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Ivana Lisjak (Croatian pronunciation: [ǐʋana lǐsjaːk];[1][2][3] born March 17, 1987) is a tennis player from Croatia.

Ivana Lisjak
Country (sports) Croatia
ResidenceLos Angeles, California
Born (1987-03-17) March 17, 1987 (age 32)
Čakovec, SR Croatia, SFR Yugoslavia
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Turned propro
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$285,501
Singles
Career record218–148
Career titles7 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 95 (5 June 2006)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ3 (2007)
French Open3R (2006)
Wimbledon1R (2006)
US Open3R (2005)
Doubles
Career record49–39
Career titles1 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 209 (3 March 2008)
Grand Slam Doubles results
US Open1R (2006)

Ivana was born in Čakovec to parents Dragutin and Slavica, and has one sister, Slađana. She began playing tennis at the age of three when her sister introduced her to the sport at their tennis club.

The baseliner who prefers hardcourts won a total of seven ITF tournaments in singles and one title in doubles. In June 2006, she achieved her career-high singles ranking of No. 95. Just before, she had reached the third round of the 2006 French Open, where she lost to former world No. 1 Martina Hingis of Switzerland.

Highlights in her tennis career include reaching the third round of the 2005 US Open where she lost to Nicole Vaidišová of the Czech Republic.

ITF titlesEdit

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

Singles: 15 (7–8)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. October 7, 2002 Makarska, Croatia Clay   Tina Hergold 4–6, 2–6
Winner 2. October 13, 2002 Makarska, Croatia Clay   Tina Hergold 7–6(7–5), 5–7, 6–3
Runner-up 3. April 28, 2003 Maglie, Italy Clay   Lenka Němečková 7–5, 1–6, 6–7
Runner-up 4. March 27, 2005 Redding, United States Hard   Lucie Šafářová 2–6, 3–6
Runner-up 5. April 19, 2005 Bol, Croatia Clay   Sanja Ančić 5–7, 4–6
Winner 6. May 22, 2005 Caserta, Italy Clay   Olga Blahotová 6–3, 7–5
Winner 7. June 19, 2005 Gorizia, Italy Clay   Alice Canepa 6–2, 6–3
Runner-up 8. November 20, 2006 Poitiers, France Hard   Aravane Rezaï 6–7, 1–6
Runner-up 9. June 5, 2007 Zagreb, Croatia Clay   Kyra Nagy 6–2, 6–7, 2–6
Runner-up 10. December 15, 2007 Valašské Meziříčí, Czech Republic Hard (i)   Petra Kvitová 4–6, 0–6
Winner 11. June 7, 2009 Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina Clay   Ana Jovanović 6–0, 7–6(12–10)
Winner 12. August 9, 2009 Monteroni, Italy Clay   Claudia Giovine 6–4, 6–2
Winner 13. October 3, 2010 Clermont-Ferrand, France Hard (i)   Iryna Brémond 6–4, 6–1
Winner 14. October 10, 2010 Limoges, France Hard (i)   Yuliya Beygelzimer 6–0, 6–3
Runner-up 15. July 8, 2013 Yakima, United States Hard   Nicole Gibbs 1–6, 4–6

Doubles: 7 (1–6)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 19 April 2005 Bol, Croatia Clay   Sanja Ančić   Mari Andersson
  Kristina Andlovic
3–6, 2–6
Winner 2. 1 May 2005 Cavtat, Croatia Clay   Korina Perkovic   Meta Sevšek
  Ana Skafar
6–4, 7–6(7–2)
Runner-up 3. 22 May 2005 Caserta, Italy Clay   Nadja Pavić   Olga Vymetálková
  Soledad Esperón
5–7, 5–7
Runner-up 4. 14 December 2007 Valašské Meziříčí, Czech Republic Hard (i)   Darija Jurak   Andrea Hlaváčková
  Lucie Hradecká
2–6, 1–6
Runner-up 5. 11 February 2008 Stockholm, Sweden Hard (i)   Neda Kozić   Johanna Larsson
  Anna Smith
0–6, 5–7
Runner-up 6. 22 February 2008 Capriolo, Italy Carpet (i)   Darija Jurak   Kelly Anderson
  Sarah Borwell
6–7(7–9), 4–6
Runner-up 7. 28 March 2011 Monzón, Spain Hard   Margalita Chakhnashvili   Elena Bovina
  Valeria Savinykh
1–6, 6–2, 4–6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ìvan". Hrvatski jezični portal (in Serbo-Croatian). Retrieved 2018-03-18. Ìvana
  2. ^ "Ìvana". Hrvatski jezični portal (in Serbo-Croatian). Retrieved 2018-03-18. Ìvana
  3. ^ "lìsica". Hrvatski jezični portal (in Serbo-Croatian). Retrieved 2018-03-18. Lìsjāk

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