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Libuše Průšová (born 13 July 1979) is a former professional Czech tennis player.

Libuše Průšová
Country (sports) Czech Republic
Born (1979-07-13) 13 July 1979 (age 40)
Valašské Meziříčí, Czechoslovakia
Height1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Turned pro1994
Retired2006
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$333,848
Singles
Career record307–223
Career titles11 ITF
Highest ranking103 (21 October 2002)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (2003, 2004)
French Open1R (2003, 2005)
WimbledonQ3 (2002)
US OpenQ3 (2002)
Doubles
Career record107–87
Career titles6 ITF
Highest ranking46 (7 June 2004)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenSF (2004)
French Open1R (2004)
Wimbledon1R (2004)
US Open1R (2004)
Other doubles tournaments
Olympic Games1R (2004)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Wimbledon1R (2004)

In her career, Průšová won eleven singles and six doubles titles on the ITF circuit. On 21 October 2002, she reached her best singles ranking of world number 103. On 7 June 2004, she peaked at number 46 in the WTA doubles rankings.

WTA career finalsEdit

Doubles (0–1)Edit

Winner - Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
Tier I (0–0)
Tier II (0–0)
Tier III, IV & V (0–0)
Finals by surface
Hard (0–0)
Clay (0–1)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 28 July 2003 Sopot, Poland Clay   Maret Ani   Tatiana Perebiynis
  Silvija Talaja
4–6, 2–6

ITF finalsEdit

Singles (11–7)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (1–0)
Clay (8–7)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (2–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 12 September 1994 Umag, Croatia Clay   Sylva Nesvadbová 6–4, 6–1
Runner-up 1. 26 September 1994 Bratislava, Slovakia Clay   Adriana Gerši 3–6, 1–6
Winner 2. 19 June 1995 Staré Splavy, Czech Republic Clay   Jana Lubasová 6–0, 6–1
Runner-up 2. 21 April 1997 Prostějov, Czech Republic Clay   Kateřina Šišková 6–0, 2–6, 1–6
Winner 3. 26 May 1997 Warsaw, Poland Clay   Hana Šromová 6–2, 6–7(3), 6–4
Runner-up 3. 18 August 1997 Valašské Meziříčí, Czech Republic Clay   Kateřina Šišková 2–6, 1–6
Runner-up 4. 17 August 1998 Valašské Meziříčí, Czech Republic Clay   Martina Suchá 6–3, 3–6, 1–6
Winner 4. 24 August 1998 Plzeň, Czech Republic Clay   Anna Bieleń-Żarska 6–4, 6–3
Winner 5. 7 September 1998 Zadar, Croatia Clay   Katarzyna Strączy 7–5, 6–0
Winner 6. 30 November 1998 Přerov, Czech Republic Carpet (i)   Zuzana Ondrášková 6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 5. 24 May 1999 Warsaw, Poland Clay   Jelena Kostanić 6–4, 3–6, 2–6
Winner 7. 23 August 1999 Bucharest, Romania Clay   Zsófia Gubacsi 6–1, 6–1
Winner 8. 11 October 1999 Plzeň, Czech Republic Clay   Hana Šromová 6–4, 6–1
Winner 9. 3 December 2001 Prague-Průhonice, Czech Republic Carpet (i)   Magdalena Zděnovcová 6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 6. 18 February 2002 Las Palmas, Spain Clay   Dinara Safina 6–2, 2–6, 1–6
Runner-up 7. 11 March 2002 Makarska, Croatia Clay   Jelena Pandžić 1–6, 6–2, 6–7(5)
Winner 10. 22 July 2002 Český Krumlov, Czech Republic Clay   Sandra Kleinová 3–6, 6–4, 6–3
Winner 11. 13 December 2004 Valašské Meziříčí, Czech Republic Hard (i)   Lucie Šafářová 7–6(7), 6–4

Doubles (6–11)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (1–2)
Clay (3–7)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (2–2)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 26 September 1994 Bratislava, Slovakia Clay   Alena Vašková   Milena Nekvapilová
  Martina Špačková
6–7(6), 3–6
Runner-up 2. 9 June 1997 Kędzierzyn-Koźle, Poland Clay   Zuzana Průšová   Jana Macurová
  Milena Nekvapilová
4–6, 2–6
Runner-up 3. 8 December 1997 Vítkovice, Czech Republic Carpet (i)   Michaela Paštiková   Magdalena Kučerová
  Gabriela Kučerová
3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 4. 7 September 1998 Zadar, Croatia Clay   Anna Bieleń-Żarska   Camille Pin
  Ivana Višić
6–7(3), 6–7(4)
Winner 1. 30 November 1998 Přerov, Czech Republic Carpet (i)   Renata Kučerová   Olga Blahotová
  Eva Martincová
6–7(3), 6–1, 6–2
Runner-up 5. 16 August 1999 Valašské Meziříčí, Czech Republic Clay   Anna Bieleń-Żarska   Petra Kučová
  Gabriela Navrátilová
5–7, 6–2, 3–6
Runner-up 6. 12 November 2001 Stupava, Slovakia Hard (i)   Petra Cetkovská   Galina Fokina
  Eszter Molnár
3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 7. 25 November 2002 Prague-Průhonice, Czech Republic Carpet (i)   Renata Voráčová   Sandra Kleinová
  Ľubomíra Kurhajcová
6–7(12), 3–6
Runner-up 8. 7 July 2003 Vittel, France Clay   Eva Birnerová   Yuliya Beygelzimer
  Tatiana Poutchek
3–6, 2–6
Winner 2. 14 September 2003 Bordeaux, France Clay   Maret Ani   Iveta Benešová
  Olga Blahotová
6–3, 6–4
Winner 3. 21 September 2003 Biella, Italy Clay   Ľubomíra Kurhajcová   Martina Müller
  Lenka Němečková
6–2, 6–4
Runner-up 9. 6 October 2003 Latina, Italy Clay   Maret Ani   Mara Santangelo
  Roberta Vinci
6–3, 2–6, 4–6
Winner 4. 8 December 2003 Ostrava, Czech Republic Carpet (i)   Barbora Strýcová   Iveta Benešová
  Michaela Paštiková
6–2, 6–4
Runner-up 10. 15 December 2003 Valašské Meziříčí, Czech Republic Hard (i)   Maret Ani   Iveta Benešová
  Michaela Paštiková
w/o
Winner 5. 31 May 2004 Prostějov, Czech Republic Clay   Barbora Strýcová   Peng Shuai
  Xie Yan-ze
6–1, 6–3
Winner 6. 15 November 2005 Prague-Průhonice, Czech Republic Hard (i)   Lucie Hradecká   Olga Blahotová
  Eva Hrdinová
6–3, 3–6, 6–3
Runner-up 11. 31 July 2006 Baden-Baden, Germany Clay   Barbora Strýcová   Jarmila Gajdošová
  Frederica Piedade
5–7, 6–4, 6–7(6)

Major tournaments performance timelineEdit

SinglesEdit

Tournament 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A A A A A A Q2 A A 1R 1R Q1 A A 0–2
French Open A A A A A A A Q1 A Q3 1R Q1 1R A A 0–2
Wimbledon A A A A A A A Q2 A Q3 Q2 Q2 Q1 A A 0–0
US Open A A A A A A A Q2 A Q3 Q1 Q1 Q2 Q2 A 0–0
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–2 0–1 0–1 0–0 0–0 0–4
Olympic Games
Summer Olympics Not held A Not held A Not held A Not held 0–0
Career statistics
Tournaments played 1 13 13 16 17 13 18 23 7 23 28 27 21 6 1 227
Finals (W–L) 0–0 1–1 1–0 0–0 1–2 3–1 2–1 0–0 1–0 1–2 0–0 1–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 11–7
Overall Win–Loss 1–1 17–12 19–14 13–16 30–17 27–10 28–16 24–23 10–6 51–22 21–29 34–28 27–21 3–6 2–1 307–223
Year-end ranking   432   303   405   319   305   229   192   963   103   213   188   172   441 $333,879

DoublesEdit

Tournament 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A A A A A A A A A A SF 1R A A 4–2
French Open A A A A A A A A A A A 1R A A A 0–1
Wimbledon A A A A A A A A A A A 1R A A A 0–1
US Open A A A A A A A A A A A 1R A A A 0–1
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 4–4 0–1 0–0 0–0 4–5
Olympic Games
Summer Olympics Not held A Not held A Not held 1R Not held 0–1
Career statistics
Tournaments played 1 4 6 7 10 4 4 4 4 6 14 21 4 5 1 95
Finals (W–L) 0–0 0–1 0–0 0–0 0–2 1–1 0–1 0–0 0–1 0–1 3–3 1–0 1–0 0–1 0–0 6–11
Overall Win–Loss 0–1 5–4 6–6 6–7 9–10 7–3 8–3 3–4 5–4 10–6 25–10 12–20 7–3 3–5 1–1 107–87
Year-end ranking   238   94   76   512   320 $333,879

ReferencesEdit

  • Libuše Průšová at the Women's Tennis Association  
  • Libuše Průšová at the International Tennis Federation  
  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Libuše Průšová". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC.