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Maureen Elizabeth Drake (born March 21, 1971)[1] is a Canadian former professional tennis player.

Maureen Drake
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Country (sports) Canada
ResidenceToronto, Ontario
Born (1971-03-21) March 21, 1971 (age 48)
Toronto
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Turned proJune 1991
Retired2016
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$795,194
Singles
Career record449–384 (53.9%)
Career titles6 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 47 (September 13, 1999)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open4R (1999)
French Open1R (1999, 2000)
Wimbledon3R (2002)
US Open1R (1990, 1999, 2003, 2004)
Doubles
Career record153–182 (45.7%)
Career titles8 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 77 (October 30, 2006)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open2R (2005)
French Open2R (1999)
Wimbledon2R (1998, 2006)
US Open1R (1998, 1999)

Her career-high WTA singles ranking is No. 47, which she reached on September 13, 1999. Her career-high doubles ranking is No. 77, set on October 30, 2006.

After Drake qualified for the round of 16 at the 1999 Australian Open, there was no Canadian to reach the fourth round of a Grand Slam event until Aleksandra Wozniak at the French Open in 2009.[2]

Drake retired in April 2011 but returned to professional tennis in July 2014. In August 2016, she announced her second and permanent retirement from professional tennis.

WTA career finalsEdit

Doubles: 1 (1 runner-up)Edit

Winner - Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
WTA Tour Finals (0–0)
Tier I (0–0)
Tier II (0–0)
Tier III, IV & V (0–1)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Sep 1997 Commonwealth Bank Tennis Classic, Indonesia Tier IV Hard   Renata Kolbovic   Kerry-Anne Guse
  Rika Hiraki
1–6, 6–7(5–7)

ITF Circuit finalsEdit

Singles: 18 (6 titles, 12 runner-ups)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments (0–0)
$75,000 tournaments (0–1)
$50,000 tournaments (0–3)
$25,000 tournaments (5–7)
$10,000 tournaments (1–1)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 Jul 1990 Evansville, United States 25K Hard   Halle Carroll 3–6, 4–6
Loss 0–2 Sep 1992 Salisbury, United States 25K Hard   Beverly Bowes 3–6, 2–6
Loss 0–3 Oct 1992 Potosí, Mexico 25K Hard   Angélica Gavaldón 1–6, 4–6
Win 1–3 Feb 1993 Miami, United States 25K Hard   Beverly Bowes 4–6, 7–5, 6–1
Loss 1–4 Jun 1993 Hilton Head, United States 10K Hard   Halle Carroll 7–6(7–3), 2–6, 6–7(3–7)
Loss 1–5 Feb 1994 Miami, United States 25K Hard   Elly Hakami 5–7, 3–6
Win 2–5 Jun 1994 Columbia, United States 10K Hard   Anne Miller 6–3, 6–3
Loss 2–6 Jun 1995 Peachtree, United States 25K Hard   Anne Miller 3–6, 2–6
Win 3–6 Jul 1995 Mississauga, Canada 25K Hard   Kori Davidson 6–4, 6–0
Loss 3–7 Jul 1997 Clearwater, United States 25K Hard   Karin Miller 3–6, 6–7(6–8)
Win 4–7 Apr 1998 Industry Hills, United States 25K Hard   Lilia Osterloh 6–4, 6–4
Win 5–7 Nov 1998 Caracas, Venezuela 25K Hard   Vanessa Menga 6–1, 6–2
Loss 5–8 Feb 2002 Columbus, United States 25K Hard (i)   Marion Bartoli 2–6, 3–6
Win 6–8 Mar 2002 Lawrenceville, United States 25K Hard   Teryn Ashley 6–3, 6–4
Loss 6–9 Apr 2002 Naples, United States 50K Clay   Vera Zvonareva 1–6, 3–6
Loss 6–10 Jul 2004 Los Gatos, United States 50K Hard   Lioudmila Skavronskaia 6–7(0–7), 4–6
Loss 6–11 Jul 2004 Schenectady, United States 50K Hard   Bethanie Mattek-Sands 3–6, 1–6
Loss 6–12 Sep 2005 Albuquerque, United States 75K Hard   Anastasia Rodionova 2–6, 3–6

Doubles: 20 (8 titles, 12 runner-ups)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments (0–0)
$75,000 tournaments (1–2)
$50,000 tournaments (2–2)
$25,000 tournaments (4–8)
$10,000 tournaments (1–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 Feb 1994 Miami, United States 25K Hard   Audra Keller   Beverly Bowes
  Katharzyna Teodorowicz
4–6, 6–4, 6–4
Loss 1–1 Jul 1994 Evansville, United States 25K Hard   Mélanie Bernard   Michelle Jackson-Nobrega
  Shannan McCarthy
6–4, 6–7(4–7), 3–6
Loss 1–2 Oct 1994 Rancho Mirage, United States 25K Hard   Audra Keller   Cammy MacGregor
  Stephanie Reece
6–0, 5–7, 4–6
Loss 1–3 Jul 1996 Wilmington, United States 50K Hard   Meilen Tu   Erika deLone
  Nicole Pratt
5–7, 6–7(2–7)
Loss 1–4 Jul 1997 Clearwater, United States 25K Hard   Lindsay Lee-Waters   Julie Pullin
  Amanda Wainwright
4–6, 4–6
Win 2–4 Jan 1998 Delray Beach, United States 10K Hard   Renata Kolbovic   Jean Okada
  Keri Phebus
7–6(7–3), 6–4
Win 3–4 Feb 1998 Clearwater, United States 25K Hard   Renata Kolbovic   Kristina Brandi
  Karin Miller
4–6, 6–3, 6–4
Loss 3–5 May 1998 Midlothian, United States 25K Clay   Renata Kolbovic   Trudi Musgrave
  Brie Rippner
3–6, 3–6
Loss 3–6 May 1998 Haines City, United States 25K Clay   Renata Kolbovic   Esme De Villiers
  Jessica Steck
3–6, 2–6
Loss 3–7 Oct 1998 Santa Clara, United States 75K Hard   Lindsay Lee-Waters   Cara Black
  Irina Selyutina
4–6, 7–5, 3–6
Win 4–7 Nov 1998 Austin, United States 50K Hard   Lindsay Lee-Waters   Esme De Villiers
  Liezel Horn
6–1, 6–1
Loss 4–8 Nov 1998 Caracas, Venezuela 25K Hard   Caroline Schneider   Vanessa Menga
  Alicia Ortuño
3–6, 7–5, 3–6
Loss 4–9 May 2001 Midlothian, United States 25K Clay   Diana Srebrovic   Jennifer Russell
  Abigail Spears
6–7(2–7), 6–1, 2–6
Loss 4–10 Sep 2003 Raleigh, United States 25K Clay   Edina Gallovits-Hall   Maria Fernanda Alves
  Tiffany Dabek
6–2, 3–6, 1–6
Win 5–10 Oct 2003 Lafayette, United States 25K Clay   Lindsay Lee-Waters   Jessica Fernández
  Kara Molony-Hussey
6–2, 6–3
Win 6–10 Sep 2004 Albuquerque, United States 75K Hard   Carly Gullickson   Stéphanie Dubois
  María Emilia Salerni
6–3, 7–6(8–6)
Loss 6–11 Oct 2004 Cary, United States 50K Clay   Nana Smith   Ruxandra Dragomir
  Samantha Reeves
6–4, 3–6, 3–6
Win 7–11 Jan 2006 Fort Walton Beach, United States 25K Hard   Vladimíra Uhlířová   Zuzana Kučová
  Chanelle Scheepers
2–6, 6–4, 7–5
Loss 7–12 Feb 2007 Midland, United States 75K Hard (i)   Stéphanie Dubois   Laura Granville
  Abigail Spears
4–6, 6–3, 3–6
Win 8–12 Nov 2009 Toronto, Canada 50K Hard (i)   Marianne Jodoin   Sharon Fichman
  Mashona Washington
2–3 ret.

Grand Slam performance timelinesEdit

SinglesEdit

Tournament 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 W–L Win %
Australian Open A A 1R A 1R Q2 Q1 A A A A 4R 1R A Q1 1R 1R Q1 3–6 33%
French Open Q1 A A Q3 Q2 A A Q1 Q1 A Q1 1R 1R Q2 Q2 Q1 Q1 Q1 0–2 0%
Wimbledon A A A A A A A A 1R Q2 Q2 2R 1R 2R 3R 2R Q2 Q1 5–6 45%
US Open A A 1R Q1 Q1 Q1 Q1 Q1 Q3 Q2 Q1 1R Q1 Q1 Q2 1R 1R Q1 0–4 0%
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–2 0–0 0–1 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–0 0–0 4–4 0–3 1–1 2–1 1–3 0–2 0–0 8–18 31%

DoublesEdit

Tournament 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 W–L Win %
Australian Open 1R A A A A 1R A A A A A 2R A 1–3 25%
French Open A A A A A 2R A A A A A A 1R 1–2 33%
Wimbledon A A A A 2R 1R A A A A Q1 Q1 2R 2–3 40%
US Open A A A A 1R 1R A A A A A A A 0–2 0%
Win–Loss 0–1 0–0 0–0 0–0 1–2 1–4 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 1–1 1–2 4–10 29%

Record against top-50 playersEdit

Drake's win-loss record (14–54, 21%) against players who were ranked world No. 50 or higher when played is as follows:[3]
Players who have been ranked world No. 1 are in boldface.

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Has a 6–1 overall record vs. Kremer
  2. ^ Has a 1–2 overall record vs. Rittner
  3. ^ Has a 3–1 overall record vs. Brandi
  4. ^ Has a 1–2 overall record vs. Black
  5. ^ Has a 2–1 overall record vs. Mikaelian
  6. ^ Has a 2–1 overall record vs. Cho
  7. ^ Has a 2–2 overall record vs. Tanasugarn
  8. ^ Has a 0–2 overall record vs. Davenport
  9. ^ Has a 0–2 overall record vs. Sugiyama
  10. ^ Has a 0–2 overall record vs. Serna
  11. ^ Has a 0–3 overall record vs. Medvedeva
  12. ^ Has a 0–2 overall record vs. Bradtke
  13. ^ Has a 1–5 overall record vs. de Swardt
  14. ^ Has a 1–3 overall record vs. Ruano Pascual
  15. ^ Has a 0–2 overall record vs. Helgeson-Nielsen
  16. ^ Has a 0–3 overall record vs. Lee-Waters
  17. ^ Has a 1–5 overall record vs. Tu
  18. ^ Has a 0–3 overall record vs. Tatarkova
  19. ^ Has a 0–2 overall record vs. Barna
  20. ^ Has a 1–2 overall record vs. Srebotnik
  21. ^ Has a 1–3 overall record vs. Fernández
  22. ^ Has a 0–4 overall record vs. Rubin

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Player Stats - Maureen Drake". CBS5.com. Retrieved October 6, 2008.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Wozniak bests clay specialist at French Open; Nestor advances". CBC Sports. Retrieved May 30, 2009.
  3. ^ "Results". WTATennis.com. Retrieved July 26, 2016.

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