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Verónica Cepede Royg (American Spanish: [beˈɾonika seˈpeðe ˈroiɣ]; born 21 January 1992) is a professional Paraguayan tennis player. 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 52–22. 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.

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$1,096,581
Singles
Career record325–205 (61.3%)
Career titles0 WTA, 14 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 73 (7 August 2017)
Current rankingNo. 150 (20 August 2018)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (2018)
French Open4R (2017)
Wimbledon1R (2017, 2018)
US Open1R (2017)
Other tournaments
Olympic Games1R (2012, 2016)
Doubles
Career record175–92 (65.5%)
Career titles1 WTA, WTA 125K, 20 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 85 (19 September 2016)
Current rankingNo. 597 (20 August 2018)
Team competitions
Fed Cup52–22
Last updated on: 22 August 2018.

Contents

WTA career finalsEdit

Doubles: 3 (1 title, 2 runners-up)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

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments

Singles: 25 (14–11)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 18 October 2009 Bauru, Brazil Clay   Vivian Segnini 6–0, 6–3
Winner 2. 25 October 2009 Santa Cruz, Bolivia Clay   Vivian Segnini 6–2, 6–2
Runner-up 1. 29 November 2009 Lima, Peru Clay   Carla Lucero 7–5, 3–6, 5–7
Winner 3. 5 December 2009 La Serena, Chile Clay   Barbara Rush 6–1, 6–4
Runner-up 2. 10 October 2010 Londrina, Brazil Clay   Teliana Pereira 4–6, 0–6
Runner-up 3. 13 November 2010 Asunción, Paraguay Clay   Vanesa Furlanetto 6–1, 4–6, 5–7
Winner 4. 20 November 2010 Asunción, Paraguay Clay   Tatiana Búa 6–2, 6–2
Runner-up 4. 4 December 2010 Santiago, Chile Clay   Andrea Koch Benvenuto 2–6, 2–6
Winner 5. 11 December 2010 Talca, Chile Clay   Camila Silva 7–6(7–2), 3–6, 6–3
Winner 6. 19 February 2011 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay   Nathalia Rossi 4–1 ret.
Runner-up 5. 23 April 2011 Córdoba, Argentina Clay   Daniela Seguel 6–7(4–7), 6–0, 4–6
Winner 7. 14 May 2011 Encarnación, Paraguay Clay   Ornella Carón 6–2, 6–2
Winner 8. 25 June 2011 Campos do Jordão, Brazil Hard   Adriana Pérez 7–6(9–7), 7–5
Winner 9. 12 December 2011 Santiago, Chile Clay   Mailen Auroux 6–0, 1–6, 6–3
Winner 10. 5 November 2012 Asunción, Paraguay Clay   Raluca Olaru 5–7, 7–6(11–9), 6–2
Runner-up 6. 8 July 2013 Campinas, Brazil Clay   María Irigoyen 2–6, 2–6
Runner-up 7. 7 October 2013 Asunción, Paraguay Clay   Florencia Molinero 3–6, 6–7
Winner 11. 28 Oct 2013 Caracas, Venezuela Hard   Laura Pigossi 6–2, 6–2
Winner 12. 9 Dec 2013 Santiago, Chile Clay   María Irigoyen 6–3, 6–4
Winner 13. 31 March 2014 Medellín, Colombia Clay   Irina-Camelia Begu 6–4, 4–6, 6–4
Runner-up 8. 6 April 2015 Medellín, Colombia Clay   Teliana Pereira 6–7(6–8), 1–6
Winner 14. 5 December 2015 Santiago, Chile Clay   Anne Schäfer 6–0, 2–6, 7–5
Runner-up 9. 25 September 2016 Albuquerque, United States Hard   Mandy Minella 4–6, 5–7
Runner-up 10. 15 May 2017 Trnava, Slovakia Clay   Markéta Vondroušová 5–7, 6–7(3–7)
Runner-up 11. 20 May 2018 Trnava, Slovakia Clay   Viktória Kužmová 4–6, 6–1, 1–6

Doubles: 32 (20–12)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 Feb 2012 Bertioga, Brazil Hard   Florencia Molinero   Mailen Auroux
  María Irigoyen
3–6, 1–6
Runner-up 3. 23-Apr-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

Grand Slam singles performance timelineEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

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

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