Dinah Pfizenmaier

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Dinah Pfizenmaier
Dinah Pfizenmaier at the 2013 French Open 2.jpg
Pfizenmaier at the 2013 French Open
Full name Dinah Pfizenmaier
Country  Germany
Born (1992-01-13) 13 January 1992 (age 22)
Bielefeld, Germany
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $424,207
Singles
Career record 157–90
Career titles 9 ITF
Highest ranking 79 (17 March 2014)
Current ranking 125 (13 October 2014)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 1R (2014)
French Open 3R (2013)
Wimbledon 1R (2014)
US Open 1R (2013)
Doubles
Career record 27–26
Career titles 2 ITF
Highest ranking 284 (21 July 2014)
Current ranking 290 (13 October 2014)
Last updated on: 13 October 2014.

Dinah Pfizenmaier (born 13 January 1992 in Bielefeld[1]) is a German tennis player.

Pfizenmaier has won nine singles and two doubles titles on the ITF tour in her career. On 17 March 2014, she reached her best singles ranking of world number 79. On 21 July 2014, she peaked at world number 284 in the doubles rankings.

Pfizenmaier made her Grand Slam debut at the 2012 French Open. She qualified for the main draw by defeating Kristýna Plíšková, Misaki Doi and Mónica Puig. In the first round of the main draw she defeated local talent Caroline Garcia to set up a clash with world number one Victoria Azarenka.[2] She lost the meeting in straight sets.[3] The following year, Pfizenmaier successfully qualified again for the 2013 French Open, defeating Chiara Scholl, Irina Khromacheva and Vera Dushevina. In the main draw she defeated Mandy Minella and rising star Urszula Radwańska. In round three she was defeated by number 4 seed Agnieszka Radwańska.[4] At the French Open in 2014, Pfizenmaier defeated Estrella Cabeza Candela in the first round,[5][6] but lost to Sara Errani in round two.

ITF finals (11–6)[edit]

Singles (9–4)[edit]

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (2–1)
Clay (6–3)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (1–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 25 July 2011 Tampere, Finland Clay Finland Piia Suomalainen 5–7, 0–6
Winner 1. 22 August 2011 Braunschweig, Germany Clay Germany Syna Kayser 7–6(7–5), 6–1
Winner 2. 12 September 2011 Rotterdam, Netherlands Clay Liechtenstein Stephanie Vogt 3–6, 6–1, 6–1
Winner 3. 26 September 2011 Plovdiv, Bulgaria Clay Serbia Jovana Jakšić 6–4, 6–4
Winner 4. 24 October 2011 Netanya, Israel Hard Turkey Çağla Büyükakçay 7–6(7–5), 4–6, 6–1
Winner 5. 23 January 2012 Kaarst, Germany Carpet (i) Belgium Alison Van Uytvanck 6–4, 6–4
Winner 6. 19 March 2012 Phuket, Thailand Hard (i) Thailand Noppawan Lertcheewakarn 6–2, 6–4
Runner-up 2. 8 October 2012 Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina Clay Russia Victoria Kan 6–4, 4–6, 2–5, ret.
Runner-up 3. 5 November 2012 Benicarló, Spain Hard Spain Laura Pous Tió 4–6, 1–6
Winner 7. 25 February 2013 Majorca, Spain Clay Italy Anastasia Grymalska 6–4, 4–6, 7–5
Winner 8. 1 April 2013 Torrent, Spain Clay Germany Justine Ozga 6–3, 6–1
Runner-up 4. 13 May 2013 Saint-Gaudens, France Clay Argentina Paula Ormaechea 3–6, 6–3, 4–6
Winner 9. 1 July 2013 Versmold, Germany Clay Ukraine Maryna Zanevska 6–4, 4–6, 6–4

Doubles (2–2)[edit]

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (0–0)
Clay (2–2)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 15 August 2011 Ratingen, Germany Clay Germany Katharina Hering Ukraine Elizaveta Ianchuk
Australia Karolina Wlodarczak
6–3, 1–6, 4–6
Winner 1. 26 September 2011 Plovdiv, Bulgaria Clay Germany Julia Wachaczyk Switzerland Clelia Melena
Italy Stefania Rubini
6–4, 7–5
Runner-up 2. 29 April 2013 Wiesbaden, Germany Clay Germany Anna Zaja Canada Gabriela Dabrowski
Canada Sharon Fichman
3–6, 3–6
Winner 2. 10 February 2014 São Paulo, Brazil Clay Spain Beatriz García Vidagany Colombia Mariana Duque
Brazil Paula Cristina Gonçalves
7–6(10–8), 4–6, [10–8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "33. Westfälische Tennis-Hallenmeisterschaften – 11. bis 15. Januar 2012 – Werne". altkreis-halle.net (in German). 10 January 2012. Retrieved 24 May 2012. 
  2. ^ "French Open - Dinah Pfizenmaier nun gegen Azarenka". Stern (in German). 28 May 2012. Retrieved 3 June 2014. 
  3. ^ "Williams und Pfizenmaier scheiden bei den French Open aus". Stern (in German). 30 May 2012. Retrieved 3 June 2014. 
  4. ^ "French Open: Pfizenmaier scheitert an Radwanska". Die Zeit (in German). 31 May 2013. Retrieved 3 June 2014. 
  5. ^ "Struff und Pfizenmaier siegen". Süddeutsche Zeitung (in German). 27 May 2014. Retrieved 3 June 2014. 
  6. ^ "French Open: Pfizenmaier schafft Einzug in zweite Runde". Die Zeit (in German). 27 May 2014. Retrieved 3 June 2014. 

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