Raluca Ciochină

Raluca Ciochină (born 16 February 1983) is a Romanian former professional tennis player.

Raluca Ciochină
Country (sports) Romania
Born (1983-02-16) 16 February 1983 (age 38)
Bucharest, Romania
Prize money$15,698
Singles
Highest rankingNo. 386 (13 September 1999)
Doubles
Highest rankingNo. 502 (24 April 2000)

Born in Bucharest, Ciochină was the girls' 16 and under Orange Bowl champion in 1999, also winning the doubles title.[1]

From 2000 to 2002 she appeared in six ties for the Romania Fed Cup team.

Ciochină left the professional tour in 2002 to study and play college tennis at the University of Pennsylvania, before ultimately settling in the United States.[2]

ITF finalsEdit

Singles (2–4)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 30 May 1999 Oliveira de Azeméis, Portugal Hard   Tzipora Obziler 1–6, 1–6
Runner-up 2. 8 August 1999 Bucharest, Romania Clay   Ioana Gașpar 6–0, 3–6, 3–6
Winner 1. 15 August 1999 Bucharest, Romania Clay   Bianca Kamper 6–0, 6–1
Winner 2. 27 August 1999 Bucharest, Romania Clay   Adriana Burz 6–2, 5–7, 6–4
Runner-up 3. 6 August 2000 Bucharest, Romania Clay   Edina Gallovits-Hall 3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 4. 3 June 2001 Warsaw, Poland Clay   Joanna Sakowicz-Kostecka 6–1, 2–6, 1–6

Doubles (0–1)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partnering Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 2 August 1999 Bucharest, Romania Clay   Adriana Mingireanu   Mihaela Moldovan
  Marina Lazarovska
1–6, 2–6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Raluca Ciochina a castigat trofeul la "Orange Bowl": ZIUA". Ziua (in Romanian). 21 December 1999.
  2. ^ "Tenismeni romani "made in America"". România Liberă (in Romanian). 14 May 2009.

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