Xenia Knoll

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

Xenia Knoll
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Knoll at the 2019 French Open
Country (sports)  Switzerland
Born (1992-09-02) 2 September 1992 (age 28)
Biel, Switzerland
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
PlaysLeft-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize moneyUS$ 305,342
Singles
Career record200–150 (57.1%)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 254 (23 March 2015)
Current rankingNo. 890 (16 March 2020)
Doubles
Career record258–142 (64.5%)
Career titles2
Highest rankingNo. 40 (17 April 2017)
Current rankingNo. 81 (16 March 2020)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open1R (2018)
French Open2R (2019)
Wimbledon2R (2016)
US Open1R (2016, 2017, 2018)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Wimbledon1R (2017)
Team competitions
Fed Cup0–1
Last updated on: 17 October 2019.

Knoll has won two doubles titles on the WTA Tour, as well as one doubles title at the WTA 125K series, and four singles and twenty-six doubles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit. On 23 March 2015, she reached her career-high singles ranking of world No. 254. On 17 April 2017, she peaked at No. 40 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]

Personal lifeEdit

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

WTA career finalsEdit

Doubles: 9 (2 titles, 7 runner-ups)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
Tour Championships (0–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Premier (0–1)
International (2–6)
Finals by surface
Hard (0–3)
Clay (2–2)
Grass (0–1)
Carpet (0–1)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Apr 2016 İstanbul Cup,
Turkey
International Clay   Danka Kovinić   Andreea Mitu
  İpek Soylu
w/o
Win 1–1 Apr 2016 Morocco Open,
Morocco
International Clay   Aleksandra Krunić   Tatjana Maria
  Raluca Olaru
6–3, 6–0
Loss 1–2 Jun 2016 Rosmalen Championships,
Netherlands
International Grass   Aleksandra Krunić   Oksana Kalashnikova
  Yaroslava Shvedova
1–6, 1–6
Win 2–2 Jul 2016 Swiss Open,
Switzerland
International Clay   Lara Arruabarrena   Annika Beck
  Evgeniya Rodina
6–1, 3–6, [10–8]
Loss 2–3 Feb 2017 St. Petersburg Ladies' Trophy,
Russia
Premier Hard   Darija Jurak   Jelena Ostapenko
  Alicja Rosolska
6–3, 2–6, [5–10]
Loss 2–4 Oct 2017 Linz Open,
Austria
International Hard (i)   Natela Dzalamidze   Kiki Bertens
  Johanna Larsson
6–3, 3–6, [4–10]
Loss 2–5 Apr 2018 İstanbul Cup,
Turkey
International Clay   Anna Smith   Liang Chen
  Zhang Shuai
4–6, 4–6
Loss 2–6 Sep 2018 Tournoi de Québec,
Canada
International Carpet (i)   Darija Jurak   Asia Muhammad
  Maria Sanchez
4–6, 3–6
Loss 2–7 Oct 2019 Linz Open,
Austria
International Hard (i)   Barbara Haas   Barbora Krejčíková
  Kateřina Siniaková
4–6, 3–6

WTA 125 series finalsEdit

Doubles: 1 (1 title)Edit

Result W–L    Date    Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 May 2016 WTA Bol, Croatia Clay   Petra Martić   Raluca Olaru
  İpek Soylu
6–3, 6–2

ITF finalsEdit

Singles: 9 (4 titles, 5 runner–ups)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (1–2)
Clay (3–3)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 Jun 2009 ITF Cremona, Italy 10,000 Clay   Lisa Sabino 4–6, 6–7(3–7)
Loss 0–2 May 2011 ITF Madrid, Spain 10,000 Hard   Lucía Cervera Vázquez 4–6, 5–7
Win 1–2 May 2013 ITF Timișoara, Romania 10,000 Clay   Bianca Hîncu 3–6, 6–2, 7–5
Loss 1–3 Jul 2013 ITF Prokuplje, Serbia 10,000 Clay   Viktoriya Tomova 6–7(2–7), 2–6
Win 2–3 Sep 2013 ITF Belgrade, Serbia 10,000 Clay   Natalija Kostić 6–3, 6–3
Loss 2–4 Mar 2014 ITF Heraklion, Greece 10,000 Hard   Anna Smith 1–6, 3–6
Loss 2–5 Sep 2014 ITF Moscow, Russia 25,000 Clay   Evgeniya Rodina 6–7(2–7), 1–6
Win 3–5 Nov 2018 ITF Heraklion, Greece 15,000 Clay   Ani Vangelova 6–2, 7–5
Win 4–5 Oct 2019 ITF Andrézieux-Bouthéon, France 15,000 Hard (i)   Maon Leonard 6–0, 7–5

Doubles: 44 (26 titles, 18 runner–ups)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)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Jun 2009 ITF Lenzerheide, Switzerland 10,000 Clay   Amra Sadiković   Michelle Gerards
  Marcella Koek
3–6, 3–6
Win 1–1 Jun 2009 ITF Davos, Switzerland 10,000 Clay   Amra Sadiković   Marcella Koek
  Lisa Sabino
7–5, 6–1
Win 2–1 Mar 2010 ITF Wetzikon, Switzerland 10,000 Carpet (i)   Amra Sadiković   Simona Dobrá
  Tereza Hladíková
6–4, 7–6(7–5)
Loss 2–2 Aug 2010 ITF Innsbruck, Austria 10,000 Clay   Amra Sadiković   Victoria Larrière
  Elixane Lechemia
w/o
Win 3–2 Nov 2010 ITF Stockholm, Sweden 10,000 Hard (i)   Lara Michel   Karen Barbat
  Anna Brazhnikova
6–3, 6–3
Win 4–2 Mar 2011 ITF Fällanden, Switzerland 10,000 Carpet (i)   Amra Sadiković   Dalila Jakupović
  Anja Prislan
6–3, 6–3
Loss 4–3 Jun 2011 ITF Madrid, Spain 10,000 Clay   Benedetta Davato   Lisa Sabino
  Andreea Văideanu
4–6, 1–6
Win 5–3 Aug 2011 ITF Trimbach, Switzerland 10,000 Clay   Christina Shakovets   Marisa Gianotti
  Kateřina Kramperová
6–3, 7–6(7–5)
Win 6–3 Mar 2012 ITF Fällanden, Switzerland 10,000 Carpet (i)   Amra Sadiković   Lara Michel
  Emily Webley-Smith
6–7(3–7), 6–4, [12–10]
Loss 6–4 Jun 2012 ITF Breda, Netherlands 10,000 Clay   Carolin Daniels   Ysaline Bonaventure
  Isabella Shinikova
4–6, 6–7(5–7)
Win 7–4 Feb 2013 ITF Kreuzlingen, Switzerland 10,000 Carpet (i)   Timea Bacsinszky   Matea Mezak
  Silvia Njirić
6–3, 6–2
Loss 7–5 Sep 2013 ITF Belgrade, Serbia 10,000 Clay   Tamara Čurović   Lina Gjorcheska
  Camelia Hristea
0–6, 1–6
Win 8–5 Sep 2013 ITF Dobrich, Bulgaria 25,000 Clay   Teodora Mirčić   Isabella Shinikova
  Dalia Zafirova
7–5, 7–6(7–5)
Win 9–5 Sep 2013 ITF Budapest, Hungary 25,000 Clay   Timea Bacsinszky   Réka Luca Jani
  Veronika Kapshay
7–6(7–3), 6–2
Win 10–5 May 2014 ITF Moscow, Russia 25,000 Clay   Anna Danilina   Ekaterina Bychkova
  Evgeniya Rodina
6–3, 6–2
Loss 10–6 Jun 2014 ITF La Marsa, Tunisia 25,000 Clay   Pemra Özgen   Andrea Gámiz
  Valeria Savinykh
6–1, 6–7(6–8), [9–11]
Loss 10–7 Jun 2014 ITF Ystad, Sweden 25,000 Clay   Anna Danilina   Nastja Kolar
  Yvonne Neuwirth
6–7(3–7), 6–3, [6–10]
Loss 10–8 Jul 2014 ITF Aschaffenburg, Germany 25,000 Clay   Lesley Kerkhove   Rika Fujiwara
  Yuuki Tanaka
1–6, 4–6
Win 11–8 Sep 2014 ITF Moscow, Russia 25,000 Clay   Anna Danilina   Valentyna Ivakhnenko
  Yuliya Kalabina
6–1, 4–6, [10–6]
Win 12–8 Sep 2014 ITF Moscow, Russia 25,000 Clay   Veronika Kudermetova   Alexandra Artamonova
  Polina Monova
7–6(12–10), 7–5
Loss 12–9 Sep 2014 ITF Podgorica, Montenegro 25,000 Clay   Arantxa Rus   Alexandra Cadanțu
  Stephanie Vogt
1–6, 6–3, [2–10]
Win 13–9 Oct 2014 ITF Istanbul, Turkey 25,000 Hard (i)   İpek Soylu   Ayla Aksu
  Müge Topsel
6–2, 6–4
Win 14–9 Nov 2014 ITF Bath, United Kingdom 25,000 Hard (i)   Lesley Kerkhove   Barbara Bonić
  Pemra Özgen
6–3, 6–1
Loss 14–10 Feb 2015 ITF Beinasco, Italy 25,000 Clay (i)   Alice Matteucci   Demi Schuurs
  Daniela Seguel
4–6, 6–4, [9–11]
Win 15–10 Jun 2015 ITF Surbiton, United Kingdom 50,000 Grass   Lyudmyla Kichenok   Tara Moore
  Nicola Slater
7–6(8–6), 6–3
Win 16–10 Jun 2015 ITF Ystad, Sweden 25,000 Clay   Cornelia Lister   Conny Perrin
  Chanel Simmonds
7–5, 7–6(7–5)
Loss 16–11 Jun 2015 ITF Lenzerheide, Switzerland 25,000 Clay   Antonia Lottner   Yvonne Cavallé Reimers
  Karin Kennel
w/o
Loss 16–12 Jun 2015 ITF Denain, France 25,000 Clay   Florencia Molinero   Elise Mertens
  İpek Soylu
6–7(3–7), 3–6
Win 17–12 Jul 2015 ITF Turin, Italy 25,000 Clay   Alice Matteucci   Susanne Celik
  Diāna Marcinkēviča
6–2, 7–5
Win 18–12 Jul 2015 ITF Imola, Italy 25,000 Carpet   Claudia Giovine   Despina Papamichail
  Bernarda Pera
7–5, 6–2
Loss 18–13 Aug 2015 ITF Mamaia, Romania 25,000 Clay   Amra Sadiković   Anastasiya Komardina
  Sofia Shapatava
3–6, 7–5, [8–10]
Win 19–13 Nov 2015 ITF Shrewsbury, United Kingdom 25,000 Hard (i)   Alice Matteucci   Lesley Kerkhove
  Quirine Lemoine
3–6, 6–3, [10–3]
Loss 19–14 Jan 2016 ITF Andrézieux-Bouthéon, France 50,000 Hard (i)   Viktorija Golubic   Elise Mertens
  An-Sophie Mestach
4–6, 6–3, [7–10]
Win 20–14 Feb 2016 ITF Altenkirchen, Germany 25,000 Carpet (i)   Ysaline Bonaventure   Deniz Khazaniuk
  Maria Marfutina
6–1, 6–4
Loss 20–15 May 2016 ITF Cagnes-sur-Mer, France 100,000 Clay   Aleksandra Krunić   Andreea Mitu
  Demi Schuurs
4–6, 5–7
Loss 20–16 Sep 2016 ITF Podgorica, Montenegro 25,000 Clay   Ivana Jorović   Anita Husarić
  Quirine Lemoine
6–3, 4–6, [4–10]
Win 21–16 Aug 2017 ITF Montreux, Switzerland 25,000 Clay   Amra Sadiković   Michaela Hončová
  Isabella Shinikova
6–2, 7–5
Win 22–16 Mar 2018 ITF Antalya, Turkey 15,000 Clay   Cornelia Lister   Amina Anshba
  Ksenia Palkina
6–0, 5–7, [10–8]
Loss 22–17 May 2018 ITF Trnava, Slovakia 100,000 Clay   Anna Smith   Jessica Moore
  Galina Voskoboeva
6–0, 3–6, [7–10]
Loss 22–18 Nov 2018 ITF Heraklion, Greece 15,000 Clay   Anna Hertel   Oana Gavrilă
  Maya Tahan
3–6, 6–1, [3–10]
Win 23–18 May 2019 ITF Cagnes-sur-Mer, France 80,000 Clay   Anna Blinkova   Beatriz Haddad Maia
  Luisa Stefani
4–6, 6–2, [14–12]
Win 24–18 May 2019 ITF Trnava, Slovakia 100,000 Clay   Anna Blinkova   Cornelia Lister
  Renata Voráčová
7–5, 7–5
Win 25–18 Sep 2019 ITF Verbier, Switzerland 25,000 Clay   Simona Waltert   Ipek Soylu
  Kathinka von Deichmann
6–4, 6–3
Win 26–18 Sep 2019 ITF Montreux, Switzerland 60,000 Clay   Mandy Minella   Ylena In-Albon
  Conny Perrin
6–3, 6–4

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