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RALUCA OLARU

Romania

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D.O.B.
Mar 3
1989
Height
5' 8"
1.73 m
Weight
132 lbs.
60 kg
Plays
Right-handed
two-handed backhand
Status
Pro
2003
Personal
Coached by Artemon Apostu Efremov ... Introduced to tennis at age 7 by parents Adrian and Doina; sister is Cristina ... Currently studying in University of Physical Training and Sport of Bucharest ... Speaks Romanian, English, French, Spanish ... Favorite surface is clay ... Self-described as ambitious, sociable, funny ... Enjoys reading, music, movies and writing ... Person most admired is Kim Clijsters.
Career Highlights
SINGLES
Finalist (1): 2009 - Bad Gastein.

DOUBLES
Winner (7): 2017 - Bucharest (w/Begu), Hobart (w/Savchuk); 2016 - Tashkent (w/Soylu); 2014 - Linz (w/Tatishvili); 2013 - Nurnberg (w/Solovyeva); 2011 - Acapulco (w/Koryttseva); 2008 - Tashkent (w/Savchuk).
Finalist (7): 2017 - Shenzhen (w/Savchuk); 2016 - Rabat (w/Maria); 2015 - Nurnberg (w/Arruabarrena); 2014 - Nurnberg, Baku (both w/Peer); 2013 - Katowice (w/Solovyeva); 2008 - Budapest (w/Henke).

ADDITIONAL
Romanian Fed Cup Team, 2007, 2009-10, 2013, 2015-16.
Career Review
2003 - Played first events of career on ITF Circuit.

2004 - Won one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2005 - Won three singles titles and three doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

2006 - Played first three WTA main draws, falling 1r at all three (Rabat, Seoul and Qu‚bec City); fell in qualifying once; won three singles titles and two doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

2007 - First Top 100 season; SF twice at Memphis (l. to V.Williams) and FŠs (l. to Sequera); QF twice at Guangzhou and Tashkent; reached 3r twice (Roland Garros, US Open) and 2r once; fell 1r three times and in qualifying four times; won one singles title on ITF Circuit; made Top 100 debut on June 11 (after Roland Garros; rose from No.122 to No.79).

2008 - QF at Tashkent; reached 2r four times (incl. US Open); fell 1r eight times (incl. other three majors) and in qualifying twice; won one WTA doubles title.

2009 - Second Top 100 season; reached first WTA final at Bad Gastein (l. to Petkovic); QF three times at Bogot , Warsaw and Linz; reached 2r twice (incl. Wimbledon); fell 1r nine times (incl. Roland Garros, US Open) and in qualifying six times (incl. Australian Open); won one singles title on ITF Circuit.

2010 - Reached 2r five times (incl. Wimbledon); fell 1r nine times (incl. Australian Open, Roland Garros) and in qualifying three times (incl. US Open); won one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2011 - Fell in WTA qualifying eight times (incl. Australian Open, Roland Garros, Wimbledon); won one WTA doubles title; won one singles title on ITF Circuit.

2012 - Fell in WTA qualifying twice (incl. US Open); won six doubles titles on ITF Circuit.
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