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Anikó Kapros (born 11 November 1983 in Budapest) is a former professional tennis player from Hungary. Kapros won the Junior's singles title at the Australian Open
Australian Open
in 2000. She caused an upset at the French Open
French Open
in 2002, when she, as a qualifier, upset 5th seeded Justine Henin-Hardenne
Justine Henin-Hardenne
in the first round.

Contents

1 Career

1.1 Early life 1.2 Professional career

2 WTA Finals

2.1 Singles: (0-1)

3 Career statistics

3.1 Singles Finals: 7 (2-5) 3.2 Doubles: 4 (4–0)

4 External links

Career[edit] Early life[edit] Her mother, Anikó Kéry, won a bronze medal in gymnastics at the Olympic Games in Munich 1972. When Kapros was two years old, she moved to the Bahamas
Bahamas
where her parents worked as acrobats. She returned to Hungary
Hungary
at the age of nine. Professional career[edit] In the 2002 French Open, as a qualifier, she upset future four-time French Open
French Open
champion Justine Henin-Hardenne
Justine Henin-Hardenne
in the first round, 4-6, 6-1, 6-0. Kapros' senior career has been marred by recurring knee injuries. Her biggest success at a WTA tournament came in September 2003 when she reached the final of the Japan Open in Tokyo, where she lost to Maria Sharapova. Her highest ranking in singles was 44. Kapros was part of the Hungarian olympics team in Athens in the year of 2004. Retired in 2010 from professional tennis. Is now the head coach and club director at Patak Party Tenisz Club in Budapest. Kapros is also the co-founder (partners with Ágnes Szavay and Zsófia Gubacsi) of Happy Tennis
Tennis
a company offering a special tennis program for schools and kindergarten's in Hungary. WTA Finals[edit] Singles: (0-1)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Championship Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final

Runner-up 1. 29 Sep 2003 Japan Open Tennis
Tennis
Championships, Tokyo, Japan Hard Maria Sharapova 6–2, 2–6, 6–7(5–7)

Career statistics[edit] Singles Finals: 7 (2-5)[edit]

$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. 29 January 2001 Clearwater, United States Hard Alina Jidkova 6-3, 6-2

Runner-up 2. 2 April 2001 Dubai, United Arab Emirates Hard Eleni Daniilidou 4-6, 4-6

Winner 3. 28 May 2006 Beijing, China Hard Xie Yanze 6-4, 6-2

Runner-up 4. 10 August 2008 Moscow, Russia Clay Anna Lapushchenkova 1–5 ret.

Runner-up 5. 9 February 2009 Stockholm, Sweden Hard (i) Tatjana Maria 3-6, 2-6

Runner-up 6. 28 September 2009 Las Vegas, United States Hard Regina Kulikova 2-6, 2-6

Runner-up 7. 19 November 2009 Toronto, Canada Hard Camila Giorgi 6-4, 4-6, 0-6

Doubles: 4 (4–0)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score

Winner 1. 16 March 2009 Cairo, Egypt Clay Katalin Marosi Megan Moulton-Levy Laura Siegemund 7–5, 6–3

Winner 2. 26 May 2009 Grado, Italy Clay Sandra Klemenschits Jorgelina Cravero Anna Tatishvili 6–3, 6–0

Winner 3. 15 June 2009 Padova, Italy Clay Sandra Klemenschits Elena Pioppo Valentina Sulpizio 7–6(7-4), 6–1

Winner 4. 28 September 2009 Las Vegas, United States Hard Agustina Lepore Kimberly Couts Lindsay Lee-Waters 6–2, 7–5

External links[edit]

Anikó Kapros at the Women's Tennis
Tennis
Association Anikó Kapros at the International Tennis
Tennis
Federation Anikó Kapros at the Fed Cup
Fed Cup

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Australian Open
Australian Open
girls’ singles champions

1969 Lesley Hunt 1970 Evonne Goolagong 1971 Pat Coleman 1972 Pat Coleman 1973 Chris O’Neil 1974 Jennifer Walker 1975 Sue Barker 1976 Sue Saliba 1977 (Jan) Pamela Baily 1977 (Dec) Amanda Tobin 1978 Elizabeth Little 1979 Anne Minter 1980 Anne Minter 1981 Anne Minter 1982 Amanda Brown 1983 Amanda Brown 1984 Annabel Croft 1985 Jenny Byrne 1987 Michelle Jaggard 1988 Jo-Anne Faull 1989 Kim Kessaris 1990 Magdalena Maleeva 1991 Nicole Pratt 1992 Joanne Limmer 1993 Heike Rusch 1994 Trudi Musgrave 1995 Siobhan Drake-Brockman 1996 Magdalena Grzybowska 1997 Mirjana Lučić 1998 Jelena Kostanić 1999 Virginie Razzano 2000 Anikó Kapros 2001 Jelena Janković 2002 Barbora Strýcová 2003 Barbora Strýcová 2004 Shahar Pe'er 2005 Victoria Azarenka 2006 Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 2007 Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 2008 Arantxa Rus 2009 Ksenia Pervak 2010 Karolína Plíšková 2011 An-Sophie Mestach 2012 Taylor Townsend 2013 Ana Konjuh 2014 Elizaveta Kulichkova 2015 Tereza Mihalíková 2016 Vera Lapko 2017 Marta Kostyuk 2018 Liang En-shuo

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Australian Open
Australian Open
girls' doubles champions

1969: Pat Edwards / Evonne Goolagong 1970: Janet Fallis / Janet Young 1971: Pat Edwards / Janice Whyte 1972: Sally Irvine / Pam Whytcross 1973: Jenny Dimond / Dianne Fromholtz 1974: Nerida Gregory / Julia Hanrahan 1975: Diane Evers
Diane Evers
/ Nerida Gregory 1976: Jan Morton / Jan Wilton 1977 (Jan): Keryn Pratt / Amanda Tobin 1977 (Dec): Keryn Pratt / Amanda Tobin 1978: Debbie Freeman / Kathy Mantle 1979: Linda Cassell / Sue Leo 1980: Anne Minter / Miranda Yates 1981: Maree Booth / Sharon Hodgkin 1982: Annette Gulley / Kim Staunton 1983: Bernadette Randall / Kim Staunton 1984: Louise Field / Larisa Savchenko 1985: Jenny Byrne / Janine Thompson 1987: Ann Devries / Nicole Provis 1988: Jo-Anne Faull / Rachel McQuillan 1989: Andrea Strnadová / Eva Švíglerová 1990: Rona Mayer / Limor Zaltz 1991: Karina Habšudová / Barbara Rittner 1992: Lindsay Davenport
Lindsay Davenport
/ Nicole London 1993: Joana Manta / Ludmila Richterová 1994: Corina Morariu
Corina Morariu
/ Ludmila Varmužová 1995: Corina Morariu
Corina Morariu
/ Ludmila Varmužová 1996: Michaela Paštiková / Jitka Schönfeldová 1997: Mirjana Lučić / Jasmin Wöhr 1998: Evie Dominikovic / Alicia Molik 1999: Eleni Daniilidou
Eleni Daniilidou
/ Virginie Razzano 2000: Anikó Kapros / Christina Wheeler 2001: Petra Cetkovská
Petra Cetkovská
/ Barbora Strýcová 2002: Gisela Dulko
Gisela Dulko
/ Angelique Widjaja 2003: Casey Dellacqua
Casey Dellacqua
/ Adriana Szili 2004: Chan Yung-jan / Sun Shengnan 2005: Victoria Azarenka
Victoria Azarenka
/ Marina Erakovic 2006: Sharon Fichman
Sharon Fichman
/ Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 2007: Yevgeniya Rodina / Arina Rodionova 2008: Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova
/ Ksenia Lykina 2009: Christina McHale
Christina McHale
/ Ajla Tomljanović 2010: Jana Čepelová
Jana Čepelová
/ Chantal Škamlová 2011: An-Sophie Mestach
An-Sophie Mestach
/ Demi Schuurs 2012: Gabrielle Andrews / Taylor Townsend 2013: Ana Konjuh
Ana Konjuh
/ Carol Zhao 2014: Anhelina Kalinina
Anhelina Kalinina
/ Elizaveta Kulichkova 2015: Miriam Kolodziejová / Markéta Vondroušová 2016: Anna Kalinskaya
Anna Kalinskaya
/ Tereza Mihalíková 2017: Bianca Andreescu
Bianca Andreescu
/ Carson Branstine 2018: Liang En-shuo / Wang Xinyu

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