Myriam Casanova

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Myriam Casanova
Country   Switzerland
Residence Altstätten, Switzerland
Born (1985-06-20) 20 June 1985 (age 29)
Altstätten, Switzerland
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Turned pro 2000
Retired 2011
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money US$469,516
Singles
Career record 116 - 63
Career titles 1 WTA, 6 ITF
Highest ranking No. 45 (April 7, 2003)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 1R (2003, 2004)
French Open 3R (2004)
Wimbledon 3R (2002)
US Open 2R (2002, 2003)
Doubles
Career record 48 - 31
Career titles 0 WTA, 3 ITF
Highest ranking No. 19 (July 5, 2004)
Last updated on: July 9, 2010.

Myriam Casanova (born 20 June 1985 in Altstätten) is a professional female tennis player from Switzerland.


She has been ranked as high as No.45 on the WTA Tour in singles and has won one WTA singles title in her career. In doubles she reached the semifinals of the 2003 US Open, partnering Marion Bartoli of France, and reached a career-high ranking of world number 19.


WTA Singles 2 (1-1)[edit]

Legend: Before 2009 Legend: Starting in 2009
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
Olympic Gold (0–0)
WTA Championships (0–0)
Tier I (0–0) Premier Mandatory (0–0)
Tier II (0–0) Premier 5 (0–0)
Tier III (0–0) Premier (0–0)
Tier IV & V (1–1) International (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponent in the final
Runner-up 1. April 21, 2002 Hungary Budapest, Hungary Clay Germany Martina Müller 2–6 6–3 4–6
Winner 1. July 14, 2002 Belgium Brussels, Belgium Clay Spain Arantxa Sánchez-Vicario 4–6, 6–2, 6–1

Doubles: 2 (0–2)[edit]

Legend: Before 2009 Legend: Starting in 2009
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
Olympic Gold (0–0)
WTA Championships (0–0)
Tier I (0–0) Premier Mandatory (0–0)
Tier II (0–1) Premier 5 (0–0)
Tier III (0–1) Premier (0–0)
Tier IV & V (0–0) International (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 16 February 2004 Belgium Antwerp, Belgium Hard Greece Eleni Daniilidou Zimbabwe Cara Black
Belgium Els Callens
2–6, 1–6
Runner-up 2. 10 April 2004 United States Amelia Island, United States Clay Australia Alicia Molik Russia Nadia Petrova
United States Meghann Shaughnessy
6-3, 2-6, 5-7

ITF Final[edit]

Singles: 6 (6–0)[edit]

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments


Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponent in the final
Winner 1. May 6, 2001 Slovakia Nitra, Slovakia Clay Russia Anna Bastrikova 6–1, 6–3
Winner 2. September 30, 2001 Serbia Belgrade, Serbia Clay Germany Antonela Voina 7–5, 6–0
Winner 3. October 7, 2001 Serbia Novi Sad, Serbia Clay Switzerland Daniela Casanova 6–4, 7–5
Winner 4. June 16, 2002 Liechtenstein Vaduz, Liechtenstein Clay South Africa Chanelle Scheepers 6–1, 6–3
Winner 5. June 27, 2010 Switzerland Davos, Switzerland Clay Russia Viktoria Kamenskaya 6–3, 4–6, 6–4
Winner 6. March 20, 2011 Switzerland Fallanden, Switzerland Carpet Latvia Diana Marcinkevica 6–3, 6–4

Doubles: 4 (3–1)[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. 11 June 2001 Liechtenstein Vaduz, Liechtenstein Clay Switzerland Daniela Casanova Germany Susi Bensch
Germany Sabrina Jolk
6-7 5-7
Winner 2. 17 September 2001 Croatia Zadar, Croatia Clay Switzerland Daniela Casanova Czech Republic Barbora Machovska
Czech Republic Sarka Snorova
6-2 6-2
Winner 3. 30 September 2001 Serbia Belgrade, Serbia Clay Switzerland Daniela Casanova Serbia Dragana Ilic
Serbia Ljiljana Nanusevic
6-2 7-5
Winner 4. 07 October 2001 Serbia Novi Sad, Serbia Clay Switzerland Daniela Casanova Serbia Ana Cetnik
Serbia Ljiljana Nanusevic
6-1 6-1

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