Annette Kolb (tennis)

Annette Kolb (born 14 September 1983) is a former professional German female tennis player.

Annette Kolb
Country (sports) Germany
Born (1983-09-14) 14 September 1983 (age 36)
Ulm
Turned pro1998
Retired2007
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$31,341
Singles
Career record106–100
Career titles0 WTA, 1 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 344 (6 February 2006)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open Junior2R (2001)
French Open Junior1R (2001)
Wimbledon Junior2R (2001)
US Open Junior3R (2000)
Doubles
Career record62–39
Career titles0 WTA, 6 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 242 (17 July 2006)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open Junior1R (2001)
French Open JuniorF (2001)
Wimbledon Junior2R (2001)
US Open JuniorQF (2001)

Kolb has won one singles and six doubles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit in her career. On 6 February 2006, she reached her best singles ranking of world No. 344. On 17 July 2006, she peaked at No. 242 in the doubles rankings. Kolb made her WTA Tour debut at the 2006 Banka Koper Slovenia Open.[1] Kolb retirement from professional tennis 2007.

CareerEdit

Kolb started playing tennis aged 7. On 2 January 2001, she reached her best singles junior ranking of world No. 42. On 12 December 2001, she peaked at No. 16 in the doubles rankings. She finished her junior career with a record of 82–68.[2] Her biggest success was the final of the junior 2001 French Open in doubles. Together with Neyssa Etienne lost a Czech Petra Cetkovská and Renata Voráčová.[3]

Junior Grand Slam finalsEdit

Girls' DoublesEdit

Outcome Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 2001 French Open Clay   Neyssa Etienne   Petra Cetkovská
  Renata Voráčová
3–6, 6–3, 3–6

ITF finalsEdit

Singles: 5 (1–4)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (0–2)
Clay (1–2)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 30 April 2001 Florianapolis, Brazil Clay   Ana Lucía Migliarini de León 6–4, 5–7, 6–3
Runner-up 1. 7 April 2003 Antalya, Turkey Clay   Magda Mihalache 5–7, 1–6
Runner-up 2. 5 April 2004 Cairo, Egypt Clay   Hana Šromová w/o
Runner-up 3. 15 April 2005 Porto, Portugal Hard   Surina De Beer 0–6, 1–6
Runner-up 4. 2 August 2005 Vigo, Spain Hard   María José Martínez Sánchez 7–6(7–5), 5–7, 6–7(4–7)

Doubles: 14 (6–8)Edit

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 29 January 2001 Wellington, New Zealand Hard   Hsieh Su-wei   Donna Mc Intyre
  Shelley Stephens
5–7, 6–0, 2–6
Winner 1. 29 July 2001 Horb, Germany Clay   Ivana Zupa   Zuzana Kučová
  Martina Strussova
7–6(7–0), 6–2
Winner 2. 19 August 2002 Enschede, Netherlands Clay   Daniela Kix   Daniela Klemenschits
  Debby Haak
6–1, 7–5
Winner 3. 5 May 2003 Warsaw, Poland Clay   Tatjana Maria   Barbora Machovská
  Ivana Plateniková
6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 2. 5 April 2004 Cairo, Egypt Clay   Helena Ejeson   Simona Dobrá
  Hana Šromová
w/o
Winner 4. 14 March 2005 Fuerteventura, Spain Carpet   Laura Zelder   Núria Roig
  Astrid Waernes
6–2, 4–6, 6–1
Runner-up 3. 4 April 2005 Porto, Portugal Hard   Laura Zelder   María José Argeri
  Letícia Sobral
6–7(6–8), 1–6
Runner-up 4. 18 April 2005 Porto, Portugal Hard   Mareike Biglmaier   Lisanne Balk
  Surina De Beer
3–6, 6–3, 3–6
Runner-up 5. 28 May 2005 Phuket, Thailand Hard   Monique Adamczak   Akgul Amanmuradova
  Napaporn Tongsalee
1–6, 1–6
Runner-up 6. 25 October 2005 Tokyo, Japan Hard   Lauren Breadmore   Maki Arai
  Kim Hea-mi
4–6, 6–7(5–7)
Winner 5. 13 May 2006 Monzón, Spain Hard   Monique Adamczak   Olga Brózda
  Yevgenia Savransky
7–5, 6–3
Winner 6. 19 May 2006 Tenerife, Spain Hard   Monique Adamczak   Estrella Cabeza Candela
  Laura Vallvaerdu-Zafra
4–6, 6–4, 6–1
Runner-up 7. 30 October 2006 Erding, Germany Carpet (i)   Carmen Klaschka   Daniela Klemenschits
  Sandra Klemenschits
6–1, 3–6, 2–6
Runner-up 8. 6 November 2006 Ismaning, Germany Carpet (i)   Sabrina Jolk   Eva-Maria Hoch
  Lydia Steinbach
2–6, 1–6

ITF Junior finalsEdit

SinglesEdit

Legend
Junior Grand Slam
Category GA
Category G1
Category G2
Category G3
Category G4
Category G5
Result Date Tournament Location Surface Opponent Score
W 7 August 1998 ITF 18 & Under Tournament Rushbrooke, Ireland Carpet   Alice Barnes 6–2, 6–2
L 17 October 1999 15th Bahia Junior Cup Bahia, Brazil Clay   Livia Azzi 0–5 ret.

DoublesEdit

Legend
Junior Grand Slam
Category GA
Category G1
Category G2
Category G3
Category G4
Category G5
Result Date Tournament Location Surface Partner Opponent Score
L 7 August 1998 ITF 18 & Under Tournament Rushbrooke, Ireland Carpet   Natalie Neri   Alice Barnes
  Julia Smith
4–6, 3–6
L 14 February 1999 Auckland 18 & Under Summer Championships Auckland, New Zealand Hard   Gorana Marsic   Sarah Stone
  Nicole Kriz
1–6, 2–6
L 17 October 1999 15th Bahia Junior Cup Bahia, Brazil Clay   Jacqueline Frohlich   Livia Azzi
  Larissa Carvalho
3–6, 7–5, 0–6
W 24 October 1999 Londrina Junior Cup Londrina, Brazil Clay   Jacqueline Frohlich   Marina Tavares
  Fernanda Luiz
1–6, 7–5, 6–1
L 20 May 2001 23rd Tourneo Internazionale Citta Di Santa Croce Santa Croce, Italy Clay   Neyssa Etienne   Gisela Dulko
  Sylvia Montero
2–6, 6–2, 5–7
L 2 June 2001 37th Astrid Bowl Loverval, Belgium Clay   Neyssa Etienne   Bethanie Mattek
  Christina Horiatopoulos
3–6, 6–7(3–7)
L 10 June 2001 International Junior Championships of France Paris, France Clay   Neyssa Etienne   Petra Cetkovská
  Renata Voráčová
3–6, 6–3, 3–6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "BANKA KOPER SLOVENIA OPEN : Draw" (PDF). Wtatennis.com. Retrieved 3 March 2017.
  2. ^ "Annette Kolb". Itftennis.com. Retrieved 3 March 2017.
  3. ^ "International Junior Championships of France". Itftennis.com. Retrieved 3 March 2017.

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