Coached by Roman Hajdusik...Began playing tennis at age 5 when father introduced her to game at a local club...Prefers clay courts...Father, Thomas, is a hotelier and runs marathons; mother, Ilona, is a cosmetician; has a younger sister, Diana, who is a tennis coach...Graduated from school in 1994...Relaxes by shopping, reading or driving...Other sports interest is in water polo...Enjoys aerobics and running...Favorites include the colors red, black, white and pink; the movie How To Lose A Man In 10 Days, actors Ben Affleck and Kate Hudson, and her mother's cooking...Pet peeves are dishonest and mean people...Most memorable experience was meeting fiance James Dicker...Considers herself self-motivated.
• In junior competition, placed third at the 1988 and 1990 European Championships and was a QF at 1991 Roland Garros
SINGLESWinner: 2004 - ITF/Horb-GER; 1998 - ITF/Salzburg-AUT, ITF/Budapest-HUN, ITF/Sopot-POL, ITF/Horb-GER, ITF/Bucharest-ROM; 1997 - ITF/Velenje-SLO, ITF/Horb-GER, ITF/Kiev-UKR; 1992 - ITF/Orporto-POR, ITF/Darmstadt-GER; 1990 - ITF/Budapest-HUN; 1989 - ITF/Dubrovik 2-YUG.Quarterfinalist (2): 1999 - Portschach; 1991 - Bol.DOUBLESFinalist (1): 1999 - Estoril (w/Kuti Kis).ADDITIONALHungarian Fed Cup Team 1992, 1997-98.
1988 - Competed at three ITF Circuit events: l. 1r at first and third events, but reached SF at second appearance, ITF/Lengnau-SUI, upsetting No. 6 and No. 2 seeds en route1989 - Won first singles title at ITF/Dubrovik 2-YUG, upsetting No. 3 seed Szikszay 62 67(6) 76(6) in final1990 - As a world No. 491 qualifier, reached ITF/Katowice-POL final, upsetting world No. 83 and No. 1 seed Loosemore 67(5) 75 75 in 2r (l. to world No. 226 and No. 4 seed Habsudova); as world No. 233, won ITF/Budapest-HUN, eliminating three seeds (No. 1 Dopfer, No. 3 Habsudova and No. 2 seed Frankl)1991 - Debuted on WTA Tour at Bol, l. in QF to world No. 21 and No. 1 seed Kelesi1992 - Reached 2r at Australian Open (Grand Slam debut) and won ITF/Porto-POR by eliminating four seeds, including No. 1 Mothes (world No. 82)1993 - Best result on WTA Tour was 2r at Roland Garros; on ITF Circuit, reached one SF1994-1996 - Played just five tournaments1997 - Reached final at ITF Circuit season-debut and then reached soon after won accummulated three more ITF Circuit singles title (two of them back-to-back) for first titles in five years1998 - Won three consecutive ITF Circuit events compiling a 15-match winning streak (swept singles and doubles titles at two of them); overall, won five ITF events in 1998; cut ranking almost in half in 1998 and in 1997, improving 637 spots from the previous year1999 - Reached first WTA Tour QF in eight years at Portschach; as a Wimbledon qualifier, held two break points at 4-4 in third set against No. 7 seed Sanchez-Vicario in 1r; at Estoril, reached first doubles final on WTA Tour; upset No. 6 seed Sanchez Lorenzo in 1r of Budapest2000 - As a world No. 132 qualifier, reached 2r at Roland Garros by d. world No. 91 Parkinson before l. to world No. 58 Kuti Kis; reached two ITF Circuit SF2001 - Competed only six times winning no matches2002 - Competed only six times (once on WTA Tour) and reached two ITF Circuit SF2003 - Reached final at ITF/Fontanafredda-ITA2004 - Won $10K ITF/Horb-GER, her first ITF Circuit singles title in six years
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