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Christina Wheeler

Christina Wheeler
  • Residence: Melbourne, Australia
  • Date of Birth: 15 Apr 1982
  • Birthplace: Korosten, Ukraine
  • Height: 5' 3 1/4'' (1.61 m)
  • Weight: 121 lbs. (55 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
  • Status: Pro (2000)

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Christina Wheeler Biography

Coached by Craig Morris...All-court player who likes all court surfaces...Mother's name is Maria; father's name is Alex; has a younger sister named Maria...Hobbies include yoga, body boarding, rock climbing, painting, reading and watching performances...Favorite city to visit is Melbourne - even though it's her home, says she often feels like a tourist there...Favorite movies include Power of One, Gladiator and Breaking Away; favorite actors include Sean Connery, Matt Damon, Russell Crowe and Cate Blanchett...Favorite books are April Fools Day by Bryce Courtney, The Sound of One Hand Clapping by Richard Flanagan, and Seat of the Soul by Gary Zukav...Graduated from high school in 2000...Admires many people, including the Dalai Lama, Gandhi, Martin Luther King and Gary Zukav...Tennis player most admired is Andre Agassi because of his attitude toward his experiences on court and off...Likes being a pro tennis player because of the lifestyle, traveling, meeting people and the chance to learn, but doesn't like the jet lag.
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Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles - 0
WTA Doubles Titles - 0
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles - 3
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles - 10
Prize Money $0 $357,140
W/L - Singles - - - 221 - 208
W/L - Doubles - - - 193 - 144
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Results

WIMBLEDON

Grand Slam // GREAT BRITAIN // 23-Jun-2008 // $10,524,070 // Grass (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/128Q/64D // Rank: 217 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R128 Loss [21] Jelena Kostanic Tosic (CRO) 117 6-2 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+4

Prize Money

$3,302
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Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
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Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
26-May-2003 (147) 08-Jul-2002 (91)
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JANUARY - Fell in Gold Coast and Sydney qualifying; fell 1r at Australian Open (as WC, l. to Camerin).

FEBRUARY - Played on ITF Circuit.

MARCH - Played on ITF Circuit.

APRIL - Won $10K ITF/Naples-ITA singles title and $25K ITF/Biarritz-FRA doubles title (w/Muller).

MAY - Fell in Roland Garros qualifying.

JUNE - Fell in Wimbledon qualifying.

JULY - Did not play.

AUGUST - Did not play.

SEPTEMBER - Did not play.
1998 - Played first events of career on ITF Circuit in Australia.

1999 - Played Australian Open qualifying; continued to play on ITF Circuit.

2000 - Played Gold Coast and Australian Open qualifying; won one singles title and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2001 - Played first two Tour main draws, reaching 2r at Gold Coast (as WC, d. No.4 seed Panova in 1r before falling to Kruger in 3s) and falling 1r at Australian Open (as WC, l. to No.5 seed Martinez); fell in Tour qualifying four times (incl. other three Grand Slams); won one singles title on ITF Circuit.

2002 - Played five Tour main draws, reaching 2r at Roland Garros (as WC, d. Kournikova in 1r before falling to No.14 seed Tulyaganova) and falling 1r at Gold Coast, Hobart and Australian Open (as WC, l. to No.4 seed Clijsters); fell in Tour qualifying five times (incl. Wimbledon, US Open); won two doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

2003 - Fell 1r at Roland Garros (as WC, l. to Garbin); fell in Tour qualifying three times (incl. other three Grand Slams); won two doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

2004 - Fell 1r at Hobart, Roland Garros (as WC, l. to Marrero 97 third set) and Wimbledon (as qualifier, l. to Perebiynis); fell in Tour qualifying three times (incl. other two Grand Slams); won one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2005 - Fell in Canberra qualifying; continued to play on ITF Circuit.

2006 - Fell 1r at Hobart (as qualifier) and in Tour qualifying three times (incl. Australian Open); won two doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

2007 - Fell in Tour qualifying four times (incl. US Open); won one doubles title on ITF Circuit.
SINGLES
Winner: 2008 - ITF/Naples-ITA; 2001 - ITF/Mackay-AUS; 2000 - ITF/Swansea-GBR.

DOUBLES
Winner: 2008 - ITF/Biarritz-FRA (w/Muller); 2007 - ITF/Kalgoorlie-AUS (w/Hewson); 2006 - ITF/Felixstowe-GBR (w/Musgrave), ITF/Mount Gambier-AUS (w/Grandin); 2004 - ITF/Raleigh, NC-USA (w/Cargill); 2003 - ITF/Dothan, AL-USA (w/Sequera), ITF/Mount Gambier-AUS (w/Lehnhoff); 2002 - ITF/Jackson, MS-USA (w/McShea), ITF/Peachtree, GA-USA (w/Embry); 2000 - ITF/Corona-AUS (w/Watson).
Finalist (1): 2002 - Hobart (w/Barclay).

ADDITIONAL
Australian Fed Cup Team, 2001.

Overall Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles - 0
WTA Doubles Titles - 0
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles - 3
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles - 10
Prize Money $0 $357,140
W/L - Singles - - - 221 - 208
W/L - Doubles - - - 193 - 144

Grand Slam History

Singles

W/L   2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001
0 / 3 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 1r - - - - - 1r 1r
1 / 3 FRENCH OPEN - - - - 1r 1r 2r -
0 / 1 WIMBLEDON - - - - 1r - - -

Doubles

W/L   2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001
3 / 9 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 1r 1r 2r 2r 1r 1r 2r 1r
0 / 2 FRENCH OPEN - - - - 1r - 1r -
2 / 3 WIMBLEDON - - - - 2r 1r 2r -
1 / 3 US OPEN - - - - 1r 2r 1r -
W/L   2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995 1994
3 / 9 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 1r - - - - - -
0 / 2 FRENCH OPEN - - - - - - -
2 / 3 WIMBLEDON - - - - - - -
1 / 3 US OPEN - - - - - - -

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Christina Wheeler Results

  • Singles
    Doubles

WIMBLEDON

Grand Slam // GREAT BRITAIN // 23-Jun-2008 // $10,524,070 // Grass (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/128Q/64D // Rank: 217 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R128 Loss [21] Jelena Kostanic Tosic (CRO) 117 6-2 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+4

Prize Money

$3,302

GRADO

ITF // ITALY // 02-Jun-2008 // $25,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: 7/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss [Q] Federica Di Sarra (ITA) 450 7-5 4-6 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+2

Prize Money

$294

FRENCH OPEN

Grand Slam // FRANCE // 25-May-2008 // $9,711,335 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/128Q/64D // Rank: 217 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R128 Win Neuza Silva (POR) 182 6-3 6-3
Q-R64 Win Akiko Yonemura (JPN) 210 6-1 6-1
Q-R32 Loss Magdalena Rybarikova (SVK) 158 6-2 6-0

WTA Rankings PTS

+50

Prize Money

$10,426

CASERTA

ITF // ITALY // 12-May-2008 // $25,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 217 // Seed/Entry: 7/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss Xinyun Han (CHN) 282 6-3 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+2

Prize Money

$294

BUCHAREST 2

ITF // ROMANIA // 05-May-2008 // $50,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: 6/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win Joanna Sakowicz-Kostecka (POL) 347 7-6 (4) 6-2
R16 Win [L] Ionela-Andreea Iova (ROU) 730 7-5 6-3
Q Loss [1] Petra Cetkovska (CZE) 91 6-2 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+18

Prize Money

$1,235

MAKARSKA

ITF // CROATIA // 28-Apr-2008 // $50,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss Anna Floris (ITA) 229 6-3 7-6 (5)

WTA Rankings PTS

+2

Prize Money

$475

NAPLES

ITF // ITALY // 21-Apr-2008 // $10,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/8Q/16D // Rank: 216 // Seed/Entry: 1/Q

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win [W] Stefanie Haidner (AUT) 756 6-0 6-3
R16 Win Andreea Vaideanu (ROU) 578 2-6 6-3 7-5
Q Win [8] Alexia Virgili (ITA) 470 6-4 7-6 (3)
S Win [3] Michelle Gerards (NED) 355 6-1 6-3
F Win [4] Lisa Sabino (SUI) 412 6-4 7-6 (4)

WTA Rankings PTS

+12

Prize Money

$1,568

BARI

ITF // ITALY // 14-Apr-2008 // $25,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 213 // Seed/Entry: 4/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss Giulia Gabba (ITA) 266 6-0 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+2

Prize Money

$294

BIARRITZ

ITF // FRANCE // 07-Apr-2008 // $25,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 211 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss [7] Selima Sfar (TUN) 188 6-3 6-0

WTA Rankings PTS

+2

Prize Money

$294

PATRAS

ITF // GREECE // 31-Mar-2008 // $50,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 225 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss [4] Anne Keothavong (GBR) 135 6-1 6-1

WTA Rankings PTS

+2

Prize Money

$475

TESSENDERLO

ITF // BELGIUM // 24-Mar-2008 // $25,000 // Clay (Indoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 225 // Seed/Entry: 7/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss Yevgenia Savranska (UKR) 259 6-0 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+2

Prize Money

$294

SORRENTO

ITF // AUSTRALIA // 17-Mar-2008 // $25,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 227 // Seed/Entry: 5/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win I-Hsuan Hwang (TPE) 272 6-1 6-1
R16 Win [Q] Anna Wishink (AUS) - 6-4 7-5
Q Win Kai-Chen Chang (TPE) 503 3-6 6-4 7-5
S Win [6] Jessica Moore (AUS) 239 6-4 7-5
F Loss [2] Melanie South (GBR) 176 7-5 6-7 (6) 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+34

Prize Money

$1,666

KALGOORLIE

ITF // AUSTRALIA // 10-Mar-2008 // $25,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 227 // Seed/Entry: 4/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win [Q] Kyung Yee Chae (KOR) 539 7-5 6-3
R16 Win [W] Brittany Sheed (AUS) - 6-4 4-6 7-5
Q Loss Agnes Szatmari (ROU) 201 6-2 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+14

Prize Money

$686

BERRI

ITF // AUSTRALIA // 11-Feb-2008 // $25,000 // Grass (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 213 // Seed/Entry: 3/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win [W] Emelyn Starr (AUS) 857 7-5 6-2
R16 Loss Ayaka Maekawa (JPN) 491 7-5 5-7 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+8

Prize Money

$490

MILDURA

ITF // AUSTRALIA // 04-Feb-2008 // $25,000 // Grass (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 217 // Seed/Entry: 3/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win Shona Lee (NZL) 637 6-2 6-1
R16 Win Petra Pajalic (SLO) 811 6-4 6-1
Q Loss Kai-Chen Chang (TPE) 734 6-4 5-7 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+14

Prize Money

$686

AUSTRALIAN OPEN

Grand Slam // AUSTRALIA // 14-Jan-2008 // $8,000,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/128Q/64D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: /W

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Loss Maria Elena Camerin (ITA) 99 6-1 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+4

Prize Money

$16,216

SYDNEY

WTA // AUSTRALIA // 06-Jan-2008 // $600,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/64Q/16D // Rank: 216 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R64 Win [11] Sara Errani (ITA) 63 3-6 7-6 (5) 6-4
Q-R32 Loss Tzipora Obziler (ISR) 79 6-1 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+10

Prize Money

$1,105

GOLD COAST

WTA // AUSTRALIA // 30-Dec-2007 // $175,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 219 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Win Alberta Brianti (ITA) 154 7-6 (4) 6-2
Q-R16 Win [1] Yung-Jan Chan (TPE) 64 6-2 7-6 (6)
Q-Q Loss Timea Bacsinszky (SUI) 122 6-4 2-6 7-5

WTA Rankings PTS

+8

Prize Money

$650

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Current WTA Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
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Rankings Breakdown

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
23/06/2008 WIMBLEDON Q - R128 2
25/05/2008 FRENCH OPEN Q - R32 25
14/01/2008 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
27/08/2007 US OPEN Q - R128 2
16/01/2006 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
30/08/2004 US OPEN Q - R128 2
21/06/2004 WIMBLEDON R16 42
24/05/2004 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
19/01/2004 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
25/08/2003 US OPEN Q - R32 29
Date Tournament Round Points
23/06/2003 WIMBLEDON Q - R64 21
26/05/2003 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
13/01/2003 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R64 17
26/08/2002 US OPEN Q - R64 17
24/06/2002 WIMBLEDON Q - R128 2
27/05/2002 FRENCH OPEN R64 48
14/01/2002 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
27/08/2001 US OPEN Q - R128 2
25/06/2001 WIMBLEDON Q - R64 14
28/05/2001 FRENCH OPEN Q - R32 26
Date Tournament Round Points
15/01/2001 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
17/01/2000 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R32 20
18/01/1999 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R64 2
Complete Rankings Breakdown

Rankings History

Year Season-ending Singles Season-ending Doubles
2008 258 242
2007 226 162
2006 358 179
2005 324 177
2004 302 122
2003 169 126
2002 172 93
2001 159 187
2000 333 372
1999 530 476
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
26-May-2003 (147) 08-Jul-2002 (91)

Current WTA Rankings

Ranking Points
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Rankings Breakdown

  • Singles
    Doubles

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
23/06/2008 WIMBLEDON Q - R128 2
25/05/2008 FRENCH OPEN Q - R32 25
14/01/2008 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
27/08/2007 US OPEN Q - R128 2
16/01/2006 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
30/08/2004 US OPEN Q - R128 2
21/06/2004 WIMBLEDON R16 42
24/05/2004 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
19/01/2004 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
25/08/2003 US OPEN Q - R32 29
Date Tournament Round Points
23/06/2003 WIMBLEDON Q - R64 21
26/05/2003 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
13/01/2003 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R64 17
26/08/2002 US OPEN Q - R64 17
24/06/2002 WIMBLEDON Q - R128 2
27/05/2002 FRENCH OPEN R64 48
14/01/2002 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
27/08/2001 US OPEN Q - R128 2
25/06/2001 WIMBLEDON Q - R64 14
28/05/2001 FRENCH OPEN Q - R32 26
Date Tournament Round Points
15/01/2001 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
17/01/2000 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R32 20
18/01/1999 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R64 2

Tier 1-5

Date Tournament Round Points
06/01/2008 SYDNEY Q - R32 5
30/12/2007 GOLD COAST Q - Q 4
29/10/2007 QUEBEC CITY Q - R32 1
07/01/2007 HOBART Q - R32 1
31/12/2006 GOLD COAST Q - R32 1
10/04/2006 CHARLESTON Q - R32 1
19/02/2006 MEMPHIS Q - Q 4
08/01/2006 HOBART S 6
09/01/2005 CANBERRA Q - R32 1
17/05/2004 VIENNA Q - R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
11/01/2004 HOBART R32 1
09/06/2003 BIRMINGHAM Q - R16 4
07/04/2003 CHARLESTON Q - R32 1
08/07/2002 PALERMO S 6
10/06/2002 BIRMINGHAM Q - R16 4
17/02/2002 MEMPHIS Q - R16 4
11/02/2002 DOHA Q - R32 1
06/01/2002 HOBART R32 1
30/12/2001 GOLD COAST R32 1
07/01/2001 HOBART Q - R16 1
Date Tournament Round Points
31/12/2000 GOLD COAST R16 35
03/01/2000 GOLD COAST Q - R32 1

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