Rybáriková at the 2019 French Open
|Born||4 October 1988|
Pieany, Czechoslovakia (now Slovakia)
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|Plays||Right (two-handed backhand)|
|Career record||426-307 (58.1%)|
|Career titles||4 WTA, 9 ITF|
|Highest ranking||No. 17 (5 March 2018)|
|Current ranking||No. 182 (16 March 2020)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||4R (2018)|
|French Open||3R (2018)|
|US Open||3R (2008, 2009, 2017)|
|Career titles||1 WTA, 1 ITF|
|Highest ranking||No. 50 (6 June 2011)|
|Current ranking||No. 989 (16 March 2020)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|Australian Open||3R (2011)|
|French Open||3R (2014)|
|US Open||3R (2010)|
|Fed Cup||SF (2013),|
|Last updated on: 9 May 2020.|
Magdaléna Rybáriková (Slovak pronunciation: ['ma?dal?:na 'riba:rika:]; born 4 October 1988) is a Slovak professional tennis player. She has won four WTA singles titles and reached the semifinals of the 2017 Wimbledon Championships. She broke into the top 30 for the first time in September 2017 and reached a career-high singles ranking of No. 17 in March 2018.
Rybáriková started tennis at the age of eight. She was born in Pieany to father Anton, a business manager, and mother Maria. She has two older siblings, Filip and Nada. She moved to Bratislava at age 15 to train at the national tennis centre. Her favourite surfaces are grass and hard courts.
In 2006, Rybáriková reached the girls' singles final at Wimbledon. On her way there, she defeated some of today's big names including Tamira Paszek and Alisa Kleybanova. In the final, she lost to former world No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki. The same year, she also won two matches at the Prague Open, making her first tour quarterfinal.
In 2008, she won her first ITF 50k title and came through qualifying to reach the main draws of both Roland Garros and Wimbledon. She reached the third round of a Grand Slam for the first time at the US Open. In October, she reached her first tour semifinals at the Tier IV Tashkent Open.
At the 2009 Moorilla Hobart International in January, Rybáriková defeated the top-seed Flavia Pennetta in the quarterfinals in straight sets for her first win over a top-15 player. A month later at the Pattaya Women's Open, she defeated Caroline Wozniacki in the quarterfinals for her second win over a top-15 player. She won the first of her four WTA tour singles titles at the Aegon Classic in June, defeating Li Na, before reaching the third round of the US Open.
Rybáriková won her second WTA singles title at the 2011 Cellular South Cup and her third at the 2012 Citi Open. In June 2013, she reached the semifinals at the Aegon Classic, before winning her fourth WTA tournament when successfully defending her title at the Citi Open in Washington, which included a win over Angelique Kerber in the quarterfinals. Partnering Andrea Petkovic, she reached the semifinals of the women's doubles at the 2014 Wimbledon Championships.
Rybáriková began her 2015 season at the Brisbane International where she lost in the first round to Elina Svitolina. In Hobart at the Hobart International, Rybáriková was defeated in the first round by eventual champion Heather Watson. At the Australian Open, Rybáriková got her first win of the season by beating Ana Konjuh in the first round; she lost in the second round to twenty-first seed Peng Shuai.
During the Fed Cup tie versus The Netherlands, Rybáriková lost both of her singles matches to Arantxa Rus and Kiki Bertens. In the end, The Netherlands defeated Slovakia 4-1. At the Diamond Games, Rybáriková was defeated in the first round by Belgian wildcard Alison Van Uytvanck. In Mexico at the Abierto Mexicano Telcel, Rybáriková reached the quarterfinal where she lost to top seed Maria Sharapova. Seeded eighth at the Monterrey Open, Rybáriková reached the quarterfinal round where she retired after losing the first set to third seed Caroline Garcia. At the BNP Paribas Open, Rybáriková was defeated in the first round by qualifier Lara Arruabarrena. Playing in Miami at the Miami Open, Rybáriková lost in the first round to Alison Van Uytvanck. Seeded fourth at the Katowice Open, Rybáriková was defeated in the first round by Alison Van Uytvanck.
Rybáriková only played one clay-court warm-up tournament before the French Open. In Rome at the Italian Open, she won her first match in almost two months by defeating Italian wild card Nastassja Burnett in the first round. She lost in the second round to sixteenth seed Jelena Jankovi?. At the French Open, Rybáriková won her first-round match over qualifier Olivia Rogowska. In the second round, she was defeated by twenty-eighth seed Flavia Pennetta.
Rybáriková started the grass-court season at the Aegon Open Nottingham. Seeded seventh, she lost in the first round to British wildcard Johanna Konta. At the Aegon Classic, Rybáriková upset ninth seed Garbiñe Muguruza in the first round. She followed up her first-round win by beating Anna Karolína Schmiedlová in the second round; she was defeated in the third round by eighth seed Sabine Lisicki. In Eastbourne at the Aegon International, Rybáriková managed to get into the main draw after winning two matches in qualifying. However, she lost in the first round to Svetlana Kuznetsova. At the Wimbledon Championships, Rybáriková upset eighth seed Ekaterina Makarova in her second-round match. In the third round, she was defeated by qualifier Olga Govortsova.
Rybáriková began her US Open series at the Citi Open. She was defeated in the first round by eventual finalist Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova. In Toronto at the Rogers Cup, Rybáriková lost in the first round of qualifying to Monica Puig. At the Western & Southern Open, Rybáriková was defeated in the first round of qualifying by Sesil Karatantcheva.
Rybáriková began her season at the ASB Classic. She lost in the final round of qualifying in a close match to Naomi Broady. In Sydney at the Apia International Sydney, Rybáriková was defeated in the final round of qualifying by Lara Arruabarrena. However, due to Daria Gavrilova withdrawing from the tournament due to a left abdominal muscle injury, Rybáriková got a lucky loser spot into the main draw. In the first round, she was defeated by qualifier and eventual finalist Monica Puig. At the Australian Open, Rybáriková won her first-round match over Yanina Wickmayer. In the second round, she retired after losing the first set to Lauren Davis.
Rybáriková returned in March to compete at the Monterrey Open. She lost in the first round to top seed Sara Errani. Playing in Indian Wells at the BNP Paribas Open, Rybáriková reached the quarterfinal after wins over Laura Robson, thirty-first seed Daria Gavrilova, seventh seed Belinda Bencic, and ninth seed Roberta Vinci. She suffered a leg injury in her quarterfinal match and was defeated by thirteenth seed and eventual champion Victoria Azarenka.
As the top seed at the Empire Slovak Open, Rybáriková retired due to a knee injury during her first-round match against compatriot Viktória Ku?mová. At the French Open, Rybáriková lost in the first round to top seed and three-time champion, Serena Williams.
Rybáriková played one grass-court before Wimbledon at the Aegon Open Nottingham. She upset sixth seed Heather Watson in the first round. She retired during her second-round match against lucky loser Tamira Paszek due to a knee injury. At the Wimbledon Championships, Rybáriková was defeated in the first round by Eugenie Bouchard.
Rybáriková was absent for the rest of the year due to wrist and knee surgeries. She ended the season ranked 156.
Rybáriková returned to the tour after a seven-month absence in February 2017 and by March her ranking had dropped to world No. 453. She won two ITF titles in Japan in May, to improve her ranking to 188, before defeating CoCo Vandeweghe in the first round at the French Open, further improving her ranking to 117. Rybáriková went on to have an excellent grass-court season, winning 18 out of 20 matches. She won the ITF title in Surbiton, reached the semifinals at Nottingham (losing to Jo Konta), and won another ITF title in Ilkley, to return to the world top 100 (No. 85) for the first time in over a year. The grass-court season culminated in her reaching the semifinals at the Wimbledon Championships, having never before advanced beyond the third round of any Grand Slam event. Her Wimbledon run included victories over world No. 3 Karolína Plí?ková in the second round, and world No. 25 CoCo Vandeweghe in the quarterfinals, and ended with a loss to eventual champion Garbiñe Muguruza in the semifinals. Ranked No. 33 after Wimbledon, she broke into the top 30 for the first time in September 2017 after reaching the third round of the US Open, where she again lost to Muguruza. In November, she qualified for the Elite Trophy and achieved a career-best year-end ranking of world No. 20.
Rybáriková started her 2018 season at the Sydney International. She lost in the first round to qualifier CiCi Bellis. Seeded nineteenth at the Australian Open, Rybáriková reached the fourth round where she was defeated by second seed and eventual champion Caroline Wozniacki.
Rybáriková started her 2019 season at the Brisbane International. She lost in the first round to Donna Veki?. At the Australian Open, Rybáriková was defeated in the first round by eighth seed and eventual finalist Petra Kvitová.
In March, Rybáriková competed at the BNP Paribas Open. She lost in the first round to Tatjana Maria. In Miami at the Miami Open, Rybáriková was defeated in the second round by fifteenth seed Julia Görges. Seeded eighth at the Monterrey Open, Rybáriková reached the semifinal where she lost to second seed, defending champion, and eventual champion Garbiñe Muguruza.
Beginning her clay-court season at the Grand Prix SAR La Princesse Lalla Meryem, Rybáriková was defeated in the first round by qualifier Ysaline Bonaventure. In Madrid at the Mutua Madrid Open, Rybáriková retired during her first round of qualifying match against Irina Bara. At the French Open, Rybáriková lost in the first round to Johanna Larsson.
Seeded fifth at the Surbiton Trophy, Rybáriková made it to the final where she was defeated by third seed and defending champion Alison Riske. At the Nottingham Open, Rybáriková retired during her first-round match against Astra Sharma due to a respiratory infection. As the top seed at the Ilkley Trophy, Rybáriková lost in the second round to Beatriz Haddad Maia. At the Wimbledon Championships, Rybáriková stunned tenth seed Aryna Sabalenka in her first-round match. She was defeated in the second round by qualifier Coco Gauff.
Playing in Vancouver, Canada at the Odlum Brown Vancouver Open, Rybáriková lost in the first round to Kurumi Nara. At the US Open, Rybáriková was defeated in the first round of qualifying by Han Na-lae.
Rybáriková didn't play anymore tournaments for the rest of the season. She ended the year ranked 173.
|Win||1-0||Jun 2009||Birmingham Classic, United Kingdom||International||Grass||Li Na||6-0, 7-6(7-2)|
|Win||2-0||Feb 2011||U.S. National Indoor, United States||International||Hard (i)||Rebecca Marino||6-2, ret.|
|Loss||2-1||Sep 2011||Guangzhou Open, China||International||Hard||Chanelle Scheepers||2-6, 2-6|
|Win||3-1||Aug 2012||Washington Open, United States||International||Hard||Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova||6-1, 6-1|
|Win||4-1||Aug 2013||Washington Open, United States||International||Hard||Andrea Petkovic||6-4, 7-6(7-2)|
|Loss||4-2||Aug 2014||Connecticut Open, United States||Premier||Hard||Petra Kvitová||4-6, 2-6|
|Loss||4-3||Oct 2017||Linz Open, Austria||International||Hard (i)||Barbora Strýcová||4-6, 1-6|
|Loss||4-4||June 2018||Birmingham Classic, United Kingdom||Premier||Grass||Petra Kvitová||6-4, 1-6, 2-6|
|Loss||0-1||Oct 2010||Tashkent Open,
|International||Hard||Alexandra Dulgheru|| Alexandra Panova
|Win||1-1||May 2012||Budapest Grand Prix,
|International||Clay||Janette Husárová|| Eva Birnerová
|Loss||0-1||Mar 2005||ITF Ain Alsoukhna, Egypt||$10,000||Clay||Monica Niculescu||3-6, 4-6|
|Win||1-1||Apr 2005||ITF Cairo, Egypt||$10,000||Clay||Sarah Raab||6-1, 6-3|
|Loss||1-2||Aug 2005||ITF Hechingen, Germany||$25,000||Clay||Kirsten Flipkens||4-6, 3-6|
|Win||2-2||Sep 2005||ITF Mestre, Italy||$25,000||Clay||Kira Nagy||6-2, 7-5|
|Loss||2-3||Feb 2007||ITF Pr?honice-Prague, Czech Republic||$25,000||Carpet (i)||Petra Kvitová||5-7, 6-7(2-7)|
|Loss||2-4||Dec 2007||ITF P?erov, Czech Republic||$25,000||Hard (i)||Petra Kvitová||5-7, 3-6|
|Win||3-4||Mar 2008||ITF St. Petersburg-Vsevolozhsk, Russia||$25,000||Hard (i)||Anna Lapushchenkova||6-4, 6-2|
|Win||4-4||Apr 2008||ITF Patras, Greece||$50,000||Hard||Anne Keothavong||6-3, 7-5|
|Loss||4-5||Aug 2008||ITF Monterrey, Mexico||$100,000||Hard||Yaroslava Shvedova||4-6, 1-6|
|Loss||4-6||Sep 2010||ITF Ningbo, China||$100,000||Hard||Alberta Brianti||4-6, 4-6|
|Win||5-6||May 2011||ITF Prague, Czech Republic||$100,000||Clay||Petra Kvitová||6-3, 6-4|
|Loss||5-7||Feb 2012||ITF Midland, United States||$100,000||Hard (i)||Olga Govorstova||3-6, 7-6(8-6), 6-7(5-7)|
|Win||6-7||May 2017||ITF Gifu, Japan||$80,000||Hard||Zhu Lin||6-2, 6-3|
|Win||7-7||May 2017||ITF Fukuoka, Japan||$60,000||Carpet||Jang Su-jeong||6-2, 6-3|
|Win||8-7||Jun 2017||ITF Surbiton, United Kingdom||$100,000||Grass||Heather Watson||6-4, 7-5|
|Win||9-7||Jun 2017||ITF Ilkley, United Kingdom||$100,000||Grass||Alison Van Uytvanck||7-5, 7-6(7-3)|
|Loss||9-8||Jun 2019||ITF Surbiton, United Kingdom||W100||Grass||Alison Riske||6-75-7, 2-6, 2-6|
|Grand Slam tournaments|
|Australian Open||A||A||A||A||1R||1R||1R||1R||1R||2R||2R||2R||A||4R||1R||0 / 10||6-10|
|French Open||A||A||A||2R||2R||2R||1R||1R||2R||2R||2R||1R||2R||3R||1R||0 / 12||9-12|
|Wimbledon||A||A||Q1||1R||1R||1R||1R||1R||1R||1R||3R||1R||SF||1R||2R||0 / 12||7-12|
|US Open||A||A||A||3R||3R||1R||1R||2R||1R||1R||1R||A||3R||1R||Q1||0 / 10||7-10|
|WTA Elite Trophy||Not Held||RR||Did Not Qualify||RR||DNQ||0 / 2||1-3|
|WTA Premier Mandatory tournaments|
|Indian Wells Open||A||A||A||A||1R||1R||A||2R||3R||3R||1R||QF||A||2R||1R||0 / 9||8-9|
|Miami Open||A||A||A||A||2R||2R||Q1||1R||3R||1R||1R||A||A||2R||2R||0 / 8||4-8|
|Madrid Open||Not Held||1R||1R||Q2||A||1R||2R||A||A||A||1R||Q1||0 / 5||1-5|
|China Open||Not Tier I||1R||A||A||A||1R||A||Q1||A||2R||1R||0 / 4||1-4|
|WTA Premier 5 tournaments|
|Dubai / Qatar Open||Not Tier I||A||1R||1R||A||A||A||2R||A||A||A||A||A||0 / 3||1-3|
|Italian Open||A||A||A||A||1R||A||A||A||1R||1R||2R||A||A||1R||A||0 / 5||1-5|
|Canadian Open||A||A||A||A||1R||A||A||A||QF||2R||Q1||A||2R||2R||0 / 5||6-5|
|Cincinnati Open||Not Tier I||1R||A||A||A||3R||1R||Q1||A||Q2||1R||0 / 4||2-4|
|A||A||A||A||A||A||A||Q1||3R||A||1R||A||1R||A||0 / 3||2-3|
|Grand Slam tournaments|
|Australian Open||A||1R||1R||3R||1R||1R||2R||1R||2R||A||A||1R||0 / 9||4-9|
|French Open||A||1R||1R||3R||A||2R||3R||2R||1R||A||2R||2R||0 / 9||8-9|
|Wimbledon||A||2R||2R||A||A||2R||SF||1R||2R||A||2R||0 / 7||9-7|
|US Open||1R||2R||3R||1R||2R||2R||1R||2R||A||2R||2R||0 / 10||8-10|
|Win-Loss||0-1||2-4||3-4||4-3||1-2||3-4||7-4||2-4||2-3||1-1||3-3||1-2||0 / 35||29-35|
|Titles/Finals||0 / 0||0 / 0||0 / 1||0 / 0||1 / 1||0 / 0||0 / 0||0 / 0||0 / 0||0 / 0||0 / 0||0 / 0||1 / 2|
|1.||Petra Kvitová||No. 10||ITF Sparta Prague Open||Clay||F||6-3, 6-4||No. 72|
|2.||Angelique Kerber||No. 9||Washington Open, Washington, D.C.||Hard||QF||7-6(7-0), 3-6, 6-3||No. 43|
|3.||Marion Bartoli||No. 8||Canadian Open, Toronto||Hard||3R||7-6(7-5), 1-0 ret.||No. 42|
|4.||Simona Halep||No. 2||Connecticut Open, New Haven||Hard||2R||6-2, 4-6, 6-3||No. 68|
|5.||Ekaterina Makarova||No. 8||Wimbledon, London||Grass||2R||6-2, 7-5||No. 69|
|6.||Belinda Bencic||No. 8||Indian Wells Masters||Hard||3R||6-4, 3-6, 6-3||No. 97|
|7.||Roberta Vinci||No. 10||Indian Wells Masters||Hard||4R||6-2, 2-0 ret.||No. 97|
|8.||Karolína Plí?ková||No. 3||Wimbledon, London||Grass||2R||3-6, 7-5, 6-2||No. 87|
|9.||Kristina Mladenovic||No. 10||WTA Elite Trophy, Zhuhai||Hard (i)||RR||7-5, 1-6, 7-6(7-5)||No. 22|
|10.||Karolína Plí?ková||No. 7||Birmingham Classic||Grass||1R||6-2, 6-3||No. 19|