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Nicole Pratt (AUS)

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Nicole Pratt - (AUS) Residence: Orlando, Florida, USA Birthdate: March 5, 1973 Birthplace: Mackay, Australia Height: 5' 4 1/4" (1.63 m) Weight: 119 lbs. (54 kg) Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand) Status: Pro Sanex WTA TOUR singles titles: 0 Sanex WTA TOUR doubles titles: 2 Grand Slam titles: 0 ITF Women's Circuit singles titles: 5 2001 HIGHLIGHTS - DOUBLES SEMIFINALIST: Oklahoma City (w/Black) QUARTERFINALIST: Australian Open (w/Shaughnessy), Sydney (w/Shaughnessy), Tokyo [Pan Pacific] (w/Shaughnessy) GRAND SLAM (SINGLES) AND CHASE CHAMPIONSHIPS (S/D) HISTORY 01 00 99 98 97 96 95 94 93 92 91 90 89 AUSTRALIAN 2r 2r 3r 1r -- 1r 1r 1r 1r 2r 1r 2r -- ROLAND GARROS -- 1r 1r 2r -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- WIMBLEDON -- 1r 1r 1r 2r -- -- -- -- -- 1r -- -- UNITED STATES -- 1r 2r 1r 1r -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- CHASE CHAMPS (S) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- CHASE CHAMPS (D) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- CAREER HIGHLIGHTS - SINGLES WINNER: 2000 - ITF/Midland-USA; 1998 - ITF/Rockford-USA; 1995 - ITF/Mt. Gambier-AUS, ITF/Port Pirie-AUS; 1993 - ITF/Nuriootpa-AUS QUARTERFINALIST (6): 2000 - Madrid, s'Hertogenbosch; 1999 - Pattaya; 1998 - Japan Open; 1997 - Surabaya, Pattaya CAREER HIGHLIGHTS - DOUBLES WINNER (2): 2000 - s'Hertogenbosch (w/de Lone), Quebec City (w/Shaughnessy) FINALIST (1): 1998 - Madrid (w/McQuillan) SEMIFINALIST (5): 2001 - Oklahoma City (w/Black); 2000 - Birmingham (w/de Lone); 1999 - Madrid (w/McQuillan); 1998 - Stanford (w/Po); 1995 - Hobart (w/Paynter) ADDITIONAL: Australian Fed Cup Team 1998-2000. Australian Olympic Team 2000. QUICK FACTS * At 2000 Quebec City, captured second doubles title of the year and of career * Upset 19th-ranked Ai Sugiyama to reach third round at 2000 Amelia Island, second career win (and second in 10 months) over a Top 20 player; the following week in Hilton Head, defeated 16th seed, 35th-ranked Anne Kremer in the first round to move to a then-career high ranking of No. 48 and her first appearance in the Top 50 since her career began 12 years ago * Doubles quarterfinalist at the 2000 Australian Open with partner Erika de Lone after upsetting eighth seeds Conchita Martinez and Patricia Tarabini in the second round * At 2000 Tokyo [Pan Pacific], defeated Anna Smashnova 6-0, 6-1 in the first round and then stretched fifth seed Anna Kournikova to three sets * Quarterfinalist at 2000 Madrid for fifth career quarterfinal on the Sanex WTA TOUR * Ousted third seed, 15th-ranked Barbara Schett in the first round at s'Hertogenbosch for third win over a Top 20 player in 2000 en route to a quarterfinal finish, and won her first career doubles title on the Sanex WTA TOUR * After winning three qualifying-round matches at 2000 San Diego, defeated 35th-ranked Fabiola Zuluaga in the first round and then stretched former champion and world No. 6 Conchita Martinez to three sets * Won first round over 44th-ranked Ruxandra Dragomir as a member of the 2000 Australian Olympic Team * Recorded career-best win and first over a Top 20 player by upsetting 12th-ranked Sandrine Testud to reach the third round of 1999 Birmingham * Won all four of her singles and doubles matches in 1999 to help Australia qualify for the Fed Cup World Group in 2000 * In junior competition, won 1991 Australian Open singles and won the doubles titles at the 1991 U.S Open and 1989 Roland Garros * Voted by players to receive the 1999 Sanex WTA TOUR Player Service Award and won it again in 2000 * A member of the Sanex WTA TOUR Players' Council 1998-2001 * Started playing at age 6; began hitting against a wall at age 4 * Coached by Lorenzo Beltrame at LGE Sports Performance; fitness coach is Pat Etchberry at LGE PERSONAL Parents, George and Dorothy, are cane farmers; father played competitively as a junior; brother, Greg, is a laborer; sister, Kym, is a housewife; has twin sisters Kelly and Kylie, and Kylie attends Campbell University in North Carolina, USA, on a golf scholarship...Likes surfing, Harley Davidson motorcycles (hopes to own one some day) and reef fishing...Favorites include seafood, Australian beaches (especially at Whitsunday Islands) and water skiing...Future plans include studying psychology and sports science. Sanex WTA TOUR RANKING (SEASON-ENDING, SINGLES) 2000-55; 1999-57; 1998-113; 1997-102; 1996-198; 1995-297; 1994-182; 1993-204; 1992-177; 1991-241; 1990-218; 1989-447 HIGHEST SINGLES RANKING: No. 46 (July 17-23, 2000)

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