(born March 12, 1981 in Slovenj Gradec
) is a Slovenian
player. Srebotnik is right-handed, 1.80 m, weighs 65 kg and lives in Dubai
. She reached a career-high ranking of No. 20 on the Sony Ericsson WTA Tour
on August 7, 2006.
Srebotnik won 4 singles titles on the WTA-tour and was a steady top 30 player for several years. However, she had her best results on the doubles circuit, winning 27 titles (as of July 4, 2011), including one doubles Grand Slam title (Wimbledon 2011
), as well as five Grand Slam titles in mixed doubles. She reached the No. 1 position on the WTA doubles ranking on July 4, 2011.
In juniors, she won the 1998 Wimbledon
singles title and was singles runner-up at the US Open
. Srebotnik attained the second spot on the junior rankings in 1997 and 1998.
Tour Debut (1995–1999)
Srebotnik made her ITF Debut in 1995.She won the ITF singles tournament in Ismailia
(1998) and in Dubai
(1999).In 1998, Srebotnik won her first Tour doubles title at the Makarska Open (with Tina Križan
), and became later that year doubles runner-up at Maria Lankowitz (also with Križan).In 1999, her win at the ITF tournament in Dubai, gave her ‘feed up’ direct entry into her first-ever singles Tour event at Estoril
, where she became the fourth player ever to win her Tour debut event by defeating Kuti Kis in the final.She broke into the Top 100 on April 12, 1999 at No.88.Srebotnik reached the... Read More