Jana Čepelová

Jana Čepelová

Jana Čepelová
Full name Jana Čepelová
Country  Slovakia
Residence Košice, Slovakia
Born (1993-05-29) 29 May 1993
Košice, Slovakia
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Prize money $777,090
Singles
Career record 175–106
Career titles 5 ITF
Highest ranking 50 (12 May 2014)
Current ranking 56 (1 December 2014)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 2R (2013)
French Open 2R (2013)
Wimbledon 3R (2012)
US Open 2R (2014)
Doubles
Career record 43–31
Career titles 3 ITF
Highest ranking 186 (8 July 2013)
Current ranking 283 (1 December 2014)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open
French Open 2R (2014)
Wimbledon 2R (2013)
US Open 1R (2014)
Team competitions
Fed Cup 4–3
Last updated on: 1 December 2014.

Jana Čepelová (born 29 May 1993 in Košice) is a Slovak tennis player.

Čepelová has won five singles and three doubles titles on the ITF tour in her career. On 12 May 2014, she reached her best singles ranking of world number 50. On 8 July 2013, she peaked at world number 186 in the doubles rankings.

As a junior, Čepelová won the girls' doubles event at the 2010 Australian Open with Chantal Škamlová, defeating Tímea Babos and Gabriela Dabrowski in the final.[1]

Čepelová reached the third round of the 2012 Wimbledon Championships, where she fell in straight sets to second seed Victoria Azarenka.

At the 2014 Family Circle Cup in Charleston, Čepelová recorded the biggest victory of her career, defeating world number one and two-time tournament defending champion Serena Williams in the second round in straight sets.[2][3] She proceeded to reach her first career WTA final at the same tournament, losing to Andrea Petkovic in straight sets.[4][5]

Contents

  • Personal life 1
  • Career statistics 2
    • WTA finals 2.1
      • Singles (0–1) 2.1.1
    • ITF finals (8–8) 2.2
      • Singles (5–4) 2.2.1
      • Doubles (3–4) 2.2.2
    • Grand Slam singles performance timeline 2.3
    • Junior Grand Slam finals 2.4
      • Girls' Doubles 2.4.1
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Personal life

Čepelová was born to Peter and Jarmila and she is currently coached by Martin Zathurecký.[6]

Career statistics

WTA finals

Singles (0–1)

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
WTA Tour Championships (0–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Premier (0–1)
International (0–0)
Finals by surface
Hard (0–0)
Clay (0–1)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 6 April 2014 Family Circle Cup, Charleston, United States Clay Andrea Petkovic 5–7, 2–6

ITF finals (8–8)

Singles (5–4)

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (3–3)
Clay (2–1)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 8 February 2010 Eilat, Israel Hard Janina Toljan 1–6, 2–6
Runner-up 2. 18 October 2010 Monastir, Tunisia Hard Martina Borecká 5–7, 1–6
Winner 1. 25 October 2010 Monastir, Tunisia Hard Diāna Marcinkēviča 6–2, 6–2
Winner 2. 17 January 2011 Stuttgart-Stammheim, Germany Hard (i) Nina Zander 6–4, 6–4
Winner 3. 20 June 2011 Kristinehamn, Sweden Clay Alexandra Cadanțu 6–4, 3–6, 6–4
Runner-up 3. 27 June 2011 Ystad, Sweden Clay Dia Evtimova 3–6, 4–6
Winner 4. 22 August 2011 Prague-Neride, Czech Republic Clay Bibiane Schoofs 7–6(8–6), 6–4
Runner-up 4. 21 November 2011 Helsinki, Finland Hard (i) Tímea Babos 3–6, 1–6
Winner 5. 11 November 2013 Dubai, United Arab Emirates Hard Maria Elena Camerin 6–1, 6–2

Doubles (3–4)

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (1–1)
Clay (2–3)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 17 January 2011 Stuttgart-Stammheim, Germany Hard (i) Michaela Pochabová Daniëlle Harmsen
Marina Melnikova
6–3, 4–6, [12–14]
Runner-up 2. 1 August 2011 Trnava, Slovakia Clay Lenka Wienerová Janette Husárová
Renata Voráčová
6–7(2–7), 1–6
Runner-up 3. 22 August 2011 Prague-Neride, Czech Republic Clay Katarzyna Piter Iveta Gerlová
Lucie Kriegsmannová
7–6(10–8), 1–6, [8–10]
Winner 1. 10 October 2011 Sant Cugat del Vallès, Spain Clay Katarzyna Piter Leticia Costas
Inés Ferrer Suárez
6–3, 2–6, [10–6]
Winner 2. 13 February 2012 Rabat, Morocco Clay Réka-Luca Jani Anastasia Grymalska
Ilona Kremen
6–7(4–7), 6–1, [10–4]
Winner 3. 12 March 2012 Poza Rica, Mexico Hard Lenka Wienerová Maria Elena Camerin
Mariya Koryttseva
7–5, 2–6, [10–3]
Runner-up 4. 6 May 2013 Trnava, Slovakia Clay Anna Karolína Schmiedlová Mervana Jugić-Salkić
Renata Voráčová
1–6, 1–6

Grand Slam singles performance timeline

Tournament 2012 2013 2014 W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A 2R 1R 1–2
French Open A 2R 1R 1–2
Wimbledon 3R 2R 1R 3–3
US Open A 1R 2R 1–2
Win–Loss 2–1 3–4 1–4 6–9

Junior Grand Slam finals

Girls' Doubles

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 2010 Australian Open Hard Chantal Škamlová Tímea Babos
Gabriela Dabrowski
7–6(7–1), 6–2

References

  1. ^ Hemmings, Mark (2 February 2010). "Teen Gosling tennis star Babos sure of success in 2010". Welwyn Hatfield Times. Retrieved 18 August 2010. 
  2. ^ "Serena stunned by Cepelova".  
  3. ^ "Serena Williams loses to Jana Cepelova in Family Circle Cup".  
  4. ^ "Andrea Petkovic survives set point to win WTA event in Charleston".  
  5. ^ "Petkovic conquers Charleston".  
  6. ^ "Getting to know... Jana Cepelova".  

External links