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Christina Zachariadou (Greek: Χριστίνα Ζαχαριάδου; born 28 August 1974) is a retired Greek tennis player.

Christina Zachariadou
Country (sports) Greece
Born (1974-08-28) 28 August 1974 (age 45)
Athens
Turned pro1990
Retired2004
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$47,508
Singles
Career record146–128
Career titles0 WTA, 3 ITF
Highest ranking358 (20 October 2003)
Other tournaments
Olympic Games1R (1992, 1996, 2004)
Doubles
Career record134–82
Career titles12 ITF
Highest ranking186 (11 September 1995)
Team competitions
Fed Cup26–27

In her career, she won three singles titles and 12 doubles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit. On 20 October 2003, she reached her best singles ranking of world No. 358. On 11 September 1995, she peaked at No. 186 in the doubles rankings.

Zachariadou competed in the women's doubles at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, and at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens.[1]

Playing for Greece at the Fed Cup, Zachariadou started in 1990 and has a win–loss record of 26–27.

ITF Circuit finalsEdit

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

Singles: 8 (3–5)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner–up 1. 15 April 1991 Athens, Greece Clay   Yvonne Grubben 0–6, 1–6
Runner–up 2. 2 May 1994 Lee-on-the-Solent, United Kingdom Clay   Angie Woolcock 3–6, 4–6
Runner–up 3. 1 August 1994 Casablanca, Morocco Clay   Anne-Gaëlle Sidot 1–6, 5–7
Runner–up 4. 7 November 1994 Giza, Egypt Clay   Daniela Ivana 1–6, 3–6
Winner 1. 3 April 1995 Athens, Greece Clay   Rosa María Andrés Rodríguez 6–0, 3–6, 6–2
Winner 2. 26 August 2001 Volos, Greece Carpet   Biljana Pawlowa-Dimitrova 6–0, 6–0
Winner 3. 30 June 2002 Thessaloniki, Greece Clay   Shelley Stephens 6–4, 3–6, 6–4
Runner-up 5. 25 May 2003 Catania, Italy Clay   Larissa Carvalho 1–6, 0–4 ret.

Doubles: 27 (12–15)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner–up 1. 15 April 1991 Athens, Greece Clay   Suzanne Italiano   Catarina Bernstein
  Annika Narbe
7–5, 5–7, 5–7
Runner–up 2. 17 June 1991 Aveiro, Portugal Hard   Sofia Prazeres   Kristine Jonkosky
  Siobhan Nicholson
0–6, 6–2, 2–6
Runner–up 3. 29 July 1991 A Coruña, Spain Clay   Hanneke Ketelaars   Nelly Barkan
  Olga Lugina
6–7(4–7), 3–6
Winner 1. 21 October 1991 Freeport, Bahamas Hard   Hellas ter Riet   Aafje Evers
  Yvonne Klompenhouver
3–6, 6–4, 6–2
Winner 2. 4 November 1991 Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic Clay   Claire Wegink   Aafje Evers
  Yvonne Klompenhouver
6–4, 6–4
Winner 3. 10 August 1992 Munich, Germany Clay   Ivona Horvat   Renata Kochta
  Caroline Schneider
6–4, 3–6, 6–2
Runner–up 4. 28 September 1992 Athens, Greece Clay   Christína Papadáki   Evelyne Dullens
  Anneli Ornstedt
2–6, 4–6
Winner 4. 26 April 1993 Lerida, Spain Clay   Svetlana Krivencheva   Emily Bond
  Caroline Toyre
6–1, 6–4
Winner 5. 13 September 1993 Bogota, Colombia Clay   María Dolores Campana   Magalí Benítez
  Bárbara Castro
6–3, 6–2
Runner–up 5. 8 August 1994 Carthage, Tunisia Clay   Michele Mair   Cora Hofmann
  Martina Schaller
4–6, 3–6
Winner 6. 7 November 1994 Giza, Egypt Clay   Ágnes Muzamel   Amélie Cocheteux
  Caroline Toyre
6–7(6–8), 6–2, 6–3
Winner 7. 30 January 1995 İstanbul, Turkey Hard   Corina Morariu   Dora Djilianova
  Desislava Topalova
6–3, 7–5
Runner–up 6. 3 April 1995 Athens Clay   Corina Morariu   Denisa Chládková
  Patrícia Marková
2–6, 5–7
Runner–up 7. 5 June 1995 Łódź, Poland Clay   Teodora Nedeva   Evgenia Kulikovskaya
  Natalia Nemchinova
7–6(7–2), 3–6, 3–6
Winner 8. 14 August 1995 Carthage, Tunisia Clay   Corina Morariu   Denisa Chládková
  Daphne van de Zande
6–4, 7–6(9–7)
Runner–up 8. 28 August 1995 Athens Clay   Corina Morariu   Magdalena Grzybowska
  Henrieta Nagyová
w/o
Runner-up 9. 24 January 2002 Båstad, Sweden Hard (i)   Liana Ungur   Eszter Molnár
  Aleksandra Srndovic
6–2, 2–6, 5–7
Runner-up 10. 5 May 2002 Bournemouth, England Clay   İpek Şenoğlu   Anna Hawkins
  Jane O'Donoghue
0–6, 0–6
Winner 9. 29 June 2002 Thessaloniki, Greece Clay   Kim Kambic   Ana Četnik
  Daniela Berček
7–5, 6–4
Winner 10. 28 July 2002 Algiers, Algeria Clay   Rushmi Chakravarthi   Asimina Kaplani
  Maria Pavlidou
6–2, 6–2
Winner 11. 8 March 2003 Nuevo Laredo, Mexico Hard   Helen Crook   Caroline Ann Basu
  Kildine Chevalier
6–3, 4–6, 6–2
Winner 12. 22 March 2003 Monterrey, Mexico Hard   Helen Crook   Caroline Ann Basu
  Kildine Chevalier
6–2, 6–0
Runner-up 11. 12 April 2003 Coatzacoalcos, Mexico Hard   Helen Crook   Erica Krauth
  Sarah Stone
4–6, 6–4, 4–6
Runner-up 12. 24 May 2003 Catania, Italy Clay   Aurélie Védy   Bruna Colósio
  Joana Cortez
1–6, 1–6
Runner-up 13. 5 July 2003 Mont-de-Marsan, France Clay   Kildine Chevalier   Paula García
  María José Martínez Sánchez
4–6, 5–7
Runner-up 14. 24 August 2003 San Marino Clay   Kildine Chevalier   Oana Elena Golimbioschi
  Aurélie Védy
6–2, 6–7(7–9), 4–6
Runner-up 15. 24 January 2004 Manama, Bahrain Hard   Frederica Piedade   Raissa Gourevitch
  Ekaterina Kozhokina
4–6, 4–6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Christina Zachariadou". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 13 May 2015.

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