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Samantha Murray

Samantha Murray

British tennis player
Samantha Murray
The basics

Quick Facts

Intro British tennis player
Is Athlete Tennis player
From United Kingdom
Type Sports
Gender female
Birth 9 October 1987, Stockport, United Kingdom
Age: 32 years
Star sign LibraLibra
Stats
Height: 178 cm
Weight: 68 kg
Education
Northwestern University 2006-2010
Sports Teams
Northwestern Wildcats women's tennis
The details

Biography

Samantha Dawn Murray Sharan (born 9 October 1987 in Stockport) is a British tennis player.

Murray has won four singles titles and 21 doubles titles on the ITF Circuit. On 23 September 2013, she reached her best singles ranking of world No. 165. On 14 October 2013, she peaked at No. 148 in the doubles rankings.

Murray made her WTA Tour debut at the 2011 Aegon Classic, losing to Anna Tatishvili in the first round.

Personal life

Murray married Indian tennis doubles specialist Divij Sharan in July 2019.

ITF Circuit finals

Singles: 10 (4 titles, 6 runners–up)

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$80,000 tournaments
$50,000/$60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 Nov 2010 ITF Sunderland, United Kingdom 10,000 Hard (i) Anna Fitzpatrick 2–6, 6–3, 5–7
Loss 0–2 May 2011 ITF Rethymno, Greece 10,000 Hard Alexandra Artamonova 2–6, 4–6
Win 1–2 Oct 2012 GB Pro-Series Glasgow, United Kingdom 25,000 Hard (i) Alison Van Uytvanck 6–3, 2–6, 6–3
Loss 1–3 Jul 2013 Challenger de Granby, Canada 25,000 Hard Risa Ozaki 6–0, 5–7, 2–6
Loss 1–4 Jul 2013 ITF Winnipeg, Canada 25,000 Hard Johanna Konta 3–6, 1–6
Loss 1–5 May 2016 ITF Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt 10,000 Hard Julia Wachaczyk 3–6, 4–6
Win 2–5 Oct 2017 ITF Wirral, United Kingdom 15,000 Hard (i) Eden Silva 6–2, 6–2
Loss 2–6 Sep 2018 ITF Santarém, Portugal 15,000 Hard Greet Minnen 5–7, 3–6
Win 3–6 Aug 2019 ITF Chiswick, United Kingdom 25,000 Hard Lesley Kerkhove 6–4, 6–4
Win 4–6 Mar 2020 ITF Potchefstroom, South Africa 25,000 Hard Marina Melnikova 2–6, 6–2, 6–4

Doubles: 39 (21 titles, 18 runners-up)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 24 October 2005 Quartu Sant'Elena, Italy Hard Kika Hogendoorn Simona Dobrá
Renata Kučerková
6–4, 4–6, 7–5
Runner-up 1. 16 July 2007 Frinton-on-Sea, United Kingdom Grass Alexis Prousis Rebecca Llewellyn
Elizabeth Thomas
6–3, 5–7, 2–6
Winner 2. 2 May 2011 Edinburgh, United Kingdom Clay Jade Windley Surina de Beer
Scarlett Werner
7–5, 4–6, [10–8]
Winner 3. 9 May 2011 Heraklion, Greece Hard Anna Fitzpatrick Amanda Elliott
Nicole Rottmann
6–3, 6–2
Winner 4. 25 July 2011 Chiswick, United Kingdom Hard Jade Windley Lucy Brown
Francesca Stephenson
6–4, 6–4
Winner 5. 5 September 2011 Alice Springs, Australia Hard Maria Fernanda Alves Brooke Rischbieth
Storm Sanders
3–6, 7–5, [10–3]
Runner-up 2. 12 September 2011 Cairns, Australia Hard Maria Fernanda Alves Ayu Fani Damayanti
Jessy Rompies
3–6, 3–6
Winner 6. 19 September 2011 Darwin, Australia Hard Maria Fernanda Alves Stephanie Bengson
Tyra Calderwood
6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 3. 21 November 2011 Bendigo, Australia Hard Storm Sanders Stephanie Bengson
Tyra Calderwood
6–2, 1–6, [5–10]
Winner 7. 9 January 2012 Glasgow, United Kingdom Hard (i) Anna Fitzpatrick Alexandra Walker
Lisa Whybourn
6–2, 6–3
Winner 8. 12 March 2012 Bath, United Kingdom Hard (i) Emily Webley-Smith Lenka Juríková
Katarzyna Piter
4–6, 6–4, [10–5]
Runner-up 4. 21 May 2012 Karuizawa, Japan Grass Emily Webley-Smith Hsieh Shu-ying
Kumiko Iijima
6–3, 6–7, [1–10]
Winner 9. 13 August 2012 Westende, Belgium Hard Amy Bowtell Steffi Distelmans
Magali Kempen
6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 5. 24 September 2012 Clermont-Ferrand, France Hard (i) Jade Windley Diāna Marcinkēviča
Bibiane Schoofs
3–6, 0–6
Winner 10. 21 January 2013 Preston, United Kingdom Hard (i) Jade Windley Tara Moore
Melanie South
6–3, 3–6, [10–5]
Loss 10–6 Feb 2013 Dow Tennis Classic, United States 100,000 Hard (i) Maria Fernanda Alves Melinda Czink
Mirjana Lučić-Baroni
7–5, 4–6, [7–10]
Loss 10–7 May 2013 Soweto Open, South Africa 50,000 Hard Jade Windley Magda Linette
Chanel Simmonds
1–6, 3–6
Runner-up 8. 22 July 2013 Winnipeg, Canada Hard Jade Windley Heidi El Tabakh
Allie Kiick
4–6, 6–2, [8–10]
Runner-up 9. 16 September 2013 Shrewsbury, United Kingdom Hard (i) Jade Windley Çağla Büyükakçay
Pemra Özgen
6–4, 4–6, [8–10]
Winner 11. 25 April 2016 Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt Hard Despina Papamichail Ola Abou Zekry
Jaqueline Cristian
6–3, 6–2
Winner 12. 2 May 2016 Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt Hard Despina Papamichail Nidhi Chilumula
Rishika Sunkara
3–6, 6–2, [10–1]
Winner 13. 4 July 2016 Lisbon, Portugal Hard Emma Laine Mathilde Armitano
Inês Murta
7–6, 6–3
Runner-up 10. 8 August 2016 Gatineau, Canada Hard Mana Ayukawa Bianca Andreescu
Charlotte Robillard-Millette
6–4, 4–6, [6–10]
Runner-up 11. 14 October 2017 Cherbourg-en-Cotentin, France Hard (i) Karman Kaur Thandi Manon Arcangioli
Shérazad Reix
1–3 ret.
Winner 14. 22 October 2017 Joué-lès-Tours, France Hard (i) Sarah Beth Grey Jaqueline Cristian
Elena-Gabriela Ruse
7–6, 6–3
Winner 15. 28 October 2017 Wirral, United Kingdom Hard (i) Maia Lumsden Alicia Barnett
Laura Sainsbury
6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 12. 15 December 2017 Pune, India Hard Ana Veselinović Jessy Rompies
Varunya Wongteanchai
4–6, 2–6
Winner 16. 10 August 2018 Chiswick, United Kingdom Hard Freya Christie Sarah Beth Grey
Olivia Nicholls
3–6, 7–5, [10–8]
Winner 17. 7 September 2018 Santarém, Portugal Hard Dasha Ivanova Maria Masini
Inês Murta
6–0, 1–6, [10–4]
Winner 18. 21 September 2018 Lisbon, Portugal Hard Emma Laine Michaëlla Krajicek
Tereza Martincová
7–5, 6–4
Runner-up 13. 26 May 2019 Jerusalem, Israel Hard Despina Papamichail Yuliya Hatouka
Tereza Mihalíková
6–2, 4–6, [8–10]
Runner-up 14. 2 June 2019 Santa Margarida de Montbui, Spain Hard Elitsa Kostova Sofia Shapatava
Emily Webley-Smith
4–6, 5–7
Runner-up 15. 11 August 2019 Chiswick, United Kingdom Hard Freya Christie Valentini Grammatikopoulou
Sarah Beth Grey
7–6, 3–6, [5–10]
Loss 18–16 Sep 2019 Jinan International Open, China 60,000 Hard Eden Silva Yuan Yue
Zheng Wushuang
6–1, 4–6, [7–10]
Winner 19. 29 September 2019 Roehampton, United Kingdom Hard Anna Smith Sarah-Rebecca Sekulic
Julia Wachaczyk
6–4, 6–3
Winner 20. 13 October 2019 Cherbourg-en-Cotentin, France Hard (i) Naomi Broady Myrtille Georges
Kimberley Zimmermann
6–3, 6–2
Loss 20–17 Oct 2019 Challenger de Saguenay, Canada 60,000 Hard (i) Bibiane Schoofs Mélodie Collard
Leylah Annie Fernandez
6–7, 2–6
Runner-up 18. 16 February 2020 Grenoble, France Hard (i) Julia Wachaczyk Amandine Hesse
Elixane Lechemia
3–6, 6–4, [11–13]
Winner 21. 7 March 2020 Potchefstroom, South Africa Hard Fanny Stollár Berfu Cengiz
Paige Hourigan
6–1, 6–1
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https://www.deccanchronicle.com/sports/tennis/210719/divij-sharan-ties-the-knot-with-samantha-murray.html
https://www.wtatennis.com/players/312660/samantha-murray-sharan
https://www.itftennis.com/procircuit/players/player/profile.aspx?playerid=100030711
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