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Sanaz Marand (born June 21, 1988[1]) is an American tennis player.

Sanaz Marand
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Country (sports) United States
Born (1988-06-21) June 21, 1988 (age 31)
Katy, Texas
PlaysLeft-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$150,863
Singles
Career record222–197 (53.0%)
Career titles2 ITF
Highest ranking242 (October 27, 2014)
Current ranking495 (July 22, 2019)
Doubles
Career record221–165 (57.3%)
Career titles20 ITF
Highest ranking119 (November 9, 2015)
Current ranking184 (July 22, 2019)
Last updated on: July 28, 2019.

She has won two singles titles and 20 doubles titles on the ITF circuit. In October 2014, she reached her best singles ranking of world No. 242. In November 2015, she peaked at No. 119 in the doubles rankings.

Marand made her WTA Tour debut at the 2014 Citi Open in doubles, partnering with Louisa Chirico; they lost to Arina Rodionova and Olivia Rogowska in the first round.[2]

Marand played collegiate tennis at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she received All American honors and graduated in 2010.[1]

ITF finalsEdit

Singles (2–3)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 (1–2)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. June 11, 2012 Bethany Beach, United States Clay   Vojislava Lukić 2–6, 5–7
Winner 1. May 27, 2013 El Paso, United States Hard   Naomi Osaka 6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 2. February 16, 2015 Surprise, United States Hard   Sofia Arvidsson 2–6, 1–6
Winner 2. July 2, 2017 Istanbul, Turkey Clay   Ayla Aksu 6–1, 6–4
Runner-up 3. July 9, 2017 Istanbul, Turkey Clay   Ekaterine Gorgodze 2–6, 1–6

Doubles (20–17)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000/80,000 tournaments
$50,000/60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (9–9)
Clay (10–8)
Grass (1–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. July 14, 2008 Atlanta, United States Hard   Kristi Miller   Whitney Jones
  Tiya Rolle
6–2, 6–4
Winner 2. June 21, 2010 Cleveland, United States Clay   Caitlin Whoriskey   Emily Harman
  Eleanor Peters
6–4, 6–0
Runner-up 1. October 18, 2010 Rock Hill, United States Hard   Caitlin Whoriskey   Maria Fernanda Alves
  Mariana Duque
1–6, 6–4, 4–6
Runner-up 2. February 27, 2012 Antalya, Turkey Clay   Nicola Slater   Claudia Giovine
  Anne Schäfer
3–6, 6–3, [7–10]
Runner-up 3. March 12, 2012 Antalya, Turkey Clay   Claudia Giovine   Gioia Barbieri
  Anastasia Grymalska
4–6, 6–1, [9–11]
Winner 3. June 4, 2012 El Paso, United States Hard   Ashley Weinhold   Fatma Al-Nabhani
  María Fernanda Álvarez Terán
6–4, 6–3
Winner 4. June 11, 2012 Bethany Beach, United States Clay   Jacqueline Cako   Anastasia Kharchenko
  Nika Kukharchuk
6–1, 6–2
Winner 5. September 10, 2012 Redding, United States Hard   Jacqueline Cako   Macall Harkins
  Hsu Chieh-yu
7–6(7–5), 7–5
Runner-up 4. May 20, 2013 Sumter, United States Hard   Jamie Loeb   Kristy Frilling
  Alexandra Mueller
4–6, 3–6
Runner-up 5. July 15, 2013 Portland, United States Clay   Ashley Weinhold   Irina Falconi
  Nicole Melichar
6–4, 3–6, [8–10]
Runner-up 6. January 6, 2014 Vero Beach, United States Clay   Jacqueline Cako   Irina Khromacheva
  Allie Will
5–7, 3–6
Runner-up 7. February 17, 2014 Surprise, United States Hard (i)   Ashley Weinhold   Shuko Aoyama
  Eri Hozumi
3–6, 5–7
Runner-up 8. April 28, 2014 Indian Harbour Beach, United States Clay   Jan Abaza   Asia Muhammad
  Taylor Townsend
2–6, 1–6
Winner 6. June 2, 2014 Brescia, Italy Clay   Florencia Molinero   Louisa Chirico
  Asia Muhammad
6–4, 4–6, [10–8]
Winner 7. June 22, 2014 Lenzerheide, Switzerland Clay   Louisa Chirico   Jang Su-jeong
  Justyna Jegiołka
6–3, 6–4
Winner 8. August 10, 2014 Landisville, United States Hard   Jamie Loeb   Lena Litvak
  Alexandra Mueller
7–6(7–5), 6–1
Winner 9. October 13, 2014 Florence, United States Hard   Jamie Loeb   Danielle Lao
  Keri Wong
6–3, 7–6(7–5)
Runner-up 9. January 17, 2015 Plantation, United States Clay   Jan Abaza   Irina Khromacheva
  Asia Muhammad
2–6, 2–6
Winner 10. January 25, 2015 Daytona Beach, United States Clay   Jan Abaza   Elise Mertens
  Arantxa Rus
6–4, 3–6, [10–6]
Winner 11. July 13, 2015 Stockton, United States Hard   Jamie Loeb   Kaitlyn Christian
  Danielle Lao
6–3, 6–4
Winner 12. September 21, 2015 Albuquerque, United States Hard   Paula Cristina Gonçalves   Tamira Paszek
  Anna Tatishvili
4–6, 6–2, [10–3]
Runner-up 10. September 28, 2015 Las Vegas, United States Clay   Paula Cristina Gonçalves   Julia Boserup
  Nicole Gibbs
3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 11. October 31, 2015 Macon, United States Hard (i)   Paula Cristina Gonçalves   Jan Abaza
  Viktorija Golubic
6–7(3–7), 5–7
Winner 13. June 11, 2016 Surbiton, Great Britain Grass   Melanie Oudin   Robin Anderson
  Alison Bai
6–4, 7–5
Winner 14. March 12, 2017 Orlando, United States Hard   Emina Bektas   Chiara Scholl
  Marcela Zacarías
6–1, 6–3
Runner-up 12. March 19, 2017 Tampa, United States Hard (i)   Emina Bektas   Alexa Guarachi
  Hsu Chieh-yu
3–6, 6–4, [4–10]
Winner 15. April 15, 2017 Pelham, United States Clay   Emina Bektas   Amanda Carreras
  Tena Lukas
w/o
Winner 16. April 23, 2017 Dothan, United States Clay   Emina Bektas   Kristie Ahn
  Lizette Cabrera
6–3, 1–6, [10–2]
Winner 17. May 12, 2017 Naples, United States Clay   Emina Bektas   Danielle Collins
  Taylor Townsend
7–6(7–1), 6–1
Winner 18. July 1, 2017 Istanbul, Turkey Clay   Melis Sezer   Ena Kajević
  İpek Öz
6–2, 7–6(7–1)
Runner-up 13. October 28, 2017 Macon, United States Hard   Paula Cristina Gonçalves   Kaitlyn Christian
  Sabrina Santamaria
1–6, 0–6
Winner 19. April 8, 2018 Jackson, United States Clay   Whitney Osuigwe   Gaia Sanesi
  Chanel Simmonds
6–1, 6–3
Runner-up 14. June 9, 2018 Bethany Beach, United States Clay   Quinn Gleason   Robin Anderson
  Maegan Manasse
6–2, 6–7(6–8)
Runner-up 15. July 14, 2018 Winnipeg, Canada Hard   Julia Glushko   Akiko Omae
  Victoria Rodriguez
6–7(2–7), 3–6
Runner-up 16. July 28, 2018 Ashland, United States Hard   Whitney Osuigwe   Jovana Jakšić
  Renata Zarazúa
3–6, 7–5, [4–10]
Runner-up 17. August 4, 2018 Lexington, United States Hard   Victoria Rodriguez   Hayley Carter
  Ena Shibahara
3–6, 1–6
Winner 20. July 27, 2019 Ashland, United States Hard   Caitlin Whoriskey   Vladica Babić
  Julia Rosenqvist
7–6(7–4), 6–4

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Player Bio: Sanaz Marand". Retrieved July 1, 2014.
  2. ^ "Citi Open Main Draw Doubles" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on August 16, 2014. Retrieved July 28, 2014.

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