Janet Lee (Chinese: 李慧芝, born October 22, 1976) is a Taiwanese-American retired tennis player. She won three doubles titles during her professional career on the WTA Tour. She competed in all four Grand Slam tournaments in both singles and doubles. Her career-high singles ranking was 79 and her best doubles ranking was 20.
|Country (sports)|| Chinese Taipei |
|Residence||Rancho Palos Verdes, California, U.S.|
|Born||October 22, 1976|
Lafayette, Indiana, U.S.
|Height||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|Turned pro||January 5, 1995|
|Plays||Right-handed (double-handed backhand)|
|Career titles||0 WTA, 2 ITF|
|Highest ranking||No. 79 (April 6, 1998)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||3R (1999)|
|French Open||1R (1997, 1998, 1999, 2002)|
|Wimbledon||2R (1998, 1999, 2001)|
|US Open||3R (2000)|
|Career titles||3 WTA, 9 ITF|
|Highest ranking||20 (February 17, 2003)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|Australian Open||3R (2005)|
|French Open||2R (1998, 2001)|
|US Open||QF (2004)|
Since retiring, she has been an assistant coach for the California State University, Fullerton(CSUF) women's tennis team. She was a full-time undergraduate student at the university, majoring in Business with an emphasis in Accounting and Finance. After earning her B.A. at CSUF, she joined the professional services firm Deloitte & Touche, LLP.
Her father is Shun-Yi Lee, a physicist, and her mother is Vanni Lee, a DP coordinator. Lee graduated from high school in 1994 and decided to postpone college to pursue a professional tennis career. She started playing tennis at age five.
Lee retired from professional tennis in 2006.
WTA career finalsEdit
|Tier I (0–0)|
|Tier II (1–0)|
|Tier III (1–3)|
|Tier IV & V (1–0)|
|Runner-up||1.||February 19, 2001||Oklahoma City, United States||Hard (i)||Wynne Prakusya|| Amanda Coetzer
|3–6, 6–2, 0–6|
|Winner||1.||July 23, 2001||Stanford, United States||Hard||Wynne Prakusya|| Nicole Arendt
|3–6, 6–3, 6–3|
|Runner-up||2.||September 24, 2001||Bali, Indonesia||Hard||Wynne Prakusya|| Evie Dominikovic
|7–6(7–4), 2–6, 3–6|
|Runner-up||3.||October 1, 2001||Tokyo, Japan||Hard||Wynne Prakusya|| Liezel Huber
|Winner||2.||September 9, 2002||Shanghai, China||Hard||Anna Kournikova|| Ai Sugiyama
|Winner||3.||February 10, 2003||Doha, Qatar||Hard||Wynne Prakusya|| María Vento-Kabchi