Lauren Embree
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Lauren Embree
Lauren Embree
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Embree 2009 at the US Open junior tournament
Country (sports) United States
Born (1991-01-10) January 10, 1991 (age 29)
Naples, Florida
Turned pro2013
Prize money$93,863
Singles
Career record164-101
Career titles0 WTA, 2 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 232 (July 13, 2015)
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open1R (2009)
US OpenQ2 (2009)
Doubles
Career record60-41
Career titles0 WTA, 5 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 231 (April 18, 2016)

Lauren Embree (born January 10, 1991) is an American former professional tennis player.

Born in Naples, Florida, Embree made her USTA Pro Circuit debut at the age of 16.[1] As a junior, she has competed in the 2006 US Open and reached the round of 16 at the 2009 Australian Open.

Embree graduated from Lely High School in Naples in 2009, and in May of the same year, she qualified as a wild card for the 2009 French Open, her first participation in a Grand Slam tournament. She lost to Nadia Petrova in the first round, and turned down a EUR15,000 prize to remain an amateur.

She accepted an athletic scholarship to attend the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida, where she played for coach Roland Thornqvist's Florida Gators women's tennis team in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) competition from 2009 to 2013. Embree was a key member of the Gators' national championship teams that won the NCAA women's tennis tournament in 2011 and 2012. She graduated from the University of Florida with a bachelor's degree in sports management in 2014.

Upon going pro, Lauren signed with athletic apparel brand Athletic DNA and became their first female pro.

ITF Circuit finals

Singles: 9 (2 titles, 7 runner-ups)

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (2-5)
Clay (0-2)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. June 19, 2007 Fort Worth, United States Hard Croatia Jelena Pand?i? 4-6, 1-6
Winner 1. June 23, 2008 Wichita, United States Hard United States Jamie Hampton 6-3, 6-4
Winner 2. July 29, 2013 Fort Worth, United States Hard Japan Miyu Kato 3-6, 6-1, 3-1 ret.
Runner-up 2. June 30, 2014 Todi, Italy Clay Italy Alice Savoretti 3-6, 3-6
Runner-up 3. August 31, 2014 San Luis Potosí, Mexico Hard Mexico Marcela Zacarías 3-6, 6-3, 1-6
Runner-up 4. September 13, 2014 Redding, United States Hard United States Jennifer Brady 2-6, 1-6
Runner-up 5. October 6, 2014 Rock Hill, United States Hard United States CiCi Bellis 4-6, 0-6
Runner-up 6. June 21, 2015 Sumter, United States Hard Japan Mayo Hibi 4-6, 6-3, 4-6
Runner-up 7. 11 June 2017 Bethany Beach, United States Clay United States Danielle Collins 1-6, 0-6

Doubles: 8 (5 titles, 3 runner-ups)

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (4-3)
Clay (1-0)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. July 2, 2012 Denver, United States Hard United States Nicole Gibbs Canada Marie-Ève Pelletier
United States Shelby Rogers
3-6, 6-3, [10-12]
Runner-up 2. July 1, 2013 Sacramento, United States Hard United States Robin Anderson United Kingdom Naomi Broady
Australia Storm Sanders
3-6, 4-6
Winner 1. September 9, 2013 Redding, United States Hard United States Robin Anderson United States Jacqueline Cako
United States Allie Kiick
6-4, 5-7, [10-7]
Winner 2. September 13, 2014 Redding, United States Hard United States Jennifer Brady United States Alexandra Facey
United States Kat Facey
6-3, 6-2
Winner 3. October 24, 2015 Brisbane, Australia Hard United States Asia Muhammad Thailand Noppawan Lertcheewakarn
Thailand Varatchaya Wongteanchai
6-2, 4-6, [11-9]
Runner-up 3. November 2, 2015 Canberra, Australia Hard United States Asia Muhammad Japan Misa Eguchi
Japan Eri Hozumi
6-7(13-15), 6-1, [12-14]
Winner 4. November 14, 2015 Bendigo, Australia Hard United States Asia Muhammad Russia Natela Dzalamidze
Japan Hiroko Kuwata
7-5, 6-3
Winner 5. February 11, 2017 Manacor, Spain Clay Chile Alexa Guarachi United States Jaeda Daniel
United States Quinn Gleason
6-1, 7-5

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