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Jana ?epelová
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?epelová at the 2018 Wimbledon Qualifying
Full nameJana ?epelová
Country (sports) Slovakia
ResidenceKo?ice, Slovakia
Born (1993-05-29) 29 May 1993 (age 26)
Ko?ice
Height1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Turned pro2012
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
CoachMartin Zathurecký
Prize money$1,656,751
Singles
Career record300-217 (58.0%)
Career titles5 ITF
Highest ranking50 (12 May 2014)
Current ranking152 (2 July 2018)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (2013)
French Open2R (2013)
Wimbledon3R (2012, 2016)
US Open2R (2014)
Doubles
Career record60-52 (53.6%)
Career titles3 ITF
Highest ranking158 (18 May 2015)
Grand Slam Doubles results
French Open2R (2014, 2017)
Wimbledon2R (2013)
US Open1R (2014)
Team competitions
Fed CupSF (2013)
Record 8-9
Last updated on: 16 July 2019.

Jana ?epelová (Slovak pronunciation: ['jana 'tp?la:]; born 29 May 1993) is a Slovak tennis player.

She has won five singles and three doubles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit. On 12 May 2014, she reached her best singles ranking of world No. 50. On 18 May 2015, she peaked at No. 158 in the doubles rankings.

?epelová's best result at a major event was the third round of the 2012 and 2016 Wimbledon Championships. As a junior, she won the girls' doubles at the 2010 Australian Open with Chantal ?kamlová.[1]

Personal life

?epelová was born in Ko?ice to Peter and Jarmila and is currently coached by Martin Zathurecký.[2]

Career

Junior career

Jana ?epelová and Chantal ?kamlová won girls' doubles at 2010 Australian Open. They also won silver medal in doubles at 2010 Summer Youth Olympics. At the same event, ?epelová won bronze medal in singles.

2012: Coming onto the WTA Tour

?epelová spent most of her 2012-year on the ITF circuit. Her best achievement on the WTA Tour was at the Wimbledon Championships. She qualified for the main draw by defeating Alla Kudryavtseva, Chanel Simmonds and Ekaterina Bychkova. In round one, she beat fellow qualifier Kristina Mladenovic in three sets. In the second round, she upset 26th seed Anabel Medina Garrigues before she lost to world No. 2 Victoria Azarenka.

2014: First WTA final

At the Family Circle Cup in Charleston, ?epelová scored the biggest win of her career, defeating world No. 1 Serena Williams in the second round. ?epelová would go on to reach her first WTA final with victories over Elena Vesnina, Daniela Hantuchová, and Belinda Bencic. Her run ended there as she lost to Andrea Petkovic.

2015

At Wimbledon, ?epelová upset world No. 3 Simona Halep in the first round. In the second round, she lost to Monica Niculescu.

2016

Next year at Wimbledon, she defeated Garbiñe Muguruza in the second round before losing to Lucie ?afá?ová in an epic three-set match. Muguruza was the third top-3 player whom Jana has defeated in her career to this date.

WTA career finals

Singles: 1 (1 runner-up)

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0-0)
WTA Tour Championships (0-0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0-0)
Premier (0-1)
International (0-0)
Finals by surface
Hard (0-0)
Clay (0-1)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-0)
Result W-L Date Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0-1 Apr 2014 Family Circle Cup, United States Premier Clay (green) Germany Andrea Petkovic 5-7, 2-6

ITF Circuit finals

Singles: 12 (6 titles, 6 runner-ups)

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (3-4)
Clay (3-2)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-0)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0-1 Feb 2010 ITF Eilat, Israel 10,000 Hard Austria Janina Toljan 1-6, 2-6
Loss 0-2 Oct 2010 ITF Monastir, Tunisia 10,000 Hard Czech Republic Martina Borecká 5-7, 1-6
Win 1-2 Oct 2010 ITF Monastir, Tunisia 10,000 Hard Latvia Di?na Marcink?vi?a 6-2, 6-2
Win 2-2 Jan 2011 ITF Stuttgart-Stammheim, Germany 10,000 Hard (i) Germany Nina Zander 6-4, 6-4
Win 3-2 Jue 2011 ITF Kristinehamn, Sweden 25,000 Clay Romania Alexandra Cadan?u 6-4, 3-6, 6-4
Loss 3-3 Jun 2011 ITF Ystad, Sweden 25,000 Clay Bulgaria Dia Evtimova 3-6, 4-6
Win 4-3 Aug 2011 ITF Prague-Neride, Czech Republic 25,000 Clay Netherlands Bibiane Schoofs 7-6(8-6), 6-4
Loss 4-4 Nov 2011 ITF Helsinki, Finland 25,000 Hard (i) Hungary Tímea Babos 3-6, 1-6
Win 5-4 Nov 2013 ITF Dubai, UAE 75,000 Hard Italy Maria Elena Camerin 6-1, 6-2
Loss 5-5 May 2015 ITF Saint-Gaudens, France 50,000 Clay Spain María Teresa Torró Flor 1-6, 0-6
Win 6-5 Jul 2017 ITF Budapest, Hungary 100,000 Clay Montenegro Danka Kovini? 6-4, 6-3
Loss 6-6 Oct 2018 ITF Suzhou, China 100,000 Hard China Zheng Saisai 5-7, 1-6

Doubles (3-5)

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (1-1)
Clay (2-4)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-0)
Result W-L Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 1. 17 January 2011 Stuttgart-Stammheim, Germany 10,000 Hard (i) Slovakia Michaela Pochabová Netherlands Daniëlle Harmsen
Russia Marina Melnikova
6-3, 4-6, [12-14]
Loss 2. 1 August 2011 Trnava, Slovakia 50,000 Clay Slovakia Lenka Wienerová Slovakia Janette Husárová
Czech Republic Renata Vorá?ová
6-7(2-7), 1-6
Loss 3. 22 August 2011 Prague-Neride, Czech Republic 25,000 Clay Poland Katarzyna Piter Czech Republic Iveta Gerlová
Czech Republic Lucie Kriegsmannová
7-6(10-8), 1-6, [8-10]
Win 1. 10 October 2011 Sant Cugat del Vallès, Spain 25,000 Clay Poland Katarzyna Piter Spain Leticia Costas
Spain Inés Ferrer Suárez
6-3, 2-6, [10-6]
Win 2. 13 February 2012 Rabat, Morocco 25,000 Clay Hungary Réka Luca Jani Italy Anastasia Grymalska
Belarus Ilona Kremen
6-7(4-7), 6-1, [10-4]
Win 3. 12 March 2012 Poza Rica, Mexico 25,000 Hard Slovakia Lenka Wienerová Italy Maria Elena Camerin
Ukraine Mariya Koryttseva
7-5, 2-6, [10-3]
Loss 4. 6 May 2013 Trnava, Slovakia 75,000 Clay Slovakia Anna Karolína Schmiedlová Bosnia and Herzegovina Mervana Jugi?-Salki?
Czech Republic Renata Vorá?ová
1-6, 1-6
Loss 5. 30 May 2016 Marseille, France 100,000 Clay Spain Lourdes Domínguez Lino Chinese Taipei Hsieh Su-wei
United States Nicole Melichar
6-1, 3-6, [3-10]


Grand Slam singles performance timeline

Tournament 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 W-L
Australian Open A 2R 1R A Q2 1R 1R Q1 1-4
French Open A 2R 1R Q2 Q2 1R A A 1-3
Wimbledon 3R 2R 1R 2R 3R 1R Q1 Q3 6-6
US Open A 1R 2R Q2 Q3 1R A 1R 1-3
Win-Loss 2-1 3-4 1-4 1-1 2-1 0-4 0-1 0-0 9-16

Junior Grand Slam finals

Girls' doubles

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 2010 Australian Open Hard Slovakia Chantal ?kamlová Hungary Tímea Babos
Canada Gabriela Dabrowski
7-6(7-1), 6-2

Wins over top 10 players

No. 1 wins

# Player Event Surface Round Score Result
1. United States Serena Williams 2014 Family Circle Cup, USA Clay 2R 6-4, 6-4 Final

Top 10 wins

# Player Rank Event Surface Round Score
2014
1. United States Serena Williams No. 1 Family Circle Cup, USA Clay 2nd Round 6-4, 6-4
2015
2. Romania Simona Halep No. 3 Wimbledon, London Grass 1st Round 5-7, 6-4, 6-3
2016
3. Spain Garbiñe Muguruza No. 2 Wimbledon, London Grass 2nd Round 6-3, 6-2

References

  1. ^ Hemmings, Mark (2 February 2010). "Teen Gosling tennis star Babos sure of success in 2010". Welwyn Hatfield Times. Retrieved 2010.
  2. ^ "Getting to know... Jana Cepelova". Women's Tennis Association. 5 April 2014. Retrieved 2014.

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