Sarah Gronert

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Sarah Gronert
Full name Sarah Gronert
Country (sports)  Germany
Born (1986-07-06) 6 July 1986 (age 29)
Linnich, West Germany
Prize money $96,009
Singles
Career record 164–108
Career titles 9 ITF
Highest ranking 164 (14 May 2012)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open Q2 (2012)
French Open Q1 (2012)
Wimbledon Q1 (2012)
US Open Q1 (2010, 2012)
Doubles
Career record 4–1
Career titles 1 ITF

Sarah Gronert (born 6 July 1986 in Linnich[1]) is a retired German tennis player. She won a total of ten titles on the ITF circuit in her career and her best world ranking of 164 came on 14 May 2012.

Gender[edit]

Gronert was born intersex, with both male and female genitalia. She had surgery at the age of 19 and is legally and competitively considered to be a woman.[2][3][4]

ITF finals (10–5)[edit]

Singles (9–5)[edit]

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (4–1)
Clay (3–4)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (2–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 17 March 2008 Amiens, France Clay (i) France Karla Mraz 4–6, 7–5, 1–6
Winner 1. 19 January 2009 Kaarst, Germany Carpet (i) Latvia Irina Kuzmina 2–6, 6–4, 7–5
Winner 2. 2 March 2009 Ra'anana, Israel Clay Belgium Lavinia Lobbinger 6–0, 6–1
Winner 3. 13 July 2009 Darmstadt, Germany Clay Slovakia Zuzana Kučová 6–1, 6–1
Winner 4. 10 August 2009 Versmold, Germany Clay Croatia Darija Jurak 6–3, 3–6, 7–6(7–5)
Runner-up 2. 17 August 2009 Wahlstedt, Germany Clay Bosnia and Herzegovina Sandra Martinović 6–2, 1–6, 4–6
Winner 5. 11 January 2010 Glasgow, United Kingdom Hard (i) Germany Julia Babilon 2–6, 6–2, 6–1
Runner-up 3. 21 June 2010 Getxo, Spain Clay Spain Sílvia Soler Espinosa 2–6, 1–6
Winner 6. 24 January 2011 Kaarst, Germany Carpet (i) Germany Anna Zaja 6–7(4–7), 7–6(7–5), 6–3
Winner 7. 18 July 2011 Wrexham, United Kingdom Hard Slovakia Lenka Wienerová 6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 4. 1 August 2011 Hechingen, Germany Clay Germany Tatjana Malek 3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 5. 22 August 2011 Istanbul, Turkey Hard France Victoria Larrière 3–6, 6–1, 5–7
Winner 8. 30 January 2012 Sunderland, United Kingdom Hard (i) Germany Annika Beck 3–6, 6–2, 6–3
Winner 9. 16 July 2012 Woking, United Kingdom Hard Latvia Diāna Marcinkēviča 6–2, 6–3

Doubles (1–0)[edit]

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (0–0)
Clay (1–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 2 March 2009 Ra'anana, Israel Clay Israel Keren Shlomo Switzerland Lucia Kovarčíková
Czech Republic Zuzana Linhová
7–5, 7–5

References[edit]

  1. ^ Witt, Christian (26 January 2009). "Hohn, Spott, bittere Tränen". Focus (in German). Retrieved 19 July 2010. 
  2. ^ Hodgkinson, Mark (27 March 2009). "Sarah Gronert passes gender test to play on women's circuit". Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 19 July 2010. 
  3. ^ "Warum Sarah Gronert ihre Karriere unterbricht". Die Welt (in German). 27 July 2008. Retrieved 19 July 2010. 
  4. ^ Schröder, René (29 July 2008). "Tennisspielerin Sarah Gronert als Mann angefeindet". Der Westen (in German). Retrieved 19 July 2010. 

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