Lara Arruabarrena

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Lara Arruabarrena
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Arruabarrena at the 2018 French Open
Full nameLara Arruabarrena Vecino
Country (sports) Spain
ResidenceBarcelona, Spain
Born (1992-03-20) 20 March 1992 (age 28)
Tolosa, Spain
Height1.66 m (5 ft 5 in)
Turned pro2007
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
CoachAndoni Vivanco
Prize money$3,079,860
Singles
Career record345–266 (56.5%)
Career titles2
Highest rankingNo. 52 (3 July 2017)
Current rankingNo. 149 (16 March 2020)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (2015, 2016, 2018)
French Open2R (2018)
Wimbledon2R (2015, 2016, 2018)
US Open2R (2012, 2018)
Doubles
Career record200–154 (56.5%)
Career titles8
Highest rankingNo. 28 (22 February 2016)
Current rankingNo. 78 (16 March 2020)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open3R (2020)
French OpenQF (2018)
Wimbledon2R (2015, 2017, 2018)
US OpenQF (2015)
Team competitions
Fed Cup/Billie Jean King Cup3–5 (37.5%)
Last updated on: 15 April 2020.

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 is No. 28, set on 22 February 2016.[1]

Personal life and background[edit]

Arruabarrena is coached by Andoni Vivanco. Her father, Juan, is a lithographer, and her mother, Blanca, is a nurse. She also has one younger sister. Arruabarrena started playing tennis at age of eight when took lessons with a friend for fun. She stated that her favourite surface is clay. When she was 15, she moved to Barcelona to train with Spanish Federation. Her tennis idol growing up was Justine Henin. Her favourite city is birthtown of San Sebastián, Spain.[2]

Career highlights[edit]

2007: Debut on the ITF Circuit[edit]

Arruabarrena made her debut appearance at the ITF Circuit at Les Francqueses del Valles, France, where she lost in first round against her compatriot Lucia Cervera-Vazquez, in straight-sets.[3]

2008: First ITF title[edit]

In July, she won her first ITF title on a $10k event in Oviedo. In the final, she defeated Hermon Brhane, in straight sets.[4]

2012: First WTA title, Grand Slam main-draw debut[edit]

Arruabarrena won her first WTA title at the Copa Colsanitas in Bogotá, beating Alexandra Panova in the final.[5] 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.[6]

Performance timelines[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.

Only main-draw results in WTA Tour, Grand Slam tournaments and Olympic Games are included in win–loss records.

Singles[edit]

Tournament 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 SR W–L Win %
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A 1R 1R 2R 2R 1R 2R 1R Q3 0 / 7 3–7 30%
French Open A 1R A Q1 1R 1R 1R 2R A 0 / 5 1–5 17%
Wimbledon A A 1R Q1 2R 2R 1R 2R A NH 0 / 5 3–5 38%
US Open A 2R 1R Q3 1R 1R 1R 2R Q2 0 / 6 2–6 25%
Win–Loss 0–0 1–2 0–3 0–1 2–4 2–4 0–4 4–4 0–1 0–0 0 / 23 9–23 28%
Premier Mandatory tournaments
Indian Wells Open A A 4R Q1 2R A 1R 2R Q1 P 0 / 4 5–4 56%
Miami Open A Q1 Q1 A A Q2 4R 1R Q1 P 0 / 2 3–2 60%
Madrid Open A 1R A 2R 1R 1R 3R 2R 1R P 0 / 7 4–7 36%
China Open A 2R A A 2R 1R 2R Q2 A 0 / 4 3–4 43%
Premier 5 tournaments
Dubai / Qatar Open A A A A A A 1R A 1R A 0 / 2 0–2 0%
Italian Open A A A A A Q2 Q1 Q1 A P 0 / 0 0–0  – 
Canadian Open A A Q2 A Q2 A 1R A A P 0 / 1 0–1 0%
Cincinnati Open A A Q1 A Q1 Q1 Q1 Q1 A 0 / 0 0–0  – 
Pan Pacific / Wuhan Open A Q1 A A A A Q1 Q1 A 0 / 0 0–0  – 
Career statistics
Tournaments 2 8 11 11 17 17 19 19 12 1 Career total: 117
Titles 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 Career total: 2
Finals 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 Career total: 4
Overall Win–Loss 3–2 8–7 8–11 10–11 15–17 16–16 14–19 13–19 8–12 0–1 2 / 117 95–115 45%
Year-end ranking 167 77 100 88 86 69 84 84 157 $3,079,860

Doubles[edit]

Tournament 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 SR W–L Win %
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open 1R A 2R 1R 1R 2R 1R 3R 0 / 7 4–7 36%
French Open A A 2R 1R 1R QF A 0 / 4 4–4 50%
Wimbledon 1R A 2R 1R 2R 2R A NH 0 / 5 3–5 38%
US Open A A QF 2R 2R 1R 1R 0 / 5 5–5 50%
Win–Loss 0–2 0–0 6–4 1–4 2–4 5–4 0–2 2–1 0 / 21 16–21 43%
Premier Mandatory tournaments
Indian Wells Open A A 1R A QF QF 1R P 0 / 4 4–4 50%
Miami Open A A A 1R 2R 2R 2R P 0 / 4 3–4 43%
Madrid Open A A QF 2R 2R 1R A P 0 / 4 4–4 50%
China Open A A 2R QF A 2R A 0 / 3 4–3 57%
Premier 5 tournaments
Dubai / Qatar Open A A A A A A SF A 0 / 1 3–1 75%
Italian Open A A A 2R 2R 1R A P 0 / 3 2–3 40%
Canadian Open A A A A A A A P 0 / 0 0–0  – 
Cincinnati Open A A 1R 1R A 1R A 0 / 3 0–3 0%
Pan Pacific / Wuhan Open A A 1R 1R A 1R A 0 / 7 3–7 30%
Career statistics
Year-end ranking 106 64 31 61 78 39 52

WTA career finals[edit]

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

Winner — Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (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 Karolína Schmiedlová 2–6, 4–6

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

Winner — Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Premier (0–0)
International (8–6)
Finals by surface
Hard (4–3)
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 (2)
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 S.A.R.
International Hard Slovenia Andreja Klepač France Alizé Cornet
Kazakhstan Yaroslava Shvedova
5–7, 4–6
Win 6–5 Apr 2016 Copa Colsanitas,
Colombia (2)
International Clay Germany Tatjana Maria Brazil Gabriela Cé
Venezuela Andrea Gámiz
6–2, 4–6, [10–8]
Win 7–5 Jul 2016 Swiss Open Gstaad,
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 Lausanne,
Switzerland
International Clay Switzerland Timea Bacsinszky Chile Alexa Guarachi
United States Desirae Krawczyk
6–4, 4–6, [6–10]
Win 8–6 Sep 2019 Korea Open,
South Korea (3)
International Hard Germany Tatjana Maria United States Hayley Carter
Brazil Laura Pigossi
7–6(9–7), 3–6, [10–7]

WTA 125K series finals[edit]

Singles: 1 (1 title)[edit]

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

Doubles: 1 (1 title)[edit]

Result W–L Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 Aug 2019 Karlsruhe Open, Germany Clay Czech Republic Renata Voráčová China Han Xinyun
China Yuan Yue
6–7(2–7), 6–4, [10–4]

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]

Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1–0 Jul 2008 ITF Oviedo, Spain 10,000 Hard Germany Hermon Brhane 7–6(7–2), 6–4
Loss 1–1 Oct 2008 ITF Sant Cugat del Vallès, Spain 10,000 Clay Spain Eva Fernández Brugués 4–6, 6–7
Win 2–1 Apr 2009 ITF Torrent, Spain 10,000 Clay Spain Marta Marrero 6–2, 6–3
Win 3–1 Sep 2009 ITF Lleida, Spain 10,000 Clay Romania Diana Enache 6–3, 5–7, 6–2
Win 4–1 Oct 2009 ITF Seville, Spain 10,000 Clay Serbia Neda Kozić 6–1, 6–2
Win 5–1 May 2010 ITF Badalona, Spain 10,000 Clay Ukraine Yevgeniya Kryvoruchko 6–4, 6–3
Win 6–1 Nov 2010 ITF Mallorca, Spain 10,000 Clay Spain Sandra Soler Sola 6–3, 6–3
Win 7–1 Nov 2010 ITF Mallorca, Spain 10,000 Clay Portugal Maria João Koehler 7–6(7–2), 6–3
Win 8–1 Nov 2010 ITF Vallduxo, Spain 10,000 Clay Russia Nanuli Pipiya 7–5, 7–6(8–6)
Win 9–1 Dec 2010 ITF Vinaròs, Spain 10,000 Clay Romania Cristina Dinu 6–2, 6–0
Win 10–1 Feb 2011 ITF Mallorca, Spain 10,000 Clay Switzerland Conny Perrin 6–1, 6–2
Win 11–1 Mar 2011 ITF Madrid, Spain 10,000 Clay Spain Leticia Costas Moreira 6–4, 6–2
Win 12–1 Aug 2014 Open Bogotá, Colombia 100,000 Clay Sweden Johanna Larsson 6–1, 6–3
Loss 12–2 Apr 2016 Osprey Challenger, United States 50,000 Hard United States Madison Brengle 6–4, 4–6, 3–6

Doubles: 15 (9 titles, 6 runner–ups)[edit]

Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Apr 2009 ITF Torrent, Spain 10,000 Clay Spain Carla Roset Franco Italy Martina Caciotti
Italy Nicole Clerico
6–7, 6–0, [9–11]
Win 1–1 Sep 2009 ITF Mollerussa, Spain 10,000 Hard Spain Carla Roset Franco Argentina Tatiana Búa
Spain Inés Ferrer Suárez
6–3, 2–6, [10–6]
Win 2–1 Nov 2009 ITF Vallduxo, Spain 10,000 Clay United Kingdom Amanda Carreras Spain Yera Campos Molina
Spain Sandra Soler Sola
6–4, 3–6, [11–9]
Win 3–1 Jul 2010 ITF Mont-de-Marsan, France 25,000 Clay Spain Inés Ferrer Suárez Ukraine Nadiia Kichenok
France Constance Sibille
6–3, 6–1
Loss 3–2 Aug 2010 ITF Koksijde, Belgium 25,000 Clay Spain María Teresa Torró Flor Italy Nicole Clerico
Germany Justine Ozga
7–5, 4–6, [6–10]
Win 4–2 Oct 2010 Madrid International, Spain 50,000 Clay Spain María Teresa Torró Flor Romania Irina-Camelia Begu
Romania Elena Bogdan
6–4, 7–5
Win 5–2 Nov 2010 ITF Mallorca, Spain 10,000 Clay Spain Inés Ferrer Suárez Portugal Maria João Koehler
Russia Avgusta Tsybysheva
7–5, 6–2
Loss 5–3 Nov 2010 ITF Vallduxo, Spain 10,000 Clay Italy Benedetta Davato United Kingdom Amanda Carreras
Venezuela Andrea Gámiz
6–7(5–7), 3–6
Win 6–3 Sep 2011 ITF Biella, Italy 100,000 Clay Russia Ekaterina Lopes Slovakia Janette Husárová
Czech Republic Renata Voráčová
6–3, 0–6, [10–3]
Win 7–3 Oct 2011 ITF Seville, Spain 25,000 Clay Spain Estrella Cabeza Candela Spain Leticia Costas Moreira
Spain Inés Ferrer Suárez
6–4, 6–4
Loss 7–4 Jul 2012 Open de Biarritz, France 100,000 Clay Puerto Rico Monica Puig France Séverine Beltrame
France Laura Thorpe
2–6, 3–6
Loss 7–5 Oct 2013 ITF Sant Cugat del Vallès, Spain 25,000 Clay United Kingdom Amanda Carreras Argentina Tatiana Búa
Venezuela Andrea Gámiz
6–4, 2–6, [7–10]
Loss 7–6 May 2014 ITF Grado, Italy 25,000 Clay Argentina Florencia Molinero Paraguay Verónica Cepede Royg
Liechtenstein Stephanie Vogt
4–6, 2–6
Win 8–6 Aug 2014 Open Bogotá, Colombia 100,000 Clay Argentina Florencia Molinero Austria Melanie Klaffner
Austria Patricia Mayr-Achleitner
6–2, 6–0
Win 9–6 Oct 2019 ITF Riba-roja de Túria, Spain 25,000 Clay Italy Sara Errani Belgium Marie Benoît
Romania Ioana Loredana Roșca
3–6, 6–4, [10–8]

Junior Grand Slam finals[edit]

Doubles: 1 (1 runner–up)[edit]

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

Wins over top 10 players[edit]

# Player Rank Event Surface Round Score
2015
1. Romania Simona Halep No. 2 China Open Hard 1R 5–4 ret.
2017
2. United States Madison Keys No. 9 Miami Open Hard 3R 7–5, 7–5
3. Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova No. 8 China Open 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. ^ "Bio".
  3. ^ "$10,000 Les Francqueses del Valles".
  4. ^ "$10,000 Oviedo".
  5. ^ "Past Winners".
  6. ^ Ana Ivanovic devastates Lara Arruabarrena Vecino to clear the opening round - French Open 2012 | bettor.com Archived 2013-02-15 at Archive.today

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