Ilke Gers

Ilke Gers (born 26 October 1981) is a retired New Zealand female tennis player.

Ilke Gers
Country (sports) New Zealand
Born (1981-10-26) 26 October 1981 (age 38)
New Zealand
Turned pro1998
Retired2004
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$30,137
Singles
Career record93–101
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 382 (13 May 2002)
Doubles
Career record60–64
Career titles2 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 167 (2 February 2004)
Team competitions
Fed Cup4–5
Last updated on: 1 April 2017.

Gers has won two doubles titles on the ITF circuit in her career. On 13 May 2002, she reached her best singles ranking of world number 382. On 2 February 2004, she peaked at world number 167 in the doubles rankings.

Ilke Gers retired from tennis 2004.

Playing for New Zealand at the Fed Cup, Gers has a win–loss record of 4–5.[1]

ITF finals (2–8)Edit

Singles (0–1)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (0–1)
Clay (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result No. Date Category Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 29 January 2002 $10,000 Wellington, New Zealand Hard   Adriana Szili 2–6, 2–6

Doubles (2–7)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (1–5)
Clay (0–0)
Grass (1–2)
Carpet (0–0)
Result No. Date Category Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 1 July 2001 $10,000 Edmond, United States Hard   Tracey O'Connor   Michelle Dasso
  Julie Ditty
4–6, 5–7
Runner-up 2. 28 January 2003 $10,000 Wellington, New Zealand Hard   Chuang Chia-jung   Lauren Breadmore
  Kristen van Elden
4–6, 1–6
Runner-up 3. 3 March 2003 $10,000 Warrnambool, Australia Grass   Chuang Chia-jung   Monique Adamczak
  Madita Suer
4–6, 4–6
Winner 1. 17 March 2003 $10,000 Yarrawonga, Australia Grass   Chuang Chia-jung   Sarah Borwell
  Bree Calderwood
6–1, 7–5
Runner-up 4. 24 March 2003 $10,000 Albury, Australia Grass   Chuang Chia-jung   Nicole Sewell
  Andrea van den Hurk
6–2, 1–6, 4–6
Winner 2. 10 June 2003 $25,000 Allentown, United States Hard   Surina De Beer   Adria Engel
  Kelly McCain
6–7(4–7), 6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 5. 17 June 2003 $10,000 Dallas, United States Hard   Surina De Beer   Stephanie Hazlett
  Julia Scaringe
2–6, 1–6
Runner-up 6. 20 October 2003 $25,000 Cardiff, Great Britain Hard   Surina De Beer   Claire Curran
  İpek Şenoğlu
4–6, 6–2, 3–6
Runner–up 7. 16 November 2003 $25,000 Port Pirie, Australia Hard   Napaporn Tongsalee   Trudi Musgrave
  Abigail Spears
2–6, 2–6

Fed Cup participationEdit

SinglesEdit

Edition Stage Date Location Against Surface Opponent W/L Score
2002 Fed Cup
Asia/Oceania Zone Group I
R/R 4 March 2002 Guangzhou, China   South Korea Hard   Cho Yoon-jeong L 4–6, 2–6
5 March 2002   Chinese Taipei   Janet Lee L 4–6, 2–6
6 March 2002   India   Rushmi Chakravarthi W 6–1, 6–0
7 March 2002   Indonesia   Angelique Widjaja L 4–6, 1–6
2003 Fed Cup
Asia/Oceania Zone Group I
R/R 24 April 2003 Tokyo, Japan   China Hard   Sun Tiantian L 1–6, 2–6

DoublesEdit

Edition Stage Date Location Against Surface Partner Opponents W/L Score
2001 Fed Cup
Asia/Oceania Zone Group I
R/R 9 April 2001 Kaohsiung, Taiwan   South Korea Hard   Leanne Baker Choi Jin-young
Chung Yang-jin
W 6–2, 6–7(3–7), 6–3
11 April 2001   India   Leanne Baker Rushmi Chakravarthi
Nirupama Sanjeev
W 7–6(7–2), 7–6(10–8)
13 April 2001   Pacific Oceania   Leanne Baker Davilyn Godinet
Irene Mani
W 6–0, 6–1
2003 Fed Cup
Asia/Oceania Zone Group I
R/R 22 April 2003 Tokyo, Japan   Japan Hard   Shelley Stephens Saori Obata
Ai Sugiyama
L 0–6, 1–6

ITF Junior ResultsEdit

Doubles (1/0)Edit

Legend
Junior Grand Slam
Category GA
Category G1
Category G2
Category G3
Category G4
Category G5
Outcome No. Date Tournament Location Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 18 July 1999 Jetsave New Zealand 18 & Under Indoor Championships Auckland, New Zealand Hard   Tracey O'Connor   Eden Marama
  Paula Marama
6–4, 7–5

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