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Katarzyna Kawa
Katarzyna Kawa
Kawa WMQ19 (25).jpg
Katarzyna Kawa at Wimbledon, 2019
Country (sports) Poland
ResidencePozna?, Poland
Born (1992-11-17) 17 November 1992 (age 28)
Krynica-Zdrój, Poland
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Turned pro2007
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize moneyUS$325,096
Singles
Career record304-222 (57.8%)
Career titles7 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 112 (9 November 2020)
Current rankingNo. 113 (23 November 2020)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ1 (2020, 2021)
French OpenQ1 (2019)
WimbledonQ3 (2019)
US Open1R (2020)
Doubles
Career record126-106 (54.3%)
Career titles15 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 173 (9 November 2020)
Current rankingNo. 174 (23 November 2020)
Last updated on: 24 November 2020.

Katarzyna Kawa (Polish pronunciation: [kata'na 'kava]; born 17 November 1992) is a Polish professional tennis player. Her highest WTA singles ranking is 128, which she reached on 29 July 2019, following her first career WTA final at the Baltic Open. She has also won seven singles and 15 doubles titles on the ITF Circuit.

Personal

Katarzyna Kawa was born in Krynica-Zdrój, but moved in 2013 to Pozna?, Poland. She started tennis at age seven and is currently coached by Grzegorz Garczy?ski.[1]

Career

2019: First WTA final and breakthrough

Kawa playing at the 2019 Roland Garros

In July, Katarzyna Kawa made it through the qualifying rounds at the Baltic Open to book her spot in the final with a straight-sets victory over Bernarda Pera.[2] Kawa reached the final after beating Anna Danilina, Naiktha Bains, Ysaline Bonaventure, Jana Fett, Chloe Paquet and Bernarda Pera. In the final, she lost to the top seed Anastasija Sevastova in three sets.[3]

Grand Slam performance timelines

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

Tournament 2019 2020 2021 W-L
Australian Open A Q1 Q1 0-0
French Open Q1 A 0-0
Wimbledon Q3 NH 0-0
US Open Q1 1R 0-1
Win-Loss 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-1
Year-end ranking 127 113

WTA career finals

Singles: 1 (1 runner-up)

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0-0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0-0)
Premier (0-0)
International (0-1)
Finals by surface
Hard (0-0)
Grass (0-0)
Clay (0-1)
Carpet (0-0)
Result W-L Date Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0-1 Jul 2019 Baltic Open, Latvia International Clay Latvia Anastasija Sevastova 6-3, 5-7, 4-6

ITF Circuit finals

Singles: 14 (7 titles, 7 runner-ups)

Legend
$100,000 tournaments (0-1)
$80,000 tournaments (0-0)
$60,000 tournaments (0-0)
$25,000 tournaments (4-2)
$15,000 tournaments (2-0)
$10,000 tournaments (1-4)
Finals by surface
Hard (1-0)
Clay (5-6)
Grass (1-0)
Carpet (0-1)
Result W-L Date Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0-1 May 2009 ITF Warsaw, Poland 10,000 Clay Czech Republic Iveta Gerlová 3-6, 5-7
Loss 0-2 Feb 2010 ITF Mallorca, Spain 10,000 Clay Spain Garbiñe Muguruza 6-3, 2-6, 0-6
Loss 0-3 Aug 2010 ITF I?awa, Poland 10,000 Clay Slovakia Zuzana Zlochová 6-7(2-7), 7-5, 2-6
Loss 0-4 May 2012 ITF Warsaw, Poland 10,000 Clay Slovakia Chantal ?kamlová 3-6, 2-6
Win 1-4 Aug 2012 ITF Prague, Czech Republic 25,000 Clay Czech Republic Renata Vorá?ová 6-4, 6-1
Loss 1-5 April 2013 ITF Chiasso, Switzerland 25,000 Clay Belgium Alison Van Uytvanck 6-7(2-7), 3-6
Win 2-5 Mar 2015 ITF São José do Rio Preto, Brazil 10,000 Clay Argentina Nadia Podoroska 7-5, 3-6, 6-4
Win 3-5 Apr 2015 ITF Cairo, Egypt 15,000 Clay United Kingdom Amanda Carreras 7-5, 6-1
Win 4-5 Oct 2015 ITF Makinohara, Japan 25,000 Grass Japan Riko Sawayanagi 6-7(6-8), 6-2, 7-6(8-6)
Win 5-5 Jan 2018 ITF Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt 15,000 Hard China Zhang Kailin 6-2, 4-6, 6-2
Win 6-5 Jun 2018 ITF Óbidos, Portugal 25,000 Clay Serbia Dejana Radanovi? 4-6, 7-5, 6-3
Loss 6-6 Oct 2018 ITF Óbidos, Portugal 25,000 Carpet Czech Republic Tereza Martincová 6-7(3-7), 3-6
Win 7-6 Apr 2019 ITF Jackson, United States 25,000 Clay United States Ann Li 6-3, 6-2
Loss 7-7 Nov 2020 ITF Charleston, United States 100,000 Clay Egypt Mayar Sherif 2-6, 3-6

Doubles: 25 (15 titles, 10 runner-ups)

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$80,000 tournaments (1-1)
$50,000 tournaments (1-0)
$25,000 tournaments (5-4)
$15,000 tournaments (2-0)
$10,000 tournaments (5-5)
Finals by surface
Hard (4-3)
Clay (10-7)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (1-0)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0-1 May 2009 ITF Warsaw, Poland 10,000 Clay Poland Katarzyna Kaleta Czech Republic Iveta Gerlová
Poland Karolina Kosi?ska
2-6, 1-6
Loss 0-2 Jul 2009 Pali? Open, Serbia 10,000 Clay Slovakia Simona Parajová Hungary Dunja Antunovic
Croatia Ani Mijacika
4-6, 0-6
Win 1-2 Aug 2009 ITF I?awa, Poland 10,000 Clay Poland Aleksandra Rosolska Poland Veronika Domaga?a
Poland Anna Niemiec
6-1, 6-3
Loss 1-3 Aug 2010 ITF I?awa, Poland 10,000 Clay Poland Veronika Domaga?a Czech Republic Martina Borecká
Czech Republic Martina Kubi?íková
3-6, 1-6
Win 2-3 Aug 2010 ITF Gliwice, Poland 10,000 Clay Poland Justyna Jegio?ka Poland Olga Brózda
Poland Veronika Domaga?a
6-2, 7-6(7-4)
Win 3-3 Oct 2010 ITF Bol, Croatia 10,000 Clay Poland Natalia Ko?at Slovenia Anja Prislan
Netherlands Eva Wacanno
5-7, 6-4, [10-8]
Loss 3-4 Mar 2011 ITF Antalya, Turkey 10,000 Clay Croatia Darija Jurak China Liang Chen
China Tian Ran
6-4, 2-6, [6-10]
Win 4-4 Jul 2011 ITF Horb, Germany 10,000 Clay Poland Paula Kania Hungary Vaszilisza Bulgakova
Germany Christina Shakovets
1-6, 6-3, [10-2]
Win 5-4 Jan 2013 ITF Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt 10,000 Hard Poland Natalia Ko?at Bulgaria Aleksandrina Naydenova
Russia Ekaterina Yashina
6-1, 6-4
Win 6-4 Aug 2013 Trofeul Popeci, Romania 50,000 Clay Italy Alice Balducci Romania Diana Buzean
Germany Christina Shakovets
3-6, 7-6(7-3), [10-8]
Loss 6-5 Jan 2016 ITF Bertioga, Brazil 25,000 Hard Poland Sandra Zaniewska Romania Cristina Dinu
Netherlands Indy de Vroome
3-6, 3-6
Loss 6-6 Apr 2016 ITF Chiasso, Switzerland 25,000 Clay Poland Olga Brózda Germany Antonia Lottner
Germany Anne Schäfer
1-6, 1-6
Loss 6-7 Jun 2016 ITF Puszczykowo, Poland 10,000 Hard Poland Olga Brózda Poland Weronika Fory?
Russia Valeria Savinykh
6-7(4-7), 4-6
Win 7-7 Aug 2016 ITF Plze?, Czech Republic 25,000 Clay Sweden Cornelia Lister Bosnia and Herzegovina Ema Burgi? Bucko
Spain Georgina García Pérez
6-1, 7-6(8-6)
Win 8-7 Sep 2016 ITF Hua Hin, Thailand 25,000 Hard Brazil Laura Pigossi Thailand Kamonwan Buayam
Chinese Taipei Lee Pei-chi
7-5, 6-7(4-7), [10-6]
Loss 8-8 Oct 2016 ITF Cairns, Australia 25,000 Hard Poland Sandra Zaniewska Australia Alison Bai
Australia Lizette Cabrera
5-7, 7-5, [10-12]
Win 9-8 May 2017 ITF La Marsa, Tunisia 25,000 Clay Bosnia and Herzegovina Jasmina Tinji? Bosnia and Herzegovina Dea Herd?ela?
Croatia Tereza Mrde?a
7-5, 6-4
Loss 9-9 Jun 2017 WSG Open, Poland 25,000 Clay Poland Katarzyna Piter Australia Priscilla Hon
Belarus Vera Lapko
6-7(3-7), 4-6
Win 10-9 Feb 2018 ITF Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt 15,000 Hard United Kingdom Emily Webley-Smith Romania Laura-Ioana Andrei
Belgium Hélène Scholsen
6-3, 3-6, [10-5]
Win 11-9 Mar 2018 ITF Solarino, Italy 15,000 Carpet Belarus Shalimar Talbi Australia Laura Ashley
United States Quinn Gleason
6-3, 6-4
Win 12-9 Jun 2018 Bella Cup, Poland 25,000 Clay Poland Maja Chwali?ska Uzbekistan Albina Khabibulina
Belgium Hélène Scholsen
6-1, 6-4
Win 13-9 Apr 2019 ITF Jackson, United States 25,000 Clay Poland Katarzyna Piter United States Hanna Chang
United States Caitlin Whoriskey
7-5, 6-1
Loss 13-10 Apr 2019 Boar's Head Resort Open,
United States
80,000 Clay Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká United States Asia Muhammad
United States Taylor Townsend
6-4, 5-7, [3-10]
Win 14-10 Oct 2020 Mercer Tennis Classic,
United States
80,000 Hard Poland Magdalena Fr?ch United States Francesca Di Lorenzo
United States Jamie Loeb
7-5, 6-1
Win 15-10 Nov 2020 ITF Charleston, United States 100,000 Clay Poland Magdalena Fr?ch Australia Astra Sharma
Egypt Mayar Sherif
4-6, 6-4, [10-2]

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