Vera Lapko

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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Full nameVera Valeryevna Lapko
Country (sports) Belarus
ResidenceMinsk, Belarus
Born (1998-09-29) 29 September 1998 (age 22)
Minsk, Belarus
Height1.84 m (6 ft 12 in)
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
CoachVladimir Kruk
Prize moneyUS$ 700,937
Singles
Career record150–85 (63.8%)
Career titles6 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 60 (1 October 2018)
Current rankingNo. 352 (16 March 2020)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (2019)
French Open1R (2019)
Wimbledon2R (2018)
US Open2R (2018, 2020)
Doubles
Career record83–44 (65.4%)
Career titles7 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 83 (14 May 2018)
Current rankingNo. 294 (16 March 2020)
Grand Slam Doubles results
French Open1R (2018, 2020)
Wimbledon1R (2018)
Australian Open JuniorQF (2015)
US Open JuniorF (2014)
Team competitions
Fed Cup/Billie Jean King Cup5–2 (71.4%)
Last updated on: 3 April 2020.

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.

Performance timelineEdit

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# A P Z# PO G F-S SF-B NMS NH
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (A) absent; (P) postponed; (Z#) Davis/Fed Cup Zonal Group (with number indication) or (PO) play-off; (G) gold, (F-S) silver or (SF-B) bronze Olympic medal; a (NMS) downgraded Masters Series/1000 tournament; (NH) not held. SR=strike rate (events won/competed)
To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated at the conclusion of a tournament or when the player's participation has ended.
  • Sourced from WTA[4]

Only main-draw results in WTA Tour, Grand Slam tournaments, Fed Cup and Olympic Games are included in win–loss records.

SinglesEdit

Current through the suspension of the 2020 WTA Tour.

Tournament 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 SR W–L Win%
Grand Slam tournaments[5]
Australian Open A Q2 Q2 1R A 0 / 1 0–1 0%
French Open A A Q1 1R 0 / 1 0–1 0%
Wimbledon A A 2R 1R NH 0 / 2 1–2 33%
US Open A Q2 2R A 2R 0 / 1 1–1 50%
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 2–2 0–3 0–0 0 / 5 2–5 29%
Premier Mandatory tournaments
Indian Wells Open A A Q2 1R P 0 / 1 0–1 0%
Miami Open A A Q2 1R P 0 / 1 0–1 0%
Madrid Open A A A Q1 P 0 / 0 0–0  – 
Premier 5 tournaments
Dubai / Qatar Open A A A 1R A 0 / 1 0–1 0%
Canadian Open A A Q1 A 0 / 0 0–0  – 
Cincinnati Open A A Q2 A 0 / 0 0–0  – 
Career statistics[6]
2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 SR W–L Win%
Tournaments 1 2 10 10 1 Career total: 24
Hard Win–Loss 0–1 2–1 9–7 1–5 0–1 0 / 14 12–15 44%
Clay Win–Loss 0–0 0–1 3–2 2–3 0–0 0 / 6 5–6 45%
Grass Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 2–2 0–2 0–0 0 / 4 2–4 33%
Overall Win–Loss 0–1 2–2 14–11 3–10 0–1 0 / 24 19–25 43%
Year-end Ranking 320 131 65 328 $700,937

WTA career finalsEdit

Doubles: 4 (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, Luxembourg International Hard (i)   Mandy Minella   Greet Minnen
  Alison Van Uytvanck
6–7(3–7), 2–6

ITF Circuit finalsEdit

Singles: 8 (6 titles, 2 runner–ups)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)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1–0 Mar 2015 ITF Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt 10,000 Hard   Markéta Vondroušová 7–5, 6–3
Loss 1–1 Jun 2016 ITF Minsk, Belarus 25,000 Clay   Anna Kalinskaya 4–6, 3–6
Win 2–1 Jul 2016 ITF Astana, Kazakhstan 10,000 Hard   Valeria Savinykh 7–6(7–3), 3–6, 6–4
Loss 2–2 Jun 2017 ITF Staré Splavy, Czech Republic 25,000 Clay   Anna Karolína Schmiedlová 4–6, 5–7
Win 3–2 Aug 2017 ITF Landisville, United States 25,000 Hard   Anna Karolína Schmiedlová 4–6, 6–4, 7–6(7–4)
Win 4–2 Oct 2017 ITF Clermont-Ferrand, France 25,000 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
Win 6–2 May 2018 ITF Saint-Gaudens, France 60,000 Clay   Quirine Lemoine 6–2, 6–4

Doubles: 13 (7 titles, 6 runner–ups)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)
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Partnering Opponents Score
Win 1–0 Mar 2015 ITF Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt 10,000 Hard   Markéta Vondroušová   Anna Morgina
  Caroline Rohde-Moe
6–2, 6–4
Loss 1–1 Mar 2015 ITF Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt 10,000 Hard   Anhelina Kalita   Prarthana Thombare
  Ekaterina Yashina
4–6, 7–5, [6–10]
Loss 1–2 Feb 2016 ITF Mâcon, France 10,000 Hard (i)   Emilie Francati   Manon Arcangioli
  Silvia Njirić
5–7, 6–7(5–7)
Loss 1–3 Nov 2016 ITF Minsk, Belarus 25,000 Hard (i)   Ilona Kremen   Anna Kalinskaya
  Nika Shytkouskaya
2–6, 3–6
Loss 1–4 Nov 2016 ITF Zawada, Poland 25,000 Carpet (i)   Ilona Kremen   Justyna Jegiołka
  Diāna Marcinkēviča
4–6, 5–7
Win 2–4 Feb 2017 ITF Moscow, Russia 25,000 Hard (i)   Dayana Yastremska   Bibiane Schoofs
  Ekaterina Yashina
7–5, 6–3
Win 3–4 Mar 2017 ITF Croissy-Beaubourg, France 60,000 Hard (i)   Polina Monova   Manon Arcangioli
  Magdalena Fręch
6–3, 6–4
Loss 3–5 May 2017 ITF Lleida, Spain 25,000 Clay   Aleksandrina Naydenova   Andrea Gámiz
  Georgina García Pérez
1–6, 6–4, [8–10]
Win 4–5 Jun 2017 ITF Warsaw, Poland 25,000+H Clay   Priscilla Hon   Katarzyna Kawa
  Katarzyna Piter
7–6(7–3), 6–4
Win 5–5 Jul 2017 ITF Toruń, Poland 25,000+H Clay   Anna Morgina   Miriam Kolodziejová
  Jesika Malečková
6–2, 6–3
Loss 5–6 Jul 2017 ITF Sacramento, United States 60,000 Hard   Jovana Jakšić   Desirae Krawczyk
  Giuliana Olmos
1–6, 2–6
Win 6–6 Aug 2017 ITF Lexington, United States 60,000 Hard   Priscilla Hon   Hiroko Kuwata
  Valeria Savinykh
6–3, 6–4
Win 7–6 Sep 2017 ITF Clermont-Ferrand, France 25,000 Hard (i)   Cornelia Lister   Sarah Beth Grey
  Olivia Nicholls
6–4, 6–3

Junior Grand Slam finalsEdit

Girls' singles: 1 (1 title)Edit

Result Year Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Win 2016 Australian Open Hard   Tereza Mihalíková 6–3, 6–4

Girls' doubles: 2 (2 runner–ups)Edit

Result Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 2014 US Open Hard   Tereza Mihalíková   İpek Soylu
  Jil Teichmann
7–5, 2–6, [7–10]
Loss 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.
  4. ^ "Matches".
  5. ^ "Grand Slam performances - Singles & Doubles".
  6. ^ "Player & Career Overview".

External linksEdit