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Tina Križan (born 18 March 1974) is a former Slovenian professional tennis player.

Tina Križan
Country (sports) Slovenia
ResidenceMaribor, Slovenia
Born (1974-03-18) 18 March 1974 (age 45)
Maribor, Slovenia
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Turned pro1990
Retired2007
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$868,461
Singles
Career record211–210
Career titles0 WTA 1 ITF
Highest ranking95 (16 January 1995)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R 1995,2R (1996)
French Open1R (1995)
Wimbledon1R (1995)
US Open2R (1996, 1999)
Doubles
Career record286–277
Career titles6 WTA 10 ITF
Highest ranking19 (18 March 2002)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenQF (2002)
French Open2R (1998–99, 2000, 2003–04)
WimbledonQF (2002)
US OpenQF (2001)

Known primarily for her achievements playing doubles, as the first Slovenian in the 90' she reached a career-high singles ranking of 95, including a win over Jana Novotna and a career-high doubles ranking of 19 in 2002, including wins over Martina Navratilova, Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario, Ana Ivanović, Flavia Penetta... She has won 6 WTA doubles titles and has been Runner-up in more than 10 WTA doubles events, she has also won 10 ITF tournaments.

Tina represented Slovenia in doubles at the Olympics in 1992, 2000 and 2004 (both latter years partnered with Katarina Srebotnik). She qualified twice for the doubles season end Masters Championships in Munich and Los Angeles.

Tina Križan holds the record for FED CUP appearances for her country, representing Slovenia in 46 ties playing a record 72 matches.

She graduated from Maribor University in 2004.

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WTA Tour finalsEdit

Doubles 20 (6–14)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 (0) International (0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 8 October 1995 Surabaya, Indonesia Hard   Petra Kamstra   Nana Miyagi
  Stephanie Reece
2–6, 6–4, 6–1
Runner-up 1. 13 October 1996 Surabaya, Indonesia Hard   Noëlle van Lottum   Alexandra Fusai
  Kerry-Anne Guse
4–6, 4–6
Runner-up 2. 24 November 1996 Pattaya, Thailand Hard   Nana Miyagi   Miho Saeki
  Yuka Yoshida
2–6, 3–6
Winner 2. 19 April 1998 Makarska, Croatia Clay   Katarina Srebotnik   Eugenia Kulikovskaya
  Karin Kschwendt
7–6(7–3), 6–1
Runner-up 3. 12 July 1998 Maria Lankowitz, Austria Clay   Katarina Srebotnik   Laura Montalvo
  Paola Suárez
1–6, 2–6
Winner 3. 18 July 1999 Palermo, Italy Clay   Katarina Srebotnik   Sonya Jeyaseelan
  Åsa Svensson
4–6, 6–3, 6–0
Runner-up 4. 26 September 1999 Luxembourg Carpet   Katarina Srebotnik   Irina Spîrlea
  Caroline Vis
1–6, 2–6
Runner-up 5. 31 October 1999 Linz, Austria Carpet   Larisa Savchenko   Irina Spîrlea
  Caroline Vis
4–6, 3–6
Winner 4. 16 April 2000 Estoril, Portugal Clay   Katarina Srebotnik   Amanda Hopmans
  Cristina Torrens Valero
6–0, 7–6(11–9)
Runner-up 6. 7 May 2000 Bol, Croatia Clay   Katarina Srebotnik   Julie Halard-Decugis
  Corina Morariu
2–6, 2–6
Runner-up 7. 15 October 2000 Japan Open, Japan Hard   Katarina Srebotnik   Julie Halard-Decugis
  Corina Morariu
1–6, 2–6
Runner-up 8. 19 November 2000 Pattaya, Thailand Hard   Katarina Srebotnik   Yayuk Basuki
  Carolina Vis
3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 9. 15 April 2001 Estoril, Portugal Clay   Katarina Srebotnik   Květa Hrdličková
  Barbara Rittner
6–3, 5–7, 1–6
Runner-up 10. 19 August 2001 Canadian Open, Canada Hard   Katarina Srebotnik   Kimberly Po-Messerli
  Nicole Pratt
3–6, 1–6
Winner 5. 16 September 2001 Waikoloa, Hawaii, USA Hard   Katarina Srebotnik   Els Callens
  Nicole Pratt
6–2, 6–3
Runner-up 11. 24 February 2002 Bogota, Colombia Clay   Katarina Srebotnik   Virginia Ruano Pascual
  Paola Suárez
2–6, 1–6
Runner-up 12. 2 March 2002 Acapulco, Mexico Clay   Katarina Srebotnik   Virginia Ruano Pascual
  Paola Suárez
5–7, 1–6
Runner-up 13. 23 February 2003 Bogota, Colombia Clay   Tatiana Perebiynis   Katarina Srebotnik
  Åsa Svensson
2–6, 1–6
Runner-up 14. 22 May 2004 Strasbourg, France Clay   Katarina Srebotnik   Lisa McShea
  Milagros Sequera
4–6, 1–6
Winner 6. 16 January 2005 Canberra, Australia Hard   Tathiana Garbin   Gabriela Navrátilová
  Michaela Paštiková
7–5, 1–6, 6–4

ITF finalsEdit

Singles Finals (1-0)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. 13 February 2000 Ljubljana, Slovenia Carpet (i)   Miriam Schnitzer 6-2, 6-3

Doubles (10–11)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 15 June 1992 Maribor, Slovenia Clay   Karin Lušnic   Renata Kochta
  Pavlína Rajzlová
6–2, 4–6, 4–6
Winner 2. 20 July 1992 Darmstadt, Germany Clay   Nicole Arendt   Anouschka Popp
  Sandra Waechtershauser
6-2, 6-1
Runner-up 3. 12 July 1993 Darmstadt, Germany Clay   Laura Garrone   Magdalena Feistel
  Katarzyna Teodorowicz
6-4, 4-6, 5-7
Winner 4. 8 August 1993 Sopot, Poland Clay   Květa Peschke   Denisa Krajčovičová
  Katarína Studeníková
6-3, 6-1
Runner-up 5. 15 November 1993 Port Pirie, Australia Clay   Eva Martincová   Lisa McShea
  Vanessa Webb
6-7(5), 3-6
Runner-up 6. 10 July 1994 Erlangen, Germany Clay   Janette Husárová   Maria Lindström
  Maria Strandlund
2-6, 2-6
Runner-up 7. 31 July 1995 Sopot, Poland Clay   Katarína Studeníková   Petra Kučová
  Lenka Němečková
0-2 ret.
Winner 8. 14 August 1995 Maribor, Slovenia Clay   Laura Garrone   Eva Melicharová
  Helena Vildová
6-4, 3-6, 6-2
Runner-up 9. 26 February 1996 Southampton, Great Britain Carpet (i)   Laura Golarsa   Valda Lake
  Clare Wood
4–6, 6–4, 3–6
Winner 10. 14 July 1996 İstanbul, Turkey Hard   Olga Lugina   Laura Garrone
  Flora Perfetti
6-4, 6-2
Winner 11. 14 December 1997 Bad Gögging, Germany Carpet (i)   Sylvia Plischke   Emmanuelle Curutchet
  Sophie Georges
6-3, 6-3
Winner 12. 15 February 1998 Rogaška Slatina, Slovenia Hard (i)   Katarina Srebotnik   Tina Pisnik
  Miriam Schnitzer
6-0, 6-3
Runner-up 13. 15 March 1998 Biel, Switzerland Hard (i)   Nancy Feber   Kirstin Freye
  Noëlle van Lottum
3-6, 6-3, 6-7(4-7)
Winner 14. 25 October 1998 Welwyn, United Kingdom Carpet (i)   Laurence Courtois   Louise Pleming
  Samantha Smith
7-6, 6-4
Runner-up 15. 5 december 1998 New Delhi, India Hard   Karin Kschwendt   Lenka Cenková
  Amanda Hopmans
W/O
Winner 16. 08 February 1999 Rogaška Slatina, Slovenia Carpet (i)   Katarina Srebotnik   Eva Martincová
  Svetlana Krivencheva
7–5, 6–2
Runner-up 17. 22 February 1999 Bushey, United Kingdom Carpet (i)   Svetlana Krivencheva   Emmanuelle Gagliardi
  Katalin Marosi
7-6(7-4), 2-6, 6-7(0-7)
Winner 18. 9 May 1999 Bratislava, Slovakia Clay   Katarina Srebotnik   Lenka Němečková
  Radka Zrubáková
6-1, 6-3
Winner 19. 20 February 2000 Redbridge, United Kingdom Hard (i)   Alexandra Fusai   Julie Pullin
  Lorna Woodroffe
7-6(7-4), 3-6, 7-6(7-1)
Runner-up 20. 3 April 2000 Dubai, United Arab Emirates Hard   Angelika Bachmann   Tathiana Garbin
  Katalin Marosi
6–7(5-7), 3–6
Runner-up 21. 11 February 2001 Redbridge, United Kingdom Hard (i)   Irina Selyutina   Julie Pullin
  Lorna Woodroffe
1-6, 3-6

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