Matea Mezak

Matea Mezak (Croatian pronunciation: [mězak];[1] born 5 March 1985) is a Croatian professional tennis player. She has been on the ITF circuit since 2004, with six doubles titles and five singles wins. Mezak, along with Svetlana Kuznetsova, reached 2002 Australian Open junior doubles competition and lost to Indonesian Angelique Widjaja and Argentine Gisela Dulko.

Matea Mezak
Country (sports) Croatia
ResidenceZagreb, Croatia
Born (1985-03-05) 5 March 1985
Zagreb, SR Croatia, SFR Yugoslavia
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Turned pro2002
RetiredActive
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Singles
Career record171–108
Career titles1 ITF
Highest ranking208 (4 July 2005)
Doubles
Career record86–61
Career titles6 ITF
Highest ranking135 (2 October 2006)
Last updated on: 3 September 2010.

Mezak was on the Croatia Fed Cup team in 2005 and 2006. Her preferred surface is hard, and her coach is Ivan Humić.

ITF Circuit finals

Singles finals 12 (6–6)

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Location Surface Opponent in final Score
Winner 1. 2 February 2003 Tipton, United Kingdom Hard Galina Voskoboeva 4–6, 6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 2. 6 April 2003 Makarska, Croatia Clay Natalia Garbellotto 6–7(5), 5–7
Runner-up 3. 18 May 2003 Casale, Italy Clay Silvia Disderi 1–6, 6–1, 2–6
Winner 4. 16 May 2004 Casale, Italy Clay Romina Oprandi 2–0 RET
Runner-up 5. 23 May 2004 Zadar, Croatia Clay Mandy Minella 5–7, 7–5, 4–6
Winner 6. 19 October 2008 Casale, Italy Clay Silvia Disderi 7–5, 2–6, 6–1
Runner-up 7. 26 October 2008 Dubrovnik, Croatia Clay Darina Sedenkova 6–4, 0–6, 4–6
Runner-up 8. 30 August 2009 Braunschweig, Germany Clay Korina Perkovic 6–2, 3–6, 2–6
Winner 9. 20 September 2009 Doboj, Bosnia and Herzegovina Clay Tamara Čurović 4–6, 6–2, 6–4
Winner 10. 25 October 2009 Dubrovnik, Croatia Clay Réka-Luca Jani 0–6, 7–5, 7–6(4)
Runner-up 11. 8 November 2009 Sunderland, United Kingdom Hard Tímea Babos 6–7(2), 4–6
Winner 12. 15 November 2009 Jersey, United Kingdom Hard Tímea Babos 6–2, 6–3

Doubles finals 14 (6–8)

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Location Surface Partnering Opponent in final Score
Runner-up 1. 24 November 2002 Zagreb, Croatia Hard Jelena Kostanić Tošić Mervana Jugić-Salkić
Karolina Šprem
2–6, 4–6
Runner-up 2. 27 July 2003 Ancona, Italy Clay Petra Dizdar María José Argeri
Giulia Meruzzi
3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 3. 18 July 2004 Monteroni, Italy Clay Nadja Pavic Valentina Sulpizio
Sandra Záhlavová
5–7, 6–4, 6–7(5)
Winner 4. 16 October 2005 Joué-lès-Tours, France Hard Jelena Kostanić Tošić Zsófia Gubacsi
Darya Kustova
6–4, 6–4
Winner 5. February 2006 Jersey, United Kingdom Hard Andrea Hlaváčková Katie O'Brien
Melanie South
6–3, 6–1
Winner 6. 1 April 2006 Poza Rica, Mexico Hard Renata Voráčová Zsófia Gubacsi
Kyra Nagy
6–2, 1–0 RET
Winner 7. 15 April 2006 San Luis Potosí, Mexico Clay Zsófia Gubacsi Joana Cortez
María José Martínez Sánchez
4–6, 6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 8. 7 May 2006 Antalya, Turkey Clay İpek Şenoğlu Tzipi Obziler
Romina Oprandi
6–4, 4–6, 0–6
Runner-up 9. 26 May 2006 La Palma, Spain Hard Nadja Pavic Petra Kvitová
Karolina Kosińska
6–4, 3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 10. 28 July 2006 Monteroni d'Arbia, Italy Clay Nika Ožegović Valentina Sassi
Aurélie Védy
7–5, 2–4 0–6
Winner 11. 21 July 2006 Rome, Italy Clay Nika Ožegović Darija Jurak
Kyra Nagy
6–2, 6–3
Winner 12. 16 September 2006 Sofia, Bulgaria Clay Nika Ožegović Danica Krstajić
Maša Zec Peškirič
6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 13. 18 February 2013 Kreuzlingen, Switzerland Carpet (i) Silvia Njirić Timea Bacsinszky
Xenia Knoll
3–6, 2–6
Runner-up 14. 12 May 2013 Athens, Greece Hard Silvia Njirić Erin Clark
Francesca Stephenson
7–5, 3–6 8–10

References

  1. "mèze". Hrvatski jezični portal (in Serbo-Croatian). Retrieved 18 March 2018. Mèzak


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