April 27, 2012

Information about Daniela Hantuchová

Personal facts

About her

  • Tennis player
  • Born April 23, 1983
  • Poprad, Czechoslovakia (now Slovakia)
  • 1.81 m (5 feet 11 inches)
  • 62 kg (137 pounds)

Family

  • Parents: Marianna Hantuchová and Igor Hantucha
  • Sibling: one brother

Accomplishments

Victories in singles

  • Winner in Pattaya City, Thailand by beating Sara Errani: 2011.
  • Winner in Linz, Austria by beating Patty Schnyder: 2007.
  • Winner in Indian Wells, United States by beating Svetlana Kuznetsova: 2007.
  • Winner in à Indian Wells, United States by beating Martina Hingis: 2002.
  • Winner in Bronx, a borough of New York, United States (ITF) by beating Jing-Qian Yi: 2000.
  • Winner in Fano, Italy (ITF) by beating Flora Perfetti: 1999.
  • Winner in Jackson, United States (ITF) by beating Milagros Sequera: 1999.

Victories in doubles

  • Winner with her Polish partner Agnieszka Radwanska in Miami, United States: 2011.
  • Winner with her Japanese partner Ai Sugiyama in Rome, Italy: 2006.
  • Winner with her Japanese partner Ai Sugiyama in Doha, Qatar: 2006.
  • Winner with her Russian partner Anastasia Myskina in Filderstadt, Germany: 2005.
  • Winner with her Japanese partner Ai Sugiyama in Birmingham, United Kingdom: 2005.
  • Winner with her Spanish partner Arantxa Sánchez-Vicario in New Haven, United States: 2002.
  • Winner with her Spanish partner Arantxa Sánchez-Vicario in Amelia Island, United States: 2002.
  • Winner with her Russian partner Elena Bovina in Luxembourg: 2001.
  • Winner with her Slovakian partner Karina Habšudová in Bratislava, Slovakia: 2000.
  • Winner with her Danish partner Eva Dyrberg in Civitanova, Italy (ITF): 1999.

Victories in mixed doubles

  • Winner with Indian partner Mahesh Bhupathi at the US Open in New York, United States: 2005.
  • Winner with French partner Fabrice Santoro at Roland-Garros in Paris, France: 2005.
  • Winner with Slovakian partner Dominik Hrbatý in Perth, Australia (ITF): 2005.
  • Winner with Zimbabwean partner Kevin Ullyett at the Australian Open in Melbourne: 2002.
  • Winner with Czech partner Leoš Friedl in Wimbledon, United Kingdom: 2001.

Olympic Games

  • She participated in two Olympic Games in Athens, Greece (2004) and in Beijing, China (2008) by representing Slovakia.

Fed Cup

  • She participated ten times in Fed Cup (1999 to 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009 to 2011) by representing Slovakia.

Tennis facts

Plays

  • Right-handed
  • Two-handed backhand

World ranking

  • During the interview (September 12, 2011), she was ranked 23th in the world in singles according to the Women's Tennis Association (WTA).
  • Her best WTA world ranking in singles is the 5th place on January 27, 2003.