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Matea Mezak

Matea Mezak
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Country (sports) Croatia
ResidenceZagreb, Croatia
Born (1985-03-05) 5 March 1985 (age 36)
Zagreb, SR Croatia, SFR Yugoslavia
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Turned pro2002
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$68,820
Singles
Career record171-108
Career titles1 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 208 (4 July 2005)
Doubles
Career record86-61
Career titles6 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 135 (2 October 2006)

Matea Mezak (Croatian pronunciation: [m?zak];[1] born 5 March 1985) is a Croatian former professional tennis player. 2004, she started on the ITF Circuit, where she won six singles and six doubles titles.

Her preferred surface is hardcourt, and her coach was Ivan Humi?.

Along with Svetlana Kuznetsova, she reached 2002 Australian Open junior doubles competition, where they lost to Indonesian Angelique Widjaja and Argentine Gisela Dulko.

Mezak also was on the Croatia Fed Cup team, in 2005 and 2006.

In April 2014, she played her last match on the pro circuit.

ITF Circuit finals

Singles: 12 (6-6)

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 2 February 2003 ITF Tipton, United Kingdom Hard (i) Kazakhstan Galina Voskoboeva 4-6, 6-4, 6-4
Runner-up 2. 6 April 2003 ITF Makarska, Croatia Clay Argentina Natalia Garbellotto 6-7(5), 5-7
Runner-up 3. 18 May 2003 ITF Casale Monferrato, Italy Clay Italy Silvia Disderi 1-6, 6-1, 2-6
Winner 4. 16 May 2004 ITF Casale Monferrato, Italy Clay Switzerland Romina Oprandi 2-0 ret.
Runner-up 5. 23 May 2004 ITF Zadar, Croatia Clay Luxembourg Mandy Minella 5-7, 7-5, 4-6
Winner 6. 19 October 2008 ITF Casale Monferrato, Italy Clay Italy Silvia Disderi 7-5, 2-6, 6-1
Runner-up 7. 26 October 2008 ITF Dubrovnik, Croatia Clay Czech Republic Darina Sedenkova 6-4, 0-6, 4-6
Runner-up 8. 30 August 2009 ITF Braunschweig, Germany Clay Germany Korina Perkovic 6-2, 3-6, 2-6
Winner 9. 20 September 2009 ITF Doboj, Bosnia & Herzegovina Clay Serbia Tamara ?urovi? 4-6, 6-2, 6-4
Winner 10. 25 October 2009 ITF Dubrovnik, Croatia Clay Hungary Réka Luca Jani 0-6, 7-5, 7-6(4)
Runner-up 11. 8 November 2009 ITF Sunderland, United Kingdom Hard (i) Hungary Tímea Babos 6-7(2), 4-6
Winner 12. 15 November 2009 ITF Jersey, United Kingdom Hard (i) Hungary Tímea Babos 6-2, 6-3

Doubles: 14 (6-8)

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partnering Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 24 November 2002 ITF Zagreb, Croatia Hard (i) Croatia Jelena Kostani? To?i? Bosnia and Herzegovina Mervana Jugi?-Salki?
Croatia Karolina ?prem
2-6, 4-6
Runner-up 2. 27 July 2003 ITF Ancona, Italy Clay Croatia Petra Dizdar Argentina María José Argeri
Italy Giulia Meruzzi
3-6, 3-6
Runner-up 3. 18 July 2004 ITF Monteroni, Italy Clay Croatia Nadja Pavic Italy Valentina Sulpizio
Czech Republic Sandra Záhlavová
5-7, 6-4, 6-7(5)
Winner 4. 16 October 2005 ITF Joué-lès-Tours, France Hard (i) Croatia Jelena Kostani? To?i? Hungary Zsófia Gubacsi
Belarus Darya Kustova
6-4, 6-4
Winner 5. 2 February 2006 ITF Jersey, United Kingdom Hard (i) Czech Republic Andrea Hlavá?ková United Kingdom Katie O'Brien
United Kingdom Melanie South
6-3, 6-1
Winner 6. 1 April 2006 ITF Poza Rica, Mexico Hard Czech Republic Renata Vorá?ová Hungary Zsófia Gubacsi
Hungary Kyra Nagy
6-2, 1-0 ret.
Winner 7. 15 April 2006 ITF San Luis Potosí, Mexico Clay Hungary Zsófia Gubacsi Brazil Joana Cortez
Spain María José Martínez Sánchez
4-6, 6-4, 6-4
Runner-up 8. 7 May 2006 ITF Antalya, Turkey Clay Turkey ?pek ?eno?lu Israel Tzipi Obziler
Switzerland Romina Oprandi
6-4, 4-6, 0-6
Runner-up 9. 26 May 2006 ITF La Palma, Spain Hard Croatia Nadja Pavic Czech Republic Petra Kvitová
Poland Karolina Kosi?ska
6-4, 3-6, 4-6
Runner-up 10. 28 July 2006 ITF Monteroni d'Arbia, Italy Clay Croatia Nika O?egovi? Italy Valentina Sassi
France Aurélie Védy
7-5, 4-6, 0-6
Winner 11. 21 July 2006 ITF Rome, Italy Clay Croatia Nika O?egovi? Croatia Darija Jurak
Hungary Kyra Nagy
6-2, 6-3
Winner 12. 16 September 2006 ITF Sofia, Bulgaria Clay Croatia Nika O?egovi? Montenegro Danica Krstaji?
Slovenia Ma?a Zec Pe?kiri?
6-4, 6-3
Runner-up 13. 18 February 2013 ITF Kreuzlingen, Switzerland Carpet (i) Croatia Silvia Njiri? Switzerland Timea Bacsinszky
Switzerland Xenia Knoll
3-6, 2-6
Runner-up 14. 12 May 2013 ITF Athens, Greece Hard Croatia Silvia Njiri? United States Erin Clark
United Kingdom Francesca Stephenson
7-5, 3-6, [8-10]

References

  1. ^ "mèze". Hrvatski jezi?ni portal (in Serbo-Croatian). Retrieved 2018. Mèzak

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