Sylvia Plischke

Sylvia Plischke (Czech: Plischkeová, born 20 July 1977) is a former professional tennis player from the Czech Republic, representing Austria. Her career high ranking was No. 27 in the world, achieved in 1999.

Sylvia Plischke
Country (sports) Austria
ResidenceInnsbruck, Austria
Born (1977-07-20) 20 July 1977 (age 43)
Plzeň, Czechoslovakia
Height1.77 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$660,386
Singles
Career record187–184
Career titles0 WTA, 2 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 27 (21 June 1999)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open3R (1999)
French OpenQF (1999)
Wimbledon3R (1998)
US Open2R (1998, 1999, 2000)
Doubles
Career record62–87
Career titles1 WTA, 2 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 78 (8 January 2001)

BiographyEdit

Sylvia Plischke was born in Plzeň, Czechoslovakia, to Lubomír Plischke and Alena Plischkeová. The family moved to Austria when Sylvia was six years old and Sylvia went on to represent Austria in the Fed Cup and the Olympic Games. Her mother had also been an Olympian, having represented Czechoslovakia in the 1972 Summer Olympics in the high jump.

WTA Tour finalsEdit

Doubles: 1 (1-0)Edit

Legend: Before 2009 Legend: Starting in 2009
Grand Slam tournaments (0)
WTA Championships (0)
Tier I (0) Premier Mandatory (0)
Tier II (0) Premier 5 (0)
Tier III (0) Premier (0)
Tier IV & V (1) International (0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 12 November 2000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Hard   Henrieta Nagyová   Liezel Huber
  Vanessa Webb
6–4, 7–6

ITF finalsEdit

Singles Finals (2-1)Edit

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Winner 1. 27 June 1993 Zagreb, Croatia Clay   Renata Kochta 6–3, 6–0
Winner 2. 10 April 1994 Limoges, France Hard (i)   Nathalie Guerrée-Spitzer 1–6, 6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 3. 16 February 1997 Cali, Colombia Clay   Laura Pena 6–7, 3–6

Doubles (2-3)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 17 July 1994 Vigo, Spain Clay   Jitka Dubcová   Paula Cabezas
  Emilie Viqueira
3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 2. 27 July 1997 İstanbul, Turkey Hard   Marlene Weingärtner   Laura Golarsa
  Mercedes Paz
6–3, 3–6, 3–6
Winner 3. 14 December 1997 Bad Gögging, Germany Carpet (i)   Tina Križan   Emmanuelle Curutchet
  Sophie Georges
6–3, 6–3
Winner 4. 12 February 2002 Sutton, United Kingdom Carpet   Dragana Zarić   Maret Ani
  Galina Fokina
7–5, 6–3
Runner-up 5. 9 June 2002 Galatina, Italy Clay   Bahia Mouhtassine   Edina Gallovits-Hall
  Andreea Ehritt-Vanc
3–6, 2–6

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