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Garbiñe Muguruza
GARBIñE MUGURUZA BLANCO (Basque: gaɾˈβiɲe muɣuˈɾuθa ˈβlaŋko); born 8 October 1993) is a Spanish -Venezuelan professional tennis player, who turned professional in 2012. She has won five singles titles, including two majors at the 2016 French Open and the 2017 Wimbledon
2017 Wimbledon
Championships . She achieved her career-high ranking of world No. 2 in 2016 after her French Open
French Open
triumph, and is currently ranked world No. 3 by the WTA as of 21 August 2017. Equipped with powerful groundstrokes and an aggressive game style, Muguruza first came into prominence by reaching the last 16 of the 2014 Australian Open
Australian Open
, where she scored an upset over former world No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki en route. She then defeated Serena Williams
Serena Williams
in the second round of the French Open
French Open
that same year, beating the then-world No. 1 in straight sets en route to the quarterfinals. In 2015, at the Wimbledon Championships , she sailed to her first ever Grand Slam final where she lost to Serena Williams, and then went on to win her maiden Premier -level crown by capturing the China
China
Open title
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Family Name
A SURNAME or FAMILY NAME is a name added to a given name . In many cases, a surname is a family name and many dictionaries define "surname" as a synonym of "family name". In the English-speaking world , it is commonly synonymous with LAST NAME because it is usually placed at the end of a person's full name, after any given names. In most Spanish-speaking and Portuguese-speaking countries, two or more surnames may be used. In Hungary , Hong Kong , Cambodia , China , Japan , Korea , Madagascar , Taiwan , Vietnam , and parts of India , the family name is placed _before_ a person's given name. The concept of a "surname" is a relatively recent historical development, evolving from a medieval naming practice called a "byname ". Based on an individual's occupation or area of residence, a byname would be used in situations where more than one person had the same name. A family name is typically a part of a person's personal name which, according to law or custom, is passed or given to children from one or both of their parents' family names. The use of family names is common in most cultures around the world, with each culture having its own rules as to how these names are formed, passed and used. However, the style of having both a family name (surname) and a given name (forename) is far from universal
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2017 Wimbledon
The 2017 WIMBLEDON CHAMPIONSHIPS was a Grand Slam tennis tournament that took place at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon, London
Wimbledon, London
, United Kingdom. The main draw matches commenced on 3 July 2017 and concluded on 16 July 2017. Roger Federer
Roger Federer
won the Gentlemen's Singles title for a record eighth time. Garbiñe Muguruza won the Ladies' Singles title. The 2017 tournament was the 131st edition of the championships , the 50th in the Open Era and the third Grand Slam tournament of the year. It is played on grass courts, organised by the All England Lawn Tennis Club and the International Tennis Federation and is part of the ATP World Tour , the WTA Tour , the ITF Junior tour and the NEC Tour. Andy Murray was the defending champion in the Gentlemen's singles but lost to Sam Querrey in the quarter-finals. Two-time defending Ladies' singles champion Serena Williams
Serena Williams
did not defend her title, having ended her season in April due to pregnancy
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Spain
Coordinates : 40°N 4°W / 40°N 4°W / 40; -4 Kingdom of Spain _Reino de España_ (Spanish ) Flag Coat of arms MOTTO: "Plus Ultra " (Latin ) "Further Beyond" ANTHEM: " Marcha Real
Marcha Real
" (Spanish ) "Royal March" Location of Spain (dark green) – in Europe
Europe
(green "> (green) Capital and largest city
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Geneva
GENEVA (/dʒᵻˈniːvə/ , French : _Genève_ , Arpitan : _Genèva_ , German : _Genf_ , Italian : _Ginevra_ , Romansh : _Genevra_) is the second most populous city in Switzerland (after Zürich ) and is the most populous city of Romandy , the French-speaking part of Switzerland. Situated where the Rhône exits Lake Geneva , it is the capital of the Republic and Canton of Geneva . The municipality _(ville de Genève)_ has a population (as of December 2015 ) of 198,072, and the canton (which is essentially the city and its inner-ring suburbs) has 484,736 residents. In 2014, the compact _agglomération du Grand Genève _ had 946,000 inhabitants in 212 communities in both Switzerland and France. Within Swiss territory, the commuter area named "_Métropole lémanique_" contains a population of 1.25 million. This area is essentially spread east from Geneva towards the Riviera area ( Vevey , Montreux ) and north-east towards Yverdon-les-Bains , in the neighbouring canton of Vaud . Geneva is a global city , a financial center, and worldwide center for diplomacy due to the presence of numerous international organizations , including the headquarters of many of the agencies of the United Nations and the Red Cross
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Switzerland
SWITZERLAND (/ˈswɪtsərlənd/ ), officially the SWISS CONFEDERATION, is a federal republic in Europe
Europe
. It consists of 26 cantons , and the city of Bern
Bern
is the seat of the federal authorities. The country is situated in western -Central Europe
Europe
, and is bordered by Italy
Italy
to the south, France
France
to the west, Germany
Germany
to the north, and Austria
Austria
and Liechtenstein
Liechtenstein
to the east. Switzerland
Switzerland
is a landlocked country geographically divided between the Alps
Alps
, the Swiss Plateau and the Jura , spanning an area of 41,285 km2 (15,940 sq mi). While the Alps
Alps
occupy the greater part of the territory, the Swiss population of approximately eight million people is concentrated mostly on the plateau, where the largest cities are to be found: among them are the two global cities and economic centres Zürich
Zürich
and Geneva . The establishment of the Old Swiss Confederacy
Old Swiss Confederacy
dates to the late medieval period, resulting from a series of military successes against Austria
Austria
and Burgundy
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Caracas
CARACAS (Spanish pronunciation: ; locally ), officially SANTIAGO DE LEóN DE CARACAS, is the capital, the center of the GREATER CARACAS AREA , and the largest city of Venezuela
Venezuela
. Caracas
Caracas
is located along the Guaire River in the northern part of the country, following the contours of the narrow Caracas
Caracas
Valley on the Venezuelan coastal mountain range (Cordillera de la Costa). Terrain suitable for building lies between 760 and 910 m (2,490 and 2,990 ft) above sea level . The valley is close to the Caribbean Sea , separated from the coast by a steep 2,200-metre-high (7,200 ft) mountain range , Cerro El Ávila ; to the south there are more hills and mountains. The METROPOLITAN DISTRICT OF CARACAS is made up of five municipalities: Libertador Municipality which is the only administrative division of the Venezuelan Capital District , and four other municipalities, which are within in Miranda State : Chacao , Baruta , Sucre
Sucre
, and El Hatillo . Libertador holds many of the government buildings and is the Capital District (_Distrito Capital_). The Distrito Capital had a population of 2,013,366 as of 2011 , while the Metropolitan District of Caracas was estimated at 3,273,863 as of 2013. The Metropolitan Region of Caracas has an estimated population of 5,243,301
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Venezuela
Coordinates : 7°N 65°W / 7°N 65°W / 7; -65 Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela
Venezuela
* _República Bolivariana de Venezuela_ (Spanish ) _ Flag Coat of arms ANTHEM: Gloria al Bravo Pueblo _ (English: "Glory to the Brave People") Capital and largest city Caracas
Caracas
10°30′N 66°55′W / 10.500°N 66.917°W / 10.500; -66.917 OFFICIAL LANGUAGES Spanish b RECOGNIZED REGIONAL LANGUAGES Indigenous languages ETHNIC GROUPS (2011 ) * 51.6%
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Alejo Mancisidor
ALEJO MANCISIDOR (born 31 July 1970) is a former professional tennis player from Spain
Spain
. CONTENTS* 1 Career * 1.1 Coach * 2 Challenger titles * 2.1 Singles: (2) * 3 References CAREERMancisidor played NCAA tennis while at Pepperdine University
Pepperdine University
and was an All-American . He was a quarter-finalist at the Guarujá Open in 1992, with wins over Peru's Jaime Yzaga and German Marc-Kevin Goellner . The right-hander played Jeff Tarango in the opening round of the 1992 US Open and was beaten in five sets. He defeated Yzaga again in 1994, at the Bancolombia Open , when the Peruvian was ranked 19th in the world. COACHMancisidor coached WTA top 10 player Garbiñe Muguruza
Garbiñe Muguruza
between 2010 and 2015
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Sam Sumyk
2x Australian Open (Azarenka) World number one ranking (Azarenka) 2012 Olympic singles bronze medal (Azarenka) 2012 Olympic mixed doubles Gold Medal (Azarenka) 2x US Open runner-up (Azarenka) 2016 French Open (Muguruza) 2017 Wimbledon
2017 Wimbledon
(Muguruza) World number one ranking (Muguruza) Last updated on: 11 September 2017.SAM SUMYK (born 1967 or 1968) is a French tennis coach who currently coaches WTA world number three and two-time grand slam champion Garbiñe Muguruza
Garbiñe Muguruza
. He has also previously worked with former world number one Victoria Azarenka , former world number two Vera Zvonareva , and 2014 Wimbledon finalist Eugenie Bouchard
Eugenie Bouchard
. PERSONAL LIFESumyk is married to former WTA player Meilen Tu
Meilen Tu
, whom he coached to her highest career ranking of 35 in 2007. COACHING CAREERPrior to 2010, Sumyk coached Russian Vera Zvonareva
Vera Zvonareva
, who first entered the top ten briefly in 2004 before injuries threatened to derail her career. After the pair split in 2009, Sumyk switched with António van Grichen and became the coach of Victoria Azarenka
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United States Dollar
UNITED STATES East Timor
East Timor
Ecuador
Ecuador
El Salvador
El Salvador
Marshall Islands Federated States of Micronesia Palau
Palau
Panama
Panama
Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe
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Australian Open
The AUSTRALIAN OPEN is a major tennis tournament held annually over the last fortnight of January in Melbourne , Australia. First held in 1905, the tournament is chronologically the first of the four Grand Slam tennis events of the year – the other three being the French Open , Wimbledon and the US Open . It features men's and women's singles; men's, women's and mixed doubles and junior's championships; as well as wheelchair, legends and exhibition events. Prior to 1988 the tournament had been played on grass courts, but since then two types of hardcourt surfaces have been used at Melbourne Park – green coloured Rebound Ace up to 2007 and, afterwards, blue Plexicushion . The Australian Open typically has high attendances, rivalling and occasionally exceeding the US Open. The tournament holds the record for the highest attendance at a Grand Slam event. It was the first Grand Slam tournament to feature indoor play during wet weather or extreme heat with its three primary courts, the Rod Laver Arena , Hisense Arena and the refurbished Margaret Court Arena equipped with retractable roofs
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2017 Australian Open – Women's Singles
Angelique Kerber was the defending champion, but lost in the fourth round to Coco Vandeweghe
Coco Vandeweghe
. Serena Williams
Serena Williams
won the title, her 7th Australian title overall and first Australian Open where she did not lose a set during the tournament. She also regained the No. 1 ranking, defeating her sister Venus Williams
Venus Williams
in the final, 6–4, 6–4. This marks the first time the Williams sisters met in a Grand Slam final since the 2009 Wimbledon Championships and the first time they met in the Australian Open final since 2003 . Serena's victory was her 23rd Grand Slam title in singles, surpassing Steffi Graf as the all-time leader in Grand Slam titles in the Open era . CONTENTS * 1 Seeds * 2 Qualifying * 3 Wildcards * 4 Draw * 4.1 Key * 4.2 Finals * 4.3 Top half * 4.3.1 Section 1 * 4.3.2 Section 2 * 4.3.3 Section 3 * 4.3.4 Section 4 * 4.4 Bottom half * 4.4.1 Section 5 * 4.4.2 Section 6 * 4.4.3 Section 7 * 4.4.4 Section 8 * 5 References * 6 External links SEEDS 01 . Angelique Kerber (Fourth round) 02 . SERENA WILLIAMS (CHAMPION) 03 . Agnieszka Radwańska
Agnieszka Radwańska
(Second round) 04 . Simona Halep (First round) 05 . Karolína Plíšková (Quarterfinals) 06 . Dominika Cibulková (Third round) 07
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French Open
The FRENCH OPEN, also called ROLAND-GARROS (French: ), is a major tennis tournament held over two weeks between late May and early June at the Stade Roland-Garros in Paris , France. Named after the French aviator Roland Garros , it is the premier clay court tennis championship event in the world and the second of four annual Grand Slam tournaments, the other three being the Australian Open , Wimbledon and the US Open . Roland Garros is currently the only major open (sport) held on clay, and it is the zenith of the spring clay court season. Because of the seven rounds needed for a championship, the slow-playing surface and the best-of-five-set men's singles matches (without a tiebreak in the final set), the event is widely considered to be the most physically demanding tennis tournament in the world. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Surface characteristics * 3 Expansion vs
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2016 French Open – Women's Singles
Serena Williams
Serena Williams
was the defending champion, but lost in the final to Garbiñe Muguruza
Garbiñe Muguruza
, 5–7, 4–6. Williams was attempting, for the third time, to equal Steffi Graf 's Open Era record of 22 major singles titles. She was also attempting to become only the second player, after Steffi Graf, to complete a quadruple Career Grand Slam . Muguruza became just the second Spanish woman in history, after three-time champion Arantxa Sánchez Vicario , to win the French Open. Williams, Agnieszka Radwańska
Agnieszka Radwańska
and Angelique Kerber were in contention for the No. 1 ranking at the beginning of the tournament. Williams retained the ranking after Kerber and Radwańska lost in the first and fourth rounds respectively. Kiki Bertens
Kiki Bertens
became the first Dutch woman to reach the semi-final of a Grand Slam event since Betty Stöve reached the same stage, at the 1977 US Open . CONTENTS * 1 Seeds * 2 Qualifying * 3 Draw * 3.1 Key * 3.2 Finals * 3.3 Top half * 3.3.1 Section 1 * 3.3.2 Section 2 * 3.3.3 Section 3 * 3.3.4 Section 4 * 3.4 Bottom half * 3.4.1 Section 5 * 3.4.2 Section 6 * 3.4.3 Section 7 * 3.4.4 Section 8 * 4 References SEEDS 01 . Serena Williams
Serena Williams
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The Championships, Wimbledon
THE CHAMPIONSHIPS, WIMBLEDON, commonly known simply as WIMBLEDON, is the oldest tennis tournament in the world, and is widely regarded as the most prestigious. It has been held at the All England
England
Club in Wimbledon , London
London
, since 1877 and is played on outdoor grass courts . Wimbledon is one of the four Grand Slam tennis tournaments, the others being the Australian Open
Australian Open
, the French Open
French Open
and the US Open . Since the Australian Open
Australian Open
shifted to hardcourt in 1988, Wimbledon is the only major still played on grass . The tournament traditionally took place over two weeks in late June and early July, starting on the third Monday in June and culminating with the Ladies' and Gentlemen's Singles Finals, scheduled for the Saturday and Sunday at the end of the second week. However recent changes to the tennis calendar have seen the event moved back by two weeks cumulatively to begin in early July. Five major events are held each year, with additional junior and invitational competitions also taking place. Wimbledon traditions include a strict dress code for competitors and Royal patronage. The tournament is also notable for the absence of sponsor advertising around the courts
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