Christina Wheeler
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Christina Wheeler

Christina Wheeler
Country (sports) Australia
ResidenceMelbourne, Australia
Born (1982-04-15) 15 April 1982 (age 38)
Korosten, Ukraine
Height1.61 m (5 ft 3 in)
Turned pro2000
Retired2008
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$357,140
Singles
Career record221-208
Career titles3 ITF
Highest ranking147 (26 May 2003)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (2001, 2002, 2008)
French Open2R (2002)
Wimbledon1R (2004)
US OpenQ3 (2003)
Doubles
Career record193-144
Career titles10 ITF
Highest ranking91 (8 July 2002)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open2R (2002, 2005, 2006)
French Open1R (2002, 2004)
Wimbledon2R (2002, 2004)
US Open2R (2003)

Christina Wheeler (born 15 April 1982) is an Australian retired tennis player.

Her highest WTA singles ranking is 147, which she reached on 26 May 2003. Her career high in doubles is 91, achieved on 8 July 2002. Wheeler won three ITF singles titles and ten ITF doubles titles.

She retired from professional circuit in 2008.[]

WTA career finals

Doubles: 1 (runner-up)

Legend
Tier I (0-0)
Tier II (0-0)
Tier III (0-0)
Tier IV & V (0-1)
Result Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 13 January 2002 Hobart International,
Australia
Hard Australia Catherine Barclay Italy Tathiana Garbin
Italy Rita Grande
2-6, 6-7(7-3)

ITF Circuit finals

Singles: 11 (3-8)

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (1-5)
Clay (2-3)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 8 May 2000 ITF Swansea, United Kingdom Clay Serbia and Montenegro Dragana Zari? 6-4, 7-6(7-4)
Runner-up 2. 13 November 2000 ITF Port Pirie, Australia Hard Australia Evie Dominikovic 4-6, 4-6
Runner-up 3. 26 February 2001 ITF Bendigo, Australia Hard Australia Annabel Ellwood 6-3, 2-6, 4-6
Winner 4. 29 October 2001 ITF Mackay, Australia Hard Australia Cindy Watson 6-3, 6-2
Runner-up 5. 5 May 2003 ITF Sea Island, United States Hard Russia Maria Sharapova 4-6, 3-6
Runner-up 6. 13 May 2003 ITF Charlottesville, United States Clay Puerto Rico Kristina Brandi 6-4, 4-6, 2-6
Runner-up 7. 18 February 2007 ITF Melbourne, Australia Clay Australia Casey Dellacqua 3-6, 1-6
Runner-up 8. 17 June 2007 ITF Campobasso, Italy Clay Hungary Kira Nagy 2-6, 0-6
Runner-up 9. 12 November 2007 ITF Sunderland, England Hard France Iryna Brémond 1-6, 0-6
Runner-up 10. 23 March 2008 ITF Sorrento, Italy Hard United Kingdom Melanie South 5-7, 7-6(8-6), 4-6
Winner 11. 21 April 2008 ITF Naples, Italy Clay Switzerland Lisa Sabino 6-4, 7-6(7-4)

Doubles: 27 (10-17)

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (4-9)
Clay (4-7)
Grass (2-1)
Carpet (0-0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 2 April 2000 ITF Corowa, Australia Grass Australia Cindy Watson South Africa Natalie Grandin
South Africa Nicole Rencken
6-3, 7-6(13-11)
Runner-up 2. 19 November 2001 ITF Nuriootpa, Australia Hard Australia Catherine Barclay Australia Evie Dominikovic
Australia Samantha Stosur
1-6, 7-6(7-5), 4-6
Winner 3. 6 April 2002 ITF Jackson, United States Clay Australia Lisa McShea Argentina Gisela Dulko
Venezuela Milagros Sequera
6-2, 6-4
Winner 4. 10 September 2002 Peachtree, United States Hard United States Jennifer Russell United States Ally Baker
Puerto Rico Kristina Brandi
6-2, 7-6(7-3)
Runner-up 5. 24 September 2002 Albuquerque, United States Hard Ukraine Tatiana Perebiynis Italy Francesca Lubiani
Venezuela Milagros Sequera
6-1, 5-7, 5-7
Runner-up 6. 15 October 2002 Sedona, United States Hard Venezuela Milagros Sequera United States Jennifer Russell
United States Mashona Washington
6-7(3-7), 5-7
Runner-up 7. 15 April 2003 Jackson, United States Clay Australia Lisa McShea United States Teryn Ashley
United States Abigail Spears
1-6, 3-6
Winner 8. 22 April 2003 Dothan, United States Clay Venezuela Milagros Sequera United States Julie Ditty
United States Varvara Lepchenko
5-7, 6-1, 6-2
Runner-up 9. 5 May 2003 Sea Island, United States Clay Australia Lisa McShea United States Jennifer Russell
United States Jessica Lehnhoff
3-6, 4-6
Runner-up 10. 18 May 2003 Charlottesville, United States Clay United States Julie Ditty United States Bethanie Mattek-Sands
United States Lilia Osterloh
5-7, 1-6
Runner-up 11. 22 July 2003 Lexington, United States Hard Australia Bryanne Stewart Chinese Taipei Janet Lee
United States Jessica Lehnhoff
3-6, 4-6
Winner 12. 24 November 2003 Mount Gambier, Australia Hard United States Jessica Lehnhoff Australia Bryanne Stewart
Australia Samantha Stosur
7-5, 6-2
Winner 13. 4 May 2004 Raleigh, United States Clay United States Ansley Cargill Canada Marie-Ève Pelletier
Netherlands Anousjka Van Exel
6-4, 6-4
Runner-up 14. 17 August 2004 Bronx, United States Hard United States Jessica Lehnhoff China Li Na
China Liu Nannan
7-5, 3-6, 3-6
Runner-up 15. 10 May 2005 Charlottesville, United States Clay United States Samantha Reeves United States Ashley Harkleroad
United States Lindsay Lee-Waters
4-6, 5-7
Winner 16. 10 July 2006 Felixstowe, United Kingdom Grass Australia Trudi Musgrave United Kingdom Sarah Borwell
United Kingdom Jane O'Donoghue
6-2, 6-4
Winner 17. 13 November 2006 Mount Gambier, Australia Hard South Africa Natalie Grandin Australia Daniella Jeflea
Australia Sophie Ferguson
6-4, 4-6, 6-4
Runner-up 18. 27 November 2006 Nuriootpa, Australia Hard Australia Trudi Musgrave South Africa Natalie Grandin
United States Raquel Kops-Jones
2-6, 6-7(3-7)
Runner-up 19. 16 March 2007 Perth, Australia Hard Australia Trudi Musgrave Australia Casey Dellacqua
Australia Emily Hewson
4-6, 6-4, 2-6
Winner 20. 23 March 2007 Kalgoorlie, Australia Hard Australia Emily Hewson Indonesia Vivien Silfany-Tony
Indonesia Lavinia Tananta
6-4, 6-3
Runner-up 21. 4 June 2007 Grado, Italy Clay Montenegro Ana Veselinovi? Italy Stefania Chieppa
Belarus Darya Kustova
5-7, 3-6
Runner-up 22. 11 June 2007 Campobasso, Italy Clay United States Story Tweedie-Yates Argentina María José Argeri
Brazil Letícia Sobral
5-7, 3-6
Runner-up 23. 5 November 2007 Toronto, Canada Hard Brazil Maria Fernanda Alves Canada Gabriela Dabrowski
Canada Sharon Fichman
3-6, 0-6
Runner-up 24. 7 February 2008 Mildura, Australia Grass Australia Monique Adamczak New Zealand Marina Erakovic
Australia Nicole Kriz
4-6, 4-6
Winner 25. 7 April 2008 ITF Biarritz, France Clay Germany Martina Müller Argentina Jorgelina Cravero
Argentina Betina Jozami
7-6(7-5), 3-6, [10-8]
Runner-up 26. 16 May 2008 ITF Caserta, Italy Clay Australia Sophie Ferguson China Han Xinyun
China Xu Yifan
6-4, 4-6, [8-10]
Runner-up 27. 2 June 2008 ITF Grado, Italy Hard Mauritius Marinne Giraud Colombia Mariana Duque Mariño
Austria Melanie Klaffner
1-6, 2-6

Highest ranked player victories

No. 34 - Russia Tatiana Panova, 2001 No. 43 - United States Amy Frazier, 2003 No. 54 - Russia Anna Kournikova, 2002 No. 63 - Italy Sara Errani, 2008 No. 64 - Chinese Taipei Chan Yung-jan, 2008

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