15 October 1979 |
|Height||1.71 m (5 ft 7 1⁄2 in)|
|Career record||289 - 236|
|Career titles||0 WTA, 7 ITF|
|Highest ranking||No. 58 (1 March 2004)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||2R (2003, 2004)|
|French Open||3R (2002)|
|US Open||2R (2003)|
|Career record||90 - 85|
|Career titles||0 WTA, 6 ITF titles|
|Highest ranking||No. 186 (5 May 1997)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|French Open||1R (2005)|
Cervanová was born in Piešťany and currently still lives in her birthplace.
Cervanová graduated from high school in 1997, the same year she turned pro. Her favourite tennis court surface is clay, and her best shot is the backhand. She is coached by Jan Kuval. Apart from tennis, she enjoys reading, swimming and beach volleyball. Her favorite places to visit are Paris and Rio de Janeiro. She also has a great attitude to tennis, as she describes herself as ambitious, hard-working and capricious.
Cervanová is yet to win any WTA Tour titles, her closest being in Acapulco, on February 27, 2005, where she lost in the final to Flavia Pennetta 3–6 7–5 6–3. She has also reached the final of the tournament Casablanca in 2004, where she lost to Émilie Loit of France, 6–2 6–2 and the semi-final of Bratislava in 2001, where she lost to Rita Grande of Italy 6–3 6–2. Recently she reached the semi final of Bogotá in 2006, losing to Lourdes Domínguez Lino 6–1 6–3.
She has won 7 ITF Women's Circuit singles titles, and 6 ITF Women's Circuit doubles titles. The ITF Tour is a tier below the WTA Tour.
Currently, she is ranked 211th in the world in singles. She reached a career high of 58 in the world in singles on March 1, 2004 and 186 in doubles on May 5, 1997. To date she has won $655,322 in prize money. She is the Slovak Number 5, with Daniela Hantuchová being the Number 1, Martina Suchá being the 2nd, Jarmila Gajdošová being 3rd and Henrieta Nagyová being 4th.
Progress in Grand Slam tournaments
WTA career finals
Singles: 2 (0–2)
|Legend: Before 2009||Legend: Starting in 2009|
|Grand Slam tournaments (0)|
|Olympic Gold (0)|
|WTA Championships (0)|
|Tier I (0)||Premier Mandatory (0)|
|Tier II (0)||Premier 5 (0)|
|Tier III (0-1)||Premier (0)|
|Tier IV & V (0-1)||International (0)|
|Outcome||No.||Date||Championship||Surface||Opponent in the final||Score in the final|
|Runner-up||1.||April 11, 2004||Casablanca, Morocco||Clay||Émilie Loit||2–6, 2–6|
|Runner-up||2.||27 February 2005||Acapulco, Mexico||Clay||Flavia Pennetta||6–3, 5–7, 3–6|