Petra Schwarz
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Petra Schwarz
Petra Schwarz
Country (sports) Austria
Born (1972-05-24) 24 May 1972 (age 48)
Vienna, Austria
Turned pro1987
Retired1997
PlaysRight-handed
Prize moneyUS$397,476
Singles
Career record162-141
Career titles0 WTA, 4 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 52 (9 January 1995)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (1992)
French OpenQF (1994)
Wimbledon1R (1994 1995)
US Open2R (1991)
Olympic Games1R (1992)
Doubles
Career record75-112
Career titles1 WTA, 2 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 60 (10 May 1993)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open2R (1996)
French Open1R (1993, 1994, 1995, 1996)
Wimbledon1R (1994, 1995)
US Open2R (1994, 1995)
Olympic Games2R (1992)

Petra Schwarz (née Ritter; born 24 May 1972[1]) is a former female professional tennis player from Austria, active from 1987 to 1997.

She reached the quarterfinals of the French Open in 1994, beating Lisa Raymond, Nathalie Tauziat, Miriam Oremans and Ruxandra Dragomir, before losing to Mary Pierce. It was the only time she passed the second round of a Grand Slam event.

Schwarz reached one WTA Tour final at the Ilva Trophy event in Italy. She also reached three doubles finals, winning one of them (Prague, partnering Karin Kschwendt). Her career high ranking was #52 in singles and #60 in doubles.[2]

WTA career finals

Singles: 1 (0-1)

Legend: Before 2009 Legend: Starting in 2009
Grand Slam tournaments (0)
WTA Championships (0)
Tier I (0) Premier Mandatory (0)
Tier II (0) Premier 5 (0)
Tier III (0-0) Premier (0)
Tier IV & V (0-1) International (0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 29 April 1991 Taranto, Italy Clay Switzerland Emanuela Zardo 5-7, 2-6

Doubles (1 titles, 2 runner-ups)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 20 July 1992 Prague, Czech Republic Clay Germany Karin Kschwendt Czechoslovakia Eva ?víglerová
France Noëlle van Lottum
6-4, 2-6, 7-5
Runner-up 2. 20 February 1995 Linz, Austria Carpet (i) Croatia Iva Majoli United States Meredith McGrath
France Nathalie Tauziat
1-6, 2-6
Runner-up 3. 16 July 1995 Palermo, Italy Clay Slovakia Katarina Studenikova Czech Republic Radka Bobková
Czech Republic Petra Langrová
4-6, 1-6

ITF finals

Singles (4-3)

$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 31 May 1987 Bad Gastein, Austria Hard (i) Netherlands Hester Witvoet 2-6, 7-6, 6-1
Runner-up 1. 17 August 1987 Lisbon, Portugal Clay Italy Laura Lapi 4-6, 6-4, 5-7
Winner 2. 10 April 1988 Bari, Italy Clay Belgium Sabine Appelmans 6-3, 6-4
Winner 3. 7 August 1988 Wels, Austria Hard (i) Austria Karin Oberleitner 2-6, 6-0, 6-2
Winner 4. 18 April 1993 Wels, Austria Hard (i) Slovakia Zuzana Nem?áková 6-2, 1-6, 6-4
Runner-up 2. 25 April 1994 Neudörfl, Austria Clay Czechoslovakia Zde?ka Málková 1-6, 2-6
Runner-up 3. 28 October 1996 Lakeland, United States Hard United States Meilen Tu 7-5, 0-6, 0-6

Doubles (2-2)

Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 16 November 1987 Wels, Austria Hard (i) Austria Barbara Paulus Austria Petra Hentschl
West Germany Eva-Maria Schürhoff
4-6, 4-6
Winner 2. 24 October 1988 Linz, Austria Hard (i) Austria Marion Maruska Switzerland Cristina Casini
Poland Katarzyna Nowak
6-3, 6-4
Winner 3. 11 February 1996 Murcia, Spain Clay Germany Silke Meier Netherlands Kim de Weille
France Noëlle van Lottum
6-3, 6-3
Runner-up 4. 17 March 1997 Reims, France Clay (i) Germany Silke Meier Bulgaria Svetlana Krivencheva
Ukraine Elena Tatarkova
2-6, 2-6

References

  1. ^ "Petra Ritter Biography and Olympic Results". Archived from the original on 2020-04-18. Retrieved .
  2. ^ "Petra Schwarz Stats". Retrieved .

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