Lindsay Lee-Waters

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Lindsay Lee–Waters
Lindsay Lee-Waters.jpg
Country (sports) United States United States
Residence Dunwoody, United States
Born (1977-06-28) June 28, 1977 (age 39)
Oklahoma City, United States
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Turned pro 1994
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money US$857,841
Singles
Career record 465–387
Career titles 0 WTA, 11 ITF
Highest ranking No. 33 (April 1, 1996)
Current ranking 1170
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 2R (1997, 2004, 2005)
French Open 1R (1996, 2003, 2004)
Wimbledon 2R (1995)
US Open 2R (1995, 2004)
Doubles
Career record 303–229
Career titles 0 WTA, 21 ITF
Highest ranking No. 85 (February 25, 2013)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 2R (1998)
French Open 1R (1996, 1998, & 2005)
Wimbledon 1R (1998–2011-2012)
US Open 2R (1996)
Last updated on: (September 12, 2016).

Lindsay Lee-Waters (born June 28, 1977 in Oklahoma City) is an American female tennis player.

Lee-Waters has a career high WTA singles ranking of 33, achieved on 1 April 1996. Lee-Waters also has a career high WTA doubles ranking of 85 achieved on 25 February 2013. Lee-Waters has won eleven singles titles and twenty one doubles titles ITF tour.

Her results on the WTA Tour include semifinals at Bell Challenge 1995 and British Hard Court Championships, and Canberra International, as well as the quarterfinals of Indian Wells in 1996.

Personal life and career[edit]

Lindsay Lee married her coach Heath Waters on March 7, 2000.[1] Heath Waters is the owner of Strive Tennis Academy in Atlanta.[1] Lee-Waters gave birth to their daughter Sevyn on January 13, 2001, and later to their son Heath Paul on April 24, 2006.[1] Born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to Ron and Pat,[2] she currently resides with her family in Dunwoody, Georgia.[2][3]

Lee-Waters started playing tennis at age eight at the suggestion of a spectator at her baseball game. When she was 15 she moved from Owasso, Oklahoma, to Atlanta, Georgia to train. Lee-Waters has an all-court style of play and her favorite surfaces are hard court and clay; favorite shot is the return. During her career she won eleven ITF singles and twenty-one ITF doubles events.

Awards and nominations[edit]

Grand Slam performance timelines[edit]

Singles[edit]

Tournament 1995 1996 1997 2003 2004 2005 SR W–L
Australian Open 1R 2R 1R 2R 2R 0 / 5 3–5
French Open 1R 1R 1R 0 / 3 0–3
Wimbledon 2R 1R 1R 0 / 3 1–3
US Open 2R 1R 1R 2R 1R 0 / 5 2–5
Win-Loss 2–2 0–3 1–2 0–3 2–4 1–2 0 / 16 6–16

Doubles[edit]

Tournament 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2004 2005 2006 2011 2012 SR W–L
Australian Open 2R 1R 0 / 2 1–2
French Open 1R 1R 1R 0 / 3 0–3
Wimbledon 1R 1R 1R 0 / 3 0–3
US Open 1R 2R 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R 0 / 9 1–9
Win-Loss 0–1 1–2 0–1 1–4 0–2 0–1 0–2 0–1 0–1 0–2 0 / 17 2–17

ITF Circuit finals[edit]

Singles: 23 (11–12)[edit]

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. May 15, 1994 Acapulco, Mexico Clay Chile Paula Cabezas 2–6, 2–6
Runner-up 2. August 14, 1994 College Park, United States Hard United States Laxmi Poruri 3–6, 2–6
Runner-up 3. January 22, 1995 San Antonio, United States Hard Germany Sabine Haas 6–7(6–8), 0–6
Winner 4. January 29, 1995 Woodlands, United States Hard China Jody Yin 6–4, 6–4
Winner 5. March 5, 1995 Miami, United States Hard United States Tara Snyder 6–2, 6–3
Runner-up 6. February 18, 1996 Midland, United States Hard Russia Anna Kournikova 6–7(2–7), 1–6
Runner-up 7. July 6, 1997 Flushing, United States Hard China Fang Li 5–7, 5–7
Winner 8. April 19, 1998 Burbank, United States Hard United States Jolene Watanabe-Giltz 6–4, 6–4
Winner 9. January 16, 2000 Boca Raton, United States Hard Czech Republic Olga Blahotová 6–2, 3–6, 6–3
Runner-up 10. March 26, 2000 Stone Mountain, United States Hard United States Dawn Buth 3–6, 6–4, 1–6
Runner-up 11. January 27, 2002 Miami, United States Hard Hungary Melinda Czink 5–7, 2–6
Runner-up 12. June 17, 2002 Allentown, United States Hard United States Tanner Cochran 4–6, 6–3, 4–6
Winner 13. September 23, 2002 Columbus, United States Hard United States Ashley Harkleroad 1–6, 6–1, 7–6(11–9)
Winner 14. October 14, 2002 Hallandale Beach, United States Clay Argentina Gisela Dulko 7–5, 3–6, 6–1
Winner 15. October 12, 2003 Lafayette, United States Clay South Africa Natalie Grandin 6–2, 6–0
Winner 16. December 7, 2003 Palm Beach Gardens, United States Clay Spain Marta Marrero 6–3, 6–3
Winner 17. February 10, 2004 Rockford, United States Hard (i) Argentina Gisela Dulko 6–4, 7–5
Runner-up 18. June 12, 2005 Pennsylvania, United States Hard Uzbekistan Varvara Lepchenko 6–7(3–7), 4–6
Winner 19. July 4, 2005 Los Gatos, United States Hard United States Carly Gullickson 6–4, 6–0
Winner 20. May 3, 2009 Charlottesville, United States Clay Russia Ekaterina Bychkova 6–3, 7–5
Runner-up 21. May 17, 2009 Raleigh, United States Clay United States Melanie Oudin 1–6, 6–2, 4–6
Runner-up 22. May 16, 2010 Raleigh, United States Clay United Kingdom Johanna Konta 6–2, 5–7, 6–4
Runner-up 23. September 20, 2010 Albuquerque, United States Hard Croatia Mirjana Lučić-Baroni 1–6, 4–6

Doubles: 47 (21–26)[edit]

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score
Runner-up 1. 27 June 1994 Washington, United States Hard United Kingdom Emily Bond United States Annie Miller
Canada Stephanie Tibbits
5–7, 4–6
Runner-up 2. 8 August 1994 College Park, United States Hard United States Marissa Catlin Australia Gail Biggs
Slovenia Tjasa Jezernik
4–6, 5–7
Runner-up 3. 27 February 1995 Miami, United States Hard United Kingdom Emily Bond United States Elly Hakami
United States Stephanie Reece
1–6, 1–6
Runner-up 4. 10 February 1997 Midland, United States Hard (i) Chinese Taipei Janet Lee United States Angela Lettiere
Japan Nana Smith
3–6, 2–6
Winner 5. 30 June 1997 Flushing, United States Hard Chinese Taipei Janet Lee United States Keri Phebus
China Fang Li
6–2, 2–6, 6–3
Runner-up 6. 14 July 1997 Clearwater, United States Hard (i) Canada Maureen Drake United Kingdom Julie Pullin
United Kingdom Amanda Wainwright
4–6, 4–6
Winner 7. 2 March 1998 Rockford, United States Hard South Africa Surina De Beer Netherlands Seda Noorlander
Georgia (country) Nino Louarsabishvili
6–2, 6–4
Runner-up 8. 28 September 1998 Santa Clara County, United States Hard Canada Maureen Drake Zimbabwe Cara Black
Kazakhstan Irina Selyutina
4–6, 7–5, 3–6
Winner 9. 12 October 1998 Indian Wells, United States Hard New Zealand Pavlina Nola United States Erika de Lone
United States Katie Schlukebir
6–0, 6–7(4–7), 6–1
Winner 10. 26 October 1998 Austin, United States Hard Canada Maureen Drake South Africa Nannie De Villiers
United States Liezel Huber
6–1, 6–1
Winner 11. 30 November 1998 Guadalajara, Mexico Hard United States Meghann Shaughnessy Brazil Miriam D'Agostini
Hungary Katalin Marosi
6–1, 6–3
Winner 12. 17 May 1999 Jackson, United States Clay United States Julie Steven Canada Renata Kolbovic
United States Tracy Singian
4–6, 7–5, 6–2
Runner-up 13. 7 June 1999 Hilton Head Island, United States Hard United States Wendy Fix Canada Vanessa Webb
United States Dawn Buth
2–6, 6–4, 3–6
Winner 14. 14 June 1999 Mount Pleasant, United States Hard United States Wendy Fix Slovenia Petra Rampre
United States Jennifer Hopkins
6–3, 7–6(9–7)
Winner 15. 21 June 1999 Easton, United States Hard South Africa Kim Grant United States Holly Parkinson
United States Julie Thu
6–4, 7–6(9–7)
Winner 16. 17 January 2000 Boca Raton, United States Hard United States Sandra Cacic China Li Ting
China Li Na
6–4, 7–5
Runner-up 17. 31 January 2000 Clearwater, United States Hard United States Sandra Cacic South Korea Yoon Jeong Cho
China Yi Jing-Qian
4–6, 6–7(7–9)
Runner-up 18. 27 March 2000 Norcross, United States Hard South Africa Jessica Steck Germany Julia Abe
Israel Tzipora Obziler
7–5, 6–7(7–9), 4–6
Runner-up 19. 16 September 2001 Greenville, United States Hard France Gaelle Adda Hungary Melinda Czink
Georgia (country) Salome Devidze
1–6, 4–6
Runner-up 20. 7 May 2002 Sea Islands, United States Clay United States Courtenay Chapman United States Tanner Cochran
United States Ashley Harkleroad
3–6, 2–6
Runner-up 21. 1 October 2003 Troy, United States Hard Slovenia Petra Rampre United States Bethanie Mattek-Sands
United States Shenay Perry
2–6, 6–2, 4–6
Winner 22. 6 October 2003 LaFayette, United States Hard Canada Maureen Drake Mexico Jessica Fernandez
United States Kara Molony-Hussey
6–2, 6–3
Winner 23. 1 May 2005 Raleigh, United States Clay United States Ashley Harkleroad Brazil Maria Fernanda Alves
Canada Stéphanie Dubois
6–2, 0–6, 6–3
Winner 24. 10 May 2005 Charlottesville, United States Clay United States Ashley Harkleroad United States Samantha Reeves
Australia Christina Wheeler
6–4, 7–5
Runner-up 25. 28 June 2005 Los Gatos, United States Hard United States Kaysie Smashey United States Teryn Ashley
United States Carly Gullickson
4–6, 6–4, 1–6
Runner-up 26. 28 June 2005 Indian Harbour Beach, United States Clay United States Carly Gullickson Australia Monique Adamczak
United States Angela Haynes
1–6, 6–3, 4–6
Runner-up 27. 28 May 2007 Carson, United States Hard United States Angela Haynes South Africa Kim Grant
India Sunitha Rao
4–6, 4–6
Runner-up 28. 11 June 2007 Allentown, United States Hard United States Angela Haynes Japan Ryōko Fuda
India Sunitha Rao
7–6, 4–6, 1–6
Winner 29. 14 July 2007 Lexington, United States Hard Hungary Melinda Czink Australia Casey Dellacqua
South Africa Natalie Grandin
6–2, 7–6(10–8)
Runner-up 30. 9 June 2008 El Paso, United States Hard United States Ashley Weinhold South Africa Surina De Beer
United States Lauren Albanese
3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 31. 21 July 2008 Lexington, United States Hard United States Melanie Oudin Chinese Taipei Chin-Wei Chan
United States Kimberly Couts
6–2, 2–6, [8–10]
Winner 32. 6 October 2008 Pittsburgh, United States Hard Hungary Melinda Czink United States Raquel Kops-Jones
United States Abigail Spears
6–2, 7–5
Runner-up 33. 9 February 2009 Midland, United States Hard Hungary Melinda Czink Chinese Taipei Yi Chen
Japan Rika Fujiwara
5–7, 6–7(7–9)
Winner 34. 13 April 2009 Osprey, United States Clay United States Story Tweedie-Yates Canada Heidi El Tabakh
Austria Melanie Klaffner
6–3, 6–7(5–7), 12–10
Winner 35. 6 July 2009 Grapevine, United States Hard United States Riza Zalameda United States Kimberly Couts
Canada Valérie Tétreault
7–6(9–7), 6–3
Runner-up 36. 21 September 2009 Albuquerque, United States Hard Hungary Melinda Czink United States Mashona Washington
United States Riza Zalameda
3–6, 2–6
Runner-up 37. 28 September 2009 Las Vegas, United States Hard United States Kimberly Couts Hungary Anikó Kapros
Argentina Agustina Lepore
2–6, 5–7
Winner 38. 25 May 2010 Carson, United States Hard United States Megan Moulton-Levy United States Christina Fusano
United States Courtney Nagle
6–1, 6–2
Runner-up 39. 7 June 2010 El Paso, United States Hard United States Ashley Weinhold United States Angela Haynes
United States Ahsha Rolle
3–6, 7–6 (7–5) , 5–7
Runner-up 40. 22 June 2010 Boston, United States Hard United States Megan Moulton-Levy United States Kimberly Couts
Ukraine Tetiana Luzhanska
6–4, 3–6, [10–8]
Winner 41. 6 July 2010 Grapevine, United States Hard United States Megan Moulton-Levy United States Kimberly Couts
Ukraine Tetiana Luzhanska
6–2, 7–5
Winner 42. 21 September 2010 Albuquerque, United States Hard United States Megan Moulton-Levy United States Abigail Spears
United States Mashona Washington
2–6, 6–3, [10–8]
Winner 43. 28 September 2010 Las Vegas, United States Hard United States Megan Moulton-Levy United States Irina Falconi
United States Maria Sanchez
1–6, 7–5, [10–4]
Runner-up 44. 10 May 2011 Prague, Czech Republic Clay United States Megan Moulton-Levy Czech Republic Petra Cetkovská
Netherlands Michaëlla Krajicek
2–6, 1–6
Runner-up 45. 19 July 2011 Lexington, United States Hard United States Megan Moulton-Levy Belgium Tamaryn Hendler
United States Chiara Scholl
6–7(9–11), 6–3, [7–10]
Runner-up 46. 1 November 2011 Grapevine, United States Hard United States Megan Moulton-Levy United States Jamie Hampton
China Zhang Shuai
4–6, 0–6
Winner 47. 27 March 2012 Osprey, United States Clay United States Megan Moulton-Levy Russia Alexandra Panova
Ukraine Lesia Tsurenko
2–6, 6–4, [10–7]

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