Raluca Șerban

Raluca Georgiana Șerban (born 17 June 1997) is a Romanian-born professional tennis player, who since 2018 represents Cyprus.

Raluca Șerban
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Full nameRaluca Georgiana Șerban
Country (sports) Cyprus (2018–current)
 Romania (2013–2018)
ResidenceCyprus[1]
Born (1997-06-17) 17 June 1997 (age 23)
Constanța, Romania
Height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Turned pro2013
PlaysRight-handed
(two-handed backhand)
Prize moneyUS$ 122,995
Singles
Career record216–99 (68.6%)
Career titles10 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 204 (22 April 2019)
Current rankingNo. 341 (16 March 2020)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ1 (2019)
WimbledonQ1 (2019)
US OpenQ1 (2019)
Doubles
Career record118–56 (67.8%)
Career titles13 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 179 (31 December 2018)
Current rankingNo. 292 (16 March 2020)
Last updated on: 5 April 2020.

CareerEdit

She has career-high WTA rankings of 204 in singles, achieved on 22 April 2019, and of 179 in doubles, achieved on 31 December 2018. Șerban has won ten singles titles and thirteen doubles titles on the ITF Circuit.

She made her WTA Tour main-draw debut at the 2018 BGL Luxembourg Open, in the doubles event partnering Isabella Shinikova.

ITF Circuit finalsEdit

Singles: 16 (10 titles, 6 runner–ups)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$80,000 tournaments
$60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1–0 Apr 2015 ITF Heraklion, Greece 10,000 Hard   Cristina Sánchez-Quintanar 6–2, 6–3
Win 2–0 Apr 2015 ITF Heraklion, Greece 10,000 Hard   Anna Bondár 4–6, 6–4, 6–1
Win 3–0 Apr 2016 ITF Heraklion, Greece 10,000 Hard   Cristiana Ferrando 6–3, 7–6(7–4)
Loss 3–1 Jun 2016 ITF Antalya, Turkey 10,000 Hard   Ayla Aksu 3–6, 3–6
Win 4–1 Nov 2016 ITF Heraklion, Greece 10,000 Hard   Gabriella Taylor 6–4, 7–5
Win 5–1 Nov 2016 ITF Heraklion, Greece 10,000 Hard   Nina Kruijer 3–6, 4–0 ret.
Win 6–1 Jan 2017 ITF Antalya, Turkey 15,000 Clay   Alena Fomina 6–2, 6–3
Loss 6–2 Mar 2017 ITF Heraklion, Greece 15,000 Clay   Dejana Radanović 4–6, 6–7(1–7)
Win 7–2 May 2017 ITF Antalya, Turkey 15,000 Clay   Dasha Ivanova 7–5, 6–2
Loss 7–3 Sep 2017 ITF Antalya, Turkey 15,000 Clay   Despina Papamichail 6–3, 2–6, 6–7(6–8)
Win 8–3 Mar 2018 ITF Heraklion, Greece 15,000 Clay   Anastasia Dețiuc 6–3, 5–7, 6–2
Loss 8–4 Apr 2018 ITF Chiasso, Switzerland 25,000 Clay   Cindy Burger 7–6(7–4), 4–6, 3–6
Loss 8–5 May 2018 ITF Balatonboglár, Hungary 25,000 Clay   Kaja Juvan 4–6, 1–6
Win 9–5 Oct 2018 ITF Pula, Italy 25,000 Clay   Anastasia Grymalska 7–6(7–2), 6–4
Win 10–5 Oct 2018 ITF Istanbul, Turkey 25,000 Hard (i)   Nina Stojanović 6–2, 7–5
Loss 10–6 Nov 2018 ITF Minsk, Belarus 25,000 Hard (i)   Yuliya Hatouka 5–7, 5–7

Doubles: 24 (13 titles, 11 runner–ups)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$80,000 tournaments
$60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Mar 2014 ITF Antalya, Turkey 10,000 Clay   Nicoleta Dascălu   Li Yihong
  Zhu Lin
6–3, 3–6, [3–10]
Loss 0–2 May 2014 ITF Sibiu, Romania 10,000 Clay   Vendula Žovincová   Camelia Hristea
  Oana Georgeta Simion
6–7(2–7), 1–6
Win 1–2 Nov 2014 ITF Heraklion, Greece 10,000 Hard   Oana Georgeta Simion   Natalija Kostić
  Nevena Selaković
6–4, 6–2
Win 2–2 Oct 2015 ITF Heraklion, Greece 10,000 Hard   Viktória Kužmová   Steffi Distelmans
  Kelly Versteeg
6–2, 6–0
Loss 2–3 Mar 2016 ITF Antalya, Turkey 10,000 Clay   Andreea Ghițescu   Yvonne Neuwirth
  Nicole Rottmann
6–2, 4–6, [5–10]
Loss 2–4 Apr 2016 ITF Heraklion, Greece 10,000 Hard   Kseniia Bekker   Cristiana Ferrando
  Dalma Gálfi
4–6, 7–5, [12–14]
Loss 2–5 Jun 2016 ITF Antalya, Turkey 10,000 Hard   Miriana Tona   Arianne Hartono
  Paige Hourigan
3–6, ret.
Win 3–5 Nov 2016 ITF Heraklion, Greece 10,000 Hard   Vlada Ekshibarova   Cristiana Ferrando
  Michaela Boev
6–4, 7–6(7–4)
Loss 3–6 Mar 2017 ITF Heraklion, Greece 15,000 Clay   Oana Georgeta Simion   Michaela Hončová
  Francesca Palmigiano
4–6, 3–6
Win 4–6 Mar 2017 ITF Heraklion, Greece 15,000 Clay   Oana Georgeta Simion   Charlotte Robillard-Millette
  Carol Zhao
3–6, 7–6(7–2), [10–2]
Win 5–6 Jun 2017 ITF Figueira da Foz, Portugal 25,000 Hard   Ayla Aksu   María Fernanda Herazo
  Victoria Rodríguez
6–4, 6–1
Win 6–6 Jul 2017 ITF Stuttgart, Germany 25,000 Clay   Kseniia Bekker   Laura Schaeder
  Anna Zaja
6–3, 5–7, [10–5]
Loss 6–7 Jul 2017 ITF Olomouc, Czech Republic 80,000 Clay   Michaela Hončová   Amandine Hesse
  Victoria Rodríguez
6–3, 2–6, [6–10]
Win 7–7 Jan 2018 ITF Stuttgart, Germany 15,000 Hard (i)   Laura Ioana Paar   Petra Krejsová
  Jesika Malečková
6–0, 6–7(7–9), [10–5]
Win 8–7 Feb 2018 ITF Antalya, Turkey 15,000 Hard   Oana Georgeta Simion   Mana Ayukawa
  Nina Stadler
6–2, 7–6(7–5)
Win 9–7 Mar 2018 ITF Heraklion, Greece 15,000 Clay   Michaela Boev   Gabriela Ana Maria Davidescu
  Alexandra Maria Stăiculescu
6–1, 2–6, [10–7]
Loss 9–8 Mar 2018 ITF Heraklion, Greece 15,000 Clay   Michaela Boev   Kerrie Cartwright
  Kariann Pierre-Louis
4–6, 5–7
Win 10–8 May 2018 ITF Balatonboglár, Hungary 25,000 Clay   Anna Bondár   Ágnes Bukta
  Dalma Gálfi
6–1, 7–6(7–2)
Loss 10–9 May 2018 ITF Les Franqueses del Vallès, Spain 25,000 Hard   Pranjala Yadlapalli   Giuliana Olmos
  Laura Pigossi
4–6, 4–6
Loss 10–10 Jun 2018 ITF Madrid, Spain 25,000 Clay (i)   Anastasia Pribylova   Montserrat González
  Wang Xiyu
4–6, 6–7(4–7)
Win 11–10 Aug 2018 ITF Koksijde, Belgium 25,000 Clay   Anna Bondár   Dea Herdželaš
  Tereza Mihalíková
6–3, 6–0
Win 12–10 Jul 2019 ITF Prague, Czech Republic 60,000 Clay   Nicoleta Dascălu   Lucie Hradecká
  Johana Marková
6–4, 6–4
Win 13–10 Oct 2019 ITF Nanning, China 25,000 Hard   Ksenia Laskutova   Cao Siqi
  Wang Danni
6–2, 6–4
Loss 13–11 Jan 2020 ITF Andrézieux-Bouthéon, France 60,000 Hard (i)   Ekaterine Gorgodze   Jaqueline Cristian
  Elena-Gabriela Ruse
6–7(6–8), 7–6(7–4), [8–10]

National representationEdit

Games of the Small States of EuropeEdit

Singles: 1 (1 win)Edit

Result W–L    Date    Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Win 1–0 Jun 2017 City of San Marino, San Marino Clay   Eléonora Molinaro 7–5, 6–4

Doubles: 2 (2 wins)Edit

Result W–L    Date    Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 Jun 2017 City of San Marino, San Marino Clay   Maria Siopacha   Francesca Curmi
  Elaine Genovese
6–2, 6–4
Win 2–0 Jun 2019 Budva, Montenegro Clay   Eleni Louka   Francesca Curmi
  Elaine Genovese
6–2, 6–3

Mixed doubles: 3 (2 wins, 1 runner-up)Edit

Result W–L    Date    Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 Jun 2015 Reykjavik, Iceland Hard (i)   Petros Chrysochos   Claudine Schaul
  Mike Scheidweiler
6–4, 7–6(7–4)
Loss 1–1 Jun 2017 City of San Marino, San Marino Clay   Eleftherios Neos   Eléonora Molinaro
  Ugo Nastasi
3–6, 4–6
Win 2–1 Jun 2019 Budva, Montenegro Clay   Eleftherios Neos   Vladica Babić
  Rrezart Cungu
6–4, 3–6, [10–7]

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