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Katherine Sebov
Katherine Sebov
Country (sports) Canada
ResidenceKleinburg, Ontario
Born (1999-01-05) January 5, 1999 (age 22)
Toronto, Ontario
Height1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Turned pro2016
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$131,664
Singles
Career record151-105 (59.0%)
Career titles1 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 192 (October 21, 2019)
Current rankingNo. 261 (March 22, 2021)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ1 (2019)
US OpenQ1 (2019)
Doubles
Career record12-20 (37.5%)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 433 (May 27, 2019)
Current rankingNo. 798 (March 22, 2021)
Team competitions
Fed Cup4-2
Last updated on: April 2, 2021.

Katherine Sebov (born January 5, 1999) is a Canadian professional tennis player. She reached a career-high WTA singles ranking of No. 192, on 21 October 2019, and a career-high ITF junior ranking of No. 22, on 20 July 2015.

Early life

Sebov was born in Toronto and is of Ukrainian descent.[1] Her coaches are Simon Bartram in Toronto and Robert Lansdorp in Los Angeles.[2][3]

Tennis career

2013-14

Sebov made her professional debut in November 2013 at the ITF $50k event in Toronto, but was defeated in the qualifying second round in singles and in the first round in doubles.[4] In July 2013, she won her first junior singles title at the G4 in Vancouver.[5] In July 2014 at Wimbledon, she qualified for her first junior Grand Slam main draw where she lost in the first round in singles and in the quarterfinals in doubles.[6] In September 2014, Sebov advanced to the third round in singles as a qualifier at the junior US Open and was defeated in the first round in doubles.[7]

2015

In January, Sebov won her second singles junior title, this time at the G1 in Traralgon.[8] A week later, she reached the second round in singles and the quarterfinals in doubles at the junior event of the Australian Open.[9] In March, Sebov qualified for the $25k main draw in Rancho Santa Fe, but fell in the first round to CiCi Bellis.[10] Sebov made it to the second round in singles and to the first round in doubles at the junior French Open in May.[11] In June at the junior competition of Wimbledon, Sebov was eliminated in the first round in singles and in the second round in doubles.[12] In July, she qualified for the main draw of the $50k event in Granby, defeating respectively compatriot Catherine Leduc, world No. 155, Julia Glushko, and fellow Canadian Petra Januskova. She was eliminated by world No. 224, Amandine Hesse, in the opening round.[13] In September at the US Open junior tournament, she fell in the first round in singles.[14]

2016

At the Australian Open, Sebov advanced to the third round of the junior event in singles but was defeated in the first round in doubles.[15] She decided to focus on the pro circuit for the rest of the season and did not play any other junior tournaments. In May, Sebov reached back-to-back semifinals at $10ks in Antalya.[16][17] In October, she qualified at the 50K in Saguenay where she was defeated by Sachia Vickery in the second round.[18] Two weeks later in Toronto, she qualified for her second straight $50k main draw, but was once again stopped in the second round by eventual winner CiCi Bellis.[19]

2017

In January, Sebov qualified and reached the semifinals of the $25k tournament in Orlando.[20] Two weeks later, she qualified for the $100k in Midland and defeated world No. 121, Verónica Cepede Royg, in the opening round. She next played Sofya Zhuk and defeated her in straight sets. In the quarterfinals, Sebov scored the biggest win of her career so far with a victory over world No. 97, Varvara Lepchenko, her first top-100 win. She lost to world No. 98, Naomi Broady, in the next round.[21] Sebov was selected to represent Canada at the Fed Cup Americas Zone Group I in early February, along with Bianca Andreescu, Charlotte Robillard-Millette and Carol Zhao, and made her debut with wins over María Fernanda Álvarez Terán of Bolivia, Montserrat González of Paraguay and Bárbara Gatica of Chile. She ended the ties with a 4-0 overall record and helped Canada reach the World Group II playoffs.[22] In late February, at the $25k in Rancho Santa Fe, she advanced to the semifinals where she lost to the first seed Kayla Day.[23] In July, she reached her first professional final at the $60k in Granby but was defeated by Cristiana Ferrando.[24]

2018

In March at a $25k tournament in Toyota, Sebov reached her second final, losing to Dejana Radanovi? in three sets.[25]

ITF Circuit finals

Singles: 5 (1 title, 4 runner-ups)

Legend
$100,000 tournaments (0-0)
$80,000 tournaments (0-0)
$60,000 tournaments (1-1)
$25,000 tournaments (0-2)
$15,000 tournaments (0-0)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0-1 Jul 2017 ITF Granby, Canada 60,000 Hard Italy Cristiana Ferrando 2-6, 3-6
Loss 0-2 Mar 2018 ITF Toyota, Japan 25,000 Hard Serbia Dejana Radanovi? 4-6, 6-3, 4-6
Win 1-2 Oct 2018 ITF Saguenay, Canada 60,000 Hard (i) Netherlands Quirine Lemoine 7-6(10), 7-6(4)
Loss 1-3 Jun 2019 ITF Figueira Da Foz, Portugal 25,000+H Hard Turkey ?pek Soylu 7-6(2), 6-7(5), 3-6
Loss 1-4 Jul 2019 ITF Saskatoon, Canada 25,000 Hard Australia Maddison Inglis 4-6, 6-2, 4-6

Grand Slam performance timeline

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# A NH
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (A) absent; (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.

Singles

Tournament 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 SR W-L Win%
Australian Open A A A A Q1 A A 0 / 0 0-0  - 
French Open A A A A A A 0 / 0 0-0  - 
Wimbledon A A A A A NH 0 / 0 0-0  - 
US Open A A A A Q1 A 0 / 0 0-0  - 
Win-Loss 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 / 0 0-0  - 
WTA 1000
Canadian Open Q1 A A Q1 Q1 NH 0 / 0 0-0 0%

Record against top 100 players

Sebov's win-loss record (1-3, 25%) against players who were ranked world No. 100 or higher when played is as follows:[26]

*Statistics as of February 11, 2018

References

  1. ^ "Young Canadians impress at Granby tennis tourney". The Gazette. Retrieved 2015.
  2. ^ "The last Canadian standing at the U.S. Open: 15-year-old Katherine Sebov beaten in girls' singles". Yahoo Sports. Retrieved 2017.
  3. ^ "ITF profile - Katherine Sebov". ITFTennis.com. Retrieved 2017.
  4. ^ "Drawsheet: $50,000 Toronto". ITFTennis.com. Retrieved 2015.
  5. ^ "Drawsheet: Canadian U18 ITF World Ranking Event". ITFTennis.com. Retrieved 2015.
  6. ^ "Drawsheet: The Junior Championships, Wimbledon". ITFTennis.com. Retrieved 2015.
  7. ^ "Drawsheet: US Open Junior Tennis Championship". ITFTennis.com. Retrieved 2015.
  8. ^ "Drawsheet: AGL Loy Yang Traralgon Junior International". ITFTennis.com. Retrieved 2015.
  9. ^ "Drawsheet: Australian Open Junior Championships". ITFTennis.com. Retrieved 2015.
  10. ^ "Drawsheet: $25,000 Rancho Santa Fe, CA". ITFTennis.com. Retrieved 2015.
  11. ^ "Drawsheet: Roland Garros Junior French Championships". ITFTennis.com. Retrieved 2015.
  12. ^ "Drawsheet: The Junior Championships, Wimbledon". ITFTennis.com. Retrieved 2015.
  13. ^ "Drawsheet: $50,000 Granby". ITFTennis.com. Retrieved 2015.
  14. ^ "Drawsheet: US Open Junior Tennis Championship". ITFTennis.com. Retrieved 2015.
  15. ^ "Drawsheet: Australian Open Junior Championships". ITFTennis.com. Retrieved 2016.
  16. ^ "Drawsheet: $10,000 Antalya". ITFTennis.com. Retrieved 2017.
  17. ^ "Drawsheet: $10,000 Antalya". ITFTennis.com. Retrieved 2017.
  18. ^ "Drawsheet: $50,000 Saguenay". ITFTennis.com. Retrieved 2017.
  19. ^ "Drawsheet: $50,000 Toronto". ITFTennis.com. Retrieved 2017.
  20. ^ "Drawsheet: $25,000 Orlando, FL". ITFTennis.com. Retrieved 2017.
  21. ^ "Drawsheet: $100,000 Midland, MI". ITFTennis.com. Retrieved 2017.
  22. ^ "Tie details - Americas Zone Group I". FedCup.com. Retrieved 2017.
  23. ^ "Drawsheet: $25,000 Rancho Santa Fe, CA". ITFTennis.com. Retrieved 2017.
  24. ^ "Drawsheet: $60,000 Granby". ITFTennis.com. Retrieved 2017.
  25. ^ "Drawsheet: $25,000 Toyota". ITFTennis.com. Retrieved 2018.
  26. ^ "Results". WTATennis.com. Retrieved 2016.

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