Liezel Huber

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Huber, Liezel
Professional career
1993 – April 2017
Also known as Liezel Horn (1993 – 17 March 2001)
Liezel Huber (18 March 2001 – April 2017)
Date of birth 21 August 1976 (age 42)
Country South Africa South Africa South Africa (1993 – 12 August 2007)
United States United States (13 August 2007 – April 2017)

Finals[edit]

Doubles[edit]

2006
India Bangalore (Feb 2006) - South Africa Liezel Huber / India Sania Mirza def. Russia Anastasia Rodionova / Russia Elena Vesnina, 6-3, 6-3.
United States Miami (Mar 2006) - United States Lisa Raymond / Australia Samantha Stosur def. South Africa Liezel Huber / United States Martina Navratilova, 6-4, 7-5.
United States Amelia Island (Apr 2006) - Japan Shinobu Asagoe / Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik def. South Africa Liezel Huber / India Sania Mirza, 6-2, 6-4.
France Strasbourg (May 2006) - South Africa Liezel Huber / United States Martina Navratilova def. Germany Martina Müller / Romania Andreea Vanc, 6-2, 7-6(1).
Great Britain Birmingham (Jun 2006) - Serbia Jelena Janković / China Li Na def. United States Jill Craybas / South Africa Liezel Huber, 6-2, 6-4.
Great Britain Eastbourne (Jun 2006) - Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova / France Amélie Mauresmo def. South Africa Liezel Huber / United States Martina Navratilova, 6-2, 6-4.
India Kolkata (Sep 2006) - South Africa Liezel Huber / India Sania Mirza def. Ukraine Yuliya Beygelzimer / Ukraine Yuliana Fedak, 6-4, 6-0.
Luxembourg Luxembourg City (Sep 2006) - Czech Republic Květa Peschke / Italy Francesca Schiavone def. Germany Anna-Lena Grönefeld / South Africa Liezel Huber, 2-6, 6-4, 6-1.
Switzerland Zürich (Oct 2006) - Zimbabwe Cara Black / Australia Rennae Stubbs def. South Africa Liezel Huber / Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik, 7-5, 7-5.
2007
Australia Australian Open, Melbourne (Jan 2007) - Canada Daniel Nestor / Russia Elena Likhovtseva def. Belarus Max Mirnyi / Belarus Victoria Azarenka, 6-4, 6-4.
France Paris (Feb 2007) - Zimbabwe Cara Black / South Africa Liezel Huber def. Czech Republic Gabriela Navrátilová / Czech Republic Vladimíra Uhlířová, 6-2, 6-0.
Belgium Antwerp (Feb 2007) - Zimbabwe Cara Black / South Africa Liezel Huber def. Russia Elena Likhovtseva / Russia Elena Vesnina, 7-5, 4-6, 6-1.
United Arab Emirates Dubai (Feb 2007) - Zimbabwe Cara Black / South Africa Liezel Huber def. Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova / Australia Alicia Molik, 7-6(5), 6-4.
United States Miami (Mar 2007) - United States Lisa Raymond / Australia Samantha Stosur def. Zimbabwe Cara Black / United States Liezel Huber, 6-4, 3-6, [10-2].
Great Britain Wimbledon (Jul 2007) - Zimbabwe Cara Black / South Africa Liezel Huber def. Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik / Japan Ai Sugiyama, 3-6, 6-3, 6-2.
United States San Diego (Jul 2007) - Zimbabwe Cara Black / South Africa Liezel Huber def. Belarus Victoria Azarenka / Russia Anna Chakvetadze, 7-5, 6-4.
Canada Canada (Aug 2007) - Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik / Japan Ai Sugiyama def. Zimbabwe Cara Black / United States Liezel Huber, 6-4, 2-6, [10-5].
United States New Haven (Aug 2007) - India Sania Mirza / Italy Mara Santangelo def. Zimbabwe Cara Black / United States Liezel Huber, 6-1, 6-2.
Russia Moscow (Oct 2007) - Zimbabwe Cara Black / United States Liezel Huber def. Belarus Victoria Azarenka / Belarus Tatiana Poutchek, 4-6, 6-1, [10-7].
Austria Linz (Oct 2007) - Zimbabwe Cara Black / United States Liezel Huber def, Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik / Japan Ai Sugiyama, 6-2, 3-6, [10-8].
Spain WTA Tour Championships, Madrid (Nov 2007) - Zimbabwe Cara Black / United States Liezel Huber def. Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik / Japan Ai Sugiyama, 5-7, 6-3, [10-8].
2008
Belgium Antwerp (Feb 2008) - Zimbabwe Cara Black / United States Liezel Huber def. Czech Republic Květa Peschke / Japan Ai Sugiyama, 6-1, 6-3.
Qatar Doha (Feb 2008) - Czech Republic Květa Peschke / Australia Rennae Stubbs def. Zimbabwe Cara Black / United States Liezel Huber, 6-1, 5-7, [10-7].
United Arab Emirates Dubai (Feb 2008) - Zimbabwe Cara Black / United States Liezel Huber def. China Yan Zi / China Zheng Jie, 7-5, 6-2.
United States Miami (Mar 2008) - Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik / Japan Ai Sugiyama def. Zimbabwe Cara Black / United States Liezel Huber, 7-5, 4-6, [10-3].
Germany Berlin (May 2008) - Zimbabwe Cara Black / United States Liezel Huber def. Spain Nuria Llagostera Vives / Spain María José Martínez Sánchez, 3-6, 6-2, [10-2].
Great Britain Birmingham (Jun 2008) - Zimbabwe Cara Black / United States Liezel Huber def. France Séverine Brémond Beltrame / Spain Virginia Ruano Pascual, 6-2, 6-1.
Great Britain Eastbourne (Jun 2008) - Zimbabwe Cara Black / United States Liezel Huber def. Czech Republic Květa Peschke / Australia Rennae Stubbs, 2-6, 6-0, [10-8].
United States Stanford (Jul 2008) - Zimbabwe Cara Black / United States Liezel Huber def. Russia Elena Vesnina / Russia Vera Zvonareva, 6-4, 6-3.
Canada Canada (Jul 2008) - Zimbabwe Cara Black / United States Liezel Huber def. Russia Maria Kirilenko / Italy Flavia Pennetta, 6-1, 6-1.
United States US Open, New York City (Sep 2008) - Zimbabwe Cara Black / United States Liezel Huber def. United States Lisa Raymond / Australia Samantha Stosur, 6-3, 7-6(6).
Russia Moscow (Oct 2008) - Russia Nadia Petrova / Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik def. Zimbabwe Cara Black / United States Liezel Huber, 6-4, 6-4.
Switzerland Zürich (Oct 2008) - Zimbabwe Cara Black / United States Liezel Huber def. Germany Anna-Lena Grönefeld / Switzerland Patty Schnyder, 6-1, 7-6(3).
Austria Linz (Oct 2008) - Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik / Japan Ai Sugiyama def. Zimbabwe Cara Black / United States Liezel Huber, 6-4, 7-5.
Qatar WTA Tour Championships, Doha (Nov 2008) - Zimbabwe Cara Black / United States Liezel Huber def. Czech Republic Květa Peschke / Australia Rennae Stubbs, 6-1, 7-5.
2009
France Paris (Feb 2009) - Zimbabwe Cara Black / United States Liezel Huber def. Czech Republic Květa Peschke / United States Lisa Raymond, 6-4, 3-6, [10-4].
United Arab Emirates Dubai (Feb 2009) - Zimbabwe Cara Black / United States Liezel Huber def. Russia Maria Kirilenko / Poland Agnieszka Radwańska, 6-3, 6-3.
Spain Madrid (May 2009) - Zimbabwe Cara Black / United States Liezel Huber def. Czech Republic Květa Peschke / United States Lisa Raymond, 4-6, 6-3, [10-6].
Great Britain Birmingham (Jun 2009) - Zimbabwe Cara Black / United States Liezel Huber def. United States Raquel Kops-Jones / United States Abigail Spears, 6-1, 6-4.
United States Cincinnati (Aug 2009) - Zimbabwe Cara Black / United States Liezel Huber def. Spain Nuria Llagostera Vives / Spain María José Martínez Sánchez, 6-3, 0-6, [10-2].
United States US Open, New York City (Sep 2009) - United States Serena Williams / United States Venus Williams def. Zimbabwe Cara Black / United States Liezel Huber, 6-2, 6-2.
Qatar WTA Tour Championships, Doha (Oct 2009) - Spain Nuria Llagostera Vives / Spain María José Martínez Sánchez def. Zimbabwe Cara Black / United States Liezel Huber, 7-6(0), 5-7, [10-7].
2010
New Zealand Auckland (Jan 2010) - Zimbabwe Cara Black / United States Liezel Huber def. South Africa Natalie Grandin / United States Laura Granville, 7-6(4), 6-2.
Australia Sydney (Jan 2010) - Zimbabwe Cara Black / United States Liezel Huber def. Italy Tathiana Garbin / Russia Nadia Petrova, 6-1, 3-6, [10-3].
Australia Australian Open, Melbourne (Jan 2010) - United States Serena Williams / United States Venus Williams def. Zimbabwe Cara Black / United States Liezel Huber, 6-4, 6-3.
France Paris (Feb 2010) - Czech Republic Iveta Benešová / Czech Republic Barbora Záhlavová-Strýcová def. Zimbabwe Cara Black / United States Liezel Huber, walkover.
United States Charleston (Apr 2010) - United States Liezel Huber / Russia Nadia Petrova def. United States Vania King / Netherlands Michaëlla Krajicek, 6-3, 6-4.
Great Britain Birmingham (Jun 2010) - Zimbabwe Cara Black / United States Lisa Raymond def. United States Liezel Huber / United States Bethanie Mattek-Sands, 6-3, 3-2, retired.
United States Stanford (Jul 2010) - United States Lindsay Davenport / United States Liezel Huber def. Chinese Taipei Chan Yung-jan / China Zheng Jie, 7-5, 6-7(8), [10-8].
United States US Open, New York City (Sep 2010) - United States Vania King / Kazakhstan Yaroslava Shvedova def. United States Liezel Huber / Russia Nadia Petrova, 2-6, 6-4, 7-6(4).
2011
United Arab Emirates Dubai (Feb 2011) - United States Liezel Huber / Spain María José Martínez Sánchez def. Czech Republic Květa Peschke / Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik, 7-6(5), 6-3.
Qatar Doha (Feb 2011) - Czech Republic Květa Peschke / Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik def. United States Liezel Huber / Russia Nadia Petrova, 7-5, 6-7(2), [10-8].
United States Miami (Mar 2011) - Slovakia Daniela Hantuchová / Poland Agnieszka Radwańska def. United States Liezel Huber / Russia Nadia Petrova, 7-6(5), 2-6, [10-8].
Great Britain Eastbourne (Jun 2011) - Czech Republic Květa Peschke / Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik def. United States Liezel Huber / United States Lisa Raymond, 6-3, 6-0.
United States Stanford (Jul 2011) - Belarus Victoria Azarenka / Russia Maria Kirilenko def. United States Liezel Huber / United States Lisa Raymond, 6-1, 6-3.
Canada Canada (Aug 2011) - United States Liezel Huber / United States Lisa Raymond def. Belarus Victoria Azarenka / Russia Maria Kirilenko, walkover.
United States US Open, New York City (Sep 2011) - United States Liezel Huber / United States Lisa Raymond def. United States Vania King / Kazakhstan Yaroslava Shvedova, 4-6, 7-6(5), 7-6(3).
Japan Tokyo (Sep 2011) - United States Liezel Huber / United States Lisa Raymond def. Argentina Gisela Dulko / Italy Flavia Pennetta, 7-6(4), 0-6, [10-6].
Turkey WTA Tour Championships, Istanbul (Oct 2011) - United States Liezel Huber / United States Lisa Raymond def. Czech Republic Květa Peschke / Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik, 6-4, 6-4.
2012
Australia Sydney (Jan 2012) - Czech Republic Květa Peschke / Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik def. United States Liezel Huber / United States Lisa Raymond, 6-1, 4-6, [13-11].
France Paris (Feb 2012) - United States Liezel Huber / United States Lisa Raymond def. Germany Anna-Lena Grönefeld / Croatia Petra Martić, 7-6(3), 6-1.
United Arab Emirates Dubai (Feb 2012) - United States Liezel Huber / United States Lisa Raymond def. India Sania Mirza / Russia Elena Vesnina, 6-2, 6-1.
United States Indian Wells (Mar 2012) - United States Liezel Huber / United States Lisa Raymond def. India Sania Mirza / Russia Elena Vesnina, 6-2, 6-3.
Great Britain Birmingham (Jun 2012) - Hungary Tímea Babos / Chinese Taipei Hsieh Su-wei def. United States Liezel Huber / United States Lisa Raymond, 7-5, 6-7(2), [10-8].
Great Britain Eastbourne (Jun 2012) - Spain Nuria Llagostera Vives / Spain María José Martínez Sánchez def. United States Liezel Huber / United States Lisa Raymond, 6-4, retired.
Great Britain Summer Olympics, London (Jul 2012 / Fourth) - Russia Maria Kirilenko / Russia Nadia Petrova def. United States Liezel Huber / United States Lisa Raymond, 4-6, 6-4, 6-1.
United States New Haven (Aug 2012) - United States Liezel Huber / United States Lisa Raymond def. Czech Republic Andrea Hlaváčková / Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká, 4-6, 6-0, [10-4].
2013
France Paris (Jan 2013) - Italy Sara Errani / Italy Roberta Vinci def. Czech Republic Andrea Hlaváčková / United States Liezel Huber, 6-1, 6-1.
United States Charleston (Apr 2013) - France Kristina Mladenovic / Czech Republic Lucie Šafářová def. Czech Republic Andrea Hlaváčková / United States Liezel Huber, 6-3, 7-6(6).
Japan Tokyo (Sep 2013) - Zimbabwe Cara Black / India Sania Mirza def.Chinese Taipei Chan Hao-ching / United States Liezel Huber, 4-6, 6-0, [11-9].

Mixed Doubles[edit]

United States US Open, New York City (Sep 2008) - Zimbabwe Cara Black / India Leander Paes def. United States Liezel Huber / Great Britain Jamie Murray, 7-6(6), 6-4.
France French Open, Paris (Jun 2009) - United States Liezel Huber / United States Bob Bryan def. United States Vania King / Brazil Marcelo Melo, 5-7, 7-6(5), [10-7].
United States US Open, New York City (Sep 2010) - United States Liezel Huber / United States Bob Bryan def. Czech Republic Květa Peschke / Pakistan Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi, 6-4, 6-4.

Team events[edit]

Italy Fed Cup Final, Reggio Calabria (Nov 2009) - Italy Italy def. United States United States, 4-0.
United States Fed Cup Final, San Diego (Nov 2010) - Italy Italy def. United States United States, 3-1.

Grand Slam[edit]

Singles[edit]

Tournament 1998
AUS
FRA 2R
GBR
USA 1R

Doubles[edit]

Tournament 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
AUS 1R 1R 1R
FRA 1R 2R 1R 3R
GBR 1R 1R 1R SF
USA 1R 1R 1R QF
Tournament 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2017
AUS 2R 3R SF 2R 3R W QF QF F SF QF 3R 3R 2R
FRA QF 2R SF 1R 1R F 2R SF SF SF SF SF 1R 1R 3R
GBR 2R 1R 2R 3R F W QF W SF SF SF QF SF 3R 2R
USA 2R 2R 2R QF QF 3R 2R W F F W 3R 3R

Summer Olympics[edit]

Year Singles Doubles Mixed Doubles
2000, Sydney 1R
2008, Beijing QF
2012, London Fourth 1R

Masters Series[edit]

Singles[edit]

Year Tokyo Indian Wells Miami Hilton Head Berlin Rome Canada Zürich Moscow
2000 1R
Year Tokyo Indian Wells Miami Charleston Berlin Rome Canada Moscow Zürich
2001 1R

Doubles[edit]

Year Tokyo Miami Hilton Head Rome Berlin Canada Zürich Philadelphia
1995 2R
Year Tokyo Indian Wells Miami Hilton Head Rome Berlin Canada Zürich Moscow
1998 1R
1999 1R 1R 1R QF
Year Tokyo Indian Wells Miami Hilton Head Berlin Rome Canada Zürich Moscow
2000 SF 2R 2R
Year Tokyo Indian Wells Miami Charleston Berlin Rome Canada Moscow Zürich
2001 1R 2R SF QF 2R QF 1R
2002 1R QF SF 1R 2R 1R 1R 1R
2003 2R W 1R SF QF SF SF
Year Tokyo Indian Wells Miami Charleston Berlin Rome San Diego Canada Moscow Zürich
2004 QF 2R QF QF QF 2R QF F QF
2005 QF 2R SF F W
2006 F QF 2R 2R QF QF F
2007 F SF SF SF W F W SF
Year Doha Indian Wells Miami Charleston Berlin Rome Canada Tokyo Moscow
2008 F F SF W QF W F
Year Doha, Dubai Indian Wells Miami Madrid Rome Cincinnati Canada Tokyo Beijing
2009 W 2R 2R W QF W SF SF QF
2010 SF QF 1R 1R SF SF 2R SF 2R
Year Doha, Dubai Indian Wells Miami Madrid Rome Canada Cincinnati Tokyo Beijing
2011 W QF F 2R 2R W QF W SF
2012 W W 1R 2R SF SF 2R
2013 1R 1R QF 1R 2R 2R QF F 2R
Year Doha, Dubai Indian Wells Miami Madrid Rome Canada Cincinnati Wuhan Beijing
2014 2R 1R 1R 1R 1R

Junior tour[edit]

Junior tennis career
Junior career 1992 – 1994
Country United States United States
Singles Win/Loss record 15–18
Doubles Win/Loss record 21–15

Grand Slam[edit]

Singles
Tournament 1992 1993 1994
AUS
FRA 1R 1R
GBR 2R 1R 1R
USA 1R 1R 2R
Doubles
Tournament 1992 1993 1994
AUS
FRA QF 1R QF
GBR SF 1R 2R
USA 1R QF

Year-end ranking[edit]

Year 1997 1998 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2017
Singles ranking 149 148 444 215 220 765
Doubles ranking 21 18 12 11 6 17 1 1 1 3 1 8 22 51 401

Weeks as World Number 1[edit]

Doubles[edit]

No. Start date End date Weeks Total Won From Lost To
22 12 November 2007 18 April 2010 127 127 Zimbabwe Black United States Huber
19 April 2010 6 June 2010 7 134 Zimbabwe Black
United States Huber
United States S Williams
United States V Williams
2 August 2010 31 October 2010 13 147 United States S Williams
United States V Williams
Argentina Dulko
12 September 2011 22 April 2012 32 179 Czech Republic Peschke
Slovenia Srebotnik
United States Huber
United States Raymond
23 April 2012 9 September 2012 20 199 United States Huber Italy Errani

See also[edit]