Kaia Kanepi

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Date of Birth June 10, 1985
Place of Birth Haapsalu, Estonia
Age 35 years old
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Kaia Kanepi

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.

Residence: Tallinn, Estonia
Born: June 10, 1985, Haapsalu, Estonia
Height: 1.81 m (5.94 ft)
Turned pro: 1999
Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money: US$ 6,249,710
Official website: kaiakanepi.com
Career record: 500–293 (%)
Career titles: 4
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 (%)
Career titles: 0
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)
Fed Cup: 41–15
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About Kaia Kanepi

Estonian singles competitor reached a #15 world ranking in August 2012.

Before Fame

She turned professional in 2000, at age 15.

Achievement

She reached her fourth Grand Slam quarter final at the 2012 French Open.

Family Life

She has two sisters, Karin and Kaia.

Associations

She was defeated by Maria Sharapova in the Quarter Final round of the 2012 French Open.

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  • Tennis players at the 2004 Summer Olympics
  • Tennis players at the 2008 Summer Olympics
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Latest information about Kaia Kanepi updated on October 18, 2020.

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