Carson Branstine

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Carson Branstine
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Birthdate September 9, 2000
Birthplace Irvine, California, United States
From Montréal, Québec, Canada
Residence Irvine, California, United States
Height 5’11” (1,80m)
Style of play Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Turned pro Plays for Texas A&M Aggies
Best WTA singles ranking No. 468 (July 29, 2019)
Best WTA doubles ranking No. 203 (September 18, 2017)
Profile on CdnTennis.ca

Biography

Carson Branstine (born September 9, 2000 in Irvine, California, United States) is an American-Canadian tennis player. She reached a career-high WTA singles ranking of No. 468 on July 29, 2019 and a career-high WTA doubles ranking of No. 203 on September 18, 2017.

Branstine represented the United States from 2014 to February 2017, but started representing Canada, the birth country of her mother, in March 2017. She won the 2017 Australian Open and French Open junior doubles titles with Bianca Andreescu. In her first tournament as a Canadian, the ITF G1 in Carson, she went on to win both the singles and doubles titles. Also in 2017 at the Coupe Banque Nationale, she advanced, with compatriot Andreescu, to her first WTA doubles final where they were defeated by the first seeds Tímea Babos and Andrea Hlaváčková. In 2018, she won her first professional doubles title with Andreescu at the ITF 25K in Gatineau. In 2019, Branstine reached her first professional singles title, losing to Elizabeth Mandlik at the ITF 15K in Carson, United States. Also in 2019 at the 25K Challenger de Gatineau, she advanced to her second professional singles title where she was defeated by compatriot Leylah Annie Fernandez. In 2021, she won her first pro singles title at the ITF 15K in Cairo, defeating Priska Madelyn Nugroho in the final. She was a part of the University of Southern California tennis team for the 2019–20 season and transferred to the University of Virginia. She is currently playing for the Texas A&M University.

Branstine was born in Irvine, California to an American father, Bruce, and a Canadian mother, Carol Freeman, from Toronto. She has two older sisters, Cassidy and Constance, both of whom play collegiate tennis. Her cousin Freddie Freeman is a professional baseball first baseman and third baseman for the Atlanta Braves of Major League Baseball (MLB). She was a member of Tennis Canada's National Training Centre in Montréal from 2016 to 2019.

WTA career finals

Doubles: 1 (1 runner-up)

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
WTA Finals (0–0)
WTA Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 / WTA 1000 (0–0)
WTA Premier / WTA 500 (0–0)
WTA International / WTA 250 (0–1)
Titles by surface
Hard (0–0)
Clay (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–1)
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Sep 2017 Tournoi de Québec, Canada International Carpet (i) Bianca Andreescu (CAN) Tímea Babos (HUN)
Andrea Hlaváčková (CZE)
3–6, 1–6

ITF Circuit finals

Singles: 3 (1 title, 2 runners-up)

Legend
ITF $100,000 tournaments (0–0)
ITF $75,000 / ITF $80,000 tournaments (0–0)
ITF $50,000 / ITF $60,000 tournaments (0–0)
ITF $25,000 tournaments (0–1)
ITF $15,000 tournaments (1–1)
ITF $10,000 tournaments (0–0)
Titles by surface
Hard (0–2)
Clay (1–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 Mar 2019 Carson, United States $15,000 Hard Elizabeth Mandlik (USA) 2–6, 6–2, 4–6
Loss 0–2 Jul 2019 Gatineau, Canada $25,000 Hard Leylah Annie Fernandez (CAN) 6–3, 1–6, 2–6
Win 1–2 Nov 2021 Cairo, Egypt $15,000 Clay Priska Madelyn Nugroho (INA) 7–6(8–6), 6–1

Doubles: 1 (1 title)

Legend
ITF $100,000 tournaments (0–0)
ITF $75,000 / ITF $80,000 tournaments (0–0)
ITF $50,000 / ITF $60,000 tournaments (0–0)
ITF $25,000 tournaments (1–0)
ITF $15,000 tournaments (0–0)
ITF $10,000 tournaments (0–0)
Titles by surface
Hard (1–0)
Clay (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 Jul 2018 Gatineau, Canada $25,000 Hard Bianca Andreescu (CAN) Hsu Chieh-yu (TPE)
Marcela Zacarías (MEX)
4–6, 6–2, [10–4]

Junior Grand Slam finals

Doubles: 2 (2 titles)

Result Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 2017 Australian Open Hard Bianca Andreescu (CAN) Maja Chwalińska (POL)
Iga Świątek (POL)
6–1, 7–6(7–4)
Win 2017 French Open Clay Bianca Andreescu (CAN) Olesya Pervushina (RUS)
Anastasia Potapova (RUS)
6–1, 6–3

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