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Petra Mandula (Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈpɛtrɒ ˈmɒndulɒ]; born 17 January 1978) is a Hungarian former professional tennis player, who represented her native country at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia; in singles she was eliminated in the first round by fourth seed Conchita Martínez of Spain, in doubles she reached the quarterfinals partnering Katalin Marosi. Four years later, when Athens, Greece hosted the Games, she once again was defeated in the first round, this time by Patty Schnyder of Switzerland.[1]

Petra Mandula
Country (sports) Hungary
ResidenceBudapest
Born (1978-01-17) 17 January 1978 (age 41)
Budapest
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Turned pro1993
Retired2005
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$991,024
Singles
Career record284–189
Career titles0 WTA, 7 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 30 (17 May 2004)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open3R (2004)
French OpenQF (2001)
Wimbledon2R (2001, 2003)
US Open2R (2002, 2003)
Other tournaments
Olympic Games1R (2000, 2004)
Doubles
Career record173–104
Career titles7 WTA, 8 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 13 (5 May 2003)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenSF (2003)
French OpenQF (2002)
WimbledonQF (2003)
US Open3R (2003)
Other doubles tournaments
Olympic GamesQF (2000)

She reached the quarterfinals at the 2001 French Open as a qualifier, winning seven straight matches and losing to eventual runner-up Kim Clijsters.[1] Two years later, at the 2003 French Open, she almost repeated the feat, losing in the fourth round 5-7 in the third set to Chanda Rubin.[1] Also in 2003, Mandula reached the semifinals of the Australian Open with Emmanuelle Gagliardi, losing to Virginia Ruano Pascual and Paola Suárez.[1]

Contents

WTA Tour finalsEdit

Doubles 11 (7–4)Edit

Legend
Tier I 0
Tier II 0
Tier III 3
Tier IV & V 4
Finals by surface
Hard 1–2
Clay 6–2
Grass 0–0
Carpet 0–0
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 13 February 2000 Copa Sony Ericsson Colsanitas, Bogotá Clay   Rita Kuti-Kis   Laura Montalvo
  Paola Suárez
4–6, 2–6
Runner-up 2. 29 October 2000 WTA Bratislava Hard (i)   Patricia Wartusch   Karina Habšudová
  Daniela Hantuchová
w/o
Winner 1. 17 June 2001 Tashkent Open Hard   Patricia Wartusch   Tatiana Perebiynis
  Tatiana Poutchek
6–1, 6–4
Winner 2. 16 June 2002 WTA Austrian Open, Vienna Clay   Patricia Wartusch   Barbara Schwartz
  Jasmin Wöhr
6–2, 6–4
Winner 3. 14 July 2002 Grand Prix SAR La Princesse Lalla Meryem, Casablanca Clay   Patricia Wartusch   Gisela Dulko
  Conchita Martínez Granados
6–2, 6–1
Runner-up 3. 22 September 2002 Toyota Princess Cup, Tokyo Hard   Patricia Wartusch   Svetlana Kuznetsova
  Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
2–6, 4–6
Runner-up 4. 2 March 2003 Abierto Mexicano Telcel, Acapulco Clay   Patricia Wartusch   Émilie Loit
  Åsa Svensson
3–6, 1–6
Winner 4. 13 April 2003 Portugal Open, Estoril Clay   Patricia Wartusch   Maret Ani
  Emmanuelle Gagliardi
6–7(3–7), 7–6(7–3), 6–2
Winner 5. 20 April 2003 GDF SUEZ Grand Prix, Budapest Clay   Elena Tatarkova   Conchita Martínez Granados
  Tatiana Perebiynis
6–3, 6–1
Winner 6. 4 May 2003 Croatian Bol Ladies Open Clay   Patricia Wartusch   Emmanuelle Gagliardi
  Patty Schnyder
6–3, 6–2
Winner 7. 2 May 2004 GDF SUEZ Grand Prix, Budapest Clay   Barbara Schett   Virág Németh
  Ágnes Szávay
6–3, 6–2

ITF finalsEdit

Singles: 13 (7-6)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. 31 May 1993 Zadar, Croatia Clay   Andrea Noszály 3-6, 3-6
Winner 1. 7 February 1998 Birkenhead, United Kingdom Hard (i)   Giulia Casoni 6-0, 2-6, 6-3
Winner 2. 17 May 1998 Novi Sad, Serbia Clay   Antoaneta Pandjerova 0-6, 7-5, 6-1
Runner-up 2. 31 May 1998 Salzburg, Austria Clay   Anna Földényi 6-1, 2-6, 2-6
Winner 3. 19 July 1998 Darmstadt, Germany Clay   Lubomira Bacheva 3-6, 6-4, 7-5
Runner-up 3. 26 July 1998 Dublin, Ireland Carpet   Lucie Ahl 6-7, 3-6
Winner 4. 11 April 1999 Makarska, Croatia Clay   Desislava Topalova 7-5, 7-5
Runner-up 4. 6 June 1999 Budapest, Hungary Clay   Janette Husárová 4-6, 2-6
Winner 5. 11 July 1999 Darmstadt, Germany Clay   Marta Marrero 1-6, 7-5, 6-1
Winner 6. 1 August 1999 Edinburgh, United Kingdom Clay   Tzipora Obziler 6-0, 4-6, 7-5
Runner-up 5. 16 April 2000 Magli, Italy Clay   Antoaneta Pandjerova 4-6, 6-2, 5-7
Runner-up 6. 12 August 2001 Rimini, Italy Clay   Gisela Dulko 6-1, 3-6, 1-6
Winner 7. 14 October 2001 Poitiers, France Hard (i)   Émilie Loit 7-5, 2-6, 6-1

Doubles: 13 (8-5)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 13 December 1993 Přerov, Czech Republic Hard (i)   Rita Kuti-Kis   Ivana Jankovská
  Eva Melicharová
6-3, 5-7, 1-6
Winner 1. 31 October 1994 Montevideo, Uruguay Clay   Virág Csurgó   Nannie de Villiers
  Ana Paula Zannoni
6-4, 7-5
Winner 2. 7 November 1994 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay   Virág Csurgó   Nannie de Villiers
  Laura Montalvo
6-3, 6-3
Winner 3. 14 November 1994 La Plata, Argentina Clay   Virág Csurgó   Patrícia Marková
  Yuka Tanaka
7-6(7-3), 7-5
Winner 4. 27 March 1995 Érd, Hungary Clay   Andrea Temesvári   Petra Schmitt
  Réka Szikszay
6-3, 6-4
Runner-up 2. 4 October 1997 Otočec, Slovenia Clay   Katalin Marosi   Lenka Cenková
  Kateřina Kroupová
5-7, 6-7(3-7)
Runner-up 3. 1 June 1998 Budapest, Hungary Clay   Petra Gáspár   Anna Földényi
  Rita Kuti-Kis
0-6, 4-6
Runner-up 4. 10 April 1999 Makarska, Croatia Clay   Gréta Arn   Gabriela Chmelinová
  Olga Vymetálková
6-0, 3-6, 6-7(3-7)
Winner 5. 10 July 1999 Darmstadt, Germany Clay   Tatiana Poutchek   Ludmila Richterová
  Monika Mastalirová
6-3, 6-1
Winner 6. 31 July 1999 Edinburgh, United Kingdom Clay   Magda Mihalache   Trudi Musgrave
  Lorna Woodroffe
3-6, 6-4, 6-3
Winner 7. 29 July 2000 Liege, Belgium Clay   Virág Csurgó   Eva Bes
  Gisela Riera
7-6(7-3), 6-1
Runner-up 5. 15 October 2000 Poitiers, France Hard (i)   Patricia Wartusch   Yvette Basting
  Katalin Marosi
6-7(4-7), 1-6
Winner 8. 11 August 2001 Rimini, Italy Clay   Patricia Wartusch   Milena Nekvapilová
  Hana Šromová
6-2, 6-1

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Petra Mandula Results". WTA. Retrieved 8 September 2015.

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