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Janette Husárová (Slovak pronunciation: [ˈɦusaːrɔʋaː]; born 4 June 1974) is a retired Slovak professional tennis player.

Janette Husárová
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Husárová at the 2013 French Open
Full nameJanette Husárová
Country (sports) Slovakia
ResidenceBratislava, Slovakia
Born (1974-06-04) 4 June 1974 (age 45)
Bratislava, Czechoslovakia
Height1.69 m (5 ft 7 in)
Turned pro1991
Retired2016
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$ 2,402,865
Singles
Career record291–246
Career titles0 WTA, 4 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 31 (13 January 2003)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open4R (2002)
French Open3R (2001, 2002)
Wimbledon1R (1994, 1996, 2001, 2002, 2003)
US Open2R (2001, 2002)
Doubles
Career record502–324
Career titles25 WTA, 16 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 3 (21 April 2003)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenQF (2004, 2008)
French OpenQF (2003, 2004, 2007)
WimbledonQF (2003)
US OpenF (2002)
Mixed doubles
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
French Open1R (2014)
Wimbledon2R (2013)
Team competitions
Fed Cup17–12
Last updated on: 18 February 2016.

On 13 January 2003, she reached her best singles ranking of world number 31. On 21 April 2003, she peaked at world number 3 in the doubles rankings.

She won the WTA Tour Championships women's doubles title in 2002 partnering with Russian Elena Dementieva. With Dementieva she reached final of US Open doubles competition in the same year, losing to Virginia Ruano Pascual and Paola Suárez.

Playing for Slovakia at the Fed Cup, Husárová has a win–loss 17–12.

She was a member of the Slovak team winning the Fed Cup together with Daniela Hantuchová in 2002.

In her career, Husárová has won 25 WTA Tour doubles titles and four singles and sixteen doubles titles on the ITF tour during her career, including the season-ending championships and three Tier I tournaments (Berlin, Moscow (2002) and Tokyo (2005)). She reached her highest ranking in 2003 (world number 3 in doubles and number 31 in singles).

In February 2016 Husárová announced her retirement from professional tennis.[1]

Significant finalsEdit

Grand Slam finalsEdit

Doubles (0–1)Edit

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 2002 US Open Hard   Elena Dementieva   Virginia Ruano Pascual
  Paola Suárez
6–2, 6–1

WTA Tour Championships finalsEdit

Doubles finals (1 Title)Edit

Outcome Year Venue Surface Partner Opponent Score
Winner 2002 Los Angeles Carpet (i)   Elena Dementieva   Cara Black
  Elena Likhovtseva
4–6, 6–4, 6–3

WTA finalsEdit

Doubles (25–18)Edit

Legend: Before 2009 Legend: Starting in 2009
Grand Slam tournaments (0/1)
WTA Championships (1/0)
Tier I (3/4) Premier Mandatory (0/0)
Tier II (4/5) Premier 5 (0/0)
Tier III (5/0) Premier (0/1)
Tier IV & V (11/6) International (1/1)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 17 October 1993 Montpellier, France Carpet   Dominique Monami   Meredith McGrath
  Claudia Porwik
3–6, 6–2, 7–6(7–3)
Winner 1. 21 July 1996 Internazionali Femminili di Palermo, Palermo, Italy Clay   Barbara Schett   Florencia Labat
  Barbara Rittner
6–1, 6–2
Winner 2. 11 August 1996 WTA Austrian Open, Linz, Austria Clay   Natalia Medvedeva   Lenka Cenková
  Kateřina Šišková
6–4, 7–5
Winner 3. 5 January 1997 ASB Classic, Auckland, New Zealand Hard   Dominique Monami   Aleksandra Olsza
  Elena Wagner
6–2, 6–(5–7), 6–3
Runner-up 2. 5 January 1998 ASB Classic, Auckland, New Zealand Hard   Julie Halard-Decugis   Nana Miyagi
  Tamarine Tanasugarn
7–6(7–1), 6–4
Runner-up 3. 12 January 1998 Hobart International, Hobart, Australia Hard   Julie Halard-Decugis   Virginia Ruano Pascual
  Paola Suárez
7–6(8–6), 6–3
Winner 4. 23 February 1998 Copa Colsanitas, Bogotá, Colombia Clay   Paola Suárez   Melissa Mazzotta
  Ekaterina Sysoeva
3–6, 6–2, 6–3
Runner-up 4. 9 May 1999 J&S Cup, Warsaw, Poland Clay   Amélie Cocheteux   Cătălina Cristea
  Irina Selyutina
6–1, 6–2
Runner-up 5. 10 October 1999 Brasil Open, São Paulo, Brazil Clay   Florencia Labat   Laura Montalvo
  Paola Suárez
6–7(1–7), 7–5, 7–5
Runner-up 6. 20 February 2000 Brasil Open, São Paulo, Brazil Clay   Florencia Labat   Laura Montalvo
  Paola Suárez
5–7, 6–4, 6–3
Winner 5. 14 May 2000 J&S Cup, Warsaw, Poland Clay   Tathiana Garbin   Iroda Tulyaganova
  Anna Zaporozhanova
6–3, 6–1
Winner 6. 7 January 2001 Mondial Australian Women's Hardcourts, Gold Coast, Australia Hard   Giulia Casoni   Katie Schlukebir
  Meghann Shaughnessy
7–6(11–9), 7–5
Winner 7. 25 February 2001 Copa Colsanitas, Bogotá, Colombia Clay   Tathiana Garbin   Laura Montalvo
  Paola Suárez
6–4, 2–6, 6–4
Winner 8. 22 April 2001 Budapest Grand Prix, Budapest, Hungary Clay   Tathiana Garbin   Zsófia Gubacsi
  Dragana Zarić
6–1, 6–3
Winner 9. 15 July 2001 Internazionali Femminili di Palermo, Palermo, Italy Clay   Tathiana Garbin   María José Martínez Sánchez
  Anabel Medina Garrigues
4–6, 6–2, 6–4
Runner-up 7. 4 February 2002 Open GDF Suez, Paris, France Carpet   Elena Dementieva   Nathalie Dechy
  Meilen Tu
walkover
Winner 10. 17 February 2002 Qatar Ladies Open, Doha, Qatar Hard   Arantxa Sánchez Vicario   Alexandra Fusai
  Caroline Vis
6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 8. 4 March 2002 Indian Wells Masters, Indian Wells, United States Hard   Elena Dementieva   Lisa Raymond
  Rennae Stubbs
7–5, 6–0
Winner 11. 12 May 2002 WTA German Open, Berlin, Germany Clay   Elena Dementieva   Daniela Hantuchová
  Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
0–6, 7–6(7–3), 6–2
Runner-up 9. 28 July 2002 Bank of the West Classic, Stanford, United States Hard   Conchita Martínez   Lisa Raymond
  Rennae Stubbs
6–1, 6–1
Winner 12. 4 August 2002 Acura Classic, San Diego, United States Hard   Elena Dementieva   Daniela Hantuchová
  Ai Sugiyama
6–2, 6–4
Runner-up 10. 24 August 2002 Pilot Pen Tennis, New Haven, United States Hard   Tathiana Garbin   Daniela Hantuchová
  Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
6–3, 1–6, 7–5
Runner-up 11. 26 August 2002 US Open, New York, United States Hard   Elena Dementieva   Virginia Ruano Pascual
  Paola Suárez
6–2, 6–1
Runner-up 12. 24 September 2002 Sparkassen Cup, Leipzig, Germany Carpet   Paola Suárez   Alexandra Stevenson
  Serena Williams
6–3, 7–5
Winner 13. 6 October 2002 Kremlin Cup, Moscow, Russia Carpet   Elena Dementieva   Jelena Dokić
  Nadia Petrova
2–6, 6–3, 7–6(9–7)
Winner 14. 27 October 2002 Fortis Championships Luxembourg, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg Hard (i)   Kim Clijsters   Květa Hrdličková
  Barbara Rittner
4–6, 6–3, 7–5
Winner 15. 11 November 2002 WTA Tour Championships, Los Angeles, United States Hard (i)   Elena Dementieva   Cara Black
  Elena Likhovtseva
4–6, 6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 13. 13 April 2003 Family Circle Cup, Charleston, United States Clay   Conchita Martínez   Virginia Ruano Pascual
  Paola Suárez
6–0, 6–3
Winner 16. 28 February 2004 Dubai Tennis Championships, Dubai, United Arab Emirates Hard   Conchita Martínez   Svetlana Kuznetsova
  Elena Likhovtseva
6–0, 1–6, 6–3
Runner-up 14. 5 March 2004 Qatar Ladies Open, Doha, Qatar Hard   Conchita Martínez   Svetlana Kuznetsova
  Elena Likhovtseva
7–6(7–4), 6–2
Winner 17. 18 April 2004 Estoril Open, Estoril, Portugal Clay   Emmanuelle Gagliardi   Olga Blahotová
  Gabriela Navrátilová
6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 15. 3 May 2004 WTA German Open, Berlin, Germany Clay   Conchita Martínez   Nadia Petrova
  Meghann Shaughnessy
6–2, 2–6, 6–1
Winner 18. 31 October 2004 Generali Ladies Linz, Linz, Austria Hard (i)   Elena Likhovtseva   Nathalie Dechy
  Patty Schnyder
6–2, 7–5
Winner 19. 6 February 2005 Toray Pan Pacific Open, Tokyo, Japan Carpet   Elena Likhovtseva   Lindsay Davenport
  Corina Morariu
6–4, 6–3
Winner 20. 23 July 2006 Internazionali Femminili di Palermo, Palermo, Italy Clay   Michaëlla Krajicek   Alice Canepa
  Giulia Gabba
6–0, 6–0
Winner 21. 30 July 2006 Budapest Grand Prix, Budapest, Hungary Clay   Michaëlla Krajicek   Lucie Hradecká
  Renata Voráčová
4–6, 6–4, 6–4
Winner 22. 6 January 2007 ASB Classic, Auckland, New Zealand Hard   Paola Suárez   Hsieh Su-wei
  Shikha Uberoi
6–0, 6–2
Winner 23. 30 September 2007 Fortis Championships Luxembourg, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg Hard (i)   Iveta Benešová   Victoria Azarenka
  Shahar Pe'er
6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 16. 18 May 2008 Internazionali BNL d'Italia, Rome, Italy Clay   Iveta Benešová   Chuang Chia-jung
  Chan Yung-jan
7–6(7–5), 6–3
Winner 24. 13 July 2008 Budapest Grand Prix, Budapest, Hungary Clay   Alizé Cornet   Vanessa Henke
  Raluca Olaru
6–7(5–7), 6–1, [10–6]
Winner 25. 5 May 2012 Budapest Grand Prix, Budapest, Hungary Clay   Magdaléna Rybáriková   Eva Birnerová
  Michaëlla Krajicek
6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 17. 3 March 2013 Malaysian Open, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Hard   Shuai Zhang   Shuko Aoyama
  Chang Kai-chen
7–6(7–4), 6–7(4–7), [12–14]
Runner-up 18. 5 August 2013 Southern California Open, Carlsbad, United States Hard   Chan Hao-ching   Raquel Kops-Jones
  Abigail Spears
4–6, 1–6

ITF Circuit finalsEdit

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

Singles finals: 11 (4–7)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 10 June 1991 Roma, Italy Clay   Barbara Romanò 5–7, 6–2, 3–6
Runner-up 2. 20 April 1992 Aveiro, Portugal Hard   Hiroko Hara 6–2, 3–6, 1–6
Winner 3. 27 April 1992 Leiria, Portugal Hard   Cecile Dorey 6–1, 4–6, 7–5
Runner-up 4. 8 June 1992 Nicolosi, Italy Clay   Laura Lapi 0–6, 3–6
Runner-up 5. 17 May 1993 Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic Clay   Judith Wiesner 3–6, 5–7
Winner 6. 14 August 1995 Maribor, Slovenia Clay   Sandra Dopfer 7–6(7–5), 3–6, 6–4
Runner-up 7. 21 August 1995 Sopot, Poland Clay   Katarína Studeníková 6–4, 3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 8. 25 September 1995 Bratislava, Slovakia Clay   Magdalena Grzybowska 6–2, 4–6, 1–6
Winner 9. 8 November 1998 Mogi das Cruzes, Brazil Clay   Paola Suárez 6–2, 2–6, 6–1
Runner-up 10. 23 November 1998 Lima, Peru Clay   Mariam Ramón Climent 1–6, 1–4 ret.
Winner 11. 06 June 1999 Budapest, Hungary Clay   Petra Mandula 6–4, 6–2

Doubles finals: 27 (16–11)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 25 February 1991 Valencia, Spain Clay   Zdeňka Málková   Rosa Bielsa
  Janet Souto
2–6, 3–6
Winner 2. 1 April 1991 Šibenik, Yugoslavia Clay   Zdeňka Málková   Elena Makarova
  Irina Sukhova
6–1, 7–5
Winner 3. 8 April 1991 Belgrade, Yugoslavia Clay   Zdeňka Málková   Ivona Horvat
  Eva Martincová
6–0, 7–6(13–11)
Winner 4. 13 May 1991 Munich, Germany Clay   Irina Zvereva   Ivana Havrlíková
  Pavlína Rajzlová
7–5, 6–2
Winner 5. 13 May 1991 Capua, Italy Clay   Monika Kratochvílová   María del Carmen García
  Eva Jiménez
6–1, 6–1
Winner 6. 10 June 1991 Roma, Italy Clay   Monika Kratochvílová   Gabriella Boschiero
  Federica Riccadonna
6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 7. 24 February 1992 Castellón, Spain Clay   Ivona Horvat   Eva Martincová
  Pavlína Rajzlová
5–7, 6–2, 1–6
Runner-up 8. 16 November 1992 Mount Gambier, Australia Clay   Eva Martincová   Catherine Barclay
  Louise Stacey
6–7(7–9), 7–6(7–4), 6–7(3–7)
Winner 9. 15 March 1993 San Luis Potosí, Mexico Hard   Sandra Cacic   Mélanie Bernard
  Caroline Delisle
6–3, 3–6, 6–3
Runner-up 10. 22 March 1993 St. Simons, United States Clay   Justine Hodder   Mélanie Bernard
  Caroline Delisle
5–7, 6–3, 4–6
Runner-up 11. 5 July 1993 Erlangen, Germany Clay   Danielle Thomas   Elena Makarova
  Eugenia Maniokova
1–6, 4–6
Runner-up 12. 12 July 1993 Winnipeg, Canada Hard   Hiromi Nagano   Mélanie Bernard
  Caroline Delisle
W/O
Winner 13. 13 June 1994 Sopot, Poland Clay   Radka Zrubáková   Patrícia Marková
  Katarína Studeníková
6–2, 7–5
Winner 14. 27 June 1994 Plovdiv, Bulgaria Clay   Nanne Dahlman   Kateřina Kroupová-Šišková
  Lenka Němečková
6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 15. 10 July 1994 Erlangen, Germany Clay   Tina Križan   Maria Lindström
  Maria Strandlund
2–6, 2–6
Winner 16. 28 September 1997 Bucharest, Romania Clay   Virág Csurgó   Olga Glouschenko
  Tatiana Poutchek
6–0, 6–0
Runner-up 17. 7 June 1998 Bytom, Poland Clay   Ľudmila Cervanová   Rosa María Andrés Rodríguez
  Mariam Ramón Climent
3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 18. 4 October 1998 Caracas, Venezuela Hard   Nannie de Villiers   María Fernanda Landa
  Seda Noorlander
4–6, 7–5, 6–7
Winner 19. 15 March 1999 Reims, France Clay (i)   Rita Kuti-Kis   Gisela Riera
  Antonella Serra Zanetti
6–2, 6–3
Winner 20. 15 March 1999 Dinan, France Clay (i)   Rita Kuti-Kis   Mariam Ramón Climent
  Rosa María Andrés Rodríguez
6–4, 6–2
Winner 21. 1 August 2011 Trnava, Slovakia Hard   Renata Voráčová   Jana Čepelová
  Lenka Wienerová
7–6(7–2), 6–1
Runner-up 22. 10 September 2011 Biella, Italy Clay   Renata Voráčová   Lara Arruabarrena
  Ekaterina Lopes
3–6, 6–0, [3–10]
Winner 23. 23 September 2011 Foggia, Italy Clay   Renata Voráčová   Leticia Costas
  Inés Ferrer Suárez
6–1, 6–2
Winner 24. 21 November 2011 Helsinki, Finland Hard (i)   Emma Laine   Tímea Babos
  Irina Buryachok
5–7, 7–5, [11–9]
Runner-up 25. 19 December 2011 Ankara, Turkey Hard   Katalin Marosi   Nina Bratchikova
  Darija Jurak
4–6, 2–6
Winner 26. 5 March 2012 Irapuato, Mexico Hard   Katalin Marosi   Maria Elena Camerin
  Mariya Koryttseva
6–2, 6–7(9–11), [10–7]
Winner 27. 12 March 2012 Nassau, Bahamas Hard   Katalin Marosi   Eva Birnerová
  Anne Keothavong
6–1, 3–6, [10–6]

Singles performance timelineEdit

Tournament 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 Career W-L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A 1R A 1R 1R 2R A LQ 2R 4R 2R LQ LQ 6–7
French Open A A LQ 1R A 1R LQ LQ 3R 3R 1R LQ A 4–5
Wimbledon A 1R A 1R A A A LQ 1R 1R 1R A A 0–5
US Open LQ 1R A 1R A LQ A LQ 2R 2R 1R LQ A 2–5
Win–Loss 0–0 0–3 0–0 0–4 0–1 1–2 0–0 0–0 4–4 6–4 1–4 0–0 0–0 12–22

Doubles performance timelineEdit

Tournament 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 Career W-L
Australian Open A 1R A A A 1R A 1R 2R 1R 2R QF 2R A 1R QF A A A A 1R 1R A 1R 9–13
French Open A A 2R A A 1R 2R 2R 1R 2R QF QF 3R 3R QF 1R 1R A A 2R 3R 2R 3R A 23–17
Wimbledon A A A A A 1R 1R 1R 3R 1R QF 3R 3R 2R 3R 2R 1R A A 1R 1R 1R 1R A 13–16
US Open 1R 2R A 1R A 1R A 3R 2R F QF QF 1R 3R 2R 3R 1R A A 2R 1R 2R 1R A 22–18
Win–Loss 0–1 1–2 1–1 0–1 0–0 0–4 1–2 3–4 4–4 6–4 10–4 11–4 5–4 5–3 6–4 6–4 0–3 0–0 0–0 2–3 2–4 2–4 2–3 0–1 67–64

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