: 23/08/1987 in Poliesti, Romania
Year End Ranking
Current Ranking 2005
Madalina started the year 2005 as #808 in Vale do Lobo and immediately won that tournament with a 64 46 60 victory over Lucia Jimenez. She stayed in Portugal and played Montechoro, where she lost in first round to a Kristina Barrois who herself played excellent tennis at that time.
Gojnea took a break for more than a month to return in Athens and won the tournament again, flew to Patras after that victory to win there too without losing a set. Noteable: Athens was played on Clay, Patras on Hardcourt.
She turned home to Romania to play two tournaments in Bucharest and Pitesti where she reached the quarterfinals, both times losing to Alexandra Dulgheru
Didnt play for 2 months to return at the Arad satellite and won that easily without losing a set. Flew to Bucharest again played there and reached the final.
In August she played her first 25000$ tournament of the year in Coimbra, Portugal. She qualified and reached the quarterfinals losing 63 06 57 to Aravane Rezai. Another Semifinal in Bucharest and then to 25000$ Challenger of Sofia where she reached the semis losing 26 75 26 to Tamira Paszek.
Two first round outs at Tbilisi and Benevento followed
Her biggest succes came in October where she reached the quarters of the 50000$ Challenger of St.Raphael in France
Number of tournaments played in 2005 so far
Match record 2005
: 4 (Vale do Lobo; Athens; Patras; Arad, all 10000$)
2005 wins over:
# 80 Emilie Loit
# 139 Mariya Koryttseva
# 189 Yulia Beygelzimer
# 209 Kristina Barrois
# 211 Magda Mihalache
# 264 Paula Garcia
# 305 Monica Niculescu
# 309 Karin Knapp
# 371 Lauren Breadmore
# unr Tamira Paszek
Where I see her in 2006:
Ranked about 120 and 130.