Kaitlyn Verfuerth

Kaitlyn Louise Verfeurth (born 12 August 1985) is a former American wheelchair tennis player who competed in international level events.[1][2]

Kaitlyn Verfeurth
Full nameKaitlyn Louise Verfeurth
Country (sports) United States
ResidenceFlagstaff, Arizona, United States
Born (1985-08-12) 12 August 1985 (age 35)
Port Washington, Wisconsin, United States
Height4' 11"
Turned pro2000
Retired2019
PlaysRight-handed (one-handed backhand)
CollegeMount San Antonio College
University of Arizona
Singles
Highest rankingNo. 10 (20 April 2009)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (2008)
US OpenQF (2015)
Other tournaments
MastersSF (2005)
Paralympic Games2R (2004, 2008)
Doubles
Highest rankingNo. 10 (21 July 2008)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenQF (2008)
US OpenSF (2015)
Other doubles tournaments
Masters DoublesSF (2005, 2006)
Paralympic GamesSF - 4th (2008)

Verfuerth sustained an L2 incomplete spinal cord injury aged seven when she was involved in a car accident in 1993. She spent 96 days hospitalised in Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee and then two months of bed rest.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Kaitlyn Verfuerth - Team USA Profile". Team USA. 31 March 2020.
  2. ^ "Kaitlyn Verfuerth - ITF Profile". itftennis.com. 31 March 2020.
  3. ^ "Kaitlyn & Greg: Spirited, Sexy & Sweet". New Mobility. 1 February 2014.