Xenia Knoll

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Xenia Knoll
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Knoll at the 2019 French Open
Country (sports)  Switzerland
Born (1992-09-02) 2 September 1992 (age 28)
Biel, Switzerland
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
PlaysLeft-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$313,604
Singles
Career record200–150 (57.1%)
Career titles4 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 254 (23 March 2015)
Current rankingNo. 896 (12 October 2020)
Doubles
Career record258–143 (64.3%)
Career titles2 WTA, 1 WTA 125K
Highest rankingNo. 40 (17 April 2017)
Current rankingNo. 88 (12 October 2020)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open1R (2018)
French Open2R (2019)
Wimbledon2R (2016)
US Open1R (2016, 2017, 2018)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Wimbledon1R (2017)
Team competitions
Fed Cup/BJK Cup0–1
Last updated on: 14 October 2020.

Xenia Knoll (born 2 September 1992) is a Swiss tennis player.

Knoll has won two doubles titles on the WTA Tour, as well as one doubles title at the WTA 125K series, and four singles and 26 doubles titles on the ITF Circuit. On 23 March 2015, she reached her career-high singles ranking of world No. 254. On 17 April 2017, she peaked at No. 40 in the doubles rankings.

Knoll made her WTA Tour debut at the 2013 Budapest Grand Prix with a direct entry into the main draw,[1] losing in straight sets to the former world-ranked number 11 Shahar Pe'er of Israel.[2]

Playing for the Swiss Team at the Fed Cup, Knoll has a win–loss record of 0–1.[3]

Personal life[edit]

She is of Serbian descent on her mother's side who is from Belgrade.[4]

WTA career finals[edit]

Doubles: 9 (2 titles, 7 runner-ups)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Premier (0–1)
International (2–6)
Finals by surface
Hard (0–3)
Clay (2–2)
Grass (0–1)
Carpet (0–1)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Apr 2016 İstanbul Cup,
Turkey
International Clay Montenegro Danka Kovinić Romania Andreea Mitu
Turkey İpek Soylu
w/o
Win 1–1 Apr 2016 Rabat Grand Prix,
Morocco
International Clay Serbia Aleksandra Krunić Germany Tatjana Maria
Romania Raluca Olaru
6–3, 6–0
Loss 1–2 Jun 2016 Rosmalen Championships,
Netherlands
International Grass Serbia Aleksandra Krunić Georgia (country) Oksana Kalashnikova
Kazakhstan Yaroslava Shvedova
1–6, 1–6
Win 2–2 Jul 2016 Ladies Open Gstaad,
Switzerland
International Clay Spain Lara Arruabarrena Germany Annika Beck
Russia Evgeniya Rodina
6–1, 3–6, [10–8]
Loss 2–3 Feb 2017 St. Petersburg Trophy,
Russia
Premier Hard Croatia Darija Jurak Latvia Jelena Ostapenko
Poland Alicja Rosolska
6–3, 2–6, [5–10]
Loss 2–4 Oct 2017 Linz Open,
Austria
International Hard (i) Russia Natela Dzalamidze Netherlands Kiki Bertens
Sweden Johanna Larsson
6–3, 3–6, [4–10]
Loss 2–5 Apr 2018 İstanbul Cup,
Turkey
International Clay United Kingdom Anna Smith China Liang Chen
China Zhang Shuai
4–6, 4–6
Loss 2–6 Sep 2018 Tournoi de Québec,
Canada
International Carpet (i) Croatia Darija Jurak United States Asia Muhammad
United States Maria Sanchez
4–6, 3–6
Loss 2–7 Oct 2019 Linz Open,
Austria
International Hard (i) Austria Barbara Haas Czech Republic Barbora Krejčíková
Czech Republic Kateřina Siniaková
4–6, 3–6

WTA 125K series finals[edit]

Doubles: 1 (1 title)[edit]

Result W–L    Date    Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 May 2016 Bol Ladies Open, Croatia Clay Croatia Petra Martić Romania Raluca Olaru
Turkey İpek Soylu
6–3, 6–2

ITF Circuit finals[edit]

Singles: 9 (4 titles, 5 runner–ups)[edit]

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (1–2)
Clay (3–3)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 Jun 2009 ITF Cremona, Italy 10,000 Clay Italy Lisa Sabino 4–6, 6–7(3–7)
Loss 0–2 May 2011 ITF Madrid, Spain 10,000 Hard Spain Lucía Cervera Vázquez 4–6, 5–7
Win 1–2 May 2013 ITF Timișoara, Romania 10,000 Clay Romania Bianca Hîncu 3–6, 6–2, 7–5
Loss 1–3 Jul 2013 ITF Prokuplje, Serbia 10,000 Clay Bulgaria Viktoriya Tomova 6–7(2–7), 2–6
Win 2–3 Sep 2013 ITF Belgrade, Serbia 10,000 Clay Serbia Natalija Kostić 6–3, 6–3
Loss 2–4 Mar 2014 ITF Heraklion, Greece 10,000 Hard United Kingdom Anna Smith 1–6, 3–6
Loss 2–5 Sep 2014 ITF Moscow, Russia 25,000 Clay Russia Evgeniya Rodina 6–7(2–7), 1–6
Win 3–5 Nov 2018 ITF Heraklion, Greece 15,000 Clay Bulgaria Ani Vangelova 6–2, 7–5
Win 4–5 Oct 2019 ITF Andrézieux-Bouthéon, France 15,000 Hard (i) France Maon Leonard 6–0, 7–5

Doubles: 44 (26 titles, 18 runner–ups)[edit]

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (4–1)
Clay (15–17)
Grass (1–0)
Carpet (6–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Jun 2009 ITF Lenzerheide, Switzerland 10,000 Clay Switzerland Amra Sadiković Netherlands Michelle Gerards
Netherlands Marcella Koek
3–6, 3–6
Win 1–1 Jun 2009 ITF Davos, Switzerland 10,000 Clay Switzerland Amra Sadiković Netherlands Marcella Koek
Italy Lisa Sabino
7–5, 6–1
Win 2–1 Mar 2010 ITF Wetzikon, Switzerland 10,000 Carpet (i) Switzerland Amra Sadiković Czech Republic Simona Dobrá
Czech Republic Tereza Hladíková
6–4, 7–6(7–5)
Loss 2–2 Aug 2010 ITF Innsbruck, Austria 10,000 Clay Switzerland Amra Sadiković France Victoria Larrière
France Elixane Lechemia
w/o
Win 3–2 Nov 2010 ITF Stockholm, Sweden 10,000 Hard (i) Switzerland Lara Michel Denmark Karen Barbat
Sweden Anna Brazhnikova
6–3, 6–3
Win 4–2 Mar 2011 ITF Fällanden, Switzerland 10,000 Carpet (i) Switzerland Amra Sadiković Slovenia Dalila Jakupović
Slovenia Anja Prislan
6–3, 6–3
Loss 4–3 Jun 2011 ITF Madrid, Spain 10,000 Clay Italy Benedetta Davato Switzerland Lisa Sabino
Italy Andreea Văideanu
4–6, 1–6
Win 5–3 Aug 2011 ITF Trimbach, Switzerland 10,000 Clay Germany Christina Shakovets Australia Marisa Gianotti
Czech Republic Kateřina Kramperová
6–3, 7–6(7–5)
Win 6–3 Mar 2012 ITF Fällanden, Switzerland 10,000 Carpet (i) Switzerland Amra Sadiković Switzerland Lara Michel
United Kingdom Emily Webley-Smith
6–7(3–7), 6–4, [12–10]
Loss 6–4 Jun 2012 ITF Breda, Netherlands 10,000 Clay Germany Carolin Daniels Belgium Ysaline Bonaventure
Bulgaria Isabella Shinikova
4–6, 6–7(5–7)
Win 7–4 Feb 2013 ITF Kreuzlingen, Switzerland 10,000 Carpet (i) Switzerland Timea Bacsinszky Croatia Matea Mezak
Croatia Silvia Njirić
6–3, 6–2
Loss 7–5 Sep 2013 ITF Belgrade, Serbia 10,000 Clay Serbia Tamara Čurović North Macedonia Lina Gjorcheska
Romania Camelia Hristea
0–6, 1–6
Win 8–5 Sep 2013 ITF Dobrich, Bulgaria 25,000 Clay Serbia Teodora Mirčić Bulgaria Isabella Shinikova
Bulgaria Dalia Zafirova
7–5, 7–6(7–5)
Win 9–5 Sep 2013 ITF Budapest, Hungary 25,000 Clay Switzerland Timea Bacsinszky Hungary Réka Luca Jani
Ukraine Veronika Kapshay
7–6(7–3), 6–2
Win 10–5 May 2014 ITF Moscow, Russia 25,000 Clay Kazakhstan Anna Danilina Russia Ekaterina Bychkova
Russia Evgeniya Rodina
6–3, 6–2
Loss 10–6 Jun 2014 ITF La Marsa, Tunisia 25,000 Clay Turkey Pemra Özgen Venezuela Andrea Gámiz
Russia Valeria Savinykh
6–1, 6–7(6–8), [9–11]
Loss 10–7 Jun 2014 ITF Ystad, Sweden 25,000 Clay Kazakhstan Anna Danilina Slovenia Nastja Kolar
Austria Yvonne Neuwirth
6–7(3–7), 6–3, [6–10]
Loss 10–8 Jul 2014 ITF Aschaffenburg, Germany 25,000 Clay Netherlands Lesley Kerkhove Japan Rika Fujiwara
Japan Yuuki Tanaka
1–6, 4–6
Win 11–8 Sep 2014 ITF Moscow, Russia 25,000 Clay Kazakhstan Anna Danilina Russia Valentyna Ivakhnenko
Russia Yuliya Kalabina
6–1, 4–6, [10–6]
Win 12–8 Sep 2014 ITF Moscow, Russia 25,000 Clay Russia Veronika Kudermetova Russia Alexandra Artamonova
Russia Polina Monova
7–6(12–10), 7–5
Loss 12–9 Sep 2014 ITF Podgorica, Montenegro 25,000 Clay Netherlands Arantxa Rus Romania Alexandra Cadanțu
Liechtenstein Stephanie Vogt
1–6, 6–3, [2–10]
Win 13–9 Oct 2014 ITF Istanbul, Turkey 25,000 Hard (i) Turkey İpek Soylu Turkey Ayla Aksu
Turkey Müge Topsel
6–2, 6–4
Win 14–9 Nov 2014 GB Pro-Series Bath, United Kingdom 25,000 Hard (i) Netherlands Lesley Kerkhove Serbia Barbara Bonić
Turkey Pemra Özgen
6–3, 6–1
Loss 14–10 Feb 2015 ITF Beinasco, Italy 25,000 Clay (i) Italy Alice Matteucci Netherlands Demi Schuurs
Chile Daniela Seguel
4–6, 6–4, [9–11]
Win 15–10 Jun 2015 Surbiton Trophy, United Kingdom 50,000 Grass Ukraine Lyudmyla Kichenok United Kingdom Tara Moore
United Kingdom Nicola Slater
7–6(8–6), 6–3
Win 16–10 Jun 2015 ITF Ystad, Sweden 25,000 Clay Sweden Cornelia Lister Switzerland Conny Perrin
South Africa Chanel Simmonds
7–5, 7–6(7–5)
Loss 16–11 Jun 2015 ITF Lenzerheide, Switzerland 25,000 Clay Germany Antonia Lottner Spain Yvonne Cavallé Reimers
Switzerland Karin Kennel
w/o
Loss 16–12 Jun 2015 ITF Denain, France 25,000 Clay Argentina Florencia Molinero Belgium Elise Mertens
Turkey İpek Soylu
6–7(3–7), 3–6
Win 17–12 Jul 2015 ITF Turin, Italy 25,000 Clay Italy Alice Matteucci Sweden Susanne Celik
Latvia Diāna Marcinkēviča
6–2, 7–5
Win 18–12 Jul 2015 ITF Imola, Italy 25,000 Carpet Italy Claudia Giovine Greece Despina Papamichail
United States Bernarda Pera
7–5, 6–2
Loss 18–13 Aug 2015 ITF Mamaia, Romania 25,000 Clay Switzerland Amra Sadiković Russia Anastasiya Komardina
Georgia (country) Sofia Shapatava
3–6, 7–5, [8–10]
Win 19–13 Nov 2015 GB Pro-Series Shrewsbury, United Kingdom 25,000 Hard (i) Italy Alice Matteucci Netherlands Lesley Kerkhove
Netherlands Quirine Lemoine
3–6, 6–3, [10–3]
Loss 19–14 Jan 2016 ITF Andrézieux-Bouthéon, France 50,000 Hard (i) Switzerland Viktorija Golubic Belgium Elise Mertens
Belgium An-Sophie Mestach
4–6, 6–3, [7–10]
Win 20–14 Feb 2016 ITF Altenkirchen, Germany 25,000 Carpet (i) Belgium Ysaline Bonaventure Israel Deniz Khazaniuk
Russia Maria Marfutina
6–1, 6–4
Loss 20–15 May 2016 Open de Cagnes-sur-Mer, France 100,000 Clay Serbia Aleksandra Krunić Romania Andreea Mitu
Netherlands Demi Schuurs
4–6, 5–7
Loss 20–16 Sep 2016 ITF Podgorica, Montenegro 25,000 Clay Serbia Ivana Jorović Bosnia and Herzegovina Anita Husarić
Netherlands Quirine Lemoine
6–3, 4–6, [4–10]
Win 21–16 Aug 2017 ITF Montreux Open, Switzerland 25,000 Clay Switzerland Amra Sadiković Slovakia Michaela Hončová
Bulgaria Isabella Shinikova
6–2, 7–5
Win 22–16 Mar 2018 ITF Antalya, Turkey 15,000 Clay Sweden Cornelia Lister Russia Amina Anshba
Kyrgyzstan Ksenia Palkina
6–0, 5–7, [10–8]
Loss 22–17 May 2018 ITF Trnava, Slovakia 100,000 Clay United Kingdom Anna Smith Australia Jessica Moore
Kazakhstan Galina Voskoboeva
6–0, 3–6, [7–10]
Loss 22–18 Nov 2018 ITF Heraklion, Greece 15,000 Clay Poland Anna Hertel Romania Oana Gavrilă
Israel Maya Tahan
3–6, 6–1, [3–10]
Win 23–18 May 2019 Open de Cagnes-sur-Mer, France 80,000 Clay Russia Anna Blinkova Brazil Beatriz Haddad Maia
Brazil Luisa Stefani
4–6, 6–2, [14–12]
Win 24–18 May 2019 ITF Trnava, Slovakia 100,000 Clay Russia Anna Blinkova Sweden Cornelia Lister
Czech Republic Renata Voráčová
7–5, 7–5
Win 25–18 Sep 2019 ITF Verbier, Switzerland 25,000 Clay Switzerland Simona Waltert Turkey Ipek Soylu
Liechtenstein Kathinka von Deichmann
6–4, 6–3
Win 26–18 Sep 2019 ITF Montreux, Switzerland 60,000 Clay Luxembourg Mandy Minella Switzerland Ylena In-Albon
Switzerland Conny Perrin
6–3, 6–4

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hungarian Grand Prix" (PDF). Women's Tennis Association. Retrieved 7 July 2013.
  2. ^ "Xenia Knoll verliert WTA-Premiere". SRF (in German). 9 July 2013. Retrieved 15 July 2013.
  3. ^ Xenia Knoll at the Billie Jean King Cup
  4. ^ Petra Martic paired with a Swiss Xenia Knoll won in the final of pairs at WTA Bol Open.

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