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Kimberly Po-Messerli (born October 20, 1971) is a former professional tennis player from the United States.

Kimberly Po
Full nameKimberly Po-Messerli
Country (sports) United States
ResidenceRolling Hills, California
Born (1971-10-20) October 20, 1971 (age 48)
Los Angeles
Height5 ft 2 in (1.57 m)
Turned pro1991
Retired2002
PlaysRight (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$1,926,618
Singles
Career record200–180
Career titles3 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 14 (June 9, 1997)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQF (1997)
French Open3R (1993, 1997)
Wimbledon2R (1992, 1994, 1996, 1998)
US Open4R (1998)
Doubles
Career record250–216
Career titles5 WTA, 1 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 6 (September 10, 2001)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open3R (2001)
French OpenQF (2001)
WimbledonSF (2001)
US OpenF (2001)
Mixed doubles
Career titles1
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian OpenQF (1999)
French OpenQF (2000)
WimbledonW (2000)
US OpenF (1999)

In her career, she won the mixed doubles title at Wimbledon in 2000, partnering Donald Johnson. She also was a runner-up at the US Open in women's doubles in 2001, partnering Nathalie Tauziat, as well as at the 1999 US Open in mixed doubles, with Johnson.

Po won six top-level doubles titles. Her career-high world rankings were world No. 6 in doubles (in 2001) and No. 14 in singles (in 1997). Her best singles performance at a Grand Slam event came at the 1997 Australian Open when she reached the quarterfinals before being knocked out by Amanda Coetzer.

Po married Oliver Messerli in 2001, and was known thereafter as Kimberly Po-Messerli.

Grand Slam finalsEdit

Doubles: 1 (0–1)Edit

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 2001 US Open Hard   Nathalie Tauziat   Lisa Raymond
  Rennae Stubbs
6–2, 5–7, 7–5

Mixed: 2 (1–1)Edit

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1999 US Open Hard   Donald Johnson   Ai Sugiyama
  Mahesh Bhupathi
6–4, 6–4
Winner 2000 Wimbledon Grass   Donald Johnson   Kim Clijsters
  Lleyton Hewitt
6–4, 7–6(7–3)

WTA career finalsEdit

Doubles: 19 (5 titles, 14 runner-ups)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0/1)
Tier I (1/1)
Tier II (1/6)
Tier III (3/6)
Tier IV & V (0/0)
Virginia Slims (0/0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 4 January 1993 Brisbane Hard   Shannan McCarthy   Conchita Martínez
  Larisa Neiland
2–6, 2–6
Runner-up 2. 14 February 1993 Chicago Carpet (i)   Amy Frazier   Katrina Adams
  Zina Garrison-Jackson
6–7(7–9), 3–6
Runner-up 3. 21 April 1996 Tokyo Hard   Amy Frazier   Kimiko Date
  Ai Sugiyama
6–7(6–8), 7–6(8–6), 3–6
Runner-up 4. 18 August 1996 Los Angeles Hard   Amy Frazier   Lindsay Davenport
  Natasha Zvereva
1–6, 4–6
Runner-up 5. 27 October 1996 Quebec City Hard (i)   Amy Frazier   Debbie Graham
  Brenda Schultz-McCarthy
1–6, 4–6
Runner-up 6. 3 August 1997 San Diego Hard   Amy Frazier   Martina Hingis
  Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
3–6, 5–7
Winner 1. 21 September 1998 Quebec City Hard (i)   Lori McNeil   Chanda Rubin
  Sandrine Testud
6–7(3–7), 7–5, 6–4
Winner 2. 18 April 1999 Tokyo Hard   Corina Morariu   Kerry-Anne Guse
  Catherine Barclay
6–3, 6–2
Winner 3. 27 February 2000 Oklahoma City Hard (i)   Corina Morariu   Tamarine Tanasugarn
  Elena Tatarkova
6–4, 4–6, 6–2
Runner-up 7. 13 August 2000 Los Angeles Hard   Anne-Gaëlle Sidot   Els Callens
  Dominique Van Roost
2–6, 5–7
Runner-up 8. 15 October 2000 Zurich Hard (i)   Anne-Gaëlle Sidot   Martina Hingis
  Anna Kournikova
3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 9. 5 November 2000 Quebec City Hard (i)   Els Callens   Meghann Shaughnessy
  Nicole Pratt
3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 10. 5 February 2001 Paris Carpet (i)   Nathalie Tauziat   Iva Majoli
  Virginie Razzano
3–6, 5–7
Runner-up 11. 12 February 2001 Nice Carpet (i)   Nathalie Tauziat   Émilie Loit
  Anne-Gaëlle Sidot
6–1, 2–6, 0–6
Runner-up 12. 11 June 2001 Birmingham Grass   Nathalie Tauziat   Cara Black
  Elena Likhovtseva
1–6, 2–6
Winner 4. 6 August 2001 Los Angeles Hard   Nathalie Tauziat   Nicole Arendt
  Caroline Vis
6–3, 7–5
Winner 5. 19 August 2001 Toronto Hard   Nicole Pratt   Tina Križan
  Katarina Srebotnik
6–3, 6–1
Runner-up 13. 27 August 2001 US Open Hard   Nathalie Tauziat   Lisa Raymond
  Rennae Stubbs
2–6, 7–5, 5–7
Runner-up 14. 19 June 2002 Birmingham Grass   Nathalie Tauziat   Shinobu Asagoe
  Els Callens
4–6, 3–6

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