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Silvija Talaja
Country (sports)  Croatia
Residence Makarska, Croatia
Born (1978-01-14) 14 January 1978 (age 38)
Imotski, Croatia (then SFRY)
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Turned pro 1992
Retired 2006
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $1,135,876
Singles
Career record 300–273
Career titles 2 WTA, 1 ITF
Highest ranking No. 18 (29 May 2000)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 2R (2002)
French Open 3R (1999, 2004)
Wimbledon 3R (2000)
US Open 2R (2001, 2003)
Doubles
Career record 69–120
Career titles 1 WTA
Highest ranking No. 54 (7 June 2004)

Silvija Talaja (born on 14 January 1978) is a Croatian former professional tennis player.

Her most successful year was 2000, when she won two WTA tournaments and received career-high ranking of number 18 (on 29 May). She also won one WTA title in doubles, and won a gold medal in 1993 Mediterranean Games in doubles.

When she married in 2006 to Tonći Tolja, she retired from professional tennis.

WTA Tour titles (3)[edit]

Singles (2)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in Final Score in Final
1. 3 January 2000 Gold Coast, Australia Hard Spain Conchita Martínez 6–0, 0–6, 6–4
2. 22 May 2000 Strasbourg, France Clay Hungary Rita Kuti-Kis 7–5, 4–6, 6–3

Doubles (1)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in Final Score in Final
1. 28 July 2003 Sopot, Poland Clay Ukraine Tatiana Perebiynis Estonia Maret Ani &
Czech Republic Libuše Průšová
6–4, 6–2

WTA Tour finalist (7)[edit]

Singles (4)[edit]

Doubles (3)[edit]

Head vs. Head records[edit]

External links[edit]


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BBC Sport

BBC Sport
Thu, 03 Jan 2013 07:31:27 -0800

Petchey, 42, who reached number 80 in the world as a player and coached Croatia's Silvija Talaja to the world's top 20 and Slovenia's Tina Pisnik into the top 30, and also had a spell coaching current British number one Murray, believes British tennis ...

ESPN.co.uk

ESPN.co.uk
Wed, 30 Jun 2010 23:09:44 -0700

As Andy Murray sealed his place in the Wimbledon semi-finals for the second consecutive year, the man who saw him make his Wimbledon debut and guided him into the world's top 50, was playing in an exhibition doubles match. Over on Court 12 on ...

Slobodna Dalmacija

Slobodna Dalmacija
Mon, 15 Jun 2015 22:05:36 -0700

1. Sabrina Goleš (Pariz, 1987.) 2. Iva Majoli (Zürich i Filderstadt 1995., Tokio i Essen 1996., Hannover, Hamburg i Roland Garros 1997., Charleston 2002.) 3. Mirjana Lučić-Baroni (Bol 1997. i 1998., Quebec City 2014.) 4. Silvija Talaja (Gold Coast i ...

Jutarnji

Jutarnji
Tue, 06 Jan 2015 22:55:50 -0800

Samo za podsjetnik, Hrvatsku je protiv Nizozemske predvodila jedna druga Makaranka, sjajna Silvija Talaja. Od tada se u nekoliko navrata koketiralo s povratkom Lučić-Baroni u reprezentaciju, pa i prošle godine, ali to se nikada nije realiziralo. Je li ...

Jutarnji

Jutarnji
Mon, 03 Nov 2014 23:47:57 -0800

O nekim drugim akterima dalmatinske teniske zbilje (Mario Ančić, Mirjana Lučić-Baroni, Silvija Talaja, Jelena Kostanić-Tošić...) od samostalnosti naovamo ne treba ni govoriti. Kad ne bi bilo žalosno, bilo bi smiješno. U knjizi Dalmatinski tenis u ...

La Gazzetta dello Sport

La Gazzetta dello Sport
Tue, 29 Nov 2011 02:15:45 -0800

Parte ancora dalle qualificazioni, poi batte la croata Silvija Talaja (n° 23 del mondo) per 6-3 6-3 e l'azzurra Gloria Pizzichini prima di fermarsi di fronte a Jelena Dokic. Gli slam di Flavia iniziano all'Open d'Australia del 2003 quando la brindisina ...

Glas Slavonije

Glas Slavonije
Sat, 15 Sep 2012 05:50:55 -0700

Hrvatski ženski tenis ostao je na 13 naslova na WTA turnirima, koje su osvajale četiri tenisačice – Iva Majoli, Silvija Talaja, Mirjana Lučič i Sabrina Goleš. Donna je bila naša osma finalistikinja, nije uzela pobjednički pokal u Taškentu, no ima ...

Glas Slavonije

Glas Slavonije
Fri, 14 Sep 2012 01:27:08 -0700

Donna Vekić igrama i rezultatima nastavlja oduševljavati teniski svijet, iz kvalifikacije je odjurila do finala 220.000 dolara vrijednog WTA turniru u Taškentu! Uoči turnira samo mlada kvalifikantica, danas favoritkinja za naslov. Ovo je njezin tjedan ...
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