Ruxandra Dragomir

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Ruxandra Dragomir
Ruxandra Dragomir at the 2011 BCR Open Romania Ladies.jpg
Ruxandra Dragomir at the 2011 BCR Open Romania Ladies
Country (sports) Romania
ResidenceBucharest, Romania
Born (1972-10-24) 24 October 1972 (age 47)
Piteşti, Romania
Height1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Turned pro1990
Retired2005
PlaysRight-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money$1,861,426
Singles
Career record290–233
Career titles4 WTA, 7 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 15 (25 August 1997)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open4R (1997, 1998)
French OpenQF (1997)
Wimbledon3R (1996)
US Open2R (1994, 1999, 2000)
Doubles
Career record216–197
Career titles5 WTA, 8 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 21 (8 September 1997)

Ruxandra Dragomir Ilie (born 24 October 1972) is a retired tennis player from Romania.

She won four singles and five doubles titles on the WTA Tour during her career. The right-hander reached her highest individual WTA ranking on 25 August 1997, when she became the number 15 of the world. Between 2009 and 2013 she was the president of Romanian Tennis Federation.[1] Her best performance at a Grand Slam tournament came when she got to the quarterfinals of the 1997 French Open, defeating Sonya Jeyaseelan, Yayuk Basuki, Karina Habšudová and Nicole Arendt before losing to eventual champion Iva Majoli.

Dragomir retired from professional tennis in 2005.

WTA career finals[edit]

Singles: 8 (4 titles, 4 runner-ups)[edit]

Winner — Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0)
Tier I (0)
Tier II (0–2)
Tier III, IV & V (4–2)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Category Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 24 July 1995 Maria Lankowitz, Austria Tier IV Clay Austria Judith Wiesner 6–7(4–7), 3–6
Winner 1. 6 May 1996 Budapest, Hungary Tier IV Clay Austria Melanie Schnell 7–6(8–6), 6–1
Winner 2. 9 September 1996 Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic Tier IV Clay Switzerland Patty Schnyder 6–2, 3–6, 6–4
Winner 3. 18 November 1996 Pattaya City, Thailand Tier IV Hard Thailand Tamarine Tanasugarn 7–6(7–4), 6–4
Runner-up 2. 28 April 1997 Hamburg, Germany Tier II Clay Croatia Iva Majoli 3–6, 2–6
Winner 4. 16 June 1997 Rosmalen, Netherlands Tier III Grass Netherlands Miriam Oremans 5–7, 6–2, 6–4
Runner-up 3. 11 April 1999 Amelia Island, United States Tier II Clay United States Monica Seles 2–6, 3–6
Runner-up 4. 25 June 2000 Rosmalen, Netherlands Tier II Grass Switzerland Martina Hingis 2–6, 0–3 ret.

Doubles: 10 (5 titles, 5 runner-ups)[edit]

Winner — Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0)
Tier I (0)
Tier II (0–2)
Tier III, IV & V (4–2)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 4 July 1994 Palermo, Italy Clay Italy Laura Garrone Italy Alice Canepa
Italy Giulia Casoni
6–1, 6–0
Winner 2. 15 May 1995 Bournemouth, Great Britain Clay South Africa Mariaan de Swardt Australia Kerry-Anne Guse
Canada Patricia Hy-Boulais
6–3, 7–5
Runner-up 1. 5 January 1997 Gold Coast, Australia Hard Italy Silvia Farina Japan Naoko Kijimuta
Japan Nana Miyagi
7–6, 6–1
Runner-up 2. 28 April 1997 Hamburg, Germany Clay Croatia Iva Majoli Germany Anke Huber
France Mary Pierce
6–4, 6–7(1–7), 2–6
Winner 3. 14 July 1997 Prague, Czech Republic Clay Slovakia Karina Habšudová Czech Republic Eva Martincová
Czech Republic Helena Vildová
6–1, 5–7, 6–2
Winner 4. 21 July 1997 Warsaw, Poland Clay Argentina Inés Gorrochategui Australia Catherine Barclay
Germany Meike Babel
6–4, 6–0
Runner-up 3. 10 July 2000 Palermo, Italy Clay Spain Virginia Ruano Pascual Italy Silvia Farina Elia
Italy Rita Grande
4–6, 6–0, 6–7(6–8)
Runner-up 4. 7 January 2001 Hobart, Australia Hard Spain Virginia Ruano Pascual Russia Elena Likhovtseva
Zimbabwe Cara Black
4–6, 1–6
Winner 5. 18 June 2001 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands Grass Russia Nadia Petrova Belgium Kim Clijsters
Netherlands Miriam Oremans
7–6(7–5), 6–7(5–7), 6–4
Runner-up 5. 22 July 2001 Knokke-Heist, Belgium Clay Romania Andreea Ehritt-Vanc Spain Virginia Ruano Pascual
Spain Magüi Serna
4–6, 3–6

ITF finals[edit]

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments

Singles (7–2)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 13 August 1990 Rebecq, Belgium Clay Netherlands Sandra Begijn 6–3, 7–5
Winner 2. 17 September 1990 Rabac, Yugoslavia Clay Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Gorana Matić 6–3, 6–1
Winner 3. 24 September 1990 Mali Lošinj, Yugoslavia Clay Romania Irina Spîrlea 6–3, 6–1
Runner-up 1. 1 October 1990 Šibenik, Yugoslavia Clay Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Barbara Mulej 6–7, 4–6
Winner 4. 25 March 1991 Supetar, Yugoslavia Clay France Angelique Olivier 6–4, 4–6, 6–0
Runner-up 2. 8 June 1992 Reggio Emilia, Italy Clay Switzerland Emanuela Zardo 1–6, 6–7(2–7)
Winner 5. 31 August 1992 Klagenfurt, Austria Clay Sweden Åsa Carlsson 6–4, 6–3
Winner 6. 30 November 1992 Le Havre, France Clay France Sarah Pitkowski-Malcor 7–6, 7–5
Winner 7. 25 April 1998 Prostějov, Czech Republic Clay Czech Republic Adriana Gerši 6–0, 6–0

Doubles (8–6)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 13 August 1990 Rebecq, Belgium Clay Romania Irina Spîrlea Belgium Els Callens
Belgium Caroline Wuillot
4–6, 2–6
Winner 1. 20 August 1990 Koksijde, Belgium Clay Romania Irina Spîrlea South Africa Erda Crous
Czechoslovakia Lucie Ludvigová
6–1, 2–6, 6–3
Winner 2. 17 September 1990 Rabac, Yugoslavia Clay Romania Irina Spîrlea Czechoslovakia Katarína Studeníková
Czechoslovakia Gabriela Vesela
1–6, 6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 2. 12 August 1991 Pisticci, Italy Hard Romania Irina Spîrlea Australia Justine Hodder
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Maja Murić
4–6, 6–3, 3–6
Runner-up 3. 3 February 1992 Jakarta, Indonesia Clay Romania Irina Spîrlea Australia Nicole Pratt
Australia Angie Woolcock
1–6, 0–6
Winner 3. 14 June 1992 Modena, Italy Clay Bulgaria Elena Pampoulova France Alexandra Fusai
Switzerland Natalie Tschan
6–3, 7–6(7–5)
Winner 4. 22 June 1992 Reggio Emilia, Italy Clay Switzerland Natalie Tschan France Barbara Collet
France Alexandra Fusai
3–6, 6–2, 6–1
Runner-up 4. 22 November 1992 Nottingham, Great Britain Carpet (i) Romania Irina Spîrlea Belgium Els Callens
Bulgaria Elena Pampoulova
6–7(3–7), 4–6
Winner 5. 30 November 1992 Le Havre, France Clay Romania Irina Spîrlea Germany Angela Kerek
Germany Sabine Lohmann
6–3, 7–6
Runner-up 5. 2 May 2004 Cagnes-sur-Mer, France Clay Germany Antonia Matic Bulgaria Lubomira Bacheva
Czech Republic Eva Birnerová
6–3, 6–7(4–7), 3–6
Winner 6. 16 May 2004 St. Gaudens, France Clay Romania Andreea Ehritt-Vanc Poland Marta Domachowska
Argentina Natalia Gussoni
6–3, 6–1
Winner 7. 15 June 2004 Gorizia, Italy Carpet (i) Romania Andreea Ehritt-Vanc Germany Martina Müller
Germany Angelika Rösch
7–6(9–7), 6–2
Runner-up 6. 17 October 2004 Ashburn, United States Hard United States Samantha Reeves United States Kelly McCain
United States Kristen Schlukebir
2–6, 2–6
Winner 8. 24 October 2004 Cary, United States Hard United States Samantha Reeves Canada Maureen Drake
Japan Nana Miyagi
4–6, 6–3, 6–3

Grand Slam singles performance timeline[edit]

Tournament 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 W–L
Australian Open A 1R 2R 2R 4R 4R 3R 3R 3R A A 1R 14–9
French Open 4R 4R 4R 2R QF 3R 4R 4R 1R A A A 22–9
Wimbledon 2R 2R 1R 3R 1R 1R 2R 1R 1R A A A 5–9
US Open 1R 2R 1R 1R 1R 1R 2R 2R A A A A 3–8
Win–Loss 4–3 5–4 4–4 4–4 7–4 5–4 7–4 6–4 2–3 0–0 0–0 0–1 44–35

Head-to-head records[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Consiliul de Conducere". Romanian Tennis Federation. Retrieved July 4, 2010.

External links[edit]