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Gisela Dulko


Gisela Dulko is an Argentine female tennis player. Although Dulko reached her career-high singles ranking of 26 in November, 2005, she climbed back to #30 in the world in September, 2009.

In singles, Dulko has had a less successful career, although she has been consistently ranked in the Top 50 over the last few years. On April 29, 2007, Dulko finally won her first WTA Tour title by defeating Sorana Cirstea of Romania 67(2), 62, 62 in the final of the Tier III event in Budapest. On August 25, 2007, Dulko won her second WTA Tour title at the Forest Hills Tier IV event defeating Virginie Razzano 62 62 in the final. On May 4, 2008, Dulko won her third WTA Tour title at the Grand Prix SAR La Princesse Lalla Meryem Tier IV event defeating Anabel Medina Garrigues 76(2) 76(5) in the final.

In 2009 Dulko started the year with a Quarterfinals appearance at the 2009 Moorilla Hobart International losing to Iveta Benesova 6-4 6-4. However at the 2009 Australian Open she lost to eventual champion Serena Williams in the second round 6-3 7-5. In the 2009 Fed Cup First Round she gave her team their only wins when she defeated Americans Melanie Oudin and Jill Craybas. In the 2009 Copa Sony Ericsson Colsanitas she reached her finals of the year, but in end up in the losing end to Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez 6-3, 6-2. She then made good performances by reaching the quarterfinals of the 2009 Monterrey Open and 2009 Porsche Tennis Grand Prix, and the Third Round of Mandatory Events in Indian Wells and Miami. She however lost in the second rounds of the 2009 Internazionali BNL d'Italia and 2009 Internationaux de Strasbourg and a first round exits in 2009 Mutua Madrilena Madrid Open and the 2009 AEGON International.

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