Claudia Porwik
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Claudia Porwik
Claudia Porwik
Country (sports) West Germany
 Germany
Born (1968-11-14) 14 November 1968 (age 52)
Coburg, West Germany
Retired1997
Prize money$702,409
Singles
Career record195-191 (50.5%)
Career titles3 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 29 (2 April 1990)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenSF (1990)
French Open3R (1986)
Wimbledon3R (1982)
US Open3R (1982)
Doubles
Career record157-151 (51.0%)
Career titles6 WTA, 1 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 24 (25 April 1994)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenQF (1989)
French Open3R (1988, 1992, 1993)
WimbledonQF (1988)
US OpenQF (1992)
Team competitions
Fed Cup3-2

Claudia Porwik, born on 14 November 1968, is a former professional tennis player.

She played on the WTA Tour from 1986 to 1996 and reached the quarterfinals of the Australian Open in 1988 and the semifinals in 1990. Porwik retired with a 195-191 career record, including wins over Gabriela Sabatini and Conchita Martínez.

Fed Cup

Porwik first played for West Germany in the Federation Cup in 1986. She played two singles matches in the Federation Cup, both for Germany in 1990, and won them both. She played her last Fed Cup match in 1995.

WTA career finals

Singles: 1 runner-up

Result Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Loss Apr 1987 Taipei Championships, Taiwan Carpet (i) Australia Anne Minter 4-6, 1-6

Doubles: 10 (6 titles, 4 runner-ups)

Legend
Grand Slam 0
Tier I 0
Tier II 1
Tier III 3
Tier IV & V 1
Titles by surface
Hard 4
Clay 2
Grass 0
Carpet 0
Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1. May 1988 Taranto Trophy, Italy Clay West Germany Andrea Betzner Italy Laura Garrone
Canada Helen Kelesi
6-1, 6-2
Loss 2. May 1988 Swiss Open Clay Sweden Maria Lindström Switzerland Christiane Jolissaint
South Africa Dinky Van Rensburg
1-6, 3-6
Loss 3. Nov 1989 Virginia Slims of Indianapolis, U.S. Hard Soviet Union Larisa Savchenko United States Katrina Adams
United States Lori McNeil
4-6, 4-6
Win 4. Aug 1991 Schenectady Open, U.S. Hard Australia Rachel McQuillan United States Nicole Arendt
United States Shannan McCarthy
6-2, 6-4
Loss 5. Feb 1992 Essen Grand Prix, Germany Carpet Belgium Sabine Appelmans Bulgaria Katerina Maleeva
Germany Barbara Rittner
5-7, 3-6
Loss 6. Feb 1992 Generali Ladies Linz, Austria Hard (i) Italy Raffaella Reggi-Concato Netherlands Miriam Oremans
Netherlands Monique Kiene
6-4, 6-2
Win 7. Aug 1993 Schenectady Open, U.S. Hard Australia Rachel McQuillan Argentina Florencia Labat
Germany Barbara Rittner
4-6, 6-4, 6-2
Win 8. Oct 1993 Montpellier Open, France Carpet United States Meredith McGrath Slovakia Janette Husárová
Belgium Dominique Monami
3-6, 6-2, 7-6
Win 9. Jan 1995 Jakarta Open, Indonesia Hard Romania Irina Spîrlea Belgium Laurence Courtois
Belgium Nancy Feber
6-2, 6-3
Win 10. Sep 1995 China Open Hard United States Linda Wild Netherlands Stephanie Rottier
Chinese Taipei Wang Shi-ting
6-1, 6-0

ITF finals

Singles (3-0)

Legend
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 25 November 1985 ITF Telford, United Kingdom Hard Netherlands Nicole Muns-Jagerman 6-3, 6-4
Winner 2. 3 March 1986 ITF Stockholm, Sweden Clay Czechoslovakia Petra Tesarová 6-1, 6-0
Winner 3. 24 July 1995 ITF Valladolid, Spain Clay Spain María Sánchez Lorenzo 6-4, 6-2

Doubles (1-3)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 5 August 1985 ITF Rheda, West Germany Clay West Germany Silke Meier United Kingdom Belinda Borneo
United Kingdom Lorrayne Gracie
4-6, 7-6, 6-1
Runner-up 2. 28 October 1985 ITF Peterborough, United Kingdom Hard West Germany Wiltrud Probst Czechoslovakia Regina Rajchrtová
Czechoslovakia Jana Novotná
7-5, 3-6, 4-6
Runner-up 3. 11 November 1985 ITF Queens, United Kingdom Hard West Germany Wiltrud Probst West Germany Christina Singer-Bath
Czechoslovakia Petra Tesarová
7-5, 4-6, 3-6
Runner-up 4. 3 March 1986 ITF Stockholm, Sweden Clay West Germany Silke Meier Czechoslovakia Hana Fukárková
Czechoslovakia Jana Novotná
4-6, 6-4, 3-6

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