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Corina Morariu

Corina Morariu
  • Residence: Boca Raton, Florida, USA
  • Date of Birth: 26 Jan 1978
  • Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, USA
  • Height: 5' 8 1/4'' (1.74 m)
  • Weight: 130 lbs. (59 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed
  • Status: Pro
  • Pronounced: ko-REE-nah mo-RAR-yoo

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Corina Morariu Biography

Coached by Raj Chaudhuri ... Parents, Albin and Rodica, are Romanian-born and, along with brother, Mircea, are all physicians ... Father, a neurologist, was Tim GulliksonÆs personal neurologist ... In 2000, made a grant to the Tim and Tom Gullikson Foundation for a college scholarship program for brain tumor patients or their children ... Graduated from St. Andrews High School in June 1996, where she played No.1 singles for her school team.
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YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles - 1
WTA Doubles Titles - 13
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles - 5
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles - 9
Prize Money $0 $1,733,916
W/L - Singles - - - 160 - 134
W/L - Doubles - - - 248 - 158
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JANUARY - Captured 12th career Tour doubles title (and first in five-and-a-half years) at Sydney (as No.3 seeds w/Stubbs; d. top seeds Raymond/Stosur in SF and No.4 seeds Ruano Pascual/Suarez in final); consecutive 1r losses at Australian Open (w/Mirza) and Tokyo [Pan Pacific] (w/Dementieva).

MARCH - Consecutive 2r losses at Indian Wells (w/Loit) and Miami (w/Krajicek).

APRIL - Upset in 1r at Amelia Island (w/Stubbs; l. to Pratt/Stewart 76(5) 76(20), featuring the longest tie-break in Tour history).

AUGUST - Doubles SF at Los Angeles (w/Petrova; upset top seeds Raymond/Stosur en route).

SEPTEMBER - Won 13th career Tour doubles title at Bali (w/Davenport; was their first time playing together in over a year, and they won their fifth title as a team).

OCTOBER - Doubles runner-up at Linz (in first-time pairing w/Srebotnik; now 13-7 in Tour doubles finals).
1994 - Played first four ITF Circuit events, winning ITF/Nicolosi-ITA.

1995 - Won ITF/Salzburg-AUT, ITF/Katowice-POL and ITF/Sochi-RUS.

1996 - Played first Tour event at Miami as a WC, reaching 2r; qualified for Tokyo [Japan Open], reaching QF; direct entrant into career-first Grand Slams at Wimbledon and US Open.

1997 - First Top 100 finish; won ITF/Bogotß-COL and reached first Tour final at Bol (l. to Lucic 76 third set); afterwards (May 5), broke into Top 100 at No.91; suffered a kidney infection April-September which resulted in 2r ret. vs. Osterloh at US Open; QF of Tokyo [Japan Open], QuTbec City and Pattaya City.

1998 - First Top 50 finish; two singles finals, at Tokyo [Japan Open] (d. Sawamatsu, Frazier) and Bol for second year (l. to Lucic again); Top 50 debut on February 23 at No.48 and on August 24, reached career-high No.29; scored first Top 20 win, d. No.17 Raymond en route to Berlin 3r; stretched No.8 seed Graf to 3s in US Open 1r and upset No.14 Testud in Znrich; extended No.5 V.Williams to 3s in Stanford.

1999 - Season highlighted by career-first Tour singles and Grand Slam doubles titles; ended 10-match losing streak (starting from Moscow in October 1998) by reaching Tokyo [Japan Open] SF (l. to Frazier in 3s); at Australian Open, held mp on eventual runner-up Mauresmo in 1r before falling; in third consecutive Bol final, won first Tour singles title (d. No.21 Halard-Decugis in final); QF at Strasbourg, Stanford, Znrich (d. No.7 Schett for first Top 10 win); won six doubles titles (w/three partners), incl. Wimbledon (w/Davenport; without losing a set); qualified for season-ending Championships in doubles (w/Davenport), reaching SF.

2000 - Became world No.1 doubles player on April 3, winning four doubles titles (w/three partners); in singles, career-first Tier I SF in Rome, d. No.9 Testud en route; Indian Wells 3r (l. to No.6 Pierce in 3s); as defending champion at Bol, reached QF, l. to Mauresmo after holding mp; fell, fractured left elbow during 1r at Wimbledon vs. No.2 seed Davenport, ret. from match and withdrew from doubles, where they were defending champions; missed US Open due to the injury; returned to the Tour in October at Tokyo [Princess Cup].

2001 - In Sydney, stunned No.8 Kournikova with a 62 61, 46-minute victory to reach QF; earned second career Grand Slam title at Australian Open, winning mixed doubles (w/E.Ferreira); reached womenÆs doubles final (w/Davenport), falling to Williams sisters in 3s on her 23rd birthday; sprained right foot in Berlin, withdrawing from Rome; off the Tour for the rest of the season after being diagnosed with acute promyelocytic leukemia in May; underwent chemotherapy, after which she was in remission.

2002 - Underwent chemotherapy treatment; returned to competition on the Tour at San Diego in doubles (w/Po-Messerli), (l. 1r to Rubin/Shaughnessy 75 third set); tournament awarded her the first annual Corina Comeback Award, presented by Capriati; following week at Los Angeles, played singles for first time since Berlin in May 2001 (l. to Mikaelian in 3s) and reached doubles SF (w/Po-Messerli); reached US Open mixed doubles SF (w/Gimelstob) and doubles QF (w/Po-Messerli); suffered from right shoulder tendonitis late in season, forcing ret. in Bali 2r vs. Taylor.

2003 - In singles, went 3-8 in season dominated by rehabilitation from right shoulder surgery in 2002/2003 off-season and right knee injury suffered at Birmingham; didnÆt play first event of season until Strasbourg in May, reaching 2r there and at Roland Garros; withdrew from San Diego and Los Angeles w/right knee injury; ret. during singles and doubles matches in Shanghai with right shoulder tendonitis, forcing her withdrawal from Tokyo [Japan Open], Tashkent and Luxembourg; Roland Garros mixed doubles QF (w/Bjorkman).

2004 - Strong doubles season, highlighted by first final in three years (and 15th overall) at Philadelphia (w/L.Huber; l. to Molik/Raymond); also SF (w/Davenport) at Sydney (d. top seeds Navratilova/Raymond û d. them the next week at Australian Open û ret. in Sydney vs. Black/Stubbs due to DavenportÆs shoulder injury), Tokyo [Pan Pacific] (d. L.Huber/Sugiyama) and Indian Wells (d. Black/Stubbs, Petrova/Shaughnessy, l. to Ruano Pascual/Sußrez in 3s).

2005 - Season spent playing exclusively in doubles, highlighted by reaching third Grand Slam final; seeded No.15 (w/Davenport) at Australian Open, reached first major doubles final in four years (won 1999 Wimbledon, runner-up at 2001 Australian Open), falling to No.6 seeds Kuznetsova/Molik; in next event at Tier I Tokyo [Pan Pacific] (also w/Davenport), reached final (d. top seeds Black/L.Huber 61 63 en route; l. to No.2 seeds Husarova/Likhovtseva); two-time semifinalist, at Roland Garros (w/Schnyder; d. No.3 seeds Raymond/Stubbs en route, falling to No.2 seeds Black/L.Huber) and Beijing (w/Pennetta); also reached US Open QF (w/Schnyder); in Fed Cup, was 1-0 in United StatesÆ 5-0 victory over Belgium in World Group I 1r (w/Davenport, d. Flipkens/Van Hyfte), and 0-1 in 4-1 loss to Russia in SF (w/V.Williams, l. to Dushevina/Safina in doubles rubber); finished season as year-end world No.15 doubles player, and unranked in singles.
SINGLES
Winner (1): 1999 - Bol; 1997 - ITF/Bogotß-COL; 1995 - ITF/Salzburg-AUT, ITF/Katowice-POL, ITF/Sochi-RUS; 1994 - ITF/Nicolosi-ITA.
Finalist (3): 1998 - Tokyo [Japan Open], Bol; 1997 - Bol.
Semifinalist (2): 2000 - Rome; 1999 - Tokyo [Japan Open].

DOUBLES
Winner (13): 2006 - Sydney (w/Stubbs), Bali (w/Davenport); 2000 - Oklahoma City (w/Po), Indian Wells (w/Davenport), Bol, Tokyo [Japan Open] (both w/Halard-Decugis); 1999 - Wimbledon, Stanford, San Diego (all w/Davenport), Gold Coast, Birmingham (both w/Neiland), Tokyo [Japan Open] (w/Po); 1997 - Pattaya City (w/Kunce).
Finalist (7): 2006 - Linz (w/Srebotnik); 2005 - Australian Open, Tokyo [Pan Pacific] (both w/Davenport); 2004 - Philadelphia (w/L.Huber); 2001 - Australian Open (w/Davenport); 2000 - Berlin (w/Coetzer); 1997 - Tokyo [Japan Open] (w/Guse).

MIXED DOUBLES
Winner (1): 2001 - Australian Open (w/E.Ferreira). Semifinalist (1): 2002 - US Open (w/Gimelstob).

ADDITIONAL
United States Fed Cup Team, 2005.

Overall Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles - 1
WTA Doubles Titles - 13
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles - 5
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles - 9
Prize Money $0 $1,733,916
W/L - Singles - - - 160 - 134
W/L - Doubles - - - 248 - 158

Grand Slam History

Singles

W/L   2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996
1 / 5 AUSTRALIAN OPEN - - 1r 1r 1r 2r 1r -
3 / 4 FRENCH OPEN 2r - - 2r 1r 2r - -
5 / 6 WIMBLEDON 1r - - 1r 3r 3r 2r 1r
1 / 6 US OPEN 1r 1r - - 1r 1r 2r 1r

Doubles

W/L   2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000
19 / 9 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 1r 1r F 3r - - F SF
7 / 7 FRENCH OPEN 1r - SF - 1r - - -
9 / 6 WIMBLEDON 1r - 2r - 1r - - -
16 / 10 US OPEN QF 2r QF 2r 1r QF - -
W/L   1999 1998 1997 1996 1995 1994 1993
19 / 9 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2r 2r 2r - - - -
7 / 7 FRENCH OPEN 2r 3r 1r 1r - - -
9 / 6 WIMBLEDON W 2r 2r 1r - - -
16 / 10 US OPEN QF 1r 1r 3r - - -

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Corina Morariu Results

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Current WTA Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
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Rankings Breakdown

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
25/08/2003 US OPEN R128 2
23/06/2003 WIMBLEDON R128 2
26/05/2003 FRENCH OPEN R64 52
26/08/2002 US OPEN R128 2
15/01/2001 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
26/06/2000 WIMBLEDON R128 2
29/05/2000 FRENCH OPEN R64 34
17/01/2000 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
30/08/1999 US OPEN R128 2
21/06/1999 WIMBLEDON R32 68
Date Tournament Round Points
24/05/1999 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
18/01/1999 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
31/08/1998 US OPEN R128 2
22/06/1998 WIMBLEDON R32 60
25/05/1998 FRENCH OPEN R64 56
19/01/1998 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 30
25/08/1997 US OPEN R64 38
23/06/1997 WIMBLEDON R64 29
26/05/1997 FRENCH OPEN Q - R16 17
13/01/1997 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
Date Tournament Round Points
26/08/1996 US OPEN R128 2
24/06/1996 WIMBLEDON R128 2
27/05/1996 FRENCH OPEN Q - R64 2
Complete Rankings Breakdown

Rankings History

Year Season-ending Singles Season-ending Doubles
2003 254 156
2002 400 78
2001 171 57
2000 52 14
1999 37 6
1998 31 49
1997 60 66
1996 121 81
1995 246 187
1994 622 458
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
24-Aug-1998 (29) 03-Apr-2000 (1)

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Rankings Breakdown

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Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
25/08/2003 US OPEN R128 2
23/06/2003 WIMBLEDON R128 2
26/05/2003 FRENCH OPEN R64 52
26/08/2002 US OPEN R128 2
15/01/2001 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
26/06/2000 WIMBLEDON R128 2
29/05/2000 FRENCH OPEN R64 34
17/01/2000 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
30/08/1999 US OPEN R128 2
21/06/1999 WIMBLEDON R32 68
Date Tournament Round Points
24/05/1999 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
18/01/1999 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
31/08/1998 US OPEN R128 2
22/06/1998 WIMBLEDON R32 60
25/05/1998 FRENCH OPEN R64 56
19/01/1998 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 30
25/08/1997 US OPEN R64 38
23/06/1997 WIMBLEDON R64 29
26/05/1997 FRENCH OPEN Q - R16 17
13/01/1997 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
Date Tournament Round Points
26/08/1996 US OPEN R128 2
24/06/1996 WIMBLEDON R128 2
27/05/1996 FRENCH OPEN Q - R64 2

Tour Championships

Date Tournament Round Points

Fed Cup

Date Tournament Round Points

Tier 1-5

Date Tournament Round Points
15/09/2003 SHANGHAI Q - R16 8
08/09/2003 BALI R32 1
17/08/2003 NEW HAVEN Q - R64 1
09/06/2003 BIRMINGHAM R64 1
19/05/2003 STRASBOURG R16 24
23/09/2002 BALI R16 23
09/09/2002 WAIKOLOA R16 14
04/08/2002 LOS ANGELES R64 1
07/05/2001 BERLIN R64 1
30/04/2001 BOL R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
16/04/2001 CHARLESTON R64 1
09/04/2001 AMELIA ISLAND R64 1
07/03/2001 INDIAN WELLS R128 1
26/02/2001 ACAPULCO Q 55
19/02/2001 BOGOTA R16 1
29/01/2001 TOKYO (PAN PACIFIC) R32 1
07/01/2001 SYDNEY Q 103
31/12/2000 AUCKLAND R16 14
06/11/2000 KUALA LUMPUR Q 58
09/10/2000 TOKYO - JAPAN OPEN R16 26
Date Tournament Round Points
02/10/2000 TOKYO (TOYOTA) R16 34
19/06/2000 EASTBOURNE R32 1
22/05/2000 STRASBOURG Q 60
15/05/2000 ROME S 174
08/05/2000 BERLIN R32 24
01/05/2000 BOL Q 47
18/04/2000 HILTON HEAD R32 24
10/04/2000 AMELIA ISLAND R16 42
20/03/2000 MIAMI R64 1
06/03/2000 INDIAN WELLS R32 32
Date Tournament Round Points
21/02/2000 OKLAHOMA CITY R16 28
01/02/2000 TOKYO (PAN PACIFIC) R16 40
10/01/2000 SYDNEY Q - R32 1
01/11/1999 QUEBEC CITY R16 20
18/10/1999 BRATISLAVA R32 1
11/10/1999 ZURICH S 130
20/09/1999 TOKYO (TOYOTA) R32 1
16/08/1999 TORONTO R32 45
09/08/1999 LOS ANGELES R16 61
26/07/1999 STANFORD Q 70
Date Tournament Round Points
14/06/1999 EASTBOURNE R32 1
07/06/1999 BIRMINGHAM R32 1
17/05/1999 STRASBOURG Q 47
10/05/1999 BERLIN R32 24
03/05/1999 ROME R16 74
26/04/1999 BOL W 141
12/04/1999 TOKYO - JAPAN OPEN S 71
05/04/1999 AMELIA ISLAND R64 1
29/03/1999 HILTON HEAD R64 1
15/03/1999 MIAMI R128 1
Date Tournament Round Points
01/03/1999 INDIAN WELLS R64 1
11/01/1999 HOBART R32 1
04/01/1999 GOLD COAST R32 1
09/11/1998 PHILADELPHIA R32 1
02/11/1998 LEIPZIG R32 1
19/10/1998 MOSCOW Q - Q 16
12/10/1998 ZURICH S 109
17/08/1998 MONTREAL R32 45
10/08/1998 BOSTON Q 47
27/07/1998 STANFORD R16 30
Date Tournament Round Points
15/06/1998 'S-HERTOGENBOSCH R16 19
08/06/1998 BIRMINGHAM R16 26
11/05/1998 BERLIN R16 69
27/04/1998 BOL F 72
13/04/1998 TOKYO - JAPAN OPEN F 129
06/04/1998 AMELIA ISLAND R64 1
30/03/1998 HILTON HEAD R32 30
16/03/1998 MIAMI R128 1
09/03/1998 INDIAN WELLS R64 1
16/02/1998 BOGOTA Q 24
Date Tournament Round Points
12/01/1998 SYDNEY Q - R16 7
05/01/1998 GOLD COAST R16 22
17/11/1997 PATTAYA CITY Q 32
20/10/1997 QUEBEC CITY Q 53
16/06/1997 EASTBOURNE Q - R16 7
09/06/1997 BIRMINGHAM R64 1
28/04/1997 BOL F 72
21/04/1997 JAKARTA R32 1
14/04/1997 TOKYO - JAPAN OPEN Q 47
07/04/1997 AMELIA ISLAND Q 13
Date Tournament Round Points
31/03/1997 HILTON HEAD Q - R32 1
17/03/1997 MIAMI R128 1
06/01/1997 HOBART Q - R32 1
30/12/1996 GOLD COAST Q - Q 5
21/10/1996 QUEBEC CITY R32 1
14/10/1996 BEIJING R32 1
15/07/1996 PALERMO R16 14
17/06/1996 EASTBOURNE Q - R32 14
15/04/1996 TOKYO - JAPAN OPEN S 72
08/04/1996 JAKARTA S 11
Date Tournament Round Points
25/03/1996 MIAMI R64 16
27/02/1995 SAN JUAN R32 10

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