Dája Bedáňová

Dája Bedáňová (born Daniela Bedáňová 9 March 1983) is a former professional tennis player from the Czech Republic. She lives in Leonberg, Germany. Bedáňová turned pro in 2000 and retired in 2005.

Dája Bedáňová
Country (sports)Czech Republic Czech Republic
ResidenceLeonberg, Germany
Born (1983-03-09) 9 March 1983 (age 38)
Ostrava, Czechoslovakia
Height1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
Turned pro2000
Retired2005
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize moneyUS$902,005
Singles
Career record138–109
Career titles1 (1 ITF)
Highest rankingNo. 16 (29 July 2002)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open4R (2001)
French Open3R (2001)
Wimbledon3R (2002)
US OpenQF (2001)
Doubles
Career record59–64
Career titles1 (2 ITF)
Highest rankingNo. 34 (10 June 2002)
Last updated on: 15 May 2008.

She was named the WTA newcomer of the year in 2000. Her best performance at a Grand Slam came when she got to the quarterfinals of the 2001 US Open, defeating Joannette Kruger, Silvija Talaja, Meghann Shaughnessy and Monica Seles, then losing to Martina Hingis. She attained a career high ranking of 16 in singles in 2002.

WTA Tour FinalsEdit

Singles (1-0)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam 0
WTA Championships 0
Tier I 0
Tier II 0
Tier III 0
Tier IV & V 1
Titles by Surface
Hard 1
Clay 0
Grass 0
Carpet 0
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 18 October 2000 Bratislava, Slovakia Hard (i)   Miriam Oremans 6–1, 5–7, 6–3

Doubles (1-1)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 17 October 2001 Bratislava, Slovakia Hard (i)   Elena Bovina   Nathalie Dechy
  Meilen Tu
6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 2. 6 January 2003 Canberra, Australia Hard   Dinara Safina   Tathiana Garbin
  Émilie Loit
3–6, 6–3, 4–6

ITF finalsEdit

Singles (1-0)Edit

$75,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 13 February 2000 Rockford, United States Hard (i)   Francesca Schiavone 2-6, 6-3, 6-1

Doubles (2–2)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 9 November 1998 Bossonnens, Switzerland Carpet (i)   Zuzana Ondrášková   Zuzana Hejdová
  Alena Vašková
4–6, 6–7(5–7)
Winner 2. 16 November 1998 Biel, Switzerland Hard (i)   Lydia Steinbach   Gréta Arn
  Katalin Miskolczi
6–2, 6–1
Winner 3. 3 July 2001 Vaihingen, Germany Clay   Eva Martincová   Gréta Arn
  Amanda Grahame
0–6, 6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 4. 5 June 2005 Prostějov, Czech Republic Clay   Barbora Strýcová   Yuliya Beygelzimer
  Mara Santangelo
1–6, 6–4, 2–6

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Preceded by WTA Newcomer of the Year
2000
Succeeded by