Laura Siegemund

Laura Siegemund is a German professional tennis player, who has competed on the WTA Tour since 2006.

Date of Birth: 4 March 1988
Birthplace: Filderstadt, Germany
Residence: Stuttgart, Germany
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
Weight: 137 lbs (62 kg)
Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Turned Pro: 2006

Laura Siegemund is a German professional tennis player who was born on March 4, 1988, in Filderstadt, Germany. Tennis has played an integral part of her life, as she was introduced to the sport at the age of just three.

After a successful junior career, winning the Junior Orange Bowl in the U12 category, she was raring to get going on her professional career. After spending years on the ITF circuit perfecting her trade, 2014 was the year she saw her debut on the WTA circuit.

It was a case of rapid progress once Siegemund had beaten the ITF blues, with her gaining access to the big tournaments soon after. She recorded her first Grand Slam main draw singles appearance at the 2015 edition of Wimbledon before clocking her first win at that same level in Australia the following season.

2016 was also a stand-out season for her as she won her first WTA singles title in Bastad in July before she went on to reach the quarterfinals at the Olympic Games in Rio, all to be rounded off by a stellar Grand Slam title at the US Open at Flushing Meadows in the mixed doubles Mate Pavic.

After being kept out of action through injury in the late 2010s, she came back hungrier than ever. 2020 saw her reach her first-ever Grand Slam quarterfinal in singles at the French Open and saw her win another US Open crown, this time in the women’s doubles.

It is on the doubles side of things where the German really comes into her own, though, with her racking up an impressive 14 career titles over the course of her time as a pro.

One of her most recent big tournament wins came at the 2023 edition of the season-ending WTA Finals. A somewhat veteran compared to some of the other talent currently on tour, she brings expertise and experience to the court, which still makes her a force to be reckoned with.

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