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Renata Zarazúa
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Full nameRenata Zarazúa Ruckstuhl
Country (sports) Mexico
ResidenceTampa, United States
Born (1997-09-30) 30 September 1997 (age 23)
Mexico City, Mexico
Height1.60 m (5 ft 3 in)
Prize money$215,703
Career record200-150 (57.1%)
Career titles2 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 149 (12 October 2020)
Current rankingNo. 149 (12 October 2020)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ2 (2021)
French Open2R (2020)
WimbledonQ1 (2018)
US OpenQ1 (2018)
Career record144-103 (58.3%)
Career titles15 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 135 (8 October 2018)
Current rankingNo. 327 (21 September 2020)
Grand Slam Doubles results
French Open JuniorSF (2014)
US Open Junior2R (2014)
Team competitions
Fed Cup11-10 (52.4%)
Last updated on: 24 September 2020.

Renata Zarazúa Ruckstuhl (American Spanish: [re'nata sa?a'su.a]; born 30 September 1997) is a Mexican tennis player.

On 21 September 2020, Zarazúa reached her best singles ranking of world No. 178, and on 8 October 2018, she peaked at No. 135 in the doubles rankings. Renata made her WTA singles debut at the 2016 Brasil Cup, where she get to the main-draw from qualification. On ITF Women's World Tennis Tour, she has 2 titles in singles and 15 titles in doubles. On WTA Tour, her biggest result so far is semifinal of 2020 Mexican Open, where she also defeated former No. 3 Sloane Stephens in first round, but lost in semifinal from Leylah Annie Fernandez. In 2020, she qualified for the main-draw of French Open, that was her debut appearance at any grand-slam, but also she made big result for her country, becoming first female tennis to play at main-draw of some grand slam since 2000.[1]

Playing for Mexico Fed Cup team, Zarazúa has a win-loss record of 11-10.

Early life and background

Renata Zarazúa was born on 30 September 1997 to Jose Luis and Alejandra in capital of Mexico, Mexico City. She also has older brother called Patricio, that is a former college tennis player for Palm Beach Atlantic University. She came from a family full of tennis players, dating back to her great-uncle Vicente Zarazua, a Mexican pro who played 16 Davis Cup ties for his country and claimed gold medals in doubles at the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City in the demonstration and exhibition tennis events.[2][3] During some interview at the 2020 French Open, Zarazúa stated that Simona Halep is one of the players she admires the most.[4]

Tennis career


In February 2018, at the Mexican Open, she defeated Kristýna Plí?ková to reach the round of 16, but then lost to Daria Gavrilova.

2020: French Open debut

In late February 2020, Zarazúa receive wild card in order to play at the Mexican Open in Acapulco. She had success and reached her first WTA singles semifinal. In first round she upset former No. 3 Sloane Stephens, that also was seed No. 1 at this tournament. In second round, Zarazúa was better than Katie Volynets, than in quarterfinal she defeated Tamara Zidan?ek, before she met with Leylah Annie Fernandez in semifinal, where she missed her chance to play her first WTA final.[5][6] Good result at Acapulco, bring her back into top 200. In September, she played at the qualification of French Open. She defeated Olga Danilovi?, Viktoriya Tomova and Daniela Seguel, respectively, and qualification for the first time to the main-draw of some grand slam. Renata Zarazua became the first Mexican woman in a Grand Slam main draw in 20 years. In first round in main-draw, she faced wild-card player Elsa Jacquemot and won that match giving opponent only three games.[7] In second round, her opponent was seed No. 3 Elina Svitolina. She was insecure in the beginning, losing the first set, but then made a great turnaround in winning the second set, but wasn't able to finish the match in her favor.[8]

Performance timelines

(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.

Only main-draw results in WTA Tour, Grand Slam tournaments, Fed Cup and Olympic Games are included in win-loss records.


This table is current through 2021 Australian Open.

ITF Circuit finals

Singles: 8 (2 titles, 6 runner-ups)

$100,000 tournaments
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Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0-1 Oct 2013 ITF Quintana Roo, Mexico 10,000 Hard United States Denise Muresan 4-6, 1-6
Loss 0-2 Oct 2013 ITF Quintana Roo, Mexico 10,000 Hard United States Ashley Weinhold 3-6, 6-4, 5-7
Win 1-2 Apr 2016 ITF León, Mexico 10,000 Hard Mexico Ana Sofía Sánchez 2-6, 6-3, 6-2
Win 2-2 May 2016 La Bisbal d'Empordà, Spain 10,000 Clay Spain Irene Burillo Escorihuela 6-7(3), 6-1, 6-4
Loss 2-3 Jul 2017 ITF Getxo, Spain 25,000 Clay Romania Mihaela Buz?rnescu 2-6, 2-6
Loss 2-4 Jul 2017 ITF Torino, Italy 25,000 Clay Italy Deborah Chiesa 3-6, 6-2, 5-7
Loss 2-5 Oct 2017 ITF Pula, Italy 25,000 Clay Slovenia Polona Hercog 4-6, 1-6
Loss 2-6 Sep 2020 ITF Prague, Czech Republic 25,000 Clay Slovakia Jana ?epelová 4-6, 6-7(4)

Doubles: 24 (15 titles, 9 runner-ups)

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Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1-0 Dec 2014 ITF Mérida, Mexico 25,000 Hard Germany Tatjana Maria United States Jan Abaza
Chinese Taipei Hsu Chieh-yu
7-6(1), 6-1
Win 2-0 Dec 2014 ITF Mérida, Mexico 25,000 Hard Germany Tatjana Maria Venezuela Andrea Gámiz
Russia Valeria Savinykh
6-4, 6-1
Loss 2-1 Apr 2015 ITF Guadalajara, Mexico 15,000 Hard Brazil Maria Fernanda Alves Mexico Marcela Zacarías
Brazil Laura Pigossi
1-6, 2-6
Win 3-1 Jun 2015 ITF Charlotte, United States 10,000 Clay Brazil Maria Fernanda Alves United States Lauren Herring
Australia Ellen Perez
6-4, 6-7(6), [10-8]
Win 4-1 Jun 2015 ITF Manzanillo, Mexico 10,000 Hard United States Zoë Gwen Scandalis Chile Bárbara Gatica
Argentina Stephanie Petit
6-1, 6-2
Win 5-1 Oct 2015 ITF Rock Hill, United States 25,000 Hard Bosnia and Herzegovina Ema Burgi? Bucko Bulgaria Elitsa Kostova
Argentina Florencia Molinero
7-5, 6-2
Win 6-1 Dec 2015 ITF Santiago, Chile 25,000 Clay Mexico Victoria Rodríguez Argentina Florencia Molinero
Brazil Laura Pigossi
6-2, 5-7, [10-7]
Win 7-1 Apr 2016 ITF León, Mexico 10,000 Hard South Africa Chanel Simmonds Mexico Sabastiani Leon
Mexico Nazari Urbina
6-0, 6-2
Loss 7-2 May 2016 ITF Naples, United States 25,000 Clay United States Sophie Chang Brazil Gabriela Cé
Poland Justyna Jegio?ka
1-6, 2-6
Win 8-2 May 2016 ITF Madrid, Spain 10,000 Clay Mexico Marcela Zacarías Norway Andrea Raaholt
Bosnia and Herzegovina Jasmina Tinji?
6-4, 6-4
Loss 8-3 Sep 2016 ITF Lubbock, United States 25,000 Hard Bosnia and Herzegovina Ema Burgi? Bucko United States Emina Bektas
United States Catherine Harrison
3-6, 4-6
Loss 8-4 Nov 2016 Waco Showdown, United States 50,000 Hard Romania Mihaela Buz?rnescu Netherlands Michaëlla Krajicek
United States Taylor Townsend
Win 9-4 Jan 2017 ITF Wesley Chapel, United States 25,000 Clay South Africa Chanel Simmonds United States Elizabeth Halbauer
United States Sofia Kenin
6-2, 7-6(5)
Loss 9-5 Apr 2017 ITF Indian Harbour Beach, United States 80,000 Clay Brazil Laura Pigossi United States Kristie Ahn
United States Quinn Gleason
3-6, 2-6
Loss 9-6 May 2017 La Bisbal d'Empordà, Spain 25,000 Clay Romania Jaqueline Cristian Russia Olesya Pervushina
Ukraine Valeriya Strakhova
5-7, 2-6
Win 10-6 Jun 2017 ITF Ystad, Sweden 25,000 Clay Russia Valentyna Ivakhnenko Netherlands Quirine Lemoine
Netherlands Eva Wacanno
6-3, 3-6, [10-5]
Win 11-6 Oct 2017 ITF Seville, Spain 25,000 Clay Brazil Luisa Stefani Spain Estrella Cabeza Candela
Venezuela Andrea Gámiz
7-6(2), 7-6(3)
Win 12-6 Nov 2017 ITF Sant Cugat, Spain 25,000 Clay Brazil Luisa Stefani Serbia Olga Danilovi?
Spain Guiomar Maristany Zuleta de Reales
6-1, 6-4
Win 13-6 Jul 2018 Tiro a Volo Internazionale, Italy 60,000 Clay Brazil Laura Pigossi Italy Anastasia Grymalska
Italy Giorgia Marchetti
6-1, 4-6, [13-11]
Win 14-6 Jul 2018 Ashland Classic, United States 60,000 Hard Serbia Jovana Jak?i? United States Sanaz Marand
United States Whitney Osuigwe
6-3, 5-7, [10-4]
Loss 14-7 Sep 2018 Open de Valencia, Spain 60,000 Clay Greece Valentini Grammatikopoulou Russia Irina Khromacheva
Serbia Nina Stojanovi?
1-6, 4-6
Loss 14-8 Nov 2018 ITF Sant Cugat, Spain 25,000 Clay Romania Andreea Ro?ca Romania Miriam Bulgaru
Romania Nicoleta Dasc?lu
1-6, 6-4, [7-10]
Win 15-8 Oct 2019 ITF Cucuta, Colombia 25,000 Clay Brazil Carolina Meligeni Alves Colombia Emiliana Arango
Argentina Victoria Bosio
6-1, ret.
Loss 15-9 Nov 2019 ITF Orlando, United States 25,000 Clay Brazil Carolina Meligeni Alves United States Katharine Fahey
Germany Stephanie Wagner
4-6, 6-2, [10-7]


  1. ^ Macpherson, Alex (September 25, 2020). "Zarazua, Sherif qualify for Roland Garros, score national milestones". WTA. Retrieved 2020.
  2. ^ "Renata Zarazua's Bio". WTA. Retrieved 2020.
  3. ^ Livaudais, Stephanie (April 13, 2020). "Renata Zarazua reflects on historic Acapulco run, lockdown life". WTA. Retrieved 2020.
  4. ^ Sharp, Alex (September 25, 2020). "HALEP PROVIDES BLUEPRINT FOR ZARAZUA". Retrieved 2020.
  5. ^ Staff, WTA (February 26, 2020). "Mexican hope Zarazua shocks Stephens in Acapulco". WTA. Retrieved 2020.
  6. ^ Staff, WTA (February 29, 2020). "Fernandez ends Zarazua run, makes first final in Acapulco". WTA. Retrieved 2020.
  7. ^ Nguyen, Courtney (September 30, 2020). "Zarazua: 'I'm living a dream here in Paris'". WTA. Retrieved 2020.
  8. ^ Macpherson, Alex (September 30, 2020). "Svitolina survives surging Zarazua at Roland Garros". WTA. Retrieved 2020.

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