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Karolina Jagieniak
Karolina Jagieniak
Full nameKarolina Jagieniak
Country (sports) France
Born (1979-06-04) 4 June 1979 (age 40)
Warsaw, Poland
Prize money$106,808
Singles
Career titles0 WTA / 3 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 199 (22 February 1999)
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open1R (1997, 2001)
Doubles
Career titles0 WTA / 1 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 289 (8 February 1999)
Grand Slam Doubles results
French Open1R (1997, 2001)

Karolina Jagieniak (born 4 June 1979) is a former professional tennis player from France.

Biography

Born in Warsaw, Jagieniak left Poland at the age of four for France, where her father Czes?aw played rugby union professionally.[1] She began playing tennis aged six and in 1993 won the 14 & under Orange Bowl title. In 1995 she was a member of the Junior Fed Cup winning French side, which included Amélie Mauresmo. She made the quarter-finals of the girls' singles at the 1996 US Open.[2]

Jagieniak, who turned professional at 16, made her grand slam main draw debut at the 1997 French Open as a wildcard and was beaten in the first round by sixth seed Arantxa Sánchez Vicario. She won three ITF singles titles and in 1999 broke into the top 200 of the world rankings. Her WTA Tour main draw appearances came mostly in her native Poland, receiving wildcards to compete in Sopot on three occasions. She made the second round of the 1999 Copa Colsanitas in Bogota. At the 2001 French Open she featured in the main draw for a second time.[3]

Finishing up on the professional tour in 2001, she moved to the United States and studied at the University of Pennsylvania. She now lives in Los Angeles and works as a tennis coach.[4]

ITF Circuit titles

Singles (3)

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
1. 18 February 1996 Faro, Portugal Hard Netherlands Linda Sentis 6-2, 7-6
2. 17 January 1998 Reykjavík, Iceland Carpet Czech Republic Gabriela Navrátilová 7-6, 6-0
3. 24 January 1999 Båstad, Sweden Hard Germany Lisa Fritz 6-4, 7-5

Doubles (1)

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
1. 11 May 1997 Gelos, France Clay France Lea Ghirardi France Ségolène Berger
France Laetitia Sanchez
7-5, 6-1

References

  1. ^ "Jagieniak robi furor? w USA, a planuje te? w Poznaniu". Express Ilustrowany (in Polish). 8 October 2010. Retrieved 2018.
  2. ^ "ITF Tennis - Juniors - Player Profile - Jagieniak, Karolina (FRA)". International Tennis Federation. Retrieved 2018.
  3. ^ "French Open women's singles draw". Independent Online. 25 May 2001. Retrieved 2018.
  4. ^ "Je resterai toujours une joueuse de tennis". Le Journal de Saône-et-Loire (in French). 5 December 2016. Retrieved 2018.

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