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Rita Kuti-Kis

Rita Kuti-Kis
  • Residence: Balatonlelle, Hungary
  • Date of Birth: 13 Feb 1978
  • Birthplace: Lengyeltoti, Hungary
  • Height: 5' 9 1/4'' (1.76 m)
  • Weight: 145 lbs. (66 kg)
  • Plays: Left-handed (two-handed backhand)
  • Status: Pro (1991)

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Rita Kuti-Kis Biography

Coached by Thomas Bogyo...Prefers clay courts; best shot is backhand...Father, Zoltan Kuti Kis, is a manager; mother, Melinda Simon, is a bookkeeper; has an older sister, Melinda...Likes to visit Paris, Melbourne, and Wellington, New Zealand...Favorite movie is Titanic; favorite actors are Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt...Enjoys books by Danielle Steel...Superstitions include a lucky T-shirt and skirt...Self-described as tranquil, friendly, curious and sensitive...Admires Bill Clinton and Michael Jordan, as well as tennis players Steffi Graf, Monica Seles and Pete Sampras...Hobbies include reading, listening to music and playing billiards...Favorite color is black...Favorite tournaments are in Bol and Berlin.
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Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles - 1
WTA Doubles Titles - 0
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles - 4
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles - 7
Prize Money $0 $472,961
W/L - Singles - - - 277 - 228
W/L - Doubles - - - 55 - 44
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Results

GORIZIA

ITF // ITALY // 12-Jun-2006 // $25,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 271 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss [L] Olga Panova (RUS) 314 4-6 6-1 6-0

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$294
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Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
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Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
12-Jun-2000 (47) 14-Feb-2000 (113)
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1996 - Qualified at Budapest as a world No. 752 WC and reached first SF on WTA Tour, in her home country; upset former Hungarian No. 1 and world Top 10 Temesvari in QF; ranking vaulted 529 spots in one week, from No. 752 to No. 223
1999 - Ranked No. 107, upset top seed and world No. 28 Huber at Estoril en route to first final on WTA Tour; also reached first doubles final on Tour; in next tournament, upset No. 3 seed Farina en route to a SF finish in Budapest
2000 - Collected first WTA Tour title at Sao Paulo, upsetting No. 5 seed in SF and No. 6 seed Suarez in final 46 64 75; world ranking jumped 19 spots to No. 55; ranked No. 72, reached second final of year in Strasbourg, upsetting No. 2 seed, world No. 16 Capriati in 2r before falling to No. 22 Talaja in a 3s final; captured first Grand Slam match victory at Australian Open, d. Dokic in 1r; unseeded, reached singles SF and doubles final at Bogota; enjoyed best Grand Slam to date at Roland Garros, reaching the 3r
2001 - At Bogota, reached fourth career final and first of year, falling to top seed P. Suarez; reached QF at Acapulco where she held 1mp on top seed and world No. 11 Coetzer before falling; upset No. 7 seed Grande in 1r of Porto en route to QF, where she fell to No. 3 seed Serna in a third-set tie-break; as world No. 59, recorded biggest win of career over world No. 4 Capriati at the Italian Open
2002 - Lost 1r to top-seed and world No. 24 Grand at Hobart; as world No. 80, l. to No. 81 Daniilidou 46 76(2) 64 in 1r of Australian Open; seeded No. 8 and world No. 84, d. unranked Fujiwara before falling to No. 285 WC and eventual tournament champion Zuluaga in 2r at Bogota; lost in 1r of Acapulco to No. 82 Kandarr 64 76(3); as world No. 116, fell to No. 100 qualifier Arn 61 64 in 1r of Indian Wells; at Porto lost 1r to Kostanic in 3s; unseeded quarterfinalist at Budapest in her home country; member of Hungary's Fed Cup team that fell to Spain 4-1; qualified at Roland Garros and lost 1r to Mikaelian in 3s
2003 - Failed to qualify for Australian Open and Antwerp; had back-to-back 1r losses: at Casablanca, as a qualifier, l. to LL Camerin 76(4) 76(4) and as a WC at Budapest, l. to No. 5 seed Razzano 16 62 61; as a world No. 191 qualifier, l. 1r at Helsinki to No. 90 Casanova; reached SF at ITF/Gorizia-ITA.
2005 - Won sixth and seventh career ITF Circuit doubles titles.
SINGLES
Winner (1 WTA Tour): 2000 - Sao Paulo; 1998 - ITF/Spoleto-ITA, ITF/Thessaloniki-GRE; 1993 - ITF/Murska-SLO; 1992 - ITF/Athens-GRE.
Finalist (3): 2005 -ITF/Saint Cugat Del Valles-ESP; 2001 - Bogota; 2000 - Strasbourg; 1999 - Estoril.
Semifinalist (3): 2000 - Bogota; 1999 - Budapest; 1996 - Budapest.
Quarterfinalist (8): 2002 - Budapest; 2001 - Acapulco, Porto, Strasbourg; 2000 - Estoril; 1999 - Palermo, Sao Paulo; 1998 - Budapest.

DOUBLES
Winner (0 WTA Tour): 2005 - ITF/Coatzacoalcos-MEX (w/Koryttseva).
Finalist (2): 2000 - Bogota (w/Mandula); 1999 - Estoril (w/Foldenyi).
Quarterfinalist (3): 2000 - Budapest (w/Husarova); 1999 - New Haven (w/Weingartner); 1998 - Budapest (w/Gubacsi).

ADDITIONAL
Hungarian Olympic Team 2000; Hungarian Fed Cup Team 2001-02.

Overall Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles - 1
WTA Doubles Titles - 0
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles - 4
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles - 7
Prize Money $0 $472,961
W/L - Singles - - - 277 - 228
W/L - Doubles - - - 55 - 44

Grand Slam History

Singles

W/L   2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995
2 / 4 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 1r 2r 2r 1r - - - -
2 / 4 FRENCH OPEN 1r 1r 3r 1r - - - -
0 / 3 WIMBLEDON - 1r 1r 1r - - - -
0 / 3 US OPEN - 1r 1r 1r - - - -

Doubles

W/L   2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995
0 / 1 FRENCH OPEN - - - 1r - - - -

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Rita Kuti-Kis Results

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    Doubles

GORIZIA

ITF // ITALY // 12-Jun-2006 // $25,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 271 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss [L] Olga Panova (RUS) 314 4-6 6-1 6-0

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$294

GRADO

ITF // ITALY // 06-Jun-2006 // $25,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 273 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss [W] Anna Remondina (ITA) - 7-5 6-1

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$294

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Current WTA Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
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Rankings Breakdown

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
29/08/2005 US OPEN Q - R64 19
20/06/2005 WIMBLEDON Q - R64 15
23/05/2005 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
30/08/2004 US OPEN Q - R128 2
24/05/2004 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
19/01/2004 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
25/08/2003 US OPEN Q - R32 29
26/05/2003 FRENCH OPEN Q - R32 33
13/01/2003 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
27/05/2002 FRENCH OPEN R16 38
Date Tournament Round Points
14/01/2002 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
27/08/2001 US OPEN R128 2
25/06/2001 WIMBLEDON R128 2
28/05/2001 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
15/01/2001 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 42
28/08/2000 US OPEN R128 2
26/06/2000 WIMBLEDON R128 2
29/05/2000 FRENCH OPEN R32 56
17/01/2000 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 46
30/08/1999 US OPEN R128 2
Date Tournament Round Points
21/06/1999 WIMBLEDON R128 2
24/05/1999 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
18/01/1999 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
25/05/1998 FRENCH OPEN Q - R32 10
26/05/1997 FRENCH OPEN Q - R64 2
Complete Rankings Breakdown

Rankings History

Year Season-ending Singles Season-ending Doubles
2006 1308 -
2005 231 298
2004 236 314
2003 174 -
2002 168 -
2001 80 -
2000 56 209
1999 92 138
1998 120 181
1997 274 0
1996 183 0
1995 716 0
1994 430 531
1993 457 0
1992 483 0
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
12-Jun-2000 (47) 14-Feb-2000 (113)

Current WTA Rankings

Ranking Points
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Rankings Breakdown

  • Singles
    Doubles

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
29/08/2005 US OPEN Q - R64 19
20/06/2005 WIMBLEDON Q - R64 15
23/05/2005 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
30/08/2004 US OPEN Q - R128 2
24/05/2004 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
19/01/2004 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
25/08/2003 US OPEN Q - R32 29
26/05/2003 FRENCH OPEN Q - R32 33
13/01/2003 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
27/05/2002 FRENCH OPEN R16 38
Date Tournament Round Points
14/01/2002 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
27/08/2001 US OPEN R128 2
25/06/2001 WIMBLEDON R128 2
28/05/2001 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
15/01/2001 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 42
28/08/2000 US OPEN R128 2
26/06/2000 WIMBLEDON R128 2
29/05/2000 FRENCH OPEN R32 56
17/01/2000 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 46
30/08/1999 US OPEN R128 2
Date Tournament Round Points
21/06/1999 WIMBLEDON R128 2
24/05/1999 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
18/01/1999 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
25/05/1998 FRENCH OPEN Q - R32 10
26/05/1997 FRENCH OPEN Q - R64 2

Fed Cup

Date Tournament Round Points
27/04/2002 FED CUP WEEK 1 R1 0

Tier 1-5

Date Tournament Round Points
16/05/2005 STRASBOURG Q - R32 1
09/05/2005 ROME Q - R16 8
25/04/2005 WARSAW Q - R32 1
26/04/2004 WARSAW Q - R16 6
12/04/2004 ESTORIL Q - R16 2
23/02/2004 BOGOTA Q - R16 3
20/10/2003 LUXEMBOURG Q - Q 10
04/08/2003 HELSINKI S 10
28/07/2003 SOPOT Q - R32 1
09/06/2003 VIENNA Q - R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
05/05/2003 BERLIN Q - R16 13
28/04/2003 BOL Q - Q 7
14/04/2003 BUDAPEST R32 1
31/03/2003 CASABLANCA S 10
10/02/2003 ANTWERP Q - Q 11
14/10/2002 BRATISLAVA Q - R32 1
06/05/2002 BERLIN Q - R16 9
15/04/2002 BUDAPEST Q 28
08/04/2002 ESTORIL R16 14
01/04/2002 PORTO R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
06/03/2002 INDIAN WELLS R128 1
25/02/2002 ACAPULCO R32 1
18/02/2002 BOGOTA R16 18
06/01/2002 HOBART R32 1
15/10/2001 BRATISLAVA R32 1
10/09/2001 WAIKOLOA R32 1
23/07/2001 SOPOT R32 1
21/05/2001 STRASBOURG Q 45
14/05/2001 ROME R16 101
30/04/2001 BOL R16 24
Date Tournament Round Points
16/04/2001 BUDAPEST R16 14
09/04/2001 ESTORIL R32 1
02/04/2001 PORTO Q 47
21/03/2001 MIAMI R128 1
07/03/2001 INDIAN WELLS R64 17
26/02/2001 ACAPULCO Q 47
19/02/2001 BOGOTA F 120
07/01/2001 CANBERRA R32 1
31/12/2000 GOLD COAST R32 1
09/10/2000 TOKYO - JAPAN OPEN R16 26
Date Tournament Round Points
02/10/2000 TOKYO (TOYOTA) R32 1
24/07/2000 STANFORD R32 1
22/05/2000 STRASBOURG F 145
08/05/2000 BERLIN R32 37
01/05/2000 BOL R32 1
20/03/2000 MIAMI R64 15
06/03/2000 INDIAN WELLS R16 7
18/10/1999 BRATISLAVA R32 1
04/10/1999 SAO PAULO Q 35
23/08/1999 NEW HAVEN Q - R64 1
Date Tournament Round Points
02/08/1999 KNOKKE-HEIST R16 14
12/07/1999 PALERMO Q 37
05/07/1999 PORTSCHACH Q - R32 1
07/06/1999 BIRMINGHAM R64 1
17/05/1999 MADRID R32 1
10/05/1999 ANTWERP R16 12
03/05/1999 WARSAW R32 1
19/04/1999 BUDAPEST S 77
05/04/1999 ESTORIL F 102
15/02/1999 BOGOTA R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
11/01/1999 HOBART Q - R16 4
04/01/1999 GOLD COAST Q - R16 3
26/10/1998 LUXEMBOURG R32 1
13/07/1998 WARSAW Q - R16 4
06/07/1998 MARIA LANKOWITZ Q - R16 4
20/04/1998 BUDAPEST S 37
28/04/1997 BOL Q - Q 4
21/04/1997 BUDAPEST S 9
18/11/1996 PATTAYA CITY S 7
06/05/1996 BUDAPEST S 64
Date Tournament Round Points

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