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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

 

 

 

Jelena Dokic (YUG) (13)

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Jelena Dokic (ya-LAYN-uh DAH-kich) - (YUG) Residence: Belgrade, Yugoslavia and Tampa, Florida, USA Birthdate: April 12, 1983 Birthplace: Belgrade, Yugoslavia Height: 5' 9" (1.75 m) Weight: 132 lbs. (60 kg) Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand) Status: Pro (1998) Sanex WTA TOUR singles titles: 0 Sanex WTA TOUR doubles titles: 0 Grand Slam titles: 0 ITF Women's Circuit singles titles: 0 2001 HIGHLIGHTS - MIXED DOUBLES QUARTERFINALIST: Australian Open (w/Zimonjic) GRAND SLAM (SINGLES) AND CHASE CHAMPIONSHIPS (S/D) HISTORY 01 00 99 98 97 96 95 AUSTRALIAN 1r 1r 3r -- -- -- -- ROLAND GARROS -- 2r 1r -- -- -- -- WIMBLEDON -- SF QF -- -- -- -- UNITED STATES -- 4r 1r -- -- -- -- CHASE CHAMPS (S) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- CHASE CHAMPS (D) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- CAREER HIGHLIGHTS - SINGLES SEMIFINALIST (1): 2000 - Wimbledon, Olympics QUARTERFINALIST (8): 2000 - Hilton Head, Italian Open, Tokyo [Princess Cup], Shanghai, Leipzig; 1999 - Wimbledon, Cairo, Warsaw CAREER HIGHLIGHTS - DOUBLES FINALIST (1): 1999 - Tokyo [Princess Cup] (w/Coetzer) SEMIFINALIST (1): 2000 - Tokyo [Princess Cup] (w/Morariu) QUARTERFINALIST (5): 2000 - Sydney (w/Sanchez-Vicario), s'Hertogenbosch (w/Capriati), Zurich (w/Nacuk) 1999 - Bogota (w/Gorrochategui), Estoril (w/Kandarr) CAREER HIGHLIGHTS - MIXED DOUBLES QUARTERFINALIST (1): Australian Open (w/Zimonjic) ADDITIONAL: Australian Fed Cup Team 1999-2000. Australian Olympic Team 2000. QUICK FACTS * Followed 1999 Wimbledon quarterfinal performance by reaching the semifinals in 2000, becoming the first Australian woman semifinalist at Wimbledon in 20 years since Evonne Goolagong Cawley, and the first Australian woman Grand Slam semifinalist since Nicole Provis reached the Australian Open semifinals in 1988 * Continued strong Grand Slam play at the 2000 U.S. Open, reaching the fourth round before falling to defending champion Serena Williams 7-6, 6-0 * Surprise semifinalist at the 2000 Olympic Games in her hometown of Sydney after ousting 14th seed Ai Sugiyama and, with Australian Prime Minister John Howard watching, seventh seed Amanda Coetzer; fell in the bronze-medal match to third seed Monica Seles * At 2000 Italian Open, upset world No. 4 Venus Williams 6-1, 6-2 to reach the quarterfinals of the Tier I event before falling to eventual winner Monica Seles in three sets; also upset 21st-ranked Nathalie Dechy in the first round; ranking improve to a then-career high No. 30 * Upset seventh seed, 22nd-ranked Amy Frazier to reach the quarterfinals at 2000 Hilton Head * Had outstanding first-round play in 2000 Fed Cup, defeating world No. 11 Sandrine Testud of France, No. 14 Anna Kournikova of Russia and No. 29 Kim Clijsters of Belgium (7-6, 5-7, 9-7) * Ended the 2000 season with a career-high ranking of No. 26 * Ranked No. 129 at 1999 Wimbledon, won one of the Open Era's biggest upsets when she defeated world No. 1 Martina Hingis in the first round 6-2, 6-0 en route to a quarterfinal finish; the win over Hingis marked just the third time in the Open Era that a Grand Slam women's top seed lost in the first round and the third time in Wimbledon women's history (starting in 1884) that the top seed lost her first match (M. Smith-1962, S. Graf-1994); at No. 129 is the lowest-ranked player to defeat the No. 1 seed in a Grand Slam in the Open Era; the win over No. 1-ranked Hingis came in Dokic's fifth career Grand Slam match, making her the fastest to defeat a No. 1 player in a Grand Slam since computer rankings began in 1975; defeated ninth seed Mary Pierce in the fourth round; following Wimbledon, ranking jumped 92 places to a then-career high No. 37 * As a 15-year-old, led Australia to its first Hopman Cup title in 1999 with teammate Mark Philippoussis, upsetting world No. 4 Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario and No. 15 Sandrine Testud * As a wild card into the 1999 Australian Open, reached the third round in both singles and doubles * In 1999 Fed Cup play, upset world No. 19 Barbara Schett of Austria for her second win of the year over a Top 20 player; later won three of four matches to help Australia qualify for the World Group in 2000 * As a wild card playing in her third Sanex WTA TOUR main draw event, upset sixth seed Magui Serna in the first round of 1999 Cairo en route to first quarterfinal on the tour; reached second quarterfinal two weeks later in Warsaw * At the 1999 Canadian Open, defeated Iva Majoli before falling to 12th seed Conchita Martinez in three sets * Improved season-ending ranking nearly 300 spots in 1999 from 341 at the end of '98 to 43 * Unseeded with partner Amanda Coetzer, reached first doubles final at 1999 Tokyo [Princess Cup] with upsets of top seeds Davenport/Morariu and third seeds McNeil/Po before falling to second seeds Martinez/Tarabini in three sets * In junior competition, finished 1998 as the International Tennis Federation Junior World Champion and No. 1 junior in the world in singles; in 1998, won the U.S. Open singles title and Roland Garros doubles title (w/Kim Clijsters), was a singles finalist at Roland Garros, and reached the singles semifinals at the Australian Open and Wimbledon * Favorite surface is hard court * Sanex WTA TOUR mentor is Pam Whytcross in the Partners for Success program, the mentor division of the tour's Player Development Program * Coached by her father, Damir Dokic * Began playing tennis at age 6 PERSONAL Parents are Damir and Liliana; brother, Savo, eight years younger, has a black belt in tae kwon do...Emigrated to Australia from Serbia with her family in 1994...Enjoys shopping, music and the beach...Likes to visit Rome and Paris...Superstitious about stepping on the lines on court...Self-described as friendly, out-going, open, and on-court as determined, motivated and competitive...Most memorable experience has been participating in the 2000 Olympics...Tennis person most admired is Steffi Graf...Favorite movies are Titanic and Notting Hill; favorite actors are Julia Roberts, Tom Cruise and Richard Gere. Sanex WTA TOUR RANKING (SEASON-ENDING, SINGLES) 2000-26; 1999-43; 1998-341 HIGHEST SINGLES RANKING: No. 26 (November 6-26, 2000)

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