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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

 

 

 

Jennifer Hopkins (USA)

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Jennifer Hopkins - (USA) Residence: Leawood, Kansas, USA Birthdate: February 10, 1981 Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, USA Height: 5' 7" (1.70 m) Weight: 140 lbs. (63 kg) Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand) Status: Pro (June 1999) Sanex WTA TOUR singles titles: 0 Sanex WTA TOUR doubles titles: 0 Grand Slam titles: 0 ITF Women's Circuit singles titles: 6 2001 HIGHLIGHTS - SINGLES FINALIST: Hobart GRAND SLAM (SINGLES) AND CHASE CHAMPIONSHIPS (S/D) HISTORY 01 00 99 98 AUSTRALIAN 1r -- -- -- ROLAND GARROS -- 1r -- -- WIMBLEDON -- -- -- -- UNITED STATES -- 1r 1r -- CHASE CHAMPS (S) -- -- -- -- CHASE CHAMPS (D) -- -- -- -- CAREER HIGHLIGHTS - SINGLES WINNER: 2000 - ITF/Lexington-USA, ITF/Dallas-USA; 1999 - ITF/Springfield-USA, ITF/Hilton Head-USA, ITF/Little Rock-USA, ITF/Albuquerque-USA FINALIST (1): Hobart SEMIFINALIST (1): 2000 - Warsaw QUARTERFINALIST (1): 2000 - Antwerp CAREER HIGHLIGHTS - DOUBLES FINALIST (1): 2000 - Antwerp (w/Rampre) QUARTERFINALIST (1): 2000 - Luxembourg (w/Poutchek) QUICK FACTS * At 2001 Hobart, reached her first final on the Sanex WTA TOUR after upsetting fifth seed, 41st-ranked Cara Black in the semifinals; fell in a three-set final to Rita Grande * Made her Australian Open debut in 2001 * As a wild card into 2001 Scottsdale, defeated Sonya Jeyaseelan in the first round and then stretched 19th-ranked Kim Clijsters to three sets * Unseeded, reached first semifinal on the Sanex WTA TOUR at 2000 Warsaw, upsetting seventh seed Patricia Wartusch in the second round and defending champion Cristina Torrens-Valero in the quarterfinals * Reached second quarterfinal of 2000 and of her career in Antwerp, including a first-round win over Henrieta Nagyova, and reached first doubles final * Seeded eighth, knocked out top-seed Jana Nejedly 7-6(7-5), 7-6(7-3) in the quarterfinals in route to taking the title at a 2000 ITF event in Dallas (USA) * Ended the 2000 season with a career-high ranking of No. 81 * In 1999, competed in first Sanex WTA TOUR main draw at the U.S. Open and won more than 50 matches and slashed her season-ending world ranking from No. 690 in 1998 to No. 144 * In a four-week stretch in the summer of 1999, won three tournaments ITF events and reached the final of a fourth * Unseeded, won her fourth 1999 ITF event in Albuquerque (USA), with wins over the fourth and seventh seeds * As a qualifier, upset world No. 30 Amy Frazier at a 1999 ITF event in Sarasota (USA), en route to a semifinal finish * First appeared on the world rankings in July 1998 at No. 784 and cracked the Top 200 at No. 198 a year later * In junior competition, won the USTA National Clay Court 18s and was quarterfinalist in the 1999 U.S. Open singles * All-court style of player who prefers hard courts * Coached by Ray Ruffels * Began playing tennis at age 6 with her parents PERSONAL Father, James, is a physician; mother, Lisa, is a homemaker...Both parents play recreational tennis...Graduated from high school in May 1999; on the honor roll...Enjoys sailing, art/drawing, dancing (ballroom and disco) and music, especially by Fleetwood Mac...Likes funny movies and magazines pertaining to homes, gardens and interior decorating...Favorite place to visit is Hawaii for its beauty; most memorable experience was sailing there...Considers best part of playing on the tour traveling the world, while the worst part is flying...Admires Chanda Rubin as a tennis player, and as a person, because she is a hard worker who remains unaffected by success and fame. Sanex WTA TOUR RANKING (SEASON-ENDING, SINGLES) 2000-81; 1999-144; 1998-690 HIGHEST SINGLES RANKING: No. 81 (November 13-26, 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:

An Interview with Martina Hingis

An Interview with Mary Pierce

An Interview with Monica Seles

An Interview with Jennifer Capriati

 

 

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