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Jennifer Capriati
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Kimberly Po (USA)

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Kimberly Po - (USA) Residence: Rolling Hills, California, USA Birthdate: October 20, 1971 Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA Height: 5' 3" (1.60 m) Weight: 119 lbs. (54 kg) Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand) Status: Pro (June 1991) Sanex WTA TOUR singles titles: 0 Sanex WTA TOUR doubles titles: 3 Grand Slam titles: 1 mixed doubles ITF Women's Circuit singles titles: 3 2001 HIGHLIGHTS - DOUBLES FINALIST: Paris Indoors (w/Tauziat), Nice (w/Tauziat) SEMIFINALIST: Sydney (w/Coetzer), Tokyo [Pan Pacific] (w/Coetzer) THIRD ROUND: Australian Open (w/Serna) GRAND SLAM (SINGLES) AND CHASE CHAMPIONSHIPS (S/D) HISTORY 01 00 99 98 97 96 95 94 93 92 91 90 89 88 AUSTRALIAN -- -- 1r -- QF -- -- 1r 3r 3r -- -- -- -- ROLAND GARROS -- -- 2r 1r 3r -- 1r 2r 3r 1r -- -- -- -- WIMBLEDON -- -- 1r 2r 1r 2r 1r 2r 1r 2r -- -- -- -- UNITED STATES -- -- 1r 4r 3r 3r 2r 1r 3r 3r 3r -- -- -- CHASE CHAMPS (S) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- CHASE CHAMPS (D) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- CAREER HIGHLIGHTS - SINGLES WINNER: 1997 - ITF/Midland-USA; 1991 - ITF/Evansville-USA; 1989 - ITF/Fayetteville-USA SEMIFINALIST (6): 1998 - Rosmalen; 1997 - Oklahoma City, Japan Open; 1996 - Tokyo [Nichirei], Canadian Open; 1993 - Philadelphia QUARTERFINALIST (10): 1997 - Australian Open, Stanford, Tokyo [Princess Cup]; 1996 - Japan Open, Quebec City, Oakland; 1994 - Philadelphia; 1993 - Los Angeles; 1992 - Los Angeles; 1991 - Phoenix CAREER HIGHLIGHTS - DOUBLES WINNER (3): 2000 - Oklahoma City (w/Morariu); 1999 - Japan Open (w/Morariu); 1998 - Quebec City (w/McNeil) FINALIST (11): 2001 - Paris Indoors (w/Tauziat), Nice (w/Tauziat); 2000 - Los Angeles (w/Sidot), Zurich (w/Sidot), Quebec City (w/Callens); 1997 - San Diego (w/Frazier); 1996 - Japan Open (w/Frazier), Los Angeles (w/Frazier), Quebec City (w/Frazier); 1993 - Brisbane (w/McCarthy), Chicago (w/Frazier) SEMIFINALIST (19): 2001 - Sydney (w/Coetzer), Tokyo [Pan Pacific] (w/Coetzer); 2000 - Madrid (w/Carlsson), Stanford (w/Graham), Canadian Open (w/Sidot); 1999 - Stanford (w/Coetzer), Los Angeles (w/Sidot), Tokyo [Princess Cup] (w/McNeil), Filderstadt (w/Sidot); 1998 - Stanford (w/Pratt), Los Angeles (w/McNeil); 1997 - Sydney (w/Frazier), Oklahoma City (w/Frazier), Moscow (w/Sugiyama); 1996 - Tokyo [Nichirei](w/Grande), Miami (w/Nideffer); 1995 - Strasbourg (w/Frazier); 1994 - Indian Wells (w/Frazier); 1991 - Phoenix (w/Graham) CAREER HIGHLIGHTS - MIXED DOUBLES WINNER (1): 2000 - Wimbledon (w/Johnson) FINALIST (1): 1999 - U.S. Open (w/Johnson) QUARTERFINALIST (3): 2000 - Roland Garros (w/Johnson); 1999 - Australian Open (w/Johnson); 1996 - Wimbledon (w/Bergh) ADDITIONAL: United States Fed Cup Team 1997. QUICK FACTS * Captured first Grand Slam title in 2000, winning the Wimbledon mixed doubles title with Donald Johnson * Unseeded in mixed doubles at the 1999 U.S. Open with partner Donald Johnson, upset the first, third and seventh seeds en route to a runner-up finish; in women's doubles with partner Liezel Horn, upset the top seeds to reach the quarterfinals * Mixed doubles quarterfinalist at the 1999 Australian Open with partner Donald Johnson * Enjoyed best U.S. Open performance in 1998, upsetting 14th seed Dominique Van Roost to reach the fourth round; stretched sixth seed Monica Seles to three sets before losing * Underwent surgery on right shoulder in November 1997 and returned to the tour in May 1998 at the German Open * At age 25, reached first career Grand Slam quarterfinal at 1997 Australian Open, defeating seventh seed Lindsay Davenport in the fourth round; following tournament, world ranking cracked the Top 20 for the first time at No. 19; ousted eighth seed Anke Huber in the first round of 1997 Roland Garros; ranking moved up to a then-career high No. 14 * Joined the Million Dollar Club in career prize money in 1997 * Gave best-ever tournament performance at the 1996 Canadian Open, earning her first-ever victories over Top 10 players when she defeated world No. 5 Anke Huber and No. 8 Mary Joe Fernandez; became the tournament's first qualifier to reach the semifinals * Continued 1996 string of upsets over Top 10 players, taking out sixth-ranked Kimiko Date in first round of 1996 U.S. Open; defeated No. 10 Mary Pierce to reach semifinals at 1996 Tokyo [Nichirei] * Has other wins over Amanda Coetzer, Pam Shriver, and Jennifer Capriati * Recipient of 1994 Sanex WTA TOUR Karen Krantzcke Sportsmanship Award; nominated for 1998 Sanex WTA TOUR Player Service Award * Finished 1991 collegiate season at UCLA ranked No. 11 nationally on the ITCA rankings; member of 1991 Rolex Collegiate Tennis All-Star Team in doubles * In junior competition, won the 1987 and 1988 U.S. Open doubles with Meredith McGrath; owns several U.S. national age group doubles titles; was a member of the 1988 U.S. National Team * Elected as a Vice President of the Sanex WTA TOUR Players Association for 1997/98 * Coached by Donnie Young since early 1996; credits Young's emphasis on strategy for her outstanding year in 1996 * Started playing tennis at age 9 PERSONAL Father, Jonathan, is a radiologist; mother's name is Harriet; brother, Greg, graduated from UCLA dental school in 1995 and has a practice in the city of Orange in Southern California...Feels strongly about environmental issues and awareness...Is an avid UCLA fan...Likes playing football...Favorite actors are Robert de Niro, Harrison Ford and Mel Gibson; favorite foods are pizza and desserts...Likes living in Los Angeles because of the weather, atmosphere and activities...Lucky number is 8...Likes to sleep a lot...Loves dogs...Enjoys using the computer in her free time and travels with one on the tour. Sanex WTA TOUR RANKING (SEASON-ENDING, SINGLES) 2000-524; 1999-129; 1998-62 (Injury Ranking: 22); 1997-23; 1996-28; 1995-165; 1994-71; 1993-42; 1992-70; 1991-103; 1990-459; 1989-241; 1988-541 HIGHEST SINGLES RANKING: No. 14 (June 9-July 6, 1997)

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