Arantxa Rus is a Dutch tennis player who defeated Australian player Jessica Moore to win the Australian Open for juniors. This victory helped her find her way to the world junior No. 1 player position. Her biggest successes to date are a second round shocker over World No. 2 Kim Clijsters at the 2011 French Open and defeating World No. 5 Samantha Stosur in the 2012 Wimbledon Championships. In 2008, she won the Australian Open at the junior level. In April she won an ITF tournament in Bari beating 4 seeded players along the way. In Opole she won another ITF tournament, her second in 2008, and fourth overall. The following year she played at ITF Nantes where she won the title without dropping any set through the tournament. In 2011, she played for the Netherlands Fed Cup Team at Group I of the European/African Zone. She won all of her singles matches against Hungary, Romania, and Latvia, helping the Netherlands to three victories. On her first clay tournament of 2012, The Oaks Club Challenger, she won her first title after ITF Nantes in 2009. Later on she entered Wimbledon and shocked the 5th seeded Samantha Stosur in the second round. This was slated to be her best Wimbledon result in her career.