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Stats Corner: Austrians In Slam QFs

Austrians have reached Grand Slam quarterfinals nine times in the Open Era, with Tamira Paszek aiming to become the first semifinalist.

Published July 02, 2012 08:09

Stats Corner: Austrians In Slam QFs
Tamira Paszek

LONDON, England - Tamira Paszek will be attempting to make history when she plays Victoria Azarenka in the quarterfinals of Wimbledon on Tuesday.

Paszek, who was also a quarterfinalist at the All-England Club last year, will be looking to become the first Austrian to make a Grand Slam semifinal in the Open Era. Here is a list of those who have reached the final eight:

Player Event QF result
Petra Schwarz '94 French Open l. to Pierce
Judith Wiesner '96 Wimbledon l. to Sánchez-Vicario
Judith Wiesner '96 US Open l. to Graf
Sylvia Plischke '99 French Open l. to Sánchez-Vicario
Barbara Schwartz '99 French Open l. to Hingis
Barbara Schett '99 US Open l. to V.Williams
Sybille Bammer '08 US Open l. to Jankovic
Tamira Paszek '11 Wimbledon l. to Azarenka
Tamira Paszek '12 Wimbledon ?


Notes: Having captured Eastbourne the week before Wimbledon, Paszek is on a nine-match winning streak … Paszek also played Azarenka in last year's Wimbledon quarterfinals, falling in straight sets.

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