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Jana Kandarr

Jana Kandarr
  • Residence: Munich, Germany
  • Date of Birth: 21 Sep 1976
  • Birthplace: Halle, Germany
  • Height: 5' 11 1/4'' (1.81 m)
  • Weight: 150 lbs. (68 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
  • Status: Pro
  • Pronounced: YAH-nuh KAHN-dar

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Jana Kandarr Biography

Coached by Milos Sarbajic...Favorite surface is Rebound Ace; names best shot as her serve; plays all-court style of game...Father, Lutz, is a planner; mother, Petra (nee Vogt), is a teacher; mother was 1969 European track champion in 100 meters, 200 meters, and 100x4 meter relay in Athens; parents play tennis as a hobby...Is naturally left-handed, but plays tennis right-handed...Enjoys horseback riding, drawing, reading, seeing friends and walking her dog...Favorite movie is Life is Beautiful; favorite books are Ansichten eines Clowns and Le Petit Prince...Favorite places to visit are India and South America...Interrupted her German studies to train at a gymnasium in 1996; went back to school in 1999-2000 to study for pre-university exams in July 2000 and did not play tournaments for three months (Feb.-April 2000) while in school...Admires, among others, Nelson Mandela, Che Guevara, Itzhak Rabin, Martin Luther King, Jr. and Gandhi...Favorite tournaments are in Australia because of the beaches and the Rebound Ace courts...Self-described as chaotic.
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YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles - 0
WTA Doubles Titles - 0
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles - 0
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles - 0
Prize Money $0 $674,203
W/L - Singles - - - 184 - 211
W/L - Doubles - - - 18 - 40
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Results

STOCKHOLM

WTA // SWEDEN // 08-Aug-2005 // $140,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 418 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Win Yulia Fedossova (FRA) 327 4-6 6-1 6-0
Q-R16 Win [9] Lina Stanciute (LTU) 207 6-1 6-4
Q-Q Loss Alla Kudryavtseva (RUS) 347 6-2 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+3.5

Prize Money

$550
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Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
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Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
11-Jun-2001 (43) 07-Feb-2000 (108)
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1995 - In fourth career WTA Tour main draw event, reached QF at Hamburg as a qualifier and world No. 278; upset No. 6 seed and world No. 13 Schultz-McCarthy in 2r; ranking jumped 150 spots to No.128; at next tournament, Berlin, upset world No. 14 Sukova; ranking broke Top 100 for first time at No. 98
1996 - As world No. 99, upset No. 15 Coetzer to reach 3r at German Open
1997 - As a LL at Amelia Island won three matches to reach QF
1998 - As world No. 102, collected first win over a Top 10 player in 1r of Fed Cup, d. world No. 8 C. Martinez of Spain; reached 3r at Miami as a qualifier, including a win over world No. 24 Schultz-McCarthy, before falling to No. 3 Novotna in 3s
2000 - En route to 4r finish at Australian Open, nicknamed 'Houdini' by German press for escaping defeat and winning six straight three-set matches (including qualifying rounds) and saving 9mp during the tournament: saved eight to d. Yoshida in 2r of qualifying and saved another one in 1r of main draw against Australian WC Dowse; did not play tournaments from February-April while studying for pre-university exams; upset No. 15 seed Likhovtseva en route to a 3r finish at the Olympic Games
2001 - In first six months of season, saw ranking go from a low of No. 88 to a career high of No. 43; reached second SF of career and first in five years at Estoril, upsetting No. 2 seed and world No. 17 Maleeva and No. 8 seed Garbin en route; recorded one of biggest upsets of Roland Garros, coming back from down 1-5 in second set to d. world No. 5 Mauresmo of France 75 75 in 1r; Mauresmo had a 31-3 record coming into tournament, best among any player in Top 20, and had won four tournaments in 2001; withdrew from Vienna with a right wrist injury; upset No. 6 seed and world No. 20 Frazier to reach QF at Stanford
2002 - Started new season with 1r loss to Osterloh at Canberra; ranked No. 75, had disappointing 60 61 1r loss to world No. 98 Llagostera Vives at Australian Open; lost 1r at Doha to WC Mouhtassine; as world No. 82, d. No. 110 Kuti Kis 64 76(3) at Acapulco before falling to No. 109 qualifier Loit 36 64 63; at Miami, as world No. 77, lost 1r 60 63 to No. 46 Gagliardi; d. No. 8 seed Schwartz in 1r at Budapest before falling to Kuti Kis; at Roland Garros, d. WC Andretto 63 60 before falling in 3s to No. 17 seed Tanasugarn; reached 2r at Wimbledon; upset No. 4 seed Arn in 1r at Palermo before l. to qualifier Sysoeva in 2r; was a LL into Sopot, where she d. WC Diaz-Oliva before falling to No. 8 seed Serna in 3s
2003 - Withdrew from tournaments with recurring right wrist inflammation; reached 2r at Bogota, where she l. to No. 2 seed Srebotnik 62 67 76.
SINGLES
Semifinalist (2): 2001 - Estoril; 1996 - Palermo.
Quarterfinalist (5): 2001 - Stanford; 2000 - Warsaw; 1997 - Amelia Island; 1995 - Hamburg, Warsaw.

DOUBLES
Quarterfinalist (13): 2001 - Canberra (w/Casoni); 2000 - Gold Coast (w/Jeyaseelan), Warsaw (w/Babel); 1999 - Bogota (w/Labat), Estoril (w/Dokic), Budapest (w/Wagner), Birmingham (w/Golarsa), Luxembourg (w/Pitkowski); 1998 - Madrid (w/Makarova), Istanbul (w/Lubiani), Quebec City (w/Gagliardi); 1997 - Rosmalen (w/DeVille); 1995 - Maria Lankowitz (w/Meier).

ADDITIONAL
German Fed Cup Team 1998-99. German Olympic Team 2000.

Overall Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles - 0
WTA Doubles Titles - 0
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles - 0
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles - 0
Prize Money $0 $674,203
W/L - Singles - - - 184 - 211
W/L - Doubles - - - 18 - 40

Grand Slam History

Singles

W/L   2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995
7 / 7 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 1r 1r 4r 1r 2r 2r 3r -
3 / 6 FRENCH OPEN 2r 2r 1r - 1r 2r 1r -
4 / 7 WIMBLEDON 2r 2r 2r - 1r 1r 1r 2r
1 / 6 US OPEN - 1r 2r 1r - 1r 1r 1r

Doubles

W/L   2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995 1994 1993
1 / 1 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2r - - - - - - -
0 / 1 FRENCH OPEN 1r - - - - - - -
W/L   2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995 1994 1993
1 / 1 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2r - - - - - - -
0 / 1 FRENCH OPEN 1r - - - - - - -

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Jana Kandarr Results

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    Doubles

STOCKHOLM

WTA // SWEDEN // 08-Aug-2005 // $140,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 418 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Win Yulia Fedossova (FRA) 327 4-6 6-1 6-0
Q-R16 Win [9] Lina Stanciute (LTU) 207 6-1 6-4
Q-Q Loss Alla Kudryavtseva (RUS) 347 6-2 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+3.5

Prize Money

$550

VITTEL

ITF // FRANCE // 11-Jul-2005 // $50,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 450 // Seed/Entry: /S

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win [Q] Evelyn Fauth (AUT) 268 7-6 (5) 6-3
R16 Loss Jarmila Gajdosova (AUS) 230 6-0 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+5

Prize Money

$760

WIMBLEDON

Grand Slam // GREAT BRITAIN // 20-Jun-2005 // $7,385,286 // Grass (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/128Q/64D // Rank: 799 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R128 Win Olga Savchuk (UKR) 178 6-3 6-3
Q-R64 Win Kathrin Woerle-Scheller (GER) 197 7-6 (2) 2-6 8-6
Q-R32 Loss [14] Mara Santangelo (ITA) 124 6-3 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+25

Prize Money

$8,222

BERLIN

WTA // GERMANY // 02-May-2005 // $1,300,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/32Q/32D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Win [9] Elena Baltacha (GBR) 123 2-6 6-3 6-4
Q-R16 Loss [1] Kveta Peschke (CZE) 67 6-3 6-0

WTA Rankings PTS

+5.75

Prize Money

$1,700

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Current WTA Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
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Rankings Breakdown

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
20/06/2005 WIMBLEDON Q - R32 33
26/05/2003 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
13/01/2003 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
26/08/2002 US OPEN Q - R32 29
24/06/2002 WIMBLEDON R64 40
27/05/2002 FRENCH OPEN R64 36
14/01/2002 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
27/08/2001 US OPEN R128 2
25/06/2001 WIMBLEDON R64 42
28/05/2001 FRENCH OPEN R64 126
Date Tournament Round Points
15/01/2001 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
28/08/2000 US OPEN R64 34
26/06/2000 WIMBLEDON R64 42
29/05/2000 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
17/01/2000 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R16 119
30/08/1999 US OPEN R16 29
21/06/1999 WIMBLEDON Q - R16 20
24/05/1999 FRENCH OPEN Q - R16 20
18/01/1999 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
31/08/1998 US OPEN Q - R64 10
Date Tournament Round Points
22/06/1998 WIMBLEDON R128 2
25/05/1998 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
19/01/1998 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 30
25/08/1997 US OPEN R128 2
23/06/1997 WIMBLEDON R128 2
26/05/1997 FRENCH OPEN R64 32
13/01/1997 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 29
26/08/1996 US OPEN R128 2
24/06/1996 WIMBLEDON R128 2
27/05/1996 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
Date Tournament Round Points
15/01/1996 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R32 65
28/08/1995 US OPEN R128 14
26/06/1995 WIMBLEDON R64 27
Complete Rankings Breakdown

Rankings History

Year Season-ending Singles Season-ending Doubles
2005 409 -
2003 443 -
2002 130 -
2001 71 354
2000 61 196
1999 172 131
1998 90 246
1997 82 379
1996 90 538
1995 81 0
1994 347 0
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
11-Jun-2001 (43) 07-Feb-2000 (108)

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Ranking Points
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Rankings Breakdown

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    Doubles

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
20/06/2005 WIMBLEDON Q - R32 33
26/05/2003 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
13/01/2003 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
26/08/2002 US OPEN Q - R32 29
24/06/2002 WIMBLEDON R64 40
27/05/2002 FRENCH OPEN R64 36
14/01/2002 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
27/08/2001 US OPEN R128 2
25/06/2001 WIMBLEDON R64 42
28/05/2001 FRENCH OPEN R64 126
Date Tournament Round Points
15/01/2001 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
28/08/2000 US OPEN R64 34
26/06/2000 WIMBLEDON R64 42
29/05/2000 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
17/01/2000 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R16 119
30/08/1999 US OPEN R16 29
21/06/1999 WIMBLEDON Q - R16 20
24/05/1999 FRENCH OPEN Q - R16 20
18/01/1999 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
31/08/1998 US OPEN Q - R64 10
Date Tournament Round Points
22/06/1998 WIMBLEDON R128 2
25/05/1998 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
19/01/1998 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 30
25/08/1997 US OPEN R128 2
23/06/1997 WIMBLEDON R128 2
26/05/1997 FRENCH OPEN R64 32
13/01/1997 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 29
26/08/1996 US OPEN R128 2
24/06/1996 WIMBLEDON R128 2
27/05/1996 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
Date Tournament Round Points
15/01/1996 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R32 65
28/08/1995 US OPEN R128 14
26/06/1995 WIMBLEDON R64 27

Tier 1-5

Date Tournament Round Points
08/08/2005 STOCKHOLM Q - Q 7
02/05/2005 BERLIN Q - R16 8
17/10/2004 ZURICH Q - R32 1
09/08/2004 SOPOT Q - R16 3
05/05/2003 BERLIN Q - R16 9
05/03/2003 INDIAN WELLS Q - R64 1
24/02/2003 ACAPULCO Q - R16 2
17/02/2003 BOGOTA R16 16
05/01/2003 SYDNEY Q - R32 1
13/10/2002 ZURICH Q - R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
30/09/2002 MOSCOW Q - R32 1
18/08/2002 NEW HAVEN Q - R64 1
12/08/2002 MONTREAL Q - R64 1
21/07/2002 SOPOT Q 23
08/07/2002 PALERMO R16 14
17/06/2002 EASTBOURNE Q - R32 1
10/06/2002 BIRMINGHAM R32 17
20/05/2002 STRASBOURG Q - R32 1
13/05/2002 ROME Q - R64 1
06/05/2002 WARSAW R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
29/04/2002 BOL R32 1
15/04/2002 BUDAPEST R16 18
08/04/2002 ESTORIL R32 1
20/03/2002 MIAMI R128 1
06/03/2002 INDIAN WELLS R64 26
25/02/2002 ACAPULCO R16 20
18/02/2002 DUBAI Q - R32 1
11/02/2002 DOHA R32 1
05/02/2002 PARIS Q - R16 12
06/01/2002 CANBERRA R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
30/12/2001 GOLD COAST Q - R32 1
22/10/2001 LUXEMBOURG R32 1
14/10/2001 ZURICH Q - R16 5
08/10/2001 FILDERSTADT Q - R32 1
01/10/2001 MOSCOW Q - R32 1
24/09/2001 LEIPZIG R32 1
13/08/2001 TORONTO R64 1
05/08/2001 LOS ANGELES R64 1
30/07/2001 SAN DIEGO R32 18
23/07/2001 STANFORD Q 75
Date Tournament Round Points
18/06/2001 'S-HERTOGENBOSCH R32 1
11/06/2001 BIRMINGHAM R64 1
21/05/2001 STRASBOURG R32 1
14/05/2001 ROME R64 1
07/05/2001 BERLIN R16 41
30/04/2001 HAMBURG Q - R32 1
09/04/2001 ESTORIL S 106
21/03/2001 MIAMI R128 1
07/03/2001 INDIAN WELLS R64 23
26/02/2001 SCOTTSDALE Q - R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
19/02/2001 OKLAHOMA CITY R16 30
12/02/2001 NICE Q - R16 5
05/02/2001 PARIS Q - R16 8
07/01/2001 CANBERRA R32 1
31/12/2000 GOLD COAST R16 30
06/11/2000 KUALA LUMPUR R32 1
30/10/2000 LEIPZIG R32 1
09/10/2000 ZURICH S 72
02/10/2000 FILDERSTADT R16 36
21/08/2000 NEW HAVEN Q 32
Date Tournament Round Points
14/08/2000 MONTREAL Q - R32 1
10/07/2000 KLAGENFURT R16 22
19/06/2000 EASTBOURNE S 60
12/06/2000 BIRMINGHAM R64 1
15/05/2000 ROME Q - R32 1
01/05/2000 HAMBURG Q - R32 1
03/01/2000 GOLD COAST S 35
01/11/1999 LEIPZIG Q - R32 1
20/09/1999 LUXEMBOURG Q - R32 1
07/06/1999 BIRMINGHAM Q 9
Date Tournament Round Points
10/05/1999 BERLIN R64 1
03/05/1999 ROME Q - R32 1
26/04/1999 HAMBURG Q - Q 10
19/04/1999 BUDAPEST R16 18
05/04/1999 ESTORIL R32 1
29/03/1999 HILTON HEAD Q - R32 1
15/03/1999 MIAMI Q 17
15/02/1999 BOGOTA R32 1
08/02/1999 PROSTEJOV R32 1
11/01/1999 SYDNEY Q - R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
26/10/1998 QUEBEC CITY R32 1
12/10/1998 ZURICH Q - R32 1
05/10/1998 FILDERSTADT S 23
03/08/1998 ISTANBUL R32 1
13/07/1998 PALERMO R32 1
06/07/1998 MARIA LANKOWITZ R32 1
15/06/1998 EASTBOURNE Q - R32 1
18/05/1998 MADRID R16 26
11/05/1998 BERLIN R64 1
04/05/1998 ROME Q 48
Date Tournament Round Points
06/04/1998 AMELIA ISLAND R16 16
30/03/1998 HILTON HEAD Q - R32 1
16/03/1998 MIAMI Q 74
23/02/1998 LINZ Q - Q 8
16/02/1998 HANNOVER Q - R32 1
09/02/1998 PARIS Q - R16 5
12/01/1998 HOBART Q - R32 1
05/01/1998 GOLD COAST Q 28
27/10/1997 MOSCOW Q - Q 11
20/10/1997 LUXEMBOURG Q - R16 4
Date Tournament Round Points
06/10/1997 FILDERSTADT Q - R32 1
22/09/1997 LEIPZIG R32 1
18/08/1997 ATLANTA Q - R32 1
28/07/1997 MARIA LANKOWITZ R32 1
21/07/1997 WARSAW R32 1
14/07/1997 PRAGUE R32 1
16/06/1997 'S-HERTOGENBOSCH R32 1
12/05/1997 BERLIN R64 1
05/05/1997 ROME Q - R16 5
28/04/1997 HAMBURG R16 28
Date Tournament Round Points
21/04/1997 BUDAPEST R32 1
07/04/1997 AMELIA ISLAND Q 68
31/03/1997 HILTON HEAD Q - R16 7
17/03/1997 MIAMI R64 15
03/03/1997 INDIAN WELLS Q 18
17/02/1997 HANNOVER Q - R16 5
03/02/1997 LINZ Q - Q 9
06/01/1997 SYDNEY S 30
30/12/1996 GOLD COAST S 39
21/10/1996 LUXEMBOURG S 10
Date Tournament Round Points
16/09/1996 WARSAW R32 1
15/07/1996 PALERMO S 54
13/05/1996 BERLIN R16 72
06/05/1996 ROME R32 32
29/04/1996 HAMBURG R32 1
08/04/1996 AMELIA ISLAND R64 1
01/04/1996 HILTON HEAD Q - R32 1
25/03/1996 MIAMI R128 1
26/02/1996 LINZ R32 1
08/01/1996 SYDNEY Q - R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
01/01/1996 AUCKLAND R16 17
16/10/1995 BRIGHTON S 18
09/10/1995 FILDERSTADT R32 18
25/09/1995 LEIPZIG Q - R32 0
11/09/1995 WARSAW Q 45
14/08/1995 TORONTO Q - R32 0
24/07/1995 MARIA LANKOWITZ R32 6
10/07/1995 PALERMO R16 10
15/05/1995 BERLIN R32 28
01/05/1995 HAMBURG S 70
Date Tournament Round Points
24/04/1995 ZAGREB S 10
20/02/1995 LINZ Q - R16 0
26/09/1994 LEIPZIG R32 18
25/07/1994 STYRIA S 10
07/02/1994 LINZ Q - R32 0

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