Evelyn Fauth
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Evelyn Fauth
Evelyn Fauth
Country (sports) Austria
Born (1976-11-27) 27 November 1976 (age 44)
Sankt Peter, Austria
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$201,106
Singles
Career record278-263
Career titles0 WTA, 5 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 127 (20 May 2002)
Grand Slam Singles results
US Open2R (2001)
Doubles
Career record44-62
Career titles0 WTA, 1 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 303 (16 October 2000)

Evelyn Fauth (born 27 November 1976) is a former professional tennis player from Austria.

Biography

Fauth was born in the Styrian town of Sankt Peter, to parents Walter and Ingrid. She began playing tennis at the age of six and turned professional at 17.[1]

Her biggest title win was the Espinho ITF tournament in 1999, which included a semi-final win over Kim Clijsters.[2]

She appeared as a qualifier at the 2001 US Open and defeated Anne-Gaëlle Sidot to reach the second round, where she lost in three sets to Virginia Ruano Pascual.[3]

In 2002, she debuted for the Austria Fed Cup team in a surprise win over the United States, away from home in Charlotte, North Carolina in the first round of the World Group. Prior to the tie, American star Jennifer Capriati was dismissed from the team for not complying with team rules, meaning that Fauth received a walkover win in the scheduled second match, giving Austria a 2-0 lead with Barbara Schwartz having already put them ahead by winning the opener.[4] Schwartz then secured the tie for Austria in the third match, after which Fauth featured in two dead rubbers. She played a singles match against Monica Seles and partnered with Marion Maruska in the doubles rubber, losing both, to leave the scoreline at 3-2 in Austria's favour.[5] Barbara Schett returned to the team for the quarter-finals, which left Fauth on the sidelines. Austria ultimately reached the semi-finals.

She played two further Fed Cup ties in 2003, against Belgium away in Bree and Canada at home in Neudorfl.

Since retiring she remained involved in tennis as a coach. She was named Styria's "Coach of the Year" in 2015.[6]

ITF Circuit finals

$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments

Singles (5-7)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 6 February 1994 ITF ?stanbul, Turkey Hard Hungary Barbara Báthory 1-6, 2-6
Winner 1. 28 January 1996 ITF ?stanbul, Turkey Hard Switzerland Andrea Schwarz 7-6(5), 6-1
Winner 2. 28 July 1996 ITF Dublin, Ireland Clay United States Pam Nelson 6-2, 6-3
Runner-up 2. 26 January 1997 ITF ?stanbul, Turkey Hard Germany Meike Fröhlich 2-6, 2-6
Runner-up 3. 22 June 1997 ITF Klosters, Switzerland Clay Switzerland Miroslava Vavrinec 6-4, 5-7, 2-6
Winner 3. 13 July 1997 ITF Fiumicino, Italy Clay Italy Alessia Lombardi 6-3, 6-4
Winner 4. 21 June 1998 ITF Grado, Italy Clay Romania Andreea Vanc 6-7(4), 6-1, 6-1
Winner 5. 26 April 1999 ITF Espinho, Portugal Clay Spain Mariam Ramón Climent 6-3, 4-6, 7-5
Runner-up 4. 8 May 2000 ITF Midlothian, Canada Clay Colombia Catalina Castaño 3-6, 5-7
Runner-up 5. 17 September 2000 ITF Sofia, Bulgaria Clay Bulgaria Antoaneta Pandjerova 5-7, 4-6
Runner-up 6. 18 March 2002 ITF Juarez, Mexico Clay Spain María Sánchez Lorenzo 6-4, 2-6, 1-6
Runner-up 7. 21 April 2002 ITF Jackson, United States Clay Argentina Gisela Dulko 7-5, 1-6, 3-6

Doubles (1-1)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 3 April 1994 ITF Gaborone, Botswana Hard Czech Republic Radka Surová Netherlands Amanda Hopmans
Spain Magüi Serna
3-6, 1-6
Winner 1. 27 November 1995 ITF Salzburg, Austria Carpet (i) Austria Barbara Schwartz Czech Republic Milena Nekvapilová
Czech Republic Sylva Nesvadbová
6-7(1), 7-6(6), 6-3

References

  1. ^ "Evelyn Fauth - Bio - Personal:". Women's Tennis Association. Retrieved 2018.
  2. ^ "ITF Tennis - Pro Circuit - $25,000 Espinho - 26 April - 02 May 1999". ITF. Retrieved 2018.
  3. ^ "Agassi passes the Massu test". The Hindu. 31 August 2010. Retrieved 2018.[dead link]
  4. ^ "King Dismisses Capriati From Fed Cup". Los Angeles Times. 27 April 2002. Retrieved 2018.
  5. ^ "Oostenrijk wipt Amerika uit Fed Cup". De Standaard (in Dutch). 29 April 2002. Retrieved 2018.
  6. ^ "Steirerin des Tages: Evelyn Fauth: Die Talenteschmiedin". Kleine Zeitung (in German). 19 May 2015. Retrieved 2018.

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