Katarina Srebotnik ( born March 12, 1981 in Slovenj Gradec, Yugoslavia ) is a Slovenian tennis player. She was from July to September 2011, the No. 1 doubles world rankings along with Kveta Peschke, until June 2012 was their permanent doubles partner of February 2010. Srebotnik is domiciled in Dubai.
- 3.1 Individual
- 3.2 double
- 3.3 Mixed
Srebotnik, who has an older sister ( Urska ) played from 1995 on the ITF Women's Circuit. In 1996, she won her first title there in singles and in doubles.
In the right-handed single reached number 20 with their highest position in the WTA ranking on 7 August 2006. Much larger and more successes can Srebotnik show in a double where it already comes to 32 titles on the tour and 2011 ten weeks, the leadership of the world Ranking held. In three of the four Grand Slam tournaments she stood at least once in the final, only at the Australian Open she came so far "only" to the semifinals. In some they never came at Grand Slam tournaments over the last sixteen out. Since August 2010, when they conceded a first round defeat at the tournament in Montreal, it is no longer competed in singles.
Impressive their successes read also in the mixed doubles. 1999, 2006 and 2010, won the French Open Srebotnik. As early as 2003, she won the mixed doubles, the U.S. Open, 30 January 2011 already its fifth Grand Slam titles ( the Australian Open ). So that you only missing the career Grand Slam in mixed doubles title at Wimbledon - in women's doubles, she won there their only previous title at a Grand Slam tournament.
Ins 2011, Srebotnik started with a victory in Auckland, Kveta Peschke with it defeated the pairing Sofia Arvidsson / Marina Eraković 6:3, 6:0. On February 28, followed in Doha, the second doubles title of the year, with the same partner Liezel Huber beat her / Nadia Petrova in three sets. Also in Wimbledon attracted both with a smooth two- set victory over Sania Mirza / Elena Wesnina to the final, where she defeated Samantha Stosur as clear and Sabine Lisicki.
At the beginning of 2012, Srebotnik won in Sydney 30 doubles titles of her career. At Wimbledon, where she never got beyond the second round, Srebotnik and Peschke denied then the time being their last common tournament. At the French Open, she had again reached the quarterfinals. Since the beginning of 2014 they appear on the tour again as a duo.