Julie Thu

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Julie Thu
Full nameJulie Elise Scott Thu
Country (sports) United States
Born (1975-10-16) October 16, 1975 (age 44)
Prize money$49,873
Singles
Career record72–65
Highest rankingNo. 229 (July 12, 1999)
Doubles
Career record67–49
Highest rankingNo. 126 (May 22, 2000)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Wimbledon1R (2000)
US Open1R (1997)

Julie Elise Thu (born October 16, 1975) is a former professional tennis player from the United States. She competed for most of her career as Julie Scott.

Biography[edit]

A left-handed player from Austin, Texas, Thu played collegiate tennis at Stanford University, winning back to back Pac-10 singles championships in 1996 and 1997.[1] She was a member of Stanford's 1997 NCAA championship team, with her win over Florida's Stephanie Nickitas securing the title. While at Stanford she and Cristina Moros qualified for the women's doubles main draw at the 1997 US Open.

From 1998 she toured as a professional, reaching a career high ranking of 229 in singles. As a doubles player she was ranked 126 in the world in 2000 and played in the women's doubles main draw at Wimbledon that year, partnering Dawn Buth.[2]

She married anesthesiologist Christopher Thu in 2000.

In 2001 she joined the Rice University women's tennis team as a coach.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Julie Scott takes second straight Pac-10 individual title". The Stanford Daily. April 28, 1997. Retrieved 15 September 2018.
  2. ^ "ITF Tennis - Pro Circuit - Wimbledon - 26 June - 09 July 2000". International Tennis Federation. Retrieved 15 September 2018.
  3. ^ "Texas colleges". Houston Chronicle. August 28, 2001. Retrieved 15 September 2018.

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