Seone Mendez
Mendez at the 2021 ITF Biarritz
Country (sports) Australia
ResidenceValencia, Spain[1]
Born (1999-05-15) 15 May 1999 (age 22)[2]
Sydney, Australia[3]
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize moneyUS$ 110,878
Singles
Career record180–101 (64.1%)
Career titles11 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 206 (18 October 2021)
Current rankingNo. 206 (18 October 2021)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ2 (2022)
Doubles
Career record126–105 (54.5%)
Career titles3 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 304 (20 September 2021)
Current rankingNo. 304 (20 September 2021)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open1R (2022)
Last updated on: 18 October 2021.

Seone Mendez (born 15 May 1999) is an Australian tennis player of Argentine descent.

Mendez has career-high WTA rankings of 206 in singles, achieved on 18 October 2021, and 304 in doubles, set on 20 September 2021. Mendez has won eleven ITF singles titles and three ITF doubles titles.

Career

2021

In July 2021, Mendez made her WTA Tour debut at the Winners Open, where she qualified for the main draw, defeating Irina Fetecău in the final qualifying round. Mendez went on to reach the quarterfinal in her WTA debut, losing in three sets to former world No. 9, Andrea Petkovic.[4]

In October 2021, Mendez reached a career-high ranking of 206 and entered the Australian top 10.[5]

2022

In January, Mendez reached the second round of the 2022 Australian Open Qualifying.[6]

Personal life

Mendez is the daughter of Natalia and footballer Gabriel Mendez, and the sister of Gian Mendez.[7]

ITF Circuit finals

Singles: 13 (11 titles, 2 runner–ups)

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$80,000 tournaments
$60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (0–0)
Clay (11–2)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1–0 Jun 2017 ITF Hammamet, Tunisia 15,000 Clay Chile Fernanda Brito 6–2, 6–1
Win 2–0 Jun 2017 ITF Hammamet, Tunisia 15,000 Clay Spain Andrea Lázaro García 6–1, 3–6, 6–0
Loss 2–1 Aug 2017 ITF Mrągowo, Poland 15,000 Clay Poland Marta Leśniak 4–6, 4–6
Win 3–1 Feb 2018 ITF Palmanova, Spain 15,000 Clay Spain Marina Bassols Ribera 6–7(3), 6–1, 6–2
Win 4–1 Mar 2019 ITF Antalya, Turkey 15,000 Clay North Macedonia Lina Gjorcheska 6–4, 6–0
Win 5–1 Mar 2019 ITF Antalya, Turkey 15,000 Clay Japan Yuki Naito 7–5, 7–6(3)
Win 6–1 May 2019 ITF Antalya, Turkey 15,000 Clay Bulgaria Gebriela Mihaylova 6–1, 6–1
Win 7–1 Jul 2019 ITF Prokuplje, Serbia 15,000 Clay Spain Ana Lantigua de la Nuez 6–2, 6–3
Win 8–1 Jul 2019 ITF Prokuplje, Serbia 15,000 Clay Russia Darya Astakhova 6–4, 6–1
Win 9–1 Sep 2019 ITF Tabarka, Tunisia 15,000 Clay Switzerland Karin Kennel 6–7(7), 6–1, 6–3
Loss 9–2 Sep 2019 ITF Pula, Italy 25,000 Clay Italy Martina Trevisan 4–6, 7–5, 5–7
Win 10–2 Nov 2019 ITF Naples, United States 25,000 Clay Hungary Panna Udvardy 6–3, 6–4
Win 11–2 Mar 2021 ITF Amiens, France 15,000+H Clay Argentina Paula Ormaechea 6–4, 6–2

Doubles: 9 (3 titles, 6 runner-ups)

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$80,000 tournaments
$60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (0–1)
Clay (3–4)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–1)
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Jul 2017 ITF Imola, Italy 25,000 Carpet Greece Eleni Kordolaimi Spain Estrella Cabeza Candela
Brazil Paula Cristina Gonçalves
3–6, 6–1, [3–10]
Loss 0–2 Feb 2018 ITF Manacor, Spain 15,000 Clay Moldova Alexandra Perper Spain Irene Burillo Escorihuela
Spain Olga Parres Azcoitia
4–6, 6–2, [7–10]
Win 1–2 Apr 2018 Nana Trophy, Tunisia 25,000 Clay Ukraine Maryna Chernyshova Russia Amina Anshba
Italy Anastasia Grymalska
7–6(5), 6–4
Loss 1–3 May 2019 ITF Cairo, Egypt 15,000 Clay Ecuador Charlotte Römer Slovakia Alica Rusová
Switzerland Simona Waltert
5–7, 6–0, [6–10]
Win 2–3 Sep 2019 ITF Tabarka, Tunisia 15,000 Clay Netherlands Merel Hoedt Australia Alicia Smith
Belgium Chelsea Vanhoutte
6–3, 7–5
Loss 2–4 Sep 2019 Open de Valencia, Spain 60,000+H Clay Venezuela Andrea Gámiz Romania Irina Bara
Spain Rebeka Masarova
4–6, 6–7(2)
Loss 2–5 Nov 2019 ITF Naples, United States 25,000 Clay Croatia Lea Bošković Mexico María José Portillo Ramírez
Romania Gabriela Talabă
5–7, 2–6
Loss 2–6 Feb 2021 ITF Poitiers, France 25,000 Hard France Estelle Cascino Italy Federica Di Sarra
Italy Camilla Rosatello
4–6, 3–6
Win 3–6 Mar 2021 ITF Amiens, France 15,000+H Clay Mexico María José Portillo Ramírez France Elsa Jacquemot
Andorra Victoria Jiménez Kasintseva
6–4, 6–3

References

  1. ^ "SEONE MÉNDEZ, LA AUSTRALIANA ARGENTINA". www.billiejeankingcup.com.
  2. ^ "Seone Mendez". www.tennisexplorer.com.
  3. ^ "Seone Mendez". www.tennis.com.au.
  4. ^ "John Millman's winning run at an ATP 500 tournament in Washington has ended in the quarterfinals". Tennis Australia. 7 August 2021. Retrieved 7 August 2021.
  5. ^ Rogers, Leigh (30 August 2021). "Ranking Movers". Tennis Australia. Retrieved 30 August 2021.
  6. ^ "Australian Open 2022: 14 Aussie Women Set for Qualifying". Tennis Australia. 10 January 2022. Retrieved 12 January 2022.
  7. ^ "Sponsored Athletes". www.lovetennis.com.au. Retrieved 7 August 2021.