Helena Vildová

Helena Vildová (born 19 March 1972[1]) is a retired Czech tennis player.[2][3]

Helena Vildová
Country (sports) Czech Republic
Born (1972-03-19) March 19, 1972 (age 48)
Turned pro1989
Retired2001
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$197,156
Singles
Career record159–140
Career titles0 WTA, 3 ITF
Highest ranking188 (15 January 1996)
Doubles
Career record239–140
Career titles3 WTA, 28 ITF
Highest ranking39 (3 November 1997)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open2R (1996, 1997, 1999)
French Open2R (1995, 1998)
Wimbledon1R (1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999)
US Open2R (1995, 1998)

In her career, she won three doubles titles on the WTA Tour. On 15 January 1996, she reached her best singles ranking of world number 188. On 3 November 1997, she peaked at number 39 in the WTA doubles rankings.

Vildová retired from professional tennis in 2001.

WTA Tour career finalsEdit

Doubles: 6 (3 titles, 3 runner-ups)Edit

Winner - Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0-0)
Tier I (0-0)
Tier II (0-0)
Tier III (1-1)
Tier IV & V (2-2)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 16 February 1997 Linz, Austria Carpet   Eva Melicharová   Alexandra Fusai
  Nathalie Tauziat
6–4, 3–6, 1–6
Winner 2. 22 June 1997 Rosmalen, Netherlands Grass   Eva Melicharová   Karina Habšudová
  Florencia Labat
6–3, 7–6
Runner-up 3. 14 July 1997 Prague, Czech Republic Clay   Eva Martincová   Ruxandra Dragomir
  Karina Habšudová
1–6, 7–5, 2–6
Winner 4. 3 August 1997 Maria Lankowitz, Austria Clay   Eva Melicharová   Radka Bobková
  Wiltrud Probst
6–2, 6–2
Winner 5. 2 August 1998 Sopot, Poland Clay   Květa Peschke   Åsa Carlsson
  Seda Noorlander
6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 6. 14 February 1999 Prague, Czech Republic Clay   Květa Peschke   Alexandra Fusai
  Nathalie Tauziat
6–3, 2–6, 1–6

ITF finalsEdit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments

Singles (3–3)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 26 November 1990 Érd, Hungary Clay   Klára Bláhová 6–2, 6–3
Runner-up 2. 5 February 1995 Coburg, Germany Hard (i)   Nanne Dahlman 6–3, 3–6, 3–6
Winner 3. 6 October 1996 Langenthal, Switzerland Carpet (i)   Kerstin Taube 6–3, 3–6, 6–1
Runner-up 4. 7 April 1997 Hvar, Croatia Clay   Milena Nekvapilová 6–7(2), 4–6
Winner 5. 5 October 1997 Langenthal, Switzerland Carpet (i)   Gabriela Kučerová 6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 6. 30 January 2000 Båstad, Sweden Hard (i)   Magdalena Zděnovcová 3–6, 6–0, 4–6

Doubles (28–16)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 23 April 1990 Sutton, England Clay   Radka Bobková   Lisa Keller
  Robyn Mawdsley
7–6(8), 6–3
Winner 2. 17 September 1990 Napoli, Italy Hard   Lucie Ludvigová   Marta Alastrue
  Patricia Miller
3–6, 6–1, 6–0
Winner 3. 24 September 1990 Napoli, Italy Clay   Lucie Ludvigová   Klára Bláhová
  Natalie Tschan
6–3, 6–2
Runner–up 4. 26 November 1990 Érd, Hungary Clay   Lucie Ludvigová   Magdalena Feistel
  Katarzyna Teodorowicz
7–5, 4–6, 2–6
Runner–up 5. 8 April 1991 Turin, Italy Clay   Lucie Steflová   Eva Bes
  Virginia Ruano Pascual
7–6, 1–6, 3–6
Winner 6. 20 May 1991 Katowice, Poland Clay   Magdalena Feistel   Ivana Jankovská
  Eva Melicharová
6–4, 6–7(9), 6–0
Runner-up 7. 1 February 1993 Newcastle, England Carpet (i)   Pavlína Rajzlová   Natalia Egorova
  Svetlana Parkhomenko
4–6, 6–7, 0–6
Runner-up 8. 8 February 1993 Sunderland, England Carpet (i)   Pavlína Rajzlová   Natalia Egorova
  Svetlana Parkhomenko
6–2, 1–6, 6–7
Runner-up 9. 1 March 1993 Cascais, Portugal Clay   Pavlína Rajzlová   Lara Bitter
  Amy van Buuren
1–6, 6–2, 3–6
Runner-up 10. 20 September 1993 Rabac, Croatia Clay   Petra Holubová   Monika Kratochvílová
  Olga Hostáková
4–6, 4–6
Winner 11. 27 September 1993 Mali Lošinj, Croatia Clay   Aleksandra Olsza   Ivona Horvat
  Tina Vukasović
6–0, 6–7(5), 6–3
Winner 12. 17 January 1994 Turku, Finland Carpet (i)   Radka Suraková   Linda Jansson
  Katrina Saarinen
7–5, 6–3
Winner 13. 6 February 1994 Coburg, Germany Carpet (i)   Katarzyna Teodorowicz   Ivana Jankovská
  Eva Melicharová
6–2, 7–6
Winner 14. 15 May 1994 Budapest, Hungary Clay   Eva Melicharová   Virág Csurgó
  Andrea Temesvári
6–2, 6–4
Winner 15. 1 August 1994 Munich, Germany Clay   Carin Bakkum   Silvia Ramón-Cortés
  Cristina Torrens Valero
7–6(4), 6–0
Runner-up 16. 29 August 1994 Maribor, Slovenia Clay   Katharzyna Teodorowicz   Adriana Barna
  Andrea Noszály
7–5, 6–0
Winner 17. 24 October 1994 Poitiers, France Hard (i)   Ludmila Richterová   Tatjana Ječmenica
  Svetlana Krivencheva
7–6, 6–1
Runner-up 18. 5 February 1995 Coburg, Germany Hard (i)   Magdalena Feistel   Seda Noorlander
  Marlene Weingärtner
2–6, 7–6, 2–6
Winner 19. 24 April 1995 Budapest, Hungary Clay   Eva Melicharová   Alexandra Fusai
  Kristin Godridge
6–3, 6–4
Winner 20. 21 May 1995 Bordeaux, France Clay   Seda Noorlander   Erika deLone
  Nicole Pratt
6–3, 6–1
Runner–up 21. 17 July 1995 Darmstadt, Germany Clay   Magdalena Feistel   Svetlana Krivencheva
  Květa Peschke
6–7(4), 2–6
Runner–up 22. 6 August 1995 Budapest, Hungary Clay   Magdalena Feistel   Tatjana Ječmenica
  Svetlana Krivencheva
4–6, 3–6
Runner–up 23. 14 August 1995 Maribor, Slovenia Clay   Eva Melicharová   Laura Garrone
  Tina Križan
4–6, 6–3, 2–6
Winner 24. 13 November 1995 Bad Gögging, Germany Carpet (i)   Eva Melicharová   Jana Macurová
  Olga Vymetálková
7–5, 6–3
Winner 25. 3 December 1995 Limoges, France Hard (i)   Eva Melicharová   Eva Martincová
  Elena Pampoulova
6–3, 0–6, 6–4
Winner 26. 4 March 1996 Prostějov, Czech Republic Hard (i)   Denisa Chládková   Svetlana Krivencheva
  Olga Lugina
7–6(5), 4–6, 7–5
Winner 27. 26 May 1996 Novi Sad, Serbia Clay   Seda Noorlander   Miriam D'Agostini
  Larissa Schaerer
4–6, 6–1, 6–1
Winner 28. 11 August 1996 Sopot, Poland Clay   Lenka Němečková   Kirstin Freye
  Silke Meier
6–0, 6–0
Winner 29. 25 August 1996 Athens, Greece Clay   Cătălina Cristea   Virginie Massart
  Emanuela Zardo
6–2, 6–4
Winner 30. 6 October 1996 Langenthal, Switzerland Carpet (i)   Alina Jidkova   Caecilia Charbonnier
  Andrea Schwarz
6–4, 6–4
Winner 31. 3 November 1996 Stockholm, Sweden Hard (i)   Sandra Kleinová   Nanne Dahlman
  Maria Strandlund
7–5, 6–4
Runner-up 32. 31 March 1997 Makarska, Croatia Clay   Nóra Köves   Evgenia Kulikovskaya
  Caroline Schneider
1–6, 6–4, 4–6
Winner 33. 5 October 1997 Langenthal, Switzerland Carpet (i)   Magdalena Kučerová   Diane Asensio
  Angela Bürgis
7–5, 6–4
Runner-up 34. 5 April 1998 Hvar, Croatia Clay   Antoaneta Pandjerova   Jelena Kostanić Tošić
  Katarina Srebotnik
5–7, 3–6
Winner 35. 12 April 1998 Dubrovnik, Croatia Clay   Eva Melicharová   Blanka Kumbárová
  Michaela Paštiková
5–7, 6–4, 6–4
Winner 36. 9 December 1998 Titisee-Neustadt, Germany Carpet (i)   Květa Peschke   Anca Barna
  Adriana Barna
6–4, 6–3
Winner 37. 20 December 1998 Průhonice, Czech Republic Carpet (i)   Eva Melicharová   Ľudmila Cervanová
  Magdalena Kučerová
4–6, 6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 38. 15 November 1999 Schlieren, Switzerland Carpet (i)   Hana Šromová   Gabriela Chmelinová
  Olga Vymetálková
2–6, 6–4, 5–7
Winner 39. 13 December 1999 Prague-Průhonice, Czech Republic Hard (i)   Martina Suchá   Nadejda Ostrovskaya
  Tatiana Poutchek
6–3, 2–6, 6–2
Winner 40. 29 January 2000 Båstad, Sweden Hard (i)   Magdalena Zděnovcová   Frida Engblom
  Erika Ohlsson
6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 41. 2 April 2000 Quartu Sant'Elena, Italy Clay   Michaela Paštiková   Svetlana Krivencheva
  Antoaneta Pandjerova
5–7, 6–7(7)
Runner-up 42. 23 April 2000 Prostějov, Czech Republic Clay   Magdalena Zděnovcová   Michaela Paštiková
  Jasmin Wöhr
6–3, 1–6, 6–7(10)
Winner 43. 3 September 2000 Plzen, Czech Republic Clay   Eva Krejčová   Gabriela Chmelinová
  Alena Vašková
5–3, 4–1, 4–2
Winner 44. 28 January 2001 Båstad, Sweden Hard (i)   Blanka Kumbárová   Lenka Cenková
  Adriana Jerabek
6–1, 6–3

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