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Dinah Pfizenmaier (born 13 January 1992 in Bielefeld)[1] is a German tennis player.

Dinah Pfizenmaier
Dinah Pfizenmaier at the 2013 French Open 2.jpg
Pfizenmaier at the 2013 French Open
Full nameDinah Pfizenmaier
Country (sports) Germany
Born (1992-01-13) 13 January 1992 (age 27)
Bielefeld, Germany
Height1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$481,829
Singles
Career record171–105
Career titles9 ITF
Highest ranking79 (17 March 2014)
Current ranking849 (31 August 2017)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (2014)
French Open3R (2013)
Wimbledon1R (2014)
US Open1R (2013)
Doubles
Career record31–31
Career titles2 ITF
Highest ranking245 (2 February 2015)
Last updated on: 31 August 2017.

Pfizenmaier has won nine singles and two doubles titles on the ITF tour in her career. On 17 March 2014, she reached her best singles ranking of world number 79. On 2 February 2015, she peaked at world number 245 in the doubles rankings.

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Professional careerEdit

2012Edit

Pfizenmaier made her Grand Slam debut at the 2012 French Open. She qualified for the main draw by defeating Kristýna Plíšková, Misaki Doi and Monica Puig. In the first round of the main draw she defeated local talent Caroline Garcia to set up a clash with world number one Victoria Azarenka.[2] She lost the meeting in straight sets.[3]

2013Edit

Pfizenmaier qualified again for the 2013 French Open, defeating Chiara Scholl, Irina Khromacheva and Vera Dushevina. In the main draw she defeated Mandy Minella and rising star Urszula Radwańska. In round three she was defeated by number 4 seed Agnieszka Radwańska.[4]

2014Edit

At the French Open in 2014, Pfizenmaier defeated Estrella Cabeza Candela in the first round,[5][6] but lost to Sara Errani in round two.

ITF finalsEdit

Singles: 13 (9–4)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments (0–0)
$75,000 tournaments (0–0)
$50,000 tournaments (1–1)
$25,000 tournaments (3–1)
$15,000 tournaments (0–1)
$10,000 tournaments (5–1)
Finals by surface
Hard (2–1)
Clay (6–3)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (1–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 25 July 2011 Tampere, Finland Clay   Piia Suomalainen 5–7, 0–6
Winner 1. 22 August 2011 Braunschweig, Germany Clay   Syna Kayser 7–6(7–5), 6–1
Winner 2. 12 September 2011 Rotterdam, Netherlands Clay   Stephanie Vogt 3–6, 6–1, 6–1
Winner 3. 26 September 2011 Plovdiv, Bulgaria Clay   Jovana Jakšić 6–4, 6–4
Winner 4. 24 October 2011 Netanya, Israel Hard   Çağla Büyükakçay 7–6(7–5), 4–6, 6–1
Winner 5. 23 January 2012 Kaarst, Germany Carpet (i)   Alison Van Uytvanck 6–4, 6–4
Winner 6. 19 March 2012 Phuket, Thailand Hard (i)   Noppawan Lertcheewakarn 6–2, 6–4
Runner-up 2. 8 October 2012 Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina Clay   Victoria Kan 6–4, 4–6, 2–5, ret.
Runner-up 3. 5 November 2012 Benicarló, Spain Hard   Laura Pous Tió 4–6, 1–6
Winner 7. 25 February 2013 Majorca, Spain Clay   Anastasia Grymalska 6–4, 4–6, 7–5
Winner 8. 1 April 2013 Torrent, Spain Clay   Justine Ozga 6–3, 6–1
Runner-up 4. 13 May 2013 Saint-Gaudens, France Clay   Paula Ormaechea 3–6, 6–3, 4–6
Winner 9. 1 July 2013 Versmold, Germany Clay   Maryna Zanevska 6–4, 4–6, 6–4

Doubles: 5 (2–3)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments (0–0)
$75,000 tournaments (0–0)
$50,000 tournaments (0–0)
$25,000 tournaments (1–2)
$15,000 tournaments (0–0)
$10,000 tournaments (1–1)
Finals by surface
Hard (0–0)
Clay (2–3)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 15 August 2011 Ratingen, Germany Clay   Katharina Hering   Elizaveta Ianchuk
  Karolina Wlodarczak
6–3, 1–6, 4–6
Winner 1. 26 September 2011 Plovdiv, Bulgaria Clay   Julia Wachaczyk   Clelia Melena
  Stefania Rubini
6–4, 7–5
Runner-up 2. 29 April 2013 Wiesbaden, Germany Clay   Anna Zaja   Gabriela Dabrowski
  Sharon Fichman
3–6, 3–6
Winner 2. 10 February 2014 São Paulo, Brazil Clay   Beatriz García Vidagany   Mariana Duque
  Paula Cristina Gonçalves
7–6(10–8), 4–6, [10–8]
Runner-up 3. 16 March 2015 Seville, Spain Clay   Sandra Klemenschits   Ekaterine Gorgodze
  Victoria Kan
3–6, 2–6

Singles performance timelineEdit

Tournament 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 SR W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A Q1 1R A A A 0 / 1 0–1
French Open A 2R 3R 2R 1R A A 0 / 4 4–4
Wimbledon A Q2 Q1 1R A A A 0 / 1 0–1
US Open A Q1 1R Q2 A Q1 Q1 0 / 1 0–1
Win–Loss 0–0 1–1 2–2 1–3 0–1 0–0 0–0 0 / 7 4–7
Career statistics
Overall Win–Loss* 0–0 1–2 4–6 6–10 3–3 0–0 0–0 14–21
Year-end ranking 271 158 98 125 249 854 40%

*: only WTA Tour main draw

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "33. Westfälische Tennis-Hallenmeisterschaften – 11. bis 15. Januar 2012 – Werne". altkreis-halle.net (in German). 10 January 2012. Retrieved 24 May 2012.
  2. ^ "French Open - Dinah Pfizenmaier nun gegen Azarenka". Stern (in German). 28 May 2012. Retrieved 3 June 2014.
  3. ^ "Williams und Pfizenmaier scheiden bei den French Open aus". Stern (in German). 30 May 2012. Retrieved 3 June 2014.
  4. ^ "French Open: Pfizenmaier scheitert an Radwanska". Die Zeit (in German). 31 May 2013. Retrieved 3 June 2014.
  5. ^ "Struff und Pfizenmaier siegen". Süddeutsche Zeitung (in German). 27 May 2014. Retrieved 3 June 2014.
  6. ^ "French Open: Pfizenmaier schafft Einzug in zweite Runde". Die Zeit (in German). 27 May 2014. Retrieved 3 June 2014.

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