Maria João Koehler


Maria João Koehler
Maria João Koehler
Country Portugal
Residence Porto, Portugal
Born October 8, 1992 (1992-10-08) (age 19)
Porto, Portugal
Turned pro 2006
Plays Left-handed (two-handed backhand)
Career prize money US$ 51,754
Singles
Career record 119–78 (60%)[1]
Career titles 0 WTA, 2 ITF
Highest ranking No. 215 (October 31, 2011)
Current ranking No. 219 (November 21, 2011)
Grand Slam results
US Open Q1 (2011)
Doubles
Career record 43–25 (63%)[2]
Career titles 0 WTA, 4 ITF
Highest ranking No. 166 (October 31, 2011)
Last updated on: November 21, 2011.

Maria João Koehler (born October 8, 1992) is a Portuguese professional tennis player. She reached her career high WTA singles ranking of 215 on October 2011. Koehler has represented the Portugal Fed Cup team, where she has a singles win-loss record of 1–3 and a doubles win–loss record of 3–3 (4–6 overall). She is coached by former professional player Nuno Marques.

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Career

Since her debut in October 2006 at the Braga satellite tournament, where she lost her first match 7–5, 6–1 to Catarina Ferreira, Koehler has mainly played in the ITF circuit. Her first attempt to qualify to a WTA Tour tournament came in May 2007 at the Estoril Open but she lost at the first qualifying round to Neha Uberoi 6–1, 6–0. She debuted in the Tour at Estoril in May 2009 as a wild card against Kristina Barrois, losing 7–6(4), 6–0. The same month, she won the Cantanhede satellite tournament. In June, Koehler won the Amarante satellite tournament.

Career finals

ITF Circuit finals

Singles: 6 (2–4)

$100,000 tournaments (0–0)
$75,000 tournaments (0–0)
$50,000 tournaments (0–0)
$25,000 tournaments (0–1)
$10,000 tournaments (2–3)
Titles by Surface
Hard (1–2)
Clay (0–2)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (1–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. June 15, 2008 Portugal Montemor-o-Novo, Portugal Hard Canada Melanie Gloria 6–7(2–7), 6–3, 6–1
Winner 1. May 24, 2009 Portugal Cantanhede, Portugal Carpet Russia Nanuli Pipiya 6–4, 2–6, 6–1
Winner 2. June 7, 2009 Portugal Amarante, Portugal Hard Canada Melanie Gloria 6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 2. February 14, 2010 Portugal Vale do Lobo, Portugal Hard Italy Julia Mayr 6–1, 6–1
Runner-up 3. November 14, 2010 Spain Mallorca, Spain Clay Spain Lara Arruabarrena-Vecino 7–6(7–2), 6–3
Runner-up 4. February 5, 2011 Morocco Rabat, Morocco Clay Russia Nina Bratchikova 3–6, 6–4, 6–1

Doubles: 7 (4–3)

$100,000 tournaments (0–0)
$75,000 tournaments (1–0)
$50,000 tournaments (1–0)
$25,000 tournaments (1–1)
$10,000 tournaments (1–2)
Titles by Surface
Hard (2–0)
Clay (2–3)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Winner 1. May 17, 2009 Portugal Vila Real de Santo António, Portugal Clay Portugal Joana Pangaio Pereira Spain Rebeca Bou Nogueiro &
Spain Sheila Solsona Carcasona
2–2, RET
Runner-up 1. November 6, 2010 Spain Mallorca, Spain Clay Russia Avgusta Tsybysheva Spain Lara Arruabarrena-Vecino &
Spain Inés Ferrer-Suárez
7–5, 6–2
Runner-up 2. November 20, 2010 Spain Mallorca, Spain Clay Russia Avgusta Tsybysheva Romania Diana Enache &
Romania Raluca Elena Platon
6–3, 7–6(7–3)
Winner 2. July 15, 2011 Spain Cáceres, Spain Hard Netherlands Richel Hogenkamp France Victoria Larrière &
France Irena Pavlovic
6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 3. September 3, 2011 Bosnia and Herzegovina Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina Clay Argentina Florencia Molinero Croatia Maria Abramović &
Croatia Ana Vrljić
5–7, 7–6(7–3), [10–4]
Winner 3. September 16, 2011 Croatia Zagreb, Croatia Clay Hungary Katalin Marosi Croatia Maria Abramović &
Romania Mihaela Buzărnescu
6–0, 6–3
Winner 4. September 24, 2011 United Kingdom Shrewsbury, Great Britain Hard Hungary Katalin Marosi United Kingdom Amanda Elliott &
Australia Johanna Konta
7–6(7–3), 6–1

Singles performance timeline

To prevent confusion and double counting, information in this table is updated only once a tournament when the player's participation in the tournament has concluded. This table is current through October 30, 2011.

Tournament 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 Career
SR
Career
W–L
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open A A A A A 0 / 0 0–0
French Open A A A A A 0 / 0 0–0
Wimbledon A A A A A 0 / 0 0–0
US Open A A A A LQ 0 / 0 0–0
SR 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 N/A
Win-Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 N/A 0–0
WTA International Tournaments
Fes A A A A LQ 0 / 0 0–0
Estoril LQ A 1R 1R 1R 0 / 3 0–3
Strasbourg A A A A LQ 0 / 0 0–0
SR 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 1 0 / 1 0 / 1 0 / 3 N/A
Win-Loss 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–1 0–1 N/A 0–3
Career Statistics
Tournaments played 0 0 1 1 1 Career total: 3
Finals reached 0 0 0 0 0 Career total: 0
Tournaments Won 0 0 0 0 0 Career total: 0
Statistics by surface
Hardcourt Win-Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–0 N/A 0–1
Clay Win-Loss 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–1 1–3 N/A 1–5
Grass Win-Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 N/A 0–0
Carpet Win-Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 N/A 0–0
Overall Win-Loss 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–2 1–3 N/A 1–61
Win (%) 0% 0% 0% 0% 25% Career Win (%): 14%
Year-end ranking 760 505 354 N/A N/A
  • Fed Cup matches are included in the statistics. Walkovers are neither official wins nor official losses.

If ITF women's circuit (Hardcourt: 49–28; Clay: 62–39; Carpet: 5–1) and WTA Qualifying (Hardcourt: 0–1; Clay: 2–3) participations are included, then her overall win-loss record stands at 119–78.

To help interpret the performance table, the legend below explains what each abbreviation and color coded box represents in the performance timeline.

Terms to know
SR tournaments won/played W-L Win-Loss
Performance Table Legend
NH not held A absent
LQ lost in qualifying draw #R lost in the early rounds
QF quarterfinalist SF semifinalist
F runner-up W winner

Fed Cup

Koehler debuted for the Portugal Fed Cup team in 2008. She has a 1–3 singles record and 3–3 doubles record (4–6 overall).

Participations (10)

Singles (4)

Edition Round Date Against Surface Opponent W–L Result
2010 Fed Cup
Europe/Africa Group I
RR 4–5 February 2010 Romania Romania Hard Romania Simona Halep Lose 4–6, 1–6
2011 Fed Cup
Europe/Africa Group II
RR 4–6 May 2011 Morocco Morocco Clay Morocco Nadia Lalami Lose 6–2, 5–7, 3–6
Finland Finland Finland Piia Suomalainen Lose 2–6, 7–5, 5–7
GII Play-Offs 7 May 2011 Georgia (country) Georgia Clay Georgia (country) Tatia Mikadze Win 6–2, 6–2

Doubles (6)

Edition Round Date Partnering Against Surface Opponents W–L Result
2008 Fed Cup
Europe/Africa Group I
RR 30 January – 3 February 2008 Portugal Magali de Lattre Hungary Hungary Carpet Hungary Dia Evtimova
Hungary Tsvetana Pironkova
Lose 1–6, 2–6
Portugal Magali de Lattre Netherlands The Netherlands Netherlands Nicole Thyssen
Netherlands Pauline Wong
Lose 2–6, 4–6
2010 Fed Cup
Europe/Africa Group I
RR 4–5 February 2010 Portugal Frederica Piedade Switzerland Switzerland Hard Switzerland Sarah Moundir
Switzerland Amra Sadikovic
Lose 5–7, 7–5, 6–4
Portugal Neuza Silva Romania Romania Romania Irina-Camelia Begu
Romania Ioana Raluca Olaru
Win 7–5, 7–5
2011 Fed Cup
Europe/Africa Group II
RR 4–6 May 2011 Portugal Michelle Larcher de Brito Morocco Morocco Clay Morocco Fatima El Allami
Morocco Nadia Lalami
Win 6–3, 6–2
Portugal Michelle Larcher de Brito Finland Finland Clay Finland Emma Laine
Finland Piia Suomalainen
Win 6–3, 6–2

Notes

  1. ^ The official WTA records are incomplete as they do not count Koehler's Fed Cup singles record (1–3).
  2. ^ The official WTA records are incomplete as they do not count Koehler's Fed Cup doubles record (3–3)

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