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Margalita Chakhnashvili

Margalita "Maka" Chakhnashvili-Ranzinger (Georgian: მარგალიტა "მაკა" ჩახნაშვილი, translit.: margalit'a "mak'a" chakhnashvili, pronounced [mɑrɡɑlitʼɑ mɑkʼɑ t͡ʃʰɑχnɑʃvili]; born 9 December 1982) is a Georgian former tennis player.

Margalita Chakhnashvili
Margalita Chakhnashvili Cagnes 2012.JPG
Chakhnashvili at the 2012 Open GdF Suez
Full nameMargalita Chakhnashvili-Ranzinger
Country (sports) Georgia
Born (1982-12-09) 9 December 1982 (age 36)
Tbilisi, Georgian SSR, Soviet Union
Height1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Turned pro1999
Prize money$313,995
Singles
Career record403–326
Career titles10 ITF
Highest ranking134 (30 July 2007)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ1 (2007, 2009, 2010, 2012)
French OpenQ2 (2007, 2008)
WimbledonQ1 (2007, 2008, 2010, 2012)
US OpenQ3 (2007)
Doubles
Career record139–161
Career titles5 ITF
Highest ranking149 (15 June 2009)
Other doubles tournaments
Olympic Games1R (2012)
Team competitions
Fed Cup30–27

Chakhnashvili-Ranzinger won ten singles and five doubles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit. On 30 July 2007, she reached her best singles ranking of world No. 134. On 15 June 2009, she peaked at No. 149 in the doubles rankings.

She achieved a 30–27 record for Georgia in Fed Cup competitions.

Chakhnashvili-Ranzinger was given a wild card to represent Georgia at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the women's doubles draw. She teamed up with Anna Tatishvili, but lost in the first round.[1]

ITF finals (15–22)Edit

Singles (10–12)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (2–3)
Clay (8–8)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–1)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 3 February 2002 Mallorca, Spain Clay   Dinara Safina 3–6, 6–3, 5–7
Runner-up 2. 21 April 2002 Cagliari, Italy Clay   Laura Dell'Angelo 3–6, 6–7(4–7)
Winner 1. 15 September 2002 Sofia, Bulgaria Clay   Desislava Topalova 6–3, 4–6, 6–0
Runner-up 3. 12 September 2004 Tbilisi, Georgia Clay   Maria Kondratieva 5–7, 4–6
Runner-up 4. 4 June 2005 Ra'anana, Israel Hard   Tzipora Obziler 0–6, 2–6
Winner 2. 18 September 2005 Tbilisi, Georgia Clay   Manana Shapakidze 6–2, 6–1
Winner 3. 3 December 2005 Ramat HaSharon, Israel Hard   Sharon Fichman 6–3, 7–6(7–4)
Winner 4. 10 December 2005 Ra'anana, Israel Hard   Tzipora Obziler 6–3, 7–5
Winner 5. 14 May 2006 Antalya, Turkey Clay   Claire de Gubernatis 6–1, 7–5
Runner-up 5. 24 June 2006 Fontanafredda, Italy Clay   Renata Voráčová 3–6, 3–6
Winner 6. 6 August 2006 Martina Franca, Italy Clay   Karin Knapp 6–3, 7–5
Runner-up 6. 3 December 2006 Milan, Italy Carpet (i)   Roberta Vinci 2–6, 4–6
Winner 7. 1 July 2007 Padova, Italy Clay   Sandra Záhlavová 3–6, 6–1, 6–3
Runner-up 7. 30 March 2008 Hammond, United States Hard   Carly Gullickson 4–6, 6–4, 4–6
Runner-up 8. 7 June 2009 Galatina, Italy Clay   Eva Fernández Brugués 6–3, 3–6, 2–6
Winner 8. 20 September 2009 Naples, Italy Clay   Michaela Pochabová 6–2, 6–1
Runner-up 9. 26 June 2010 Périgueux, France Clay   Petra Cetkovská 6–2, 1–6, 1–6
Winner 9. 3 October 2010 Tbilisi, Georgia Clay   Tatia Mikadze 6–4, 3–6, 7–5
Winner 10. 9 April 2011 Pomezia, Italy Clay   Annalisa Bona 1–6, 6–2, 6–2
Runner-up 10. 18 June 2011 Istanbul, Turkey Hard   Marta Domachowska 5–7, 3–6
Runner-up 11. 16 October 2011 Sant Cugat del Vallès, Spain Clay   Réka Luca Jani 4–6, 2–6
Runner-up 12. 7 December 2013 Duino-Aurisina, Italy Clay (i)   Anastasia Grymalska 3–6, 4–6

Doubles (5–10)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (1–4)
Clay (4–5)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–1)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 3 October 1998 Tbilisi, Georgia Clay   Sophia Managadze   Olga Glouschenko
  Tatiana Poutchek
2–6, 4–6
Runner-up 2. 10 February 2006 Capriolo, Italy Carpet (i)   Ekaterina Ivanova   Darya Kustova
  Ekaterina Makarova
2–6, 4–6
Winner 1. 13 May 2006 Antalya, Turkey Clay   İpek Şenoğlu   Claire de Gubernatis
  Alexandra Dulgheru
6–4, 6–3
Winner 2. 8 July 2006 Mont-de-Marsan, France Clay   Raluca Olaru   Akgul Amanmuradova
  Nina Bratchikova
7–5, 1–6, 6–1
Runner-up 3. 10 September 2006 Mestre, Italy Clay   Tatjana Malek   Monica Niculescu
  Renata Voráčová
4–6, 6–3, 4–6
Runner-up 4. 8 July 2007 Cuneo, Italy Clay   Yuliya Beygelzimer   Darya Kustova
  Ekaterina Makarova
2–6, 6–2, 2–6
Runner-up 5. 20 October 2007 Saint-Raphaël, France Hard (i)   Ksenia Milevskaya   Lilia Osterloh
  Ekaterina Makarova
2–6, 2–6
Runner-up 6. 20 September 2008 Mestre, Italy Clay   Violette Huck   Mervana Jugić-Salkić
  Aurélie Védy
2–6, 3–6
Runner-up 7. 10 April 2009 Monzón, Spain Hard   Alberta Brianti   Chen Yi
  Vesna Manasieva
6–2, 4–6, [8–10]
Runner-up 8. 8 August 2009 Monteroni, Italy Clay   Nicole Clerico   Sandra Klemenschits
  Patricia Mayr
3–6, 4–6
Winner 3. 22 August 2009 Westende, Belgium Hard   Vasilisa Davydova   Émilie Bacquet
  Jasmin Wöhr
6–2, 7–5
Runner-up 9. 24 October 2009 Saint-Raphaël, France Hard (i)   Silvia Soler Espinosa   Claire Feuerstein
  Stéphanie Foretz
6–7(4–7), 5–7
Runner-up 10. 31 March 2011 Monzón, Spain Hard   Ivana Lisjak   Elena Bovina
  Valeria Savinykh
1–6, 6–2, [4–10]
Winner 4. 12 June 2011 Zlín, Czech Republic Clay   Yuliya Beygelzimer   Réka Luca Jani
  Katalin Marosi
3–6, 6–1, [10–8]
Winner 5. 2 June 2012 Grado, Italy Clay   Ekaterine Gorgodze   Claudia Giovine
  Anastasia Grymalska
7–6(7–2), 7–6(7–1)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Margalita Chakhnashvili". BBC Sport. 13 August 2012. Retrieved 23 February 2014.

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