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Asa Carlsson (SWE)

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Asa Carlsson (oh-suh) - (SWE) Residence: Vasteras, Sweden Birthdate: June 16, 1975 Birthplace: Vasteras, Sweden Height: 5' 9 1/4" (1.76 m) Weight: 137 lbs. (62 kg) Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand) Status: Pro (1992) Sanex WTA TOUR singles titles: 1 Sanex WTA TOUR doubles titles: 2 Grand Slam titles: 0 ITF Women's Circuit singles titles: 3 2001 HIGHLIGHTS - DOUBLES FINALIST: Dubai (w/Habsudova) SEMIFINALIST: Paris Indoors (w/Maleeva), Nice (w/Maleeva) QUARTERFINALIST: Gold Coast (w/Farina), Canberra (w/Maleeva) THIRD ROUND: Australian Open (w/Maleeva) GRAND SLAM (SINGLES) AND CHASE CHAMPIONSHIPS (S/D) HISTORY 01 00 99 98 97 96 95 94 93 92 91 90 AUSTRALIAN 1r 3r 2r 2r 3r 2r 1r -- -- -- -- -- ROLAND GARROS -- 4r 3r 3r 1r 1r 1r 1r -- -- -- -- WIMBLEDON -- 1r 1r 2r 1r 1r 1r 1r -- -- -- -- UNITED STATES -- 1r 2r 2r 1r 4r 2r 2r -- -- -- -- CHASE CHAMPS (S) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- CHASE CHAMPS (D) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- CAREER HIGHLIGHTS - SINGLES WINNER (1 Sanex WTA TOUR): 1999 - Kuala Lumpur; 1995 - ITF/Stockholm-SWE; 1992 - ITF/Helsinki-FIN; 1991 - ITF/Ljusdals-SWE FINALIST (2): 1995 - Houston; 1994 - Prague SEMIFINALIST (4): 1997 - Rosmalen; 1996 - Essen; 1995 - Bournemouth; 1994 - Houston CAREER HIGHLIGHTS - DOUBLES WINNER (2): 2000 - Hannover (w/Zvereva); 1999 - Pattaya (w/Loit) FINALIST (7): 2001 - Dubai (w/Habsudova); 2000 - Paris Indoors (w/Loit), Sopot (w/Grande); 1999 - Palermo (w/Jeyaseelan); 1998 - Sopot (w/Noorlander), Istanbul (w/Labat) 1994 - Linz (w/Schneider) SEMIFINALIST (11): 2001 - Paris Indoors (w/Maleeva), Nice (w/Maleeva); 2000 - Antwerp (w/Jeyaseelan), Madrid (w/Po), Luxembourg (w/Mag. Maleeva), Pattaya (w/Farina); 1999 - Klagenfurt (w/Jeyaseelan); 1997 - Linz (w/Perfetti), Hamburg (w/Suarez); 1995 - Houston (w/Fusai); 1994 - Leipzig (w/Lugina) CAREER HIGHLIGHTS - MIXED DOUBLES QUARTERFINALIST (1): 2000 - U.S. Open (w/Kulti) ADDITIONAL: Swedish Fed Cup Team 1993-99. Swedish Junior Team 1989-92. QUICK FACTS * Ranked 53rd and competing in her 25th consecutive Grand Slam, enjoyed her best Roland Garros performance in 2000, reaching the fourth round with wins over 23rd-ranked Amy Frazier, 1997 champion Iva Majoli and world No. 11 Sandrine Testud; ranking improved to 39th * Ousted 13th seed and 1999 finalist Ruxandra Dragomir in the first round at 2000 Amelia Island * Ousted fifth seed Sylvia Plischke at 2000 Madrid en route to her first quarterfinal of the year * In early 2000, continued her strong doubles play of late 1999 by reaching the final at the Paris Indoors and a week later winning the doubles title in Hannover; reached the doubles final later in the year in Sopot * At the 2000 Australian Open, defeated Alexandra Stevenson en route to a third round finish before falling to 24th-ranked Ai Sugiyama in three sets * Unseeded, won first singles title on the Sanex WTA TOUR at 1999 Kuala Lumpur, becoming one of 15 players in 1999 to win their first Sanex WTA TOUR singles title, a tour season record; following the victory, ranking jumped from No. 93 to 64, her best ranking in 21 months * A week after winning her singles title, captured her first Sanex WTA TOUR doubles title at 1999 Pattaya with partner Emilie Loit, and upset sixth seed Kristina Brandi to reach the quarterfinals in singles * Upset top seed Anne Kremer to reach the quarterfinals at a top-level ITF event in Poitiers (FRA) in 1999 * At 1997 Indian Wells upset 15th-ranked Barbara Paulus to reach the third round * Ranked 59th, stunned 15th-ranked Gabriela Sabatini in the third round of the 1996 U.S. Open; defeated Sabatini again a month later in Filderstadt * Ranked No. 96, reached second career Sanex WTA TOUR final at 1995 Houston defeating eighth seed Chanda Rubin en route * Ranked No. 84, reach first Sanex WTA TOUR final at 1994 Prague; lost to Amanda Coetzer 6-1, 7-6(16-14) * Nominated for 1994 Sanex WTA TOUR Most Impressive Newcomer * In junior competition, was a semifinalist at the 1993 Australian Open and 1992 European Championships * Coached by Maria Strandlund and Roger Lofqvist PERSONAL Father's name is Lennart; mother's name is Signe; has an older brother, Johan, and a younger sister, Anna...Graduated high school in 1991...Likes to play golf and has a handicap of 21...Enjoys going to the movies (favorites are As Good as it Gets and Good Will Hunting), fixing up the inside and outside of her house, listening to music (especially Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey, rhythm & blues and soul), shopping and learning about computers...Likes to be home in Sweden, and favorite place outside Sweden is California...Reads lots of magazines and books while traveling...Keeps in touch with friends and family via e-mail. Sanex WTA TOUR RANKING (SEASON-ENDING, SINGLES) 2000-57; 1999-61; 1998-92; 1997-45; 1996-44; 1995-49; 1994-69; 1993-167; 1992-199; 1991-330 HIGHEST SINGLES RANKING: No. 28 (April 1-7, 1996)

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