Results

WTA Prague 07/22 12:25 25 [79] Anna Karolina Schmiedlova v Kathinka Von Deichmann [247] 4-6,4-6
WTA Budapest 07/20 11:00 28 [79] Anna Karolina Schmiedlova v Aliaksandra Sasnovich [134] 3-6,6-3,5-7
WTA Budapest 07/19 10:55 27 [75] Elina Avanesyan v Anna Karolina Schmiedlova [79] 6-2,3-6,2-6
WTA Budapest 07/17 14:45 26 [79] Anna Karolina Schmiedlova v Sara Sorribes Tormo [59] 2-6,6-2,6-2
WTA Budapest 07/15 11:00 25 [104] Kamilla Rakhimova v Anna Karolina Schmiedlova [79] 6-3,4-6,0-6
WTA Bastad 07/10 10:25 26 [74] Anna Karolina Schmiedlova v Katarina Zavatska [197] 7-5,2-6,3-6
WTA Bastad 07/09 09:00 25 [74] Anna Karolina Schmiedlova v Ekaterina Vl. Makarova [177] 6-2,7-5
Wimbledon Women 07/01 13:35 23 [74] Anna Karolina Schmiedlova v Yafan Wang [71] 0-6,6-3,4-6
WTA Makarska 06/06 11:45 26 [192] Maya Joint v Anna Karolina Schmiedlova [54] 6-3,7-5
WTA Makarska 06/04 15:00 25 [170] Polona Hercog v Anna Karolina Schmiedlova [54] 0-6,3-6
French Open Women 05/28 17:40 23 [95] Sara Errani v Anna Karolina Schmiedlova [54] 6-3,6-2
WTA Parma 05/18 09:30 29 [80] Mayar Sherif v Anna Karolina Schmiedlova [67] 5-7,6-2,4-6

Anna Karolína Schmiedlová (Slovak pronunciation: [ˈanna ˈkarɔliːna ˈʂmiːdlɔʋaː]; born 13 September 1994) is a Slovak tennis player.

She has won three singles titles on the WTA Tour, one singles title on the WTA Challenger Tour as well as 12 singles titles on the ITF Circuit. On 12 October 2015, she reached her best singles ranking of world No. 26.

Her younger sister, Kristína Schmiedlová, ended her professional tennis career at the age of 21.

History

2013: Grand Slam and top-100 debut

Schmiedlová qualified for her first Grand Slam tournament at the French Open.

After Wimbledon, she reached the final of the $100k Open de Biarritz, and lost to Stephanie Vogt in three sets.

She reached the top 100 for the first time with a ranking of world No. 97.

2014: French Open third round

In May, Schmiedlová won the Empire Slovak Open in Trnava when she defeated defending champion Barbora Záhlavová-Strýcová in the final. The following week, she reached the final of the Prague Open, losing to Heather Watson in straight sets.

At the French Open, Schmiedlová defeated Zheng Jie in the first round and surprised former world No. 1, Venus Williams, with a victory in three sets in round two. In the third round, she lost in straight sets to Garbiñe Muguruza.

2015: Breakthrough and first WTA career title

In February, she reached her first WTA Tour final at the Rio Open, losing to Sara Errani in straight sets. In April, she won her first WTA career title at the Katowice Open, where she defeated Camila Giorgi in the final. She won her second title at the Bucharest Open, when she defeated Errani in the final.

At the Wuhan Open, Schmiedlová scored her first top-10 victory, and hence the biggest win of her career, by upsetting former world No. 1, Caroline Wozniacki, in three sets in the second round.

2016: Loss of form, out of the top 100

Schmiedlová commenced season at the Brisbane International and lost in the first round to Varvara Lepchenko. Schmiedlová won her first match of the season at the Sydney International beating sixth seed Timea Bacsinszky in the first round. She was heavily defeated in the second round by qualifier Monica Puig. Seeded 27th at the Australian Open, Schmiedlová lost in round one to Daria Kasatkina.

2018: Third WTA Tour title, return to top 100

The Slovakian was ranked 132 in the world, before this win in the final at Bogotá where she beat Lara Arruabarrena. It was her first title since 2015 and resulted in her return to the top 100.

2020: First third-round appearance at the French Open in six years

Schmiedlová at the 2020 Australian Open

Schmiedlová kicked off her season at the Brisbane International where she lost to Marta Kostyuk in the second round of qualifying. At Hobart, she was defeated in the first round of qualifying by Nina Stojanović. At the Australian Open, she lost her first-round match to sixth seed Belinda Bencic.

Playing in the Fed Cup tie versus Great Britain, Schmiedlová helped Slovakia win 3–1 by beating Heather Watson and Harriet Dart. Playing at the Mexican Open, Schmiedlová was defeated in the first round by Anastasia Potapova. Coming through qualifying at the Monterrey Open, Schmiedlová beat Venus Williams in the first round. She then lost in the second round to ninth seed and eventual finalist, Marie Bouzková. A week later, competing at a $25k tournament in Irapuato, Mexico she was defeated in the first round by eighth seed Renata Zarazúa.

In August, Schmiedlová played at the Sparta Prague Open. Seeded 24th, she reached the quarterfinals where she lost to second seed and eventual finalist, Elisabetta Cocciaretto. In the leadup to the French Open, Schmiedlová played the İstanbul Cup and made it to the second round before she was defeated by Aliaksandra Sasnovich.

At the French Open, Schmiedlová beat 2002 finalist and former world No. 1, Venus Williams, in straight sets in the first round. She then upset tenth seed and former world No. 1, Victoria Azarenka, to reach the third round for the first time since 2014. But her run ended there with a straight-sets loss to qualifier and eventual semifinalist, Nadia Podoroska.

2023: French Open fourth round

Ranked No. 100, she reached the fourth round of the French Open for the first time at a major event in her career, defeating 11th seed Veronika Kudermetova, lucky loser Aliona Bolsova, and qualifier Kayla Day. Schmiedlová was the first Slovak to reach the second week at a major since Magdaléna Rybáriková at the 2018 Australian Open, and the first to do so at Roland Garros since Dominika Cibulková's 2012 quarterfinal run. In the fourth round, however, she lost to Coco Gauff.

In September, Schmiedlová reached the final of the WTA 125 tournament in Parma in which she lost to Ana Bogdan.

2024

At the Australian Open, Schmiedlová lost to Coco Gauff in the first round. In Austin, she was beaten in her semifinal match by the eventual winner, Yuan Yue.

In May, Schmiedlová won the WTA 125 tournament in Parma, defeating Mayar Sherif in the final.

At the 2024 Hungarian Open in Budapest in July, Schmiedlová made the semifinals with successive deciding set wins over Kamilla Rakhimova, fourth seed Sara Sorribes Tormo and Elina Avanesyan before losing to Aliaksandra Sasnovich with the match again going to three sets.