Christina Fusano

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Christina Fusano
Country  United States
Residence Plymouth, California
Born (1980-11-27) November 27, 1980 (age 34)
Sacramento, California
Height 1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)
Turned pro 2003
Retired 2014
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Singles
Career record 67–78
Career titles 0
Highest ranking 417 (February 21, 2005)
Doubles
Career record 210–163
Career titles 1 WTA, 13 ITF
Highest ranking 84 (August 4, 2008)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Wimbledon 2R (2008)
US Open 1R (2003,2008)

Christina Fusano (born November 27, 1980) is an former American professional tennis player from Plymouth, California. She attended Ponderosa High School in Shingle Springs, California, where she was an all-league volleyball and basketball player. In tennis, she was the top-ranked junior in Northern California from 1997–99.

Biography[edit]

Fusano competed collegiately for the University of California, where she was ranked as high as #25 in NCAA Division 1 singles and with Raquel Kops-Jones was the 2003 NCAA Doubles Champion. She also was a 2-time Pac 10 Doubles Champion, 2002 and 2003.

Fusano's career high WTA doubles ranking is World No. 84, set on August 4, 2008. Her career high WTA singles ranking is World No. 417, which she reached on February 21, 2005. She played for the Delaware Smash of WTT. She previously played for the Boston Lobsters in 2007 and 2009 she played for the New York Sportimes. She served as a substitute for the Sacramento Capitals in 2010 and 2011.

In July 2011, Fusano won the US Open National Playoffs Sectional Qualifying Tournament Final in mixed doubles with partner David Martin to qualify for the 2011 U.S. Open. Fusano retired from professional tennis 2011.

WTA career finals[edit]

Doubles: 1 (1–0)[edit]

Winner — Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
Olympic Games (0–0)
WTA Tour Championships (0–0)
Tier I / Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Tier II / Premier (0–0)
Tier III, IV & V / International (1–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponent in the final Score in the final
Winner 1. November 4, 2007 Canada Quebec City, Canada Carpet (i) United States Raquel Kops-Jones Canada Stéphanie Dubois
Czech Republic Renata Voráčová
6–2, 7–6(6)

ITF Finals[edit]

Doubles: 29 (13–16)[edit]

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. August 4, 2002 United States Harrisonburg, United States Hard United States Marlene Mejia United States Michelle Dasso
United States Julie Rotondi
2–6 6–1 3–6
Runner-up 2. March 13, 2005 Mexico Toluca, Mexico Hard United States Lauren Fisher Chile Valentina Castro
Uruguay Ana Lucia Migliarini De Leon
2–6 6–4 5–7
Runner-up 3. July 24, 2005 United States Hammond, United States Hard United States Ahsha Rolle United States Mary Gambale
United States Kelley Hyndman
6–2 3–6 5–7
Winner 4. October 23, 2005 United States Houston, United States Hard United States Raquel Kops-Jones United States Angela Haynes
United States Bethanie Mattek-Sands
6–4 6–3
Winner 5. February 5, 2006 New Zealand Taupo, New Zealand Hard United States Lauren Barnikow New Zealand Leanne Baker
Italy Francesca Lubiani
6–4 6–4
Winner 6. May 28, 2006 United States El Paso, United States Hard United States Beau Jones United States Amanda Craddock
United States Colleen Rielley
3–6 6–1 6–2
Winner 7. June 11, 2006 United States Hilton Head, United States Hard United States Raquel Kops-Jones United States Ansley Cargill
United States Julie Ditty
7–6(10–8) 6–4
Winner 8. June 25, 2006 United States Fort Worth, United States Hard Australia Nicole Kriz Argentina Maria-Victoria Domina
United States Story Tweedie-Yates
2–6 6–4 6–1
Winner 9. July 23, 2006 United States Hammond, United States Hard United States Raquel Kops-Jones Japan Ryoko Fuda
United States Sunitha Rao
7–6(9–7) 4–6 6–1
Runner-up 10. September 24, 2006 United States Albuquerque, United States Hard United States Aleke Tsoubanos Venezuela Milagros Sequera
United States Julie Ditty
1–6 4–6
Runner-up 11. October 15, 2006 United States San Francisco, United States Hard United States Aleke Tsoubanos United States Laura Granville
United States Carly Gullickson
3–6 1–6
Runner-up 12. November 19, 2006 United States Lawrenceville, United States Hard United States Aleke Tsoubanos New Zealand Leanne Baker
United States Julie Ditty
6–7(5–7) 4–6
Runner-up 13. December 3, 2006 United States San Diego, United States Hard United States Aleke Tsoubanos Croatia Ivana Abramovic
Czech Republic Hana Sromova
4–6 3–6
Winner 14. November 18, 2007 United States La Quinta, United States Hard United States Ashley Harkleroad United States Angela Haynes
United States Mashona Washington
6–2 6–2
Runner-up 15. April 13, 2008 United States Jackson, United States Clay Czech Republic Michaela Paštiková Argentina Soledad Esperon
Argentina Maria Irigoyen
6–1 3–6 [6–10]
Runner-up 16. August 2, 2008 Canada Vancouver, Canada Hard Japan Junri Namigata United States Carly Gullickson
Australia Nicole Kriz
7–6(7–4) 1–6 [5–10]
Winner 17. November 16, 2008 United States San Diego, United States Hard United States Alexa Glatch United States Angela Haynes
United States Mashona Washington
6–3 6–2
Winner 18. June 14, 2009 United States El Paso, United States Hard India Shikha Uberoi Brazil Maria Fernanda Alves
United States Tetiana Luzhanska
6–3 7–5
Runner-up 19. February 21, 2010 United States Surprise, United States Hard United States Courtney Nagle China Chun-Mei Ji
China Yi-Fan Xu
7–5 2–6 [5–10]
Runner-up 20. March 8, 2010 United States Hammond, United States Hard United States Courtney Nagle China Yi-Miao Zhou
China Yi-Fan Xu
2–6 2–6
Runner-up 21. March 20, 2010 United States Fort Walton Beach, United States Hard United States Courtney Nagle Sweden Johanna Larsson
South Africa Chanelle Scheepers
6–2 6–7(4–7) [7–10]
Winner 22. May 9, 2010 United States Indian Harbour Beach, United States Clay United States Courtney Nagle United States Julie Ditty
United States Carly Gullickson
6–3 7–6
Runner-up 23. May 29, 2010 United States Carson, United States Clay United States Courtney Nagle United States Lindsay Lee-Waters
United States Megan Moulton-Levy
1–6 2–6
Winner 24. July 25, 2010 United States Lexington, United States Hard Australia Bojana Bobusic United States Jacqueline Cako
United States Story Tweedie-Yates
6–4 6–2
Winner 25. September 19, 2010 United States Redding, United States Hard United States Yasmin Schnack United States Kim Anh Nguyen
Croatia Jelena Pandzic
6–2 3–6 10–6
Runner-up 26. January 15, 2011 United States Plantation, United States Clay United States Yasmin Schnack United States Ahsha Rolle
United States Mashona Washington
4–6 2–6
Winner 27. March 5, 2011 United States Hammond, United States Hard United States Julie Ditty Bosnia and Herzegovina Mervana Jugic-Salkic
United Kingdom Melanie South
6–3 6–3
Runner-up 28. May 8, 2011 United States Indian Harbour Beach, United States Clay United States Alexa Glatch Ukraine Alyona Sotnikova
Slovakia Lenka Wienerova
4–6 3–6
Runner-up 29. May 28, 2011 United States Carson, United States Hard United States Yasmin Schnack United States Alexandra Mueller
United States Asia Muhammed
2–6 3–6

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