Renata Kolbovic

Renata Kolbovic
RenataKolbovic.png
Birthdate July 30, 1976
Birthplace Brno, Czech Republic
From Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Height 5’6” (1,68m)
Style of play Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Turned pro 1996
Retired 2003
Best WTA singles ranking No. 159 (December 4, 2000)
Best WTA doubles ranking No. 119 (September 14, 1998)
Profile on CdnTennis.ca

Biography

Renata Kolbovic (born July 30, 1976 in Brno, Czech Republic) is a Canadian former professional tennis player. She reached a career-high WTA singles ranking of No. 159 on December 4, 2000 and a career-high WTA doubles ranking of No. 119 on September 14, 1998.

In 1997 at tournament in Surabaya, Indonesia, Kolbovic reached her first and only WTA doubles final with compatriot Maureen Drake. Alongside Aneta Soukup she won the bronze medal in doubles at the 1999 Pan American Games in Winnipeg, Manitoba. She retired in 2003.

WTA career finals

Doubles: 1 (1 runner-up)

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
Olympic Games (0–0)
WTA Championships (0–0)
WTA Tier I (0–0)
WTA Tier II (0–0)
WTA Tier III, IV & V (0–1)
Titles by surface
Hard (0–1)
Clay (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Sep 1997 Commonwealth Bank Tennis Classic, Indonesia Tier IV Hard Maureen Drake (CAN) Kerry-Anne Guse (AUS)
Rika Hiraki (JPN)
1–6, 6–7(5–7)

ITF Circuit finals

Singles: 10 (1 title, 9 runners-up)

Legend
ITF $100,000 tournaments (0–0)
ITF $75,000 tournaments (0–1)
ITF $50,000 tournaments (0–0)
ITF $25,000 tournaments (0–1)
ITF $10,000 tournaments (1–7)
Titles by surface
Hard (1–8)
Clay (0–1)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 Mar 1994 Puerto Vallarta, Mexico $10,000 Clay Paula Cabezas (CHI) 2–6, 3–6
Loss 0–2 Jun 1995 Toluca, Mexico $10,000 Hard Meghann Shaughnessy (USA) 3–6, 2–6
Win 1–2 Jul 1995 Mexico City, Mexico $10,000 Hard Joelle Schad (DOM) 4–6, 7–6(7–5), 7–6(7–3)
Loss 1–3 Oct 1996 Mexico City, Mexico $10,000 Hard Paula Cabezas (CHI) 6–2, 3–6, 2–6
Loss 1–4 Oct 1996 Puebla, Mexico $10,000 Hard María Dolores Campaña (ECU) 6–2, 2–6, 2–6
Loss 1–5 Jun 1998 Hilton Head Island, United States $10,000 Hard Holly Parkinson (USA) 6–3, 4–6, 4–6
Loss 1–6 Jun 1998 Montréal, Canada $10,000 Hard Vanessa Webb (CAN) 3–6, 4–6
Loss 1–7 Jun 1999 Hilton Head Island, United States $10,000 Hard Jennifer Hopkins (USA) 6–2, 4–6, 2–6
Loss 1–8 Jul 1999 Edmonton, Canada $25,000 Hard Jana Nejedly (CAN) 6–2, 3–6, 3–6
Loss 1–9 Oct 2000 Santa Clara, United States $75,000 Hard Meilen Tu (USA) 7–6(7–1), 2–6, 2–6

Doubles: 24 (12 titles, 12 runners-up)

Legend
ITF $100,000 tournaments (0–0)
ITF $75,000 tournaments (0–0)
ITF $50,000 tournaments (0–2)
ITF $25,000 tournaments (5–7)
ITF $10,000 tournaments (7–3)
Titles by surface
Hard (12–9)
Clay (0–3)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 Aug 1992 Querétaro, Mexico $10,000 Hard Vanessa Webb (CAN) Lucila Becerra (MEX)
Xóchitl Escobedo (MEX)
6–3, 6–2
Loss 1–1 Aug 1992 Toluca, Mexico $10,000 Hard Vanessa Webb (CAN) Lucila Becerra (MEX)
Xóchitl Escobedo (MEX)
6–7, 7–6, 5–7
Loss 1–2 May 1993 León, Mexico $25,000 Clay Vanessa Webb (CAN) Mélanie Bernard (CAN)
Caroline Delisle (CAN)
6–3, 3–6, 1–6
Win 2–2 Sep 1994 Vancouver, Canada $25,000 Hard Marjorie Blackwood (CAN) Mélanie Bernard (CAN)
Caroline Delisle (CAN)
7–5, 6–2
Win 3–2 Jun 1995 Morelia, Mexico $10,000 Hard Tracy Hiete (USA) Elizma Nortje (NAM)
Ximena Rodriguez (COL)
6–3, 7–5
Loss 3–3 Jun 1995 Toluca, Mexico $10,000 Hard Tracy Hiete (USA) Lucila Becerra (MEX)
Jessica Fernandez (MEX)
4–6, 4–6
Win 4–3 Oct 1996 Mexico City, Mexico $10,000 Hard Tracy Hiete (USA) Karin Palme (MEX)
Alena Paulenková (SVK)
6–3, 5–7, 6–4
Win 5–3 Oct 1996 Coatzacoalcos, Mexico $10,000 Hard Tracy Hiete (USA) María Dolores Campaña (ECU)
Claudia Mucino (MEX)
6–3, 6–3
Loss 5–4 Jun 1997 El Paso, United States $10,000 Hard Anne Mall (USA) Kaysie Smashey (USA)
Sara Walker (USA)
7–6(7–4), 4–6, 0–6
Win 6–4 Jan 1998 Delray Beach, United States $10,000 Hard Maureen Drake (CAN) Jean Okada (USA)
Keri Phebus (USA)
7–6(7–3), 6–4
Win 7–4 Feb 1998 Clearwater, United States $25,000 Hard Maureen Drake (CAN) Kristina Brandi (PUR)
Karin Miller (USA)
4–6, 6–3, 6–4
Loss 7–5 May 1998 Midlothian, United States $25,000 Clay Maureen Drake (CAN) Trudi Musgrave (AUS)
Brie Rippner (USA)
3–6, 3–6
Loss 7–6 May 1998 Haines City, United States $25,000 Clay Maureen Drake (CAN) Esme De Villiers (RSA)
Jessica Steck (RSA)
3–6, 2–6
Loss 7–7 May 1998 Spartanburg, United States $25,000 Hard Jessica Steck (RSA) Keiko Ishida (JPN)
Keiko Nagatomi (JPN)
3–6, 5–7
Win 8–7 Jun 1998 Montréal, Canada $10,000 Hard Vanessa Webb (CAN) Mélanie Marois (CAN)
Katherine Rammo (CAN)
6–3, 6–1
Loss 8–8 Aug 1998 Winnipeg, Canada $25,000 Hard Julie Pullin (GBR) Keri Phebus (USA)
Vanessa Webb (CAN)
6–4, 4–6, 6–7(2–7)
Win 9–8 Nov 1998 Culiacán, Mexico $10,000 Hard Alina Jidkova (RUS) Zsófia Gubacsi (HUN)
Aliénor Tricerri (SUI)
6–3, 6–2
Loss 9–9 May 1999 Jackson, United States $25,000 Hard Tracy Almeda-Singian (USA) Lindsay Lee-Waters (USA)
Julie Steven (USA)
6–4, 5–7, 2–6
Loss 9–10 Jul 1999 Edmonton, Canada $25,000 Hard Kirstin Freye (GER) Dawn Buth (USA)
Vanessa Webb (CAN)
3–6, 2–6
Loss 9–11 Jul 2000 Los Gatos, United States $50,000 Hard Sandra Cacic (USA) Janet Lee (TPE)
Vanessa Webb (CAN)
4–6, 1–6
Win 10–11 Jul 2000 Winnipeg, Canada $25,000 Hard Vanessa Webb (CAN) Kirstin Freye (GER)
Tong Ka-po (HKG)
6–1, 6–4
Loss 10–12 Aug 2000 Lexington, United States $50,000 Hard Sandra Cacic (USA) Janet Lee (TPE)
Wynne Prakusya (INA)
2–6, 6–3, 2–6
Win 11–12 Aug 2001 Vancouver, Canada $25,000 Hard Erika de Lone (USA) Petra Rampre (SLO)
Vanessa Webb (CAN)
2–6, 6–4, 6–4
Win 12–12 Aug 2002 Vancouver, Canada $25,000 Hard Amanda Augustus (USA) Lauren Kalvaria (USA)
Gabriela Lastra (USA)
7–5, 7–5

Singles performance timeline

Tournament 1999 2000 2001 SR W–L Win %
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A Q1 Q1 0 / 0 0–0
French Open A Q1 Q1 0 / 0 0–0
Wimbledon A Q2 Q1 0 / 0 0–0
US Open Q2 Q2 Q1 0 / 0 0–0
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0 / 0 0–0

Doubles performance timeline

Tournament 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 SR W–L Win %
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A 1R 1R A A 0 / 2 0–2 0%
French Open A A A 1R A A 0 / 1 0–1 0%
Wimbledon A A 1R 1R 1R Q2 0 / 3 0–3 0%
US Open Q2 A Q1 Q2 A A 0 / 0 0–0
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–2 0–3 0–1 0–0 0 / 6 0–6 0%

External links