Maja Matevžič

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Maja Matevžič
Country (sports) Slovenia Slovenia
Residence Ljubljana, Slovenia
Born (1980-06-13) 13 June 1980 (age 36)
Ljubljana, Slovenia
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Turned pro 2000
Retired 2006
Plays Left-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $593,426
Singles
Career record 199–149
Career titles 1 WTA 4 ITF
Highest ranking 38 (25 August 2003)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 2R (2003)
French Open 2R (2003)
Wimbledon 3R (2002, 2003)
US Open 3R (2001)
Doubles
Career record 105–100
Career titles 2 WTA 5 ITF
Highest ranking 34 (23 June 2003)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 2R (2001, 2003)
French Open QF (2003)
Wimbledon OF (2001)
US Open 3R (2002, 2003)

Maja Matevžič (born 13 June 1980) is a former professional WTA tennis player from Slovenia. Both her most recent WTA singles and WTA doubles matches were played on 21 August 2005 at Toronto.

Maja retired because of the injuries in September 2006. Her last tournament was in Portorož, Slovenia, where she played doubles with Tina Križan.

Maja is now opening a tennis school in Slovenia. She will pass on her knowledge to boys and girls in Slovenia.

WTA career finals[edit]

Singles: 1 (1-0)[edit]

Legend: Before 2009
Grand Slam (0/0)
WTA Championships (0/0)
Tier I (0/0)
Tier II (0/0)
Tier III (0/0)
Tier IV & V (1/0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 18 October 2002 Bratislava, Slovakia Hard (i) Czech Republic Iveta Melzer 6–0, 6–1

Doubles: 3 (2-1)[edit]

Legend: Before 2009
Grand Slam (0/0)
WTA Championships (0/0)
Tier I (0/0)
Tier II (0/0)
Tier III (1/1)
Tier IV & V (1/0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 20 May 2002 Strasbourg, France Clay France Caroline Dhenin United States Jennifer Hopkins
Croatia Jelena Kostanić Tošić
6-0 4-6 4-6
Winner 2. 18 October 2002 Bratislava, Slovakia Hard (i) Slovakia Henrieta Nagyová United States Meilen Tu
France Nathalie Dechy
6-4 6-0
Winner 3. 19 May 2003 Strasbourg, France Clay Canada Sonya Jeyaseelan United States Laura Granville
Croatia Jelena Kostanić Tošić
6–4, 6–4

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