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Sanja Ančić (Croatian pronunciation: [sâɲa âːntʃitɕ];[1][2] born 18 July 1988) is a tennis player from Croatia. She won a total of eight ITF tournaments in singles and one in doubles. Her highest singles ranking was world no. 159, which she reached on 11 September 2006, and her highest doubles ranking was no. 240, reached on 5 March 2007. She retired in 2007.

Sanja Ančić
Full nameSanja Ančić
Country (sports) Croatia
Born (1988-07-18) 18 July 1988 (age 31)
Split, SR Croatia, SFR Yugoslavia
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Retired2007
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$64,537
Singles
Career record90–40
Career titles8 ITF
Highest ranking159 (11 September 2006)
Doubles
Career record19–19
Career titles1 ITF
Highest ranking240 (5 March 2007)

BiographyEdit

Ančić was born in Split to Stipe and Nilda Ančić. She plays right-handed, has a two-handed backhand and is the sister of professional tennis players Ivica and Mario Ančić. She played with her brother in the 2007 Hopman Cup.

ITF finalsEdit

Singles: 9 (8–1)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 25 July 2004 Ancona, Italy Clay   Ekaterina Lopes 6–2, 6–1
Winner 2. 10 October 2004 Dubrovnik, Croatia Clay   Lenka Dlhopolcová 6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 3. 17 October 2004 Dubrovnik, Croatia Clay   Barbara Pócza 4–6, 0–6
Winner 4. 10 April 2005 Makarska, Croatia Clay   Émilie Bacquet 6–4, 6–3
Winner 5. 17 April 2005 Hvar, Croatia Clay   Maša Zec Peškirič 6–3, 6–1
Winner 6. 24 April 2005 Bol, Croatia Clay   Ivana Lisjak 6–3, 6–1
Winner 7. 11 June 2006 Grado, Italy Clay   Ana Vrljić 6–4, 3–6, 6–4
Winner 8. 20 August 2006 Rimini, Italy Clay   Dominika Cibulková 7–6, 3–6, 6–3
Winner 9. 10 September 2006 Mestre, Italy Clay   Sandra Klösel 6–1, 6–2

Doubles: 2 (1-1)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 24 April 2005 Bol, Croatia Clay   Ivana Lisjak   Mari Andersson
  Kristina Andlovic
3–6, 2–6
Winner 2. 18 September 2005 Sofia, Bulgaria Clay   Tamira Paszek   Joana Cortez
  Karolina Kosińska
6–7, 6–2, 6–4

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "sȁn (I)". Hrvatski jezični portal (in Serbo-Croatian). Retrieved 2018-03-18. Sȁnja
  2. ^ "Ȁna". Hrvatski jezični portal (in Serbo-Croatian). Retrieved 2018-03-18. Ȃnčić

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