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Maja Matevžič (born 13 June 1980) is a former professional WTA tennis player from Slovenia. Both her most recent WTA singles and WTA doubles matches were played on 21 August 2005 at Toronto.

Maja Matevžič
Country (sports)Slovenia Slovenia
ResidenceLjubljana, Slovenia
Born (1980-06-13) 13 June 1980 (age 38)
Ljubljana, SFR Yugoslavia
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Turned pro2000
Retired2006
PlaysLeft-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$593,426
Singles
Career record199–149
Career titles1 WTA 4 ITF
Highest ranking38 (25 August 2003)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (2003)
French Open2R (2003)
Wimbledon3R (2002, 2003)
US Open3R (2001)
Doubles
Career record105–100
Career titles2 WTA 5 ITF
Highest ranking34 (23 June 2003)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open2R (2001, 2003)
French OpenQF (2003)
WimbledonOF (2001)
US Open3R (2002, 2003)

Maja retired because of the injuries in September 2006. Her last tournament was in Portorož, Slovenia, where she played doubles with Tina Križan.

Maja is now opening a tennis school in Slovenia. She will pass on her knowledge to boys and girls in Slovenia.

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WTA career finalsEdit

Singles: 1 (1–0)Edit

Legend: Before 2009
Grand Slam (0/0)
WTA Championships (0/0)
Tier I (0/0)
Tier II (0/0)
Tier III (0/0)
Tier IV & V (1/0)
Result No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Win 1. Oct 2002 Bratislava, Slovakia Hard (i)   Iveta Benešová 6–0, 6–1

Doubles: 3 (2–1)Edit

Legend: Before 2009
Grand Slam (0/0)
WTA Championships (0/0)
Tier I (0/0)
Tier II (0/0)
Tier III (1/1)
Tier IV & V (1/0)
Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 1. May 2002 Strasbourg, France Clay   Caroline Dhenin   Jennifer Hopkins
  Jelena Kostanić Tošić
6–0 4–6 4–6
Win 2. Oct 2002 Bratislava, Slovakia Hard (i)   Henrieta Nagyová   Meilen Tu
  Nathalie Dechy
6–4 6–0
Win 3. May 2003 Strasbourg, France Clay   Sonya Jeyaseelan   Laura Granville
  Jelena Kostanić Tošić
6–4, 6–4

ITF finalsEdit

Singles Finals (4–3)Edit

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 31 May 1998 San Severino, Italy Clay   Patty Van Acker 5–7, 3–6
Winner 2. 28 May 2000 Biella, Italy Clay   Nathalie Viérin 6–0, 6–2
Runner-up 3. 10 September 2000 Fano, Italy Clay   Flora Perfetti 3–6, 4–6
Winner 4. 5 March 2001 Urtijëi, Italy Hard (i)   Ekaterina Kozhokina 6–7(3–7), 6–3, 6–3
Winner 5. 22 July 2001 Modena, Italy Clay   Kaia Kanepi 7–5, 7–6(7–5)
Winner 6. 29 July 2001 Ettenheim, Germany Clay   Kaia Kanepi 6–2, 6–3
Runner-up 7. 4 August 2002 Saint-Gaudens, France Clay   Mariana Díaz Oliva 4–6, 1–6

Doubles (5–7)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 31 May 1998 San Severino, Italy Clay   Ana Škafar   Rebecca Jensen
  Kristina Pojatina
W/O
Runner-up 2. 9 May 1999 Verona, Italy Clay   Dragana Ilić   Melisa Arevalo
  Sabrina Valenti
6–7 6–7
Winner 3. 17 May 1999 Pesaro, Italy Clay   Dragana Ilić   Marijana Kovacević
  Ekaterina Sysoeva
6–4, 6–3
Winner 4. 17 October 1999 Welwyn, United Kingdom Hard (i)   Dragana Zarić   Magda Mihalache
  Zuzana Váleková
7–6(7–1), 5–7, 6–2
Winner 5. 7 November 1999 Saint-Raphaël, France Hard (i)   Valentina Sassi   Victoria Courmes-Benedetti
  Laëtitia Sanchez
3–6, 1–6
Runner-up 6. 29 May 2000 Modena, Italy Clay   Tina Hergold   Lourdes Domínguez Lino
  María José Martínez Sánchez
4–6, 6–4, 3–6
Runner-up 7. 25 June 2000 Gorizia, Italy Clay   Dragana Zarić   Vanessa Menga
  Alicia Ortuño
6–4, 4–6, 1–6
Winner 8. 10 July 2000 Darmstadt, Germany Clay   Maria Paola Zavagli   Adriana Barna
  Anna Zaporozhanova
7–6(7–4), 6–7(4–7), 6–4
Runner-up 9. 23 July 2000 Fontanafredda, Italy Clay   Antonella Serra Zanetti   Rosa María Andrés Rodríguez
  Conchita Martínez Granados
6–4, 2–6, 4–6
Runner-up 10. 8 October 2000 Makarska, Croatia Clay   Maja Palaveršić   Eva Martincová
  Alena Vašková
2–4, 1–4, 4–2, 2–4
Runner-up 11. 4 December 2000 Cergy-Pontoise, France Hard (i)   Caroline Schneider   Justine Henin
  Virginie Razzano
2–6, 4–6
Winner 12. 23 July 2001 Ettenheim, Germany Clay   Eva Dyrberg   Katalin Marosi
  Irina Selyutina
W/O

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