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Jelena Kostani? To?i?
Jelena Kostanic Tosic Allianz Cup 1.jpg
Country (sports) Croatia
ResidenceZagreb, Croatia
Born (1981-07-06) 6 July 1981 (age 40)[1]
Split, SFRY
Height1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Turned proJuly 1999
RetiredSeptember 2010
PlaysLeft-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$1,577,765
Singles
Career record328-261 (55.7%)
Career titles0 WTA, 4 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 32 (26 July 2004)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open3R (2000, 2006, 2007)
French Open2R (2002, 2003, 2004, 2005)
Wimbledon1R (2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007)
US Open3R (2004)
Doubles
Career record198-179 (52.5%)
Career titles8 WTA, 10 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 30 (4 October 2004)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open2R (2003, 2004, 2007, 2008)
French Open2R (2003, 2004)
Wimbledon2R (2002, 2004)
US OpenQF (2008)

Jelena Kostani? To?i? (née Kostani?; born 6 July 1981) is a retired tennis player from Croatia.

On 26 July 2004, she reached a career-high singles ranking of world No. 32. On 4 October 2004, she reached her highest doubles ranking of No. 30. Kostani? To?i? won eight doubles titles on the WTA Tour and four singles and ten doubles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit. As a junior, she won the 1998 Australian Open.

Kostani? To?i? married Croatian table tennis player Roko To?i? on 8 July 2006 (until 6 January 2007[2] she competed as Jelena Kostani?).

At the 2008 Australian Open, To?i? was defeated in the first round by the eventual champion Maria Sharapova in straight sets.[3]

Playing for Croatia Fed Cup team, Kostani? To?i? has a win/loss record of 19-20.

Her last professional tournament was the 2010 US Open.[4][5]

Personal

Jelena started playing tennis at age seven. She was eventually coached by Alan Maric; off-court trainer was Slaven Hrvoj. Father Slobodan is an external bank auditor; mother Smiljana is a dental nurse; sister Marina is a student of economics. Entire family plays recreational tennis on private court.

WTA career finals

Singles: 3 runner-ups

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0-0)
Tier I (0-0)
Tier II (0-0)
Tier III (0-1)
Tier IV & V (0-2)
Result No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Loss 1. 10 August 2003 Nordic Light Open, Finland Clay Israel Anna Smashnova 6-4, 4-6, 0-6
Loss 2. 12 February 2006 Pattaya Open, Thailand Hard Israel Shahar Pe'er 3-6, 1-6
Loss 3. 19 February 2006 Bangalore Open, India Hard Italy Mara Santangelo 6-3, 6-7(5), 3-6

Doubles: 16 (8 titles, 8 runner-ups)

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0-0)
Tier I (0-0)
Tier II (0-0)
Tier III (5-4)
Tier IV & V (3-4)
Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1. 26 April 1999 Bol Ladies Open, Croatia Clay Czech Republic Michaela Pa?tiková United States Meghann Shaughnessy
Romania Andreea Vanc
7-5, 6-7(1), 6-2
Win 2. 8 November 1999 Kuala Lumpur International, Malaysia Hard Slovenia Tina Pisnik Japan Rika Hiraki
Japan Yuka Yoshida
3-6, 6-2, 6-4
Loss 1. 23 April 2000 Budapest Grand Prix, Hungary Clay Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Sandra Na?uk Bulgaria Lubomira Bacheva
Spain Cristina Torrens Valero
0-6, 2-6
Win 3. 6 May 2002 J&S Cup Warsaw, Poland Clay Slovakia Henrieta Nagyová Russia Evgenia Kulikovskaya
Croatia Silvija Talaja
6-1, 6-1
Win 4. 20 May 2002 Internationaux de Strasbourg, France Clay United States Jennifer Hopkins France Caroline Dhenin
Slovenia Maja Matev?i?
0-6, 6-4, 6-4
Loss 2. 19 May 2003 Internationaux de Strasbourg, France Clay United States Laura Granville Canada Sonya Jeyaseelan
Croatia Maja Matev?i?
4-6, 4-6
Win 5. 5 January 2004 Auckland Open, New Zealand Hard Bosnia and Herzegovina Mervana Jugi?-Salki? Spain Virginia Ruano Pascual
Argentina Paola Suárez
7-6(6), 3-6, 6-1
Win 6. 12 January 2004 Canberra International, Australia Hard Luxembourg Claudine Schaul France Caroline Dhenin
Australia Lisa McShea
6-4, 7-6(3)
Loss 3. 19 June 2004 Rosmalen Championships, Netherlands Grass Luxembourg Claudine Schaul Australia Lisa McShea
Venezuela Milagros Sequera
6-7(3), 3-6
Loss 4. 15 May 2005 Prague Open, Czech Republic Clay Czech Republic Barbora Záhlavová-Strýcová Australia Nicole Pratt
France Émilie Loit
7-6(6), 4-6, 4-6
Loss 5. 25 September 2005 Slovenia Open Hard Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik Spain Anabel Medina Garrigues
Italy Roberta Vinci
4-6, 7-5, 2-6
Loss 6. 9 January 2006 Hobart International, Australia Hard United States Jill Craybas France Émilie Loit
Australia Nicole Pratt
2-6, 1-6
Loss 7. 1 October 2006 Guangzhou International, China Hard United States Vania King China Li Ting
China Sun Tiantian
4-6, 6-2, 5-7
Win 7. 8 October 2006 Japan Open Hard United States Vania King Chinese Taipei Chan Yung-jan
Chinese Taipei Chuang Chia-jung
7-6(2), 5-7, 6-2
Win 8. 15 October 2006 Bangkok Open, Thailand Hard United States Vania King Argentina Mariana Díaz Oliva
South Africa Natalie Grandin
7-5, 2-6, 7-5
Loss 8. 23 February 2008 Copa Colsanitas, Colombia Clay Germany Martina Müller Czech Republic Iveta Bene?ová
United States Bethanie Mattek-Sands
3-6, 3-6

ITF finals

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments

Singles: 10 (4-6)

Result No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Loss 1. 29 September 1997 ITF Zadar, Croatia Clay Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik 6-4, 4-6, 4-6
Loss 2. 5 April 1998 ITF Hvar, Croatia Clay Russia Nadia Petrova 2-6, 2-6
Win 1. 20 September 1998 ITF Oto?ec, Slovenia Clay Germany Anca Barna 6-4, 7-6
Win 2. 28 February 1999 ITF Bushey, United Kingdom Carpet (i) United Kingdom Lorna Woodroffe 7-6, 6-3
Win 3. 24 May 1999 ITF Warsaw, Poland Clay Czech Republic Libu?e Prová 4-6, 6-3, 6-2
Win 4. 1 July 2001 ITF Fontanafredda, Italy Clay Morocco Bahia Mouhtassine 6-4, 6-3
Loss 3. 16 October 2005 ITF Joué-lès-Tours, France Hard (i) France Émilie Loit 2-6, 1-6
Loss 4. 20 April 2008 ITF Saint-Malo, France Clay France Stéphanie Cohen-Aloro 2-6, 5-7
Loss 5. 15 June 2008 ITF Zlín, Czech Republic Clay Germany Anna-Lena Grönefeld 3-6, 6-4, 1-6
Loss 6. 20 July 2008 ITF Biella, Italy Clay Italy Mara Santangelo 3-6, 1-6

Doubles: 12 (10-2)

Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1. 21 April 1997 ITF Biograd, Croatia Clay Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik Italy Katia Altilia
Denmark Charlotte Aagaard
6-4, 6-2
Win 2. 29 April 1997 ITF Zadar, Croatia Clay Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik Netherlands Yvette Basting
Netherlands Susanne Trik
7-5, 7-5
Win 3. 23 March 1998 ITF Makarska, Croatia Clay Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik Slovakia ?udmila Cervanová
Slovakia Zuzana Váleková
6-3, 6-1
Win 4. 5 April 1998 ITF Hvar, Croatia Clay Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik Czech Republic Helena Vildová
Bulgaria Antoaneta Pandjerova
7-5, 6-3
Win 5. 6 September 1998 ITF Spoleto, Italy Clay Czech Republic Michaela Pa?tiková Japan Hiroko Mochizuki
Japan Ryoko Takemura
6-3, 6-4
Win 6. 24 May 1999 ITF Warsaw, Poland Clay Romania Magda Mihalache South Korea Cho Yoon-jeong
South Korea Park Sung-hee
6-1, 6-3
Win 7. 11 June 2001 ITF Grado, Italy Clay Romania Magda Mihalache Czech Republic Renata Ku?erová
Czech Republic Eva Martincová
5-7, 6-3, 7-5
Loss 1. 24 November 2002 ITF Zagreb, Croatia Hard (i) Croatia Matea Mezak Bosnia and Herzegovina Mervana Jugi?-Salki?
Croatia Karolina ?prem
2-6, 4-6
Win 8. 16 October 2005 ITF Joué-lès-Tours, France Hard Croatia Matea Mezak Hungary Zsófia Gubacsi
Belarus Darya Kustova
6-4, 6-4
Win 9. 11 December 2006 ITF Dubai, United Arab Emirates Hard Bosnia and Herzegovina Mervana Jugi?-Salki? Ukraine Kateryna Bondarenko
Ukraine Valeria Bondarenko
6-3, 6-0
Loss 2. 11 May 2008 ITF Zagreb, Croatia Clay France Stéphanie Foretz Hungary Melinda Czink
United States Sunitha Rao
4-6, 2-6
Win 10. 13 July 2008 ITF Zagreb, Croatia Clay Estonia Maret Ani Ukraine Yuliya Beygelzimer
Switzerland Stefanie Vögele
6-4, 6-2

Grand Slam performance timelines

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# DNQ A NH
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (DNQ) did not qualify; (A) absent; (NH) not held. SR=strike rate (events won/competed)

Singles

Doubles

References

  1. ^ "Jelena Kostani? To?i? profile".
  2. ^ "2007 Hobart". International Tennis Federation. Retrieved 2015.
  3. ^ BBC SPORT | Tennis | Sharapova books Davenport meeting
  4. ^ http://www.jutarnji.hr/kostanic-tosic--nikada-se-nisam-isticala--mozda-je-u-tome-problem/884016/ (in Croatian)
  5. ^ "Kostanic Tosic - U.S. Open".

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