Eva Dyrberg
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Eva Dyrberg

Eva Dyrberg
Country (sports) Denmark
ResidenceCopenhagen, Denmark
Born (1980-02-17) 17 February 1980 (age 40)
Copenhagen, Denmark
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Turned pro1999
Retired2009
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize moneyUS$225,826
Singles
Career record140 - 95
Career titles0 WTA, 4 ITF
Highest ranking77 (20 May 2002)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (2002, 2003)
French Open1R (2002)
Wimbledon1R (2002)
US Open1R (2002)
Doubles
Career record61 - 63
Career titles0 WTA, 5 ITF
Highest ranking90 (9 October 2000)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open1R (2001, 2002)
French Open1R (2001)
Wimbledon2R (2000)
US Open2R (2000)

Eva Dyrberg (born 17 February 1980) is a Danish former tennis player. As a junior player, she won 1998 Wimbledon Championships with Jelena Kostani? and 1998 US Open with Kim Clijsters. In 1998, Dyrberg was also ranked World No. 1 in junior doubles and was named ITF Junior Girls Doubles World Champion.[1][2] During her professional career, she won four singles and five doubles events organized by the International Tennis Federation, defeating players such as Magdalena Maleeva, Tathiana Garbin, Maria Elena Camerin, Nicole Pratt,[3] and reaching one doubles final at WTA Tour, at Sanex Trophy in 2000. She retired from professional tennis after the 2003 Australian Open.

Personal life

Dyrberg was born to Christian and Gunhild Dyrberg, and has a sister Anne.[4] She began playing tennis aged six, admiring Steffi Graf.[5] Dyrberg earned her high school degree in 1999.[5] She is coached by Ola Kristiansson and former WTA Tour player Tine Scheuer-Larsen.[4][5] Eva forms couple with the Investment Banker, Per Harald Dyrberg Mortensen.

Awards and nominations

Career statistics

WTA Tour doubles finals (1; 1-0)

Legend
Grand Slam (0/0)
WTA Tour Championship (0/0)
Tier I (0/0)
Tier II (0/0)
Tier III (0/0)
Tier IV (0/1)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 23 July 2000 Knokke-Heist, Belgium Clay Australia Catherine Barclay Italy Giulia Casoni
Uzbekistan Iroda Tulyaganova
6-2, 4-6, 4-6

ITF Finals

Singles: 7 (4-3)

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Result
Winner 1. 2 November 1998 Rungsted, Denmark Hard (i) Estonia Maret Ani 6-3, 6-4
Winner 2. 15 March 1999 Ashkelon, ?srael Hard Ukraine Tatiana Perebiynis 6-4, 6-4
Winner 3. 13 March 2000 Lisbon, Portugal Clay Russia Marina Samoilenko 6-3, 6-0
Winner 4. 5 February 2001 Redbridge, Great Britain Hard (i) Luxembourg Claudine Schaul 6-2, 6-2
Runner-up 1. 2 April 2001 Ciudad Juárez, Mexico Clay Italy Nathalie Viérin 3-6, 6-2, 3-6
Runner-up 2. 9 October 2001 Cardiff, Great Britain Carpet (i) United Kingdom Julie Pullin 1-6, 7-6(7-1), 2-6
Runner-up 3. 15 October 2001 Southampton, Great Britain Hard (i) Kazakhstan Irina Selyutina 6-2, 4-6, 6-3

Doubles: 8 (5-3)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Result
Runner-up 1. 20 October 1997 Joué-lès-Tours, France Hard (i) Denmark Maiken Pape Czech Republic Milena Nekvapilová
Czech Republic Hana ?romová
7-5, 3-6, 4-6
Winner 1. 28 September 1998 Glasgow, Great Britain Carpet (i) Germany Lydia Steinbach United Kingdom Helen Crook
United Kingdom Victoria Davies
6-4, 5-7, 6-3
Winner 2. 5 July 1999 Civitanova, Italy Clay Slovakia Daniela Hantuchová Spain Rosa María Andrés Rodríguez
Spain Conchita Martínez Granados
7-6(7-3), 4-6, 6-4
Winner 3. 29 November 1999 Cergy Pontoise, France Hard (i) Germany Jasmin Wöhr Germany Anca Barna
Germany Adriana Barna
2-6, 6-2, 6-4
Runner-up 2. 6 March 2000 Urtijëi, Italy Hard (i) Germany Angelika Bachmann Italy Giulia Casoni
Italy Antonella Serra Zanetti
3-6, 6-4, 6-2
Runner-up 3. 2 October 2000 Batumi Carpet (i) Argentina Mariana Díaz Oliva Ukraine Tatiana Perebiynis
Belarus Tatiana Poutchek
4-1, 2-4, 1-4, 2-4
Winner 4. 5 March 2001 Urtijëi, Italy Hard (i) Germany Angelika Bachmann Russia Ekaterina Kozhokina
Republic of Ireland Kelly Liggan
3-6, 6-4, 6-2
Winner 5. 23 July 2001 Ettenheim Clay Slovenia Maja Matev?i? Hungary Katalin Marosi
Kazakhstan Irina Selyutina
W/O

Grand Slam girls' doubles finals: 2 (2-0)

Outcome Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Result
Winners 1998 Wimbledon Grass Croatia Jelena Kostani? Slovenia Petra Rampre
Uzbekistan Iroda Tulyaganova
6-2, 7-6
Winners 1998 US Open Hard Belgium Kim Clijsters Australia Jelena Doki?
Australia Evie Dominikovic
7-6, 6-4

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