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ARANTXA PARRA SANTONJA

Spain

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D.O.B.
Nov 9
1982
Height
5' 9 1/4"
1.76 m
Weight
134 1/2 lbs.
61 kg
Plays
Right-handed
two-handed forehand and backhand
Status
Pro
2000
Personal
Coached by Alejo Mancisidor, Mikel Gonz lez, Victor L¢pez and Andreu Guilera ... Father, Nariano Parra Ruiz, and mother, Mar¡a Luisa Santonja Gaso, are teachers; sister is Tania ... Introduced to tennis at age 10 by parents ... Favorites include the movie Grease, actor Anthony Hopkins, and Gazpacho Andaluz ... Favorite city to visit is New York City ... Self-described as shy, hard worker ... Admires Monica Seles ... Enjoys travelling to new places, meeting new people and experiencing different cultures.
Career Highlights
SINGLES
Finalist (2): 2011 - Acapulco; 2010 - Oeiras.

DOUBLES
Winner (11): 2016 - Acapulco, Monterrey, Strasbourg (all w/Medina Garrigues); 2015 - Antwerp (w/Medina Garrigues); 2014 - 's-Hertogenbosch (w/Erakovic); 2013 - Acapulco (w/Dom¡nguez Lino); 2012 - Brisbane (w/Llagostera Vives); 2011 - Marbella (w/Llagostera Vives); 2008 - Barcelona (w/Dom¡nguez Lino); 2007 - Acapulco (w/Dom¡nguez Lino), Barcelona (w/Llagostera Vives).
Finalist (16): 2015 - Stanford, Luxembourg, Zhuhai (all w/Medina Garrigues); 2014 - New Haven (w/Erakovic), Moscow (w/Garcia); 2013 - 's-Hertogenbosch (w/Cibulkova), Beijing (w/Dushevina); 2012 - Acapulco (w/Dom¡nguez Lino), 2011 - Acapulco (w/Dom¡nguez Lino), Bastad (w/Llagostera Vives); 2010 - Brisbane (w/Czink); 2009 - Auckland (w/Llagostera Vives), Acapulco (w/Dom¡nguez Lino); 2007 - Oeiras (w/Dom¡nguez Lino); 2004 - Bogot  (w/Medina Garrigues); 2003 - Palermo (w/Mart¡nez S nchez).

ADDITIONAL
Spanish Fed Cup Team, 2005, 2008, 2012.
Career Review
2014 - Fell in WTA qualifying 14 times; won one WTA doubles title.

2013 - Reached 2r once; fell 1r once and in qualifying 11 times (incl. Australian Open, Roland Garros, US Open); won one WTA doubles title.

2012 - Fell 1r twice and in qualifying six times (incl. Australian Open, Roland Garros); won one WTA doubles title; won one singles title and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2011 - Runner-up at Acapulco (l. to Dulko in final); reached 3r once and 2r three times; fell 1r 14 times (incl. Australian Open, Roland Garros, Wimbledon) and in qualifying four times (incl. US Open); won one WTA doubles title.

2010 - Fourth Top 100 season; runner-up at Oeiras (l. to Sevastova in final); SF at Bogot  (l. to Duque Marino); QF twice at Barcelona and Bastad; reached 3r once and 2r four times (incl. Roland Garros, Wimbledon); fell 1r nine times (incl. other two majors) and in qualifying five times; made Top 50 debut on June 14 (rose from No.52 to No.50).

2009 - Another Top 100 season; reached 2r twice (incl. Wimbledon); fell 1r six times and in qualifying five times (incl. US Open); won two singles titles and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2008 - Reached 2r once; fell 1r once and in qualifying four times; won one WTA doubles title; won one singles title and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2007 - Fell 1r twice and in qualifying six times (incl. Australian Open); won two WTA doubles titles; won two doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

2006 - Reached 2r once (Australian Open); fell 1r eight times (incl. Roland Garros) and in qualifying seven times (incl. other two majors).

2005 - QF three times at Acapulco, Rabat and Stockholm; reached 3r once and 2r five times (incl. Roland Garros); fell 1r 12 times (incl. other three majors) and in qualifying twice; won one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2004 - Another Top 100 season; QF twice at Canberra and Tashkent; reached 3r twice (incl. Roland Garros) and 2r nine times (incl. Wimbledon, US Open); fell 1r 13 times (incl. Australian Open) and in qualifying once.

2003 - First Top 100 season; played first 11 WTA main draws, reaching SF twice at Tokyo [Japan Open] (l. to Kapros) and Tashkent (l. to Ruano Pascual); reached 2r four times (incl. Wimbledon, US Open); fell 1r five times and in qualifying 10 times (incl. other two majors); won one singles title and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2002 - Played first WTA qualifying at Bol, Madrid and US Open; won two singles titles and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2001 - Won four singles titles and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2000 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit.

1999 - Played first events of career on ITF Circuit in Spain.
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