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Coached by Rafael Font de Mora ... All-court game with strong serve; favorite surface is hard ... Father, Bill, is a stockbroker; mother, Joy, is a nutritionist; has two brothers, Brennan and Matt, and one sister, Maeve; also has two cats ... Loves water skiing, hiking in beautiful places, yoga and good food ... Has a passion for interior decorating; also loves doing laundry and anything house related ... Likes being a tennis player because of the challenge, but being on road so much makes her really appreciate home ... Favorite actor is Harrison Ford ... Resident Pro at the Scottsdale Hyatt Gainey Ranch Resort.
Winner (6): 2007 - Barcelona; 2006 - Rabat, Forest Hills; 2003 - Canberra; 2001 - Québec City; 2000 - Shanghai, ITF/West Palm Beach-USA, ITF/Sarasota-USA; 1998 - ITF/Sochi-RUS; 1995 - ITF/Morelia-MEX, ITF/Toluca-MEX, ITF/Sao Paulo 5-BRA.
Finalist (4): 2005 - Memphis; 2002 - Sydney; 2001 - Scottsdale, Hamburg.
Winner (17): 2011 - Paris [Indoors] (w/Mattek-Sands); 2010 - Warsaw (w/Ruano Pascual); 2007 - Sydney (w/Groenefeld); 2006 - Gold Coast (w/Safina), Acapulco (w/Groenefeld); 2005 - Bali (w/Groenefeld); 2004 - Miami, Amelia Island, Berlin, Rome, Los Angeles, New Haven, Tour Championships (all w/Petrova); 2003 - Moscow (w/Petrova); 2002 - Gold Coast (w/Henin); 2001 - Berlin (w/Callens); 2000 - Québec City (w/Pratt), ITF/Sarasota-USA (w/Cacic); 1998 - ITF/Guadalajara-MEX (w/Lee-Waters).
Finalist (16): 2011 - Indian Wells, Charleston (both w/Mattek-Sands); 2010 - Memphis, New Haven (both w/Mattek-Sands); 2006 - Indian Wells, Charleston (both w/Ruano Pascual), San Diego (w/Groenefeld); 2005 - Indian Wells (w/Petrova); 2004 - Sydney (w/Safina); 2002 - Filderstadt (w/Suárez); 2001 - Gold Coast (w/Schlukebir), Scottsdale (w/Clijsters), Filderstadt (w/Henin); 2000 - Shanghai (w/Grande); 1999 - Bol (w/Ehritt-Vanc), Antwerp (w/Pleming).
Finalist (1): 2007 - US Open (w/Paes).
American Fed Cup Team, 2002-03.
Career in Review
1994 - Played first events of career on ITF Circuit in Mexico.
1995 - Won three singles titles on ITF Circuit.
1996 - Played first four WTA main draws, reaching QF once and 2r once but falling 1r twice (incl. US Open); fell in qualifying twice (incl. Wimbledon).
1997 - Fell 1r once and in qualifying 15 times (incl. all four majors).
1998 - First Top 100 season; QF twice and 2r four times; fell 1r three times (incl. Australian Open, US Open) and in qualifying six times (incl. other two majors); made Top 100 debut on July 13 (rose from No.109 to No.96); won one singles title and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.
1999 - Second Top 100 season; SF at Bogotá (l. to Zuluaga); reached 2r six times (incl. Wimbledon); fell 1r 14 times (incl. other three majors) and in qualifying seven times.
2000 - First Top 50 season; won first WTA title at Shanghai (d. Tulyaganova in final); SF at Auckland (l. to Kremer); QF twice, 3r once (US Open) and 2r 10 times (incl. other three majors); fell 1r six times and in qualifying four times; made Top 50 debut on August 28 (after New Haven; rose from No.51 to No.48); won first WTA doubles title; won two singles titles and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.
2001 - First Top 20 season (finishing at No.12); won second WTA title at Québec City (d. Majoli in final); runner-up twice, at Scottsdale (l. to Davenport in final) and Hamburg (l. to V.Williams in final); SF twice, at Gold Coast (l. to Henin) and Stanford (l. to Clijsters); QF five times, 4r twice (Roland Garros, Wimbledon), 3r four times (incl. US Open) and 2r five times (incl. Australian Open); fell 1r five times (incl. first WTA Championships; l. to Dokic); made Top 20 debut on May 14 (after Berlin; rose from No.21 to No.20) and career-high No.11 on September 10 (for one week; spent second week at No.11 the next January); won one WTA doubles title.
2002 - Another Top 50 season; runner-up at Sydney (l. to Hingis in final); SF twice, at Sarasota (l. to Panova) and Strasbourg (l. to Dokic); QF twice, 4r once, 3 four times (incl. Australian Open, US Open) and 2r 12 times (incl. Wimbledon); fell 1r five times (incl. Roland Garros); won one WTA doubles title.
2003 - Second Top 20 season (finishing at No.17); won third WTA title at Canberra (d. Schiavone in final); SF at Scottsdale (l. to Clijsters); QF four times, incl. Australian Open (first Grand Slam QF; l. to S.Williams); reached 4r twice (incl. US Open), 3r four times (incl. Roland Garros) and 2r three times; fell 1r nine times (incl. Wimbledon); won one WTA doubles title.
2004 - Another Top 50 season; SF twice, at Dubai (l. to Henin) and Tashkent (l. to Vaidisova); QF twice, 4r once, 3r twice (Roland Garros, Wimbledon) and 2r five times; fell 1r 10 times (incl. other two majors); won seven WTA doubles titles (all w/Petrova, incl. WTA Championships); made doubles Top 10 debut on May 17 (after winning Rome; at No.10).
2005 - Another Top 100 season; runner-up at Memphis (l. to Zvonareva in final); SF at 's-Hertogenbosch (l. to Zakopalova); reached 3r twice and 2r seven times (incl. Wimbledon); fell 1r 14 times (incl. other three majors); won one WTA doubles title; made doubles Top 5 debut on February 7 (at No.5), reaching career-high No.4 on March 21 (after Indian Wells).
2006 - Another Top 50 season; won fourth and fifth WTA titles at Rabat (d. Sucha in final) and Forest Hills (d. Smashnova 16 60 64 in final, marring her 12-0 finals record); SF at Bangkok (l. to King); QF twice, 3r twice and 2r six times (incl. Wimbledon, US Open); fell 1r nine times (incl. other two majors) and in qualifying once; won two WTA doubles titles.
2007 - Another Top 100 season; won sixth WTA singles title at Barcelona (d. Gallovits-Hall in final); QF once, 3r once and 2r 10 times (incl. Roland Garros, US Open); fell 1r 11 times (incl. other two majors) and in qualifying once; won one WTA doubles title; withdrew from Tashkent and Québec City w/left knee injury.
2008 - First non-Top 100 season since 1997 (finished at No.838 due to inactivity); fell 1r in all five WTA main draws (incl. ret. twice w/left knee injury); withdrew from rest of season w/left knee injury (except for Barcelona, w/left hip injury).
2009 - Missed first half of season w/left knee injury (incl. withdrawing from Australian Open, Roland Garros); played eight WTA main draws in second half, reaching 2r once (Seoul) and falling 1r seven times (incl. US Open); fell in qualifying once.
2010 - Season played exclusively in doubles, winning one WTA doubles title.
2011 - Season played exclusively in doubles, winning one WTA doubles title.