Myriam Casanova

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Myriam Casanova
Country (sports)   Switzerland
Residence Altstätten, Switzerland
Born (1985-06-20) 20 June 1985 (age 30)
Altstätten, Switzerland
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Turned pro 2000
Retired 2012
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money US$469,516
Singles
Career record 116–63
Career titles 1 WTA, 6 ITF
Highest ranking No. 45 (7 April 2003)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 1R (2003, 2004)
French Open 3R (2004)
Wimbledon 3R (2002)
US Open 2R (2002, 2003)
Doubles
Career record 48–31
Career titles 0 WTA, 3 ITF
Highest ranking No. 19 (5 July 2004)
Last updated on: July 9, 2010.

Myriam Casanova (born 20 June 1985) is a former professional female tennis player from Switzerland.

She has been ranked as high as No. 45 on the WTA Tour in singles and has won one WTA singles title in her career. In doubles she reached the semifinals of the 2003 US Open, partnering Marion Bartoli of France, and reached a career-high ranking of world number 19.

WTA Singles 2 (1-1)[edit]

Legend: Before 2009 Legend: Starting in 2009
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
Olympic Gold (0–0)
WTA Championships (0–0)
Tier I (0–0) Premier Mandatory (0–0)
Tier II (0–0) Premier 5 (0–0)
Tier III (0–0) Premier (0–0)
Tier IV & V (1–1) International (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponent in the final
Runner-up 1. 21 April 2002 Budapest, Hungary Clay Germany Martina Müller 2–6 6–3 4–6
Winner 1. 14 July 2002 Brussels, Belgium Clay Spain Arantxa Sánchez-Vicario 4–6, 6–2, 6–1

Doubles: 2 (0–2)[edit]

Legend: Before 2009 Legend: Starting in 2009
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
Olympic Gold (0–0)
WTA Championships (0–0)
Tier I (0–0) Premier Mandatory (0–0)
Tier II (0–1) Premier 5 (0–0)
Tier III (0–1) Premier (0–0)
Tier IV & V (0–0) International (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 16 February 2004 Antwerp, Belgium Hard Greece Eleni Daniilidou Zimbabwe Cara Black
Belgium Els Callens
2–6, 1–6
Runner-up 2. 10 April 2004 Amelia Island, United States Clay Australia Alicia Molik Russia Nadia Petrova
United States Meghann Shaughnessy
6–3, 2–6, 5–7

ITF Final[edit]

Singles: 6 (6–0)[edit]

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponent in the final
Winner 1. 6 May 2001 Nitra, Slovakia Clay Russia Anna Bastrikova 6–1, 6–3
Winner 2. 30 September 2001 Belgrade, Serbia Clay Germany Antonela Voina 7–5, 6–0
Winner 3. 7 October 2001 Novi Sad, Serbia Clay Switzerland Daniela Casanova 6–4, 7–5
Winner 4. 16 June 2002 Vaduz, Liechtenstein Clay South Africa Chanelle Scheepers 6–1, 6–3
Winner 5. 27 June 2010 Davos, Switzerland Clay Russia Viktoria Kamenskaya 6–3, 4–6, 6–4
Winner 6. 20 March 2011 Fallanden, Switzerland Carpet Latvia Diāna Marcinkēviča 6–3, 6–4

Doubles: 4 (3–1)[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. 11 June 2001 Vaduz, Liechtenstein Clay Switzerland Daniela Casanova Germany Susi Bensch
Germany Sabrina Jolk
6–7, 5–7
Winner 2. 17 September 2001 Zadar, Croatia Clay Switzerland Daniela Casanova Czech Republic Barbora Machovska
Czech Republic Sarka Snorova
6–2, 6–2
Winner 3. 30 September 2001 Belgrade, Serbia Clay Switzerland Daniela Casanova Serbia Dragana Ilic
Serbia Ljiljana Nanusevic
6–2, 7–5
Winner 4. 7 October 2001 Novi Sad, Serbia Clay Switzerland Daniela Casanova Serbia Ana Cetnik
Serbia Ljiljana Nanusevic
6–1, 6–1

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