Daniela Hantuchova

Daniela Hantuchova

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Country: Slovakia
Birthdate: April 23, 1983
Birthplace: Poprad, Slovakia
Residence: Monte Carlo, Monaco
Height: 5' 11 1/4" (1.81 m)
Weight: 137 lbs. (62 kg)
Current WTA Singles Rank: 73
Current WTA Singles Points: 850
Current WTA Doubles Rank: 61
Current WTA Doubles Points: 1,490

Profile

Daniela Hantuchova turned professional in 1999. Hantuchova, a Slovak tennis player got her first breakthrough when she won her first Tier 1 tournament in 2002. She also ended the year in the top ten rankings. Born in Poprad, Czechoslovakia, Hantuchova can speak in six languages and is a trained pianist. She is seen as a perfectionist by many people and she puts a lot of pressure on herself during training. Along with tennis, she also does modeling occasionally. She appeared in the 2009 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition alongside Maria Kirilenko and Tatiana Golovin.

Hantuchova has won three WTA singles tournaments. Her first WTA single title was in 2002 when she defeated Martina Hingis 6-4, 6-4 at the Tier 1 Pacific Life Open. In 2007, she defeated Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-3, 6-4 in the same tournament. Her latest tournament win came at the Generali Ladies Linz in Austria. Her Grandslam achievements include a semi-final appearance at the 2008 Australian Open. She lost in the quarter finals of Wimbledon and US Open in 2002 and lost in the 4th Round at the French Open in 2002 and 2006. She currently boasts a tennis career record of 354-220 in singles and 195-138 in doubles. Hantuchova achieved her best WTA ranking in 2002 where she is ranked at No. 5 in the world.


Daniela Hantuchova Timeline

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

Ranking and Points History

DateRankPointsChange
March 4, 201373850 
February 25, 201373850
February 18, 201367910
February 11, 20137584517 
February 4, 2013581065
January 28, 201355106511 
November 12, 2012321470 
September 10, 2012351485
June 11, 2012241950
May 14, 2012182365
 Points Chart



Daniela Hantuchova Titles

Partial list of titles won by Daniela Hantuchova

YearTournaments
2012PTT Pattaya Open
2011PTT Pattaya Open, Miami Masters (doubles, partnering Agnieszka Radwanska)
2007Indian Wells Masters
2006Qatar Ladies Open (doubles, partnering Ai Sugiyama)
2005AEGON Classic (doubles, partnering Ai Sugiyama)
2002Indian Wells Masters, Pilot Pen Tennis (doubles, partnering Arantxa Sanchez Vicario)

Daniela Hantuchova Finalist

Partial list of tournaments where Daniela Hantuchova is the finalist.

YearTournaments
2004AEGON International

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