Elena-Gabriela Ruse is a professional tennis player from Romania. As of December 2021, she is ranked No.87 in the world. Her highest ranking is 83, she reached this is in October 2021. In 2021, she won her WTA Tour singles title when she played at the 2021 Hamburg European Open. She plays in the ITF circuit and she has won six singles titles and ten doubles titles.
Player Profile and Personal Life
Ruse was born on November 6, 1997, in Bucharest. She stands 172 meters tall and she plays with her right hand and she has a two-handed backhand. Coached by Andrei Cociascu, as of December 2021, she is reported to have total prize winnings of more than $600,000.
Her mother is a former gymnast and her dad was a former professional football player. In her downtime, she enjoys cooking, reading, watching movies, and listening.
Ruse had a successful junior career. In 2014, she reached the quarter-finals of the French Open Juniors 2014. She also made it to the 2R of the 2014 Juniors Wimbledon and the US Open 1R in the same year.
At the end of her junior career, Ruse did not have a professional ranking. She made her debut in a WTA main draw event in 2015 when she partnered with Jaqueline Cristian for the BRD Bucharest Open.
In December 2015, she won her first singles title in Antalya. At the end of the year, she was ranked 642 in the world in singles and 575 in doubles.
In 2018, she made it to the first round of Wimbledon. She repeated this in 2019. In 2020, she made it to the Qualifying rounds of the Australian Open and the French Open. 2021 was a great year for her. She made it to the 1R of the US Open singles event. For the doubles event, she made it to the Quarter Finals of the US Open.
It is also in 2021 that she achieved her highest ranking of 83. At the end of the year, she ranked at 87 in the singles world rankings. She is ranked 100 in doubles.
- Career Record: 218-124
- Career Titles: 1
- Highest Ranking: 83 (October 18,2021)
- Current Ranking: 87 (December 2021)
Grand Slam Singles Performance
- Australian Open - Q3 - 2020
- French Open - Q3 - 2020
- Wimbledon - 1R - 2018, 2019
- US Open - 1R - 2021
- Career Record: 120-70
- Career Titles: 10 ITF
- Highest Ranking: 99 (November 15,2021)
- Current Ranking: 100 (December 2021)
Grand Slam Doubles Result
- US Open - QF - 2021
- French Open Junior - QF - 2014
- Wimbledon Junior - 2R - 2014
- US Open Junior - 1R - 2014