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Mima Jaušovec (Slovene pronunciation: [ˈmìːma jaˈùːʃɔʋɛts] ( listen); born 20 July 1956) is a retired female tennis player from the former Yugoslavia. She is most notable for winning the 1977 French Open
French Open
singles championship.

Contents

1 Career 2 Grand Slam finals

2.1 Singles (1 title, 2 runners-up) 2.2 Doubles (1 title, 1 runner–up)

3 WTA career finals

3.1 Singles: 14 (5–9) 3.2 Doubles: 20 (11–9)

4 Grand Slam singles tournament timeline 5 See also 6 External links

Career[edit] In singles she reached a career high of No. 6 in 1982. Jaušovec's only Grand Slam triumph came in the 1977 French Open
French Open
singles championship. In 1978, she again reached the final but was defeated by Virginia Ruzici. In 1983, she reached her third French Open
French Open
singles final, losing to Chris Evert. Jaušovec's other notable tournament championships include the 1978 German Open and the 1976 Italian Open. Jaušovec teamed with Ruzici to win the women's doubles title at the 1978 French Open. They defeated Lesley Turner Bowrey
Lesley Turner Bowrey
and Gail Sherriff Lovera in the final. That same year, Jaušovec and Ruzici were the runners-up at Wimbledon, losing to Kerry Melville Reid
Kerry Melville Reid
and Wendy Turnbull. Jaušovec has a number of notable victories at Grand Slam tournaments, including Martina Navratilova
Martina Navratilova
at 1974 Wimbledon Championships, Virginia Wade at 1976 US Open, Wendy Turnbull
Wendy Turnbull
at 1978 Wimbledon Championships, Evonne Goolagong
Evonne Goolagong
at 1980 Australian Open, Andrea Jaeger at 1981 Wimbledon Championships, and Sylvia Hanika at 1983 French Open. Jaušovec active tennis career spanned 15 years, from 1973 through 1988. Today, she is the head coach of the Slovenian national female tennis team. She was an unsuccessful candidate of the Liberal Democracy of Slovenia for the 2004 European Parliament election. Grand Slam finals[edit] Singles (1 title, 2 runners-up)[edit]

Result Year Championship Surface Opponent Score

Win 1977 French Open Clay Florența Mihai 6–2, 6–7(5–7), 6–1

Loss 1978 French Open Clay Virginia Ruzici 2–6, 2–6

Loss 1983 French Open Clay Chris Evert 1–6, 2–6

Doubles (1 title, 1 runner–up)[edit]

Result Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score

Win 1978 French Open Clay Virginia Ruzici Gail Sherriff Lovera Lesley Turner Bowrey 5–7, 6–4, 8–6

Loss 1978 Wimbledon Grass Virginia Ruzici Kerry Melville Reid Wendy Turnbull 4–6, 9–8(10–8), 6–3

WTA career finals[edit] Singles: 14 (5–9)[edit]

Winner — Legend

Grand Slam tournaments (1–2)

WTA Tour Championships (0–0)

Virginia Slims, Avon, Other (4–7)

Titles by Surface

Hard (0–0)

Grass (0–0)

Clay (4–5)

Carpet (1–4)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score

Runner-up 1. 15 July 1974 Kitzbühel Clay Mirka Koželuhová 3–6, 0–6

Winner 1. 23 May 1976 Rome Clay Lesley Hunt 6–1, 6–3

Winner 2. 16 August 1976 Toronto Clay Lesley Hunt 6–2, 6–0

Winner 3. 23 May 1977 French Open Clay Florenţa Mihai 6–2, 6–7(5–7), 6–1

Runner-up 2. 22 August 1977 Charlotte Clay Martina Navrátilová 6–3, 2–6, 1–6

Winner 4. 15 May 1978 Hamburg Clay Virginia Ruzici 6–2, 6–3

Runner-up 3. 29 May 1978 French Open Clay Virginia Ruzici 2–6, 2–6

Runner-up 4. 16 March 1981 Boston Carpet (i) Chris Evert 4–6, 4–6

Runner-up 5. 19 October 1981 Brighton Carpet (i) Sue Barker 6–4, 1–6, 1–6

Runner-up 6. 1 February 1982 Detroit Carpet (i) Andrea Jaeger 6–2, 4–6, 2–6

Winner 5. 1 March 1982 Los Angeles Carpet (i) Sylvia Hanika 6–2, 7–6(7–4)

Runner-up 7. 8 March 1982 Dallas Carpet (i) Martina Navratilova 3–6, 2–6

Runner-up 8. 23 May 1983 French Open Clay Chris Evert 1–6, 2–6

Runner-up 9. 15 July 1985 Bregenz Clay Virginia Ruzici 2–6, 3–6

Doubles: 20 (11–9)[edit]

Winner — Legend

Grand Slam tournaments (1–1)

WTA Tour Championships (0–0)

Virginia Slims, Avon, Other (10–8)

Titles by Surface

Hard (0–1)

Grass (0–1)

Clay (5–2)

Carpet (6–5)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score

Winner 1. 4 November 1974 Edinburgh Carpet (i) Virginia Ruzici María-Isabel Fernández Raquel Giscafré 6–4, 4–6, 6–4

Runner-up 1. 24 January 1977 Minneapolis Carpet (i) Virginia Ruzici Rosie Casals Martina Navrátilová 2–6, 1–6

Winner 2. 15 May 1978 Hamburg Clay Virginia Ruzici Katja Ebbinghaus Helga Niessen Masthoff 6–4, 5–7, 6–0

Winner 3. 22 May 1978 Rome Clay Virginia Ruzici Florenţa Mihai Betsy Nagelsen 6–2, 2–6, 7–5

Winner 4. 29 May 1978 French Open Clay Virginia Ruzici Gail Sherriff Lovera Lesley Turner Bowrey 5–7, 6–4, 8–6

Runner-up 2. 26 June 1978 Wimbledon Grass Virginia Ruzici Kerry Melville Reid Wendy Turnbull 6–4, 8–9(8–10), 3–6

Runner-up 3. 23 October 1978 Filderstadt Carpet (i) Virginia Ruzici Tracy Austin Betty Stöve 3–6, 3–6

Winner 5. 1 January 1979 Washington, D.C. Carpet (i) Virginia Ruzici Renée Richards Sharon Walsh 4–6, 6–2, 6–4

Runner-up 4. 20 August 1979 Mahwah Hard Regina Maršíková Tracy Austin Betty Stöve 6–7, 6–2, 4–6

Runner-up 5. 7 January 1980 Cincinnati Carpet (i) Ann Kiyomura Laura DuPont Pam Shriver 3–6, 3–6

Winner 6. 27 October 1980 Stockholm Carpet (i) Virginia Ruzici Hana Mandlíková Betty Stöve 6–2, 6–1

Runner-up 6. 10 November 1980 Amsterdam Carpet (i) JoAnne Russell Hana Mandlíková Betty Stöve 6–7, 6–7

Runner-up 7. 6 April 1981 Hilton Head Island Clay Pam Shriver Rosie Casals Wendy Turnbull 5–7, 5–7

Runner-up 8. 19 October 1981 Brighton Carpet (i) Pam Shriver Barbara Potter Anne Smith 7–6, 3–6, 4–6

Winner 7. 26 October 1981 Filderstadt Carpet (i) Martina Navratilova Kathy Jordan Anne Smith 6–4, 6–1

Winner 8. 1 February 1982 Detroit Carpet (i) Leslie Allen Rosie Casals Wendy Turnbull 6–4, 6–0

Winner 9. 19 April 1982 Amelia Island Clay Leslie Allen Barbara Potter Sharon Walsh 6–1, 7–5

Winner 10. 30 January 1983 Houston Carpet (i) Anne White Barbara Potter Sharon Walsh 6–4, 3–6, 7–6(7–4)

Runner-up 9. 16 April 1984 Amelia Island Clay Anne Hobbs Kathy Jordan Anne Smith 4–6, 6–4, 4–6

Winner 11. 15 July 1985 Bregenz Clay Virginia Ruzici Andrea Holíková Kateřina Skronská 6–2, 6–3

Grand Slam singles tournament timeline[edit]

Key

W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# A NH

(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (A) absent; (NH) not held.

Tournament 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 Career SR

Australian Open A A A A A A A SF 3R 2R A A A NH A 1R 0 / 4

French Open 2R 2R 2R W F 2R 3R QF 4R F 3R 2R 3R 1R A 1 / 14

Wimbledon 3R 4R 4R 3R QF 2R A QF 2R 3R 1R 1R 1R A A 0 / 12

U.S. Open 2R 1R SF QF 2R 2R QF 2R 2R 3R 3R 2R A A A 0 / 12

SR 0 / 3 0 / 3 0 / 3 1 / 3 0 / 3 0 / 3 0 / 3 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 3 0 / 3 0 / 3 0 / 2 0 / 1 0 / 1 1 / 42

Year End Ranking

40 11 11 19 20 17 11 12 23 87 71 184 233 362

SR = the ratio of the number of Grand Slam singles tournaments won to the number played. Note: The Australian Open
Australian Open
was held twice in 1977, in January and December. See also[edit]

Performance timelines for all female tennis players who reached at least one Grand Slam final

External links[edit]

Mima Jaušovec at the Women's Tennis
Tennis
Association Mima Jaušovec at the International Tennis
Tennis
Federation Mima Jaušovec at the Fed Cup
Fed Cup

Awards

Preceded by Branka Batinić Yugoslav Sportswoman of the Year 1976, 1977 Succeeded by Bojana Šumonja

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Slovenian Sportswoman of the Year

Marijana Lubej (1968) Nataša Urbančič
Nataša Urbančič
(1969–74) Mima Jaušovec (1975–77) Ljuba Tkalčič (1978) Breda Lorenci (1979) Mima Jaušovec (1980) Bojana Dornig (1981) Andreja Leskovšek (1982) Lidija Lapajne (1983) Mateja Svet (1984–90) Nataša Bokal (1991) Marika Kardinar (1992) Brigita Bukovec
Brigita Bukovec
(1993) Britta Bilač (1994) Brigita Bukovec
Brigita Bukovec
(1995–98) Metka Sparavec (1999) Špela Pretnar
Špela Pretnar
(2000) Alenka Bikar (2001) Jolanda Čeplak (2002–04) Tina Maze
Tina Maze
(2005) Petra Majdič
Petra Majdič
(2006–07) Sara Isaković (2008) Petra Majdič
Petra Majdič
(2009) Tina Maze
Tina Maze
(2010–11) Urška Žolnir
Urška Žolnir
(2012) Tina Maze
Tina Maze
(2013–15) Tina Trstenjak
Tina Trstenjak
(2016) Ilka Štuhec
Ilka Štuhec
(2017)

Mima Jaušovec in the Grand Slam Tournaments

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French Open
French Open
girls' singles champions

Pre Open Era

1953 Christine Brunon 1954 Beatrice de Chambure 1955 Maria-Teresa Reidl 1956 Eliane Launay 1957 Ilse Buding 1958 Francesca Gordigani 1959 Joan Cross 1960 Françoise Dürr 1961 Robyn Ebbern 1962 Kaye Dening 1963 Monique Salfati 1964 Nicole Seghers 1965 Esme Emanuel 1966 Odile de Roubin 1967 Corinne Molesworth

Open Era

1968 Lesley Hunt 1969 Kazuko Sawamatsu 1970 Veronica Burton 1971 Elena Granatourova 1972 Renáta Tomanová 1973 Mima Jaušovec 1974 Mariana Simionescu 1975 Regina Maršíková 1976 Michelle Tyler 1977 Anne Smith 1978 Hana Mandlíková 1979 Lena Sandin 1980 Kathleen Horvath 1981 Bonnie Gadusek 1982 Manuela Maleeva 1983 Pascale Paradis 1984 Gabriela Sabatini 1985 Laura Garrone 1986 Patricia Tarabini 1987 Natalia Zvereva 1988 Julie Halard 1989 Jennifer Capriati 1990 Magdalena Maleeva 1991 Anna Smashnova 1992 Rossana de los Ríos 1993 Martina Hingis 1994 Martina Hingis 1995 Amélie Cocheteux 1996 Amélie Mauresmo 1997 Justine Henin 1998 Nadia Petrova 1999 Lourdes Domínguez 2000 Virginie Razzano 2001 Kaia Kanepi 2002 Angelique Widjaja 2003 Anna-Lena Grönefeld 2004 Sesil Karatantcheva 2005 Ágnes Szávay 2006 Agnieszka Radwańska 2007 Alizé Cornet 2008 Simona Halep 2009 Kristina Mladenovic 2010 Elina Svitolina 2011 Ons Jabeur 2012 Annika Beck 2013 Belinda Bencic 2014 Daria Kasatkina 2015 Paula Badosa Gibert 2016 Rebeka Masarova 2017 Whitney Osuigwe

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Wimbledon (Open Era) girls' singles champions

1968 Kristy Pigeon 1969 Kazuko Sawamatsu 1970 Sharon Walsh 1971 Marina Kroschina 1972 Ilana Kloss 1973 Ann Kiyomura 1974 Mima Jaušovec 1975 Natasha Chmyreva 1976 Natasha Chmyreva 1977 Lea Antonoplis 1978 Tracy Austin 1979 Mary-Lou Piatek 1980 Debbie Freeman 1981 Zina Garrison 1982 Catherine Tanvier 1983 Pascale Paradis 1984 Annabel Croft 1985 Andrea Holíková 1986 Natasha Zvereva 1987 Natasha Zvereva 1988 Brenda Schultz 1989 Andrea Strnadová 1990 Andrea Strnadová 1991 Barbara Rittner 1992 Chanda Rubin 1993 Nancy Feber 1994 Martina Hingis 1995 Aleksandra Olsza 1996 Amélie Mauresmo 1997 Cara Black 1998 Katarina Srebotnik 1999 Iroda Tulyaganova 2000 María Emilia Salerni 2001 Angelique Widjaja 2002 Vera Dushevina 2003 Kirsten Flipkens 2004 Kateryna Bondarenko 2005 Agnieszka Radwańska 2006 Caroline Wozniacki 2007 Urszula Radwańska 2008 Laura Robson 2009 Noppawan Lertcheewakarn 2010 Kristýna Plíšková 2011 Ashleigh Barty 2012 Eugenie Bouchard 2013 Belinda Bencic 2014 Jeļena Ostapenko 2015 Sofya Zhuk 2016 Anastasia Potapova 2017 Claire Liu

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French Open
French Open
women's singles champions

(1968) Nancy Richey (1969) Margaret Court (1970) Margaret Court (1971) Evonne Goolagong (1972) Billie Jean King (1973) Margaret Court (1974) Chris Evert (1975) Chris Evert (1976) Sue Barker (1977) Mima Jaušovec (1978) Virginia Ruzici (1979) Chris Evert (1980) Chris Evert (1981) Hana Mandlíková (1982) Martina Navratilova (1983) Chris Evert (1984) Martina Navratilova (1985) Chris Evert (1986) Chris Evert (1987) Steffi Graf (1988) Steffi Graf (1989) Arantxa Sánchez (1990) Monica Seles (1991) Monica Seles (1992) Monica Seles (1993) Steffi Graf (1994) Arantxa Sánchez Vicario (1995) Steffi Graf (1996) Steffi Graf (1997) Iva Majoli (1998) Arantxa Sánchez Vicario (1999) Steffi Graf (2000) Mary Pierce (2001) Jennifer Capriati (2002) Serena Williams (2003) Justine Henin (2004) Anastasia Myskina (2005) Justine Henin (2006) Justine Henin (2007) Justine Henin (2008) Ana Ivanovic (2009) Svetlana Kuznetsova (2010) Francesca Schiavone (2011) Li Na (2012) Maria Sharapova (2013) Serena Williams (2014) Maria Sharapova (2015) Serena Williams (2016) Garbiñe Muguruza (2017) Jeļena Ostapenko

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French Open
French Open
women's doubles champions

(1968) Françoise Dürr
Françoise Dürr
/ Ann Haydon-Jones (1969) Françoise Dürr
Françoise Dürr
/ Ann Haydon-Jones (1970) Gail Chanfreau / Françoise Dürr (1971) Gail Chanfreau / Françoise Dürr (1972) Billie Jean King
Billie Jean King
/ Betty Stöve (1973) Margaret Court
Margaret Court
/ Virginia Wade (1974) Chris Evert
Chris Evert
/ Olga Morozova (1975) Chris Evert
Chris Evert
/ Martina Navratilova (1976) Fiorella Bonicelli / Gail Chanfreau (1977) Regina Maršíková / Pam Teeguarden (1978) Mima Jaušovec / Virginia Ruzici (1979) Betty Stöve
Betty Stöve
/ Wendy Turnbull (1980) Kathy Jordan / Anne Smith (1981) Rosalyn Fairbank Nideffer / Tanya Harford (1982) Martina Navratilova
Martina Navratilova
/ Anne Smith (1983) Rosalyn Fairbank Nideffer / Candy Reynolds (1984) Martina Navratilova
Martina Navratilova
/ Pam Shriver (1985) Martina Navratilova
Martina Navratilova
/ Pam Shriver (1986) Martina Navratilova
Martina Navratilova
/ Andrea Temesvári (1987) Martina Navratilova
Martina Navratilova
/ Pam Shriver (1988) Martina Navratilova
Martina Navratilova
/ Pam Shriver (1989) Larisa Savchenko Neiland / Natalia Zvereva (1990) Jana Novotná
Jana Novotná
/ Helena Suková (1991) Gigi Fernández
Gigi Fernández
/ Jana Novotná (1992) Gigi Fernández
Gigi Fernández
/ Natalia Zvereva (1993) Gigi Fernández
Gigi Fernández
/ Natalia Zvereva (1994) Gigi Fernández
Gigi Fernández
/ Natalia Zvereva (1995) Gigi Fernández
Gigi Fernández
/ Natalia Zvereva (1996) Lindsay Davenport
Lindsay Davenport
/ Mary Joe Fernández (1997) Gigi Fernández
Gigi Fernández
/ Natalia Zvereva (1998) Martina Hingis
Martina Hingis
/ Jana Novotná (1999) Serena Williams
Serena Williams
/ Venus Williams (2000) Martina Hingis
Martina Hingis
/ Mary Pierce (2001) Virginia Ruano Pascual
Virginia Ruano Pascual
/ Paola Suárez (2002) Virginia Ruano Pascual
Virginia Ruano Pascual
/ Paola Suárez (2003) Kim Clijsters
Kim Clijsters
/ Ai Sugiyama (2004) Virginia Ruano Pascual
Virginia Ruano Pascual
/ Paola Suárez (2005) Virginia Ruano Pascual
Virginia Ruano Pascual
/ Paola Suárez (2006) Lisa Raymond
Lisa Raymond
/ Samantha Stosur (2007) Alicia Molik
Alicia Molik
/ Mara Santangelo (2008) Anabel Medina Garrigues
Anabel Medina Garrigues
/ Virginia Ruano Pascual (2009) Anabel Medina Garrigues
Anabel Medina Garrigues
/ Virginia Ruano Pascual (2010) Serena Williams
Serena Williams
/ Venus Williams (2011) Andrea Hlaváčková
Andrea Hlaváčková
/ Lucie Hradecká (2012) Sara Errani
Sara Errani
/ Roberta Vinci (2013) Ekaterina Makarova
Ekaterina Makarova
/ Elena Vesnina (2014) Hsieh Su-wei
Hsieh Su-wei
/ Peng Shuai (2015) Bethanie Mattek-Sands
Bethanie Mattek-Sands
/ Lucie Šafářová (2016) Caroline Garcia
Caroline Garcia
/ Kristina Mladenovic (2017) Bethanie Mattek-Sands
Bethanie Mattek-Sands
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