Christina Wheeler

Christina Wheeler (born 15 April 1982) is an Australian retired tennis player.

Christina Wheeler
Country (sports) Australia
ResidenceMelbourne, Australia
Born (1982-04-15) 15 April 1982 (age 38)
Korosten, Ukraine
Height1.61 m (5 ft 3 in)
Turned pro2000
Retired2008
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$357,140
Singles
Career record221–208
Career titles3 ITF
Highest ranking147 (26 May 2003)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (2001, 2002, 2008)
French Open2R (2002)
Wimbledon1R (2004)
US OpenQ3 (2003)
Doubles
Career record193–144
Career titles10 ITF
Highest ranking91 (8 July 2002)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open2R (2002, 2005, 2006)
French Open1R (2002, 2004)
Wimbledon2R (2002, 2004)
US Open2R (2003)

Her highest WTA singles ranking is 147, which she reached on 26 May 2003. Her career high in doubles is 91, achieved on 8 July 2002. Wheeler won three ITF singles titles and ten ITF doubles titles.

She retired from professional circuit in 2008.[citation needed]

WTA career finalsEdit

Doubles: 1 (runner-up)Edit

Legend
Tier I (0–0)
Tier II (0–0)
Tier III (0–0)
Tier IV & V (0-1)
Result Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 13 January 2002 Hobart International,
Australia
Hard   Catherine Barclay   Tathiana Garbin
  Rita Grande
2–6, 6–7(7–3)

ITF Circuit finalsEdit

Singles: 11 (3–8)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (1–5)
Clay (2–3)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 8 May 2000 ITF Swansea, United Kingdom Clay   Dragana Zarić 6–4, 7–6(7–4)
Runner-up 2. 13 November 2000 ITF Port Pirie, Australia Hard   Evie Dominikovic 4–6, 4–6
Runner-up 3. 26 February 2001 ITF Bendigo, Australia Hard   Annabel Ellwood 6–3, 2–6, 4–6
Winner 4. 29 October 2001 ITF Mackay, Australia Hard   Cindy Watson 6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 5. 5 May 2003 ITF Sea Island, United States Hard   Maria Sharapova 4–6, 3–6
Runner-up 6. 13 May 2003 ITF Charlottesville, United States Clay   Kristina Brandi 6–4, 4–6, 2–6
Runner-up 7. 18 February 2007 ITF Melbourne, Australia Clay   Casey Dellacqua 3–6, 1–6
Runner-up 8. 17 June 2007 ITF Campobasso, Italy Clay   Kira Nagy 2–6, 0–6
Runner-up 9. 12 November 2007 ITF Sunderland, England Hard   Iryna Brémond 1–6, 0–6
Runner-up 10. 23 March 2008 ITF Sorrento, Italy Hard   Melanie South 5–7, 7–6(8–6), 4–6
Winner 11. 21 April 2008 ITF Naples, Italy Clay   Lisa Sabino 6–4, 7–6(7–4)

Doubles: 27 (10–17)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (4–9)
Clay (4–7)
Grass (2–1)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 2 April 2000 ITF Corowa, Australia Grass   Cindy Watson   Natalie Grandin
  Nicole Rencken
6–3, 7–6(13–11)
Runner-up 2. 19 November 2001 ITF Nuriootpa, Australia Hard   Catherine Barclay   Evie Dominikovic
  Samantha Stosur
1–6, 7–6(7–5), 4–6
Winner 3. 6 April 2002 ITF Jackson, United States Clay   Lisa McShea   Gisela Dulko
  Milagros Sequera
6–2, 6–4
Winner 4. 10 September 2002 Peachtree, United States Hard   Jennifer Russell   Ally Baker
  Kristina Brandi
6–2, 7–6(7–3)
Runner-up 5. 24 September 2002 Albuquerque, United States Hard   Tatiana Perebiynis   Francesca Lubiani
  Milagros Sequera
6–1, 5–7, 5–7
Runner-up 6. 15 October 2002 Sedona, United States Hard   Milagros Sequera   Jennifer Russell
  Mashona Washington
6–7(3–7), 5–7
Runner-up 7. 15 April 2003 Jackson, United States Clay   Lisa McShea   Teryn Ashley
  Abigail Spears
1–6, 3–6
Winner 8. 22 April 2003 Dothan, United States Clay   Milagros Sequera   Julie Ditty
  Varvara Lepchenko
5–7, 6–1, 6–2
Runner-up 9. 5 May 2003 Sea Island, United States Clay   Lisa McShea   Jennifer Russell
  Jessica Lehnhoff
3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 10. 18 May 2003 Charlottesville, United States Clay   Julie Ditty   Bethanie Mattek-Sands
  Lilia Osterloh
5–7, 1–6
Runner-up 11. 22 July 2003 Lexington, United States Hard   Bryanne Stewart   Janet Lee
  Jessica Lehnhoff
3–6, 4–6
Winner 12. 24 November 2003 Mount Gambier, Australia Hard   Jessica Lehnhoff   Bryanne Stewart
  Samantha Stosur
7–5, 6–2
Winner 13. 4 May 2004 Raleigh, United States Clay   Ansley Cargill   Marie-Ève Pelletier
  Anousjka Van Exel
6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 14. 17 August 2004 Bronx, United States Hard   Jessica Lehnhoff   Li Na
  Liu Nannan
7–5, 3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 15. 10 May 2005 Charlottesville, United States Clay   Samantha Reeves   Ashley Harkleroad
  Lindsay Lee-Waters
4–6, 5–7
Winner 16. 10 July 2006 Felixstowe, United Kingdom Grass   Trudi Musgrave   Sarah Borwell
  Jane O'Donoghue
6–2, 6–4
Winner 17. 13 November 2006 Mount Gambier, Australia Hard   Natalie Grandin   Daniella Jeflea
  Sophie Ferguson
6–4, 4–6, 6–4
Runner-up 18. 27 November 2006 Nuriootpa, Australia Hard   Trudi Musgrave   Natalie Grandin
  Raquel Kops-Jones
2–6, 6–7(3–7)
Runner-up 19. 16 March 2007 Perth, Australia Hard   Trudi Musgrave   Casey Dellacqua
  Emily Hewson
4–6, 6–4, 2–6
Winner 20. 23 March 2007 Kalgoorlie, Australia Hard   Emily Hewson   Vivien Silfany-Tony
  Lavinia Tananta
6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 21. 4 June 2007 Grado, Italy Clay   Ana Veselinović   Stefania Chieppa
  Darya Kustova
5–7, 3–6
Runner-up 22. 11 June 2007 Campobasso, Italy Clay   Story Tweedie-Yates   María José Argeri
  Letícia Sobral
5–7, 3–6
Runner-up 23. 5 November 2007 Toronto, Canada Hard   Maria Fernanda Alves   Gabriela Dabrowski
  Sharon Fichman
3–6, 0–6
Runner-up 24. 7 February 2008 Mildura, Australia Grass   Monique Adamczak   Marina Erakovic
  Nicole Kriz
4–6, 4–6
Winner 25. 7 April 2008 ITF Biarritz, France Clay   Martina Müller   Jorgelina Cravero
  Betina Jozami
7–6(7–5), 3–6, [10–8]
Runner-up 26. 16 May 2008 ITF Caserta, Italy Clay   Sophie Ferguson   Han Xinyun
  Xu Yifan
6–4, 4–6, [8–10]
Runner-up 27. 2 June 2008 ITF Grado, Italy Hard   Marinne Giraud   Mariana Duque Mariño
  Melanie Klaffner
1–6, 2–6

Highest ranked player victoriesEdit

No. 34 -   Tatiana Panova, 2001 No. 43 -   Amy Frazier, 2003 No. 54 -   Anna Kournikova, 2002 No. 63 -   Sara Errani, 2008 No. 64 -   Chan Yung-jan, 2008

External linksEdit