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Schmiedlová qualified for her first Grand Slam tournament at the French Open. After Wimbledon, she reached the final of the $100,000 tournament in Biarritz, and lost to Stephanie Vogt in three sets. She reached the top 100 for the first time with a ranking of world No. 97.
In February, she reached her first WTA final at the Rio Open, losing to Sara Errani in straight sets.
In April, she won her first WTA title at the Katowice Open, where she defeated Camila Giorgi in the final. She won her second WTA title at the Bucharest Open, where she defeated Errani in the final.
At the Wuhan Open in September, Schmiedlová scored her first top-10 victory, and hence the biggest win of her career, by coming upsetting former world No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki in three sets in the second round.
2016: Major slump, out of the top 100
Schmiedlová went on a losing streak of 16 WTA Tour-level matches.
2018: Third WTA title
The Slovakian, ranked 132 in the world before this win in Bogotá, beat Lara Arruabarrena in the final. It was her first title since 2015 and resulted in her return to the top 100.
1 The first Premier 5 event of the year has switched back and forth between the Dubai Tennis Championships and the Qatar Total Open since 2009. Dubai was classified as a Premier 5 event from 2009-2011 before being succeeded by Doha for the 2012-2014 period. In 2015, Dubai regained its Premier 5 status while Doha was demoted to Premier status. The two tournaments have since alternated status every year.