Edina Gallovits-Hall

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Edina Gallovits-Hall
Edina Gallovits at the 2010 US Open 02.jpg
Edina Gallovits-Hall at the 2010 US Open
Full name Klaudia Edina Gallovits-Hall
Country  Romania
Residence Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Born (1984-12-10) December 10, 1984 (age 29)
Timişoara, Romania
Height 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Turned pro 1999
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money US$1,225,667
Singles
Career record 396–248
Career titles 0 WTA, 18 ITF
Highest ranking No. 54 (April 28, 2008)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 2R (2008, 2009)
French Open 2R (2007, 2011)
Wimbledon 2R (2008, 2010)
US Open 2R (2012)
Doubles
Career record 156–131
Career titles 3 WTA, 9 ITF
Highest ranking No. 63 (April 6, 2009)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 2R (2009)
French Open 3R (2012)
Wimbledon 1R (2005, 2008, 2009)
US Open 1R (2007)
Last updated on: 06 January 2014.

Klaudia Edina Gallovits-Hall (née Gallovits; born December 10, 1984 in Timişoara) is a Romanian female tennis player of Hungarian descent on her father's side. Her career highest ranking of No. 54 was achieved on April 28, 2008. She achieved her best Grand Slam performance at the 2007 French Open and 2008 Australian Open by making the second round. In juniors, she reached a career high of No. 7 and made the final of the prestigious Orange Bowl Championships, losing to Vera Zvonareva. Edina married her American coach and manager, Bryce Hall, in November 2010.[1]

Career[edit]

In June 2007, she reached the final of the inaugural Barcelona KIA event. Ranked at No. 91 in the world, she beat Virginia Ruano Pascual, fifth seed Lourdes Domínguez Lino, fourth seed Kaia Kanepi and in the semifinals she prevailed over Virginie Razzano 6–3 6–4. However, her run came to an end courtesy of Meghann Shaughnessy who won 6–3 6–2 in the final.

In February 2010 she won her first WTA title in doubles at the Copa Sony Ericsson Colsanitas in Bogotá, Colombia. In the final she and her partner, Gisela Dulko, defeated the pair of Olga Savchuk and Anastasiya Yakimova in straight sets .

Her second doubles title came in September 2010 at the Guangzhou International Women's Open. She partnered with Indian Sania Mirza, defeating the Chinese duo of Han Xinyun and Liu Wan-ting in straight sets in the final.

In 2011 she continued her good doubles game by defending her 2010 Bogotá title. At the Copa Sony Ericsson Colsanitas she paired with Spaniard Anabel Medina Garrigues and won the final against the Canadian Sharon Fichman and Laura Pous Tió from Spain.

At the 2013 Australian Open, Gallovits-Hall faced Serena Williams in the first round, and was heavily defeated, losing 0–6, 0–6.

WTA career finals[edit]

Singles: 1 (0–1)[edit]

Legend: Before 2009 Legend: Starting in 2009
Grand Slam (0/0)
WTA Championships (0/0)
Tier I (0/0) Premier Mandatory (0/0)
Tier II (0/0) Premier 5 (0/0)
Tier III (0/0) Premier (0/0)
Tier IV & V (0/1) International (0/0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 16 June 2007 Barcelona Ladies Open, Barcelona, Spain Clay United States Meghann Shaughnessy 6–3, 6–2

Doubles: 4 (3–1)[edit]

Before 2009 Starting in 2009
Grand Slam tournaments (0)
WTA Championships (0/0)
Tier I (0/0) Premier Mandatory (0/0)
Tier II (0/1) Premier 5 (0/0)
Tier III (0/0) Premier (0/0)
Tier IV & V (0/0) International (3/0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 20 April 2008 Family Circle Cup, Charleston, United States Green Clay Belarus Olga Govortsova Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik
Japan Ai Sugiyama
6–2, 6–2
Winner 1. 21 February 2010 Copa Sony Ericsson Colsanitas, Bogotá, Colombia (1) Clay Argentina Gisela Dulko Ukraine Olga Savchuk
Belarus Anastasiya Yakimova
6–2, 7–6(6)
Winner 2. 19 September 2010 Guangzhou International Women's Open, Guangzhou, China Hard India Sania Mirza China Han Xinyun
China Liu Wanting
7–5, 6–3
Winner 3. 20 February 2011 Copa Sony Ericsson Colsanitas, Bogotá, Colombia (2) Clay Spain Anabel Medina Garrigues Canada Sharon Fichman
Spain Laura Pous Tió
2–6, 7–6(6), 11–9

Singles performance timeline[edit]

Tournament 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 W–L
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open A A LQ LQ 1R 2R 2R 1R 1R A 1R 2–6
French Open 1R LQ LQ LQ 2R 1R 1R LQ 2R 1R A 2–6
Wimbledon 1R LQ LQ 1R 2R 1R 2R LQ 1R A 2–6
US Open LQ LQ LQ LQ 1R 1R 1R 1R LQ 2R A 1–5
Win–Loss 0–1 0–1 0–0 0–0 1–4 2–4 1–4 1–3 1–2 1–3 0–1 7–23
Olympic Games
Summer Olympics NH A Not Held A Not Held A NH 0–0
Year End Ranking 187 186 129 111 87 84 93 75 124 98

Doubles performance timeline[edit]

Tournament 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 W–L
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open A A A 1R 2R 1R 1R A A 1–4
French Open A A A 2R 1R 2R 1R 3R A 4–5
Wimbledon 1R A A 1R 1R 1R A A A 0–4
US Open A A 1R A 2R 2R 1R A A 2–4
Win–Loss 0–1 0–0 0–1 1–3 2–4 2–4 0–3 2–1 0–0 7–17

Head vs. Head[edit]

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