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Eva Birnerová (born 14 August 1984) is a retired professional Czech tennis player.

Eva Birnerová
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Full nameEva Birnerová
Country (sports) Czech Republic
ResidencePlzeň, Czech Republic
Born (1984-08-14) 14 August 1984 (age 35)
Duchcov, Czechoslovakia
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Turned pro2002
Retired9 November 2018
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$1,131,089
Singles
Career record333–306
Career titles0 WTA, 8 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 59 (29 January 2007)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open3R (2007)
French Open2R (2005)
Wimbledon3R (2013)
US Open2R (2006)
Doubles
Career record183–199
Career titles3 WTA, 11 ITF
Highest ranking52 (21 May 2012)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open3R (2005)
French Open3R (2005)
Wimbledon1R (2004, 2005, 2006, 2012, 2013)
US Open2R (2004, 2005, 2006, 2012)
Mixed doubles
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Wimbledon1R (2006)
Team competitions
Fed Cup0–2
Last updated on: 29 December 2015.

Birnerová won three doubles titles on the WTA tour, as well as eight singles and 11 doubles titles on the ITF circuit in her career. On 29 January 2007, she reached her best singles ranking of world number 59. On 21 May 2012, she peaked at world number 52 in the doubles rankings.

Playing for the Czech Republic at the Fed Cup, Birnerová had a win–loss record of 0–2.[1]

CareerEdit

Coached by Tim Sommer since October 2005, Birnerová is an all-court player who prefers playing on grass.

In juniors, Birnerová was the 2002 European Champion in 18-and-unders.

In 2006, Birnerová won her first WTA Tour doubles title in Stockholm alongside Jarmila Gajdošová.

In 2011, Birnerová reached her first WTA singles final in Tashkent, losing to top seed Ksenia Pervak in straight sets.

WTA finalsEdit

Singles (0–1)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
WTA Tour Championships (0–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Premier (0–0)
International (0–1)
Finals by surface
Hard (0–1)
Clay (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 17 September 2011 Tashkent Open, Tashkent, Uzbekistan Hard   Ksenia Pervak 3–6, 1–6

Doubles (3–6)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
WTA Tour Championships (0–0)
Tier I / Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Tier II / Premier (0–0)
Tier III, IV & V / International (3–6)
Finals by surface
Hard (1–4)
Clay (0–0)
Grass (2–2)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 8 August 2005 Nordea Nordic Light Open, Stockholm, Sweden Hard   Mara Santangelo   Émilie Loit
  Katarina Srebotnik
4–6, 3–6
Winner 1. 7 August 2006 Nordea Nordic Light Open, Stockholm, Sweden Hard   Jarmila Gajdošová   Yan Zi
  Zheng Jie
0–6, 6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 2. 18 September 2006 Banka Koper Slovenia Open, Portorož, Slovenia Hard   Émilie Loit   Lucie Hradecká
  Renata Voráčová
w/o
Winner 2. 17 July 2011 Gastein Ladies, Bad Gastein, Austria Clay   Lucie Hradecká   Julia Görges
  Jarmila Gajdošová
4–6, 6–2, [12–10]
Winner 3. 18 February 2012 Copa Colsanitas, Bogotá, Colombia Clay   Alexandra Panova   Mandy Minella
  Stefanie Vögele
6–2, 6–2
Runner-up 3. 5 May 2012 Budapest Grand Prix, Budapest, Hungary Clay   Michaëlla Krajicek   Janette Husárová
  Magdaléna Rybáriková
4–6, 2–6
Runner-up 4. 28 July 2012 Baku Cup, Baku, Azerbaijan Hard   Alberta Brianti   Irina Buryachok
  Valeria Solovieva
3–6, 2–6
Runner-up 5. 23 February 2013 Copa Colsanitas, Bogotá, Colombia Clay   Alexandra Panova   Tímea Babos
  Mandy Minella
4–6, 3–6
Runner-up 6. 7 April 2013 Monterrey Open, Monterrey, Mexico Hard   Tamarine Tanasugarn   Tímea Babos
  Kimiko Date-Krumm
1–6, 4–6

ITF finals (19–13)Edit

Singles (8–5)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (3–2)
Clay (4–2)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (1–1)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 17 September 2001 Glasgow, United Kingdom Hard (i)   Sophie Erre 3–6, 7–5, 6–4
Winner 2. 25 February 2002 New Delhi, India Hard   Peng Shuai 6–4, 7–5
Winner 3. 17 June 2002 Lenzerheide, Switzerland Clay   Chanelle Scheepers 7–5, 6–4
Winner 4. 7 April 2003 Dinan, France Clay (i)   Zuzana Ondrášková 1–6, 6–2, 6–3
Winner 5. 7 July 2003 Vittel, France Clay   Tatiana Poutchek 6–4, 6–4
Winner 6. 17 November 2003 Deauville, France Clay (i)   Camille Pin 6–4, 6–3
Winner 7. 30 January 2006 Urtijëi, Italy Carpet (i)   Marta Domachowska 4–6, 7–5, 6–2
Runner-up 1. 6 September 2010 Katowice, Poland Clay   Magda Linette 6–3, 2–6, 2–6
Winner 8. 20 September 2010 Shrewsbury, United Kingdom Hard (i)   Anne Kremer 7–6(7–1), 3–6, 6–0
Runner-up 2. 25 July 2011 Olomouc, Czech Republic Clay   Nastassja Burnett 1–6, 3–6
Runner-up 3. 22 October 2012 Ismaning, Germany Carpet (i)   Annika Beck 3–6, 6–7(8–10)
Runner-up 4. 4 November 2013 Istanbul, Turkey Hard (i)   Ksenia Pervak 4–6, 6–7(4–7)
Runner-up 5. 9 December 2013 Madrid, Spain Hard   Amandine Hesse 6–4, 0–6, 2–6

Doubles (11–8)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (2–2)
Clay (6–6)
Grass (1–0)
Carpet (2–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 12 October 1998 Nicosia, Cyprus Clay   Annette Zweck   Galina Misiuriova
  Liina Suurvarik
6–3, 6–4
Winner 2. 30 October 2000 Minsk, Belarus Carpet (i)   Alexandra Zerkalova   Raissa Gourevitch
  Liudmila Nikoyan
2–4, 3–5, 5–3, 4–2, 4–0
Runner-up 1. 25 February 2002 New Delhi, India Hard   Jana Hlaváčková   Choi Young-ja
  Kim Eun-ha
7–6(7–4), 4–6, 3–6
Runner-up 2. 8 July 2002 Darmstadt, Germany Clay   Dominika Luzarová   Kirstin Freye
  Andrea Glass
5–7, 2–6
Winner 3. 16 September 2002 Tbilisi, Georgia Clay   Gabriela Chmelinová   Goulnara Fattakhetdinova
  Maria Kondratieva
6–4, 6–0
Runner-up 3. 7 July 2003 Vittel, France Clay   Libuše Průšová   Yuliya Beygelzimer
  Tatiana Poutchek
3–6, 2–6
Winner 4. 26 April 2004 Cagnes-sur-Mer, France Clay   Lubomira Bacheva   Ruxandra Dragomir
  Antonia Matic
4–6, 7–6(7–4), 6–3
Runner-up 4. 26 July 2004 Modena, Italy Clay   Lubomira Bacheva   Gabriela Chmelinová
  Michaela Paštiková
2–6, 3–6
Winner 5. 13 October 2008 Saint-Raphaël, France Hard (i)   Lucie Hradecká   Gracia Radovanovic
  Renata Voráčová
6–4, 6–3
Winner 6. 12 April 2010 Cairo, Egypt Clay   Renata Voráčová   Ksenia Milevskaya
  Lenka Wienerová
7–6(7–4), 6–4
Winner 7. 7 June 2010 Zlín, Czech Republic Clay   Stéphanie Foretz Gacon   Tereza Hladíková
  Michaela Pochabová
7–5, 4–6, 6–4
Winner 8. 28 June 2010 Cuneo, Italy Clay   Lucie Hradecká   Sorana Cîrstea
  Andreja Klepač
3–6, 6–4, [10–8]
Runner-up 5. 13 September 2010 Mestre, Italy Clay   Andreja Klepač   Claudia Giovine
  Karin Knapp
7–6(8–6), 5–7, [11–13]
Runner-up 6. 4 October 2010 Jounieh, Lebanon Clay   Andreja Klepač   Petra Cetkovská
  Renata Voráčová
5–7, 2–6
Winner 9. 6 June 2011 Nottingham, United Kingdom Grass   Petra Cetkovská   Regina Kulikova
  Evgeniya Rodina
6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 7. 27 June 2011 Cuneo, Italy Clay   Vesna Dolonts   Mandy Minella
  Stefanie Vögele
3–6, 2–6
Winner 10. 24 October 2011 Barnstaple, United Kingdom Hard (i)   Anne Keothavong   Sandra Klemenschits
  Tatjana Malek
7–5, 6–1
Runner-up 8. 12 March 2012 Nassau, Bahamas Hard   Anne Keothavong   Janette Husárová
  Katalin Marosi
1–6, 6–3, [6–10]
Winner 11. 17 February 2014 Kreuzlingen, Switzerland Carpet (i)   Michaëlla Krajicek   Aleksandra Krunić
  Amra Sadiković
6–1, 4–6, [10–6]

Singles performance timelineEdit

Tournament 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 W-L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A 1R LQ 1R 3R A A A LQ 1R LQ 2–4
French Open A 1R 1R 2R 1R 1R A A A LQ 1R LQ 1–6
Wimbledon A LQ 1R 1R 2R 1R A A LQ LQ LQ 3R 3–5
US Open LQ LQ LQ 1R 2R LQ LQ A LQ LQ LQ LQ 1–2
Win–Loss 0–0 0–1 0–3 1–3 2–4 2–3 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 2–3 2–1 9–18

Doubles performance timelineEdit

Tournament 2004 2005 2006 2007 2011 2012 2013 W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open 3R 1R 1R 2R 1R 3–5
French Open 3R 1R 1R 1R 1R 2–5
Wimbledon 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R 0–5
US Open 2R 2R 2R 1R 2R 1R 4–6
Win–Loss 1–2 5–4 2–4 0–2 0–1 1–2 0–4 9–19

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit