Eirini Georgatou
Ειρήνη Γεωργάτου
Country (sports) Greece
ResidenceAthens, Greece
Born (1990-02-01) 1 February 1990 (age 32)
Turned pro2005
Retired2011
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$86,122
Singles
Career record122–84 (59.2%)
Career titles5 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 176 (16 May 2011)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ1 (2011)
French OpenQ2 (2011)
WimbledonQ1 (2011)
US OpenQ2 (2011)
Doubles
Career record41–48 (46.1%)
Career titles2 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 171 (31 January 2011)
Team competitions
Fed Cup10–4 (71.4%)

Eirini Georgatou (Greek: Ειρήνη Γεωργάτου; born 1 February 1990) is a Greek former tennis player.

On 16 May 2011, she reached her career-high singles ranking of 176. Her highest doubles ranking of 171 she achieved on 31 January 2011. Most of her success came in tournaments in Greece, Israel, Turkey, and Uzbekistan.[1][2][3]

In September 2010, she qualified for her first WTA Tour event, in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. She won three qualifying matches in straight sets, and then unfortunately fell to second-seeded and hometown favorite Akgul Amanmuradova in the first round of the main draw. She played doubles with Russian partner Elena Bovina, and they reached the quarterfinals before falling 9–11 in the third set super tiebreaker to fourth-seeded Maria Kondratieva of Russia and Sophie Lefèvre of France.

Fed Cup

In February 2011, she represented Greece in Group One Euro/African Zone of the fed cup which took place in Eilat, Israel. In the round-robin stage on 2 February 2011, she won over Jelena Pandžić from Croatia (2–6, 6–1, 6–4), and with the Greek Eleni Daniilidou, she beat Ani Mijacika and Silvia Njiric in the doubles, 6–3, 2–6, 6–2, and completed 3–0 win of Greece over Croatia. On 3 February 2011 she lost to Patricia Mayr-Achleitner (6–4, 3–6, 3–6), and lost with Despina Papamichail to Melanie Klaffner and Sandra Klemenschits whom represented Austria. On 4 February 2011, she lost to Olga Govortsova 2–6, 3–6. In the relegation round against Denmark, on 5 February 2011, she defeated Karen Barbat 6–1, 7–6(2) in singles, and in the doubles with Eleni Daniilidou, she defeated Danish double Mai Grage and Caroline Wozniacki, 6–2, 7–5. This win made sure Greece will stay in Group 1 of the Fed cup.

ITF Circuit finals

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments

Singles: 8 (5 titles, 3 runner-ups)

Result No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Loss 1. 15 March 2008 ITF Ramat HaSharon, İsrael Hard Slovakia Lenka Juríková 4–6, 3–6
Loss 2. 24 May 2008 ITF Raanana, İsrael Hard Georgia (country) Manana Shapakidze 2–6, 7–6(5), 1–6
Win 3. 5 October 2008 ITF Mytilene, Greece Hard Ukraine Ganna Piven 6–4, 6–2
Win 4. 6 April 2009 ITF Antalya, Turkey Hard Ukraine Katerina Avdiyenko 3–2 ret.
Win 5. 13 April 2009 ITF Antalya Hard Ukraine Tetyana Arefyeva 6–3, 6–7(5), 7–5
Win 6. 8 June 2009 ITF Qarshi, Uzbekistan Hard Ukraine Kristina Antoniychuk 6–1, 3–1 ret.
Win 7. 5 June 2010 ITF Bukhara, Uzbekistan Hard Georgia (country) Sofia Shapatava 1–6, 6–1, 6–3
Loss 8. 24 October 2010 ITF Glasgow, United Kingdom Hard Czech Republic Karolína Plíšková 3–6, 6–0, 6–3

Doubles: 5 (2 titles, 3 runner-ups)

Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 1. 5 October 2008 ITF Mytilene, Greece Hard Australia Jade Hopper Russia Renata Bakieva
Latvia Diāna Marcinkēviča
1–6, 3–6
Win 2. 7 February 2010 ITF Sutton, United Kingdom Hard Russia Valeria Savinykh United Kingdom Naomi Cavaday
United Kingdom Anna Smith
7–5, 2–6, [10–8]
Win 3. 16 April 2010 ITF Johannesburg, South Africa Hard Russia Vitalia Diatchenko New Zealand Marina Erakovic
Thailand Tamarine Tanasugarn
6–3, 5–7, [16–14]
Loss 4. 24 October 2010 ITF Glasgow, United Kingdom Hard Russia Valeria Savinykh Denmark Karen Barbat
Italy Julia Mayr
w/o
Loss 5. 10 October 2011 ITF Joué-lès-Tours, France Hard France Irena Pavlovic Ukraine Lyudmyla Kichenok
Ukraine Nadiia Kichenok
2–6, 0–6

References

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 16 July 2011. Retrieved 4 December 2008.((cite web)): CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ http://www.sonyericssonwtatour.com/2/players/playerprofiles/playerbio.asp?PlayerID=313046
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 19 May 2007. Retrieved 4 December 2008.((cite web)): CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)