Irina Cantos Siemers

Player profile

  • Hometown Barcelona, Spain
  • High School Connections Academy
  • Year Sophomore
  • Height 5-7

Ohio State Career

  • An ITA Scholar-Athlete and earned Ohio State Scholar-Athlete honors
  • Ranked in singles and doubles as a freshman, ending year No. 73 nationally in singles and No. 61 in doubles

2019-20 (Freshman Season)

  • 15-9 overall in singles, with 7-2 record in dual matches, all on court five
  • Entered singles rankings at No. 58 Nov. 13, was No. 62 (Feb. 5), No. 54 (Feb. 17) and No. 73 (March 3)
  • Ranked 61st in doubles with Kolie Allen at end the year after entering rankings at No. 53 Feb. 18
  • Posted 11-12 overall record in doubles, notching 6-5 dual ledger; in dual matches, was 3-2 at court one and 3-3 at court two
  • Won six of final seven singles matches to close the season, including victories over Texas, Vanderbilt, Kentucky, Arizona State, Purdue and Northwestern
  • Posted two singles wins in Thunderbird Invitational
  • Earned second place in Flight 3 at Debbie Southern Furman Fall Classic
  • Paired with Kolie Allen for win over nation’s No. 9-ranked team from Vanderbilt Feb. 16, tandem also notched victories over Arizona State and Purdue
  • Won in doubles with Shiori Fukuda against Duke Jan. 31, along with victories against Georgia Tech and Michigan at ITA National Team Indoors
  • Named an ITA Scholar-Athlete and an Ohio State Scholar-Athlete

Prior to Ohio State

  • Ranked as high as No. 1 in Germany
  • Placed in the Top 50 in ITF Juniors (18s)
  • Participated in main draw of both French Open and US Open junior tournaments
  • Won three doubles ITF Juniors Grade 1 and 2 Championships (Sanxenxo G2, Pontevedra G2, J.C. Ferrero Cup G1)
  • Claimed three 14s singles titles in Europe, captured five Belgian National Championships and placed in the Top 5 in Europe in 14s and 16s.
  • Reached the semifinals of the Eddie Herr ITF Juniors tournament
  • Won a 15k doubles pro circuit championship


  • Daughter of Felipe Cantos and Maren Siemers
  • Has five siblings – Lara (27), Philip (23), Sascha (17), Christian (13) and Tatiana (11)
  • Communication major and would like to be a journalist or writer following her tennis career
  • Enjoys reading, writing, spending time with friends and family and looking out for new music
  • Speaks four languages – Spanish, French, German and English
2019-20 15-9--------7-2--7-28-72-0