Lisa McShea

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Lisa McShea
Country  Australia
Residence Scarborough, Australia
Born (1974-10-29) 29 October 1974 (age 39)
Redcliffe, Australia
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in)
Turned pro 1 January 1996
Retired 2006
Plays Right-handed
Prize money US$514,070
Singles
Career record 272–224
Career titles 0 WTA, 9 ITF
Highest ranking No. 139 (31 July 2000)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 1R (1994, 2000)
Wimbledon 1R (1999)
Doubles
Career record 439–203
Career titles 4 WTA, 56 ITF
Highest ranking No. 32 (17 January 2005)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 3R (2001)
French Open 2R (2004)
Wimbledon QF (2001)
US Open 3R (2003)
Last updated on: 22 June 2010.

Lisa McShea (born 29 October 1974) is an Australian tennis player. She played professionally from 1 January 1996 to 2006. As a junior player, McShea won 1992 Wimbledon Championships doubles title. She was also more successful in doubles during her professional career, winning four WTA Tour and 56 ITF doubles events.

Biography[edit]

McShea was born in Redcliffe, Queensland to Ed and Lois McShea,[1] and is the oldest of four children. She has a sister, Catherine, and brothers Andrew and Danny.[2] Her entire family plays tennis.[1] McShea, who was coached by Paul Campbell,[1] currently resides in Scarborough, Australia.[2]

McShea played at Grand Slam events in three occasions. She played at the Australian Open in 1994 and 2000, and at Wimbledon in 1999, but was unable to pass the first round. In doubles, her best Grand Slam result was the quarterfinals of the 2001 Wimbledon Championships – along with Rachel McQuillan, she defeated the third seeds Cara Black and Elena Likhovtseva en route to the quarterfinals, where they lost to the ninth seeds Kim Clijsters and Ai Sugiyama. At the same tournament, McShea reached the mixed doubles quarterfinals partnering with Bob Bryan.

She played for Australia Fed Cup team once, during the 2004 World Group Playoffs. Partnering with Christina Wheeler, she defeated the doubles team of Thailand. Her highest career rankings are World No. 139 in singles, achieved on 31 July 2000, and World No. 32, achieved on 17 January 2005.

Career finals[edit]

WTA Tour doubles wins (4)[edit]

Legend
Tier I (0)
Tier II (0)
Tier III (4)
Tier IV & V (0)
Grand Slam (0)
WTA Tour Championship (0)
No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
1. 12 June 2000 Birmingham, the United Kingdom Grass Australia Rachel McQuillan Zimbabwe Cara Black
Kazakhstan Irina Selyutina
6–3, 7–6(7–5)
2. 1 March 2004 Acapulco, Mexico Clay Venezuela Milagros Sequera Czech Republic Olga Blahotová
Czech Republic Gabriela Navrátilová
2–6, 7–6(7–5), 6–4
3. 17 May 2004 Strasbourg, France Clay Venezuela Milagros Sequera Slovenia Tina Križan
Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik
6–4, 6–1
4. 14 June 2004 Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands Grass Venezuela Milagros Sequera Croatia Jelena Kostanić
Luxembourg Claudine Schaul
7–6(7–3), 6–3

WTA Tour doubles runner–ups (2)[edit]

Legend
Tier I (0)
Tier II (0)
Tier III (1)
Tier IV & V (1)
Grand Slam (0)
WTA Tour Championship (0)
No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
1. 12 January 2004 Canberra, Australia Hard France Caroline Dhenin Croatia Jelena Kostanić
Luxembourg Claudine Schaul
6–4, 7–6(7–3)
2. 7 June 2004 Birmingham, the United Kingdom Grass Venezuela Milagros Sequera Russia Maria Kirilenko
Russia Maria Sharapova
6–2, 6–1

ITF Circuit singles wins (9)[edit]

$100,000 tournaments (0)
$75,000 tournaments (0)
$50,000 tournaments (4)
$25,000 tournaments (0)
$10,000 tournaments (5)
No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
1. 31 October 1993 Kyoto, Japan Hard Japan Kazue Takuma 6–3, 6–2
2. 1 May 1994 Foxhills, the United Kingdom Hard United States Ingrid Kurta 6–1, 6–4
3. 31 May 1997 Bundaberg, Australia Hard South Africa Esme De Villers 6–4, 6–2
4. 11 October 1998 Dalby, Australia Hard United States Dawn Buth 7–6(9–7), 5–7, 6–2
5. 18 October 1998 Kooralbyn, Australia Hard Australia Cindy Watson 6–4, 5–7, 7–6
6. 17 March 2002 Benalla, Australia Grass Australia Deanna Roberts 7–5, 4–6, 6–4
7. 31 March 2002 Bendigo, Australia Grass Germany Svenja Weidemann 6–1, 6–4
8. 16 March 2003 Benalla, Australia Grass United Kingdom Sarah Borwell 6–1, 6–4
9. 30 March 2003 Albury, Australia Grass Thailand Napaporn Tongsalee 6–2, 6–3

ITF Circuit singles runner–ups (9)[edit]

$100,000 tournaments (0)
$75,000 tournaments (0)
$50,000 tournaments (2)
$25,000 tournaments (1)
$10,000 tournaments (6)
No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
1. 10 October 1993 Ibaraki, Japan Hard (i) Japan Yuka Yoshida 3–6, 6–2, 7–5
2. 14 March 1998 Wodonga, Australia Grass Australia Alicia Molik 6–3, 6–2
3. 3 May 1998 Bundaberg, Australia Clay Australia Melissa Beadman 6–4, 6–2
4. 10 May 1998 Maryborough, Australia Clay Romania Mira Radu 6–3, 6–4
5. 18 July 1998 Frinton, the United Kingdom Grass United Kingdom Lucie Ahl W/O
6. 28 February 1999 Bendigo, Australia Hard Australia Kerry-Anne Guse 6–1, 4–6, 6–4
7. 7 March 1999 Warrnambool, Australia Grass Australia Kerry-Anne Guse 6–2, 7–6(8–6)
8. 10 March 2002 Warrnambool, Australia Grass Australia Nicole Sewell 6–4, 3–6, 7–6(7–5)
9. 24 March 2002 Yarrawonga, Australia Grass Australia Beti Sekulovski 7–6(7–4), 1–6, 6–4

ITF Circuit doubles wins (56)[edit]

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
1. 9 March 1996 Victoria, Australia Grass Australia Joanne Limmer Australia Gail Biggs
Australia Nicole Oomens
6–7(6–8), 6–3, 6–3
2. 7 July 1996 Williamsburg, the United States Hard Australia Joanne Limmer United States Ania Bleszynski
United States Katie Schlukebir
6–1, 6–1
3. 14 July 1996 Easton, the United States Hard Australia Joanne Limmer United States Audra Brannon
United States Kristin Osmond
7–5, 6–2
4. 13 October 1996 Ibaraki, Japan Hard Australia Gail Biggs Japan Keiko Nagatomi
Japan Yuka Tanaka
7–5, 6–3
5. 20 October 1996 Kugayama, Japan Hard Australia Gail Biggs Japan Keiko Nagatomi
Japan Kiyoko Yazawa
6–0, 6–2
6. 10 November 1996 Mount Gambier, Australia Hard Australia Joanne Limmer Australia Catherine Barclay
Australia Kirrily Sharpe
6–4, 2–6, 7–5
7. 26 April 1997 Dalby, Australia Hard South Africa Esme De Villers Australia Jenny Anne Fetch
Australia Renée Reid
6–0, 6–3
8. 3 May 1997 Kooralbyn, Australia Hard South Africa Esme De Villers Australia Jenny Anne Fetch
Australia Renée Reid
6–7(4–7), 6–1, 6–3
9. 10 May 1997 Hope Island, Australia Hard South Africa Esme De Villers Australia Jenny Anne Fetch
Australia Renée Reid
6–4, 6–4
10. 7 June 1997 Ipswich, Australia Clay South Africa Esme De Villers Japan Shinobu Asagoe
Thailand Benjamas Sangaram
6–4, 3–6, 7–5
11. 13 July 1997 Easton, the United States Hard South Africa Esme De Villers United States Marissa Catlin
United States Karin Miller
6–0, 3–6, 6–2
12. 17 August 1997 Bronx, the United States Hard Australia Rachel McQuillan United Kingdom Shirli-Ann Siddall
United Kingdom Lorna Woodroffe
6–2, 6–1
13. 5 October 1997 Santa Clara, the United States Hard South Africa Esme De Villers Australia Rachel McQuillan
Japan Nana Smith
7–6(7–3), 7–6(7–5)
14. 23 November 1997 Port Pirie, Australia Hard South Africa Esme De Villers Poland Aleksandra Olsza
South Africa Jessica Steck
6–4, 6–3
15. 14 March 1998 Wodonga, Australia Grass Australia Alicia Molik United Kingdom Helen Crook
United Kingdom Victoria Davies
6–4, 6–4
16. 23 March 1998 Canberra, Australia Carpet Australia Alicia Molik Australia Melissa Beadman
Australia Bryanne Stewart
7–6(7–5), 6–7(11–13), 7–5
17. 27 March 1998 Corowa, Australia Grass Australia Alicia Molik Japan Tomoe Hota
Czech Republic Monika Mastárilová
6–0, 6–0
18. 27 April 1998 Caboolture, Australia Clay Czech Republic Monika Mastárilová Australia Melissa Beadman
Australia Bryanne Stewart
2–6, 7–6(7–5), 7–5
19. 10 May 1998 Maryborough, Australia Clay Czech Republic Monika Mastárilová Thailand Suvimol Duangchan
Thailand Marissa Niroj
6–4, 6–0
20. 11 July 1998 Felixtowe, the United Kingdom Grass Australia Trudi Musgrave United Kingdom Lucie Ahl
United Kingdom Amanda Wainwright
6–4, 7–6(7–4)
21. 11 October 1998 Dalby, Australia Hard Australia Trudi Musgrave United States Dawn Buth
Australia Kylie Hunt
4–6, 7–5, 6–4
22. 18 October 1998 Kooralbyn, Australia Hard Australia Trudi Musgrave Australia Gail Biggs
New Zealand Shelley Stephens
6–3, 7–6(7–5)

ITF Circuit doubles runner–ups[edit]

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
1. 16 March 1996 Lymenah, Australia Carpet (i) Australia Joanne Limmer Australia Trudi Musgrave
Australia Jane Taylor
4–6, 7–5, 6–4
2. 31 March 1996 Albury, Australia Grass Australia Joanne Limmer Australia Trudi Musgrave
Australia Jane Taylor
6–0, 6–3
3. 23 June 1996 Peachtree, USA Hard Australia Joanne Limmer United States Erica Adams
Georgia (country) Nino Louarsabishvili
6–3, 7–6(7–4)
4. 28 October 1996 Kyoto, Japan Carpet (i) Australia Gail Biggs Japan Keiko Nagatomi
Japan Yuka Tanaka
7–6(7–4), 2–6, 6–2
5. 17 November 1996 Port Pirie, Australia Hard Australia Joanne Limmer Australia Catherine Barclay
Australia Kirrily Sharpe
7–6(7–5), 7–6(8–6)
6. 15 December 1996 Hope Island, Australia Hard Australia Joanne Limmer Australia Catherine Barclay
Australia Kerry-Anne Guse
2–6, 6–1, 6–3
7. 9 March 1997 Warrnambool, Australia Grass Australia Joanne Limmer South Africa Nannie De Villers
United Kingdom Shirli-Ann Siddall
6–4, 4–6, 7–6(7–5)
8. 17 May 1997 Caboolture, Australia Clay South Africa Esme De Villers Japan Shinobu Asagoe
Thailand Benjamas Sangaram
6–4, 7–5
9. 24 May 1997 Gympie, Australia Clay South Africa Esme De Villers Japan Shinobu Asagoe
Thailand Benjamas Sangaram
5–7, 6–3, 6–3
10. 31 May 1997 Bundaberg, Australia Clay South Africa Esme De Villers Japan Shinobu Asagoe
Thailand Benjamas Sangaram
4–6, 6–1, 6–1
11. 19 October 1997 Indian Wells, the United States Hard South Africa Esme De Villers Australia Kristine Kunce
Australia Rachel McQuillan
7–5, 6–4
12. 30 November 1997 Nuriootpa, Australia Hard South Africa Esme De Villers Australia Catherine Barclay
Australia Kerry-Anne Guse
6–3, 7–5
13. 26 July 1998 Dublin, Ireland Carpet Australia Trudi Musgrave Germany Kirstin Freye
Spain Alicia Ortuño
W/O
14. 25 October 1998 Gold Coast, Australia Hard Australia Trudi Musgrave Australia Catherine Barclay
Australia Kerry-Anne Guse
6–4, 6–2

Fed Cup doubles performance (1)[edit]

Outcome Date Edition Opponent Team Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winners 11 July 2004 2004 World Group Playoffs Thailand Thailand Hard (i) Australia Christina Wheeler Thailand Montinee Tangphong
Thailand Napaporn Tongsalee
4–6, 6–3, 7–5

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