Sybille Bammer life and biography

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Sybille Bammer biography

Date of birth : 1980-04-27
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Linz, Austria
Nationality : Austrian
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2011-05-19
Credited as : Professional Tennis player, WTA tour, Australian Open

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Sybille Bammer is a professional female tennis player from Austria. Her career high ranking is No. 19, achieved on 17 December 2007.


She is one of three mothers on the WTA Tour (Kim Clijsters and Rossana de los Ríos are the others), having taken time off at age 21 to have her daughter Tina before returning to the tour. When she won the 2007 Pattaya Women's Open, it was the first time in eighteen years that a mother won on tour, after Laura Arraya in 1989. Her daughter Tina is a frequent regular in the crowd. Bammer said of her daughter, "She is always telling other people to be quiet because Mummy is concentrating."

Was seeded at the Australian Open but lost 1st Round.

At French Open Was 28th seed. d Nathalie Dechy 1st Round 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 then lost 2nd Round to M Czink 6-4, 3-6, 8-10. Partnering L Kubot of Poland, they won 2 matches and made it through to the Quarterfinals of the Mixed Doubles.

At Wimbledon was 29th Seed but lost 1st Round to Melanie Oudin 6-7, 0-6.

At Cincinnati defeat No.13 seed A.Radwańska 6-0 7-5 and No.2 seed S.Williams en route 7-5 6-4, falling to No.5 seed and eventual champion Janković; now 2-0 lifetime against S.Williams;

At the US Open was 28th seed and lost 1st round to Maria Martinez Sanchez 2-6, 6-4, 1-6.

Reached 2nd round at the Australian Open - lost to V. Williams 6-2 7-5
Reached semi-final at Kuala Lumper lost to No.1 seed Elena Dementieva

Singles Titles:

2009: Prague
2007: Pattaya City

Coached by Jürgen Waber
Began playing tennis at age 11 when mother, Elisabeth, introduced her to sport; father's name is Leopold; has one sister, Sabine; has one daugther, Tina, born on July 28, 2001
Speaks German, English
Most memorable experience is giving birth to daughter
Enjoys skiiing, rollerskating
Likes Italian food
Admires boyfriend Christophe, who gave up job to assist with her tennis.

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