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Paula Kania
Paula Kania
(born 6 November 1992) is a professional Polish tennis player. Kania has won one WTA title in doubles, five ITF titles in singles, and twelve in doubles. On 15 June 2015, she reached her best singles ranking of world number 128, and on 22 June 2015, she reached her best doubles ranking of world number 62.[1]

Contents

1 Personal life 2 Career

2.1 2012 2.2 2014

3 WTA career finals

3.1 Doubles: 6 (1 title, 5 runners-up)

4 Single career statistics 5 ITF finals

5.1 Singles (5–3) 5.2 Doubles (12–14)

6 References 7 External links

Personal life[edit] Paula was born to Paweł and Zdzisława Kania on 6 November 1992 in Sosnowiec. She has one sister – Zuzanna. She began playing tennis aged 7 and her favourite surface is hard. Her personal interests include music and reading. She has named Martina Hingis
Martina Hingis
as the player she admires most. She became a professional tennis player in 2008. Her ambition in tennis is advance to the WTA top 10.[2] Career[edit] 2012[edit] Kania and Polina Pekhova
Polina Pekhova
won the title on 2012 Tashkent Open defeating Anna Chakvetadze
Anna Chakvetadze
and Vesna Dolonc
Vesna Dolonc
in the final, when their opponents retired after losing the first set 2–6. This was her first WTA title of any kind. 2014[edit] Kania qualified for her first main draw of a Grand Slam at 2014 Wimbledon Championships, losing to World No. 2 Li Na
Li Na
in straight sets in the first round. The match was not only Kania's first Grand Slam main draw, but her first singles main draw of any WTA Tour event after participating in qualifying at 20 tournaments.[3] Kania continued her momentum by qualifying for another WTA main draw a month later: the 2014 Bank of the West Classic. WTA career finals[edit] Doubles: 6 (1 title, 5 runners-up)[edit]

Legend

Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)

WTA Tour Championships (0–0)

Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)

Premier (0–1)

International (1–3)

Finals by surface

Hard (1–3)

Clay (0–2)

Grass (0–0)

Carpet (0–0)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score

Winner 1. 15 September 2012 Tashkent Open, Tashkent, Uzbekistan Hard Polina Pekhova Anna Chakvetadze Vesna Dolonc 6–2, retired

Runner-up 1. 20 July 2014 İstanbul Cup, Istanbul, Turkey Hard Oksana Kalashnikova Misaki Doi Elina Svitolina 4–6, 0–6

Runner-up 2. 3 August 2014 Bank of the West Classic, Stanford, United States Hard Kateřina Siniaková Garbiñe Muguruza Carla Suárez Navarro 2–6, 6–4, [5–10]

Runner-up 3. 31 July 2015 Brasil Tennis
Tennis
Cup, Florianópolis, Brazil Clay María Irigoyen Annika Beck Laura Siegemund 3–6, 6–7(1–7)

Runner-up 4. 20 September 2015 Coupe Banque Nationale, Quebec City, Canada Hard (i) María Irigoyen Barbora Krejčíková An-Sophie Mestach 6–4, 3–6, [10–12]

Runner-up 5. 29 April 2016 J&T Banka Prague Open, Prague, Czech Republic Clay María Irigoyen Margarita Gasparyan Andrea Hlaváčková 4–6, 2–6

Single career statistics[edit]

Tournament 2013 2014 2015 2016 W–L

Grand Slam Tournaments

Australian Open A Q2 Q1 Q2 0–0

French Open Q3 Q2 2R Q1 1–1

Wimbledon Q1 1R Q1 1R 0–2

US Open Q2 1R Q2

0–1

Win–Loss 0–0 0–2 1–1

ITF finals[edit] Singles (5–3)[edit]

Legend

$100,000 tournaments

$75,000/$80,000 tournaments

$50,000/$60,000 tournaments

$25,000 tournaments

$15,000 tournaments

$10,000/$15,000 tournaments

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score

Winner 1. 30 August 2010 Gliwice, Poland Clay Anna Korzeniak 7–6(2), 3–6, 7–5

Runner-up 1. 14 March 2011 Amiens, France Clay Nastassja Burnett 6–2, 1–6, 4–6

Winner 2. 18 July 2011 Horb am Neckar, Germany Clay Carina Witthöft 4–6, 6–4, 7–5

Runner-up 2. 7 November 2011 Opole, Poland Carpet Ana Vrljić 3–6, 6–2, 6–7(4)

Runner-up 3. 8 July 2012 Toruń, Poland Clay Danka Kovinić 3–6, 6–4, 3–6

Winner 3. 7 July 2013 Toruń, Poland Clay Katarzyna Piter 6–4, 6–4

Winner 4. 2 November 2013 Taipei, Taiwan Clay Zarina Diyas 6–1, 6–3

Winner 5. 10 August 2014 Landisville, United States Hard Ons Jabeur 5–7, 6–3, 6–4

Doubles (12–14)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponent Score

Winner 1. 12 July 2010 Piešťany, Slovakia Clay Weronika Domagała Gabriela Horáčková Petra Krejsová 6–1, 6–1

Runner-up 1. 27 September 2010 Tbilisi, Georgia Clay Zsófia Susányi Tatia Mikadze Sofia Shapatava 3–6, 2–6

Runner-up 2. 8 November 2010 Minsk, Belarus Hard Katarzyna Piter Elena Bovina Ekaterina Bychkova 4–6, 0–6

Runner-up 3. 15 November 2010 Opole, Poland Carpet Magda Linette Oksana Kalashnikova Polina Pekhova 3–6, 4–6

Runner-up 4. 24 January 2011 Kaarst, Germany Carpet Marina Melnikova Nikola Fraňková Tereza Hladíková 6–3, 6–7(1), [8–10]

Winner 2. 14 March 2011 Amiens, France Clay Barbara Sobaszkiewicz Iveta Gerlová Lucie Kriegsmannová 3–6, 6–4, [10–6]

Winner 3. 18 July 2011 Horb am Neckar, Germany Clay Katarzyna Kawa Vaszilisza Bulgakova Christina Shakovets 1–6, 6–3, [10–2]

Runner-up 5. 15 August 2011 Piešťany, Slovakia Clay Martina Kubičíková Simona Dobrá Lucie Kriegsmannová 4–6 2–6

Runner-up 6. 7 November 2011 Opole, Poland Carpet Magda Linette Naomi Broady Kristina Mladenovic 6–7(5), 4–6

Winner 4. 16 January 2012 Stuttgart-Stammheim, Germany Hard Ksenia Lykina Lyudmyla Kichenok Nadiya Kichenok 6–4, 6–3

Winner 5. 5 March 2012 Fort Walton Beach, United States Hard Madison Brengle Elena Bovina Alizé Lim 6–3, 6–4

Runner-up 7. 16 April 2012 Namangan, Uzbekistan Hard Naomi Broady Oksana Kalashnikova Marta Sirotkina 6–2, 7–5

Winner 6. 30 April 2012 Moscow, Russia Hard Polina Pekhova Tatiana Kotelnikova Lidziya Marozava 6–4, 3–6, [10–7]

Runner-up 8. 11 June 2012 Craiova, Romania Clay Irina Khromacheva Renata Voráčová Lenka Wienerová 2–6, 6–3, [10–6]

Winner 7. 15 October 2012 Seville, Spain Clay Katarzyna Piter Aleksandrina Naydenova Teliana Pereira 5–7, 6–4, [10–6]

Runner-up 9. 29 April 2013 Civitavecchia, Italy Clay Magda Linette Stephanie Vogt Renata Voráčová 3–6, 4–6

Winner 8. 27 May 2013 Maribor, Slovenia Clay Magda Linette Mailen Auroux María Irigoyen 6–3, 6–0

Winner 9. 10 June 2013 Padua, Italy Clay Irina Khromacheva Cristina Dinu Maša Zec Peškirič 6–3, 6–1

Runner-up 10. 24 June 2013 Zlín, Czech Republic Clay Katarzyna Piter Martina Borecká Tereza Smitková 1–6, 7–5, [8–10]

Winner 10. 6 July 2013 Toruń, Poland Clay Magda Linette Yuliya Beygelzimer Elena Bogdan 6–2, 4–6, [10–5]

Winner 11. 25 October 2013 Casablanca, Morocco Clay Valeria Solovyeva Cecilia Costa Melgar Anastasia Grymalska 7–6(7–3), 6–4

Winner 12. 4 May 2015 Tunis, Tunisia Clay Maria Irigoyen Julie Coin Stephanie Foretz 6-1, 6–3

Runner-up 11. 18 December 2015 Ankara, Turkey Hard (i) Lesley Kerkhove Marina Melnikova María José Martínez Sánchez 4–6, 7–5, [8–10]

Runner-up 12. 15 January 2017 Daytona Beach United States Clay Katarzyna Piter Robin Anderson Anhelina Kalinina 4–6, 1–6

Runner-up 13. 21 January 2017 Orlando, United States Clay Katarzyna Piter Sophie Chang Madeleine Kobelt 3–6, 6–3, [6–10]

Runner-up 14. 24 June 2017 Ilkley, United Kingdom Grass Maryna Zanevska Anna Blinkova Alla Kudryavtseva 1–6, 4–6

References[edit]

^ Paula Kania
Paula Kania
at the Women's Tennis
Tennis
Association ^ Paula Kania
Paula Kania
at the International Tennis
Tennis
Federation ^ Battersby, Kate (23 June 2014). " Li Na
Li Na
Overcomes Doubts to See Off Qualifier Paula Kania". Wimbledon official website. Archived from the original on 28 July 2014. Retrieved 27 July 2014. 

External links[edit]

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