Melinda Czink

Melinda Czink

Hungarian professional tennis player
Date of Birth: 22.10.1982
Country: Hungary

Biography of Melinda Czink

Melinda Czink is a Hungarian professional tennis player. She was born on October 22, 1982, in Budapest, Hungary. Czink currently resides in New York, United States. She stands at a height of 178 cm and weighs 62 kg. Czink is left-handed and has a two-handed backhand.

Melinda Czink

Czink started her professional career in 2000, playing her first tournament in Budapest. She broke into the top 100 rankings in 2003 but later dropped down the rankings table. In 2009, Czink achieved her highest singles ranking, reaching the 37th position in the world. Currently, she is ranked 87th by the Women's Tennis Association (WTA).

Melinda Czink

In singles competition, Czink reached the finals of two WTA tournaments. In 2005, she lost to Ana Ivanovic in Canberra, and in 2009, she defeated Lucie Safarova in Quebec City, winning her first and only WTA title so far. Czink has also won 20 singles titles in the International Tennis Federation (ITF) tournaments.

Czink's career highlights include reaching the top 50 rankings after her victory in Quebec City. She reached the final of the Tournament of Champions in 2009 but lost to Aravane Rezai and Sabine Lisicki. In 2010, she reached the quarterfinals in Brisbane and the third round in Wimbledon.

In 2011, Czink won two ITF titles before returning to Grand Slam tournaments at Wimbledon, where she reached the third round. However, she skipped the Australian Open that year.

The following year, Czink had a series of unsuccessful tournaments, failing to progress past the early rounds in Brisbane, Sydney, Australian Open, and several ITF tournaments. She also faced defeats in the Sony Ericsson Open, Family Circle Cup, e-Boks Open, Grand Prix SAR La Princesse Lalla Meryem, and Budapest Grand Prix. Her latest disappointment came in the French Open, where she reached the second round before losing to Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova.

Throughout her career, Czink has earned a total prize money of $1,180,319. Despite facing challenges and setbacks, she continues to compete and strive for success in the world of professional tennis.