Martina Suchá

Martina Suchá (Slovak pronunciation: [ˈsuxaː]; born 20 November 1980) is a retired professional tennis player from Slovakia.

Martina Suchá
Martina Sucha 2007 Australian Open womens doubles R1.jpg
Suchá at the 2007 Australian Open
Country (sports) Slovakia
ResidenceNové Zámky, Slovakia
Born (1980-11-20) 20 November 1980 (age 39)
Nové Zámky, Czechoslovakia
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Turned pro1996
Retired2008
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$970,609
Singles
Career record328–255
Career titles2 WTA, 9 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 37 (22 April 2002)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open4R (2002)
French Open2R (2001)
Wimbledon2R (2002, 2003)
US Open3R (2001)
Doubles
Career record31–49
Career titles2 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 234 (3 January 2000)
Team competitions
Fed CupW (2002),[1] record 3–2

On 22 April 2002, Suchá reached her WTA career-high singles ranking of No. 37.

She helped Slovakia to win the 2002 Fed Cup, beating Nathalie Dechy of France in the quarterfinal. She was also part of the Slovak 2004 Olympic Team.

WTA career finalsEdit

Singles (2 titles, 4 runner-ups)Edit

Winner – Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
WTA Tour Championships (0–0)
Tier I (0–0)
Tier II (0–0)
Tier III, IV & V (2–4)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 15 October 2001 Bratislava, Slovakia Carpet (i)   Rita Grande 1–6, 1–6
Winner 2. 13 January 2002 Hobart, Australia Hard   Anabel Medina Garrigues 7–6(9–7), 6–1
Runner-up 3. 2 May 2004 Budapest, Hungary Clay   Jelena Janković 6–7(4–7), 3–6
Runner-up 4. 3 October 2004 Guangzhou, China Hard   Li Na 3–6, 4–6
Winner 5. 7 November 2004 Québec City, Canada Carpet (i)   Abigail Spears 6–2, 3–6, 6–2
Runner-up 6. 21 May 2006 Rabat, Morocco Clay   Meghann Shaughnessy 2–6, 6–3, 3–6

ITF FinalsEdit

$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments

Singles (5–6)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 6 April 1998 Brindisi, Italy Clay   Sylvie Sallaberry 0–6, 4–6
DNP 12 July 1998 Amersfoort, Netherlands Clay   Yvette Basting N/A
Winner 2. 14 September 1997 Cluj, Romania Clay   Magda Mihalache 7–5, 3–6, 6–4
Winner 3. 17 August 1998 Valašské Meziříčí, Czech Republic Clay   Libuše Průšová 3–6, 6–3, 6–1
Runner-up 4. 20 June 1999 Grado, Italy Clay   Flavia Pennetta 6–1, 4–6, 5–7
Winner 5. 19 July 1999 Ettenheim, Germany Clay   Patricia Wartusch 6–2, 3–6, 6–3
Runner-up 6. 5 June 2000 Galatina, Italy Clay   Antonella Serra Zanetti 5–7, 6–1, 3–6
Runner-up 7. 6 August 2000 Ettenheim, Germany Clay   María Emilia Salerni 4–6, 2–6
Runner-up 8. 8 July 2001 Orbetello, Italy Clay   Clarisa Fernández 4–6, 6–2, 5–7
Winner 9. 9 June 2003 Grado, Italy Clay   Catalina Castaño 6–1, 6–2
Runner-up 10. 30 September 2007 Podgorica, Montenegro Clay   Michaela Paštiková 7–5 5–7 6–7
Winner 11. 11 November 2007 Ismaning, Germany Carpet   Oxana Lyubtsova 6–4, 6–4

Doubles (2–0)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 14 July 1997 Toruń, Poland Clay   Renata Kučerová   Petra Kučová
  Lenka Zacharová
6–3, 6–3
Winner 2. 13 December 1999 Prague-Průhonice, Czech Republic Hard (i)   Helena Vildová   Nadejda Ostrovskaya
  Tatiana Poutchek
6–3, 2–6, 6–2

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