77 Facts About Daniela Hantuchova

1. In 2016, Daniela Hantuchova switched her racquet brand back to Babolat.

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2. In spring of 2015, Daniela Hantuchova started using HEAD rackets and bags although the racket is not part of the current range and appears to be all black in color.

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3. In 2006, Daniela Hantuchova appeared on an advertisement for Sony Ericsson Cyber-shot phone with Ivanovic.

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4. Until the 2009 US Open, Daniela Hantuchova endorsed Nike sportswear and had her own line with them for her tournament wear, like players such as Maria Sharapova and Serena Williams.

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5. Daniela Hantuchova's became only the fifth female player in history to achieve this.

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6. Daniela Hantuchova's is famous for her long legs which are 43" long.

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7. Daniela Hantuchova is right-handed but uses both hands when playing backhand shots.

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8. On 6 July 2017 at Wimbledon, Daniela Hantuchova announced her retirement from professional tennis.

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9. Daniela Hantuchova's was supposed to face 2nd seed Agnieszka Radwanska in the 1st round, but Radwanska withdrew due to a left leg injury.

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10. Daniela Hantuchova started her 2016 year by playing qualifying at the Brisbane International where she was the 3rd seed.

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11. Daniela Hantuchova's partnered with Francesca Schiavone for women's doubles and lost to Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina in round 1.

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12. Daniela Hantuchova's would go on to another 1st round singles defeat at the Cincinnati Masters at the hands of Ekaterina Makarova.

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13. Daniela Hantuchova's would lose the 1st doubles round alongside her partner Arantxa Parra Santonja.

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14. Daniela Hantuchova participated in the Bank of the West Classic where she defeated Paula Ormaechea in round 1 and lost to Garbine Muguruza in the 2nd.

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15. Daniela Hantuchova's failed to defend her title when she lost to veteran Kimiko Date-Krumm in the third round after defeating rising star Belinda Bencic in her opener.

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16. Daniela Hantuchova was the 31st seed and reached the third round where she lost to Angelique Kerber.

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17. Daniela Hantuchova lost both her openers at Indian Wells and Miami to Americans Varvara Lepchenko and Madison Keys respectively.

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18. In March, Daniela Hantuchova hired Peter Lundgren, who coached Roger Federer from 2000 to 2003.

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19. Daniela Hantuchova's lost to top seed Serena Williams in the third round.

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20. Daniela Hantuchova won her first tournament of 2013 in June when she won the Aegon Classic in Birmingham.

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21. At the Rome Masters, Daniela Hantuchova lost in the second qualifying round to Simona Halep.

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22. Daniela Hantuchova would finish her year with three straight losses at the Tournament of Champions to Caroline Wozniacki, Roberta Vinci, and Hsieh Su-wei.

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23. Daniela Hantuchova would record her best result in months at the BGL Luxembourg Open, where she made it to the semifinals.

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24. Daniela Hantuchova's would lose to 5th seed, Julia Gorges in straight sets at the Generali Ladies Linz.

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25. Daniela Hantuchova began the year at the Brisbane International, where she reached her first final of the year, defeating Dominika Cibulkova and Vania King, before receiving a walkover in the quarterfinals when Serena Williams pulled out of the event with an ankle sprain.

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26. Daniela Hantuchova began the clay season by competing at the Family Circle Cup in Charleston, South Carolina.

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27. Daniela Hantuchova was upset at the BNP Paribas Open by Roberta Vinci in the second, after injuring her back during training earlier that day.

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28. Daniela Hantuchova started the 2010 tour by competing at the Brisbane International.

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29. Daniela Hantuchova played four tournaments before Roland Garros on European clay.

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30. At the BNP Paribas Open, Daniela Hantuchova was the only two-time singles champion in the draw.

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31. Daniela Hantuchova began the 2009 tour by participating in the Brisbane International as the tournament's fourth-seeded player.

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32. Daniela Hantuchova was seeded tenth at the Summer Olympics in Beijing.

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33. Daniela Hantuchova played four hard-court tournaments between Wimbledon and the US Open.

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34. At the Sony Ericsson Open, Daniela Hantuchova failed to reach the fourth round for the ninth consecutive year.

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35. Daniela Hantuchova was then scheduled to play at the Qatar Total Open, the first Tier I event of the year, and the Barclays Dubai Tennis Championships, a Tier II event, but withdrew from both because of fatigue.

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36. Daniela Hantuchova's was the third-seeded player at the Proximus Diamond Games in Antwerp, where she again reached the quarterfinals.

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37. Daniela Hantuchova's won her first three matches without losing a set.

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38. Daniela Hantuchova's started the year at the Medibank International in Sydney.

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39. Daniela Hantuchova finished the year at world No 9, her first top-10 finish since 2002.

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40. Daniela Hantuchova's lost to Sharapova and Ivanovic, before beating Kuznetsova to finish third in her group.

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41. Daniela Hantuchova's defeated Patty Schnyder in the quarterfinals and Bartoli in the semifinals to advance to her third final of the year for the first time in her career.

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42. Daniela Hantuchova played five tournaments during the North American summer hard-court season.

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43. Daniela Hantuchova was the tenth-seeded player at Wimbledon and did not lose a set in her first two matches.

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44. Daniela Hantuchova's was upset in the third round of the Tier I Sony Ericsson Open in Key Biscayne by Vera Zvonareva.

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45. Daniela Hantuchova was then scheduled to play world No 1 Amelie Mauresmo in the quarterfinals.

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46. In October 2006, Daniela Hantuchova reached the final of the Zurich Open.

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47. Daniela Hantuchova beat Tatiana Golovin in straight sets, before losing to Dinara Safina.

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48. Daniela Hantuchova's lost to fourth-seeded Maria Sharapova in straight sets in the fourth round.

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49. Daniela Hantuchova reached the quarterfinals of Sydney in 2006 with a win over top-10 player Patty Schnyder and got to the semifinals of Auckland.

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50. Daniela Hantuchova lost to eventual quarterfinalist Venus Williams in the third round at the US Open.

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51. Daniela Hantuchova went undefeated in first-round Fed Cup play against Germany, winning both of her matches.

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52. The second set was the only set Daniela Hantuchova had taken from Clijsters in their nine meetings.

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53. Daniela Hantuchova's reached the semifinals of the Tier I event in Montreal, losing to Amelie Mauresmo, and New Haven, losing to world No 2 Venus Williams.

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54. At the Adidas International, Daniela Hantuchova was knocked out in the second round by Meghann Shaughnessy and went on to play at the Australian Open.

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55. Daniela Hantuchova's played in the doubles with Elena Bovina, reaching her second final of the year.

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56. Daniela Hantuchova's took part in the doubles, partnering with Magui Serna and reaching the semifinals.

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57. Daniela Hantuchova's entered the doubles, losing in the third round with Karina Habsudova; and the mixed doubles with Leos Friedl.

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58. At the Rome Masters, Daniela Hantuchova lost in the singles to eventual finalist Amelie Mauresmo in the third round.

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59. Daniela Hantuchova began 2001 at the Adidas International in Sydney, where she lost in the first qualifying round.

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60. Daniela Hantuchova's won three qualifying matches before beating Iroda Tulyaganova and Nadia Petrova in the first and second rounds, respectively.

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61. Daniela Hantuchova turned professional in this year and took part in several ITF tournaments.

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62. Daniela Hantuchova's appeared on one of six special edition covers.

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63. Daniela Hantuchova appeared in the 2009 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition alongside Maria Kirilenko and Tatiana Golovin in a pictoral entitled Volley of the Dolls.

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64. Daniela Hantuchova speaks fluent Slovak, Czech, English and German, as well as some Croatian and Italian.

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65. Daniela Hantuchova's suffered from a weight problem during this period.

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66. Daniela Hantuchova's was introduced to tennis by her grandmother Helena, a former Slovak national champion.

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67. Daniela Hantuchova was born in Poprad, Czechoslovakia to father Igor, a computer scientist, and mother Marianna, a toxicologist.

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68. Daniela Hantuchova announced her retirement from professional tennis on 6 July 2017.

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69. Daniela Hantuchova is an accomplished doubles player, achieving a career-high doubles ranking of world No 5.

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70. Daniela Hantuchova's defeated defending champion Serena Williams in the 3rd round of the 2006 Australian Open and world No 1 Caroline Wozniacki in the 3rd round of the 2011 French Open.

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71. Daniela Hantuchova's reached the semifinals of the Australian Open in 2008, her best finish in a Grand Slam.

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72. Daniela Hantuchova's has won seven WTA tournaments, including the Indian Wells Masters for a second time in 2007; with the 2015 Thailand Open being her last victory.

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73. Daniela Hantuchova reached her highest ranking of world No 5 in January 2003, after playing the quarterfinals of the Australian Open.

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74. Daniela Hantuchova's was part of the Slovak team that won the 2002 Fed Cup and the 2005 Hopman Cup.

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75. Daniela Hantuchova's reached the quarterfinals of that year's Wimbledon Championships and US Open, ending the year in the top ten.

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76. Daniela Hantuchova's turned professional in 1999 and had her breakthrough year in 2002, when she won her first WTA tournament, the Indian Wells Masters, defeating Martina Hingis in the final and becoming the lowest-ranked player to ever win the tournament.

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77. Daniela Hantuchova is a retired Slovakian tennis player.

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