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Karolina Sprem

Karolina Sprem
  • Residence: Varazdin, Croatia
  • Date of Birth: 25 Oct 1984
  • Birthplace: Varazdin, Croatia
  • Height: 5' 9" (1.74 m)
  • Weight: 134 lbs. (61 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
  • Status: Pro (2001)
  • Pronounced: ka-ro-LEE-nah shprem

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Karolina Sprem Biography

Father is Gabro, mother is Bozena and sister is Gordana; dog's name is Ella ... Married Marcos Baghdatis on July 14, 2012 ... Baseliner whose best shots are serve, backhand; likes all surfaces ... Began playing at age 9 when introduced to tennis by father ... Speaks Croatian, English ... Favorite foods are fish, pasta; favorite drink is orange juice ... Other interests include horseback riding, listening to music (prefers R&B, dance) ... Favorite places to visit are Miami, Paris, Rome ... Best memory is beginning to play tennis again after May 2007 elbow operation ... Self-described as hard-working; likes to smile a lot ... Favorite tournament is Wimbledon.
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YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles - 0
WTA Doubles Titles - 0
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles - 10
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles - 1
Prize Money $0 $1,298,704
W/L - Singles - - - 266 - 171
W/L - Doubles - - - 14 - 16
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Results

DUBROVNIK

ITF // CROATIA // 14-Oct-2013 // $10,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 0 // Seed/Entry: /W

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss Deborah Kerfs (BEL) 903 6-7 (2) 6-4 6-0

WTA Rankings PTS

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Prize Money

$98
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Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
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Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
11-Oct-2004 (17) 08-May-2006 (182)
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2000 - Made first appearance in WTA qualifying at Bol (as WC); also played on ITF Circuit in Croatia.

2001 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit.

2002 - Played first WTA main draw at Bol, falling 1r (as WC); fell in qualifying once; won two singles titles and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2003 - First Top 100 season; reached first two WTA finals at Strasbourg (l. to Farina Elia) and Vienna (l. to Suárez); SF at Helsinki (l. to Smashnova); reached 2r once (Wimbledon); fell 1r four times (incl. US Open) and in qualifying five times; made Top 100 debut on May 26 (after Strasbourg; rose from No.163 to No.99); won five singles titles on ITF Circuit.

2004 - First Top 20 season; SF three times at Canberra (l. to Suárez), Antwerp (l. to Farina Elia) and Berlin (l. to V.Williams); QF three times at Miami, Wimbledon (first Grand Slam QF; l. to Davenport) and Montréal; reached 3r twice (incl. Olympics) and 2r nine times; fell 1r six times (incl. other three majors); made Top 50 debut on January 19 (after Canberra; rose from No.56 to No.49) and Top 20 debut on July 5 (after Wimbledon; rose from No.30 to No.20), then reached career-high No.17 on October 11 (after Filderstadt).

2005 - Another Top 100 season; reached third WTA final at Kolkata (l. to Myskina); QF at Strasbourg; reached 4r twice (incl. Australian Open) and 2r five times (incl. Roland Garros); fell 1r 14 times (incl. other two majors) and in qualifying once.

2006 - Another Top 100 season; QF at Istanbul; reached 3r three times (incl. Roland Garros, Wimbledon) and 2r four times (incl. Australian Open); fell 1r eight times (incl. US Open) and in qualifying three times.

2007 - Played first four and a half months of season, reaching 3r once and 2r twice but falling 1r twice (incl. Australian Open) and in qualifying five times; withdrew from Roland Garros and Birmingham w/wrist injury; underwent right elbow surgery in May and would miss 10 months to recover.

2008 - Returned to action in late March; SF at Budapest (l. to Klepac); reached 3r once and 2r twice; fell 1r three times (incl. Roland Garros) and in qualifying twice (incl. US Open).

2009 - Another Top 100 season; reached 2r three times; fell 1r five times (incl. Australian Open, Roland Garros, Wimbledon) and in qualifying six times (incl. US Open); won three singles titles on ITF Circuit.

2010 - Sixth Top 100 season; QF at Memphis; reached 2r six times (incl. Australian Open, Wimbledon and Birmingham - l. to Lucic 63 57 76(3) after holding 2mp at 6-5 third set); fell 1r five times (incl. other two majors) and in qualifying seven times.

2011 - Played Australian season (fell 1r at Australian Open and in qualifying at other two events); only played one event rest of season in late April at Estoril (ret. in qualifying w/left wrist injury).

2012 - Did not play.
SINGLES
Winner: 2009 - ITF/Biberach-GER, ITF/Torhout-BEL, ITF/Mestre-ITA; 2003 - ITF/Grenoble-FRA, ITF/Southampton-GBR, ITF/Redbridge-GBR, ITF/Castellon-ESP, ITF/Poitiers-FRA; 2002 - ITF/Courmayeur-ITA, ITF/Bergamo-ITA.
Finalist (3): 2005 - Kolkata; 2003 - Strasbourg, Vienna.

DOUBLES
Winner: 2002 - ITF/Zagreb-CRO (w/Jugic-Salkic).

ADDITIONAL
Croatian Fed Cup Team, 2001-06; Croatian Olympic Team, 2004.

Overall Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles - 0
WTA Doubles Titles - 0
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles - 10
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles - 1
Prize Money $0 $1,298,704
W/L - Singles - - - 266 - 171
W/L - Doubles - - - 14 - 16

Grand Slam History

Singles

W/L   2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
5 / 7 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 1r 2r 1r - 1r 2r 4r 1r
3 / 6 FRENCH OPEN - 1r 1r 1r - 3r 2r 1r
8 / 6 WIMBLEDON - 2r 1r - - 3r 1r QF
0 / 5 US OPEN - 1r - - - 1r 1r 1r
W/L   2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997
5 / 7 AUSTRALIAN OPEN - - - - - - -
3 / 6 FRENCH OPEN - - - - - - -
8 / 6 WIMBLEDON 2r - - - - - -
0 / 5 US OPEN 1r - - - - - -

Doubles

W/L   2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999
1 / 1 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2r - - - - - - -
0 / 1 WIMBLEDON - 1r - - - - - -

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Karolina Sprem Results

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    Doubles

DUBROVNIK

ITF // CROATIA // 14-Oct-2013 // $10,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 0 // Seed/Entry: /W

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss Deborah Kerfs (BEL) 903 6-7 (2) 6-4 6-0

WTA Rankings PTS

+0

Prize Money

$98

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Current WTA Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
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Rankings Breakdown

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
17/01/2011 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 5
30/08/2010 US OPEN R128 5
21/06/2010 WIMBLEDON R64 100
23/05/2010 FRENCH OPEN R128 5
18/01/2010 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 100
31/08/2009 US OPEN Q - R64 40
22/06/2009 WIMBLEDON R128 5
24/05/2009 FRENCH OPEN R128 5
19/01/2009 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R16 60
25/08/2008 US OPEN Q - R128 2
Date Tournament Round Points
25/05/2008 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
15/01/2007 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
28/08/2006 US OPEN R128 2
26/06/2006 WIMBLEDON R32 62
28/05/2006 FRENCH OPEN R32 62
16/01/2006 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 38
29/08/2005 US OPEN R128 2
20/06/2005 WIMBLEDON R128 2
23/05/2005 FRENCH OPEN R64 54
17/01/2005 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R16 160
Date Tournament Round Points
30/08/2004 US OPEN R128 2
21/06/2004 WIMBLEDON Q 386
24/05/2004 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
19/01/2004 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
25/08/2003 US OPEN R128 2
23/06/2003 WIMBLEDON R64 40
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Rankings History

Year Season-ending Singles Season-ending Doubles
2011 813 -
2010 96 -
2009 96 -
2008 175 -
2007 208 -
2006 88 -
2005 65 244
2004 18 368
2003 59 587
2002 273 -
2001 717 -
2000 1157 -
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
11-Oct-2004 (17) 08-May-2006 (182)

Current WTA Rankings

Ranking Points
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Rankings Breakdown

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Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
17/01/2011 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 5
30/08/2010 US OPEN R128 5
21/06/2010 WIMBLEDON R64 100
23/05/2010 FRENCH OPEN R128 5
18/01/2010 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 100
31/08/2009 US OPEN Q - R64 40
22/06/2009 WIMBLEDON R128 5
24/05/2009 FRENCH OPEN R128 5
19/01/2009 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R16 60
25/08/2008 US OPEN Q - R128 2
Date Tournament Round Points
25/05/2008 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
15/01/2007 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
28/08/2006 US OPEN R128 2
26/06/2006 WIMBLEDON R32 62
28/05/2006 FRENCH OPEN R32 62
16/01/2006 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 38
29/08/2005 US OPEN R128 2
20/06/2005 WIMBLEDON R128 2
23/05/2005 FRENCH OPEN R64 54
17/01/2005 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R16 160
Date Tournament Round Points
30/08/2004 US OPEN R128 2
21/06/2004 WIMBLEDON Q 386
24/05/2004 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
19/01/2004 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
25/08/2003 US OPEN R128 2
23/06/2003 WIMBLEDON R64 40

Premier Events

Date Tournament Round Points
09/01/2011 SYDNEY Q - R32 8
22/08/2010 NEW HAVEN Q - R32 1
16/08/2010 MONTREAL Q - R16 20
09/08/2010 CINCINNATI Q - R64 1
14/06/2010 EASTBOURNE S 20
08/05/2010 MADRID Q - R16 20
02/05/2010 ROME Q 30
23/03/2010 MIAMI Q - R32 20
10/03/2010 INDIAN WELLS R16 80
08/02/2010 PARIS S 80
Date Tournament Round Points
10/01/2010 SYDNEY Q - R32 8
15/06/2009 EASTBOURNE Q - R32 1
03/05/2009 ROME Q - R32 1
27/04/2009 STUTTGART S 20
25/03/2009 MIAMI R16 80
09/02/2009 PARIS S 80

Internationals

Date Tournament Round Points
25/04/2011 ESTORIL Q - R32 1
02/01/2011 BRISBANE Q - R16 6
12/07/2010 PALERMO R32 1
05/07/2010 BASTAD R16 30
07/06/2010 BIRMINGHAM R32 15
12/04/2010 BARCELONA Q - R16 6
14/02/2010 MEMPHIS Q 70
19/10/2009 LUXEMBOURG Q - R16 6
12/10/2009 LINZ Q - Q 10
13/07/2009 PRAGUE R16 30
Date Tournament Round Points
06/07/2009 BUDAPEST R32 1
04/01/2009 BRISBANE Q - Q 10

Fed Cup

Date Tournament Round Points
15/07/2006 FED CUP WEEK 2 - PLAYOFFS R2 0
22/04/2006 FED CUP WEEK 1 R1 0
09/07/2005 FED CUP WEEK 2 - PLAYOFFS R2 0
24/04/2004 FED CUP WEEK 1 R1 0
26/04/2003 FED CUP WEEK 1 R1 0

Tier 1-5

Date Tournament Round Points
21/07/2008 PORTOROZ R16 15
14/07/2008 BAD GASTEIN R16 20
07/07/2008 BUDAPEST S 65
09/06/2008 BARCELONA R32 1
28/04/2008 PRAGUE R32 1
07/04/2008 AMELIA ISLAND Q 45
26/03/2008 MIAMI Q - R64 1
14/05/2007 ROME Q 50
23/04/2007 BUDAPEST R16 20
09/04/2007 CHARLESTON Q - R16 10
Date Tournament Round Points
02/04/2007 AMELIA ISLAND Q 45
21/03/2007 MIAMI Q - R64 1
07/03/2007 INDIAN WELLS R128 1
12/02/2007 ANTWERP Q - Q 10
05/02/2007 PARIS Q - R32 1
07/01/2007 HOBART Q - R32 1
30/10/2006 HASSELT R16 16
16/10/2006 ZURICH Q - R32 1
02/10/2006 STUTTGART S 13
18/09/2006 KOLKATA R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
22/05/2006 ISTANBUL Q 30
08/05/2006 PRAGUE R16 12
10/04/2006 CHARLESTON R16 42
03/04/2006 AMELIA ISLAND R32 14
22/03/2006 MIAMI R128 1
08/03/2006 INDIAN WELLS R128 1
13/02/2006 ANTWERP S 12
06/02/2006 PARIS Q - R16 4
31/01/2006 TOKYO (PAN PACIFIC) Q - R16 6
08/01/2006 CANBERRA R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
01/01/2006 GOLD COAST R32 1
24/10/2005 HASSELT R16 18
17/10/2005 ZURICH Q - R32 1
03/10/2005 FILDERSTADT S 58
19/09/2005 KOLKATA F 128
12/09/2005 BALI R32 1
15/08/2005 TORONTO R64 1
08/08/2005 LOS ANGELES R32 18
01/08/2005 SAN DIEGO R64 1
25/07/2005 STANFORD R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
13/06/2005 EASTBOURNE R32 1
16/05/2005 STRASBOURG Q 46
09/05/2005 ROME R64 1
02/05/2005 BERLIN R64 1
04/04/2005 AMELIA ISLAND R64 1
23/03/2005 MIAMI R16 56
09/03/2005 INDIAN WELLS R64 1
14/02/2005 ANTWERP R32 1
07/02/2005 PARIS R32 1
09/01/2005 SYDNEY R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
02/01/2005 GOLD COAST R32 1
25/10/2004 LINZ R32 1
17/10/2004 ZURICH R32 1
11/10/2004 MOSCOW R16 57
04/10/2004 FILDERSTADT R32 1
27/09/2004 HASSELT R16 26
02/08/2004 MONTREAL Q 120
25/07/2004 SAN DIEGO R32 33
14/06/2004 EASTBOURNE R16 48
10/05/2004 ROME R32 35
Date Tournament Round Points
03/05/2004 BERLIN S 172
12/04/2004 CHARLESTON R32 48
05/04/2004 AMELIA ISLAND R16 50
24/03/2004 MIAMI Q 130
10/03/2004 INDIAN WELLS R64 1
16/02/2004 ANTWERP S 129
09/02/2004 PARIS S 67
11/01/2004 CANBERRA S 64
04/01/2004 GOLD COAST R16 39
20/10/2003 LINZ R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
12/10/2003 ZURICH Q - R32 1
06/10/2003 FILDERSTADT Q - R32 1
17/08/2003 NEW HAVEN Q - R64 1
04/08/2003 HELSINKI S 51
28/07/2003 SOPOT R32 1
09/06/2003 VIENNA F 160
19/05/2003 STRASBOURG F 173
28/04/2003 BOL R32 1
14/04/2003 BUDAPEST Q - R16 4
31/03/2003 CASABLANCA Q - Q 7
Date Tournament Round Points
08/07/2002 BRUSSELS Q - R32 1
29/04/2002 BOL R32 1
01/05/2000 BOL Q - R32 1

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