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2001 Players

Jennifer Capriati
Amanda Coetzer
Amy Frazier
Martina Hingis
Jelena Dokic
Lisa Raymond
Conchita Martinez
Amelie Mauresmo
Mary Pierce
Chanda Rubin
Aranxta Sanchez-Vicario

 

 

 

Rossana do los Rios (PAR)

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Rossana de los Rios - (PAR) Residence: Frisco, Texas, USA Birthdate: September 16, 1975 Birthplace: Asuncion, Paraguay Height: 5' 7" (1.70 m) Weight: 120 lbs. (54.5 kg) Plays: Right-handed Status: Pro Sanex WTA TOUR singles titles: 0 Sanex WTA TOUR doubles titles: 0 Grand Slam titles: 0 ITF Women's Circuit singles titles: 4 2001 HIGHLIGHTS - DOUBLES QUARTERFINALIST: Doha (w/Tong) GRAND SLAM (SINGLES) AND CHASE CHAMPIONSHIPS (S/D) HISTORY 01 00 99 98 97 96 95 94 93 92 91 AUSTRALIAN 2r -- -- -- -- -- -- 1r -- -- -- ROLAND GARROS -- 4r -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- WIMBLEDON -- 1r -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- UNITED STATES -- 1r -- -- -- -- -- -- 1r -- -- CHASE CHAMPS (S) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- CHASE CHAMPS (D) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- CAREER HIGHLIGHTS - SINGLES WINNER: 1999 - ITF/Buenos Aires 2-ARG; 1992 - ITF/S Maria Capua-ITA; 1991 - ITF/Francavilla-ITA, ITF/Lima-PER QUARTERFINALISt (1): 1993 - Puerto Rico ADDITIONAL: Paraguayan Fed Cup Team 1991-2. Paraguayan Olympic Team 1992, 2000 QUICK FACTS * As a qualifier, ranked No. 151, upset world No. 10 Amanda Coetzer 7-5, 6-7(4-7), 6-4 to reach fourth round at 2000 Roland Garros and collect first win over a Top 10 player; along with Marta Marrero, marked first time two women qualifiers reached the Round of 16 * At 2000 Roland Garros, became first woman from Paraguay to play a Grand Slam in the Open Era; also, first woman from Paraguay to reach third round at a Grand Slam (she finished fourth round) * As a wild card into the 2000 Olympic Games, became the first Paraguayan player to win an Olympic tennis match; received a walkover into the third round from injured top seed Lindsay Davenport, and held a set point in the first set and led 5-2 in the second before falling to Australia's Jelena Dokic 7-6, 7-5 * Unranked, returned to professional tennis in June 1999 after a five year absence (left following Amelia Island in 1994, to get married); compiled a 31-9 win-loss record and a rank of No. 275 by year's end * First match win on the Sanex WTA TOUR was at the 1993 Italian Open when she defeated Patricia Hy in the first round 6-0, 6-3; lost to Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario 6-2, 6-0 * First appearance on the Sanex WTA TOUR came in 1993 at Miami as a qualifier; fell to Helen Kelesi 6-7(6-8), 6-3, 6-4 * First pro title came at an ITF event in Francavilla (ITA) in 1991, when she was ranked No. 496; defeated Ginevra Mugnaini 6-3, 7-5 for the title * Won Roland Garros junior championships in 1992 PERSONAL Husband is Gustavo Neffa, a professional football player; daughter's name is Ana Paula...Name translates to Rosanna of the rivers in Spanish, her native language. Sanex WTA TOUR RANKING (SEASON-ENDING, SINGLES) 2000-77; 1999-275; 1998-N/R; 1997-N/R; 1996-N/R; 1995-N/R; 1994-455; 1993-117; 1992-188; 1991-262; 1990-660 HIGHEST SINGLES RANKING: No. 74 (October 23-29, 2000)

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Throughout the year, top players do media teleconferences and answer questions about women's tennis, their individual performances on the Sanex WTA Tour and their future tournament appearances. Most recently:

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