Martina Müller (tennis)

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Martina Müller
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Country (sports)  Germany
Residence Sehnde, Germany
Born (1982-10-11) 11 October 1982 (age 34)
Hanover, Germany
Height 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Turned pro 1999
Retired 2011
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money US $1,040,531
Singles
Career record 288–255
Career titles 1 WTA (10 ITF)
Highest ranking No. 33 (2 April 2007)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 2r (2002, 2006, 2007)
French Open 2r (2002, 2006, 2007)
Wimbledon 2r (2006, 2007)
US Open 3r (2002)
Doubles
Career record 158–167
Career titles 1 WTA (10 ITF)
Highest ranking No. 47 (25 February 2008)

Martina Müller-Skibbe (born 11 October 1982 in Hanover, Germany) is a former professional tennis player from Germany. On April 2, 2007 she reached a career high WTA-ranking of No. 33.

She has had her best success on clay courts, where she won her only WTA Tour singles title at the Budapest Grand Prix. She has also been successful on the ITF Circuit where she has won 10 singles titles.

She is coached by her father, Reinhard Müller. She admires tennis champion Andre Agassi. She married longtime boyfriend Florian Skibbe in August 2011 and subsequently announced her retirement.[1]

2007[edit]

Müller started the year with middling results, reaching the second round at the Australian Open, losing to Elena Dementieva in three sets. From January to April, Müller never came past the second round of a tournament. In May, at the Qatar German Open in Berlin, she defeated Eleni Daniilidou and thirteenth seed Shahar Pe'er to reach the round of 16 where she lost to Svetlana Kuznetsova 3:6 2:6. Müller then reached the second round of Roland Garros, losing to Slovak Dominika Cibulková, and the second round at The Championships, Wimbledon, retiring against Agnieszka Radwańska. In the previous round, she double-bageled Anna Smashnova. She reached the final at the Internazionali Femminili di Palermo before being defeated by Hungarian Ágnes Szávay in two sets.

Career titles[edit]

Singles (1 WTA, 10 ITF)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam (0)
WTA Championships (0)
Tier I Event (0)
Tier II (0)
Tier III (0)
Tier IV & V (1)
ITF Titles (10)
No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in final Score in final
1. 13 June 1999 Meinerzhagen Clay Germany Lydia Steinbach 6–0 6–2
2. 28 January 2001 Båstad Hard (I) Estonia Margit Rüütel 6–2, 6–0
3. 21 April 2002 Budapest Clay Switzerland Myriam Casanova 6–2, 3–6, 6–4
4. 25 January 2004 Grenoble Hard (I) France Aravane Rezaï 7–5, 6–1
5. 2 May 2004 Taranto Clay Russia Nina Bratchikova 6–3, 6–2
6. 4 July 2004 Vaihingen Clay Italy Nathalie Vierin 6–2, 7–5
7. 17 April 2005 Biarritz Clay Switzerland Timea Bacsinszky 4–6, 7–6, 6–2
8. 16 April 2006 Civitavecchia Clay Denmark Caroline Wozniacki 6–1, 6–1
9. 30 April 2006 Cagnes-sur-Mer Clay Belarus Anastasiya Yakimova 7–6, 2–6, 6–0
10. 6 August 2006 Baden-Baden Clay Czech Republic Kateřina Böhmová 6–1, 6–1
11. 17 September 2006 Bordeaux Clay Germany Sandra Kloesel 6–3, 6–2

Doubles (1 WTA)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam (0)
WTA Championships (0)
Tier I (0)
Tier II (0)
Tier III (1)
Tier IV & V (0)
ITF Titles (10)
No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in final Score in final
1. 17 June 2002 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands Grass Australia Catherine Barclay-Reitz Germany Bianka Lamade
Bulgaria Magdalena Maleeva
6–4, 7–5

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