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Meghann Shaughnessy (USA) (12)

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Meghann Shaughnessy - (USA) Residence: CopperWynd community in Scottsdale, Arizona, USA Birthdate: April 13, 1979 Birthplace: Richmond, Virginia, USA Height: 5' 11" (1.80 m) Weight: 139 lbs. (63 kg) Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand) Status: Pro (April 1996) Sanex WTA TOUR singles titles: 1 Sanex WTA TOUR doubles titles: 1 Grand Slam titles: 0 ITF Women's Circuit singles titles: 6 2001 HIGHLIGHTS - SINGLES FINALIST: Scottsdale SEMIFINALIST: Gold Coast QUARTERFINALIST: Paris Indoors THIRD ROUND: Indian Wells 2001 HIGHLIGHTS - DOUBLES FINALIST: Gold Coast (w/Schlukebir), Scottsdale (w/Clijsters) QUARTERFINALIST: Australian Open (w/Pratt), Sydney (w/Pratt), Tokyo [Pan Pacific] (w/Pratt), Indian Wells (w/Callens) 2001 HIGHLIGHTS - MIXED DOUBLES SEMIFINALIST: Australian Open (w/Koenig) GRAND SLAM (SINGLES) AND CHASE CHAMPIONSHIPS (S/D) HISTORY 01 00 99 98 97 96 95 AUSTRALIAN 2r 2r 1r 1r -- -- -- ROLAND GARROS -- 2r 1r -- -- -- -- WIMBLEDON -- 2r 2r -- -- -- -- UNITED STATES -- 3r 1r 1r -- 1r -- CHASE CHAMPS (S) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- CHASE CHAMPS (D) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- CAREER HIGHLIGHTS - SINGLES WINNER (1 Sanex WTA TOUR): 2000 - Shanghai, ITF/West Palm Beach-USA, ITF/Sarasota-USA; 1998 - ITF/Sochi-RUS; 1995 - ITF/Morelia-MEX, ITF/Toluca-MEX, ITF/Sao Paulo 5-BRA FINALIST (1): 2001 - Scottsdale SEMIFINALIST (3): 2001 - Gold Coast; 2000 - Auckland; 1999 - Bogota QUARTERFINALIST (6): 2001 - Paris Indoors; 2000 - Bogota, Antwerp; 1998 - Prague, Istanbul; 1996 - Budapest CAREER HIGHLIGHTS - DOUBLES WINNER (1): 2000 - Quebec City (w/Pratt) FINALIST (5): 2001 - Gold Coast (w/Schlukebir), Scottsdale (w/Clijsters); 2000 - Shanghai (w/Grande); 1999 - Bol (w/Vanc), Antwerp (w/Pleming) SEMIFINALIST (5): 2000 - Sao Paulo (w/Torrens-Valero), Stanford (w/Clijsters), Japan Open (w/Grande); 1999 - 's-Hertogenbosch (w/Osterloh), Quebec City (w/L. Lee) CAREER HIGHLIGHTS - MIXED DOUBLES SEMIFINALIST (1): Australian Open (w/Koenig) QUICK FACTS * Recorded her first win over a Top 5 player at 2001 Gold Coast, defeating world No. 5 Conchita Martinez 6-2, 6-1 to reach the semifinals, and reached the doubles final; ranking jumped to a then-career high No. 30 * Mixed doubles semifinalist at the 2001 Australian Open * Continued her assault on top players at the 2001 Paris Indoors, knocking out 17th-ranked Sandrine Testud in the first round en route to a quarterfinal finish and a then-career-high ranking of No. 27 * Singles and doubles finalist in her hometown at 2001 Scottsdale, upsetting fourth-ranked Monica Seles in the semifinals for her career-best win and second of the year over a Top 5 player, and No. 19 Kim Clijsters in the quarterfinals; fell to No. 2 Lindsay Davenport in the singles final and defaulted the doubles final due to a right groin strain suffered in the singles final; ranking cracked the Top 25 at No. 24 * Captured first singles title on the Sanex WTA TOUR at 2000 Shanghai, and reached the doubles final, improving her singles ranking to a then-career high No. 35 * Enjoyed best Grand Slam result to date at the 2000 U.S. Open, reaching the third round and leading eventual champion Venus Williams on stadium court before falling 7-6, 6-1 * In the first tournament of the year, upset fifth seed Anna Smashnova at 2000 Auckland to reach the second Sanex WTA TOUR semifinal of her career * Upset eighth seed Rita Grande en route to a quarterfinal finish at 2000 Bogota * In hometown of Scottsdale, Arizona, at the 2000 tournament, ranked No. 91, defeated 50th-ranked Mirjana Lucic in the first round before falling to world No. 26 Nathalie Dechy in three sets * Withdrew from 2000 Bol in May due to low back pain * Upset 13th-ranked Julie Halard-Decugis in the first round of 2000 Roland Garros * Defeated Kim Clijsters in first round of 2000 Stanford before falling to Monica Seles 7-5, 6-3, then teamed up with Clijsters to reach the doubles semifinals * Continued her strong summer of 2000 in New Haven, upsetting 29th-ranked Ruxandra Dragomir in the first round before falling to world No. 8 Nathalie Tauziat in three sets, and saw her ranking break into the world's Top 50 for the first time * Won fourth pro title, and first in three years, at a 1998 ITF event in Sochi (RUS), defeating Fabiola Zuluaga in the final * Appointed as the resident touring pro at The Club at CopperWynd in Scottsdale, Arizona, USA, in late 1998 for two years, participating in exhibitions, clinics, programs and social events * Ranked No. 265 in the world, won three matches in qualifying and then defeated No. 89 Janette Husarova of Slovakia and third seed (50th ranked) Elena Makarova to reach quarterfinals at 1996 Budapest, her first event on the Sanex WTA TOUR * In junior competition, won the 16-and-under USTA Clay Courts Championship at age 14 and was a finalist at 1996 Roland Garros * All-court game with a strong serve * Favorite surface is hard; best weapon is her serve * Coached by Rafael Font de Mora; does off-court training with the NBA Phoenix Suns' trainer Tom Rogers * Picked up the game of tennis by herself at 7 years of age PERSONAL Father, Bill, is a stockbroker; mother, Joy Kettler, is a nutritionist; has two brothers, Brennan and Matt, and a sister, Maeve...Admires her coach, Rafael Font de Mora, for his work ethic...Likes being a professional tennis player for the challenge...Favorite actor is Harrison Ford; favorite color is blue; favorite food is lasagna...Enjoys water skiing. Sanex WTA TOUR RANKING (SEASON-ENDING, SINGLES) 2000-39; 1999-97; 1998-72; 1997-164; 1996-187; 1995-425; 1994-705 HIGHEST SINGLES RANKING: No. 35 (October 23-29, 2000))

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