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Madison Brengle

Madison Brengle American tennis player

American tennis player
The basics
Quick Facts
Intro American tennis player
A.K.A. Бренгл, Мэдисон
Is Athlete Tennis player
From United States of America
Type Sports
Gender female
Birth 3 April 1990, Dover, USA
Age: 30 years
Star sign AriesAries
Residence Dover, USA
Stats
Height: 168 cm
Weight: 60 kg
The details
Biography

Madison Brengle (born April 3, 1990) is an American tennis player.

Her biggest success occurred in early 2015, reaching her first WTA Tour final in January, followed by a fourth round Grand-Slam appearance at the Australian Open. In May, her singles ranking reached a career-best of No. 35 in the world. Her greatest victory so far was in 2017 over world No. 2, Serena Williams. She has won one WTA 125K series singles title, 15 ITF singles titles, and seven ITF doubles titles.

In August 2007, she was ranked fourth in the world in juniors. Brengle then toiled for years in the ITF Women's Circuit. Over the course of 24 consecutive majors between 2008 and 2014, she failed to make it out of the pre-tournament qualifier. The streak ended when she earned a wild card for the 2014 US Open main draw, which she capitalized on for her first major match-win. Her ranking soon rose into the top 100 for the first time.

Early life

Brengle was born and raised in Dover, Delaware, and is Jewish. Her mother (Gaby née Gamberg) coaches her, her father is Dan Brengle, and her brother is David.

Playing style

Brengle is what some coaches call a scrappy player, and her game is built around counter-punching and outlasting her opponents in long rallies while waiting for her opponent's error. When serving she uses an abbreviated service motion. Her forehand has a low follow-through. Sometimes on her backhand she will drive the ball flat, using a half-swing. Brengle moves quickly around the court, and is willing to battle to win her matches.

Junior career

As a teenager, Brengle participated in an experimental USTA training regimen.

In 2006, she won the Easter Bowl doubles championships with Kristy Frilling, defeating Sanaz Marand and Ashley Weinhold in the final. In 2007, Brengle reached the 2007 Australian Open girls' singles final, before going down to Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova. Brengle and Julia Cohen were the top seeds at the 2007 French Open girls' doubles competition, but the team lost in the first round.

Seeded seventh, Brengle lost in the final of the 2007 Wimbledon girls' singles competition to Urszula Radwańska, 2–6, 6–3, 6–0. Brengle and Chelsey Gullickson reached the Wimbledon girls' doubles semifinals before losing to top seeds and eventual champions Pavlyuchenkova and Radwańska. In August 2007, she was ranked fourth in the world in juniors.

Professional career

Early years

2005 saw Brengle win her first ITF title, when, as a 15-year-old, she won a tournament in Baltimore. In the final, she defeated Beau Jones.

In 2007, Brengle received wild-card entries into two Grand Slam tournaments, losing in the first round both times. Accepted into the 2007 Australian Open women's draw, Brengle lost to ninth-seeded Patty Schnyder. She was allowed another wild card into the 2007 US Open, where she lost to Bethanie Mattek-Sands. Brengle and Ashley Weinhold were doubles wild cards, but lost in the first round of the doubles competition to eventual quarterfinalists Stéphanie Foretz and Yaroslava Shvedova.

Brengle won her first WTA match of the 2007 season by defeating former top-20 player Flavia Pennetta, before losing to Elena Dementieva in the following round. In addition, the American reached the second round of the 2007 French Open qualifying draw.

On the ITF circuit, Brengle reached three out of four singles finals in the first four months of the year. Brengle and Kristie Frilling won an ITF doubles title in Augusta, Georgia. In the final, the team defeated Angelina Gabueva and Alisa Kleybanova.

Brengle in 2008

In 2008, Brengle received a wild card into the French Open (after winning a wild-card tournament), defeating Ahsha Rolle in the finals. The US Open and the French Open agreed to exchange wild cards in their respective tournaments.

In 2011, Brengle finally won her second ITF title at Hammond, LA. She also reached the final at another ITF event at Rancho Santa Fe, California. At College Park, she defeated recent Wimbledon third rounder Melinda Czink to win her first WTA match since Quebec City in 2009.

In 2012, Brengle won her third ITF title at Fort Walton Beach, Florida. She also won the doubles title with Paula Kania of Poland.

In 2013, she won her fourth ITF title at Rancho Santa Fe.

Brengle had a strong start to her 2014 season, qualifying through to the main draw at the Hobart International, but was narrowly defeated in the first round by top seed Samantha Stosur in a final-set tiebreak. The next week, she was in touching distance of a main-draw berth at the Australian Open, but lost to Irina-Camelia Begu in the final qualifying round. In July, she won the $50k Kentucky Bank Championships, beating Nicole Gibbs in the final. Later in the year, she was awarded a wild card into the main draw of the US Open, where she recorded her first ever Grand Slam win over Julia Glushko of Israel.

She moved into the top 100 for first time on September 29, 2014, after winning the $50k event Redrock Open in Las Vegas defeating Nicole Vaidišová, Kateryna Bondarenko and Michelle Larcher de Brito, all in straight sets.

2015-16: Breakthrough

At the 2015 Australian Open Brengle defeated the 13th-ranked Andrea Petkovic in the first round. Then, she won in straight sets against both Irina Falconi and CoCo Vandeweghe, eventually losing in the fourth round to Madison Keys, 2–6, 4–6. This was her best performance in a Grand Slam tournament so far. In Stuttgart, she defeated No. 4 ranked Petra Kvitová in straight sets. In May, her singles ranking reached a career-best of No. 35 in the world. She finished the 2015 season ranked No. 40. In 2016 in Dubai, she defeated No. 8 ranked Kvitová in three sets.

2017

Brengle began the season with an upset win over compatriot and world No. 2, Serena Williams, at the ASB Classic in Auckland, 6–4, 6–7, 6–4. Then, she won the $60k tournaments of Charlottesville and Charleston. At Wimbledon, she beat No. 12 ranked Petra Kvitová in the second round.

Honors

In 2016, Brengle was named to the Delaware Tennis Hall of Fame. She was the youngest person ever to be inducted into the Hall of Fame. That year, she was also the first tennis player granted the Delaware Sportswriters & Broadcasters Association's John J. Brady Delaware Athlete of the Year Award.

Performance timelines

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.

Singles

Only main-draw results in WTA Tour, Grand Slam tournaments, Fed Cup and Olympic Games are included in win–loss records.

This table is current through the 2020 Australian Open.

Tournament 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 SR W–L Win %
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A 1R 1R Q2 Q1 Q1 Q2 Q1 Q3 4R 3R 1R 1R 2R 1R 0 / 8 6–8 46%
French Open A A Q2 1R Q1 Q2 Q1 Q2 Q1 Q1 1R 1R 2R 1R 1R 0 / 6 1–6 14%
Wimbledon A A A A Q3 Q2 Q1 Q1 Q1 Q3 1R 1R 3R 2R 2R 0 / 5 4–5 44%
US Open Q1 Q2 1R Q2 Q1 Q1 Q1 Q1 Q3 2R 3R 1R 1R 1R 1R 0 / 7 3–7 30%
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–2 0–2 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 1–1 5–4 2–4 3–4 1–4 2–4 0–0 0 / 26 14–26 35%
Premier Mandatory tournaments
Indian Wells Open A A A 1R A A Q1 A A Q2 2R 2R 2R 1R 2R 0 / 6 4–6 40%
Miami Open A A A A A A A A A A 2R 3R 2R 1R Q2 0 / 4 4–4 50%
Madrid Open Not Held A A A A A A 1R Q2 A A A 0 / 1 0–1 0%
China Open Not Tier I A A A A A A 1R 1R 1R A A 0 / 3 0–3 0%
Premier 5 tournaments
Doha / Qatar Open Not Tier I A A A A A A A A 1R 1R A A 0 / 2 0–2 0%
Italian Open A A A A A A A A A A 1R Q1 A A A 0 / 1 0–1 0%
Canadian Open A A A A A A A Q2 A A 2R 2R Q2 A A 0 / 2 2–2 50%
Cincinnati Open Not Tier I A Q1 Q1 A A A 1R A A A A 0 / 1 0–1 0%
Pan Pacific / Wuhan Open A A A A A A A A A A 2R 2R Q1 A A 0 / 2 2–2 50%
Career statistics
Tournaments 0 0 3 3 2 1 1 1 0 4 26 23 18 11 11 1 Career total: 105
Titles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Career total: 0
Finals 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 Career total: 1
Overall Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 1–3 0–3 1–2 0–1 1–1 0–1 0–0 3–4 25–26 16–23 10–18 3–11 7–11 0–1 0 / 105 67–105 39%
Year-end ranking 777 508 240 225 155 189 192 190 153 94 40 74 82 90 95 $2,838,968

WTA career finals

Singles: 1 (1 runner–up)

Finals by surface
Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Premier (0–0)
International (0–1)
Finals by surface
Hard (0–1)
Clay (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Premier (0–0)
International (0–1)
Hard (0–1)
Clay (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss Jan 2015 Hobart International, Australia International Hard Heather Watson 3–6, 4–6

WTA 125K series finals

Singles: 1 (1 title)

Result W–L    Date    Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Win Jan 2020 WTA Newport Beach, United States Hard Stefanie Vögele 6–1, 3–6, 6–2

ITF Circuit finals

Singles: 25 (15 titles, 10 runner–ups)

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$80,000 tournaments
$50,000/60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win Jul 2005 ITF Baltimore, United States 10,000 Hard Beau Jones 6–4, 6–1
Loss Jun 2006 ITF Hilton Head, United States 10,000 Hard Julie Ditty 3–6, 2–6
Loss Feb 2007 ITF Clearwater, United States 25,000 Hard Stanislava Hrozenská 4–6, 3–6
Loss Apr 2007 ITF Hammond, United States 25,000 Hard Yuan Meng 2–6, 2–6
Loss Jun 2010 ITF Boston, United States 50,000 Hard Jamie Hampton 2–6, 1–6
Loss Feb 2011 ITF Rancho Santa Fe, United States 25,000 Hard Michelle Larcher de Brito 6–3, 4–6, 1–6
Win Mar 2011 ITF Hammond, United States 25,000 Hard Stéphanie Foretz Gacon 6–3, 6–3
Win Mar 2012 ITF Fort Walton Beach, United States 25,000 Hard Tereza Mrdeža 6–4, 3–6, 6–3
Win Feb 2013 ITF Rancho Santa Fe, United States 25,000 Hard Nicole Gibbs 6–1, 6–4
Loss Jul 2013 ITF Sacramento, United States 50,000 Hard Mayo Hibi 5–7, 0–6
Win Aug 2013 ITF Landisville, United States 25,000 Hard Olivia Rogowska 6–2, 6–0
Loss Oct 2013 ITF Florence, United States 25,000 Hard Anna Tatishvili 2–6, 6–4, 4–6
Win Jul 2014 ITF Lexington, United States 50,000 Hard Nicole Gibbs 6–3, 6–4
Win Sep 2014 ITF Las Vegas, United States 50,000 Hard Michelle Larcher de Brito 6–1, 6–4
Loss Apr 2015 ITF Osprey, United States 50,000 Clay Alexa Glatch 2–6, 7–6, 3–6
Win Apr 2016 ITF Osprey, United States 50,000 Clay Lara Arruabarrena 4–6, 6–4, 6–3
Win Apr 2017 ITF Charlottesville, United States 60,000 Clay Caroline Dolehide 6–4, 6–3
Win May 2017 ITF Charleston, United States 60,000 Clay Danielle Collins 4–6, 6–2, 6–3
Win Feb 2018 ITF Midland, United States 100,000 Hard Jamie Loeb 6–1, 6–2
Loss May 2018 ITF Charleston, United States 80,000 Clay Taylor Townsend 0–6, 4–6
Win Aug 2018 ITF Landisville, United States 60,000 Hard Kristie Ahn 6–4, 1–0 ret.
Win Oct 2018 ITF Stockton, United States 60,000 Hard Danielle Lao 7–5, 7–6
Loss Apr 2019 ITF Charlottesville, United States 80,000 Clay Whitney Osuigwe 4–6, 6–1, 3–6
Win Jul 2019 ITF Berkeley, United States 60,000 Hard Mayo Hibi 7–5, 6–4
Win Aug 2019 ITF Landisville, United States 60,000 Hard Zhu Lin 6–4, 7–5

Doubles: 12 (7 titles, 5 runner–ups)

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000/60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win Oct 2007 ITF Augusta, United States 25,000 Hard Kristy Frilling Angelina Gabueva
Alisa Kleybanova
6–3, 6–3
Win May 2008 ITF Indian Harbour Beach, United States 50,000 Clay Kristy Frilling Raquel Kops-Jones
Abigail Spears
2–6, 6–4, [10–7]
Loss Aug 2009 ITF Vancouver, Canada 75,000 Hard Lilia Osterloh Ahsha Rolle
Riza Zalameda
6–4, 6–3
Loss Apr 2010 ITF Osprey, United States 25,000 Clay Asia Muhammad María Irigoyen
Florencia Molinero
6–1, 7–6
Win Oct 2010 ITF Troy, United States 50,000 Hard Asia Muhammad Alina Jidkova
Laura Siegemund
6–2, 6–4
Loss Oct 2011 ITF Rock Hill, United States 25,000 Hard Gabriela Paz Maria Abramović
Roxane Vaisemberg
3–6, 6–3, [10–5]
Win Mar 2012 ITF Fort Walton Beach, United States 25,000 Hard Paula Kania Elena Bovina
Alizé Lim
6–3, 6–4
Win Oct 2013 ITF Florence, United States 25,000 Hard Anamika Bhargava Kristi Boxx
Abigail Guthrie
7–5, 7–5
Win Oct 2014 ITF Macon, United States 50,000 Hard Alexa Glatch Anna Tatishvili
Ashley Weinhold
6–0, 7–5
Loss Apr 2017 ITF Charlottesville, United States 60,000 Clay Danielle Collins Jovana Jakšić
Catalina Pella
4–6, 6–7
Loss May 2019 ITF Charleston, United States 100,000 Clay Lauren Davis Taylor Townsend
Asia Muhammad
2–6, 2–6
Win Jul 2019 ITF Berkeley, United States 60,000 Hard Sachia Vickery Francesca Di Lorenzo
Katie Swan
6–3, 7–5

Wins over top 10 players

No. Player Rank Event Surface Round Score
2015
1. Petra Kvitová No. 4 Stuttgart Open, Germany Clay (i) 2nd Round 6–3, 7–6
2016
2. Petra Kvitová No. 8 Dubai Championships, United Arab Emirates Hard 2nd Round 0–6, 7–6, 6–3
2017
3. Serena Williams No. 2 Auckland Open, New Zealand Hard 2nd Round 6–4, 6–7, 6–4
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http://ontherisetennis.blogspot.com/2015/02/madison-brengle-is-46-saga-in-three.html
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