Nuria Llagostera Vives
4–6, 7–5, [10–4]
Runner-up 5. 3 March 2009 Abierto Mexicano Telcel, Acapulco, Mexico Clay   Arantxa Parra Santonja   María José Martínez Sánchez
  Nuria Llagostera Vives
3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 6. 26 February 2011 Abierto Mexicano Telcel, Acapulco, Mexico Clay   Arantxa Parra Santonja   Mariya Koryttseva
  Ioana Raluca Olaru
5–7, 7–5, [10–6]
Winner 4. 9 July 2011 Swedish Open, Båstad, Sweden Clay   María José Martínez Sánchez   Arantxa Parra Santonja
  Nuria Llagostera Vives
6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 7. 4 March 2012 Abierto Mexicano Telcel, Acapulco, Mexico Clay   Arantxa Parra Santonja   Sara Errani
  Roberta Vinci
2–6, 1–6
Winner 5. 2 March 2013 Abierto Mexicano Telcel, Acapulco, Mexico Clay   Arantxa Parra Santonja   Catalina Castaño
  Mariana Duque Mariño
6–4, 7–6(7–1)
Winner 6. 14 April 2013 BNP Paribas Katowice Open, Katowice, Poland Clay (i)   Lara Arruabarrena   Raluca Olaru
  Valeria Solovyeva
6–4, 7–5

Grand Slam performance timelineEdit

SinglesEdit

Tournament 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 W–L
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open A A A A A Q2 1R 2R 1R 2R Q3 2R 1R 1R 1R Q1 1R 3–9
French Open A A Q3 A A Q3 1R 1R Q1 3R Q3 1R 2R 1R 1R 2R 1R 4–9
Wimbledon A A A A A A 1R 1R Q2 1R A 2R 2R 1R 2R Q2 Q1 3–7
US Open Q1 Q1 A A Q1 Q1 1R 2R 1R 1R 3R A 2R 1R Q1 1R Q1 4–8
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–4 2–4 0–2 3–4 2–1 2–3 3–4 0–4 1–3 1–2 0–2 14–33

DoublesEdit

Tournament 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 W-L
Australian Open A A A A A A 2R 1R 1R A A 1R 1R 1R 1R 1–7
French Open A A 2R A A 3R 2R 2R A 2R A 2R 1R 1R A 7–8
Wimbledon A A A A A A 2R 2R A 1R A 1R 2R 1R A 3–6
US Open 1R 1R A A A 1R 1R 1R A A A A A 1R A 0–6
Win–Loss 0–1 0–1 1–1 0–0 0–0 2–2 3–4 2–4 0–1 1–2 0–0 1–3 1–3 0–4 0–1 11–27

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ In isolation, Lourdes and Domínguez are pronounced [ˈluɾðes] and [doˈmiŋɡeθ] respectively.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tennis; Lino Suspended for Three Months". The New York Times. 25 August 2002.
  2. ^ [1]
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  4. ^ [3]
  5. ^ "Former Top 40 Player Lourdes Dominguez Lino Retires from Tennis". www.tennisworldusa.org.

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