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Kimberly Po-Messerli

Kimberly Po-Messerli
  • Residence: Rolling Hills, California, USA
  • Date of Birth: 20 Oct 1971
  • Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
  • Height: 5' 3'' (1.60 m)
  • Weight: 119 lbs. (54 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
  • Status: Pro (June 1991)

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Kimberly Po-Messerli Biography

Coached by Donnie Young since early 1996; credits Youngs emphasis on strategy for outstanding year in 1996...Married to Oliver Messerli...Father, Jonathan, is a radiologist; mothers name is Harriet; brother, Greg, graduated from UCLA dental school in 1995 and has a practice in Orange, California...Feels strongly about environmental issues and awareness...Is an avid UCLA fan...Likes playing football...Favorite actors are Robert De Niro, Harrison Ford and Mel Gibson...Likes living in Los Angeles because of the weather, atmosphere and activities...Lucky number is 8...Likes to sleep a lot...Loves dogs...Enjoys using the computer in her free time and travels with one on the Tour.
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YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles - 0
WTA Doubles Titles - 5
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles - 3
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles - 1
Prize Money $0 $1,926,618
W/L - Singles - - - 200 - 180
W/L - Doubles - - - 250 - 216
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Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
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Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
09-Jun-1997 (14) 10-Sep-2001 (6)
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1988 - Played in first ITF Circuit events and Tour qualifying; reached QF ITF/Roanoke-USA 1989 - Won first ITF event at ITF/Fayetteville-USA 1990 - Played sparingly on ITF circuit and unable to qualify for main draw Tour events 1991 - Competed in first Grand Slam, reaching US Open 3r; reached first Tour QF at Phoenix; won ITF/Evansville-USA 1992 - Played in all four Grand Slams for first time; best results were reaching 3r at Australian Open and US Open 1993 - First Top 100 finish; broke into Top 100 on January 6 at No. 99; reached Los Angeles QF; reached first doubles finals at Brisbane and Chicago 1994 - Reached Philadelphia QF (l. to No. 6 seed Huber) 1995 - Qualified for Canadian Open and reached 2r l. to No. 1 seed Seles; reached 2r US Open and l. 1r Roland Garros and Wimbledon 1996 - Gave best tournament performance at Canadian Open earning first victories over Top 10 players, No. 5 Huber and No. 8 Fernandez; became tournaments first qualifier to reach SF; d. No. 6 seed Date US Open 1r; reached SF Tokyo [Nichirei] 1997 - Reached career-first Grand Slam QF at Australian Open d. No. 7 seed Davenport in 4r; world ranking cracked Top 20 for first time afterwards (January 27) at No. 19; d. No. 8 seed Huber in Roland Garros 1r; joined Million Dollar Club in career prize money; underwent right shoulder surgery in November 1998 - Returned to Tour after shoulder surgery in May at German Open; enjoyed best US Open performance, d. No. 14 seed Van Roost to reach 4r (l. to Seles in 3s) 1999 - Retired from singles play at end of season; reached US Open mixed doubles final (w/D. Johnson) and doubles QF (w/L. Huber) 2000 - Captured first Grand Slam title, winning Wimbledon mixed doubles title (w/D. Johnson) 2001 - Won consecutive doubles titles at Los Angeles and Canadian Open; doubles runner-up at US Open (w/Tauziat; l. to Raymond/Stubbs 75 third set) to reach career-high No. 6 doubles ranking; doubles runner-up at Paris Indoors, Nice and Birmingham and semifinalist at Wimbledon (all w/Tauziat); qualified for season-ending Championships in doubles for first time (w/Tauziat), reaching SF 2002 - Reached doubles SF at Scottsdale (w/Pratt), l. to No. 1 seeds and eventual champions Raymond/Stubbs; reached doubles QF at Indian Wells (w/Pratt); on grass, reached Birmingham doubles final and Wimbledon doubles QF (w/Tauziat); reached Wimbledon mixed doubles SF (w/D. Johnson); teamed w/Morariu at San Diego for Morarius return to Tour after 14 months since receiving chemotherapy treatment for leukemia; l. 1r to Rubin/Shaughnessy in 3s; in Los Angeles, d. No. 4 seeds Rubin/Zvereva to reach SF (l. to eventual champions Clijsters/Dokic in 3s); reached Canadian Open Open doubles QF (w/Morariu); reached doubles QF at US Open, Hawaii and Tokyo [Princess Cup] (w/Morariu); reached her 12th QF of 2002 at Zurich (w/Zvereva)
SINGLES
Winner (0 WTA Tour): 1997 - ITF/Midland-USA; 1991 - ITF/Evansville-USA; 1989 - ITF/Fayetteville-USA. Semifinalist (6): 1998 - Rosmalen; 1997 - Oklahoma City, Tokyo [Japan Open]; 1996 - Tokyo [Nichirei], Canadian Open; 1993 - Philadelphia.

DOUBLES
Winner (5): 2001 - Los Angeles (w/Tauziat), Canadian Open (w/Pratt); 2000 - Oklahoma City (w/Morariu); 1999 - Tokyo [Japan Open] (w/Morariu); 1998 - Quebec City (w/McNeil).
Finalist (14): 2002 - Birmingham (w/Tauziat); 2001 - US Open (w/Tauziat), Paris [Indoors] (w/Tauziat), Nice (w/Tauziat), Birmingham (w/Tauziat); 2000 - Los Angeles (w/Sidot), Zurich (w/Sidot), Quebec City (w/Callens); 1997 - San Diego (w/Frazier); 1996 - Tokyo [Japan Open] (w/Frazier), Los Angeles (w/Frazier), Quebec City (w/Frazier); 1993 - Brisbane (w/McCarthy), Chicago (w/Frazier).

MIXED DOUBLES
Winner (1): 2000 - Wimbledon (w/Johnson).
Finalist (1): 1999 - US Open (w/Johnson).
Semifinalist (2): 2002 - Wimbledon (w/Johnson); 2001 - US Open (w/Johnson).

ADDITIONAL
United States Fed Cup Team 1997.

Overall Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles - 0
WTA Doubles Titles - 5
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles - 3
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles - 1
Prize Money $0 $1,926,618
W/L - Singles - - - 200 - 180
W/L - Doubles - - - 250 - 216

Grand Slam History

Singles

W/L   1999 1998 1997 1996 1995 1994 1993 1992
8 / 5 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 1r - QF - - 1r 3r 3r
6 / 7 FRENCH OPEN 2r 1r 3r - 1r 2r 3r 1r
4 / 8 WIMBLEDON 1r 2r 1r 2r 1r 2r 1r 2r
14 / 9 US OPEN 1r 4r 3r 3r 2r 1r 3r 3r
W/L   1991 1990 1989 1988 1987 1986 1985
8 / 5 AUSTRALIAN OPEN - - - - - - -
6 / 7 FRENCH OPEN - - - - - - -
4 / 8 WIMBLEDON - - - - - - -
14 / 9 US OPEN 3r - - - - - -

Doubles

W/L   2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995
6 / 8 AUSTRALIAN OPEN - 3r 1r 2r - 2r 2r -
14 / 11 FRENCH OPEN 2r QF 3r 1r 2r 2r 2r 3r
15 / 10 WIMBLEDON QF SF 2r 2r 1r 3r 1r QF
16 / 12 US OPEN QF F 3r QF 1r 3r 1r 1r
W/L   1994 1993 1992 1991 1990 1989 1988
6 / 8 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 1r 2r 1r - - - -
14 / 11 FRENCH OPEN 2r 2r 2r - - - -
15 / 10 WIMBLEDON 1r 2r - - - - -
16 / 12 US OPEN 1r 1r 2r - - - 1r

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Kimberly Po-Messerli Results

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Current WTA Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
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Rankings Breakdown

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
17/01/2000 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R64 10
30/08/1999 US OPEN R128 2
21/06/1999 WIMBLEDON R128 2
24/05/1999 FRENCH OPEN R64 42
18/01/1999 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
31/08/1998 US OPEN R16 150
22/06/1998 WIMBLEDON R64 30
25/05/1998 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
25/08/1997 US OPEN R32 73
23/06/1997 WIMBLEDON R128 2
Date Tournament Round Points
26/05/1997 FRENCH OPEN R32 121
13/01/1997 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q 230
26/08/1996 US OPEN R32 116
24/06/1996 WIMBLEDON R64 28
28/08/1995 US OPEN R64 27
26/06/1995 WIMBLEDON R128 14
29/05/1995 FRENCH OPEN R128 14
29/08/1994 US OPEN R128 14
20/06/1994 WIMBLEDON R64 27
23/05/1994 FRENCH OPEN R64 27
Date Tournament Round Points
17/01/1994 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 14
30/08/1993 US OPEN R32 55
21/06/1993 WIMBLEDON R128 14
24/05/1993 FRENCH OPEN R32 55
18/01/1993 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R32 55
31/08/1992 US OPEN R32 50
22/06/1992 WIMBLEDON R64 25
25/05/1992 FRENCH OPEN R128 13
13/01/1992 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R32 50
26/08/1991 US OPEN R32 50
Date Tournament Round Points
25/06/1990 WIMBLEDON Q - R64 0
28/08/1989 US OPEN Q - R32 0
Complete Rankings Breakdown

Rankings History

Year Season-ending Singles Season-ending Doubles
2000 524 20
1999 129 25
1998 62 51
1997 23 23
1996 23 24
1995 165 63
1994 71 97
1993 42 87
1992 69 196
1991 103 145
1990 461 179
1989 245 157
1988 546 0
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
09-Jun-1997 (14) 10-Sep-2001 (6)

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Rankings Breakdown

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    Doubles

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
17/01/2000 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R64 10
30/08/1999 US OPEN R128 2
21/06/1999 WIMBLEDON R128 2
24/05/1999 FRENCH OPEN R64 42
18/01/1999 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
31/08/1998 US OPEN R16 150
22/06/1998 WIMBLEDON R64 30
25/05/1998 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
25/08/1997 US OPEN R32 73
23/06/1997 WIMBLEDON R128 2
Date Tournament Round Points
26/05/1997 FRENCH OPEN R32 121
13/01/1997 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q 230
26/08/1996 US OPEN R32 116
24/06/1996 WIMBLEDON R64 28
28/08/1995 US OPEN R64 27
26/06/1995 WIMBLEDON R128 14
29/05/1995 FRENCH OPEN R128 14
29/08/1994 US OPEN R128 14
20/06/1994 WIMBLEDON R64 27
23/05/1994 FRENCH OPEN R64 27
Date Tournament Round Points
17/01/1994 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 14
30/08/1993 US OPEN R32 55
21/06/1993 WIMBLEDON R128 14
24/05/1993 FRENCH OPEN R32 55
18/01/1993 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R32 55
31/08/1992 US OPEN R32 50
22/06/1992 WIMBLEDON R64 25
25/05/1992 FRENCH OPEN R128 13
13/01/1992 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R32 50
26/08/1991 US OPEN R32 50
Date Tournament Round Points
25/06/1990 WIMBLEDON Q - R64 0
28/08/1989 US OPEN Q - R32 0

Tour Championships

Date Tournament Round Points

Tier 1-5

Date Tournament Round Points
12/06/2000 BIRMINGHAM Q 7
15/05/2000 ROME Q - R32 1
21/02/2000 OKLAHOMA CITY R32 1
01/02/2000 TOKYO (PAN PACIFIC) Q - R32 1
08/11/1999 PHILADELPHIA Q - R32 1
01/11/1999 QUEBEC CITY S 31
18/10/1999 MOSCOW Q 9
04/10/1999 FILDERSTADT Q - R16 11
09/08/1999 LOS ANGELES Q - Q 23
02/08/1999 SAN DIEGO Q - R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
26/07/1999 STANFORD Q - Q 11
14/06/1999 EASTBOURNE Q - R32 1
07/06/1999 BIRMINGHAM R16 32
17/05/1999 MADRID R32 1
12/04/1999 TOKYO - JAPAN OPEN R16 22
29/03/1999 HILTON HEAD R64 1
15/03/1999 MIAMI R128 1
01/03/1999 INDIAN WELLS Q - R32 1
22/02/1999 OKLAHOMA CITY R16 22
01/02/1999 TOKYO (PAN PACIFIC) R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
09/11/1998 PHILADELPHIA R16 41
26/10/1998 QUEBEC CITY R32 1
12/10/1998 ZURICH R32 1
05/10/1998 FILDERSTADT R32 1
21/09/1998 TOKYO (TOYOTA) R32 1
17/08/1998 MONTREAL R32 32
10/08/1998 LOS ANGELES R32 1
03/08/1998 SAN DIEGO R32 1
27/07/1998 STANFORD R16 30
15/06/1998 'S-HERTOGENBOSCH S 122
Date Tournament Round Points
18/05/1998 MADRID R16 26
11/05/1998 BERLIN R64 1
27/10/1997 MOSCOW R16 37
20/10/1997 LUXEMBOURG R16 22
13/10/1997 ZURICH R32 1
15/09/1997 TOKYO (TOYOTA) Q 54
11/08/1997 TORONTO R16 74
04/08/1997 LOS ANGELES R16 34
28/07/1997 SAN DIEGO R32 1
21/07/1997 STANFORD Q 67
Date Tournament Round Points
16/06/1997 EASTBOURNE R16 36
19/05/1997 MADRID R32 1
14/04/1997 TOKYO - JAPAN OPEN S 77
17/03/1997 MIAMI R32 32
03/03/1997 INDIAN WELLS R16 54
17/02/1997 OKLAHOMA CITY S 73
27/01/1997 TOKYO (PAN PACIFIC) R16 51
06/01/1997 SYDNEY R16 61
11/11/1996 PHILADELPHIA R16 57
04/11/1996 OAKLAND Q 76
Date Tournament Round Points
28/10/1996 CHICAGO R32 1
21/10/1996 QUEBEC CITY Q 47
30/09/1996 LEIPZIG R16 47
16/09/1996 TOKYO (NICHIREI) S 163
12/08/1996 LOS ANGELES R16 39
05/08/1996 MONTREAL S 234
17/06/1996 EASTBOURNE Q - R32 14
10/06/1996 BIRMINGHAM R64 1
15/04/1996 TOKYO - JAPAN OPEN S 69
08/04/1996 JAKARTA S 10
Date Tournament Round Points
11/03/1996 INDIAN WELLS Q - R32 1
19/02/1996 OKLAHOMA CITY Q - R16 1
08/01/1996 SYDNEY Q - R16 4
06/11/1995 PHILADELPHIA Q - R16 0
30/10/1995 OAKLAND R16 35
09/10/1995 FILDERSTADT Q - R16 0
02/10/1995 ZURICH Q - R32 0
18/09/1995 TOKYO (NICHIREI) S 35
14/08/1995 TORONTO R16 28
07/08/1995 LOS ANGELES Q - R32 0
Date Tournament Round Points
19/06/1995 EASTBOURNE R64 9
22/05/1995 STRASBOURG R32 10
15/05/1995 BERLIN R64 13
08/05/1995 PRAGUE R32 6
10/04/1995 HOUSTON R32 18
20/03/1995 MIAMI R128 8
06/02/1995 CHICAGO R32 18
30/01/1995 TOKYO (PAN PACIFIC) Q - R32 0
07/11/1994 PHILADELPHIA Q 105
31/10/1994 OAKLAND R16 35
Date Tournament Round Points
10/10/1994 FILDERSTADT S 18
03/10/1994 ZURICH R32 28
26/09/1994 LEIPZIG R16 35
08/08/1994 LOS ANGELES R16 35
13/06/1994 EASTBOURNE R64 9
16/05/1994 LUCERNE R32 10
09/05/1994 BERLIN R32 28
02/05/1994 ROME R64 13
21/02/1994 INDIAN WELLS R32 18
07/02/1994 CHICAGO R16 35
Date Tournament Round Points
10/01/1994 SYDNEY R16 35
08/11/1993 PHILADELPHIA S 210
01/11/1993 OAKLAND R16 35
11/10/1993 FILDERSTADT R32 18
04/10/1993 ZURICH R32 28
27/09/1993 LEIPZIG R16 35
09/08/1993 LOS ANGELES Q 70
02/08/1993 SAN DIEGO R64 9
14/06/1993 EASTBOURNE R32 18
07/06/1993 BIRMINGHAM R32 10
Date Tournament Round Points
17/05/1993 LUCERNE R32 10
15/03/1993 MIAMI R128 8
22/02/1993 INDIAN WELLS R16 35
08/02/1993 CHICAGO R16 35
11/01/1993 MELBOURNE R32 6
04/01/1993 BRISBANE R32 10
02/11/1992 OAKLAND R32 18
21/09/1992 TOKYO (NICHIREI) R16 35
24/08/1992 SAN DIEGO R16 30
10/08/1992 LOS ANGELES S 70
Date Tournament Round Points
15/06/1992 EASTBOURNE R32 18
08/06/1992 BIRMINGHAM R16 20
13/04/1992 PATTAYA CITY R32 6
06/04/1992 TOKYO - JAPAN OPEN R32 10
16/03/1992 MIAMI R64 13
24/02/1992 INDIAN WELLS R64 9
06/01/1992 SYDNEY Q 7
30/12/1991 BRISBANE R32 10
11/11/1991 INDIANAPOLIS Q - R16 0
28/10/1991 PHOENIX S 45
Date Tournament Round Points
12/08/1991 LOS ANGELES R64 9
05/08/1991 ALBUQUERQUE Q - Q 0
29/07/1991 SAN DIEGO S 30
15/10/1990 SCOTTSDALE Q - R32 0
06/08/1990 ALBUQUERQUE Q - R32 0
09/07/1990 BASTAD Q - R32 0
11/09/1989 PHOENIX Q - R32 0
14/08/1989 ALBUQUERQUE Q - Q 0
10/04/1989 KALLANG R32 6
06/03/1989 INDIAN WELLS Q - R32 0
Date Tournament Round Points
25/07/1988 APTOS Q - Q 0

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