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ARANTXA RUS

Netherlands

D.O.B.
Dec 13
1990
Height
5' 11"
1.80 m
Weight
143 lbs.
65 kg
Plays
Left-handed
two-handed backhand
Status
Pro
Personal
Coached by Ralph Kok; also works with Dutch Tennis Federation ... Parents are Lous and Judith; sister is Kim ... Began playing at age 5 when sister took her to local tennis club ... Favorite shots are backhand, serve; favorite surface is clay ... Enjoys shopping, movies, seeing friends ... Not named after Arantxa S nchez-Vicario (parents just liked the name).
Career Highlights
Career Review
2013 - QF at Bad Gastein; fell 1r 12 times (incl. Australian Open, Roland Garros, Wimbledon) and in qualifying once; won four singles titles and two doubles titles on ITF Circuit; withdrew from Acapulco w/illness.

2012 - Second Top 100 season; reached 4r once (Roland Garros), 3r once (Wimbledon) and 2r five times; fell 1r eight times (incl. other two majors) and in qualifying eight times; won one singles title on ITF Circuit; struggled in spring w/back injury (retired in Brussels 2r and withdrew from Bad Gastein).

2011 - First Top 100 season; reached 3r once (Roland Garros) and 2r twice (Australian Open, US Open); fell 1r seven times (incl. Seoul - l. to Dulgheru 26 60 75; held 5mp at 5-4 third set) and in qualifying six times (incl. Wimbledon); made Top 100 debut on April 4 (rose from No.104 to No.99); won one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2010 - QF at Estoril; reached 2r twice; fell 1r six times (incl. Wimbledon and Miami - l. to Czink 36 61 76(6); held mp at 6-5 in third set tie-break) and in qualifying seven times (incl. other three majors).

2009 - Reached 2r three times (incl. Roland Garros); fell 1r five times (incl. US Open) and in qualifying six times (incl. other two majors); won one singles title on ITF Circuit.

2008 - QF at Guangzhou (as qualifier); reached 2r once; fell 1r twice; won two singles titles on ITF Circuit.

2007 - Played first WTA main draw at 's-Hertogenbosch, falling 1r (as WC); won two singles titles and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2006 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit.

2005 - Played first event of career at ITF/Alkmaar-NED.
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