Amy Jensen

Amy Jensen (born 31 July 1978) is a former professional tennis player from Australia.

Amy Jensen
Country (sports) Australia
Born (1978-07-31) 31 July 1978 (age 41)
Brisbane, Australia
Prize money$34,867
Singles
Career record26–37
Highest rankingNo. 423 (29 January 2001)
Doubles
Career record72–46
Highest rankingNo. 199 (17 November 1997)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open1R (2001)
US Open1R (1998, 1999, 2000)

BiographyEdit

Originally from Brisbane, Jensen had a successful career in American college tennis playing for UC Berkeley. From 1998 to 2000 she won three successive NCAA doubles titles, partnering Amanda Augustus in the first two, then Claire Curran for the third.[1]

As a professional player she had a top 200 ranking in doubles and won eight ITF titles. She featured in the main draw of the women's doubles at both the Australian Open and US Open during her career. At the 2000 US Open, she and partner Claire Curran won the first set of their opening round match against Martina Hingis and Mary Pierce.[2]

Jensen has held several coaches positions in college tennis. She is currently the head coach for UC Santa Cruz.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Frost, Marcia (2008). American Doubles-- the Trials, the Triumphs, the Domination. Mansion. p. 46. ISBN 1932421165.
  2. ^ "Dream come true at the US Open". BBC Online. 2 April 2003. Retrieved 7 September 2018.
  3. ^ "UCSC women's tennis preview: New coach giving Slugs a start-up mentality". Santa Cruz Sentinel. 22 February 2016. Retrieved 7 September 2018.

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