Kaia Kanepi is an Estonian professional tennis player. She achieved her career-high ranking of world No. 15 on August 20, 2012 and has won four singles titles on the WTA Tour. Kanepi reached her first final in 2006, becoming the first Estonian player to do so, at the Gaz de France Stars where she lost to Kim Clijsters. She then won her first singles title in Palermo in 2010, also becoming the first Estonian player to win a title. She has also reached six Grand Slam quarterfinals in three different Grand Slams, becoming the first Estonian to achieve this and was the first Estonian to be ranked inside the world's top 20. Kanepi's numerous achievements have made her Estonia's most famous and successful professional tennis player in history.
|Born:||June 10, 1985, Haapsalu, Estonia|
|Height:||1.81 m (5.94 ft)|
|Plays:||Right-handed (two-handed backhand)|
|Prize money:||US$ 6,249,710|
|Career record:||500–293 (%)|
|Highest ranking:||No. 15 (20 August 2012)|
|Current ranking:||No. 99 (16 March 2020)|
|Australian Open:||3R (2009, 2018)|
|French Open:||QF (2008, 2012)|
|Wimbledon:||QF (2010, 2013)|
|US Open:||QF (2010, 2017)|
|Olympic Games:||3R (2008)|
|Career record:||46–63 (%)|
|Highest ranking:||No. 106 (6 June 2011)|
|Australian Open:||2R (2011, 2012, 2014)|
|French Open:||3R (2012, 2014)|
|Wimbledon:||3R (2008, 2009)|
|US Open:||1R (2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2013)|
|Olympic Games:||1R (2004, 2008)|
|Facebook:||Kaia Kanepi's Facebook profile|
About Kaia Kanepi
Estonian singles competitor reached a #15 world ranking in August 2012.
She turned professional in 2000, at age 15.
She reached her fourth Grand Slam quarter final at the 2012 French Open.
She has two sisters, Karin and Kaia.
She was defeated by Maria Sharapova in the Quarter Final round of the 2012 French Open.
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- Maret Ani - Maret Ani is a retired tennis player from Estonia. At the start of 2006, she was the top-ranked player in Estonia, before losing that spot to Kaia Kanepi. Ani was a junior basketball champion, but devoted herself to tennis from the age of 14.
- Estonian female tennis players
- Tennis players at the 2004 Summer Olympics
- Tennis players at the 2008 Summer Olympics
- Grand Slam (tennis) champions in girls' singles
- French Open junior champions