Julia Schruff

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Julia Schruff
Julia Schruff 2007 Australian Open R1.jpg
Country  Germany
Residence Augsburg, Germany
Born (1982-08-16) 16 August 1982 (age 31)
Augsburg, West Germany
Height 1.66 m (5 ft 5 in)
Turned pro 1992
Retired 2011
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $849,364
Singles
Career record 314–321
Career titles 2 ITF
Highest ranking 52 (17 April 2006)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 2R (2007)
French Open 1R (2003–2007)
Wimbledon 1R (2005–2007)
US Open 3R (2005)
Doubles
Career record 112–146
Career titles 5 ITF
Highest ranking 99 (2 October 2006)
Last updated on: 20 February 2012.

Julia Schruff (born 16 August 1982 in Augsburg) is a professional German tennis player.

Her career high WTA-ranking was attained on 17 April 2006, when she reached No. 52. Her highest doubles ranking was reached on 2 October 2006, when she reached No. 99.

She enjoyed her breakthrough in 2003 when she reached the final at the Estoril Open in Portugal as a qualifier.

During her career, she has beaten two Top 10-ranked players so far – Anastasia Myskina at the 2005 Qatar Total German Open and Elena Dementieva at the 2006 Australian Open. She also has notched wins against top players such as Jelena Janković, Katarina Srebotnik, Flavia Pennetta, Jelena Dokić, Elena Likhovtseva and Alona Bondarenko.

Schruff has won her first ITF tournament in Latina, Lazio, where she defeated fellow German Andrea Petkovic in the final.

WTA career finals[edit]

Singles: 1 (0-1)[edit]

Legend (Singles)
Grand Slam (0)
Tour Championships (0)
Tier I Event (0)
Tier II Event (0)
Tier III Event (0)
Tier IV-V Event (1)
ITF Circuit (2)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 13 April 2003 Portugal Estoril Clay Spain Magüi Serna 4–6 1–6

Doubles: 2 (0-2)[edit]

Legend (pre/post 2009)
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
WTA Tour Championships (0–0)
Tier I / Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Tier II / Premier (0–1)
Tier III, IV & V / International (0–1)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 4 October 2004 Filderstadt, Germany Hard (i) Germany Anna-Lena Grönefeld Australia Rennae Stubbs
Zimbabwe Cara Black
3–6, 2–6
Runner-up 2. 17 February 2008 Cachantún Cup, Vina del Mar, Chile Clay Ukraine Mariya Koryttseva Poland Alicja Rosolska
Latvia Līga Dekmeijere
5–7, 3–6

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