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Margit Rüütel (born 4 September 1983) is an Estonian former tennis player.

Margit Rüütel
Country (sports) Estonia
Born (1983-09-04) 4 September 1983 (age 35)
Tallinn
Turned pro2000
Retired2015
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$155,171
Singles
Career record246–175
Career titles6 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 158 (12 January 2009)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ3 (2008)
French OpenQ2 (2007, 2008)
WimbledonQ2 (2006, 2008)
US OpenQ3 (2005, 2006, 2008)
Doubles
Career record89–70
Career titles7 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 192 (9 April 2007)

Rüütel won six singles and seven doubles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit during her career. On 12 January 2009, she reached her best singles ranking of world No. 158. On 9 April 2007, she peaked at No. 192 in the doubles rankings.

Rüütel made 42 appearances for the Estonia Fed Cup team between 1999 and 2012. Playing for Estonia at the Fed Cup, Rüütel has a win–loss of 20–22.

In 2012, she played her last match on the circuit, and retired from professional tennis 2015.

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ITF circuit finalsEdit

Singles: 12 (6–6)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. 25 June 2000 Tallinn, Estonia Clay   Kaia Kanepi 1–6, 2–6
Runner-up 2. 28 January 2001 Båstad, Sweden Hard (i)   Martina Müller 2–6, 0–6
Winner 3. 26 March 2001 Bari, Italy Clay   Eva Fislová 3–6, 6–3, 6–1
Runner-up 4. 2 November 2003 Stockholm, Sweden Hard (i)   Anne-Laure Heitz 6–3, 1–6, 4–6
Winner 5. 10 October 2004 Glasgow, United Kingdom Hard (i)   Sybille Bammer 3–6, 6–1, 7–5
Runner-up 6. 17 October 2004 Sunderland, United Kingdom Hard (i)   Tessy van de Ven 6–4, 0–6, 3–6
Winner 7. 23 November 2005 Sunderland, United Kingdom Hard (i)   Piia Suomalainen 7–5, 6–0
Winner 8. 17 December 2005 Valašské Meziříčí, Czech Republic Hard (i)   Eva Hrdinová 6–0, 6–2
Winner 9. 10 April 2006 Patras, Greece Hard   Mervana Jugić-Salkić 6–3, 4–6, 6–2
Runner-up 10. 28 July 2007 Monteroni d'Arbia, Italy Clay   Alisa Kleybanova 1–6, 5–7
Winner 11. 29 September 2008 Helsinki, Finland Hard (i)   Lina Stančiūtė 6–4, 6–7, 7–6
Runner–up 12. 7 June 2010 Szczecin, Poland Clay   Magda Linette 2–6, 0–6

Doubles: 12 (7–5)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 13 August 2000 Rimini, Italy Hard   Maret Ani   Zsófia Gubacsi
  Nicole Remis
3–6, 6–3, 7–5
Winner 2. 8 July 2001 Périgueux, France Clay   Līga Dekmeijere   Kildine Chevalier
  Daniela Olivera
6–4, 6–1
Runner-up 3. 17 February 2002 Kaunas, Lithuania Hard (i)   Ilona Poljakova   Daria Chemarda
  Irina Kotkina
0–6, 3–6
Runner-up 4. 24 March 2002 Roma, Italy Clay   Caroline Ann Basu   Claudia Ivone
  Flavia Pennetta
3–6, 4–6
Winner 5. 22 September 2005 Glasgow, United Kingdom Hard (i)   Elena Baltacha   Anne Keothavong
  Karen Paterson
6–3, 6–7(2–7), 6–2
Runner-up 6. 10 December 2005 Přerov, Czech Republic Carpet (i)   Gréta Arn   Lucie Hradecká
  Gabriela Chmelinová
6–3, 4–6, 4–6
Winner 7. 3 April 2006 Athens, Greece Clay   Olga Brózda   Gabriela Niculescu
  Monica Niculescu
2–6, 6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 8. 27 September 2006 Nottingham, United Kingdom Hard   Katie O'Brien   Karen Paterson
  Melanie South
2–6, 6–2, 6–7(1–7)
Winner 9. 12 October 2006 Jersey, United Kingdom Hard (i)   Katie O'Brien   Veronika Chvojková
  Claire Peterzan
7–5, 6–4
Runner-up 10. 19 October 2006 Glasgow, United Kingdom Hard (i)   Katie O'Brien   Veronika Chvojková
  Līga Dekmeijere
4–6, 3–6
Winner 11. 24 March 2007 Tenerife, Spain Hard   Andrea Hlaváčková   Veronika Chvojková
  Petra Cetkovská
2–3 ret.
Winner 12. 8 September 2007 Mestre, Italy Clay   Alisa Kleybanova   Mervana Jugić-Salkić
  Darya Kustova
6–2, 7–5

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