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. … Read More
In 1994, Schett played her first grand slam tournament, qualifying at the 1994 Australian Open. … Read More


1997 21 Years Old 1 More Event
…  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 …  In 1999 she qualified for the season ending WTA Tour Championships reaching the quarterfinals and was named TENNIS Magazines Most Improved Player.
2000 24 Years Old 2000 – Won her third career Tour singles title at Klagenfurt. … Read More
2002 26 Years Old 1 More Event
2002 – Seventh consecutive Top 50 finish, reaching five quareter-finals, including the Canadian Open (d. world No. 15 Rubin and No. 7 Clijsters, marking fourth time in her career she defeated two Top 20 players in one tournament). … Read More
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
2004 28 Years Old 2004 – As world No.77 at Indian Wells, defeated world No.13 Paola Suárez 6–3 6–4 (first Top 20 win in nearly 18 months) en route to the 4th round but lost to No.20 C.Martinez.


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
2011 35 Years Old As of 5 February 2011, Schett's win-loss record against certain players who have been ranked World No. 10 or higher is as follows:
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