|Country (sports) United States|
Name Katrina Adams
Career end 1999
Career record 182–194
Career start 1987
|Prize money $1,292,658|
Height 1.65 m
Turned pro 1988
Role Tennis Player
|Residence Bradenton, Florida / White Plains, New York, United States|
Born August 5, 1968 (age 47) Chicago, IL, United States (1968-08-05)
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Education Northwestern University, Whitney M. Young Magnet High School
Similar People Zina Garrison, Chanda Rubin, Larisa Neiland, Martin Blackman, Leslie Allen
Usta chairman ceo and president katrina adams talks tennis
Katrina Adams (born August 5, 1968) is a former professional American tennis player from Chicago and the current president of the United States Tennis Association.
- Usta chairman ceo and president katrina adams talks tennis
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- Early life
- Post Retirement
Katrina Adams Rocks WTT Mixed Doubles Court
Adams joined a tennis program on Chicago's West Side when she was six years old. She attended Whitney Young High School, becoming Illinois High School Association singles champion in 1983 and 1984, and Northwestern University. After winning the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) doubles title with Diane Donnelly in 1987, she was twice voted All-American.
Adams won seven of her 20 WTA doubles titles between 1987 and 1996 partnering Zina Garrison.
Her best Grand Slam singles result was in the 1988 Wimbledon Championships when she reached the fourth round, losing to Chris Evert 5–7 6–3 6–0.
Adams has been a television commentator for the Tennis Channel since 2003, and is also an executive director of the Harlem Junior Tennis and Education Program.