Tamira Paszek


BornDecember 6, 1990


Tamira Shelah Paszek is a Austrian tennis player whose profile is the number one ranked tennis player from Austria in the WTA ranking and world number 32. Before making it professionally, Paszek was a finalist in the 2005 Girls' Singles Championship at Wimbledon and at the US Open – Girls' Singles in 2006. That title was an important highlight in her statistics and made her the youngest Tour singles titlist in 2006 and the seventh-youngest all-time. In 2005, she won her first title at an ITF tournament and made a wild card entry at her first WTA tournament. In 2006, she won her first WTA title by defeating Maria Elena Camerin. In 2010 at the Bell Challenge, she crushed Christina McHale in the semifinal to book her place in the final, where she won the title by beating Bethanie Mattek-Sands. The following year, she went on to reach the quarterfinals of Wimbledon for the first time in her career, defeating world number seven and sixth seed Francesca Schiavone in an epic match. In June 2012, Tamira Paszek won her first WTA title since 2010, defeating Angelique in the Eastbourn grass court event.
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