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Tyra Calderwood (born 19 September 1990)[1] is a professional Australian tennis player. Her highest WTA singles ranking is 607, which she reached on 6 October 2008. Her career high in doubles was at 190 set at 10 September 2012.

Tyra Calderwood
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Calderwood at the 2009 NSW Tennis Open
Country (sports) Australia
ResidenceSydney, Australia
Born (1990-09-19) 19 September 1990 (age 28)
Sydney, Australia
Turned pro2007
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize moneyUS$45,268
Singles
Career record69–108
Career titles0 WTA, 0 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 607 (6 October 2008)
Doubles
Career record96–99
Career titles0 WTA, 6 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 190 (10 September 2012)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open1R (2008, 2009, 2012)
Last updated on: 5 July 2013.

Early life and junior careerEdit

Calderwood was born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia and started playing tennis at the age of three.[1]

She has had limited success on the circuit, though her junior ranking did peak at 33 in 2007.

CareerEdit

In 2008, she made her WTA doubles debut after being given a wild card with Alenka Hubacek into the Australian Open. However, they lost first round in straight sets. in December of that year she won the Sorrento ITF doubles title with Shannon Golds.

In 2009, she received wildcards into the doubles tournaments at both the Medibank International and the Australian Open, losing first round in both tournaments.

As at 22 June 2009, She is ranked 637 in singles and 308 in doubles.

ITF Circuit finalsEdit

Doubles: 14 (6–8)Edit

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (6/6)
Clay (0/0)
Grass (0/2)
Carpet (0/0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 5 December 2008 Sorrento, Australia Hard   Shannon Golds   Jade Curtis
  Zhang Ling
6–4, 3–6, [10–8]
Runner–up 2. 4 May 2009 Ipswich, Australia Grass   Shannon Golds   Maki Arai
  Olivia Rogowska
3–6, 2–6
Runner–up 3. 14 September 2009 Darwin, Australia Hard   Olivia Rogowska   Nicole Kriz
  Alicia Molik
3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 4. 11 September 2010 Cairns, Australia Hard   Noppawan Lertcheewakarn   Tammi Patterson
  Olivia Rogowska
3–6, 6–7(3–7)
Runner–up 5. 19 September 2011 Darwin, Australia Hard   Stephanie Bengson   Maria Fernanda Alves
  Samantha Murray
4–6, 2–6
Winner 6. 31 October 2011 Mount Gambier, Australia Hard   Stephanie Bengson   Isabella Holland
  Sally Peers
W/O
Winner 7. 14 November 2011 Traralgon, Australia Hard   Stephanie Bengson   Monique Adamczak
  Bojana Bobusic
6–7(2–7), 6–1, 6–3
Winner 8. 21 November 2011 Bendigo, Australia Hard   Stephanie Bengson   Storm Sanders
  Samantha Murray
2–6, 6–1, 6–3
Runner-up 9. 4 February 2012 Burnie, Australia Hard   Stephanie Bengson   Arina Rodionova
  Melanie South
2–6, 2–6
Runner-up 10. 20 February 2012 Mildura, Australia Grass   Stephanie Bengson   Mervana Jugić-Salkić
  Ksenia Lykina
7–5, 5–7, [7–10]
Winner 11. 25 June 2012 Pattaya, Thailand Hard   Dianne Hollands   Deng Mengning
  Zhao Qianqian
6–1, 6–3
Runner-up 12. 2 July 2012 Pattaya, Thailand Hard   Dianne Hollands   Eri Hozumi
  Mari Tanaka
6–4, 4–6, [10–12]
Runner–up 13. 27 Aug 2012 Cairns, Australia Hard   Tammi Patterson   Monique Adamczak
  Victoria Larriere
2–6, 6–1, [5–10]
Winner 14. 4 March 2013 Sydney, Australia Hard   Alison Bai   Anja Dokic
  Jessica Moore
7–6(7–3), 6–4

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