Lorena Arias

Lorena Ivette Arias Rodríguez (born 25 January 1983) is a Mexican former professional tennis player.

Lorena Arias
Full nameLorena Ivette Arias Rodríguez
Country (sports) Mexico
Born (1983-01-25) 25 January 1983
Height5 ft 7 in (170 cm)
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$16,097
Singles
Highest rankingNo. 684 (12 December 2005)
Doubles
Career titles2 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 294 (7 November 2005)

Biography

Arias was born into a Mexico City family with a history in the sport of volleyball. Her father coached volleyball and her mother, María del Carmen, represented Mexico at the 1968 Summer Olympics.[1]

Before joining the professional tour, Arias played four seasons of college tennis at Washington State. She is a three-time medalist for Mexico in the Summer Universiade, including the country's first ever tennis medal in 2003, partnering Erika Valdés in the women's doubles.

From 2004 to 2008, Arias competed on the professional tour, primarily on the ITF circuit. In 2005 she featured in the qualifying draws of WTA Tour tournaments in Acapulco and Bogota. She played doubles in two Fed Cup ties for Mexico in 2008, against Colombia and Canada.

ITF circuit finals

Doubles: 14 (2–12)

$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 9 November 2004 Mexico City, Mexico Hard Erika Clarke Marcela Arroyo
Melissa Torres Sandoval
1–6, 6–3, 0–6
Runner-up 15 November 2004 Puebla, Mexico Hard Erika Clarke Marcela Arroyo
Melissa Torres Sandoval
6–2, 6–7(2), 0–6
Runner-up 8 May 2005 Ciudad Obregón, Mexico Hard Erika Clarke Lauren Barnikow
Kelly Schmandt
0–6, 2–6
Runner-up 10 May 2005 Los Mochis, Mexico Clay Erika Clarke Jorgelina Cravero
Flavia Mignola
3–6, 0–6
Runner-up 31 May 2005 Leon, Mexico Hard Erika Clarke Daniela Múñoz Gallegos
Andrea Benítez
5–7, 3–6
Runner-up 27 March 2007 Xalapa, Mexico Hard Erika Clarke Daniela Múñoz Gallegos
Andrea Benítez
4–6, 6–4, 1–6
Runner-up 23 April 2007 Ciudad Obregón, Mexico Hard Erika Clarke Daniela Múñoz Gallegos
Valeria Pulido
3–6, 6–3, 1–6
Runner-up 14 May 2007 Irapuato, Mexico Hard Erika Clarke Courtney Nagle
Robin Stephenson
1–6, 3–6
Runner-up 21 May 2007 Monterrey, Mexico Hard Erika Clarke Maria Fernanda Alves
Courtney Nagle
4–6, 4–6
Runner-up 12 September 2007 Tampico, Mexico Hard Erika Clarke Catrina Thompson
Christian Thompson
1–6, 4–6
Winner 1 December 2007 Mexico City, Mexico Hard Erika Clarke María Fernanda Álvarez Terán
Mariana Muci
6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 8 September 2008 Celaya, Mexico Clay Angélica Chávez Daniela Múñoz Gallegos
Erika Clarke
6–1, 1–6, 5–10
Winner 15 September 2008 Chihuahua, Mexico Clay Paula Zabala Daniela Múñoz Gallegos
Erika Clarke
2–6, 6–4, 10–5
Runner-up 20 October 2008 Mexico City, Mexico Hard Angélica Chávez Estefanía Craciún
María Irigoyen
3–6, 4–6

References

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