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Liana-Gabriela Ungur (née Balaci; born 2 January 1985) is a former Romanian tennis player. On 13 December 2010, she reached her highest WTA singles ranking of 157.

Liana Ungur
Liana Ungur at the 2011 BCR Open Romania Ladies.jpg
Full nameLiana-Gabriela Ungur
Country (sports) Romania
ResidenceFlorence, Italy
Born (1985-01-02) 2 January 1985 (age 34)
Romania Socialist Republic of Romania
Turned pro2000
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$161,627
Singles
Career record346–204
Career titles13 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 157 (13 December 2010)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ1 (2011)
French OpenQ3 (2011)
WimbledonQ1 (2011)
US OpenQ1 (2010)
Doubles
Career record115–84
Career titles6 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 262 (8 August 2011)
Team competitions
Fed Cup2–3

Personal lifeEdit

Liana, daughter of Romanian football legend Ilie Balaci, is married to Adrian Ungur who is also a professional tennis player.[1]

ITF Circuit finalsEdit

Singles: 26 (13–13)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. 20 May 2001 Szczecin, Poland Clay   Lenka Snajdrová 7–5, 2–6, 5–7
Runner-up 2. 19 August 2001 Bucharest, Romania Clay   Antonela Voina 3–6, 5–7
Winner 1. 9 September 2001 Mollerussa, Spain Clay   Maria Pilar Sánchez Alayeto 7–5, 6–0
Runner-up 3. 26 May 2002 Olecko, Poland Clay   Marta Domachowska 6–1, 3–6, 1–6
Runner-up 4. 9 June 2002 Poznań, Poland Clay   Jolanda Mens 0–6, 5–7
Winner 2. 9 March 2003 Nuevo Laredo, Mexico Hard   Caroline Ann Basu 7–6(7–4), 6–2
Winner 3. 27 July 2003 Ancona, Italy Clay   Mandy Minella 3–6, 6–3, 6–1
Runner-up 5. 1 February 2004 Tipton, England Hard   Emma Laine 7–6(7–4), 2–6, 3–6
Winner 4. 8 February 2004 Vale do Lobo, Portugal Hard   Servane Delobelle 6–2, 6–4
Runner-up 6. 13 June 2004 Piteşti, Romania Clay   Mihaela Buzărnescu 3–6, 6–7(4–7)
Winner 5. 8 August 2004 Rebecq, Belgium Clay   Antonela Voina 6–4, 6–1
Winner 6. 5 September 2004 Arad, Romania Clay   Barbara Pócza 7–5, 7–5
Runner-up 7. 24 October 2004 Settimo San Pietro, Italy Clay   Aravane Rezaï 3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 8. 15 May 2005 Bucharest, Romania Clay   Alexandra Dulgheru 2–6, 2–6
Winner 7. 19 November 2006 Cairo, Egypt Clay   Alexandra Dulgheru 6–1, 6–1
Winner 8. 26 November 2006 Cairo, Egypt Clay   Varvara Galanina 6–2, 6–4
Winner 9. 11 February 2007 Vale do Lobo, Portugal Hard   Evgenia Linetskaya 7–6(7–4), 6–2
Runner-up 9. 8 July 2007 Båstad, Sweden Clay   Sofia Arvidsson 7–6(9–7), 2–6, 0–6
Runner-up 10. 12 August 2007 Gdynia, Poland Clay   Renata Voráčová 4–6, 4–6
Runner-up 11. 23 March 2008 Pomezia, Italy Clay   Anna Korzeniak 3–6, 3–6
Winner 10. 9 May 2010 Florence, Italy Clay   Polina Pekhova 6–3, 7–5
Winner 11. 6 June 2010 Sarajevo, Bosnia Herzegovina Clay   Irena Pavlovic 6–3, 6–0
Winner 12. 20 June 2010 Padova, Italy Clay   Audrey Bergot 6–4, 6–4
Winner 13. 7 August 2010 Monteroni d'Arbia, Italy Clay   Anna Floris 7–5, 6–1
Runner-up 12. 28 January 2012 Antalya, Turkey Clay   Cristina Dinu 5–7, 3–6
Runner-up 13. 19 February 2012 Antalya, Turkey Clay   Yuliya Beygelzimer 5–7, 5–7

Doubles: 18 (6–12)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 6 August 2000 Bucharest, Romania Clay   Edina Gallovits   Zuzana Kučová
  Dominika Luzarová
7–5, 4–0 ret.
Runner-up 1. 27 January 2002 Båstad, Sweden Hard (i)   Christina Zachariadou   Eszter Molnár
  Aleksandra Srndovic
6–2, 2–6, 5–7
Runner-up 2. 17 February 2002 Vilamoura, Portugal Hard   Marta Fraga   Maki Arai
  Remi Tezuka
2–6, 5–7
Runner-up 3. 26 May 2002 Olecko, Poland Clay   Eva Erbová   Martina Babáková
  Lenka Tvarošková
2–6, 6–3, 2–6
Winner 2. 2 February 2003 Tipton, England Hard (i)   Elke Clijsters   Zuzana Černá
  Iveta Gerlová
6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 4. 11 May 2003 Tortosa, Spain Clay   María Pilar Sánchez Alayeto   Frederica Piedade
  İpek Şenoğlu
4–6, 6–7(3–7)
Runner-up 5. 18 May 2003 Monzón, Spain Clay   Kildine Chevalier   Olena Antypina
  Raissa Gourevitch
6–3, 5–7, 1–6
Winner 3. 14 September 2003 Madrid, Spain Hard   İpek Şenoğlu   Lisa D'Amelio
  Jennifer De Bodt
6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 6. 18 July 2004 Bucharest, Romania Clay   Iris Ichim   Mădălina Gojnea
  Monica Niculescu
4–6, 1–6
Winner 4. 8 August 2004 Rebecq, Belgium Clay   Antonela Voina   Jessie De Vries
  Debbrich Feys
6–2, 5–7, 6–4
Runner-up 7. 27 August 2005 Bucharest, Romania Clay   Simona Matei   Corina Corduneanu
  Ágnes Szatmári
w/o
Runner-up 8. 12 February 2006 Vale do Lobo, Portugal Hard   İpek Şenoğlu   Émilie Bacquet
  Chayenne Ewijk
3–6, 3–6
Winner 5. 27 June 2008 Padua, Italy Clay   Anda Perianu   Mailen Auroux
  Carmen Klaschka
6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 9. 16 January 2010 Glasgow, Scotland Hard (i)   Nicole Clerico   Victoria Larrière
  Anna Smith
4–6, 4–6
Winner 6. 26 March 2010 Pomezia, Italy Clay   Stefania Chieppa   Andreea Văideanu
  Erika Zanchetta
7–6(7–3), 4–6, [10–7]
Runner-up 10. 22 April 2011 Civitavecchia, Italy Clay   Diana Enache   Daniëlle Harmsen
  Réka Luca Jani
2–6, 3–6
Runner-up 11. 4 June 2011 Rome, Italy Clay   Magda Linette   Sophie Ferguson
  Sally Peers
w/o
Runner-up 12. 20 January 2012 Antalya, Turkey Clay   Diana Marcu   Cristina Dinu
  Andreea Mitu
6–7, 2–6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Adrian Ungur s-a casatorit cu fiica lui Ilie Balaci". România Liberă. 2006-04-17.

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