Vanessa Webb

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Vanessa Webb
Country (sports) Canada
ResidenceMumbai, India
Born (1976-01-24) 24 January 1976 (age 43)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Turned pro1992
Retired2003
PlaysLeft-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money$345,485
Singles
Career record280–190
Career titles10 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 107 (7 August 2000)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (2003)
French Open1R (2000)
WimbledonQ3 (2000, 2001)
US Open1R (1998, 2000)
Doubles
Career record207–125
Career titles25 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 95 (17 July 2000)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open1R (2000, 2003)
French Open2R (2000, 2001, 2002, 2003)
Wimbledon2R (2003)
US Open1R (1999, 2000)
Olympic Games1R (2000)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Wimbledon1R (2003)

Vanessa Webb (born 24 January 1976) is a Canadian former professional tennis player. She is currently the Player Class Director for the WTA Board of Directors.

In her career, she won ten singles and 25 doubles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit, she also reached one WTA Tour doubles final in Kuala Lumpur in 2000.

Tennis career[edit]

Webb made the second round of the 2003 Australian Open which was her best Grand Slam singles performance, she also reached the first round of the French Open (in 2003) and the US Open (in 1998 & 2000). In doubles, she made the second rounds of the French Open (in 2001,'02,'03 & '04) and the Wimbledon Championships (in 2003). Webb made the first rounds of the Australian Open (in 2000,'03) and US Open (in 1999, 2000), and also the first round of mixed-doubles at the Wimbledon Championships in 2003.

Personal life[edit]

After retiring from tennis, Webb has had a successful career with the Parthenon Group, a Boston-based consulting firm, working out of their branch in Mumbai, India, where she currently resides.[1]

WTA career finals[edit]

Doubles: 1 (1 runner-up)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
Tier I (0–0)
Tier II (0–0)
Tier III, IV & V (0–1)
Finals by surface
Hard (0–1)
Grass (0–0)
Clay (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Nov 2000 Commonwealth Bank Tennis Classic, Malaysia Tier III Hard South Africa Liezel Huber Slovakia Henrieta Nagyová
Austria Sylvia Plischke
4–6, 6–7(4–7)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tom Tebbutt (24 February 2008). "Webb takes different post-career path". The Globe and Mail.

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