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
Residence Bucharest, Romania
Born (1972-10-24) 24 October 1972 (age 44)
Piteşti, Romania
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Turned pro 1990
Retired 2005
Plays Right-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money $1,861,426
Singles
Career record 290–233
Career titles 4 WTA, 7 ITF
Highest ranking No. 15 (25 August 1997)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 4R (1997, 1998)
French Open QF (1997)
Wimbledon 3R (1996)
US Open 2R (1994, 1999, 2000)
Doubles
Career record 216–197
Career titles 5 WTA, 8 ITF
Highest ranking No. 21 (8 September 1997)

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

She won four singles and five doubles titles during her career. The right-hander reached her highest individual ranking on the WTA Tour 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 came when she got to the quarter finals 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 tennis in 2005.

WTA career finals[edit]

Singles: 8 (4-4)[edit]

Winner — Legend (pre/post 2009)
Grand Slam tournaments (0)
WTA Tour Championships (0)
Tier I / Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0)
Tier II / Premier (0–2)
Tier III, IV & V / International (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 retired

Doubles: 10 (5–5)[edit]

Winner — Legend (pre/post 2009)
Grand Slam tournaments (0)
WTA Tour Championships (0)
Tier I / Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0)
Tier II / Premier (0–2)
Tier III, IV & V / International (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

Single performance timeline[edit]

Tournament 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 W–L
Grand Slam Tournaments
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 40–35

Head vs. Head Record[edit]

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