Cindy Watson

Cindy Watson (born 24 March 1978) is a former professional tennis player from Australia.[1]

Cindy Watson
Country (sports) Australia
Born (1978-03-24) 24 March 1978 (age 42)
Australia
Turned pro1999
Retired2007
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize moneyUS$ 189,446
Singles
Career record233-214
Career titles0 WTA, 7 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 131 (28 October 2002)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open3R (2002)
French OpenQ2 (2002)
WimbledonQ2 (2002)
US OpenQ1 (1999, 2002)
Doubles
Career record115–142
Career titles0 WTA, 6 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 108 (8 August 2005)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open2R (2005)
Last updated on: 28 December 2011.

Career statisticsEdit

Her highest singles ranking is no.131, (achieved on 28 October 2002) and her highest doubles ranking is no.108 (achieved on 8 August 2005). Watson has 13 ITF Women's Circuit titles in her career: 7 in singles and 6 in doubles. Watson has taken part in many WTA Tour events.

BiographyEdit

Cindy's biggest career highlight is reaching the third round of the 2002 Australian Open. She defeated María José Martínez Sánchez and Emmanuelle Gagliardi in the first and second rounds, respectively, before falling to no.4 seed Kim Clijsters 1–6, 2–6 in the third round.

Watson has played on two other grand slam tournaments- she fell in the first rounds of the 1999 Australian Open to Mary Pierce and 2005 Australian Open to Sania Mirza.

ITF Circuit finalsEdit

Singles (7–8)Edit

$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Result No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Loss 1. 19 July 1996 Ilkley, United Kingdom Grass   Surina De Beer 4–6, 6–7(5)
Loss 2. 11 August 1996 Southsea, United Kingdom Grass   Lucie Ahl 3–6, 3–6
Win 1. 11 May 1997 Maryborough, Australia Hard   Renee Reid 6–4, 6–2
Win 2. 7 June 1998 Little Rock, United States Hard   Choi Ju-yeon 5–7, 6–4, 6–3
Loss 3. 5 July 1998 Edmond, United States Hard   Cristina Popescu 6–3, 4–6, 2–6
Loss 4. 18 October 1998 Kooralbyn, Australia Hard   Lisa McShea 4–6, 7–5, 6–7
Win 3. 15 November 1998 Bendigo, Australia Hard   Catherine Barclay 3–6, 6–0, 7–5
Win 4. 19 May 2001 La Cañada Flintridge, United States Hard   Camille Pin 6–1, 6–3
Loss 5. 29 October 2001 Mackay, Australia Hard   Christina Wheeler 3–6, 2–6
Win 5. 2 December 2001 Mount Gambier, Australia Hard   Tatiana Perebiynis 6–3, 6–4
Loss 6. 3 March 2002 Bendigo, Australia Hard   Yuka Yoshida 1–6, 6–7
Win 6. 8 February 2004 Wellington, New Zealand Hard   Lauren Breadmore 6–4, 6–1
Loss 7. 9 March 2004 Benalla, Australia Grass   Eden Marama 3–6, 6–4, 4–6
Win 7. 18 May 2004 El Paso, United States Hard   Angela Haynes 6–3, 7–6(3)
Loss 8. 13 November 2005 Port Pirie, Australia Hard   Casey Dellacqua 3–6, 5–7

Doubles (6–8)Edit

Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 1. 28 July 1996 Dublin, Ireland Grass   Kylie Moulds   Amy Jensen
  Sarah Stanley
4–6, 4–6
Win 1. 28 July 1997 Ilkley, United Kingdom Grass   Trudi Musgrave   Gail Biggs
  Julia Lutrova
6–1, 6–1
Loss 2. 22 February 1999 Bendigo, Australia Hard   Trudi Musgrave   Kerry-Anne Guse
  Lisa McShea
4–6, 1–6
Win 2. 2 April 2000 Corowa, Australia Grass   Christina Wheeler   Natalie Grandin
  Nicole Rencken
6–3, 7–6(11)
Loss 3. 3 July 2000 Edmond, United States Hard   Jacqueline Trail   Chang Kyung-mi
  Khoo Chin-bee
4–6, 4–6
Win 3. 31 July 2000 Harrisonburg, United States Clay   Rika Fujiwara   Lauren Kalvaria
  Gabriela Lastra
6–4, 5–7, 7–5
Loss 4. 2 December 2001 Mount Gambier, Australia Hard   Amanda Grahame   Evie Dominikovic
  Samantha Stosur
4–6, 4–6
Loss 5. 25 February 2002 Bendigo, Australia Hard   Trudi Musgrave   Sarah Stone
  Samantha Stosur
4–6, 3–6
Win 4. 2 March 2003 Bendigo, Australia Hard   Mireille Dittmann   Nicole Sewell
  Andrea van den Hurk
7–6(2), 3–6, 6–4
Win 5. 21 March 2004 Yarrawonga, Australia Grass   Beti Sekulovski   Emily Hewson
  Nicole Kriz
6–3, 4–6, 6–4
Loss 6. 24 September 2004 Canberra, Australia Clay   Mireille Dittmann   Daniella Jeflea
  Evie Dominikovic
3–6, 1–6
Loss 7. 26 February 2005 Bendigo, Australia Hard   Beti Sekulovski   Casey Dellacqua
  Trudi Musgrave
4–6, 6–7
Win 6. 1 May 2005 Lafayette, United States Clay   Beti Sekulovski   Maria Fernanda Alves
  Marie-Ève Pelletier
4–6, 6–4, 6–3
Loss 8. 26 February 2006 Gosford, Australia Hard   Beti Sekulovski   Latisha Chan
  Chuang Chia-jung
2–6, 3–6

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