Katalin Marosi

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The native form of this personal name is Marosi Katalin. This article uses Western name order when mentioning individuals.
Katalin Marosi
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Katalin Marosi playing at Roland Garros 2013
Country (sports)  Hungary
Residence Budapest, Hungary
Born (1979-11-12) 12 November 1979 (age 37)
Gheorgheni, Romania
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Turned pro October 1995
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $768,897
Singles
Career record 393 - 297
Career titles 15 ITF
Highest ranking 101 (8 May 2000)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 1R (2001)
French Open 1R (2000)
Wimbledon 2R (2000)
US Open 1R (2000)
Other tournaments
Olympic Games 1R (2000)
Doubles
Career record 358 - 297
Career titles 31 ITF
Highest ranking 33 (6 May 2013)
Current ranking 424 (7 November 2016)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 3R (2000)
French Open 2R (2013)
Wimbledon 2R (2012)
US Open 2R (2012, 2013)
Other doubles tournaments
Olympic Games QF (2000)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Wimbledon 3R (2013)

Katalin Marosi (born 12 November 1979 in Gheorgheni) is a professional Hungarian female tennis player.

Marosi has won 15 singles and 31 doubles titles on the ITF circuit in her career. On 8 May 2000, she reached her best singles ranking of world number 101. On 6 May 2013, she peaked at world number 33 in the doubles rankings.

Playing for Hungary at the Fed Cup, Marosi has a win–loss record of 15–13.[1]

Early life[edit]

Mother is Ildiko (secretary); father is Sandor (gymnastics trainer); has one older brother (Peter). Introduced to tennis at age 6 by Antal and Eva Elekes in Budapest. All-court player; favorite surface is hard, favorite shot is forehand. Best memories include warming up her serve with Steffi Graf in 1996 Roland Garros juniors and winning her first ITF event. Admires Graf because she knows everything about tennis and was so good mentally. Favorite actors are Michelle Pfeiffer, Demi Moore; favorite singers are Céline Dion, Eric Clapton.

WTA career finals[edit]

Doubles: 3 (3 runners-up)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
WTA Tour Championships (0–0)
Tier I / Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Tier II / Premier (0–0)
Tier III, IV & V / International (0–3)
Finals by surface
Hard (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Clay (0–3)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner–up 1. 9 May 2009 Estoril Open, Estoril, Portugal Clay Canada Sharon Fichman United States Raquel Kops-Jones
United States Abigail Spears
6–2, 3–6, [5–10]
Runner–up 2. 14 July 2012 Internazionali Femminili di Palermo, Palermo, Italy Clay Croatia Darija Jurak Czech Republic Renata Voráčová
Czech Republic Barbora Záhlavová-Strýcová
6–7(5–7), 4–6
Runner–up 3. 4 May 2013 Portugal Open, Oeiras, Portugal Clay Croatia Darija Jurak Chinese Taipei Chan Hao-ching
France Kristina Mladenovic
6–7(3–7), 2–6

ITF Finals[edit]

Singles: 22 (15–7)[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. 18 September 1995 Cluj, Romania Clay Romania Raluca Sandu 3–6, 3–6
Winner 1. 4 December 1995 São Paulo, Brazil Hard United States Meghann Shaughnessy 6–0, 6–2
Winner 2. 8 July 1996 Vigo, Spain Clay Spain Gisela Riera 6–1, 6–2
Winner 3. 25 November 1996 São Paulo, Brazil Hard United States Keirsten Alley 6–7(2–7), 6–3, 6–4
Winner 4. 2 December 1996 São Paulo, Brazil Hard United States Keirsten Alley 6–3, 6–1
Winner 5. 7 April 1997 Viña del Mar, Chile Clay Argentina Celeste Contin 6–1, 6–4
Winner 6. 26 May 1997 Barcelona, Spain Clay Spain Marta Cano 6–2, 6–3
Runner-up 2. 28 September 1998 Córdoba, Argentina Clay Argentina Erica Krauth 6–2, 1–6, 4–6
Winner 7. 30 November 1998 Guadalajara, Mexico Clay Brazil Vanessa Menga 7–5, 6–3
Winner 8. 13 December 1999 New Delhi, India Hard Italy Tathiana Garbin 6–2, 1–1 ret.
Runner-up 3. 6 March 2000 Haikou, China Hard China Yi Jing-Qian 6–4, 0–6, 1–6
Winner 9. 27 November 2000 Tucson, USA Hard Russia Alina Jidkova 6–7(3–7), 6–4, 6–3
Winner 10. 21 May 2002 Torino, Italy Clay Croatia Maja Palaveršić Coopersmith 4–6, 6–1, 6–0
Runner-up 4. 12 July 2004 Campos do Jordão, Brazil Hard Brazil Maria Fernanda Alves 5–7, 6–7(2–7)
Winner 11. 16 August 2004 Kędzierzyn-Koźle, Poland Clay Czech Republic Veronika Raimrova 6–4, 4–6, 6–2
Winner 12. 30 August 2005 Gliwice, Poland Clay Poland Natalia Kołat 6–1, 6–3
Winner 13. 21 May 2006 Budapest, Hungary Clay Serbia Nataša Zorić 6–4, 7–5
Winner 14. 26 June 2006 Salzburg, Austria Clay Austria Sandra Klemenschits walkover
Winner 15. 28 April 2008 Bell Ville, Argentina Clay Argentina Aranza Salut 6–2, 6–2
Runner-up 5. 11 August 2008 Palić, Serbia Clay Slovakia Lenka Wienerová 5–7, 6–7(6–8)
Runner-up 6. 29 June 2009 Stuttgart, Germany Clay Kazakhstan Zarina Diyas 1–6, 2–6
Runner-up 7. 31 August 2009 Maribor, Slovenia Clay Romania Simona Halep 4–6, 2–6

Unplayed Final[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
NP N/A 10 October 1999 Batumi, Georgia Carpet Germany Julia Abe NP

Doubles 55 (31–24)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 30 October 1995 Santiago, Chile Clay Brazil Miriam D'Agostini Chile Bárbara Castro
Chile María-Alejandra Quezada
6–0, 6–3
Winner 2. 6 November 1995 São Paulo, Brazil Clay Brazil Miriam D'Agostini Argentina Laura Montalvo
Argentina Cintia Tortorella
6–1, 1–6, 7–5
Winner 3. 13 November 1995 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay Brazil Miriam D'Agostini Argentina Maria-Florencia Cianfagna
Argentina Paola Suárez
6–7(4–7), 6–0, 6–3
Runner-up 1. 4 December 1995 São Paulo, Brazil Hard South Africa Nannie de Villiers Brazil Vanessa Menga
Brazil Luciana Tella
3–6, 2–6
Winner 4. 9 December 1996 São Paulo, Brazil Clay Argentina Maria-Florencia Cianfagna United States Keirsten Alley
United States Paige Yaroshuk
6–4, 6–7(4–7), 6–3
Winner 5. 7 April 1997 Viña del Mar, Chile Clay Argentina Veronica Stele Argentina Celeste Contin
Argentina Luciana Masante
6–1, 5–7, 6–2
Runner-up 2. 26 May 1997 Barcelona, Spain Clay Argentina Veronica Stele Netherlands Kim De Weille
Netherlands Amanda Hopmans
4–6, 7–5, 4–6
Winner 6. 9 June 1997 Budapest, Hungary Clay Argentina Veronica Stele Ukraine Elena Tatarkova
Colombia Fabiola Zuluaga
6–3, 6–3
Winner 7. 16 June 1997 Marseille, France Clay Argentina Veronica Stele France Caroline Dhenin
Georgia (country) Nino Louarsabishvili
6–2, 4–6, 6–1
Winner 8. 30 June 1997 Mont-de-Marsan, France Clay Argentina Veronica Stele Japan Saori Obata
Japan Nami Urabe
6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 3. 29 September 1997 Otočec, Slovenia Clay Hungary Petra Mandula Czech Republic Lenka Cenková
Czech Republic Katerina Kroupova
5–7, 6–7(3–7)
Runner-up 4. 10 November 1997 Le Havre, France Clay (i) Germany Caroline Schneider Austria Melanie Schnell
United States Julie Steven
2–6, 6–3, 6–7(3–7)
Runner-up 5. 17 November 1997 Deauville, France Clay (i) Germany Caroline Schneider Germany Julia Abe
Bulgaria Lubomira Bacheva
6–2, 6–4
Runner-up 6. 24 November 1997 Mallorca, Spain Clay Austria Melanie Schnell Spain Rosa María Andrés Rodríguez
Spain Marina Escobar
4–6, 2–6
Winner 9. 1 December 1997 Mallorca, Spain Clay Austria Melanie Schnell Spain Marta Cano
Spain Conchita Martínez
6–4, 4–6, 7–5
Runner-up 7. 5 October 1998 Santiago, Chile Clay Brazil Miriam D'Agostini Argentina Laura Montalvo
Argentina Paola Suárez
1–6, 2–6
Runner-up 8. 30 November 1998 Guadalajara, Mexico Clay Brazil Miriam D'Agostini United States Lindsay Lee-Waters
United States Meghann Shaughnessy
1–6, 3–6
Winner 10. 22 February 1999 Bushey, Great Britain Carpet Switzerland Emmanuelle Gagliardi Bulgaria Svetlana Krivencheva
Slovenia Tina Križan
6–7(4–7), 6–2, 7–6(7–0)
Winner 11. 26 April 1999 Espinho, Portugal Clay Spain Alicia Ortuño Italy Francesca Lubiani
Italy Maria-Paola Zavagli
6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 9. 30 August 1999 Fano, Italy Clay Spain Alicia Ortuño Netherlands Debby Haak
Netherlands Andreas Van Den Hurk
1–6, 4–6
Runner-up 10. 20 September 1999 Sofia, Bulgaria Clay Belarus Nadejda Ostrovskaya Spain Rosa María Andrés Rodríguez
Spain Conchita Martínez Granados
walkover
Runner-up 11. 28 February 2000 Chengdu City, China Hard Brazil Joana Cortez China Li Na
China Li Ting
1–6, 3–6
Winner 12. 3 April 2000 Dubai, United Arab Emirates Hard Italy Tathiana Garbin Germany Angelika Bachmann
Slovenia Tina Križan
7–6(7–5), 6–3
Winner 13. 9 October 2000 Poitiers, France Hard (i) Netherlands Yvette Basting Hungary Petra Mandula
Austria Patricia Wartusch
7–6(7–4), 6–1
Winner 14. 27 November 2000 Tucson, United States Hard South Africa Liezel Horn United States Dawn Buth
United States Jolene Watanabe
6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 12. 2 April 2001 Dubai, United Arab Emirates Hard France Caroline Dhenin Belgium Laurence Courtois
Netherlands Seda Noorlander
3–6, 0–6
Runner-up 13. 23 July 2001 Ettenheim, Germany Clay Kazakhstan Irina Selyutina Denmark Eva Dyrberg
Slovenia Maja Matevžič
walkover
Winner 15. 3 September 2001 Fano, Italy Clay Italy Giulia Casoni Spain Eva Bes-Ostariz
Spain Gisela Riera
6–3, 6–4
Winner 16. 24 September 2001 Batumi, Georgia Carpet Belarus Tatiana Poutchek Belarus Nadejda Ostrovskaya
Russia Anastasia Rodionova
6–3, 7–6(3)
Runner-up 14. 21 May 2002 Torino, Italy Clay Argentina Erica Krauth Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Katarina Mišić
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Dragana Zarić
6–7(5–7), 3–6
Runner-up 15. 27 May 2002 Mostar, Bosnia-Herzegovina Clay Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Katarina Mišić Slovenia Tina Hergold
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Sandra Načuk
6–3, 6–3
Winner 17. 22 July 2002 Český Krumlov, Czech Republic Clay Slovenia Tina Hergold Czech Republic Gabriela Chmelinová
Czech Republic Milena Nekvapilová
6–7(2–7), 5–7
Winner 18. 3 December 2002 Boynton Beach, United States Clay United States Samantha Reeves Russia Alina Jidkova
Russia Lina Krasnoroutskaya
2–6, 6–7(5–7)
Winner 19. 22 June 2004 Fontanafredda, Italy Clay Argentina Erica Krauth Germany Martina Müller
Czech Republic Vladimíra Uhlířová
2–6, 6–3, 6–2
Winner 20. 16 August 2004 Kędzierzyn-Koźle, Poland Clay Brazil Marina Tavares Czech Republic Iveta Gerlová
Czech Republic Sandra Záhlavová
1–6, 6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 16. 31 August 2004 Mestre, Italy Clay Brazil Marina Tavares Spain Rosa María Andrés Rodríguez
Spain Lourdes Domínguez Lino
1–6, 2–6
Runner-up 17. 10 May 2005 Casale Monferrato, Italy Clay Italy Gloria Pizzichini Brazil Joana Cortez
Brazil Roxane Vaisemberg
2–6, 0–6
Runner-up 18. 23 August 2005 Maribor, Slovenia Clay Brazil Marina Tavares Sweden Mari Andersson
Sweden Kristina Andlovic
6–7(2–7), 3–6
Runner-up 19. 27 September 2005 Volos, Greece Carpet Brazil Marina Tavares Italy Nicole Clerico
Finland Katariina Tuohimaa
4–6, 2–6
Winner 21. 4 October 2005 Rome, Italy Clay Brazil Marina Tavares Italy Giulia Meruzzi
Italy Nancy Rustignoli
walkover
Winner 22. 26 June 2006 Salzburg, Austria Clay Brazil Marina Tavares Austria Daniela Klemenschits
Austria Sandra Klemenschits
3–6, 7–6(7–2), 6–3
Winner 23. 16 June 2008 Davos, Switzerland Clay Brazil Marina Tavares Czech Republic Kateřina Kramperová
Austria Janina Toljan
5–7, 6–4, [10–7]
Runner-up 20. 30 June 2008 Stuttgart-Vaihingen, Germany Clay Brazil Marina Tavares Germany Kristina Barrois
Germany Laura Siegemund
3–6, 4–6
Winner 24. 20 October 2008 Saguenay, Canada Hard (i) Brazil Marina Tavares Canada Gabriela Dabrowski
Canada Sharon Fichman
2–6, 6–4, [10–4]
Winner 25. 16 March 2009 Cairo, Egypt Clay Hungary Anikó Kapros United States Megan Moulton-Levy
Germany Laura Siegemund
7–5, 6–3
Winner 26. 23 March 2009 Latina, Italy Clay Brazil Marina Tavares Russia Ekaterina Lopes
Russia Marina Shamayko
6–2, 6–0
Winner 27. 29 June 2009 Stuttgart, Germany Clay Germany Laura Siegemund Netherlands Leonie Mekel
Germany Kathrin Wörle
7–6(7–2), 6–7(6–8), [10–4]
Runner-up 21. 30 November 2009 Přerov, Czech Republic Hard (i) Croatia Darija Jurak Austria Sandra Klemenschits
Slovenia Andreja Klepač
7–6(7–3), 3–6, [10–7]
Runner-up 22. 6 June 2011 Zlín, Czech Republic Clay Hungary Réka-Luca Jani Ukraine Yuliya Beygelzimer
Georgia (country) Margalita Chakhnashvili
6–3, 1–6, 4–6
Winner 28. 12 September 2011 Zagreb, Croatia Hard Portugal Maria João Koehler Croatia Maria Abramović
Romania Mihaela Buzărnescu
6–0, 6–3
Winner 29. 19 September 2011 Shrewsbury, Great Britain Hard Portugal Maria João Koehler United Kingdom Amanda Elliott
Australia Johanna Konta
7–6(7–3), 6–1
Runner-up 23. 19 December 2011 Ankara, Turkey Hard Slovakia Janette Husárová Russia Nina Bratchikova
Croatia Darija Jurak
4–6, 2–6
Winner 30. 5 March 2012 Irapuato, Mexico Hard Slovakia Janette Husárová Italy Maria Elena Camerin
Ukraine Mariya Koryttseva
6–2, 6–7(9–11), [10–7]
Winner 31. 12 March 2012 Nassau, Bahamas Hard Slovakia Janette Husárová Czech Republic Eva Birnerová
United Kingdom Anne Keothavong
6–1, 3–6, [10–6]
Runner-up 24. 7 May 2012 Cagnes-sur-Mer, France Clay Czech Republic Renata Voráčová Russia Alexandra Panova
Poland Urszula Radwańska
5–7, 6–4, [6–10]

Unplayed Final[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
NP N/A 18 July 2004 Campos do Jordão, Brazil Hard Portugal Frederica Piedade Brazil Maria Fernanda Alves
Brazil Carla Tiene
NP

Singles performance timeline[edit]

Tournament 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 W–L
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open A A A Q1 Q2 1R Q3 Q1 Q2 A A A A Q3 Q2 A 7–8
French Open A A A A 1R Q1 A Q3 Q1 A A A A Q1 Q1 A 2–6
Wimbledon A A A Q3 2R Q1 Q1 Q1 A A A A A Q1 Q1 A 3–7
US Open Q1 A A Q2 1R Q1 Q2 Q1 A A A A A Q2 A Q1 3–8
Grand Slam SR 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 1 / 3 0 / 1 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 15 / 29

Women's doubles performance timeline[edit]

Tournament 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open 1R A 3R 2R 1R 2R 1R A A A A A A A A 2R A A 5–7
French Open 1R 1R 1R 1R A 1R A A A A A A A A 1R 2R A A 1–7
Wimbledon A 1R 1R 1R A 1R A A A A A 1R 1R 1R 2R 1R A 1R 1–10
US Open A 1R 1R 1R A 1R A A A A A A A A 2R 2R A 1R 2–7
Grand Slam SR 0 / 2 0 / 3 2 / 4 1 / 4 0 / 1 1 / 4 0 / 1 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 1 0 / 1 0 / 1 2 / 3 3 / 4 0 / 0 0 / 2 9 / 31

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