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Xenia Knoll (born 2 September 1992 in Biel) is a Swiss tennis player.

Xenia Knoll
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Knoll at the 2016 French Open
Country (sports)  Switzerland
Born (1992-09-02) 2 September 1992 (age 27)
Biel, Switzerland
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
PlaysLeft-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$196,115
Singles
Career record167–133
Career titles2 ITF
Highest ranking254 (23 March 2015)
Current ranking783 (23 October 2017)
Doubles
Career record194–101
Career titles2 WTA, 1 WTA 125K, 22 ITF
Highest ranking52 (18 July 2016)
Current ranking60 (23 October 2017)
Grand Slam Doubles results
French Open1R (2016, 2017)
Wimbledon2R (2016)
US Open1R (2016)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Wimbledon1R (2017)
Team competitions
Fed Cup0–1
Last updated on: 23 October 2017.

Knoll has won two doubles titles on the WTA Tour, as well as one doubles title at the WTA 125K series, and two singles and 21 doubles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit. On 23 March 2015, she reached her career-high singles ranking of world No. 254. On 18 July 2016, she peaked at No. 52 in the doubles rankings.

Knoll made her WTA Tour debut at the 2013 Budapest Grand Prix with a direct entry into the main draw,[1] losing in straight sets to the former world-ranked number 11 Shahar Pe'er of Israel.[2]

Playing for the Swiss Team at the Fed Cup, Knoll has a win–loss record of 0–1.[3]

Contents

WTA career finalsEdit

Doubles: 8 (2 titles, 6 runner-ups)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
Tour Championships (0–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Premier (0–1)
International (2–5)
Finals by surface
Hard (0–2)
Clay (2–2)
Grass (0–1)
Carpet (0–1)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 18 April 2016 İstanbul Cup, Turkey Clay   Danka Kovinić   Andreea Mitu
  İpek Soylu
w/o
Winner 1. 25 April 2016 Morocco Open, Rabat Clay   Aleksandra Krunić   Tatjana Maria
  Raluca Olaru
6–3, 6–0
Runner-up 2. 6 June 2016 Ricoh Open,
's-Hertogenbosch
Grass   Aleksandra Krunić   Oksana Kalashnikova
  Yaroslava Shvedova
1–6, 1–6
Winner 2. 11 July 2016 Ladies Championship Gstaad, Switzerland Clay   Lara Arruabarrena   Annika Beck
  Evgeniya Rodina
6–1, 3–6, [10–8]
Runner-up 3. 5 February 2017 St. Petersburg Ladies' Trophy, Russia Hard   Darija Jurak   Jelena Ostapenko
  Alicja Rosolska
6–3, 2–6, [5–10]
Runner-up 4. 15 October 2017 Linz Open, Austria Hard (i)   Natela Dzalamidze   Kiki Bertens
  Johanna Larsson
6–3, 3–6, [4–10]
Runner-up 5. 29 April 2018 İstanbul Cup, Turkey Clay   Anna Smith   Liang Chen
  Zhang Shuai
4–6, 4–6
Runner-up 6. 16 September 2018 Tournoi de Québec, Canada Carpet (i)   Darija Jurak   Asia Muhammad
  Maria Sanchez
4–6, 3–6

WTA 125 series finalsEdit

Doubles: 1 (1 title)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 30 May 2016 Bol, Croatia Clay   Petra Martić   Raluca Olaru
  İpek Soylu
6–3, 6–2

ITF finals (24–21)Edit

Singles (2–5)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (0–2)
Clay (2–3)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 29 June 2009 Cremona, Italy Clay   Lisa Sabino 4–6, 6–7(3–7)
Runner-up 2. 30 May 2011 Madrid, Spain Hard   Lucía Cervera Vázquez 4–6, 5–7
Winner 1. 20 May 2013 Timișoara, Romania Clay   Bianca Hîncu 3–6, 6–2, 7–5
Runner-up 3. 1 July 2013 Prokuplje, Serbia Clay   Viktoriya Tomova 6–7(2–7), 2–6
Winner 2. 2 September 2013 Belgrade, Serbia Clay   Natalija Kostić 6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 4. 17 March 2014 Heraklion, Greece Hard   Anna Smith 1–6, 3–6
Runner-up 5. 1 September 2014 Moscow, Russia Clay   Evgeniya Rodina 6–7(2–7), 1–6

Doubles (22–16)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (4–1)
Clay (11–15)
Grass (1–0)
Carpet (6–0)
Outcome No. Date Category Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 15 June 2009 $10,000 Lenzerheide, Switzerland Clay   Amra Sadiković   Michelle Gerards
  Marcella Koek
3–6, 3–6
Winner 1. 22 June 2009 $10,000 Davos, Switzerland Clay   Amra Sadiković   Marcella Koek
  Lisa Sabino
7–5, 6–1
Winner 2. 15 March 2010 $10,000 Wetzikon, Switzerland Carpet (i)   Amra Sadiković   Simona Dobrá
  Tereza Hladíková
6–4, 7–6(7–5)
Runner-up 2. 16 August 2010 $10,000 Innsbruck, Austria Clay   Amra Sadiković   Victoria Larrière
  Elixane Lechemia
w/o
Winner 3. 1 November 2010 $10,000 Stockholm, Sweden Hard (i)   Lara Michel   Karen Barbat
  Anna Brazhnikova
6–3, 6–3
Winner 4. 14 March 2011 $10,000 Fällanden, Switzerland Carpet (i)   Amra Sadiković   Dalila Jakupović
  Anja Prislan
6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 3. 6 June 2011 $10,000 Madrid, Spain Clay   Benedetta Davato   Lisa Sabino
  Andreea Văideanu
4–6, 1–6
Winner 5. 29 August 2011 $10,000 Trimbach, Switzerland Clay   Christina Shakovets   Marisa Gianotti
  Kateřina Kramperová
6–3, 7–6(7–5)
Winner 6. 26 March 2012 $10,000 Fällanden, Switzerland Carpet (i)   Amra Sadiković   Lara Michel
  Emily Webley-Smith
6–7(3–7), 6–4, [12–10]
Runner-up 4. 25 June 2012 $10,000 Breda, Netherlands Clay   Carolin Daniels   Ysaline Bonaventure
  Isabella Shinikova
4–6, 6–7(5–7)
Winner 7. 18 February 2013 $10,000 Kreuzlingen, Switzerland Carpet (i)   Timea Bacsinszky   Matea Mezak
  Silvia Njirić
6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 5. 2 September 2013 $10,000 Belgrade, Serbia Clay   Tamara Čurović   Lina Gjorcheska
  Camelia Hristea
0–6, 1–6
Winner 8. 16 September 2013 $25,000 Dobrich, Bulgaria Clay   Teodora Mirčić   Isabella Shinikova
  Dalia Zafirova
7–5, 7–6(7–5)
Winner 9. 30 September 2013 $25,000 Budapest, Hungary Clay   Timea Bacsinszky   Réka Luca Jani
  Veronika Kapshay
7–6(7–3), 6–2
Winner 10. 26 May 2014 $25,000 Moscow, Russia Clay   Anna Danilina   Ekaterina Bychkova
  Evgeniya Rodina
6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 6. 2 June 2014 $25,000 La Marsa, Tunisia Clay   Pemra Özgen   Andrea Gámiz
  Valeria Savinykh
6–1, 6–7(6–8), [9–11]
Runner-up 7. 16 June 2014 $25,000 Ystad, Sweden Clay   Anna Danilina   Nastja Kolar
  Yvonne Neuwirth
6–7(3–7), 6–3, [6–10]
Runner-up 8. 7 July 2014 $25,000 Aschaffenburg, Germany Clay   Lesley Kerkhove   Rika Fujiwara
  Yuuki Tanaka
1–6, 4–6
Winner 11. 1 September 2014 $25,000 Moscow, Russia Clay   Anna Danilina   Valentyna Ivakhnenko
  Yuliya Kalabina
6–1, 4–6, [10–6]
Winner 12. 8 September 2014 $25,000 Moscow, Russia Clay   Veronika Kudermetova   Alexandra Artamonova
  Polina Monova
7–6(12–10), 7–5
Runner-up 9. 22 September 2014 $25,000 Podgorica, Montenegro Clay   Arantxa Rus   Alexandra Cadanțu
  Stephanie Vogt
1–6, 6–3, [2–10]
Winner 13. 27 October 2014 $25,000 Istanbul, Turkey Hard (i)   İpek Soylu   Ayla Aksu
  Müge Topsel
6–2, 6–4
Winner 14. 3 November 2014 $25,000 Bath, United Kingdom Hard (i)   Lesley Kerkhove   Barbara Bonić
  Pemra Özgen
6–3, 6–1
Runner-up 10. 23 February 2015 $25,000 Beinasco, Italy Clay (i)   Alice Matteucci   Demi Schuurs
  Daniela Seguel
4–6, 6–4, [9–11]
Winner 15. 8 June 2015 $50,000 Surbiton, United Kingdom Grass   Lyudmyla Kichenok   Tara Moore
  Nicola Slater
7–6(8–6), 6–3
Winner 16. 15 June 2015 $25,000 Ystad, Sweden Clay   Cornelia Lister   Conny Perrin
  Chanel Simmonds
7–5, 7–6(7–5)
Runner-up 11. 22 June 2015 $25,000 Lenzerheide, Switzerland Clay   Antonia Lottner   Yvonne Cavallé Reimers
  Karin Kennel
w/o
Runner-up 12. 29 June 2015 $25,000 Denain, France Clay   Florencia Molinero   Elise Mertens
  İpek Soylu
6–7(3–7), 3–6
Winner 17. 6 July 2015 $25,000 Turin, Italy Clay   Alice Matteucci   Susanne Celik
  Diāna Marcinkēviča
6–2, 7–5
Winner 18. 13 July 2015 $25,000 Imola, Italy Carpet   Claudia Giovine   Despina Papamichail
  Bernarda Pera
7–5, 6–2
Runner-up 13. 24 August 2015 $25,000 Mamaia, Romania Clay   Amra Sadiković   Anastasiya Komardina
  Sofia Shapatava
3–6, 7–5, [8–10]
Winner 19. 16 November 2015 $25,000 Shrewsbury, United Kingdom Hard (i)   Alice Matteucci   Lesley Kerkhove
  Quirine Lemoine
3–6, 6–3, [10–3]
Runner-up 14. 25 January 2016 $50,000 Andrézieux-Bouthéon, France Hard (i)   Viktorija Golubic   Elise Mertens
  An-Sophie Mestach
4–6, 6–3, [7–10]
Winner 20. 15 February 2016 $25,000 Altenkirchen, Germany Carpet (i)   Ysaline Bonaventure   Deniz Khazaniuk
  Maria Marfutina
6–1, 6–4
Runner-up 15. 2 May 2016 $100,000 Cagnes-sur-Mer, France Clay   Aleksandra Krunić   Andreea Mitu
  Demi Schuurs
4–6, 5–7
Runner-up 16. 19 September 2016 $25,000 Podgorica, Montenegro Clay   Ivana Jorović   Anita Husarić
  Quirine Lemoine
6–3, 4–6, [4–10]
Winner 21. 20 August 2017 $25,000 Montreux, Switzerland Clay   Amra Sadiković   Michaela Hončová
  Isabella Shinikova
6–2, 7–5
Winner 22. 17 March 2018 $15,000 Antalya, Turkey Clay   Cornelia Lister   Amina Anshba
  Ksenia Palkina
6–0, 5–7, [10–8]

Personal lifeEdit

She is of Serbian descent on her mother's side who is from Belgrade.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Hungarian Grand Prix" (PDF). Women's Tennis Association. Retrieved 7 July 2013.
  2. ^ "Xenia Knoll verliert WTA-Premiere". SRF (in German). 9 July 2013. Retrieved 15 July 2013.
  3. ^ Xenia Knoll at the Fed Cup
  4. ^ Petra Martic paired with a Swiss Xenia Knoll won in the final of pairs at WTA Bol Open.

External linksEdit