Adriana Gerši

Adriana Gerši (born 26 June 1976) is a former professional tennis player from the Czech Republic.

Adriana Gerši
Country (sports) Czech Republic
ResidenceNaples, Florida, United States
Born (1976-06-26) 26 June 1976 (age 44)
Šternberk, Czech Republic
Height1.66 m (5 ft 5 12 in)
Turned pro1994
Retired2002
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$568,774
Singles
Career record186–168
Career titles1 WTA, 5 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 48 (23 June 1997)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open3R (1998)
French Open2R (1998, 1999, 2000)
Wimbledon1R (1997, 98, 2000, 01, 02)
US Open3R (2000)
Doubles
Career record18–17
Career titles0 WTA, 1 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 165 (14 October 1996)

Gerši reached her career-high singles ranking on July 23, 1997, as the world No. 48, and her career-high doubles ranking on October 14, 1996, as No. 165.

In her career, she won one singles title on the WTA Tour, beating Marie-Gayanay Mikaelian in the final of the tournament of Basel, Switzerland.

PersonalEdit

Mother Ludmila is a teacher, father Ivan is a businessman. Adriana married former ATP player David Rikl on June 14, 2003. They are living in Naples, Florida, since then and have three children.

WTA career finalsEdit

Singles: 1 titleEdit

Winner - Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
WTA Championships (0–0)
Tier I (0–0)
Tier II (0–0)
Tier III (0–0)
Tier IV & V (1–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 5 August 2001 Basel, Switzerland Clay   Marie-Gaïané Mikaelian 6–4, 6–1

ITF Circuit finalsEdit

$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments

Singles (5–3)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 12 September 1994 Cluj, Romania Clay   Mirka Federer 6–2, 6–1
Winner 2. 26 September 1994 Bratislava, Slovakia Clay   Libuše Průšová 6–3, 6–1
Winner 3. 16 October 1994 Burgdorf, Switzerland Clay   Alena Vašková 6-4, 6-4
Runner-up 4. 17 September 1995 Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic Clay   Noëlle van Lottum 2-6, 3-6
Winner 5. 8 July 1996 İstanbul, Turkey Hard   Petra Langrová 4–0 ret.
Runner-up 6. 25 April 1998 Prostějov, Czech Republic Clay   Ruxandra Dragomir 0–6, 0–6
Runner-up 7. 18 July 1999 Puchheim, Germany Clay   Tina Hergold 6–3, 6–7(4), 3–6
Winner 8. 9 April 2000 Dubai, United Arap Emirates Hard   Tathiana Garbin 6-4, 6-3

Doubles (2–1)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 4. 10 October 1994 Burgdorf, Switzerland Carpet (i)   Lenka Cenková   Ilana Berger
  Tzipora Obziler
4–6, 6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 2. 6 May 1996 Szczecin, Poland Clay   Lenka Cenková   Elena Brioukhovets
  Elena Tatarkova
2–6, 1–6
Winner 3. 7 July 1996 Vaihingen, Germany Clay   Lenka Cenková   Amanda Hopmans
  Seda Noorlander
6–2, 3–6, ret.

External linksEdit