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Irina Kuzmina
Irina Kuzmina-Rim?a
Country (sports) Latvia
Born (1986-01-16) 16 January 1986 (age 35)
Riga, Latvia
Turned pro2003
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed forehand)
Prize money$61,387
Singles
Career record153-136 (52.9%)
Career titles2 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 307 (13 October 2008)
Doubles
Career record105-99 (51.5%)
Career titles8 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 193 (13 July 2009)
Team competitions
Fed Cup19-13

Irina Kuzmina-Rim?a (born 16 January 1986) is a retired Latvian tennis player.

In her career, she won two singles and eight doubles titles on the ITF Circuit. On 13 October 2008, she reached her best singles ranking of world No. 307. On 13 July 2009, she peaked at No. 193 in the WTA doubles rankings.

Kuzmina has a 19-13 record for Latvia in Fed Cup competition.

After retiring from professional tennis, Kuzmina-Rim?a became a beach tennis player.[1]

ITF finals

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

Singles: 6 (2-4)

Result No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Loss 1. 15 August 2005 ITF Helsinki, Finland Hard Finland Emma Laine 0-6, 2-6
Win 2. 30 May 2006 ITF Olecko, Poland Clay Poland Olga Brózda 6-4, 6-4
Loss 3. 8 June 2007 ITF Birkerød, Denmark Clay Italy Elena Pioppo 2-6, 0-6
Win 4. 25 June 2007 ITF Oslo, Norway Clay Austria Eva-Maria Hoch 6-4, 3-0 ret.
Loss 5. 24 November 2007 ITF Barcelona, Spain Clay Italy Valentina Sulpizio 0-6, 0-2 ret.
Loss 6. 19 January 2009 ITF Kaarst, Germany Carpet (i) Germany Sarah Gronert 6-2, 4-6, 5-7

Doubles: 19 (8-11)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 10 August 2003 ITF Gdynia, Poland Clay Poland Monika Schneider Poland Klaudia Jans-Ignacik
Poland Alicja Rosolska
5-7, 2-6
Runner-up 2. 17 August 2003 ITF Oulu, Finland Clay Ukraine Kateryna Bondarenko Austria Nicole Melch
Austria Yvonne Meusburger
3-6, 6-4, 1-6
Winner 3. 12 September 2004 ITF Tbilisi, Georgia Clay Russia Kristina Movsesyan Georgia (country) Sofia Melikishvili
Russia Svetlana Mossiakova
3-6, 6-3, 6-3
Runner-up 4. 7 November 2004 ITF Stockholm, Sweden Hard (i) Russia Sofia Avakova Netherlands Michaëlla Krajicek
Netherlands Jolanda Mens
2-6, 3-6
Runner-up 5. 24 May 2005 ITF Olecko, Poland Clay Latvia Alise Vaidere Poland Olga Brózda
Poland Natalia Ko?at
7-5, 1-6, 1-6
Runner-up 6. 30 January 2006 ITF Belfort, France Hard (i) Russia Ekaterina Lopes Germany Kristina Barrois
Germany Kathrin Wörle-Scheller
1-6, 1-6
Winner 7. 9 May 2006 ITF Warsaw, Poland Clay Ukraine Oksana Uzhylovska Germany Justine Ozga
Poland Urszula Radwa?ska
6-0, 6-1
Runner-up 8. 30 May 2006 ITF Olecko, Poland Clay Latvia Alise Vaidere Poland Olga Brózda
Poland Natalia Ko?at
2-6, 3-6
Winner 9. 2 June 2007 ITF Olecko, Poland Clay Ukraine Yuliya Hnateyko Belarus Volha Duko
Belarus Aleksandra Malyarchikova
6-1, 6-1
Runner-up 10. 8 June 2007 ITF Birkerød, Denmark Clay Czech Republic Zora Vlckova Italy Elena Pioppo
Italy Alice Balducci
7-6(7), 2-6, 0-6
Runner-up 11. 19 November 2007 ITF Barcelona, Spain Clay Spain Sheila Solsona-Carcasona Bulgaria Biljana Pawlowa-Dimitrova
Austria Stefanie Haidner
3-6, 7-6(8), [3-10]
Winner 12. 27 January 2008 ITF Grenoble, France Hard (i) Russia Vasilisa Davydova Czech Republic Barbora Krti?ková
Czech Republic Lucie ?ípková
6-0, 7-5
Winner 13. 11 July 2008 ITF Rome, Italy Clay Ukraine Oxana Lyubtsova Ukraine Irina Buryachok
Austria Patricia Mayr
6-4, 4-6, [10-7]
Runner-up 14. 4 August 2008 ITF Moscow, Russia Clay Ukraine Veronika Kapshay Russia Vitalia Diatchenko
Russia Maria Kondratieva
0-6, 4-6
Runner-up 15. 30 August 2008 ITF Vlaardingen, Netherlands Clay Russia Anastasia Poltoratskaya Bosnia and Herzegovina Mervana Jugi?-Salki?
Serbia Teodora Mir?i?
1-6, 2-6
Winner 16. 8 February 2009 ITF Belfort, France Carpet (i) Ukraine Oxana Lyubtsova France Youlia Fedossova
France Virginie Pichet
6-3, 3-6, [10-5]
Winner 17. 24 June 2009 ITF Rotterdam, Netherlands Clay Russia Eugeniya Pashkova Australia Alenka Hubacek
New Zealand Kairangi Vano
7-6, 7-6
Runner-up 18. 12 October 2009 ITF Kharkiv, Ukraine Carpet (i) Ukraine Veronika Kapshay Ukraine Lyudmyla Kichenok
Ukraine Nadiya Kichenok
6-2, 2-6, [3-10]
Winner 19. 26 July 2010 ITF Tampere, Finland Clay Latvia Di?na Marcink?vi?a France Amandine Hesse
Czech Republic Monika T?mová
6-4, 6-2

References

  1. ^ "Irina Kuzmina-Rim?a ITF Beach Tennis". www.itftennis.com.

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