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Maria João Koehler (born 8 October 1992) is a retirement Portuguese tennis player.

Maria João Koehler
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Koehler at the 2015 Fed Cup
Full nameMaria João Koehler
Country (sports) Portugal
ResidencePorto, Portugal
Born (1992-10-08) 8 October 1992 (age 26)
Porto, Portugal
Height1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Retired2018
Prize money$332,312
Singles
Career record266–197
Career titles4 ITF
Highest ranking102 (25 February 2013)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (2013)
French Open1R (2013)
Wimbledon1R (2013)
US Open1R (2013)
Doubles
Career record52–41
Career titles4 ITF
Highest ranking151 (18 June 2012)
Grand Slam Doubles results
WimbledonQ1 (2013)
Team competitions
Fed Cup11–16
Last updated on: 19 September 2016.

Koehler has won three singles and four doubles titles on the ITF tour in her career. On 25 February 2013, she reached her best singles ranking of world number 102. On 18 June 2012, she peaked at world number 151 in the doubles rankings.

Playing for Portugal at the Fed Cup, Koehler has a win–loss record of 11–16.[1]

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CareerEdit

Born in Porto, Koehler made her debut on the ITF Women's Circuit at the age of 14 at a $10,000 event in Braga. Having qualified for the main draw, she lost her first match to Catarina Ferreira.

She made her WTA tour main draw debut at the 2009 Estoril Open. Having been awarded a wild card, she played world number 77 Kristina Barrois in the first round, losing in straight sets.[2]

ITF finals (7–12)Edit

Singles (4–8)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (2–6)
Clay (0–2)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (1–0)
Result No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 9 June 2008 Montemor-o-Novo, Portugal Hard   Mélanie Gloria 7–6(7–2), 3–6, 1–6
Winner 1. 18 May 2009 Cantanhede, Portugal Carpet   Nanuli Pipiya 6–4, 2–6, 6–1
Winner 2. 1 June 2009 Amarante, Portugal Hard   Mélanie Gloria 6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 2. 8 February 2010 Vale do Lobo, Portugal Hard   Julia Mayr 1–6, 1–6
Runner-up 3. 8 November 2010 Majorca, Spain Clay   Lara Arruabarrena 6–7(2–7), 3–6
Runner-up 4. 31 January 2011 Rabat, Morocco Clay   Nina Bratchikova 6–3, 4–6, 1–6
Runner-up 5. 16 July 2012 Donetsk, Ukraine Hard   Vesna Dolonc 2–6, 3–6
Winner 3. 23 July 2012 Astana, Kazakhstan Hard   Marta Sirotkina 7–5, 6–2
Runner-up 6. 8 October 2012 Joué-lès-Tours, France Hard (i)   Monica Puig 6–3, 4–6, 1–6
Runner-up 7. 22 July 2013 Astana, Kazakhstan Hard   Nadiia Kichenok 4–6, 5–7
Runner-up 8. 12 September 2016 Ponta Delgada, Portugal Hard   Inês Murta 4–6, 6–3, 6–7(7–9)
Winner 4. 1 June 2018 Guimarães, Portugal Hard   Zeel Desai 6–1, 3–6, 6–1

Doubles (4–4)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (2–0)
Clay (2–3)
Grass (0–1)
Carpet (0–0)
Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 11 May 2009 Vila Real de Santo António, Portugal Clay   Joana Pangaio Pereira   Rebeca Bou Nogueiro
  Sheila Solsona Carcasona
2–2, ret.
Runner-up 1. 1 November 2010 Majorca, Spain Clay   Avgusta Tsybysheva   Lara Arruabarrena
  Inés Ferrer Suárez
5–7, 2–6
Runner-up 2. 15 November 2010 Majorca, Spain Clay   Avgusta Tsybysheva   Diana Enache
  Raluca Elena Platon
3–6, 6–7(3–7)
Winner 2. 11 July 2011 Cáceres, Spain Hard   Richèl Hogenkamp   Victoria Larrière
  Irena Pavlovic
6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 3. 29 August 2011 Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina Clay   Florencia Molinero   Maria Abramović
  Ana Vrljić
7–5, 6–7(3–7), [4–10]
Winner 3. 12 September 2011 Zagreb, Croatia Clay   Katalin Marosi   Maria Abramović
  Mihaela Buzărnescu
6–0, 6–3
Winner 4. 24 September 2011 Shrewsbury, United Kingdom Hard (i)   Katalin Marosi   Amanda Elliott
  Johanna Konta
7–6(7–3), 6–1
Runner-up 4. 11 June 2012 Nottingham, United Kingdom Grass   Réka Luca Jani   Sally Peers
  Ashleigh Barty
6–7(2–7), 6–3, [5–10]

Grand Slam performance timelineEdit

 
Koehler at the 2013 US Open, where she lost in round one to Alizé Cornet

SinglesEdit

Tournament 2011 2012 2013 2014 W–L
Australian Open A 1R 2R Q1 1–2
French Open A A 1R A 0–1
Wimbledon A Q2 1R A 0–1
US Open Q1 Q2 1R A 0–1
Win–Loss 0–0 0–1 1–4 0–0 1–5

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Maria João Koehler at the Fed Cup
  2. ^ "Estoril Open" (PDF). Women's Tennis Association. Retrieved 7 October 2014.

External linksEdit