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Most games won before retiring

Three set matches

18 games won

1996 T2 Sydney R1 Mariaan De Swardt Sabine Appelmans 6-7(2) 7-6(5) 6-5 ret.

17 games won

1998 T1 Munich - Grand Slam Cup SF Patty Schnyder Martina Hingis 5-7 7-5 5-5 ret.
1998 25K Prague Pruhonice R2 Anca Barna Sandra Kleinova 7-5 2-6 5-6 ret.
1999 25K Fano QR1 Maja Matevzic Valentina Sassi 1-6 7-6(4) 5-5 ret.
2001 T3 Casablanca R1 Habiba Ifrakh Kristie Boogert 4-6 7-6(4) 5-5 ret.
2003 T3 Gold Coast QR1 Evie Dominikovic Arantxa Parra Santonja 7-6(4) 6-7(5) 4-4 ret.
2004 50K Schenectady R1 Yuka Yoshida Shiho Hisamatsu 6-4 6-7(5) 6-6 ret.
2009 PM Miami R3 Anabel Medina Garrigues Dominika Cibulkova 7-6(4) 1-6 5-5 ret.

16 games won

1994 T3 Palermo R2 Brenda Schultz-McCarthy Petra Begerow 6-4 3-6 6-6(3) ret.
1995 T1 Toronto R1 Alexia Dechaume-Balleret Nanne Dahlman 6-7(6) 7-6(2) 5-3 ret.
1996 25K Bytom QR3 Karolina Jagieniak Yvette Basting 7-5 5-7 4-4 ret.
2000 25K Clearwater QR3 Camille Pin Hana Sromova 6-7(4) 7-6(2) 0-3 ret.
2004 FC Fed Cup FC Paola Suarez Ai Sugiyama 6-7(4) 6-3 7-6 ret.
2004 T1 Montreal QR1 Rossana De Los Rios Ruxandra Dragomir Ilie 5-7 7-6(1) 3-3 ret.
2004 50K Bronx R2 Natalie Grandin Hanna Nooni 7-6(2) 3-6 4-4 ret.
2006 T3 Acapulco R2 Maret Ani Anna Smashnova 1-6 7-6(6) 2-4 ret.
2008 T2 Stanford QF Ai Sugiyama Dominika Cibulkova 6-7(4) 7-6(5) 5-3 ret.

15 games won

1989 T3 Brighton R1 Jana Pospisilova Sylvia Hanika 1-6 6-3 6-6(0) ret.
1999 50K Cergy Pontois R2 Anna Bielen-Zarska Angeles Montolio 4-6 6-4 6-5 ret.
2001 T1 Miami QR1 Bianka Lamade Saori Obata 3-6 7-6 2-3 ret.
2001 75K Sarasota R1 Melissa Middleton Tracy Almeda-Singian 6-4 3-6 6-5 ret.
2001 25K Jackson SF Gabriela Volekova Ashley Harkleroad 4-6 6-3 5-6 ret.
2001 25K Joue-Les-Tours R1 Caroline Dhenin Lea Ghirardi 3-6 7-5 5-4 ret.
2005 T3 Portoroz QR1 Zsofia Gubacsi Silvija Talaja 4-6 7-6(6) 4-3 ret.
2005 25K Rockhampton QR1 Sacha Jones Anastasia Malhotra 6-4 6-7(8) 3-4 ret.
2006 50K Houston 2 R1 Carly Gullickson Laura Granville 6-4 5-7 3-4 ret.
2006 50K Lawrenceville R2 Greta Arn Ashley Harkleroad 3-6 7-6(4) 3-3 ret.
2007 GS Australian Open QR1 Katie O'Brien Yanchong Chen 3-6 6-2 8-7 ret.
2007 25K Nottingham 2 R1 Yasmin Clarke Melanie South 2-6 7-5 3-4 ret.
2008 T1 Doha QR2 Tiantian Sun Elena Baltacha 6-4 4-6 5-5 ret.
2008 25K Changwon R1 Jin-Hee (sr) Kim Seo-Kyung Kang 5-7 6-3 6-5 ret.
2009 100K Bucharest R2 Stefanie Voegele Lenka Tvaroskova 6-4 4-6 4-5 ret.
2009 P5 Toronto QR1 Sharon Fichman Ayumi Morita 7-6(2) 5-7 4-2 ret.
2010 Prmr Charleston R2 Shuai Peng Marion Bartoli 2-6 7-6(2) 4-3 ret.
2011 Prmr Stuttgart R1 Zuzana Kucova Anna Chakvetadze 1-6 7-5 4-4 ret.

14 games won

1988 25K Nivea Cup R1 Alessandra Kaul Luanne Spadea 1-6 7-6 5-2 ret.
1990 T3 Schenectady QF Anke Huber Sylvia Hanika 4-6 7-6(6) 2-2 ret.
1991 25K Erlangen QR2 Jennifer Santrock Louise Stacey 7-6 4-6 3-2 ret.
1991 YEC Tour Championships FC Mary Joe Fernandez Helena Sukova 2-6 7-6(4) 2-2 ret.
1993 T3 Sydney QR3 Petra Thoren Carrie Cunningham 7-5 6-7(8) 1-2 ret.
1996 50K Bogota R1 Henrieta Nagyova Neus Avila 6-4 5-7 4-3 ret.
1996 50K Southampton R1 Angela Kerek Samantha Smith 1-6 7-6(5) 4-2 ret.
1996 GS US Open QR2 Christina Papadaki Seda Noorlander 3-6 7-6(1) 4-2 ret.
1996 25K Mount Gambier QF Jane Taylor Ju-Yeon Choi 7-6(2) 6-7(7) 3-1 ret.
1997 T2 Atlanta R1 Elena Likhovtseva Sabine Appelmans 4-6 7-6(5) 4-2 ret.
1999 25K Darmstadt QR2 Maria Geznenge Katrin Meiss 3-6 6-4 3-4 ret.
2001 T2 New Haven QR1 Abigail Spears Alexandra Stevenson 6-7(4) 7-6(7) 3-1 ret.
2002 25K Saint Raphael QR2 Yvonne Meusburger Caroline Ann Basu 6-3 5-7 3-4 ret.
2002 25K Prague Pruhonice R2 Renata Voracova Kveta Peschke 7-5 3-6 0-3 ret.
2003 25K Vaduz R1 Tina Schmassmann Romina Oprandi 7-6(4) 2-6 4-2 ret.
2003 T3 Helsinki QR2 Yvonne Meusburger Anna Foldenyi 4-6 6-3 6-5 ret.
2003 25K Martina Franca SF Lina Stanciute Oleksandra Kravets 6-7(2) 7-6(3) 2-1 ret.
2004 GS US Open QR2 Rika Fujiwara Cory Ann Avants 6-3 1-6 6-5 ret.
2005 25K Redding R2 Sofia Arvidsson Teryn Ashley 1-6 6-4 1-4 ret.
2005 T1 Toronto R1 Alina Jidkova Daniela Hantuchova 6-4 4-6 4-4 ret.
2005 25K Coimbra R1 Flavia Mignola Maria Vanina Garcia Sokol 4-6 6-4 4-4 ret.
2006 T1 Indian Wells QR1 Bethanie Mattek-Sands Edina Gallovits-Hall 6-4 2-6 4-4 ret.
2006 50K Martina Franca QR1 Astrid Besser Silvia Disderi 6-7(3) 7-6(5) 4-1 ret.
2007 T3 Bogota F Roberta Vinci Tathiana Garbin 6-7(5) 6-4 0-3 ret.
2007 50K Sea Island QR1 Alexandra Podkolzina Alexandra Stevenson 6-7(4) 6-4 5-3 ret.
2008 T1 Doha R1 Olga Govortsova Sania Mirza 4-6 7-6(5) 3-2 ret.
2009 25K Sarajevo R1 Karen Barbat Jasmina Tinjic 3-6 7-5 3-3 ret.
2009 25K Komoro R1 Sachie Ishizu Erika Takao 4-6 7-6(4) 5-2 ret.
2009 25K Granada F Maria Irigoyen Beatriz Garcia Vidagany 7-5 2-6 4-3 ret.
2009 25K Glasgow 2 QF Stephanie Vongsouthi Patricia Mayr-Achleitner 3-6 7-6(6) 5-2 ret.
2010 25K Foggia 2 R1 Bianca Botto Ani Mijacika 7-6(6) 6-7(2) 4-1 ret.

Two set matches

13 games won

1990 25K Caserta QR2 Cristina Salvi Rosalba Caporuscio 6-7 7-6 ret.
1995 25K Salisbury R1 Catherine Barclay-Reitz Kristine Kunce 5-7 7-6(2) ret.
1995 75K Sopot QR2 Karine Quentrec Eagle Magdalena Grzybowska 5-7 7-6(3) ret.
1995 25K Fayettevile R1 Francesca Lubiani Anne Kremer 7-6(2) 5-7(1) ret.
2005 T2 Amelia Island QF Silvia Farina Elia Serena Williams 5-7 7-6(7) ret.
2008 50K Ashland QR1 Maria Fernanda Alvarez Teran Nicola Slater 5-7 6-6 ret.

12 games won

1987 Old Indianapolis R1 Susan Mascarin Beverly Bowes-Hackney 5-7 7-5 ret.
1996 25K Puchheim QR2 Zuzana Lesenarova Jasmin Woehr 3-6 5-6 ret.
1997 50K Poitiers R1 Segolene Berger Meike Babel 3-6 7-6(2) ret.
1998 T1 Hilton Head QF Amanda Coetzer Andrea Glass 4-6 7-6(2) ret.
1998 T3 Budapest QR2 Tathiana Garbin Anna Foldenyi 2-6 5-6 ret.
1998 T3 Palermo R1 Barbara Rittner Sandrine Testud 4-6 5-6 ret.
2000 25K Chengdu City R2 Na Li Yoon Jeong Cho 4-6 7-6(4) ret.
2000 25K Prostejov SF Dessislava Topalova Alena Vaskova 6-7(6) 7-5(0) ret.
2000 GS US Open R2 Lilia Osterloh Dominique Monami 7-6(7) 4-6 ret.
2001 50K Ettenheim QR2 Ioana Gaspar Beatriz Cabrera Rosendo 4-6 7-6 ret.
2002 50K Orbetello R1 Evgenia Kulikovskaya Dally Randriantefy 3-6 7-6(3) ret.
2004 T1 Rome R2 Elena Bovina Patty Schnyder 3-6 7-6(5) ret.
2005 T1 Berlin R3 Patty Schnyder Kim Clijsters 6-7(4) 6-5 ret.
2005 T3 Bali QR1 Sophie Ferguson Claire Curran 2-6 7-6(8) ret.
2005 T1 Zurich QR3 Katarina Srebotnik Flavia Pennetta 4-6 7-6(1) ret.
2006 25K St. Petersburg R2 Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova Evgenia Grebenyuk 3-6 7-6(6) ret.
2006 25K Biarritz QR2 Eloisa Compostizo De Andres Nuria Roig 3-6 7-6(7) ret.
2006 T3 Estoril F Jie Zheng Na Li 6-7(5) 7-5 ret.
2006 75K Washington, District Of Columbia QR1 Petra Rampre Tetiana Luzhanska 5-7 7-5 ret.
2006 T1 San Diego R2 Vera Zvonareva Shuai Peng 3-6 7-6(5) ret.
2006 T3 Portoroz R1 Zuzana Ondraskova Ekaterina Bychkova 7-6(6) 6-6 ret.
2006 T2 Linz R2 Vera Zvonareva Mary Pierce 4-6 6-6 ret.
2006 75K Kao-Hsiung 2 R1 Shiho Hisamatsu Marina Erakovic 2-6 7-6(1) ret.
2007 75K Dinan R1 Selima Sfar Kristina Barrois 2-6 7-6(4) ret.
2007 T3 Fes R1 Milagros Sequera Virginie Razzano 3-6 7-6(7) ret.
2007 T3 Bangkok R1 Zi Yan Jelena Jankovic 4-6 7-6(5) ret.
2007 25K Prerov 2 R1 Dominika Nociarova Joanna Sakowicz-Kostecka 3-6 7-6(1) ret.
2008 25K Rockhampton R1 Natsumi Hamamura Anna Wishink 2-6 7-6(2) ret.
2009 75K Albuquerque R2 Ani Mijacika Varvara Lepchenko 4-6 7-6(5) ret.
2009 Intl Luxembourg R1 Anne Kremer Caroline Wozniacki 5-7 0-5 ret.
2010 50K Nottingham R1 Sally Peers Natalie Grandin 3-6 6-6 ret.
2010 25K Rock Hill R2 Sharon Fichman Marina Erakovic 2-6 7-6(2) ret.
2011 FC Fed Cup FC Jana Cepelova Lucie Safarova 4-6 7-6(5) ret.

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Re: Most games won before retiring

the McHale-Rodionova match was completed, no? The WTA has 36 76 62

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Re: Most games won before retiring

Hmm seems so, strange the final set is missing here. Fixed it

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LOUISA CHIRICO 60 60 IRINA-CAMELIA BEGU 63 62 KARIN KNAPP 63 67 60
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Re: Most games won before retiring

Lara Michel was up 6-1,5-1 against Martinovic this year before she retired

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Re: Most games won before retiring

2008 T2 Stanford QF Ai Sugiyama Dominika Cibulkova 6-7(4) 7-6(5) 5-3 ret.

And I believe Domini retired when she's 3-5 0-40 down, which is unbearable

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