Introduced to the game by her father at age 7, and practiced against a wall behind her house...Coached by Craig O'Shannessy...Favorite surface is hard...Father, Ian, is a lawyer; mother, Cynthia, is a hospital administrator; younger sister, Katie, is studying pre-medicine; younger brother, David, attends high school...Entire family plays recreational tennis...Graduated from Duke University in May of 1999 with academic honors as a triple major in economics, French and Canadian studies...Enjoys politics, reading and crossword puzzles...Favorite book is Cathedral by Nelson De Mille...Other sports interests include hiking and biking...Lists her career at Duke University, both academic and tennis, as well as the time spent in her sorority, as her most memorable experience...Admires her sister because she is brilliant and can't wait to begin 12 years of school to become an orthopedic surgeon.
• Has numerous ITF doubles titles• During her outstanding collegiate career, was 1998 NCAA Singles Champion, which earned her a wild card into the U.S. Open; named 1998 Rolex/Tennis Magazine Collegiate Player of the Year; 1997-1998 Atlantic Coast Conference• Female Athlete of the Year; 1996-1998 First Team All-American Honors; 1996 ITA National Rookie of the Year• Member of the 2001 WTA Tour Players' Committee
SINGLESWinner (0 WTA Tour): 2003 - ITF/Coatzacoalcos-MEX; 2002 - ITF/Gainesville-USA, ITF/Fukuoka-JPN; 2000 - ITF/Seoul-KOR; 1999 - ITF/Mt. Pleasant-USA, ITF/Huixquilucan-MEX; 1998 - ITF/Mt. Pleasant-USA, ITF/Montreal-CAN; 1996 - ITF/Lawrenceville-USA, ITF/Williamsburg-USA.Quarterfinalist (1): 2000 - Pattaya City.DOUBLESQuarterfinalist (9): 2003 - Memphis (w/Augustus); 2002 - Bali (w/Kostanic); 2000 - Paris [Indoors] (w/Barclay), Oklahoma City (w/Snyder), Shanghai (w/Snyder), Kuala Lumpur (w/Horn), Pattaya City (w/Horn); 1999 - Tokyo [Princess Cup] (w/Kolbovic), Quebec City (w/Kolbovic).ADDITIONALCanadian Fed Cup Team 2000, 2002-03. Canadian Olympic Team 2000.
1999 - Qualified at Tokyo [Princess Cup], her first main draw in a WTA Tour event without the assistance of a WC entry; collected two ITF titles, at ITF/Mt. Pleasant-USA, where she successfully defended her 1998 title, and ITF/Huixquilucan-MEX2000 - Reached first doubles final on WTA Tour at Kuala Lumpur w/Horn; at Auckland, qualified and then upset No. 4 seed Schwartz to win first WTA Tour main draw match; seeded No. 2, won ITF/Seoul-KOR, upsetting top-seed Weingartner in final; singles quarterfinalist for first time on WTA Tour at Pattaya City2001 - Qualified for Birmingham and won 1r over Vento2002 - Won ITF/Tallahassee-USA w/Lehnhoff and the following week swept singles, dropping only one set in five matches, and doubles w/Rampre at ITF/Gainesville-USA; as world No. 184, qualified at Miami and upset No. 38 Serna 63 62 before falling 2r to No. 13 Shaughnessy (No. 10 seed ) 64 64; captured ninth ITF title at ITF/Fukuoka-JPN; l. 1r at Madrid to Zuluaga; qualified for Eastbourne, then held 2mp on No. 5 seed Shaughnessy before losing 1r 67 76 76; l. a doubles match in Canada's loss to the Czech Republic in a Fed Cup World Group playoff; reached 2r at Shanghai before falling to No. 2 Sugiyama 26 63 752003 - Qualified to make Australian Open debut, then recorded first Grand Slam-match victory over Sanchez Lorenzo before losing 2r to Australian WC Stosur; won ITF/Coatzacoalcos-MEX and reached doubles SF w/Augustus
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