|Residence||La Vall d'Uixó, Spain|
|Born||8 October 1996|
Castellón de la Plana, Spain
|Height||1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|Plays||Right-handed (two-handed backhand)|
|Coach||Sílvia Soler Espinosa|
|Career record||322-211 (60.4%)|
|Highest ranking||No. 36 (20 September 2021)|
|Current ranking||No. 36 (20 September 2021)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||2R (2020)|
|French Open||2R (2019)|
|Wimbledon||2R (2018, 2021)|
|US Open||3R (2021)|
|Olympic Games||3R (2021)|
|Career record||87-69 (55.8%)|
|Highest ranking||No. 40 (3 February 2020)|
|Current ranking||No. 65 (30 August 2021)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|Australian Open||2R (2020)|
|French Open||3R (2018)|
|US Open||3R (2017, 2019)|
|Fed Cup||4-3 (57.1%)|
|Last updated on: 30 August 2021.|
Sara Sorribes Tormo (Spanish pronunciation: ['sa?a so'ri?es 'to?mo]; born 8 October 1996) is a Spanish professional tennis player. Sorribes Tormo has won one singles title and two doubles titles on the WTA Tour, as well as one doubles title on the WTA Challenger Tour. On the ITF Circuit, she has won ten singles and five doubles titles. She won her maiden WTA title at the 2021 Abierto Zapopan in Guadalajara. As a result she achieved her career-high singles ranking of World No. 46 on 26 April 2021. She peaked at No. 40 in the doubles rankings on 3 February 2020. In the 125K series, she has been runner-up at the Bol Open, and champion at the Open de Limoges in doubles.
Sorribes Tormo made her WTA Tour main-draw debut at the 2015 Rio Open, after making it through the qualifying rounds. Her first appearance at a Grand Slam tournament came at 2015 French Open, but she failed to qualify for the main draw, while her main-draw Grand Slam debut happened at the 2016 French Open, when she passed qualification. Her most significant results in 2017 was reaching the semifinals of the WTA events at the 2017 Copa Colsanitas in Bogotá, Colombia in April and at the 2017 Ladies Championship Gstaad, Switzerland in July. Her first Grand-Slam win was 2018 at Wimbledon, where she defeated Kaia Kanepi in the first round.
Sara had a career-high junior ranking of No. 33, and won three singles and three doubles titles on the ITF Junior Circuit. She was also runner-up at 2013 US Open in doubles, where together with Belinda Bencic, they lost to the Czech duo Barbora Krej?íková & Kate?ina Siniaková. In 2014, she won the European Junior Championships, defeating her countrymate Paula Badosa in the final.
Until 2017, Sara used to play mostly at ITF tournaments. During 2017, she entered the top 100 for the first time, and that helped her being more constant on the WTA Tour.
Sara Sorribes Tormo was born on 8 October 1996 in Castellón de la Plana in Spain. Her mother owns a souvenir shop and also used to be a tennis instructor, while her father works in real estate and used to play pro soccer in the past. Sara also has one brother, Pablo. Her mother introduced her to the sport at age 6. Sara's favorite shot is volley, while favorite surface is clay. Her favorite tournament is Roland Garros. Growing up, she enjoyed watching Justine Henin, and now she also admires Sara Errani and David Ferrer. In her free time, she likes to hang out with her brother and her friends. Sara's current residence is in La Vall d'Uixó, Spain.
Sorribes Tormo had her first attempt to play in main-draw at some WTA Tour, at 2012 Barcelona Ladies Open, where she lost in first round of qualification, losing to Ani Mija?ika. At 2012 Mutua Madrid Open, Sara got a wildcard for playing in qualification, but unfortunately lost in the first round to Varvara Lepchenko.
Next year, she got another chance at the Madrid Open, playing in qualification as wildcard player, but lost in second round, losing to Alexandra Dulgheru. At the Palermo International and Swedish Open, she once again lost her chance to qualify for the main-draw for the first time on WTA Tour.
In 2014, she again got wildcard at Madrid Open, but lost to Caroline Garcia in first round of qualification. During the year, she got only one chance to debut in main-draw at WTA Tour, but lost in first round of qualification at Luxembourg Open, losing to Barbora Krej?íková.
In 2015, Sara was successful on her first attempt to play in main-draw at WTA Tour, passing qualification at 2015 Rio Open, and there she lost in first round to Paula Ormaechea. On 23 March 2015, Sara entered top 200 for the first time, getting to a rank of 198. At Family Circle Cup, she went even further, reaching third round, where she needed first to defeat Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova and Shelby Rogers, in the first two rounds, but then lost to Sara Errani. At Mutua Madrid Open, once again, as wildcard player, she lost in the first round of qualification to Bojana Jovanovski. Then she played at French Open qualification, which was her first appearance at any grand slam qualification. There, Sara didn't make it to the main draw, losing to Shahar Pe'er in the first round of qualification. At Wimbledon, she lost in second round of qualification to Zhaoxuan Yang.
Sara didn't start the 2016 season well, losing in qualification at Brisbane International, Hobart International and Australian Open, respectively. At Australian Open, she first defeated Cindy Burger, but then lost to Zhu Lin in second round of qualification. At Morocco Open, she passed qualification, and then in main-draw, she defeated Ons Jabeur, but wasn't good enough for Kiki Bertens in second round. Once again, Sara got wildcard at Mutua Madrid Open, but this time for main-draw, which meant Sara debuted in main-draw of Madrid Open, but there she lost to Samantha Stosur. It also was her first appearance in main-draw of any Premier 5/Premier Mandatory tournament. At French Open, Sara won three matches in qualification, and then qualified for the first time to the main-draw of a grand slam. Her debut grand-slam match didn't go well, winning only two games against Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova. 2016 Mallorca Open was Sara's first main-draw WTA Tour grass tournament, where she also had her first win, winning against countrymate Paula Badosa Gibert. In the second round she lost to Serbian player Ana Ivanovic. At Wimbledon, she was stopped by Irina Khromacheva in the first round of qualification. At US Open, Sara was close to debut at US Open in main-draw, but lost to Kristína Ku?ová in third round of qualification. At Korea Open, Sara made her first career WTA Tour quarterfinal, where Patricia Maria ?ig defeated her. Sara finished the year as world No. 107, being only one place behind her then-best ranking of 106, that she reached on November 14, 2016.
Sara started 2017 with two losses in qualification, at Shenzhen Open and Hobart International, but then she got into the main-draw at Australian Open. At Australian Open, she faced No. 5 seed Karolína Plí?ková, but won only two games. At Hungarian Ladies Open, she lost in the first round to Hsieh Su-Wei, while at Malaysian Open, she got to the second round, where she lost to Duan Yingying in three-sets. For the first time, Sara entered Indian Wells Open in qualification, where she succeed in getting to the main-draw. In first round in main-draw she defeated Ekaterina Makarova, that was her first win at any Premier 5/Premier Mandatory tournament, but then in second round, she wasn't good enough for No. 6 seed Agnieszka Radwa?ska. After this result, on 20 March 2017 Sara debuted in the top 100, reaching a rank of 99. At Miami Open, she also entered tournament in qualification, but this time she wasn't successful, losing to Madison Brengle in final stage of qualification. At Monterrey Open, she got to the second round, where she lost to countrymate Carla Suárez Navarro. Then, Sara finally got more recognizable result, reaching her first WTA semifinal at Copa Colsanitas, where countrymate Lara Arruabarrena stopped her from reaching her first WTA final. On 8 May 2017, Sara got to her then-best career ranking of 79, which was also her best ranking until 2019. At Madrid Open, Sara lost in the first round, losing to Samantha Stosur for the second year in a row. At Italian Open, she failed in qualification, losing to CiCi Bellis. At French Open, Sara lost to Timea Bacsinszky in straight-sets. In the Grass Season, Sara didn't do well, losing in the first round of Mallorca Open to Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, as well as the first round of Wimbledon to Naomi Osaka. In the second part of the clay-court season, Sara made her second career WTA semifinal at the WTA Swiss Open Gstaad. During her semifinal match against Kiki Bertens, after finishing the first set, Sara was forced to retire due to left wrist injury. At Cincinnati Open, she lost in first round of qualification to Monica Puig. Losing to Kurumi Nara in first round of US Open, Sara completed participation at all four Grand Slam events. By the end of 2017 season, Sara reached the quarterfinals at Korea Open and Tianjin Open. She failed in qualification at the China Open, losing to Andrea Petkovic in final stage of qualification. Sara finished the year inside the top 100, at 99.
In 2018, first tournament for Sara was Qatar Total Open, where she lost in final stage of qualification to Kateryna Bondarenko. Next week, she played at Hungarian Ladies Open, where in first round Ysaline Bonaventure defeated her. At Indian Wells Open, she played in qualification, where she won against Allie Kiick and Ajla Tomljanovi?, and reserved her spot in main-draw. In first round of main-draw, she lost to CiCi Bellis. At Miami Open, she lost in the first round of qualification to Carol Zhao. Her first main-draw win at WTA Tour in 2018 happened at the Monterrey Open, where she defeated Tereza Martincová, but lost in second round to Ana Bogdan. Next week, she got to second round of Copa Colsanitas, where Lara Arruabarrena stopped her. At Morocco Open, Aleksandra Kruni? was better in second round. At Madrid Open, Sara earned her first win there, winning against Madison Keys in first round, but then lost to Kristýna Plí?ková in second round. At the French Open, she lost in second round of qualification. At Wimbledon, Sara made her first singles grand-slam win, defeating Kaia Kanepi in first round, but lost to Carla Suárez Navarro in second round. At WTA Swiss Open Gstaad, Sara reached quarterfinal, where she lost to Mandy Minella, losing her chance to get to her first semifinal in 2018. At US Open, Sara lost to Daria Gavrilova in the first round of the main draw. At Wuhan Open, she passed qualification and lost in the first round to Viktorija Golubic. Her appearance at Wuhan Open was her first Premier 5 tournament. For the second year in a row, she lost to Andrea Petkovic in qualification of the China Open.
Sara started the 2019 season playing in quarterfinal at ASB Classic, where on her way to the semifinal, Hsieh Su-wei stopped her. At Australian Open, she lost in first round to Anett Kontaveit. At Indian Wells Open, she lost in the second round of qualification, while in Miami she got to the second round in main draw, where she lost to Donna Veki?. In Charleston, she was eliminated in the second round by Sloane Stephens in two tie-breaks. In Bogotá, she was better than Christina McHale and Ana Bogdan in first two rounds, but then lost in the quarterfinal to Beatriz Haddad Maia. At Stuttgart Open, she won three matches in qualification and then lost in the first round in the main draw to Andrea Petkovic. At Madrid Open, she was better than her countrymate Lara Arruabarrena in the first round, but her next opponent, Naomi Osaka, was better in the second. At Italian Open, she failed in qualification, losing in the first round to Ons Jabeur. At Morocco Open, she also did not do well, losing in the second round to Nina Stojanovi?. At French Open she marked her first win there, winning against Alison Van Uytvanck, but in next round, Sloane Stephens defeated her. On 10 June 2019, she reached her career-high ranking of world No. 64. In the grass-court season, she got to the second round of Nottingham Open, and the first round of Mallorca Open. At Wimbledon, she was forced to retire during her first-round match against former world No. 1, Caroline Wozniacki, while trailing 5-4. At the US Open, just like at Australian Open, she lost to Anett Kontaveit. During Asian tour, Sara played only two WTA tournaments. She played at the Japan Open, where she reached quarterfinals, losing to Misaki Doi in straight sets, and then she went to Guangzhou, where she was stopped in the first round by Anna Blinkova.
The first two tournaments in 2020, were not successful for Sara, losing in both of them in the first round. Then she got to the Australian Open, where she defeated Veronika Kudermetova, but just like the year before, Anett Kontaveit stopped her from going to the next round. In February, in Fed Cup Qualifying Round, playing for Spain, Sara defeated Naomi Osaka 6-0, 6-3. That was her first and so far only top-10 win. At both Mexican tournaments, Mexican Open and Monterrey Open, Sara lost in the first round. After the comeback of the WTA Tour after COVID-19 pandemic outbreak, Sara played at the Palermo International, but lost to Dayana Yastremska in straight sets. In Prague, she reached the quarterfinals, winning against Barbora Strýcová and Laura Siegemund, but then lost to Irina-Camelia Begu in three-sets. At the US Open she beat Claire Liu in the first round; then 16th seed Elise Mertens knocked her out of the tournament. In Istanbul, she defeated Heather Watson but then lost to Paula Badosa in the second round. At the French Open, she faced top seed Simona Halep and lost, winning only four games, all of them in the first set.
Sara started the year with a quarterfinal appearance at the Abu Dhabi Open, where she lost to Marta Kostyuk, in three sets. She then had a few first-round exits, losing in the first round of the Australian Open to Daria Gavrilova in straight sets. In early March, Sorribes Tormo won her first WTA singles title at the Abierto Zapopan. She only lost one set on the way to her win, beating second seed Marie Bouzková, and then beating former world No. 5, Eugenie Bouchard, in straight sets. After that, she headed to the Monterrey Open where she made it to the semifinals losing to the eventual champion, Leylah Fernandez. Sara had main draw access to the Miami Open where she reached the quarter finals losing to world number 9 Bianca Andreescu in three sets. This was Sara's first WTA 1000 event. On the road to the quarter-finals she beat Australian Open runner up Jennifer Brady, 21st seed Elena Rybakina and 27th seed Ons Jabeur. As a result, she entered the top 50 at World No. 48 on 5 April 2021.
In the 1st round of the 2021 Wimbledon Championships, Tormo weathered 47 winners to beat Ana Konjuh 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, then squared off against 2018 champion Angelique Kerber in a 3 hour, 19 minute epic Kerber pulled out, 7-5 5-7 6-4, despite being broken 7 times. The players received a standing ovation from the spectators for their efforts.
At the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Tormo shocked World #1 Ashleigh Barty in straight sets, 6-4. 6-3. In the second round, she defeated Fiona Ferro (6-1 6-4), but lost in the Round of 16 to Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (6-1 6-3).
Only main-draw results in WTA Tour, Grand Slam tournaments, Fed Cup/Billie Jean King Cup and Olympic Games are included in win-loss records.
Current after the 2021 US Open.
|Grand Slam tournaments|
|Australian Open||A||A||A||A||2R||1R||0 / 2||1-2|
|French Open||A||A||3R||2R||A||1R||0 / 3||3-3|
|Wimbledon||A||A||1R||A||NH||2R||0 / 2||1-2|
|US Open||A||3R||1R||3R||1R||A||0 / 4||3-4|
|Win-Loss||0-0||2-1||2-3||2-2||1-2||1-3||0 / 11||8-11|
|Madrid Open||1R||2R||1R||2R||NH||1R||0 / 5||2-5|
|Italian Open||A||A||A||1R||A||A||0 / 1||0-1|
|Canadian Open||A||A||A||A||NH||1R||0 / 1||0-1|
|Cincinnati Open||A||A||A||A||A||QF||0 / 1||2-1|
|Win||1-0||Mar 2021||Abierto Zapopan, Mexico||WTA 250||Hard||Eugenie Bouchard||6-2, 7-5|
|Win||1-0||Apr 2018||Monterrey Open, Mexico||International||Hard||Naomi Broady|| Desirae Krawczyk
|3-6, 6-4, [10-8]|
|Win||2-0||May 2019||Morocco Open||International||Clay||María José Martínez Sánchez|| Georgina García Pérez
|Loss||2-1||Jun 2019||Mallorca Open, Spain||International||Grass||María José Martínez Sánchez|| Kirsten Flipkens
|Loss||0-1||Jun 2019||Bol Open, Croatia||Clay||Tamara Zidan?ek||5-7, 5-7|
|Win||1-0||Dec 2019||Open de Limoges, France||Hard (i)||Georgina García Pérez|| Ekaterina Alexandrova
|Loss||0-1||Mar 2012||ITF Madrid, Spain||10,000||Clay||Estelle Guisard||0-6, 6-7(5)|
|Win||1-1||Mar 2012||ITF Madrid, Spain||10,000||Clay||Isabel Rapisarda Calvo||6-2, 7-6(8)|
|Win||2-1||Aug 2012||ITF Locri, Italy||10,000||Clay||Anastasia Grymalska||6-3, 7-5|
|Win||3-1||Aug 2012||L'Aquila International, Italy||10,000||Clay||Rocío de la Torre Sánchez||4-6, 6-1, 6-3|
|Win||4-1||Nov 2012||ITF La Vall d'Uixó, Spain||10,000||Clay||Olga Sáez Larra||6-1, 6-1|
|Loss||4-2||Apr 2013||Nana Trophy, Tunisia||25,000||Clay||Ons Jabeur||3-6, 2-6|
|Loss||4-3||Apr 2014||ITF Pula, Italy||10,000||Clay||Andreea Mitu||4-6, 3-6|
|Win||5-3||Aug 2014||ITF Westende, Belgium||25,000||Hard||Ysaline Bonaventure||6-2, 6-0|
|Loss||5-4||Feb 2015||ITF Sunrise, United States||25,000||Clay||Sachia Vickery||2-6, 6-2, 3-6|
|Win||6-4||Feb 2016||ITF São Paulo, Brazil||25,000||Clay||Andreea Mitu||7-5, 6-1|
|Win||7-4||Jun 2016||Bredeney Ladies Open, Germany||50,000||Clay||Karolína Muchová||7-6(5), 6-4|
|Loss||7-5||Oct 2016||Soho Square Tournament, Egypt||100,000||Hard||Donna Veki?||2-6, 7-6(7), 3-6|
|Loss||7-6||May 2018||La Bisbal d'Emporda Internacional, Spain||25,000||Clay||Kathinka von Deichmann||3-6, 6-3, 3-6|
|Loss||7-7||Jun 2018||Manchester Challenger, Great Britain||100,000||Grass||Ons Jabeur||2-6, 1-6|
|Loss||7-8||Jul 2018||Grand Est Open 88, France||100,000||Clay||Stefanie Vögele||4-6, 2-6|
|Win||8-8||Oct 2018||ITF Pula, Italy||25,000||Clay||Amina Anshba||6-4, 6-3|
|Win||9-8||Aug 2019||ITF Bad Saulgau, Germany||25,000||Clay||Katharina Gerlach||7-6(4), 6-1|
|Loss||9-9||Aug 2019||Vancouver Open, Canada||100,000||Hard||Heather Watson||5-7, 4-6|
|Win||10-9||Sep 2020||Open de Cagnes-sur-Mer, France||80,000||Clay||Irina Bara||6-3, 6-4|
|Win||1-0||Aug 2012||ITF Locri, Italy||10,000||Clay||Despina Papamichail|| Kana Daniel
|Win||2-0||Aug 2012||L'Aquila International, Italy||10,000||Clay||Nastassia Rubel|| Alessia Camplone
|Win||3-0||Jun 2014||Montpellier Open, France||25,000||Clay||Inés Ferrer Suárez|| Hsu Chieh-yu
|2-6, 6-3, [12-10]|
|Win||4-0||Jun 2014||ITF Périgueux, France||25,000||Clay||Andrea Gámiz|| Gabriela Cé
|5-7, 6-4, [10-8]|
|Loss||4-1||Jul 2016||Prague Open, Czech Republic||75,000||Clay||Sílvia Soler Espinosa|| Demi Schuurs
|5-7, 6-3, [4-10]|
|Win||5-1||Aug 2019||ITF Bad Saulgau, Germany||25,000||Clay||Georgina García Pérez|| Ksenia Laskutova
|Loss||5-2||Dec 2019||Al Habtoor Challenge, UAE||100,000+H||Hard||Georgina García Pérez|| Lucie Hradecká
|5-7, 6-3, [8-10]|
|Loss||2013||US Open||Hard||Belinda Bencic|| Barbora Krej?íková
|1.||Naomi Osaka||No. 10||Fed Cup, Spain||Clay||QR||6-0, 6-3||No. 78|
|2.||Ashleigh Barty||No. 1||Summer Olympics, Tokyo||Hard||1R||6-4, 6-3||No. 48|