Jana Nejedly

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Jana Nejedly
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Birthdate June 9, 1974
Birthplace Prague, Czech Republic
From Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Height 5’9” (1,75m)
Style of play Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Turned pro 1994
Retired 2003
Best WTA singles ranking No. 64 (October 2, 2000)
Best WTA doubles ranking No. 227 (August 12, 1996)
Profile on CdnTennis.ca

Biography

Jana Nejedly (born June 9, 1974 in Prague, Czech Republic) is a Canadian former professional tennis player. She reached a career-high WTA singles ranking of No. 64 on October 2, 2000 and a career-high WTA doubles ranking of No. 227 on August 12, 1996.

In 1999, Nejedly reached the third round of the Australian Open. She also reached the third round of the US Open in 2001. She was named Tennis Canada female player of the year in 1994 and 2001. Nejedly retired in 2003 but had a brief return in 2012. She would finally retire for the last time in July of the same year.

ITF Circuit finals

Singles: 12 (8 titles, 4 runners-up)

Legend
ITF $100,000 tournaments (0–0)
ITF $75,000 tournaments (0–0)
ITF $50,000 tournaments (1–0)
ITF $25,000 tournaments (4–1)
ITF $10,000 tournaments (3–3)
Titles by surface
Hard (8–1)
Clay (0–3)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 Jun 1992 Greensboro, United States $10,000 Clay Susan Sommerville (USA) 1–6, 1–6
Win 1–1 Aug 1992 Toluca, Mexico $10,000 Hard Nora Kovarcikova (SVK) 6–4, 6–4
Loss 1–2 Apr 1993 Acapulco, Mexico $10,000 Clay Jolene Watanabe (USA) 4–6, 2–6
Loss 1–3 Jun 1994 Hilton Head Island, United States $10,000 Clay Karin Miller (USA) 4–6, 6–3, 0–6
Win 2–3 Oct 1996 Puerto Vallarta, Mexico $25,000 Hard María Vento-Kabchi (VEN) 7–6(7–1), 6–4
Win 3–3 Jun 1997 Greenwood, United States $10,000 Hard Holly Parkinson (USA) 7–5, 6–3
Win 4–3 Sep 1998 Seattle, United States $50,000 Hard (i) Lilia Osterloh (USA) 6–1, 6–3
Win 5–3 Jul 1999 Edmonton, Canada $25,000 Hard Renata Kolbovic (CAN) 2–6, 6–3, 6–3
Loss 5–4 Sep 1999 Hopewell Junction, United States $25,000 Hard Li Fang (CHN) 0–6, 4–6
Win 6–4 Jan 2003 Tallahasse, United States $10,000 Hard Mélanie Marois (CAN) 6–4, 6–0
Win 7–4 Mar 2003 Redding, United States $25,000 Hard Zheng Jie (CHN) 7–5, 7–6(7–4)
Win 8–4 Mar 2003 Atlanta, United States $25,000 Hard Jennifer Hopkins (USA) 6–2, 7–5

Singles performance timeline

Tournament 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 SR W–L Win %
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A Q1 1R Q1 2R 3R 2R 1R 1R A 0 / 6 4–6 40%
French Open Q1 A 1R A 1R 2R 1R 1R 1R Q1 0 / 6 1–6 14%
Wimbledon A 2R 1R A 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R A 0 / 7 1–7 13%
US Open Q2 1R Q1 Q1 1R 1R 1R 3R Q1 Q1 0 / 5 2–5 29%
Win–Loss 0–0 1–2 0–3 0–0 1–4 3–4 1–4 2–4 0–3 0–0 0 / 24 8–24 25%

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