Martina Suchá

Martina Suchá (Slovak pronunciation: [ˈsuxaː]; born 20 November 1980) is a former 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 41)
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 (56.3%)
Career titles2
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 (38.8%)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 234 (3 January 2000)
Team competitions
Fed CupW (2002),[1] record 3–2

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

She helped the Slovak team 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

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
Tier I (0–0)
Tier II (0–0)
Tier III, IV & V (2–4)
Result W/L Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Loss 1. Oct 2001 Bratislava Open, Slovakia Carpet (i)   Rita Grande 1–6, 1–6
Win 2. Jan 2002 Hobart International, Australia Hard   Anabel Medina Garrigues 7–6(9–7), 6–1
Loss 3. May 2004 Budapest Grand Prix, Hungary Clay   Jelena Janković 6–7(4–7), 3–6
Loss 4. Oct 2004 Guangzhou Open, China Hard   Li Na 3–6, 4–6
Win 5. Nov 2004 Tournoi de Québec, Canada Carpet (i)   Abigail Spears 6–2, 3–6, 6–2
Loss 6. May 2006 Rabat Grand Prix, Morocco Clay   Meghann Shaughnessy 2–6, 6–3, 3–6

ITF Circuit finalsEdit

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

Singles: 11 (5–6)Edit

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

Doubles: 2 (2–0)Edit

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Billie Jean King Cup- Draws & Results".

External linksEdit