Kelly Liggan

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Kelly Liggan
Country (sports)  Ireland
Residence Malaga, Spain
Born (1979-02-05) 5 February 1979 (age 36)
Dublin, Ireland
Retired 2010
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money US$238,274
Singles
Career record 290–363
Career titles 0 WTA, 4 ITF
Highest ranking 181 (15 September 2003)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open Q3 (2001)
French Open Q1 (2001, 2004, 2007)
Wimbledon Q1 (2002, 2003, 2007)
US Open Q3 (2003)
Doubles
Career record 145–186
Career titles 1 WTA, 7 ITF
Highest ranking 113 (15 September 2003)

Kelly Liggan (born 5 February 1979, in Dublin) is a retired Irish professional tennis player.

Liggan resides in Malaga, Spain, but plays tennis for Ireland. She has had some success on the International Tennis Federation tour, winning several titles for both singles and doubles, and in 2002 she won her first Women's Tennis Association tour doubles title.

Liggan has made two Grand Slam doubles main draw appearances. She reached the 2003 US Open second round and the 2004 Wimbledon Championships second round. Liggan has had several WTA tour main draw appearances; however, she has never reached a quarterfinal.

Due to nagging injuries, Kelly retired in 2010.

WTA Tour wins[edit]

Doubles (1)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in Final Score in Final
1. 10 November 2002 Pattaya City, Thailand Hard Czech Republic Renata Voráčová Russia Lina Krasnoroutskaya
Russia Tatiana Panova
7–5, 7–6(9–7)

ITF Circuit titles[edit]

Singles (8) (4-4)[edit]

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in Final Score in Final
Runner-up 1. 17-May-1999 Elvas Hard Argentina Erica Krauth 1–6, 5–7
Winner 1. 25 June 2000 Montreal Hard United States Jennifer Embry 6–3, 6–2
Winner 2. 2 July 2000 Lachine Clay Japan Remi Tezuka 7–5, 6–0
Runner-up 2. 8 July 2002 Felixstowe Grass United Kingdom Elena Baltacha 6–4, 2–6, 3–6
Runner-up 3. 6-Jun-2006 Madrid Hard Spain Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez 6–7, 3–6
Winner 3. 6 August 2006 Vigo Hard France Laura Thorpe 6–1, 6–3
Winner 4. 13 August 2006 Coimbra Hard Romania Monica Niculescu 6–0, 7–6(9–7)
Runner-up 4. 10 July 2007 Boston Hard United States Varvara Lepchenko 2–6, 7–5, 0–5 ret.

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