Kelly Liggan
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Kelly Liggan
Kelly Liggan
Country (sports) Ireland
ResidenceMarbella, Spain[1]
Born (1979-02-05) 5 February 1979 (age 41)
Spain
Retired2010
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$238,274
Singles
Career record290-363
Career titles0 WTA, 4 ITF
Highest ranking181 (15 September 2003)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ3 (2001)
French OpenQ1 (2001, 2004, 2007)
WimbledonQ1 (2002, 2003, 2007)
US OpenQ3 (2003)
Doubles
Career record145-186
Career titles1 WTA, 7 ITF
Highest ranking113 (15 September 2003)

Kelly Liggan (born 5 February 1979) is a retired tennis player from Ireland.

Liggan resides in Marbella, Spain, but plays tennis for Ireland. She has had some success on the ITF circuit winning several titles for both singles and doubles, and in 2002 she won her first WTA Tour doubles title.

Liggan has made two Grand Slam doubles main-draw appearances. She reached the second round at the 2003 US Open and 2004 Wimbledon Championships. Liggan has had several WTA Tour main draw appearances; however, she has never reached a quarterfinal.

Due to nagging injuries, Kelly retired in 2010.

WTA career finals

Doubles (1 title)

Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
10 November 2002 Pattaya City, Thailand Hard Czech Republic Renata Vorá?ová Russia Lina Krasnoroutskaya
Russia Tatiana Panova
7-5, 7-6(7)

ITF Circuit finals

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

Singles (4-4)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 17 May 1999 Elvas, Porugal Hard Argentina Erica Krauth 1-6, 5-7
Winner 1. 25 June 2000 Montreal, Canada Hard United States Jennifer Embry 6-3, 6-2
Winner 2. 2 July 2000 Lachine, Canada Clay Japan Remi Tezuka 7-5, 6-0
Runner-up 2. 8 July 2002 Felixstowe, Great Britain Grass United Kingdom Elena Baltacha 6-4, 2-6, 3-6
Runner-up 3. 6 June 2006 Madrid, Spain Hard Spain María José Martínez Sánchez 6-7, 3-6
Winner 3. 6 August 2006 Vigo, Spain Hard France Laura Thorpe 6-1, 6-3
Winner 4. 13 August 2006 Coimbra, Portugal Hard Romania Monica Niculescu 6-0, 7-6(7)
Runner-up 4. 10 July 2007 Boston, United States Hard United States Varvara Lepchenko 2-6, 7-5, 0-5 ret.

Doubles (7-13)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 23 June 1997 Manaus, Brazil Hard Germany Caroline Germar United Kingdom Joanne Moore
Colombia Ximena Rodríguez
0-6, 2-6
Runner-up 2. 18 May 1998 Azeméis, Portugal Hard Kazakhstan Irina Selyutina Portugal Cristina Correia
Brazil Bruna Colosio
2-6, 4-6
Winner 1. 3 August 1998 Périgueux, France Clay Spain Paula García France Samantha Schoeffel
France Stéphanie Testard
3-6, 6-3, 7-6(3)
Runner-up 3. 10 August 1998 Saint-Gaudens, France Clay Spain Paula García France Sylvie Sallaberry
France Aurélie Védy
3-6, 6-7(5)
Runner-up 4. 7 December 1998 Mallorca, Spain Clay Spain Paula García Italy Katia Altilia
Italy Giulia Casoni
3-6, 6-7(4)
Runner-up 5. 8 February 1999 Mallorca, Spain Clay France Emmanuelle Curutchet Argentina María Fernanda Landa
Spain Ángeles Montolio
6-2, 4-6, 6-7(4)
Winner 2. 24 May 1999 Guimarães, Portugal Hard Israel Tzipora Obziler Italy Sabina da Ponte
Colombia Giana Gutiérrez
6-3, 6-1
Winner 3. 31 May 1999 Azeméis, Portugal Hard Israel Tzipora Obziler Colombia Mariana Mesa
Argentina Jorgelina Torti
6-4, 4-6, 7-6(6)
Runner-up 6. 9 October 2000 Mexico City, Mexico Hard Germany Kirstin Freye Brazil Joana Cortez
Brazil Vanessa Menga
3-5, 4-5(4-6), 0-4
Runner-up 7. 30 October 2000 Hayward, United States Hard Venezuela Milagros Sequera Japan Nana Smith
India Nirupama Sanjeev
2-4, 2-4
Runner-up 8. 5 March 2001 Urtijëi, Italy Hard (i) Russia Ekaterina Kozhokina Germany Angelika Bachmann
Denmark Eva Dyrberg
6-3, 4-6, 2-6
Runner-up 9. 12 November 2001 Mexico City, Mexico Hard Czech Republic Renata Vorá?ová United States Amanda Augustus
United States Jennifer Russell
6-7(5), 6-2, 6-7(5)
Winner 4. 6 May 2002 Edinburgh, Great Britain Clay Spain Conchita Martínez Granados United Kingdom Victoria Davies
Czech Republic Eva Martincová
5-7, 6-0, 6-1
Winner 5. 22 July 2002 Pamplona, Spain Hard (i) United Kingdom Elena Baltacha Republic of Ireland Yvonne Doyle
Netherlands Susanne Trik
6-7(6), 7-6(1), 6-3
Runner-up 10. 14 July 2003 Oyster Bay, United States Hard United States Ansley Cargill United States Jennifer Russell
United States Jessica Lehnhoff
2-6, 3-6
Runner-up 11. 5 September 2005 Madrid, Spain Hard Netherlands Seda Noorlander Slovenia Andreja Klepa?
Croatia Nika O?egovi?
3-6, 3-6
Runner-up 12. 12 October 2005 Jersey, United Kingdom Hard (i) Belarus Nadejda Ostrovskaya Czech Republic Veronika Chvojková
Slovakia Stanislava Hrozenská
6-4, 2-6, 5-7
Runner-up 13. 18 October 2005 Mexico City, Mexico Hard Argentina Soledad Esperón Argentina María José Argeri
Brazil Letícia Sobral
6-7(2), 6-2, 0-6
Winner 6. 25 October 2005 Mexico City, Mexico Hard Argentina Soledad Esperón Cuba Yamile Fors Guerra
Cuba Yanet Núñez Mojarena
1-6, 6-4, 6-3
Winner 7. 28 February 2006 Clearwater, United States Hard Lithuania Lina Stan?i?t? South Africa Natalie Grandin
South Africa Chanelle Scheepers
6-3, 6-1

External links

References

  1. ^ Liggan left out of youthful Fed Cup side, independent.ie, 2 April 2009

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