Csilla Bartos-Cserepy

Csilla Bartos-Cserepy (née Bartos; born 29 March 1966) is a retired professional tennis who represented Hungary and Switzerland.

Csilla Bartos-Cserepy
Country (sports) Hungary
  Switzerland
Born (1966-03-29) 29 March 1966 (age 55)
Cairo, Egypt
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Turned pro1981
Retired1991
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money121,366$
Singles
Career record138–108
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 60 (4 July 1983)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open3R (1987)
French Open1R (1987), 1991)
Wimbledon2R (1987)
US Open2R (1986, 1990)
Doubles
Career record28–37
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 80 (11 May 1987)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open1R (1987)
French Open1R (1987)
Wimbledon2R (1987)
US Open2R (1986)

Early life and tennis careerEdit

Csilla Bartos was born in Cairo, Egypt on 29 March 1966, daughter of Hungarian parents Gyozo, a business man, and Klára Killermann, an Olympic breaststroke swimmer. She lived in Nigeria for nine years during her childhood.[1]

During her tennis career, Bartos-Cserepy reached two WTA singles finals. In 1986, she was runner-up to Nathalie Herreman in Perugia, losing the final is two sets, and in 1990, Sandra Cecchini defeated her in the final of the Tier V tournament in Båstad, Sweden, also in straight sets.[2] In Perugia, she also reached the final of the doubles event, partnering Amy Holton, but lost to the Dutch team of Carin Bakkum and Nicole Muns-Jagerman.[2]

Bartos-Cserepy's best singles performance at Grand Slam level was reaching the third round of the 1987 Australian Open where she lost in three sets to sixth-seeded Manuela Maleeva.

Bartos-Cserepy played in four editions of Federation Cup tennis for Hungary between 1981 and 1986. In 1990, she participated for Switzerland. She played a total of 17 ties and compiled a record of 17 wins and 13 losses.

In 1985, she married Danny Cserepy and played under the name Csilla Bartos-Cserepy or Csilla Cserepy.[1]

WTA Tour finalsEdit

Singles (0-2)Edit

Result W–L Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 July 1986 Perugia, Italy Clay   Nathalie Herreman 2–6, 4–6
Loss 0–2 July 1990 Båstad, Sweden Clay   Sandra Cecchini 1–6, 2–6

Doubles (0-2)Edit

Result W–L Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 December 1985 São Paulo, Brazil Clay   Niege Dias   Mercedes Paz
  Gabriela Sabatini
5–7, 4–6
Loss 0–2 July 1986 Perugia, Italy Clay   Amy Holton   Carin Bakkum
  Nicole Muns-Jagerman
4–6, 4–6

ITF FinalsEdit

Singles (5–2)Edit

$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Winner 1. 20 May 1984 Bath, United Kingdom Clay   Niege Dias 6-4, 4-6, 6-3
Winner 2. 5 August 1984 Sezze, Italy Clay   Judith Warringa 7-5, 6-3
Winner 3. 9 September 1984 Rottweil, West Germany Clay   Regina Wieser 6-3, 4-6, 4-6
Winner 4. 3 November 1986 London, United Kingdom Grass   Cecilia Dahlman 6–0, 3–6, 7–5
Runner-up 5. 11 September 1988 Agliana, Italy Clay   Andrea Noszály 2–6, 3–6
Runner-up 6. 3 September 1989 Ciampino, Italy Hard   Francesca Romano 6-1, 5-7, 1-6
Winner 7. 2 July 1990 Brindisi, Italy Hard   Mary Pierce 2-6, 6-2, 6-2

Doubles (1-1)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 2 January 1984 Chicago, United States Hard   Marianne van der Torre   Larisa Neiland
  Svetlana Parkhomenko
w/o
Runner-up 2. 20 May 1984 Bath, United Kingdom Clay   Monica Weber   Kris Kinney
  Donna Rubin
w/o

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b 1992 Women's Tennis Association Media Guide. St. Petersburg: WTA. 1992. p. 80.
  2. ^ a b "1986 Perugia tournament edition details". International Tennis Federation (ITF).

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