María Teresa Torró Flor

María Teresa Torró Flor (Spanish pronunciation: [maˈɾi.a teˈɾesa toˈro floɾ]; born 2 May 1992) is a Spanish professional tennis player.

María Teresa Torró Flor
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Torró Flor during the 2015 Wimbledon Qualifying
Country (sports) Spain
Born (1992-05-02) 2 May 1992 (age 28)
Villena
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$1,054,057
Singles
Career record269–177
Career titles1 WTA, 18 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 47 (5 May 2014)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (2013, 2015)
French Open3R (2014)
Wimbledon2R (2013)
US Open2R (2013)
Doubles
Career record67–51
Career titles3 WTA, 5 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 47 (8 June 2015)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open3R (2015)
French OpenQF (2015)
Wimbledon1R (2013, 2014)
US Open1R (2014, 2015)
Mixed doubles
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Wimbledon1R (2013)
Team competitions
Fed Cup2–3
Last updated on: 9 June 2019.

Torró Flor has won one singles title and three doubles titles on the WTA Tour, as well as 18 singles and five doubles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit. On 5 May 2014, she reached her career-high singles ranking of world No. 47. On 8 June 2015, she peaked at No. 47 in the doubles rankings.

Torró Flor was victorious upon her debut for the Spain Fed Cup team in February 2013, defeating Ukraine's Yuliya Beygelzimer in their 2013 Fed Cup World Group II tie.[1]

BiographyEdit

María Teresa Torró Flor was born on 2 May 1992 to Francisco Torró, an engineer, and Marita Teresa Flor, a teacher. She has one sister, Ana. She started playing tennis at the age of 4. Her favorite shot is her forehand; her favorite surface is clay. Her tennis idol growing up was Juan Carlos Ferrero; her favorite singer is Rihanna, and her favorite actor is Leonardo DiCaprio. She enjoys listening to music, reading, watching movies, and soccer. She has a dog named Greta.[2]

CareerEdit

2012Edit

Torró Flor began her 2012 season by playing a $25,000 tournament in Andrézieux-Bouthéon, France, where she lost in the first round of qualifying to Garbiñe Muguruza. She remained in France to play one more $25,000 event in Grenoble, for which she qualified. In the first round of the main draw, she overcame fellow qualifier and home favorite Jessica Ginier, only to be swept aside by fifth seeded Sandra Záhlavová in the second round.

Torró Flor then played her third consecutive $25,000 tournament in Rabat. She once more qualified, and defeated Cristina Dinu and Laura Thorpe en route to the quarterfinals where she lost to Jasmina Tinjić.

2014Edit

 
Torró Flor at the 2014 Mutua Madrid Open

Torró Flor missed the Shenzhen Open and the Australian Open due to a left leg injury.

She returned from injury in February at the Open GDF Suez in Paris. She lost in the first round of qualifying to Nadia Petrova.[3] During the Fed Cup tie against the Czech Republic, Torró Flor played one rubber and lost to Klára Zakopalová. The Czech Republic ended up winning 3-2 over Spain to advance to the semifinal round.[4] Seeded sixth at the first edition of the Rio Open, Torró Flor was defeated in the first round by qualifier Nastassja Burnett.[5] Next, she played at the Brasil Tennis Cup. Seeded seventh, Torró Flor lost in the first round to Brazilian Teliana Pereira.[6] In March, Torró Flor played at the BNP Paribas Open. She won her first-round match when her opponent, Galina Voskoboeva, retired due to an upper respiratory infection. In the second round, she stunned fifth seed Angelique Kerber to earn her first career win over a top ten player.[7] She was defeated in the third round by Alisa Kleybanova.[8] In Miami at the Sony Open Tennis, Torró Flor lost in the first round to Andrea Petkovic.[9] In April, Torró Flor played in the Fed Cup tie versus Poland. She won her first rubber over Urszula Radwańska but then lost her second rubber to Agnieszka Radwańska. Poland ended up winning 3-2.[10]

Torró Flor began her clay-court season at the Grand Prix SAR La Princesse Lalla Meryem. She reached her first WTA final defeating fourth seed Bojana Jovanovski, qualifier Lara Arruabarrena, Polona Hercog, and fifth seed Garbiñe Muguruza. In the final, she beat Romina Oprandi to win her first WTA singles title.[11] After this win, she broke into the world's top 50 for the first time in her career. At the Portugal Open, Torró Flor was defeated in the second round by seventh seed and eventual finalist Svetlana Kuznetsova.[12] In Madrid at the Mutua Madrid Open, Torró Flor lost in the first round to Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova. At the Italian Open, Torró Flor was defeated in the first round of qualifying by Mona Barthel. Torró Flor played her final tournament before the French Open at the Internationaux de Strasbourg. She lost in the first round to Madison Keys.[13] At the French Open, Torró Flor beat thirtieth seed Klára Koukalová and Magdaléna Rybáriková in her first two rounds. She was defeated in the third round by fourth seed and eventual finalist Simona Halep.[14]

Starting her grass-court season at the Topshelf Open, Torró Flor lost in the first round to eighth seed Klára Koukalová.[15] At the Wimbledon Championships, Torró Flor was defeated in the first round by thirtieth seed, former world number one, and five-time Wimbledon Champion Venus Williams.[16]

WTA career finalsEdit

Singles: 1 (1 title)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
Tour Championships (0–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Premier (0–0)
International (1–0)
Finals by surface
Hard (0–0)
Clay (1–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1–0 Apr 2014 Morocco Open, Morocco International Clay   Romina Oprandi 6–3, 3–6, 6–3

Doubles: 4 (3 titles, 1 runner–up)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
Tour Championships (0–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Premier (0–0)
International (3–1)
Finals by surface
Hard (2–0)
Clay (1–1)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 Jan 2013 Hobart International,
Australia
International Hard   Garbiñe Muguruza   Tímea Babos
  Mandy Minella
6–3, 7–6(7–5)
Loss 1–1 Jul 2014 Gastein Ladies,
Austria
International Clay   Andreja Klepač   Karolína Plíšková
  Kristýna Plíšková
6–4, 3–6, [6–10]
Win 2–1 Jul 2014 Swedish Open,
Sweden
International Clay   Andreja Klepač   Jocelyn Rae
  Anna Smith
6–1, 6–1
Win 3–1 Feb 2015 Mexican Open,
Mexico
International Hard   Lara Arruabarrena   Andrea Hlaváčková
  Lucie Hradecká
7–6(7–2), 5–7, [13–11]

ITF finalsEdit

Singles: 22 (18 titles, 4 runner–ups)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (1–1)
Clay (17–3)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1–0 Dec 2008 ITF Benicarló, Spain $10,000 Clay   Ashley Weinhold 6–4, 1–6, 7–5
Win 2–0 Oct 2009 ITF Antalya, Turkey $10,000 Clay   Anna Orlik 6–0, 6–3
Win 3–0 Feb 2010 ITF Madrid, Spain $10,000 Clay   Giulia Gatto-Monticone 7–5, 3–6, 6–4
Loss 3–1 Mar 2010 ITF Antalya, Turkey $10,000 Clay   Julia Mayr 2–6, 1–6
Loss 3–2 Jul 2010 ITF La Coruña, Spain $25,000 Hard   Leticia Costas 6–1, 4–6, 3–6
Loss 3–3 Sep 2010 ITF Foggia, Italy $25,000 Clay   Laura Pous Tió 6–3, 3–6, 4–6
Win 4–3 Apr 2011 ITF Civitavecchia, Italy $25,000 Clay   Anna Remondina 6–3, 6–4
Win 5–3 Apr 2012 ITF Civitavecchia, Italy $25,000 Clay   Yuliya Beygelzimer 3–6, 7–5, 6–2
Win 6–3 Jun 2012 ITF Zlín, Czech Republic $25,000 Clay   Jasmina Tinjić 6–1, 1–6, 6–1
Win 7–3 Jun 2012 ITF Craiova, Romania $50,000 Clay   Andreea Mitu 6–3, 6–4
Win 8–3 Jun 2012 ITF Rome, Italy $25,000 Clay   Tereza Mrdeža 6–3, 6–0
Win 9–3 Jul 2012 ITF Bucharest, Romania $100,000 Clay   Garbiñe Muguruza 6–3, 4–6, 6–4
Win 10–3 Jul 2012 ITF Olomouc, Czech Republic $100,000 Clay   Alexandra Cadanțu 6–2, 6–3
Win 11–3 Oct 2012 ITF Sant Cugat, Spain $25,000 Clay   Estrella Cabeza Candela 6–1, 6–4
Win 12–3 May 2015 ITF Saint-Gaudens, France $50,000 Clay   Jana Čepelová 6–1, 6–0
Win 13–3 Aug 2015 ITF Prague, Czech Republic $75,000 Clay   Denisa Allertová 6–3, 7–6(7–5)
Win 14–3 Jan 2017 ITF Hammamet, Tunisia $15,000 Clay   Julia Grabher 6–2, 6–2
Win 15–3 Jan 2017 ITF Hammamet, Tunisia $15,000 Clay   Alexandra Dulgheru 6–3, ret.
Loss 15–4 Feb 2017 ITF Manacor, Spain $15,000 Clay   Isabelle Wallace 3–6, 6–7(5–7)
Win 16–4 Feb 2017 ITF Manacor, Spain $15,000 Clay   Anastasia Zarycká 6–4, 6–2
Win 17–4 Jun 2017 ITF Figueira da Foz, Portugal $25,000 Hard   Sarah-Rebecca Sekulic 6–4, 6–2
Win 18–4 Aug 2017 ITF Montreux, Switzerland $25,000 Clay   Deborah Chiesa 4–6, 6–1, 6–2

Doubles: 6 (5 titles, 1 runner–up)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (0–0)
Clay (5–1)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Aug 2010 ITF Koksijde, Belgium $25,000 Clay   Lara Arruabarrena   Nicole Clerico
  Justine Ozga
7–5, 4–6, [6–10]
Win 1–1 Oct 2010 ITF Madrid, Spain $50,000 Clay   Lara Arruabarrena   Irina-Camelia Begu
  Elena Bogdan
6–4, 7–5
Win 2–1 Jan 2017 ITF Hammamet, Tunisia $15,000 Clay   Chloé Paquet   Joséphine Boualem
  Julia Grabher
6–4, 6–4
Win 3–1 Jan 2017 ITF Hammamet, Tunisia $15,000 Clay   Laura Pigossi   Cristina Dinu
  Yana Sizikova
6–2, 6–4
Win 4–1 Feb 2017 ITF Manacor, Spain $15,000 Clay   Olga Sáez Larra   Yvonne Cavallé Reimers
  Charlotte Römer
6–3, 6–2
Win 5–1 Aug 2017 ITF Braunschweig, Germany $25,000 Clay   Cornelia Lister   Anastasiya Komardina
  Diāna Marcinkēviča
3–6, 7–6(7–5), [11–9]

Grand Slam singles performance timelineEdit

Tournament 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A 1R A 1R Q1 A Q1 A 0–2
French Open A 2R 3R 1R A A A A 3–3
Wimbledon A 2R 1R Q2 A A A A 1–2
US Open Q1 2R 1R Q2 A A A A 1–2
Win–Loss 0–0 3–4 2–3 0–2 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 5–9
Career statistics
Year-end ranking 99 65 89 127 460 210 805 $1,054,057

Fed Cup participationEdit

SinglesEdit

Edition Stage Date Location Against Surface Opponent W/L Score
2013 Fed Cup
World Group II
WG2 10 February 2013 Alicante, Spain   Ukraine Clay   Yuliya Beygelzimer W 6–4, 6–2
2014 Fed Cup
World Group
1R 8–10 February 2014 Seville, Spain   Czech Republic Clay   Klára Zakopalová L 3–6, 6–2, 1–6
P/O 19 April 2014 Barcelona, Spain   Poland Clay   Urszula Radwańska W 4–6, 6–0, 6–1
20 April 2014   Agnieszka Radwańska L 3–6, 2–6

DoublesEdit

Edition Stage Date Location Against Surface Partner Opponents W/L Score
2013 Fed Cup
World Group II
WG2 10 February 2013 Alicante, Spain   Ukraine Clay   Nuria Llagostera Vives   Yuliya Beygelzimer
  Olga Savchuk
L 3–6, 6–2, [5–10]

Junior Grand Slam finalsEdit

Girls' doubles: 1 (1 runner–up)Edit

Result Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 2010 French Open Clay   Lara Arruabarrena   Tímea Babos
  Sloane Stephens
2–6, 3–6

Top-10 winsEdit

# Player Rank Event Surface Round Score
2014
1.   Angelique Kerber No. 6 Indian Wells Open, United States Hard 2nd round 2–6, 7–6(5), 6–4

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Jones, Mason (10 February 2013). "Victorious Spain after Torro-Flor wins on debut". Fed Cup. Retrieved 10 February 2013.
  2. ^ https://www.wtatennis.com/players/314776/mar-a-teresa-torr-flor/bio
  3. ^ "Petrova loses on comeback from family tragedy". 27 January 2014. Retrieved 24 April 2020.
  4. ^ "Czech Republic reaches Fed Cup semi-finals with 3-2 victory over Spain". 10 February 2014. Retrieved 24 April 2020.
  5. ^ "Qualifiers make their way into the second round". 17 February 2014. Retrieved 24 April 2020.
  6. ^ "Zakopalova advances to 2nd round in Brazil Cup". 25 February 2014. Retrieved 24 April 2020.
  7. ^ "LI, FEDERER, MURRAY ADVANCE AT INDIAN WELLS". www.tennis.com. 8 March 2014. Retrieved 24 April 2020.
  8. ^ "Indian Wells - Sloane Stephens outslugs former world no. 1 Ana Ivanovic to reach last 16". 11 March 2014. Retrieved 24 April 2020.
  9. ^ Keating, Steve (19 March 2014). "Petkovic dances way into Miami second round". www.chicagotribune.com. Retrieved 24 April 2020.
  10. ^ "Radwanska leads Poland to 3-2 Fed Cup win vs Spain". 20 April 2014. Retrieved 24 April 2020.
  11. ^ "Torro-Flor beats Oprandi for first WTA crown". 27 April 2014. Retrieved 24 April 2020.
  12. ^ "Eugenie Bouchard Advances To Quarters At Portugal Open". www.huffingtonpost.ca. 30 April 2014. Retrieved 24 April 2020.
  13. ^ "Dellacqua tops Vesnina at Strasbourg International". 19 May 2014. Retrieved 24 April 2020.
  14. ^ Cambers, Simon (31 May 2014). "Simona Halep crushes María-Teresa Torró-Flor at 2014 French Open". www.theguardian.com. Retrieved 24 April 2020.
  15. ^ "Krajicek wins Den Bosch opener, gets engaged". www.foxnews.com. 16 June 2014. Retrieved 24 April 2020.
  16. ^ Cambers, Simon (23 June 2014). "Venus Williams fights hard to avoid early upset with 72nd Wimbledon win". www.theguardian.com. Retrieved 24 April 2020.

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