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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

 

 

 

Lisa Raymond (USA) (11)

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Tour Debut 4
Lisa Raymond - (USA) Residence: Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA Birthdate: August 10, 1973 Birthplace: Norristown, Pennsylvania, USA Height: 5' 5" (1.65 m) Weight: 121 lbs. (55 kg) Plays: Right-handed Status: Pro (May 1993) Sanex WTA TOUR singles titles: 2 Sanex WTA TOUR doubles titles: 20 Grand Slam titles: 1 doubles, 2 mixed doubles ITF Women's Circuit singles titles: 0 2001 HIGHLIGHTS - SINGLES QUARTERFINALIST: Sydney, Oklahoma City, Scottsdale FOURTH ROUND: Indian Wells 2001 HIGHLIGHTS - DOUBLES WINNER: Tokyo [Pan Pacific] (w/Stubbs), Scottsdale (w/Stubbs) FINALIST: Sydney (w/Stubbs) SEMIFINALIST: Oklahoma City (w/Stubbs), Indian Wells (w/Testud) 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 2r 1r 3r 2r 1r 3r 2r -- -- -- -- -- -- ROLAND GARROS -- 2r 1r 1r 4r 1r -- 1r -- -- -- -- -- -- WIMBLEDON -- QF 4r 1r 2r 2r 4r 1r 4r -- -- -- -- -- UNITED STATES -- 3r 2r 3r 2r 4r 2r 3r 2r 2r -- 1r 1r -- CHASE CHAMPS (S) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- CHASE CHAMPS (D) -- SF SF SF -- QF -- QF -- -- -- -- -- -- CAREER HIGHLIGHTS - SINGLES WINNER (2): 2000 - Birmingham; 1996 - Quebec City FINALIST (5): 1997 - Oklahoma City, Filderstadt; 1995 - Chicago, San Diego; 1994 - Lucerne SEMIFINALIST (6): 1999 - Moscow; 1998 - Hilton Head, Boston; 1997 - Zurich, Quebec City; 1993 - Sapporo CAREER HIGHLIGHTS - DOUBLES WINNER (20): 2001 - Tokyo [Pan Pacific] (w/Stubbs), Scottsdale (w/Stubbs); 2000 - Australian Open (w/Stubbs), Italian Open (w/Stubbs), Madrid (w/Stubbs), San Diego (w/Stubbs); 1999 - Oklahoma City (w/Stubbs), New Haven (w/Stubbs), Zurich (w/Stubbs), Moscow (w/Stubbs), Philadelphia (w/Stubbs); 1998 - Hannover (w/Stubbs), Boston (w/Stubbs); 1997 - Quebec City (w/Stubbs), Philadelphia (w/Stubbs); 1996 - Chicago (w/Stubbs), Philadelphia (w/Stubbs); 1995 - Indian Wells (w/Davenport); 1994 - Indian Wells (w/Davenport); 1993 - Tokyo [Nichirei] (w/Rubin) CAREER HIGHLIGHTS - MIXED DOUBLES WINNER (2): 1999 - Wimbledon (w/Paes); 1996 - U.S. Open (w/Galbraith) FINALIST (2): 1998 - U.S. Open (w/Galbraith); 1997 - Roland Garros (w/Galbraith) SEMIFINALIST (2): 1997 - U.S. Open (w/Galbraith); 1996 - Australian Open (w/Knowles) ADDITIONAL: United States Fed Cup Team 1997-98, 2000. QUICK FACTS * Started 2001 by upsetting 14th-ranked Jennifer Capriati to reach the quarterfinals at 2001 Sydney, falling to second-ranked Lindsay Davenport 7-5, 6-4, and reaching the doubles final * Quarterfinalist at 2001 Scottsdale, stretching No. 2 Lindsay Davenport to three sets, and doubles winner * Upset 18th-ranked Sandrine Testud to reach the fourth round at 2001 Indian Wells * Won first doubles title of 2001 at Tokyo [Pan Pacific] with Rennae Stubbs * Collected second career singles title at 2000 Birmingham, a grass court tournament, earning first win in eight tries over top seed (seventh-ranked) and strong grass court player Nathalie Tauziat in the semifinals, defeating third seed (19th-ranked) Jennifer Capriati for the first time in the quarterfinals, and avenging a 1999 second-round loss to Tamarine Tanasugarn in the final; ranking improved from No. 28 to 21, her highest in 20 months * Broke through to first Grand Slam singles quarterfinal at 2000 Wimbledon, where she had reached the fourth round in three previous years; reached the doubles semifinals * Captured first women's doubles Grand Slam title at the 2000 Australian Open with partner Rennae Stubbs, adding to her two mixed doubles Grand Slam titles * Quarterfinalist at 2000 Oklahoma City before falling to third seed Amanda Coetzer in a third set tie-break * Became the world's No. 1-ranked doubles player on June 12, 2000 * A member of the champion 2000 United States Fed Cup team, winning the doubles match in the final against Spain * Reached the fourth round at 1999 Wimbledon, upsetting seventh seed Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario and 1994 champion Conchita Martinez in back-to-back matches; also won her second Grand Slam mixed doubles title, winning 1999 Wimbledon with Leander Paes * Defeated Ai Sugiyama to reach the semifinals at 1999 Moscow, a Tier I event; won the doubles title, her second Tier I doubles titles in two weeks with partner Rennae Stubbs after winning Zurich * Upset 10th-ranked Amanda Coetzer in the first round of 1999 Philadelphia, her hometown, and also defeated Henrieta Nagyova to reach the quarterfinals before losing to No. 7 Nathalie Tauziat 7-6, 6-4; won the doubles title * Trailing 0-5 in the first set, staged a stunning comeback to defeat world No. 7 Monica Seles 7-6, 6-4 to reach the quarterfinals at 1998 Amelia Island * At 1997 Filderstadt, defeated two Top 10 players to reach the final; stunned world No. 2 Jana Novotna in the second round and upset No. 9 Irina Spirlea in the semifinals; fell to No. 1 Martina Hingis in the final * One week after defeating the world-ranked No. 2 and No. 9 players at 1997 Filderstadt, upset No. 1 Martina Hingis and No. 5 Amanda Coetzer in Zurich; it was just the fourth loss of the year for Hingis (she lost a fifth time later); following the tournament, Raymond's ranking reached a then-career high No. 15 * At 1997 Roland Garros saved a match point to defeat Magdalena Maleeva in the first round, reversing the outcome of the previous year's loss to Maleeva in the first round after holding a match point * Just missed qualifying as one of the top 16 players of 1997 for the season-ending Chase Championships by losing 2-6, 6-2, 7-5 to Anke Huber in Philadelphia after coming back from 2-5 down in the final set; qualified for championships in doubles in 1994, 1996, 1998-2000; in 1999, with partner Rennae Stubbs, finished the regular season as the top team in the point standings * Joined the Million Dollar Club in career prize money in 1997 * Won first Sanex WTA TOUR singles title at 1996 Quebec City; ousted top seed Brenda Schultz-McCarthy in the quarterfinals 6-0, 7-6 * Named the 1996 World Team Tennis Most Valuable Player and Rookie of the Year * competing for the St. Louis Aces * Became first player to win three collegiate Grand Slam titles in a single season (1991/92); 1992 and 1993 NCAA Singles Champion; 1993 national college ranking: No. 1 in singles; received 1993 Honda Award for collegiate tennis; among 1993 Collegiate Woman Athlete of the Year finalists; 1992 Volvo Rookie of the Year, 1992 TENNIS Magazine Collegiate Player of the Year; received 1992 and 1993 Broderick Award; No. 5 on the University of Florida's list of its 50 All-Time Greatest Athletes; 1990 TENNIS Magazine Junior of the Year; 1989 and 1990 Maureen Connolly Brinker Award * Won five U.S. National age group singles and doubles titles as a junior; ranked No. 1 in the U.S. national 18s in 1990 * Began playing tennis at age 7 * Coached by Oliver Messerli as of January 2000; formerly coached by Charlie Oliver for 10 years (ages 7-18) PERSONAL Father, Ted, is retired; mother, Nancy, is a homemaker; younger sister, Stefanie, is a graduate student at Bryn Mawr...Graduated from Academy of Notre Dame in June 1991...Attended University of Florida two years and is still an avid Gators fan; plans to finish college after her tennis career with a degree in criminology and hopes to one day work for the FBI...Favorite foods are Indian and burger and fries...Favorite movie is Silence of the Lambs...Enjoys listening to Sister Hazel and Sarah McLaughan...Enjoys shopping, catching up with friends via the Internet and watching television (X-Files, college football, and Seinfeld reruns). Sanex WTA TOUR RANKING (SEASON-ENDING, SINGLES) 2000-31; 1999-28; 1998-27; 1997-17; 1996-33; 1995-20; 1994-44; 1993-54; 1992-76; 1991-251; 1990-327; 1989-438 HIGHEST SINGLES RANKING: No. 15 (October 20-26, 1997)

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