Vladimíra Uhlířová

Vladimíra Uhlířová (born 4 May 1978) 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 42)
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
Career titles0
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 at 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.

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: 1 runner-upEdit

Result Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 2011 Cincinnati Masters, United States Hard   Natalie Grandin   Vania King
  Yaroslava Shvedova
4–6, 6–3, [9–11]

WTA career finalsEdit

Doubles (5–13)Edit

Winner-Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (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, 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 Amelia Island Championships, United States Clay   Bethanie Mattek-Sands   Victoria Azarenka
  Elena Vesnina
6–3, 6–1
Runner-up 5. 27 July 2008 LA Women's Championships, 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 Cincinnati Masters, 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]

ITF FinalsEdit

Singles (0–1)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 30 September 2002 Winter Park, United States Clay   Julie Ditty 2–6, 6–4, 4–6

Doubles (17–12)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 18 August 2002 Koksijde, Belgium Clay   Zuzana Černá   Valeria Bondarenko
  Edita Liachovičiūtė
4–6, 2–6
Runner-up 2. 24 November 2002 Mallorca, Spain Clay   Ema Janašková   Joana Cortez
  Rosa María Andrés Rodríguez
3–6, 1–6
Winner 3. 12 January 2003 Tallahassee, United States Hard   Petra Rampre   Antonia Matic
  Arpi Kojian
6–2, 7–6(5)
Winner 4. 23 March 2003 Cairo, Egypt Clay   Daniela Berček   Borka Majstorović
  Frederica Piedade
W/O
Winner 5. 7 April 2003 Antalya, Turkey Clay   Zuzana Černá   Daniela Klemenschits
  Sandra Klemenschits
6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 6. 27 April 2003 Hvar, Croatia Clay   İpek Şenoğlu   Jana Macurová
  Gabriela Chmelinová
4–6, 6–3, 1–6
Runner-up 7. 6 July 2003 Heerhugowaard, Netherlands Clay   Kika Hogendoorn   Tessy van de Ven
  Suzanne van Hartingsveldt
4–6, 0–2 ret.
Runner-up 8. 11 August 2003 Koksijde, Belgium Clay   Zuzana Černá   Elke Clijsters
  Kirsten Flipkens
2–6, 4–6
Winner 9. 15 February 2004 Albufeira, Portugal Clay   Zuzana Černá   Kildine Chevalier
  Frederica Piedade
6–7(4), 6–4, 7–5
Winner 10. 5 April 2004 Patras, Greece Hard   Martina Müller   Chantal Coombs
  Emily Webley-Smith
7–6(7), 6–3
Runner-up 11. 25 April 2004 Bari, Italy Clay   Martina Müller   Rosa María Andrés Rodríguez
  Conchita Martínez Granados
2-6, 7-5, 2-6
Runner-up 12. 23 May 2004 Caserta, Italy Clay   Giulia Casoni   Andreea Ehritt-Vanc
  Rosa María Andrés Rodríguez
1-6, 6-4, 4-6
Winner 13. 31 May 2004 Galatina, Italy Clay   Giulia Casoni   Nadejda Ostrovskaya
  Kathrin Wörle
6–4, 6–0
Runner-up 14. 22 June 2004 Fontanafredda, Italy Clay   Martina Müller   Erica Krauth
  Katalin Marosi
6–2, 3–6, 2–6
Winner 15. 16 November 2004 Tucson, United States Hard   Līga Dekmeijere   Krysty Marcio
  Jessica Nguyen
6–4, 6–4
Winner 16. 16 January 2005 Tampa, United States Hard   Julie Ditty   Cory Ann Avants
  Kristen Schlukebir
6–1, 6–2
Winner 17. 23 January 2005 Miami, United States Hard   Julie Ditty   Mélanie Marois
  Sarah Riske
6–3, 2–6, 7–6(3)
Winner 18. 6 February 2005 Rockford, United States Hard (i)   Julie Ditty   Joana Cortez
  Svetlana Krivencheva
3–6, 7–5, 7–5
Runner-up 19. 24 April 2005 Dothan, United States Clay   Julie Ditty   Carly Gullickson
  Galina Voskoboeva
6–4, 1–6, 2–6
Winner 20. 11 June 2005 Zagreb, Croatia Clay   Lucie Hradecká   Daniela Klemenschits
  Sandra Klemenschits
6–2, 6–2
Winner 21. 11 September 2005 Denain, France Clay   Lucie Hradecká   Zsófia Gubacsi
  Mariya Koryttseva
6–0, 7–5
Winner 22. 22 January 2006 Fort Walton Beach, United States Hard   Maureen Drake   Zuzana Kučová
  Chanelle Scheepers
2–6, 6–4, 7–5
Winner 23. 4 February 2006 Ortisei, Italy Carpet   Lucie Hradecká   Tatiana Poutchek
  Anastasiya Yakimova
6–4, 6–2
Winner 24. 11 August 2009 Trnava, Slovak Republic Clay   Sandra Klemenschits   Michaela Paštiková
  Darina Šeděnková
6–4, 6–2
Winner 25. 8 September 2009 Biella, Italy Clay   Sandra Klemenschits   Darya Kustova
  Renata Voráčová
4–6, 6–3, [10–6]
Runner-up 26. 5 November 2009 Nantes, France Hard (i)   Renata Voráčová   Lucie Hradecká
  Michaela Paštiková
4–6, 4–6
Runner-up 27. 19 December 2009 Dubai, United Arab Emirates Hard   Renata Voráčová   Julia Görges
  Oksana Kalashnikova
6–4, 2–6, [8–10]
Runner-up 28. 17 December 2010 Dubai, United Arab Emirates Hard   Sania Mirza   Julia Görges
  Petra Martić
4–6, 6–7(7)
Winner 29. 14 March 2011 Nassau, Bahamas Hard   Natalie Grandin   Raquel Atawo
  Abigail Spears
6–4, 6–2

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