Christína Papadáki

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Christína Papadáki
Country (sports) Greece
ResidenceAthens
Born (1973-02-24) 24 February 1973 (age 45)
Athens
Turned pro1989
Retired1999
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$298,427
Singles
Career record166–145
Career titles0 WTA, 5 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 72 (10 May 1999)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (1994, 1999)
French Open2R (1993)
Wimbledon1R (1999)
US Open1R (1993, 1999)
Doubles
Career record116–92
Career titles1 WTA, 9 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 75 (5 July 1999)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open1R (1994, 1996, 1997, 1999)
French Open2R (1999)
Wimbledon2R (1996, 1999)
US Open1R (1996, 1999)
Mixed doubles
Career record0–2
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Wimbledon1R (1996, 1999)
Team competitions
Fed Cup30–30

Christína Papadáki (born 24 February 1973) is a former tennis player from Greece who turned professional in 1989.

Papadaki's biggest career achievement was reaching the final of the Copa Colsanitas Seguros Bolivar tournament in 1999, losing to Fabiola Zuluaga and winning the doubles title with Seda Noorlander in the same tournament. Her career high ranking is No. 72 in the world, which she achieved on May 10, 1999.

She played in the Fed Cup for Greece every year from 1991 to 1999, and compiled a 30–30 win-loss record in these ties. Papadáki twice represented Greece at the Summer Olympics, in 1992 and 1996. She retired from professional tennis in 1999.

WTA career finals[edit]

Singles: 1 runner-up[edit]

Tier I (0–0)
Tier II (0–0)
Tier III (0–0)
Tier IV & V (0–1)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 21 February 1999 Copa Colsanitas, Bogota Clay Colombia Fabiola Zuluaga 1–6, 3–6

Doubles: 1 title[edit]

Tier I (0–0)
Tier II (0–0)
Tier III (0–0)
Tier IV & V (1-0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 20 February 1999 Copa Colsanitas, Bogota Clay Netherlands Seda Noorlander Argentina Laura Montalvo
Argentina Paola Suárez
6–4, 7–6

ITF finals[edit]

Singles (5–4)[edit]

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 7 January 1991 Midland, United States Hard United States Jessica Emmons 5–7, 2–6
Runner-up 2. 17 July 1995 Getxo, Spain Clay Spain Gala León García 3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 3. 18 February 1996 Cali, Colombia Clay Slovakia Henrieta Nagyová 2–6, 6–7
Winner 1. 12 October 1997 Tampico, Mexico Hard Netherlands Seda Noorlander 6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 4. 5 April 1998 Athens, Greece Clay Hungary Kira Nagy 5–7, 6–2, 3–6
Winner 2. 10 May 1998 Midlothian, United States Clay Italy Maria Paola Zavagli 7–5, 6–4
Winner 3. 24 May 1998 Spartanburg, United States Clay United States Tracy Singian 6–3, 6–0
Winner 4. 13 September 1998 Mexico City, Mexico Hard Netherlands Seda Noorlander 6–3, 6–1
Winner 5. 18 October 1998 São Paulo, Brazil Hard Italy Francesca Schiavone 4–6, 6–4, 6–2

Doubles (9–5)[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. 28 September 1992 Athens, Greece Clay Greece Christina Zachariadou Netherlands Evelyne Dullens
Sweden Anneli Ornstedt
2–6, 4–6
Runner–up 2. 29 November 1993 Le Havre, France Clay United States Julie Steven Czech Republic Lenka Němečková
Czech Republic Ludmila Richterová
1–6, 6–7
Winner 1. 24 July 1994 Salisbury, United States Hard South Africa Mareze Joubert United States Liezel Huber
Japan Hiroko Mochizuki
3–6, 6–1, 6–4
Winner 2. 20 February 1995 Newcastle, United Kingdom Carpet (i) Netherlands Seda Noorlander Czech Republic Sandra Kleinová
Czech Republic Ludmila Varmužová
7–6(7–3), 6–3
Runner–up 3. 27 February 1995 Southampton, United Kingdom Carpet (i) Netherlands Seda Noorlander Belgium Dominique Monami
Hungary Andrea Temesvari
4–6, 2–6
Winner 3. 24 July 1996 Valladolid, Spain Clay Australia Louise Pleming Italy Gloria Pizzichini
Italy Sara Ventura
1–6, 6–2, 7–5
Winner 4. 25 February 1996 Bogotá, Colombia Clay Argentina Mercedes Paz Hungary Virág Csurgó
Czech Republic Kateřina Kroupová-Šišková
7–6, 6–2
Winner 5. 19 May 1996 Athens, Greece Clay United States Liezel Huber United States Angela Lettiere
United States Corina Morariu
7–5, 6–2
Runner–up 4. 18 August 1996 Bronx, United States Hard United States Liezel Huber Finland Nanne Dahlman
United Kingdom Clare Wood
2–6, 3–6
Winner 6. 23 February 1997 Bogotá, Colombia Clay Netherlands Seda Noorlander Argentina Laura Montalvo
Argentina Mercedes Paz
7–6, 4–6, 7–5
Runner–up 5. 23 August 1998 Bronx, United States Hard France Sarah Pitkowski-Malcor United Kingdom Julie Pullin
United Kingdom Lorna Woodroffe
3–6, 1–6
Winner 7. 13 September 1998 Mexico City, Mexico Hard Netherlands Seda Noorlander Argentina Celeste Contin
Mexico Jessica Fernández
6–3, 6–1
Winner 8. 28 September 1998 Thessaloniki, Greece Clay Greece Eleni Daniilidou Slovakia Ľudmila Cervanová
Germany Magdalena Kučerová
7–6(7–5), 4–6, 7–5
Winner 9. 18 October 1998 São Paulo, Brazil Clay Netherlands Seda Noorlander Italy Alice Canepa
Italy Antonella Serra Zanetti
6–3, 6–7, 7–6

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