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Enjoys all outdoor sports, reading, and music...Attended Oklahoma State University for two years...Helps with the junior program at her home club, the Westside Tennis Club in Houston, and gives talks to youth groups...Has special interest in fashion and modern dance...Hobby is golf...Enjoys the theatre...Began coaching doubles partner Amanda Coetzer in 2002.

Career Highlights

Winner (10): 1994 - Birmingham; 1993 - Birmingham; 1992 - Eastbourne; 1991 - Denver, Tokyo [Japan Open]; 1989 - Albuquerque; 1988 - Oklahoma City, Newport; 1986 - Tulsa, Largo.
Finalist (11): 1995 - Birmingham, Philadelphia; 1992 - Oklahoma City; 1991 - Westchester; 1989 - Tokyo [Pan Pacific]; 1988 - Geneva; 1987 - Oklahoma City, Piscataway, New Orleans; 1986 - Oklahoma City, Newport.

Winner (33): 2001 - Oklahoma City, Bahia (both w/Coetzer); 1998 - Quebec City (w/Po); 1995 - Oakland, Philadelphia (both w/Sukova); 1994 - Hilton Head (w/Sanchez Vicario), Strasbourg (w/Stubbs); 1993 - Birmingham (w/Navratilova); 1992 - Oklahoma City (w/Provis), Birmingham, Montreal (both w/Stubbs); 1991 - Strasbourg (w/Rehe), Milan (w/Collins); 1989 - Oklahoma City (w/Nagelson), Newport (w/G.Fernandez), Indianapolis, Brighton, Geneva (all w/K.Adams); 1988 - Chicago (w/Nagelsen), Dallas (w/Pfaff), San Antonio (w/Sukova), Hilton Head (w/Navratilova), Brighton (w/Nagelsen); 1987 - Ontario, New Orleans (both w/Garrison), Mahwah, Newport, Piscataway (all w/G.Fernandez); 1986 - Buenos Aires, San Juan (both w/Paz), Indianapolis (w/Garrison); 1985 - Brighton (w/Suire); 1983 - Bakersfield (w/K.Copeland).
Finalist (32): 2001 - Strasbourg (w/Coetzer); 1997 - Eastbourne (w/Sukova); 1996 - Sydney, Essen (both w/Sukova), Birmingham (w/Tauziat), Philadelphia (w/Arendt); 1995 - Delray Beach (w/Neiland), Brighton (w/Sukova); 1993 - Sydney, Tokyo [Pan Pacific] (both w/Stubbs); 1992 - Strasbourg (w/Paz); 1991 - Zurich, Brighton (both w/Garrison), Denver (w/Fendick), Westchester (w/K.Adams); 1989 - Miami, Houston (both w/G.Fernandez); 1988 - Houston (w/Navratilova), Newport (w/G.Fernandez), New Orleans (w/Nagelsen), Adelaide (w/Novotna); 1987 - Australian Open, Washington DC, Hilton Head, Houston, Los Angeles, Filderstadt, Chicago (all w/Garrison), Oklahoma City (w/Sands); 1986 - Oklahoma City (w/Suire), Zurich (w/Moulton); 1985 - Wild Dunes (w/Burgin).

Winner (1): 1988 - Roland Garros (w/Lozano).
Finalist (3): 1994 - Wimbledon (w/Middleton); 1992 - Roland Garros (w/Shelton); 1987 - Roland Garros (w/Stewart).

United States Wightman Cup Team 1987-89. United States Fed Cup Team 1988, 1992-93. United States Junior Fed Cup Team 1983.

Career in Review

1992 - At season-ending Championships, upset Graf in 1r; first time since October 1985 Graf was d. before QF and marked her earliest exit in 100 tournaments
1994 - After two rain delays, knocked out No. 1 seed and defending champion Graf in 1r of Wimbledon, marking first time in Grand Slam history that a defending champion suffered a 1r loss; last No. 1 seed at a Grand Slam to lose in 1r was Ruzici at 1979 Australian Open; after a 1r bye, No. 1 seed Court l. her opening-round match at 1962 Wimbledon
1995 - Earned career match-win 400 at US Open; became 21st woman to reach 400 mark in Open Era; surpassed $3 million in career prize money after WTA Tour Championships, becoming the 17th woman ever to cross that mark; unseeded, reached final of Philadelphia; upset No. 2 seed C. Martinez and No. 7 Huber; in final, fell to top seed Graf in 3s; won doubles title with Sukova
1998 - Returned to WTA Tour after missing most of 1997 season with a stress fracture in her foot; as a WC, captured first doubles title in three years at Quebec City with Po; won ITF/Rochester-USA; continued comeback with wins over world No. 29 Schett and Hy-Boulais to reach 3r at Miami; d. Capriati in 1r at Hilton Head; upset No. 3 seed Tanasugarn to reach QF at Tokyo [Japan Open]; won first Grand Slam match in two years at Wimbledon, d. Callens and Capriati to reach 3r; as oldest player in draw at US Open, at age 34, d. American WC Reeves in 1r before falling to eventual champion Davenport
2000 - Played doubles only; spending most of her time teaching tennis to children in Washington, DC
2001 - Played doubles only; at age 37, captured first doubles title in two-and-a-half years and 31st of career at Oklahoma City with Coetzer; won again with Coetzer later in the year in Bahia and they reached the final in Strasbourg; qualified (w/Coetzer) for season-ending doubles Championships for first time in six years
2002 - Playing doubles only, w/Coetzer reached QF at Australian Open and at Eastbourne d. Navratilova/Zvereva in 1r before falling to No. 4 seeds Pratt/Sugiyama