founder of Henrieta Nagyova Tennis Academy
Henrieta Nagyova, born: 15.12.1978
Language: slovak, english
Residence Bratislava, Slovakia. Height: 178cm, Weight: 58kg
Began playing tennis at age 4 in Nove Zamky. Has 1 brother Roman, he used to travel with her on tournaments. Mother and father used to play tennis in the University. Henrieta finished with professional career in 2006, because of back injury. It was very hard for her to leave the sport she loves. In 2007/8 started to help the Slovak Federation and in april 2009 opened small tennis academy in Bratislava. Right now she works full time at her tennis academy and managing Fed cup.
HobbiesL Enjoys watching movies, listening to music and yoga. Likes fashion and often poses for photo shoots. Loves Argentina because of great people, weather, food and of course polo farms. All other information you can find on www.henrietanagyova.sk
Career Highlights1994 - In first four pro events on ITF Circuit, reached two SF, then won first two titles at ITF/Olsztyn-POL and ITF/Porec-CRO
1995 - Won two ITF singles titles at ITF/Bordeaux-FRA and ITF/Athens-GRE; improved season-ending ranking by 242 spots, breaking into Top 200
1996 - Finished in Top 50 for first time; won career-first Tour singles title at Warsaw (d. world No. 16 Paulus in final); also collected two ITF Circuit singles titles at ITF/Cali-COL and ITF/Bratislava-SVK
1997 - Reached 3r in debut Australian Open; contested three straight singles finals, falling at Warsaw and Maria Lankowitz before defending ITF/Bratislava-SVK; won last Tour event of the year at Pattaya City, d. No. 1 seed Dragomir Ilie in SF and No. 2 Van Roost in final, both in 3s; won first Tour doubles titles at Bol (w/Montalvo) and Kuala Lumpur (w/Plischke)
1998 - Topped 40 match wins for first time and achieved first Top 30 year-end ranking in career-best year at Grand Slams, reaching 4r at Australian and Roland Garros; won consecutive Tour titles for first time, triumphing in Sopot and Istanbul (d. Barabanschikova 11-9 in third-set tie-break); prior to that streak, didnt lose to anyone outside of Top 10 in six of seven events (the exception being No. 75 Graf, on the comeback trail from injury)
1999 - Collected Prostejov title (d. Farina Elia in final); reached Tier I QF at Indian Wells (collecting career-best win over No. 3 Seles) and Hilton Head (d. No. 9 Coetzer) and SF at Portschach; posted other Top 20 wins over No. 16 Coetzer at Berlin and No. 12 Tauziat at New Haven
2000 - Won three Tour singles titles in one season for the first time, also marking fifth consecutive year winning at least one Tour title; all three victories came as an unseeded player; d. Hopmans in 3s to win Warsaw; d. Henin en route to Palermo title in July (d. Nola in final); won Kuala Lumpur d. Majoli in final
2001 - Pushed eventual champion Capriati to 75 in 3s in Australian Open 1r; won eighth career ITF Circuit singles title at ITF/Boynton Beach-USA; reached Roland Garros 4r for second time, l. to eventual runner-up Clijsters in 3s; reached QF at 's-Hertogenbosch; l. 2r in New Haven to Mauresmo 76(14) 63 in longest tie-break of the year; advanced to first Tour SF of the year at Bahia (l. to Seles); finished season reaching first final of the year in Pattaya City (l. to Schnyder)
2002 - Started season with 2r loss at Sydney to No. 7 seed Testud; l. 1r of Australian Open to Frazier; due to right wrist strain, retired in 1r of Paris Indoors against Tu and pulled out of doubles w/Hrdlickova; withdrew from Doha due to wrist injury; as No.8 seed in Dubai, upset in 1r by Myskina; withdrew from Indian Wells due to right wrist injury; at Miami, l. 2r to Diaz-Oliva; beaten in Sarasota 2r by Schnyder in 3s; member of Slovak Fed Cup team that d. Switzerland in 1r; lost singles rubber in 3s to M. Casanova; as No. 6 seed in Bol, l. 2r to Garbin; reached doubles final w/Bovina, l. to Garbin/Widjaja in 3s; singles runner-up and doubles winner (w/Kostanic) at Warsaw; fourth final in her last six appearances in Warsaw and fifth final in Poland out of 12 total; retired in 2r Italian Open against Panova with a thigh strain; fell 1r at Roland Garros in 3s to Razzano; as No.8 seed in Vienna, l. 2r to Mandula; withdrew from 's-Hertogenbosch due to illness; fell 1r at Wimbledon to M. Casanova; reached second SF of the year at Palermo (l. to Diaz-Oliva); in Fed Cup play, won doubles rubber in Slovakias win over France to advance to SF; reached second final of the year in Sopot, her sixth career final in Poland; retired during final vs. qualifier Safina with left ankle sprain; returned from ankle injury at Los Angeles, l. 1r to Sugiyama; qualified for Canadian Open, d. wildcard Pierce 76(7) 67(4) 75 (most games in tournament history); retired in 2r in 3s to Henin with left adductor strain; l. 2r of US Open to Zvonareva; reached Bahia QF, l. to defending champion and No. 2 seed Seles; after 1r loss at Tokyo [Princess Cup], withdrew from Bali due to right forearm strain; ended season with consecutive 1r losses at Filderstadt, Bratislava and Luxembourg (retired vs. Pisnik with left groin strain) 2003 - As world No. 119, upset world No. 34 top-seed Tanasugarn for a spot in Pattaya City final, d. world No. 101 Kurhajcova for second title at the event (won 1997) and ninth of her career in the only unseeded WTA Tour final in
2003 - member of Slovak Republic Fed Cup team that d. Germany 3-2 in 1r; reached Casablanca QF and doubles final w/Tatarkova; reached Palermo QF and doubles SF w/Ani; reached Roland Garros doubles QF w/Matevzic and Vienna SF w/C. Fernandez); seeded No. 5, ret. in 2r match at Estoril (vs. LL Dulko) due to a left adductor strain and withdrew from Strasbourg due to the same injury; withdrew from Doha and Dubai with a right shoulder injury; at Helsinki, unable to contest 2r match vs. Cervanova due to left hip pain; won first ITF singles title in two years at ITF/Biella-ITA; unseeded, eliminated three seeds en route to ITF/Dubai-UAE final; ended season in Top 100 (after dropping out on July 28)
2004 - Reached QF at Stockholm (as world No.86, saved 2mp to d. No.66 Pennetta 57 76(1) 76(8) en route, l. to No.103 Kleinova), and 2r at Estoril (as No.102, upset No.37 Molik, l. to Cohen-Aloro), Wimbledon (as No.91, d. No.42 Krasnoroutskaya, l. to Ruano Pascual) and Palermo (l. to Koukalova); l. in 1r at all other Grand Slams and four Tour events, failed to qualify at three more; in doubles, runners-up (w/Kurhajcova - first-time pairing) at Palermo, and SF at Dubai (w/Kostanic); withdrew from Sopot with hip injury, and from Quebec City with right wrist injury.
2005 - Reached QF at Quebec City (unseeded, upset No.4 seed Granville en route; l. to No.6 seed and eventual champion Frazier); 2r at Prague and Tokyo [Japan Open]; fell 1r three times and in qualifying three times (Roland Garros, Wimbledon, US Open); reached doubles final at Estoril (w/Krajicek) and SF at Tokyo [Japan Open] (w/Foretz).