Despina Papamichail
Δέσποινα Παπαμιχαήλ
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Despina at the 2022 French Open
Country (sports) Greece
ResidenceAncona, Italy
Born (1993-02-09) 9 February 1993 (age 29)
Preveza, Greece
Turned pro2008
PlaysRight-handed (two handed backhand)
Prize moneyUS$ 291,966
Singles
Career record434–323 (57.3%)
Career titles15 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 167 (7 March 2022)
Current rankingNo. 167 (7 March 2022)
Grand Slam singles results
Australian OpenQ1 (2022)
French OpenQ1 (2022)
WimbledonQ2 (2022)
US OpenQ2 (2021)
Doubles
Career record325–187 (63.5%)
Career titles34 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 162 (14 September 2015)
Current rankingNo. 255 (7 March 2022)
Team competitions
Fed Cup17–22
Last updated on: 2 March 2022.

Despina Papamichail (Greek: Δέσποινα Παπαμιχαήλ; born 9 February 1993) is a Greek professional tennis player.

Papamichail has won 15 singles and 34 doubles titles on the ITF Circuit. Her career-high singles ranking of world No. 167, she reached on 7 March 2022. Her highest doubles ranking is 162, achieved on 14 September 2015.

Playing for the Greece Fed Cup team, Papamichail has a win–loss record of 17–22.

In June 2021, Papamichail won the inaugural $60k Charleston Pro event, by defeating Gabriela Cé. It was her first title above $25k level.[1]

She made her main-draw WTA Tour singles debut at the WTA 500 2021 Abu Dhabi Open.

Grand Slam singles performance timeline

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# P# DNQ A Z# PO G S B NMS P NH
(W) winner; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (P#) preliminary round; (DNQ) did not qualify; (A) absent; (Z#) Davis/Fed Cup Zonal Group (with number indication) or (PO) play-off; (G) gold, (S) silver or (B) bronze Olympic/Paralympic medal; (NMS) not a Masters tournament; (P) postponed; (NH) not held; (SR) strike rate (events won / competed); (W–L) win–loss record.
To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated at the conclusion of a tournament or when the player's participation has ended.

Current through the 2022 Copa Colsanitas.

Tournament 2019 2020 2021 2022 SR W–L Win%
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A A Q1 0 / 0 0–0  – 
French Open A A A Q1 0 / 0 0–0  – 
Wimbledon A A A Q2 0 / 0 0–0  – 
US Open A A Q2 0 / 0 0–0  – 
Win–loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0 / 0 0–0  – 
Career statistics
Tournaments 0 0 1 2 Career total: 3
Overall W–L 1–0 0–1 0–1 0–2 0 / 3 1–4 20%
Year-end ranking 260 276 184 $232,727

WTA 125 tournament finals

Doubles: 1 (runner-up)

Result W–L    Date    Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Nov 2021 WTA 125 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay Argentina María Lourdes Carlé Romania Irina Bara
Georgia (country) Ekaterine Gorgodze
7–5, 5–7, [4–10]

ITF Circuit finals

Singles: 23 (15 titles, 8 runner-ups)

Legend
$60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (5–4)
Clay (10–4)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 Jul 2010 ITF Rabat, Morocco 10,000 Clay Russia Anastasia Mukhametova 2–6, 0–6
Win 1–1 Sep 2010 ITF Mytilini, Greece 10,000 Hard Germany Anna Zaja 3–6, 6–3, 7–5
Win 2–1 Apr 2011 ITF Vic, Spain 10,000 Clay France Victoria Larrière 7–6(10), 6–1
Loss 2–2 May 2011 ITF Petroupoli, Greece 10,000 Hard Latvia Diāna Marcinkēviča 5–7, 7–5, 6–3
Win 3–2 May 2011 ITF Heraklion, Greece 10,000 Hard Austria Nicole Rottmann 6–1, 3–6, 6–2
Loss 3–3 Jan 2014 ITF Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt 10,000 Hard Turkey İpek Soylu 3–6, 6–7(0)
Loss 3–4 Apr 2014 ITF Heraklion, Greece 10,000 Hard Greece Maria Sakkari 1–6, 6–1, 3–6
Win 4–4 Jun 2014 ITF Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt 10,000 Hard Russia Anna Morgina 6–1, 6–3
Loss 4–5 Jun 2014 ITF Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt 10,000 Hard United States Jan Abaza 2–6, 6–3, 4–6
Loss 4–6 Feb 2016 ITF Hammamet, Tunisia 10,000 Clay Slovakia Chantal Škamlová 1–6, 6–4, 3–6
Win 5–6 May 2017 ITF Acre, Israel 15,000 Hard Belarus Sadafmoh Tolibova 6–1, 6–2
Win 6–6 Jul 2017 ITF Tel Aviv, Israel 15,000 Hard France Estelle Cascino 7–6(4), 6–3
Win 7–6 Jul 2017 ITF Prokuplje, Serbia 15,000 Clay Ukraine Maryna Chernyshova 3–6, 7–6(5), 6–3
Win 8–6 Sep 2017 ITF Antalya, Turkey 15,000 Clay Chile Bárbara Gatica 6–3, 6–3
Win 9–6 Sep 2017 ITF Antalya, Turkey 15,000 Clay Brazil Carolina Alves 6–1, 6–4
Win 10–6 Sep 2017 ITF Antalya, Turkey 15,000 Clay Romania Raluca Șerban 3–6, 6–2, 7–6(6)
Win 11–6 May 2018 ITF San Severo, Italy 15,000 Clay Switzerland Simona Waltert 6–1, 6–2
Loss 11–7 Feb 2019 ITF Monastir, Tunisia 15,000 Clay Sweden Mirjam Björklund 6–1, 6–7(3), 3–6
Win 12–7 Apr 2019 ITF Cairo, Egypt 15,000 Clay Slovenia Nastja Kolar 6–3, 4–6, 6–4
Win 13–7 Jul 2019 ITF Getxo, Spain 25,000 Clay (i) Egypt Sandra Samir 6–2, 6–4
Win 14–7 Jul 2019 ITF Aschaffenburg, Germany 25,000 Clay Germany Jule Niemeier 6–2, 5–7, 6–2
Win 15–8 Jun 2021 ITF Charleston, U.S. 60,000 Clay Brazil Gabriela Cé 1–6, 6–3, 6–3
Loss 15–9 Jun 2022 ITF Brescia, Italy 60,000 Clay Spain Ángela Fita Boluda 2–6, 0–6

Doubles: 64 (35 titles, 29 runner-ups)

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$80,000 tournaments
$60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (16–11)
Clay (19–15)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–1)
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Apr 2011 ITF Vic, Spain 10,000 Clay Venezuela Andrea Gámiz Czech Republic Simona Dobrá
Czech Republic Tereza Hladíková
2–6, 1–6
Win 1–1 Feb 2012 ITF Bron, France 10,000 Hard (i) Latvia Diāna Marcinkēviča Germany Justine Ozga
Bulgaria Isabella Shinikova
7–5, 7–5
Win 2–1 Mar 2012 ITF Dijon, France 10,000 Hard (i) Latvia Diāna Marcinkēviča Russia Yana Sizikova
Belgium Alison Van Uytvanck
7–5, 7–6(7)
Win 3–1 Jul 2012 ITF Torino, Italy 10,000 Clay Spain Lucia Cervera-Vazquez France Estelle Guisard
Austria Katharina Negrin
3–6, 6–3, [10–6]
Win 4–1 Aug 2012 ITF Locri, Italy 10,000 Clay Spain Sara Sorribes Tormo Japan Kana Daniel
Belarus Nastassia Rubel
6–1, 6–0
Loss 4–2 Oct 2012 ITF Heraklion, Greece 10,000 Hard Greece Despoina Vogasari France Manon Arcangioli
France Laëtitia Sarrazin
4–6, 4–6
Win 5–2 Feb 2013 ITF Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt 10,000 Hard Italy Alice Savoretti Romania Elena-Teodora Cadar
Romania Patricia Maria Țig
6–3, 6–4
Loss 5–3 Apr 2013 ITF Heraklion, Greece 10,000 Hard Italy Giulia Sussarello Russia Marina Melnikova
Serbia Teodora Mirčić
1–6, 4–6
Win 6–3 Apr 2013 ITF San Severo, Italy 10,000 Clay Italy Giulia Sussarello Denmark Martine Ditlev
Denmark Malou Ejdesgaard
6–1, 6–4
Win 7–3 Aug 2013 ITF Locri, Italy 10,000 Clay Italy Federica Di Sarra Italy Alice Matteucci
Italy Camilla Rosatello
6–3, 3–6, [10–4]
Loss 7–4 Jan 2014 ITF Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt 10,000 Hard Italy Gaia Sanesi Turkey Melis Sezer
Turkey İpek Soylu
6–4, 4–6, [3–10]
Loss 7–5 Jan 2014 ITF Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt 10,000 Hard Russia Polina Leykina Ukraine Valentyna Ivakhnenko
Ukraine Veronika Kapshay
6–7, 2–6
Loss 7–6 Mar 2014 ITF Pula, Italy 10,000 Clay Italy Alice Matteucci Colombia Yuliana Lizarazo
Australia Alexandra Nancarrow
3–6, 6–4, [9–11]
Loss 7–7 Mar 2014 ITF Pula, Italy 10,000 Clay Netherlands Rosalie van der Hoek Spain Olga Sáez Larra
Australia Alexandra Nancarrow
3–6, 6–4, [8–10]
Loss 7–8 Apr 2014 ITF Heraklion, Greece 10,000 Hard Greece Maria Sakkari Russia Natela Dzalamidze
Greece Valentini Grammatikopoulou
7–6, 3–6, [5–10]
Win 8–8 Apr 2014 ITF Heraklion, Greece 10,000 Hard Russia Polina Leykina Belgium Marie Benoît
Belgium Kimberley Zimmermann
6–2, 6–2
Win 9–8 Jun 2014 ITF Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt 10,000 Hard Spain Arabela Fernández Rabener Egypt Mai El Kamash
Egypt Yasmin Hamza
6–3, 6–3
Loss 9–9 Aug 2014 ITF Woking, United Kingdom 25,000 Hard Italy Alice Matteucci Japan Yumi Miyazaki
Japan Mari Tanaka
2–6, 5–7
Win 10–9 Sep 2014 ITF Sofia, Bulgaria 25,000 Clay North Macedonia Lina Gjorcheska Slovakia Rebecca Šramková
Bulgaria Julia Terziyska
6–1, 6–4
Loss 10–10 Oct 2014 ITF Rock Hill, United States 25,000 Hard Austria Janina Toljan Netherlands Cindy Burger
Canada Sharon Fichman
6–4, 1–6, [6–10]
Win 11–10 Dec 2014 ITF Navi Mumbai, India 25,000 Hard Serbia Nina Stojanović Japan Miyabi Inoue
Japan Miki Miyamura
7–6(5), 6–2
Loss 11–11 Apr 2015 ITF Heraklion, Greece 10,000 Hard Serbia Tamara Čurović Russia Anastasiya Komardina
Greece Valentini Grammatikopoulou
2–6, 2–6
Win 12–11 May 2015 ITF Pula, Italy 25,000 Clay Slovenia Nastja Kolar Romania Diana Buzean
Italy Alice Matteucci
6–1, 1–6, [10–8]
Win 13–11 May 2015 ITF Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt 10,000 Hard Italy Alice Matteucci Romania Elena-Teodora Cadar
Greece Eleni Kordolaimi
6–3, 6–4
Win 14–11 Jun 2015 ITF Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt 10,000 Hard Italy Alice Matteucci United Kingdom Grace Dixon
Finland Ella Leivo
6–1, 6–3
Loss 14–12 Jul 2015 ITF Imola, Italy 25,000 Carpet United States Bernarda Pera Italy Claudia Giovine
Switzerland Xenia Knoll
5–7, 2–6
Win 15–12 Jul 2015 ITF Rome, Italy 25,000 Clay Italy Claudia Giovine United Kingdom Tara Moore
Switzerland Conny Perrin
6–4, 7–6(2)
Loss 15–13 Aug 2015 ITF Bad Saulgau, Germany 25,000 Clay Greece Maria Sakkari Romania Cristina Dinu
Romania Diana Buzean
6–2, 3–6, [8–10]
Win 16–13 Aug 2015 ITF Woking, United Kingdom 25,000 Hard Italy Claudia Giovine United Kingdom Harriet Dart
United Kingdom Katy Dunne
6–2, 6–1
Win 17–13 Sep 2015 ITF Antalya, Turkey 10,000 Hard Serbia Nina Stojanović Italy Cristiana Ferrando
Switzerland Chiara Grimm
1–6, 6–1, [10–5]
Win 18–13 Sep 2015 ITF Pula, Italy 10,000 Clay France Carla Touly Switzerland Nina Stadler
Belgium Kimberley Zimmermann
6–3, 6–4
Loss 18–14 Jan 2016 ITF Cairo, Egypt 10,000 Clay Egypt Ola Abou Zekry Czech Republic Petra Krejsová
Slovakia Chantal Škamlová
4–6, 0–6
Loss 18–15 Jan 2016 ITF Cairo, Egypt 10,000 Clay Egypt Ola Abou Zekry Czech Republic Petra Krejsová
Slovakia Chantal Škamlová
6–7(2), 3–6
Loss 18–16 Feb 2016 ITF Hammamet, Tunisia 10,000 Clay Slovakia Chantal Škamlová Canada Petra Januskova
Belarus Sviatlana Pirazhenka
3–6, 2–6
Win 19–16 Feb 2016 ITF Hammamet, Tunisia 10,000 Clay Slovakia Chantal Škamlová Canada Petra Januskova
Belarus Sviatlana Pirazhenka
6–2, 6–7(5), [10–5]
Win 20–16 Mar 2016 ITF Hammamet, Tunisia 10,000 Clay Italy Georgia Brescia Italy Alice Balducci
Italy Claudia Giovine
4–6, 6–2, [10–7]
Loss 20–17 Mar 2016 ITF Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt 10,000 Hard Switzerland Karin Kennel Ukraine Veronika Kapshay
Ukraine Anastasiya Shoshyna
1–6, 2–6
Loss 20–18 Apr 2016 ITF Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt 10,000 Hard Egypt Ola Abou Zekry Russia Anastasia Pribylova
Hungary Naomi Totka
1–6, 6–3, [12–14]
Win 21–18 Apr 2016 ITF Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt 10,000 Hard United Kingdom Samantha Murray Egypt Ola Abou Zekry
Romania Jaqueline Cristian
6–3, 6–2
Win 22–18 May 2016 ITF Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt 10,000 Hard United Kingdom Samantha Murray India Nidhi Chilumula
India Rishika Sunkara
3–6, 6–2, [10–1]
Loss 22–19 Jun 2016 ITF Amarante, Portugal 10,000 Hard Switzerland Jessica Crivelletto Slovakia Tereza Mihalíková
Portugal Inês Murta
6–7(5), 3–6
Win 23–19 Aug 2016 ITF Târgu Jiu, Romania 10,000 Clay Romania Jaqueline Cristian Argentina Julieta Estable
Argentina Daniela Farfan
6–7(5), 6–0, [10–5]
Win 24–19 Aug 2016 ITF Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt 10,000 Hard Montenegro Ana Veselinović Turkey Berfu Cengiz
India Dhruthi Tatachar Venugopal
7–6(4), 1–6, [10–5]
Win 25–19 Nov 2016 ITF Heraklion, Greece 10,000 Hard France Manon Arcangioli Denmark Emilie Francati
United Kingdom Sarah Beth Grey
6–4, 6–2
Win 26–19 Jan 2017 ITF Hammamet, Tunisia 15,000 Clay Brazil Laura Pigossi France Victoria Muntean
China Sun Xuliu
6–3, 4–6, [10–5]
Loss 26–20 Mar 2017 ITF Heraklion, Greece 15,000 Clay Ukraine Olga Ianchuk Austria Mira Antonitsch
India Karman Kaur Thandi
0–6, 3–6
Loss 26–21 Apr 2017 ITF Cairo, Egypt 15,000 Clay Serbia Bojana Marinković Georgia (country) Mariam Bolkvadze
Slovakia Tereza Mihalíková
6–7(7), 3–6
Win 27–21 May 2017 ITF Acre, Israel 15,000 Hard Israel Vlada Ekshibarova Israel Shelly Krolitzky
Israel Maya Tahan
6–4, 6–3
Loss 27–22 Jan 2018 ITF Hammamet, Tunisia 15,000 Clay Argentina Catalina Pella Switzerland Karin Kennel
Russia Maria Marfutina
5–7, 2–6
Win 28–22 Jul 2018 ITF Versmold, Germany 60,000 Clay Turkey Pemra Özgen Serbia Olga Danilović
Serbia Nina Stojanović
1–6, 6–2, [10–4]
Win 29–22 Jul 2018 ITF Darmstadt, Germany 25,000 Clay Italy Martina Colmegna Germany Romy Kölzer
Venezuela Aymet Uzcátegui
6–4, 3–6, [10–6]
Win 30–22 Oct 2018 ITF Riba-roja de Túria, Spain 25,000 Clay Spain Aliona Bolsova Spain Marina Bassols Ribera
Spain Ángela Fita Boluda
6−2, 6−2
Loss 30–23 Feb 2019 ITF Monastir, Tunisia 15,000 Clay Spain Andrea Lázaro García Romania Miriam Bulgaru
Romania Cristina Ene
3–6, 6–7(5)
Loss 30–24 Feb 2019 ITF Monastir, Tunisia 15,000 Clay Spain Andrea Lázaro García Netherlands Arianne Hartono
Netherlands Eva Vedder
4–6, 6–3 [7–10]
Win 31–24 Apr 2019 ITF Cairo, Egypt 15,000 Clay Austria Melanie Klaffner Brazil Júlia Konishi Camargo Silva
Ukraine Katya Malikova
6–3, 6–1
Win 32–24 Apr 2019 ITF Cairo, Egypt 15,000 Clay Switzerland Simona Waltert Egypt Mayar Sherif
Egypt Rana Sherif Ahmed
6–3, 6–2
Loss 32–25 May 2019 ITF Monzon, Spain 25,000 Hard Serbia Nina Stojanović Croatia Jana Fett
Hungary Dalma Gálfi
6–7(2), 2–6
Loss 32–26 May 2019 ITF Jerusalem, Israel 25,000 Hard United Kingdom Samantha Murray Belarus Yuliya Hatouka
Slovakia Tereza Mihalíková
6–2, 4–6, [8–10]
Loss 32–27 Jul 2019 ITF Aschaffenburg, Germany 25,000 Clay Spain Irene Burillo Escorihuela Italy Tatiana Pieri
Australia Ivana Popovic
6–7(5), 4–6
Win 33–27 Sep 2019 ITF Frýdek-Místek, Czech Republic 25,000 Clay Croatia Lea Bošković Romania Oana Georgeta Simion
Germany Julia Wachaczyk
6–3, 6–2
Loss 33–28 Dec 2019 ITF Solapur, India 25,000 Hard Turkey Berfu Cengiz Norway Ulrikke Eikeri
India Ankita Raina
7–5, 4–6, [3–10]
Win 34–28 Oct 2021 ITF Loulé, Portugal 25,000 Hard Serbia Natalija Stevanović Portugal Francisca Jorge
Portugal Matilde Jorge
6–2, 7–5
Win 35–28 Jun 2022 ITF Caserta, Italy 60,000 Clay Italy Camilla Rosatello Portugal Francisca Jorge
Portugal Matilde Jorge
4–6, 6–2, [10–6]
Loss 35–29 Jun 2022 ITF Česká Lípa, Czech Republic 60,000 Clay Italy Nuria Brancaccio Czech Republic Karolína Kubáňová
Czech Republic Aneta Kučmová
2–6, 6–7(9–11)

References

  1. ^ Renton, Jamie (28 June 2021). "PAPAMICHAIL TRIUMPHS AS GREEK PLAYERS CONTINUE TO MAKE THEIR MARK". www.itftennis.com. Retrieved 30 June 2021.