Tamara Zidansek-tennis player


Tamara Zidansek is a Slovenian professional tennis player. She has won one singles title on the WTA tour, as well as six singles and six doubles titles on the ITF tour in her career. Her best results in Grand Slam tournaments have been reaching the third round of the Australian Open in 2009 and the French Open in 2010. Zidansek reached her highest singles ranking of world No. 73 on 14 November 2016. In doubles, she reached a career-high ranking of No. 49 on 20 November 2017.

Personal life:

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Zidansek was born on 9 June 1995, in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Her parents are Miran and Mojca Zidansek. She has two sisters, Ana and Maja. Zidansek grew up playing tennis at the age of four with her father Miran, who is also her coach.

Zidansek’s favorite surface is clay. Her favorite shot is the backhand down-the-line. Zidansek’s idol is Rafael Nadal.

Career:

Zidansek made her WTA main draw debut at the 2009 BH Telecom Indoors in Bosnia and Herzegovina, where she received a wildcard into the doubles tournament partnering with Katarzyna Piter. They lost in the first round to second seeds Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova and Alexandra Dulgheru.

In 2010, Zidansek reached the third round of the Australian Open, defeating world No. 52 Ayumi Morita in the first round, before losing to eighth seed Marion Bartoli. At the French Open, she reached her best result at a Grand Slam tournament, losing to world No. 10 and eventual semifinalist Sam Stosur in the second round.

Zidansek reached her career-high singles ranking of world No. 73 on 14 November 2016. She achieved this ranking by reaching the semifinals of the 2016 Plovdiv Open, defeating players such as Jana Čepelová, Vitalia Diatchenko, and Tímea Babos en route.

In doubles, Zidansek reached a career-high ranking of No. 49 on 20 November 2017. She achieved this ranking by winning the 2017 Biel International Tennis Championship with Demi Schuurs.

Zidansek has won one singles title on the WTA tour, as well as six singles and six doubles titles on the ITF tour in her career.

Style:

Zidansek is a right-handed player. Her backhand down-the-line is her favorite shot. Zidansek’s idol is Rafael Nadal, who she models her game on. She grew up playing tennis at the age of four with her father Miran, who is also her coach.

Awards:

In 2012, Zidansek was awarded the Order of Freedom by the President of Slovenia. In the same year, she also received the Golden Badge award from the Slovenian Olympic Committee.

Statistics:

As of November 2017, Tamara Zidansek has a world ranking of 49 in doubles and 73 in singles. She reached her career-high ranking in both singles and doubles on the same day in November 2017. In May 2016, she told an interviewer that her goal was to break into the top 50 in the world.

In doubles, Zidansek has won one WTA title and six ITF titles. In singles, she has won seven ITF titles.

Other Activities:

Zidansek is a goodwill ambassador for the Special Olympics. In this role, she has visited schools and given presentations about the work of the Special Olympics. She has also taken part in fundraising activities for the organization.

Zidansek is also an ambassador for Right to Play, an organization that uses sport and play to improve the health and wellbeing of children in disadvantaged areas. As an ambassador, she has visited schools and participated in fundraising activities for the organization. In 2016, she traveled to Kenya to visit a program that uses sport to help keep children in school.

Zidansek is also involved in other charitable work, including visits to hospitals and orphanages. She is a patron of the Slovenian Children’s Fund.

Slovenia’s Tamara Zidansek is a rising star on the WTA tour, with her best Grand Slam results coming at the French Open where she reached the second round in both singles and doubles. Zidansek has won one WTA singles title and six WTA doubles titles, as well as seven ITF singles titles. She achieved her career-high rankings in both singles and doubles on the same day in November 2017. Zidansek is also a goodwill ambassador for the Special Olympics and an ambassador for Right to Play. In addition to her tennis career, she is involved in other charitable work, including visits to hospitals and orphanages.

Conclusion:

Tamara Zidansek is a rising star on the WTA tour, with her best Grand Slam results coming at the French Open. She has won one WTA singles title and six WTA doubles titles, as well as seven ITF singles titles. She achieved her career-high rankings in both singles and doubles on the same day in November 2017. Zidansek is also a goodwill ambassador for the Special Olympics and an ambassador for Right to Play. In addition to her tennis career, she is involved in other charitable work, including visits to hospitals and orphanages.

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