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Eva Švíglerová (born 13 July 1971) is a Czech former professional tennis player. She enjoyed success as a junior player, winning the 1989 Australian Open in girls' doubles, along with Andrea Strnadová. The two were also the finalists of the 1989 Wimbledon Championships. At this event, it was rumoured by some reporters that she played one match in the tournament without knickers.

Eva Švíglerová
Country (sports)Czechoslovakia (1987–92)
 Czech Republic (1992–94)
Born (1971-07-13) 13 July 1971 (age 47)
Turned pro1987
Retired1994
PlaysRight-handed
Prize moneyUS$278,084
Singles
Career record114–89
Career titles1 WTA, 5 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 33 (21 October 1991)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (1989–92)
French Open3R (1990)
Wimbledon3R (1989)
US Open3R (1991)
Doubles
Career record116–95
Career titles1
Highest rankingNo. 75 (12 April 1993)
Last updated on: 25 January 2012.

The same year, Švíglerová herself reached the final of the French Open, losing to future World No. 1 player Jennifer Capriati 6–4, 6–0.

As a professional, Švíglerová won one WTA title, the ASB Classic in 1991. From 1988 to 1993, she also won five additional ITF titles. In doubles, Švíglerová won the Brasil Open in 1991 partnering with Bettina Fulco. She achieved her career–high singles ranking, World No. 33, on 21 October 1991.[1]

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Career statisticsEdit

WTA singles finals: 1 (1–0)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam (0–0)
Tour Championships (0–0)
Tier I (0–0)
Tier II (0–0)
Tier III (0–0)
Tier IV & V (1–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 2 February 1991 Auckland, New Zealand Hard   Andrea Strnadová 6–2, 0–6, 6–1

WTA doubles finals: 2 (1–1)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam (0–0)
Tour Championships (0–0)
Tier I (0–0)
Tier II (0–0)
Tier III (0–0)
Tier IV & V (1–1)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winners 1. 28 January 1991 São Paulo, Brazil Clay   Bettina Fulco   Mary Pierce
  Luanne Spadea
7–5, 6–4
Runner–up 1. 20 July 1991 Prague, Czechoslovakia Clay   Noëlle van Lottum   Karin Kschwendt
  Petra Ritter
4–6, 6–2, 5–7

ITF singles finals: 6 (5–1)Edit

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner–up 1. 27 June 1988 Arezzo, Italy Clay   Marzia Grossi 6(0)–7, 1–6
Winner 1. 1 August 1988 Franceville, Italy Clay   Kristine Kunce 6–3, 7–5
Winner 2. 3 October 1988 Šibenik, Yugoslavia Clay   Magdalena Feistel 7–5, 6–4
Winner 3. 17 October 1988 Rabac, Yugoslavia Clay   Renata Šmekálová 6–2, 6–1
Winner 4. 21 November 1988 Wels, Austria Clay (i)   Marion Maruska 6–3, 6–1
Winner 5. 26 July 1993 Rheda-Wiedenbrück, Germany Clay   Katja Oeljeklaus 6–4, 6–4

ITF doubles finals: 1 (0–1)Edit

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner–up 1. 26 September 1988 Bol, Yugoslavia Clay   Magdalena Šimková   Kate McDonald
  Rennae Stubbs
3–6, 1–6

Junior Grand Slam singles finals: 1 (0–1)Edit

Outcome Year Championship Surface Opponent Score
Runner–up 1989 French Open Clay   Jennifer Capriati 4–6, 0–6

Junior Grand Slam doubles finals: 2 (1–1)Edit

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winners 1989 Australian Open Hard   Andrea Strnadová   Nicole Pratt
  Angie Woolcock
6–2, 6–0
Runner–up 1989 Wimbledon Grass   Andrea Strnadová   Jennifer Capriati
  Meredith McGrath
4–6, 2–6

Grand Slam performance timelineEdit

Year Australian Open French Open Wimbledon US Open
1989 1R   C. Martínez 3R   M. Seles
1990 1R   P. Shriver 3R   J. Novotná 1R   C. Tanvier 1R   D. Van Rensburg
1991 1R   A. Smith 1R   H. Suková 1R   W. Probst 3R   S. Graf
1992 1R   S. Rehe 1R   V. Martinek 1R   S. Frankl 1R   P. Hy

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Eva Švíglerová Stats". Women's Tennis Association. Retrieved 25 January 2012.

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