Abigail Tere-Apisah
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Abigail Tere-Apisah
Abigail Tere-Apisah
Full nameAbigail Agivanagi Tere-Apisah
Country (sports) Papua New Guinea
 Pacific Oceania (Fed Cup tournaments)
ResidenceSydney, Australia
Born (1992-07-13) 13 July 1992 (age 29)
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$55,261
Singles
Career record100-62 (61.7%)
Career titles1 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 276 (6 August 2018)
Current ranking
Doubles
Career record50-40 (55.6%)
Career titles6 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 224 (11 June 2018)
Current rankingNo. 411 (6 January 2020)
Team competitions
Fed Cup15-10
Last updated on: 17 October 2020.

Abigail Agivanagi Tere-Apisah (born 13 July 1992) is a tennis player from Papua New Guinea.

Tere-Apisah has a career-high WTA singles ranking of No. 276, achieved on 6 August 2018. She is the daughter of Kwalam Apisah and Verenagi Tere. Her sister Marcia, and her nieces, Violet and Patricia Apisah, are also tennis players.

Tennis career

In 2010, Abigail graduated from Albury High School in Albury, Australia. She then attended Georgia State University, playing tennis for the Panthers, and graduated in 2014 with a BS in Health and Physical Education. Apisah is a two time All-American tennis player (2012 and 2014).

On 24 May 2014, Apisah reached the semifinals of the NCAA Championship, losing in the third-set tiebreak to Lynn Chi. She reached a collegiate national ranking of No. 8 in singles.

On 3 December 2017, in the Asia-Pacific Wildcard Playoff final for the 2018 Australian Open, she was looking to become the first player from Papua New Guinea to compete in a Grand Slam main draw, but lost the final match 6-4, 5-7, 4-6 to Wang Xinyu of China.[1]

On 19 May 2019, Tere-Apisah became the first Pacific islander to win a professional tennis singles title beating Russian top seed, Valeria Savinykh, at a $25k event in Singapore.

ITF Circuit finals

Singles: 2 (1 title, 1 runner-up)

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$80,000 tournaments
$60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (1-1)
Clay (0-0)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-0)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0-1 Oct 2017 ITF Cairns, Australia 25,000 Hard Australia Olivia Rogowska 6-1, 2-6, 2-6
Win 1-1 May 2019 ITF Singapore 25,000 Hard Russia Valeria Savinykh 6-3, 6-2

Doubles: 11 (6 titles, 5 runner-ups)

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$80,000 tournaments
$60,000 tournaments (0-1)
$25,000 tournaments (6-4)
$15,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (5-4)
Clay (1-0)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-1)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1-0 Sep 2016 ITF Brisbane, Australia 25,000 Hard Australia Naiktha Bains Israel Julia Glushko
China Liu Fangzhou
6-7(4-7), 6-2, [10-3]
Win 2-0 Jun 2017 ITF Bethany Beach, United States 25,000 Clay United States Sabrina Santamaria United States Sophie Chang
United States Alexandra Mueller
6-4, 6-0
Win 3-0 Sep 2017 ITF Penrith, Australia 25,000 Hard Australia Naiktha Bains Australia Tammi Patterson
Australia Olivia Rogowska
6-0, 7-5
Win 4-0 Sep 2017 ITF Brisbane, Australia (2) 25,000 Hard Australia Naiktha Bains United States Jennifer Elie
Japan Erika Sema
6-4, 6-1
Loss 4-1 Oct 2017 ITF Toowoomba, Australia 25,000 Hard Australia Naiktha Bains Japan Momoko Kobori
Japan Ayano Shimizu
5-7, 5-7
Win 5-1 Oct 2017 ITF Cairns, Australia 25,000 Hard Australia Naiktha Bains Australia Astra Sharma
Australia Belinda Woolcock
4-6, 6-2, [10-6]
Loss 5-2 May 2018 Kurume Cup, Japan 60,000 Carpet United Kingdom Katy Dunne United Kingdom Naomi Broady
United States Asia Muhammad
2-6, 4-6
Loss 5-3 May 2019 ITF Singapore 25,000 Hard India Rutuja Bhosale Indonesia Beatrice Gumulya
Indonesia Jessy Rompies
4-6, 6-0, [6-10]
Win 6-3 Jun 2019 ITF Hong Kong, China 25,000 Hard Japan Junri Namigata Japan Erina Hayashi
Japan Momoko Kobori
6-3, 2-6, [10-6]
Loss 6-4 Feb 2020 Launceston International, Australia 25,000 Hard Australia Alicia Smith Australia Alison Bai
Australia Jaimee Fourlis
6-7(4-7), 3-6
Loss 6-5 Feb 2020 ITF Perth, Australia 25,000 Hard New Zealand Paige Hourigan Japan Kanako Morisaki
Japan Erika Sema
1-6, 6-4, [7-10]

National representation

Fed Cup

Tere-Apisah made her Fed Cup debut for Pacific Oceania in 2015, while the team was competing in the Asia/Oceania Zone Group II.

Fed Cup (15-10)

Group membership
World Group (0-0)
World Group Play-off (0-0)
World Group II (0-0)
World Group II Play-off (0-0)
Asia/Oceania Group (15-10)
Matches by surface
Hard (15-10)
Clay (0-0)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-0)
Matches by type
Singles (10-5)
Doubles (5-5)
Matches by setting
Indoors (3-7)
Outdoors (12-3)

Singles (10-5)

Edition Stage Date Location Against Surface Opponent W/L Score
2015 Fed Cup
Asia/Oceania Zone Group II
Pool D 14 April 2015 Hyderabad, India Indonesia Indonesia Hard (i) Lavinia Tananta L 6-2, 1-6, 3-6
15 April 2015 Sri Lanka Sri Lanka Medhira Samarasinghe W 6-0, 6-3
5th-8th Play-off 17 April 2015 Singapore Singapore Angeline Devanthiran W 6-0, 6-3
2016 Fed Cup
Asia/Oceania Zone Group II
Pool A 11 April 2016 Hua Hin, Thailand Hong Kong Hong Kong Hard Maggie Ng W 2-6, 6-1, 7-5
12 April 2016 Iran Iran Sadaf Sadeghvaziri W 6-1, 6-1
13 April 2016 Philippines Philippines Anna Clarice Patrimonio W 6-1, 6-0
2017 Fed Cup
Asia/Oceania Zone Group II
Pool B 18 July 2017 Dushanbe, Tajikistan Iran Iran Hard Sara Amiri W 6-3, 6-0
19 July 2017 Hong Kong Hong Kong Zhang Ling L 4-6, 4-6
5th-8th Play-off 21 July 2017 Singapore Singapore Y-kit Nicole Tan W 6-7(5-7), 6-0, 6-0
2018 Fed Cup
Asia/Oceania Zone Group II
Pool C 7 February 2018 Isa Town, Bahrain Oman Oman Hard Fatma Al-Nabhani W 7-6(7-4), 7-5
8 February 2018 Malaysia Malaysia Suhana Sofia Mohd Adam Das W 6-2, 6-0
Promotional Play-off 10 February 2018 Singapore Singapore Stefanie Tan W 2-6, 6-2, 6-4
2019 Fed Cup
Asia/Oceania Zone Group I
Pool B 6 February 2019 Astana, Kazakhstan China China Hard (i) Zhang Shuai L 1-6, 2-6
7 February 2019 Indonesia Indonesia Beatrice Gumulya L 4-6, 6-2, 4-6
8 February 2019 South Korea South Korea Han Na-lae L 1-6, 7-5, 3-6

Doubles (5-5)

Edition Stage Date Location Against Surface Partner Opponents W/L Score
2015 Fed Cup
Asia/Oceania Zone Group II
Pool D 14 April 2015 Hyderabad, India Indonesia Indonesia Hard (i) Cook Islands Brittany Teei Ayu Fani Damayanti
Lavinia Tananta
L 0-6, 2-6
5th-8th Play-off 17 April 2015 Singapore Singapore Wi Joanne Koh
Sarah Pang
W 6-0, 6-3
2016 Fed Cup
Asia/Oceania Zone Group II
Pool A 11 April 2016 Hua Hin, Thailand Hong Kong Hong Kong Hard Samoa Steffi Carruthers Sher Chun-wing
Zhang Ling
L 3-6, 2-6
13 April 2016 Philippines Philippines Khim Iglupas
Katharina Lehnert
L 4-6, 3-6
2018 Fed Cup
Asia/Oceania Zone Group II
Pool C 6 February 2018 Isa Town, Bahrain Iran Iran Hard Shahrzad Banisaeid
Kimia Rahmani
W 6-0, 6-0
7 February 2018 Oman Oman Maryam Al Balushi
Aisha Al Suleimani
W 6-0, 6-1
8 February 2018 Malaysia Malaysia Jawairiah Noordin
Suhana Sofia Mohd Adam Das
W 6-4, 6-2
Promotional Play-off 10 February 2018 Singapore Singapore Charmaine Shi Yi Seah
Stefanie Tan
W 6-1, 6-1
2019 Fed Cup
Asia/Oceania Zone Group I
Pool B 6 February 2019 Astana, Kazakhstan China China Hard (i) Xu Yifan
Zheng Saisai
L 6-3, 3-6, 4-6
7 February 2019 Indonesia Indonesia Deria Nur Haliza
Jessy Rompies
L 4-6, 4-6

References

  1. ^ "Wang beats Tere-Apisah to win Australian Open wildcard". WTAtennis.com. 3 December 2017. Retrieved .

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