Sylvia Plischke
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Sylvia Plischke

Sylvia Plischke
Country (sports) Austria
ResidenceInnsbruck, Austria
Born (1977-07-20) 20 July 1977 (age 44)
Plze?, Czechoslovakia
Height1.77 m (5 ft 9+12 in)
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$660,386
Career record187-184
Career titles0 WTA, 2 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 27 (21 June 1999)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open3R (1999)
French OpenQF (1999)
Wimbledon3R (1998)
US Open2R (1998, 1999, 2000)
Career record62-87
Career titles1 WTA, 2 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 78 (8 January 2001)

Sylvia Plischke (Czech: Plischkeová, born 20 July 1977) is a former professional tennis player from the Czech Republic, representing Austria. Her career high ranking was No. 27 in the world, achieved in 1999.


Sylvia Plischke was born in Plze?, Czechoslovakia, to Lubomír Plischke and Alena Plischkeová. The family moved to Austria when Sylvia was six years old and Sylvia went on to represent Austria in the Fed Cup and the Olympic Games. Her mother had also been an Olympian, having represented Czechoslovakia in the 1972 Summer Olympics in the high jump.

WTA Tour finals

Doubles: 1 (1-0)

Legend: Before 2009 Legend: Starting in 2009
Grand Slam tournaments (0)
WTA Championships (0)
Tier I (0) Premier Mandatory (0)
Tier II (0) Premier 5 (0)
Tier III (0) Premier (0)
Tier IV & V (1) International (0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 12 November 2000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Hard Slovakia Henrieta Nagyová South Africa Liezel Huber
Canada Vanessa Webb
6-4, 7-6

ITF finals

Singles Finals (2-1)

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Winner 1. 27 June 1993 Zagreb, Croatia Clay Germany Renata Kochta 6-3, 6-0
Winner 2. 10 April 1994 Limoges, France Hard (i) France Nathalie Guerrée-Spitzer 1-6, 6-4, 6-2
Runner-up 3. 16 February 1997 Cali, Colombia Clay Spain Laura Pena 6-7, 3-6

Doubles (2-3)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 17 July 1994 Vigo, Spain Clay Czech Republic Jitka Dubcová Chile Paula Cabezas
Puerto Rico Emilie Viqueira
3-6, 4-6
Runner-up 2. 27 July 1997 ?stanbul, Turkey Hard Germany Marlene Weingärtner Italy Laura Golarsa
Argentina Mercedes Paz
6-3, 3-6, 3-6
Winner 3. 14 December 1997 Bad Gögging, Germany Carpet (i) Slovenia Tina Kri?an France Emmanuelle Curutchet
France Sophie Georges
6-3, 6-3
Winner 4. 12 February 2002 Sutton, United Kingdom Carpet Serbia and Montenegro Dragana Zari? Estonia Maret Ani
Russia Galina Fokina
7-5, 6-3
Runner-up 5. 9 June 2002 Galatina, Italy Clay Morocco Bahia Mouhtassine Romania Edina Gallovits-Hall
Romania Andreea Ehritt-Vanc
3-6, 2-6

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