Francesca Jones (tennis)
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Francesca Jones Tennis
Francesca Jones
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Jones at the 2021 ITF Biarritz
Country (sports) United Kingdom
Born (2000-09-19) 19 September 2000 (age 21)
Leeds, Great Britain
Height1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize moneyUS$ 271,487
Singles
Career record137-78 (63.7%)
Career titles6 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 178 (19 July 2021)
Current rankingNo. 178 (19 July 2021)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (2021)
French OpenQ1 (2021)
Wimbledon1R (2021)
US OpenQ2 (2021)
Doubles
Career record8-6 (57.1%)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 541 (22 February 2021)
Current rankingNo. 556 (19 July 2021)
Last updated on: 19 July 2021.

Francesca Jones (born 19 September 2000) is a British tennis player.

Jones career high WTA singles ranking is world No. 178, which she achieved on 19 July 2021.[1]

Jones has a career-high ITF juniors ranking of 31, achieved on 1 May 2017.[2]

She was born with a thumb and three fingers on each hand, and with only seven toes, as a result of a rare genetic condition Ectrodactyly Ectodermal Dysplasia (EED).[3][4]

Jones started playing tennis at the age of five after being enrolled at a tennis camp.

Grand Slam singles performance timeline

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# P# DNQ A Z# PO G F-S SF-B NMS P NH
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (P#) preliminary round; (DNQ) did not qualify; (A) absent; (Z#) Davis/Fed Cup Zonal Group (with number indication) or (PO) play-off; (G) gold, (F-S) silver or (SF-B) bronze Olympic/Paralympic medal; a (NMS) downgraded Masters Series/1000 tournament; (P) postponed; (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.
Tournament 2019 2020 2021 SR W-L Win%
Australian Open A A 1R 0 / 1 0-1 0%
French Open A A Q1 0 / 0 0-0  - 
Wimbledon Q1 NH 1R 0 / 1 0-1 0%
US Open A A Q2 0 / 0 0-0  - 
Win-loss 0-0 0-0 0-2 0 / 2 0-2 0%

ITF Circuit finals

Singles: 9 (6 titles, 3 runner-ups)

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$80,000 tournaments
$60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (0-0)
Clay (6-3)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-0)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0-1 Sep 2017 ITF Hammamet, Tunisia 15,000 Clay United Kingdom Emily Arbuthnott 6-3, 5-7, 4-6
Win 1-1 Nov 2017 ITF Asunción, Paraguay 15,000 Clay Chile Fernanda Brito 6-3, 7-6(7-0)
Win 2-1 Apr 2018 ITF Villa Dolores, Argentina 15,000 Clay Argentina Victoria Bosio 4-6, 6-4, 6-2
Loss 2-2 Jul 2018 ITF Vienna, Austria 15,000 Clay Poland Marta Le?niak 0-6, 3-6
Win 3-2 Jul 2018 Tampere Open, Finland 15,000 Clay Serbia Bojana Marinkovi? 6-2, 7-6(7-2)
Win 4-2 Jun 2019 ITF Minsk, Belarus 25,000 Clay Germany Stephanie Wagner 6-3, 1-6, 6-2
Win 5-2 Jun 2019 ITF Minsk, Belarus 25,000 Clay Romania Jaqueline Cristian 7-6(8-6), 4-6, 6-1
Loss 5-3 Apr 2021 ITF Villa Maria, Argentina 25,000 Clay Brazil Beatriz Haddad Maia 7-5, 4-6, 2-6
Win 6-3 Jul 2021 ITF Biarritz, France 60,000 Clay Russia Oksana Selekhmeteva 6-4, 7-6(4)

Doubles: 1 (1 runner-up)

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$80,000 tournaments
$60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (0-0)
Clay (0-1)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-0)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0-1 May 2016 ITF Hammamet, Tunisia 10,000 Clay France Emmanuelle Girard Serbia Natalija Kosti?
Ukraine Ganna Poznikhirenko
4-6, 4-6

References

  1. ^ "Francesca Jones bio on WTA official site". WTA. Retrieved 2020.
  2. ^ "Francesca Jones junior profile at the ITF". ITF. Retrieved 2020.
  3. ^ "Wimbledon qualifying wild card Fran Jones pushes the barriers". baseline.tennis.com. 25 June 2019. Retrieved 2020.
  4. ^ Australian Open qualifying: Britain's Francesca Jones on proving doubters wrong, Russell Fuller, BBC Sport, 8 January 2021

External links


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