Julia Schruff
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Julia Schruff
Julia Schruff
Julia Schruff 2007 Australian Open R1.jpg
Country (sports) Germany
ResidenceAugsburg, Germany
Born (1982-08-16) 16 August 1982 (age 38)
Augsburg, West Germany
Height1.66 m (5 ft 5 in)
Turned pro1992
Retired2011
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$849,364
Singles
Career record314-321
Career titles2 ITF
Highest ranking52 (17 April 2006)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (2007)
French Open1R (2003-2007)
Wimbledon1R (2005-2007)
US Open3R (2005)
Doubles
Career record112-146
Career titles5 ITF
Highest ranking99 (2 October 2006)
Last updated on: 20 February 2012.

Julia Schruff (born 16 August 1982) is a retired professional German tennis player.

Her career high WTA-ranking was attained on 17 April 2006, when she reached No. 52. Her highest doubles ranking was reached on 2 October 2006, when she reached No. 99.

She enjoyed her breakthrough in 2003 when she reached the final at the Estoril Open in Portugal as a qualifier.

During her career, she has beaten two Top 10-ranked players so far - Anastasia Myskina at the 2005 Qatar Total German Open and Elena Dementieva at the 2006 Australian Open. She also has notched wins against top players such as Jelena Jankovi?, Katarina Srebotnik, Flavia Pennetta, Jelena Doki?, Elena Likhovtseva and Alona Bondarenko.

Schruff has won her first ITF tournament in Latina, Lazio, where she defeated fellow German Andrea Petkovic in the final.

WTA career finals

Singles: 1 (0-1)

Legend (Singles)
Grand Slam (0)
Tour Championships (0)
Tier I Event (0)
Tier II Event (0)
Tier III Event (0)
Tier IV-V Event (1)
ITF Circuit (2)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. Apr 2003 Estoril, Portugal Clay Spain Magüi Serna 4-6, 1-6

Doubles: 2 (0-2)

Legend (pre/post 2009)
Grand Slam tournaments (0-0)
WTA Tour Championships (0-0)
Tier I / Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0-0)
Tier II / Premier (0-1)
Tier III, IV & V / International (0-1)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. Oct 2004 Filderstadt, Germany Hard (i) Germany Anna-Lena Grönefeld Australia Rennae Stubbs
Zimbabwe Cara Black
3-6, 2-6
Runner-up 2. Feb 2008 Vina del Mar, Chile Clay Ukraine Mariya Koryttseva Poland Alicja Rosolska
Latvia L?ga Dekmeijere
5-7, 3-6

ITF finals

Singles (2-5)

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 1 July 2001 Alkmaar, Netherlands Clay Netherlands Lotty Seelen 0-6, 3-6
Runner-up 2. 26 August 2001 Cuneo, Italy Clay Italy Yasmin Angeli 3-6, 6-7(7)
Runner-up 3. 20 March 2005 Orange, United States Hard South Korea Cho Yoon-jeong 6-7(3), 1-6
Winner 4. 5 April 2009 Latina, Italy Clay Germany Andrea Petkovic 7-5, 7-6(0)
Runner-up 5. 31 May 2009 Grado, Italy Clay Czech Republic Karolína Plí?ková 6-7(2), 5-7
Runner-up 6. 18 July 2010 Darmstadt, Germany Clay Russia Vitalia Diatchenko 4-6, 7-5, 4-6
Winner 7. 13 September 2010 Alphen a/d Rijn, Netherlands Clay France Irena Pavlovic 6-0, 6-3

Doubles (5-5)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 30 August 1999 Bad Saulgau, Germany Clay Germany Caroline Raba New Zealand Rewa Hudson
New Zealand Shelley Stephens
7-6(9), 3-6, 0-6
Winner 2. 26 March 2001 Bari, Italy Clay Germany Rita Tarjan Slovakia Eva Fislová
Czech Republic Zuzana Hejdová
3-6, 7-5, 6-4
Winner 3. 26 August 2001 Cuneo, Italy Clay Slovakia Andrea Masaryková Italy Yasmin Angeli
Italy Monica Scartoni
6-2, 7-6(4)
Runner-up 4. 19 December 2004 Bergamo, Italy Hard Czech Republic Lenka N?me?ková Italy Giulia Casoni
Italy Francesca Lubiani
2-6, 3-6
Runner-up 5. 18 September 2005 Bordeaux, France Clay Germany Jasmin Wöhr Spain María José Martínez Sánchez
Spain Conchita Martínez Granados
5-7, 2-6
Winner 6. 11 September 2006 Bordeaux, France Clay France Stéphanie Foretz Hungary Kira Nagy
Germany Jasmin Wöhr
7-6, 7-5
Runner-up 7. 8 September 2008 Athens, Greece Clay Germany Kristina Barrois Romania Sorana Cîrstea
Kazakhstan Galina Voskoboeva
2-6, 4-6
Winner 8. 5 April 2009 Latina, Italy Clay Italy Alberta Brianti Russia Marina Shamayko
Italy Emily Stellato
6-1, 6-4
Winner 9. 7 May 2010 Florence, Italy Clay Estonia Maret Ani China Lu Jingjing
Belarus Polina Pekhova
6-3, 6-4
Runner-up 10. 8 August 2010 Hechingen, Germany Clay Japan Erika Sema Romania Irina-Camelia Begu
France Anaïs Laurendon
2-6, 6-4, [8-10]

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