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Denisa Krajčovičová (born 18 November 1968)[1][2][3] is a former professional tennis player from Slovakia. From 1991 to 1996 she was known under her married name Denisa Szabová.[2][3]

Denisa Krajčovičová
Full nameDenisa Krajčovičová
Country (sports) Czechoslovakia
 Slovakia
Born (1968-11-18) 18 November 1968 (age 50)
Bratislava, Czechoslovakia
Prize money$215,862
Singles
Highest rankingNo. 117 (16 September 1991)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (1991, 1992)
French Open1R (1989, 1992)
Doubles
Highest rankingNo. 88 (18 March 1996)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open2R (1996)
French Open2R (1994)
Wimbledon1R (1996)
US Open1R (1994, 1996)

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BiographyEdit

Krajčovičová began playing professionally in the late 1980s, originally under the flag of Czechoslovakia.

She made the semi-finals of the 1991 San Marino WTA Tour tournament.[4]

In 1993 she began competing as a Slovakian and represented the Slovakia Fed Cup team in their 1995 World Group playoff tie against Paraguay.

She made another WTA Tour semi-final at Zagreb in 1995.[5]

Towards the end of her career she peaked as a doubles player, making a WTA Tour final at the 1995 Warsaw Cup and the following year winning a $75,000 Bratislava ITF circuit tournament.

WTA Tour finalsEdit

Doubles (0-1)Edit

Result    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss September, 1995 Warsaw, Poland Tier III Clay   Henrieta Nagyová   Sandra Cecchini
  Laura Garrone
5–7, 6–2, 6–3

ITF finalsEdit

Singles: 5 (1-4)Edit

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 22 September 1986 Bol, Yugoslavia Clay   Silvia La Fratta 1-6, 3-6
Winner 2. 20 July 1987 Vaihingen, West Germany Clay   Michaela Kriebel 6-4, 4-6, 7-5
Runner-up 3. 16 November 1987 Wels, Austria Hard (i)   Barbara Paulus 2-6, 2-6
Runner-up 4. 8 July 1990 Vaihingen, West Germany Clay   Elena Pampoulova 3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 5. 8 July 1991 Erlangen, Germany Clay   Maja Živec-Škulj 5-7, 6-1, 1-6

Doubles: 25 (9-16)Edit

Outcome No Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score
Runner-up 1. 9 June 1986 Lyon, France Clay   Réka Szikszay   Nicole Muns-Jagerman
  Simone Schilder
5-7, 4-6
Winner 2. 28 July 1986 Neumünster, West Germany Clay   Alice Noháčová   Céline Cohen
  Susana Villaverde
7-6, 6-3
Runner-up 3. 22 September 1986 Bol, Yugoslavia Clay   Alice Noháčová   Silvia La Fratta
  Barbara Romanò
5-7, 3-6
Runner-up 4. 29 September 1986 Sibenik, Yugoslavia Clay   Radka Zrubáková   Petra Langrová
  Jana Pospíšilová
1-6, 2-6
Runner-up 5. 6 October 1986 Mali Lošinj, Yugoslavia Clay   Radka Zrubáková   Petra Langrová
  Jana Pospíšilová
3-6, 6-7
Winner 6. 13 October 1986 Rabac, Yugoslavia Clay   Radka Zrubáková   Petra Langrová
  Jana Pospíšilová
6-3, 6-2
Runner-up 7. 1 December 1986 Budapest, Hungary Clay   Radka Zrubáková   Jana Novotná
  Regina Rajchrtová
1-6, 7-6, 3-6
Runner-up 8. 12 January 1987 Helsinki, Finland Carpet   Radka Zrubáková   Cecilia Dahlman
  Laura Maennistoe
7-6, 6-7, 6-7
Runner-up 9. 26 January 1987 Stavanger, Norway Carpet   Radka Zrubáková   Catrin Jexell
  Lena Sandin
6-3, 1-6, 1-6
Winner 10. 13 July 1987 Erlange, West Germany Clay   Virginie Paquet   Alison Scott
  Heidi Sprung
6-1, 6-2
Runner-up 11. 20 July 1987 Vaihingen, West Germany Clay   Hana Fukárková   Julie Halard-Decugis
  Virginie Paquet
4-6, 3-6
Winner 12. 27 July 1987 Neumünster, West Germany Clay   Radka Zrubáková   Nora Bajchiková
  Iva Budařová
6-0, 6-2
Runner-up 13. 3 August 1987 Rheda-Wiedenbrück, West Germany Clay   Nora Bajchiková   Hana Fukárková
  Jana Pospíšilová
2-6, 0-6
Runner-up 14. 20 August 1987 Darmstadt, West Germany Clay   Nora Bajchiková   Hana Fukárková
  Jana Pospíšilová
0-6, 3-6
Runner-up 15. 12 October 1987 Mali Lošinj, Yugoslavia Clay   Jana Pospíšilová   Michaela Frimmelová
  Petra Holubová
5-7, 6-4, 5-7
Winner 16. 14 August 1989 Budapest, Hungary Clay   Hana Fukárková   Nanne Dahlman
  Silke Frankl
4-6, 6-3, 6-3
Runner-up 17. 26 February 1990 Wels, Austria Clay   Hana Fukárková   Alexia Dechaume-Balleret
  Pascale Paradis
3-6, 2-6
Runner-up 18. 6 August 1990 Budapest, Hungary Clay   Alice Noháčová   Sylvie Sabas
  Sandrine Testud
3-6, 4-6
Runner-up 19. 3 June 1991 Mondorf, Luxembourg Clay   Henrike Kadzidroga   Radka Bobková
  Ana Segura
1-6, 4-6
Winner 20. 17 June 1991 Modena, Italy Clay   Jana Pospíšilová   Yvonne Grubben
  Stephanie Rottier
6-1, 6-4
Winner 21. 31 August 1992 Klagenfurt, Austria Clay   Jana Pospíšilová   Katja Oeljeklaus
  Heike Thoms
w/o
Runner-up 22. 28 June 1993 Vaihingen, Germany Clay   Katarína Studeníková   Eva Martincová
  Sylvia Štefková
1-6 ret.
Runner–up 23. 8 August 1993 Sopot, Poland Clay   Katarína Studeníková   Tina Križan
  Květa Peschke
3–6, 1–6
Winner 24. 2 September 1996 Bratislava, Slovakia Clay   Andrea Temesvári   Petra Langrová
  Radka Zrubáková
0-6, 6-3, 6-3
Winner 25. 2 February 1997 Prostejov, Czech Republic Carpet (i)   Andrea Temesvári   Aleksandra Olsza
  Elena Tatarkova
6-2, 6-3

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Denisa Krajcovicova". Women's Tennis Association. Retrieved 29 May 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Denisa Szabova". International Tennis Federation. Retrieved 29 May 2018.
  3. ^ a b "Denisa Szabova". Fed Cup. Retrieved 29 May 2018.
  4. ^ "ITF Tennis - Pro Circuit - San Marino - 15 July - 21 July 1991". ITF. Retrieved 5 January 2018.
  5. ^ "ITF Tennis - Pro Circuit - Zagreb - 24 April - 30 April 1995". ITF. Retrieved 5 January 2018.

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