Jana Nejedly
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Jana Nejedly
Jana Nejedly
Country (sports) Canada
ResidenceNaples, Florida, U.S.
Born (1974-06-09) June 9, 1974 (age 47)
Prague, Czechoslovakia
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Turned proFebruary 3, 1994
Retired2003
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$630,096
Singles
Career record318-265 (54.5%)
Career titles0 WTA, 8 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 64 (October 2, 2000)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open3R (1999)
French Open2R (1999)
Wimbledon2R (1995)
US Open3R (2001)
Other tournaments
Olympic Games1R (1996)
Doubles
Career record23-60 (27.7%)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 227 (August 12, 1996)
Team competitions
Fed Cup20-6

Jana Nejedly (born June 9, 1974 as Jana Nejedlá) is a Czech-born Canadian former professional tennis player. Her highest WTA singles ranking is 64th, which she reached on October 2, 2000. Her career high in doubles was at 227 set on August 12, 1996.

Born in Prague and raised in Vancouver,[1] Nejedly resided in Toronto,[2] Boston,[1] and Naples,[3] Florida at different times. Nejedly retired in 2003 but had a brief return in 2012. She would finally retire for the last time that July.

ITF Circuit finals

$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments

Singles: 12 (8-4)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 22 June 1992 ITF Greensboro, United States Clay United States Susan Sommerville 1-6, 1-6
Winner 2. 31 August 1992 ITF Toluca, Mexico Hard Czechoslovakia Nora Kovaíková 6-4, 6-4
Runner-up 3. 26 April 1993 ITF Acapulco, Mexico Clay United States Jolene Watanabe 4-6, 2-6
Runner-up 4. 26 June 1994 ITF Hilton Head Island, United States Clay United States Karin Miller 4-6, 6-3, 0-6
Winner 5. 6 October 1996 ITF Puerto Vallarta, United States Hard Venezuela María Vento-Kabchi 7-6, 6-4
Winner 6. 23 June 1997 ITF Greenwood, United States Hard United States Holly Parkinson 7-5, 6-3
Winner 7. 21 September 1998 ITF Kirkland, United States Hard United States Lilia Osterloh 6-1, 6-3
Winner 8. 11 July 1999 ITF Vancouver, Canada Hard Canada Renata Kolbovic 2-6, 6-3, 6-3
Runner-up 9. 19 September 1999 ITF Hopewell, United States Hard China Li Fang 0-6, 4-6
Winner 10. 12 January 2003 ITF Tallahassee, United States Hard Canada Mélanie Marois 6-4, 6-0
Winner 11. 18 March 2003 ITF Redding, United States Hard China Zheng Jie 7-5, 7-6
Winner 12. 25 March 2003 ITF Atlanta, United States Hard United States Jennifer Hopkins 6-2, 7-5

References

  1. ^ a b "Nejedly retires from WTA Tour". CBC Sports. 8 October 2003. Retrieved .
  2. ^ "Toronto's Jana Nejedly qualifies for US Open". CBC Sports. 27 August 2001. Retrieved .
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-07-16. Retrieved .CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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