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Vera Valeryevna Lapko (Belarusian: Вера Валер'еўна Лапко; born 29 September 1998) is a Belarusian professional tennis player.

Vera Lapko
Вера Лапко
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Wimbledon 2018
Full nameVera Valeryevna Lapko
Country (sports) Belarus
ResidenceMinsk
Born (1998-09-29) 29 September 1998 (age 21)
Minsk
Height1.84 m (6 ft 12 in)
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
CoachVladimir Kruk
Prize money$696,145
Singles
Career record147–83 (63.9%)
Career titles6 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 60 (1 October 2018)
Current rankingNo. 143 (26 August 2019)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (2019)
French Open1R (2019)
Wimbledon2R (2018)
US Open2R (2018)
Doubles
Career record81–42 (65.9%)
Career titles7 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 83 (14 May 2018)
Current rankingNo. 104 (26 August 2019)
Grand Slam Doubles results
French Open1R (2018)
Wimbledon1R (2018)
Australian Open JuniorQF (2015)
French Open Junior2R (2015)
Wimbledon JuniorF (2015)
US Open JuniorF (2014)
Team competitions
Fed Cup5–2 (71.4%)
Last updated on: 26 August 2019.

She has won six singles titles and seven doubles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit. On 1 October 2018, she reached her best singles ranking of world No. 60. On 14 May 2018, she peaked at No. 83 in the doubles rankings.

Lapko reached the 2014 US Open and 2015 Wimbledon girls' doubles finals, both times partnering Tereza Mihalíková.[1][2] She won the 2016 Australian Open girls' singles title, defeating Mihalíková in the final.[3]

Playing for Belarus at the Fed Cup, Lapko has a win–loss record of 5–2.

WTA career finalsEdit

Doubles (4 runner-ups)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Premier (0–0)
International (0–4)
Finals by surface
Hard (0–3)
Clay (0–1)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Sep 2016 Guangzhou Open, China International Hard   Olga Govortsova   Asia Muhammad
  Peng Shuai
2–6, 6–7(3–7)
Loss 0–2 Apr 2018 Ladies Open Lugano, Switzerland International Clay   Aryna Sabalenka   Kirsten Flipkens
  Elise Mertens
1–6, 3–6
Loss 0–3 Sep 2018 Guangzhou Open, China International Hard   Danka Kovinić   Monique Adamczak
  Jessica Moore
6–4, 5–7, [4–10]
Loss 0–4 Oct 2018 Luxembourg Open International Hard (i)   Mandy Minella   Greet Minnen
  Alison Van Uytvanck
6–7(3–7), 2–6

ITF finalsEdit

Singles (6–2)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$80,000 tournaments
$60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (5–0)
Clay (1–2)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 2 March 2015 Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt Hard   Markéta Vondroušová 7–5, 6–3
Runner-up 1. 6 June 2016 Minsk, Belarus Clay   Anna Kalinskaya 4–6, 3–6
Winner 2. 18 July 2016 Astana, Kazakhstan Hard   Valeria Savinykh 7–6(7–3), 3–6, 6–4
Runner-up 2. 11 June 2017 Staré Splavy, Czech Republic Clay   Anna Karolína Schmiedlová 4–6, 5–7
Winner 3. 13 August 2017 Landisville, United States Hard   Anna Karolína Schmiedlová 4–6, 6–4, 7–6(7–4)
Winner 4. 1 October 2017 Clermont-Ferrand, France Hard (i)   Bibiane Schoofs 6–4, 6–4
Win 5–2 May 2018 ITF Khimki, Russia 100,000 Hard (i)   Anastasia Potapova 6–1, 6–3
Winner 6. 20 May 2018 Saint-Gaudens, France Clay   Quirine Lemoine 6–2, 6–4

Doubles (7–6)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$80,000 tournaments
$60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (5–4)
Clay (2–1)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–1)
Outcome No. Date Category Tournament Surface Partnering Opponents Score
Winner 1. 2 March 2015 $10,000 Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt Hard   Markéta Vondroušová   Anna Morgina
  Caroline Rohde-Moe
6–2, 6–4
Runner-up 1. 9 March 2015 $10,000 Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt Hard   Anhelina Kalita   Prarthana Thombare
  Ekaterina Yashina
4–6, 7–5, [6–10]
Runner-up 2. 29 February 2016 $10,000 Mâcon, France Hard (i)   Emilie Francati   Manon Arcangioli
  Silvia Njirić
5–7, 6–7(5–7)
Runner-up 3. 7 November 2016 $25,000 Minsk, Belarus Hard (i)   Ilona Kremen   Anna Kalinskaya
  Nika Shytkouskaya
2–6, 3–6
Runner-up 4. 14 November 2016 $25,000 Zawada, Poland Carpet (i)   Ilona Kremen   Justyna Jegiołka
  Diāna Marcinkēviča
4–6, 5–7
Winner 2. 25 February 2017 $25,000 Moscow, Russia Hard (i)   Dayana Yastremska   Bibiane Schoofs
  Ekaterina Yashina
7–5, 6–3
Winner 3. 27 March 2017 $60,000 Croissy-Beaubourg, France Hard (i)   Polina Monova   Manon Arcangioli
  Magdalena Fręch
6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 5. 6 May 2017 $25,000 Lleida, Spain Clay   Aleksandrina Naydenova   Andrea Gámiz
  Georgina García Pérez
1–6, 6–4, [8–10]
Winner 4. 25 June 2017 $25,000+H Warsaw, Poland Clay   Priscilla Hon   Katarzyna Kawa
  Katarzyna Piter
7–6(7–3), 6–4
Winner 5. 1 July 2017 $25,000+H Toruń, Poland Clay   Anna Morgina   Miriam Kolodziejová
  Jesika Malečková
6–2, 6–3
Runner-up 6. 30 July 2017 $60,000 Sacramento, United States Hard   Jovana Jakšić   Desirae Krawczyk
  Giuliana Olmos
1–6, 2–6
Winner 6. 6 August 2017 $60,000 Lexington, United States Hard   Priscilla Hon   Hiroko Kuwata
  Valeria Savinykh
6–3, 6–4
Winner 7. 29 September 2017 $25,000 Clermont-Ferrand, France Hard (i)   Cornelia Lister   Sarah Beth Grey
  Olivia Nicholls
6–4, 6–3

Junior Grand Slam finalsEdit

Girls' singlesEdit

Outcome Year Championship Surface Opponent Score
Winner 2016 Australian Open Hard   Tereza Mihalíková 6–3, 6–4

Girls' doublesEdit

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 2014 US Open Hard   Tereza Mihalíková   İpek Soylu
  Jil Teichmann
7–5, 2–6, [7–10]
Runner-up 2015 Wimbledon Grass   Tereza Mihalíková   Dalma Gálfi
  Fanny Stollár
3–6, 2–6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Final lineups decided at Flushing Meadows". International Tennis Federation. 7 September 2014. Retrieved 5 February 2015.
  2. ^ Harwitt, Sandra (12 July 2015). "Big serving Opelka wins Wimbledon junior title". International Tennis Federation. Retrieved 19 July 2015.
  3. ^ Fraser, Stuart (30 January 2016). "Anderson and Lapko triumph in Melbourne". International Tennis Federation. Retrieved 8 March 2016.

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