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Grand Slam Record

Grand Slams

Best Grand Slam Result

Highest Finish

R32 x3
W/L
12/28
2004, 2000, 1999

Australian Open

R64 x1
2001

Roland Garros

R32 x2
2004, 1999

Wimbledon

R32 x1
2000

US Open

R64 x2
2003, 2001

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Personal

Powerful, fast baseline player who prefers clay courts...Father, Vlado, is a tennis club director; mother, Bosiljka, works for a newspaper; has an older sister, Slavica, who is a former tennis coach...Graduated from high school in 1995...Goal is to reach the Top 15...One of her all-time greatest experiences was participating in the 2000 Olympics...Admires tennis player Patrick Rafter for his personality and his behavior on the court...Self-described as sentimental, stubborn, open with people and likes to be around happy people...Likes to visit Melbourne because of the kind and friendly people there, and also for the shopping; also likes to visit the rest of Australia, and would like to visit Harare and Zimbabwe...Enjoys watching movies, listening to music, studying languages, reading and spending time with niece and friends...Interests include fitness and shopping...Favorite color is sky blue; favorite movie is Gladiator; favorite actor is Keanu Reeves.

Career Highlights

SINGLES
Winner (2): 2000 - Gold Coast, Strasbourg; 1996 - ITF/Makarska-CRO.
Finalist (4): 2002 - Tokyo [Japan Open]; 1999 - Æs-Hertogenbosch, Portschach; 1996 - Bol.
Semifinalist (10): 2002 - Auckland, Warsaw; 2001 - Porto; 1999 - Warsaw, Sopot, Knokke-Heist, Pattaya City; 1998 - Bol, Pattaya City; 1996 - Maria Lankowitz.

DOUBLES
Winner (1): 2003 - Sopot (w/Perebiynis).
Finalist (3): 2005 - Pattaya City (w/Domachowska); 2003 - Helsinki (w/Perebiynis); 2002 - Warsaw (w/Kulikovskaya).
Semifinalist (7): 2004 - Casablanca (w/Ani), Sopot (w/Cohen-Aloro), Tashkent (w/Beygelzimer); 2003 - Bol (w/Fattakhetdinova); 2002 - Tokyo [Japan Open] (w/Razzano), Pattaya City (w/Weingartner); 1999 - Bol (w/Pisnik).

ADDITIONAL
Croatian Fed Cup Team for nine years. Croatian Olympic Team 2000.

Career in Review

1991 - Debuted at ITF/Beograd-YUG
1992 - Reached one ITF Circuit SF
1993 - Played first Tour events, qualifying for Lucerne and Essen
1994 - Qualified for Palermo, reaching 2r
1995 - Qualified for Zagreb, Palermo and Maria Lankowitz
1996 - First Top 100 finish, improving from No. 269 to No. 97; in successive weeks, won first pro title at ITF/Makarska-CRO then reached first Tour singles final as a WC at Bol (l. to Pizzichini); also reached SF at Maria Lankowitz and QF at Karlovy Vary; played first Grand Slam qualifying at Wimbledon
1997 - Made Grand Slam debut at Australian Open; reached 2r at Roland Garros; suffered right shoulder injury after US Open and was out remainder of season
1998 - Reached SF at Bol (as a qualifier) and Pattaya City; qualified for Wimbledon, Maria Lankowitz and Warsaw; runner-up at ITF/Budapest-HUN
1999 - First Top 30 finish in first season played exclusively on WTA Tour; runner-up at Æs-Hertogenbosch (l. to Brandi in 3s) and Portschach (l. to Habsudova in 3s); reached another four SF; doubles semifinalist at Bol (w/Pisnik); became Croatian No. 1 following 3r finish at Roland Garros (Grand Slam first); ranked No. 82, was two points from beating world No. 6 V. Williams before falling 97 third set
2000 - Career-best season to date, winning first two Tour singles titles and breaking into Top 20; won Gold Coast with three-set Top 20 wins over No. 12 Kournikova in QF, No. 17 Sanchez-Vicario in SF and No. 15 C. Martinez 60 06 64 in final; scored first Top 10 win en route to Strasbourg title, d. world No. 7 Tauziat in QF (d. Kuti Kis in final); afterwards (May 29), broke into Top 20 at No. 18; reached 2r at Sydney Olympics (l. to Farina Elia in 3s); reached 3r at Miami, Amelia Island, Berlin (held two set points on world No. 1 Hingis before falling 76(3) 63), Birmingham, Wimbledon and Canadian Open
2001 - Best Tour results were SF finish at Porto and QF at Gold Coast; qualified for Tokyo [Princess Cup], l. 2r to world No. 19 Sanchez-Vicario 97 in third set tie-break
2002 - On February 25, returned to Top 100 after seven-month absence, reaching Auckland SF as a qualifier and Memphis QF; after Warsaw SF appearance, did not win consecutive main draw matches in next 10 events before reaching Tokyo [Japan Open] final; d. No. 1 seed Sugiyama in QF after trailing 63 31 then fell in final to Craybas after leading 4-0 third set; also reached QF at Pattaya City; first-time Tour doubles runner-up at Warsaw (w/Kulikovskaya)
2003 - Sixth Top 100 finish; reached QF at Hyderabad, Estoril, Bol and Helsinki (d. world No. 17 Schnyder in 1r); reached consecutive doubles finals (w/Perebiynis), winning Sopot and finishing runners-up in Helsinki
2004 - Season highlighted by QF appearance at Seoul (l. to eventual finalist Domachowska in 3s) and 3r at Indian Wells (as qualifier, ret. vs. No.23 Zuluaga in second set with left calf strain) and Roland Garros (equal-best performance there, l. to S.Williams); made 2r at Wimbledon (l. to No.14 seed Farina Elia, afterwards on July 5 returning to Top 100 at No.99), and in US Open 1r, l. to No.29 seed Daniilidou 36 63 75; reached three doubles SF with various partners, and on June 7 reached career-high doubles ranking of No.54; surpassed $1-million mark in career earnings.
2005 - Reached fourth career Tour doubles final at Pattaya City (w/Domachowska); reached 2r three times in singles, incl. Tier I Indian Wells; fell 1r three times (incl. Australian Open, Roland Garros) and in qualifying 15 times (incl. Wimbledon, US Open).

Best Grand Slam Result

Highest Finish

R32 x3
W/L
12/28
2004, 2000, 1999

Australian Open

R64 x1
2001

Roland Garros

R32 x2
2004, 1999

Wimbledon

R32 x1
2000

US Open

R64 x2
2003, 2001
W/L 1/8 6/8 3/6 2/6
2005
R128
R128
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-
2004
R128
R32
R64
R128
2003
R128
R64
R128
R64
2002
R128
R128
R128
R128
2001
R64
R128
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R64
2000
R128
R128
R32
R128
1999
R128
R32
R128
R128
1998
-
-
R128
-
1997
R128
R64
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Singles Career High Ranking
Highest Singles
18
May 29, 2000
Doubles Career High Ranking
Highest Doubles
54
Jun 07, 2004
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2006 196 758
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2004 91 113
2003 70 93
2002 73 75
2001 29 109
2000 18 30
1999 29 29
1998 85 89
1997 104 195
1996 94 106
1995 226 269
1994 222 247
1993 238 247
1992 500
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2004 54 77
2003 62 67
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2001 254 265
2000 154 305
1999 164 172
1998 536
1997 0
1996 0
1995 410
1994 561 623
1993 0
1992 630 636
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Nov 27, 2006 773
Nov 20, 2006 768
Nov 13, 2006 758
Nov 6, 2006 756
Oct 30, 2006 759
Oct 23, 2006 742
Oct 16, 2006 740
Oct 9, 2006 737
Oct 2, 2006 721
Sep 25, 2006 724
Sep 18, 2006 708
Sep 11, 2006 706
Aug 28, 2006 489
Aug 21, 2006 495
Aug 14, 2006 446
Aug 7, 2006 412
Jul 31, 2006 409
Jul 24, 2006 387
Jul 17, 2006 385
Jul 10, 2006 384
Jun 26, 2006 335
Jun 19, 2006 332
Jun 12, 2006 336
May 29, 2006 330
May 22, 2006 323
May 15, 2006 323
May 8, 2006 326
May 1, 2006 316
Apr 24, 2006 309
Apr 17, 2006 302
Apr 10, 2006 300
Apr 3, 2006 297
Mar 20, 2006 284
Mar 6, 2006 230
Feb 27, 2006 225
Feb 20, 2006 220
Feb 13, 2006 222
Feb 6, 2006 223
Jan 30, 2006 212
Jan 16, 2006 205
Jan 9, 2006 196
Dec 19, 2005 190
Dec 12, 2005 201
Dec 5, 2005 201
Nov 28, 2005 202
Nov 21, 2005 200
Nov 14, 2005 200
Nov 7, 2005 199
Oct 31, 2005 198
Oct 24, 2005 190
Oct 17, 2005 191
Oct 10, 2005 190
Oct 3, 2005 190
Sep 26, 2005 170
Sep 19, 2005 166
Sep 12, 2005 167
Aug 29, 2005 179
Aug 22, 2005 168
Aug 15, 2005 171
Aug 8, 2005 163
Aug 1, 2005 158
Jul 25, 2005 159
Jul 18, 2005 159
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Jul 4, 2005 156
Jun 20, 2005 142
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May 23, 2005 117
May 16, 2005 118
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May 2, 2005 116
Apr 25, 2005 115
Apr 18, 2005 113
Apr 11, 2005 112
Apr 4, 2005 113
Mar 21, 2005 115
Mar 7, 2005 102
Feb 28, 2005 104
Feb 21, 2005 105
Feb 14, 2005 107
Feb 7, 2005 104
Jan 31, 2005 105
Jan 17, 2005 111
Jan 10, 2005 117
Dec 27, 2004 114
Dec 20, 2004 114
Dec 13, 2004 114
Dec 6, 2004 114
Nov 29, 2004 115
Nov 22, 2004 114
Nov 15, 2004 113
Nov 8, 2004 113
Nov 1, 2004 108
Oct 25, 2004 110
Oct 18, 2004 108
Oct 11, 2004 108
Oct 4, 2004 107
Sep 27, 2004 115
Sep 20, 2004 118
Sep 13, 2004 116
Aug 30, 2004 108
Aug 23, 2004 112
Aug 16, 2004 112
Aug 9, 2004 115
Aug 2, 2004 106
Jul 26, 2004 97
Jul 19, 2004 98
Jul 12, 2004 99
Jul 5, 2004 99
Jun 21, 2004 109
Jun 14, 2004 101
Jun 7, 2004 101
May 24, 2004 106
May 17, 2004 110
May 10, 2004 108
May 3, 2004 112
Apr 26, 2004 104
Apr 19, 2004 104
Apr 12, 2004 99
Apr 5, 2004 94
Mar 22, 2004 92
Mar 8, 2004 101
Mar 1, 2004 98
Feb 23, 2004 99
Feb 16, 2004 96
Feb 9, 2004 95
Feb 2, 2004 93
Jan 19, 2004 93
Jan 12, 2004 91
Jan 5, 2004 95
Dec 29, 2003 93
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Dec 15, 2003 93
Dec 8, 2003 93
Dec 1, 2003 93
Nov 24, 2003 93
Nov 17, 2003 93
Nov 10, 2003 93
Nov 3, 2003 89
Oct 27, 2003 87
Oct 20, 2003 88
Oct 13, 2003 89
Oct 6, 2003 90
Sep 29, 2003 72
Sep 22, 2003 72
Sep 15, 2003 72
Sep 8, 2003 71
Aug 25, 2003 70
Aug 18, 2003 70
Aug 11, 2003 70
Aug 4, 2003 76
Jul 28, 2003 78
Jul 21, 2003 79
Jul 14, 2003 81
Jul 7, 2003 79
Jun 23, 2003 80
Jun 16, 2003 84
Jun 9, 2003 84
May 26, 2003 94
May 19, 2003 93
May 12, 2003 93
May 5, 2003 88
Apr 28, 2003 96
Apr 21, 2003 95
Apr 14, 2003 99
Apr 7, 2003 105
Mar 31, 2003 99
Mar 17, 2003 104
Mar 3, 2003 94
Feb 24, 2003 81
Feb 17, 2003 78
Feb 10, 2003 77
Feb 3, 2003 79
Jan 27, 2003 79
Jan 13, 2003 85
Jan 6, 2003 85
Dec 16, 2002 74
Dec 9, 2002 74
Dec 2, 2002 74
Nov 25, 2002 74
Nov 18, 2002 75
Nov 11, 2002 75
Nov 4, 2002 76
Oct 28, 2002 77
Oct 21, 2002 79
Oct 14, 2002 74
Oct 7, 2002 74
Sep 30, 2002 95
Sep 23, 2002 95
Sep 16, 2002 88
Sep 9, 2002 90
Aug 26, 2002 79
Aug 19, 2002 78
Aug 12, 2002 76
Aug 5, 2002 73
Jul 29, 2002 74
Jul 22, 2002 73
Jul 15, 2002 75
Jul 8, 2002 79
Jun 24, 2002 81
Jun 17, 2002 82
Jun 10, 2002 82
May 27, 2002 85
May 20, 2002 84
May 13, 2002 86
May 6, 2002 96
Apr 29, 2002 96
Apr 22, 2002 97
Apr 15, 2002 96
Apr 8, 2002 94
Apr 1, 2002 84
Mar 18, 2002 82
Mar 4, 2002 85
Feb 25, 2002 95
Feb 18, 2002 103
Feb 11, 2002 103
Feb 4, 2002 105
Jan 28, 2002 107
Jan 14, 2002 103
Jan 7, 2002 102
Dec 24, 2001 109
Dec 17, 2001 109
Dec 10, 2001 109
Dec 3, 2001 109
Nov 26, 2001 109
Nov 19, 2001 108
Nov 12, 2001 109
Nov 5, 2001 109
Oct 29, 2001 110
Oct 22, 2001 108
Oct 15, 2001 110
Oct 8, 2001 121
Oct 1, 2001 118
Sep 24, 2001 118
Sep 17, 2001 128
Sep 10, 2001 127
Aug 27, 2001 150
Aug 20, 2001 136
Aug 13, 2001 105
Aug 6, 2001 106
Jul 30, 2001 104
Jul 23, 2001 101
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Jun 25, 2001 85
Jun 18, 2001 76
Jun 11, 2001 64
May 28, 2001 67
May 21, 2001 43
May 14, 2001 46
May 7, 2001 38
Apr 30, 2001 37
Apr 23, 2001 37
Apr 16, 2001 36
Apr 9, 2001 34
Apr 2, 2001 38
Mar 19, 2001 40
Mar 5, 2001 40
Feb 26, 2001 40
Feb 19, 2001 40
Feb 12, 2001 41
Feb 5, 2001 40
Jan 29, 2001 38
Jan 15, 2001 44
Jan 8, 2001 41
Jan 1, 2001 29
Dec 25, 2000 29
Dec 18, 2000 29
Dec 11, 2000 29
Dec 4, 2000 29
Nov 27, 2000 30
Nov 20, 2000 30
Nov 13, 2000 28
Nov 6, 2000 29
Oct 30, 2000 23
Oct 23, 2000 21
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Oct 2, 2000 24
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Aug 28, 2000 23
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Aug 14, 2000 28
Aug 7, 2000 27
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Jul 10, 2000 21
Jun 26, 2000 22
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May 29, 2000 18
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May 1, 2000 23
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Apr 10, 2000 23
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Feb 21, 2000 25
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Jan 3, 2000 29
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Nov 1, 1999 34
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Aug 16, 1999 36
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Aug 2, 1999 36
Jul 26, 1999 36
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Jul 12, 1999 37
Jul 5, 1999 48
Jun 21, 1999 43
Jun 14, 1999 52
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May 24, 1999 69
May 17, 1999 68
May 10, 1999 71
May 3, 1999 79
Apr 26, 1999 70
Apr 19, 1999 70
Apr 12, 1999 70
Apr 5, 1999 79
Mar 29, 1999 81
Mar 15, 1999 81
Mar 1, 1999 84
Feb 22, 1999 83
Feb 15, 1999 83
Feb 8, 1999 83
Feb 1, 1999 83
Jan 18, 1999 82
Jan 11, 1999 86
Jan 4, 1999 85
Dec 28, 1998 85
Dec 21, 1998 85
Dec 14, 1998 85
Dec 7, 1998 89
Nov 30, 1998 89
Nov 23, 1998 89
Nov 16, 1998 114
Nov 9, 1998 113
Nov 2, 1998 127
Oct 26, 1998 129
Oct 19, 1998 130
Oct 12, 1998 131
Oct 5, 1998 129
Sep 28, 1998 129
Sep 21, 1998 144
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Aug 31, 1998 148
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Aug 3, 1998 145
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Jul 20, 1998 145
Jul 13, 1998 165
Jul 6, 1998 172
Jun 22, 1998 190
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Jun 8, 1998 212
May 25, 1998 181
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Apr 27, 1998 223
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Oct 20, 1997 183
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May 26, 1997 131
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Apr 28, 1997 108
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Apr 7, 1997 111