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Personal

Coached by Alan Maric; off-court trainer is Slaven Hrvoj ... Started playing tennis at age 7 ... Married Roko Tosic, Croatian table tennis player, on July 8, 2006 ... Father, Slobodan, is an external bank auditor; mother, Smiljana, is a dental nurse; sister, Marina, is a student of economics; loves her nieces, Mia and Lana ... Entire family plays recreational tennis on private court ... Enjoys comedies; favorite actor is Tom Hanks ... Likes reading and listening to music (especially Croatian music) ... Likes to play and watch sports, soccer and basketball the most ... Admires Michael Jordan and Goran Ivanisevic (who comes from the same tennis club in Split).

Career Highlights

SINGLES
Winner: 2001 - ITF/Fontanafredda-ITA; 1999 - ITF/Bushey-GBR, ITF/Warsaw-POL; 1998 - ITF/Otocec-SLO.
Finalist (3): 2006 - Pattaya City, Bangalore; 2003 - Helsinki.

DOUBLES
Winner (8): 2008 - ITF/Zagreb 2-CRO (w/Ani); 2006 - Tokyo [Japan Open], Bangkok (both w/King), ITF/Dubai 2-UAE (w/Jugic-Salkic); 2005 - ITF/Joue-les-Tours-FRA (w/Mezak); 2004 - Auckland (w/Jugic-Salkic), Canberra (w/Schaul); 2002 - Warsaw (w/Nagyova), Strasbourg (w/Hopkins); 2001 - ITF/Grado-ITA (w/Mihalache); 1999 - Bol (w/Pastikova), Kuala Lampur (w/Pisnik), ITF/Warsaw-POL (w/Mihalache); 1998 - ITF/Makarska-CRO, ITF/Hvar-CRO (both w/Srebotnik), ITF/Spoleto-ITA (w/Pastikova); 1997 - ITF/Beograd-CRO, ITF/Zadar-CRO (both w/Srebotnik).
Finalist (8): 2008 - Bogotá (w/Müller); 2006 - Hobart (w/Craybas), Guangzhou (w/King): 2005 - Prague (w/Zahlavova Strycova), Portoroz (w/Srebotnik); 2004 - 's-Hertogenbosch (w/Schaul); 2003 - Strasbourg (w/Granville); 2000 - Budapest (w/Nacuk).

ADDITIONAL
Croatian Fed Cup Team, 1998, 2000-05, 2007-08; Croatian Olympic Team, 2004.

Career in Review

1996 - Played first three events of career on ITF Circuit in Croatia.

1997 - Won two doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

1998 - Played first two Tour main draws (both as WC), reaching 2r once and falling 1r once; fell in Tour qualifying once; won one singles title and three doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

1999 - First Top 100 season; QF at Bol; reached 2r twice (incl. US Open); fell 1r twice and in Tour qualifying five times (incl. Wimbledon); made Top 100 debut on November 14 (rose from No.103 to No.100); won first two Tour doubles titles; won two singles titles and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2000 - SF at Antwerp (l. to Torrens Valero); reached 3r once (Australian Open) and 2r five times (incl. US Open); fell 1r six times (incl. other two majors) and in Tour qualifying 10 times.

2001 - SF at Vienna (l. to Schnyder); reached 2r once; fell 1r twice (incl. Australian Open) and in Tour qualifying nine times (incl. US Open); won one singles title and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2002 - QF four times, at Porto, Strasbourg, Shanghai and Tokyo [Japan Open]; reached 2r six times (incl. Australian Open, Roland Garros); fell 1r six times (incl. other two majors) and in Tour qualifying six times; won two Tour doubles titles.

2003 - Runner-up at Helsinki (l. to Smashnova 46 64 60; led 64 42); QF three times, at Sopot, Tashkent and Pattaya City; reached 3r once and 2r three times (incl. Roland Garros); fell 1r 10 times (incl. other three majors) and in Tour qualifying five times.

2004 - First Top 50 season; SF twice, at Charleston (l. to V.Williams) and Vienna (l. to Molik); QF at Hyderabad; reached 3r three times (incl. US Open) and 2r seven times (incl. Roland Garros); fell 1r 13 times (incl. other two majors and Olympics) and in Tour qualifying once; had first two Top 20 wins, in Los Angeles 2r (No.15 Schnyder) and US Open 1r (No.20 Sprem); made Top 50 debut on April 19 (after Charleston; rose from No.53 to No.43); won two Tour doubles titles.

2005 - SF at Budapest (l. to Smashnova); reached 3r once and 2r six times (incl. Australian Open, Roland Garros); fell 1r 13 times (incl. other two majors) and in Tour qualifying once; had third Top 20 win in Charleston 1r (No.18 Farina Elia); won one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2006 - Second Top 50 season; runner-up twice, at Pattaya City (l. to Peer) and Bangalore (l. to Santangelo); SF at Hobart (l. to Krajicek); QF at Bangkok; reached 3r once (Australian Open) and 2r four times (incl. US Open); fell 1r nine times (incl. other two majors) and in Tour qualifying twice; won two Tour doubles titles; won one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2007 - QF at Bangalore; reached 3r twice (incl. Australian Open) and 2r four times (incl. US Open); fell 1r 10 times (incl. other two majors) and in Tour qualifying six times.

2008 - Reached 2r once; fell 1r four times (incl. Australian Open, US Open) and in Tour qualifying six times (incl. other two majors); won one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2009 - Fell in Australian Open qualifying; did not play rest of season (withdrew from Roland Garros w/neck injury).