Quantcast
peoplepill id: raquel-atawo
RA
1 views today
1 views this week
Raquel Atawo
US tennis player

Raquel Atawo

Raquel Atawo
The basics

Quick Facts

Intro US tennis player
A.K.A. Raquel Kops-Jones
Is Athlete Tennis player
From United States of America
Type Sports
Gender female
Birth 8 December 1982, Fresno
Age 39 years
Residence Fresno
Stats
Height: 168 cm
Weight: 64 kg
The details (from wikipedia)

Biography

Raquel Atawo (née Kops-Jones; born December 8, 1982) is a professional tennis player from the United States of America. She is primarily a doubles specialist, winning 18 WTA doubles titles, including two Premier-5 titles at the 2012 Toray Pan Pacific Open and the 2014 Cincinnati Masters, and reaching the semifinals of the 2014 Australian Open, 2015 Wimbledon Championships and 2016 Wimbledon Championships, all alongside her regular partner, fellow American Abigail Spears.

Biography

Raquel's mother is Nancy Kops, and her father is Lawrence Jones. She has two sisters, Renee and Khristy. She married Toby Atawo on July 18, 2015.

Career

Her best results in doubles at Grand Slam events have been reaching the semifinals at the Australian Open in 2014 and Wimbledon in 2015 and 2016, both while partnered with Abigail Spears. Kops-Jones has a career-high doubles ranking of No. 10, achieved on March 2, 2015. She has won 18 WTA doubles titles.

She played for the Boston Lobsters in the World TeamTennis Pro League.

2012

Kops-Jones and compatriot Abigail Spears were one of the most successful doubles teams of the 2012 season, winning four titles, at Carlsbad, Seoul, Tokyo, and Osaka. The pair also reached two other finals and the quarterfinals of Wimbledon.

Significant finals

Premier Mandatory/Premier 5 finals

Doubles: 3 (2 titles, 1 runner-up)

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 2012 Doha Hard Raquel Atawo Abigail Spears Raquel Atawo Liezel Huber
Raquel Atawo Lisa Raymond
3–6, 1–6
Winner 2012 Tokyo Hard Raquel Atawo Abigail Spears Raquel Atawo Anna-Lena Grönefeld
Raquel Atawo Květa Peschke
6–1, 6–4
Winner 2014 Cincinnati Hard Raquel Atawo Abigail Spears Raquel Atawo Tímea Babos
Raquel Atawo Kristina Mladenovic
6–1, 2–0 ret.

WTA career finals

Doubles: 26 (18 titles, 8 runners-up)

Winner — Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
WTA Tour Championships (0–0)
Tier I / Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (2–1)
Tier II / Premier (9–4)
Tier III, IV & V / International (7–3)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. November 4, 2007 Bell Challenge, Quebec City Hard Raquel Atawo Christina Fusano Raquel Atawo Stéphanie Dubois
Raquel Atawo Renata Voráčová
6–3, 7–6
Winner 2. May 10, 2009 Estoril Open, Portugal Clay Raquel Atawo Abigail Spears Raquel Atawo Sharon Fichman
Raquel Atawo Katalin Marosi
2–6, 6–3, [10–5]
Winner 3. May 23, 2009 Warsaw Open, Poland Clay Raquel Atawo Bethanie Mattek-Sands Raquel Atawo Yan Zi
Raquel Atawo Zheng Jie
6–1, 6–1
Runner-up 1. June 14, 2009 Aegon Classic, Birmingham Grass Raquel Atawo Abigail Spears Raquel Atawo Cara Black
Raquel Atawo Liezel Huber
1–6, 4–6
Runner-up 2. August 7, 2011 Mercury Insurance Open, San Diego Hard Raquel Atawo Abigail Spears Raquel Atawo Květa Peschke
Raquel Atawo Katarina Srebotnik
0–6, 2–6
Winner 4. September 18, 2011 Bell Challenge, Quebec City (2) Hard Raquel Atawo Abigail Spears Raquel Atawo Jamie Hampton
Raquel Atawo Anna Tatishvili
6–0, 3–6, [10–6]
Runner-up 3. January 7, 2012 Brisbane International, Australia Hard Raquel Atawo Abigail Spears Raquel Atawo Nuria Llagostera Vives
Raquel Atawo Arantxa Parra Santonja
6–7, 6–7
Runner-up 4. February 19, 2012 Qatar Ladies Open, Doha Hard Raquel Atawo Abigail Spears Raquel Atawo Liezel Huber
Raquel Atawo Lisa Raymond
3–6, 1–6
Winner 5. July 23, 2012 Mercury Insurance Open, Carlsbad Hard Raquel Atawo Abigail Spears Raquel Atawo Vania King
Raquel Atawo Nadia Petrova
6–2, 6–4
Winner 6. September 23, 2012 Hansol Korea Open, Seoul Hard Raquel Atawo Abigail Spears Raquel Atawo Akgul Amanmuradova
Raquel Atawo Vania King
2–6, 6–2, [10–8]
Winner 7. September 29, 2012 Toray Pan Pacific Open, Tokyo Hard Raquel Atawo Abigail Spears Raquel Atawo Anna-Lena Grönefeld
Raquel Atawo Květa Peschke
6–1, 6–4
Winner 8. October 14, 2012 HP Open, Osaka Hard Raquel Atawo Abigail Spears Raquel Atawo Kimiko Date-Krumm
Raquel Atawo Heather Watson
6–1, 6–4
Winner 9. July 29, 2013 Bank of the West Classic, Stanford Hard Raquel Atawo Abigail Spears Raquel Atawo Julia Görges
Raquel Atawo Darija Jurak
6–2, 7–6
Winner 10. August 5, 2013 Southern California Open, Carlsbad (2) Hard Raquel Atawo Abigail Spears Raquel Atawo Chan Hao-ching
Raquel Atawo Janette Husárová
6–4, 6–1
Runner-up 5. September 22, 2013 KDB Korea Open, Seoul Hard Raquel Atawo Abigail Spears Raquel Atawo Chan Chin-wei
Raquel Atawo Xu Yifan
5–7, 3–6
Runner-up 6. February 22, 2014 Dubai Tennis Championships, UAE Hard Raquel Atawo Abigail Spears Raquel Atawo Alla Kudryavtseva
Raquel Atawo Anastasia Rodionova
2–6, 7–5, [8–10]
Winner 11. June 15, 2014 Aegon Classic, Birmingham Grass Raquel Atawo Abigail Spears Raquel Atawo Ashleigh Barty
Raquel Atawo Casey Dellacqua
7–6, 6–1
Winner 12. August 18, 2014 Cincinnati Masters, U.S. Hard Raquel Atawo Abigail Spears Raquel Atawo Tímea Babos
Raquel Atawo Kristina Mladenovic
6–1, 2–0 ret.
Runner-up 7. January 16, 2015 Apia International Sydney, Australia Hard Raquel Atawo Abigail Spears Raquel Atawo Bethanie Mattek-Sands
Raquel Atawo Sania Mirza
3–6, 3–6
Winner 13. February 28, 2015 Qatar Total Open, Doha Hard Raquel Atawo Abigail Spears Raquel Atawo Hsieh Su-wei
Raquel Atawo Sania Mirza
6–4, 6–4
Winner 14. June 14, 2015 Aegon Nottingham Open, U.K. Grass Raquel Atawo Abigail Spears Raquel Atawo Jocelyn Rae
Raquel Atawo Anna Smith
3–6, 6–3, [11–9]
Winner 15. October 18, 2015 Generali Ladies Linz, Austria Hard (i) Raquel Atawo Abigail Spears Raquel Atawo Andrea Hlaváčková
Raquel Atawo Lucie Hradecká
6–3, 7–5
Winner 16. July 23, 2016 Bank of the West Classic, Stanford (2) Hard Raquel Atawo Abigail Spears Raquel Atawo Darija Jurak
Raquel Atawo Anastasia Rodionova
6–3, 6–4
Winner 17. April 30, 2017 Porsche Tennis Grand Prix, Stuttgart Clay (i) Raquel Atawo Jelena Ostapenko Raquel Atawo Abigail Spears
Raquel Atawo Katarina Srebotnik
6–4, 6–4
Winner 18. April 29, 2018 Porsche Tennis Grand Prix, Stuttgart (2) Clay (i) Raquel Atawo Anna-Lena Grönefeld Raquel Atawo Nicole Melichar
Raquel Atawo Květa Peschke
6–4, 6–7, [10–5]
Runner-up 8. October 14, 2018 Linz Open, Austria (2) Hard (i) Raquel Atawo Anna-Lena Grönefeld Raquel Atawo Kirsten Flipkens
Raquel Atawo Johanna Larsson
6–4, 4–6, [5–10]

Women's doubles performance timeline

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 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 SR W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A A A A A 2R 2R 3R 1R 2R SF QF 0 / 7 12–7
French Open A A A A A 3R 1R 1R 1R 2R 1R 2R 1R 0 / 8 4–8
Wimbledon A A A A 1R 3R 1R 1R 2R QF 3R 3R SF 0 / 9 14–9
US Open 1R 1R A A A QF 1R 1R 1R 3R 2R 1R 3R 0 / 10 8–10
Win-Loss 0–1 0–1 0–0 0–0 0–1 7–3 1–4 1–4 3–4 6–4 4–4 7–4 9–4 0 / 34 38–34
WTA Premier Mandatory tournaments
Indian Wells A A A A A 2R 2R 2R 2R 1R 1R 2R 1R 0 / 8 5–8
Miami A A A A A A QF 1R 1R 1R 1R SF 1R 0 / 7 5–7
Madrid Not Held 1R 1R 1R 1R QF QF 2R 0 / 7 4–7
Beijing NH Tier II 2R A QF QF QF QF 1R 0 / 6 8–6
WTA Premier 5 tournaments
Dubai Tier II 2R 1R 1R Premier 1R 0 / 4 0–4
Doha T III Tier II A Not Held P F SF 2R P 0 / 3 7–3
Rome A A A A A A A 1R 2R 1R 1R 1R 1R 0 / 6 1–6
Montreal/Toronto A A A A A A A A 2R 2R QF QF 2R 0 / 5 7–5
Cincinnati NH Tier III A 1R 1R 2R 1R W 2R 1 / 6 7–5
Tokyo A A A A A A QF A QF W 1R Premier 1 / 4 6–3
Wuhan Not Held SF QF 0 / 2 4–2
Career statistics
Tournament played 2 1 6 9 23 25 26 25 24 22 5
Titles 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 4 2 2 1 13
Finals reached 0 0 1 0 3 0 2 6 3 3 2 20
Overall win–loss 0–2 0–1 5–5 10–9 21–21 12–25 25–25 42–21 27–22 38–20 9–4 189–155
Year-end ranking 620 677 312 152 93 55 36 63 37 13 23 12 18
The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 09 Jul 2019. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
comments so far.
Comments
From our partners
Sponsored
Reference sources
References
http://www.wtatennis.com/players/player/4465/title/raquel-atawo
http://www.wtatennis.com/player-profile/110551
https://www.itftennis.com/procircuit/players/player/profile.aspx?playerid=35014006
arrow-left arrow-right instagram whatsapp myspace quora soundcloud spotify tumblr vk website youtube pandora tunein iheart itunes