Tyra Calderwood
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Tyra Calderwood

Tyra Calderwood
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Calderwood at the 2009 NSW Tennis Open
Country (sports) Australia
ResidenceSydney, Australia
Born (1990-09-19) 19 September 1990 (age 30)
Sydney, Australia
Turned pro2007
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$46,544
Career record69-108
Career titles0 WTA, 0 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 607 (6 October 2008)
Career record96-99
Career titles0 WTA, 6 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 190 (10 September 2012)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open1R (2008, 2009, 2012)

Tyra Calderwood (born 19 September 1990)[1] is a former professional Australian tennis player. Her highest WTA singles ranking is 607, which she reached on 6 October 2008. Her career high in doubles is 190, set on 10 September 2012.

Early life and junior career

Calderwood was born in Sydney, New South Wales and started playing tennis at the age of three.[1]

She has had limited success on the circuit, though her junior ranking did peak at 33 in 2007.


In 2008, she made her WTA doubles debut after being given a wild card with Alenka Hubacek into the Australian Open. However, they lost first round in straight sets. in December of that year she won the Sorrento ITF doubles title with Shannon Golds.

In 2009, she received wildcards into the doubles tournaments at both the Medibank International and the Australian Open, losing first round in both tournaments.

ITF Circuit finals

Doubles: 14 (6-8)

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (6/6)
Clay (0/0)
Grass (0/2)
Carpet (0/0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 5 December 2008 ITF Sorrento, Australia Hard Australia Shannon Golds United Kingdom Jade Curtis
Hong Kong Zhang Ling
6-4, 3-6, [10-8]
Runner-up 2. 4 May 2009 ITF Ipswich, Australia Grass Australia Shannon Golds Japan Maki Arai
Australia Olivia Rogowska
3-6, 2-6
Runner-up 3. 14 September 2009 ITF Darwin, Australia Hard Australia Olivia Rogowska Australia Nicole Kriz
Australia Alicia Molik
3-6, 4-6
Runner-up 4. 11 September 2010 ITF Cairns, Australia Hard Thailand Noppawan Lertcheewakarn Australia Tammi Patterson
Australia Olivia Rogowska
3-6, 6-7(3-7)
Runner-up 5. 19 September 2011 ITF Darwin, Australia Hard Australia Stephanie Bengson Brazil Maria Fernanda Alves
United Kingdom Samantha Murray
4-6, 2-6
Winner 6. 31 October 2011 ITF Mount Gambier, Australia Hard Australia Stephanie Bengson Australia Isabella Holland
Australia Sally Peers
Winner 7. 14 November 2011 ITF Traralgon, Australia Hard Australia Stephanie Bengson Australia Monique Adamczak
Australia Bojana Bobusic
6-7(2-7), 6-1, 6-3
Winner 8. 21 November 2011 ITF Bendigo, Australia Hard Australia Stephanie Bengson Australia Storm Sanders
United Kingdom Samantha Murray
2-6, 6-1, 6-3
Runner-up 9. 4 February 2012 ITF Burnie, Australia Hard Australia Stephanie Bengson Australia Arina Rodionova
United Kingdom Melanie South
2-6, 2-6
Runner-up 10. 20 February 2012 ITF Mildura, Australia Grass Australia Stephanie Bengson Bosnia and Herzegovina Mervana Jugi?-Salki?
Russia Ksenia Lykina
7-5, 5-7, [7-10]
Winner 11. 25 June 2012 ITF Pattaya, Thailand Hard New Zealand Dianne Hollands China Deng Mengning
China Zhao Qianqian
6-1, 6-3
Runner-up 12. 2 July 2012 ITF Pattaya, Thailand Hard New Zealand Dianne Hollands Japan Eri Hozumi
Japan Mari Tanaka
6-4, 4-6, [10-12]
Runner-up 13. 27 Aug 2012 ITF Cairns, Australia Hard Australia Tammi Patterson Australia Monique Adamczak
France Victoria Larrière
2-6, 6-1, [5-10]
Winner 14. 4 March 2013 ITF Sydney, Australia Hard Australia Alison Bai Australia Anja Dokic
Australia Jessica Moore
7-6(7-3), 6-4


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