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Casey Dellacqua
Casey Dellacqua
(/dəˈlækwə/ də-LAK-wə;[2][3] born 11 February 1985) is an Australian professional tennis player of Italian and Irish descent.[4] Dellacqua's best singles results to date have been semifinal appearances at the 2012 Texas Tennis
Tennis
Open and 2014 Aegon Classic, a quarterfinal finish at the 2014 BNP Paribas Open and fourth round appearances at the 2008 Australian Open, 2014 Australian Open and the 2014 US Open. Dellacqua's career highlights, however, have all come in doubles. To date, she has won seven WTA doubles titles and one grand slam mixed doubles title at the 2011 French Open. While she is yet to win a grand slam title in women's doubles, she has reached the finals of all four grand slam events in this discipline, finishing as the runner-up at the 2008 French Open
French Open
with Italian Francesca Schiavone
Francesca Schiavone
and 2013 Australian Open, 2013 Wimbledon Championships
2013 Wimbledon Championships
and 2013 US Open with compatriot Ashleigh Barty. Dellacqua won her biggest women's doubles title to date at the Premier Mandatory 2015 Mutua Madrid Open, winning the title with Yaroslava Shvedova. Dellacqua achieved her career-high singles ranking of No. 26 in September 2014, and career-high doubles ranking of No. 3 in February 2016.

Contents

1 Early life 2 Personal life 3 Career

3.1 2003–2007: Early career 3.2 2008: Breakthrough 3.3 2009: Injury troubles 3.4 2010: Second surgery 3.5 2011: French Open
French Open
mixed doubles title 3.6 2012: Return to Top 100 3.7 2013: Doubles success 3.8 2014: Career-high singles ranking and continued doubles success 3.9 2015: Career-high doubles ranking and injury 3.10 2016: Limited play 3.11 2017: Doubles return

4 Career statistics

4.1 Grand Slam finals

4.1.1 Women's doubles: 7 (0–7) 4.1.2 Mixed doubles: 1 (1–0)

5 References 6 External links

6.1 Video

Early life[edit] Dellacqua lived in Woodvale, Western Australia. She attended Woodvale Primary School from kindergarten to Year 7 and then Woodvale Senior High School, before moving to Canberra
Canberra
to train with the Australian Institute of Sport at the age of sixteen. Throughout her early life she was an active member of local tennis clubs and teams. Personal life[edit] In August 2013, her partner, Amanda Judd, gave birth to their first child, a boy named Blake Benjamin.[5][6][7] Dellacqua announced on 11 March 2016 that her partner Amanda is 30 weeks pregnant and the couple are expecting another child in early May. On April 27, Dellacqua announced the birth of her daughter, Andie. Dellacqua supports the Carlton Football Club.[8] Career[edit] 2003–2007: Early career[edit] From 2003 to 2007 Dellacqua won 11 ITF singles titles and 13 ITF doubles titles. Most of these titles were $25k tournaments spread out across Australia. She also won a $50k title in The Bronx
The Bronx
in August 2007. At the 2007 US Open she won her first grand slam main draw match against Yaroslava Shvedova
Yaroslava Shvedova
before losing to defending champion Maria Sharapova in the second round. She finished the 2007 season ranked 78 in singles and 123 in doubles. 2008: Breakthrough[edit] Dellacqua began the year by reaching the fourth round of the Australian Open
Australian Open
and upset 15th-seeded Patty Schnyder
Patty Schnyder
and former champion and world No. 1 Amélie Mauresmo
Amélie Mauresmo
but eventually lost to third seed Jelena Janković. The performance meant she surpassed Alicia Molik to become the highest ranked Australian female tennis player. The French Open
French Open
again showed Dellacqua's improved ability as she defeated the 9th-seeded Marion Bartoli
Marion Bartoli
and Nathalie Dechy
Nathalie Dechy
in the first two rounds but she was knocked out in straights sets by Carla Suárez Navarro in the third round. The doubles proved to be a highlight for Dellacqua as she teamed with Italian Francesca Schiavone
Francesca Schiavone
to reach the final despite being unseeded. The pair lost in three sets to Spaniards Anabel Medina Garrigues
Anabel Medina Garrigues
and Virginia Ruano Pascual
Virginia Ruano Pascual
in a match that lasted two-and-a-half hours. For the first round of the Wimbledon Championships, Dellacqua faced the 12th-seeded Patty Schnyder, who Dellacqua had already beaten earlier this year in the second round of the Australian Open. Although she lost the first set to her again, Dellacqua had a convincing win against Schnyder. In her second round match against French player Pauline Parmentier, Dellacqua won a tight three set match. She faced Nicole Vaidišová
Nicole Vaidišová
in the third round but lost in straight sets. In the women's doubles event, Dellacqua partnered with Nathalie Dechy
Nathalie Dechy
of France
France
who she already partnered with at the International Women's Open at Eastbourne. They started by defeating British wildcards Anna Fitzpatrick and Anna Elizabeth Hawkins in the first round. They had an easy second round match easily beating Tatiana Perebiynis and Alicja Rosolska. They won their third round match over American qualifiers Raquel Kops-Jones
Raquel Kops-Jones
and Abigail Spears
Abigail Spears
and won a tight quarterfinal match against Nuria Llagostera Vives
Nuria Llagostera Vives
and María José Martínez Sánchez. Their Wimbledon run ended when they lost to Venus Williams and Serena Williams
Serena Williams
in two sets. In the mixed doubles event, Dellacqua partnered with American Scott Lipsky. Dellacqua and Lipsky won their first round match against Marta Domachowska
Marta Domachowska
and Fernando Verdasco. In the second round, they upset seventh-seeds Mark Knowles
Mark Knowles
and Yan Zi. They eventually lost to 9th-seeded Andy Ram
Andy Ram
and Nathalie Dechy. At the 2008 Beijing Olympics, Dellacqua represented Australia
Australia
in the singles event along with Alicia Molik
Alicia Molik
and Samantha Stosur. Dellacqua had an easy first round match against Gisela Dulko. In the second round, she lost to 12th-seeded Belarusian Victoria Azarenka. In the women's doubles event, Dellacqua partnered with fellow Australian Molik. In their first round match, they lost to the Italian team of Flavia Pennetta
Flavia Pennetta
and Francesca Schiavone
Francesca Schiavone
in straight sets.

At the 2008 US Open

Dellacqua had a bad start at the US Open after losing both of her first round matches in singles and women's doubles. In the singles, she was beaten by a French qualifier Julie Coin
Julie Coin
in two tiebreaks. In the doubles event, Dellacqua entered the competition seeded 9th with Nathalie Dechy, one of the defending champions of the event. They lost to Klaudia Jans
Klaudia Jans
and Alicja Rosolska
Alicja Rosolska
of Poland
Poland
in three sets. In the mixed doubles event, she played alongside fellow Australian Jordan Kerr. They lost in the second round against Jonas Björkman
Jonas Björkman
and Nadia Petrova. 2009: Injury troubles[edit] Casey Dellacqua
Casey Dellacqua
started her year in a disappointing performance at the Hopman Cup. Representing Australia
Australia
alongside Lleyton Hewitt, she only won one of her matches, defeating American Meghann Shaughnessy She then participated at the Medibank International in Sydney
Sydney
where she lost her first round singles match against Italian's Sara Errani. She found better success in the doubles event where she partnered with Nathalie Dechy
Nathalie Dechy
who she had played with in previous doubles matches last year. They had not lost a set coming into the semi-finals, where they beat the third seeds Květa Peschke
Květa Peschke
and Lisa Raymond. They then reached the finals winning against the world No. 1's and top seeds Cara Black
Cara Black
and Liezel Huber. However, Dellacqua and Dechy lost to Peng Shuai and Hsieh Su-wei. In the first round of the Australian Open, Dellacqua lost to 19th-seeded Slovakian Daniela Hantuchová
Daniela Hantuchová
in straight sets. She was singled out for criticism by Australian coach Roger Rasheed
Roger Rasheed
for carrying excess weight and not being in match condition.[9] She found better success in the doubles event, partnering with Francesca Schiavone with whom she reached the finals at last year's French Open. Coming to the event seeded they won their first round match against Petra Cetkovská
Petra Cetkovská
and Carla Suárez Navarro. They then beat Alla Kudryavtseva and Ekaterina Makarova. They had a walkover in their third round match against Maria Kirilenko
Maria Kirilenko
and Flavia Pennetta. In the Quarter-final, Dellacqua and Schiavone managed to win after having a bad first set against Patty Schnyder
Patty Schnyder
and Anna-Lena Grönefeld. They lost their semi-final against Venus and Serena Williams
Serena Williams
in just 58 minutes. Reaching the semifinal was the furthest Dellacqua has gone at the Australian Open. After the first Grand Slam tournament of the year, Dellacqua and coach Nicole Pratt
Nicole Pratt
decided to go separate ways. Dellaqua underwent shoulder surgery in February 2009 and was off the court until mid-2009.[10] On her website, Casey stated that the surgery and rehab went really well. She had stated in an interview that she would return to the WTA tour at the start of the 2010 Season. In December 2009, Dellacqua competed in the Australian Open
Australian Open
Wildcard Playoff and won a wildcard entry into the main draw. She went undefeated in the round robin stage of the tournament, and in the elimination rounds. In the quarterfinals she played 2nd-seeded Queenslander Shannon Golds, scraping through in three sets. In the semifinals she faced sixth seed, Sally Peers, winning in straight sets. She overcame Victorian Olivia Rogowska
Olivia Rogowska
in the final, saving three match points and eventually coming back to win in three sets. 2010: Second surgery[edit] Dellacqua received a wildcard to the Brisbane International, but lost in the first round to Sesil Karatantcheva. She received a wildcard to the Medibank International tournament in Sydney, but lost in the first round to Vera Dushevina. In the first round of the Australian Open, she defeated Anastasiya Yakimova. She faced a tougher opponent in her second round match against Karolina Šprem, but eventually won through in two tiebreaks. She was eliminated in two sets in the third round by sixth seed Venus Williams. After representing Australia
Australia
at the Federation Cup with Samantha Stosur, Alicia Molik
Alicia Molik
and Rennae Stubbs, Dellacqua entered a $25,000 ITF tournament in Mildura, which she won in both singles and doubles (with Jessica Moore). Her next tournament was a $25,000 ITF tournament in Sydney. She was defeated in the second round in singles, but won the doubles title with compatriot Jessica Moore. Dellacqua's next tournament was Wimbledon, where she used her protected ranking to gain direct entry into the main draw. She was beaten in the opening round by Bojana Jovanovski. Dellacqua took the rest of the tour year off and missed the 2011 Australian Open
Australian Open
due to another surgery. 2011: French Open
French Open
mixed doubles title[edit] Dellacqua came into 2011 having not played since the 2010 Wimbledon Championships because of injury. Her first tournament back from injury was the doubles at the $25,000 Burnie, Tasmania
Burnie, Tasmania
tournament partnering Isabella Holland. The pair reached the second round. Dellacqua then played another four $25,000 tournaments in Australia. Playing singles in the last three. In her first singles match back from injury in Mildura
Mildura
she was beaten by compatriot and doubles partner Olivia Rogowska. Dellacqua again losing first round the next week to Sacha Jones in Ipswich. In her final of the five straight $25,000 Australian tournaments, although having a bad start, Dellacqua defeated country woman Viktorija Rajicic. This was her first singles win in over a year. Dellacqua grew a lot confidence from this win and went on to win the tournament defeating doubles partner Olivia Rogowska
Olivia Rogowska
in the final in straight sets. Dellacqua had major success in the doubles in these tournaments. Her and partner Olivia Rogowska
Olivia Rogowska
went on a 16 match winning streak and won four straight tournaments. Her next tournament was her first WTA maindraw since the 2010 Wimbledon, in Estoril as a player under protected ranking. Her first round opponent was Zhang Shuai, whom she defeated in two sets. This was her first WTA main draw match win since the 2010 Australian Open. Dellacqua lost to fellow Australian Jarmila Gajdošová
Jarmila Gajdošová
in the second round. Dellacqua lost in the first round of qualifying for the Madrid Open to Anastasia Rodionova. Retired Australian Doubles great Rennae Stubbs came out of retirement to help former top 10 doubles player Dellacqua on her comeback from injury and played with her in numerous tournament up until the US Open. Their first tournament together was in the Madrid Open. They reached the semifinals defeating fourth seeds Lisa Raymond
Lisa Raymond
and Liezel Huber
Liezel Huber
in straight sets along the way. This result put Dellacqua back in the top 120 doubles players. After failing to qualify in the Rome Masters, and Dellacqua and Stubbs unable to pack up their good doubles form from Madrid, her next tournament was the 2011 Brussels Open. In this tournament, Dellacqua used her protected ranking to avoid qualifying for a spot in the main draw. This move paid off as Dellacqua caused a big upset to world no. 20 and fifth seed Shahar Pe'er
Shahar Pe'er
in the first round. This was Dellacqua's sixth victory against a top 20 player in her career. Dellacqua lost in the second round in three sets to Ayumi Morita. Dellacqua received a wildcard into Roland Garros. She lost in the first round to 32nd seed Tsvetana Pironkova. In women's doubles, Dellacqua partnered with Australian Rennae Stubbs
Rennae Stubbs
and reached the third round, where they lost to fourth seeds, Liezel Huber
Liezel Huber
and Stubbs's last year doubles partner Lisa Raymond. This result put Dellacqua back in the worlds top 100 doubles player. Dellacqua partnered with American Scott Lipsky
Scott Lipsky
for the 2011 French Open
French Open
Mixed Doubles Championship. They had a great tournament and caused a major upset, winning the championship by defeating defending champions Katarina Srebotnik
Katarina Srebotnik
and Nenad Zimonjić
Nenad Zimonjić
in a super tiebreak, despite being unseeded.[11] The winners split a check of $145,000.[11] This was Dellacqua's second time in a major final, but her first win in a major (singles or doubles). Dellacqua reached the second round of a Wimbledon warm up tournament at the Aegon Classic. She lost in the first round of qualifying in singles and the main draw first round doubles at the Wimbledon Championships. To warm up for the US Open, Dellacqua played a $100,000 tournament in Bronx. She qualified and made the second round losing in three sets. In her final two tournaments before the US Open, she both times lost in the second round of qualifying. Dellacqua received a wildcard into the US Open and even though receiving a good draw avoiding a seed, she lost in the first round to Alizé Cornet. Dellacqua returned to Australia
Australia
to play six straight $25,000 tournaments to end her year. Dellacqua went on a giant run winning all six tournaments, losing just three sets in 30 matches. These wins gained her entry back into the worlds top 150. She played doubles in three of these tournaments with Olivia Rogowska. Although they suffered a shock semi-final loss in their first tournament, they went on to win the next two tournaments. That meant that Dellacqua and Rogowska won six $25,000 tournaments together in 2011. Dellacqua's final tournament of the year was the " Australian Open
Australian Open
Wildcard Playoff" where Casey was the hot favourite to win after her 30 match winning streak. Dellacqua was stunned in her first round-robin match by then 15-year-old Ashleigh Barty
Ashleigh Barty
in straight sets. Barty went on a giant killing run to win the tournament. Dellacqua did recover from the first loss and won her next two round-robin matches comfortably but was unable to reach the semifinals because of the first loss. Dellacqua was rewarded from her good year though and was given a direct entry wildcard into the tournament. Dellacqua finished 2011 ranked No. 156 in singles and 56 in doubles. 2012: Return to Top 100[edit] Dellacqua had a better year in 2012, she played in the main draw of every slam, consistently represented Australia
Australia
in Fed Cup, went to the Olympics and reached her first WTA Tour
WTA Tour
semi-final. Dellacqua started her year at the Brisbane International losing in the first round. She partnered with Ashleigh Barty
Ashleigh Barty
in the doubles event. They knocked out the first seeds in the first round and eventually made the semi-finals. She then played at Hobart
Hobart
and reached the second round. At the Australian Open
Australian Open
she played singles, doubles and the mixed with Chanelle Scheepers
Chanelle Scheepers
and Matthew Ebden
Matthew Ebden
respectively. In the singles, she defeated Bojana Jovanovski
Bojana Jovanovski
in the first round after losing to her two weeks prior in Brisbane. She then faced eventual champion Victoria Azarenka
Victoria Azarenka
in her second round match and fell in straight sets. She lost in the first round of the women's doubles and second round of the mixed doubles. Dellacqua and Jelena Dokić
Jelena Dokić
won their doubles tie in the Fed Cup
Fed Cup
against Switzerland. In her next tournament, Dellacqua was only a matter of points away from defeating top 30 player Maria Kirilenko
Maria Kirilenko
in a WTA even in Thailand. She eventually lost in three sets. Dellacqua then played two WTA premier tournaments in the Middle-East.. A qualifying loss in Dubai and making the second round in Doha. Dellacqua lost in the doubles first rounds in both these tournaments with Samantha Stosur. Dellacqua then headed to Kuala Lumper and crushed Bojana Jovanovski. Dellacqua had a disspointing second round loss to Su-Wei Hsieh. Dellacqua made the semi-final of the doubles with Jarmila Gajdošová. Dellacqua then qualified for BNP Paribas Open but lost in the first round. Dellacqua and doubles partner Samantha Stosur
Samantha Stosur
made the Quarterfinals going down in a close three set match. After heading to Germany
Germany
to play Fed Cup. Which Australia
Australia
was successful getting back into the world group, Dellacqua headed to Japan to play two $50,000 events. The first she was a shock exit in the second round on a hard court. The second, which was on a grass court, was a lot better for Dellacqua who went on to win the tournament. The Western Australian tweeted that it was tennis great Roger Federer
Roger Federer
who inspired her throughout her time in Fukuoka, the reason she altered her racquet string configuration during the week. The win in Fukuoka meant Dellacqua would rise into the WTA top 100 singles rankings for the first time since 2009.[12] She then played her final French open warm up tournament at a $100,000 tournament in Prague. This was her first tournament on clay this year. Although the Fed Cup
Fed Cup
ties were on clay. Dellacqua had a good first round match but lost in the second round. She did make the doubles final with Akgul Amanmuradova though. They went down to Alizé Cornet
Alizé Cornet
and Virginie Razzano. A week before the French Open
French Open
she played doubles with Anastasia Rodionova
Anastasia Rodionova
in Belgium
Belgium
and made the semi-finals. At the French Open she only entered in the singles and the doubles in which she partnered Russia's Alexandra Panova. Despite being the defending champion in the mixed, she did not gain entry, though her partner Scott Lipsky
Scott Lipsky
did participate partnering Vladimíra Uhlířová. In the singles, she drew 21st seed and eventual finalist Sara Errani
Sara Errani
in the first round. After taking the first set, she succumbed in 3 tight sets. She reached the second round in the doubles, before losing to compatriots and 14th seeds Jarmila Gajdošová
Jarmila Gajdošová
and Anastasia Rodionova in three sets. Dellacqua had a disappointing result at a $75,000 in Nottingham, although winning the doubles event with Eleni Daniilidou. Dellacqua then made the third round of a WTA event in Birmingham
Birmingham
but had to withdraw from the third round after falling ill. At the Wimbledon Championships she participated in the singles and the doubles. In the first round she drew another seed in the 9th seed Marion Bartoli
Marion Bartoli
she fell in two sets. In the women's doubles she partnered Samantha Stosur in what would be a slight rehearsal for the Olympic Games. They reached the second round before falling to the number one seeds Huber and Raymond in three tight sets. A month later Dellacqua returned to London and SW19 for the 2012 Summer Olympics. She was only entered in the Women's Doubles alongside Samantha Stosur, they lost to the 8th seeds Nuria Llagostera Vives
Nuria Llagostera Vives
and María José Martínez Sánchez
María José Martínez Sánchez
in the first round. Dellacqua stated that the Olympics was the highlight of her year, despite playing just the one match. Dellacqua started her US Hard Court season at a $50,000 tournament in Bronx and lost in three sets in the second round. She then headed to Cincinnati
Cincinnati
to play the Western & Southern Open. Dellacqua beat two tall left handers in straight sets to qualify for the main draw but had a loss to fellow qualifier Johanna Larsson. Dellacqua's hard court season got a lot better the next week in Dallas
Dallas
where she qualified and made the semi-finals. Along the way defeating fourth seed and top 30 player Yanina Wickmayer. She almost caused another major upset in the semi-final against second seed Jelena Janković
Jelena Janković
but went down in two sets. This was Dellacqua's first WTA main draw semi-final. The result also got Dellacqua back in the worlds top 65. Taking loads of confidence into the US Open where she received a wild card in the main draw. However, she removed from the wild card list after one of several players withdrew and was promoted to the last entry in the main draw as the fifth and final alternate in the tournament. She cruised past qualifier Lesia Tsurenko. Dellacqua's draw got a lot tougher though in the second round, drawing the number nine seed Li Na, who had won the big warm up tournament in Cincinnati
Cincinnati
and also the 2011 French Open. Dellacqua played some of her best tennis, but went down in two sets. In the doubles event Dellacua and partner Eleni Daniilidou almost took down first seeds Huber and Raymond but eventually going down in three sets. Dellacqua struggled through her Asian swing making qualifying exits in China, Japan and again in China. It got slightly better making the second round of a tournament in Osaka after the high ranking meaning she didn't have to qualify. She finished her year at a $75,000 tournament in Japan where she lost in the quarterfinal in three sets. She went on to win the doubles event with country woman Ashleigh Barty. They didn't drop a set all tournament and won the final in straight sets. She finished 2012 ranked 88 in singles and 67 in doubles. With her singles ranking being well inside the top 100, it meant for the first time since 2008 Dellacqua would not have to play the Australian Open
Australian Open
Wildcard Playoff. 2013: Doubles success[edit] Dellacqua was scheduled to play at the Hopman Cup
Hopman Cup
but had to withdraw due to an injury. Ashleigh Barty
Ashleigh Barty
took her place. She was awarded a wildcard into the Apia International Sydney
Sydney
but had a first round loss to Kimiko Date-Krumm. Dellacqua was given a tricky draw at the Australian Open
Australian Open
where she had to play young American Madison Keys
Madison Keys
who was bringing form and confidence into the match. Dellacqua fought hard but went down in two sets. The doubles, however, was a different story. Dellacqua partnered fellow Australian Ashleigh Barty
Ashleigh Barty
who was only 16 years old. They opened the tournament by cruising past Francesca Schiavone
Francesca Schiavone
and Polona Hercog. They stunned the 3rd-seeded team of Maria Kirilenko
Maria Kirilenko
and Lisa Raymond
Lisa Raymond
and then 14th-seeded team of Natalie Grandin
Natalie Grandin
and Vladimíra Uhlířová
Vladimíra Uhlířová
to reach the Quarterfinals. The duo then reached the semi-final by defeating Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova and Lucie Šafářová. Their semi-final was played on Rod Laver Arena and Dellacqua and Barty reached the final by defeating Zheng Saisai
Zheng Saisai
and Varvara Lepchenko
Varvara Lepchenko
becoming the first Australian duo to reach the women's doubles final of the Australian open since 1977. Despite their best efforts they were defeated by top seeds Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci
Roberta Vinci
in the final. They dropped the opening set in just 29 minutes, but gained composure in the second. In the final set, the Italians won the match and took home the title after being defeated the previous year. Dellacqua then headed to Thailand
Thailand
to play the PTT Pattaya Open where she was a direct entry into the main draw. She played Luksika Kumkhum in the first round where she was defeated. She also played doubles with Kimiko Date-Krumm, finally winning her first WTA level doubles title. Dellacqua then travelled to the Czech Republic
Czech Republic
to play in the Fed Cup
Fed Cup
World Group, where Australia
Australia
was defeated 4–0 by the Czech Republic. Casey participated in the doubles alongside Ashleigh Barty, they were defeated by Czech pair Hlaváčková and Hradecká. After taking a two-week break, she then played at the Malaysian Open. She lost in the opening round to eventual champion Karolína Plíšková. She did not participate in the doubles. Dellacqua then participated in the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells. She breezed through qualifying defeating Sirotkina and Burnett. Although in the first round she was defeated convincingly by Anabel Medina Garrigues. In the doubles she partnered alongside Japan's Date-Krumm once again, having just previously won in Thailand. They reached the semi-finals but were defeated by the 4th seeds Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina
Elena Vesnina
in a tight three set match. After Indian Wells, she travelled to Miami to compete in the Sony Open Tennis. She drew 3rd seed Lauren Davis
Lauren Davis
in the opening round of qualifying. Despite leading 6–1, 3–1, she was defeated in three sets. In the doubles, she again partnered Kimiko Date-Krumm, they were given a tough draw against the top seeds Sara Errani
Sara Errani
and Roberta Vinci
Roberta Vinci
in the opening round. They put up a good fight, but succumbed in a third set tiebreak. Dellacqua took some time off in April. She travelled to Switzerland for Fed Cup, but didn't participate because it was a dead rubber. She played two ITF's also, losing the second and first rounds respectively. She then travelled to Paris for the French Open. In the Women's Singles draw she need to gain entry through the qualifying draw. She won her first match against Ana Vrljić
Ana Vrljić
but lost to 21st seed Irina Falconi
Irina Falconi
in a tough 3-set match. In the Women's Doubles she again played alongside Ashleigh Barty, they were seeded 14th. But they lost in the opening round in 3-sets. In the mixed doubles, she partnered defending champion Mahesh Bhupathi. They also lost in the first round. Dellacqua then headed to Birmingham
Birmingham
for the Aegon Classic
Aegon Classic
and the start of her grass court season. She gained entry to the main draw via the qualifying draw. She was seeded 11th and defeated Vera Dushevina and Caroline Garcia
Caroline Garcia
in straight sets. She drew Daniela Hantuchová
Daniela Hantuchová
in the opening round and lost in straight sets. In the doubles she partnered Barty once again and they were seeded 3rd and were the eventual champions. This was Dellacqua's second WTA doubles title and Barty's first. Casey then travelled to Wimbledon for the Championships. In the Ladies' singles qualifying rounds, despite defeating the top seed Paula Ormaechea
Paula Ormaechea
in the second round, she lost in the final round to Carina Witthöft. She was seeded 12th in the doubles alongside Ashleigh Barty, and made it to the final, losing in 2 sets. In the mixed doubles, she partnered American Scott Lipsky
Scott Lipsky
with whom she won the 2011 French Open
French Open
Mixed title. They were seeded 13th and lost in the third round.

Casey Dellacqua
Casey Dellacqua
at Wimbledon 2013

After Wimbledon, Dellacqua headed home to Australia
Australia
to train and spend time with her family in preparation for the US Open. At the US Open she entered in the Women's Singles, Women's Doubles and Mixed Doubles. In the Women's Singles, Casey had to first go through the qualifying draw to reach the final. Seeded 27th in the Qualifying draw she defeated Hsu, Feuerstein and Pervak all in straight sets to reach the main draw. In the main draw she was defeated by fellow qualifier Ajla Tomljanovic in three tight sets of the opening round. After this, she had the Women's Doubles and Mixed Doubles. She partnered Ashleigh Barty and Scott Lipsky
Scott Lipsky
respectively. Dellacqua and Lipsky lost in the opening round of the Mixed Doubles. However, seeded eighth Barty and Dellacqua had a bit more luck in the Women's Doubles. Breezing through to the Quarterfinals, along the way defeating Cîrstea & Wickmayer, Cetkovská & Flipkens and ninth seeds Huber & Llagostera Vives. In the Quarterfinals they took on the second-seeded Russian pairing of Ekaterina Makarova
Ekaterina Makarova
& Elena Vesnina. They defeated them in straight sets. The continued on in the semi-finals and defeated tenth seeds Sania Mirza
Sania Mirza
& Zheng Jie
Zheng Jie
in straight sets. Taking Ashleigh Barty
Ashleigh Barty
& Casey Dellacqua
Casey Dellacqua
to their second consecutive and third of the season Grand Slam final. They would meet Grand Slam Champions Andrea Hlaváčková
Andrea Hlaváčková
& Lucie Hradecká. They lost in three tight sets, despite a strong opening set. This meant Casey had now reached at least the final of each grand slam. It was at the 2013 US Open Dellacqua announced the birth of her son Blake with her partner Amanda. Dellacqua took two weeks off, before heading to Tokyo to participate in a WTA Premier 5 level event. In the Singles, she gained entry through the qualifying draw and in the main draw she lost to sixteenth-seed Dominika Cibulková. She also participated in the Doubles alongside Barty once again, hoping to gain enough points to reach the WTA Tour
WTA Tour
Championships. They were seeded second and lost in the opening round. She then travelled to Beijing to in the Premier Mandatory event. She only participated in the doubles with Barty. They were seeded third and lost in the second round. This meant that Barty & Dellacqua were no longer within reach of qualifying for the 2013 WTA Tour
WTA Tour
Championships. In late October, Casey competed in the $50K back-to-back tournaments in Bendigo, Victoria. She had a successful two weeks, winning both singles tournaments back to back, defeating Noppawan Lertcheewakarn & Tammi Patterson
Tammi Patterson
respectively. Casey Dellacqua
Casey Dellacqua
finished the year ranked 131 in singles and 10 in doubles. Casey alongside Ashleigh Barty was nominated for the Newcombe Medal, a prestigious Australian Tennis
Tennis
Award, awarded to the most successful Australian tennis player of the year. But they unfortunately lost out to Lleyton Hewitt. Casey finished the year at the 2013 December Showdown (2014 Australian Open WC Playoff). As the top seed, Casey went on to win the tournament, defeating Maddison Inglis, Monique Adamczak, Tammi Patterson
Tammi Patterson
& Arina Rodionova
Arina Rodionova
along the way. Earning herself a ticket to the main draw of the 2014 Australian Open. 2014: Career-high singles ranking and continued doubles success[edit] Dellacqua began her 2014 season at the Brisbane International where she was awarded a wildcard into the singles main draw.[13] She defeated Galina Voskoboeva
Galina Voskoboeva
in the opening round in three sets[14] before losing to world No. 2 Victoria Azarenka
Victoria Azarenka
in straight sets.[15] Dellacqua alongside Barty, were seeded third in the women's doubles. After winning their first round over Varvara Lepchenko
Varvara Lepchenko
and Raluca Olaru, they had to withdraw in the quarterfinals due to Barty's left adductor injury. Dellacqua then headed to Tasmania
Tasmania
for the Hobart International. Dellacqua defeated qualifier Alison Van Uytvanck
Alison Van Uytvanck
in the opening round in straight sets, but lost in the second round to Alison Riske in three sets.[16][17] At the Australian Open, Dellacqua entered the women's singles draw as a wildcard after winning the Australian Open
Australian Open
Wildcard playoff.[18] Dellacua defeated former world No. 2 Vera Zvonareva[19] and eighteenth seed Kirsten Flipkens[20] to reach the third round of a grand slam for the first time since 2010, where she defeated former Australian Open semifinalist Zheng Jie[21] to reach the fourth round where she lost to thirtieth seed Eugenie Bouchard
Eugenie Bouchard
in three sets.[22] In the women's doubles, Dellacqua and Barty competed as the fifth seeds but lost in the second round to Tímea Babos
Tímea Babos
and Petra Martić. In the mixed doubles, Dellacqua partnered Ross Hutchins
Ross Hutchins
of Great Britain. They were defeated by the fourth-seeded team of Andrea Hlaváčková
Andrea Hlaváčková
and Max Mirnyi in the opening round. After the tournament, Dellacqua rose to world No. 80 in singles, but dropped to No. 15 in doubles. Delacqua remained on Australian soil, to participate in Australia's 2014 Fed Cup
Fed Cup
World Group tie against Russia
Russia
in Hobart. In the opening rubber, Dellacqua defeated Irina Khromacheva
Irina Khromacheva
in straight sets.[23] After two more singles wins from Samantha Stosur, Australia
Australia
advanced to the Fed Cup
Fed Cup
World Group semi-finals for the first time since 1993. Dellacqua and Ashleigh Barty
Ashleigh Barty
closed the tie by winning their doubles match in straight sets, which secured Australia
Australia
a 4–0 victory over the Russians.[24] Dellacqua's first event outside of Australia
Australia
for 2014 was the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells. Seeded fourth in the qualifying draw, Dellacqua defeated Anna Tatishvili
Anna Tatishvili
and Johanna Konta
Johanna Konta
to qualify for the main draw.[25] Dellacqua then defeated Christina McHale[26] nineteenth seed Kirsten Flipkens[27] and thirteenth seed Roberta Vinci before receiving a walkover Lauren Davis
Lauren Davis
in the fourth round. In the quarterfinals, Dellacqua lost to sixth seed Simona Halep
Simona Halep
in straight sets. This was Dellacqua's best singles performance to date.[28] She also reached the quarterfinals of the doubles event with Ashleigh Barty but the pair lost in straight sets to the top seeds, Su-Wei Hsieh and Peng Shuai. She was due to meet Halep again in the second round of the Sony Open, but the Romanian withdrew from the tournament due to injury; instead, Dellacqua faced lucky loser Jana Čepelová, and won in three sets, thus setting up a meeting with twenty-ninth seed and former world No. 1 Venus Williams;[29] Dellacqua lost in three sets.[30] In the doubles event, Dellacqua and Barty lost in the first round in three sets to Alla Kudryavtseva
Alla Kudryavtseva
and Anastasia Rodionova. Dellacqua chose not to compete in the Mutua Madrid Open and instead began her clay court season at the Internazionali BNL d'Italia in Rome. Seeded third in the qualifying draw, Dellacqua defeated Marina Shamayko and Paula Ormaechea
Paula Ormaechea
to progress to the main draw[31] where she overcame Magdaléna Rybáriková
Magdaléna Rybáriková
in three sets[32] to reach the second round for the first time where she lost in straight sets to World No. 2, Li Na.[33] Dellacqua also reached the quarterfinals of the doubles event with Klaudia Jans-Ignacik, defeating Katarzyna Piter/ Chanelle Scheepers
Chanelle Scheepers
and Monica Niculescu/Zhang Shuai en route before losing in straight sets to Anabel Medina Garrigues
Anabel Medina Garrigues
and Yaroslava Shvedova. Dellacqua's final event prior to the French Open was the Internationaux de Strasbourg where she upset the fifth seed Elena Vesnina
Elena Vesnina
in the first round in three sets[34] before losing to Christina McHale
Christina McHale
in the second round in straight sets.[35] However, Dellacqua won the doubles event with Barty defeating Tatiana Búa
Tatiana Búa
and Daniela Seguel
Daniela Seguel
in the final in three sets, coming back from 6–4, 5–1 and three championship points down.[36] At the French Open, Dellacqua defeated Lourdes Domínguez Lino
Lourdes Domínguez Lino
in straight sets[37] to reach the second round for the first time since 2008 where she lost to twenty-third seed Lucie Šafářová
Lucie Šafářová
in three sets.[38] She and Barty also reached the quarterfinals of the doubles event, defeating Polona Hercog/Paula Ormaechea, Jana Čepelová/ Stefanie Vögele
Stefanie Vögele
and twelfth seeds Kristina Mladenovic and Flavia Pennetta
Flavia Pennetta
en route before losing to the second seeds and eventual finalists, Sara Errani
Sara Errani
and Roberta Vinci in straight sets. Dellacqua began her grass court season at the Aegon Classic
Aegon Classic
where she competed as the sixteenth seed in singles and defending champion and second seed in doubles with Ashleigh Barty. Dellacqua defeated Urszula Radwańska[39] and Varvara Lepchenko[40] in straight sets to reach the third round where she upset her second-seeded compatriot and former US Open champion Samantha Stosur
Samantha Stosur
in three sets[41] to reach the quarterfinals where she defeated Kimiko Date-Krumm
Kimiko Date-Krumm
in a match lasting just 48 minutes[42] before losing in the semi-finals to eventual runner-up, Barbora Záhlavová-Strýcová.[43] As a result of her strong singles performance, Dellacqua ascended to a new career-high singles ranking of World No. 36 following the event.[44] Dellacqua also reached the final of the doubles event, defeating Tímea Babos and Kristina Mladenovic; Liezel Huber
Liezel Huber
and Lisa Raymond
Lisa Raymond
and Caroline Garcia and Zhang Shuai en route before losing to the third seeds, Raquel Kops-Jones
Raquel Kops-Jones
and Abigail Spears
Abigail Spears
in straight sets. At the Wimbledon Championships, Dellacqua defeated qualifier Anett Kontaveit in three sets after having been match point down[45] before falling to fourth seed Agnieszka Radwańska
Agnieszka Radwańska
in the second round.[46] Seeded sixth in the women's doubles event alongside Barty, the pair defeated Eugenie Bouchard
Eugenie Bouchard
and Heather Watson; Kimiko Date-Krumm
Kimiko Date-Krumm
and Barbora Záhlavová-Strýcová and twelfth seeds Anabel Medina Garrigues
Anabel Medina Garrigues
and Yaroslava Shvedova
Yaroslava Shvedova
all in straight sets before losing to the second seeds and eventual champions, Sara Errani
Sara Errani
and Roberta Vinci
Roberta Vinci
in three sets.[47] In the mixed doubles event, Dellacqua competed alongside Jamie Murray
Jamie Murray
as the tenth seeds. After a first round bye, the pair defeated Andreja Klepač
Andreja Klepač
and Jesse Huta Galung
Jesse Huta Galung
and sixth seeds Sania Mirza and Horia Tecău
Horia Tecău
to reach the quarterfinals where they fell to the fourteenth seeds and eventual finalists, Max Mirnyi
Max Mirnyi
and Chan Hao-ching. Dellacqua began her north-American hard court season at the Rogers Cup.[48] This was her first appearance at the Canadian Open and she made the second round. At the US Open, Dellacqua made the fourth round before losing to Flavia Pennetta, equaling her best rest at a Grand Slam. She continued her good form by reaching the quarterfinals of the Toray Pan Pacific Open defeating an in-form Sabine Lisicki
Sabine Lisicki
and Marina Erakovic in the first and second round respectively, before falling to Garbiñe Muguruza
Garbiñe Muguruza
despite being up a set. At the Wuhan Open, Dellacqua reached the third round by defeating Roberta Vinci
Roberta Vinci
and Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, but ultimately lost to Caroline Wozniacki. 2015: Career-high doubles ranking and injury[edit] Dellacqua commenced the season at the Hopman Cup, losing all three rubbers to Agnieszka Radwańska, Alizé Cornet
Alizé Cornet
and Heather Watson. She then played the Hobart
Hobart
International where she is the No.1 seed for the first time at a WTA Tour
WTA Tour
event.[49] She lost in the second round. Dellacqua then played at the Australian Open
Australian Open
as the 29th seed. She defeated Yvonne Meusburger
Yvonne Meusburger
in straight sets before losing to eventual semi-finalist Madison Keys. She also played in the Women's doubles as the 15th seed with Kimiko Date-Krumm. They lost in the second round. She then traveled to Stuttgart
Stuttgart
for the 2015 Fed Cup
Fed Cup
World Group where she played in the doubles, losing to the partnership of Görges/Lisicki. Dellacqua next played the Dubai Tennis
Tennis
Championships losing in the secound round to Lucie Šafářová
Lucie Šafářová
despite winning the first set. She then traveled to the Qatar Total Open where she lost in the first round to Venus Williams
Venus Williams
again after taking the first set. She next played at the Malaysian Open as the 3rd seed but lost in the first round to eventual semifinalist Hsieh Su-wei. Dellacqua then withdrew from the 2015 BNP Paribas Open where she was defending quarter-finalist points. This saw her fall down to 42nd in the WTA Rankings. Despite this she was the 32nd seed at the Miami Open where she lost in the second round (after having a first round bye) to Belinda Bencic
Belinda Bencic
in three sets. Dellacqua started her clay season at the Family Circle Cup where she again drew Bencic in the first round, she then lost in straight sets. She had better luck in the doubles partnering Darija Jurak, where they reached the final but lost to the partnership of Sania Mirza/Martina Hingis. Dellacqua then played the Premier Mandatory Mutua Madrid Open causing an upset over former French Open
French Open
Champion Francesca Schiavone in straight sets. She then lost to World number 9 Agnieszka Radwańska in straight sets. Dellacqua had better success in the Doubles partnering Yaroslava Shvedova. The pair defeated the 6th seeds Garcia/Srebotnik in straight sets and backed this up with a win over Chen/Marosi. They then defeated the 4th seeds Su-wei/Pennetta for a spot in the Semifinals where they defeated the 7th seeds and reigning Australian Open
Australian Open
champion pairing of Mattek-Sands/Šafářová. They then played in the final against third seeds Muguruza/Suárez Navarro and won the title in three sets. This was Dellacqua's first Premier Mandatory title and her 4th doubles title overall. Dellacqua then withdrew from the Internazionali BNL d'Italia and Internationaux de Strasbourg. She then played at the French Open
French Open
singles where she lost in the first round to fellow Aussie Ajla Tomljanović. Dellacqua partnered again with Yaroslava Shvedova
Yaroslava Shvedova
where they reached their first Grand Slam final as a team. They defeated Chan/Davis, Cornet/Linette, and 8th seeds Garcia/Srebotnik to reach the quarterfinals. They followed this up with straight sets wins over 13th seeds Krajicek//Strýcová and 2nd seeds Makarova]]/Vesnina to reach the final. The pair then lost in three sets to the reigning Australian Open champions Mattek-Sands/Šafářová. Dellacqua began her grass court season at the Aegon Open Nottingham where she was the 6th seed. She defeated Sesil Karatantcheva
Sesil Karatantcheva
in the first round before losing to eventual champion Ana Konjuh. Her next tournament was the Premier level Aegon Classic
Aegon Classic
where she defeated Lauren Davis
Lauren Davis
in the first round. She next faced former world No. 1 Jelena Janković
Jelena Janković
and lost in straight sets. Dellacqua next played at Eastbourne
Eastbourne
where she defeated Anna Karolina Schmiedlova
Anna Karolina Schmiedlova
in the first round before losing to 8th seed Karolína Plíšková. Dellacqua then played at Wimbledon where she defeated former Wimbledon Quarter-finalist Tamira Paszek
Tamira Paszek
in straight sets. She then caused a big upset over 17th seed and recent French Open
French Open
Quarter-finalist Elina Svitolina to reach the third round and equal her best Wimbledon performance.[50] She then played former Wimbledon finalist and 13th seed Agnieszka Radwańska
Agnieszka Radwańska
and despite leading 4-0 in the 2nd set, she lost in straight sets. She also contested the Women's Doubles with Shvedova as the 9th seeds. They lost in the Quarterfinals to Hingis/Mirza, 7-5,6-3. Dellacqua began her summer hard court season participating the qualifying event at the Rogers Cup, but fail to get to the main round. In first round, she teamed with Yaroslava Shvedova
Yaroslava Shvedova
but lost to all-rising-stars pair Kristina Mladenovic and Karolína Plíšková. Her next event was Western & Southern Open. She successfully qualified to the main round, but lost to Mona Barthel
Mona Barthel
in the first round. In doubles event, she and Shvedova reached the final, where they lost to the sisters pair Hao-Ching Chan
Hao-Ching Chan
and Yung-Jan Chan. At the Connecticut Open, she and Shvedova lost in the quarterfinals. At the US Open, she lost in the first round to qualifier Anett Kontaveit
Anett Kontaveit
in the singles competition. However, she teamed with Yaroslava Shvedova to reach their second grand slam final of the year in the doubles competition. Once again, they finished runner-up, this time to top-seeded pair Mirza/Hingis, which means Dellacqua's Grand slam final record in Women's doubles event fell to 0-6. In October, Dellacqua was in the women's doubles semi-final of the China
China
Open when she fell and hit her head on the cement. This forced Dellacqua and Shvedova to withdraw from the 2015 WTA Finals. 2016: Limited play[edit] Still suffering the effects of the fall at the 2015 China
China
Open, Dellacqua withdrew from the Australian summer. In February, Dellacqua travelled to Bratislava
Bratislava
to play Fed Cup
Fed Cup
and partnered Samantha Stosur to win the deciding rubber against Slovakia. In March, Dellacqua was given a wildcard into the San Antonio Open. This was her first singles match in 5 months. She lost 1-6, 0-6 to Tsvetana Pironkova. While she wanted to play Indian Wells and Miami, she realised she wasn't "physically and mentally 100%" so decided to take more time off and get it right.[51] She didn't play again in 2016. 2017: Doubles return[edit] Dellacqua's comeback commenced at the Brisbane International where she was given a wild card into the women's doubles with Ashleigh Barty. The pair lost in the first round, 17-19 in the match tie-break to Srebotnik/Spears. Dellacqua and Barty were given wild cards into the Australian Open. Together, they reached the Quarterfinals of the Australian Open
Australian Open
for the second time, after wins over Kichenok/Kichenok, Hingis/Vandeweghe and Grönefeld/Peschke. Career statistics[edit] Main article: Casey Dellacqua
Casey Dellacqua
career statistics Grand Slam finals[edit] Women's doubles: 7 (0–7)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponent Score

Runner-up 2008 French Open Clay Francesca Schiavone Anabel Medina Garrigues Virginia Ruano Pascual 6–2, 5–7, 4–6

Runner-up 2013 Australian Open Hard Ashleigh Barty Sara Errani Roberta Vinci 2–6, 6–3, 2–6

Runner-up 2013 Wimbledon Grass Ashleigh Barty Hsieh Su-wei Peng Shuai 6–7(1–7), 1–6

Runner-up 2013 US Open Hard Ashleigh Barty Andrea Hlaváčková Lucie Hradecká 7–6(7–4), 1–6, 4–6

Runner-up 2015 French Open
French Open
(2) Clay Yaroslava Shvedova Bethanie Mattek-Sands Lucie Šafářová 6–3, 4–6, 2–6

Runner-up 2015 US Open (2) Hard Yaroslava Shvedova Martina Hingis Sania Mirza 3–6, 3–6

Runner-up 2017 French Open
French Open
(3) Clay Ashleigh Barty Bethanie Mattek-Sands Lucie Šafářová 2–6, 1–6

Mixed doubles: 1 (1–0)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponent Score

Winner 2011 French Open Clay Scott Lipsky Katarina Srebotnik Nenad Zimonjić 7–6(8–6), 4–6, [10–7]

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April 2008: Dellacqua Supports C.F Day March 2008: Casey Dellacqua
Casey Dellacqua
within reach of place in tennis top 50 March 2008: Casey Dellacqua
Casey Dellacqua
advances to fourth round of Pacific Life Open March 2008: GIANT SLAYER DELLACQUA CONTINUES SEASON ONSLAUGHT March 2008: Casey Dellacqua
Casey Dellacqua
and Mariya Koryttseva – two of tennis's brightest prospects Feb 2008 – Dellacqua Through to Pattaya Round 2 Jan 2008: Jankovic defeats Dellacqua Aus Open 4r Jan 2008: After 4r AO Loss Jan 2008: Casey Dellacqua
Casey Dellacqua
Australian Open
Australian Open
2008 Tennis Jan 2008: Jelena Jankovic moves into Australian Open
Australian Open
quarterfinals, beats Casey Dellacqua Jan 2008: Casey Dellacqua
Casey Dellacqua
defeats Amelie Mauresmo at Australian Open Jan 2008: Casey Dellacqua
Casey Dellacqua
Stuns Amelie Mauresmo, Becomes New Australian Number One Jan 2008: Casey Dellacqua: last local girl standing at the Australian Open Dec 2007 The Age
The Age
– Dellacqua Interview Aug 2007: Aussie Dellacqua to face off with Sharapova Jan 2007: Aussie Watch – Casey Dellacqua Dec 2006 The Age
The Age
– Dellacqua Interview

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Video[edit]

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Australian Open
Australian Open
girls' doubles champions

1969: Pat Edwards / Evonne Goolagong 1970: Janet Fallis / Janet Young 1971: Pat Edwards / Janice Whyte 1972: Sally Irvine / Pam Whytcross 1973: Jenny Dimond / Dianne Fromholtz 1974: Nerida Gregory / Julia Hanrahan 1975: Diane Evers
Diane Evers
/ Nerida Gregory 1976: Jan Morton / Jan Wilton 1977 (Jan): Keryn Pratt / Amanda Tobin 1977 (Dec): Keryn Pratt / Amanda Tobin 1978: Debbie Freeman / Kathy Mantle 1979: Linda Cassell / Sue Leo 1980: Anne Minter / Miranda Yates 1981: Maree Booth / Sharon Hodgkin 1982: Annette Gulley / Kim Staunton 1983: Bernadette Randall / Kim Staunton 1984: Louise Field / Larisa Savchenko 1985: Jenny Byrne / Janine Thompson 1987: Ann Devries / Nicole Provis 1988: Jo-Anne Faull / Rachel McQuillan 1989: Andrea Strnadová / Eva Švíglerová 1990: Rona Mayer / Limor Zaltz 1991: Karina Habšudová / Barbara Rittner 1992: Lindsay Davenport
Lindsay Davenport
/ Nicole London 1993: Joana Manta / Ludmila Richterová 1994: Corina Morariu
Corina Morariu
/ Ludmila Varmužová 1995: Corina Morariu
Corina Morariu
/ Ludmila Varmužová 1996: Michaela Paštiková / Jitka Schönfeldová 1997: Mirjana Lučić / Jasmin Wöhr 1998: Evie Dominikovic / Alicia Molik 1999: Eleni Daniilidou
Eleni Daniilidou
/ Virginie Razzano 2000: Anikó Kapros / Christina Wheeler 2001: Petra Cetkovská
Petra Cetkovská
/ Barbora Strýcová 2002: Gisela Dulko
Gisela Dulko
/ Angelique Widjaja 2003: Casey Dellacqua
Casey Dellacqua
/ Adriana Szili 2004: Chan Yung-jan / Sun Shengnan 2005: Victoria Azarenka
Victoria Azarenka
/ Marina Erakovic 2006: Sharon Fichman
Sharon Fichman
/ Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 2007: Yevgeniya Rodina / Arina Rodionova 2008: Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova
/ Ksenia Lykina 2009: Christina McHale
Christina McHale
/ Ajla Tomljanović 2010: Jana Čepelová
Jana Čepelová
/ Chantal Škamlová 2011: An-Sophie Mestach
An-Sophie Mestach
/ Demi Schuurs 2012: Gabrielle Andrews / Taylor Townsend 2013: Ana Konjuh
Ana Konjuh
/ Carol Zhao 2014: Anhelina Kalinina
Anhelina Kalinina
/ Elizaveta Kulichkova 2015: Miriam Kolodziejová / Markéta Vondroušová 2016: Anna Kalinskaya
Anna Kalinskaya
/ Tereza Mihalíková 2017: Bianca Andreescu
Bianca Andreescu
/ Carson Branstine 2018: Liang En-shuo / Wang Xinyu

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French Open
mixed doubles champions

1968–1970

(1968) Françoise Dürr
Françoise Dürr
/ Jean-Claude Barclay (1969) Margaret Court
Margaret Court
/ Marty Riessen (1970) Billie Jean King
Billie Jean King
/ Bob Hewitt

1971–1980

(1971) Françoise Dürr
Françoise Dürr
/ Jean-Claude Barclay (1972) Evonne Goolagong
Evonne Goolagong
Cawley / Kim Warwick (1973) Françoise Dürr
Françoise Dürr
/ Jean-Claude Barclay (1974) Martina Navrátilová / Iván Molina (1975) Fiorella Bonicelli / Thomas Koch (1976) Ilana Kloss
Ilana Kloss
/ Kim Warwick (1977) Mary Carillo / John McEnroe (1978) Renáta Tomanová / Pavel Složil (1979) Wendy Turnbull
Wendy Turnbull
/ Bob Hewitt (1980) Anne Smith / Billy Martin

1981–1990

(1981) Andrea Jaeger / Jimmy Arias (1982) Wendy Turnbull
Wendy Turnbull
/ John Lloyd (1983) Barbara Jordan / Eliot Teltscher (1984) Anne Smith / Dick Stockton (1985) Martina Navrátilová / Heinz Günthardt (1986) Kathy Jordan / Ken Flach (1987) Pam Shriver / Emilio Sánchez
Emilio Sánchez
Vicario (1988) Lori McNeil / Jorge Lozano (1989) Manon Bollegraf / Tom Nijssen (1990) Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
/ Jorge Lozano

1991–2000

(1991) Helena Suková
Helena Suková
/ Cyril Suk (1992) Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
/ Mark Woodforde (1993) Eugenia Maniokova / Andrei Olhovskiy (1994) Kristie Boogert
Kristie Boogert
/ Menno Oosting (1995) Larisa Neiland / Todd Woodbridge (1996) Patricia Tarabini / Javier Frana (1997) Rika Hiraki / Mahesh Bhupathi (1998) Venus Williams
Venus Williams
/ Justin Gimelstob (1999) Katarina Srebotnik
Katarina Srebotnik
/ Piet Norval (2000) Mariaan de Swardt / David Adams

2001–2010

(2001) Virginia Ruano Pascual
Virginia Ruano Pascual
/ Tomas Carbonell (2002) Cara Black
Cara Black
/ Wayne Black (2003) Lisa Raymond
Lisa Raymond
/ Mike Bryan (2004) Tatiana Golovin
Tatiana Golovin
/ Richard Gasquet (2005) Daniela Hantuchová
Daniela Hantuchová
/ Fabrice Santoro (2006) Katarina Srebotnik
Katarina Srebotnik
/ Nenad Zimonjić (2007) Nathalie Dechy
Nathalie Dechy
/ Andy Ram (2008) Victoria Azarenka
Victoria Azarenka
/ Bob Bryan (2009) Liezel Huber
Liezel Huber
/ Bob Bryan (2010) Katarina Srebotnik
Katarina Srebotnik
/ Nenad Zimonjić

2011–present

(2011) Casey Dellacqua
Casey Dellacqua
/ Scott Lipsky (2012) Sania Mirza
Sania Mirza
/ Mahesh Bhupathi (2013) Lucie Hradecká
Lucie Hradecká
/ František Čermák (2014) Anna-Lena Grönefeld
Anna-Lena Grönefeld
/ Jean-Julien Rojer (2015) Bethanie Mattek-Sands
Bethanie Mattek-Sands
/ Mike Bryan (2016) Martina Hingis
Martina Hingis
/ Leander Paes (2017) Gabriela Dabrowski
Gabriela Dabrowski
/ Rohan Bopanna

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World rankings – Top ten tennis players as of week of 2 April 2018[update]

ATP singles ATP doubles WTA singles WTA doubles

Rafael Nadal     Roger Federer Marin Čilić Alexander Zverev Grigor Dimitrov Juan Martín del Potro Dominic Thiem Kevin Anderson John Isner David Goffin

Łukasz Kubot Marcelo Melo Mate Pavić Henri Kontinen John Peers Oliver Marach Bob Bryan Mike Bryan Nicolas Mahut Ivan Dodig

Simona Halep Caroline Wozniacki Garbiñe Muguruza Elina Svitolina Jeļena Ostapenko Karolína Plíšková Caroline Garcia Venus Williams Sloane Stephens Petra Kvitová

Latisha Chan Elena Vesnina Ekaterina Makarova Tímea Babos Andrea Sestini Hlaváčková Ashleigh Barty Lucie Šafářová Kateřina Siniaková Casey Dellacqua Gabriela Dabrowski

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Women's Tennis
Tennis
Association: Top Australian female doubles tennis players as of 19 March 2018

1. Casey Dellacqua
Casey Dellacqua
(10 ) 2. Ashleigh Barty
Ashleigh Barty
(13 1) 3. Monique Adamczak
Monique Adamczak
(44 ) 4. Anastasia Rodionova
Anastasia Rodionova
(47 1) 5. Daria Gavrilova
Daria Gavrilova
(62 1)

6. Storm Sanders
Storm Sanders
(66 1) 7. Jessica Moore (90 2) 8. Priscilla Hon
Priscilla Hon
(103 ) 9. Arina Rodionova
Arina Rodionova
(109 ) 10. E

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