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Template:Infobox Tennis player Lisa Raymond (born August 10, 1973 in Norristown, Pennsylvania) is a professional female tennis player from the United States. On June 12, 2000, she reached the #1 spot in the world in doubles. Her career high singles ranking was #15 in October 1997.
Earning more than $7 million in prize money in her career, Raymond has reached the quarterfinals in singles at the Australian Open and at Wimbledon. Raymond, who plays right-handed, has wins over Venus Williams, Arantxa Sánchez Vicario, Monica Seles and Martina Hingis. She also is one of the few players to win a career Grand Slam in doubles.
Though she was the number one-ranked doubles player, she was not selected to the US team for the 2000 Sydney Olympics.
Early career Edit
Raymond achieved significant success in collegiate tennis. She won the NCAA Single's title in 1992 and 1993 playing for the University of Florida Gators, leading the team to the 1992 NCAA Team Championships. Playing for the Florida Gators, she was the first player to win all three collegiate Grand Slams titles in a single season (1992). She received the 1992 Volvo Rookie of the Year award, the 1992 Tennis Magazine Collegiate Player of the Year award, the 1992 and 1993 Broderick Award, and the 1993 Honda Award for collegiate tennis.
As a junior, she won five U.S. National (USTA) singles and doubles titles, and she was ranked #1 in the U.S. for players 18 and under in 1990.
Personal life Edit
Career titles (71) Edit
Singles titles (4) Edit
|Tier I (0)|
|Tier II (0)|
|Tier III (4)|
|Tier IV & V (0)|
|Grand Slam Title (0)|
|WTA Tour Championship (0)|
|No.||Date||Tournament||Surface||Opponent in the final||Score|
|1.||October 27, 1996||Template:Country data CAN Quebec City||Hard Indoors||Template:Country data BELEls Callens||6–4 6–4|
|2.||June 18, 2000||Template:Country data GBR Birmingham||Grass||Template:Country data THATamarine Tanasugarn||6–2 6–7 6–4|
|3.||February 23, 2002||Template:Country data USA Memphis||Hard Indoors||Template:Country data USAAlexandra Stevenson||4–6 6–3 7–6|
|4.||February 22, 2003||Template:Country data USA Memphis||Hard Indoors||Template:Country data RSAAmanda Coetzer||6–3 6–2|
Doubles titles (67)Edit
Grand Slam titles won with Rennae Stubbs (AUS)
Grand Slam titles and Year End Championships won with Samantha Stosur (AUS)
Mixed Doubles titles (4)Edit
- 1996 US Open with Patrick Galbraith.
- 1999 Wimbledon Championships with Leander Paes.
- 2002 US Open with Mike Bryan.
- 2003 French Open with Mike Bryan.
- 2006 Hopman Cup with Taylor Dent
- 2001 Federation Cup (ITF) with Jennifer Capriati, Monica Seles and Lindsay Davenport.
Doubles performance timelineEdit
To prevent confusion and double counting, information in this table is updated only once a tournament or the player's participation in the tournament has concluded. This table is current through Oct 22, 2007.
|Tournament||1990||1991||1992||1993||1994||1995||1996||1997||1998||1999||2000||2001||2002||2003||2004||2005||2006||2007||Career SR||Career W-L|
|Australian Open||A||A||A||A||3R||SF||QF||F||SF||SF||W||1R||SF||SF||2R||2R||F||SF||1 / 15||46–13|
|French Open||A||A||A||A||F||A||3R||F||1R||1R||3R||SF||F||3R||SF||QF||W||SF||1 / 13||41–11|
|Wimbledon||A||A||A||A||3R||1R||3R||QF||SF||3R||SF||W||QF||SF||SF||1R||3R||SF||1 / 14||40–13|
|U.S. Open||2R||A||A||2R||QF||3R||2R||3R||SF||3R||QF||W||3R||2R||QF||W||SF||3R||2 / 16||43–14|
|Grand Slam SR||0 / 1||0 / 0||0 / 0||0 / 1||0 / 4||0 / 3||0 / 4||0 / 4||0 / 4||0 / 4||1 / 4||2 / 4||0 / 4||0 / 4||0 / 4||1 / 4||1 / 4||0 / 4||5 / 53||N/A|
|WTA Tour Championships||A||A||A||A||QF||A||QF||A||SF||SF||SF||W||SF||A||A||W||W||A||3 / 9||11–6|
|Tokyo||A||A||A||A||A||A||SF||QF||A||QF||SF||W||W||F||SF||A||W||W||4 / 10||27–6|
|Indian Wells1||A||A||A||A||W||W||SF||F||A||QF||1R||SF||W||W||2R||SF||W||W||6 / 13||41–8|
|Miami||A||A||A||A||3R||3R||3R||1R||A||A||QF||F||W||2R||SF||F||W||W||3 / 12||32–7|
|Hilton Head / Charleston||A||A||A||A||SF||A||QF||SF||F||QF||QF||W||W||A||F||SF||W||2R||3 / 12||27–13|
|Berlin||A||A||A||A||A||A||A||A||SF||1R||A||A||A||A||A||A||A||W||1 / 3||6–2|
|Rome||A||A||A||A||A||A||A||A||QF||A||W||A||A||A||2R||A||2R||2R||1 / 5||4–5|
|San Diego2||A||A||A||A||2R||A||SF||1R||1R||A||W||A||QF||F||SF||2R||SF||A||1 / 10||14–9|
|Montreal/Toronto||A||A||A||2R||A||A||QF||QF||2R||A||A||QF||2R||A||A||A||A||A||0 / 6||6–6|
|Moscow||A||A||A||A||A||A||A||A||F||W||SF||A||A||A||A||W||1R||A||2 / 5||13–3|
|Zürich3||A||A||A||A||1R||1R||A||1R||QF||W||A||W||A||QF||1R||SF||SF||F||2 / 11||17–8|
- A = did not participate in the tournament.
- SR = the ratio of the number of singles tournaments won to the number of those tournaments played.
- 1 Indian Wells tournament achieved Tier I status from 1996.
- 2 The San Diego tournament achieved Tier I status from 2004–2007.
- 3 The Zürich tournament achieved Tier I status from 1993–2007.
Raymond reached the finals of the 2008 Wimbledon Open with partner Samantha Stosur. They eventually lost to the dominant Williams Sisters, Serena and Venus, the latter who earlier played her sister and won the 2008 Wimbledon singles title for the second year in a row.
- ↑ Pearce, Linda (January 7, 2006), “Never lost for words”, The Age, <http://www.theage.com.au/articles/2006/01/06/1136387626879.html?from=rss>. Retrieved on 2007-10-22
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