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Tzipora Obziler

Tzipora Obziler
  • Residence: Givataym, Israel
  • Date of Birth: 19 Apr 1973
  • Birthplace: Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Height: 5'7 3/4" (1.72 m)
  • Weight: 128 (58 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
  • Status: Pro (April 1997)
  • Pronounced: zip-OR-ah OB-zi-ler

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Tzipora Obziler Biography

Started playing at age 10 with friends ... Father, Efraim, is a salesman; mother, Yana, manages a jewelry store; brother, Tuvi, is a builder and married w/two kids (Sun, Liroi); sister, Rachel, is a fashion store designer ... Speaks Hebrew, English ... Nickname is Tzipi ... Favorites include the movie "The Professional", singer Macy Gray, the book Back to Life by Lance Armstrong and Mexican cuisine ... Relaxes by reading, going to the beach ... Served two years in the Israeli Army ... Went to college at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia.
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YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles - 0
WTA Doubles Titles - 0
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles - 14
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles - 14
Prize Money $0 $595,265
W/L - Singles - - - 383 - 247
W/L - Doubles - - - 152 - 115
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Results

WARSAW

WTA // POLAND // 18-May-2009 // $600,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 247 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Loss Lenka Tvaroskova (SVK) 222 7-6 (2) 6-1

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$660
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Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
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Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
09-Jul-2007 (75) 10-Apr-2000 (149)
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JANUARY - Fell in Australian Open qualifying.

FEBRUARY - Went 0-3 in Israel's 3-2 Fed Cup World Group II loss to Ukraine; fell 1r at Bogota (as qualifier, l. to Mayr); fell in Acapulco qualifying.
1988 - Played first events of career on ITF Circuit in Israel.

1989 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit.

1990 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit.

1991 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit.

1992 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit.

1993 - Played first Tour qualifying at San Juan; also played on ITF Circuit.

1994 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit.

1995 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit.

1996 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit.

1997 - Won two singles titles on ITF Circuit.

1998 - Played first Tour main draw at Bogotá, falling 1r (as qualifier); fell in Tour qualifying once (US Open); won one singles title on ITF Circuit.

1999 - Fell in Tour qualifying once; won four singles titles and four doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

2000 - QF at Tashkent; fell 1r twice (incl. Australian Open) and in Tour qualifying three times (other three majors); won two singles titles and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2001 - Fell in Tour qualifying once (US Open); also played on ITF Circuit.

2002 - Reached 2r once; fell in Tour qualifying once; won two singles titles and two doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

2003 - QF at Hyderabad; fell 1r twice and in Tour qualifying nine times (incl. all four majors); also played on ITF Circuit.

2004 - Reached 2r twice (Australian Open, US Open); fell 1r three times (incl. Roland Garros) and in Tour qualifying four times (incl. Wimbledon); won three doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

2005 - QF at Hyderabad; reached 2r three times (incl. Australian Open); fell 1r three times and in Tour qualifying seven times (incl. other three majors); won one singles title and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2006 - SF at Guangzhou (d. world No.20 Li en route for first Top 20 win; l. to Medina Garrigues); QF at Auckland; reached 2r twice; fell 1r twice (incl. Australian Open) and in Tour qualifying five times (incl. other three majors); won one singles title and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2007 - First Top 100 season; runner-up at Guangzhou (l. to Razzano in final); SF at Bangalore (l. to Shvedova); QF twice, at Pattaya City and Kolkata; made Top 100 debut on February 19 (after Bangalore; rose from No.117 to No.96); reached 2r once (Roland Garros); fell 1r six times (incl. other three majors) and in Tour qualifying five times; won one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2008 - Reached 2r three times; fell 1r nine times (incl. Australian Open, Roland Garros, Wimbledon, Olympics) and in Tour qualifying five times (incl. US Open); won one singles title and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.
SINGLES
Winner: 2008 - ITF/Tenerife-ESP; 2006 - ITF/Washington, DC-USA; 2005 - ITF/Raanana 1-ISR; 2002 - ITF/Mumbai 2-IND, ITF/Nonthaburi 2-THA; 2000 - ITF/Ashkelon-ISR, ITF/Beersheba-ISR; 1999 - ITF/Guimaraes-POR, ITF/Azemeis-POR, ITF/Istanbul 3-TUR, ITF/Istanbul 4-TUR; 1998 - ITF/Jaffa 1-ISR; 1997 - ITF/Jaffe-ISR, ITF/Antalya-TUR.
Finalist (1): 2007 - Guangzhou.
Semifinalist (2): 2007 - Bangalore; 2006 - Guangzhou.
Quarterfinalist (6): 2007 - Pattaya City, Kolkata; 2006 - Auckland; 2005 - Hyderabad; 2003 - Hyderabad; 2000 - Tashkent.

DOUBLES
Winner: 2008 - ITF/Patras-GRE (w/Yakimova); 2007 - ITF/Raanana-ISR (w/Linetskaya); 2006 - ITF/Antalya Manavgat 1-TUR (w/Oprandi); 2005 - ITF/Raanana 1-ISR (w/Peer); 2004 - ITF/Ramat Hasharon-ISR (w/Steinberg), ITF/Deauville-FRA (w/Nemeth), ITF/Raanana-ISR (w/Peer); 2002 - ITF/Tel Aviv-ISR (w/Rosen), ITF/Mumbai 2-IND (w/Daskovic); 2000 - ITF/Norcross, GA-USA; 1999 - ITF/Guimaraes-POR, ITF/Azemeis-POR (both w/Liggan), ITF/Dublin-IRL (w/de Beer), ITF/Jaffa-ISR (w/Rosen).

ADDITIONAL
Israeli Fed Cup Team, 1994-05, 2007-09; Israeli Olympic Team, 2008.

Overall Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles - 0
WTA Doubles Titles - 0
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles - 14
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles - 14
Prize Money $0 $595,265
W/L - Singles - - - 383 - 247
W/L - Doubles - - - 152 - 115

Grand Slam History

Singles

W/L   2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001
2 / 6 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 1r 1r 1r 2r 2r - - -
1 / 3 FRENCH OPEN 1r 2r - - 1r - - -
0 / 2 WIMBLEDON 1r 1r - - - - - -
1 / 2 US OPEN - 1r - - 2r - - -
W/L   2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995 1994
2 / 6 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 1r - - - - - -
1 / 3 FRENCH OPEN - - - - - - -
0 / 2 WIMBLEDON - - - - - - -
1 / 2 US OPEN - - - - - - -

Doubles

W/L   2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001
0 / 1 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 1r - - - - - - -
0 / 1 FRENCH OPEN - 1r - - - - - -
0 / 1 WIMBLEDON - 1r - - - - - -

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Tzipora Obziler Results

  • Singles
    Doubles

WARSAW

WTA // POLAND // 18-May-2009 // $600,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 247 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Loss Lenka Tvaroskova (SVK) 222 7-6 (2) 6-1

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$660

ESTORIL

WTA // PORTUGAL // 04-May-2009 // $220,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 231 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Loss Sílvia Soler-Espinosa (ESP) 189 6-1 6-1

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$265

MARBELLA

WTA // SPAIN // 06-Apr-2009 // $500,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 225 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Win [A] Stamatia Fafaliou (GRE) 628 6-1 6-2
Q-R16 Loss [3] Arantxa Rus (NED) 142 W/O

WTA Rankings PTS

+6

Prize Money

$722

ACAPULCO

WTA // MEXICO // 23-Feb-2009 // $220,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 174 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Win [W] Ximena Hermoso (MEX) 711 6-2 6-4
Q-R16 Loss [5] Viktoriya Kutuzova (UKR) 138 6-3 1-6 7-6 (0)

WTA Rankings PTS

+6

Prize Money

$460

BOGOTA

WTA // COLOMBIA // 16-Feb-2009 // $220,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 179 // Seed/Entry: /Q

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Win Tatiana Bua (ARG) 429 7-5 6-4
Q-R16 Win Vanesa Furlanetto (ARG) 423 6-0 6-1
Q-Q Win Chayenne Ewijk (NED) 233 6-2 2-6 6-4
R32 Loss Patricia Mayr-Achleitner (AUT) 96 6-2 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+16

Prize Money

$1,725

FED CUP WEEK 1 - WORLD GROUP 2

Fed Cup // UKRAINE // 07-Feb-2009 // $0 // Hard (Indoor) // Draw: 8M/0Q/2D // Rank: 166 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R1 Loss Alona Bondarenko (UKR) 31 6-4 6-4
R1 Loss Kateryna Bondarenko (UKR) 50 6-1 4-6 6-0

WTA Rankings PTS

+0

Prize Money

$0

AUSTRALIAN OPEN

Grand Slam // AUSTRALIA // 19-Jan-2009 // $7,262,973 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/128Q/64D // Rank: 177 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R128 Win Zuzana Ondraskova (CZE) 182 6-1 6-0
Q-R64 Loss [13] Urszula Radwanska (POL) 118 7-6 (0) 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+40

Prize Money

$3,922

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Current WTA Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
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Rankings Breakdown

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
19/01/2009 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R64 40
25/08/2008 US OPEN Q - R64 15
23/06/2008 WIMBLEDON R128 2
25/05/2008 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
14/01/2008 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
27/08/2007 US OPEN R128 2
25/06/2007 WIMBLEDON R128 2
27/05/2007 FRENCH OPEN R64 60
15/01/2007 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
28/08/2006 US OPEN Q - R64 15
Date Tournament Round Points
26/06/2006 WIMBLEDON Q - R128 2
28/05/2006 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
16/01/2006 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R16 31
29/08/2005 US OPEN Q - R128 2
20/06/2005 WIMBLEDON Q - R64 15
23/05/2005 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
17/01/2005 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 58
30/08/2004 US OPEN R16 78
21/06/2004 WIMBLEDON Q - R32 23
24/05/2004 FRENCH OPEN R32 29
Date Tournament Round Points
19/01/2004 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R16 82
25/08/2003 US OPEN Q - R128 2
23/06/2003 WIMBLEDON Q - R128 2
26/05/2003 FRENCH OPEN Q - R32 29
13/01/2003 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R32 29
27/08/2001 US OPEN Q - R128 2
28/08/2000 US OPEN Q - R128 2
26/06/2000 WIMBLEDON Q - R128 2
29/05/2000 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
17/01/2000 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R16 29
Date Tournament Round Points
31/08/1998 US OPEN Q - R128 2
Complete Rankings Breakdown

Rankings History

Year Season-ending Singles Season-ending Doubles
2008 176 252
2007 82 494
2006 110 435
2005 134 190
2004 109 350
2003 129 305
2002 190 798
2001 629 -
2000 203 261
1999 222 202
1998 240 401
1997 326 376
1996 463 583
1995 643 608
1994 477 297
1993 471 334
1992 495 510
1991 588 651
1990 555 579
1989 581 0
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
09-Jul-2007 (75) 10-Apr-2000 (149)

Current WTA Rankings

Ranking Points
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Rankings Breakdown

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    Doubles

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
19/01/2009 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R64 40
25/08/2008 US OPEN Q - R64 15
23/06/2008 WIMBLEDON R128 2
25/05/2008 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
14/01/2008 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
27/08/2007 US OPEN R128 2
25/06/2007 WIMBLEDON R128 2
27/05/2007 FRENCH OPEN R64 60
15/01/2007 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
28/08/2006 US OPEN Q - R64 15
Date Tournament Round Points
26/06/2006 WIMBLEDON Q - R128 2
28/05/2006 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
16/01/2006 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R16 31
29/08/2005 US OPEN Q - R128 2
20/06/2005 WIMBLEDON Q - R64 15
23/05/2005 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
17/01/2005 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 58
30/08/2004 US OPEN R16 78
21/06/2004 WIMBLEDON Q - R32 23
24/05/2004 FRENCH OPEN R32 29
Date Tournament Round Points
19/01/2004 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R16 82
25/08/2003 US OPEN Q - R128 2
23/06/2003 WIMBLEDON Q - R128 2
26/05/2003 FRENCH OPEN Q - R32 29
13/01/2003 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R32 29
27/08/2001 US OPEN Q - R128 2
28/08/2000 US OPEN Q - R128 2
26/06/2000 WIMBLEDON Q - R128 2
29/05/2000 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
17/01/2000 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R16 29
Date Tournament Round Points
31/08/1998 US OPEN Q - R128 2

Premier Events

Date Tournament Round Points
18/05/2009 WARSAW Q - R32 1

Internationals

Date Tournament Round Points
04/05/2009 ESTORIL Q - R32 1
06/04/2009 MARBELLA Q - R16 6
23/02/2009 ACAPULCO Q - R16 6
16/02/2009 BOGOTA S 16

Fed Cup

Date Tournament Round Points
07/02/2009 FED CUP WEEK 1 - WORLD GROUP 2 R1 0
26/04/2008 FED CUP WEEK 2- PLAYOFFS R2 0
02/02/2008 FED CUP WEEK 1 R1 0
14/07/2007 FED CUP WK 2 - PLAYOFFS R2 0
21/04/2007 FED CUP WEEK 1 - WORLD GROUP 2 R1 0

Tier 1-5

Date Tournament Round Points
20/10/2008 LINZ Q - R32 1
13/10/2008 ZURICH Q - R16 5
14/07/2008 BAD GASTEIN R32 1
07/07/2008 BUDAPEST R16 20
16/06/2008 EASTBOURNE Q - Q 10
09/06/2008 BIRMINGHAM R64 1
19/05/2008 ISTANBUL R32 1
05/05/2008 BERLIN Q - R16 10
03/03/2008 BANGALORE R16 35
11/02/2008 ANTWERP R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
04/02/2008 PATTAYA CITY R16 15
06/01/2008 SYDNEY R16 10
24/09/2007 GUANGZHOU F 100
17/09/2007 KOLKATA Q 35
19/08/2007 NEW HAVEN Q - R32 1
13/08/2007 TORONTO Q - R32 10
21/05/2007 ISTANBUL R32 1
07/05/2007 BERLIN Q - R16 10
30/04/2007 WARSAW Q - Q 10
09/04/2007 CHARLESTON Q - R16 10
Date Tournament Round Points
26/02/2007 ACAPULCO R32 1
12/02/2007 BANGALORE S 65
05/02/2007 PATTAYA CITY S 37
07/01/2007 HOBART S 7
25/09/2006 GUANGZHOU S 55
18/09/2006 KOLKATA R16 16
14/08/2006 MONTREAL R16 11
08/03/2006 INDIAN WELLS Q - R64 1
13/02/2006 BANGALORE R16 16
06/02/2006 PATTAYA CITY Q - R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
02/01/2006 AUCKLAND S 30
10/10/2005 BANGKOK Q - Q 8
03/10/2005 TASHKENT R16 16
26/09/2005 GUANGZHOU R16 16
02/05/2005 BERLIN Q 17
11/04/2005 CHARLESTON Q - R32 1
04/04/2005 AMELIA ISLAND Q 15
23/03/2005 MIAMI Q - R64 1
07/02/2005 HYDERABAD Q 32
31/01/2005 PATTAYA CITY R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
09/01/2005 SYDNEY Q - R16 5
01/11/2004 QUEBEC CITY R32 1
25/10/2004 LUXEMBOURG Q - R16 4
15/02/2004 MEMPHIS Q - R16 4
11/01/2004 CANBERRA S 13
05/01/2004 AUCKLAND Q - R16 6
20/10/2003 LINZ Q - R32 1
06/10/2003 TASHKENT R32 1
14/04/2003 BUDAPEST Q - R32 1
07/04/2003 ESTORIL Q - R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
19/03/2003 MIAMI Q - R64 1
05/03/2003 INDIAN WELLS Q - R32 8
03/02/2003 HYDERABAD Q 38
30/12/2002 AUCKLAND S 12
15/04/2002 BUDAPEST S 23
08/04/2002 ESTORIL Q - Q 10
10/04/2000 AMELIA ISLAND Q 10
19/04/1999 CAIRO Q - R32 1
16/02/1998 BOGOTA S 7
26/07/1993 SAN JUAN Q - R16 0
Date Tournament Round Points

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