Eva Pfaff

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Eva Pfaff
Country  Germany[1]
Born (1961-02-10) 10 February 1961 (age 53)
Königstein, West Germany
Turned pro 1980
Retired 1993
Plays Right-handed
Prize money $767,709
Singles
Career record 186– 216
Career titles 1
Highest ranking 17 (21 November 1983)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open QF (1982)
French Open 3R (1981, 1984)
Wimbledon 4R (1983)
US Open 2R (1986)
Doubles
Career record 278–194
Career titles 7
Highest ranking 16 (4 July 1988)

Eva Pfaff (born 10 February 1961 in Königstein) is a former German tennis player.

Career[edit]

During her career she won 1 singles title and 9 doubles WTA titles. Her peak world rankings in the sport were 17th in singles (in 1983) and 16th in doubles (1988).

At the 1983 Canadian Open, Pfaff held match points against Martina Navratilova in the round of 16, but lost 7–6 in the third set. She was the only player to have match points against Navratilova that year outside of Martina's loss at the French Open to Kathy Horvath.

Major finals[edit]

Grand Slam finals[edit]

Women's doubles: 1 (0 titles, 1 runner–up)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1982 Australian Open Grass West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch United States Martina Navratilova
United States Pam Shriver
6–4, 6–2

Year-End Championships finals[edit]

Doubles: 1 final (0 titles, 1 runner–up)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1983 New York City Carpet (I) West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch United States Martina Navratilova
United States Pam Shriver
7–5, 6–2

WTA Tour finals[edit]

Singles: 3 (1–2)[edit]

Winner — Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
WTA Tour Championships (0–0)
Virginia Slims, Avon, Other (1–2)
Titles by Surface
Hard (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Clay (0–1)
Carpet (1–1)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 25 January 1982 United States Pittsburgh Carpet (I) West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch 6–4, 6–0
Winner 1. 15 February 1982 United States Nashville Carpet (I) United States Leigh-Anne Thompson 6–3, 7–5
Runner-up 2. 4 July 1983 West Germany Hittfeld Clay Hungary Andrea Temesvári 6–4, 6–2

Doubles 19: (9–10)[edit]

Winner — Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–1)
WTA Tour Championships (0–1)
Tier I (0–0)
Tier II (2–0)
Tier III (2–0)
Tier IV (0–0)
Tier V (0–0)
Virginia Slims, Avon, Other (5–8)
Titles by Surface
Hard (1–2)
Grass (1–4)
Clay (5–2)
Carpet (2–2)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 21 July 1980 Austria Kitzbühel Clay West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková
Czechoslovakia Renáta Tomanová
w/o
Winner 2. 13 July 1981 Austria Kitzbühel Clay West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch Australia Elizabeth Little
South Africa Yvonne Vermaak
6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 1. 15 November 1982 Australia Brisbane Grass West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch United States Billie Jean King
United States Anne Smith
6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 2. 22 November 1982 Australia Sydney Grass West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch United States Martina Navratilova
United States Pam Shriver
6–2, 2–6, 7–6
Runner-up 3. 29 November 1982 Australia Australian Open Grass West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch United States Martina Navratilova
United States Pam Shriver
6–4, 6–2
Winner 3. 21 February 1983 United States Oakland Carpet (I) West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch United States Rosie Casals
Australia Wendy Turnbull
6–4, 4–6, 6–4
Runner-up 4. 23 March 1983 United States Virginia Slims Championships Carpet (I) West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch United States Martina Navratilova
United States Pam Shriver
7–5, 6–2
Runner-up 5. 16 May 1983 West Germany Berlin Clay West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch United Kingdom Jo Durie
United Kingdom Anne Hobbs
4–6, 6–7
Winner 4. 11 July 1983 West Germany Freiburg Clay West Germany Bettina Bunge Argentina Ivanna Madruga
Argentina Emilse Raponi-Longo
6–1, 6–2
Runner-up 6. 1 October 1984 United States Los Angeles Hard West Germany Bettina Bunge United States Chris Evert-Lloyd
Australia Wendy Turnbull
6–2, 6–4
Runner-up 7. 15 October 1984 West Germany Filderstadt Hard (I) West Germany Bettina Bunge West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch
Czechoslovakia Helena Suková
6–2, 4–6, 6–3
Runner-up 8. 12 November 1984 Australia Brisbane Grass West Germany Bettina Bunge United States Martina Navratilova
United States Pam Shriver
6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 9. 20 May 1985 Switzerland Lugano Clay West Germany Bettina Bunge United States Bonnie Gadusek
Czechoslovakia Helena Suková
6–2, 6–4
Winner 5. 6 April 1987 United States Hilton Head Island Clay Argentina Mercedes Paz United States Zina Garrison
United States Lori McNeil
7–6(8–6), 7–5
Runner-up 10. 2 November 1987 United States Worcester Carpet (I) West Germany Bettina Bunge United States Elise Burgin
South Africa Rosalyn Fairbank
6–4, 6–4
Winner 6. 8 February 1988 United States Dallas Carpet (I) United States Lori McNeil United States Gigi Fernández
United States Zina Garrison
2–6, 6–4, 7–5
Winner 7. 11 April 1988 United States Amelia Island Clay United States Zina Garrison United States Katrina Adams
United States Penny Barg
4–6, 6–2, 7–6(7–5)
Winner 8. 13 June 1988 United Kingdom Eastbourne Grass Australia Elizabeth Smylie New Zealand Belinda Cordwell
South Africa Dianne Van Rensburg
6–3, 7–6(8–6)
Winner 9. 8 October 1990 Switzerland Zürich Hard (I) Netherlands Manon Bollegraf France Catherine Suire
South Africa Dianne Van Rensburg
7–5, 6–4

References[edit]

  1. ^ Before German reunification, she played for West Germany

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