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Katalin Marosi (born 12 November 1979 in Gheorgheni) is a professional Hungarian female tennis player.

Katalin Marosi
Katalin Marosi RG13 (6).JPG
Katalin Marosi playing at Roland Garros 2013
Country (sports) Hungary
ResidenceBudapest, Hungary
Born (1979-11-12) 12 November 1979 (age 39)
Gheorgheni, Romania
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Turned proOctober 1995
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$768,897
Singles
Career record393 - 297
Career titles15 ITF
Highest ranking101 (8 May 2000)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (2001)
French Open1R (2000)
Wimbledon2R (2000)
US Open1R (2000)
Other tournaments
Olympic Games1R (2000)
Doubles
Career record358 - 297
Career titles31 ITF
Highest ranking33 (6 May 2013)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open3R (2000)
French Open2R (2013)
Wimbledon2R (2012)
US Open2R (2012, 2013)
Other doubles tournaments
Olympic GamesQF (2000)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Wimbledon3R (2013)

Marosi has won 15 singles and 31 doubles titles on the ITF circuit in her career. On 8 May 2000, she reached her best singles ranking of world number 101. On 6 May 2013, she peaked at world number 33 in the doubles rankings.

Playing for Hungary at the Fed Cup, Marosi has a win–loss record of 15–13.[1]

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Early lifeEdit

Mother is Ildiko (secretary); father is Sandor (gymnastics trainer); has one older brother (Peter). Introduced to tennis at age 6 by Antal and Eva Elekes in Budapest. All-court player; favorite surface is hard, favorite shot is forehand. Best memories include warming up her serve with Steffi Graf in 1996 Roland Garros juniors and winning her first ITF event. Admires Graf because she knows everything about tennis and was so good mentally. Favorite actors are Michelle Pfeiffer, Demi Moore; favorite singers are Céline Dion, Eric Clapton.

WTA career finalsEdit

Doubles: 3 (3 runners-up)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 (0–3)
Finals by surface
Hard (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Clay (0–3)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 1. 9 May 2009 Estoril, Portugal Clay   Sharon Fichman   Raquel Atawo
  Abigail Spears
6-2, 3-6, [5-10]
Loss 2. 14 July 2012 Palermo, Italy Clay   Darija Jurak   Renata Voráčová
  Barbora Strýcová
6–7(5–7), 4–6
Loss 3. 4 May 2013 Oeiras, Portugal Clay   Darija Jurak   Chan Hao-ching
  Kristina Mladenovic
6–7(3–7), 2–6

ITF FinalsEdit

Singles: 22 (15–7)Edit

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 18 September 1995 Cluj, Romania Clay   Raluca Sandu 3–6, 3–6
Winner 1. 4 December 1995 São Paulo, Brazil Hard   Meghann Shaughnessy 6–0, 6–2
Winner 2. 8 July 1996 Vigo, Spain Clay   Gisela Riera 6–1, 6–2
Winner 3. 25 November 1996 São Paulo, Brazil Hard   Keirsten Alley 6–7(2–7), 6–3, 6–4
Winner 4. 2 December 1996 São Paulo, Brazil Hard   Keirsten Alley 6–3, 6–1
Winner 5. 7 April 1997 Viña del Mar, Chile Clay   Celeste Contín 6–1, 6–4
Winner 6. 26 May 1997 Barcelona, Spain Clay   Marta Cano 6–2, 6–3
Runner-up 2. 28 September 1998 Córdoba, Argentina Clay   Erica Krauth 6–2, 1–6, 4–6
Winner 7. 30 November 1998 Guadalajara, Mexico Clay   Vanessa Menga 7–5, 6–3
Winner 8. 13 December 1999 New Delhi, India Hard   Tathiana Garbin 6–2, 1–1 ret.
Runner-up 3. 6 March 2000 Haikou, China Hard   Yi Jing-Qian 6–4, 0–6, 1–6
Winner 9. 27 November 2000 Tucson, USA Hard   Alina Jidkova 6–7(3–7), 6–4, 6–3
Winner 10. 21 May 2002 Torino, Italy Clay   Maja Palaveršić 4–6, 6–1, 6–0
Runner-up 4. 12 July 2004 Campos do Jordão, Brazil Hard   Maria Fernanda Alves 5–7, 6–7(2–7)
Winner 11. 16 August 2004 Kędzierzyn-Koźle, Poland Clay   Veronika Raimrova 6–4, 4–6, 6–2
Winner 12. 30 August 2005 Gliwice, Poland Clay   Natalia Kołat 6–1, 6–3
Winner 13. 21 May 2006 Budapest, Hungary Clay   Nataša Zorić 6–4, 7–5
Winner 14. 26 June 2006 Salzburg, Austria Clay   Sandra Klemenschits walkover
Winner 15. 28 April 2008 Bell Ville, Argentina Clay   Aranza Salut 6–2, 6–2
Runner-up 5. 11 August 2008 Palić, Serbia Clay   Lenka Wienerová 5–7, 6–7(6–8)
Runner-up 6. 29 June 2009 Stuttgart, Germany Clay   Zarina Diyas 1–6, 2–6
Runner-up 7. 31 August 2009 Maribor, Slovenia Clay   Simona Halep 4–6, 2–6

Unplayed final

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
NP N/A 10 October 1999 Batumi, Georgia Carpet   Julia Abe NP

Doubles 55 (31–24)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 30 October 1995 Santiago, Chile Clay   Miriam D'Agostini   Bárbara Castro
  María-Alejandra Quezada
6–0, 6–3
Winner 2. 6 November 1995 São Paulo, Brazil Clay   Miriam D'Agostini   Laura Montalvo
  Cintia Tortorella
6–1, 1–6, 7–5
Winner 3. 13 November 1995 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay   Miriam D'Agostini   Maria-Florencia Cianfagna
  Paola Suárez
6–7(4–7), 6–0, 6–3
Runner-up 1. 4 December 1995 São Paulo, Brazil Hard   Nannie de Villiers   Vanessa Menga
  Luciana Tella
3–6, 2–6
Winner 4. 9 December 1996 São Paulo, Brazil Clay   Maria-Florencia Cianfagna   Keirsten Alley
  Paige Yaroshuk
6–4, 6–7(4–7), 6–3
Winner 5. 7 April 1997 Viña del Mar, Chile Clay   Veronica Stele   Celeste Contín
  Luciana Masante
6–1, 5–7, 6–2
Runner-up 2. 26 May 1997 Barcelona, Spain Clay   Veronica Stele   Kim de Weille
  Amanda Hopmans
4–6, 7–5, 4–6
Winner 6. 9 June 1997 Budapest, Hungary Clay   Veronica Stele   Elena Tatarkova
  Fabiola Zuluaga
6–3, 6–3
Winner 7. 16 June 1997 Marseille, France Clay   Veronica Stele   Caroline Dhenin
  Nino Louarsabishvili
6–2, 4–6, 6–1
Winner 8. 30 June 1997 Mont-de-Marsan, France Clay   Veronica Stele   Saori Obata
  Nami Urabe
6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 3. 29 September 1997 Otočec, Slovenia Clay   Petra Mandula   Lenka Cenková
  Katerina Kroupova
5–7, 6–7(3–7)
Runner-up 4. 10 November 1997 Le Havre, France Clay (i)   Caroline Schneider   Melanie Schnell
  Julie Steven
2–6, 6–3, 6–7(3–7)
Runner-up 5. 17 November 1997 Deauville, France Clay (i)   Caroline Schneider   Julia Abe
  Lubomira Bacheva
6–2, 6–4
Runner-up 6. 24 November 1997 Mallorca, Spain Clay   Melanie Schnell   Rosa María Andrés Rodríguez
  Marina Escobar
4–6, 2–6
Winner 9. 1 December 1997 Mallorca, Spain Clay   Melanie Schnell   Marta Cano
  Conchita Martínez
6–4, 4–6, 7–5
Runner-up 7. 5 October 1998 Santiago, Chile Clay   Miriam D'Agostini   Laura Montalvo
  Paola Suárez
1–6, 2–6
Runner-up 8. 30 November 1998 Guadalajara, Mexico Clay   Miriam D'Agostini   Lindsay Lee-Waters
  Meghann Shaughnessy
1–6, 3–6
Winner 10. 22 February 1999 Bushey, Great Britain Carpet   Emmanuelle Gagliardi   Svetlana Krivencheva
  Tina Križan
6–7(4–7), 6–2, 7–6(7–0)
Winner 11. 26 April 1999 Espinho, Portugal Clay   Alicia Ortuño   Francesca Lubiani
  Maria Paola Zavagli
6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 9. 30 August 1999 Fano, Italy Clay   Alicia Ortuño   Debby Haak
  Andreas van den Hurk
1–6, 4–6
Runner-up 10. 20 September 1999 Sofia, Bulgaria Clay   Nadejda Ostrovskaya   Rosa María Andrés Rodríguez
  Conchita Martínez Granados
walkover
Runner-up 11. 28 February 2000 Chengdu City, China Hard   Joana Cortez   Li Na
  Li Ting
1–6, 3–6
Winner 12. 3 April 2000 Dubai, United Arab Emirates Hard   Tathiana Garbin   Angelika Bachmann
  Tina Križan
7–6(7–5), 6–3
Winner 13. 9 October 2000 Poitiers, France Hard (i)   Yvette Basting   Petra Mandula
  Patricia Wartusch
7–6(7–4), 6–1
Winner 14. 27 November 2000 Tucson, United States Hard   Liezel Horn   Dawn Buth
  Jolene Watanabe
6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 12. 2 April 2001 Dubai, United Arab Emirates Hard   Caroline Dhenin   Laurence Courtois
  Seda Noorlander
3–6, 0–6
Runner-up 13. 23 July 2001 Ettenheim, Germany Clay   Irina Selyutina   Eva Dyrberg
  Maja Matevžič
walkover
Winner 15. 3 September 2001 Fano, Italy Clay   Giulia Casoni   Eva Bes-Ostariz
  Gisela Riera
6–3, 6–4
Winner 16. 24 September 2001 Batumi, Georgia Carpet   Tatiana Poutchek   Nadejda Ostrovskaya
  Anastasia Rodionova
6–3, 7–6(3)
Runner-up 14. 21 May 2002 Torino, Italy Clay   Erica Krauth   Katarina Mišić
  Dragana Zarić
6–7(5–7), 3–6
Runner-up 15. 27 May 2002 Mostar, Bosnia-Herzegovina Clay   Katarina Mišić   Tina Hergold
  Sandra Načuk
6–3, 6–3
Winner 17. 22 July 2002 Český Krumlov, Czech Republic Clay   Tina Hergold   Gabriela Chmelinová
  Milena Nekvapilová
6–7(2–7), 5–7
Winner 18. 3 December 2002 Boynton Beach, United States Clay   Samantha Reeves   Alina Jidkova
  Lina Krasnoroutskaya
2–6, 6–7(5–7)
Winner 19. 22 June 2004 Fontanafredda, Italy Clay   Erica Krauth   Martina Müller
  Vladimíra Uhlířová
2–6, 6–3, 6–2
Winner 20. 16 August 2004 Kędzierzyn-Koźle, Poland Clay   Marina Tavares   Iveta Gerlová
  Sandra Záhlavová
1–6, 6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 16. 31 August 2004 Mestre, Italy Clay   Marina Tavares   Rosa María Andrés Rodríguez
  Lourdes Domínguez Lino
1–6, 2–6
Runner-up 17. 10 May 2005 Casale Monferrato, Italy Clay   Gloria Pizzichini   Joana Cortez
  Roxane Vaisemberg
2–6, 0–6
Runner-up 18. 23 August 2005 Maribor, Slovenia Clay   Marina Tavares   Mari Andersson
  Kristina Andlovic
6–7(2–7), 3–6
Runner-up 19. 27 September 2005 Volos, Greece Carpet   Marina Tavares   Nicole Clerico
  Katariina Tuohimaa
4–6, 2–6
Winner 21. 4 October 2005 Rome, Italy Clay   Marina Tavares   Giulia Meruzzi
  Nancy Rustignoli
walkover
Winner 22. 26 June 2006 Salzburg, Austria Clay   Marina Tavares   Daniela Klemenschits
  Sandra Klemenschits
3–6, 7–6(7–2), 6–3
Winner 23. 16 June 2008 Davos, Switzerland Clay   Marina Tavares   Kateřina Kramperová
  Janina Toljan
5–7, 6–4, [10–7]
Runner-up 20. 30 June 2008 Stuttgart-Vaihingen, Germany Clay   Marina Tavares   Kristina Barrois
  Laura Siegemund
3–6, 4–6
Winner 24. 20 October 2008 Saguenay, Canada Hard (i)   Marina Tavares   Gabriela Dabrowski
  Sharon Fichman
2–6, 6–4, [10–4]
Winner 25. 16 March 2009 Cairo, Egypt Clay   Anikó Kapros   Megan Moulton-Levy
  Laura Siegemund
7–5, 6–3
Winner 26. 23 March 2009 Latina, Italy Clay   Marina Tavares   Ekaterina Lopes
  Marina Shamayko
6–2, 6–0
Winner 27. 29 June 2009 Stuttgart, Germany Clay   Laura Siegemund   Leonie Mekel
  Kathrin Wörle
7–6(7–2), 6–7(6–8), [10–4]
Runner-up 21. 30 November 2009 Přerov, Czech Republic Hard (i)   Darija Jurak   Sandra Klemenschits
  Andreja Klepač
7–6(7–3), 3–6, [10–7]
Runner-up 22. 6 June 2011 Zlín, Czech Republic Clay   Réka-Luca Jani   Yuliya Beygelzimer
  Margalita Chakhnashvili
6–3, 1–6, 4–6
Winner 28. 12 September 2011 Zagreb, Croatia Hard   Maria João Koehler   Maria Abramović
  Mihaela Buzărnescu
6–0, 6–3
Winner 29. 19 September 2011 Shrewsbury, Great Britain Hard   Maria João Koehler   Amanda Elliott
  Johanna Konta
7–6(7–3), 6–1
Runner-up 23. 19 December 2011 Ankara, Turkey Hard   Janette Husárová   Nina Bratchikova
  Darija Jurak
4–6, 2–6
Winner 30. 5 March 2012 Irapuato, Mexico Hard   Janette Husárová   Maria Elena Camerin
  Mariya Koryttseva
6–2, 6–7(9–11), [10–7]
Winner 31. 12 March 2012 Nassau, Bahamas Hard   Janette Husárová   Eva Birnerová
  Anne Keothavong
6–1, 3–6, [10–6]
Runner-up 24. 7 May 2012 Cagnes-sur-Mer, France Clay   Renata Voráčová   Alexandra Panova
  Urszula Radwańska
5–7, 6–4, [6–10]

Unplayed FinalEdit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
NP N/A 18 July 2004 Campos do Jordão, Brazil Hard   Frederica Piedade   Maria Fernanda Alves
  Carla Tiene
NP

Singles performance timelineEdit

Tournament 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 W–L
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open A A A Q1 Q2 1R Q3 Q1 Q2 A A A A Q3 Q2 A 7–8
French Open A A A A 1R Q1 A Q3 Q1 A A A A Q1 Q1 A 2–6
Wimbledon A A A Q3 2R Q1 Q1 Q1 A A A A A Q1 Q1 A 3–7
US Open Q1 A A Q2 1R Q1 Q2 Q1 A A A A A Q2 A Q1 3–8
Grand Slam SR 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 1 / 3 0 / 1 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 15 / 29

Women's doubles performance timelineEdit

Tournament 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open 1R A 3R 2R 1R 2R 1R A A A A A A A A 2R A A 5–7
French Open 1R 1R 1R 1R A 1R A A A A A A A A 1R 2R A A 1–7
Wimbledon A 1R 1R 1R A 1R A A A A A 1R 1R 1R 2R 1R A 1R 1–10
US Open A 1R 1R 1R A 1R A A A A A A A A 2R 2R A 1R 2–7
Grand Slam SR 0 / 2 0 / 3 2 / 4 1 / 4 0 / 1 1 / 4 0 / 1 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 1 0 / 1 0 / 1 2 / 3 3 / 4 0 / 0 0 / 2 9 / 31

ReferencesEdit

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