No. 11 (1981)
| 11 December 1958 (age 57)
Prague, Czechoslovakia (1958-12-11) |
Right-handed (one-handed backhand)
Regina Maršíková (born 11 December 1958) is a retired Czechoslovakian tennis player.
Regina Maršíková Wikipedia
Maršíková won the French Junior Championships in 1975. She had career wins over Martina Navratilova, Billie Jean King, Evonne Goolagong Cawley, Hana Mandlíková, Tracy Austin, and Virginia Wade.
Her best performances in Grand Slam singles events included three consecutive semifinals at the French Open from 1977 to 1979. She won the 1977 French Open women's doubles title with Pam Teeguarden.
Maršíková was involved in an automobile accident in September 1981 near Prague, Czechoslovakia, that caused a fatality. She lost her drivers licence and visa and served several months in detention. She was not allowed to leave the Eastern Bloc until early 1985. She would rejoin the WTA Tour.
She won 17 singles titles and 6 doubles titles. She reached a career-high singles ranking of World No. 11 in 1981 and World No. 86 in doubles in 1987.SR = the ratio of the number of Grand Slam singles tournaments won to the number of those tournaments played.
Note: The Australian Open was held twice in 1977, in January and December.