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Jelena Kostanić Tošić

Jelena Kostanić Tošić
Country (sports)  Croatia
Residence Zagreb, Croatia
Born (1981-07-06) 6 July 1981
Split, Croatia, (then SFRY)
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Turned pro July 1999
Retired September 2010
Plays Left-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $1,577,765
Singles
Career record 328–261
Career titles 0 WTA, 4 ITF
Highest ranking No. 32 (26 July 2004)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 3R (2000, 2006, 2007)
French Open 2R (2002, 2003, 2004, 2005)
Wimbledon 1R (2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007)
US Open 3R (2004)
Doubles
Career record 198–179
Career titles 8 WTA, 10 ITF
Highest ranking No. 30 (4 October 2004)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 2R (2003, 2004, 2007, 2008)
French Open 2R (2003, 2004)
Wimbledon 2R (2002, 2004)
US Open QF (2008)

Jelena Kostanić Tošić (born 6 July 1981) is a retired professional female tennis player from Croatia.

On July 26, 2004 she reached her career-high singles ranking of World No. 32. On October 4, 2004 she reached her career-high Doubles ranking of World No. 30. Kostanić Tošić won eight doubles titles on the WTA tour and four singles and ten doubles titles on the ITF tour during her career. As a junior she won the 1998 Australian Open.

Kostanić Tošić married Croatian table tennis player Roko Tošić on July 8, 2006 (until January 6, 2007[1] she competed as Jelena Kostanić).

At the 2008 Australian Open, Tošić was defeated in the first round by the eventual champion Maria Sharapova in straight sets.[2]

Playing for Croatia at the Fed Cup, Kostanić Tošić has a win–loss 19–20.

Her last professional tournament was the 2010 US Open.[3]

Contents

  • Biography 1
  • WTA Tour finals 2
    • Singles : 3 (0-3) 2.1
    • Doubles: 16 (8-8) 2.2
  • Grand Slam performance timelines 3
    • Singles 3.1
    • Doubles 3.2
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Biography

Coached by Alan Maric; off-court trainer is Slaven Hrvoj. Started playing tennis at age 7. Father, Slobodan, is an external bank auditor; mother, Smiljana, is a dental nurse; sister, Marina, is a student of economics; loves her nieces, Mia and Lana. Entire family plays recreational tennis on private court. Enjoys comedies; favorite actor is Tom Hanks. Likes reading and listening to music (especially Croatian music). Likes to play and watch sports, soccer and basketball the most. Admires Michael Jordan and Goran Ivanisevic (who comes from the same tennis club in Split).

WTA Tour finals

Singles : 3 (0-3)

Legend: Before 2009 Legend: Starting in 2009
Grand Slam tournaments (0)
WTA Championships (0)
Tier I (0) Premier Mandatory (0)
Tier II (0) Premier 5 (0)
Tier III (0/1) Premier (0)
Tier IV & V (0/2) International (0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score
Runner-up 1. August 10, 2003 Helsinki, Finland Clay Anna Smashnova 6–4 4–6 0–6
Runner-up 2. February 12, 2006 Pattaya, Thailand Hard Shahar Pe'er 3–6 1–6
Runner-up 3. February 19 2006 Bangalore, India Hard Mara Santangelo 3–6 7–6(5) 6–3

Doubles: 16 (8-8)

Legend: Before 2009 Legend: Starting in 2009
Grand Slam tournaments (0)
WTA Championships (0)
Tier I (0) Premier Mandatory (0)
Tier II (0) Premier 5 (0)
Tier III (5/4) Premier (0)
Tier IV & V (3/4) International (0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score
Winner 1. 26 April 1999 Bol, Croatia Clay Michaela Paštiková Meghann Shaughnessy
Andreea Vanc
7–5, 61–7, 6–2
Winner 2. 8 November 1999 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Hard Tina Pisnik Rika Hiraki
Yuka Yoshida
3–6, 6–2, 6–4
Runner-up 1. 23 April 2000 Budapest, Hungary Clay Sandra Načuk Lubomira Bacheva
Cristina Torrens Valero
0–6, 2–6
Winner 3. 6 May 2002 Warsaw, Poland Clay Henrieta Nagyová Evgenia Kulikovskaya
Silvija Talaja
6–1, 6–1
Winner 4. 20 May 2002 Strasbourg, France Clay Jennifer Hopkins Caroline Dhenin
Maja Matevžič
0–6, 6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 2. 19 May 2003 Strasbourg, France Clay Laura Granville Sonya Jeyaseelan
Maja Matevžič
4–6, 4–6
Winner 5. 5 January 2004 Auckland, New Zealand Hard Mervana Jugić-Salkić Virginia Ruano Pascual
Paola Suárez
7–66, 3–6, 6–1
Winner 6. 12 January 2004 Canberra, Australia Hard Claudine Schaul Caroline Dhenin
Lisa McShea
6–4, 7–63
Runner-up 3. 19 June 2004 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands Grass Claudine Schaul Lisa McShea
Milagros Sequera
6–7 (3–7), 3–6
Runner-up 4. 15 May 2005 Prague, Czech Republic Clay Barbora Záhlavová-Strýcová Nicole Pratt
Émilie Loit
7–6(8–6), 4–6, 4–6
Runner-up 5. 25 September 2005 Portorož, Slovenia Hard Katarina Srebotnik Anabel Medina Garrigues
Roberta Vinci
4–6, 7–5, 2–6
Runner-up 6. 9 January 2006 Hobart, Australia Hard Jill Craybas Émilie Loit
Nicole Pratt
2–6, 1–6
Runner-up 7. 1 October 2006 Guangzhou, China Hard Vania King Li Ting
Sun Tiantian
4–6, 6–2, 5–7
Winner 7. 8 October 2006 Tokyo, Japan Hard Vania King Yung-Jan Chan
Chia-Jung Chuang
7–62, 5–7, 6–2
Winner 8. 15 October 2006 Bangkok, Thailand Hard Vania King Mariana Díaz-Oliva
Natalie Grandin
7–5, 2–6, 7–5
Runner-up 8. 23 February 2008 Bogotá, Colombia Clay Martina Müller Iveta Benešová
Bethanie Mattek-Sands
3–6, 3–6

Grand Slam performance timelines

Key
W  F  SF QF R# RR LQ (Q#) A P Z# PO SF-B F-S G NMS NH

Won tournament; or reached Final; Semifinal; Quarter-final; Round 4, 3, 2, 1; competed at a Round Robin stage; lost in Qualification Round; absent from tournament event; played in a Davis Cup - / Fed Cup Zonal Group (with its number indication) or Play-off; won a bronze, silver (F or S) or gold medal at the Olympics; a downgraded Masters Series/1000 tournament (Not a Masters Series); or a tournament that was Not Held in a given year.

To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated either at the conclusion of a tournament, or when the player's participation in the tournament has ended.

Singles

Tournament 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Australian Open A 3R 1R 2R 1R 1R 2R 3R 3R 1R
French Open A 1R A 2R 2R 2R 2R 1R 1R A
Wimbledon A 1R A 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R A
US Open 2R 2R A 1R 1R 3R 1R 2R 2R 1R

Doubles

Tournament 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Australian Open A 1R 1R A 2R 2R 1R 1R 2R 2R 1R
French Open A 1R A A 2R 2R 1R 1R 1R A A
Wimbledon A 1R A 2R 1R 2R 1R 1R 1R A A
US Open 1R 2R A 1R 1R 2R 1R 2R 1R QF A

References

  1. ^ "2007 Hobart".  
  2. ^ BBC SPORT | Tennis | Sharapova books Davenport meeting
  3. ^ http://www.jutarnji.hr/kostanic-tosic--nikada-se-nisam-isticala--mozda-je-u-tome-problem/884016/ (Croatian)

External links

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