Sandra Načuk

Sandra Načuk (born 17 August 1980) is a former professional tennis player who played for Serbia and Montenegro. She reached her highest singles ranking of world No. 81 in August 1999.

Sandra Načuk
Country (sports) Yugoslavia
 Serbia and Montenegro
Born (1980-08-17) 17 August 1980 (age 40)
Novi Sad, SFR Yugoslavia
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Turned pro1996
Retired2004
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$305,150
Singles
Career record139–106
Career titles0 WTA, 4 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 81 (16 August 1999)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (2000, 2001)
French Open1R (1999, 2000)
Wimbledon3R (2000)
US Open1R (1998, 1999, 2000)
Doubles
Career record59–61
Career titles1 WTA, 5 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 74 (4 December 2000)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open1R (2000, 2001)
French Open1R (2000, 2001)
Wimbledon1R (2000, 2001)
US Open1R (2000)

Načuk's career highlight was reaching the third round of the 2000 Wimbledon Championships singles tournament, defeating Jelena Kostanić and Lucie Ahl.[1] She won one WTA Tour doubles title in her career, at Budapest in 1999, partnering with Eugenia Kulikovskaya.[2] She also won her biggest ITF Women's Circuit singles title in 1998 at Poitiers.[3]

WTA career finalsEdit

Doubles: 3 (1–2)Edit

Winner — Legend
Tier I (0–0)
Tier II (0–0)
Tier III (0–0)
Tier IV (1–2)
Tier V (0–0)
Finals by surface
Hard (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Clay (1–2)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 25 April 1999 Budapest, Hungary Clay   Evgenia Kulikovskaya   Laura Montalvo
  Virginia Ruano Pascual
6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 8 August 1999 Knokke-Heist, Belgium Clay   Evgenia Kulikovskaya   Eva Martincová
  Elena Pampoulova
6–3, 3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 23 April 2000 Budapest, Hungary Clay   Jelena Kostanić   Lubomira Bacheva
  Cristina Torrens Valero
0–6, 2–6

ITF finalsEdit

Singles (4–1)Edit

Legend
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (2–1)
Clay (2–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 11 August 1996 Rebecq, Belgium Clay   Virginie Massart 6–1, 2–6, 6–0
Winner 2. 15 September 1996 Albena, Bulgaria Clay   Alina Tecsor 7–5, 7–6
Runner-up 1. 2 November 1997 Edinburgh, Scotland Hard (i)   Barbara Schwartz 6–3, 3–6, 4–6
Winner 3. 21 February 1998 Redbridge, England Hard (i)   Lorna Woodroffe 6–4, 6–3
Winner 4. 1 November 1998 Poitiers, France Hard (i)   Elena Makarova 6–0, 5–7, 6–1

Doubles (5–4)Edit

Legend
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (0–1)
Clay (5–2)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–1)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 20 April 1997 Bari, Italy Clay   Dragana Zarić   Tzipi Obziler
  Anna Smashnova
6–4, 6–2
Winner 2. 31 August 1997 Athens, Greece Clay   Evgenia Kulikovskaya   Rosa María Andrés Rodríguez
  Marina Escobar
6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 1. 21 September 1997 Sofia, Bulgaria Clay   Dragana Zarić   Sandra Klösel
  Karin Kschwendt
4–6, 4–6
Runner-up 2. 19 October 1997 Southampton, England Carpet (i)   Lenka Cenková   Julie Pullin
  Lorna Woodroffe
2–6, 1–6
Winner 3. 16 September 2001 Bordeaux, France Clay   Dragana Zarić   Conchita Martínez Granados
  Antonella Serra Zanetti
6–2, 7–6(8–6)
Runner-up 3. 4 November 2001 Bolton, England Hard (i)   Dragana Zarić   Maria Goloviznina
  Bahia Mouhtassine
4–6, 3–6
Winner 4. 2 June 2002 Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina Clay   Tina Hergold   Katarina Dašković
  Katalin Marosi
6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 4. 16 June 2002 Grado, Italy Clay   Natacha Randriantefy   Gloria Pizzichini
  Hana Šromová
3–6, 5–7
Winner 5. 23 June 2002 Gorizia, Italy Clay   Tina Hergold   Arantxa Parra Santonja
  Carla Tiene
6–4, 6–3

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