Teryn Ashley

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Teryn Ashley
Country United States
Residence Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, U.S.
Born (1978-12-12) December 12, 1978 (age 35)
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Turned pro April 2001
Retired January 2006
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money US$275,086
Singles
Career record 143–106
Career titles 0 WTA, 4 ITF
Highest ranking No. 95 (July 5, 2004)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open Q3 (2005)
French Open 1R (2004)
Wimbledon 2R (2004)
US Open 1R (2004)
Doubles
Career record 120–65
Career titles 1 WTA, 12 ITF
Highest ranking No. 59 (October 27, 2003)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 1R (2003)
French Open 2R (2003)
Wimbledon 1R (2003, 2004, 2005)
US Open 2R (2002, 2003)
Last updated on: May 16, 2012.

Teryn Ashley-Fitch (born December 12, 1978, in Boston) is an American professional tennis player. Ashley won 17 titles in her career – 4 in singles and 13 in doubles. Her highest singles ranking is World No. 95, which she achieved in July 2004. Her highest doubles ranking is No. 59, achieved in October 2003.

Career[edit]

Ashley played her first ever tennis match at an ITF $10,000 event in San Antonio, Texas on 8 January 1996, losing in the second qualifying round to Tu Dong.

Ashley's best Grand Slam result came at Wimbledon 2004 Ladies' Singles event, where she defeated Tina Pisnik 2–6, 6–1, 7–5 to enter the second round, where she was overpowered by No. 27 seeded Alicia Molik.[1]

At the 2003 ASB Bank Championships Doubles event held in Auckland, New Zealand, Teryn won her only WTA Tour title, playing alongside Abigail Spears to beat Cara Black and Elena Likhovtseva 6–2, 2–6, 6–0 in the final.[2]

Ashley also won the 2003 Dow Corning Tennis Classic Doubles event held in Midland, Michigan, United States, which was her biggest ITF Women's Circuit title, with Abigail Spears, beating Bethanie Mattek and Shenay Perry 6–1, 4–6, 6–4 in the final.[3]

At the 2002 US Open Women's Doubles event, Ashley partnered Sarah Taylor to reach the second round, defeating Laura Montalvo and Elena Tatarkova 6–4, 4–6, 6–4.

Also, at the 2003 US Open Women's Doubles event, she paired-up with Abigail Spears to beat Bianka Lamade and Anastasia Myskina 4–6, 6–1, 6–3 to reach round 2 for the second consecutive year.

In the 2003 French Open Women's Doubles event, she paired-up with Abigail Spears to beat Renata Voráčová and Marlene Weingärtner 6–4, 2–6, 6–2 to reach the second round.

In her career overall, she won 1 WTA Doubles title, 4 ITF Singles titles, and 12 ITF Doubles titles. She enjoyed a successful doubles partnership with compatriot Abigail Spears.

Teryn retired from tennis after losing in the first round of singles and doubles at an ITF $25,000 event in Tampa, Florida. She lost her singles match to Tatjana Malek.

Personal life[edit]

Teryn was born and raised by parents Allen and Anne in Boston, Massachusetts. She was introduced to tennis by her mother at the age of 9. Her prefreable surface is clay. She currently resides in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. She attended Stanford University in 2001.[4]

Teryn married Brian Fitch in August 2008. The couple have a daughter, Abby and a son William.[5]

Awards[edit]

Ashley was a two-time NCAA champion in 1997 and 1999 and a three-time All-American.

Career statistics[edit]

WTA Tour Titles[edit]

Doubles (1)[edit]

Winner – Legend (pre/post 2010)
Grand Slam tournaments
WTA Tour Championships
Tier I / Premier Mandatory & Premier 5
Tier II / Premier
Tier III, IV & V / International
No. Date Tournament Surface Partnered with Opponents in Final Score in Final
1. January 5, 2003 Auckland, New Zealand Hard United States Abigail Spears Zimbabwe Cara Black
Russia Elena Likhovtseva
6–2, 2–6, 6–0

ITF Circuit Titles[edit]

Singles (4)[edit]

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score
1. May 27, 2001 El Paso, Texas, United States Hard Canada Alison Nash 6–1, 6–1
2. July 1, 2001 Lachine, Canada Hard Canada Diana Srebrovic 2–6, 6–4, 6–0
3. September 21, 2003 Columbus, Ohio, United States Hard United States Tara Snyder 6–3, 6–1
4. November 9, 2003 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States Hard United States Meilen Tu 1–6, 6–3, 6–3

Doubles (12)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score
1. June 3, 2001 Lake Ozark, Texas, United States Hard Republic of Ireland Claire Curran Canada Alison Nash
United States Andrea Nathan
7–5, 6–1
2. February 24, 2002 Columbus, Ohio, United States Hard United States Kristen Schlukebir Russia Maria Goloviznina
Russia Eugenia Kulikovskaya
4–6, 6–4, 6–2
3. July 7, 2002 Los Gatos, California, United States Hard Canada Vanessa Webb Japan Ryoko Takemura
Japan Yuka Yoshida
6–3, 6–4
4. February 9, 2003 Midland, Michigan, United States Hard United States Abigail Spears United States Bethanie Mattek
United States Shenay Perry
6–1, 4–6, 6–4
5. April 20, 2003 Jackson, Mississippi, United States Clay United States Abigail Spears Australia Lisa McShea
Australia Christina Wheeler
6-1, 6-3
6. September 21, 2003 Columbus, Ohio, United States Hard United States Allison Baker Argentina María Emilia Salerni
Romania Andreea Vanc
6–3, 6–7(4–7), 6–2
7. November 16, 2003 Eugene, Oregon, United States Hard United States Shenay Perry Russia Alina Jidkova
Belarus Tatiana Poutchek
3–6, 6–2, 6–4
8. October 3, 2004 Troy, Alabama, United States Hard United States Laura Granville United States Bethanie Mattek
United States Shenay Perry
2–6, 3–0r
9. November 14, 2004 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States Hard United States Laura Granville Belgium Els Callens
Australia Samantha Stosur
2–6, 6–3, 6–4
10. July 3, 2005 Los Gatos, California, United States Hard United States Carly Gullickson United States Lindsay Lee-Waters
United States Kaysie Smashey
6–4, 4–6, 6–1
11. October 2, 2005 Ashland, Kentucky, United States Hard United States Amy Frazier Brazil Maria Fernanda Alves
United States Ahsha Rolle
6–1, 6–4
12. November 13, 2005 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States Hard United States Carly Gullickson United States Ashley Harkleroad
United States Bethanie Mattek
6–1, 6–0

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