Barbara Schett-Eagle

Career

Barbara Schett-Eagle is the highest ranked Austrian tennis player ever, with a career high WTA singles ranking of 7 and doubles ranking of 8.

Her WTA debut came early, at the age of only 14, and Barbara captured 3 WTA singles titles during her career (Palermo, Maria Lankowitz, Klagenfurt), as well as 10 WTA doubles titles.

Even after her retirement ( 2005 Australian Open), she continues to show her strong passion for the sport: Barbara Schett-Eagle works as an expert and presenter for Eurosport, reporting live from Grand Slam Tournaments in Melbourne, Paris and New York. Besides, she is still a popular brand ambassador representing various brands and companies and is a columnist for an Austrian newspaper.

RESULTS

Winner

Singles

    • 2000
    • Klagenfurt
    • 1997
    • Maria Lankowitz
    • 1996
    • Palermo

Doubles

    • 2004
    • Paris, Budapest, Stockholm
    • 2003
    • Paris
    • 2002
    • Hamburg
    • 2001
    • Sydney
    • 1999
    • Auckland
    • 1998
    • Hamburg
    • 1997
    • Palermo
    • 1996
    • Palermo

Finalist

Singles

    • 1999
    • Moskau
    • 1998
    • Boston
    • 1998
    • Palermo