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Verónica Cepede Royg

Verónica Cepede Royg (American Spanish: [beˈɾonika seˈpeðe ˈroiɣ]; born 21 January 1992) is a professional Paraguayan tennis player.

Verónica Cepede Royg
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Verónica Cepede Royg at the 2015 Wimbledon qualifying
Country (sports) Paraguay
ResidenceAsunción
Born (1992-01-21) 21 January 1992 (age 27)
Asunción
Height1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
CoachAlejandro Dulko
Prize money$1,171,743
Singles
Career record360–230 (61.0%)
Career titles1 WTA, 14 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 73 (7 August 2017)
Current rankingNo. 147 (29 July 2019)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (2018)
French Open4R (2017)
Wimbledon1R (2017, 2018)
US Open1R (2017)
Other tournaments
Olympic Games1R (2012, 2016)
Doubles
Career record179–94 (65.6%)
Career titles1 WTA, 1 WTA 125K, 20 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 85 (19 September 2016)
Current rankingNo. 523 (29 July 2019)
Team competitions
Fed Cup56–25
Last updated on: 4 August 2019.

On 7 August 2017, she reached her highest WTA singles ranking of No. 73 whilst her best doubles ranking was No. 85, achieved on 19 September 2016.[1] Cepede Royg has won one doubles title on the WTA Tour, one WTA 125K doubles title, and 14 singles and 20 doubles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit. Playing for Paraguay at the Fed Cup, Cepede Royg has a win–loss of 56–25. She participated in the 2012 London Olympics, losing in the opening round to American Varvara Lepchenko in three sets. Her best performance at a Grand Slam tournament to date was reaching the fourth round of the 2017 French Open.

WTA career finalsEdit

Doubles: 3 (1 title, 2 runner-ups)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Premier (0–0)
International (1–2)
Finals by surface
Hard (0–1)
Clay (1–1)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 Feb 2016 Rio Open, Brazil International Clay   María Irigoyen   Tara Moore
  Conny Perrin
6–1, 7–6(7–5)
Loss 1–1 Mar 2017 Mexican Open, Mexico International Hard   Mariana Duque   Darija Jurak
  Anastasia Rodionova
3–6, 2–6
Loss 1–2 Apr 2017 Copa Colsanitas, Colombia International Clay   Magda Linette   Beatriz Haddad Maia
  Nadia Podoroska
3–6, 6–7(4–7)

WTA 125K series finalsEdit

Doubles: 1 (1 title)Edit

Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 Nov 2015 Carlsbad Classic, United States 125K Hard   Gabriela Cé   Tatjana Maria
  Oksana Kalashnikova
1–6, 6–4, [10–8]

ITF Circuit finalsEdit

Singles: 27 (14 titles, 13 runner–ups)Edit

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000/80,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1–0 Oct 2009 ITF Bauru, Brazil 10,000 Clay   Vivian Segnini 6–0, 6–3
Win 2–0 Oct 2009 ITF Santa Cruz, Bolivia 10,000 Clay   Vivian Segnini 6–2, 6–2
Loss 2–1 Nov 2009 ITF Lima, Peru 10,000 Clay   Carla Lucero 7–5, 3–6, 5–7
Win 3–1 Dec 2009 ITF La Serena, Chile 10,000 Clay   Barbara Rush 6–1, 6–4
Loss 3–2 Oct 2010 ITF Londrina, Brazil 10,000 Clay   Teliana Pereira 4–6, 0–6
Loss 3–3 Nov 2010 ITF Asunción, Paraguay 10,000 Clay   Vanesa Furlanetto 6–1, 4–6, 5–7
Win 4–3 Nov 2010 ITF Asunción, Paraguay 10,000 Clay   Tatiana Búa 6–2, 6–2
Loss 4–4 Dec 2010 ITF Santiago, Chile 10,000 Clay   Andrea Koch Benvenuto 2–6, 2–6
Win 5–4 Dec 2010 ITF Talca, Chile 10,000 Clay   Camila Silva 7–6(7–2), 3–6, 6–3
Win 6–4 Feb 2011 ITF Buenos Aires, Argentina 10,000 Clay   Nathalia Rossi 4–1 ret.
Loss 6–5 Apr 2011 ITF Córdoba, Argentina 10,000 Clay   Daniela Seguel 6–7(4–7), 6–0, 4–6
Win 7–5 May 2011 ITF Encarnación, Paraguay 10,000 Clay   Ornella Carón 6–2, 6–2
Win 8–5 Jun 2011 ITF Campos do Jordão, Brazil 25,000 Hard   Adriana Pérez 7–6(9–7), 7–5
Win 9–5 Dec 2011 ITF Santiago, Chile 25,000 Clay   Mailen Auroux 6–0, 1–6, 6–3
Win 10–5 Nov 2012 ITF Asunción, Paraguay 25,000 Clay   Raluca Olaru 5–7, 7–6(11–9), 6–2
Loss 10–6 Jul 2013 ITF Campinas, Brazil 25,000 Clay   María Irigoyen 2–6, 2–6
Loss 10–7 Oct 2013 ITF Asunción, Paraguay 25,000 Clay   Florencia Molinero 3–6, 6–7
Win 11–7 Oct 2013 ITF Caracas, Venezuela 25,000 Hard   Laura Pigossi 6–2, 6–2
Win 12–7 Dec 2013 ITF Santiago, Chile 25,000 Clay   María Irigoyen 6–3, 6–4
Win 13–7 Mar 2014 ITF Medellín, Colombia 50,000 Clay   Irina-Camelia Begu 6–4, 4–6, 6–4
Loss 13–8 Apr 2015 ITF Medellín, Colombia 50,000 Clay   Teliana Pereira 6–7(6–8), 1–6
Win 14–8 Dec 2015 ITF Santiago, Chile 25,000 Clay   Anne Schäfer 6–0, 2–6, 7–5
Loss 14–9 Sep 2016 ITF Albuquerque, United States 75,000 Hard   Mandy Minella 4–6, 5–7
Loss 14–10 May 2017 ITF Trnava, Slovakia 100,000 Clay   Markéta Vondroušová 5–7, 6–7(3–7)
Loss 14–11 May 2018 ITF Trnava, Slovakia 100,000 Clay   Viktória Kužmová 4–6, 6–1, 1–6
Loss 14–12 Oct 2018 ITF Macon, United States 80,000 Hard   Varvara Lepchenko 4–6, 4–6
Loss 14–13 Mar 2019 ITF Irapuato, Mexico 25,000 Hard   Astra Sharma 7–6(7–3), 4–6, 3–6

Doubles: 33 (20–13)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 4 December 2009 La Serena, Chile Clay   Fernanda Brito   Andrea Koch Benvenuto
  Giannina Minieri
4–6, 6–0, [10–6]
Runner-up 1. 9 October 2010 Londrina, Brazil Clay   Vivian Segnini   Karen Castiblanco
  Camila Silva
4–6, 3–6
Winner 2. 23 October 2010 Santa Maria, Brazil Clay   Vivian Segnini   Natasha Lotuffo
  Roxane Vaisemberg
w/o
Winner 3. 12 November 2010 Asunción, Paraguay Clay   Vanesa Furlanetto   Luciana Sarmenti
  Carolina Zeballos
6–0, 6–3
Winner 4. 19 November 2010 Asunción, Paraguay Clay   Vanesa Furlanetto   Lucía Jara-Lozano
  Luciana Sarmenti
6–2, 2–6, [10–3]
Winner 5. 3 December 2010 Santiago, Chile Clay   Luciana Sarmenti   Barbara Rush
  Camila Silva
6–1, 6–3
Winner 6. 10 December 2010 Talca, Chile Clay   Luciana Sarmenti   Flávia Guimarães Bueno
  Belén Ludueña
6–3, 6–1
Winner 7. 12 February 2011 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay   Luciana Sarmenti   Fernanda Brito
  Catalina Pella
6–0, 6–3
Winner 8. 18 February 2011 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay   Luciana Sarmenti   Andrea Benítez
  Tatiana Búa
5–7, 6–3, [10–7]
Winner 9. 23 April 2011 Córdoba, Argentina Clay   Luciana Sarmenti   Sofía Luini
  Aranza Salut
6–2, 6–0
Winner 10. 13 May 2011 Encarnación, Paraguay Clay   Luciana Sarmenti   Ornella Carón
  Jordana Luján
6–3, 6–2
Winner 11. 24 June 2011 Rome, Italy Clay   Paula Ormaechea   Marina Shamayko
  Sofia Shapatava
7–5, 6–4
Winner 12. 1 July 2011 Denain, France Clay   Teliana Pereira   Céline Ghesquière
  Elixane Lechemia
6–1, 6–1
Runner-up 2. 6 February 2012 Bertioga, Brazil Hard   Florencia Molinero   Mailen Auroux
  María Irigoyen
3–6, 1–6
Runner-up 3. 23 April 2012 Caracas, Venezuela Hard   Adriana Pérez   Mailen Auroux
  María Irigoyen
4–6, 3–6
Runner-up 4. 7 May 2012 Rosario, Argentina Hard   Luciana Sarmenti   Teliana Pereira
  Nicole Rottmann
2–6, 5–7
Runner-up 5. 10 June 2012 Zlín, Czech Republic Clay   Teliana Pereira   Elitsa Kostova
  Jasmina Tinjić
4–6, 6–1, [10–8]
Runner-up 6. 25 March 2013 Osprey, United States Clay   Inés Ferrer Suárez   Raquel Kops-Jones
  Abigail Spears
1–6, 3–6
Runner-up 7. 1 April 2013 Jackson, United States Clay   María Fernanda Álvarez Terán   Ilona Kremen
  Angelique van der Meet
3–6, 4–6
Winner 13. 1 July 2013 São José do Rio Preto, Brazil Clay   Adriana Pérez   Mailen Auroux
  María Fernanda Álvarez Terán
4–6, 6–4, [11–9]
Winner 14. 1 July 2013 Campinas, Brazil Clay   Adriana Pérez   Florencia Molinero
  Carolina Zeballos
6–0, 6–1
Winner 15. 28 October 2013 Caracas, Venezuela Hard   Adriana Pérez   Florencia Molinero
  Laura Pigossi
6–3, 6–3
Winner 16. 13 December 2013 Santiago, Chile Clay   María Irigoyen   Cecilia Costa Melgar
  Daniela Seguel
2–6, 6–4, [10–5]
Runner-up 8. 16 December 2013 Bertioga, Brazil Hard   María Irigoyen   Paula Cristina Gonçalves
  Laura Pigossi
6–4, 2–6, [7–10]
Winner 17. 12 May 2014 Saint-Gaudens, France Clay   María Irigoyen   Sharon Fichman
  Johanna Konta
7–5, 6–3
Winner 18. 31 May 2014 Grado, Italy Clay   Stephanie Vogt   Lara Arruabarrena
  Florencia Molinero
6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 9. 14 June 2014 Nottingham, United Kingdom Grass   Stephanie Vogt   Jarmila Gajdošová
  Arina Rodionova
6–7(0–7), 1–6
Runner-up 10. 30 June 2014 Versmold, Germany Clay   Stephanie Vogt   Gabriela Dabrowski
  Mariana Duque
4–6, 2–6
Winner 19. 28 September 2014 Las Vegas, United States Hard   María Irigoyen   Asia Muhammad
  Maria Sanchez
6–3, 5–7, [11–9]
Winner 20. 2 November 2014 New Braunfels, United States Hard   Mariana Duque   Alexa Glatch
  Bernarda Pera
6–0, 6–3
Runner-up 11. 30 March 2015 Osprey, United States Clay   María Irigoyen   Anhelina Kalinina
  Oleksandra Korashvili
1–6, 4–6
Runner-up 12. 10 October 2015 Tampico, Mexico Hard   Marina Melnikova   María Irigoyen
  Barbora Krejčíková
5–7, 2–6
Runner-up 13. 9 March 2019 Irapuato, Mexico Hard   Renata Voráčová   Astra Sharma
  Paige Hourigan
1–6, 6–4, [10–12]

Grand Slam singles performance timelineEdit

Tournament 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 W–L
Australian Open A A A Q1 Q1 A 1R Q1 0–1
French Open Q3 Q1 Q1 1R 2R 4R 1R Q1 4–4
Wimbledon Q1 Q1 Q3 Q3 Q1 1R 1R Q1 0–2
US Open Q3 Q1 Q3 Q1 Q1 1R Q1 Q2 0–1
Total 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–1 1–1 3–3 0–3 0–0 4–8

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Verónica Cepede Royg Biography". International Tennis Federation.

External linksEdit