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Lindsay Lee-Waters (born June 28, 1977) is an American professional tennis player.

Lindsay Lee–Waters
Lindsay Lee-Waters.jpg
Country (sports)United States
ResidenceDunwoody
Born (1977-06-28) June 28, 1977 (age 42)
Oklahoma City
Height1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Turned pro1994
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$859,911
Singles
Career record485–402
Career titles0 WTA, 11 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 33 (April 1, 1996)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (1997, 2004, 2005)
French Open1R (1996, 2003, 2004)
Wimbledon2R (1995)
US Open2R (1995, 2004)
Doubles
Career record303–229
Career titles0 WTA, 21 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 85 (February 25, 2013)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open2R (1998)
French Open1R (1996, 1998, & 2005)
Wimbledon1R (1998–2011-2012)
US Open2R (1996)
Last updated on: May 21, 2018.

Lee-Waters has a career high WTA singles ranking of No. 33, achieved on 1 April 1996. Lee-Waters also has a career-high WTA doubles ranking of 85, achieved on 25 February 2013. Lee-Waters has won 11 singles and 21 doubles ITF titles.

Her results on the WTA Tour include semifinals at Bell Challenge 1995 and British Hard Court Championships, and Canberra International, as well as the quarterfinals of Indian Wells in 1996.

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Personal life and careerEdit

Lindsay Lee married her coach Heath Waters on March 7, 2000.[1] Heath Waters is the owner of Strive Tennis Academy in Atlanta.[1] Lee-Waters gave birth to their daughter Sevyn on January 13, 2001, and later to their son Heath Paul on April 24, 2006.[1] Born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to Ron and Pat,[2] she currently resides with her family in Dunwoody, Georgia.[2][3]

Lee-Waters started playing tennis at age eight at the suggestion of a spectator at her baseball game. When she was 15 she moved from Owasso, Oklahoma, to Atlanta, Georgia to train. Lee-Waters has an all-court style of play and her favorite surfaces are hard court and clay; favorite shot is the return.

Awards and nominationsEdit

Grand Slam performance timelinesEdit

SinglesEdit

Tournament 1995 1996 1997 2003 2004 2005 SR W–L
Australian Open 1R 2R 1R 2R 2R 0 / 5 3–5
French Open 1R 1R 1R 0 / 3 0–3
Wimbledon 2R 1R 1R 0 / 3 1–3
US Open 2R 1R 1R 2R 1R 0 / 5 2–5
Win-Loss 2–2 0–3 1–2 0–3 2–4 1–2 0 / 16 6–16

DoublesEdit

Tournament 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2004 2005 2006 2011 2012 SR W–L
Australian Open 2R 1R 0 / 2 1–2
French Open 1R 1R 1R 0 / 3 0–3
Wimbledon 1R 1R 1R 0 / 3 0–3
US Open 1R 2R 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R 0 / 9 1–9
Win-Loss 0–1 1–2 0–1 1–4 0–2 0–1 0–2 0–1 0–1 0–2 0 / 17 2–17

ITF Circuit finalsEdit

Singles: 23 (11–12)Edit

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. May 15, 1994 Acapulco, Mexico Clay   Paula Cabezas 2–6, 2–6
Runner-up 2. August 14, 1994 College Park, United States Hard   Laxmi Poruri 3–6, 2–6
Runner-up 3. January 22, 1995 San Antonio, United States Hard   Sabine Haas 6–7(6–8), 0–6
Winner 4. January 29, 1995 Woodlands, United States Hard   Jody Yin 6–4, 6–4
Winner 5. March 5, 1995 Miami, United States Hard   Tara Snyder 6–2, 6–3
Runner-up 6. February 18, 1996 Midland, United States Hard   Anna Kournikova 6–7(2–7), 1–6
Runner-up 7. July 6, 1997 Flushing, United States Hard   Fang Li 5–7, 5–7
Winner 8. April 19, 1998 Burbank, United States Hard   Jolene Watanabe-Giltz 6–4, 6–4
Winner 9. January 16, 2000 Boca Raton, United States Hard   Olga Blahotová 6–2, 3–6, 6–3
Runner-up 10. March 26, 2000 Stone Mountain, United States Hard   Dawn Buth 3–6, 6–4, 1–6
Runner-up 11. January 27, 2002 Miami, United States Hard   Melinda Czink 5–7, 2–6
Runner-up 12. June 17, 2002 Allentown, United States Hard   Tanner Cochran 4–6, 6–3, 4–6
Winner 13. September 23, 2002 Columbus, United States Hard   Ashley Harkleroad 1–6, 6–1, 7–6(11–9)
Winner 14. October 14, 2002 Hallandale Beach, United States Clay   Gisela Dulko 7–5, 3–6, 6–1
Winner 15. October 12, 2003 Lafayette, United States Clay   Natalie Grandin 6–2, 6–0
Winner 16. December 7, 2003 Palm Beach Gardens, United States Clay   Marta Marrero 6–3, 6–3
Winner 17. February 10, 2004 Rockford, United States Hard (i)   Gisela Dulko 6–4, 7–5
Runner-up 18. June 12, 2005 Pennsylvania, United States Hard   Varvara Lepchenko 6–7(3–7), 4–6
Winner 19. July 4, 2005 Los Gatos, United States Hard   Carly Gullickson 6–4, 6–0
Winner 20. May 3, 2009 Charlottesville, United States Clay   Ekaterina Bychkova 6–3, 7–5
Runner-up 21. May 17, 2009 Raleigh, United States Clay   Melanie Oudin 1–6, 6–2, 4–6
Runner-up 22. May 16, 2010 Raleigh, United States Clay   Johanna Konta 6–2, 5–7, 6–4
Runner-up 23. September 20, 2010 Albuquerque, United States Hard   Mirjana Lučić-Baroni 1–6, 4–6

Doubles: 47 (21–26)Edit

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 27 June 1994 Washington, United States Hard   Emily Bond   Annie Miller
  Stephanie Tibbits
5–7, 4–6
Runner-up 2. 8 August 1994 College Park, United States Hard   Marissa Catlin   Gail Biggs
  Tjasa Jezernik
4–6, 5–7
Runner-up 3. 27 February 1995 Miami, United States Hard   Emily Bond   Elly Hakami
  Stephanie Reece
1–6, 1–6
Runner-up 4. 10 February 1997 Midland, United States Hard (i)   Janet Lee   Angela Lettiere
  Nana Smith
3–6, 2–6
Winner 5. 30 June 1997 Flushing, United States Hard   Janet Lee   Keri Phebus
  Fang Li
6–2, 2–6, 6–3
Runner-up 6. 14 July 1997 Clearwater, United States Hard (i)   Maureen Drake   Julie Pullin
  Amanda Wainwright
4–6, 4–6
Winner 7. 2 March 1998 Rockford, United States Hard   Surina De Beer   Seda Noorlander
  Nino Louarsabishvili
6–2, 6–4
Runner-up 8. 28 September 1998 Santa Clara County, United States Hard   Maureen Drake   Cara Black
  Irina Selyutina
4–6, 7–5, 3–6
Winner 9. 12 October 1998 Indian Wells, United States Hard   Pavlina Nola   Erika deLone
  Katie Schlukebir
6–0, 6–7(4–7), 6–1
Winner 10. 26 October 1998 Austin, United States Hard   Maureen Drake   Nannie De Villiers
  Liezel Huber
6–1, 6–1
Winner 11. 30 November 1998 Guadalajara, Mexico Hard   Meghann Shaughnessy   Miriam D'Agostini
  Katalin Marosi
6–1, 6–3
Winner 12. 17 May 1999 Jackson, United States Clay   Julie Steven   Renata Kolbovic
  Tracy Singian
4–6, 7–5, 6–2
Runner-up 13. 7 June 1999 Hilton Head Island, United States Hard   Wendy Fix   Vanessa Webb
  Dawn Buth
2–6, 6–4, 3–6
Winner 14. 14 June 1999 Mount Pleasant, United States Hard   Wendy Fix   Petra Rampre
  Jennifer Hopkins
6–3, 7–6(9–7)
Winner 15. 21 June 1999 Easton, United States Hard   Kim Grant   Holly Parkinson
  Julie Scott
6–4, 7–6(9–7)
Winner 16. 17 January 2000 Boca Raton, United States Hard   Sandra Cacic   Li Ting
  Li Na
6–4, 7–5
Runner-up 17. 31 January 2000 Clearwater, United States Hard   Sandra Cacic   Yoon Jeong Cho
  Yi Jing-Qian
4–6, 6–7(7–9)
Runner-up 18. 27 March 2000 Norcross, United States Hard   Jessica Steck   Julia Abe
  Tzipora Obziler
7–5, 6–7(7–9), 4–6
Runner-up 19. 16 September 2001 Greenville, United States Hard   Gaelle Adda   Melinda Czink
  Salome Devidze
1–6, 4–6
Runner-up 20. 7 May 2002 Sea Islands, United States Clay   Courtenay Chapman   Tanner Cochran
  Ashley Harkleroad
3–6, 2–6
Runner-up 21. 1 October 2003 Troy, United States Hard   Petra Rampre   Bethanie Mattek-Sands
  Shenay Perry
2–6, 6–2, 4–6
Winner 22. 6 October 2003 LaFayette, United States Hard   Maureen Drake   Jessica Fernández
  Kara Molony-Hussey
6–2, 6–3
Winner 23. 1 May 2005 Raleigh, United States Clay   Ashley Harkleroad   Maria Fernanda Alves
  Stéphanie Dubois
6–2, 0–6, 6–3
Winner 24. 10 May 2005 Charlottesville, United States Clay   Ashley Harkleroad   Samantha Reeves
  Christina Wheeler
6–4, 7–5
Runner-up 25. 28 June 2005 Los Gatos, United States Hard   Kaysie Smashey   Teryn Ashley
  Carly Gullickson
4–6, 6–4, 1–6
Runner-up 26. 28 June 2005 Indian Harbour Beach, United States Clay   Carly Gullickson   Monique Adamczak
  Angela Haynes
1–6, 6–3, 4–6
Runner-up 27. 28 May 2007 Carson, United States Hard   Angela Haynes   Kim Grant
  Sunitha Rao
4–6, 4–6
Runner-up 28. 11 June 2007 Allentown, United States Hard   Angela Haynes   Ryōko Fuda
  Sunitha Rao
7–6, 4–6, 1–6
Winner 29. 14 July 2007 Lexington, United States Hard   Melinda Czink   Casey Dellacqua
  Natalie Grandin
6–2, 7–6(10–8)
Runner-up 30. 9 June 2008 El Paso, United States Hard   Ashley Weinhold   Surina De Beer
  Lauren Albanese
3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 31. 21 July 2008 Lexington, United States Hard   Melanie Oudin   Chin-Wei Chan
  Kimberly Couts
6–2, 2–6, [8–10]
Winner 32. 6 October 2008 Pittsburgh, United States Hard   Melinda Czink   Raquel Kops-Jones
  Abigail Spears
6–2, 7–5
Runner-up 33. 9 February 2009 Midland, United States Hard   Melinda Czink   Yi Chen
  Rika Fujiwara
5–7, 6–7(7–9)
Winner 34. 13 April 2009 Osprey, United States Clay   Story Tweedie-Yates   Heidi El Tabakh
  Melanie Klaffner
6–3, 6–7(5–7), [12–10]
Winner 35. 6 July 2009 Grapevine, United States Hard   Riza Zalameda   Kimberly Couts
  Valérie Tétreault
7–6(9–7), 6–3
Runner-up 36. 21 September 2009 Albuquerque, United States Hard   Melinda Czink   Mashona Washington
  Riza Zalameda
3–6, 2–6
Runner-up 37. 28 September 2009 Las Vegas, United States Hard   Kimberly Couts   Anikó Kapros
  Agustina Lepore
2–6, 5–7
Winner 38. 25 May 2010 Carson, United States Hard   Megan Moulton-Levy   Christina Fusano
  Courtney Nagle
6–1, 6–2
Runner-up 39. 7 June 2010 El Paso, United States Hard   Ashley Weinhold   Angela Haynes
  Ahsha Rolle
3–6, 7–6 (7–5) , 5–7
Runner-up 40. 22 June 2010 Boston, United States Hard   Megan Moulton-Levy   Kimberly Couts
  Tetiana Luzhanska
6–4, 3–6, [10–8]
Winner 41. 6 July 2010 Grapevine, United States Hard   Megan Moulton-Levy   Kimberly Couts
  Tetiana Luzhanska
6–2, 7–5
Winner 42. 21 September 2010 Albuquerque, United States Hard   Megan Moulton-Levy   Abigail Spears
  Mashona Washington
2–6, 6–3, [10–8]
Winner 43. 28 September 2010 Las Vegas, United States Hard   Megan Moulton-Levy   Irina Falconi
  Maria Sanchez
1–6, 7–5, [10–4]
Runner-up 44. 10 May 2011 Prague, Czech Republic Clay   Megan Moulton-Levy   Petra Cetkovská
  Michaëlla Krajicek
2–6, 1–6
Runner-up 45. 19 July 2011 Lexington, United States Hard   Megan Moulton-Levy   Tamaryn Hendler
  Chiara Scholl
6–7(9–11), 6–3, [7–10]
Runner-up 46. 1 November 2011 Grapevine, United States Hard   Megan Moulton-Levy   Jamie Hampton
  Zhang Shuai
4–6, 0–6
Winner 47. 27 March 2012 Osprey, United States Clay   Megan Moulton-Levy   Alexandra Panova
  Lesia Tsurenko
2–6, 6–4, [10–7]

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