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Country (sports)  United States
Name  Amy Frazier
Turned pro  1990
Career titles  8 WTA, 4 ITF
Weight  63 kg

Career record  497–335
Height  1.75 m
Prize money  $3,460,799
Role  Tennis player
Retired  2006
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Residence  Detroit, Michigan, United States
Born  September 19, 1972 (age 43) St. Louis, Missouri, United States (1972-09-19)
Plays  Right-handed (two-handed backhand)

Amy frazier versus steffi graf us open quarter final 1995


Amy Frazier (born September 19, 1972) is a former professional female tennis player from the United States.

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She debuted in 1987 and was active player until the 2006 US Open in which she made her 20th consecutive appearance (a record among active players). She has also appeared in 18 Australian Open, 18 Wimbledon, and 15 French Open tournaments for an all-time record of 71 Grand Slam appearances, until compatriot Venus Williams surpassed this record at the 2016 US Open.

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Her best showing is a pair of quarterfinal appearances at the 1992 Australian Open and 1995 US Open. She has lost 30 times in the first round of her Grand Slam matches, 18 times in the second round, 15 times in the third round, six times in the 4th round, and both of her quarterfinal matches. Her all-time Grand Slam record is 73–71. Frazier has over 30 wins against top 10 players and has spent 18 consecutive years in the top 100, the longest ever continuous span by any female tennis player who hasn't reached top 10.

Amy Frazier Amy Frazier Wimbledon 2004 Last 16 USA

Frazier has the distinction of being the last woman to play against Steffi Graf in a professional WTA tour match at the 1999 TIG Tennis Classic, played at the La Costa Resort and Spa outside San Diego. During the third set, Graf retired and never played again.

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Frazier won eight career titles and was a finalist seven times. Being a flat-hitter, she excelled on hard courts and was the most successful on the Summer hard court events in California and appeared in eight finals in two different events in Japan.

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Frazier played her last professional WTA tour match at the 2006 US Open. She never officially announced her retirement. After leaving the WTA tour she continued to be actively involved in tennis taking up a coaching role at the Franklin Athletic Club, Michigan (her local tennis club where she was first introduced to the sport at 3 years of age).

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In December 2015, Frazier won the USTA National W40 Hardcourt Championships at La Jolia, California. At 43, it was her first USTA National Senior tournament since leaving the WTA tour.

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Frazier is married and has a daughter.

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Amy frazier and mary jo fernandez 1992 australian opentennis quarter final


Records against some top ranked players

Frazier has had some success against top ranked opponents. Her records against some of the top rated women are as follows:

  • Anke Huber 2-6
  • Mary Pierce 4–3
  • Justine Henin 2–1
  • Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 4–3
  • Jennifer Capriati 0–6
  • Pam Shriver 4–1
  • Lindsay Davenport 0–10
  • Patty Schnyder 3–2
  • Steffi Graf 1–6
  • Gabriela Sabatini 2–3
  • Anke Huber 6–2
  • Martina Hingis 1–6
  • Martina Navratilova 1–2
  • Monica Seles 1–9
  • Maria Sharapova 0–3
  • Nicole Vaidišová 1–0
  • Ai Sugiyama 4–1
  • Serena Williams 0–3
  • Venus Williams 0–5
  • Marion Bartoli 1–2
  • Daniela Hantuchová 1–2
  • Conchita Martínez 4–8
  • Tatiana Golovin 1–1
  • Ana Ivanovic 1–1
  • Dominique Monami 2-0
  • Silvia Farina Elia 3-2
  • Barbara Paulus 2-0
  • Natasha Zvereva 2-2
  • References

    Amy Frazier Wikipedia


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