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Maja Matevzic

Maja Matevzic
  • Residence: Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Date of Birth: 13 Jun 1980
  • Birthplace: Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Height: 5' 9'' (1.75 m)
  • Weight: 136 1/2 lbs. (62 kg)
  • Plays: Left-handed (two-handed backhand)
  • Status: Pro (2000)
  • Pronounced: MEYE-ah ma-TEV-zich

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Maja Matevzic Biography

Coached by Blaz Trupej...Began playing tennis at age 10...Favorite surface is grass; favorite shot is the volley...Mother, Vida, is a kindergarten teacher; fatherÆs name is Bojan; has a younger brother, Miha...Most memorable experience was playing on WimbledonÆs Court No. 1...Describes herself as shy...Admires her mother for how she treats people and for always being there for her...Tennis players admired include Martina Navratilova and Patrick Rafter...Says her hometown of Ljubljana, Slovenia, is the best, and also likes to visit Rome...Favorite movies are Top Gun and Dangerous Minds, likes actors Tom Cruise and Julia Roberts, and authors John Grisham and Nicolas Evans.
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YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles - 1
WTA Doubles Titles - 2
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles - 4
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles - 5
Prize Money $0 $593,426
W/L - Singles - - - 199 - 149
W/L - Doubles - - - 105 - 100
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Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
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Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
25-Aug-2003 (38) 23-Jun-2003 (34)
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1996 - Contested two ITF Circuit events, reaching QF at ITF/Saint Raphael-FRA
1997 - Contested six ITF Circuit events, reaching two QF
1998 - Reached first ITF Circuit final at ITF/San Severino-ITA
1999 - Played full season on ITF Circuit and reached SF at consecutive events and four QF
2000 - Captured first professional title at ITF/Biella-ITA and runner-up at ITF/Fano-ITA; played first Tour qualifying, incl. US Open
2001 - First Top 100 finish; won second pro title at ITF/Ortisei-ITA; qualified at Roland Garros for Grand Slam debut (l. 1r to Rittner) and at Wimbledon, falling 1r to world No. 23 Schett 86 third set; won back-to-back $50,000 ITF Circuit titles at ITF/Modena-ITA and ITF/Ettenheim-GER; broke into Top 100 on July 30 at No. 97; in US Open debut, d. world No. 16 Farina Elia (first Top 20 win) en route to Grand Slam-best 3r finish (l. to Testud)
2002 - Breakthrough season, beginning with first Tour QF appearance at Doha, followed by first SF appearance at Porto and capped by winning first Tour singles title at Bratislava, winning both singles and doubles (w/Nagyova); also reached QF at Estoril, Bahia and first Tier I QF at Moscow; equaled best Grand Slam performance by reaching Wimbledon 3r (l. to Hantuchova); in Fed Cup, won two singles rubbers to lead Slovenia over Ukraine for first-ever World Group berth in 2003
2003 - Second Top 100 finish; collected first match wins at Australian Open and US Open (l. 2r at both); QF appearances at Strasbourg and Vienna for career total of six QF at Tour events; won doubles titles at Strasbourg (w/Jeyaseelan) and Roland Garros QF (w/Nagyova); reached career-high rankings in singles (No. 38) and doubles (No. 34) and earned career-best $218,702
2004 - Withdrew from Acapulco, Indian Wells, Miami, Casablanca and Estoril due to continuing left wrist injury; member of Slovenian Fed Cup team that was d. 4-1 in 1r by the United States; as world No.263 at Olympics, d. No.53 Obata in 1r, l. to former world No.1 and defending gold medalist V. Williams 60 60, also l. in 1r of doubles (w/Pisnik).
2005 - Contested six Tour events (w/special ranking), reaching 2r once at Prague (d. qualifier Tu in 1r; ret. during second set of 2r match vs. No.2 seed Koukalova w/left elbow sprain); fell 1r four times and in qualifying once; right shoulder injury forced withdrawal from 's-Hertogenbosch; withdrew from Budapest due to left shoulder injury.
SINGLES
Winner (1 WTA Tour): 2002 - Bratislava; 2001 - ITF/Ortisei-ITA, ITF/Modena-ITA, ITF/Ettenheim-GER; 2000 - ITF/Biella-ITA.
Semifinalist (1): 2002 - Porto.
Quarterfinalist (6): 2003 - Strasbourg, Vienna; 2002 - Doha, Estoril, Bahia, Moscow.

DOUBLES
Winner (2): 2003 - Strasbourg (w/Jeyaseelan); 2002 - Bratislava (w/Nagyova).
Finalist (1): 2002 - Strasbourg (w/Dhenin).
Semifinalist (2): 2003 - Gold Coast (Vinci), Antwerp (w/Schnyder).

ADDITIONAL
Slovenian Fed Cup Team 1999-2002, 2004. Slovenian Olympic Team 2004.

Overall Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles - 1
WTA Doubles Titles - 2
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles - 4
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles - 5
Prize Money $0 $593,426
W/L - Singles - - - 199 - 149
W/L - Doubles - - - 105 - 100

Grand Slam History

Singles

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

Doubles

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

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Maja Matevzic 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 R64 36
23/06/2003 WIMBLEDON R32 106
26/05/2003 FRENCH OPEN R64 48
13/01/2003 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 34
26/08/2002 US OPEN R128 2
24/06/2002 WIMBLEDON R32 106
27/05/2002 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
14/01/2002 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
27/08/2001 US OPEN R32 122
25/06/2001 WIMBLEDON R16 34
Date Tournament Round Points
28/05/2001 FRENCH OPEN R16 38
15/01/2001 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
28/08/2000 US OPEN Q - R64 10
Complete Rankings Breakdown

Rankings History

Year Season-ending Singles Season-ending Doubles
2005 651 -
2003 58 42
2002 51 73
2001 79 96
2000 194 153
1999 300 265
1998 416 620
1997 660 695
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
25-Aug-2003 (38) 23-Jun-2003 (34)

Current WTA Rankings

Ranking Points
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Rankings Breakdown

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    Doubles

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
25/08/2003 US OPEN R64 36
23/06/2003 WIMBLEDON R32 106
26/05/2003 FRENCH OPEN R64 48
13/01/2003 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 34
26/08/2002 US OPEN R128 2
24/06/2002 WIMBLEDON R32 106
27/05/2002 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
14/01/2002 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
27/08/2001 US OPEN R32 122
25/06/2001 WIMBLEDON R16 34
Date Tournament Round Points
28/05/2001 FRENCH OPEN R16 38
15/01/2001 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
28/08/2000 US OPEN Q - R64 10

Fed Cup

Date Tournament Round Points
19/07/2003 FED CUP WEEK 2 R2 0
25/04/2003 FED CUP WEEK 1 R1 0

Tier 1-5

Date Tournament Round Points
15/08/2005 TORONTO Q - R64 1
08/08/2005 LOS ANGELES R64 1
01/08/2005 SAN DIEGO R64 1
11/07/2005 MODENA R32 1
16/05/2005 ISTANBUL R32 1
09/05/2005 PRAGUE R16 14
20/10/2003 LINZ S 52
12/10/2003 ZURICH Q - R32 1
06/10/2003 FILDERSTADT Q - R32 1
29/09/2003 MOSCOW Q - R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
22/09/2003 LEIPZIG Q - R32 1
17/08/2003 NEW HAVEN Q - R32 5
28/07/2003 SOPOT Q 47
16/06/2003 'S-HERTOGENBOSCH R32 1
09/06/2003 VIENNA Q 36
19/05/2003 STRASBOURG Q 68
12/05/2003 ROME R32 38
05/05/2003 BERLIN R32 27
14/04/2003 AMELIA ISLAND R32 18
07/04/2003 CHARLESTON R32 25
Date Tournament Round Points
31/03/2003 SARASOTA R16 14
19/03/2003 MIAMI R128 1
10/02/2003 ANTWERP R16 35
03/02/2003 PARIS R16 29
05/01/2003 CANBERRA R32 1
29/12/2002 GOLD COAST R32 1
14/10/2002 BRATISLAVA W 100
07/10/2002 FILDERSTADT Q - Q 27
30/09/2002 MOSCOW Q 85
16/09/2002 TOKYO (TOYOTA) R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
09/09/2002 BAHIA Q 82
05/08/2002 HELSINKI R16 16
21/07/2002 SOPOT R32 1
17/06/2002 'S-HERTOGENBOSCH R32 1
10/06/2002 VIENNA R16 24
20/05/2002 STRASBOURG R32 1
13/05/2002 ROME R32 31
29/04/2002 BOL R32 1
15/04/2002 BUDAPEST R32 1
08/04/2002 ESTORIL Q 40
Date Tournament Round Points
01/04/2002 PORTO S 51
20/03/2002 MIAMI R128 1
06/03/2002 INDIAN WELLS R64 18
18/02/2002 DUBAI Q - R32 1
11/02/2002 DOHA Q 49
06/01/2002 CANBERRA R32 1
31/12/2001 AUCKLAND R16 16
22/10/2001 LINZ Q - R32 1
14/10/2001 ZURICH Q - Q 13
08/10/2001 FILDERSTADT S 39
Date Tournament Round Points
24/09/2001 LEIPZIG Q - R16 12
09/07/2001 VIENNA Q - Q 8
11/06/2001 BIRMINGHAM Q - R32 1
14/05/2001 ROME Q - R16 9
16/04/2001 BUDAPEST Q - Q 8
02/04/2001 PORTO Q - R32 1
07/01/2001 CANBERRA Q - Q 10
31/12/2000 GOLD COAST Q - Q 10
30/10/2000 LEIPZIG Q - R16 5
16/10/2000 LINZ Q - R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
01/05/2000 BOL Q - R32 1
13/07/1998 PALERMO Q - Q 4

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