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Ana Vrljić (Croatian pronunciation: [âna ʋr̩̂ːʎitɕ, ǎː-];[1][2] born 1 August 1984) is a former professional Croatian female tennis player.

Ana Vrljić
Ana Vrljić playing net 2014 Nürnberger Versicherungscup 20-05-2014.jpg
Country (sports) Croatia
ResidenceZagreb
Born (1984-08-01) 1 August 1984 (age 35)
Zagreb, SR Croatia, SFR Yugoslavia
Turned pro2000
Retired2019
PlaysRight-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money$286,308
Singles
Career record466-369
Career titles0 WTA, 4 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 180 (26 August 2013)
Current rankingNo. 545 (18 June 2018)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ2 (2014)
French OpenQ1 (2013)
WimbledonQ1 (2007, 2011, 2013)
US OpenQ2 (2006)
Doubles
Career record159-134
Career titles0 WTA, 11 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 149 (13 January 2013)
Current rankingNo. 601 (18 June 2018)
Team competitions
Fed Cup4-3
Last updated on: 18 June 2018.

Vrljić has won four singles and eleven doubles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit. On 24 June 2013, she reached her highest WTA singles ranking of world No. 180. On 26 August 2013, she reached her highest WTA doubles ranking of No. 149.

Playing for Croatia at the Fed Cup, Vrljić has a win–loss record of 4–3.[3]

Tennis careerEdit

She started playing tennis at the age of 4. Favorite surface is Hard. She won the Mediterranean Games Silver Medal in Women's Doubles along with Matea Mezak.

She made it to the quarterfinals of the 2010 Swedish Open defeating Angelique Kerber and Arantxa Rus but she lost to Gisela Dulko.

ITF finals (15–22)Edit

Singles (4–12)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (3–10)
Clay (0–2)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (1–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 23 February 2003 Buchen, Germany Carpet (i)   Sabrina Jolk 6–3, 7–6(9–7)
Runner-up 1. 5 February 2006 Jersey, Great Britain Hard (i)   Anne Keothavong 2–6, 1–6
Runner-up 2. 11 June 2006 Grado, Italy Clay   Sanja Ančić 4–6, 6–3, 4–6
Runner-up 3. 11 November 2006 Opole, Poland Hard (i)   Yuliya Beygelzimer 2–6, 0–6
Runner-up 4. 12 August 2007 Hechingen, Germany Clay   Oxana Lyubtsova 3–6, 2–6
Runner-up 5. 30 March 2008 Jersey, Great Britain Hard (i)   Elena Baltacha 1–6, 3–6
Runner-up 6. 6 April 2008 Hamburg, Germany Hard (i)   Kristina Barrois 2–6, ret.
Runner-up 7. 23 November 2008 Opole, Poland Hard (i)   Arantxa Rus 6–4, 5–7, 3–6
Winner 2. 13 November 2011 Opole, Poland Hard (i)   Paula Kania 6–3, 2–6, 7–6(9–7)
Runner-up 8. 18 November 2012 Opole, Poland Hard (i)   Karolína Plíšková 3–6, 2–6
Runner-up 9. 27 January 2013 Andrézieux-Bouthéon, France Hard (i)   Alison Van Uytvanck 1–6, 4–6
Winner 3. 10 August 2013 Izmir, Turkey Hard   Katarzyna Piter 6–1, 6–3
Runner-up 10. 5 October 2014 Monterrey, Mexico Hard   Kateryna Bondarenko 1–6, 5–7
Winner 4. 15 November 2014 Minsk, Belarus Hard (i)   Ekaterina Alexandrova 3–6, 6–4, 7–6(9–7)
Runner-up 11. 15 November 2015 Bath, United Kingdom Hard (i)   Ana Bogdan 3–6, 6–4, 1–6
Runner-up 12. 6 November 2016 Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt Hard   Melanie Klaffner 5–7, 3–6

Doubles (11–10)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (5–6)
Clay (5–4)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (1–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 9 February 2003 Bergamo, Italy Hard (i)   Darija Jurak   Stefanie Haidner
  Bianca Kamper
6–4, 6–4
Winner 2. 7 July 2003 Darmstadt, Germany Clay   Sanda Mamić   Daniela Berček
  Maria Goloviznina
7–6(9–7), 6–1
Winner 3. 4 September 2009 Maribor, Slovenia Clay   Ani Mijačika   Maria Abramović
  Katarína Kachlíková
6–2, 6–3
Runner-up 1. 17 September 2010 Zagreb, Croatia Clay   Ani Mijačika   Mailen Auroux
  Nataša Zorić
5–7, 7–5, [12–14]
Runner-up 2. 14 May 2011 Zagreb, Croatia Clay   Ani Mijačika   Elitsa Kostova
  Barbara Sobaszkiewicz
6–1, 3–6, [10–12]
Runner-up 3. 4 June 2011 Maribor, Slovenia Clay   Ani Mijačika   Karen Castiblanco
  Adriana Pérez
3–6, 6–7(9–11)
Winner 4. 29 August 2011 Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina Clay   Maria Abramović   Maria Joao Koehler
  Florencia Molinero
5–7, 7–6(9–7), 6–2
Runner-up 4. 31 October 2011 İstanbul, Turkey Hard   Mervana Jugić-Salkić   Lyudmyla Kichenok
  Nadiya Kichenok
6–4, 1–6, [7–10]
Winner 5. 18 June 2012 Lenzerheide, Switzerland Clay   Aleksandra Krunić   Ksenia Lykina
  Isabella Shinikova
6–2, 6–4
Runner-up 5. 5 November 2012 Équeurdreville, France Hard (i)   Amra Sadiković   Magda Linette
  Katarzyna Piter
4–6, 6–7(4–7)
Winner 6. 21 January 2013 Andrézieux-Bouthéon, France Hard (i)   Amra Sadiković   Margarita Gasparyan
  Olga Savchuk
5–7, 7–5, [10–4]
Winner 7. 12 April 2013 Edgbaston, United Kingdom Hard (i)   Kristina Barrois   Richèl Hogenkamp
  Stephanie Vogt
6–4, 7–6(7–2)
Runner-up 6. 12 July 2013 Biarritz, France Clay   Vera Dushevina   Olga Savchuk
  Yuliya Beygelzimer
6–2, 4–6, [8–10]
Winner 8. 13 October 2013 Joué-lès-Tours, France Hard (i)   Julie Coin   Andrea Hlaváčková
  Michaëlla Krajicek
6–3, 4–6, [15–13]
Runner-up 7. 30 January 2015 Andrézieux-Bouthéon, France Hard (i)   Lesley Kerkhove   Gioia Barbieri
  Jeļena Ostapenko
6–2, 6–7(4–7), [3–10]
Winner 9. 22 February 2015 Altenkirchen, Germany Carpet (i)   Antonia Lottner   Sandra Klemenschits
  Tatjana Maria
6–4, 3–6, [11–9]
Runner-up 8. 28 February 2015 Saint Petersburg, Russia Hard (i)   Stéphanie Foretz   Viktorija Golubic
  Aliaksandra Sasnovich
4–6, 5–7
Winner 10. 6 April 2015 Barnstaple, United Kingdom Hard (i)   Stéphanie Foretz   Naomi Broady
  Ekaterina Bychkova
6–2, 5–7, [10–7]
Winner 11. 13 May 2016 Győr, Hungary Clay   Réka Luca Jani   Vanda Lukács
  Chantal Škamlová
6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 9. 25 February 2017 Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt Clay   Pemra Özgen   Veronika Kapshay
  Julia Terziyska
3–6, 6–2, [7–10]
Runner-up 10. 4 March 2017 Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt Clay   Pemra Özgen   Veronika Kapshay
  Julia Wachaczyk
4–6, 6–2, [5–10]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ȁna". Hrvatski jezični portal (in Serbo-Croatian). Retrieved 2018-03-18. Ȁna (Ána)
  2. ^ "vȑh (I)". Hrvatski jezični portal (in Serbo-Croatian). Retrieved 2018-03-18. Vȓljić
  3. ^ Ana Vrljić at the Fed Cup

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