Lindsay Lee-Waters

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

Lindsay Lee–Waters
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Country (sports) United States
ResidenceDunwoody, United States
Born (1977-06-28) June 28, 1977 (age 43)
Oklahoma City, United States
Height1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Turned pro1994
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize moneyUS$ 859,911
Singles
Career record485–402 (54.7%)
Career titles11 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 (57.0%)
Career titles21 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)

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

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

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 the age of 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 hardcourt 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

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments

Singles: 23 (11 titles, 12 runner-ups)Edit

Result No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Loss 1. May 1994 ITF Acapulco, Mexico Clay   Paula Cabezas 2–6, 2–6
Loss 2. Aug 1994 ITF College Park, United States Hard   Laxmi Poruri 3–6, 2–6
Loss 3. Jan 1995 ITF San Antonio, United States Hard   Sabine Haas 6–7(6–8), 0–6
Win 4. Jan 1995 ITF Woodlands, United States Hard   Jody Yin 6–4, 6–4
Win 5. Mar 1995 ITF Miami, United States Hard   Tara Snyder 6–2, 6–3
Loss 6. Feb 1996 ITF Midland, United States Hard   Anna Kournikova 6–7(2–7), 1–6
Loss 7. Jul 1997 ITF Flushing Meadows, United States Hard   Fang Li 5–7, 5–7
Win 8. Apr 1998 ITF Burbank, United States Hard   Jolene Watanabe 6–4, 6–4
Win 9. Jan 2000 ITF Boca Raton, United States Hard   Olga Blahotová 6–2, 3–6, 6–3
Loss 10. Mar 2000 ITF Stone Mountain, United States Hard   Dawn Buth 3–6, 6–4, 1–6
Loss 11. Jan 2002 ITF Miami, United States Hard   Melinda Czink 5–7, 2–6
Loss 12. Jun 2002 ITF Allentown, United States Hard   Tanner Cochran 4–6, 6–3, 4–6
Win 13. Sep 2002 ITF Columbus, United States Hard   Ashley Harkleroad 1–6, 6–1, 7–6(11–9)
Win 14. Oct 2002 ITF Hallandale Beach, United States Clay   Gisela Dulko 7–5, 3–6, 6–1
Win 15. Oct 2003 ITF Lafayette, United States Clay   Natalie Grandin 6–2, 6–0
Win 16. Dec 2003 ITF Palm Beach Gardens, United States Clay   Marta Marrero 6–3, 6–3
Win 17. Feb 2004 ITF Rockford, United States Hard (i)   Gisela Dulko 6–4, 7–5
Loss 18. Jun 2005 ITF Allentown, United States Hard   Varvara Lepchenko 6–7(3–7), 4–6
Win 19. Jul 2005 ITF Los Gatos, United States Hard   Carly Gullickson 6–4, 6–0
Win 20. May 2009 ITF Charlottesville, United States Clay   Ekaterina Bychkova 6–3, 7–5
Loss 21. May 2009 Raleigh Challenger, United States Clay   Melanie Oudin 1–6, 6–2, 4–6
Loss 22. May 2010 ITF Raleigh, United States Clay   Johanna Konta 6–2, 5–7, 6–4
Loss 23. Sep 2010 ITF Albuquerque, United States Hard   Mirjana Lučić-Baroni 1–6, 4–6

Doubles: 47 (21 titles, 26 runner-ups)Edit

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

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