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Isabella Shinikova
Isabella Shinikova
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Isabella Shinikova at Wimbledon, 2016
Country (sports) Bulgaria
ResidenceSofia, Bulgaria
Born (1991-10-25) 25 October 1991 (age 28)
Sofia, Bulgaria
Height1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Turned pro2009
PlaysRight-handed
(two-handed backhand)
Prize moneyUS$ 361,330
Singles
Career record453-278 (62.0%)
Career titles22 ITF
Highest ranking
Current rankingNo. 187 (16 March 2020)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ2 (2020)
French OpenQ1 (2017)
WimbledonQ2 (2019)
US OpenQ3 (2019)
Doubles
Career record298-228 (56.7%)
Career titles29 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 159 (20 May 2019)
Current rankingNo. 231 (16 March 2020)
Team competitions
Fed Cup12-17 (41.4%)
Last updated on: June 2020.

Isabella Shinikova (Bulgarian: ) (born 25 October 1991) is a Bulgarian tennis player.

On 20 February 2017, she reached her career-high singles ranking of world No. 133. On 14 January 2019, she peaked at No. 213 in the doubles rankings.

She has also played for the Bulgarian Fed Cup team, with a current 12-17 record.

Early life and junior career

Shinikova started playing tennis at the age seven. She played on the ITF Junior Circuit in 2006 and won two singles titles and one doubles title.[1]

Professional career

In 2009 Shinikova made her pro debut at an $25,000 event. Since then she is playing on the ITF Women's Circuit, and in 2015 she topped the 2015 leaderboard winning eight titles through the year.[2]

2016

In April Shinikova made her debut at main draw of WTA tournament at Katowice Open, losing to Alizé Cornet 2-6, 7-6, 3-6 in the first round. Then she failed to qualify for the main draws of Stuttgart Open, Ricoh Open and Aegon Classic Birmingham. In July, Shinikova qualified for the main draw at the BRD Bucharest Open losing to Simona Halep in the second round. Shinikova made her debut at US Open qualifying draw, seeded 31st, losing to Laura Robson in the second round.

Grand Slam singles performance timeline

Tournament 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 W-L
Australian Open A Q1 A A Q2 0-0
French Open A Q1 A A 0-0
Wimbledon Q1 Q1 A Q2 NH 0-0
US Open Q2 A A Q3 0-0
Win-Loss 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

ITF Circuit finals

Singles: 41 (22 titles, 19 runner-ups)

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$80,000 tournaments
$60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0-1 Oct 2010 ITF Dobrich, Bulgaria 10,000 Clay Montenegro Danka Kovini? 4-6, 3-6
Loss 0-2 Apr 2011 ITF Antalya, Turkey 10,000 Clay Georgia (country) Ekaterine Gorgodze 1-6, 3-6
Loss 0-3 Apr 2011 ITF Antalya, Turkey 10,000 Hard Netherlands Quirine Lemoine 4-6, 2-6
Loss 0-4 Jun 2011 ITF Madrid, Spain 10,000 Clay Switzerland Lisa Sabino 5-7, 3-6
Win 1-4 Mar 2012 ITF Amiens, France 10,000 Clay (i) Belgium Ysaline Bonaventure 6-3, 0-6, 6-3
Loss 1-5 Mar 2012 ITF La Marsa, Tunisia 25,000 Clay Ukraine Elina Svitolina 6-7(4), 6-7(5)
Loss 1-6 Dec 2012 ITF Antalya, Turkey 10,000 Clay France Irina Ramialison 1-6, 6-2, 0-6
Win 2-6 Dec 2012 ITF Istanbul, Turkey 10,000 Hard (i) Turkey ?pek Soylu 6-4, 6-2
Loss 2-7 Jun 2013 ITF Adana, Turkey 10,000 Hard Slovakia Zuzana Zlochová 5-7, 0-6
Loss 2-8 Jun 2013 ITF Breda, Netherlands 10,000 Clay United States Bernarda Pera 4-6, 6-4, 0-6
Loss 2-9 Mar 2014 ITF Bron, France 10,000 Hard (i) Croatia Ema Mikul?i? 0-6, 5-7
Win 3-9 May 2014 ITF Caserta, Italy 10,000 Clay Ukraine Marianna Zakarlyuk 4-6, 6-3, 6-4
Win 4-9 Jan 2015 ITF El Kantaoui, Tunisia 10,000 Hard Egypt Sandra Samir 6-2, 3-6, 6-3
Win 5-9 Feb 2015 ITF El Kantaoui, Tunisia 10,000 Hard Belgium Marie Benoît 6-2, 5-7, 6-1
Loss 5-10 Mar 2015 ITF El Kantaoui, Tunisia 10,000 Hard France Myrtille Georges 4-6, 0-6
Win 6-10 Jul 2015 ITF Bursa, Turkey 10,000 Clay Argentina Julieta Lara Estable 6-3, 6-4
Win 7-10 Sep 2015 ITF Varna, Bulgaria 10,000 Clay Romania Irina Bara 7-6(2), 6-4
Win 8-10 Oct 2015 ITF Sozopol, Bulgaria 10,000 Hard France Margot Yerolymos 6-3, 3-0 ret.
Win 9-10 Nov 2015 ITF El Kantaoui, Tunisia 10,000 Hard Tunisia Chiraz Bechri 6-1, 6-2
Win 10-10 Dec 2015 ITF El Kantaoui, Tunisia 10,000 Hard Russia Yana Sizikova 6-3, 6-2
Win 11-10 Dec 2015 ITF El Kantaoui, Tunisia 10,000 Hard Russia Marta Paigina 7-5, 6-1
Loss 11-11 Dec 2015 ITF El Kantaoui, Tunisia 10,000 Hard Russia Marta Paigina 2-6, 3-6
Win 12-11 Feb 2016 ITF Beinasco, Italy 25,000 Clay Italy Jessica Pieri 1-6, 6-2, 6-2
Win 13-11 Mar 2016 ITF Hammamet, Tunisia 10,000 Clay Austria Julia Grabher 6-4, 6-4
Win 14-11 Mar 2016 ITF Hammamet, Tunisia 10,000 Clay Romania Irina Bara 6-1, 4-6, 7-6(2)
Win 15-11 May 2016 ITF Chiasso, Switzerland 25,000 Clay United Kingdom Amanda Carreras 6-3, 7-6(1)
Win 16-11 May 2016 ITF Caserta, Italy 25,000 Clay Slovenia Dalila Jakupovi? 6-2, 4-6, 6-2
Win 17-11 Jul 2016 ITF Toru?, Poland 25,000 Clay Slovenia Tadeja Majeri? 7-5, 4-6, 6-2
Loss 17-12 Sep 2016 ITF Dobrich, Bulgaria 25,000 Clay Liechtenstein Kathinka von Deichmann 0-6, 3-6
Win 18-12 Nov 2016 ITF Stockholm, Sweden 10,000 Hard (i) Slovakia Kristína Schmiedlová 6-4, 6-2
Loss 18-13 Oct 2017 ITF Hammamet, Tunisia 15,000 Clay France Marie Témin 4-6, 0-6
Win 19-13 Oct 2017 ITF Hammamet, Tunisia 15,000 Clay Japan Satsuki Takamura 6-1, 6-2
Loss 19-14 Oct 2017 ITF Hammamet, Tunisia 15,000 Clay Oman Fatma Al-Nabhani 3-6, 1-6
Loss 19-15 Mar 2018 ITF Palma Nova, Spain 15,000 Clay Switzerland Ylena In-Albon 1-6, 5-7
Loss 19-16 Mar 2018 ITF Hammamet, Tunisia 15,000 Clay Croatia Lea Bo?kovi? 7-6(7), 3-6, 4-6
Loss 19-17 Mar 2018 ITF Hammamet, Tunisia 15,000 Clay Paraguay Montserrat González 6-7(4), 2-6
Win 20-17 Apr 2018 ITF Hammamet, Tunisia 15,000 Clay Spain Yvonne Cavalle-Reimers 6-3, 7-5
Loss 20-18 Jun 2018 ITF Klosters, Switzerland 25,000 Clay Czech Republic Miriam Kolodziejová 7-5, 4-6, 1-6
Loss 20-19 Jul 2018 ITF Båstad, Sweden 25,000 Clay United States Allie Kiick 2-6, 1-6
Win 21-19 Feb 2019 ITF Trnava, Slovakia 25,000 Hard (i) Czech Republic Denisa Allertová 6-1, 6-3
Win 22-19 Sep 2019 ITF Caldas da Rainha, Portugal 60,000 Hard Serbia Natalija Kosti? 6-3, 2-0 ret.

Doubles: 56 (29 titles, 27 runner-ups)

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$80,000 tournaments
$60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0-1 Jul 2010 ITF Prokuplje, Serbia 10,000 Clay Slovenia Jelena Duri?i? Romania Camelia Hristea
Romania Ionela-Andreea Iova
5-7, 4-6
Win 1-1 Aug 2010 ITF Istanbul, Turkey 10,000 Hard Turkey Ba?ak Erayd?n Oman Fatma Al-Nabhani
Portugal Magali de Lattre
3-6, 6-3, [10-4]
Win 2-1 Jan 2011 ITF Glasgow, Great Britain 10,000 Hard (i) Norway Ulrikke Eikeri Serbia Teodora Mir?i?
Croatia Jasmina Tinji?
6-4, 6-4
Loss 2-2 Mar 2011 ITF Antalya, Turkey 10,000 Clay Bulgaria Martina Gledacheva Belarus Ilona Kremen
Netherlands Demi Schuurs
6-3, 6-7(3), [8-10]
Loss 2-3 Jun 2011 ITF Madrid, Spain 10,000 Hard Bulgaria Julia Stamatova Spain Rocío de la Torre-Sánchez
Spain Olga Sáez Larra
4-6, 6-4, [8-10]
Loss 2-4 Jun 2011 ITF Alkmaar, Netherlands 10,000 Clay Malta Kimberley Cassar Poland Olga Brózda
Poland Natalia Ko?at
7-6(6), 2-6, [2-10]
Loss 2-5 Jul 2011 ITF Prokuplje, Serbia 10,000 Clay Bulgaria Julia Stamatova Slovenia Polona Reber?ak
Hungary Zsófia Susányi
4-6, 6-7(2)
Win 3-5 Aug 2011 ITF Istanbul, Turkey 10,000 Hard France Irina Ramialison Ukraine Khristina Kazimova
Germany Christina Shakovets
3-6, 6-1, [10-8]
Loss 3-6 Aug 2011 ITF Istanbul, Turkey 10,000 Hard Georgia (country) Sofia Kvatsabaia Portugal Magali de Lattre
United Kingdom Lisa Whybourn
3-6, 6-2, [10-12]
Loss 3-7 Mar 2012 ITF Bron, France 10,000 Hard (i) Germany Justine Ozga Latvia Di?na Marcink?vi?a
Greece Despina Papamichail
5-7, 5-7
Win 4-7 Mar 2012 ITF La Marsa, Tunisia 25,000 Clay Norway Ulrikke Eikeri Bosnia and Herzegovina Mervana Jugi?-Salki?
Austria Sandra Klemenschits
6-3, 6-4
Win 5-7 Apr 2012 ITF Vic, Spain 10,000 Clay Russia Eugeniya Pashkova United Kingdom Amanda Carreras
Mexico Ximena Hermoso
6-1, 6-2
Loss 5-8 Jun 2012 ITF Lenzerheide, Switzerland 25,000 Clay Russia Ksenia Lykina Serbia Aleksandra Kruni?
Croatia Ana Vrlji?
2-6, 4-6
Win 6-8 Jul 2012 ITF Breda, Italy 10,000 Clay Belgium Ysaline Bonaventure Germany Carolin Daniels
Switzerland Xenia Knoll
6-4, 7-6(5)
Loss 6-9 Jul 2012 ITF Denain, France 25,000 Clay Slovakia Michaela Hon?ová France Myrtille Georges
France Céline Ghesquière
4-6, 2-6
Loss 6-10 Feb 2013 ITF Antalya, Turkey 10,000 Clay Spain Eva Fernández-Brugués South Korea Han Na-lae
South Korea Lee Jin-a
3-6, 3-6
Win 7-10 Mar 2013 ITF Amiens, France 10,000 Clay (i) Germany Lena-Marie Hofmann Netherlands Bernice van de Velde
Netherlands Kelly Versteeg
7-6(5), 6-1
Win 8-10 Mar 2013 ITF Le Havre, France 10,000 Clay (i) France Estelle Cascino Germany Dejana Raickovic
Germany Laura Schaeder
0-6, 7-5, [10-5]
Win 9-10 Aug 2013 ITF Braunschweig, Germany 15,000 Clay France Clothilde de Bernardi Czech Republic Tereza Maliková
Czech Republic Tereza Smitková
3-6, 6-1, [10-8]
Loss 9-11 Sep 2013 ITF Dobrich, Bulgaria 25,000 Clay Bulgaria Dalia Zafirova Switzerland Xenia Knoll
Serbia Teodora Mir?i?
5-7, 6-7(5)
Win 10-11 Feb 2014 ITF Bron, France 10,000 Hard (i) Ukraine Alyona Sotnikova Germany Anna Klasen
Philippines Katharina Lehnert
5-7, 7-6(5), [10-5]
Win 11-11 Mar 2014 ITF Amiens, France 10,000 Clay (i) Ukraine Alyona Sotnikova Italy Angelica Moratelli
Italy Anna Remondina
6-1, 6-4
Win 12-11 Mar 2014 ITF Le Havre, France 10,000 Clay (i) Ukraine Alyona Sotnikova Netherlands Bernice van de Velde
Netherlands Kelly Versteeg
6-4, 6-3
Win 13-11 Apr 2014 ITF Dijon, France 15,000 Hard (i) Hungary Réka Luca Jani Czech Republic Martina Borecká
Netherlands Michaëlla Krajicek
6-3, 7-5
Loss 13-12 Aug 2014 ITF Innsbruck, Austria 10,000 Clay Bulgaria Julia Stamatova Poland Zuzanna Maciejewska
Italy Camilla Rosatello
2-6, 2-6
Loss 13-13 Aug 2014 ITF Braunschweig, Germany 15,000 Clay Russia Polina Leykina Switzerland Conny Perrin
South Africa Chanel Simmonds
3-6, 0-6
Win 14-13 Sep 2014 ITF Belgrade, Serbia 10,000 Clay Serbia Natalija Kosti? Croatia Nina Alibali?
Serbia Nina Stojanovi?
6-1, 6-2
Loss 14-14 Sep 2014 ITF Dobrich, Bulgaria 25,000 Clay Hungary Réka Luca Jani Romania Andreea Mitu
Romania Irina Bara
5-7, 6-7(5)
Win 15-14 Sep 2014 ITF Varna, Bulgaria 10,000 Clay Bulgaria Julia Terziyska Romania Diana Buzean
Romania Raluca Elena Platon
7-5, 6-1
Loss 15-15 Oct 2014 ITF Albena, Bulgaria 10,000 Clay Moldova Julia Helbet Czech Republic Lenka Kun?íková
Czech Republic Karolína Stuchlá
2-6, 4-6
Win 16-15 Jan 2015 ITF El Kantaoui, Tunisia 10,000 Hard France Estelle Cascino Czech Republic Kristýna Hrabalová
Czech Republic Vendula ?ovincová
7-6(3), 6-0
Win 17-15 Jan 2015 ITF El Kantaoui, Tunisia 10,000 Hard Slovakia Chantal ?kamlová Croatia Silvia Njiri?
Spain Olga Parres Azcoitia
6-2, 6-0
Win 18-15 Feb 2015 ITF Mâcon, France 10,000 Hard (i) Netherlands Eva Wacanno France Kinnie Laisné
France Marine Partaud
6-4, 3-6, [10-5]
Win 19-15 Mar 2015 ITF El Kantaoui, Tunisia 10,000 Hard France Myrtille Georges South Africa Chanel Simmonds
Belgium Magali Kempen
1-6, 6-4, [10-2]
Loss 19-16 Mar 2015 ITF El Kantaoui, Tunisia 10,000 Hard Oman Fatma Al-Nabhani Germany Carolin Daniels
Poland Justyna Jegio?ka
5-7, 7-5, [5-10]
Win 20-16 Jul 2015 ITF Bursa, Turkey 10,000 Clay Bulgaria Dia Evtimova Argentina Ailen Crespo Azconzábal
Argentina Ana Victoria Gobbi Monllau
6-2, 3-6, [10-7]
Win 21-16 Sep 2015 ITF Varna, Bulgaria 10,000 Clay Romania Irina Bara Argentina Julieta Lara Estable
Argentina Ana Victoria Gobbi Monllau
7-5, 4-6, [10-4]
Win 22-16 Oct 2015 ITF Sozopol, Bulgaria 10,000 Hard Bulgaria Julia Terziyska Germany Anna Klasen
Germany Charlotte Klasen
6-1, 6-2
Win 23-16 Dec 2015 ITF El Kantaoui, Tunisia 10,000 Hard Switzerland Karin Kennel Belarus Darya Chernetsova
Russia Yana Sizikova
6-2, 6-3
Loss 23-17 Dec 2015 ITF El Kantaoui, Tunisia 10,000 Hard United Kingdom Francesca Stephenson Belarus Darya Chernetsova
Moldova Alexandra Perper
4-6, 6-4, [7-10]
Win 24-17 Mar 2016 ITF El Kantaoui, Tunisia 10,000 Clay Austria Julia Grabher Russia Yuliya Kalabina
Russia Polina Monova
7-5, 6-0
Loss 24-18 Mar 2016 ITF El Kantaoui, Tunisia 10,000 Clay North Macedonia Lina Gjorcheska Austria Julia Grabher
Hungary Naomi Totka
7-5, 1-6, [11-13]
Win 25-18 Sep 2016 ITF Dobrich, Bulgaria 25,000 Clay North Macedonia Lina Gjorcheska Germany Laura Schaeder
Norway Melanie Stokke
6-7(13), 6-2, [10-6]
Loss 25-19 Mar 2017 ITF Hammamet, Tunisia 15,000 Clay Russia Margarita Lazareva Slovakia Sandra Jamrichová
Russia Yulia Kulikova
5-7, 6-7(5)
Win 26-19 Mar 2017 ITF Hammamet, Tunisia 15,000 Clay Slovakia Chantal ?kamlová Russia Margarita Lazareva
Russia Maria Marfutina
7-6(5), 4-6, [10-8]
Loss 26-20 Jul 2017 ITF Horb, Germany 25,000 Clay Hungary Ágnes Bukta Netherlands Lesley Kerkhove
Netherlands Bibiane Schoofs
5-7, 3-6
Loss 26-21 Aug 2017 ITF Montreux, Switzerland 25,000 Clay Slovakia Michaela Hon?ová Switzerland Xenia Knoll
Switzerland Amra Sadikovi?
2-6, 5-7
Loss 26-22 Oct 2017 ITF Hammamet, Tunisia 15,000 Clay Croatia Mariana Dra?i? Croatia Lea Bo?kovi?
France Yasmine Mansouri
6-1, 4-6, [6-10]
Loss 26-23 Dec 2017 ITF Hammamet, Tunisia 15,000 Clay France Victoria Muntean Italy Claudia Giovine
Italy Giorgia Marchetti
3-6, 1-6
Loss 26-24 Mar 2018 ITF Hammamet, Tunisia 15,000 Clay Italy Camilla Scala Paraguay Montserrat González
Brazil Laura Pigossi
2-6, 0-6
Win 27-24 Jul 2018 ITF Aschaffenburg, Germany 25,000 Clay Russia Polina Leykina United States Chiara Scholl
Finland Emma Laine
7-6(4), 7-5
Loss 27-25 Jul 2018 ITF Baja, Hungary 25,000 Clay Romania Nicoleta Dasc?lu Serbia Natalija Kosti?
Argentina Paula Ormaechea
w/o
Win 28-25 Sep 2018 ITF Clermont-Ferrand, France 25,000 Hard (i) Switzerland Leonie Küng France Manon Arcangioli
France Sherazad Reix
6-2, 7-5
Loss 28-26 Jun 2019 ITF Klosters, Switzerland 25,000 Clay Switzerland Leonie Küng Switzerland Lisa Sabino
Italy Gaia Sanesi
6-3, 1-6, [6-10]
Loss 28-27 Aug 2019 ITF Grodzisk Mazowiecki, Poland 25,000 Clay Norway Ulrikke Eikeri Poland Anna Hertel
Ukraine Anastasiya Shoshyna
7-6(6), 2-6, [4-10]
Win 29-27 Sep 2019 ITF Caldas da Rainha, Portugal 60,000 Hard France Jessika Ponchet Kazakhstan Anna Danilina
Germany Vivian Heisen
6-1, 6-3

Year-end rankings

Year 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Singles - 719 350 349 343 410 330 152 353 275 163
Doubles 1029 620 378 293 309 274 331 383 376 220 250

Fed Cup

Shinikova debuted for the Bulgaria Fed Cup team in 2012. Since then, she has a 6-7 singles record and a 5-7 doubles record (11-14 overall).

Singles (3-2)

Edition Round Date Against Surface Opponent W/L Result
2012 Europe/Africa Group I RPO 4 February 2012  Portugal Hard Portugal Maria João Koehler L 3-6, 5-7
2014 Europe/Africa Group I RR 4 February 2014  Portugal Hard (i) Portugal Maria João Koehler L 6-3, 1-6, 4-6
6 February 2014  Turkey Turkey Pemra Özgen W 6-2, 3-6, 6-4
RPO 9 February 2014  Luxembourg Luxembourg Claudine Schaul W 6-2, 6-3
2012 Europe/Africa Group I PO5 6 February 2016  Georgia Hard Georgia (country) Sofia Shapatava W 1-6, 7-6(1), 6-4

Doubles (4-5)

Edition Round Date Partner Against Surface Opponents W/L Result
2013 Europe/Africa Group I RR 7 February 2013 Bulgaria Elitsa Kostova  Netherlands Hard Netherlands Arantxa Rus
Netherlands Bibiane Schoofs
W 6-2, 7-6(5)
8 February 2013 Bulgaria Dia Evtimova  Luxembourg Luxembourg Laura Correia
Luxembourg Tiffany Cornelius
W 6-2, 6-2
9 February 2013 Bulgaria Elitsa Kostova  Slovenia Slovenia Andreja Klepa?
Slovenia Tina Rupert
W 6-2, 6-3
2014 Europe/Africa Group I RR 4 February 2014 Bulgaria Viktoriya Tomova  Portugal Hard (i) Portugal Bárbara Luz
Portugal Ines Murta
W 6-2, 7-5
6 February 2014 Bulgaria Elitsa Kostova  Turkey Turkey Ça?la Büyükakçay
Turkey Pemra Özgen
L 7-5, 1-6, 5-7
2016 Europe/Africa Group I RR 3 February 2016 Bulgaria Dia Evtimova  Hungary Hard Hungary Dalma Gálfi
Hungary Fanny Stollár
L 3-6, 1-6
4 February 2016 Bulgaria Dia Evtimova  Latvia Latvia Di?na Marcinkevi?a
Latvia Je?ena Ostapenko
L 6-4, 0-6, 5-7
5 February 2016 Bulgaria Dia Evtimova  Belgium Belgium Marie Benoît
Belgium An-Sophie Mestach
L 7-6(4), 2-6, 4-6
PO5 6 February 2014 Bulgaria Elitsa Kostova  Georgia Georgia (country) Oksana Kalashnikova
Georgia (country) Sofia Shapatava
L 2-6, 6-4, 4-6
  • RR = Round Robin
  • RPO = Relegation Play-off
  • PO5 = 5th-8th Play-off

References

  1. ^ "ITF junior profile". Retrieved .
  2. ^ Nick Fishpool. "Spotlight On... Isabella Shinikova - December 2015". ITFtennis.com. Retrieved .

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