Arantxa Rus is a Dutch tennis player. In 2008, she won the Australian Open for juniors, defeating Jessica Moore from Australia. With this win she went from 35th to second place on the junior rankings, ultimately becoming the world junior No 1 player.
Arantxa Rus’ biggest singles successes to date are a second-round upset over world No 2 Kim Clijsters at the 2011 French Open, saving two match points in the second set, reaching the fourth round at the 2012 French Open, and defeating world No 5 Samantha Stosur in the 2012 Wimbledon Championships. Her maiden WTA Tour title was the Swedish Open doubles in 2017, partnering Quirine Lemoine.
In 2006, at age 14, Arantxa Rus played her first ITF pro tournament at Alkmaar. She lost in the second round to Julie Coin. During the same year, she played two more ITF tournaments at Heerhugowaard and Vlaardingen, reaching the semifinals at the latter.
Arantxa Rus has the highest WTA ranking of No 61, reached on August 13, 2012. Her career record is 162–138 and won 2 titles. At the tournaments of Grand Slam, her record is 2R on Australian Open, 4R on French Open (Roland Garros), 3R on Wimbledon, and 2R on US Open.