Mervana Jugić-Salkić

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Mervana Jugić-Salkić
Mervana Jugic-Salkic (BIH).jpg
Country (sports)  Bosnia and Herzegovina
Residence Zagreb, Croatia
Born (1980-05-14) 14 May 1980 (age 36)
Zenica, SR Bosnia and Herzegovina, Yugoslavia
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Turned pro 1999
Retired 2014
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $535,920
Singles
Career record 406–253
Career titles 0 WTA, 15 ITF
Highest ranking No. 99 (21 June 2004)
Current ranking No. 441 (6 January 2014)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open Q2 (2004, 2009, 2013)
French Open 1R (2004, 2005)
Wimbledon 1R (2004)
US Open Q3 (2004)
Doubles
Career record 361–188
Career titles 2 WTA, 43 ITF
Highest ranking No. 59 (10 July 2006)
Current ranking No. 314 (6 January 2014)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 2R (2009)
French Open 2R (2006)
Wimbledon 3R (2006)
US Open 2R (2004, 2005, 2012)

Mervana Jugić-Salkić (born 14 May 1980) is a Bosnian former tennis player. She turned professional in 1999, and reached her highest singles ranking on 21 June 2004, when she was ranked World No. 99.[1] On 10 July 2006, Jugić-Salkić reached No. 59 in doubles,[1] after winning ASB Classic in 2004 with Jelena Kostanić and Internazionali di Modena in 2005 with Yuliya Beygelzimer. She also won 15 singles and 43 doubles events organized by International Tennis Federation. Jugić-Salkić represented Bosnia and Herzegovina at the 2004 Summer Olympics, but fell to Maria Elena Camerin in the first round. During her long career, she defeated players such as Yan Zi, Victoria Azarenka, Bethanie Mattek, Sania Mirza, Anabel Medina Garrigues, Nuria Llagostera Vives and Sybille Bammer.

Personal life[edit]

Jugić-Salkić was born to Hidajet and Hašiha Jugić.[2] She began playing tennis relatively late, aged 13, citing Gabriela Sabatini as her idol.[2] She is fluent in Bosnian and English.

ITF finals[edit]

Singles (15–16)[edit]

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 12 April 1999 Hvar, Croatia Clay Czech Republic Petra Raclavska 6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 1. 19 April 1999 Hvar, Croatia Clay Czech Republic Petra Raclavska 5–7, 3–6
Runner-up 2. 16 August 1999 Maribor, Slovenia Clay Slovakia Stanislava Hrozenská 6–4, 4–6, 2–6
Runner-up 3. 6 September 1999 Zadar, Croatia Clay Czech Republic Olga Vymetálková 3–6, 4–6
Winner 2. 13 September 1999 Biograd, Croatia Clay Slovakia Eva Fislová 6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 4. 12 June 2000 Ankara, Turkey Clay Germany Stefanie Weiss 7–6, 3–6, 3–6
Winner 3. 18 September 2000 Makarska, Croatia Clay Czech Republic Gabriela Chmelinová 6–4, 6–2
Winner 4. 2 July 2001 Camaiore, Italy Clay Czech Republic Zuzana Zemenová 6-0 6-4
Runner-up 5. 20 May 2002 Rijeka, Croatia Clay Croatia Ivana Abramović 3–6, 3–6
Winner 5. 30 September 2002 Široki Brijeg, Bosnia and Herzegovina Clay Croatia Nadja Pavić 6–4, 6–2
Winner 6. 30 June 2003 Vaihingen, Germany Clay Spain Nuria Llagostera Vives 6–3, 6–0
Winner 7. 25 August 2003 Rimini, Italy Clay Ukraine Mariya Koryttseva 6–1, 6–3
Runner-up 6. 8 September 2003 Torino, Italy Clay Estonia Kaia Kanepi 3–6, 3–6
Winner 8. 29 September 2003 Caserta, Italy Clay Hungary Virág Németh 6–7, 3–1 Ret.
Runner-up 7. 8 December 2003 Ostrava, Czech Republic Clay France Capucine Rousseau 2–6, 6–7
Runner-up 8. 5 April 2004 Makarska, Croatia Clay Croatia Lucia Krželj 2–6, 5–7
Winner 9. 10 January 2005 Stuttgart, Germany Hard Germany Sabine Klaschka 6–2, 6–2
Winner 10. 17 January 2005 Grenoble, France Hard United Kingdom Karen Paterson 6–3, 6–1
Runner-up 9. 7 February 2005 Capriolo, Italy Hard Czech Republic Lucie Šafářová 4–6, 1–6
Winner 11. 28 February 2005 Buchen, Germany Hard Czech Republic Eva Hrdinová 6–2, 2–0 Ret.
Runner-up 10. 12 December 2005 Bergamo, Italy Carpet Russia Ekaterina Bychkova 3–6, 0–6
Runner-up 11. 10 April 2006 Patras, Greece Hard Estonia Margit Rüütel 3–6, 6–4, 2–6
Runner-up 12. 26 March 2007 Patras, Greece Hard Estonia Maret Ani 4–5 Ret.
Winner 12. 16 July 2007 Rome, Italy Clay Chinese Taipei Chan Chin-wei 6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 13. 24 March 2008 La Palma, Spain Hard Germany Kristina Barrois 1–5 Ret.
Winner 13. 25 August 2008 Vlaardingen, Netherlands Clay Italy Giulia Gabba 6–7, 7–6, 7–5
Winner 14. 1 September 2008 Martina Franca, Italy Clay Italy Anna Floris 6–4, 4–6, 6–1
Runner-up 14. 22 September 2008 Lecce, Italy Clay Germany Angelika Roesch 2–6, 7–6, 5–7
Runner-up 15. 11 April 2011 Casablanca, Morocco Clay Kazakhstan Galina Voskoboeva 7–6, 2–6, 3–6
Winner 15. 30 July 2012 Bad Saulgau, Germany Clay Germany Carina Witthöft 6–2. 6–4
Runner-up 16. 6 August 2012 Hechingen, Germany Clay Slovenia Maša Zec-Peškirič 0–6, 4–6

WTA career finals[edit]

Doubles: 4 (2–2)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0)
WTA Tour Championships (0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0)
Premier (0)
International (2–2)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 5 January 2004 Auckland, New Zealand Clay Croatia Jelena Kostanić Tošić Argentina Paola Suárez
Spain Virginia Ruano Pascual
7–6, 3–6, 6–1
Winner 2. 11 July 2005 Modena, Italy Clay Ukraine Yuliya Beygelzimer Czech Republic Gabriela Navrátilová
Czech Republic Michaela Paštiková
6–2, 6–0
Runner–up 3. 14 April 2008 Estoril, Portugal Clay Turkey İpek Şenoğlu Italy Flavia Pennetta
Russia Maria Kirilenko
4–6, 4–6
Runner–up 4. 16 July 2012 Båstad, Sweden Clay Czech Republic Eva Hrdinová Colombia Catalina Castaño
Colombia Mariana Duque Mariño
6–4, 5–7, [5–10]

Doubles finals: 68 (43–25)[edit]

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 14 September 1998 Biograd, Croatia Clay Switzerland Diane Asensio Croatia Lana Miholcek
Germany Gréta Arn
3–6, 2–6
Winner 2. 12 June 2000 Ankara, Turkey Clay Republic of Macedonia Marina Lazarovska Bulgaria Kalina Diankova
Turkey İpek Şenoğlu
6–2, 0–6, 6–4
Runner-up 3. 11 September 2000 Biograd, Croatia Clay Serbia and Montenegro Ljiljana Nanušević Austria Bianca Kamper
Austria Stefanie Haidner
3–6, 7–5, 5–7
Runner-up 4. 2 April 2001 Makarska, Croatia Clay Czech Republic Zuzana Hejdová Czech Republic Gabriela Chmelinová
Czech Republic Petra Raclavska
6–1, 2–6, 3–6
Winner 5. 9 July 2001 Sezze, Italy Clay Slovakia Alena Paulenkova Argentina Marisol Berengeno
Italy Margot Torre
6–0, 6–1
Runner-up 6. 30 September 2002 Široki Brijeg, Bosnia and Herzegovina Clay Slovakia Katarina Kachlikova Czech Republic Lenka Snajdrova
Netherlands Kika Hogendoorn
2–6, 6–4, 4–6
Winner 7. 18 November 2002 Zagreb, Croatia Hard Croatia Karolina Šprem Croatia Jelena Kostanić-Tošić
Croatia Matea Mezak
6–2, 6–4
Winner 8. 7 April 2003 Cavtat, Croatia Clay Croatia Darija Jurak Russia Nina Bratchikova
Russia Raissa Gourevitch
6–4, 6–4
Winner 9. 14 April 2003 Dubrovnik, Croatia Clay Croatia Darija Jurak Romania Gabriela Niculescu
Romania Monica Niculescu
6–2, 4–6, 6–2
Winner 10. 19 May 2003 Biograd, Croatia Clay Croatia Darija Jurak Czech Republic Paulina Slitrova
Czech Republic Petra Cetkovská
6–4, 6–4
Winner 11. 26 May 2003 Zadar, Croatia Clay Croatia Darija Jurak Austria Daniela Klemenschits
Austria Sandra Klemenschits
6–3, 6–1
Winner 12. 9 June 2003 Grado, Italy Clay Croatia Darija Jurak Italy Laura Dell'Angelo
Italy Giorgia Mortello
2–6, 6–3, 6–0
Winner 13. 4 August 2003 Cuneo, Italy Clay Croatia Darija Jurak Austria Stefanie Haidner
Bulgaria Lubomira Bacheva
6–1, 6–2
Winner 14. 11 August 2003 Martina Franca, Italy Clay Croatia Darija Jurak Spain María José Martínez Sánchez
Spain Paula García
2–6, 6–4, 6–1
Winner 15. 25 August 2003 Rimini, Italy Clay Croatia Darija Jurak Italy Alice Canepa
Italy Emily Stellato
7–6, 6–7, 7–5
Winner 16. 8 September 2003 Turin, Italy Clay Croatia Darija Jurak Ukraine Olga Lazarchuk
Ukraine Yuliana Fedak
6–4, 6–2
Winner 16. 20 October 2003 Saint Raphael, France Hard Croatia Darija Jurak Estonia Maret Ani
France Camille Pin
6–2, 6–1
Winner 17. 24 November 2003 Průhonice, Czech Republic Carpet Croatia Darija Jurak Czech Republic Olga Vymetálková
Czech Republic Gabriela Chmelinová
7–5, 6–7, 6–3
Runner-up 18. 6 September 2004 Fano, Italy Clay Croatia Darija Jurak Romania Andreea Ehritt-Van
Romania Delia Sescioreanu
5–7, 6–1, 2–6
Runner-up 19. 20 September 2004 Biella, Italy Clay Croatia Darija Jurak Argentina Erica Krauth
Germany Martina Müller
2–6, 3–6
Winner 20. 10 January 2005 Stuttgart, Germany Hard Croatia Darija Jurak Netherlands Danielle Harmsen
Netherlands Eva Pera
6–3, 7–5
Winner 21. 17 January 2005 Grenoble, France Hard Croatia Darija Jurak France Anaïs Laurendon
France Émilie Bacquet
6–2, 6–2
Runner-up 22. 31 January 2005 Urtijëi, Italy Carpet Croatia Darija Jurak Czech Republic Barbora Záhlavová-Strýcová
Slovenia Tina Pisnik
2–6, 6–3, 6–7
Winner 23. 28 February 2005 Buchen, Germany Hard Croatia Darija Jurak Germany Andrea Petkovic
Germany Korina Perkovic
6–2, 6–2
Winner 24. 18 April 2005 Bari, Italy Clay Austria Stefanie Haidner Italy Stefania Chieppa
Switzerland Romina Oprandi
6–3, 7–6
Winner 25. 25 April 2005 Taranto, Italy Clay Croatia Darija Jurak Belarus Nadejda Ostrovskaya
Belarus Tatiana Poutchek
6–3, 6–7, 6–3
Winner 26. 20 June 2005 Fontanafredda, Italy Clay Croatia Darija Jurak Slovakia Eva Fislová
Slovakia Stanislava Hrozenská
5–7, 6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 27. 26 September 2005 Biella, Italy Clay Estonia Maret Ani Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká
Czech Republic Renata Voráčová
4–6, 6–7
Winner 28. 21 November 2005 Poitiers, France Hard Estonia Maret Ani Russia Nina Bratchikova
Uzbekistan Akgul Amanmuradova
7–6, 6–1
Runner-up 29. 10 April 2006 Patras, Greece Hard Ukraine Yana Levchenko Australia Christina Horiatopoulos
Slovakia Jarmila Gajdošová
1–6, 4–6
Runner-up 30. 31 July 2006 Martina Franca, Italy Clay Romania Edina Gallovits-Hall Italy Ivana Abramović
France Aurélie Védy
3–6, 2–6
Winner 31. 14 August 2006 Rimini, Italy Clay Czech Republic Gabriela Chmelinová Belarus Ekaterina Dzehalevich
Russia Ekaterina Lopes
6–3, 1–6, 6–2
Winner 32. 23 October 2006 Istanbul, Turkey Hard Turkey İpek Şenoğlu United Kingdom Katie O'Brien
Romania Sorana Cîrstea
W/O
Winner 33. 11 December 2006 Dubai, United Arab Emirates Hard Croatia Jelena Kostanić-Tošić Ukraine Kateryna Bondarenko
Ukraine Valeria Bondarenko
6–3, 6–0
Runner-up 34. 12 February 2007 Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States Hard Turkey İpek Şenoğlu Italy Antonella Serra Zanetti
Sweden Sofia Arvidsson
6–7, 7–5, 6–7
Runner-up 35. 19 February 2007 Clearwater, United States Hard Italy Antonella Serra Zanetti Japan Ryōko Fuda
Japan Seiko Okamoto
7–5, 3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 36. 26 March 2007 Patras, Greece Hard Greece Anna Koumantou Poland Olga Brózda
Slovakia Lenka Tvarošková
3–6, 1–3 Ret.
Winner 37. 18 June 2007 Fontanafredda, Italy Clay Serbia Teodora Mirčić Germany Carmen Klaschka
Romania Magda Mihalache
6–2, 6–1
Runner-up 38. 2 July 2007 Båstad, Sweden Clay Greece Anna Koumantou Serbia Teodora Mirčić
Sweden Hanna Nooni
5–7, 5–7
Runner-up 39. 9 July 2007 Biella, Italy Clay Czech Republic Renata Voráčová Estonia Kaia Kanepi
Estonia Maret Ani
4–6, 1–6
Runner-up 40. 30 July 2007 Rimini, Italy Clay Serbia Karolina Jovanović Estonia Maret Ani
Slovenia Andreja Klepač
4–6, 0–6
Runner-up 41. 3 September 2007 Mestre, Italy Clay Belarus Darya Kustova Estonia Margit Rüütel
Russia Alisa Kleybanova
2–6, 5–7
Winner 42. 22 October 2007 Istanbul, Turkey Hard Turkey İpek Şenoğlu Netherlands Elise Tamaëla
Netherlands Kim Kilsdonk
6–1, 6–2
Runner-up 43. 17 March 2008 Tenerife, Spain Hard Israel Tzipora Obziler France Julie Coin
France Violette Huck
4–6, 3–6
Winner 44. 21 July 2008 Les Contamines-Montjoie, France Hard Serbia Teodora Mirčić Czech Republic Darina Sedenkova
Germany Justine Ozga
6–1, 6–4
Winner 45. 4 August 2008 Monteroni d'Arbia, Italy Clay France Aurélie Védy Italy Valentina Sulpizio
Italy Verdiana Verardi
6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 46. 11 August 2008 Palić, Serbia Clay Serbia Teodora Mirčić Poland Magdalena Kiszczyńska
Poland Olga Brózda
3–6, 6–7
Winner 47. 25 August 2008 Vlaardingen, Netherlands Clay Serbia Teodora Mirčić Latvia Irina Kuzmina-Rimsa
Russia Anastasia Poltoratskaya
6–1, 6–2
Winner 48. 15 September 2008 Mestre, Italy Clay France Aurélie Védy France Violette Huck
Georgia (country) Margalita Chakhnashvili
6–2, 6–3
Winner 49. 6 October 2008 Joué-lès-Tours, France Hard Germany Kristina Barrois France Julie Coin
France Violette Huck
6–2, 7–6
Runner-up 50. 17 November 2008 Odense, Denmark Carpet Czech Republic Gabriela Chmelinová United Kingdom Sarah Borwell
United States Courtney Nagle
4–6, 4–6
Winner 51. 26 April 2010 Cagnes-sur-Mer, France Clay Croatia Darija Jurak France Kristina Mladenovic
France Stéphanie Cohen-Aloro
0–6, 6–2, [10–5]
Winner 52. 21 June 2010 Kristinehamn, Sweden Clay Finland Emma Laine Israel Julia Glushko
Turkey Pemra Özgen
6–2, 6–3
Winner 53. 28 June 2010 Ystad, Sweden Clay Finland Emma Laine Ukraine Anastasiya Lytovchenko
Ukraine Tetyana Arefyeva
6–1, 6–1
Runner-up 54. 1 November 2010 Nantes, France Clay Croatia Darija Jurak United Kingdom Anna Smith
United Kingdom Anne Keothavong
7–5, 1–6, [6–10]
Winner 55. 31 January 2011 Rancho Santa Fe, United States Hard United States Julie Ditty Japan Remi Tezuka
Japan Shuko Aoyama
6–0, 6–2
Runner-up 56. 14 February 2011 Surprise, United States Hard Ukraine Tetiana Luzhanska Japan Remi Tezuka
Japan Shuko Aoyama
3–6, 1–6
Runner-up 57. 14 February 2011 Hammond, United States Hard United Kingdom Melanie South United States Christina Fusano
United States Julie Ditty
3–6, 3–6
Winner 58. 20 June 2011 Kristinehamn, Sweden Clay Finland Emma Laine Hungary Tímea Babos
Russia Ksenia Lykina
6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 59. 27 June 2011 Ystad, Sweden Clay Finland Emma Laine Romania Alexandra Cadanțu
Romania Diana Buzean
4–6, 6–2, [5–10]
Winner 60. 26 September 2011 Clermont-Ferrand, France Hard United Kingdom Anne Keothavong Russia Ekaterina Ivanova
Russia Ksenia Lykina
4–6, 6–3, [10–8]
Runner-up 61. 31 October 2011 Istanbul, Turkey Hard Croatia Ana Vrljić Ukraine Lyudmyla Kichenok
Ukraine Nadiia Kichenok
6–4, 1–6, [7–10]
Winner 62. 20 February 2012 Mildura, Australia Grass Russia Ksenia Lykina Australia Stephanie Bengson
Australia Tyra Calderwood
5–7, 7–5, [10–7]
Runner-up 63. 31 October 2011 La Marsa, Tunisia Clay Austria Sandra Klemenschits Bulgaria Isabella Shinikova
Norway Ulrikke Eikeri
3–6, 4–6
Winner 64. 2 July 2012 Biella, Italy Clay Czech Republic Eva Hrdinová Austria Sandra Klemenschits
Germany Tatjana Maria
1–6, 6–3, [10–8]
Winner 65. 6 August 2012 Hechingen, Germany Clay Austria Sandra Klemenschits Czech Republic Renata Voráčová
Russia Natela Dzalamidze
6–2, 6–3
Winner 66. 22 October 2012 Poitiers, France Hard Colombia Catalina Castaño France Stéphanie Foretz Gacon
Germany Tatjana Maria
6–4, 5–7, [10–4]
Winner 67. 29 October 2012 Nantes, France Hard Colombia Catalina Castaño Czech Republic Petra Cetkovská
Czech Republic Renata Voráčová
6–4, 6–4
Winner 68. 6 May 2013 Trnava, Slovakia Clay Czech Republic Renata Voráčová Slovakia Jana Čepelová
Slovakia Anna Schmiedlova
6–1, 6–1

Singles performance timeline[edit]

Tournament 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 W–L
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open Q2 A Q1 A A Q2 A A A Q2 3–4
French Open 1R 1R Q1 A A Q1 A A A Q1 3–5
Wimbledon 1R Q2 Q2 A A Q3 A A A Q1 4–5
US Open Q3 Q1 A A A A A A A A 2–2

Women's doubles performance timeline[edit]

Tournament 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 W–L
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open 1R A 1R A A 2R A A A 1R 1–4
French Open 1R A 2R A 1R 1R A A A 1R 1–5
Wimbledon 1R A 3R A 1R 1R A A A 1R 4–5
US Open 2R 2R A A A A A A 2R A 3–3
Win–Loss 1–4 1–1 3–3 0–0 0–2 1–3 0–0 0–0 1–1 0–3 9–17

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