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Myriam Casanova

Myriam Casanova
  • Residence: AltstStten, Switzerland
  • Date of Birth: 20 Jun 1985
  • Birthplace: AltstStten, Switzerland
  • Height: 5' 7 3/4'' (1.72 m)
  • Weight: 154 1/2 lbs. (70 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
  • Status: Pro
  • Pronounced: MEER-e-am cass-ah-NOH-vuh

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Myriam Casanova Biography

Coached by father, Leo Casanova, and Zoltan Kuharszky, and receives advice from Melanie Molitor; prefers hardcourts and any fast surface...Mothers name is Luzia; has a brother, Sandro; older sister, Daniela, also plays...Enjoys horseback riding, reading, singing, golf, cooking, seeing movies, surfing the Internet and listening to music...Favorite tennis players are Martina Hingis, Monica Seles and Andre Agassi.
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Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles - 1
WTA Doubles Titles - 0
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles - 6
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles - 3
Prize Money $0 $469,516
W/L - Singles - - - 116 - 63
W/L - Doubles - - - 48 - 31
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Results

MARIBOR

ITF // SLOVENIA // 30-May-2011 // $25,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 0 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Loss Tereza Malikova (CZE) 0 6-2 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+0

Prize Money

$68
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Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
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Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
07-Apr-2003 (45) 05-Jul-2004 (19)
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1999 - First pro event was in 1999 at ITF/Schlieren-SUI (l. 1r to sister Daniela)
2000 - Went 3-4 in ITF Circuit events; appeared on WTA Rankings on June 26 at No. 1041
2001 - As world No. 986, won first ITF Circuit title at ITF/Nitra-SVK and won two more back-to-back ITF titles, ITF/Beograd 2-YUG and ITF/Novi Sad-YUG (swept singles and doubles at both events); contested first Tour qualifying at Basel and Zurich (reaching 2r both times)
2002 - Surged from No. 342 to No. 54 in breakthrough season; in first event of year, qualified for Budapest for Tour debut and progressed to final, falling to Muller in 3s; at first attempt at Grand Slam qualifying, made Wimbledon main draw and reached 3r, d. Nagyova and Schett before falling to Henin; in next event, Brussels, her third Tour main draw, collected first Tour singles title as a WC, d. No. 1 seed Sanchez-Vicario in final; afterwards (July 15), broke into Top 100 at No. 85; qualified for Bahia and Filderstadt, where she scored first Top 5 win over No. 5 Henin to reach QF; made playing debut for Switzerland in Fed Cup World Group 1r loss to Slovakia and played in World Group Play-off vs. Sweden; also won ITF/Vaduz-LIE
2003 - Did not win consecutive Tour main draw matches throughout season, but qualified for Tier II events at New Haven (l. 2r to world No. 6 Mauresmo 75 64) and Filderstadt (l. 1r to No. 18 Schnyder 75 75); beaten in 2r of Tour events eight times, incl. Warsaw vs. world No. 11 Dokic, where she held two set points at 5-4 in first set and four in second-set tie-break before falling 75 76(12); in doubles, reached career-first SF at New Haven, US Open and Filderstadt (all w/Bartoli); quarterfinalist at Sydney (w/Dominikovic), d. Navratilova/Stevenson, l. 76 third set to eventual champions Clijsters/Sugiyama
2004 - Reached first Tour SF in two years (first-ever Tier II) as world No.104 at Antwerp (d. No.33 Pisnik en route, l. to eventual champion No.2 Clijsters), also made 3r as No.93 at Roland Garros (d. No.22 seed Sprem and No.34 Vento-Kabchi en route to match career-best Grand Slam performance, l. 36 63 64 to No.11 seed Kuznetsova after holding 4-1 third set lead); l. in 1r six other times, incl. Australian Open, Wimbledon, Olympics and (for first time in five appearances) US Open; with first-time partner Daniilidou, reached first doubles final of career at Antwerp, also reached final at Amelia Island w/Molik (another debut pairing); member of Swiss Fed Cup team that l. to Spain 3-2 in 1r (d. Marrero, l. to C.Martinez/Ruano Pascual w/Gagliardi); reached 2r in doubles at Olympics (w/Schnyder).
2005 - Played exclusively in Fed Cup, going 1-2 in Switzerland's 3-2 1r win vs. Slovak Republic and 0-1 in Switzerland's 4-1 loss to Austria in World Group I Playoffs.
SINGLES
Winner (1): 2002 - Brussels, ITF/Vaduz-LIE; 2001 - ITF/Nitra-SVK, ITF/Beograd-YUG, ITF/Novi Sad-YUG.
Finalist (1): 2002 - Budapest.
Semifinalist (1): 2004 - Antwerp.

DOUBLES
Finalist (2): 2004 - Antwerp (w/Daniilidou), Amelia Island (w/Molik).
Semifinalist (3): 2003 - US Open, New Haven, Filderstadt (all w/Bartoli).

ADDITIONAL
Swiss Fed Cup Team 2001-05. Swiss Olympic Team 2004.

Overall Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles - 1
WTA Doubles Titles - 0
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles - 6
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles - 3
Prize Money $0 $469,516
W/L - Singles - - - 116 - 63
W/L - Doubles - - - 48 - 31

Grand Slam History

Singles

W/L   2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997
0 / 2 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 1r 1r - - - - - -
2 / 2 FRENCH OPEN 3r 1r - - - - - -
2 / 3 WIMBLEDON 1r 1r 3r - - - - -
2 / 3 US OPEN 1r 2r 2r - - - - -

Doubles

W/L   2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997
2 / 2 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 3r 1r - - - - - -
2 / 2 FRENCH OPEN 2r 2r - - - - - -
2 / 2 WIMBLEDON 2r 2r - - - - - -
4 / 2 US OPEN 1r SF - - - - - -

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Myriam Casanova Results

  • Singles
    Doubles

MARIBOR

ITF // SLOVENIA // 30-May-2011 // $25,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 0 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Loss Tereza Malikova (CZE) 0 6-2 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+0

Prize Money

$68

VELENJE

ITF // SLOVENIA // 23-May-2011 // $10,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/8Q/16D // Rank: 639 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win Azra Hadzic (AUS) 707 6-1 6-1
R16 Loss Martina Borecka (CZE) 699 6-3 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$196

CAGNES-SUR-MER

ITF // FRANCE // 02-May-2011 // $100,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 643 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Loss [4] Julia Glushko (ISR) 188 6-2 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+0

Prize Money

$217

CHIASSO

ITF // SWITZERLAND // 25-Apr-2011 // $25,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 644 // Seed/Entry: /W

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss [Q] Jana Cepelova (SVK) 438 2-6 6-4 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$294

FALLANDEN

ITF // SWITZERLAND // 14-Mar-2011 // $10,000 // Carpet (Indoor) // Draw: 32M/8Q/16D // Rank: 0 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win [6] Nicha Lertpitaksinchai (THA) 0 6-4 7-5
R16 Win [Q] Quirine Lemoine (NED) 0 6-2 6-4
Q Win Amra Sadikovic (SUI) 0 7-6 (4) 7-6 (5)
S Win [7] Sandra Martinovic (BIH) 0 4-6 6-4 6-4
F Win Diana Marcinkevica (LAT) 0 6-3 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+12

Prize Money

$1,568

DIJON

ITF // FRANCE // 07-Mar-2011 // $10,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/8Q/16D // Rank: 802 // Seed/Entry: /Q

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win [6] Tatia Mikadze (GEO) 285 5-7 6-2 6-1
R16 Win [Q] Patrycja Sanduska (POL) 568 6-3 5-7 6-2
Q Win [3] Anna Remondina (ITA) 244 4-6 6-1 6-3
S Loss [5] Claire Feuerstein (FRA) 277 7-6 (7) 4-6 7-5

WTA Rankings PTS

+6

Prize Money

$490

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Current WTA Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
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Rankings Breakdown

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
30/08/2004 US OPEN R128 2
21/06/2004 WIMBLEDON R128 2
24/05/2004 FRENCH OPEN R32 116
19/01/2004 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
25/08/2003 US OPEN R64 62
23/06/2003 WIMBLEDON R128 2
26/05/2003 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
13/01/2003 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
26/08/2002 US OPEN R64 40
24/06/2002 WIMBLEDON R16 142
Date Tournament Round Points
Complete Rankings Breakdown

Rankings History

Year Season-ending Singles Season-ending Doubles
2011 818 -
2010 793 -
2004 121 58
2003 102 46
2002 54 183
2001 342 474
2000 947 474
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
07-Apr-2003 (45) 05-Jul-2004 (19)

Current WTA Rankings

Ranking Points
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Rankings Breakdown

  • Singles
    Doubles

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
30/08/2004 US OPEN R128 2
21/06/2004 WIMBLEDON R128 2
24/05/2004 FRENCH OPEN R32 116
19/01/2004 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
25/08/2003 US OPEN R64 62
23/06/2003 WIMBLEDON R128 2
26/05/2003 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
13/01/2003 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
26/08/2002 US OPEN R64 40
24/06/2002 WIMBLEDON R16 142
Date Tournament Round Points

Fed Cup

Date Tournament Round Points
09/07/2005 FED CUP WEEK 2 - PLAYOFFS R2 0
23/04/2005 FED CUP WEEK 1 R1 0
24/04/2004 FED CUP WEEK 1 R1 0
27/04/2002 FED CUP WEEK 1 R1 0

Tier 1-5

Date Tournament Round Points
14/06/2004 EASTBOURNE Q - R16 8
17/05/2004 VIENNA Q - R32 1
05/04/2004 AMELIA ISLAND Q - Q 6
24/03/2004 MIAMI R128 1
16/02/2004 ANTWERP S 113
11/01/2004 SYDNEY S 30
04/01/2004 GOLD COAST Q - Q 10
20/10/2003 LINZ Q - R32 1
12/10/2003 ZURICH R32 1
06/10/2003 FILDERSTADT S 51
Date Tournament Round Points
17/08/2003 NEW HAVEN Q 80
04/08/2003 HELSINKI R16 14
28/07/2003 SOPOT R16 21
12/05/2003 ROME R64 1
05/05/2003 BERLIN R64 1
28/04/2003 WARSAW R16 33
05/03/2003 INDIAN WELLS R64 20
10/02/2003 ANTWERP R16 25
03/02/2003 PARIS R16 35
05/01/2003 SYDNEY Q - R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
29/12/2002 GOLD COAST R32 1
13/10/2002 ZURICH R32 1
07/10/2002 FILDERSTADT S 160
09/09/2002 BAHIA S 54
08/07/2002 BRUSSELS W 136
15/04/2002 BUDAPEST F 83
14/10/2001 ZURICH Q - R16 13
30/07/2001 BASEL Q - R16 4

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