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==Biography==
 
==Biography==
'''Victoria Mboko''' (born August 26, 2006 in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States) is a Canadian tennis player. She reached a career-high WTA singles ranking of No. 499 on September 19, 2022 and a career-high WTA doubles ranking of No. 1524 on September 26, 2022. She has also reached a career-high ITF junior ranking of No. 8 on September 12, 2022.
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'''Victoria Mboko''' (born August 26, 2006 in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States) is a Canadian tennis player. She reached a career-high WTA singles ranking of No. 492 on October 3, 2022 and a career-high WTA doubles ranking of No. 1511 on October 3, 2022. She has also reached a career-high ITF junior ranking of No. 8 on September 12, 2022.
   
 
In 2019, Mboko won her first ITF junior singles title at the G5 in Bridgetown. She won three ITF singles titles on the junior circuit in 2021 at the G4 in Las Vegas, the G3 in Santo Domingo and the G2 in Tashkent. She also has won four junior doubles titles in 2021, at the G3 in San José, the G3 in Santo Domingo, the G2 in Tashkent and the GA in Mérida. In 2022, she reached the doubles final at the junior Australian Open with compatriot [[Kayla Cross]]. Also in 2022, she won her first ITF junior G1 in singles at the tournament in Porto Alegre and advanced to her first professional singles final, losing to Zhu Lin at the ITF 25K in Monastir. She won three junior doubles titles in 2022, at the G1 in Traralgon, the G1 in Porto Alegre and the G1 in Roehampton. At the junior 2022 Wimbledon Championships, Mboko reached the semifinals in singles and the final in doubles again with fellow Canadian [[Kayla Cross]]. Also in 2022, Mboko won her first professional singles title at the ITF 25K in [[Saskatoon Challenger|Saskatoon]]. At the junior 2022 US Open, she advanced to the semifinals in singles.
 
In 2019, Mboko won her first ITF junior singles title at the G5 in Bridgetown. She won three ITF singles titles on the junior circuit in 2021 at the G4 in Las Vegas, the G3 in Santo Domingo and the G2 in Tashkent. She also has won four junior doubles titles in 2021, at the G3 in San José, the G3 in Santo Domingo, the G2 in Tashkent and the GA in Mérida. In 2022, she reached the doubles final at the junior Australian Open with compatriot [[Kayla Cross]]. Also in 2022, she won her first ITF junior G1 in singles at the tournament in Porto Alegre and advanced to her first professional singles final, losing to Zhu Lin at the ITF 25K in Monastir. She won three junior doubles titles in 2022, at the G1 in Traralgon, the G1 in Porto Alegre and the G1 in Roehampton. At the junior 2022 Wimbledon Championships, Mboko reached the semifinals in singles and the final in doubles again with fellow Canadian [[Kayla Cross]]. Also in 2022, Mboko won her first professional singles title at the ITF 25K in [[Saskatoon Challenger|Saskatoon]]. At the junior 2022 US Open, she advanced to the semifinals in singles.

Revision as of 16:42, 3 October 2022

Victoria Mboko
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Birthdate August 26, 2006
Birthplace Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
From Burlington, Ontario, Canada
Height 5’9” (1,75m)
Style of play Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Best WTA singles ranking No. 492 (October 3, 2022)
Best WTA doubles ranking No. 1511 (October 3, 2022)
Profile on CdnTennis.ca

Biography

Victoria Mboko (born August 26, 2006 in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States) is a Canadian tennis player. She reached a career-high WTA singles ranking of No. 492 on October 3, 2022 and a career-high WTA doubles ranking of No. 1511 on October 3, 2022. She has also reached a career-high ITF junior ranking of No. 8 on September 12, 2022.

In 2019, Mboko won her first ITF junior singles title at the G5 in Bridgetown. She won three ITF singles titles on the junior circuit in 2021 at the G4 in Las Vegas, the G3 in Santo Domingo and the G2 in Tashkent. She also has won four junior doubles titles in 2021, at the G3 in San José, the G3 in Santo Domingo, the G2 in Tashkent and the GA in Mérida. In 2022, she reached the doubles final at the junior Australian Open with compatriot Kayla Cross. Also in 2022, she won her first ITF junior G1 in singles at the tournament in Porto Alegre and advanced to her first professional singles final, losing to Zhu Lin at the ITF 25K in Monastir. She won three junior doubles titles in 2022, at the G1 in Traralgon, the G1 in Porto Alegre and the G1 in Roehampton. At the junior 2022 Wimbledon Championships, Mboko reached the semifinals in singles and the final in doubles again with fellow Canadian Kayla Cross. Also in 2022, Mboko won her first professional singles title at the ITF 25K in Saskatoon. At the junior 2022 US Open, she advanced to the semifinals in singles.

Mboko was born in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States to father Cyprien and mother Godee Kitadi. Her mother moved to Montréal in 1999 nine months pregnant with third child David, and eventually earned an accounting degree at the Université de Montréal. In 2000, Cyprien moved to North Carolina where the family eventually settled in 2005 after leaving behind political turmoil in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. They eventually immigrated to Canada in 2006, settling in Toronto, Ontario. Victoria started playing tennis at age 4 after watching her three older siblings Gracia, Kevin and David practice the sport. The family moved to Burlington, Ontario in 2010 so the children could train at the Ace Tennis academy. She is currently part of the National Training Centre in Montréal since 2021.

ITF Circuit finals

Singles: 2 (1 title, 1 runner-up)

Legend
ITF $100,000 tournaments (0–0)
ITF $80,000 tournaments (0–0)
ITF $60,000 tournaments (0–0)
ITF $25,000 tournaments (1–1)
ITF $15,000 tournaments (0–0)
Titles by surface
Hard (1–1)
Clay (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 Apr 2022 Monastir, Tunisia $25,000 Hard Zhu Lin (CHN) 1–6, 6–4, 4–6
Win 1–1 Jul 2022 Saskatoon, Canada $25,000 Hard Madison Sieg (USA) 6–2, 6–0

Junior Grand Slam finals

Doubles: 2 (2 runners-up)

Result Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 2022 Australian Open Hard Kayla Cross (CAN) Clervie Ngounoue (USA)
Diana Shnaider (RUS)
4–6, 3–6
Loss 2022 Wimbledon Grass Kayla Cross (CAN) Rose Marie Nijkamp (NED)
Angella Okutoyi (KEN)
6–3, 4–6, [9–11]

Junior singles performance timeline

This table is current through the 2022 US Open.

Tournament 2021 2022 SR W–L Win %
Junior Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A 2R 0 / 1 1–1 50%
French Open A 3R 0 / 1 2–1 67%
Wimbledon A SF 0 / 1 4–1 80%
US Open Q1 SF 0 / 1 4–1 80%
Win–Loss 0–0 11–4 0 / 4 11–4 73%

Junior doubles performance timeline

This table is current through the 2022 US Open.

Tournament 2021 2022 SR W–L Win %
Junior Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A F 0 / 1 4–1 80%
French Open A 1R 0 / 1 0–1 0%
Wimbledon A F 0 / 1 4–1 80%
US Open A 1R 0 / 1 0–1 0%
Win–Loss 0–0 8–4 0 / 4 8–4 67%

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