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Zuzana Kucova

Zuzana Kucova
  • Residence: Bratislava, Slovakia
  • Date of Birth: 26 Jun 1982
  • Birthplace: Bratislava, Slovakia
  • Height: 5' 7" (1.70 m)
  • Weight: 132 lbs. (60 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
  • Status: Pro (1999)/Retired (2013)

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Zuzana Kucova Biography

Coached by Radka Zrubakova ... Mother is Alena (engineer); father is Jozef (school teacher and tennis coach); sister is Kristina (also tennis player); also has a poodle named Kuki ... Started playing at age 6 when introduced to the sport by father ... Baseliner; favorite surface is hard ... Favorite types of music are oldies and '80s; favorite singer is Madonna ... Favorite movies are Fantozzi, Pink Panther, Men On Fire, Czech movies; favorite actors are Katherine Heigl and Denzel Washington ... Enjoys playing poker, going to the cinema, playing with her dog ... Goal is to get to Top 100.
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YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles - 0
WTA Doubles Titles - 0
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles - 8
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles - 4
Prize Money $0 $418,032
W/L - Singles - - - 328 - 258
W/L - Doubles - - - 104 - 106
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Results

FRENCH OPEN

Grand Slam // FRANCE // 26-May-2013 // $12,957,474 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/128Q/64D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: /Q

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R128 Win Tereza Mrdeza (CRO) 160 6-2 6-0
Q-R64 Win [12] Jessica Pegula (USA) 125 3-6 6-2 8-6
Q-R32 Win [21] Irina Falconi (USA) 137 6-3 6-4
R128 Win [24] Julia Goerges (GER) 28 7-6 (8) 6-0
R64 Loss [W] Virginie Razzano (FRA) 178 4-6 6-2 6-0

WTA Rankings PTS

+160

Prize Money

$43,640
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Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
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Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
07-Jun-2010 (101) 07-Dec-2009 (175)
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1999 - Played first events of career on ITF Circuit; also played first WTA qualifying at Bratislava.

2000 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit.

2001 - Fell in WTA qualifying once; won one singles title and two doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

2002 - Fell in WTA qualifying three times (incl. US Open).

2003 - Fell in WTA qualifying five times (incl. all four majors); won one singles title on ITF Circuit.

2004 - Played first WTA main draw at Roland Garros, falling 1r (as qualifier, l. Zvonareva); fell in qualifying four times (incl. other three majors).

2005 - Fell in WTA qualifying three times (incl. Australian Open, Wimbledon).

2006 - Fell in WTA qualifying twice (incl. Roland Garros).

2007 - Fell in WTA qualifying once; won one singles title and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2008 - Reached 2r once; fell in Tour qualifying once; won one singles title on ITF Circuit.

2009 - Fell in WTA qualifying eight times (incl. all four majors); won two singles titles and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2010 - Fell 1r seven times (incl. Australian Open, Wimbledon and US Open) and in qualifying four times (incl. Roland Garros); won two singles titles on ITF Circuit.

2011 - QF at Budapest (l. to Vinci 46 76(3) 63; held 2mp at 64 52); reached 2r twice; fell 1r six times and in qualifying seven times (incl. all four majors); withdrew from Kuala Lumpur w/illness.

2012 - Did not play.

2013 - Fell in Stuttgart qualifying; announced Roland Garros would be last tournament before retirement - reached 2r (as qualifier - l. to Razzano in last match).
SINGLES
Winner: 2010 - ITF/Bari-ITA, ITF/Lagos-NGR; 2009 - ITF/Lagos-NGR, ITF/Lagos 2-NGR; 2008 - ITF/Lagos 2-NGR; 2007 - ITF/Lagos-NGR; 2003 - ITF/Rome Parioli-ITA; 2001 - ITF/Algiers-ALG.

DOUBLES
Winner: 2009 - ITF/Zlin-CZE (w/K.Kucova); 2007 - ITF/Cairo 1-EGY (w/K.Kucova); 2001 - ITF/Rome-ITA (w/Benesova), ITF/Saulgau-GER (w/Kucerova).

Overall Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles - 0
WTA Doubles Titles - 0
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles - 8
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles - 4
Prize Money $0 $418,032
W/L - Singles - - - 328 - 258
W/L - Doubles - - - 104 - 106

Grand Slam History

Singles

W/L   2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006
0 / 1 AUSTRALIAN OPEN - - - 1r - - - -
1 / 2 FRENCH OPEN 2r - - - - - - -
0 / 1 WIMBLEDON - - - 1r - - - -
0 / 1 US OPEN - - - 1r - - - -
W/L   2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999
0 / 1 AUSTRALIAN OPEN - - - - - - -
1 / 2 FRENCH OPEN - 1r - - - - -
0 / 1 WIMBLEDON - - - - - - -
0 / 1 US OPEN - - - - - - -

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Zuzana Kucova Results

  • Singles
    Doubles

FRENCH OPEN

Grand Slam // FRANCE // 26-May-2013 // $12,957,474 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/128Q/64D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: /Q

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R128 Win Tereza Mrdeza (CRO) 160 6-2 6-0
Q-R64 Win [12] Jessica Pegula (USA) 125 3-6 6-2 8-6
Q-R32 Win [21] Irina Falconi (USA) 137 6-3 6-4
R128 Win [24] Julia Goerges (GER) 28 7-6 (8) 6-0
R64 Loss [W] Virginie Razzano (FRA) 178 4-6 6-2 6-0

WTA Rankings PTS

+160

Prize Money

$43,640

STUTTGART

WTA // GERMANY // 22-Apr-2013 // $795,707 // Clay (Indoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 0 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Loss Nastassja Burnett (ITA) 147 6-0 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$1,000

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Current WTA Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
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Rankings Breakdown

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
26/05/2013 FRENCH OPEN R16 160
29/08/2011 US OPEN Q - R128 2
20/06/2011 WIMBLEDON Q - R32 50
22/05/2011 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
17/01/2011 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R32 50
30/08/2010 US OPEN R16 60
21/06/2010 WIMBLEDON R128 5
23/05/2010 FRENCH OPEN Q - R32 50
18/01/2010 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R16 60
31/08/2009 US OPEN Q - R64 40
Date Tournament Round Points
22/06/2009 WIMBLEDON Q - R128 2
24/05/2009 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
19/01/2009 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R64 40
25/08/2008 US OPEN Q - R128 2
28/05/2006 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
20/06/2005 WIMBLEDON Q - R128 2
17/01/2005 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
30/08/2004 US OPEN Q - R128 2
21/06/2004 WIMBLEDON Q - R128 2
24/05/2004 FRENCH OPEN R16 40
Date Tournament Round Points
19/01/2004 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
25/08/2003 US OPEN Q - R128 2
23/06/2003 WIMBLEDON Q - R64 17
26/05/2003 FRENCH OPEN Q - R64 17
13/01/2003 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
26/08/2002 US OPEN Q - R32 33
Complete Rankings Breakdown

Rankings History

Year Season-ending Singles Season-ending Doubles
2011 182 -
2010 122 639
2009 143 189
2008 192 443
2007 331 399
2006 277 270
2005 285 290
2004 227 345
2003 208 512
2002 218 793
2001 270 435
2000 452 485
1999 497 436
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
07-Jun-2010 (101) 07-Dec-2009 (175)

Current WTA Rankings

Ranking Points
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Rankings Breakdown

  • Singles
    Doubles

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
26/05/2013 FRENCH OPEN R16 160
29/08/2011 US OPEN Q - R128 2
20/06/2011 WIMBLEDON Q - R32 50
22/05/2011 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
17/01/2011 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R32 50
30/08/2010 US OPEN R16 60
21/06/2010 WIMBLEDON R128 5
23/05/2010 FRENCH OPEN Q - R32 50
18/01/2010 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R16 60
31/08/2009 US OPEN Q - R64 40
Date Tournament Round Points
22/06/2009 WIMBLEDON Q - R128 2
24/05/2009 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
19/01/2009 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R64 40
25/08/2008 US OPEN Q - R128 2
28/05/2006 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
20/06/2005 WIMBLEDON Q - R128 2
17/01/2005 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
30/08/2004 US OPEN Q - R128 2
21/06/2004 WIMBLEDON Q - R128 2
24/05/2004 FRENCH OPEN R16 40
Date Tournament Round Points
19/01/2004 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
25/08/2003 US OPEN Q - R128 2
23/06/2003 WIMBLEDON Q - R64 17
26/05/2003 FRENCH OPEN Q - R64 17
13/01/2003 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
26/08/2002 US OPEN Q - R32 33

Premier Events

Date Tournament Round Points
22/04/2013 STUTTGART Q - R32 1
21/08/2011 NEW HAVEN Q - R32 1
30/04/2011 MADRID Q - R32 1
18/04/2011 STUTTGART Q 60
22/03/2011 MIAMI Q - R64 1
14/02/2011 DUBAI Q 30
08/02/2010 PARIS Q - Q 12
13/04/2009 CHARLESTON Q - R32 1
15/02/2009 DUBAI Q - R32 1
09/02/2009 PARIS Q - R16 8
Date Tournament Round Points

Internationals

Date Tournament Round Points
10/10/2011 OSAKA R32 1
19/09/2011 SEOUL R32 1
12/09/2011 TASHKENT R32 1
04/07/2011 BUDAPEST Q 70
06/06/2011 COPENHAGEN R16 30
25/04/2011 BARCELONA S 10
07/02/2011 PATTAYA CITY R32 1
20/09/2010 TASHKENT R32 1
19/07/2010 PORTOROZ R32 1
12/07/2010 PALERMO R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
05/07/2010 BASTAD R32 1
12/04/2010 BARCELONA Q - R16 6
10/01/2010 HOBART Q - R32 1
06/04/2009 PONTE VEDRA BEACH Q - R16 6

Tier 1-5

Date Tournament Round Points
07/07/2008 BUDAPEST S 28
23/07/2007 BAD GASTEIN Q - R32 1
24/07/2006 BUDAPEST Q - R16 2
16/05/2005 ISTANBUL Q - R16 1
17/05/2004 VIENNA Q - Q 9
14/04/2003 BUDAPEST Q - R32 1
14/10/2002 BRATISLAVA Q - R32 1
23/09/2002 BALI Q - R16 3
15/10/2001 BRATISLAVA Q - R32 1
18/10/1999 BRATISLAVA Q - R16 2
Date Tournament Round Points

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