Melanie Klaffner
Country (sports) Austria
Born (1990-05-22) 22 May 1990 (age 31)
Waidhofen an der Ybbs, Austria
Height1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
Prize moneyUS$ 241,347
Singles
Career record413–286 (59.1%)
Career titles15 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 175 (27 January 2014)
Current rankingNo. 589 (21 March 2022)
Grand Slam singles results
Australian OpenQ1 (2014)
French OpenQ1 (2014)
WimbledonQ1 (2010)
US OpenQ1 (2013)
Doubles
Career record273–173 (61.2%)
Career titles23 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 148 (25 May 2009)
Current rankingNo. 458 (21 March 2022)
Team competitions
Fed Cup14–16
Last updated on: 30 March 2022.

Melanie Klaffner (German pronunciation: [ˈklafnɐ]; born 22 May 1990) is an Austrian tennis player.

Klaffner has won 15 singles and 23 doubles titles on the ITF Circuit. On 27 January 2014, she reached her best singles ranking of No. 175 in the world. On 25 May 2009, she peaked at No. 148 in the WTA doubles rankings.

Playing for Austria Fed Cup team, Klaffner has a win–loss record of 14–16.

ITF Circuit finals

Singles: 25 (15 titles, 10 runner–ups)

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (8–2)
Clay (6–8)
Grass (1–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1–0 May 2006 ITF Balș, Romania 10,000 Clay Romania Diana Enache 6–3, 6–4
Win 2–0 Jun 2007 ITF Lenzerheide, Switzerland 10,000 Clay Austria Patricia Mayr 7–6(2), 6–4
Loss 2–1 Jun 2009 ITF Ystad, Sweden 25,000 Clay Slovakia Lenka Wienerová 1–6, 6–7(3)
Loss 2–2 Sep 2009 Telavi Open, Georgia 25,000 Clay Hungary Réka Luca Jani 2–6, 4–6
Win 3–2 May 2010 ITF Tanjung Selor, Indonesia 25,000 Hard (i) Hong Kong Zhang Ling 6–3, 7–6(1)
Win 4–2 Sep 2010 Telavi Open, Georgia 25,000 Clay Ukraine Irina Buryachok 3–6, 6–0, 3–0 ret.
Win 5–2 Feb 2012 ITF Leimen, Germany 10,000 Hard (i) Czech Republic Tereza Smitková 2–6, 7–6(5), 6–1
Win 6–2 Dec 2012 ITF Djibouti 10,000 Hard France Amandine Hesse 4–6, 7–5, 6–2
Win 7–2 Feb 2013 ITF Muzaffarnagar, India 25,000 Grass Ukraine Veronika Kapshay 6–2, 6–0
Win 8–2 Mar 2013 ITF Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt 10,000 Hard Netherlands Valeria Podda 6–3, 6–1
Win 9–2 Mar 2013 ITF Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt 10,000 Hard Russia Natela Dzalamidze 6–1, 6–0
Win 10–2 Apr 2013 ITF Phuket, Thailand 25,000 Hard (i) Serbia Doroteja Erić 3–6, 6–3, 6–2
Loss 10–3 Jun 2013 ITF Ystad, Sweden 25,000 Clay Montenegro Danka Kovinić 3–6, 3–6
Win 11–3 Jun 2013 ITF Zlín, Czech Republic 25,000 Clay Slovakia Kristína Kučová 6–3, 6–2
Win 12–3 Feb 2015 ITF Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt 10,000 Hard Japan Yuuki Tanaka 7–5, 3–6, 6–2
Loss 12–4 Mar 2015 ITF Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt 10,000 Hard Thailand Nudnida Luangnam 2–6, 4–6
Win 13–4 Nov 2015 ITF Casablanca, Morocco 25,000 Clay Russia Irina Khromacheva 2–6, 7–6(7), 2–1 ret.
Win 14–4 Nov 2015 ITF Cairo, Egypt 10,000 Clay Hungary Naomi Totka 6–4, 6–2
Win 15–4 Oct 2016 ITF Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt 10,000 Hard Croatia Ana Vrljić 7–5, 6–3
Loss 15–5 Dec 2017 ITF Cairo, Egypt 15,000 Clay Romania Andreea Roșca 4–6, 4–6
Loss 15–6 Dec 2017 ITF Cairo, Egypt 15,000 Clay Romania Andreea Roșca 1–6, 3–6
Loss 15–7 Aug 2018 ITF Savitaipale, Finland 15,000 Clay Romania Alexandra Damaschin 6–2, 2–6, 0–6
Loss 15–8 Apr 2019 ITF Cairo, Egypt 15,000 Clay Switzerland Simona Waltert 6–7(6), 5–7
Loss 15–9 Nov 2019 ITF Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt 15,000 Hard Chinese Taipei Lee Pei-chi 2–6, 6–2, 2–6
Loss 15–10 May 2021 ITF Heraklion, Greece 15,000 Clay Germany Lena Papadakis 3–6, 3–6

Doubles: 41 (23 titles, 18 runner–ups)

Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 1. 30 April 2007 ITF Bournemouth, UK 10,000 Clay Switzerland Nicole Riner Australia Alenka Hubacek
Australia Jessica Moore
7–5, 4–6, 4–6
Win 1. 7 May 2007 ITF Rabat, Morocco 10,000 Clay Romania Mihaela Buzărnescu Italy Silvia Disderi
Algeria Samia Medjahdi
6–1, 6–4
Win 2. 25 June 2007 ITF Oslo, Norway 10,000 Clay Austria Eva-Maria Hoch Sweden Mari Andersson
Norway Karoline Steiro
6–2, 6–3
Loss 2. 4 February 2008 ITF Cali, Colombia 25,000 Clay Belarus Ksenia Milevskaya Argentina Mailen Auroux
Uruguay Estefanía Craciún
1–6, 4–6
Win 3. 5 May 2008 ITF Antalya, Turkey 25,000 Clay Belarus Ksenia Milevskaya Georgia (country) Oksana Kalashnikova
Turkey Pemra Özgen
6–2, 7–5
Win 4. 26 May 2008 ITF Galatina, Italy 25,000 Clay Australia Jessica Moore Brazil Maria Fernanda Alves
Argentina María Irigoyen
3–6, 6–1, [10–6]
Win 5. 2 June 2008 ITF Grado, Italy 25,000 Clay Colombia Mariana Duque Mariño Mauritius Marinne Giraud
Australia Christina Wheeler
6–1, 6–2
Loss 3. 30 June 2008 ITF Mont-de-Marsan,
France
25,000 Clay Portugal Frederica Piedade Turkey İpek Şenoğlu
Portugal Neuza Silva
4–6, 2–6
Win 6. 27 October 2008 ITF Istanbul, Turkey 25,000 Hard (i) Bosnia and Herzegovina Sandra Martinović Turkey Çağla Büyükakçay
Turkey Pemra Özgen
6–4, 6–7(5), [10–6]
Loss 4. 9 February 2009 ITF Stockholm, Sweden 25,000 Hard (i) Belarus Ksenia Milevskaya France Violette Huck
Finland Emma Laine
6–3, 6–7(5), [8–10]
Win 7. 23 February 2009 ITF Biberach, Germany 50,000 Hard (i) Austria Sandra Klemenschits Germany Kristina Barrois
Austria Yvonne Meusburger
3–6, 6–4, [17–15]
Loss 5. 13 April 2009 ITF Osprey, United States 25,000 Clay Canada Heidi El Tabakh United States Lindsay Lee-Waters
United States Story Tweedie-Yates
3–6, 7–6(5), [10–12]
Win 8. 4 May 2009 ITF Indian Harbour Beach,
United States
50,000 Clay Canada Heidi El Tabakh Ukraine Tetiana Luzhanska
United States Lilia Osterloh
6–3, 3–6, [10–7]
Loss 6. 29 June 2009 ITF Ystad, Sweden 25,000 Clay Sweden Hanna Nooni Sweden Sofia Arvidsson
Sweden Sandra Roma
4–6, 4–6
Loss 7. 3 August 2009 ITF Moscow, Russia 25,000 Clay Ukraine Veronika Kapshay Russia Ekaterina Ivanova
Russia Arina Rodionova
2–6, 2–6
Loss 8. 31 August 2009 ITF Katowice, Poland 25,000 Clay Sweden Johanna Larsson Poland Karolina Kosińska
Romania Ágnes Szatmári
1–6, 6–2, [5–10]
Win 9. 5 July 2010 ITF Valladolid, Spain 25,000 Hard United Kingdom Anna Smith Spain Yera Campos Molina
Spain Leticia Costas
6–3, 2–6, [10–7]
Loss 9. 20 September 2010 Telavi Open, Georgia 25,000 Clay Georgia (country) Oksana Kalashnikova Ukraine Veronika Kapshay
Romania Ágnes Szatmári
1–6, 6–2, [8–10]
Win 10. 25 October 2010 ITF Lagos, Nigeria 25,000 Hard Poland Karolina Kosińska Russia Nina Bratchikova
Romania Ágnes Szatmári
3–6, 7–5, [10–7]
Loss 10. 13 June 2011 ITF Kharkiv, Ukraine 25,000 Clay Lithuania Lina Stančiūtė Ukraine Valentyna Ivakhnenko
Ukraine Kateryna Kozlova
4–6, 3–6
Win 11. 17 October 2011 ITF Lagos, Nigeria 25,000 Hard Russia Nina Bratchikova Slovenia Tadeja Majerič
Bulgaria Aleksandrina Naydenova
7–5, 5–7, [10–6]
Win 12. 24 October 2011 ITF Lagos, Nigeria 25,000 Hard Romania Ágnes Szatmári Montenegro Danka Kovinić
Ukraine Elina Svitolina
6–0, 6–7(1–7), [10–5]
Win 13. 19 March 2012 ITF Bangalore, India 25,000 Hard Belgium Tamaryn Hendler Slovenia Tadeja Majerič
Slovenia Anja Prislan
6–2, 4–6, [10–6]
Win 14. 6 August 2012 ITF Bursa, Turkey 10,000 Clay Romania Laura Ioana Paar Japan Erika Takao
Japan Remi Tezuka
6–2, 6–2
Loss 11. 21 January 2013 ITF Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt 10,000 Hard Turkey Melis Sezer Belarus Lidziya Marozava
Russia Eugeniya Pashkova
3–6, 1–6
Loss 12. 11 August 2014 ITF Bogotá, Colombia 100,000 Clay Austria Patricia Mayr-Achleitner Spain Lara Arruabarrena
Argentina Florencia Molinero
2–6, 0–6
Win 15. 26 January 2015 ITF Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt 10,000 Hard Latvia Anastasija Sevastova Norway Caroline Rohde-Moe
Japan Midori Yamamoto
6–4, 6–4
Loss 13. 2 February 2015 ITF Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt 10,000 Hard Ukraine Veronika Kapshay Russia Anna Morgina
Japan Yuuki Tanaka
6–4, 4–6, [6–10]
Loss 14. 9 November 2015 ITF Casablanca, Morocco 10,000 Clay Russia Anna Morgina Spain Olga Parres Azcoitia
Italy Camilla Rosatello
2–6, ret.
Win 16. 11 April 2016 ITF Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt 10,000 Hard Germany Julia Wachaczyk United Kingdom Katie Boulter
Ukraine Oleksandra Korashvili
6–4, 2–6, [13–11]
Win 17. 24 October 2016 ITF Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt 10,000 Hard Romania Ana Bianca Mihăilă Egypt Ola Abou Zekry
Russia Anastasia Pribylova
6–4, 6–2
Win 18. 27 March 2017 ITF Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt 15,000 Hard Romania Laura Ioana Paar Denmark Emilie Francati
Sweden Kajsa Rinaldo Persson
6–4, 7–5
Loss 15. 15 April 2017 ITF Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt 15,000 Hard Romania Laura Ioana Paar Montenegro Ana Veselinović
China You Xiaodi
6–2, 5–7, [11–13]
Loss 16. 10 December 2017 ITF Cairo, Egypt 15,000 Clay Australia Jelena Stojanovic Japan Rio Kitagawa
Slovenia Nastja Kolar
6–1, 4–6, [2–10]
Loss 17. 15 December 2017 ITF Cairo, Egypt 15,000 Clay Australia Jelena Stojanovic Romania Andreea Roșca
Romania Gabriela Nicole Tătăruș
1–6, 3–6
Loss 18. 17 March 2018 ITF Hammamet, Tunisia 15,000 Clay Romania Oana Georgeta Simion Romania Oana Gavrilă
Brazil Laura Pigossi
5–7, 7–6(6), [9–11]
Win 19. 21 April 2018 ITF Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt 15,000 Hard Russia Anna Morgina United Kingdom Alicia Barnett
Bulgaria Julia Terziyska
7–5, 6–1
Win 20. 26 January 2019 ITF Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt 15,000 Hard Belgium Magali Kempen Sweden Jacqueline Cabaj Awad
Switzerland Fiona Ganz
6–4, 6–1
Win 21. 17 March 2019 ITF Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt 15,000 Hard Germany Julia Wachaczyk Netherlands Merel Hoedt
Netherlands Noa Liauw a Fong
6–2, 6–2
Win 22. 21 April 2019 ITF Cairo, Egypt 15,000 Clay Greece Despina Papamichail Brazil Júlia Camargo Silva
Ukraine Katya Malikova
6–3, 6–1
Win 23. 21 July 2019 ITF Baja, Hungary 25,000 Clay Egypt Mayar Sherif Hungary Réka Luca Jani
Belgium Lara Salden
6–2, 4–6, [10–8]

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