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Tatjana Maria (née Malek; born 8 August 1987) is a German professional tennis player. She has won one singles title and four doubles titles on the WTA Tour, as well as 15 singles and 15 doubles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit. In November 2017, she reached her best singles ranking of world No. 46, and in June 2016, she peaked at No. 54 in the doubles rankings.

Tatjana Maria
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Country (sports) Germany
Born (1987-08-08) 8 August 1987 (age 32)
Bad Saulgau, West Germany
Height1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
PlaysRight-handed (one-handed backhand)
CoachCharles Edouard Maria
Prize money$3,039,816
Singles
Career record526–407 (56.4%)
Career titles1 WTA, 15 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 46 (6 November 2017)
Current rankingNo. 86 (16 September 2019)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (2009, 2016)
French Open2R (2016, 2017)
Wimbledon3R (2015)
US Open2R (2012, 2017, 2018)
Doubles
Career record257–223 (53.5%)
Career titles4 WTA, 15 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 54 (6 June 2016)
Current rankingNo. 523 (16 September 2019)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open2R (2017)
French Open3R (2016)
WimbledonQF (2018)
US Open2R (2009, 2012)
Mixed doubles
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
French Open1R (2016)
Team competitions
Fed CupSF (2018), record 10–6
Last updated on: 22 September 2019.

Maria took a sabbatical in 2013, but returned to tour at the 2014 Copa Colsanitas.[1]

She won her first singles WTA title on grass at the 2018 Mallorca Open.[2]

In addition, Maria has made ten appearances (16 matches) for Germany in Fed Cup competition between 2006 and 2011 and in 2018.

On 8 April 2013, she married her coach, the French former tennis player Charles-Edouard Maria. Their first child, a daughter named Charlotte, was born on 20 December 2013.[1]

WTA career finalsEdit

Singles: 1 (1 title)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
WTA Tour Championships (0–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Premier (0–0)
International (1–0)
Finals by surface
Hard (0–0)
Grass (1–0)
Clay (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Win 1–0 Jun 2018 Mallorca Open, Spain Grass   Anastasija Sevastova 6–4, 7–5

Doubles: 8 (4 titles, 4 runner-ups)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
WTA Tour Championships (0–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Premier (0–0)
International (4–4)
Finals by surface
Hard (2–1)
Clay (1–3)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (1–0)
Result W–L Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Jul 2009 Gastein Ladies, Austria Clay   Andrea Petkovic   Andrea Hlaváčková
  Lucie Hradecká
2–6, 4–6
Win 1–1 Sep 2012 Tournoi de Québec, Canada Carpet (i)   Kristina Mladenovic   Alicja Rosolska
  Heather Watson
7–6(7–5), 6–7(6–8), [10–7]
Loss 1–2 Oct 2014 Japan Open, Osaka Hard   Lara Arruabarrena   Shuko Aoyama
  Renata Voráčová
1–6, 2–6
Loss 1–3 Jul 2015 Swedish Open, Båstad Clay   Olga Savchuk   Kiki Bertens
  Johanna Larsson
5–7, 4–6
Win 2–3 Apr 2016 Copa Colsanitas, Bogota, Colombia Clay   Lara Arruabarrena   Gabriela Cé
  Andrea Gámiz
6–2, 4–6, [10–8]
Loss 2–4 Apr 2016 Morocco Open, Rabat Clay   Raluca Olaru   Xenia Knoll
  Aleksandra Krunić
3–6, 0–6
Win 3–4 Mar 2018 Mexican Open, Acapulco Hard   Heather Watson   Kaitlyn Christian
  Sabrina Santamaria
7–5, 2–6, [10–2]
Win 4–4 Sep 2019 Korea Open, Seoul, South Korea Hard   Lara Arruabarrena   Hayley Carter
  Laura Pigossi
7–6(9–7), 3–6, [10–7]

WTA 125K series finalsEdit

Doubles: 1 (1 runner–up)Edit

Result W–L    Date    Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Nov 2015 San Diego, United States Hard   Oksana Kalashnikova   Verónica Cepede Royg
  Gabriela Cé
6–1, 4–6, [8–10]

ITF Circuit finalsEdit

Singles: 28 (15 titles, 13 runner–ups)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments (5–4)
$75,000 tournaments (0–0)
$50,000 tournaments (3–1)
$25,000 tournaments (6–7)
$10,000 tournaments (1–1)
Finals by surface
Hard (9–4)
Clay (3–8)
Grass (2–1)
Carpet (1–0)
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 Feb 2006 ITF Biberach, Germany 25,000 Hard (i)   Kristina Barrois 4–6, 7–5, 6–7(5–7)
Loss 0–2 Jun 2006 ITF Davos, Switzerland 10,000 Clay   Sandra Martinović 6–1, 4–6, 2–6
Win 1–2 Jul 2006 ITF Les Contamines-Montjoie, France 25,000 Hard   Sandra Záhlavová 6–3, 6–4
Win 2–2 Aug 2006 ITF Hechingen, Germany 25,000 Clay   Magda Mihalache 6–2, 6–3
Loss 2–3 Sep 2006 ITF Gliwice, Poland 25,000 Clay   Sandra Záhlavová 4–6, 0–6
Loss 2–4 Oct 2006 ITF Istanbul, Turkey 25,000 Hard (i)   Caroline Wozniacki 2–6, 1–6
Loss 2–5 Apr 2007 ITF Cagnes-sur-Mer, France 100,000 Clay   Timea Bacsinszky 4–6, 1–6
Win 3–5 Oct 2007 ITF Bratislava, Slovakia 100,000 Hard (i)   Petra Kvitová 6–2, 7–6(9–7)
Win 4–5 Nov 2008 ITF Ismaning, Germany 50,000 Carpet (i)   Kristina Barrois 6–2, 6–3
Win 5–5 Feb 2009 ITF Stockholm, Sweden 25,000 Hard (i)   Anikó Kapros 6–3, 6–2
Win 6–5 May 2009 ITF Makarska, Croatia 50,000 Clay   Simona Halep 6–1, 4–6, 6–4
Win 7–5 Aug 2009 ITF The Bronx, United States 100,000 Hard   Kristina Barrois 6–1, 6–4
Loss 7–6 Jul 2011 ITF Bad Saulgau, Germany 25,000 Clay   Raluca Olaru 6–3, 3–6, 5–7
Win 8–6 Aug 2011 ITF Hechingen, Germany 25,000 Clay   Sarah Gronert 6–3, 6–4
Loss 8–7 Oct 2011 ITF Clermont-Ferrand, France 25,000 Hard (i)   Andrea Hlaváčková 4–6, 6–0, 6–7(6–8)
Loss 8–8 Apr 2012 ITF Tessenderlo, Belgium 25,000 Clay (i)   Maryna Zanevska 2–6, 2–6
Loss 8–9 Jun 2012 ITF Nottingham, United Kingdom 50,000 Grass   Ashleigh Barty 1–6, 1–6
Loss 8–10 Sep 2012 ITF Clermont-Ferrand, France 25,000 Hard (i)   Stefanie Vögele 4–6, 1–6
Win 9–10 Aug 2014 ITF Fort Worth, United States 10,000 Hard   Hayley Carter 6–1, 6–1
Win 10–10 Oct 2014 ITF Makinohara, Japan 25,000 Grass   Shuko Aoyama 6–1, 6–2
Win 11–10 Dec 2014 ITF Mérida, Mexico 25,000 Hard   Victoria Rodríguez 6–0, 6–3
Win 12–10 Feb 2015 ITF Midland, United States 100,000 Hard (i)   Louisa Chirico 6–2, 6–0
Loss 12–11 May 2015 ITF Cagnes-sur-Mer, France 100,000 Clay   Carina Witthöft 5–7, 1–6
Win 13–11 Nov 2015 ITF Toronto, Canada 50,000 Hard (i)   Jovana Jakšić 6–3, 6–2
Win 14–11 Feb 2017 ITF Midland, United States 100,000 Hard (i)   Naomi Broady 6–4, 6–7(6–8), 6–4
Loss 14–12 Jun 2017 ITF Marseille, France 100,000 Clay   Jasmine Paolini 4–6, 6–2, 1–6
Win 15–12 Jun 2017 ITF Southsea, United Kingdom 100,000 Grass   Irina-Camelia Begu 6–2, 6–2
Loss 15–13 Jul 2017 ITF Contrexéville, France 100,000 Clay   Johanna Larsson 1–6, 4–6

Doubles: 25 (15 titles, 10 runner–ups)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments (0–3)
$75,000 tournaments (0–2)
$50,000 tournaments (5–2)
$25,000 tournaments (9–2)
$10,000 tournaments (1–1)
Finals by surface
Hard (5–5)
Clay (8–4)
Grass (1–0)
Carpet (1–1)
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 May 2003 ITF Warsaw, Poland 10,000 Clay   Annette Kolb   Barbora Machovská
  Ivana Plateniková
6–3, 6–3
Loss 1–1 Aug 2004 ITF Westende, Belgium 10,000 Hard   Janette Bejlková   Veronika Chvojková
  Emma Laine
4–6, 5–7
Loss 1–2 Sep 2006 ITF Mestre, Italy 50,000 Clay   Margalita Chakhnashvili   Monica Niculescu
  Renata Voráčová
4–6, 6–3, 4–6
Win 2–2 May 2009 ITF Makarska, Croatia 50,000 Clay   Renata Voráčová   Tereza Hladíková
  Karolina Kosińska
6–4, 5–7, [10–6]
Loss 2–3 Sep 2010 ITF Sofia, Bulgaria 100,000 Clay   Sandra Klemenschits   Eleni Daniilidou
  Jasmin Wöhr
3–6, 4–6
Loss 2–4 Oct 2010 ITF Barnstaple, United Kingdom 75,000 Hard (i)   Sandra Klemenschits   Andrea Hlaváčková
  Michaëlla Krajicek
6–7(4–7), 2–6
Win 3–4 Oct 2010 ITF Joué-lès-Tours, France 50,000 Hard (i)   Irena Pavlovic   Stéphanie Cohen-Aloro
  Selima Sfar
6–4, 5–7, [10–8]
Win 4–4 Oct 2010 ITF Saint-Raphaël, France 50,000 Hard (i)   Sandra Klemenschits   Estrella Cabeza Candela
  Laura Pous Tió
6–2, 6–4
Win 5–4 Apr 2011 ITF Tessenderlo, Belgium 25,000 Clay (i)   Anna-Lena Grönefeld   Elina Svitolina
  Maryna Zanevska
7–5, 6–3
Win 6–4 Jun 2011 ITF Toruń, Poland 50,000 Clay   Stéphanie Foretz Gacon   Edina Gallovits-Hall
  Andreja Klepač
6–2, 7–5
Win 7–4 Aug 2011 ITF Hechingen, Germany 25,000 Clay   Sandra Klemenschits   Korina Perkovic
  Laura Siegemund
4–6, 6–2, [10–7]
Loss 7–5 Oct 2011 ITF Barnstaple, United Kingdom 75,000 Hard (i)   Sandra Klemenschits   Eva Birnerová
  Anne Keothavong
5–7, 1–6
Win 8–5 Mar 2012 ITF Bath, United Kingdom 25,000 Hard (i)   Stephanie Vogt   Julie Coin
  Melanie South
6–3, 3–6, [10–3]
Loss 8–6 Apr 2012 ITF Tessenderlo, Belgium 25,000 Clay (i)   Stephanie Vogt   Demi Schuurs
  Maryna Zanevska
4–6, 3–6
Win 9–6 Jun 2012 ITF Stuttgart, Germany 25,000 Clay   Sandra Klemenschits   Lenka Juríková
  Zuzana Luknárová
6–3, 6–2
Loss 9–7 Jul 2012 ITF Biella, Italy 100,000 Clay   Sandra Klemenschits   Eva Hrdinová
  Mervana Jugić-Salkić
6–1, 3–6, [8–10]
Loss 9–8 Oct 2012 ITF Poitiers, France 100,000 Hard (i)   Stéphanie Foretz Gacon   Catalina Castaño
  Mervana Jugić-Salkić
4–6, 7–5, [4–10]
Win 10–8 Apr 2013 ITF Dothan, United States 50,000 Clay   Julia Cohen   Irina Falconi
  Maria Sanchez
6–4, 4–6, [11–9]
Win 11–8 Jun 2014 ITF Essen, Germany 25,000 Clay   Kristina Barrois   Ysaline Bonaventure
  Elitsa Kostova
6–2, 6–2
Win 12–8 Oct 2014 ITF Makinohara, Japan 25,000 Grass   Miki Miyamura   Makoto Ninomiya
  Mari Tanaka
6–3, 6–1
Win 13–8 Oct 2014 ITF Hamamatsu, Japan 25,000 Carpet   Miki Miyamura   Makoto Ninomiya
  Mari Tanaka
5–7, 6–2, [10–5]
Loss 13–9 Oct 2014 ITF Toronto, Canada 50,000 Hard (i)   Gabriela Dabrowski   Maria Sanchez
  Taylor Townsend
5–7, 6–4, [13–15]
Win 14–9 Dec 2014 ITF Mérida, Mexico 25,000 Hard   Renata Zarazúa   Jan Abaza
  Hsu Chieh-yu
7–6(7–1), 6–1
Win 15–9 Dec 2014 ITF Mérida, Mexico 25,000 Hard   Renata Zarazúa   Andrea Gámiz
  Valeria Savinykh
6–4, 6–1
Loss 15–10 Feb 2015 ITF Altenkirchen, Germany 25,000 Carpet (i)   Sandra Klemenschits   Antonia Lottner
  Ana Vrljić
4–6, 6–3, [9–11]

Performance timelinesEdit

SinglesEdit

Current through the 2019 Korea Open.

Tournament 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 SR W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A Q1 1R 2R 1R Q1 A Q3 A 1R 2R Q2 1R 1R 0 / 7 2–7
French Open A A A A Q3 1R Q1 Q3 1R A 1R 2R 2R 1R 1R 0 / 7 2–7
Wimbledon A A 1R A 2R 1R Q1 Q2 1R A 3R 1R 2R 2R 1R 0 / 9 5–9
US Open A A 1R A 1R Q1 Q2 2R A Q2 1R Q3 2R 2R 1R 0 / 7 3–7
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–2 0–1 2–3 0–3 0–0 1–1 0–2 0–0 2–4 2–3 3–3 2–4 0–4 0 / 30 12–30
Premier Mandatory tournaments
Indian Wells Open A A Q2 1R Q2 1R Q1 A A A Q1 1R 1R 1R 2R 0 / 6 1–6
Miami Open A A A A Q2 1R Q1 A Q2 A 3R Q2 Q1 1R 4R 0 / 4 5–4
Madrid Open Not Held A A A A A A A A A A Q1 0 / 0 0–0
China Open Not Tier 1 A A A A A A A 1R A Q2 0 / 1 0–1
Premier 5 + former Tier I tournaments
Dubai / Qatar Open Not Tier 1 A A A Q2 A A A A A A 1R A 0 / 1 0–1
Italian Open A A A A A A A A A A A Q1 A A Q1 0 / 0 0–0
Canadian Open A A A A Q1 A A A A A A A Q2 1R 2R 0 / 2 1–2
Cincinnati Open Not Tier I 1R A A A A A Q2 A A 2R A 0 / 2 1–2
Wuhan Open Not Held A A Q1 A A 0 / 0 0–0
German Open Q1 Q1 2R A Not Held 0 / 1 1–1
National representation
Fed Cup A PO PO 1R PO 1R PO A A A A A A SF 1R 0 / 4 5–5
Career statistics*
2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Career
Tournaments 0 2 11 7 9 16 2 3 6 3 16 15 17 24 18 149
Titles / Finals 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 1 / 1 0 / 0 1 / 1
Hard Win–Loss 0–0 1–2 0–3 1–6 2–5 4–8 0–2 1–2 1–2 0–1 3–5 1–8 4–8 5–17 6–11 29–80
Clay Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 4–6 0–2 3–4 4–8 0–0 0–0 0–3 0–1 4–7 3–6 6–6 2–4 1–6 27–53
Grass Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 1–2 0–0 1–1 0–1 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–0 3–3 0–1 1–2 6–2 3–2 15–15
Carpet Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 2–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 1–1 0–0 2–1 0–1 0–0 3–1 0–1 Disc'd 8–5
Overall Win–Loss 0–0 1–2 7–11 1–8 6–10 8–17 0–2 2–3 1–6 2–3 10–16 4–15 14–17 13–24 10–19 79–153
Win % 33% 39% 11% 38% 32% 0% 40% 14% 40% 38% 21% 45% 35% 34% 34.05%
Year-end ranking 284 146 88 272 68 137 191 112 258 214 68 116 46 79

* Only WTA Tour main draw (incl. Grand Slams) and Fed Cup results are considered.

DoublesEdit

Tournament 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 SR W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A A 1R 1R A 1R A 1R 1R 2R 1R 1R 0 / 8 1–8
French Open A A A 1R A A 1R 2R 2R 3R A 2R 1R 0 / 7 5–7
Wimbledon 2R A 1R 1R A A 1R A 1R 2R 2R QF A 0 / 8 5–8
US Open A A 2R 1R A 2R A A 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R 0 / 8 2–8
Win–Loss 1–1 0–0 1–2 0–4 0–1 1–1 0–3 1–1 1–4 3–4 2–3 3–4 0–3 0 / 31 13–31
National representation
Fed Cup PO 1R PO 1R PO A A A A A A SF 1R 0 / 4 5–2
Career statistics
Titles / Finals 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 1 0 / 0 0 / 0 1 / 1 0 / 0 0 / 1 0 / 1 1 / 2 0 / 0 1 / 1 1 / 1 4 / 8
Year-end ranking 121 372 87 101 138 80 131 107 80 63 206 87

Record against top-10 playersEdit

Maria's record against players who have been ranked in the top 10.

Player Record Win % Hard Clay Grass Carpet
Number 1 ranked players
  Garbiñe Muguruza 1–0 100% 1–0 0–0 0–0 0–0
  Simona Halep 2–1 67% 1–0 1–1 0–0 0–0
  Jelena Janković 1–1 50% 0–0 1–1 0–0 0–0
  Angelique Kerber 1–1 50% 0–0 1–0 0–1 0–0
  Naomi Osaka 1–2 33% 1–2 0–0 0–0 0–0
  Victoria Azarenka 0–1 0% 0–1 0–0 0–0 0–0
  Justine Henin 0–1 0% 0–0 0–1 0–0 0–0
  Amélie Mauresmo 0–1 0% 0–1 0–0 0–0 0–0
  Maria Sharapova 0–1 0% 0–1 0–0 0–0 0–0
  Serena Williams 0–1 0% 0–1 0–0 0–0 0–0
  Caroline Wozniacki 0–2 0% 0–1 0–0 0–0 0–1
  Ashleigh Barty 0–4 0% 0–1 0–1 0–2 0–0
Number 2 ranked players
  Petra Kvitová 1–0 100% 1–0 0–0 0–0 0–0
  Li Na 1–0 100% 1–0 0–0 0–0 0–0
  Agnieszka Radwańska 1–3 25% 1–3 0–0 0–0 0–0
  Svetlana Kuznetsova 0–1 0% 0–1 0–0 0–0 0–0
  Vera Zvonareva 0–2 0% 0–1 0–1 0–0 0–0
Number 3 ranked players
  Elina Svitolina 3–3 50% 1–2 1–1 1–0 0–0
  Sloane Stephens 1–2 33% 1–2 0–0 0–0 0–0
  Elena Dementieva 0–1 0% 0–1 0–0 0–0 0–0
  Nadia Petrova 0–2 0% 0–1 0–0 0–1 0–0
Number 4 ranked players
  Jelena Dokic 1–1 50% 0–1 0–0 1–0 0–0
  Samantha Stosur 0–1 0% 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–0
  Kiki Bertens 0–2 0% 0–1 0–1 0–0 0–0
  Dominika Cibulková 0–2 0% 0–1 0–1 0–0 0–0
  Caroline Garcia 0–2 0% 0–1 0–0 0–1 0–0
  Francesca Schiavone 0–2 0% 0–0 0–2 0–0 0–0
Number 5 ranked players
  Eugenie Bouchard 1–0 100% 1–0 0–0 0–0 0–0
  Lucie Šafářová 1–0 100% 0–0 0–0 1–0 0–0
  Bianca Andreescu 0–1 0% 0–1 0–0 0–0 0–0
  Daniela Hantuchová 0–1 0% 0–1 0–0 0–0 0–0
  Sara Errani 0–3 0% 0–2 0–1 0–0 0–0
Number 6 ranked players
  Carla Suárez Navarro 2–4 33% 0–1 2–3 0–0 0–0
  Flavia Pennetta 0–3 0% 0–0 0–2 0–1 0–0
Number 7 ranked players
  Nicole Vaidišová 1–1 50% 1–1 0–0 0–0 0–0
  Roberta Vinci 1–2 33% 1–2 0–0 0–0 0–0
  Marion Bartoli 0–1 0% 0–0 0–1 0–0 0–0
  Belinda Bencic 0–2 0% 0–1 0–1 0–0 0–0
  Madison Keys 0–3 0% 0–1 0–1 0–1 0–0
Number 8 ranked players
  Ekaterina Makarova 0–1 0% 0–1 0–0 0–0 0–0
  Alicia Molik 0–1 0% 0–1 0–0 0–0 0–0
Number 9 ranked players
  Julia Görges 3–1 75% 1–1 0–0 1–0 1–0
  Andrea Petkovic 2–2 50% 0–1 2–0 0–1 0–0
  Timea Bacsinszky 1–4 20% 0–0 1–4 0–0 0–0
  CoCo Vandeweghe 0–2 0% 0–0 0–0 0–2 0–0
  Aryna Sabalenka 0–3 0% 0–3 0–0 0–0 0–0
Number 10 ranked players
  Kristina Mladenovic 1–5 17% 0–2 1–2 0–1 0–0
  Maria Kirilenko 0–2 0% 0–2 0–0 0–0 0–0
Total 27–82 25% 12–44 10–25 4–12 1–1

Wins over top-10 playersEdit

# Player Rank Event Surface Rd Score TM Rank
2015
1.   Eugenie Bouchard No. 7 Miami Open, United States Hard 2R 6–0, 7–6(7–4) No. 113
2018
2.   Elina Svitolina No. 5 Wimbledon, United Kingdom Grass 1R 7–6(7–3), 4–6, 6–1 No. 57
2019
3.   Sloane Stephens No. 6 Miami Open, United States Hard 3R 6–3, 6–2 No. 62

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Nach Babypause: Tatjana Maria gibt Comeback". spox.com (in German). 7 April 2014. Retrieved 21 April 2018.
  2. ^ "Maria stuns Sevastova for first singles title in Mallorca". 24 June 2018. Retrieved 28 June 2018.

External linksEdit