Tara Snyder

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Tara Snyder
Country (sports)  United States
Residence Wichita, Kansas, United States
Houston, Texas, United States
Born (1977-05-26) May 26, 1977 (age 41)
Wichita, Kansas, United States
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Turned pro 1995
Retired 2006
Plays Right-handed
(two-handed backhand)
Prize money $641,324
Career record 302 - 235
Career titles 1 WTA, 5 ITF
Highest ranking No. 33 (November 16, 1998)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 2R (1998)
French Open 2R (1998)
Wimbledon 2R (1998, 1999)
US Open 3R (1999)
Career record 43 - 71
Career titles 0 WTA, 3 ITF
Highest ranking No. 107 (April 10, 2000)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 2R (2000)
French Open DNP
Wimbledon 1R (2000)
US Open 2R (2000)
Last updated on: June 11, 2012.

Tara Snyder (born May 26, 1977) is a former tennis player from the United States, who started a professional career in May 1995. She reached her highest individual ranking in the WTA Tour on November 16, 1998, when she was ranked No. 33 in the world.[1] Snyder won the silver medal at the 1999 Pan American Games in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, after losing the final to Venezuela's María Vento-Kabchi.[2] Tara won the US Junior Open[3] and was regarded as one of the top US youth tennis players of her time.[citation needed]

Tara Snyder's father Darrel Snyder was a tennis teaching instructor and taught her the game.[citation needed] Tara's uncle Dave Snyder was the Texas Longhorns tennis coach for many years.[1][4]


  1. ^ a b Tara Snyder at the Women's Tennis Association
  2. ^ Robb, Sharon (1999-08-06). "Cuban Weightlifter Sets Record". South Florida Sun-Sentinel. Retrieved 2011-03-23. 
  3. ^ Cyphers, Luke (1995-09-11). "Pete, Andre Join Martin For Davis". New York Daily News. Retrieved 2013-08-18. 
  4. ^ "Center named Texas tennis coach". Lawrence Journal-World. Associated Press. 2000-07-26. Retrieved 2011-03-23.