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Irina Falconi

Irina Falconi American tennis player

American tennis player
The basics
Quick Facts
Intro American tennis player
A.K.A. Фалькони, Ирина
Is Athlete Tennis player
From United States of America
Type Sports
Gender female
Birth 4 May 1990, Portoviejo, Ecuador
Age: 30 years
Star sign TaurusTaurus
Residence Atlanta, USA
Stats
Height: 163 cm
Weight: 61 kg
The details
Biography

Irina Falconi (Spanish: Falconí; born May 4, 1990) is a professional American tennis player, who was born in Portoviejo, Ecuador. She moved to Manhattan, New York, as a toddler. Her highest WTA singles ranking is world No. 64, which she reached in September 2015. Her career high in doubles is No. 70, which she reached in June 2013.

Professional career

Falconi played college tennis at Georgia Tech where she was a two times ITA All-American and 2010 ACC Player of the Year.

She was given a wildcard into the 2010 US Open qualifying tournament and managed to qualify defeating Mona Barthel, Anastasia Pivovarova and Stéphanie Dubois.

She went out in the first round of the Australian Open, the French Open, and Wimbledon. The 2011 US Open was more successful for Falconi, when she defeated Klára Zakopalová and Dominika Cibulková, before losing to Sabine Lisicki.

WTA career finals

Singles: 1 (1 title)

Finals by surface
Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
Tour Championships (0–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Premier (0–0)
International (1–0)
Finals by surface
Hard (0–0)
Clay (1–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
Tour Championships (0–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Premier (0–0)
International (1–0)
Hard (0–0)
Clay (1–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win Apr 2016 Copa Colsanitas, Colombia International Clay Sílvia Soler Espinosa 6–2, 2–6, 6–4

Doubles: 3 (3 runner-ups)

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
WTA Tour Championships (0–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Premier (0–0)
International (0–3)
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss Aug 2012 Citi Open, United States International Hard Chanelle Scheepers Shuko Aoyama
Chang Kai-chen
5–7, 2–6
Loss Aug 2012 Texas Tennis Open, United States International Hard Līga Dekmeijere Marina Erakovic
Heather Watson
3–6, 0–6
Loss Apr 2015 Copa Colsanitas, Colombia International Clay Shelby Rogers Paula Cristina Gonçalves
Beatriz Haddad Maia
3–6, 6–3, [6–10]

ITF career finals

Singles: 14 (6 titles, 8 runner–ups)

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss May 2007 ITF Los Mochis, Mexico $10,000 Hard Maria Fernanda Alves 6–2, 6–0
Win May 2007 ITF Monterrey, Mexico $10,000 Hard Courtney Nagle 2–6, 6–3, 6–4
Win Jul 2009 ITF Atlanta, United States $10,000 Hard Jennifer Elie 6–0, 6–4
Win Jul 2009 ITF St. Joseph, United States $10,000 Hard Caitlin Whoriskey 6–3, 6–3
Win Jul 2010 ITF Atlanta, United States $10,000 Hard Allie Will 6–1, 6–4
Loss Oct 2010 ITF Rock Hill, United States $25,000 Hard Camila Giorgi 6–3, 6–4
Loss Feb 2011 ITF Midland, United States 100,000 Hard Lucie Hradecká 6–4, 6–4
Loss Apr 2012 ITF Charlottesville, United States $50,000 Clay Melanie Oudin 7–6, 3–6, 1–6
Loss Oct 2013 ITF Perth, Australia $25,000 Hard Arina Rodionova 5–7, 4–6
Loss Oct 2013 ITF Margaret River, Australia $25,000 Hard Anett Kontaveit 2–6, 4–6
Loss Sep 2014 ITF Albuquerque, United States $75,000 Hard Anna Tatishvili 2–6, 4–6
Win Nov 2014 ITF New Braunfels, United States $50,000 Hard Jennifer Brady 7–6, 6–2
Loss Feb 2015 ITF Burnie, Australia $50,000 Hard Daria Gavrilova 5–7, 5–7
Win Sep 2017 ITF Tampico, Mexico $100,000+H Hard Louisa Chirico 7–5, 6–7, 6–1

Doubles: 14 (3–11)

Outcome No. Date Category Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 27 July 2009 $10,000 St. Joseph, United States Hard Ashley Weinhold Chelsea Orr
Caitlin Whoriskey
6–4, 7–6
Runner-up 1. 12 July 2010 $10,000 Atlanta, United States Hard Maria Sanchez Kristy Frilling
Julia Glushko
2–6, 6–2, 4–6
Runner-up 2. 7 August 2010 $75,000 Vancouver, Canada Hard Amanda Fink Chang Kai-chen
Heidi El Tabakh
6–3, 3–6, [4–10]
Runner-up 3. 27 September 2010 $50,000 Las Vegas, United States Hard Maria Sanchez Lindsay Lee-Waters
Megan Moulton-Levy
6–1, 5–7, 4–6
Runner-up 4. 4 October 2010 $50,000 Kansas City, United States Hard Lauren Albanese Julie Ditty
Abigail Spears
2–6, 6–4, 4–6
Runner–up 5. 13 February 2011 $100,000 Midland, United States Hard Alison Riske Jamie Hampton
Anna Tatishvili
w/o
Runner-up 6. 17 September 2012 $75,000 Albuquerque, United States Hard Maria Sanchez Yasmin Schnack
Asia Muhammad
2–6, 6–1, [10–12]
Runner-up 7. 15 April 2013 $50,000 Dothan, United States Hard Maria Sanchez Julia Cohen
Tatjana Maria
4–6, 6–4 [9–11]
Runner–up 8. 19 May 2013 $100,000 Prague, Czech Republic Clay Eva Hrdinová Renata Voráčová
Barbora Záhlavová-Strýcová
4–6, 0–6
Runner-up 9. 8 July 2013 $50,000 Yakima, United States Hard Naomi Broady Jan Abaza
Allie Will
5–7, 6–3, [3–10]
Winner 2. 15 July 2013 $50,000 Portland, United States Hard Nicole Melichar Sanaz Marand
Ashley Weinhold
4–6, 6–3, [10–8]
Runner-up 10. 24 March 2014 $50,000 Osprey, United States Clay Eva Hrdinová Hsieh Shu-ying
Rika Fujiwara
3–6, 7–6, [4–10]
Runner–up 11. 21 April 2014 $50,000 Charlottesville, United States Clay Maria Sanchez Asia Muhammad
Taylor Townsend
3–6, 1–6
Winner 3. 8 February 2015 $50,000 Burnie, Australia Hard Petra Martić Han Xinyun
Junri Namigata
6–2, 6–4


Performance timelines

Singles

This table is current through the 2020 Australian Open.

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# A P Z# PO G F-S SF-B NMS NH
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (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 medal; a (NMS) downgraded Masters Series/1000 tournament; (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 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 W–L
Australian Open A A 1R 1R Q2 2R 2R 2R 2R 1R A Q1 4–7
French Open A A 1R 2R Q3 Q1 3R 2R Q1 Q1 A 4–4
Wimbledon A A 1R 1R Q3 Q3 1R 1R 1R Q2 A 0–5
US Open Q1 1R 3R 1R Q1 Q2 2R 1R Q1 Q1 A 3–5
Win–Loss 0–0 0–1 2–4 1–4 0–0 1–1 4–4 2–4 1–2 0–1 0–0 0–0 11–21

Doubles

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# A P Z# PO G F-S SF-B NMS NH
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (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 medal; a (NMS) downgraded Masters Series/1000 tournament; (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 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 W–L
Australian Open A 1R 2R A 1R 2R A 2–4
French Open A A 1R A A 1R A 0–2
Wimbledon A 2R 1R A 1R 1R A 1–4
US Open 1R 2R A 1R 1R A 1R 1–5
Win–Loss 0–1 2–3 1–3 0–1 0–3 1–3 0-1 4–15
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https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/04/sports/wimbledon-irina-falconi-angelique-kerber.html?_r=0
https://ramblinwreck.com/roster/irina-falconi/
https://www.wtatennis.com/players/314545/irina-falconi
https://www.itftennis.com/procircuit/players/player/profile.aspx?playerid=100044410
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