Lizaan Du Plessis
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Lizaan Du Plessis
Lizaan du Plessis
Country (sports) South Africa
Born (1986-02-23) 23 February 1986 (age 35)
Somerset East
Turned pro2002
PlaysLeft-handed (double-handed backhand)
Prize money$29,872
Career record95-77
Career titles1 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 521 (14 April 2008)
Career record64-48
Career titles6 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 278 (14 September 2009)
Team competitions
Fed Cup5-6
Medal record
Representing  South Africa
Women's Tennis
African Games
Silver medal - second place Singles
Silver medal - second place Doubles
Silver medal - second place Team

Lizaan du Plessis (born 23 February 1986) is a former professional tennis player from South Africa.


Born in Somerset East on the Eastern Cape, du Plessis made her Fed Cup debut for South Africa in 2005 and went on to feature in a total of ten ties.[1]

She won seven titles on the ITF circuit, one in singles and six in doubles.

At the 2007 All-Africa Games in Algiers, she won silver medals in both singles and doubles events.[2]

ITF finals

$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments

Singles: 5 (1-4)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 20 June 2004 Montemor-o-Novo, Portugal Hard Portugal Ana Catarina Nogueira 2-6, 3-6
Runner-up 2. 27 November 2004 Pretoria, South Africa Hard South Africa Chanelle Scheepers 1-6, 3-6
Runner-up 3. 5 November 2005 Pretoria, South Africa Hard South Africa Alicia Pillay 2-6, 2-6
Runner-up 4. 4 August 2007 Ilkley, Great Britain Grass Australia Jessica Moore 4-6, 2-6
Winner 1. 28 October 2007 Cape Town, South Africa Hard South Africa Chanel Simmonds 6-1, 6-0

Doubles: 11 (6-5)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 1 November 2003 Lagos, Nigeria Hard Egypt Noha Mohsen Egypt Heidi El Tabakh
Egypt Yomna Farid
1-6, 7-5, 1-6
Runner-up 2. 31 July 2004 Dublin, Ireland Carpet United Kingdom Rebecca Llewellyn Republic of Ireland Yvonne Doyle
Republic of Ireland Karen Nugent
4-6, 6-3, 2-6
Runner-up 3. 13 March 2005 Sunderland, United Kingdom Hard (i) United Kingdom Rebecca Llewellyn Austria Verena Amesbauer
Czech Republic Veronika Chvojková
3-6, 4-6
Winner 1. 29 October 2005 Pretoria, South Africa Hard South Africa Alicia Pillay South Africa Abigail Olivier
South Africa Elze Potgieter
6-4, 6-3
Runner-up 4. 19 November 2005 Giza, Egypt Clay Netherlands Leonie Mekel Russia Galina Fokina
Russia Raissa Gourevitch
3-6, 1-6
Winner 2. 3 August 2007 Ilkley, Great Britain Grass Belgium Davinia Lobbinger United Kingdom Julia Bone
United Kingdom Olivia Scarfi
7-6(8-6), 6-1
Winner 3. 31 August 2007 Mollerusa, Spain Hard South Africa Kelly Anderson Spain Sabina Mediano-Álvarez
Spain Francisca Sintès Martín
6-4, 7-6(7-3)
Winner 4. 7 October 2007 Les Franqueses del Vallès, Spain Hard United States Daisy Ames Estonia Gajane Vage
Spain Maribel Vicente Joyera
6-0, 6-2
Winner 5. 27 October 2007 Cape Town, South Africa Hard South Africa Lisa Marshall South Africa Tegan Edwards
Spain Goele Lemmens
6-2, 6-3
Runner-up 5. 26 October 2008 Port Pirie, Australia Hard Australia Tiffany Welford United States Robin Stephenson
South Africa Natalie Grandin
2-6, 0-6
Winner 6. 6 March 2009 Sydney, Australia Hard Australia Monique Adamczak China Han Xinyun
China Ji Chunmei
6-3, 7-5

See also


  1. ^ "Key Statistics". Retrieved 2018.
  2. ^ "SA Women Bring in AAG Medals". 17 July 2007. Retrieved 2018.

External links

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