Vanessa Henke (born 15 January 1981) is a former German professional tennis player.

Vanessa Henke
Country (sports) Germany
Born (1981-01-15) 15 January 1981 (age 39)
Turned pro1998
Retired2013
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$369,593
Singles
Career record283–316
Career titles6 ITF
Highest ranking137 (26 September 2005)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ3 (2007)
French OpenQ2 (2001, 2005, 2006)
WimbledonQ2 (2001, 2002)
US OpenQ2 (2006, 2007)
Doubles
Career record156–141
Career titles10 ITF
Highest ranking110 (8 July 2002)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open1R (2005)
French Open2R (2002)
WimbledonQ2 (2001)
US Open1R (2001)

She won six singles and ten doubles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit. Her career-high singles ranking is world No. 137, achieved on 26 September 2005. On 8 July 2002, she peaked at No. 110 in the doubles rankings.

CareerEdit

Henke took part in the qualifying round of the 2006 Qatar Ladies Open, but lost in second round. She also participated at the 2007 Bank of the West Classic and many other ITF & WTA events.

WTA career finalsEdit

Doubles: 2 (0–2)Edit

Winner — Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Premier (0–0)
International (0–2)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 21 May 2000 Vienna, Austria Clay   Lenka Němečková   Paola Suárez
  Patricia Tarabini
4–6, 2–6
Runner-up 2. 5 July 2008 Budapest, Hungary Clay   Raluca Olaru   Alizé Cornet
  Janette Husárová
7–6(7–5), 1–6, [6–10]

ITF finalsEdit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments

Singles (6–2)Edit

Outcome No. Date Location Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 1 March 1999 Buchen, Germany Carpet (i)   Angelika Bachmann 2–6, 6–4, 6–2
Winner 2. 17 May 1999 Salzburg, Austria Clay   Nicole Remis 6–7, 6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 3. 17 July 2000 Puchheim, Germany Clay   Alena Vašková 1–6, 1–6
Winner 4. 19 March 2001 Cholet, France Clay   Sophie Erre 6–7, 6–3, 6–3
Winner 5. 14 March 2004 Amiens, France Clay   Virginie Razzano 7–6(9–7), 6–4
Winner 6. 28 June 2005 Stuttgart, Germany Clay   Kira Nagy 6–2, 0–6, 6–4
Winner 7. 4 July 2005 Darmstadt, Germany Clay   Eva Fislová 6–7(4–7), 1–6
Runner-up 8. 25 April 2011 Zell am Harmersbach, Germany Clay   Carina Witthöft 6–4, 3–6, 4–6

Doubles (10–9)Edit

Outcome No. Date Location Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 28 March 1999 Petroupoli, Greece Clay   Adrienn Hegedűs   Jolanda Mens
  Andrea van den Hurk
4–6, 3–6
Winner 2. 9 April 2000 Dinan, France Clay   Syna Schmidle   Patty Van Acker
  Stéphanie Foretz
6–7, 6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 3. 15 April 2001 Dinan, France Clay   Syna Schmidle   Eleni Daniilidou
  Caroline Schneider
3–6, 6–7
Winner 4. 22 April 2001 Gelos, France Clay   Syna Schmidle   Eva Bes
  Lourdes Domínguez Lino
6–2, 6–3
Runner-up 5. 14 October 2001 Cardiff, Great Britain Hard (i)   Angelika Bachmann   Natalia Egorova
  Ekaterina Sysoeva
4–6, 6–1, 2–6
Runner-up 6. 16 June 2002 Marseille, France Clay   Sandra Klösel   Lourdes Domínguez Lino
  Conchita Martínez Granados
5–7, 6–4, 0–6
Winner 7. 2 February 2003 Urtijëi, Italy Carpet (i)   Claudine Schaul   Olga Blahotová
  Gabriela Navrátilová
6–1, 6–2
Runner-up 8. 29 June 2003 Båstad, Sweden Clay   Lenka Němečková   Jana Hlaváčková
  Dominika Luzarová
5–7, 2–6
Winner 9. 22 June 2004 Båstad, Sweden Clay   Zuzana Hejdová   Mireille Dittmann
  Hanna Nooni
2–6, 6–2, 6–3
Winner 10. 4 July 2004 Stuttgart, Germany Clay   Anousjka van Exel   Mariya Koryttseva
  Darija Jurak
6–4, 7–5
Winner 11. 11 July 2004 Darmstadt, Germany Clay   Martina Müller   Katarina Mišić
  Dragana Zarić
6–1, 7–5
Runner-up 12. 21 November 2004 Deauville, France Clay   Květa Peschke   Virág Németh
  Tzipora Obziler
4–6, 1–6
Winner 13. 3 July 2005 Stuttgart, Germany Clay   Yuliya Beygelzimer   Kristina Barrois
  Kathrin Wörle-Scheller
7–6(9–7), 6–1
Winner 14. 4 July 2005 Darmstadt, Germany Clay   Laura Siegemund   Vasilisa Bardina
  Yaroslava Shvedova
6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 15. 8 October 2006 Barcelona, Spain Clay   Edina Gallovits-Hall   Klaudia Jans-Ignacik
  Alicja Rosolska
1–6, 2–6
Runner-up 16. 22 April 2007 Dothan, United States Clay   Angelika Bachmann   Chan Yung-jan
  Chuang Chia-jung
2–6, 3–6
Runner-up 17. 1 July 2007 Padova, Italy Clay   Andrea Petkovic   Maret Ani
  Marina Erakovic
4–6, 4–6
Winner 18. 26 January 2009 Laguna Niguel, United States Hard   Darija Jurak   Megan Moulton-Levy
  Laura Siegemund
4–6, 6–3, [10–8]
Winner 19. 13 June 2011 Cologne, Germany Clay   Anna Zaja   Carolin Daniels
  Christina Shakovets
1–6, 6–3, 6–4

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