Tamara Čurović

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 26)
Belgrade, FR Yugoslavia
Height1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Turned pro2009
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$99,510
Singles
Career record273–227 (54.6%)
Career titles2 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 394 (27 May 2013)
Current rankingNo. 549 (16 March 2020)
Doubles
Career record283–176 (61.7%)
Career titles30 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 208 (19 May 2014)
Current rankingNo. 327 (16 March 2020)
Last updated on: 1 May 2020.

Čurović was an official 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 30 doubles titles on the ITF 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 WTA 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 lost in the first round of the singles qualifying. To date, her only other WTA Tour main-draw appearance in doubles was at the 2014 BRD Bucharest Open, partnering with Elitsa Kostova and 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]

ITF Circuit finalsEdit

Singles: 9 (2 titles, 7 runner–ups)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 (1–5)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (1–1)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 Sep 2009 ITF Doboj, Bosnia&Herzegovina 10,000 Clay   Matea Mezak 6–4, 2–6, 4–6
Win 1–1 Jun 2011 ITF Paros, Greece 10,000 Carpet   Yuliya Lysa 6–4, 6–1
Loss 1–2 Apr 2012 ITF Heraklion, Greece 10,000 Carpet   Silvia Njirić 3–6, 4–6
Loss 1–3 Aug 2012 ITF Brčko, Bosnia&Herzegovina 10,000 Hard   Jelena Pandžić 3–6, 1–4 ret.
Win 2–3 Sep 2013 ITF Belgrade, Serbia 10,000 Clay   Tereza Malíková 6–4, 6–3
Loss 2–4 Jul 2017 ITF Prokuplje, Serbia 15,000 Clay   Oana Gavrilă 4–6, 3–6
Loss 2–5 Apr 2019 ITF Shymkent, Kazakhstan 15,000 Clay   Kamilla Rakhimova 2–6, 5–7
Loss 2–6 Sep 2019 ITF Shymkent, Kazakhstan 15,000 Clay   Elina Avanesyan 2–6, 5–7
Loss 2–7 Jan 2020 ITF Cairo, Egypt 15,000 Clay   Anastasia Zolotareva 6–4, 4–6, 0–6

Doubles: 53 (30 titles, 23 runner–ups)Edit

Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 Jan 2011 ITF Tallinn,
Estonia
10,000 Hard   Yevgeniya Kryvoruchko   Maret Ani
  Anett Kontaveit
7–6(8), 6–1
Win 2–0 May 2011 ITF Paros,
Greece
10,000 Carpet   Yuliya Lysa   Kim-Alice Grajdek
  Anastasia Kharchenko
3–6, 6–0, [11–9]
Win 3–0 Jun 2011 ITF Paros,
Greece
10,000 Carpet   Yuliya Lysa   Anneliese Tepper
  Bianca Tepper
6–4, 7–5
Loss 3–1 Jun 2011 ITF Astana,
Kazakhstan
25,000 Hard   Sabina Sharipova   Veronika Kapshay
  Ekaterina Yashina
6–2, 3–6, [13–15]
Loss 3–2 Dec 2011 ITF Pune,
India
10,000 Hard   Anna Shkudun   Lu Jiajing
  Lu Jiaxiang
7–6(6), 1–6, [5–10]
Loss 3–3 Nov 2012 ITF Heraklion,
Greece
10,000 Carpet   Yana Sizikova   Başak Eraydın
  Abbie Myers
4–6, 4–6
Loss 3–4 Mar 2013 ITF Sydney,
Australia
10,000 Hard   Yafan Wang   Misa Eguchi
  Mari Tanaka
6–4, 5–7, [8–10]
Win 4–4 Apr 2013 ITF Heraklion,
Greece
10,000 Carpet   Camilla Rosatello   Olga Parres Azcoitia
  Nuria Párrizas Díaz
7–6(4), 6–3
Win 5–4 May 2013 ITF Heraklion,
Greece
10,000 Carpet   Valeria Podda   Olga Parres Azcoitia
  Ximena Hermoso
6–3, 6–2
Loss 5–5 Jun 2013 ITF Cologne,
Germany
10,000 Clay   Antonia Lottner   Eugeniya Pashkova
  Anastasiya Vasylyeva
3–6, 7–5, [6–10]
Loss 5–6 Sep 2013 ITF Belgrade,
Serbia
10,000 Clay   Xenia Knoll   Lina Gjorcheska
  Camelia Hristea
0–6, 1–6
Win 6–6 Mar 2014 ITF Lima,
Peru
10,000 Clay   Yana Sizikova   Sofía Luini
  Aranza Salut
6–4, 7–5
Win 7–6 Mar 2014 ITF Lima,
Peru
10,000 Clay   Yana Sizikova   Sofía Luini
  Aranza Salut
6–2, 7–6(2)
Win 8–6 Apr 2014 ITF Lima,
Peru
10,000 Clay   Yana Sizikova   Stephanie Petit
  Carolina Zeballos
6–0, 6–4
Loss 8–7 Sep 2014 ITF Tlemcen,
Algeria
10,000 Clay   Naomi Totka   Barbara Bonić
  Margarita Lazareva
2–6, 2–6
Loss 8–8 Oct 2014 ITF Stockholm,
Sweden
10,000 Hard (i)   Margarita Lazareva   Anette Munozova
  Victoria Muntean
6–2, 4–6, [8–10]
Win 9–8 Nov 2014 ITF Stockholm,
Sweden
10,000 Hard (i)   Margarita Lazareva   Nora Niedmers
  Caroline Uebelhoer
6–3, 7–6(3)
Loss 9–9 Apr 2015 ITF Heraklion,
Greece
10,000 Hard   Barbara Bonić   Valentini Grammatikopoulou
  Anastasiya Komardina
2–6, 3–6
Loss 9–10 Apr 2015 ITF Heraklion,
Greece
10,000 Hard   Despina Papamichail   Valentini Grammatikopoulou
  Anastasiya Komardina
2–6, 2–6
Loss 9–11 Apr 2015 ITF Heraklion,
Greece
10,000 Hard   Aryna Sabalenka   Sharrmadaa Baluu
  Lee Pei-chi
6–4, 3–6, [2–10]
Win 10–11 Jul 2015 ITF Sakarya,
Turkey
10,000 Hard   Ekaterina Yashina   Basak Eraydin
  Margarita Lazareva
4–6, 6–1, [10–6]
Loss 10–12 Jun 2016 ITF Baku,
Azerbaijan
10,000 Hard   Stefanie Tan   Kseniia Bekker
  Alina Silich
3–6, 4–6
Loss 10–13 Jul 2016 ITF Niš,
Serbia
10,000 Clay   Natalija Kostić   Amina Anshba
  Angelina Gabueva
5–7, 5–7
Win 11–13 Jul 2016 ITF Prokuplje,
Serbia
10,000 Clay   Barbara Kötelesová   Masa Jovanovic
  Angelique Svinos
5–7, 6–3, [10–8]
Win 12–13 Sep 2016 ITF Vrnjačka Banja,
Serbia
10,000 Clay   Sandra Jamrichová   Kristina Ostojić
  Ani Vangelova
6–3, 6–2
Win 13–13 Oct 2016 ITF Hammamet,
Tunisia
10,000 Clay   Barbara Kötelesová   Tereza Kolářová
  Yulia Kulikova
3–6, 6–4, [10–3]
Loss 13–14 Nov 2016 ITF Hammamet,
Tunisia
10,000 Clay   Barbara Kötelesová   Guadalupe Pérez Rojas
  Jil Teichmann
1–6, 6–4, [9–11]
Win 14–14 Nov 2016 ITF Hammamet,
Tunisia
10,000 Clay   Barbara Kötelesová   Déborah Kerfs
  Patrycja Polańska
7–5, 3–6, [10–4]
Win 15–14 Nov 2016 ITF Hammamet,
Tunisia
10,000 Clay   Déborah Kerfs   Carolina Meligeni Alves
  Noelia Zeballos
7–6(5), 6–3
Win 16–14 Dec 2016 ITF Hammamet,
Tunisia
10,000 Clay   Carolina Meligeni Alves   Oana Gavrilă
  Sandra Jamrichová
6–1, 3–6, [10–8]
Win 17–14 Dec 2016 ITF Hammamet,
Tunisia
10,000 Clay   Carolina Meligeni Alves   Oana Gavrilă
  Sandra Jamrichová
6–3, 6–2
Win 18–14 Dec 2016 ITF Hammamet,
Tunisia
10,000 Clay   Jelena Simić   Audrey Albié
  Jade Suvrijn
w/o
Loss 18–15 Apr 2017 ITF Heraklion,
Greece
15,000 Clay   Camila Giangreco Campiz   Nastja Kolar
  Jasmina Tinjić
1–6, 1–6
Loss 18–16 May 2017 ITF Győr,
Hungary
15,000 Clay   Wang Xinyu   Mira Antonitsch
  Panna Udvardy
1–6, 2–6
Loss 18–17 Jun 2017 ITF Banja Luka,
Bosnia&Herzegovina
15,000 Clay   Riya Bhatia   Berfu Cengiz
  Ani Vangelova
5–7, 6–7(4)
Win 19–17 Aug 2017 ITF Arad,
Romania
15,000 Clay   Vendula Žovincová   Cristina Ene
  Bojana Marinković
6–1, 6–2
Win 20–17 Nov 2017 ITF Hammamet,
Tunisia
15,000 Clay   Lisa Ponomar   Anastasia Grymalska
  Giorgia Marchetti
6–4, 7–6(7)
Loss 20–18 Aug 2018 ITF El Espinar,
Spain
25,000 Hard   Başak Eraydın   Marina Bassols Ribera
  Olga Parres Azcoitia
5–7, 4–6
Loss 20–19 Sep 2018 ITF Székesfehérvár,
Hungary
15,000 Clay   Draginja Vuković   Victoria Kan
  Ingrid Vojčináková
5–7, 3–6
Win 21–19 Nov 2018 ITF Monastir,
Tunisia
15,000 Hard   Eliessa Vanlangendonck   Jessie Aney
  Olivia Sonnekus-Williams
6–0, 6–3
Loss 21–20 Nov 2018 ITF Monastir,
Tunisia
15,000 Hard   Eliessa Vanlangendonck   Mia Eklund
  Bojana Marinković
1–6, 6–7(8)
Win 22–20 Nov 2018 ITF Monastir,
Tunisia
15,000 Hard   Dominique Karregat   Mia Eklund
  Linnea Malmqvist
7–6(6), 6–1
Win 23–20 Dec 2018 ITF Monastir,
Tunisia
15,000 Hard   Silvia Njirić   Nicole Gadient
  Chiara Scholl
7–6(2), 4–6, [10–6]
Win 24–20 Dec 2018 ITF Monastir,
Tunisia
15,000 Hard   Chiara Scholl   Ali Collins
  Claudia Giovine
7–6(5), 6–4
Loss 24–21 Feb 2019 ITF Shymkent,
Kazakhstan
15,000 Hard (i)   Elena Malõgina   Ekaterina Kazionova
  Anastasia Zakharova
6–7(4), 1–6
Win 25–21 Apr 2019 ITF Shymkent,
Kazakhstan
15,000 Clay   Anastasia Zakharova   Dariya Detkovskaya
  Zhibek Kulambayeva
7–5, 6–2
Win 26–21 Apr 2019 ITF Andijan,
Uzbekistan
25,000 Hard   Eudice Chong   Amina Anshba
  Anastasia Dețiuc
6–2, 6–3
Loss 26–22 Jul 2019 ITF Vaihingen,
Germany
25,000 Clay   Chiara Scholl   Alena Fomina
  Vivien Juhászová
6–2, 2–6, [12–14]
Loss 26–23 Aug 2019 ITF Almaty,
Kazakhstan
25,000 Hard   Alina Silich   Ksenia Palkina
  Sofia Shapatava
4–6, 6–7(3)
Win 27–23 Nov 2019 ITF Monastir,
Tunisia
15,000 Hard   Carole Monnet   Manon Arcangioli
  Alice Robbe
6–3, 6–4
Win 28–23 Dec 2019 ITF Monastir,
Tunisia
15,000 Hard   Mariia Tkacheva   Anna Hertel
  Marie Mettraux
6–3, 0–6, [10–8]
Win 29–23 Jan 2020 ITF Cairo,
Egypt
15,000 Hard   Elena Milovanović   Anna Morgina
  Anastasia Zolotareva
6–2, 2–6, [10–2]
Win 30–23 Mar 2020 ITF Heraklion,
Greece
15,000 Hard   Fanny Östlund   Ioana Gașpar
  Rebeka Masarova
6–4, 7–5

Other (1 title)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[5]

AwardsEdit

  • 2008 – Tennis Association of Serbia Award for Best Female Player U–14[6]
  • 2009 – Tennis Association of Serbia Award for Best Female Player U–16[7]

ReferencesEdit

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