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Matea Mezak (Croatian pronunciation: [mězak];[1] born 5 March 1985) is a Croatian professional tennis player. She has been on the ITF circuit since 2004, with six doubles titles and five singles wins. Mezak, along with Svetlana Kuznetsova, reached 2002 Australian Open junior doubles competition and lost to Indonesian Angelique Widjaja and Argentine Gisela Dulko.

Matea Mezak
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Country (sports) Croatia
ResidenceZagreb, Croatia
Born (1985-03-05) 5 March 1985 (age 34)
Zagreb, SR Croatia, SFR Yugoslavia
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Turned pro2002
RetiredActive
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Singles
Career record171–108
Career titles1 ITF
Highest ranking208 (4 July 2005)
Doubles
Career record86–61
Career titles6 ITF
Highest ranking135 (2 October 2006)
Last updated on: 3 September 2010.

Mezak was on the Croatia Fed Cup team in 2005 and 2006. Her preferred surface is hard, and her coach is Ivan Humić.

Contents

ITF Circuit finalsEdit

Singles finals 12 (6–6)Edit

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Location Surface Opponent in final Score
Winner 1. 2 February 2003 Tipton, United Kingdom Hard   Galina Voskoboeva 4–6 6–4 6–4
Runner-up 2. 6 April 2003 Makarska, Croatia Clay   Natalia Garbellotto 6–7(5) 5–7
Runner-up 3. 18 May 2003 Casale, Italy Clay   Silvia Disderi 1–6 6–1 2–6
Winner 4. 16 May 2004 Casale, Italy Clay   Romina Oprandi 2–0 RET
Runner-up 5. 23 May 2004 Zadar, Croatia Clay   Mandy Minella 5–7 7–5 4–6
Winner 6. 19 October 2008 Casale, Italy Clay   Silvia Disderi 7–5 2–6 6–1
Runner-up 7. 26 October 2008 Dubrovnik, Croatia Clay   Darina Sedenkova 6–4 0–6 4–6
Runner-up 8. 30 August 2009 Braunschweig, Germany Clay   Korina Perkovic 6–2 3–6 2–6
Winner 9. 20 September 2009 Doboj, Bosnia and Herzegovina Clay   Tamara Čurović 4–6 6–2 6–4
Winner 10. 25 October 2009 Dubrovnik, Croatia Clay   Réka-Luca Jani 0–6 7–5 7–6(4)
Runner-up 11. 8 November 2009 Sunderland, United Kingdom Hard   Tímea Babos 6–7(2) 4–6
Winner 12. 15 November 2009 Jersey, United Kingdom Hard   Tímea Babos 6–2 6–3

Doubles finals 14 (6–8)Edit

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Location Surface Partnering Opponent in final Score
Runner-up 1. 24 November 2002 Zagreb, Croatia Hard   Jelena Kostanić Tošić   Mervana Jugić-Salkić
  Karolina Šprem
2–6 4–6
Runner-up 2. 27 July 2003 Ancona, Italy Clay   Petra Dizdar   María José Argeri
  Giulia Meruzzi
3–6 3–6
Runner-up 3. 18 July 2004 Monteroni, Italy Clay   Nadja Pavic   Valentina Sulpizio
  Sandra Záhlavová
5–7 6–4 6–7(5)
Winner 4. 16 October 2005 Joué-lès-Tours, France Hard   Jelena Kostanić Tošić   Zsófia Gubacsi
  Darya Kustova
6–4 6–4
Winner 5. February 2006 Jersey, United Kingdom Hard   Andrea Hlaváčková   Katie O'Brien
  Melanie South
6–3 6–1
Winner 6. 1 April 2006 Poza Rica, Mexico Hard   Renata Voráčová   Zsófia Gubacsi
  Kyra Nagy
6–2 1–0 RET
Winner 7. 15 April 2006 San Luis Potosí, Mexico Clay   Zsófia Gubacsi   Joana Cortez
  María José Martínez Sánchez
4–6 6–4 6–4
Runner-up 8. 7 May 2006 Antalya, Turkey Clay   İpek Şenoğlu   Tzipi Obziler
  Romina Oprandi
6–4 4–6 0–6
Runner-up 9. 26 May 2006 La Palma, Spain Hard   Nadja Pavic   Petra Kvitová
  Karolina Kosińska
6–4 3–6 4–6
Runner-up 10. 28 July 2006 Monteroni d'Arbia, Italy Clay   Nika Ožegović   Valentina Sassi
  Aurélie Védy
7–5 2–4 0–6
Winner 11. 21 July 2006 Rome, Italy Clay   Nika Ožegović   Darija Jurak
  Kyra Nagy
6–2 6–3
Winner 12. 16 September 2006 Sofia, Bulgaria Clay   Nika Ožegović   Danica Krstajić
  Maša Zec Peškirič
6–4 6–3
Runner-up 13. 18 February 2013 Kreuzlingen, Switzerland Carpet (i)   Silvia Njirić   Timea Bacsinszky
  Xenia Knoll
3–6 2–6
Runner-up 14. 12 May 2013 Athens, Greece Hard   Silvia Njirić   Erin Clark
  Francesca Stephenson
7–5 3–6 8–10

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "mèze". Hrvatski jezični portal (in Serbo-Croatian). Retrieved 18 March 2018. Mèzak

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