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Vanina Garcia Sokol
Vanina García Sokol
Full nameMaría Vanina García Sokol
Country (sports) Argentina
Born (1983-12-27) 27 December 1983 (age 36)
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$77,859
Singles
Career record194-134
Career titles0 WTA, 3 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 191 (21 February 2005)
Grand Slam Singles results
WimbledonQ1 (2005)
US OpenQ2 (2004)
Doubles
Career record54-69
Career titles3 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 249 (5 April 2004)

María Vanina García Sokol (born 27 December 1983) is a retired professional tennis player from Argentina.

Biography

García Sokol, who comes from the Misiones Province of Argentina, turned professional at 17 years of age.[1]

In 2003 she was a member of Argentina's Fed Cup squad and represented Argentina at the Pan American Games held in Santo Domingo.[1]

Competing mostly on the ITF circuit, she had a best ranking of 191 in the world and won a total of three ITF singles titles.[2] She twice qualified for the main draw of a WTA Tour tournament, the Vancouver Open in 2004 and the 2005 Copa Colsanitas Seguros Bolivar in Bogota. In 2007, she retired from professional tennis.[3]

Based in Buenos Aires, she now works as a tennis coach and has started her own foundation.[4]

ITF Circuit finals

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments

Singles: 10 (3-7)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 1 April 2001 Santiago, Chile Clay Brazil Joana Cortez 3-6, 3-6
Runner-up 2. 6 April 2002 Belo Horizonte, Brazil Hard Brazil Maria Fernanda Alves 3-6, 1-6
Winner 1. 13 October 2002 Los Mochis, Mexico Clay Uruguay Ana Lucía Migliarini de León 7-5, 6-3
Runner-up 3. 20 April 2003 San Luis Potosí, Mexico Clay Italy Maria Elena Camerin 0-6, 4-6
Winner 2. 31 August 2003 Paraná, Argentina Clay Argentina Jorgelina Cravero 4-6, 6-3, 6-3
Winner 3. 20 June 2004 Gorizia, Italy Clay Germany Martina Müller 6-1, 6-4
Runner-up 4. 2 July 2006 Padova, Italy Clay France Alizé Cornet 1-6, 4-6
Runner-up 5. 17 March 2007 Merida, Mexico Hard France Julie Coin 5-7, 4-6
Runner-up 6. 27 March 2007 Xalapa, Mexico Hard Colombia Mariana Duque-Mariño 3-6, 6-7
Runner-up 7. 21 May 2007 Córdoba, Argentina Clay Argentina Soledad Esperón 2-6, 3-3 ret.

Doubles: 4 (3-1)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 3 August 2000 Lima, Peru Clay Uruguay Claudia Salgues United States Tiffany Dabek
Uruguay Cecilia Guillenea
6-7, 2-6
Winner 1. 20 April 2003 San Luis Potosí, Mexico Clay Argentina Jorgelina Cravero France Kildine Chevalier
Croatia Lana Popadi?
6-1, 6-3
Winner 2. 31 August 2003 Paraná, Argentina Clay Argentina Jorgelina Cravero Argentina Erica Krauth
Brazil Carla Tiene
6-1, 6-3
Winner 3. 17 March 2007 Mérida, Mexico Hard Brazil Maria Fernanda Alves South Africa Chanelle Scheepers
United States Robin Stephenson
6-3, 6-2

References

  1. ^ a b "Vanina García Sokol, la mejor del ranking en Paraná". MisionesOnline (in Spanish). 28 August 2003. Retrieved 2018.
  2. ^ ""Sin el tenis creí que no sabía hacer nada"". El Territorio Misiones (in Spanish). 9 July 2008. Retrieved 2018.
  3. ^ "Vanina García: "ganan las Williams sin problemas"". Deportes Misiones (in Spanish). 7 February 2005. Retrieved 2018.
  4. ^ ""El tenis como un estilo de vida"". Primera Edición (in Spanish). 4 October 2015. Retrieved 2018.

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