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Vladimíra Uhlířová (born 4 May 1978, in České Budějovice) is a retired Czech tennis player.

Vladimíra Uhlířová
Vladimira Uhlirova 2011 Budapest.jpg
Country (sports) Czech Republic
ResidenceLondon, England
Born (1978-05-04) 4 May 1978 (age 41)
České Budějovice, Czechoslovakia
Height1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Turned pro2002
Retired2016
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$868,362
Singles
Career record58–79
Highest rankingNo. 400 (6 October 2003)
Doubles
Career record319–302
Career titles5 WTA, 17 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 18 (1 October 2007)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenQF (2011)
French Open3R (2007, 2008, 2011)
Wimbledon3R (2012)
US OpenSF (2007)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian Open2R (2012)
French OpenQF (2011)
Wimbledon1R (2008, 2010)
US OpenQF (2008)

In her career, she won five doubles titles on the WTA Tour, as well as 17 doubles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit. In October 2003, she reached her best singles ranking of world No. 400. In October 2007, she peaked No. 18 in the doubles rankings.

Uhlířová reached the semifinals of the 2007 US Open, partnering Ágnes Szávay.

She announced her retirement from professional tennis in January 2016.[1] Uhlířová now provides television commentary on the WTA Tour. She speaks several languages, and is therefore able to translate many of the non-English exchanges when on-court coaching takes place during matches.

Contents

Grand Slam doubles performance timelineEdit

Tournament 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 W–L
Australian Open A 2R 2R 1R 2R QF 2R 3R A A 9–7
French Open 2R 3R 3R 2R 2R 3R 2R 1R 1R 1R 10–10
Wimbledon 1R 2R 2R 1R 1R 2R 3R 2R A A 6–8
US Open 1R SF 1R 1R 1R 1R 2R A A A 5–7
Win–Loss 1–3 8–4 4–4 1–4 2–4 6–4 5–4 3–3 0–1 0–1 30–32

Significant finalsEdit

Premier Mandatory/Premier 5 tournamentsEdit

Doubles (0–1)Edit

Outcome Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 2011 Cincinnati Hard   Natalie Grandin   Vania King
  Yaroslava Shvedova
4–6, 6–3, [9–11]

WTA career finalsEdit

Doubles (5–13)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
WTA Tour Championships (0–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–1)
Premier (1–4)
International (4–8)
Finals by surface
Hard (3–7)
Clay (2–5)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–1)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 5 February 2007 Open Gaz de France, Paris Carpet (i)   Gabriela Navrátilová   Cara Black
  Liezel Huber
2–6, 0–6
Runner-up 2. 3 March 2007 Qatar Total Open, Doha Hard   Ágnes Szávay   Martina Hingis
  Maria Kirilenko
1–6, 1–6
Winner 1. 23 April 2007 Budapest Grand Prix, Hungary Clay   Ágnes Szávay   Martina Müller
  Gabriela Navrátilová
7–5, 6–2
Runner-up 3. 23 July 2007 Gastein Ladies, Bad Gastein, Austria Clay   Ágnes Szávay   Lucie Hradecká
  Renata Voráčová
3–6, 5–7
Runner-up 4. 10 February 2008 Open Gaz de France, Paris Hard   Eva Hrdinová   Alona Bondarenko
  Kateryna Bondarenko
1–6, 4–6
Winner 2. 13 April 2008 Bausch & Lomb Championships, Amelia Island, United States Clay   Bethanie Mattek-Sands   Victoria Azarenka
  Elena Vesnina
6–3, 6–1
Runner-up 5. 27 July 2008 East West Bank Classic, Los Angeles, United States Hard   Eva Hrdinová   Chan Yung-jan
  Chuang Chia-jung
6–2, 5–7, [4–10]
Winner 3. 25 July 2009 Banka Koper Slovenia Open, Portorož Hard   Julia Görges   Camille Pin
  Klára Zakopalová
6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 6. 25 October 2009 Luxembourg Open, Luxembourg City Hard   Renata Voráčová   Iveta Benešová
  Barbora Záhlavová-Strýcová
6–1, 0–6, [7–10]
Winner 4. 24 July 2010 Banka Koper Slovenia Open, Portorož Hard   Maria Kondratieva   Anna Chakvetadze
  Marina Erakovic
6–4, 2–6, 10–7
Runner-up 7. 31 July 2010 İstanbul Cup, Turkey Hard   Maria Kondratieva   Eleni Daniilidou
  Jasmin Wöhr
4–6, 6–1, [9–11]
Runner-up 8. 26 September 2010 Korea Open, Seoul Hard   Natalie Grandin   Julia Görges
  Polona Hercog
3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 9. 25 April 2011 Barcelona Ladies Open, Spain Clay   Natalie Grandin   Iveta Benešová
  Barbora Záhlavová-Strýcová
7–5, 4–6, [2–10]
Runner-up 10. 21 May 2011 Internationaux de Strasbourg, France Clay   Natalie Grandin   Akgul Amanmuradova
  Chuang Chia-jung
7–5, 4–6, [9–11]
Runner-up 11. 10 July 2011 Budapest Grand Prix, Hungary Clay   Natalie Grandin   Anabel Medina Garrigues
  Alicja Rosolska
2–6, 2–6
Runner-up 12. 21 August 2011 Western & Southern Open, Cincinnati, United States Hard   Natalie Grandin   Vania King
  Yaroslava Shvedova
4–6, 6–3, [9–11]
Winner 5. 25 September 2011 Korea Open, Seoul Hard   Natalie Grandin   Vera Dushevina
  Galina Voskoboeva
7–6(7–5), 6–4
Runner-up 13. 26 May 2012 Internationaux de Strasbourg, France Clay   Natalie Grandin   Olga Govortsova
  Klaudia Jans-Ignacik
7–6(7–4), 3–6, [3–10]

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