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Lilia Osterloh (USA)

Tour Debut 4
Lilia Osterloh - (USA) Residence: Canal Winchester, Ohio, USA Birthdate: April 7, 1978 Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio, USA Height: 5' 7" (1.70 m) Weight: 132 lbs. (60 kg) Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand) Status: Pro (August 1997) Sanex WTA TOUR singles titles: 0 Sanex WTA TOUR doubles titles: 1 Grand Slam titles: 0 ITF Women's Circuit singles titles: 0 2001 HIGHLIGHTS - SINGLES QUARTERFINALIST: Auckland, Oklahoma City 2001 HIGHLIGHTS - DOUBLES GRAND SLAM (SINGLES) AND CHASE CHAMPIONSHIPS (S/D) HISTORY 01 00 99 98 97 96 95 94 AUSTRALIAN 1r 1r 1r -- -- -- -- -- ROLAND GARROS -- 1r 2r -- -- -- -- -- WIMBLEDON -- 4r 1r 1r -- -- -- -- UNITED STATES -- 4r 1r -- 3r 2r -- -- CHASE CHAMPS (S) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- CHASE CHAMPS (D) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- CAREER HIGHLIGHTS - SINGLES SEMIFINALIST (1): 1999 - Oklahoma City QUARTERFINALIST (4): 2001 - Auckland, Oklahoma City; 2000 - Tokyo [Pan Pacific], Strasbourg FOURTH ROUND (2): 2000 - Wimbledon, U.S. Open THIRD ROUND (2): 2000 - Birmingham; 1997 - U.S. Open CAREER HIGHLIGHTS - DOUBLES WINNER (1): 2000 - Shanghai (w/Tanasugarn) FINALIST (1): 1999 - Bratislava (w/Barabanschikova) SEMIFINALIST (1): 1999 - 's-Hertogenbosch (w/Shaughnessy) QUARTERFINALIST (2): 2000 - Quebec City (w/Stevenson); 1999 - Auckland (w/Schlukebir) THIRD ROUND (1): 1998 - U.S. Open (w/Washington) CAREER HIGHLIGHTS - MIXED DOUBLES QUARTERFINALIST (1): 1999 - U.S. Open (w/Humphries) ADDITIONAL: United States Pan American Team 1999. QUICK FACTS * As a lucky loser, scored first victory over a Top 10 player at 2000 Tokyo [Pan Pacific], ousting world No. 5 Mary Pierce 6-7, 6-4, 6-4 to reach the quarterfinals and a then-career high ranking of No. 64 * Captured first doubles title on the Sanex WTA TOUR at 2000 Shanghai with partner Tamarine Tanasugarn * As a qualifier ranked 94th, upset third seed, 18th-ranked Elena Likhovtseva and Alexandra Stevenson at 2000 Strasbourg en route to third career quarterfinal on the Sanex WTA TOUR * Upset 15th seed Mirjana Lucic in first round of 2000 Birmingham and advanced to the third round, falling to seventh seed Anne-Gaelle Sidot in three sets * Defeated a third Top 20 player in 2000 at Wimbledon, stunning 12th-ranked Amanda Coetzer in the second round en route to a Grand Slam career-best fourth-round finish and a then-career high ranking of 55 * Continued her strong Grand Slam play in 2000 at the U.S. Open, upsetting 14th seed (15th-ranked) Dominique Van Roost (fourth win over a Top 20 player of the year) en route to the fourth round, where she fell in a third-set tie-break; ranking broke into the Top 50 for the first time at No. 48 * Withdrew from tournaments in early July 2000 due to an ongoing shoulder injury, returning in the last week of July at Stanford * One week before the end of the 2000 season, enjoyed a career-high ranking of No. 43 * Ranked No. 119, won three qualifying-round matches and then reached first semifinal on the Sanex WTA TOUR at 1999 Oklahoma City; upset world No. 27 Lisa Raymond in the first round; following tournament, ranking broke the Top 100 for the first time at No. 85 * As a wild card into 1999 Indian Wells and ranked No. 85, upset world No. 19 Barbara Schett in the first round * Mixed doubles quarterfinalist at the 1999 U.S. Open as a wild card team with partner Scott Humphries, upsetting the fourth seeds in the second round * Reached first doubles final on the WTA Tour at 1999 Bratislava with partner Olga Barabanschikova, upsetting the first and third seeds en route * As a wild card, ranked No. 240, defeated No. 55 Barbara Rittner in the first round of the 1997 U.S. Open, her first tournament as a pro, and Corina Morariu to reach the third round * Won the 1997 NCAA national collegiate singles title as a freshman at Stanford University and named All-America in singles and doubles; Stanford also won the national collegiate team title * In junior competition, won the singles and doubles titles at the 1996 USTA National Girls' 18 Championship; reached Wimbledon doubles final in 1996; reached five international singles finals in 1996, winning the Japan Open and the Banana Bowl, ending 1996 ranked No. 3 in the International Tennis Federation junior world rankings; won the 1994 and 1995 USTA National Girls' 18 Clay Court Championships; won the 1994 USTA International Grass Court Championships; reached the semifinals of the 1996 Orange Bowl 18s, where she was the first American to be seeded No. 1 since 1983; member of the U.S. National Team 1995-96 * Named the Tennis Magazine/Rolex College Player of the Year for 1997; named Tennis Magazine's Junior Player of the Year for 1995 and 1996; won the 1996 Bill Talbert Junior Sportsmanship Award; won the Maureen Connolly Brinker Award in 1996, joining former winners Chris Evert, Tracy Austin and Lindsay Davenport * Coached by Al Matthews * Was introduced to tennis by her parents at age 6 PERSONAL Father is Linus; mother is Yolanda; has an older sister, Gina...Attended Stanford University for one year in 1996-97...Is a big Ohio State football fan...Favorite movies are Breakfast at Tiffany's and St. Elmo's Fire; favorite actor is Tom Cruise...Hobbies include golfing, running, reading, water skiing and snow skiing...Favorite place to visit is Hawaii...Most memorable times are a family reunion in Vancouver when she was 6, sailing in Sausalito, California, and summers water skiing and boating...Pet peeve is delayed flights...Self-described as down-to-earth, creative and determined...Person most admired was Mother Teresa for her gift of universal kindness...Admired Chris Evert for her poise and competitive spirit. Sanex WTA TOUR RANKING (SEASON-ENDING, SINGLES) 2000-44; 1999-80; 1998-111; 1997-194; 1996-188 HIGHEST SINGLES RANKING: No. 43 (November 13-19, 2000)

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