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Tamara Čurović (Serbian Cyrillic: Тамара Чуровић; born 31 October 1994) is a Serbian professional tennis player.

Tamara Čurović
Тамара Чуровић
Country (sports) Serbia
ResidenceBelgrade, Serbia
Born (1994-10-31) 31 October 1994 (age 24)
Belgrade, FR Yugoslavia
Height1.79 m (5 ft 10 12 in)
Turned pro2009
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$99,510
Singles
Career record273–227
Career titles0 WTA, 2 ITF
Highest ranking394 (27 May 2013)
Current ranking562 (30 September 2019)
Doubles
Career record283–176
Career titles0 WTA, 26 ITF
Highest ranking208 (19 May 2014)
Current ranking340 (30 September 2019)
Last updated on: 30 September 2019.

Čurović was officially a member of Serbia Fed Cup team in 2011,[1] but she is yet to play her first Fed Cup match.

She has won two singles and 26 doubles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit. On 27 May 2013, she reached her best singles ranking of world No. 394. On 19 May 2014, she peaked at No. 208 in the doubles rankings.

Čurović made her WTA Tour main-draw debut in doubles at the 2013 Gastein Ladies, partnering Chiara Scholl. They defeated Michaela Hončová and Conny Perrin in the first round and top seeds Mandy Minella and Chanelle Scheepers in the quarterfinals, before losing to eventual champions, Sandra Klemenschits and Andreja Klepač, in the semifinals. At the same tournament, Čurović also played qualification in singles, but lost in the first round. To date, her only other WTA Tour main-draw appearance in doubles was at the 2014 BRD Bucharest Open, where she was partnered with Elitsa Kostova, losing in the first round.

Personal lifeEdit

Tamara Čurović was born to Slavko Čurović and Svetlana Prudnikova, a former Russian chess champion.[2] She has a brother, Vladislav.[3] Čurović began playing tennis aged nine at a local tennis club,[2] and is currently a member of the Partizan Tennis Club.[4] She cites Maria Sharapova, Ana Ivanovic and Jelena Janković as her idols.[4]

Playing styleEdit

Čurović is said to be powerful and intelligent at court.[5] She hits the ball long, without much spin, and is described as a mixture of both girls' and boys' playing style.[5]

ITF finalsEdit

Singles (2–6)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$80,000 tournaments
$60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (0–1)
Clay (1–4)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (1–1)
Result No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Loss 1. 20 September 2009 Doboj, Bosnia & Herzegovina Clay   Matea Mezak 6–4, 2–6, 4–6
Win 1. 5 June 2011 Paros, Greece Carpet   Yuliya Lysa 6–4, 6–1
Loss 2. 8 April 2012 Heraklion, Greece Carpet   Silvia Njirić 3–6, 4–6
Loss 3. 19 August 2012 Brčko, Bosnia & Herzegovina Hard   Jelena Pandžić 3–6, 1–4 ret.
Win 2. 1 September 2013 Belgrade, Serbia Clay   Tereza Malíková 6–4, 6–3
Loss 4. 16 July 2017 Prokuplje, Serbia Clay   Oana Gavrilă 4–6, 3–6
Loss 5. 14 April 2019 Shymkent, Kazakhstan Clay   Kamilla Rakhimova 2–6, 5–7
Loss 6. 22 September 2019 Shymkent, Kazakhstan Clay   Elina Avanesyan 2–6, 5–7

Doubles (26–23)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$80,000 tournaments
$60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (8–12)
Clay (14–10)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (4–1)
Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1. 30 January 2011 Tallinn, Estonia Hard   Yevgeniya Kryvoruchko   Maret Ani
  Anett Kontaveit
7–6(8), 6–1
Win 2. 27 May 2011 Paros, Greece Carpet   Yuliya Lysa   Kim-Alice Grajdek
  Anastasia Kharchenko
3–6, 6–0, [11–9]
Win 3. 3 June 2011 Paros, Greece Carpet   Yuliya Lysa   Anneliese Tepper
  Bianca Tepper
6–4, 7–5
Loss 1. 17 June 2011 Astana, Kazakhstan Hard   Sabina Sharipova   Veronika Kapshay
  Ekaterina Yashina
6–2, 3–6, [13–15]
Loss 2. 17 December 2011 Pune, India Hard   Anna Shkudun   Lu Jiajing
  Lu Jiaxiang
7–6(6), 1–6, [5–10]
Loss 3. 16 November 2012 Heraklion, Greece Carpet   Yana Sizikova   Başak Eraydın
  Abbie Myers
4–6, 4–6
Loss 4. 3 March 2013 Sydney, Australia Hard   Yafan Wang   Misa Eguchi
  Mari Tanaka
6–4, 5–7, [8–10]
Win 4. 27 April 2013 Heraklion, Greece Carpet   Camilla Rosatello   Olga Parres Azcoitia
  Nuria Párrizas Díaz
7–6(4), 6–3
Win 5. 3 May 2013 Heraklion, Greece Carpet   Valeria Podda   Olga Parres Azcoitia
  Ximena Hermoso
6–3, 6–2
Loss 5. 21 June 2013 Cologne, Germany Clay   Antonia Lottner   Eugeniya Pashkova
  Anastasiya Vasylyeva
3–6, 7–5, [6–10]
Loss 6. 6 September 2013 Belgrade, Serbia Clay   Xenia Knoll   Lina Gjorcheska
  Camelia Hristea
0–6, 1–6
Win 6. 21 March 2014 Lima, Peru Clay   Yana Sizikova   Sofía Luini
  Aranza Salut
6–4, 7–5
Win 7. 28 March 2014 Lima, Peru Clay   Yana Sizikova   Sofía Luini
  Aranza Salut
6–2, 7–6(2)
Win 8. 4 April 2014 Lima, Peru Clay   Yana Sizikova   Stephanie Mariel Petit
  Carolina Zeballos
6–0, 6–4
Loss 7. 20 September 2014 Tlemcen, Algeria Clay   Naomi Totka   Barbara Bonić
  Margarita Lazareva
2–6, 2–6
Loss 8. 25 October 2014 Stockholm, Sweden Hard (i)   Margarita Lazareva   Anette Munozova
  Victoria Muntean
6–2, 4–6, [8–10]
Win 9. 1 November 2014 Stockholm, Sweden Hard (i)   Margarita Lazareva   Nora Niedmers
  Caroline Uebelhoer
6–3, 7–6(3)
Loss 9. 4 April 2015 Heraklion, Greece Hard   Barbara Bonić   Valentini Grammatikopoulou
  Anastasiya Komardina
2–6, 3–6
Loss 10. 11 April 2015 Heraklion, Greece Hard   Despina Papamichail   Valentini Grammatikopoulou
  Anastasiya Komardina
2–6, 2–6
Loss 11. 18 April 2015 Heraklion, Greece Hard   Aryna Sabalenka   Sharrmadaa Baluu
  Lee Pei-chi
6–4, 3–6, [2–10]
Win 10. 3 July 2015 Sakarya, Turkey Hard   Ekaterina Yashina   Basak Eraydin
  Margarita Lazareva
4–6, 6–1, [10–6]
Loss 12. 2 June 2016 Baku, Azerbaijan Hard   Stefanie Tan   Kseniia Bekker
  Alina Silich
3–6, 4–6
Loss 13. 8 July 2016 Niš, Serbia Clay   Natalija Kostić   Amina Anshba
  Angelina Gabueva
5–7, 5–7
Win 11. 22 July 2016 Prokuplje, Serbia Clay   Barbara Kötelesová   Masa Jovanovic
  Angelique Svinos
5–7, 6–3, [10–8]
Win 12. 2 September 2016 Vrnjačka Banja, Serbia Clay   Sandra Jamrichová   Kristina Ostojić
  Ani Vangelova
6–3, 6–2
Win 13. 29 October 2016 Hammamet, Tunisia Clay   Barbara Kötelesová   Tereza Kolářová
  Yulia Kulikova
3–6, 6–4, [10–3]
Loss 14. 5 November 2016 Hammamet, Tunisia Clay   Barbara Kötelesová   Guadalupe Pérez Rojas
  Jil Teichmann
1–6, 6–4, [9–11]
Win 14. 20 November 2016 Hammamet, Tunisia Clay   Barbara Kötelesová   Déborah Kerfs
  Patrycja Polańska
7–5, 3–6, [10–4]
Win 15. 26 November 2016 Hammamet, Tunisia Clay   Déborah Kerfs   Carolina Meligeni Alves
  Noelia Zeballos
7–6(5), 6–3
Win 16. 3 December 2016 Hammamet, Tunisia Clay   Carolina Meligeni Alves   Oana Gavrilă
  Sandra Jamrichová
6–1, 3–6, [10–8]
Win 17. 11 December 2016 Hammamet, Tunisia Clay   Carolina Meligeni Alves   Oana Gavrilă
  Sandra Jamrichová
6–3, 6–2
Win 18. 18 December 2016 Hammamet, Tunisia Clay   Jelena Simić   Audrey Albié
  Jade Suvrijn
w/o
Loss 15. 8 April 2017 Heraklion, Greece Clay   Camila Giangreco Campiz   Nastja Kolar
  Jasmina Tinjić
1–6, 1–6
Loss 16. 6 May 2017 Győr, Hungary Clay   Wang Xinyu   Mira Antonitsch
  Panna Udvardy
1–6, 2–6
Loss 17. 9 June 2017 Banja Luka, Bosnia & Herzegovina Clay   Riya Bhatia   Berfu Cengiz
  Ani Vangelova
5–7, 6–7(4)
Win 19. 11 August 2017 Arad, Romania Clay   Vendula Žovincová   Cristina Ene
  Bojana Marinković
6–1, 6–2
Win 20. 11 November 2017 Hammamet, Tunisia Clay   Lisa Ponomar   Anastasia Grymalska
  Giorgia Marchetti
6–4, 7–6(7)
Loss 18. 3 August 2018 El Espinar (Segovia), Spain Hard   Başak Eraydın   Marina Bassols Ribera
  Olga Parres Azcoitia
5–7, 4–6
Loss 19. 8 September 2018 Székesfehérvár, Hungary Clay   Draginja Vuković   Victoria Kan
  Ingrid Vojčináková
5–7, 3–6
Win 21. 3 November 2018 Monastir, Tunisia Hard   Eliessa Vanlangendonck   Jessie Aney
  Olivia Sonnekus-Williams
6–0, 6–3
Loss 20. 10 November 2018 Monastir, Tunisia Hard   Eliessa Vanlangendonck   Mia Eklund
  Bojana Marinković
1–6, 6–7(8)
Win 22. 18 November 2018 Monastir, Tunisia Hard   Dominique Karregat   Mia Eklund
  Linnea Malmqvist
7–6(6), 6–1
Win 23. 2 December 2018 Monastir, Tunisia Hard   Silvia Njirić   Nicole Gadient
  Chiara Scholl
7–6(2), 4–6, [10–6]
Win 24. 8 December 2018 Monastir, Tunisia Hard   Chiara Scholl   Ali Collins
  Claudia Giovine
7–6(5), 6–4
Loss 21. 23 February 2019 Shymkent, Kazakhstan Hard (i)   Elena Malõgina   Ekaterina Kazionova
  Anastasia Zakharova
6–7(4), 1–6
Win 25. 20 April 2019 Shymkent, Kazakhstan Clay   Anastasia Zakharova   Dariya Detkovskaya
  Zhibek Kulambayeva
7–5, 6–2
Win 26. 28 April 2019 Andijan, Uzbekistan Hard   Eudice Chong   Amina Anshba
  Anastasia Dețiuc
6–2, 6–3
Loss 22. 6 July 2019 Vaihingen, Germany Clay   Chiara Scholl   Alena Fomina
  Vivien Juhászová
6–2, 2–6, [12–14]
Loss 23. 31 August 2019 Almaty, Kazakhstan Hard   Alina Silich   Ksenia Palkina
  Sofia Shapatava
4–6, 6–7(3)

Other (1–0)Edit

Result Year Competition Surface Winners Finalists Score
Win 2009 Serbian National Tennis Championships Clay   TK Partizan
Tamara Čurović
Bojana Jovanovski
Marija Mirkovic
Andrea Petkovic
  TK Crvena Zvezda
Ana Jovanović
Carmen Klaschka
Aleksandra Ludvig
Ana Timotić
5–0[6]

AwardsEdit

  • 2008 – Tennis Association of Serbia Award for Best Female Player U–14[7]
  • 2009 – Tennis Association of Serbia Award for Best Female Player U–16[8]

ReferencesEdit

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