Coached by her father, Dave McCain ... Mother, Sue, is a daycare manager, while her brother, Danny, is grad assistant coach at Illinois State University and also involved in photography and film ... Full name is Kelly Monaghan McCain ... A baseliner who prefers hardcourts and lists her backhand as her best shot ... Whole family plays tennis ... Introduced to the sport at age eight by her father, playing at the Springfield Racket Club in her hometown in Illinois ... Graduated from Saddlebrook High School in 2001 and was on the Headmaster's List ... Currently attending Duke University ... Hobbies include basketball, softball, reading (favorite book is "White Oleander") and watching television ... Likes alternative music; favorite music artist is Sheryl Crow ... Favorite place to visit is Springfield, IL ("I love my hometown"); favorite tournament is the Family Circle Cup in Charleston, SC ... Admires her parents, because "they always know best", and Steffi Graf, for being classy and a great champion ... Has a pet dog, Molly, an American Eskimo ... Favorites include the color sea green, lilies, actor Johnny Depp and the film "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" ... Self-described as "short and spunky" ... Pet peeve is rudeness ... Has a lucky penny (heads up).
* Ranked No.1 NCAA, won Riviera All-American, two-time All-American, ACC Rookie of the Year, ACC Player of the Year* Represented USA in 1999 Junior Fed Cup in Perth, Australia, coming third* In junior competition, won 16s National Clay Courts and Hard Courts, 18s Easter Bowl
SINGLESWinner (0 WTA Tour): 2004 - ITF/Tunica Resorts-USA; 2003 - ITF/Edmond-USA; 2000 - ITF/Evansville-USA.DOUBLESWinner (0 WTA Tour): 2005 - ITF/Midland-USA (w/Beygelzimer).
2004 - Reached 2r at Charleston (as No.176 WC, d. No.57 Parra, l. to S.Williams) and Birmingham (as No.145 qualifier, d. No.46 Pisnik, l. to No.44 Obata 75 75); l. in 1r at Roland Garros (as qualifier, l. to No.29 seed Mandula), US Open (l. to No.21 seed Frazier) and Philadelphia (l. to No.44 Shaughnessy in 3s), failed to qualify at Wimbledon and four other Tour events; on ITF Circuit, reached four singles finals, winning $10K ITF/Boca Raton 1-USA and $25K ITF/Tunica Resorts-USA, also reached two doubles finals, winning one.2005 - Captured doubles title at ITF/Midland-USA (w/Beygelzimer); fell to wild card Krajicek in 1r at Memphis.
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