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Irina Spirlea
Height: 5-foot-9
Weight: 150
Plays: Right-handed
Career Titles: 3
Birthplace: Bucharest
Birthdate: Mar. 26, 1974

Career Highlights


  • Beat Julie Halard-Decugis 7-6, 6-3 to win her only title of the year, the Internationaux de Strasbourg. Her next best showing was a loss to Amanda Coetzer in the final of the Family Circle Cup.

  • She was knocked out of the fourth round of both Wimbledon and the U.S. Open by Jana Novotna.


  • Made her best showing at a Grand Slam event by advancing to the quarterfinals of the Australian Open

  • Reached the quarterfinals in four of her first six tournaments this year


  • Won her third WTA Tour title with a victory over Mary Pierce in the finals of the Bausch & Lomb Championships

  • Had five victories over top 10 players

  • Unseeded at the French Open, but reached fourth round with victory over No. 8 seed Brenda Schultz-McCarthy


  • Defended her title at the Palermo International


  • Named WTA Tour Most Impressive Newcomer in 1994.

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