Patty Schnyder's breakthrough season came in 1998, as she captured her first five WTA titles.
Schnyder beat Amanda Coetzer en route to her first major quarterfinal at the 1998 French Open.
Schnyder stunned Steffi Graf in the fourth round of the 1998 US Open, one of her biggest wins.
Graf was one of nine Top 10 wins Schnyder had in 1998. She cracked the Top 10 herself that year.
Schnyder's lefty game didn't just make her Top 10, it gave the top players all kinds of trouble.
One of Schnyder's favorite stops was in Charleston, where she would reach the finals two times.
In 2002, Schnyder upset Serena Williams and Jennifer Capriati in Charleston, among other stars.
Schnyder beat American veteran Lisa Raymond in the quarterfinals of the 2004 Australian Open.
Playing in her first Grand Slam semifinal, Schnyder fell to Kim Clijsters in Melbourne in 2004.
Schnyder would end up winning 11 singles titles on the WTA, including at Gold Coast in 2005.
Schnyder also claimed five WTA doubles titles, including at Stuttgart with Anna-Lena Groenefeld.
Among Schnyder's biggest finals was Rome in 2005, where she fell to Amelie Mauresmo in three sets.
Schnyder had particular success against Serena Williams on clay, 3-0 against her on that surface.
Schnyder played through the first five months of the 2011 season but a decision was looming...
At an emotional ceremony at Roland Garros on Saturday, May 28, 2011, Schnyder called it a career.