Silvija Talaja

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Silvija Talaja
Country (sports) Croatia
ResidenceMakarska, Croatia
Born (1978-01-14) 14 January 1978 (age 40)
Imotski, Croatia (then SFRY)
Height1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Turned pro1992
Retired2006
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$1,135,876
Singles
Career record300–273
Career titles2 WTA, 1 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 18 (29 May 2000)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (2001)
French Open3R (1999, 2004)
Wimbledon3R (2000)
US Open2R (2001, 2003)
Doubles
Career record69–120
Career titles1 WTA
Highest rankingNo. 54 (7 June 2004)

Silvija Talaja (born 14 January 1978) is a Croatian former professional tennis player.

Her most successful year was 2000, when she won two WTA tournaments and received career-high ranking of number 18 (on 29 May). She also won one WTA title in doubles, and won a gold medal in 1993 Mediterranean Games in doubles.

When she married in 2006 to Tonći Tolja, she retired from professional tennis.

WTA Tour titles (3)[edit]

Singles (2)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
1. 3 January 2000 Gold Coast, Australia Hard Spain Conchita Martínez 6–0, 0–6, 6–4
2. 22 May 2000 Strasbourg, France Clay Hungary Rita Kuti-Kis 7–5, 4–6, 6–3

Doubles (1)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
1. 28 July 2003 Sopot, Poland Clay Ukraine Tatiana Perebiynis Estonia Maret Ani &
Czech Republic Libuše Průšová
6–4, 6–2

WTA Tour finalist (7)[edit]

Singles (4)[edit]

Doubles (3)[edit]

Head vs. Head records[edit]

External links[edit]

  • Silvija Talaja at the Women's Tennis Association Edit this at Wikidata
  • Silvija Talaja at the International Tennis Federation Edit this at Wikidata
  • "Ništa se ne može mjeriti s rođenjem djeteta" (in Croatian). Slobodna Dalmacija. (Silvija Talaja's life after retirement)