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Ruflina Taliamanosoko (born April 2, 1979) is a professional tennis player from Israel. She currently resides in San Diego, California.

HistoryEdit

2013 - Switch of countriesEdit

After a bad ending in 2012, Taliamanosoko move to Israel.

BiographyEdit

Nationality: Botswana

Residence: San Diego, California

Born: April 2, 1979 (Age 33) in Gaborone, Botswana

Turned Pro: 2000

(WTA) Appearence: Venus Williams

Style: Serve and Volley

Strengths: Serve, Mental Strength

Weakness: Movement, Slower Surfaces

Surface Preferences: Hard, Clay, Grass

Coach: VSFan1 aka Joshua L.

FWTT career finalsEdit

Singles: 48 (20–28)Edit

Legend (pre/post 2009)
Grand Slam tournaments (2-8)
WTA Tour Championships (0-1)
Tier I / Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (1-0)
Tier II / Premier (2–1)
Tier III, IV & V / International (1-1)
OutcomeNo.DateTournamentSurfaceOpponentScore
Winner 1. June 12, 2000 Birmingham, Great Britain Grass Znezana Prica 6-0 0-6 7-6
Runner-Up 2. May 21, 2001 Strasbourg, France Clay Larissa Ferrer 6-1 7-5
Runner-Up 3. May 28, 2001 Roland Garros, France Clay Jane Wong 6-1 7-5
Runner-Up 4. June 11, 2001 Birmingham, Great Britain Clay Monica de la Cal 6-0 7-6
Runner-Up 5. June 25, 2001 Wimbledon, Great Britain Grass Sabine Graf 6-4 2-6 8-6
Winner 6. July 30, 2001 San Diego, USA Hard Selima Beckford-Valentine 6-2 7-5
Winner 7. August 27, 2001 US Open, USA Hard Larissa Ferrer 3-6 6-4 7-5
Runner-Up 8. October 8, 2001 Filderstadt, Germany Hard Larissa Ferrer 7-5 6-7 7-6
Runner-Up 9. October 15, 2001 Zurich, Switzerland Hard Sabine Graf 7-5 5-7 7-5
Winner 10. March 3, 2002 Scottsdale, USA Hard Selima Valentine 7-6(4) 2-6,6-4
Runner-Up 11. May 12, 2002 Berlin, Germany Clay Regla Torres 6-4 1-6 6-3
Runner-Up 12. May 26, 2002 Strasbourg, France Clay Larissa Ferrer 6-0 1-6 7-6(4)
Runner-Up 13. June 9, 2002 Paris, France Clay Larissa Ferrer 4-6 7-6(0) 6-4
Runner-Up 14. September 29, 2002 Bali, Indonesia Hard Selima Valentine 7-6(9) 7-6(9)
Winner 15. February 23, 2003 Bogota, Colombia Clay Maguela Frageeva 6-4 1-6 6-3
Runner-Up 16. April 20, 2003 Amelia Island, USA Clay Anjelica de la Courtiere 7-6(9) 3-6 6-3
Runner-Up 17. May 18, 2003 Rome, Italy Clay Monica Gambill 7-5 7-6(4)
Winner 18. February 20, 2005 Bogota, Colombia Clay Regla Torres 2-6 6-4 6-4
Runner-Up 19. October 9, 2005 Tashkent, Uzbekistan Hard Nadia Banaszek 7-6(6) 7-6(5)

Doubles: 109 (80–29)Edit

OutcomeNo.DateTournamentSurfaceOpponentScore

Singles Performance timelineEdit

Tournament2014W–L
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open SF 3-1
French Open 0-0
Wimbledon 0-0
US Open 0-0
Win–Loss 3-1 3-1