Eva Švíglerová

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Eva Švíglerová
Country Czechoslovakia (1987–92)
 Czech Republic (1992–94)
Born (1971-07-13) 13 July 1971 (age 43)
Turned pro 1987
Retired 1994
Plays Right-handed
Prize money US$278,084
Singles
Career record 114–89
Career titles 1 WTA, 5 ITF
Highest ranking No. 33 (21 October 1991)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 1R (1989–92)
French Open 3R (1990)
Wimbledon 3R (1989)
US Open 3R (1991)
Doubles
Career record 116–95
Career titles 1
Highest ranking No. 75 (12 April 1993)
Last updated on: 25 January 2012.

Eva Švíglerová (born 13 July 1971) is a Czech former professional tennis player. She enjoyed success as a junior player, winning the 1989 Australian Open in girls' doubles, along with Andrea Strnadová. The two were also the finalists of the 1989 Wimbledon Championships. The same year, Švíglerová herself reached the final of the French Open, losing to future World No. 1 player Jennifer Capriati 6–4, 6–0.

As a professional, Švíglerová won one WTA title, the ASB Classic in 1991. From 1988 to 1993, she also won five additional ITF titles. In doubles, Švíglerová won the Brasil Open in 1991 partnering with Bettina Fulco. She achieved her career–high singles ranking, World No. 33, on 21 October 1991.[1]

Controversies[edit]

During the 1989 Wimbledon Championships, Švíglerová made headlines for allegedly not wearing underwear.[2]

Career statistics[edit]

WTA singles finals: 1 (1–0)[edit]

Legend
Tier I (0–0)
Tier II (0–0)
Tier III (0–0)
Tier IV & V (1–0)
Grand Slam (0–0)
WTA Tour Championship (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 2 February 1991 Auckland, New Zealand Hard Czech Republic Andrea Strnadová 6–2, 0–6, 6–1

WTA doubles finals: 2 (1–1)[edit]

Legend
Tier I (0–0)
Tier II (0–0)
Tier III (0–0)
Tier IV & V (1–1)
Grand Slam (0–0)
WTA Tour Championship (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winners 1. 28 January 1991 São Paulo, Brazil Clay Argentina Bettina Fulco France Mary Pierce
United States Luanne Spadea
7–5, 6–4
Runner–up 1. 20 July 1991 Prague, Czechoslovakia Clay France Noëlle van Lottum Austria Karin Kschwendt
Austria Petra Ritter
4–6, 6–2, 5–7

ITF singles finals: 6 (5–1)[edit]

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner–up 1. 27 June 1988 Arezzo, Italy Clay Italy Marzia Grossi 6(0)–7, 1–6
Winner 1. 1 August 1988 Franceville, Italy Clay Australia Kristine Kunce 6–3, 7–5
Winner 2. 3 October 1988 Šibenik, Yugoslavia Clay Poland Magdalena Feistel 7–5, 6–4
Winner 3. 17 October 1988 Rabac, Yugoslavia Clay Czech Republic Renata Šmekálová 6–2, 6–1
Winner 4. 21 November 1988 Wels, Austria Clay (i) Austria Marion Maruska 6–3, 6–1
Winner 5. 26 July 1993 Rheda-Wiedenbrück, Germany Clay Germany Katja Oeljeklaus 6–4, 6–4

ITF doubles finals: 1 (0–1)[edit]

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner–up 1. 26 September 1988 Bol, Yugoslavia Clay Czech Republic Magdalena Šimková Australia Kate McDonald
Australia Rennae Stubbs
3–6, 1–6

Junior Grand Slam singles finals: 1 (0–1)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Opponent Score
Runner–up 1989 French Open Clay United States Jennifer Capriati 4–6, 0–6

Junior Grand Slam doubles finals: 2 (1–1)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winners 1989 Australian Open Hard Czech Republic Andrea Strnadová Australia Nicole Pratt
Australia Angie Woolcock
6–2, 6–0
Runner–up 1989 Wimbledon Grass Czech Republic Andrea Strnadová United States Jennifer Capriati
United States Meredith McGrath
4–6, 2–6

Grand Slam performance timeline[edit]

Year Australian Open French Open Wimbledon US Open
1989 1R Spain C. Martínez 3R Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia M. Seles
1990 1R United States P. Shriver 3R Czech Republic J. Novotná 1R France C. Tanvier 1R South Africa D. Van Rensburg
1991 1R United States A. Smith 1R Czech Republic H. Suková 1R Germany W. Probst 3R Germany S. Graf
1992 1R United States S. Rehe 1R Germany V. Martinek 1R Germany S. Frankl 1R Canada P. Hy

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Eva Švíglerová Stats". Women's Tennis Association. Retrieved 25 January 2012. 
  2. ^ Gripper, Anne (25 January 2010). "Venus Williams and other questionable tennis knickers". Daily Mirror. Retrieved 25 January 2012. 

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