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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 three 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 31)
Bad Saulgau, West Germany
Height1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
PlaysRight-handed (one-handed backhand)
CoachCharles Edouard Maria
Prize money$2,672,194
Singles
Career record508–387 (56.76%)
Career titles1 WTA, 15 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 46 (6 November 2017)
Current rankingNo. 62 (18 March 2019)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (2009, 2016)
French Open2R (2016, 2017)
Wimbledon3R (2015)
US Open2R (2012, 2017, 2018)
Doubles
Career record253–219 (53.6%)
Career titles3 WTA, 15 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 54 (6 June 2016)
Current rankingNo. 105 (18 March 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 March 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]

Contents

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: 7 (3 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 (3–4)
Finals by surface
Hard (1–1)
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 Hard   Lara Arruabarrena   Shuko Aoyama
  Renata Voráčová
1–6, 2–6
Loss 1–3 Jul 2015 Swedish Open Clay   Olga Savchuk   Kiki Bertens
  Johanna Larsson
5–7, 4–6
Win 2–3 Apr 2016 Copa Colsanitas, Colombia Clay   Lara Arruabarrena   Gabriela Cé
  Andrea Gámiz
6–2, 4–6, [10–8]
Loss 2–4 Apr 2016 Morocco Open Clay   Raluca Olaru   Xenia Knoll
  Aleksandra Krunić
3–6, 0–6
Win 3–4 Mar 2018 Mexican Open Hard   Heather Watson   Kaitlyn Christian
  Sabrina Santamaria
7–5, 2–6, [10–2]

WTA 125K series finalsEdit

Doubles: 1 (1 runner–up)Edit

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

ITF finals (30–23)Edit

Singles (15–13)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (9–4)
Clay (3–8)
Grass (2–1)
Carpet (1–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 26 February 2006 Biberach, Germany Hard (i)   Kristina Barrois 4–6, 7–5, 6–7(5–7)
Runner-up 2. 25 June 2006 Davos, Switzerland Clay   Sandra Martinović 6–1, 4–6, 2–6
Winner 1. 29 July 2006 Les Contamines-Montjoie, France Hard   Sandra Záhlavová 6–3, 6–4
Winner 2. 13 August 2006 Hechingen, Germany Clay   Magda Mihalache 6–2, 6–3
Runner-up 3. 17 September 2006 Gliwice, Poland Clay   Sandra Záhlavová 4–6, 0–6
Runner-up 4. 29 October 2006 Istanbul, Turkey Hard (i)   Caroline Wozniacki 2–6, 1–6
Runner-up 5. 29 April 2007 Cagnes-sur-Mer, France Clay   Timea Bacsinszky 4–6, 1–6
Winner 3. 28 October 2007 Bratislava, Slovakia Hard (i)   Petra Kvitová 6–2, 7–6(9–7)
Winner 4. 9 November 2008 Ismaning, Germany Carpet (i)   Kristina Barrois 6–2, 6–3
Winner 5. 15 February 2009 Stockholm, Sweden Hard (i)   Anikó Kapros 6–3, 6–2
Winner 6. 3 May 2009 Makarska, Croatia Clay   Simona Halep 6–1, 4–6, 6–4
Winner 7. 29 August 2009 The Bronx, United States Hard   Kristina Barrois 6–1, 6–4
Runner-up 6. 31 July 2011 Bad Saulgau, Germany Clay   Raluca Olaru 6–3, 3–6, 5–7
Winner 8. 7 August 2011 Hechingen, Germany Clay   Sarah Gronert 6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 7. 2 October 2011 Clermont-Ferrand, France Hard (i)   Andrea Hlaváčková 4–6, 6–0, 6–7(6–8)
Runner-up 8. 7 April 2012 Tessenderlo, Belgium Clay (i)   Maryna Zanevska 2–6, 2–6
Runner-up 9. 17 June 2012 Nottingham, United Kingdom Grass   Ashleigh Barty 1–6, 1–6
Runner-up 10. 29 September 2012 Clermont-Ferrand, France Hard (i)   Stefanie Vögele 4–6, 1–6
Winner 9. 3 August 2014 Fort Worth, United States Hard   Hayley Carter 6–1, 6–1
Winner 10. 19 October 2014 Makinohara, Japan Grass   Shuko Aoyama 6–1, 6–2
Winner 11. 13 December 2014 Mérida, Mexico Hard   Victoria Rodríguez 6–0, 6–3
Winner 12. 8 February 2015 Midland, United States Hard (i)   Louisa Chirico 6–2, 6–0
Runner-up 11. 10 May 2015 Cagnes-sur-Mer, France Clay   Carina Witthöft 5–7, 1–6
Winner 13. 1 November 2015 Toronto, Canada Hard (i)   Jovana Jakšić 6–3, 6–2
Winner 14. 5 February 2017 Midland, United States Hard (i)   Naomi Broady 6–4, 6–7(6–8), 6–4
Runner-up 12. 11 June 2017 Marseille, France Clay   Jasmine Paolini 4–6, 6–2, 1–6
Winner 15. 30 June 2017 Southsea, United Kingdom Grass   Irina-Camelia Begu 6–2, 6–2
Runner-up 13. 16 July 2017 Contrexéville, France Clay   Johanna Larsson 1–6, 4–6

Doubles (15–10)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (5–5)
Clay (8–4)
Grass (1–0)
Carpet (1–1)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 10 May 2003 Warsaw, Poland Clay   Annette Kolb   Barbora Machovská
  Ivana Plateniková
6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 1. 21 August 2004 Westende, Belgium Hard   Janette Bejlková   Veronika Chvojková
  Emma Laine
4–6, 5–7
Runner-up 2. 9 September 2006 Mestre, Italy Clay   Margalita Chakhnashvili   Monica Niculescu
  Renata Voráčová
4–6, 6–3, 4–6
Winner 2. 1 May 2009 Makarska, Croatia Clay   Renata Voráčová   Tereza Hladíková
  Karolina Kosińska
6–4, 5–7, [10–6]
Runner-up 3. 18 September 2010 Sofia, Bulgaria Clay   Sandra Klemenschits   Eleni Daniilidou
  Jasmin Wöhr
3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 4. 9 October 2010 Barnstaple, United Kingdom Hard (i)   Sandra Klemenschits   Andrea Hlaváčková
  Michaëlla Krajicek
6–7(4–7), 2–6
Winner 3. 16 October 2010 Joué-lès-Tours, France Hard (i)   Irena Pavlovic   Stéphanie Cohen-Aloro
  Selima Sfar
6–4, 5–7, [10–8]
Winner 4. 23 October 2010 Saint-Raphaël, France Hard (i)   Sandra Klemenschits   Estrella Cabeza Candela
  Laura Pous Tió
6–2, 6–4
Winner 5. 18 April 2011 Tessenderlo, Belgium Clay (i)   Anna-Lena Grönefeld   Elina Svitolina
  Maryna Zanevska
7–5, 6–3
Winner 6. 27 June 2011 Toruń, Poland Clay   Stéphanie Foretz Gacon   Edina Gallovits-Hall
  Andreja Klepač
6–2, 7–5
Winner 7. 6 August 2011 Hechingen, Germany Clay   Sandra Klemenschits   Korina Perkovic
  Laura Siegemund
4–6, 6–2, [10–7]
Runner-up 5. 28 October 2011 Barnstaple, United Kingdom Hard (i)   Sandra Klemenschits   Eva Birnerová
  Anne Keothavong
5–7, 1–6
Winner 8. 19 March 2012 Bath, United Kingdom Hard (i)   Stephanie Vogt   Julie Coin
  Melanie South
6–3, 3–6, [10–3]
Runner-up 6. 6 April 2012 Tessenderlo, Belgium Clay (i)   Stephanie Vogt   Demi Schuurs
  Maryna Zanevska
4–6, 3–6
Winner 9. 30 June 2012 Stuttgart, Germany Clay   Sandra Klemenschits   Lenka Juríková
  Zuzana Luknárová
6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 7. 7 July 2012 Biella, Italy Clay   Sandra Klemenschits   Eva Hrdinová
  Mervana Jugić-Salkić
6–1, 3–6, [8–10]
Runner-up 8. 28 October 2012 Poitiers, France Hard (i)   Stéphanie Foretz Gacon   Catalina Castaño
  Mervana Jugić-Salkić
4–6, 7–5, [4–10]
Winner 10. 21 April 2013 Dothan, United States Clay   Julia Cohen   Irina Falconi
  Maria Sanchez
6–4, 4–6, [11–9]
Winner 11. 13 June 2014 Essen, Germany Clay   Kristina Barrois   Ysaline Bonaventure
  Elitsa Kostova
6–2, 6–2
Winner 12. 18 October 2014 Makinohara, Japan Grass   Miki Miyamura   Makoto Ninomiya
  Mari Tanaka
6–3, 6–1
Winner 13. 25 October 2014 Hamamatsu, Japan Carpet   Miki Miyamura   Makoto Ninomiya
  Mari Tanaka
5–7, 6–2, [10–5]
Runner-up 9. 31 October 2014 Toronto, Canada Hard (i)   Gabriela Dabrowski   Maria Sanchez
  Taylor Townsend
5–7, 6–4, [13–15]
Winner 14. 6 December 2014 Mérida, Mexico Hard   Renata Zarazúa   Jan Abaza
  Hsu Chieh-yu
7–6(7–1), 6–1
Winner 15. 13 December 2014 Mérida, Mexico Hard   Renata Zarazúa   Andrea Gámiz
  Valeria Savinykh
6–4, 6–1
Runner-up 10. 22 February 2015 Altenkirchen, Germany Carpet (i)   Sandra Klemenschits   Antonia Lottner
  Ana Vrljić
4–6, 6–3, [9–11]

Performance timelinesEdit

SinglesEdit

Current through the 2019 Madrid 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 0 / 6 2–6
Wimbledon A A 1R A 2R 1R Q1 Q2 1R A 3R 1R 2R 2R 0 / 8 5–8
US Open A A 1R A 1R Q1 Q2 2R A Q2 1R Q3 2R 2R 0 / 6 3–6
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 0–1 0 / 27 12–27
WTA 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
WTA 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 0 / 1 0–1
Cincinnati Open Not Tier I 1R A A A A A Q2 A A 2R 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 8 139
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 5–7 28–76
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 1–2 27–49
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 0–0 12–13
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 0–0 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 6–9 75–143
Year-end ranking 284 146 88 272 68 137 191 112 258 214 68 116 46 79 34%

* 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 0 / 6 5–6
Wimbledon 2R A 1R 1R A A 1R A 1R 2R 2R QF 0 / 8 5–8
US Open A A 2R 1R A 2R A A 1R 1R 1R 1R 0 / 7 2–7
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 0–1 0 / 29 13–29
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 0 / 0 3 / 7
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 (as of 9 May 2019).

Player Record Win % Hard Clay Grass Carpet
Number 1 ranked players
  Angelique Kerber 1–0 100% 0–0 1–0 0–0 0–0
  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
  Naomi Osaka 1–1 50% 1–1 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
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
  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
  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
  Kiki Bertens 0–2 0% 0–1 0–1 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
  Ashleigh Barty 0–4 0% 0–1 0–1 0–2 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 27–79 25% 12–42 10–25 4–11 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