Lara Arruabarrena

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Lara Arruabarrena
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Arruabarrena at the 2016 US Open
Full name Lara Arruabarrena Vecino
Country (sports)  Spain
Residence Barcelona, Spain
Born (1992-03-20) 20 March 1992 (age 26)
Tolosa, Spain
Height 1.66 m (5 ft 5 in)
Turned pro 2007
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Coach Andoni Vivanco
Prize money US$2,324,103
Singles
Career record 313–221 (58.61%)
Career titles 2 WTA, 1 WTA 125K, 12 ITF
Highest ranking No. 52 (3 July 2017)
Current ranking No. 72 (10 September 2018)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 2R (2015, 2016, 2018)
French Open 2R (2018)
Wimbledon 2R (2015, 2016, 2018)
US Open 2R (2012, 2018)
Doubles
Career record 168–123 (57.73%)
Career titles 7 WTA, 8 ITF
Highest ranking No. 28 (22 February 2016)
Current ranking No. 52 (23 April 2018)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 2R (2015, 2018)
French Open QF (2018)
Wimbledon 2R (2015, 2017, 2018)
US Open QF (2015)
Team competitions
Fed Cup 3–2
Last updated on: 23 April 2018.

Lara Arruabarrena Vecino (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈlaɾa arwaβaˈrena βeˈθino];[a] born 20 March 1992) is a professional tennis player from Spain. On 3 July 2017, she reached her career-high singles ranking of world No. 52, and her best doubles ranking was No. 28 on 22 February 2016.[1]

Career[edit]

First WTA title[edit]

Arruabarrena won her first WTA title at the Copa Claro Colsanitas in Bogotá, beating Alexandra Panova in the final. She then qualified for the main draw of the 2012 French Open, but lost in the first round to former champion Ana Ivanovic in straight sets.[2]

WTA career finals[edit]

Singles: 4 (2 titles, 2 runner-ups)[edit]

Winner — Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
WTA Tour Championships (0–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Premier (0–0)
International (2–2)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1–0 Feb 2012 Copa Colsanitas, Colombia International Clay Russia Alexandra Panova 6–2, 7–5
Win 2–0 Sep 2016 Korea Open, South Korea International Hard Romania Monica Niculescu 6–0, 2–6, 6–0
Loss 2–1 Apr 2017 Copa Colsanitas, Colombia International Clay Italy Francesca Schiavone 4–6, 5–7
Loss 2–2 Apr 2018 Copa Colsanitas, Colombia International Clay Slovakia Anna Karolina Schmiedlova 2–6, 4–6

Doubles: 13 (7 titles, 6 runner-ups)[edit]

Winner — Legend (pre/post 2010)
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
WTA Tour Championships (0–0)
Tier I / Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Tier II / Premier (0–0)
Tier III, IV & V / International (7–6)
Finals by Surface
Hard (3–3)
Grass (0–0)
Clay (4–3)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 Apr 2013 Katowice Open, Poland International Clay (i) Spain Lourdes Domínguez Lino Romania Raluca Olaru
Russia Valeria Solovyeva
6–4, 7–5
Win 2–0 Apr 2014 Copa Colsanitas, Colombia International Clay France Caroline Garcia United States Vania King
South Africa Chanelle Scheepers
7–6(7–5), 6–4
Win 3–0 Sep 2014 Korea Open, South Korea International Hard Romania Irina-Camelia Begu Germany Mona Barthel
Luxembourg Mandy Minella
6–3, 6–3
Loss 3–1 Oct 2014 Japan Open, Japan International Hard Germany Tatjana Maria Japan Shuko Aoyama
Czech Republic Renata Voráčová
1–6, 2–6
Win 4–1 Feb 2015 Mexican Open, Mexico International Hard Spain María Teresa Torró Flor Czech Republic Andrea Hlaváčková
Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká
7–6(7–2), 5–7, [13–11]
Loss 4–2 May 2015 Nuremberg Cup, Germany International Clay Romania Raluca Olaru Chinese Taipei Chan Hao-ching
Spain Anabel Medina Garrigues
4–6, 6–7(5–7)
Loss 4–3 Jul 2015 Gastein Ladies, Austria International Clay Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká Montenegro Danka Kovinić
Liechtenstein Stephanie Vogt
6–4, 4–6, [3–10]
Loss 4–4 Aug 2015 Washington Open, United States International Hard Slovenia Andreja Klepač Switzerland Belinda Bencic
France Kristina Mladenovic
5–7, 6–7(7–9)
Win 5–4 Sep 2015 Korea Open, South Korea International Hard Slovenia Andreja Klepač Netherlands Kiki Bertens
Sweden Johanna Larsson
2–6, 6–3, [10–6]
Loss 5–5 Oct 2015 Hong Kong Open, China International Hard Slovenia Andreja Klepač France Alizé Cornet
Kazakhstan Yaroslava Shvedova
5–7, 4–6
Win 6–5 Apr 2016 Copa Colsanitas, Colombia International Clay Germany Tatjana Maria Brazil Gabriela Cé
Venezuela Andrea Gámiz
6–2, 4–6, [10–8]
Win 7–5 Jul 2016 Swiss Open, Switzerland International Clay Switzerland Xenia Knoll Germany Annika Beck
Russia Evgeniya Rodina
6–1, 3–6, [10–8]
Loss 7–6 Jul 2018 Swiss Open, Switzerland International Clay Switzerland Timea Bacsinszky Chile Alexa Guarachi
United States Desirae Krawczyk
6–4, 4–6, [6–10]

WTA 125s career finals[edit]

Singles: 1 (1 title)[edit]

Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1–0 Feb 2013 Copa Bionaire, Colombia 125K Clay Colombia Catalina Castaño 6–3, 6–2

ITF Circuit finals[edit]

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments

Singles: 14 (12 titles, 2 runner-ups)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 5 July 2008 Oviedo, Spain Hard Germany Hermon Brhane 7–6(7–2), 6–4
Runner-up 1. 26 October 2008 Sant Cugat del Vallès, Spain Clay Spain Eva Fernández Brugués 4–6, 6–7
Winner 2. 26 April 2009 Torrent, Spain Clay Spain Marta Marrero 6–2, 6–3
Winner 3. 20 September 2009 Lleida, Spain Clay Romania Diana Enache 6–3, 5–7, 6–2
Winner 4. 24 October 2009 Seville, Spain Clay Serbia Neda Kozić 6–1, 6–2
Winner 5. 9 May 2010 Badalona, Spain Clay Ukraine Yevgeniya Kryvoruchko 6–4, 6–3
Winner 6. 7 November 2010 Majorca, Spain Clay Spain Sandra Soler Sola 6–3, 6–3
Winner 7. 14 November 2010 Majorca, Spain Clay Portugal Maria João Koehler 7–6(7–2), 6–3
Winner 8. 28 November 2010 Vallduxo, Spain Clay Russia Nanuli Pipiya 7–5, 7–6(8–6)
Winner 9. 5 December 2010 Vinaròs, Spain Clay Romania Cristina Dinu 6–2, 6–0
Winner 10. 13 February 2011 Majorca, Spain Clay Switzerland Conny Perrin 6–1, 6–2
Winner 11. 13 March 2011 Madrid, Spain Clay Spain Leticia Costas Moreira 6–4, 6–2
Winner 12. 17 August 2014 Bogotá, Colombia Clay Sweden Johanna Larsson 6–1, 6–3
Runner-up 2. 3 April 2016 Osprey, United States Hard United States Madison Brengle 6–4, 4–6, 3–6

Doubles: 14 (8 titles, 6 runner-ups)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 25 April 2009 Torrent, Spain Clay Spain Carla Roset Franco Italy Martina Caciotti
Italy Nicole Clerico
6–7, 6–0, [9–11]
Winner 2. 5 September 2009 Mollerussa, Spain Hard Spain Carla Roset Franco Argentina Tatiana Búa
Spain Inés Ferrer Suárez
6–3, 2–6, [10–6]
Winner 3. 28 November 2009 Vallduxo, Spain Clay United Kingdom Amanda Carreras Spain Yera Campos Molina
Spain Sandra Soler Sola
6–4, 3–6, [11–9]
Winner 4. 3 July 2010 Mont-de-Marsan, France Clay Spain Inés Ferrer Suárez Ukraine Nadiia Kichenok
France Constance Sibille
6–3, 6–1
Runner-up 5. 13 August 2010 Koksijde, Belgium Clay Spain María Teresa Torró Flor Italy Nicole Clerico
Germany Justine Ozga
7–5, 4–6, [6–10]
Winner 6. 9 October 2010 Madrid, Spain Clay Spain María Teresa Torró Flor Romania Irina-Camelia Begu
Romania Elena Bogdan
6–4, 7–5
Winner 7. 6 November 2010 Majorca, Spain Clay Spain Inés Ferrer Suárez Portugal Maria João Koehler
Russia Avgusta Tsybysheva
7–5, 6–2
Runner-up 8. 27 November 2010 Vallduxo, Spain Clay Italy Benedetta Davato United Kingdom Amanda Carreras
Venezuela Andrea Gámiz
6–7(5–7), 3–6
Winner 9. 10 September 2011 Biella, Italy Clay Russia Ekaterina Lopes Slovakia Janette Husárová
Czech Republic Renata Voráčová
6–3, 0–6, [10–3]
Winner 10. 23 October 2011 Seville, Spain Clay Spain Estrella Cabeza Candela Spain Leticia Costas Moreira
Spain Inés Ferrer Suárez
6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 11. 9 July 2012 Biarritz, France Clay Puerto Rico Monica Puig France Séverine Beltrame
France Laura Thorpe
2–6, 3–6
Runner-up 12. 7 October 2013 Sant Cugat del Vallès, Spain Clay United Kingdom Amanda Carreras Argentina Tatiana Búa
Venezuela Andrea Gámiz
6–4, 2–6, [7–10]
Runner-up 13. 26 May 2014 Grado, Italy Clay Argentina Florencia Molinero Paraguay Verónica Cepede Royg
Liechtenstein Stephanie Vogt
4–6, 2–6
Winner 14. 16 August 2014 Bogotá, Colombia Clay Argentina Florencia Molinero Austria Melanie Klaffner
Austria Patricia Mayr-Achleitner
6–2, 6–0

Junior Grand Slam doubles finals (0–1)[edit]

Outcome Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 2010 French Open Clay Spain María Teresa Torró Flor Hungary Tímea Babos
United States Sloane Stephens
2–6, 3–6

Singles performance timeline[edit]

Tournament 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A 1R 1R 2R 2R 1R 2R 3–6
French Open 1R A Q1 1R 1R 1R 2R 1–5
Wimbledon A 1R Q1 2R 2R 1R 2R 3–5
US Open 2R 1R Q3 1R 1R 1R 2R 2–6
Win–loss 1–2 0–3 0–1 2–4 2–4 0–4 4–4 9–22
Career statistics
Year-end ranking 79 102 88 86 66 86

Doubles statistics[edit]

Tournament 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 SR W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open 1R A 2R 1R 1R 2R 0 / 5 2–5
French Open A A 2R 1R 1R QF 0 / 4 4–4
Wimbledon 1R A 2R 1R 2R 2R 0 / 5 3–5
US Open A A QF 2R 2R 1R 0 / 4 5–4
Win–Loss 0–2 0–0 6–4 1–4 2–4 5–4 0 / 18 14–18
WTA Premier-Mandatory tournaments
Indian Wells A A 1R A QF QF 0 / 3 4–3
Miami A A A 1R 2R 2R 0 / 3 2–3
Madrid A A QF 2R 2R 1R 0 / 4 4–4
Beijing A A 2R QF A 0 / 2 3–2
WTA Premier-5 tournaments
Dubai Premier A P A P 0 / 0 0–0
Doha A A P A P A 0 / 0 0–0
Rome A A A 2R 2R 1R 0 / 3 2–3
Montréal / Toronto A A A A A 0 / 0 0–0
Cincinnati A A 1R 1R A 0 / 2 0–2
Tokyo A Premier 0 / 4 3–4
Wuhan NH A 1R 1R A 0 / 2 0–2
Year-end Ranking 106 64 31 61 78

Wins over top-10 players[edit]

# Player Rank Event Surface Round Score
2015
1. Romania Simona Halep No. 2 China Open, China Hard 1R 5–4 ret.
2017
2. United States Madison Keys No. 9 Miami Open, United States Hard 3R 7–5, 7–5
3. Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova No. 8 China Open, China Hard 1R 6–7(2–7), 7–5, 6–1

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ In isolation, Vecino is pronounced [beˈθino].

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lara Arruabarrena Vecino's Biography". International Tennis Federation. 2010-12-20.
  2. ^ Ana Ivanovic devastates Lara Arruabarrena Vecino to clear the opening round - French Open 2012 | bettor.com Archived 2013-02-15 at Archive.is

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