Edina Gallovits-Hall

Klaudia Edina Gallovits-Hall (née Gallovits; born December 10, 1984) is a Romanian-born Americans tennis player. Her career-high ranking of No. 54 she achieved on April 28, 2008. She represented Romania until April 2015, then started playing for the United States.

Edina Gallovits-Hall
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Edina Gallovits-Hall at the 2015 Wimbledon Championships
Full nameKlaudia Edina Gallovits-Hall
Country (sports) Romania (1999–2014)
 United States (2015–present)
ResidenceAtlanta, Georgia, United States
Born (1984-12-10) December 10, 1984 (age 35)
Timișoara, Romania
Height1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Turned pro1999
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize moneyUS$1,294,978
Singles
Career record419–262
Career titles0 WTA, 19 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 54 (28 April 2008)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (2008, 2009)
French Open2R (2007, 2011)
Wimbledon2R (2008, 2010)
US Open2R (2012)
Doubles
Career record159–133
Career titles3 WTA, 9 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 63 (6 April 2009)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open2R (2009)
French Open3R (2012)
Wimbledon1R (2005, 2008, 2009)
US Open1R (2007)

Personal lifeEdit

She married her American coach and manager Bryce Hall in November 2010.[1] Her father was in the 1980 Olympics representing Romania in the Modern Pentathlon. [2] Her sister played tennis at Florida State University. [3]

CareerEdit

In June 2007, she reached the final of the inaugural Barcelona KIA event.

In February 2010, she won her first WTA title in doubles at the Copa Sony Ericsson Colsanitas in Bogotá. Her second doubles title came in September 2010 at the Guangzhou International Women's Open.

In 2011, she defended her 2010 Bogotá title, winning the Copa Sony Ericsson Colsanitas with Anabel Medina Garrigues.

At the 2015 US Open, she played her last match on the tour. She was beaten in the first round of qualifying by Japanese Mayo Hibi in three sets.

WTA Career FinalsEdit

Singles: 1 (0–1)Edit

Before 2009 Starting in 2009
WTA Championships (0/0)
Tier I (0/0) Premier Mandatory (0/0)
Tier II (0/0) Premier 5 (0/0)
Tier III (0/0) Premier (0/0)
Tier IV & V (0/1) International (0/0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 16 June 2007 Barcelona, Spain Clay   Meghann Shaughnessy 3–6, 2–6

Doubles: 4 (3–1)Edit

Before 2009 Starting in 2009
WTA Championships (0/0)
Tier I (0/0) Premier Mandatory (0/0)
Tier II (0/1) Premier 5 (0/0)
Tier III (0/0) Premier (0/0)
Tier IV & V (0/0) International (3/0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 20 April 2008 Charleston, United States Green Clay   Olga Govortsova   Katarina Srebotnik
  Ai Sugiyama
2–6, 2–6
Winner 1. 21 February 2010 Bogotá, Colombia Clay   Gisela Dulko   Olga Savchuk
  Anastasiya Yakimova
6–2, 7–6(8–6)
Winner 2. 19 September 2010 Guangzhou, China Hard   Sania Mirza   Han Xinyun
  Liu Wanting
7–5, 6–3
Winner 3. 20 February 2011 Bogotá, Colombia Clay   Anabel Medina Garrigues   Sharon Fichman
  Laura Pous Tió
2–6, 7–6(8–6), 11–9

ITF FinalsEdit

Singles (19–9)Edit

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 6 August 2000 Bucharest, Romania Clay   Raluca Ciochină 6-3 6-3
Winner 2. 15 April 2001 Cavtat, Croatia Clay   Daniela Salomon 6-0 6-0
Runner-up 3. 30 April 2001 Taranto, Italy Clay   Eleni Daniilidou 5-7 2-6
Winner 4. 21 April 2002 Hvar, Croatia Clay   Sandra Klemenschits 6-2 6-1
Winner 5. 12 May 2002 Szeged, Hungary Clay   Daniela Casanova 6-3 6-0
Winner 6. 16 June 2002 Grado, Italy Clay   Bahia Mouhtassine 6-3 6-3
Runner-up 7. 25 August 2002 Maribor, Slovenia Clay   Mara Santangelo 2-6 3-6
Runner-up 8. 28 September 2003 Raleigh, United States Clay   Tiffany Dabek 6-3 5-7 3-6
Winner 9. 5 October 2003 Greenville, United States Clay   Kristen Schlukebir 6-0 6-4
Winner 10. 5 April 2005 Tunica Resorts, United States Clay (i)   Varvara Lepchenko 6-3 4-6 6-3
Winner 11. 1 May 2005 Lafayette, United States Clay   Olga Lazarchuk 6–2 7–6(8–6)
Winner 12. 6 May 2006 Indian Harbour Beach, United States Clay   Rossana de los Ríos 3–6, 7–6(7–5), 7–6(7–0)
Runner-up 13. 25 July 2006 Monteroni D'Arbia, Italy Clay   Karin Knapp 2–6 1–6
Winner 14. 25 October 2006 Augusta, United States Hard   Ekaterina Afinogenova 6-0 6-2
Runner-up 15. 28 January 2007 Waikoloa, United States Hard   Melinda Czink 2-6 3-6
Winner 16. 3 April 2007 Pelham, United States Clay   Gréta Arn 6-3 7-5
Winner 17. 1 May 2007 Charlottesville, United States Clay   Angelika Bachmann 6–3 6–3
Winner 18. 9 November 2008 Auburn, United States Hard   Julie Ditty 6–0 6–7(7–9) 7–5
Winner 19. 16 November 2008 San Diego, United States Hard   Julie Ditty 4–6 6–3 6–2
Winner 20. 4 April 2010 Pelham, United States Clay   Ajla Tomljanović 6-2 6-0
Winner 21. 19 April 2010 Dothan, United States Clay   Anastasiya Yakimova 6-1 6-4
Winner 22. 4 May 2010 Indian Harbour Beach, United States Clay   Shelby Rogers 2-6 6-3 6-4
Runner-up 23. 4 October 2010 Kansas City, United States Hard   Rebecca Marino 7–6(7–4) 0–6 2–6
Winner 24. 28 June 2011 Torun, Poland Clay   Stéphanie Foretz 6-4 6-3
Runner-up 25. 15 April 2012 Pelham, United States Clay   Heidi El Tabakh 6-3 2-6 4-6
Runner-up 26. 22 April 2012 Dothan, United States Clay   Camila Giorgi 2-6 6-4 4-6
Runner-up 27. 22 September 2014 Amelia Island, United States Clay   Ingrid Neel 4–4 ret.
Runner-up 28. 9 November 2014 Captiva Island, United States Hard   Petra Martić 6–2 6–2

Doubles (9–13)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 6 August 2000 Bucharest, Romania Clay   Liana Ungur   Zuzana Kučová
  Dominika Luzarová
7–5, 4–0 ret.
Runner-up 2. 25 September 2000 Makarska, Croatia Clay   Ramona But   Natasha Galouza
  Zuzana Hejdová
5-7 3-6
Runner-up 3. 29 July 2001 Civitanova, Italy Clay   Gisela Dulko   Gloria Pizzichini
  Antonella Serra Zanetti
3-6 6-3 1-6
Runner-up 4. 29 April 2002 Maglie, Italy Carpet (i)   Magda Mihalache   Yan Zi
  Zheng Jie
4–6 1–6
Winner 5. 9 June 2002 Galatina, Italy Clay   Andreea Ehritt-Vanc   Bahia Mouhtassine
  Sylvia Plischke
6–3 6–2
Winner 6. 29 September 2002 Lecce, Italy Clay   Andreea Ehritt-Vanc   Rosa María Andrés Rodríguez
  Elisa Balsamo
6–7(5–7) 6–3 6–3
Winner 7. 3 May 2003 Maglie, Italy Clay   Delia Sescioreanu   Nuria Llagostera Vives
  María José Martínez Sánchez
6–4 4–6 6–3
Runner-up 8. 28 September 2003 Raleigh, United States Clay   Maureen Drake   Maria Fernanda Alves
  Tiffany Dabek
6–2 3–6 1–6
Winner 9. 5 July 2004 Cuneo, Italy Clay   Zsófia Gubacsi   Eva Hrdinová
  Sandra Záhlavová
7–5 6–3
Winner 10. 8 August 2004 Louisville, United States Hard   Julie Ditty   Claire Curran
  Natalie Grandin
1–6 6–4 6–2
Runner-up 11. 5 April 2005 Tunica Resorts, United States Clay (i)   Varvara Lepchenko   Tatiana Poutchek
  Anastasia Rodionova
2–6 4–6
Runner-up 12. 18 April 2006 Dothan, United States Clay   Varvara Lepchenko   Monique Adamczak
  Soledad Esperón
4–6 6–3 4–6
Winner 13. 14 May 2006 Indian Harbour Beach, United States Hard   Jessica Kirkland   Maria Fernanda Alves
  Marie-Ève Pelletier
6-3 6-2
Runner-up 14. 11 July 2006 Toruń, Poland Clay   Lenka Tvarošková   Andreja Klepač
  Ekaterina Dzehalevich
6–7(5–7) 4–6
Runner-up 15. 31 July 2006 Martina Franca, Italy Clay   Mervana Jugić-Salkić   Ivana Abramović
  Aurélie Védy
3–6 2–6
Runner-up 16. 8 October 2006 Barcelona, Spain Clay   Vanessa Henke   Klaudia Jans-Ignacik
  Alicja Rosolska
1–6 2–6
Winner 17. 4 February 2007 Palm Desert, United States Hard   Julie Ditty   Natalie Grandin
  Raquel Kops-Jones
6–2 6–1
Runner-up 18. 10 June 2007 Přerov, Czech Republic Clay   Rossana de los Ríos   Lucie Hradecká
  Renata Voráčová
7–5 3–6 2–6
Runner-up 19. 5 October 2009 Troy, United States Hard   Jorgelina Cravero   Petra Rampre
  Nicole Rottmann
3–6 6–3 [8–10]
Winner 20. 12 February 2010 Cali, Colombia Clay   Polona Hercog   Estrella Cabeza Candela
  Laura Pous Tió
3-6 6-3 [10-8]
Runner-up 21. 28 June 2011 Torun, Poland Clay   Andreja Klepač   Stéphanie Foretz
  Tatjana Malek
2–6 5–7
Runner-up 22. 30 September 2012 Las Vegas, United States Hard   Elena Bovina   Anastasia Rodionova
  Arina Rodionova
2–6 6–2 [6–10]

Singles Performance TimelineEdit

  Romania   United States
Tournament 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2015 W–L
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open A A LQ LQ 1R 2R 2R 1R 1R A 1R A 2–6
French Open 1R LQ LQ LQ 2R 1R 1R LQ 2R 1R A A 2–6
Wimbledon 1R LQ LQ 1R 2R 1R 2R LQ 1R A 1R 2–7
US Open LQ LQ LQ LQ 1R 1R 1R 1R LQ 2R A LQ 1–5
Win–loss 0–1 0–1 0–0 0–0 1–4 2–4 1–4 1–3 1–2 1–3 0–1 0–1 7–24
Olympic Games
Summer Olympics NH A Not held A Not held A Not held 0–0
Year end ranking 187 186 129 111 87 84 93 75 124 109 744 542

Doubles Performance TimelineEdit

Tournament 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 W–L
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open A A A 1R 2R 1R 1R A A 1–4
French Open A A A 2R 1R 2R 1R 3R A 4–5
Wimbledon 1R A A 1R 1R 1R A A A 0–4
US Open A A 1R A 2R 2R 1R A A 2–4
Win–loss 0–1 0–0 0–1 1–3 2–4 2–4 0–3 2–1 0–0 7–17

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-07-25. Retrieved 2011-01-10.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ https://www.olympic.org/gyula-laszlo-gallovits
  3. ^ https://seminoles.com/alida-gallovits-a-senior-to-remember/

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