German tennis player Tatjana Maria (née Malek; born 8 August 1987) plays competitively. She peaked at No. 46 in the world in the singles rankings in November 2017 and at No. 54 in the doubles rankings in June 2016.
On the WTA Tour, she has won two singles titles, four doubles titles, 15 singles titles, and 15 doubles titles.
Between 2006 and 2011 and between 2018 and 2020, she made 12 appearances (18 matches) for Germany in the Billie Jean King Cup tournament.
She won her two singles WTA Tour championships in the 2022 Copa Colsanitas and the 2018 Mallorca Open.
At the 2022 Wimbledon Championships, Maria defeated Astra Sharma, Sorana Cîrstea, the fifth seed Maria Sakkari (her fifth top-10 victory), the 12th seed Jeena Ostapenko (against whom she saved two set points), and advanced to her maiden Grand Slam quarterfinal.
Her father, Heinrich Malek, was a Zabrze, Poland-born international handball player. His Polish name is Henryk Maek.
She wed her coach, former French tennis player Charles-Edouard Maria, on April 8, 2013. Their second daughter, Cecilia, was born on 2 April 2021, and their first child, a daughter named Charlotte, was born on 20 December 2013.
Tatjana Maria does not have a son as of 2022. Maria is the last mother standing at SW19 following a match point miracle on No. 1 Court on Sunday. She is not the most renowned mother to take her spot in the Wimbledon draw in 2022 (that honor belongs to none other than Serena Williams, obviously).