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Began playing tennis at age 6...Coached by her father, Rob, who was captain of the Stanford tennis team and was NCAA finalist in 1970 and played doubles with Roscoe Tanner; mothers name is Shawn; has an older brother, Noah, who played No. 1 singles for University of California-Santa Cruz; has three younger sisters, Brooke, Ariel and Journey...Given name is Aubrie...Her most memorable tennis experience was reaching the 1997 Wimbledon junior final and attending the Wimbledon Champions Ball...Interests include her family and her dogs, reading and listening to music.
Winner: 2000 - ITF/Albuquerque-USA, ITF/Kirkland-USA, ITF/Largo-USA; 1997 - ITF/San Antonio-USA.
Quarterfinalist (1): 1999 - Gold Coast.
Finalist (1): 2002 - Memphis (w/Middleton).
Semifinalist (1): 2002 - Stanford (w/Augustus).
Quarterfinalist (1): 2000 - Quebec City (w/de Lone).
Career in Review
1995 - Reached SF in ITF Circuit debut at ITF/Norfolk-USA; in next tournament, received main draw WC into US Open, l. to fellow WC Phebus
1996 - Played first Tour qualifying at Miami; reached SF of ITF/Santa Clara-USA
1997 - Reached consecutive ITF Circuit finals, winning ITF/San Antonio-USA; world ranking jumped from No. 447 to No. 312 in the two-week period; turning pro at US Open, reached 2r; season-ending ranking improved 283 spots to No. 154
1998 - Reached 2r of US Open for second year, d. Frazier (l. to No. 10 seed Schnyder); reached Philadelphia 2r as a qualifier, d. No. 40 Fusai (l. to world No. 2 Hingis)
1999 - As a LL at first event of season, Gold Coast, reached first Tour QF and afterwards (Jan. 11) broke into Top 100 at No. 90; reached 3r as a qualifier at Indian Wells; as a Hilton Head WC, reached 2r, l. to No. 12 seed Schett in 3s; played all four Grand Slams for first time, making her debuts at Australian Open, Roland Garros and Wimbledon; at Wimbledon, ranked No. 64, d. world No. 21 Spirlea in 1r; scheduled to play for USA at Pan American Games but withdrew with a herniated disc; first Top 100 season-finish at No.93
2000 - Enjoyed career-best Grand Slam at Wimbledon, where she reached 3r as a qualifier; won three ITF Circuit events without losing a set in 15 matches (two consecutively), dropping only 47 games en route, 11 at ITF/Albuquerque-USA, 20 at ITF/Kirkland-USA and 16 at ITF/Largo-USA
2001 - Sprained left ankle in second game of Australian Open 1r vs. Seles and ret. from match; earned WC into US Open as top American on USTA professional circuit but could not accept it due to injury
2002 - Won doubles title at $50K ITF/Fullerton-USA (w/Middleton); runner-up in Memphis doubles with w/Middleton, her career-first Tour doubles final; as world No. 302, fell 1r at Indian Wells 57 62 62 to unranked WC Sharapova (her professional debut); at Miami, as world No. 305, upset No. 51 Mandula in 1r before falling to No. 28 Sugiyama; as world No. 239 at Wimbledon and playing in first Grand Slam in a year-and-a-half, stretched No. 6 seed and eventual-semifinalist Henin to 3s before losing in 1r; in doubles at Stanford w/Augustus, d. No. 2 seeds Po-Messerli/Sugiyama in 1r en route to SF finish; qualified for sixth US Open, falling in 1r to No. 13 seed Farina Elia; at Quebec City stretched No. 8 seed Tu to 3s in 1r loss; reached SF of ITF/Fresno-USA and final of ITF/Sedona-USA; quarterfinalist at ITF/Pittsburgh-USA