Zsófia Gubacsi

Zsófia Gubacsi (born 6 April 1981) is a former Hungarian professional tennis player.

Zsófia Gubacsi
Country (sports) Hungary
Born (1981-04-06) 6 April 1981 (age 39)
Budapest, Hungary
Height1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Turned pro1999
Retired2007
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$375,640
Singles
Career record269–212
Career titles1 WTA, 6 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 76 (29 April 2002)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (2002, 2005)
French Open3R (2001)
Wimbledon1R (2002)
US Open1R (2001, 2002)
Doubles
Career record135–117
Career titles1 WTA, 8 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 93 (27 January 2003)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open3R (2003)
French Open1R (2004)
Wimbledon1R (2004)
US Open1R (2004)

She won one WTA Tour singles title at the Grand Prix SAR La Princesse Lalla Meryem in Casablanca in 2001.

BiographyEdit

Gubacsi was originally coached by Jozsef Hegedus, but he would later be replaced by Attila Door. She was born to parents Julianna (née Harangozo) and Mihaly Gubacsi, who own a hotel. She is a baseline player who likes all court surfaces, and she says her best shot is a secret. Her goal is to reach the Top 50 in tennis. Gubacsi states she enjoys visiting Paris, New York and Bali. Her favorite movie is Dirty Dancing, and her favorite author is Danielle Steele. She also owns a St. Bernard named Fanny.

WTA career finalsEdit

Singles: 1 (1 title)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
Tier I (0–0)
Tier II (0–0)
Tier III, IV & V (1–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 23 July 2001 Casablanca Grand Prix, Morocco Clay   Maria Elena Camerin 1–6, 6–3, 7–6(7–5)

Doubles: 3 (1 title, 2 runner-ups)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
Tier I (0–0)
Tier II (0–0)
Tier III, IV & V (1–2)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 22 April 2001 Budapest Grand Prix, Hungary Clay   Dragana Zarić   Janette Husárová
  Tathiana Garbin
1–6, 3–6
Winner 1. 14 April 2002 Estoril Open, Portugal Clay   Elena Bovina   Barbara Rittner
  María Vento-Kabchi
6–3, 6–1
Runner-up 2. 21 April 2002 Budapest Grand Prix, Hungary Clay   Elena Bovina   Katrin Barclay
  Émilie Loit
4–6, 6–3, 6–3

ITF Circuit finalsEdit

Singles: 15 (6–9)Edit

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 5 October 1998 ITF Montevideo, Uruguay Clay   Clarisa Fernández 0–6, 6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 2. 18 October 1998 ITF Asuncion, Paraguay Clay   Larissa Schaerer 1–6, 4–6
Winner 3. 16 November 1998 ITF Los Mochis, Mexico Hard   Stanislava Hrozenská 6–3, 2–6, 7–6(8–6)
Winner 4. 23 November 1998 ITF Culiacán, Mexico Hard   Aliénor Tricerri 6–0, ret.
Runner-up 5. 27 July 1999 ITF Horb, Germany Clay   Anna Földényi 3–6, 0–6
Runner-up 6. 23 August 1999 ITF Bucharest, Romania Clay   Libuše Průšová 1–6, 1–6
Runner-up 7. 15 May 2000 ITF Edinburgh, United Kingdom Clay   María José Martínez Sánchez 2–6, 3–6
Runner-up 8. 31 July 2000 ITF Alghero, Italy Hard   Francesca Lubiani 1–6, 0–6
Winner 9. 13 August 2000 ITF Rimini, Italy Clay   Maret Ani 6–2, 6–2
Winner 10. 10 September 2000 ITF Bucharest, Romania Clay   Antoaneta Pandjerova 6–3, 6–4
Winner 11. 14 May 2001 ITF Edinburgh, United Kingdom Clay   Syna Schmidle 6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 12. 21 July 2002 ITF Les Contamines, France Hard   Stéphanie Rizzi 6–0, 5–7, 4–6
Runner-up 13. 28 September 2003 ITF Biella, Italy Clay   Henrieta Nagyová 3–6, 1–6
Runner-up 14. 5 December 2004 ITF Ra'anana, Israel Hard   Shahar Pe'er 2–6, 1–6
Runner-up 15. 2 April 2006 ITF Poza Rica, Mexico Hard   Kira Nagy 4–6, 2–6

Doubles: 19 (8–11)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 5 October 1998 ITF Montevideo, Uruguay Hard   Mariana López Palacios   Joana Cortez
  Eugenia Maia
3–6, 6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 2. 12 October 1998 ITF Asuncion, Paraguay Clay   Aliénor Tricerri   Laura Bernal
  Larissa Schaerer
6–3, 6–7(3–7), 4–6
Winner 3. 16 November 1998 ITF Los Mochis, Mexico Hard   Aliénor Tricerri   Melody Falcó
  Paola Palencia
6–1, 6–2
Runner-up 4. 23 November 1998 Culiacan, Mexico Clay   Aliénor Tricerri   Renata Kolbovic
  Alina Jidkova
3–6, 2–6
Runner-up 5. 24 April 2000 Bournemouth, United Kingdom Clay   Hannah Collin   Selima Sfar
  Lorna Woodroffe
1–6, 0–6
Runner-up 6. 1 May 2000 Hatfield, United Kingdom Clay   Jasmin Wöhr   Selima Sfar
  Joanne Ward
6–7(6–8), 2–6
Runner-up 7. 13 August 2000 Rimini, Italy Hard   Nicole Remis   Maret Ani
  Margit Rüütel
6–3, 3–6, 5–7
Runner-up 8. 12 May 2003 Bromma, Sweden Clay   Melinda Czink   Gisela Dulko
  María Emilia Salerni
4–6, 3–6
Winner 9. 9 June 2003 Vaduz, Liechtenstein Clay   Zuzana Hejdová   Petra Cetkovská
  Jana Hlaváčková
6–4, 6–4
Winner 10. 12 October 2003 Dubai, United Arab Emirates Hard   Kira Nagy   Flavia Pennetta
  Adriana Serra Zanetti
2–6, 6–2, 6–2
Runner-up 11. 9 February 2004 Warsaw, Poland Hard (i)   Kira Nagy   Klaudia Jans
  Alicja Rosolska
4–6, 3–6
Runner-up 12. 22 March 2004 Athens, Greece Hard   Kira Nagy   Līga Dekmeijere
  Martina Müller
2–6, 6–1, 4–6
Winner 13. 5 July 2004 Cuneo, Italy Clay   Edina Gallovits-Hall   Eva Hrdinová
  Sandra Záhlavová
7–5, 6–3
Winner 14. 7 August 2005 Martina Franca, Italy Clay   Mariya Koryttseva   Lourdes Domínguez Lino
  Conchita Martínez Granados
6–1, 6–3
Runner-up 15. 11 September 2005 Denain, France Clay   Mariya Koryttseva   Lucie Hradecká
  Vladimíra Uhlířová
0–6, 5–7
Runner-up 16. 16 October 2005 Joué-lès-Tours, France Hard (i)   Darya Kustova   Jelena Kostanić Tošić
  Matea Mezak
4–6, 4–6
Winner 17. 30 October 2005 ITF Istanbul, Turkey Hard   Mariya Koryttseva   Agnieszka Radwańska
  Urszula Radwańska
6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 18. 28 March 2006 ITF Poza Rica, Mexico Hard   Kira Nagy   Renata Voráčová
  Matea Mezak
2–6, 0–1 ret.
Winner 19. 15 April 2006 ITF San Luis Potosí, Mexico Clay   Matea Mezak   Joana Cortez
  María José Martínez Sánchez
4–6, 6–4, 6–4

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