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Ruxandra Dragomir Ilie (born 24 October 1972) is a retired tennis player from Romania.

Ruxandra Dragomir
Ruxandra Dragomir at the 2011 BCR Open Romania Ladies.jpg
Ruxandra Dragomir at the 2011 BCR Open Romania Ladies
Country (sports) Romania
ResidenceBucharest, Romania
Born (1972-10-24) 24 October 1972 (age 46)
Piteşti, Romania
Height1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Turned pro1990
Retired2005
PlaysRight-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money$1,861,426
Singles
Career record290–233
Career titles4 WTA, 7 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 15 (25 August 1997)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open4R (1997, 1998)
French OpenQF (1997)
Wimbledon3R (1996)
US Open2R (1994, 1999, 2000)
Doubles
Career record216–197
Career titles5 WTA, 8 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 21 (8 September 1997)

She won four singles and five doubles titles on the WTA Tour during her career. The right-hander reached her highest individual WTA ranking on 25 August 1997, when she became the number 15 of the world. Between 2009 and 2013 she was the president of Romanian Tennis Federation.[1] Her best performance at a Grand Slam tournament came when she got to the quarterfinals of the 1997 French Open, defeating Sonya Jeyaseelan, Yayuk Basuki, Karina Habšudová and Nicole Arendt before losing to eventual champion Iva Majoli.

Dragomir retired from professional tennis in 2005.

Contents

WTA career finalsEdit

Singles: 8 (4 titles, 4 runner-ups)Edit

Winner — Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0)
Tier I (0)
Tier II (0–2)
Tier III, IV & V (4–2)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Category Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 24 July 1995 Maria Lankowitz, Austria Tier IV Clay   Judith Wiesner 6–7(4–7), 3–6
Winner 1. 6 May 1996 Budapest, Hungary Tier IV Clay   Melanie Schnell 7–6(8–6), 6–1
Winner 2. 9 September 1996 Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic Tier IV Clay   Patty Schnyder 6–2, 3–6, 6–4
Winner 3. 18 November 1996 Pattaya City, Thailand Tier IV Hard   Tamarine Tanasugarn 7–6(7–4), 6–4
Runner-up 2. 28 April 1997 Hamburg, Germany Tier II Clay   Iva Majoli 3–6, 2–6
Winner 4. 16 June 1997 Rosmalen, Netherlands Tier III Grass   Miriam Oremans 5–7, 6–2, 6–4
Runner-up 3. 11 April 1999 Amelia Island, United States Tier II Clay   Monica Seles 2–6, 3–6
Runner-up 4. 25 June 2000 Rosmalen, Netherlands Tier II Grass   Martina Hingis 2–6, 0–3 ret.

Doubles: 10 (5 titles, 5 runner-ups)Edit

Winner — Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0)
Tier I (0)
Tier II (0–2)
Tier III, IV & V (4–2)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 4 July 1994 Palermo, Italy Clay   Laura Garrone   Alice Canepa
  Giulia Casoni
6–1, 6–0
Winner 2. 15 May 1995 Bournemouth, Great Britain Clay   Mariaan de Swardt   Kerry-Anne Guse
  Patricia Hy-Boulais
6–3, 7–5
Runner-up 1. 5 January 1997 Gold Coast, Australia Hard   Silvia Farina   Naoko Kijimuta
  Nana Miyagi
7–6, 6–1
Runner-up 2. 28 April 1997 Hamburg, Germany Clay   Iva Majoli   Anke Huber
  Mary Pierce
6–4, 6–7(1–7), 2–6
Winner 3. 14 July 1997 Prague, Czech Republic Clay   Karina Habšudová   Eva Martincová
  Helena Vildová
6–1, 5–7, 6–2
Winner 4. 21 July 1997 Warsaw, Poland Clay   Inés Gorrochategui   Catherine Barclay
  Meike Babel
6–4, 6–0
Runner-up 3. 10 July 2000 Palermo, Italy Clay   Virginia Ruano Pascual   Silvia Farina Elia
  Rita Grande
4–6, 6–0, 6–7(6–8)
Runner-up 4. 7 January 2001 Hobart, Australia Hard   Virginia Ruano Pascual   Elena Likhovtseva
  Cara Black
4–6, 1–6
Winner 5. 18 June 2001 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands Grass   Nadia Petrova   Kim Clijsters
  Miriam Oremans
7–6(7–5), 6–7(5–7), 6–4
Runner-up 5. 22 July 2001 Knokke-Heist, Belgium Clay   Andreea Ehritt-Vanc   Virginia Ruano Pascual
  Magüi Serna
4–6, 3–6

ITF finalsEdit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments

Singles (7–2)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 13 August 1990 Rebecq, Belgium Clay   Sandra Begijn 6–3, 7–5
Winner 2. 17 September 1990 Rabac, Yugoslavia Clay   Gorana Matić 6–3, 6–1
Winner 3. 24 September 1990 Mali Lošinj, Yugoslavia Clay   Irina Spîrlea 6–3, 6–1
Runner-up 1. 1 October 1990 Šibenik, Yugoslavia Clay   Barbara Mulej 6–7, 4–6
Winner 4. 25 March 1991 Supetar, Yugoslavia Clay   Angelique Olivier 6–4, 4–6, 6–0
Runner-up 2. 8 June 1992 Reggio Emilia, Italy Clay   Emanuela Zardo 1–6, 6–7(2–7)
Winner 5. 31 August 1992 Klagenfurt, Austria Clay   Åsa Svensson 6–4, 6–3
Winner 6. 30 November 1992 Le Havre, France Clay   Sarah Pitkowski-Malcor 7–6, 7–5
Winner 7. 25 April 1998 Prostějov, Czech Republic Clay   Adriana Gerši 6–0, 6–0

Doubles (8–6)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 13 August 1990 Rebecq, Belgium Clay   Irina Spîrlea   Els Callens
  Caroline Wuillot
4–6, 2–6
Winner 1. 20 August 1990 Koksijde, Belgium Clay   Irina Spîrlea   Erda Crous
  Lucie Ludvigová
6–1, 2–6, 6–3
Winner 2. 17 September 1990 Rabac, Yugoslavia Clay   Irina Spîrlea   Katarína Studeníková
  Gabriela Vesela
1–6, 6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 2. 12 August 1991 Pisticci, Italy Hard   Irina Spîrlea   Justine Hodder
  Maja Murić
4–6, 6–3, 3–6
Runner-up 3. 3 February 1992 Jakarta, Indonesia Clay   Irina Spîrlea   Nicole Pratt
  Angie Woolcock
1–6, 0–6
Winner 3. 14 June 1992 Modena, Italy Clay   Elena Pampoulova   Alexandra Fusai
  Natalie Tschan
6–3, 7–6(7–5)
Winner 4. 22 June 1992 Reggio Emilia, Italy Clay   Natalie Tschan   Barbara Collet
  Alexandra Fusai
3–6, 6–2, 6–1
Runner-up 4. 22 November 1992 Nottingham, Great Britain Carpet (i)   Irina Spîrlea   Els Callens
  Elena Pampoulova
6–7(3–7), 4–6
Winner 5. 30 November 1992 Le Havre, France Clay   Irina Spîrlea   Angela Kerek
  Sabine Lohmann
6–3, 7–6
Runner-up 5. 2 May 2004 Cagnes-sur-Mer, France Clay   Antonia Matic   Lubomira Bacheva
  Eva Birnerová
6–3, 6–7(4–7), 3–6
Winner 6. 16 May 2004 St. Gaudens, France Clay   Andreea Ehritt-Vanc   Marta Domachowska
  Natalia Gussoni
6–3, 6–1
Winner 7. 15 June 2004 Gorizia, Italy Carpet (i)   Andreea Ehritt-Vanc   Martina Müller
  Angelika Rösch
7–6(9–7), 6–2
Runner-up 6. 17 October 2004 Ashburn, United States Hard   Samantha Reeves   Kelly McCain
  Kristen Schlukebir
2–6, 2–6
Winner 8. 24 October 2004 Cary, United States Hard   Samantha Reeves   Maureen Drake
  Nana Miyagi
4–6, 6–3, 6–3

Grand Slam singles performance timelineEdit

Tournament 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 W–L
Australian Open A 1R 2R 2R 4R 4R 3R 3R 3R A A 1R 14–9
French Open 4R 4R 4R 2R QF 3R 4R 4R 1R A A A 22–9
Wimbledon 2R 2R 1R 3R 1R 1R 2R 1R 1R A A A 5–9
US Open 1R 2R 1R 1R 1R 1R 2R 2R A A A A 3–8
Win–Loss 4–3 5–4 4–4 4–4 7–4 5–4 7–4 6–4 2–3 0–0 0–0 0–1 44–35

Head-to-head recordsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Consiliul de Conducere". Romanian Tennis Federation. Retrieved July 4, 2010.

External linksEdit