Samantha Murray Sharan

Samantha Dawn Murray Sharan[1] (born 9 October 1987 in Stockport) is a British tennis player.

Samantha Murray Sharan
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Full nameSamantha Dawn Murray Sharan
Country (sports) United Kingdom
Born (1987-10-09) 9 October 1987 (age 32)
Stockport, United Kingdom
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Prize moneyUS $294,702
Singles
Career record236–190 (55.4%)
Career titles4 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 165 (23 September 2013)
Current rankingNo. 180 (16 March 2020)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ1 (2020)
Wimbledon1R (2013, 2014)
US OpenQ2 (2013)
Doubles
Career record207–125 (62.3%)
Career titles21 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 148 (14 October 2013)
Current rankingNo. 192 (16 March 2020)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Wimbledon1R (2013)
Last updated on: 30 April 2020.

Murray has won four singles titles and 21 doubles titles on the ITF Circuit. On 23 September 2013, she reached her best singles ranking of world No. 165. On 14 October 2013, she peaked at No. 148 in the doubles rankings.

Murray made her WTA Tour debut at the 2011 Aegon Classic, losing to Anna Tatishvili in the first round.

Personal lifeEdit

Murray married Indian tennis doubles specialist Divij Sharan in July 2019.[2]

ITF Circuit finalsEdit

Singles: 10 (4 titles, 6 runners–up)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$80,000 tournaments
$50,000/$60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 Nov 2010 ITF Sunderland, United Kingdom 10,000 Hard (i)   Anna Fitzpatrick 2–6, 6–3, 5–7
Loss 0–2 May 2011 ITF Rethymno, Greece 10,000 Hard   Alexandra Artamonova 2–6, 4–6
Win 1–2 Oct 2012 GB Pro-Series Glasgow, United Kingdom 25,000 Hard (i)   Alison Van Uytvanck 6–3, 2–6, 6–3
Loss 1–3 Jul 2013 Challenger de Granby, Canada 25,000 Hard   Risa Ozaki 6–0, 5–7, 2–6
Loss 1–4 Jul 2013 ITF Winnipeg, Canada 25,000 Hard   Johanna Konta 3–6, 1–6
Loss 1–5 May 2016 ITF Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt 10,000 Hard   Julia Wachaczyk 3–6, 4–6
Win 2–5 Oct 2017 ITF Wirral, United Kingdom 15,000 Hard (i)   Eden Silva 6–2, 6–2
Loss 2–6 Sep 2018 ITF Santarém, Portugal 15,000 Hard   Greet Minnen 5–7, 3–6
Win 3–6 Aug 2019 ITF Chiswick, United Kingdom 25,000 Hard   Lesley Kerkhove 6–4, 6–4
Win 4–6 Mar 2020 ITF Potchefstroom, South Africa 25,000 Hard   Marina Melnikova 2–6, 6–2, 6–4

Doubles: 39 (21 titles, 18 runners-up)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 24 October 2005 Quartu Sant'Elena, Italy Hard   Kika Hogendoorn   Simona Dobrá
  Renata Kučerková
6–4, 4–6, 7–5
Runner-up 1. 16 July 2007 Frinton-on-Sea, United Kingdom Grass   Alexis Prousis   Rebecca Llewellyn
  Elizabeth Thomas
6–3, 5–7, 2–6
Winner 2. 2 May 2011 Edinburgh, United Kingdom Clay   Jade Windley   Surina de Beer
  Scarlett Werner
7–5, 4–6, [10–8]
Winner 3. 9 May 2011 Heraklion, Greece Hard   Anna Fitzpatrick   Amanda Elliott
  Nicole Rottmann
6–3, 6–2
Winner 4. 25 July 2011 Chiswick, United Kingdom Hard   Jade Windley   Lucy Brown
  Francesca Stephenson
6–4, 6–4
Winner 5. 5 September 2011 Alice Springs, Australia Hard   Maria Fernanda Alves   Brooke Rischbieth
  Storm Sanders
3–6, 7–5, [10–3]
Runner-up 2. 12 September 2011 Cairns, Australia Hard   Maria Fernanda Alves   Ayu Fani Damayanti
  Jessy Rompies
3–6, 3–6
Winner 6. 19 September 2011 Darwin, Australia Hard   Maria Fernanda Alves   Stephanie Bengson
  Tyra Calderwood
6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 3. 21 November 2011 Bendigo, Australia Hard   Storm Sanders   Stephanie Bengson
  Tyra Calderwood
6–2, 1–6, [5–10]
Winner 7. 9 January 2012 Glasgow, United Kingdom Hard (i)   Anna Fitzpatrick   Alexandra Walker
  Lisa Whybourn
6–2, 6–3
Winner 8. 12 March 2012 Bath, United Kingdom Hard (i)   Emily Webley-Smith   Lenka Juríková
  Katarzyna Piter
4–6, 6–4, [10–5]
Runner-up 4. 21 May 2012 Karuizawa, Japan Grass   Emily Webley-Smith   Hsieh Shu-ying
  Kumiko Iijima
6–3, 6–7(6–8), [1–10]
Winner 9. 13 August 2012 Westende, Belgium Hard   Amy Bowtell   Steffi Distelmans
  Magali Kempen
6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 5. 24 September 2012 Clermont-Ferrand, France Hard (i)   Jade Windley   Diāna Marcinkēviča
  Bibiane Schoofs
3–6, 0–6
Winner 10. 21 January 2013 Preston, United Kingdom Hard (i)   Jade Windley   Tara Moore
  Melanie South
6–3, 3–6, [10–5]
Loss 10–6 Feb 2013 Dow Tennis Classic, United States 100,000 Hard (i)   Maria Fernanda Alves   Melinda Czink
  Mirjana Lučić-Baroni
7–5, 4–6, [7–10]
Loss 10–7 May 2013 Soweto Open, South Africa 50,000 Hard   Jade Windley   Magda Linette
  Chanel Simmonds
1–6, 3–6
Runner-up 8. 22 July 2013 Winnipeg, Canada Hard   Jade Windley   Heidi El Tabakh
  Allie Kiick
4–6, 6–2, [8–10]
Runner-up 9. 16 September 2013 Shrewsbury, United Kingdom Hard (i)   Jade Windley   Çağla Büyükakçay
  Pemra Özgen
6–4, 4–6, [8–10]
Winner 11. 25 April 2016 Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt Hard   Despina Papamichail   Ola Abou Zekry
  Jaqueline Cristian
6–3, 6–2
Winner 12. 2 May 2016 Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt Hard   Despina Papamichail   Nidhi Chilumula
  Rishika Sunkara
3–6, 6–2, [10–1]
Winner 13. 4 July 2016 Lisbon, Portugal Hard   Emma Laine   Mathilde Armitano
  Inês Murta
7–6(7–5), 6–3
Runner-up 10. 8 August 2016 Gatineau, Canada Hard   Mana Ayukawa   Bianca Andreescu
  Charlotte Robillard-Millette
6–4, 4–6, [6–10]
Runner-up 11. 14 October 2017 Cherbourg-en-Cotentin, France Hard (i)   Karman Kaur Thandi   Manon Arcangioli
  Shérazad Reix
1–3 ret.
Winner 14. 22 October 2017 Joué-lès-Tours, France Hard (i)   Sarah Beth Grey   Jaqueline Cristian
  Elena-Gabriela Ruse
7–6(7–3), 6–3
Winner 15. 28 October 2017 Wirral, United Kingdom Hard (i)   Maia Lumsden   Alicia Barnett
  Laura Sainsbury
6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 12. 15 December 2017 Pune, India Hard   Ana Veselinović   Jessy Rompies
  Varunya Wongteanchai
4–6, 2–6
Winner 16. 10 August 2018 Chiswick, United Kingdom Hard   Freya Christie   Sarah Beth Grey
  Olivia Nicholls
3–6, 7–5, [10–8]
Winner 17. 7 September 2018 Santarém, Portugal Hard   Dasha Ivanova   Maria Masini
  Inês Murta
6–0, 1–6, [10–4]
Winner 18. 21 September 2018 Lisbon, Portugal Hard   Emma Laine   Michaëlla Krajicek
  Tereza Martincová
7–5, 6–4
Runner-up 13. 26 May 2019 Jerusalem, Israel Hard   Despina Papamichail   Yuliya Hatouka
  Tereza Mihalíková
6–2, 4–6, [8–10]
Runner-up 14. 2 June 2019 Santa Margarida de Montbui, Spain Hard   Elitsa Kostova   Sofia Shapatava
  Emily Webley-Smith
4–6, 5–7
Runner-up 15. 11 August 2019 Chiswick, United Kingdom Hard   Freya Christie   Valentini Grammatikopoulou
  Sarah Beth Grey
7–6(6), 3–6, [5–10]
Loss 18–16 Sep 2019 Jinan International Open, China 60,000 Hard   Eden Silva   Yuan Yue
  Zheng Wushuang
6–1, 4–6, [7–10]
Winner 19. 29 September 2019 Roehampton, United Kingdom Hard   Anna Smith   Sarah-Rebecca Sekulic
  Julia Wachaczyk
6–4, 6–3
Winner 20. 13 October 2019 Cherbourg-en-Cotentin, France Hard (i)   Naomi Broady   Myrtille Georges
  Kimberley Zimmermann
6–3, 6–2
Loss 20–17 Oct 2019 Challenger de Saguenay, Canada 60,000 Hard (i)   Bibiane Schoofs   Mélodie Collard
  Leylah Annie Fernandez
6–7(3–7), 2–6
Runner-up 18. 16 February 2020 Grenoble, France Hard (i)   Julia Wachaczyk   Amandine Hesse
  Elixane Lechemia
3–6, 6–4, [11–13]
Winner 21. 7 March 2020 Potchefstroom, South Africa Hard   Fanny Stollár   Berfu Cengiz
  Paige Hourigan
6–1, 6–1

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Samantha Murray". Northwestern Wildcats. Archived from the original on 29 July 2014. Retrieved 29 April 2013.
  2. ^ "Divij Sharan ties the knot with Samantha Murray". deccanchronicle.com. Retrieved 22 July 2019.

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