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Brie Rippner

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Brie Rippner - (USA) Residence: Chico, California, USA Birthdate: January 21, 1980 Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA Height: 5' 9" (1.75 m) Weight: 140 lbs. (63.5 kg) Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand) Status: Pro Sanex WTA TOUR singles titles: 0 Sanex WTA TOUR doubles titles: 0 Grand Slam titles: 0 ITF Women's Circuit singles titles: 4 GRAND SLAM (SINGLES) AND CHASE CHAMPIONSHIPS (S/D) HISTORY 01 00 99 98 97 96 95 94 AUSTRALIAN 1r 1r 2r -- -- -- -- -- ROLAND GARROS -- -- 1r -- -- -- -- -- WIMBLEDON -- 3r 2r -- -- -- -- -- UNITED STATES -- 1r 1r 2r 2r -- 1r -- CHASE CHAMPS (S) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- CHASE CHAMPS (D) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- CAREER HIGHLIGHTS - SINGLES WINNER: 2000 - ITF/Albuquerque-USA, ITF/Kirkland-USA, ITF/Largo-USA 1997 - ITF/San Antonio-USA QUARTERFINALIST (1): 1999 - Gold Coast THIRD ROUND (2): 2000 - Wimbledon; 1999 - Indian Wells CAREER HIGHLIGHTS - DOUBLES QUARTERFINALIST (1): 2000 - Quebec City (w/de Lone) QUICK FACTS * Sprained her left ankle in the second game of her 2001 Australian Open first-round match against Monica Seles and retired from the match * Enjoyed career-best Grand Slam at 2000 Wimbledon, where she reached the third round of the main draw after winning three qualifying-round matches * Dropped only 47 games during the 15 matches that comprised her three 2000 ITF circuit event titles; 11 at Albuquerque, 20 at Kirkland and 16 at Largo * Played in all four Grand Slams in one season for the first time in 1999, making her debuts at the Australian Open, Roland Garros and Wimbledon; at Wimbledon, ranked 64th, upset No. 21 Irina Spirlea in the first round * As a lucky loser at first event of 1999 season, in Gold Coast, Australia, won two matches to reach first quarterfinal on the Sanex WTA TOUR and broke into the world Top 100 at No. 90 * Reached third round as a qualifier at 1999 Indian Wells; as a wild card at 1999 Hilton Head, upset Mariaan de Swardt in the first round before falling to 12th seed Barbara Schett in three sets * Scheduled to play for the United States at the 1999 Pan American Games but withdrew due to a herniated disc * Won first pro title as an amateur at a 1997 ITF event in San Antonio (USA) after reaching first pro final a week earlier; world ranking jumped from No. 447 to 312 in the two weeks * Made Grand Slam debut at 1995 U.S Open as an amateur, and made pro debut at the 1997 U.S. Open * Has other wins over Amy Frazier, Magui Serna, Alexandra Fusai and Rita Grande * In junior competition, was finalist at 1997 Wimbledon; won 1995 USTA National 18s at age 15, the youngest winner since 15-year-old Lindsay Davenport in 1989; finalist at 1995 Easter Bowl and semifinalist at 1995 Banana Bowl; won 1994 U.S. National 18s Indoors at the age of 14 and the Copper Bowl under 16s and was finalist at Easter Bowl; ranked No. 10 in the 1995 year-end ITF world junior singles rankings; recipient of the Maureen Connolly Brinker Outstanding Junior Girl Award for 1995 * Coached by Ola Malmqvist beginning in 1999 * Began playing tennis at age 6 PERSONAL Father, Rob, was captain of the Stanford tennis team and was NCAA finalist in 1970 and played doubles with Roscoe Tanner; mother's name is Shawn; has an older brother, Noah, who played No. 1 singles for University of California-Santa Cruz; has three younger sisters, Brooke, Ariel and Journey... Given name is Aubrie...Her most memorable tennis experience was reaching the 1997 Wimbledon junior final and attending the Wimbledon Champions' Ball...Interests include her family and her dogs, literature, music and theater...Is a fan of UB and Dr. Laura. Sanex WTA TOUR RANKING (SEASON-ENDING, SINGLES) 2000-71; 1999-93; 1998-107; 1997-154; 1996-437 HIGHEST SINGLES RANKING: No. 57 (August 16-22, 1999)

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