Coached by Mark Hanson, Beci Ilyes ... Began playing at age 3 when father taught her how to play in driveway ... Father, Jack, is a dermatologist; mother is Juanita; brothers are Jay (ER physician) and Kramer (student) and sisters are Amy (pediatrician), Jenny (pharmaceutical sales representative) and Christy (attorney); whole family plays tennis ... Cat's name is Francis ... Was three-time All-American at Vanderbilt University (graduated in 2002 with a degree in Early Childhood Education) ... Favorite movie is Shawshank Redemption; favorite musical artists are U2, Paul Simon; favorite type of music is classic rock ... Also enjoys soccer, shopping ... Favorite tournament is Indian Wells.
SINGLESWinner: 2008 - ITF/Albuquerque, NM-USA; 2007 - ITF/Palm Desert, CA-USA, ITF/Sea Island, GA-USA, ITF/Lawrenceville, GA-USA; 2006 - ITF/Houston, TX-USA, ITF/Hilton Head, SC-USA; 2002 - ITF/Raleigh, NC-USA, ITF/Winter Park, FL-USA; 2001 - ITF/Waco, TX-USA.Semifinalist (1): 2007 - Qu‚bec City.DOUBLESWinner: 2009 - ITF/Dothan, AL-USA (w/Gullickson); 2008 - ITF/Surbiton-GBR (w/Spears), ITF/Albuquerque, NM-USA, ITF/Lawrenceville, GA-USA (both w/Gullickson); 2007 - ITF/Palm Desert, CA-USA (w/Gallovits), ITF/Redding, CA-USA (w/C.Chan); 2006 - ITF/St. Paul, MN-USA, ITF/Albuquerque, NM-USA, ITF/Ashland, KY-USA (all w/Sequera), ITF/Bronx, NY-USA (w/Grandin), ITF/Houston, TX-USA (w/Luzhanska), ITF/Lawrenceville, GA-USA (w/Baker); 2005 - ITF/Tampa, FL-USA, ITF/Miami, FL-USA, ITF/Rockford, IL-USA (all w/Uhlirova), ITF/Allentown, PA-USA (w/Cargill), ITF/Albuquerque, NM-USA, ITF/Troy, AL-USA (both w/Sequera); 2004 - ITF/Boca Raton 2, FL-USA (w/Bradshaw), ITF/Louisville, KY-USA (w/Gallovits), ITF/Lafayette, LA-USA (w/Schlukebir); 2003 - ITF/Edmond, OK-USA (w/McCain), ITF/Louisville, KY-USA (w/McShea); 2002 - ITF/Raleigh, NC-USA, ITF/Winter Park, FL-USA (both w/Dasso); 2001 - ITF/Edmond, OK-USA (w/Dasso).ADDITIONALAmerican Fed Cup Team, 2009.
1997 - Played first two events of career on ITF Circuit.1998 - Did not play.1999 - Played first Tour qualifying at US Open; also played on ITF Circuit.2000 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit.2001 - Won one singles title and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.2002 - Won two singles titles and two doubles titles on ITF Circuit.2003 - Won two doubles titles on ITF Circuit.2004 - Fell in Tour qualifying three times; won three doubles titles on ITF Circuit.2005 - Played first Tour main draw at Acapulco, falling 1r (as qualifier); fell in Tour qualifying twice (incl. US Open); won six doubles titles on ITF Circuit.2006 - Fell in Tour qualifying twice; won two singles titles and six doubles titles on ITF Circuit.2007 - First Top 100 season; SF at Qu‚bec City (saved 2mp in first round of qualifying; l. to Vakulenko); made Top 100 debut afterwards on November 5 (rose from No.122 to No.91); reached 2r three times; fell 1r three times and in Tour qualifying four times (incl. Roland Garros, Wimbledon, US Open); won three singles titles and two doubles titles on ITF Circuit.2008 - Reached 2r three times; fell 1r 12 times (incl. Australian Open, Roland Garros, Wimbledon) and in Tour qualifying 10 times (incl. US Open); won one singles title and three doubles titles on ITF Circuit.
JANUARY - Fell in Auckland and Australian Open qualifying.FEBRUARY - Went 1-0 in USA's 3-2 Fed Cup World Group 1r win over Argentina; fell 1r at Memphis (l. to No.5 seed Erakovic).MARCH - Did not play.APRIL - Reached 2r at Charleston (l. to top seed Dementieva); won ITF/Dothan, AL-USA doubles title (w/Gullickson).MAY - Fell in Rome, Madrid, Strasbourg and Roland Garros qualifying.JUNE - Fell 1r at Birmingham (l. to WC Cavaday).
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