Manisha Malhotra

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Manisha Malhotra
मनीषा मल्होत्रा
Country  India
Residence Mumbai, India
Born (1976-09-19) 19 September 1976 (age 38)
Mumbai, India
Turned pro 1996
Retired 2004
Plays Right-handed, two-handed backhand
Prize money US$ 52,259
Singles
Career record 136 - 92
Career titles 0 WTA, 5 ITF
Highest ranking No. 314 (21 April 2003)
Doubles
Career record 93 - 67
Career titles 0 WTA, 7 ITF
Highest ranking No. 149 (08 April 2002)
Olympic Games 1R (2000)
Last updated on: 17 September 2011.
Manisha Malhotra
Medal record
Asian Games
Silver 2002 Busan Mixed Doubles

Manisha Malhotra (Hindi: मनीषा मल्होत्रा Manīṣā Maľhōtrā; born 19 September 1976, in Mumbai) is a retired professional tennis player from India.

Career[edit]

Her career high in Singles is 314, achieved on 21 April 2003. In Doubles she has reached 149 on 08 April 2002.

Malhotra has won five singles and seven doubles titles on the ITF tour in her career.

Playing for India at the Fed Cup, Malhotra has a win–loss record of 17–15.

Malhotra represented India at the 2000 Sydney Olympics in Women's Doubles partnering Nirupama Vaidyanathan, but lost in the first round to Jelena Dokić and Rennae Stubbs.

Malhotra had her most successful career in 2002, where she was the runner-up and won the Silver Medal at the Busan Asian Games, partnering Mahesh Bhupathi.

Malhotra took part in the 2003 Hyderabad Open but lost in the first round.

Malhotra retired from tennis 2004.

Career statistics[edit]

Singles Finals: 9 (5-4)[edit]

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score
Runner-up 1. 8 August 1998 United Kingdom Southsea, United Kingdom Grass Greece Eleni Daniilidou 6-7(5), 3-6
Runner-up 2. 30 May 1999 United States El Paso, United States Hard United States Sara Walker 3-6, 3-6
Winner 3. 8 August 1999 United States Harrisonburg, United States Hard United States Michelle Dasso 6-4, 6-3
Winner 4. 26 September 1999 United Kingdom Sunderland, United Kingdom Hard United Kingdom Nicola Payne 2-6, 6-1, 6-0
Runner-up 5. 3 October 1999 United Kingdom Glasgow, United Kingdom Carpet Hungary Gréta Arn Walkover
Winner 6. 23 July 2000 United States Baltimore, United States Hard Japan Rika Fujiwara 7-6(5), 6-7(4), 6-2
Runner-up 7. 3 September 2000 India Jaipur, India Grass Australia Monique Adamczak 2-6, 6-2, 3-6
Winner 8. 10 September 2000 India Delhi, India Hard Czech Republic Veronika Raimřová 4-6, 6-1, 6-3
Winner 9. 13 April 2003 India Mumbai, India Hard Uzbekistan Akgul Amanmuradova 2-6, 6-4, 7-6(10)

Doubles Finals: 15 (7-8)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score
Winner 1. 30 May 1999 United States El Paso, United States Hard United States Julie Thu South Africa Kim Grant
United States Sara Walker
6-2 6-4
Runner-up 2. 3 October 1999 United Kingdom Glasgow, United Kingdom Carpet Hungary Gréta Arn United Kingdom Elizabeth Jelfs
Republic of Ireland Karen Nugent
Walkover
Winner 3. 20 December 1999 India Lucknow, India Grass Hong Kong Ka-Po Tong Slovenia Maša Vesenjak
Slovenia Urška Vesenjak
6-3, 5-7, 6-1
Runner-up 4. 27 December 1999 India Chandigarh, India Grass Serbia Katarina Misic Slovenia Maša Vesenjak
Slovenia Urška Vesenjak
3-6, 7-6(5), 0-6
Runner-up 5. 16 April 2000 India Mumbai, India Hard Japan Satomi Kinjo India Rushmi Chakravarthi
India Sai-Jayalakshmy Jayaram
4-6, 6-4, 1-2 Ret
Winner 6. 28 May 2000 United States El Paso, United States Hard New Zealand Leanne Baker United States Kaysie Smashey
United States Varalee Sureephong
6-2, 7-6(5)
Runner-up 7. 4 June 2000 United States San Antonio, United States Hard New Zealand Leanne Baker Australia Melanie Clayton
Australia Emma Gott
6-3, 6-7(5), 5-7
Winner 8. 11 June 2000 United States Hilton Head Island, United States Hard United States Wendy Fix Venezuela Milagros Sequera
Slovakia Gabriela Voleková
6-4, 7-6(3)
Runner-up 9. 20 August 2000 United Kingdom London, United Kingdom Hard Germany Susi Bensch South Africa Natalie Grandin
South Africa Nicole Rencken
2-6, 7-5, 6-7(6)
Runner-up 10. 05 March 2001 Australia Warrnambool, Australia Grass Australia Nadia Johnston Romania Simona Arghire
Japan Remi Uda
3-6 3-6
Winner 11. 22 April 2001 Vietnam Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Hard India Nirupama Vaidyanathan New Zealand Leanne Baker
New Zealand Shelley Stephens
6-3, 7-5
Winner 12. 17 June 2001 France Marsielle, France Clay New Zealand Leanne Baker France Caroline Dhenin
Croatia Maja Palaveršić
7-6(5), 6-2
Winner 13. 1 July 2001 Sweden Båstad, Sweden Clay New Zealand Leanne Baker Austria Daniela Klemenschits
Austria Sandra Klemenschits
6-3, 6-1
Runner-up 14. 3 December 2001 Thailand Nonthaburi, Thailand Hard South Korea Jeon Mi-ra Croatia Ivana Abramović
South Korea Kim Jin-hee
1-6, 5-7
Runner-up 15. 21 July 2002 Spain Valladolid, Spain Hard New Zealand Leanne Baker United Kingdom Elena Baltacha
Madagascar Natacha Randriantefy
2-6, 3-6

Other finals[edit]

Mixed doubles[edit]

Outcome Date Tournament Location Partnered Opponents Score
Silver medal.svg Silver Medal 11 October 2002 2002 Asian Games South Korea Busan, South Korea India Mahesh Bhupathi Chinese Taipei Janet Lee
Chinese Taipei Lu Yen-hsun
6-4, 3-6, 7-9

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