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KATARINA SREBOTNIK

Slovenia

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DOUBLES

D.O.B.
Mar 12
1981
Height
5' 11"
1.80 m
Weight
143 lbs.
65 kg
Plays
Right-handed
two-handed backhand
Status
Pro
1995
Personal
Parents are Joze and Zlatka; older sister is Urska ... Nickname is Kata ... Relaxes by listening to music, reading books, watching movies, seeing friends ... Other sports interests include skiing, swimming ... Admires Monica Seles.
Career Highlights
SINGLES
Winner (4): 2005 - Auckland, Stockholm; 2002 - Acapulco; 1999 - Oeiras.
Finalist (6): 2008 - Strasbourg; 2007 - Portoroz; 2006 - Cincinnati; 2005 - Portoroz; 2003 - Palermo; 2002 - Bogot .

DOUBLES
Winner (37): 2017 - Doha (w/Spears); 2015 - Eastbourne (w/Garcia); 2014 - Rome (w/Peschke); 2013 - Sydney, Miami, Eastbourne (all w/Petrova), Toronto (w/Jankovic); 2012 - Sydney (w/Peschke); 2011 - Auckland, Doha, Eastbourne, Wimbledon, Carlsbad, Beijing (all w/Peschke); 2010 - Indian Wells, New Haven (both w/Peschke); 2009 - Linz (w/Groenefeld); 2008 - Miami, Charleston, Linz (all w/Sugiyama), Moscow (w/Petrova); 2007 - Gold Coast (w/Safina), Amelia Island (w/Santangelo), Toronto (w/Sugiyama); 2006 - Antwerp (w/Safina), Amelia Island (w/Asagoe); 2005 - Auckland (w/Asagoe), Stockholm, Budapest, Hasselt (all w/Loit); 2004 - Tokyo [Japan Open] (w/Asagoe); 2003 - Bogot  (w/Svensson); 2001 - Hawaii (w/Krizan); 2000 - Oeiras (w/Krizan); 1999 - Antwerp (w/Golarsa), Palermo (w/Krizan); 1998 - Makarska (w/Krizan).
Finalist (40): 2015 - Brisbane, Stuttgart, Toronto (all w/Garcia); 2014 - Doha (w/Peschke); 2013 - Doha, Dubai, Indian Wells (all w/Petrova), New Haven (w/Medina Garrigues); 2012 - Montr‚al (w/Petrova), Cincinnati (w/J.Zheng); 2011 - Sydney, Dubai, Madrid, WTA Finals (all w/Peschke); 2010 - Dubai, Stuttgart, Roland Garros, Eastbourne, Montr‚al, WTA Finals (all w/Peschke); 2007 - Roland Garros, Wimbledon, Linz, WTA Finals (all w/Sugiyama); 2006 - Warsaw (w/Medina Garrigues), US Open (w/Safina), Zrich (w/Huber), Linz (w/Morariu); 2005 - Portoroz (w/Kostanic Tosic); 2004 - Casablanca (w/Callens), Strasbourg (w/Krizan); 2002 - Bogot , Acapulco (both w/Krizan); 2001 - Oeiras, Toronto (both w/Krizan); 2000 - Bol, Tokyo [Japan Open], Pattaya City (all w/Krizan); 1999 - Luxembourg (w/Krizan); 1998 - Maria Lankowitz (w/Krizan).

MIXED DOUBLES
Winner (5): 2011 - Australian Open (w/Nestor); 2010 - Roland Garros (w/Zimonjic); 2006 - Roland Garros (w/Zimonjic); 2003 - US Open (w/B.Bryan); 1999 - Roland Garros (w/Norval).
Finalist (6): 2011 - Roland Garros (w/Zimonjic); 2008 - Roland Garros (w/Zimonjic), Wimbledon (w/M.Bryan); 2007 - Roland Garros (w/Zimonjic); 2005 - US Open (w/Zimonjic); 2002 - US Open (w/B.Bryan).

ADDITIONAL
Slovenian Fed Cup Team, 1997, 1999-2001, 2003-05, 2010-12; Slovenian Olympic Team, 2000, 2004, 2012.
Career Review
2015 - Won one WTA doubles title.

2014 - Seventh Top 10 doubles season (finishing No.10 - also finished No.7 in 2006, No.4 in 2007, No.4 in 2008, No.6 in 2010, co-No.2 w/Peschke in 2011 and No.6 in 2013); won one WTA doubles title.

2013 - Another Top 10 doubles season; won four WTA doubles titles.

2012 - Won one WTA doubles title.

2011 - Won six WTA doubles titles (all w/Peschke - incl. first Grand Slam doubles title at Wimbledon); rose to co-No.1 in doubles w/Peschke on July 4 (after Wimbledon); won fifth Grand Slam mixed doubles title at Australian Open (w/Nestor).

2010 - Reached 2r three times; fell 1r seven times (incl. Roland Garros) and in qualifying once; announced retirement from singles at end of season; won two WTA doubles titles (both w/Peschke); won fourth Grand Slam mixed doubles title at Roland Garros (w/Zimonjic).

2009 - Missed first eight months of season due to injury (withdrew from Auckland, Sydney, Australian Open, Paris [Indoors], Dubai, Indian Wells and Miami w/left Achilles injury; from FŠs, Madrid, Strasbourg, Roland Garros, Eastbourne, Wimbledon, Istanbul and Cincinnati w/right shoulder injury; and from Portoroz w/right shoulder and left ankle injury); went 0-6 in first six matches back (incl. US Open 1r loss); in seventh and last event of season, reached QF at Luxembourg (l. to Bacsinszky); also won one WTA doubles title.

2008 - First Top 20 season; runner-up at Strasbourg (l. to Medina Garrigues in final); SF three times at Prague (l. to Zvonareva), Stockholm (l. to Dushevina) and Tokyo [Pan Pacific] (l. to Kuznetsova); QF four times; reached 4r twice (incl. Roland Garros, US Open) and 3r four times (incl. Australian Open); fell 1r or 2r 11 times, incl. Wimbledon (l. to Goerges 46 76(6) 1614 in 1r; held 2mp in second set tie-break and 2mp in third set); returned to singles career-high No.20 on November 10 year-end rankings (had spent five weeks there previously - one from August 7 to 13, 2006 and four from May 14 to June 10, 2007); won four WTA doubles titles.

2007 - Another Top 30 season; runner-up at Portoroz (l. to Golovin in final); QF three times; reached 3r seven times (incl. Australian Open, Roland Garros and Wimbledon) and 2r five times (incl. US Open); fell 1r eight times; won three WTA doubles titles; made doubles Top 5 debut on July 9 (after Wimbledon; rose from No.7 to No.5).

2006 - Another Top 30 season; runner-up at Cincinnati (l. to Zvonareva in final); SF at Zrich (l. to Sharapova); QF once; reached 3r six times (incl. Roland Garros, Wimbledon and US Open - l. to Davenport 36 63 76(5); held 2mp at 6-5 third set) and 2r nine times (incl. Australian Open); fell 1r seven times; made singles Top 20 debut on August 7 (after San Diego); won two WTA doubles titles; made doubles Top 10 debut on September 11 (after US Open); won third Grand Slam mixed doubles title at Roland Garros (w/Zimonjic).

2005 - First Top 30 season; won two WTA titles at Auckland (d. Asagoe in final) and Stockholm (d. Myskina in final); runner-up at Portoroz (l. to Zakopalova in final); QF five times; reached 3r once (Wimbledon) and 2r once (US Open); fell 1r nine times (incl. other two majors) and in qualifying twice; won four WTA doubles titles (incl. sweeping at Auckland and Stockholm).

2004 - Another Top 100 season; SF at Palermo (l. to Pennetta); QF twice; reached 3r once (Roland Garros) and 2r six times (incl. Wimbledon, US Open and Olympics); fell 1r nine times (incl. Australian Open) and in qualifying four times; won one WTA doubles title; withdrew from Tokyo [Pan Pacific], Bogot , Acapulco and Indian Wells w/right elbow injury.

2003 - Another Top 50 season; runner-up at Palermo (l. to Safina in final); SF at Bogot  (l. to Medina Garrigues); QF once; reached 3r three times (incl. Australian Open) and 2r 11 times (incl. other three majors); fell 1r seven times; won one WTA doubles title; won second Grand Slam mixed doubles title at US Open (w/B.Bryan).

2002 - First Top 50 season; won one WTA title at Acapulco (d. Su rez in final); runner-up at Bogot  (l. to Zuluaga in final); SF at Luxembourg (l. to Maleeva); reached 4r once (Roland Garros), 3r three times and 2r seven times (incl. Australian Open and US Open); fell 1r five times (incl. Wimbledon) and in qualifying five times.

2001 - Another Top 100 season; reached 2r seven times (incl. Roland Garros and US Open); fell 1r four times and in qualifying eight times (incl. other two majors); won one WTA doubles title; won one singles title on ITF Circuit.

2000 - SF at Tokyo [Pan Pacific] (l. to Testud); made Top 50 debut afterwards on February 7 (rose from No.65 to No.49); reached 2r five times (incl. Roland Garros); fell 1r 13 times (incl. other three majors and Olympics) and in qualifying six times; won one WTA doubles title.

1999 - First Top 100 season; fourth player ever to win title in first WTA main draw at Oeiras (d. Kuti Kis in final); made Top 100 debut afterwards on April 12 (rose from No.139 to No.88); SF at Palermo (l. to Montolio); reached 2r three times (incl. Roland Garros); fell 1r seven times (incl. Wimbledon and US Open) and in qualifying seven times; won two WTA doubles titles; won first Grand Slam mixed doubles title at Roland Garros (w/Norval); won one singles title and five doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

1998 - Won first WTA doubles title; won one singles title and 11 doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

1997 - Won one singles title and two doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

1996 - Won one singles title and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

1995 - Played first events of career on ITF Circuit.
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