Bibiane Schoofs

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Bibiane Schoofs
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Schoofs at the Fed Cup 2019
Country (sports) Netherlands
ResidenceEde, Netherlands
Born (1988-05-13) 13 May 1988 (age 32)
Rhenen, Netherlands
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
PlaysRight-handed
(two-handed backhand)
Prize moneyUS$ 457,080
Singles
Career record367–225 (62.0%)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 142 (11 June 2012)
Current rankingNo. 195 (14 September 2020)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ3 (2018)
French OpenQ2 (2018)
WimbledonQ3 (2012)
US OpenQ2 (2019)
Doubles
Career record161–84 (65.7%)
Career titles1
Highest rankingNo. 83 (2 April 2018)
Current rankingNo. 91 (14 September 2020)
Grand Slam Doubles results
French Open1R (2020)
Team competitions
Fed Cup3–9 (25.0%)
Last updated on: 21 September 2020.

Bibiane Schoofs (born 13 May 1988), previously known as Bibiane Weijers, is a Dutch professional tennis player.

On 11 June 2012, she reached her highest WTA singles ranking of world No. 142, whilst her best doubles ranking was No. 83 on 2 April 2018. She married on 7 July 2014, and took her husband's surname, however in late 2016 reverted to her maiden name, Schoofs. In December 2016, she became national singles champion under that name.[1][2]

She has won eight ITF singles tournaments, three of them in 2011. In the doubles she has won 18 ITF titles, three of them in 2017. At age 29, she won the doubles title at the 2017 Mumbai Open,[3][4] a tournament on the Challenger-level. In January 2018, she won her first WTA doubles title at the tournament of Auckland.[5]

Playing for the Netherlands at the Fed Cup, Schoofs has a win–loss record of 3–9.

Career highlights[edit]

2011[edit]

Her best season so far has been in 2011. She climbed more than 250 places in the rankings and won two 25k tournaments, in Montpellier and Middelburg. She also reached the finals in Prague and Zwevegem.

At the end of the season, Schoofs qualified for the 2011 BGL Luxembourg Open, thus making her debut in a WTA event. She played Angelique Kerber in the first round and recorded the biggest win of her career, defeating the world No. 29 in three sets, 2–6, 6–2, 6–1 after being down 6–2, 2–0. She then caused another upset against world No. 62, Canadian Rebecca Marino, defeating her in the second round in three sets, 1–6, 6–1, 7–5. Her run was ended by British qualifier Anne Keothavong in the quarterfinals where she was beaten 6–3, 6–2.

2012[edit]

Schoofs began her year as a qualifier at the ASB Classic in Auckland, but lost to Monica Puig 6–2, 6–7, 3–6, leading 6–2, 5–4 and 6–2, 6–7, 3–0.

She then played qualifications for the Australian Open. In a 2.5 hour match, she outlasted Kazakh Yaroslava Shvedova 11–9 in the final set. In the second round she lost to Russian teenager Irina Khromacheva.

In the Fed Cup, Schoofs played four matches, winning two. She then was out for two months after a thigh injury.

She started playing again at a 25k event in Civitavecchia, Italy. She won against Anna Floris, but lost to eventual tournament winner María Teresa Torró Flor in two sets. In the following week, she reached the semifinals at 25k Tunis defeating Çağla Büyükakçay, Pemra Özgen and Ana Savić all in straight sets. She was beaten in three sets by Poland's Sandra Zaniewska. She played at 50k Saint-Gaudens and beat Melanie Oudin and Edina Gallovits-Hall in the first two rounds before losing to former world No. 15 Aravane Rezaï in the quarterfinals.

Schoofs tried to qualify for the main draw of the French Open. However, she was beaten in three close sets by Uzbekistan's Akgul Amanmuradova in the first round. Schoofs also tried to qualify for the main draw of the WTA tournament in Birmingham, played on grass. She was beaten in the first round by Melanie Oudin, 6–4, 7–6. This was her first match on grass in seven years. She again played qualifying at the Wimbledon Championships. She beat Dia Evtimova 6–2, 6–2 and Zheng Saisai 6–3, 6–3 to reach the final qualifying round of a Grand Slam tournament for the first time in her career. She held three setpoints in the first set against Mirjana Lučić before succumbing 5–7, 4–6.

Schoofs suffered a shock loss at the 25k tournament in Ystad where she was the top-seed. The transition from grass to clay was too difficult to handle for her, as she lost to Austrian Nicole Rottmann in three sets. Schoofs played a 50k claycourt tournament in Versmold, Germany the week after that. She beat French qualifier Anaïs Laurendon 6–4, 6–0 in the first round. She defeated Leticia Costas 6–4, 6–3 in the second round and Kristina Mladenovic 6–2, 6–4 in the quarterfinals. She faces former world No. 36 Anastasija Sevastova in the semifinals.

2018[edit]

Schoofs won the doubles title of the WTA tournament in Auckland together with her partner, five-time Grand Slam winner Sara Errani. With this victory, Schoofs entered the top 100 of the WTA listing in the women's doubles.

At the qualification for the Australian Open, Schoofs defeated No. 119 of the world Naomi Broady in the second round with 7–6, 6–2, but lost in the third and final round against Ivana Jorović with two times 3–6.

Grand Slam performance timeline[edit]

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# A P Z# PO G F-S SF-B NMS NH
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (A) absent; (P) postponed; (Z#) Davis/Fed Cup Zonal Group (with number indication) or (PO) play-off; (G) gold, (F-S) silver or (SF-B) bronze Olympic medal; a (NMS) downgraded Masters Series/1000 tournament; (NH) not held. SR=strike rate (events won/competed)
To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated at the conclusion of a tournament or when the player's participation has ended.

Singles[edit]

Tournament 2012 2013 2014 2015
17
2018 2019 2020 2021 W–L
Australian Open Q2 A A A Q3 Q2 Q1 Q1 0–0
French Open Q1 A A A Q2 Q1 Q1 0–0
Wimbledon Q3 A A A Q1 Q1 NH 0–0
US Open Q1 A Q1 A Q1 Q2 A 0–0
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0

WTA career finals[edit]

Doubles: 3 (1 title, 2 runner-up)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Premier (0–0)
International (1–2)
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 Jan 2018 Auckland Open, New Zealand International Hard Italy Sara Errani Japan Eri Hozumi
Japan Miyu Kato
7–5, 6–1
Loss 1–1 Jun 2019 Rosmalen Championships, Netherlands International Grass Netherlands Lesley Kerkhove Japan Shuko Aoyama
Serbia Aleksandra Krunić
5–7, 3–6
Loss 1–2 Mar 2020 Lyon Open, France International Hard (i) Netherlands Lesley Kerkhove Romania Laura Ioana Paar
Germany Julia Wachaczyk
5–7, 4–6

WTA 125K series finals[edit]

Doubles: 2 (1 title, 1 runner-up)[edit]

Result W–L Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 Nov 2017 Mumbai Open, India Hard Mexico Victoria Rodriguez Slovenia Dalila Jakupović
Russia Irina Khromacheva
7–5, 3–6, [10–7]
Loss 1–1 Nov 2018 Mumbai Open, India Hard Czech Republic Barbora Štefková Russia Natela Dzalamidze
Russia Veronika Kudermetova
4–6, 6–7(4–7)

ITF finals[edit]

Singles: 19 (8 titles, 11 runner–ups)[edit]

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$80,000 tournaments
$60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (1–4)
Clay (6–6)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (1–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 Mar 2008 ITF Cairo, Egypt 10,000 Clay Poland Katarzyna Piter 1–6, 3–6
Loss 0–2 May 2008 ITF Edinburgh, Scotland 10,000 Clay Netherlands Marcella Koek 1–6, 6–4, 3–6
Win 1–2 Aug 2010 ITF Enschede, Netherlands 10,000 Clay Germany Nicola Geuer 6–1, 6–2
Win 2–2 Mar 2011 ITF Antalya, Turkey 10,000 Clay Netherlands Daniëlle Harmsen 6–0, 4–6, 6–3
Win 3–2 Jun 2011 ITF Montpellier, France 25,000 Clay Spain Leticia Costas 6–4, 6–4
Win 4–2 Jul 2011 ITF Middelburg, Netherlands 25,000 Clay Netherlands Lesley Kerkhove 7–6(7–4), 6–1
Loss 4–3 Jul 2011 ITF Zwevegem, Belgium 25,000 Clay Romania Mihaela Buzarnescu 6–3, 2–6, 4–6
Loss 4–4 Aug 2011 ITF Prague, Czech Republic 25,000 Clay Slovakia Jana Čepelová 6–7(6–8), 4–6
Loss 4–5 Aug 2012 ITF Koksijde, Belgium 25,000 Clay Germany Annika Beck 1–6, 1–6
Loss 4–6 Mar 2014 ITF Antalya, Turkey 10,000 Hard Czech Republic Denisa Allertová 4–6, 3–6
Win 5–6 Apr 2014 ITF Antalya, Turkey 10,000 Hard Czech Republic Sandra Honigová 6–0, 6–3
Win 6–6 Jul 2015 ITF Amstelveen, Netherlands 10,000 Clay Denmark Karen Barbat 6–4, 3–6, 6–1
Win 7–6 Jul 2016 ITF Amstelveen, Netherlands 10,000 Clay Netherlands Arianne Hartono 6–7(4–7), 6–4, 6–3
Loss 7–7 Feb 2017 Pro-Series Glasgow, Scotland 15,000 Hard (i) Czech Republic Petra Krejsová 6–2, 5–7, 4–6
Win 8–7 Feb 2017 ITF Altenkirchen, Germany 25,000 Carpet (i) Netherlands Quirine Lemoine 7–5, 7–5
Loss 8–8 Aug 2017 ITF Koksijde, Belgium 25,000 Clay Australia Isabelle Wallace 4–6, 6–4, 6–3
Loss 8–9 Oct 2017 ITF Clermont-Ferrand, France 25,000 Hard (i) Belarus Vera Lapko 4–6, 4–6
Loss 8–10 Oct 2017 Challenger de Saguenay, Canada 60,000 Hard (i) Hungary Gréta Arn 1–6, 2–6
Loss 8–11 Mar 2020 ITF Altenkirchen, Germany 25,000 Carpet (i) Germany Eva Lys 2–6, 4–6

Doubles: 34 (19 titles, 15 runner–ups)[edit]

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$80,000 tournaments
$60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Mar 2005 ITF Las Palmas, Spain 10,000 Hard Spain Laura Vallverdu-Zaira Czech Republic Petra Cetkovská
Spain Katia Sabate
7–6(7–5), 3–6, 1–6
Loss 0–2 May 2005 ITF Edinburgh, Scotland 10,000 Clay Netherlands Leonie Mekel United Kingdom Rebecca Llewellyn
United Kingdom Melanie South
0–6, 6–3, 3–6
Win 1–2 Oct 2005 ITF Tucumán, Argentina 10,000 Clay Argentina Agustina Lepore Argentina Lucía Jara Lozano
Argentina Denise Kirbijikian
6–1, 7–5
Win 2–2 May 2006 ITF Bournemouth,
England
10,000 Clay Netherlands Marrit Boonstra Russia Maya Gaverova
Russia Anastasia Poltoratskaya
6–4, 1–6, 6–4
Win 3–2 Sep 2007 Open de Limoges, France 10,000 Hard (i) Italy Stella Menna France Adeline Goncalves
France Gracia Radovanovic
6–4, 6–1
Loss 3–3 Nov 2007 ITF Le Havre, France 10,000 Clay (i) Russia Anna Savitskaya France Elodie Caillat
France Samantha Schoeffel
2–6, 6–2, [6–10]
Win 4–3 Dec 2007 ITF Havana, Cuba 10,000 Hard Poland Monika Krauze Cuba Yamile Fors Guerra
Cuba Yanet Núñez Mojarena
6–4, 6–4
Loss 4–4 Mar 2008 ITF Cairo, Egypt 10,000 Clay Russia Anna Savitskaya Russia Galina Fokina
Georgia (country) Oksana Kalashnikova
6–7(4–7), 4–6
Win 5–4 Aug 2008 Reinert Open, Germany 10,000 Clay France Samantha Schoeffel Germany Nicola Geuer
Germany Laura Haberkorn
4–6, 7–6(7–5), [10–5]
Loss 5–5 Sep 2008 ITF Clermont-Ferrand,
France
10,000 Hard (i) France Samantha Schoeffel Russia Ksenia Lykina
Italy Vivienne Vierin
3–6, 2–6
Loss 5–6 Oct 2008 ITF Barcelona, Spain 10,000 Clay France Samantha Schoeffel United States Kristi Miller
Spain Lucia Sainz-Pelegri
7–6(7–5), 6–7(6–8), [7–10]
Win 6–6 Nov 2008 ITF Le Havre, France 10,000 Clay (i) France Samantha Schoeffel Croatia Ana Bezjak
Serbia Neda Kozic
6–3, 6–1
Loss 6–7 Mar 2009 ITF Giza, Egypt 10,000 Clay Netherlands Marlot Meddens Morocco Fatima El Allami
Georgia (country) Oksana Kalashnikova
4–6, 2–6
Loss 6–8 Mar 2009 ITF Giza, Egypt 10,000 Clay Poland Sandra Zaniewska Russia Galina Fokina
Ukraine Alyona Sotnikova
6–4, 3–6, [10–8]
Loss 6–9 Jun 2009 ITF Apeldoorn,
Netherlands
10,000 Clay Serbia Neda Kozic Netherlands Richèl Hogenkamp
Netherlands Nicolette van Uitert
3–6, 7–6(11–9), [8–10]
Win 7–9 Sep 2010 TEAN International,
Netherlands
25,000 Clay Netherlands Daniëlle Harmsen Russia Ksenia Lykina
France Irena Pavlovic
6–3, 6–2
Win 8–9 Mar 2011 ITF Antalya, Turkey 10,000 Clay Netherlands Daniëlle Harmsen Russia Eugeniya Pashkova
Russia Maria Zharkova
6–3, 7–5
Win 9–9 Sep 2012 ITF Clermont-Ferrand,
France
25,000 Hard (i) Latvia Diāna Marcinkēviča United Kingdom Samantha Murray
United Kingdom Jade Windley
6–3, 6–0
Loss 9–10 Feb 2017 ITF Moscow, Russia 25,000 Hard (i) Russia Ekaterina Yashina Belarus Vera Lapko
Ukraine Dayana Yastremska
5–7, 3–6
Loss 9–11 Apr 2017 ITF Pula, Italy 25,000 Clay Poland Sandra Zaniewska {{ Italy Alice Matteucci
Italy Camilla Rosatello
1–6, 3–6
Win 10–11 Jul 2017 ITF Middelburg,
Netherlands
25,000 Clay Greece Valentini
Grammatikopoulou
Australia Naiktha Bains
United States Dasha Ivanova
6–7(8–10), 7–5, [10–5]
Win 11–11 Jul 2017 ITF Horb, Germany 25,000 Clay Netherlands Lesley Kerkhove Hungary Ágnes Bukta
Bulgaria Isabella Shinikova
7–5, 6–3
Loss 11–12 Aug 2017 ITF El Espinar, Spain 25,000 Hard Turkey Ayla Aksu United States Quinn Gleason
Brazil Luisa Stefani
3–6, 2–6
Win 12–12 Aug 2017 ITF Koksijde, Belgium 25,000 Clay India Ankita Raina Belgium Marie Benoît
Belgium Magali Kempen
3–6, 6–3, [11–9]
Win 13–12 Jan 2018 Open Andrézieux-Bouthéon,
France
60,000 Hard (i) Belgium Ysaline Bonaventure Italy Camilla Rosatello
Belgium Kimberley Zimmermann
4–6, 7–5, [10–7]
Win 14–12 Feb 2018 Pro-Series Loughborough,
England
25,000 Hard (i) Netherlands Michaëlla Krajicek United Kingdom Tara Moore
Switzerland Conny Perrin
6–7(5–7), 6–1, [10–6]
Win 15–12 Apr 2018 ITF Pula, Italy 25,000 Clay Slovakia Chantal Škamlová United States Chiara Scholl
Bosnia and Herzegovina Jelena Simić
6–2, 3–6, [10–7]
Loss 15–13 Jul 2018 Advantage Cars Prague Open,
Czech Republic
80,000 Clay Belgium Kimberley Zimmermann Sweden Cornelia Lister
Serbia Nina Stojanović
2–6, 6–2, [8–10]
Win 16–13 Oct 2018 Open de Touraine, France 25,000 Hard (i) Poland Magdalena Fręch Czech Republic Miriam Kolodziejová
Czech Republic Jesika Malečková
5–7, 6–2, [10–3]
Win 17–13 Mar 2019 ITF Mâcon, France 25,000 Hard (i) Netherlands Lesley Kerkhove Italy Claudia Giovine
Italy Angelica Moratelli
6–2, 6–4
Loss 17–14 Jul 2019 Reinert Open, Germany 60,000 Clay India Ankita Raina Russia Amina Anshba
Czech Republic Anastasia Dețiuc
6–0, 3–6, [8–10]
Loss 17–15 Oct 2019 Challenger de Saguenay,
Canada
60,000 Hard (i) United Kingdom Samantha Murray Canada Mélodie Collard
Canada Leylah Annie Fernandez
6–7(3–7), 2–6
Win 18–15 Feb 2020 ITF Nonthaburi, Thailand 25,000 Hard India Ankita Raina Thailand Supapitch Kuearum
Thailand Mananchaya Sawangkaew
6–4, 6–2
Win 19–15 Feb 2020 ITF Nonthaburi, Thailand 25,000 Hard India Ankita Raina Japan Miyabi Inoue
China Kang Jiaqi
6–2, 3–6, [10–7]

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