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Old Sep 8th, 2006, 08:38 AM   #1
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Edina Gallovits (ROM)

I saw here is no thread for her

This is Edina:



Residence Atlanta, GA, USA
Date of Birth December 10, 1984
Birthplace Timisoara, Romania
Height 5' 5" (1.65 m)
Weight 117 lbs. (53 kg)
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Status Pro

Career-High Singles No. 71 (June 18, 2007) , current rank is 71


Personally:

Started playing tennis aged 4 with her parents at a local club ... A baseliner who prefers clay courts .... Full name is Klaudia Edina Gallovits ... Mother, Florica, is a handball coach; father, Gyula Laszlo, is a sports teacher (incl. pentathlon); sister, Alida, is an MBA student in Buffalo, NY (also plays tennis); also has three dogs ... Graduated from high school (in Timisoara, Romania) in June 2003 ... Speaks Romanian, Hungarian, German and English ... Likes all types of music except country; favorite artists include Staind, Linkin Park and Jay-Z ... Likes to watch television, read and listen to music ... Most memorable experience was qualifying for Grand Slam debut at 2003 Roland Garros ... Superstitious about not walking on tennis court lines while playing ... Most admires Martina Hingis for being "a great and really smart player" ... Goal is to reach the Top 10.


CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

SiNGLES
Winner: 2007 - ITF/Pelham, AL-USA, ITF/Charlottesville, VA-USA; 2006 - ITF/Indian Harbour Beach, FL-USA, ITF/Augusta, GA-USA; 2005 - ITF/Tunica Resorts, MS-USA, ITF/Lafayette, LA-USA; 2003 - ITF/Greenville, SC-USA; 2002 - ITF/Hvar-CRO, ITF/Szeged-HUN, ITF/Grado-ITA; 2001 - ITF/Cavtat-CRO; 2000 - ITF/Bucharest 1-ROU.
Finalist (1): 2007 - Barcelona.

DOUBLES
Winner: 2007 - ITF/Palm Desert, CA-USA (w/Ditty); 2006 - ITF/Indian Harbour Beach, FL-USA (w/Kirkland); 2004 - ITF/Cuneo-ITA (w/Gubacsi), ITF/Louisville, KY-USA (w/Ditty); 2003 - ITF/Maglie-ITA (w/Sescioreanu); 2002 - ITF/Galatina-ITA, ITF/Lecce 2-ITA (both w/Ehritt-Vanc); 2000 - ITF/Bucharest 1-ROU (w/Balaci).

ADDITIONAL Romanian Fed Cup Team 2001, 2003.



Edina on the court:




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