Judith Wiesner

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Judith Wiesner
Country  Austria
Residence Mattsee, Austria
Born (1966-03-02) 2 March 1966 (age 48)
Hallein, Austria
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Turned pro 1987
Retired 1997
Plays Right-handed
Prize money US$1,730,734
Singles
Career record 366–209
Career titles 5
Highest ranking No. 12 (13 January 1997)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 4R (1989)
French Open 4R (1993)
Wimbledon QF (1996)
US Open QF (1996)
Olympic Games 2R (Atlanta 1996)
Doubles
Career record 109–100
Career titles 3
Highest ranking No. 29 (3 July 1989)
Last updated on: 27 November 2012.

Judith Wiesner (born 2 March 1966 in Hallein) is a former professional tennis player from Austria. During her career, she won five top-level singles titles and three tour doubles titles. Her career high rankings were World Number 12 in singles (in 1997), and World Number 29 in doubles (in 1989). In 1996, Wiesner was a quarter-finalist at both Wimbledon and the US Open.

Fed Cup[edit]

Wiesner played her first match for the Austria Federation Cup team in 1983, and her last match in the Fed Cup in 1997. Altogether, she played in 14 different years, which is the most played by any player for Austria. She also holds the Austrian Fed Cup records for the most wins, the most singles wins, the most doubles wins jointly with Barbara Schett, and the most ties played.

Post-tennis[edit]

Initially, Wiesner turned her hand to golf, achieving a handicap of 2.[1] She was the team captain of Austria's Fed Cup team for 2001.[2] She is married to Roland Floimair and is a politician for the OVP in Austria. She currently sits on the council for Salzburg city.[3] She is also the tournament ambassador for the Gastein Ladies event.

WTA Tour Finals[edit]

Singels: 12 (5–7)[edit]

Winner — Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
WTA Tour Championships (0–0)
Tier I (0–1)
Tier II (0–0)
Tier III (1–2)
Tier IV (2–3)
Tier V (2–1)
Titles by Surface
Hard (1–2)
Grass (0–0)
Clay (4–5)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 16 May 1988 France Strasbourg Clay Italy Sandra Cecchini 3–6, 0–6
Winner 1. 18 July 1988 France Aix-en-Provence Clay West Germany Sylvia Hanika 6–1, 6–2
Winner 2. 10 July 1989 France Arcachon Clay Austria Barbara Paulus 6–3, 6–7(3), 6–1
Runner-up 2. 16 March 1990 United States Key Biscayne Hard Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Monica Seles 1–6, 2–6
Runner-up 3. 15 July 1991 Austria Kitzbühel Clay Spain Conchita Martínez 1–6, 6–2, 3–6
Winner 3. 18 May 1992 France Strasbourg Clay Japan Naoko Sawamatsu 6–1, 6–3
Runner-up 4. 17 May 1993 France Strasbourg Clay Japan Naoko Sawamatsu 6–4, 1–6, 3–6
Runner-up 5. 12 July 1993 Austria Kitzbühel Clay Germany Anke Huber 4–6, 1–6
Runner-up 6. 25 July 1994 Austria Styria Clay Germany Anke Huber 3–6, 3–6
Winner 4. 22 August 1994 United States Schenectady Hard Latvia Larisa Neiland 7–5, 3–6, 6–4
Winner 5. 24 July 1995 Austria Maria Lankowitz Clay Romania Ruxandra Dragomir 7–6(4), 6–3
Runner-up 7. 30 December 1996 Australia Auckland Hard Austria Marion Maruska 3–6, 1–6

Doubles: 9 (3–6)[edit]

Winner — Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
WTA Tour Championships (0–0)
Tier I (0–0)
Tier II (0–0)
Tier III (0–4)
Tier IV (0–1)
Tier V (2–1)
Virginia Slims (1–0)
Titles by Surface
Hard (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Clay (3–4)
Carpet (0–2)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 5 October 1987 Greece Athens Clay West Germany Andrea Betzner United States Kathy Horvath
South Africa Dinky Van Rensburg
6–4, 7–6(0)
Runner-up 1. 25 July 1988 West Germany Hamburg Clay West Germany Andrea Betzner Czechoslovakia Jana Novotná
Denmark Tine Scheuer-Larsen
4–6, 2–6
Winner 2. 1 August 1988 Greece Athens Clay Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Sabrina Goleš West Germany Silke Frankl
West Germany Sabine Hack
7–5, 6–0
Runner-up 2. 24 April 1989 Spain Barcelona Clay Spain Arantxa Sánchez Czechoslovakia Jana Novotná
Denmark Tine Scheuer-Larsen
2–6, 6–2, 6–7(3)
Winner 3. 22 May 1989 France Strasbourg Clay Argentina Mercedes Paz South Africa Lise Gregory
United States Gretchen Magers
6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 3. 16 October 1989 Switzerland Zürich Carpet (I) France Nathalie Tauziat Czechoslovakia Jana Novotná
Czechoslovakia Helena Suková
3–6, 6–3, 4–6
Runner-up 4. 22 April 1991 Spain Barcelona Clay France Nathalie Tauziat United States Martina Navratilova
Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
1–6, 3–6
Runner-up 5. 20 April 1992 Spain Barcelona Clay France Nathalie Tauziat Spain Conchita Martínez
Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
4–6, 1–6
Runner-up 6. 22 February 1993 Austria Linz Carpet (I) Spain Conchita Martínez Russia Eugenia Maniokova
Georgia (country) Leila Meskhi
w/o

Grand Slam singles performance timeline[edit]

Tournament 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1985 1996 1997 Career SR
Australian Open NH 3R A 4R 2R A 2R 1R A 3R 1R 1R 0 / 8
French Open A 2R 1R 1R 3R 1R 3R 4R 2R 1R 1R 1R 0 / 11
Wimbledon A 2R 1R 3R 4R 4R 3R 2R 1R 3R QF 3R 0 / 11
US Open A 1R 4R 1R 4R 4R 2R 3R 3R 1R QF A 0 / 10
SR 0 / 0 0 / 4 0 / 3 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 3 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 3 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 3 0 / 40
Career Statistics
Year End Ranking 141 33 33 35 17 16 25 21 25 25 15 NR
  • NH = tournament not held.
  • A = did not participate in the tournament.
  • SR = the ratio of the number of Grand Slam singles tournaments won to the number of those tournaments played.

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Barbara Schett Official Site
  2. ^ Fed Cup - All upcoming ties
  3. ^ http://www.stadt-salzburg.gv.at/internet/extras/archiv/t2_130536/p2_53137.htm

External links[edit]