Ivana Lisjak

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Ivana Lisjak
Country (sports)  Croatia
Residence Long Island, New York
Born (1987-03-17) March 17, 1987 (age 30)
Čakovec, SR Croatia, SFR Yugoslavia
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Turned pro pro
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $285, 501
Singles
Career record 218–148
Career titles 0 WTA, 7 ITF
Highest ranking No. 95 (June 5, 2006)
Current ranking No. -
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open Q3 (2007)
French Open 3R (2006)
Wimbledon 1R (2006)
US Open 3R (2005)
Doubles
Career record 49 – 39
Career titles 0 WTA, 1 ITF
Highest ranking No. 209 (March 3, 2008)
Current ranking No. 1082 (October 07, 2013)
Grand Slam Doubles results
US Open 1R (2006)
Last updated on: September 23, 2013.

Ivana Lisjak (born March 17, 1987) is a female tennis player from Croatia. Her WTA ranking was No. 388 (as of October 7, 2013). She began playing tennis at the age of three when her sister introduced her to the sport at their tennis club.

She has won a total of seven ITF tournaments in singles and one in doubles. Her highest singles ranking is No.95 which she achieved on June 12, 2006; after she reached the third round of the 2006 French Open, where she lost to former World No. 1 Martina Hingis of Switzerland.

Highlights in her tennis career also include reaching the third round of the 2005 U.S. Open where she lost to Nicole Vaidišová of the Czech Republic.

Early and personal life[edit]

Ivana Lisjak was born on 17 March 1987 in Čakovec, to parents Dragutin and Slavica. She has one sister, Slađana. Lisjak began playing tennis at the age of 3 when sister introduced her at their tennis club. She is a baseliner who prefers hardcourts. She currently trains a 13-year old tennis player in New York.

ITF Circuit titles[edit]

Singles: 15 (7-8)[edit]

$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. October 7, 2002 Makarska, Croatia Clay Slovenia Tina Hergold 4–6, 2–6
Winner 2. October 13, 2002 Makarska, Croatia Clay Slovenia Tina Hergold 7–6(7–5), 5–7, 6–3
Runner-up 3. April 28, 2003 Maglie, Italy Clay Czech Republic Lenka Němečková 7–5, 1–6, 6–7
Runner-up 4. March 27, 2005 Redding, United States Hard Czech Republic Lucie Šafářová 2–6, 3–6
Runner-up 5. April 19, 2005 Bol, Croatia Clay Croatia Sanja Ančić 5–7, 4–6
Winner 6. May 22, 2005 Caserta, Italy Clay Czech Republic Olga Blahotová 6–3, 7–5
Winner 7. June 19, 2005 Gorizia, Italy Clay Italy Alice Canepa 6–2, 6–3
Runner-up 8. November 20, 2006 Poitiers, France Hard France Aravane Rezaï 6–7, 1–6
Runner-up 9. June 5, 2007 Zagreb, Croatia Clay Hungary Kyra Nagy 6–2, 6–7, 2–6
Runner-up 10. December 15, 2007 Valasske Mezirici, Czech Republic Hard (i) Czech Republic Petra Kvitová 4–6, 0–6
Winner 11. June 7, 2009 Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina Clay Serbia Ana Jovanović 6–0, 7–6(10)
Winner 12. August 9, 2009 Monteroni, Italy Clay Italy Claudia Giovine 6–4, 6–2
Winner 13. October 3, 2010 Clermont-Ferrand, France Hard (i) France Iryna Brémond 6–4, 6–1
Winner 14. October 10, 2010 Limoges, France Hard Ukraine Yuliya Beygelzimer 6–0, 6–3
Runner-up 15. July 8, 2013 Yakima, United States Hard United States Nicole Gibbs 1–6, 4–6

Doubles: 7 (1-6)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponent in the final Score
Runner-up 1. April 19, 2005 Bol, Croatia Clay Croatia Sanja Ančić Sweden Mari Andersson
Sweden Kristina Andlovic
3–6, 2–6
Winner 2. May 1, 2005 Cavtat, Croatia Clay Germany Korina Perkovic Slovenia Meta Sevšek
Slovenia Ana Skafar
6–4, 7–6(7–2)
Runner-up 3. May 22, 2005 Caserta, Italy Clay Croatia Nadja Pavić Czech Republic Olga Vymetálková
Argentina Soledad Esperón
5–7, 5–7
Runner-up 4. December 14, 2007 Valašské Meziříčí, Czech Republic Hard (i) Croatia Darija Jurak Czech Republic Andrea Hlaváčková
Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká
2–6, 1–6
Runner-up 5. February 11, 2008 Stockholm, Sweden Hard (i) Serbia Neda Kozić Sweden Johanna Larsson
United Kingdom Anna Smith
0–6, 5–7
Runner-up 6. February 22, 2008 Capriolo, Italy Carpet (i) Croatia Darija Jurak South Africa Kelly Anderson
United Kingdom Sarah Borwell
6–7(7–9), 4–6
Runner-up 7. March 28, 2011 Monzón, Spain Hard Georgia (country) Margalita Chakhnashvili Russia Elena Bovina
Russia Valeria Savinykh
1–6, 6–2, 4–6

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