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Coached by Deddy Tejamukti ... Father's name is Rico Widjaja; mother's name is Hanita Erwin ... Is youngest of six children (has 5 brothers) ... Likes to swim and surf the Internet.
Official Web site: www.angeliquewidjaja.com
Winner (2): 2002 - Pattaya City, ITF/Dubai-UAE; 2001 - Bali.
Semifinalist (1): 2002 - Shanghai.
Quarterfinalist (3): 2004 - Hyderabad, Bali; 2003 - Bali.
Winner (2): 2003 - Bali (w/Vento-Kabchi); 2002 - Bol (w/Garbin).
Finalist (4): 2003 - Doha (w/Vento-Kabchi), Madrid (w/Grande), Toronto [Canadian Open] (w/Vento-Kabchi), Pattaya City (w/Prakusya).
Semifinalist (10): 2006 - Rabat, Kolkata (both w/Sromova), Bali, Seoul (both w/Vento-Kabchi); 2003 - Dubai (w/Vento-Kabchi), New Haven (w/Callens), Shanghai (w/Martinez), Tashkent (w/Gagliardi); 2002 - Dubai (w/Hsieh), Pattaya City (w/Tanasugarn).
Indonesian Fed Cup Team 2001, 2003, 2006. Indonesian Olympic Team 2004.
Career in Review
1999 - Debuted on ITF Circuit at two events in Indonesia, reaching one QF
2000 - At six ITF Circuit events, reached one SF and three QF; won back-to-back ITF Circuit doubles titles (career firsts)
2001 - Tour debut at Bali as a WC, becoming the youngest player to win a tournament all season, at age 16 years, eight months, 18 days; saved 2 mp to d. No. 2 seed Tanasugarn in QF and received a standing ovation after her two-hour, 57-minute SF win over Su-Wei Hsieh; came back from down 2-5, 0-40 to save four set points in second set against Kruger in final; became sixth player to win her debut Tour event and first since 1999 (Henin at Antwerp); was lowest-ranked player ever to win a Tour title at No. 579 (not incl. players who were unranked, like Lucic-1997 Bol, Seles-1989 Houston, Purdy-1983 Pittsburgh, Jaeger-1980 Las Vegas, Austin-1977 Portland, Goolagong-1977 [Dec.] Australian Open, Shriver-1978 Columbus); next lowest ranked is probably No. 205 Okamoto at 1989 Tokyo [Japan Open]; after winning title, ranking jumped to No. 151; appeared in five ITF Circuit events and reached one final; won third ITF Circuit doubles title
2002 - First Top 100 finish; won $75,000 ITF/Dubai-UAE; won first Tour doubles title at Bol (w/first-time partner Garbin); made Grand Slam debut at Roland Garros, winning junior title over Harkleroad in 3s; on June 10, broke into Top 100 at No. 92; at debut Wimbledon, upset world No. 17 Pistolesi before falling in 2r; made US Open debut against Kournikova, winning 63 60 in 44 minutes before falling 2r; in Shanghai, reached SF; lost 1r at Bali as defending champion; unseeded, won second Tour singles title at Pattaya City (d. Cho in final)
2003 - Quarterfinalist in Bali (l. to Obata in 3s); in doubles, won Bali (w/Vento-Kabchi) and reached finals at Doha and Canadian Open (w/Vento-Kabchi), Madrid (w/Grande) and Pattaya City (w/Prakusya); reached doubles QF at Wimbledon and US Open (both w/Vento-Kabchi)
2004 - In singles, reached QF at Hyderabad (as world No.120, d. No.80 Camerin en route, l. to eventual finalist Kirilenko) and Bali (as No.144 WC, d. No.36 Jankovia and No.63 Barna en route, l. 75 61 to No.6 Kuznetsova), and 2r at Olympics (as No.151 WC, d. No.48 Tanasugarn, l. to No.18 Sprem, l. in 1r of doubles w/Prakusya); l. in 1r at Australian Open (as No.100, l. 63 57 63 to eventual semifinalist No.22 seed Schnyder), as LL at Doha, and as qualifer at Wimbledon, Montreal [Canadian Open] and US Open, also failed to qualify at Roland Garros and three other Tour events; in doubles (w/Vento-Kabchi), reached QF at Australian Open and US Open (l. 57 64 63 to Ruano Pascual/Suarez).
2005 - Rehabilitation from left knee surgery (from late 2004) prevented participation in entire season.