Beatrice Capra

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Beatrice Capra
Beatrice Capra.jpg
Beatrice Capra in action during the 2009 US Open.
Country United States
Residence Delray Beach, Florida, United States
Born (1992-04-06) April 6, 1992 (age 22)
Ellicott City, Maryland, United States
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Retired Active
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $82,836
Singles
Career record 55–53
Career titles 1 ITF
Highest ranking No. 201 (September 20, 2010)
Current ranking No. 868 (October 7, 2013)
Grand Slam Singles results
US Open 3R (2010)
Doubles
Career record 20–21
Career titles 2 ITF
Highest ranking No. 402 (July 4, 2011)
Last updated on: October 9, 2013.

Beatrice "Trice" Capra (born April 6, 1992 in Ellicott City, Maryland) is a professional American tennis player. Her highest WTA singles ranking is 201, which she reached on September 20, 2010. Her career high in doubles is 405, which she reached on July 4, 2011.

Tennis career[edit]

2010[edit]

Capra won a wild card playoff tournament to receive a wild card entry to her first senior Grand Slam tournament, the 2010 U.S. Open, where she reached the second round by defeating Karolina Šprem 6–1, 6–3. This was her first win over a player in the top 100. She then recorded her first top 20 win by defeating 18th seed Aravane Rezaï 7–5, 2–6, 6–3 to reach the third round, where she was beaten by Maria Sharapova, 6–0, 6–0.

2011[edit]

Capra played at the 2011 Family Circle Cup, but lost in the 1st round of qualifying to Tetiana Luzhanska of Ukraine. The score was 7-5 6-4, Capra had a 4-2 lead in the first set.

Capra plays collegiate tennis at Duke University. She currently plays first singles for the Blue Devils.

World Team Tennis[edit]

Capra is currently on the Philadelphia Freedoms. Capra won her doubles with Lisa Raymond but lost singles to Venus Williams. They lost to the Washington Kastles on July 6, 2011. Capra is currently ranked 201 in the world.

Personal[edit]

Capra is of Italian descent on her father's side, who is from Monza. She currently trains at the Evert Academy, run by former World No. 1 Chris Evert. Her tennis idols are Serena Williams and Kim Clijsters. She also admires Maria Sharapova's mental toughness. Capra says she considers herself mentally tough. Capra credits much of her support to her parents and her neighborhood friends.

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