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 0
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 5 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 Location 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: 2 (0–2)[edit]

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

Doubles 18 (7–10)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam 0
WTA Championships 0
Tier I 0
Tier II 1
Tier III 2
Tier IV & V 0
Olympic Games 0
Titles by Surface
Hard 1
Clay 3
Grass 1
Carpet 1
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 27 July 1980 Kitzbühel, Austria Clay West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková
West Germany Renáta Tomanová
W/O
Winner 2. 19 July 1981 Kitzbühel, Austria Clay West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch Australia Elizabeth Little
South Africa Yvonne Vermaak
6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 3. 21 November 1982 Brisbane, Australia Grass West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch United States Billie Jean King
United States Anne Smith
3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 4. 28 November 1982 Sydney, Australia Grass West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch United States Martina Navratilova
United States Pam Shriver
2–6, 6–2, 6–7
Runner-up 5. 5 December 1982 Australian Open, Australia Grass West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch United States Martina Navratilova
United States Pam Shriver
4–6, 2–6
Winner 6. 27 February 1983 Oakland, California, USA Carpet West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch United States Rosie Casals
Australia Wendy Turnbull
6–4, 4–6, 6–4
Runner-up 7. 27 March 1983 Virginia Slims Championships, USA Carpet West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch United States Martina Navratilova
United States Pam Shriver
5–7, 2–6
Runner-up 8. 23 May 1983 German Open, Germany Clay West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch United Kingdom Jo Durie
United Kingdom Anne Hobbs
4–6, 6–7
Runner-up 9. 7 October 1984 Manhattan Beach, Florida, USA Hard West Germany Bettina Bunge United States Chris Evert-Lloyd
Australia Wendy Turnbull
2–6, 4–6
Runner-up 10. 21 October 1984 Filderstadt, Germany Hard West Germany Bettina Bunge West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch
Czechoslovakia Helena Suková
2–6, 6–4, 3–6
Runner-up 11. 18 November 1984 Brisbane, Australia Grass West Germany Bettina Bunge United States Martina Navratilova
United States Pam Shriver
3–6, 2–6
Runner-up 12. 26 May 1985 Lugano, Switzerland Clay West Germany Bettina Bunge United States Bonnie Gadusek
Czechoslovakia Helena Suková
2–6, 4–6
Winner 13. 12 April 1987 Hilton Head, Florida, USA Clay Argentina Mercedes Paz United States Zina Garrison
United States Lori McNeil
7–6, 7–5
Runner-up 14. 8 November 1987 Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Carpet West Germany Bettina Bunge United States Elise Burgin
South Africa Rosalyn Fairbank
4–6, 4–6
Winner 15. 14 February 1988 Dallas, Texas, USA Hard United States Lori McNeil United States Gigi Fernández
United States Zina Garrison
2–6, 6–4, 7–5
Winner 16. 17 April 1988 Amelia Island, Florida, USA Clay United States Zina Garrison United States Katrina Adams
United States Penny Barg
4–6, 6–2, 7–6
Winner 17. 19 June 1988 Eastbourne, England Grass Australia Elizabeth Smylie New Zealand Belinda Cordwell
South Africa Dianne Van Rensburg
6–3, 7–6
Winner 18. 14 October 1990 Zürich, Switzerland Carpet 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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