Nicola Slater

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Nicola Slater
Full nameNicola Slater
Country (sports)Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  United Kingdom
Born (1984-08-14) 14 August 1984 (age 34)
Ayr, United Kingdom
Height5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Prize money$42,043
Singles
Career record48–66
Career titles0
Highest ranking650 (24 October 2011)
Current ranking
Doubles
Career record102–124
Career titles6 ITF
Highest ranking167 (16 September 2013)
Current ranking521 (16 May 2016)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Wimbledon 1R (2013)
Last updated on: 16 May 2016.

Nicola Slater (born 14 August 1984 in Ayr [1] ) is a British tennis player.

Ayr town and former Royal Burgh situated on the west coast of Ayrshire in the Scotland

Ayr is a town situated on the southwest coast of Scotland. It is the administrative centre of the South Ayrshire council area and the historic county town of Ayrshire. With a population of 46,490 in 2015, Ayr is the largest settlement in Ayrshire and the 14th largest settlement in Scotland. The town is continuous with the smaller town of Prestwick to the north.

Tennis ball sport with racket and net

Tennis is a racket sport that can be played individually against a single opponent (singles) or between two teams of two players each (doubles). Each player uses a tennis racket that is strung with cord to strike a hollow rubber ball covered with felt over or around a net and into the opponent's court. The object of the game is to maneuver the ball in such a way that the opponent is not able to play a valid return. The player who is unable to return the ball will not gain a point, while the opposite player will.

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Slater has won six doubles titles on the ITF tour in her career. On 24 October 2011, she reached her best singles ranking of world number 650. On 16 September 2013, she peaked at world number 167 in the doubles rankings.

International Tennis Federation governing body of world tennis

The International Tennis Federation (ITF) is the governing body of world tennis, wheelchair tennis, and beach tennis. It was founded in 1913 as the International Lawn Tennis Federation by twelve national associations, and as of 2016, is affiliated with 211 national tennis associations and six regional associations.

Partnering Coco Vandeweghe, Slater won her first $50,000 ITF tournament at the 2013 Boyd Tinsley Women's Clay Court Classic, defeating Nicole Gibbs and Shelby Rogers in the final. [2]

The 2013 Boyd Tinsley Women's Clay Court Classic was a professional tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts. It was the twelfth edition of the tournament which was part of the 2013 ITF Women's Circuit, offering a total of $50,000 in prize money. It took place in Charlottesville, Virginia, United States, on April 22–28, 2013.

Nicole Gibbs American tennis player

Nicole Gibbs is an American tennis player.

Shelby Rogers American tennis player

Shelby Rogers is an American tennis player from Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. She won the girls junior national championship at 17. Her best result as a professional came at the 2016 French Open where she reached the quarterfinals.

ITF finals (6–5)

Doubles (6–5)

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (4–2)
Clay (1–2)
Grass (1–1)
Carpet (0–0)
OutcomeNo.DateTournamentSurfacePartnerOpponentsScore
Runner-up1.8 November 2010 Antalya, TurkeyHard Flag of Russia.svg Daria Salnikova Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Nikola Fraňková
Flag of Russia.svg Marta Sirotkina
6–3, 5–7, [5–10]
Winner1.16 May 2011 Landisville, United StatesHard Flag of the United States.svg Chieh-Yu Hsu Flag of Australia (converted).svg Brooke Rischbieth
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Storm Sanders
7–5, 6–3
Winner2.23 May 2011 Sumter, United StatesHard Flag of Australia (converted).svg Bojana Bobusic Flag of Australia (converted).svg Ebony Panoho
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Storm Sanders
4–6, 7–5, [10–6]
Runner-up2.27 February 2012 Antalya, TurkeyClay Flag of the United States.svg Sanaz Marand Flag of Italy.svg Claudia Giovine
Flag of Germany.svg Anne Schäfer
3–6, 6–3, [7–10]
Winner3.21 May 2012 Sumter, United StatesHard Flag of the United States.svg Jan Abaza Flag of Australia (converted).svg Elizabeth Ferris
Flag of Japan.svg Mayo Hibi
7–6(7–1), 6–3
Runner-up3.16 July 2012 Woking, United KingdomHard Flag of Spain.svg Yvonne Cavallé Reimers Flag of Thailand.svg Nicha Lertpitaksinchai
Flag of Thailand.svg Peangtarn Plipuech
2–6, 5–7
Winner4.22 April 2013 Charlottesville, United StatesClay Flag of the United States.svg Coco Vandeweghe Flag of the United States.svg Nicole Gibbs
Flag of the United States.svg Shelby Rogers
6–3, 7–6(7–4)
Winner5.3 June 2013 Nottingham, United KingdomGrass Flag of the United States.svg Maria Sanchez Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Gabriela Dabrowski
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Sharon Fichman
4–6, 6–3, [10–8]
Runner-up4.30 June 2014 Denain, FranceClay Flag of Australia (converted).svg Karolina Wlodarczak Flag of Brazil.svg Paula Cristina Gonçalves
Flag of Argentina.svg Florencia Molinero
6–7(3–7), 6–7(4–7)
Winner6.20 October 2014 Saguenay, CanadaHard (i) Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Ysaline Bonaventure Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Sonja Molnar
Flag of the United States.svg Caitlin Whoriskey
6–4, 6–4
Runner-up5.8 June 2015 Surbiton, United KingdomGrass Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Tara Moore Flag of Ukraine.svg Lyudmyla Kichenok
Flag of Switzerland.svg Xenia Knoll
6–7(6–8), 3–6

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References

  1. "Nicola Slater". Florida State Seminoles . Archived from the original on 2 December 2013. Retrieved 29 April 2013.
  2. Ratcliffe, Scott (28 April 2013). "Rogers captures Tinsley singles title". The Daily Progress . Retrieved 29 April 2013.

The Women's Tennis Association (WTA), founded in 1973 by Billie Jean King, is the principal organizing body of women's professional tennis. It governs the WTA Tour which is the worldwide professional tennis tour for women and was founded to create a better future for women's tennis. Its counterpart organisation in the men's professional game is the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). The WTA's corporate headquarters is in St. Petersburg, Florida, with its European headquarters in London and its Asia-Pacific headquarters in Beijing.