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Claudia Porwik is a former professional tennis player. She was born on 14 November 1968 in Coburg, West Germany and played on the WTA tour from 1986 to 1996. She reached the quarterfinals of the Australian Open in 1988 and the semifinals in 1990 and retired with a 195-191 career record, including wins over Gabriela Sabatini and Conchita Martínez.

Claudia Porwik
Country (sports) West Germany
 Germany
Born (1968-11-14) 14 November 1968 (age 50)
Coburg, West Germany
Retired1997
Prize money$702,409
Singles
Career record195-191
Career titles3 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 29 (2 April 1990)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenSF (1990)
French Open3R (1986)
Wimbledon3R (1982)
US Open3R (1982)
Doubles
Career record157-151
Career titles6 WTA, 1 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 24 (25 April 1994)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenQF (1989)
French Open3R (1988, 1992, 1993)
WimbledonQF (1988)
US OpenQF (1992)

Fed CupEdit

Porwik first played for West Germany in the Federation Cup in 1986. She played two singles matches in the Federation Cup, both for Germany in 1990, and won them both. She played her last Fed Cup match in 1995.

WTA Tour finalsEdit

Singles 1Edit

Legend
Grand Slam 0
WTA Championships 0
Tier I 0
Tier II 0
Tier III 0
Tier IV & V 0
Result No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Loss 1. 26 April 1987 Taipei Carpet   Anne Minter 4–6, 1–6

Doubles 10 (6–4)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam 0
WTA Championships 0
Tier I 0
Tier II 1
Tier III 3
Tier IV & V 1
Titles by Surface
Hard 4
Clay 2
Grass 0
Carpet 0
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 1 May 1988 Taranto, Italy Clay   Andrea Betzner   Laura Garrone
  Helen Kelesi
6–1, 6–2
Runner-up 2. 22 May 1988 European Open, Switzerland Clay   Maria Lindström   Christiane Jolissaint
  Dianne Van Rensburg
1–6, 3–6
Runner-up 3. 5 November 1989 Indianapolis, USA Hard   Larisa Savchenko   Katrina Adams
  Lori McNeil
4–6, 4–6
Winner 4. 25 August 1991 Schenectady, New York, USA Hard   Rachel McQuillan   Nicole Arendt
  Shannan McCarthy
6–2, 6–4
Runner-up 5. 9 February 1992 Faber Grand Prix, Essen, Germany Carpet   Sabine Appelmans   Katerina Maleeva
  Barbara Rittner
5–7, 3–6
Runner-up 6. 16 February 1992 Linz, Austria Hard (i)   Raffaella Reggi-Concato   Miriam Oremans
  Monique Kiene
6–4, 6–2
Winner 7. 29 August 1993 Schenectady, New York, USA Hard   Rachel McQuillan   Florencia Labat
  Barbara Rittner
4–6, 6–4, 6–2
Winner 8. 17 October 1993 Montpellier, France Carpet   Meredith McGrath   Janette Husárová
  Dominique Monami
3–6, 6–2, 7–6
Winner 9. 8 January 1995 Jakarta, Indonesia Hard   Irina Spîrlea   Laurence Courtois
  Nancy Feber
6–2, 6–3
Winner 10. 30 September 1995 China Open, Beijing, China Hard   Linda Wild   Stephanie Rottier
  Wang Shi-ting
6–1, 6–0

ITF finalsEdit

Singles (3–0)Edit

Legend
$50,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 25 November 1985 Telford, United Kingdom Hard   Nicole Muns-Jagerman 6–3, 6–4
Winner 2. 3 March 1986 Stockholm, Sweden Clay   Petra Tesarová 6–1, 6–0
Winner 3. 24 July 1995 Valladolid, Spain Clay   María Sánchez Lorenzo 6–4, 6–2

Doubles (1–3)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 5 August 1985 Rheda, West Germany Clay   Silke Meier   Belinda Borneo
  Lorrayne Gracie
4–6, 7–6, 6–1
Runner-up 2. 28 October 1985 Peterborough, United Kingdom Hard   Wiltrud Probst   Regina Rajchrtová
  Jana Novotná
7–5, 3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 3. 11 November 1985 Queens, United Kingdom Hard   Wiltrud Probst   Christina Singer-Bath
  Petra Tesarová
7–5, 4–6, 3–6
Runner-up 4. 3 March 1986 Stockholm, Sweden Clay   Silke Meier   Hana Fukárková
  Jana Novotná
4–6, 6–4, 3–6

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