Introduced to tennis at age 4 by mother, who is a tennis instructor...Coached by Tom Walker...Given name is Katrina; nickname is 'Katie'...Mother, Kathy, is a tennis instructor and father, John, is an insurance agent; sister Karie, 18, is a freshman at Indiana University and plays on its varsity tennis team; sister Kristen, 14, is a Top 10 nationally-ranked junior and plays ITF international junior events...Graduated from Stanford University in 1997 with a Bachelors of Arts in Psychology and received academic honors from 1994-1997...Has two cats, Boots and Casey...Favorites include the color red, the rose, the book Power of One, the movie Top Gun and Thai cuisine...Favorite actors are Tom Cruise and Harrison, and favorite musicians are Dave Matthews and Bob Seger...Other sports interests include hiking, mountain biking and fishing...Prefers outdoor hobbies and enjoys water and mountain activies; also enjoys watching other sports, especially hockey...Relaxes by reading or writing in her journal...Pet peeve is when people are late.
• Has numerous ITF doubles titles• Top 10 in juniors and ranked No. 2 in doubles in the US• Won numerous national doubles titles in juniors• Four-time All-American at Stanford and a member of the 1997 National Championship team• Named 1997 Sophomore Athlete of the Year at Stanford• Stanford's Woman of the Year in 1997• 1997 NCAA Woman of the Year Nominee
SINGLESWinner: 1997 - ITF/Puerto Vallarta-MEX, Caracas-VEN.DOUBLESWinner (1): 1999 - Quebec City (w/Frazier).Finalist (1): 2001 - Gold Coast (w/Shaughnessy).Semifinalist (3): 2000 - Hobart (w/Frazier); 1999 - Tokyo [Japan Open] (w/Frazier); 1998 - Pattaya City (w/Horn).
1991 - First pro title came at ITF/Midland-USA, l. in final round of qualifying to Raymond1992-1997 - First appeared on WTA Rankings on March 2, 1992, at No. 619; dropped from rankings (attended college) September 28 until July 14, 1997, when she reappeared at No. 762; had breakthrough year on ITF Circuit in 1997; unranked, reached first final at ITF/Williamsburg-USA, l. to No. 228 top seed Webb, and reached a second final at ITF/Edmond-USA, falling to unranked Scott; then, won back-to-back ITF Circuit events at ITF/Puerto Vallarta-MEX (as world No. 580 and by d. three seeds en route, including No. 409 Ondrouchova (No. 7 seed) 61 76(7) in the final), and then at ITF/Caracas-VEN, as world No. 483 and seeded No. 4, upsetting No. 216 top-seed Mazzotta 75 75 in final1999 - Failed to qualify for a WTA Tour main draw until 13th effort (first try was 1997 Stanford); ranked No. 246, succeeded at Tokyo [Japan Open] and lost 1r to No. 128 Nemeckova2000 - As world No. 606, qualified for Philadelphia and lost in 1r to No. 143 Bovina2002 - As world No. 934, qualifed at ITF/Midland-USA, her first and only tournament in 2002, and then d. No. 239 Trail in main draw before falling to No. 125 Taylor2003 - Reached SF at ITF/Peachtree City-USA, eliminating No. 6 seed Osterloh en route; unseeded, reached final in singles and doubles w/McCain at ITF/Greenville-USA
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