Petra Martić

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Petra Martić
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Country (sports)  Croatia
Residence Split, Croatia
Born (1991-01-19) 19 January 1991 (age 27)
Split, Croatia
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Turned pro July 2008
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Coach Sandra Zaniewska
Prize money US$2,493,710
Singles
Career record 284–202 (58.44%)
Career titles 0 WTA, 1 WTA Challenger, 4 ITF
Highest ranking No. 32 (22 October 2018)
Current ranking No. 32 (22 October 2018)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 4R (2018)
French Open 4R (2012, 2017)
Wimbledon 4R (2017)
US Open 2R (2009, 2011)
Doubles
Career record 114–101
Career titles 0 WTA, 1 WTA 125K, 5 ITF
Highest ranking No. 53 (17 March 2014)
Current ranking No. 604 (2 April 2018)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 3R (2012, 2014)
French Open 2R (2012)
Wimbledon 3R (2012, 2013)
US Open 1R (2012)
Team competitions
Fed Cup 8–9
Last updated on: 21 May 2018.

Petra Martić (Croatian pronunciation: [pêtra mâːrtitɕ];[1][2] born 19 January 1991) is a professional tennis player from Croatia.

Her highest career ranking is World No. 34, achieved on 21 May 2018.

Tennis career[edit]

Early career: 2006–2009[edit]

French Open (2009)

Her best result in her junior career was the quarter-finals in 2006 US Open. In 2008, she won the first tournament in her senior career, the Zagreb Ladies Open.

She qualified for the 2009 French Open. She lost there in the second round to 21-year-old Canadian world No. 24 Aleksandra Wozniak, 6–3, 6–3. Martić was on the defensive from the start, and gave up 27 winners. Martić then made it to another Portorož open QF, losing to defending champion and 5th seed Sara Errani. In 2008, Martić won the ITF Zagreb Open, defeating Yvonne Meusburger, and then made it to the QF of Banka Koper Slovenia Open, losing to Julia Görges.

2010[edit]

Martić began 2010 by falling in the qualifying stages of the ASB Classic (lost to Chanelle Scheepers) and the Medibank International Sydney (lost to Kimiko Date-Krumm). She lost in the first round of the Australian Open, falling to Sabine Lisicki 6–1 6–4.

In February 2010, she had her best result to date, beating third seed and world number 15 Yanina Wickmayer in the first round of the 2010 Open GDF Suez, winning 6–4, 3–6, 7–5. Martić broke twice and dropped serve once. She lost in the next round to Ágnes Szávay 6–2, 6–4.

Martić qualified for the BNP Paribas Open, where she lost in the second round to Jelena Janković 6–3 7–6.

Martić also scored another big win at the 2010 Sony Ericsson Open in Miami as she defeated World No. 21 Aravane Rezaï 7–5, 5–7, 6–4 in the second round. She lost to Yanina Wickmayer in the third round, 6–3 6–3.

She lost in the first round of her next three tournaments, Andalucia Tennis Experience (lost to Estrella Cabeza Candela 1–6 7–6(3) 6–2 ), Grand Prix SAR La Princesse Lalla Meryem (lost to Alizé Cornet 7–6 6–4) and Estoril Open (lost to Kimiko Date-Krumm 6–7, 7–5, 7–6).

She was forced to retire in her first round match of the Mutua Madrileña Madrid Open whilst 4–6 2–1 down.

Her next tournament was the Warsaw Open where she lost 7–5, 6–7, 6–3 to Gréta Arn in the first round.

Martić was drawn against World Number 5 Elena Dementieva in the first round of the French open where she was beaten 6–1, 6–1.

She next participated in the ITF tournament in Marseilles where she reached the quarter finals, losing to Johanna Larsson 6–2, 2–6, 6–4 .

Martić only played one grass tournament in the 2010 season, Wimbledon. Here she beat British Number 1 Elena Baltacha 2–6 7–5 6–3 in the first round. She was due to play against Marion Bartoli in the second round, however she was forced to retire before the match.

After Wimbledon, Martić moved to hard court tournaments. She lost in the first round of Banka Koper Slovenia Open to Katarina Srebotnik and in the first round of İstanbul Cup to Vera Dushevina.

Martić was drawn against the top seed Caroline Wozniacki in the first edition of the E-Boks Danish Open where she lost 6–3 6–2.

2012[edit]

Martić started the 2012 season losing in the first rounds of several tournaments including the Australian Open, Doha, and Dubai.

Martić reached her first WTA final at the 2012 where she upset the No. 3 seed Peng Shuai and the No. 2 seed Jelena Janković. She had to retire in the final against Hsieh Su-wei.

After falling in the first rounds of Indian Wells and Miami, Martić made the semifinals of the 2012 e-Boks Open losing to Caroline Wozniacki, and the quarterfinals of the 2012 Budapest Grand Prix losing to Elena Vesnina.

Martić advanced to the fourth round of the 2012 French Open. She defeated Michaëlla Krajicek, World No. 8 Marion Bartoli, and Anabel Medina Garrigues. She lost in the fourth round to Angelique Kerber.

At the 2012 US Open, Martić drew defending champion Samantha Stosur in the first round, and was defeated 1–6, 1–6.[3] She would, however, bounce back at the 2012 Toray Pan Pacific Open, upsetting World No. 5 Petra Kvitová in the second round. It was the first meeting between the two. [4]

Serving at the 2013 Wimbledon Championship

WTA career finals[edit]

Singles: 2 (2 runners-up)[edit]

Winner – Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
WTA Tour Championships (0–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Premier (0–0)
International (0–2)
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 Mar 2012 Malaysian Open, Malaysia International Hard Chinese Taipei Hsieh Su-wei 6–2, 5–7, 1–4 ret.
Loss 0–2 Jul 2018 Bucharest Open, Romania International Clay Latvia Anastasija Sevastova 6–7(4–7), 2–6

Doubles: 4 (4 runners–up)[edit]

Winner – Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
WTA Tour Championships (0–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Premier (0–1)
International (0–3)
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Feb 2012 Open GDF Suez, France Premier Hard (i) Germany Anna-Lena Grönefeld United States Liezel Huber
United States Lisa Raymond
6–7(3–7), 1–6
Loss 0–2 Jun 2012 Gastein Ladies, Austria International Clay Germany Anna-Lena Grönefeld United States Jill Craybas
Germany Julia Görges
7–6(7–4), 4–6, [9–11]
Loss 0–3 Apr 2013 Morocco Open, Morocco International Clay France Kristina Mladenovic Hungary Tímea Babos
Luxembourg Mandy Minella
3–6, 1–6
Loss 0–4 Mar 2016 Monterrey Open, Mexico International Hard United States Maria Sanchez Spain Anabel Medina Garrigues
Spain Arantxa Parra Santonja
6–4, 5–7, [7–10]

WTA 125 Series Finals[edit]

Singles: 1 (1 title)[edit]

Result W–L    Date    Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Win 1–0 Sep 2018 Chicago Challenger, United States Hard Germany Mona Barthel 6–4, 6–1

Doubles: (1 title)[edit]

Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 May 2016 Bol Open, Croatia 125K Clay Switzerland Xenia Knoll Romania Raluca Olaru
Turkey İpek Soylu
6–3, 6–2

ITF career finals[edit]

Singles Finals: 7 (4–3)[edit]

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner–up 1. 14 October 2007 Jersey, United Kingdom Hard Germany Sabine Lisicki 3–6, 4–6
Winner 2. 13 July 2008 Zagreb, Croatia Clay Austria Yvonne Meusburger 6–2, 2–6, 6–2
Winner 3. 13 September 2009 Biella, Italy Clay Canada Sharon Fichman 7–5, 6–4
Winner 4. 3 June 2013 Nottingham, United Kingdom Grass Czech Republic Karolína Plíšková 6–3, 6–3
Runner–up 5. 9 November 2014 Captiva Island, United States Hard Romania Edina Gallovits-Hall 2–6 2–6
Winner 6. 9 April 2017 Pula Italy Clay Liechtenstein Kathinka von Deichmann 6–4, 7–5
Runner–up 7. 6 May 2017 Wiesbaden, Germany Clay Liechtenstein Kathinka von Deichmann 4–6, 6–4, 6–7(7–9)

Doubles Finals: 7 (5–2)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 10 May 2009 Zagreb, Croatia Clay Croatia Ajla Tomljanović Belarus Ksenia Milevskaya
Russia Anastasia Pivovarova
6–3, 6–7(4–7), [10–5]
Runner-up 2. 18 September 2009 Sofia, Bulgaria Clay Slovenia Polona Hercog Switzerland Timea Bacsinszky
Italy Tathiana Garbin
2–6, 6–7(4–7)
Runner-up 3. 3 October 2010 Athens, Greece Hard Greece Eleni Daniilidou Russia Vitalia Diatchenko
Turkey İpek Şenoğlu
w/o
Winner 4. 17 December 2010 Dubai, United Arap Emirates Hard Germany Julia Görges India Sania Mirza
Czech Republic Vladimíra Uhlířová
6–4, 7–6(9–7)
Winner 5. 8 May 2011 Cagnes-sur-Mer, France Clay Germany Anna-Lena Grönefeld Croatia Darija Jurak
Czech Republic Renata Voráčová
1–6, 6–2, 6–4
Winner 6. 19 October 2014 Tampico, Mexico Hard United States Maria Sanchez Russia Valeria Savinykh
Ukraine Kateryna Bondarenko
3–6 6–3 [10–2]
Winner 7. 8 February 2015 Burnie, Australia Hard United States Irina Falconi China Han Xinyun
Japan Junri Namigata
6–2, 6–4

Singles performance timeline[edit]

Tournament 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 W–L
Australian Open A Q1 1R 2R 1R 1R 1R 1R Q1 A 4R 4–7
French Open A 2R 1R Q1 4R 1R 1R 1R Q2 4R 2R 8–8
Wimbledon A A 2R 2R 1R 3R 1R Q1 Q1 4R 1R 7–7
US Open Q1 2R 1R 2R 1R A Q1 Q3 A 1R 1R 2–6
Win–Loss 0–0 2–2 1–4 3–3 3–4 2–3 0–3 0–2 0–0 6–3 4–4 21–28

Source:[5]

Doubles performance timeline[edit]

Tournament 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 W–L
Australian Open 1R 1R 3R 1R 3R 1R A A 4–6
French Open 2R 1R 2R 1R A 1R A A 2–5
Wimbledon 2R A 3R 3R A 1R A A 5–4
US Open 3R 1R 1R 1R A A A 1R 2–5
Win–Loss 4–4 0–3 5–4 2–4 2–1 0–3 0–0 0–1 13–20

Top 10 wins[edit]

Season 2012 2018 Total
Wins 2 1 3
# Player Rank Event Surface Round Score PMR
2012
1. France Marion Bartoli No. 8 French Open, Paris, France Clay 2nd Round 6–2, 3–6, 6–3 No. 50
2. Czech Republic Petra Kvitová No. 5 Pan Pacific Open, Tokyo, Japan Hard 2nd Round 6–4, 6-4 No. 73
2018
3. Latvia Jeļena Ostapenko No. 6 BNP Paribas Open, Indian Wells, United States Hard 3rd Round 6–3, 6–3 No. 51

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pètar". Hrvatski jezični portal (in Serbo-Croatian). Retrieved 2018-03-18. Pȅtra
  2. ^ "Mȃrta". Hrvatski jezični portal (in Serbo-Croatian). Retrieved 2018-03-18. Mȃrtić
  3. ^ "Stosur starts US Open defense, routs Martic". Yahoo! Sports.
  4. ^ "P. Martic – P. Kvitova Head to Head Game Statistics, Tennis Tournament Results – Tennis Statistics Wettpoint". wettpoint.com.
  5. ^ "Wozniak Books Her Spot in the Third Round at Roland-Garros". News. Tennis Canada. 28 May 2009. Archived from the original on 24 February 2012. Retrieved 18 January 2017.

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