BRITISH SUCCESSES   (as inspired by forum member Derek Jones "DJ")
GB WOMEN - TITLES & CAREER HIGHS - 2012
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Also: GB Men in 2012 GB Juniors in 2012
GB Fed Cup team (Elena Baltacha, Anne Keothavong, Heather Watson & Laura Robson) advanced
from Euro-Africa Zone Group I to play a World Group II Playoff tie for the first time since 1993
On 15 July, Heather Watson was the 1st Brit to win a WTA main tour title (doubles) since Feb 1992,
on 21 September, Laura Robson was the 1st Brit to reach a WTA main tour singles Final since 1990,
on 13 October, Heather Watson was the 1st Brit to reach WTA main tour singles and doubles
finals at the same event for 27 years (Anne Hobbs, Auckland in Dec 1985) and on 14 October,
Heather Watson was the 1st Brit to win a WTA main tour singles Final since Sara Gomer in 1988
On 16 July, GB had 4 women in the WTA singles top 100 for the 1st time since 12 Mar 1991
WOMEN'S SINGLES TITLES IN 2012
Key: WTA level "Challengers" (>= 25K ITFs) 10K
WEEK PLAYER IN LOCATION COUNTRY
NO. NAME 2012 & TITLE (if not GB)
17 Jade Windley 1 Bournemouth 10K
21 Amanda Carreras 1 Getxo 10K ESP
41 Heather Watson 1 HP Japan Open, Osaka, WTA International JPN
42 Samantha Murray 1 Glasgow 25K
TOTAL SINGLES TITLES IN 2012 (4 titles in total)
1 Heather Watson WTA International
Samantha Murray 25K
Jade Windley 10K
Amanda Carreras 10K
WOMEN'S DOUBLES TITLES IN 2012
non-GB partners in normal type
WEEK PLAYER 1 IN PLAYER 2 IN LOCATION COUNTRY
NO. NAME 2012 NAME 2012 & TITLE (if not GB)
2 Anna Fitzpatrick 1 Samantha Murray 1 Glasgow 10K ITF
5 Mel South 1 Arina Rodionova - Burnie 25K ITF AUS
7 Mel South 2 Arina Rodionova - Sydney 25K ITF AUS
9 Anna Fitzpatrick 2 Chanel Simmonds - Wellington 25K ITF NZL
11 Samantha Murray 2 Emily Webley-Smith 1 Bath 10K ITF
21 Nik Slater 1 Jan Abaza - Sumter SC 10K ITF USA
25 Laura Deigman 1 Julia Moriarty - Williamsburg VA 10K USA
28 Heather Watson 1 Marina Erakovic - Bank of the West Classic, Stanford WTA Premier USA
31 Laura Robson n/a Andy Murray n/a Olympic Mixed Doubles silver medal  
33 Samantha Murray 3 Amy Bowtell - Westende-Middelkerke 10K BEL
34 Heather Watson 2 Marina Erakovic - Texas Open, Dallas WTA International USA
39 Lucy Brown 1 Angelica Moratelli - Prague 10K CZE
45 Anna Fitzpatrick 3 Jade Windley 1 Loughborough 10K
46 Anna Fitzpatrick 4 Jade Windley 2 Edgbaston 10K
47 Jade Windley 3 Yana Sizikova - Vall de Uxˇ 10K ESP
TOTAL WOMEN'S DOUBLES TITLES IN 2012 (14 titles, 18 winners in total)
4 Anna Fitzpatrick 25K; 3 x 10K
3 Samantha Murray 3 x 10K
Jade Windley 3 x 10K
2 Heather Watson WTA Premier; WTA International
Melanie South 2 x 25K
1 Emily Webley-Smith 10K
Nik Slater 10K
Laura Deigman 10K
Lucy Brown 10K
WOMEN'S CAREER HIGHS IN 2012
SINGLES DOUBLES
DATE PLAYER C. HIGH DATE PLAYER C. HIGH
      JAN      
02-Jan no new CHs 02-Jan no new CHs
09-Jan no new CHs 09-Jan no new CHs
16-Jan no new CHs 16-Jan no new CHs
30-Jan Laura Robson 118 30-Jan no new CHs
Naomi Broady 185
Samantha Murray 373
Francesca Stephenson 623
Harriet Dart 1114
      FEB      
06-Feb Francesca Stephenson 621 06-Feb Aimee Gibson 813
13-Feb Samantha Murray 367 13-Feb Alexandra Walker 658
Francesca Stephenson 541 Aimee Gibson 809
Harriet Dart 1112 Anneka Watts 970
Aimee Gibson 1204 Sophie Watts 970
Francesca Lewis 1204
20-Feb Robyn Beddow 963 20-Feb Alexandra Walker 655
Laura Deigman 1157
27-Feb Alicia Barnett 1127 27-Feb Alexandra Walker 654
Laura Deigman 1155
      MAR      
05-Mar no new CHs 05-Mar Laura Deigman 1154
19-Mar no new CHs 19-Mar Naomi Broady 225
      APR      
02-Apr Samantha Murray 360 02-Apr Naomi Broady 197
09-Apr Samantha Murray 359 09-Apr Naomi Broady 196
16-Apr no new CHs 16-Apr no new CHs
23-Apr Samantha Murray 356 23-Apr Manisha Foster 1057
Francesca Stephenson 531
30-Apr Samantha Murray 353 30-Apr no new CHs
      MAY      
07-May Robyn Beddow 954 07-May Heather Watson 143
Harriet Dart 1012 Alexandra Walker 652
Laura Deigman 1049
Manisha Foster 1049
14-May Harriet Dart 1010 14-May Heather Watson 140
Laura Deigman 1020
21-May no new CHs 21-May Heather Watson 139
Naomi Broady 186
28-May no new CHs 28-May no new CHs
      JUN      
11-Jun Laura Robson 114 11-Jun Heather Watson 131
Francesca Stephenson 528 Samantha Murray 230
Robyn Beddow 950 Alexandra Walker 649
Harriet Dart 1007 Laura Deigman 794
Aimee Gibson 798
Sabrina Bamburac 1035
Robyn Beddow 1255
18-Jun Laura Robson 111 18-Jun Laura Deigman 793
Francesca Stephenson 527 Aimee Gibson 797
Robyn Beddow 925 Anneka Watts 965
Harriet Dart 983 Sophie Watts 965
Sabrina Bamburac 1121 Sabrina Bamburac 1031
Alicia Barnett 1125 Robyn Beddow 1248
Emma Devine 1200
25-Jun Laura Robson 97 25-Jun Heather Watson 114
Jade Windley 462
      JUL      
09-Jul Heather Watson 79 09-Jul Heather Watson 108
Tara Moore 305 Laura Deigman 689
Jade Windley 452 Sabrina Bamburac 750
Francesca Stephenson 518 Lottie Fox 795
Lucy Brown 540 Aimee Gibson 795
Harriet Dart 959 Emma Devine 869
Sabrina Bamburac 1090 Anneka Watts 947
Alicia Barnett 1095 Sophie Watts 947
Emma Devine 1168 Robyn Beddow 1231
Aimee Gibson 1180
16-Jul Heather Watson 71 16-Jul Heather Watson 81
Laura Robson 91 Samantha Murray 229
Sabrina Bamburac 950
23-Jul Heather Watson 67 23-Jul Heather Watson 76
Jade Windley 451 Samantha Murray 225
Sabrina Bamburac 940 Robyn Beddow 1221
Harriet Dart 957
30-Jul Tara Moore 297 30-Jul Eden Silva 1003
Daneika Borthwick 858 Natasha Starling 1165
Sabrina Bamburac 920 Alicia Barnett 1226
      AUG      
06-Aug Laura Robson 89 06-Aug Lisa Whybourn 386
Tara Moore 295 Anneka Watts 938
Daneika Borthwick 851 Sophie Watts 938
Sabrina Bamburac 903 Natasha Starling 1158
Harriet Dart 953 Alicia Barnett 1220
Alicia Barnett 1066 Robyn Beddow 1220
Emma Devine 1164
Aimee Gibson 1177
13-Aug Laura Robson 88 13-Aug Anneka Watts 936
Jade Windley 434 Sophie Watts 936
Sabrina Bamburac 887 Eden Silva 984
Alicia Barnett 1063
Emma Devine 1163
Laura Deigman 1177
20-Aug Tara Moore 247 20-Aug Laura Deigman 684
Daneika Borthwick 847 Anneka Watts 927
Sabrina Bamburac 881 Sophie Watts 927
Emma Devine 1162 Eden Silva 974
Aimee Gibson 1176 Alicia Barnett 1218
Laura Deigman 1176 Robyn Beddow 1218
27-Aug Johanna Konta 203 27-Aug Heather Watson 64
Daneika Borthwick 844 Sabrina Bamburac 749
Sabrina Bamburac 876
      SEP      
10-Sep Laura Robson 75 10-Sep Heather Watson 61
Johanna Konta 148 Laura Deigman 683
Daneika Borthwick 838 Sabrina Bamburac 747
Sabrina Bamburac 875 Alicia Barnett 1217
Harriet Dart 947 Robyn Beddow 1217
Alicia Barnett 1053
Laura Deigman 1053
Emma Devine 1153
Aimee Gibson 1167
17-Sep Laura Robson 74 17-Sep Heather Watson 59
Johanna Konta 147 Laura Deigman 652
Tara Moore 233 Sabrina Bamburac 734
Sabrina Bamburac 873 Anneka Watts 918
Harriet Dart 944 Sophie Watts 918
Alicia Barnett 1047 Eden Silva 968
Laura Deigman 1047 Natasha Starling 1150
Emma Devine 1145 Alicia Barnett 1209
Aimee Gibson 1157 Robyn Beddow 1209
24-Sep Laura Robson 57 24-Sep Laura Deigman 644
Sabrina Bamburac 860 Sabrina Bamburac 729
Alicia Barnett 1046 Anneka Watts 915
Laura Deigman 1046 Sophie Watts 915
Eden Silva 965
      OCT      
01-Oct Amanda Carreras 392 01-Oct no new CHs
Sabrina Bamburac 859
Harriet Dart 941
08-Oct Laura Robson 56 08-Oct Lucy Brown 479
Amanda Carreras 390
Daneika Borthwick 837
Sabrina Bamburac 856
Harriet Dart 936
Alicia Barnett 1045
Laura Deigman 1045
15-Oct Heather Watson 50 15-Oct Heather Watson 52
Laura Robson 52 Laura Deigman 625
Amanda Carreras 388 Sabrina Bamburac 728
Daneika Borthwick 834 Anneka Watts 914
Harriet Dart 932 Sophie Watts 914
Laura Deigman 1021 Eden Silva 964
Alicia Barnett 1042
22-Oct Heather Watson 49 22-Oct Heather Watson 51
Amanda Carreras 387 Laura Deigman 624
Daneika Borthwick 832 Sabrina Bamburac 725
Harriet Dart 929 Anneka Watts 913
Aimee Gibson 1153 Sophie Watts 913
Eden Silva 962
Hannah Toro 1020
29-Oct Samantha Murray 282 29-Oct Sabrina Bamburac 638
Amanda Carreras 384 Anneka Watts 904
Daneika Borthwick 827 Sophie Watts 904
Sabrina Bamburac 852 Eden Silva 949
Aimee Gibson 1150 Hannah Toro 1012
Natasha Starling 1148
      NOV      
05-Nov Sabrina Bamburac 839 05-Nov Tara Moore 327
Laura Deigman 1018 Laura Deigman 618
Sabrina Bamburac 630
12-Nov Amanda Carreras 336 12-Nov Nicola Slater 378
19-Nov no new CHs 19-Nov Sabrina Bamburac 606
26-Nov Samantha Murray 255 26-Nov Nicola Slater 376
Harriet Dart 812 Sabrina Bamburac 604
Sabrina Bamburac 822
Danielle Konotoptseva 1151
      DEC      
03-Dec Harriet Dart 811 03-Dec Sabrina Bamburac 601
Sabrina Bamburac 821 Natasha Starling 1142
Aimee Gibson 1142
Danielle Konotoptseva 1142
10-Dec no new CHs 10-Dec Natasha Starling 1140
17-Dec no new CHs 17-Dec no new CHs
24-Dec Laura Deigman 1014 24-Dec Nicola Slater 375
31-Dec Amanda Carreras 335 31-Dec Nicola Slater 373
Laura Deigman 1011
TOTAL NUMBER OF NEW CAREER HIGHS IN 2012
SINGLES DOUBLES
Pos Player CHs Pos Player CHs
1 Sabrina Bamburac 18 1 Laura Deigman 15
2 Harriet Dart 17 2 Sabrina Bamburac 14
3 Laura Robson 12 3 Heather Watson 13
4 Alicia Barnett 10 4 Anneka Watts 11
Laura Deigman 10 Sophie Watts 11
6 Daneika Borthwick 9 6 Robyn Beddow 8
Aimee Gibson 9 Eden Silva 8
8 Samantha Murray 8 8 Natasha Starling 6
9 Francesca Stephenson 7 9 Alexandra Walker 5
Emma Devine 7 Aimee Gibson 5
Amanda Carreras 7 Alicia Barnett 5
12 Tara Moore 5 12 Naomi Broady 4
Heather Watson 5 Nicola Slater 4
14 Robyn Beddow 4 14 Samantha Murray 3
Jade Windley 4 15 Manisha Foster 2
16 Johanna Konta 3 @ Hannah Toro 2
17 Danielle Konotoptseva 2 17 Lottie Fox 1
18 Naomi Broady 1 Emma Devine 1
Francesca Lewis 1 Lucy Brown 1
Lucy Brown 1 Tara Moore 1
       
20 TOTALS 140 20 TOTALS 120
@ = since starting to represent GB
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