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Floren?a Mihai
Virginia Ruzici and Floren?a Mihai 1981.jpg
Virginia Ruzici and Floren?a Mihai (right) at the 1981 Summer Universiade
Country (sports) Romania
Born(1955-09-02)2 September 1955
Died14 October 2015(2015-10-14) (aged 60)
Height1.65 m (5 ft 5 in) [1]
PlaysRight-handed [1]
Singles
Highest rankingNo. 29 (February 1978)
Grand Slam Singles results
French OpenF (1977)
Wimbledon2R (1977)
US Open3R (1977)
Doubles
Grand Slam Doubles results
French OpenQF (1976, 1978)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
French OpenF (1977)

Floren?a Mihai (Romanian pronunciation: [flo'rent?sa mi'haj]; 2 September 1955 - 14 October 2015) was a female tennis player from Romania.[2][3]

She was the runner-up in two events at the 1977 French Open. She lost in the singles final to Mima Jau?ovec in three sets and, partnered by Iván Molina, lost in the mixed doubles final to John McEnroe and Mary Carillo in straight sets.[4][3]

Together with Virginia Ruzici, Mihai won three consecutive gold medals in the doubles at Summer Universiades in 1977, 1979 and 1981.

Grand Slam finals

Singles: 1 (0-1)

Result Year Championship Surface Opponent Score
Loss 1977 French Open Clay Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Mima Jau?ovec 2-6, 7-6(7-5), 1-6

Mixed doubles: 1 (0-1)

Result Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 1977 French Open Clay Colombia Iván Molina United States Mary Carillo
United States John McEnroe
6-7, 3-6

WTA finals

Singles (1-1)

Winner -- Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0-1)
WTA Tour Championships (0-0)
Virginia Slims, Avon, Other (0-0)
Titles by surface
Hard (0-0)
Grass (0-0)
Clay (0-0)
Carpet (0-0)
Result No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Loss 1. May 1977 French Open Clay Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Mima Jau?ovec 2-6, 7-6(7-5), 1-6
Win 2. Aug 1977 Båstad, Sweden Clay United States Mary Struthers 6-4, 6-4

Doubles (1-4)

Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 1. Feb 1976 Akron, United States Carpet (i) United Kingdom Glynis Coles South Africa Brigitte Cuypers
United States Mona Guerrant
4-6, 6-7
Win 2. Oct 1976 Barcelona, Spain Clay Romania Virginia Ruzici France Nathalie Fuchs
Belgium Michèle Gurdal
6-2, 6-4
Loss 3. Aug 1977 Båstad, Sweden Clay Sweden Helena Anliot Australia Cynthia Doerner
Argentina Raquel Giscafré
2-6, 5-7
Loss 4. May 1978 Rome, Italy Clay United States Betsy Nagelsen Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Mima Jau?ovec
Romania Virginia Ruzici
2-6, 6-2, 6-7
Loss 5. Jul 1978 Kitzbühel, Austria Clay Czechoslovakia Regina Mar?íková Romania Virginia Ruzici
Czechoslovakia Renáta Tomanová
5-7, 2-6

ITF finals

Singles (5-8)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 21 April 1974 Nice, France Clay Romania Judith Gohn 6-7, 4-6
Runner-up 2. 19 January 1975 Austin, United States Hard Australia Wendy Gilchrist 6-4, 6-7, 3-6
Winner 3. 26 January 1975 Houston, United States Hard United States Pamela Richmond-Champagne 3-6, 6-2, 7-6
Runner-up 4. 15 February 1975 Amarillo, United States Hard United States Beth Norton 2-6, 4-6
Winner 5. 9 March 1975 Tyler, United States Hard United States Bunny Bruning 6-3, 6-3
Winner 6. 6 February 1977 Port Chester, United States Hard (i) United States Betsy Nagelsen 6-4, 3-6, 6-4
Runner-up 7. 13 March 1977 Pensacola, United States Hard United States Betsy Nagelsen 4-6, 5-7
Runner-up 8. 20 March 1977 Hilton Head, United States Clay United States Betsy Nagelsen 3-6, 4-6
Runner-up 9. 1 March 1981 Ilkley, United Kingdom Clay United Kingdom Kate Brasher 4-6, 4-6
Winner 10. 8 March 1981 Bournemouth, United Kingdom Clay United Kingdom Lesley Charles 5-7, 6-1, 6-1
Runner-up 11. 12 April 1981 Catania, Italy Clay Czechoslovakia Lea Plchová 7-5, 1-6, 4-6
Runner-up 12. 9 May 1981 Chichester, United Kingdom Clay South Africa Rene Uys 6-4, 6-3
Winner 13. 14 September 1981 Liège, Belgium Clay Netherlands Yvette Flu 6-2, 6-2

Doubles (11-7)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 21 April 1974 Nice, France Clay Romania Judith Gohn Netherlands Marijke Schaar
France Jeanne Venturino
2-6, 6-3 [10-8]
Runner-up 2. 23 September 1974 Bucharest, Romania Clay Romania Simona Nunweiler Romania Virginia Ruzici
Romania Mariana Simionescu
2-6, 2-6
Winner 3. 15 February 1975 Amarillo, United States Hard United States Robin Harris United States Heather Dahlgren
Canada Vera Komar
6-3, 7-6
Winner 4. 9 March 1975 Tyler, United States Hard Japan Naoko Sato United States Bunny Bruning
United States Sue Eastman
W/O
Winner 5. 17 October 1976 Madrid, Spain Clay Romania Virginia Ruzici Czechoslovakia Regina Mar?íková
Czechoslovakia Renáta Tomanová
6-4, 5-7, 6-2
Runner-up 6. 6 March 1977 Jacksonville, United States Hard United Kingdom Glynis Coles South Africa Ilana Kloss
United States Betsy Nagelsen
6-7, 4-6
Winner 7. 28 January 1980 Boise, United States Hard (i) United States Mary Carillo United States Diane Desfor
United States Barbara Hallquist
6-1, 6-4
Runner-up 8. 17 August 1980 Dachau, West Germany Clay United Kingdom Cathy Drury West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch
West Germany Eva Pfaff
2-6, 0-6
Winner 9. 5 April 1981 Napoli, Italy Clay Italy Sabina Simmonds Sweden Nina Bohm
Sweden Åsa Flodin
7-6, 6-4
Runner-up 10. 12 April 1981 Catania, Italy Clay Italy Sabina Simmonds Czechoslovakia Marcela Skuherská
Czechoslovakia Lea Plchová
2-6, 3-6
Runner-up 11. 19 April 1981 Taranto, Italy Clay Italy Sabina Simmonds Czechoslovakia Marcela Skuherská
Czechoslovakia Lea Plchová
2-6, 3-6
Winner 12. 14 June 1981 Nantes, France Clay United States Barbara Jordan Italy Daniela Porzio
France Frédérique Thibault
5-7, 6-3, 6-3
Runner-up 13. 5 July 1981 Arachon, France Clay Spain Carmen Perea France Catherine Tanvier
Peru Laura Arraya
3-6, 5-7
Winner 14. 12 July 1981 Marseille, France Clay Poland Iwona Kuczy?ska France Isabelle Vernhes
Italy Daniela Porzio
6-7, 6-2, 6-1
Winner 15. 23 August 1981 Overpelt, Belgium Clay Belgium Monique Van Haver United Kingdom Anthea Cooper
United Kingdom Cathy Drury
3-6, 6-3, 6-4
Winner 16. 30 August 1981 St. Niklaus, Switzerland Clay Belgium Monique Van Haver United Kingdom Kate Glancy
Australia Karen Gulley
6-2, 7-6
Runner-up 17. 14 September 1981 Liège, Belgium Clay Belgium Monique Van Haver Belgium Marion De Witte
United Kingdom Cathy Drury
6-7, 1-6
Winner 18. 28 November 1983 Telford, United Kingdom Carpet Netherlands Judith Warringa United Kingdom Suzie Mair
Belgium Kathleen Schuurmans
7-5, 7-6

Grand Slam Singles Tournament Timeline

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# A NH
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (A) absent; (NH) not held. SR=strike rate (events won/competed)
Tournament 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 Career SR
Australian Open A A A A A A A A 0 / 0
French Open 1R SF F 1R A A A 0 / 4
Wimbledon A 1R 2R 1R A 1R A 0 / 4
US Open A 1R 3R A 2R A A 0 / 3
SR 0 / 1 0 / 3 0 / 3 0 / 2 0 / 1 0 / 1 0 / 0 0 / 11
Year-end ranking 118 47 33 101 74 134 131

Note: The Australian Open was held twice in 1977, in January and December.

See also

References

  1. ^ a b Bostic, Stephanie, ed. (1979). USTA Player Records 1978. United States Tennis Association (USTA). p. 224.
  2. ^ "Player profile". WTA.
  3. ^ a b "GAME, SET, MECI: Floren?a Mihai, prima finalist? a României la Roland Garros, s-a stins din via" (in Romanian). România Liber?. 14 October 2015. Retrieved 2015.
  4. ^ Past Winners. rolandgarros.com

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