Barbara Schett

Tennis Player
Born Mar 10, 1976

Barbara Schett Eagle is a former Austrian tennis player, who reached her highest singles ranking, World No. 7, on 13 September 1999. She ended her career at the 2005 Australian Open. Between 1993 to 2004 she played in 48 games for the Austria Fed Cup team, winning 30. She also represented Austria at the Sydney 2000 Olympics in singles and doubles reaching the quarterfinals in the singles.… Read More

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1976 Birth Born on March 10, 1976.


1992 16 Years Old Barbara Schett made her debut at the WTA Tour as a wild card entrant for the tournament in Kitzbühel. She played mostly at the ITF Circuit, and won the ITF tournament in Zaragoza in 1992.
1993 17 Years Old In 1993, Schett broke into the top 200, and reached the quarterfinals at Kitzbühel and Montpellier. … Read More
In 1994, Schett played her first grand slam tournament, qualifying at the 1994 Australian Open. … Read More


1996 20 Years Old Barbara Schett started the season playing at the ASB Classic in Auckland, Medibank International in Sydney and the 1996 Australian Open. … Read More
…  At the second grand slam tournament of the season, the 1997 French Open, Schett retired from her first round match.
Schett lost in the first round of ASB Classic to Julie Halard-Decugis; then reached the quarterfinal of Moorilla Hobart International (lost to Patty Schnyder). She also reached the fourth round of the 1998 Australian Open, but was defeated by Conchita Martínez in straight sets, 6—3, 6—3. … Read More
1999 23 Years Old 1 More Event
1999 – Schett's first Top 10 finish, winning $725,865 (career-best) and scoring 47 Tour singles wins (equal fourth on Tour for season). … Read More
2000 24 Years Old 2000 – Won her third career Tour singles title at Klagenfurt. … Read More
2002 26 Years Old Otherwise, she obtained an invite from Hong Kong Tennis Patrons' Association to play The Hong Kong Ladies Challenge 2002.
2003 27 Years Old 2003 – Apart from reaching the Madrid semi-final (first in more than two years), Gold Coast quarter-final and Roland Garros 3rd round, she did not win consecutive matches all season. … Read More
2005 29 Years Old Schett announced plans in October to retire following the 2005 Australian Open.


2009 33 Years Old Schett is married to former Australian tennis player Joshua Eagle. On 28 April 2009, Schett gave birth to a son named Noah. … Read More
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