Christína Papadáki

Christína Papadáki (Greek: Χριστίνα Παπαδάκη) (born 24 February 1973) is a former tennis player from Greece who turned professional in 1989.

Christína Papadáki
Country (sports) Greece
ResidenceAthens
Born (1973-02-24) 24 February 1973 (age 48)
Athens
Turned pro1989
Retired1999
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$300,093
Singles
Career record166–145
Career titles0 WTA, 5 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 72 (10 May 1999)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (1994, 1999)
French Open2R (1993)
Wimbledon1R (1999)
US Open1R (1993, 1999)
Doubles
Career record116–92
Career titles1 WTA, 9 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 75 (5 July 1999)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open1R (1994, 1996, 1997, 1999)
French Open2R (1999)
Wimbledon2R (1996, 1999)
US Open1R (1996, 1999)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Wimbledon1R (1996, 1999)
Team competitions
Fed Cup30–30

Her biggest career achievement was reaching the final of the Copa Colsanitas Seguros Bolivar tournament in 1999, losing to Fabiola Zuluaga and winning the doubles title with Seda Noorlander in the same tournament. Papadaki reached her career-high ranking of world No. 72 in May 1999.

She played in the Fed Cup for Greece every year from 1991 to 1999, and compiled a 30–30 win-loss record in these ties. Papadáki twice represented Greece at the Summer Olympics, in 1992 and 1996. She retired from professional tennis in 1999.

WTA career finalsEdit

Singles: 1 runner-upEdit

Legend
Tier I (0–0)
Tier II (0–0)
Tier III (0–0)
Tier IV & V (0–1)
Result W/L Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 Feb 1999 Copa Colsanitas, Bogota Clay   Fabiola Zuluaga 1–6, 3–6

Doubles: 1 titleEdit

Legend
Tier I (0–0)
Tier II (0–0)
Tier III (0–0)
Tier IV & V (1-0)
Result W/L Date Tournament Surface Partners Opponents Score
Winner 1–0 Feb 1999 Copa Colsanitas, Bogota Clay   Seda Noorlander   Laura Montalvo
  Paola Suárez
6–4, 7–6

ITF finalsEdit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments

Singles (5–4)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 7 January 1991 Midland, United States Hard (i)   Jessica Emmons 5–7, 2–6
Runner-up 2. 17 July 1995 Getxo, Spain Clay   Gala León García 3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 3. 18 February 1996 Cali, Colombia Clay   Henrieta Nagyová 2–6, 6–7
Winner 1. 12 October 1997 Tampico, Mexico Hard   Seda Noorlander 6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 4. 5 April 1998 Athens, Greece Clay   Kira Nagy 5–7, 6–2, 3–6
Winner 2. 10 May 1998 Midlothian, United States Clay   Maria Paola Zavagli 7–5, 6–4
Winner 3. 24 May 1998 Spartanburg, United States Clay   Tracy Singian 6–3, 6–0
Winner 4. 13 September 1998 Mexico City, Mexico Hard   Seda Noorlander 6–3, 6–1
Winner 5. 18 October 1998 São Paulo, Brazil Hard   Francesca Schiavone 4–6, 6–4, 6–2

Doubles (9–5)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 28 September 1992 Athens, Greece Clay   Christina Zachariadou   Evelyne Dullens
  Anneli Ornstedt
2–6, 4–6
Runner-up 2. 29 November 1993 Le Havre, France Clay (i)   Julie Steven   Lenka Němečková
  Ludmila Richterová
1–6, 6–7
Winner 1. 24 July 1994 Salisbury, United States Hard   Mareze Joubert   Liezel Horn
  Hiroko Mochizuki
3–6, 6–1, 6–4
Winner 2. 20 February 1995 Newcastle, England Carpet (i)   Seda Noorlander   Sandra Kleinová
  Ludmila Varmužová
7–6(3), 6–3
Runner-up 3. 27 February 1995 Southampton, England Carpet (i)   Seda Noorlander   Dominique Monami
  Andrea Temesvari
4–6, 2–6
Winner 3. 24 July 1996 Valladolid, Spain Clay   Louise Pleming   Gloria Pizzichini
  Sara Ventura
1–6, 6–2, 7–5
Winner 4. 25 February 1996 Bogotá, Colombia Clay   Mercedes Paz   Virág Csurgó
  Kateřina Kroupová-Šišková
7–6, 6–2
Winner 5. 19 May 1996 Athens, Greece Clay   Liezel Horn   Angela Lettiere
  Corina Morariu
7–5, 6–2
Runner-up 4. 18 August 1996 Bronx, United States Hard   Liezel Horn   Nanne Dahlman
  Clare Wood
2–6, 3–6
Winner 6. 23 February 1997 Bogotá, Colombia Clay   Seda Noorlander   Laura Montalvo
  Mercedes Paz
7–6, 4–6, 7–5
Runner-up 5. 23 August 1998 Bronx, United States Hard   Sarah Pitkowski-Malcor   Julie Pullin
  Lorna Woodroffe
3–6, 1–6
Winner 7. 13 September 1998 Mexico City, Mexico Hard   Seda Noorlander   Celeste Contín
  Jessica Fernández
6–3, 6–1
Winner 8. 4 October 1998 Thessaloniki, Greece Clay   Eleni Daniilidou   Ľudmila Cervanová
  Magdalena Kučerová
7–6(5), 4–6, 7–5
Winner 9. 18 October 1998 São Paulo, Brazil Clay   Seda Noorlander   Alice Canepa
  Antonella Serra Zanetti
6–3, 6–7, 7–6

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