Sonya Jeyaseelan

Sonya Jeyaseelan (born April 24, 1976) is a Canadian former professional tennis player.

Sonya Jeyaseelan
Country (sports) Canada
ResidenceToronto, Ontario
Born (1976-04-24) April 24, 1976 (age 45)
New Westminster, British Columbia
Height1.57 m (5 ft 2 in)
Turned pro1991
Retired2004
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$730,722
Singles
Career record205–212 (49.2%)
Career titles3 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 48 (December 4, 2000)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open3R (2000)
French Open2R (1998, 2000)
Wimbledon3R (2000)
US Open2R (2000)
Other tournaments
Olympic Games1R (2000)
Doubles
Career record112–153 (42.3%)
Career titles2 WTA, 3 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 40 (October 16, 2000)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open3R (2000)
French Open2R (2001, 2003)
Wimbledon2R (1998)
US OpenQF (1996)
Other doubles tournaments
Olympic Games1R (2000)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
French Open1R (1997, 1999, 2000)
Wimbledon3R (1998)

Her highest WTA singles ranking is No. 48, which she reached in December 2000. Her career-high ranking in doubles is world No. 40, achieved on 16 October 2000.

Playing for Canada in Fed Cup, Jeyaseelan has a win/loss record of 29-7.

WTA career finalsEdit

Singles: 1 (runner-up)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam (0–0)
Tier I (0–0)
Tier II (0–0)
Tier III, IV & V (0–1)
Finals by surface
Hard (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Clay (0–1)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 Feb 1998 Copa Colsanitas, Colombia Tier IV Clay   Paola Suárez 3–6, 4–6

Doubles: 3 (2 titles, 1 runner-up)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam (0–0)
Tier I (0–0)
Tier II (0–0)
Tier III, IV & V (2–1)
Finals by surface
Hard (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Clay (2–1)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Jul 1999 Internazionali di Palermo, Italy Tier IV Clay   Åsa Carlsson   Tina Križan
  Katarina Srebotnik
6–4, 3–6, 0–6
Win 1–1 May 2000 Internationaux de Strasbourg, France Tier III Clay   Florencia Labat   Kim Grant
  María Vento-Kabchi
6–4, 6–3
Win 2–1 May 2003 Internationaux de Strasbourg, France Tier III Clay   Maja Matevžič   Laura Granville
  Jelena Kostanić
6–4, 6–4

ITF Circuit finalsEdit

Legend
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments

Singles: 5 (3–2)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 12 September 1994 ITF Vancouver, Canada Hard   Janet Lee 6–2, 6–4
Winner 2. 22 October 1995 ITF Hallandale Beach, United States Hard   Christine Neuman 6–2, 4–6, 6–4
Winner 3. 9 March 1997 ITF Rockford, United States Hard   Siobhan Drake-Brockman 7–6, 6–3
Runner-up 4. 27 July 1997 ITF Peachtree City, United States Hard   María Vento-Kabchi 4–6, 0–6
Runner-up 5. 14 January 2003 ITF Boca Raton, United States Hard   Maria Kirilenko 3–6, 0–6

Doubles: 5 (3–2)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 28 July 1996 ITF Fayetteville, United States Hard   Rene Simpson   Jane Chi
  Kelly Pace-Wilson
3–6, 6–4, 6–2
Winner 2. 27 July 1997 ITF Peachtree City, United States Hard   Kaoru Shibata   Julie Pullin
  Amanda Wainwright
6–4, 6–1
Runner-up 3. 21 February 1999 ITF Midland, United States Hard (i)   Kirstin Freye   Liezel Horn
  Samantha Smith
6–7, 6–0, 5–7
Runner-up 4. 1 August 1999 ITF Salt Lake City, United States Hard   Annabel Ellwood   Rachel McQuillan
  Lisa McShea
3–6, 6–4, 3–6
Winner 5. 14 January 2003 ITF Boca Raton, United States Hard   Sandra Cacic   Shenay Perry
  Lioudmila Skavronskaia
7–5, 6–2

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