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Valentini Grammatikopoulou
Βαλεντίνη Γραμματικοπούλου
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Grammatikopoulou at the 2022 French Open
Country (sports) Greece
Born (1997-02-09) 9 February 1997 (age 25)
Kilkis, Greece
Prize moneyUS$ 610,166
Singles
Career record325–215 (60.2%)
Career titles12 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 158 (19 November 2018)
Current rankingNo. 186 (10 January 2022)
Grand Slam singles results
Australian OpenQ2 (2017, 2018, 2019)
French Open1R (2022)
WimbledonQ1 (2017, 2018, 2019, 2022)
US Open2R (2021)
Doubles
Career record201–116 (63.4%)
Career titles23 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 118 (28 February 2022)
Current rankingNo. 119 (21 March 2022)
Team competitions
Fed Cup15–9 (62.5%)
Last updated on: 11 January 2022.

Valentini Grammatikopoulou (Greek: Βαλεντίνη Γραμματικοπούλου; born 9 February 1997) is a Greek tennis player. She has won 12 singles titles and 23 doubles titles on the ITF Circuit. On 19 November 2018, she reached her best singles ranking of world No. 158. On 28 February 2022, she peaked at No. 118 in the WTA doubles rankings.

Playing for Greece Fed Cup team, Grammatikopoulou has a win–loss record of 15–9.

Professional career

She made her Grand Slam debut at the 2021 US Open as a qualifier after attempting to qualify 12 times for a Grand Slam.[1][2] It marked the first time ever that three Greek players were in the US Open main draw.[3] On her Major debut, she reached the second round defeating Anna Blinkova 6-3-6-2. It was just her third career win at the WTA level.[4] As a result, she moved close to 50 spots up the rankings reentering the top 200.

She qualified for her second Grand Slam at the 2022 French Open marking her debut at this Major.[5]

Performance timelines

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.

Only main-draw results in WTA Tour, Grand Slam tournaments, Fed Cup/Billie Jean King Cup and Olympic Games are included in win–loss records.[6]

Singles

Current through the 2022 French Open.

Tournament 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 SR W–L Win %
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open Q2 Q2 Q2 A A Q1 0 / 0 0–0  – 
French Open Q2 Q2 Q3 A A 1R 0 / 1 0–1 0%
Wimbledon Q1 Q1 Q1 NH A Q1 0 / 0 0–0  – 
US Open Q1 Q1 Q1 A 2R 0 / 1 1–1 50%
Win–loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 1–1 0–1 0 / 2 1–2 33%
Career statistics
Tournaments 2 6 0 0 3 1 Career total: 12
Overall win–loss 0–2 1–6 0–1 0–1 1–3 0–1 0 / 12 2–14 13%
Year-end ranking 212 165 265 266 185 $610,166

WTA career finals

Doubles: 1 (runner-up)

Legend
Grand Slam (0–0)
WTA 1000 (0–0)
WTA 500 (0–0)
WTA 250 (0–1)
Finals by surface
Hard (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Clay (0–1)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 Jul 2021 Lausanne Open, Switzerland WTA 250 Clay Norway Ulrikke Eikeri Switzerland Susan Bandecchi
Switzerland Simona Waltert
3–6, 7–6(7–3), [5–10]

WTA Challenger finals

Doubles: 1 (runner-up)

Result W–L    Date    Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Dec 2021 WTA 125 Seoul, South Korea Hard (i) Hungary Réka Luca Jani South Korea Choi Ji-hee
South Korea Han Na-lae
4–6, 4–6

ITF Circuit finals

Singles: 24 (12 titles, 12 runner–ups)

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$80,000 tournaments
$60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1–0 Apr 2013 ITF Heraklion, Greece 10,000 Carpet Republic of Ireland Amy Bowtell 6–3, 6–4
Win 2–0 May 2013 ITF Heraklion, Greece 10,000 Carpet Chinese Taipei Lee Pei-chi 7–6(7–4), 3–6, 6–2
Win 3–0 Aug 2013 ITF Pirot, Serbia 10,000 Clay Netherlands Eva Wacanno 6–1, 6–4
Win 4–0 Sep 2014 ITF Vrnjačka Banja, Serbia 10,000 Clay Bosnia and Herzegovina Dea Herdželaš 1–6, 6–3, 7–6(7–5)
Loss 4–1 Nov 2014 ITF Heraklion, Greece 10,000 Hard Hungary Dalma Gálfi 2–6, 6–4, 6–7(4–7)
Loss 4–2 Apr 2015 ITF Heraklion, Greece 10,000 Hard Greece Maria Sakkari 2–6, 2–6
Loss 4–3 Apr 2015 ITF Heraklion, Greece 10,000 Hard Slovakia Viktória Kužmová 3–6, 4–6
Win 5–3 Aug 2015 ITF Oldenzaal, Netherlands 10,000 Clay Philippines Katharina Lehnert 7–6(7–2), 6–3
Loss 5–4 Aug 2015 ITF Rotterdam, Netherlands 10,000 Clay Netherlands Chayenne Ewijk 6–7(3–7), 3–6
Win 6–4 Oct 2015 ITF Port El Kantaoui, Tunisia 10,000 Hard France Caroline Roméo 2–6, 6–2, 6–3
Loss 6–5 Oct 2015 ITF Port El Kantaoui, Tunisia 10,000 Hard Ukraine Valeriya Strakhova 2–6, 0–6
Win 7–5 Oct 2015 ITF Heraklion, Greece 10,000 Hard Turkey Pemra Özgen 3–6, 6–3, 6–3
Win 8–5 Nov 2015 ITF Heraklion, Greece 10,000 Hard Bulgaria Julia Stamatova 7–5, 6–1
Loss 8–6 Jan 2016 ITF Stuttgart, Germany 10,000 Hard (i) Russia Anna Blinkova 6–7(4–7), 6–2, 2–6
Win 9–6 Jun 2016 ITF Minsk, Belarus 25,000 Clay Russia Anna Kalinskaya 6–3, 4–1 ret.
Loss 9–7 Jul 2016 ITF Middelburg, Netherlands 25,000 Clay Netherlands Quirine Lemoine 2–6, 5–7
Loss 9–8 Aug 2016 ITF Westende, Belgium 25,000 Hard Russia Anna Blinkova 5–7, 2–6
Loss 9–9 Aug 2016 ITF Kharkiv, Ukraine 25,000 Clay Russia Anna Kalinskaya 4–6, 6–1, 1–6
Win 10–9 Dec 2016 ITF Hammamet, Tunisia 10,000 Hard Bosnia and Herzegovina Jelena Simic 6–1, 6–3
Loss 10–10 Jul 2017 ITF Middelburg, Netherlands 25,000 Clay Netherlands Arantxa Rus 6–3, 2–6, 3–6
Win 11–10 Nov 2017 ITF Dakar, Senegal 25,000 Hard South Africa Chanel Simmonds 6–0, 7–6(7–1)
Loss 11–11 Aug 2018 ITF Chiswick, United Kingdom 25,000 Hard Russia Vitalia Diatchenko 1–6, 5–7
Loss 11–12 Jun 2021 ITF Kazan, Russia 25,000 Hard Belarus Anna Kubareva 1–6, 3–6
Win 12–12 Jul 2021 ITF Telavi, Georgia 25,000 Clay France Tessah Andrianjafitrimo 7–5, 6–4

Doubles: 45 (23 titles, 22 runner–ups)

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$80,000 tournaments
$60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Sep 2012 ITF Engis, Belgium 10,000 Clay Germany Lena Lutzeier Germany Carolin Daniels
Germany Laura Schaeder
4–6, 1–6
Loss 0–2 Apr 2014 ITF Heraklion, Greece 10,000 Hard Russia Polina Leykina Hungary Csilla Borsányi
Romania Ilka Csöregi
6–4, 3–6, [6–10]
Loss 0–3 Apr 2014 ITF Heraklion, Greece 10,000 Hard Russia Natela Dzalamidze Belgium Magali Kempen
Belgium Elke Lemmens
6–1, 5–7, [8–10]
Win 1–3 Apr 2014 ITF Heraklion, Greece 10,000 Hard Russia Natela Dzalamidze Greece Despina Papamichail
Greece Maria Sakkari
6–7(6–8), 6–3, [10–5]
Win 2–3 Mar 2015 ITF Heraklion, Greece 10,000 Hard Russia Anastasiya Komardina Slovakia Viktória Kužmová
Czech Republic Petra Rohanová
7–5, 6–2
Win 3–3 Apr 2015 ITF Heraklion, Greece 10,000 Hard Russia Anastasiya Komardina Serbia Barbara Bonić
Serbia Tamara Čurović
6–2, 6–3
Win 4–3 Apr 2015 ITF Heraklion, Greece 10,000 Hard Russia Anastasiya Komardina Serbia Tamara Čurović
Greece Despina Papamichail
6–2, 6–2
Win 5–3 May 2015 ITF Mytilene, Greece 10,000 Hard Netherlands Rosalie van der Hoek Japan Yoshimi Kawasaki
Romania Daiana Negreanu
6–4, 6–3
Loss 5–4 Aug 2015 ITF Oldenzaal, Netherlands 10,000 Clay Belarus Sviatlana Pirazhenka Belgium Steffi Distelmans
Netherlands Kelly Versteeg
3–6, 5–7
Win 6–4 Oct 2015 ITF Port El Kantaoui, Tunisia 10,000 Hard Bosnia and Herzegovina Jelena Simić Sweden Anette Munozova
Russia Yana Sizikova
4–6, 6–4, [10–6]
Win 7–4 Oct 2015 ITF Port El Kantaoui, Tunisia 10,000 Hard Ukraine Valeriya Strakhova Portugal Inês Murta
France Pauline Payet
5–7, 6–3, [10–5]
Loss 7–5 Oct 2015 ITF Heraklion, Greece 10,000 Hard Netherlands Janneke Wikkerink Greece Eleni Christofi
Netherlands Phillis Vanenburg
3–6, 3–6
Loss 7–6 Mar 2016 ITF Gonesse, France 10,000 Clay (i) Poland Justyna Jegiołka France Marine Partaud
France Laëtitia Sarrazin
1–6, 6–3, [6–10]
Win 8–6 Jun 2016 ITF Minsk, Belarus 25,000 Clay Russia Anna Kalinskaya Norway Ulrikke Eikeri
Brazil Laura Pigossi
4–6, 6–1, [10–2]
Win 9–6 Jun 2016 ITF Breda, Netherlands 10,000 Clay Belarus Sviatlana Pirazhenka United States Dasha Ivanova
Czech Republic Petra Krejsová
7–6(8–6), 6–4
Loss 9–7 Jul 2016 ITF Middelburg, Netherlands 25,000 Clay Germany Julia Wachaczyk Netherlands Quirine Lemoine
Netherlands Eva Wacanno
3–6, 5–7
Win 10–7 Jul 2016 ITF Darmstadt, Germany 25,000 Clay Russia Anna Kalinskaya Bosnia and Herzegovina Anita Husarić
Slovenia Dalila Jakupović
6–4, 6–1
Win 11–7 Aug 2016 ITF Westende, Belgium 25,000 Hard Belgium Elyne Boeykens Netherlands Quirine Lemoine
Netherlands Eva Wacanno
6–2, 6–3
Win 12–7 Sep 2016 ITF Sofia, Bulgaria 25,000 Clay Netherlands Quirine Lemoine North Macedonia Lina Gjorcheska
Bulgaria Viktoriya Tomova
6–4, 4–6, [10–6]
Loss 12–8 Oct 2016 ITF Lagos, Nigeria 25,000 Hard India Prarthana Thombare Netherlands Chayenne Ewijk
Netherlands Rosalie van der Hoek
3–6, 5–7
Win 13–8 Oct 2016 ITF Lagos, Nigeria 25,000 Hard India Prarthana Thombare India Kyra Shroff
India Dhruthi Tatachar Venugopal
6–7(3–7), 6–3, [11–9]
Win 14–8 Jul 2017 ITF Middelburg, Netherlands 25,000 Clay Netherlands Bibiane Schoofs Australia Naiktha Bains
United States Dasha Ivanova
6–7(8–10), 7–5, [10–5]
Loss 14–9 Sep 2017 ITF Sofia, Bulgaria 25,000 Clay Romania Elena-Gabriela Ruse Romania Jaqueline Adina Cristian
Russia Anastasiya Komardina
3–6, 0–6
Loss 14–10 Nov 2017 ITF Dakar, Senegal 25,000 Hard Netherlands Rosalie van der Hoek Russia Yana Sizikova
Montenegro Ana Veselinović
3–6, 3–6
Win 15–10 Feb 2018 ITF Glasgow, UK 25,000 Hard (i) Belgium Ysaline Bonaventure Hungary Dalma Gálfi
Poland Katarzyna Piter
7–5, 6–4
Loss 15–11 Feb 2018 ITF Altenkirchen, Germany 25,000 Carpet (i) Belgium Maryna Zanevska Latvia Diāna Marcinkēviča
Poland Katarzyna Piter
w/o
Win 16–11 Aug 2018 ITF Woking, United Kingdom 25,000 Hard Hungary Dalma Gálfi United Kingdom Emily Arbuthnott
Kazakhstan Anna Danilina
6–0, 4–6, [11–9]
Loss 16–12 Sep 2018 ITF Valencia, Spain 60,000 Clay Mexico Renata Zarazúa Russia Irina Khromacheva
Serbia Nina Stojanović
1–6, 4–6
Win 17–12 Jul 2019 ITF The Hague, Netherlands 25,000 Clay Netherlands Quirine Lemoine Australia Gabriella Da Silva-Fick
Germany Anna Klasen
6–2, 5–7, [10–3]
Win 18–12 Aug 2019 ITF Chiswick, United Kingdom 25,000 Hard United Kingdom Sarah Beth Grey United Kingdom Freya Christie
United Kingdom Samantha Murray
6–7(6–8), 6–3, [10–5]
Loss 18–13 Sep 2019 ITF Trieste, Italy 25,000 Clay Hungary Dalma Gálfi Romania Cristina Dinu
Italy Angelica Moratelli
6–4, 1–6, [8–10]
Loss 18–14 Oct 2019 ITF Macon, United States 80,000 Hard Australia Jaimee Fourlis United States Usue Maitane Arconada
United States Caroline Dolehide
6–7(5–7), 4–6
Loss 18–15 Feb 2020 ITF Moscow, Russia 25,000 Hard (i) Russia Natela Dzalamidze Russia Sofya Lansere
Russia Kamilla Rakhimova
1–6, 6–3, [6–10]
Loss 18–16 Sep 2020 ITF Zagreb, Croatia 25,000 Clay Mexico Ana Sofía Sánchez Croatia Silvia Njirić
Serbia Dejana Radanović
6–4, 5–7, [8–10]
Win 19–16 Feb 2021 ITF Moscow, Russia 25,000 Hard (i) Russia Anastasia Zakharova Russia Ekaterina Kazionova
Belarus Shalimar Talbi
6–3, 5–7, [10–8]
Loss 19–17 Mar 2021 ITF Kazan, Russia 25,000 Hard (i) Russia Anastasia Zakharova Norway Ulrikke Eikeri
Belarus Shalimar Talbi
4–6, 0–6
Loss 19–18 Mar 2021 ITF Buenos Aires, Argentina 25,000 Clay Netherlands Richèl Hogenkamp Russia Amina Anshba
Hungary Panna Udvardy
5–7, 2–6
Win 20–18 Mar 2021 ITF Villa María, Argentina 25,000 Clay Netherlands Richèl Hogenkamp Argentina Victoria Bosio
Argentina María Lourdes Carlé
6–2, 6–2
Loss 20–19 May 2021 ITF Liepāja, Latvia 25,000 Clay Belarus Shalimar Talbi Uzbekistan Akgul Amanmuradova
Russia Valentina Ivakhnenko
3–6, 6–3, [11–13]
Win 21–19 Jun 2021 ITF Montemor-o-Novo, Portugal 25,000 Hard Norway Ulrikke Eikeri Japan Eri Hozumi
Japan Akiko Omae
6–1, 6–0
Win 22–19 Jun 2021 ITF Česká Lípa, Czech Republic 60,000 Clay Netherlands Richèl Hogenkamp Russia Amina Anshba
Czech Republic Anastasia Dețiuc
6–3, 6–4
Loss 22–20 Aug 2021 ITF Koksijde, Belgium 25,000 Clay Russia Valentina Ivakhnenko North Macedonia Lina Gjorcheska
Ukraine Valeriya Strakhova
4–6, 4–6
Win 23–20 Feb 2022 ITF Porto, Portugal 25,000 Hard (i) Netherlands Quirine Lemoine France Audrey Albié
France Léolia Jeanjean
6–2, 6–0
Loss 23–21 Apr 2022 ITF Charlottesville, U.S. 60,000 Clay United States Alycia Parks United States Sophie Chang
United States Angela Kulikov
6–2, 3–6, [4–10]
Loss 23–22 May 2022 ITF Saint-Gaudens, France 60,000 Clay Russia Anastasia Tikhonova Mexico Fernanda Contreras
Switzerland Lulu Sun
5–7, 2–6

Notes

References

  1. ^ "Introducing the 2021 US Open's Grand Slam debutantes". Wtatennis.com.
  2. ^ Papadopoulos, Kosta (26 August 2021). "Rising Greek Tennis Star Valentini Grammatikopoulou Wins US Open Qualifying Round". Greekcitytimes.com. Retrieved 4 June 2022.
  3. ^ "Valentini Grammatikopoulou Wins Against En-Shuo Liang 6-2 5-7 7-5 Gets into US Open Draw". Greekcitytimes.com. 28 August 2021.
  4. ^ "US Open: Valentini Grammatikopoulou Defeats Anna Blinkova First Grand Slam Victory". Greekcitytimes.com. 31 August 2021.
  5. ^ "Vekic makes main draw as French Open qualifying wraps up". Wtatennis.com. Retrieved 4 June 2022.
  6. ^ "Valentini Grammatikopoulou [GRE] | Australian Open". ausopen.com.