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ANETT
KONTAVEIT

RANKING
#28
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AGE:
22
BIRTH:
24 Dec 1995
NATION:
Estonia
POINTS:
1625

On 1 May she cracked the top 20 for the first time. Coached by her mother until the age of 11, as a junior she finished runner‐up in 2012 US Open girls’ singles, and won the 2011 Orange Bowl defeating Bouchard and Putintseva along the way.

She Made WTA main draw debut at 2013 Miami as WC (l. McHale, 1r), made her Top 100 debut in 2015 after reaching the Us Open R16 and scored her first Top 20 win in career over No.17 Errani at 2016 Monterrey (2r).

In 2016 she advanced to career‐first semifinals in 2016 Monterrey (l. eventual R‐Up Flipkens) and Guangzhou (l. eventual champion Tsurenko) and made QF in Shenzhen (l. eventual R‐Up Riske) and Nottingham (l. eventual R‐Up Riske). She ended 2016 at No.110, down from No.91 in 2015.

In 2017 she reached her first WTA singles final of career in April, finishing R‐Up indoors at Biel (l. Vondrousova in F). Her clay court campaign highlighted by reaching first two Premier‐level QF at Rome (upset World No.1 Kerber in 2r, l.Halep) and Stuttgart (l. Sharapova). She won first her WTA singles title of career on grass at ‘s‐Hertogenbosch (d. Vikhlyantseva in F) and lost to Bertens in Gstaad in the title-match. She then failed to win two matches in a row until the end of the year and finished the season ranked No.34.

 

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