Eva Dyrberg

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Eva Dyrberg
Country  Denmark
Residence Copenhagen, Denmark
Born (1980-02-17) 17 February 1980 (age 34)
Copenhagen, Denmark
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Turned pro 1999
Retired 2009
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money US$225,826
Singles
Career record 140 - 95
Career titles 0 WTA, 4 ITF
Highest ranking 77 (20 May 2002)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 1R (2002, 2003)
French Open 1R (2002)
Wimbledon 1R (2002)
US Open 1R (2002)
Doubles
Career record 61 - 63
Career titles 0 WTA, 5 ITF
Highest ranking 90 (9 October 2000)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 1R (2001,2002)
French Open 1R (2001)
Wimbledon 2R (2000)
US Open 2R (2000)
Last updated on: 25 December 2009.

Eva Dyrberg (born 17 February 1980) is a former Danish tennis player. As a junior player, she won 1998 Wimbledon Championships with Jelena Kostanić and 1998 US Open with Kim Clijsters. In 1998, Dyrberg was also ranked World No. 1 in junior doubles and was named ITF Junior Girls Doubles World Champion.[1][2] During her professional career, she won four singles and five doubles events organized by the International Tennis Federation, defeating players such as Magdalena Maleeva, Tathiana Garbin, Maria Elena Camerin, Nicole Pratt,[3] and reaching one doubles final at WTA Tour, at Sanex Trophy in 2000. She retired from professional tennis after the 2003 Australian Open.

Personal life[edit]

Dyrberg was born to Christian and Gunhild Dyrberg, and has a sister Anne.[4] She began playing tennis aged six, admiring Steffi Graf.[5] Personally, she admires Nelson Mandela because of his importance for the peaceful and democratic development in South Africa.[5] Dyrberg earned her high school degree in 1999.[5] She is coached by Ola Kristiansson and former WTA Tour player Tine Scheuer-Larsen.[4][5][6]Eva forms couple with Per Harald Bousgaard Mortensen, VP at Deloitte Copenhagen.

Awards and nominations[edit]

Career statistics[edit]

WTA Tour doubles finals (1; 1–0)[edit]

Legend
Tier I (0/0)
Tier II (0/0)
Tier III (0/0)
Tier IV (0/1)
Grand Slam (0/0)
WTA Tour Championship (0/0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Result
Runner-up 1. 23 July 2000 Belgium Knokke-Heist, Belgium Clay Australia Catherine Barclay Italy Giulia Casoni
Uzbekistan Iroda Tulyaganova
6–2, 4–6, 4–6

ITF Finals[edit]

Singles: 7 (4–3)[edit]

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Result
Winner 1. 02 November 1998 Denmark Rungsted, Denmark Hard (i) Estonia Maret Ani 6–3, 6–4
Winner 2. 15 March 1999 Israel Ashkelon, İsrael Hard Ukraine Tatiana Perebiynis 6–4, 6–4
Winner 3. 13 March 2000 Portugal Lisbon, Portugal Clay Russia Marina Samoilenko 6–3, 6–0
Winner 4. 05 February 2001 United Kingdom Redbridge, Great Britain Hard (i) Luxembourg Claudine Schaul 6–2, 6–2
Runner-up 1. 02 April 2001 Mexico Ciudad Juárez, Mexico Clay Italy Nathalie Viérin 3–6, 6–2, 3–6
Runner-up 2. 09 October 2001 United Kingdom Cardiff, Great Britain Carpet (i) United Kingdom Julie Pullin 1–6, 7–6(7–1), 2–6
Runner-up 3. 15 October 2001 United Kingdom Southampton, Great Britain Hard (i) Kazakhstan Irina Selyutina 6–2, 4–6, 6–3

Doubles: 8 (5–3)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Result
Runner-up 1. 20 October 1997 France Joué-lès-Tours, France Hard (i) Denmark Maiken Pape Czech Republic Milena Nekvapilova
Czech Republic Hana Šromová
7–5, 3–6, 4–6
Winner 1. 28 September 1998 United Kingdom Glasgow, Great Britain Carpet (i) Germany Lydia Steinbach United Kingdom Helen Crook
United Kingdom Victoria Davies
6–4, 5–7, 6–3
Winner 2. 05 July 1999 Italy Civitanova, Italy Clay Slovakia Daniela Hantuchová Spain Rosa María Andrés Rodríguez
Spain Conchita Martínez Granados
7–6(7–3), 4–6, 6–4
Winner 3. 29 November 1999 France Cergy Pontoise, France Hard (i) Germany Jasmin Wöhr Germany Anca Barna
Germany Adriana Barna
2–6, 6–2, 6–4
Runner-up 2. 06 March 2000 Italy Urtijëi, Italy Hard (i) Germany Angelika Bachmann Italy Giulia Casoni
Italy Antonella Serra Zanetti
3–6, 6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 3. 02 October 2000 Georgia (country) Batumi Carpet (i) Argentina Mariana Díaz-Oliva Ukraine Tatiana Perebiynis
Belarus Tatiana Poutchek
4–1, 2–4, 1–4, 2–4
Winner 4. 05 March 2001 Italy Urtijëi, Italy Hard (i) Germany Angelika Bachmann Russia Ekaterina Kozhokhina
Republic of Ireland Kelly Liggan
3–6, 6–4, 6–2
Winner 5. 23 July 2001 Germany Ettenheim Clay Slovenia Maja Matevžič Hungary Katalin Marosi
Kazakhstan Irina Selyutina
W/O

Grand Slam girls' doubles finals: 2 (2–0)[edit]

Outcome Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Result
Winners 1998 Wimbledon Grass Croatia Jelena Kostanić Slovenia Petra Rampre
Uzbekistan Iroda Tulyaganova
6–2, 7–6
Winners 1998 US Open Hard Belgium Kim Clijsters Australia Jelena Dokić
Australia Evie Dominikovic
7–6, 6–4

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Preceded by
Irina Selytina &
Cara Black
ITF Junior Girls Doubles World Champion
1998
Succeeded by
Daniela Bedáňová