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Martina Suchá (Slovak pronunciation: [ˈsuxaː]; born 20 November 1980 in Nové Zámky) is a retired 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 38)
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)

With a height of 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in), she is right-handed, and plays with a two-handed backhand. On 22 April 2002, Suchá reached her WTA career-high singles ranking, No. 37.

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

WTA Tour finalsEdit

Singles finals: 6 (2-4)Edit

Winner — Legend (pre/post 2010)
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
WTA Tour Championships (0–0)
Tier I / Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Tier II / Premier (0–0)
Tier III, IV & V / International (2–4)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final 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

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