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WTA Singles Rankings as of 1/17/00:

  1. M. Hingis
  2. L. Davenport
  3. V. Williams
  4. S. Williams
  5. M. Pierce
  6. A. Mauresmo
  7. M. Seles
  8. N. Tauziat
  9. B. Schett
  10. A. Coetzer
  11. J. Halard-Decugis
  12. A. Kournikova
  13. C. Martinez
  14. S. Testud
  15. A. Sanchez Vicario
  16. D. Van Roost
  17. A. Huber
  18. E. Likhovtseva
  19. A. Frazier
  20. R. Dragomir
  21. J. Capriati
  22. C. Rubin
  23. S. Talaja
  24. A. Sugiyama
  25. N. Dechy
  26. N. Zvereva
  27. A. Kremer
  28. L. Raymond
  29. P. Schnyder
  30. S. Farina
  31. S. Appelmans
  32. H. Nagyova
  33. S. Clijsters
  34. A. Sidot
  35. A. Stevenson
  36. C. Morariu
  37. J. Dokic
  38. IRINA SPIRLEA so low

Irina is ranked 18th for doubles

BIOS

Chase Championships
US Open:+ matches
Australian Open:CNN/SI
Porsche Grand Prix
CNN/SI
Bausch & Lomb
Lipton
Australian Open+ matches
Italian Open
ESPN Sportszone
French Open+matches
Roland Garros
USA Today
WTA
at Geocities
Family Circle+ story
SportslineU.S. Open98

INTERVIEWS
Lipton 97vs. Seles
Evert Cup 97:vs. Sanchez Vicario
Evert Cup 97:vs. Davenport
French Open 95vs. Pierce
Family Circle 98vs M. Babel
Family Circle 98vs Davenport
Family Circle 98vs Seles
Family Circle 98vs Coetzer
DuMaurier Openvs. Jeyaseelan
DuMaurier Openvs. Testud
Swisscom Challengevs. Van Roost

BUMPMANIA
"Big Day Turns Small"
How to Lose a Semifinalread some wiseguy commentary
News of Bump
"Fined for Obscene Language"
"Fined $5000"
Fined
Fine
Talk isn't Cheap on the WTA
Revenge at Advanta
Richard Williams Recants
Serena Upsets Spirlea
Teens at Open
Teen-agers
Venus Envy
Buries infamous bumpthe saga continues
Revenge on Serenathe next generation
Oh Sister! Spirlea Bumps off Serena

Romanian Fed. Reject Ban
1996 French Open:matches
Sydney International97
Spirlea proves tough for SelesU.S. Open 97
U.S Open 97:donation
Chase Championships97
NY Masters97
"Seedeater:Upsets Seles"Family Circle 98
1998 Win/Loss record
Bausch & Lomb98
Davenport Falls to Spirlea
Family Cup:Downs Davenport
Win at Strasbourg
Bausch & Lomb:Early Exit
Ed's Lipton
at DuMaurier98
Chase Championshipsvs ASV 98
No Reign for Spain
In the Locker Room
Unconfident Spirlea @FCC

What is this??


This is the first fan page for Irina Spirlea. If I'm wrong tell me. Irina is my favorite tennis player, not only for her tennis playing but for her off and on court antics. Remember the incident at the 1997 U.S. Open? I do and that was the first time I, and probably the U.S. heard of Irina Spirlea.

Hey! Take the NEW Tennis Poll. Please?

here are the results

It's 2007! Seven years since the last update! Wow...time flies. Yes my email still works so if you have any updates or things you want me to add, email away! Some random tennis links: The Tennis Channel WTA unofficial Message Boards

Matthew told me that Irina retired unannounced after Wimbledon 2000. Well it was good while it lasted, who knows, she may come back some time. Have fun Irina!!

It's 2000, and Irina's going to do better. There's even two other websites for her.
Irina Spirlea Fan Website
The Unofficial Irina Spirlea Fan Page

WIMBLEDON 2000
6/26 1st round: Talaja def. Spirlea, 6-4, 6-2
6/29 1st: Spirlea/Vis(12) def. Garbin/Marosi, 7-5, 6-1
6/30 2nd: Spirlea/Vis def. Farina/Wild, 4-6, 7-5, 6-4
7/4 3rd: Williams/Williams def. Vis/Spirlea, 6-3, 6-2
Thank God for doubles...it come to this.

FRENCH OPEN 2000
1st round: Marrero(Q) def. Spirlea, 6-3, 6-4
It was the rain I tell ya.

Italian Open
5/15 1st round: Van Roost def. Spirlea, 6-2, 6-3

German Open
1st round: Lamade def. Spirlea, 6-1, 6-3
Aye, a new low, who's Lamade?

Betty Barclay Cup
5/2 1st round: Spirlea def. Zvereva, 6-2, 6-3
5/4 2nd round: V. Williams(2) def. Spirlea, 6-7(4-7), 6-2, 6-2
Well, at least Irina made it to the second round.

Ericsson Open
1st round: Spirlea def. Srebotnik, 7-5, 6-1
2nd round: Zvereva def. Spirlea, 6-2, 6-4
Hmmm, they've been playing against each other alot lately.
1st: Spirlea/Vis (5), bye
2nd: Farina/Habsudova def. Spirlea/Vis, 6-2, 3-6, 7-6(7-1)

Champions Cup(Indian Wells)
1st round: bye
2nd round: Davenport (2) def. Spirlea, 6-0, 6-1

Faber Grand Prix
1st round: Oremans def. Spirlea, 6-3, 6-3
1st round: Cristea/Dragomir def. Spirlea/Vis, 6-1, 6-7(6-8), 6-1

Open Gaz de France
2/8 1st round: Spirlea def. Van Roost(8), 6-4, 6-2
2/10 2nd round: Spirlea def. Smashnova, 6-4, 6-2
2/11 Quarters: Kournikova (4) def. Spirlea, 4-6, 6-4, 6-2
1st rnd: Spirlea/Vis def. Kschwendt/Nacuk, 4-6, 6-4, 6-4
2nd rnd: Spirlea/Vis def. Barclay/Webb, 6-3, 6-4
2/11 Quarters: Testud/Halard-Decugis, def. Spirlea/Vis, 6-3, 3-6, 6-2

Australian Open 2000:Jan 17-30
1st round: Barabanschikova def. Spirlea, 6-4, 3-6, 6-3
1st: Spirlea/Vis (5) def. Mihalache/Valekova, 6-3, 6-2
2nd: Graham/Miyagi def. Spirlea/Vis, 7-6 (10-8), 6-3

Adidas Sidney International
Qualifying 1st round: Weingartner def. Spirlea (1), 6-4, 2-0, ret.
Irina withdrew with a groin injury in the 1st round of Qualifying.
1st round: Courtois/Mauresmo def Spirlea/Vis, 6-4, 7-6 (7-5)

Honolulu, Hawaii: November 28, 1999
I don't know if you should trust these results, because I never heard of this.
1st round: Spirlea def. Saeki, 6-2, 6-1
Quarterfinals: Spirlea def. Black, 4-6, 6-1, 7-5
Semifinals: Spirlea def. Frazier(3), 6-3, 0-6, 6-4
Finals: Spirlea def. Rubin(4), 6-4, 1-6, 6-4
1st: Spirlea/Tarabini(4) def. Majoli/Maleeva, 6-2, 6-2
Semis: Spirlea/Tarabini def. Likhotseva/Vis, 6-4, 7-5
Finals: Spirlea/Tarabini def. Black/Coetzer(1), 5-7, 6-3, 6-1

click to see some of 1999's results
click to see some of 1998's and 1999's results

PICTURES

Irina Spirlea Photo Gallery
US Open Australian
beat Seles at U.S.
tossup stance
backhand Returns serve 97
toss-up2
Overhead backhand2
standing wipe
Backhand to Coetzer shot
I'm happy Naughty, naughty
Runner-up@Family Circle
smiling backhand
Win vs Williams practicing
Seat Open 98 Aussie Open99
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