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Grand Slam Record

Grand Slams

Best Grand Slam Result

Highest Finish

R16 x1
W/L
20/30
2001

Australian Open

R64 x4
2004, 2002, 2001, 2000

Roland Garros

R16 x1
2001

Wimbledon

R32 x3
2005, 2003, 1998

US Open

R64 x3
2004, 2002, 1998

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Personal

Currently without a coach ... Father Don (deceased) was a tennis coach who played at Wimbledon (coached Cara); mother, Velia, is a teacher; older brothers, Byron and Wayne, played on the men's tennis tour ... Married Brett Stephens on December 2, 2006 on Spurwing Island on Lake Kariba, Zimbabwe; first child, Lachlan Alexander Stephens, was born April 26, 2012 ... Has five dogs, three cats and two parrots ... Favorite surface is grass (grew up with four grass courts in backyard); is an all-court player ... Most memorable experience was winning junior Wimbledon ... Self-described as fun, easy-going and relaxed ... Favorite city is Melbourne ... Other interests include listening to music, snowboarding and surfing ... In her time off, likes to go out into the bush back home in Zimbabwe, visit Lake Kariba and enjoy the wildlife and surroundings ... Favorite movie is Seven; favorite actor is Brad Pitt; favorite flower is the flame lily, Zimbabwe's national flower; favorite author is Wilbur Smith.

Career Highlights

SINGLES
Winner (1): 2002 - Waikoloa.
Finalist (1): 2000 - Auckland.

DOUBLES
Winner (60): 2014 - Oeiras, Tokyo [Pan Pacific], WTA Finals (all w/Mirza); 2013 - Auckland (w/Rodionova), Tokyo [Pan Pacific], Beijing (both w/Mirza); 2010 - Auckland, Sydney (both w/Huber), Birmingham (w/Raymond); 2009 - Paris [Indoors], Dubai, Madrid, Birmingham, Cincinnati (all w/Huber); 2008 - Antwerp, Dubai, Berlin, Birmingham, Eastbourne, Stanford, Montréal, US Open, Zürich, WTA Finals (all w/Huber); 2007 - Australian Open, Paris [Indoors], Antwerp, Dubai, Wimbledon, San Diego, Moscow, Linz, WTA Finals (all w/Huber); 2006 - San Diego, Zürich (both w/Stubbs); 2005 - Antwerp (w/Callens), Rome, Wimbledon (both w/Huber), Stanford, Zürich, Philadelphia (all w/Stubbs); 2004 - Sydney, Tokyo [Pan Pacific], Wimbledon, San Diego, Filderstadt, Zürich (all w/Stubbs), Antwerp (w/Callens); 2003 - Hobart (w/Likhovtseva), Stanford (w/Raymond); 2002 - Porto (w/Selyutina), Bali (w/Ruano Pascual); 2001 - Hobart, Hamburg, Rome, Birmingham, San Diego, New Haven (all w/Likhovtseva), Tokyo [Princess Cup] (w/Huber); 2000 - Auckland (w/Fusai).
Finalist (49): 2014 - Indian Wells, Stuttgart, Montréal, Beijing (all w/Mirza), Wuhan (w/Garcia); 2013 - Madrid, Strasbourg, Birmingham (all w/Erakovic); 2010 - Australian Open, Paris [Indoors] (both w/Huber), Warsaw (w/Yan); 2009 - US Open, WTA Finals (both w/Huber); 2008 - Doha, Miami, Moscow, Linz (all w/Huber); 2007 - Miami, Toronto, New Haven (all w/Huber); 2006 - Gold Coast, Tokyo [Pan Pacific], Paris [Indoors], Stuttgart, WTA Finals (all w/Stubbs), Montréal (w/Groenefeld); 2005 - Doha, Berlin, Roland Garros (all w/Huber), Luxembourg, Moscow, WTA Finals (all w/Stubbs); 2004 - Vienna, WTA Finals (both w/Stubbs); 2003 - Auckland, Dubai (both w/Likhovtseva), Filderstadt (w/Navratilova), Philadelphia (w/Stubbs); 2002 - Scottsdale, Eastbourne, WTA Finals (all w/Likhovtseva); 2001 - Berlin, Eastbourne, WTA Finals (all w/Likhovtseva); 2000 - Birmingham (w/Selyutina), Stanford (w/Frazier), US Open (w/Likhovtseva); 1999 - 's-Hertogenbosch (w/Boogert), Québec City (w/Graham).

MIXED DOUBLES
Winner (5): 2010 - Australian Open, Wimbledon (both w/Paes); 2008 - US Open (w/Paes); 2004 - Wimbledon (w/W.Black); 2002 - Roland Garros (w/W.Black).
Finalist (3): 2009 - Wimbledon, US Open (both w/Paes); 2004 - Roland Garros (w/W.Black).

ADDITIONAL
Zimbabwean Fed Cup Team, 1993-94, 1996; Zimbabwean Olympic Team, 2000, 2004, 2008.

Career in Review

2015 - Played just six doubles events in abbreviated season (two w/S.Zheng and four w/Raymond).

2014 - Won three WTA doubles titles (all w/Mirza - incl. WTA Finals).

2013 - Fell in WTA qualifying once; won three WTA doubles titles.

2012 - Played exclusively in doubles.

2011 - Played exclusively in doubles.

2010 - Won three WTA doubles titles (two w/Huber, one w/Raymond); held doubles No.1 until April 19 (career total now 163 weeks); won fourth and fifth Grand Slam mixed doubles titles at Australian Open and Wimbledon (both w/Paes); with Australian Open win, became third woman in Open Era to complete career mixed doubles Grand Slam (Navratilova, Hantuchova) and sixth all-time (Hart, Court, King).

2009 - Third straight No.1 doubles season, going 49-16 w/Huber and winning five WTA doubles titles.

2008 - Second No.1 doubles season, going 66-14 w/Huber and winning 10 WTA doubles titles (incl. US Open and WTA Championships); US Open was fourth Grand Slam doubles title w/Huber and fifth overall; played singles five times, falling 1r twice (incl. Olympics) and in qualifying three times; won third Grand Slam mixed doubles title at US Open (w/Paes).

2007 - First No.1 doubles season, going 69-14 w/Huber and winning nine WTA doubles titles (incl. Australian Open, Wimbledon and WTA Championships).

2006 - Reached 2r once; fell 1r twice (at Australian Open, Wimbledon) and in qualifying four times; won two WTA doubles titles.

2005 - Reached 3r once (Wimbledon); fell 1r once and in qualifying 15 times (incl. other three majors); won six WTA doubles titles (incl. Wimbledon w/Huber); became 20th woman (first African) to reach No.1 in doubles; played most of first half of season w/Huber, but after Huber suffered knee injury played most of second half w/Stubbs; rose to No.1 in doubles on October 17.

2004 - Reached 2r seven times (incl. Australian Open, Olympics, US Open); fell 1r 14 times (incl. other two majors) and in qualifying six times; won seven WTA doubles titles (incl. Wimbledon w/Stubbs); won second Grand Slam mixed doubles title at Wimbledon (w/W.Black).

2003 - Sixth and final Top 100 season; QF twice at Madrid and New Haven; reached 3r three times (incl. Wimbledon) and 2r eight times (incl. Roland Garros); fell 1r 12 times (incl. other two majors) and in qualifying once; won two WTA doubles titles.

2002 - Another Top 100 season; won first WTA title at Waikoloa (d. Raymond in final; first Zimbabwean to win a WTA title); QF twice at Porto and Budapest; reached 4r twice and 2r five times (incl. Australian Open, US Open); fell 1r 12 times (incl. other two majors) and in qualifying five times; won two WTA doubles titles; won first Grand Slam mixed doubles title at Roland Garros (w/W.Black).

2001 - Another Top 100 season; SF at Hobart (l. to Hopkins); QF at Auckland; reached first Grand Slam 4r at Roland Garros (l. to Schiavone); reached 3r twice and 2r nine times (incl. Australian Open); fell 1r 11 times (incl. other two majors) and in qualifying twice; won seven WTA doubles titles and cracked doubles Top 10 on May 14 (rose from No.11 to No.10).

2000 - Another Top 100 season; runner-up at Auckland (l. to Kremer in final); SF at Birmingham (l. to Tanasugarn); QF twice at 's-Hertogenbosch and Stanford; reached 3r once and 2r nine times (incl. Australian Open, Roland Garros, Wimbledon); fell 1r seven times (incl. Olympics, US Open) and in qualifying twice; won one WTA doubles title.

1999 - Another Top 100 season; SF at Birmingham (l. to Halard-Decugis); QF three times at Hobart, Oklahoma City and Québec City; reached 3r twice and 2r five times; fell 1r 11 times (incl. all four majors) and in qualifying three times; won one singles title on ITF Circuit.

1998 - First Top 100 season; played first 10 WTA main draws, reaching SF at Boston (l. to Schett), 3r once (Wimbledon) and 2r five times (incl. Roland Garros, US Open); fell 1r three times and in qualifying six times (incl. Australian Open); made Top 100 debut on July 6 (rose from No.108 to No.70) and Top 50 debut on September 14 (rose from No.52 to No.47); won one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

1997 - Won two singles titles and four doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

1996 - Won one singles title and three doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

1995 - Won two singles titles and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

1994 - Won one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

1993 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit.

1992 - Played first event of career at ITF/Harare-ZIM (l. to future doubles partner Huber in 1r).

Best Grand Slam Result

Highest Finish

R16 x1
W/L
20/30
2001

Australian Open

R64 x4
2004, 2002, 2001, 2000

Roland Garros

R16 x1
2001

Wimbledon

R32 x3
2005, 2003, 1998

US Open

R64 x3
2004, 2002, 1998
W/L 4/7 6/7 7/9 3/7
2006
R128
-
R128
-
2005
-
-
R32
-
2004
R64
R128
R128
R64
2003
R128
R64
R32
R128
2002
R64
R128
R128
R64
2001
R64
R16
R128
R128
2000
R64
R64
R64
R128
1999
R128
R128
R128
R128
1998
-
R64
R32
R64
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Singles Career High Ranking
Highest Singles
31
Mar 15, 1999
Doubles Career High Ranking
Highest Doubles
1
Oct 17, 2005
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