Lisa McShea (born 29 October 1974) is an Australian tennis player. She played professionally from 1 January 1996 to 2006. As a junior player, McShea won 1992 Wimbledon Championships doubles title. She was also more successful in doubles during her professional career, winning four WTA Tour and 56 ITF doubles events.

Lisa McShea
Country (sports) Australia
ResidenceScarborough, Australia
Born (1974-10-29) 29 October 1974 (age 45)
Redcliffe, Australia
Height1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in)
Turned pro1 January 1996
Retired2006
PlaysRight-handed
Prize moneyUS$514,068
Singles
Career record272–224
Career titles0 WTA, 9 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 139 (31 July 2000)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (1994, 2000)
Wimbledon1R (1999)
Doubles
Career record439–203
Career titles4 WTA, 56 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 32 (17 January 2005)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open3R (2001)
French Open2R (2004)
WimbledonQF (2001)
US Open3R (2003)
Last updated on: 22 June 2010.

BiographyEdit

McShea was born in Redcliffe, Queensland to Ed and Lois McShea,[1] and is the oldest of four children. She has a sister, Catherine, and brothers Andrew and Danny.[2] Her entire family plays tennis.[1] McShea, who was coached by Paul Campbell,[1] currently resides in Scarborough, Australia.[2]

McShea played at Grand Slam events in three occasions. She played at the Australian Open in 1994 and 2000, and at Wimbledon in 1999, but was unable to pass the first round. In doubles, her best Grand Slam result was the quarterfinals of the 2001 Wimbledon Championships – along with Rachel McQuillan, she defeated the third seeds Cara Black and Elena Likhovtseva en route to the quarterfinals, where they lost to the ninth seeds Kim Clijsters and Ai Sugiyama. At the same tournament, McShea reached the mixed doubles quarterfinals partnering with Bob Bryan.

She played for Australia Fed Cup team once, during the 2004 World Group Playoffs. Partnering with Christina Wheeler, she defeated the doubles team of Thailand. Her highest career rankings are World No. 139 in singles, achieved on 31 July 2000, and World No. 32, achieved on 17 January 2005.

WTA career finalsEdit

Doubles (4–2)Edit

Legend: Before 2009 Legend: Starting in 2009
Grand Slam tournaments (0)
Olympic Gold (0)
WTA Championships (0)
Tier I (0) Premier Mandatory (0)
Tier II (0) Premier 5 (0)
Tier III (4\1) Premier (0)
Tier IV & V (0\1) International (0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 12 June 2000 Birmingham, United Kingdom Grass   Rachel McQuillan   Cara Black
  Irina Selyutina
6–3, 7–6(7–5)
Runner-up 1. 12 January 2004 Canberra, Australia Hard   Caroline Dhenin   Jelena Kostanić
  Claudine Schaul
6–4, 7–6(7–3)
Winner 2. 1 March 2004 Acapulco, Mexico Clay   Milagros Sequera   Olga Blahotová
  Gabriela Navrátilová
2–6, 7–6(7–5), 6–4
Winner 3. 17 May 2004 Strasbourg, France Clay   Milagros Sequera   Tina Križan
  Katarina Srebotnik
6–4, 6–1
Runner-up 2. 7 June 2004 Birmingham, United Kingdom Grass   Milagros Sequera   Maria Kirilenko
  Maria Sharapova
2–6, 1–6
Winner 4. 14 June 2004 Hertogenbosch, Netherlands Grass   Milagros Sequera   Jelena Kostanić
  Claudine Schaul
7–6(7–3), 6–3

ITF FinalsEdit

Singles Finals: 18 (9–9)Edit

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 10 October 1993 Ibaraki, Japan Hard (i)   Yuka Yoshida 6–3, 2–6, 5–7
Winner 1. 31 October 1993 Kyoto, Japan Hard   Kazue Takuma 6–3, 6–2
Winner 2. 1 May 1994 Woking, United Kingdom Hard   Ingrid Kurta 6–1, 6–4
Winner 3. 31 May 1997 Bundaberg, Australia Hard   Nannie de Villiers 6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 2. 14 March 1998 Wodonga, Australia Grass   Alicia Molik 3–6, 2–6
Runner-up 3. 3 May 1998 Bundaberg, Australia Clay   Melissa Beadman 4–6, 2–6
Runner-up 4. 10 May 1998 Maryborough, Australia Clay   Mira Radu 3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 5. 18 July 1998 Frinton, United Kingdom Grass   Lucie Ahl W/O
Winner 4. 11 October 1998 Dalby, Australia Hard   Dawn Buth 7–6(9–7), 5–7, 6–2
Winner 5. 18 October 1998 Kooralbyn, Australia Hard   Cindy Watson 6–4, 5–7, 7–6
Runner-up 6. 28 February 1999 Bendigo, Australia Hard   Kerry-Anne Guse 1–6, 6–4, 4–6
Runner-up 7. 7 March 1999 Warrnambool, Australia Grass   Kerry-Anne Guse 2–6, 6–7(6–8)
Runner-up 8. 10 March 2002 Warrnambool, Australia Grass   Nicole Sewell 4–6, 6–3, 6–7(5–7)
Winner 6. 17 March 2002 Benalla, Australia Grass   Deanna Roberts 7–5, 4–6, 6–4
Runner-up 9. 24 March 2002 Yarrawonga, Australia Grass   Beti Sekulovski 6–7(4–7), 6–1, 4–6
Winner 7. 31 March 2002 Bendigo, Australia Grass   Svenja Weidemann 6–1, 6–4
Winner 8. 16 March 2003 Benalla, Australia Grass   Sarah Borwell 6–1, 6–4
Winner 9. 30 March 2003 Albury, Australia Grass   Napaporn Tongsalee 6–2, 6–3

Doubles Finals: 84 (56–28)Edit

Outcome No Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score
Runner-up 1. 20 April 1992 Nottingham, United Kingdom Hard   Amy deLone   Mélanie Bernard
  Caroline Delisle
3–6, 5–7
Winner 2. 27 April 1992 Sheffield, United Kinddom Clay   Amy deLone   Amanda Evans
  Svetlana Parkhomenko
6–4, 6–1
Runner-up 3. 28 September 1992 Ibaraki, Japan Hard   Amy deLone   Yuko Hosoki
  Naoko Kijimuta
3–6, 2–2 ret.
Runner-up 4. 28 June 1993 Velp, Netherlands Clay   Maija Avotins   Martina Hautova
  Lenka Nemeckova
5–7, 5–7
Runner-up 5. 12 July 1993 Frinton, United Kingdom Grass   Maija Avotins   Natalia Egorova
  Svetlana Parkhomenko
6–4, 2–6, 6–7
Runner-up 6. 2 August 1993 Norfolk, United States Hard   Maija Avotins   Varalee Sureephong
  Vanessa Webb
6–7, 4–6
Runner-up 7. 10 October 1993 Ibaraki, Japan Hard (i)   Maija Avotins   Hiroko Mochizuki
  Yuka Tanaka
6–4, 3–6, 6–7
Winner 8. 31 October 1993 Kyoto, Japan Hard   Maija Avotins   Mana Endo
  Masako Yanagi
7–6(5), 7–5
Winner 9. 15 November 1993 Port Pirie, Australia Hard   Vanessa Webb   Tina Križan
  Eva Martincová
7–6(5), 6–3
Winner 10. 25 April 1994 Woking, United Kingdom Hard   Annabel Ellwood   Shannon Peters
  Caroline Stassen
3–6, 6–4, 6–0
Winner 11. 9 March 1996 Warrnambool, Australia Grass   Joanne Limmer   Gail Biggs
  Nicole Oomens
6–7(6–8), 6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 12. 16 March 1996 Victoria, Australia Carpet (i)   Joanne Limmer   Trudi Musgrave
  Jane Taylor
4–6, 7–5, 4–6
Runner-up 13. 31 March 1996 Albury, Australia Grass   Joanne Limmer   Trudi Musgrave
  Jane Taylor
0–6, 3–6
Runner-up 14. 23 June 1996 Peachtree, United States Hard   Joanne Limmer   Erica Adams
  Nino Louarsabishvili
3–6, 6–7(4–7)
Winner 15. 7 July 1996 Williamsburg, United States Hard   Joanne Limmer   Ania Bleszynski
  Katie Schlukebir
6–1, 6–1
Winner 16. 14 July 1996 Easton, United States Hard   Joanne Limmer   Audra Brannon
  Kristin Osmond
7–5, 6–2
Winner 17. 13 October 1996 Ibaraki, Japan Hard   Gail Biggs   Keiko Nagatomi
  Yuka Tanaka
7–5, 6–3
Winner 18. 20 October 1996 Kugayama, Japan Hard   Gail Biggs   Keiko Nagatomi
  Kiyoko Yazawa
6–0, 6–2
Runner-up 19. 28 October 1996 Kyoto, Japan Carpet (i)   Gail Biggs   Keiko Nagatomi
  Yuka Tanaka
6–7(4–7), 6–2, 2–6
Winner 20. 10 November 1996 Mount Gambier, Australia Hard   Joanne Limmer   Catherine Barclay
  Kirrily Sharpe
6–4, 2–6, 7–5
Runner-up 21. 17 November 1996 Port Pirie, Australia Hard   Joanne Limmer   Catherine Barclay
  Kirrily Sharpe
6–7(5–7), 6–7(6–8)
Runner-up 22.. 15 December 1996 Hope Island, Australia Hard   Joanne Limmer   Catherine Barclay
  Kerry-Anne Guse
4–6, 4–6
Runner-up 23. 9 March 1997 Warrnambool, Australia Grass   Joanne Limmer   Nannie de Villiers
  Shirli-Ann Siddall
4–6, 6–4, 6–7(5–7)
Winner 24. 26 April 1997 Dalby, Australia Hard   Nannie de Villiers   Jenny-Ann Fetch
  Renee Reid
6–0, 6–3
Winner 25. 3 May 1997 Kooralbyn, Australia Hard   Nannie de Villiers   Jenny-Ann Fetch
  Renee Reid
6–7(4–7), 6–1, 6–3
Winner 26. 10 May 1997 Hope Island, Australia Hard   Nannie de Villiers   Jenny-Ann Fetch
  Renee Reid
6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 27. 17 May 1997 Caboolture, Australia Clay   Nannie de Villiers   Shinobu Asagoe
  Benjamas Sangaram
4–6, 5–7
Runner-up 28. 24 May 1997 Gympie, Australia Clay   Nannie de Villiers   Shinobu Asagoe
  Benjamas Sangaram
7–5, 3–6, 3–6
Winner 29. 31 May 1997 Bundaberg, Australia Clay   Nannie de Villiers   Shinobu Asagoe
  Benjamas Sangaram
4–6, 6–1, 6–1
Winner 30. 7 June 1997 Ipswich, Australia Clay   Nannie de Villiers   Shinobu Asagoe
  Benjamas Sangaram
6–4, 3–6, 7–5
Winner 31. 13 July 1997 Easton, United States Hard   Nannie de Villiers   Marissa Catlin
  Karin Miller
6–0, 3–6, 6–2
Winner 32. 17 August 1997 Bronx, United States Hard   Rachel McQuillan   Shirli-Ann Siddall
  Lorna Woodroffe
6–2, 6–1
Winner 33. 5 October 1997 Santa Clara, California, United States Hard   Nannie de Villiers   Rachel McQuillan
  Nana Smith
7–6(7–3), 7–6(7–5)
Runner-up 34. 19 October 1997 Indian Wells, the United States Hard   Nannie de Villiers   Kristine Kunce
  Rachel McQuillan
5–7, 4–6
Winner 35. 23 November 1997 Port Pirie, Australia Hard   Nannie de Villiers   Aleksandra Olsza
  Jessica Steck
6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 36. 30 November 1997 Nuriootpa, Australia Hard   Nannie de Villiers   Catherine Barclay
  Kerry-Anne Guse
3–6, 5–7
Winner 37. 2 March 1998 Warrnambool, Australia Grass   Alicia Molik   Gail Biggs
  Shelley Stephens
6–3, 6–1
Winner 38. 14 March 1998 Wodonga, Australia Grass   Alicia Molik   Helen Crook
  Victoria Davies
6–4, 6–4
Winner 39. 23 March 1998 Canberra, Australia Carpet   Alicia Molik   Melissa Beadman
  Bryanne Stewart
7–6(7–5), 6–7(11–13), 7–5
Winner 40. 27 March 1998 Corowa, Australia Grass   Alicia Molik   Tomoe Hotta
  Monika Maštalířová
6–0, 6–0
Winner 41. 27 April 1998 Caboolture, Australia Clay   Monika Maštalířová   Melissa Beadman
  Bryanne Stewart
2–6, 7–6(7–5), 7–5
Winner 42. 10 May 1998 Maryborough, Australia Clay   Monika Maštalířová   Suvimol Duangchan
  Marissa Niroj
6–4, 6–0
Winner 43. 11 July 1998 Felixstowe, United Kingdom Grass   Trudi Musgrave   Lucie Ahl
  Amanda Wainwright
6–4, 7–6(7–4)
Runner-up 44. 26 July 1998 Dublin, Ireland Carpet   Trudi Musgrave   Kirstin Freye
  Alicia Ortuño
W/O
Winner 45. 11 October 1998 Dalby, Australia Hard   Trudi Musgrave   Dawn Buth
  Kylie Hunt
4–6, 7–5, 6–4
Winner 46. 18 October 1998 Kooralbyn, Australia Hard   Trudi Musgrave   Gail Biggs
  Shelley Stephens
6–3, 7–6(7–5)
Runner-up 47. 25 October 1998 Gold Coast, Australia Hard   Trudi Musgrave   Catherine Barclay
  Kerry-Anne Guse
4–6, 2–6
Winner 48. 28 February 1999 Bendigo, Australia Hard   Kerry-Anne Guse   Trudi Musgrave
  Cindy Watson
6–4, 6–1
Runner-up 49. 18 April 1999 Las Vegas, United States Hard   Rika Hiraki   Erika deLone
  Annabel Ellwood
6–7, 2–6
Winner 50. 3 May 1999 Sarasota, United States Clay   Annabel Ellwood   Renata Kolbovic
  Karin Miller
7–5, 7–6(3)
Winner 51. 1 August 1999 Salt Lake City, United States Hard   Rachel McQuillan   Annabel Ellwood
  Sonya Jeyaseelan
6–3, 4–6, 6–3
Winner 52. 10 October 1999 Dalby, Australia Hard   Kerry-Anne Guse   Kylie Hunt
  Wynne Prakusya
6–3, 5–7, 6–4
Winner 53. 17 October 1999 Queensland, Australia Hard   Kerry-Anne Guse   Alicia Molik
  Bryanne Stewart
6–1, 3–6, 7–5
Winner 54. 24 October 1999 Gold Coast, Australia Hard   Kerry-Anne Guse   Rika Hiraki
  Trudi Musgrave
6–2, 6–3
Winner 55. 5 December 1999 Port Pirie, Australia Hard   Kerry-Anne Guse   Eva Martincová
  Alena Vašková
6–4, 6–1
Winner 56. 23 April 2000 Fresno, United States Hard   Rachel McQuillan   Evie Dominikovic
  Amanda Grahame
6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 57. 7 May 2000 Virginia Beach, United States Hard   Jessica Steck   Dawn Buth
  Mashona Washington
6–1, 3–6, 6–7(2–7)
Winner 58. 16 July 2000 Peachtree City, United States Hard   Dawn Buth   Allison Bradshaw
  Abigail Spears
2–6, 6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 59. 17 July 2000 Mahwah, United States Hard   Irina Selyutina   Evie Dominikovic
  Nirupama Sanjeev
4–6, 4–6
Winner 60. 30 July 2000 Salt Lake City, United States Hard   Irina Selyutina   Samantha Reeves
  Jessica Steck
W/O
Winner 61. 24 September 2000 Kirkland, United States Hard   Katie Schlukebir   Allison Bradshaw
  Abigail Spears
3–6, 6–2, 6–3
Runner-up 62. 2 October 2000 Albuquerque, United States Hard   Nirupama Sanjeev   Brie Rippner
  Elena Tatarkova
4–6, 4–6
Winner 63. 15 October 2000 Miramar, United States Clay   Liezel Huber   Rossana de los Ríos
  Samantha Reeves
5–3, 4–1, 4–1
Runner-up 64. 26 November 2000 Nuriootpa, Australia Hard   Rachel McQuillan   Nannie de Villiers
  Annabel Ellwood
6–7(1–7), 3–6
Winner 65. 8 April 2001 West Palm Beach, United States Clay   Rachel McQuillan   Rika Hiraki
  Nana Miyagi
6–3, 6–3
Winner 66. 15 April 2001 Columbus, United States Hard (i)   Irina Selyutina   Amanda Augustus
  Sarah Taylor
6–1, 7–5
Winner 67. 22 April 2001 Allentown, United States Hard (i)   Irina Selyutina   Amanda Augustus
  Zuzana Lesenarová
7–5, 6–3
Winner 68. 15 July 2001 College Park, United States Hard   Nana Miyagi   Dawn Buth
  Vanessa Webb
6–1, 6–4
Winner 69. 22 July 2001 Mahwah, United States Hard   Nana Miyagi   Dawn Buth
  Vanessa Webb
6–1, 3–6, 6–2
Winner 70. 5 August 2001 Lexington, United States Hard   Nana Miyagi   Julie Ditty
  Milagros Sequera
6–0, 6–4
Runner-up 71. 30 September 2001 Albuquerque, United States Hard   Nana Miyagi   Marissa Irvin
  Katie Schlukebir
4–6, 6–1, 4–6
Winner 72. 15 October 2001 Cairns, Australia Hard   Trudi Musgrave   Marielle Hoogland
  Zuzana Váleková
6–4, 6–3
Winner 73. 28 October 2001 Home Hill, Australia Hard   Trudi Musgrave   Beti Sekulovski
  Nicole Sewell
7–5, 6–4
Winner 74. 29 October 2001 Mackay, Australia Hard   Trudi Musgrave   Marielle Hoogland
  Zuzana Váleková
6–2, 6–3
Winner 75. 18 November 2001 Port Pirie, Australia Hard   Trudi Musgrave   Jeon Mi-ra
  Kim Eun-ha
7–5, 6–4
Winner 76. 6 April 2002 Jackson, United States Clay   Christina Wheeler   Gisela Dulko
  Milagros Sequera
6–2, 6–4
Runner-up 77. 28 July 2002 Lexington, United States Hard   Rachel McQuillan   Nana Miyagi
  Irina Selyutina
7–6(7–2), 2–6, 5–7
Winner 78. 22 September 2002 Columbus, United States Hard   Irina Selyutina   Teryn Ashley
  Ashley Harkleroad
W/O
Runner-up 79. 15 April 2003 Jackson, United States Clay   Christina Wheeler   Teryn Ashley
  Abigail Spears
1–6, 3–6
Runner-up 80. 5 May 2003 Sea Island, United States Clay   Christina Wheeler   Jennifer Russell
  Jessica Lehnhoff
3–6, 4–6
Winner 81. 13 July 2003 College Park, United States Hard   Jennifer Russell   Kristina Brandi
  Kim Grant
6–2, 4–6, 7–5
Winner 82. 3 August 2003 Louisville, United States Hard   Julie Ditty   Teryn Ashley
  Shenay Perry
7–6(7–4), 6–7(5–7), 6–3
Winner 83. 23 November 2003 Nuriootpa, Australia Hard   Trudi Musgrave   Bryanne Stewart
  Samantha Stosur
4–6, 6–3, 7–5
Winner 84. 25 April 2004 Dothan, United States Clay   Milagros Sequera   Peng Shuai
  Xie Yanze
6–7(6–8), 6–4, 6–2

Fed Cup doubles performance (1)Edit

Outcome Date Edition Opponent Team Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winners 11 July 2004 2004 World Group Playoffs   Thailand Hard (i)   Christina Wheeler   Montinee Tangphong
  Napaporn Tongsalee
4–6, 6–3, 7–5

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