Tennis people from Michigan

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  1. Serena Williams

    Serena Williams


    Serena Jameka Williams (born September 26, 1981) is an American professional tennis player who is ranked No. 1 in women's singles tennis. The Women's Tennis Association (WTA) has ranked her world No. 1 in singles on six separate occasions. She became the world No. 1 for the first time on July 8, 2002, and achieved this ranking for the sixth time on February 18, 2013. Williams has spent 256 weeks overall as the WTA ranked #1 as of August 30, 2015, placing her 4th on the List of WTA number 1 ranked players. On July 13, 2015 she marked the first time in WTA history that the No. 1 player had more than twice as many points as No. 2. She is the reigning champion of the Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon, U.S. Open, WTA Tour Championships and Olympic women's singles and doubles.

  2. Venus Williams

    Venus Williams


    Venus Ebony Starr Williams (born June 17, 1980) is an American professional tennis player who is a former World No. 1 and is ranked World No. 11 in singles as of February 1, 2015. She has been ranked World No. 1 in singles by the Women's Tennis Association on three separate occasions, for a total of eleven weeks. She became the World No. 1 for the first time on February 25, 2002, becoming the first black American woman to achieve this feat during the Open Era. She is credited as changing the women's game and ushering a new, modern era of power and athleticism on the women's professional tennis tour. She is also regarded as the best grass court player of her generation and is widely considered as one of the all-time greats of women's tennis.

  3. Lisa Bonder

    Lisa Bonder


    Lisa Bonder (also known as Lisa Bonder-Kreiss and Lisa Bonder-Kerkorian) (born October 16, 1965) is a retired American professional tennis player.

  4. Murphy Jensen

    Murphy Jensen


    Murphy Jensen (born October 30, 1968) is an American professional tennis player from Ludington, Michigan, and currently the coach of the Washington Kastles of World TeamTennis. His elder brother is former professional tennis player Luke Jensen. Jensen has a son William (born 1999) with actress Robin Givens, whom he dated periodically during the late 1990s.

  5. Corina Morariu

    Corina Morariu


    Corina Morariu (born January 26, 1978) is a retired Romanian American professional tennis player.

  6. Susan Mascarin

    Susan Mascarin


    Susan Mascarin Keane, born Susan Mascarin (born June 28, 1964) is an American former tennis player whose best singles Grand Slam result was the 1984 US Open where she advanced to the fourth round.

  7. Mashona Washington

    Mashona Washington


    Mashona Washington (born May 31, 1976) is a retired professional tennis player from the United States.

  8. Craig Wittus

    Craig Wittus


    Craig Wittus (born February 24, 1957, in Detroit, Michigan), is a former professional tennis player from the United States.

  9. Megan Moulton-Levy

    Megan Moulton-Levy


    Megan Moulton-Levy (born March 11, 1985) is a Jamaican-American professional tennis player. Her career high WTA singles ranking is world no. 237, which she reached on July 6, 2009. Her career high doubles ranking is world no. 50, which she reached on July 22, 2013.

  10. Meredith McGrath

    Meredith McGrath


    Meredith McGrath (born April 28, 1971) is a former professional tennis player. She was in Midland, Michigan, USA and made her debut on the Women's Tennis Association tour in 1988. In her eight-year professional career Meredith achieved career-high world rankings of #18 in singles and #4 in doubles. She notched victories over such players as Martina Navratilova, Martina Hingis, Anna Kournikova, Jana Novotna, Arantxa Sanchez Vicario, and Gigi Fernandez. The pinnacle of her career came in reaching the singles semi-finals and doubles finals at the 1996 Wimbledon Championships. An injury the week prior to the 1996 Wimbledon Championships eventually ended her career. Meredith won the 1995 U.S. Open Mixed Doubles Championship (she was runner-up in 1989) and was the runner-up in the 1994 Australian Open Doubles Championship. Meredith won three WTA singles titles: Oklahoma City and Eastbourne in 1994 and Birmingham in 1996, 25 doubles titles. She retired with a 140–83 record in singles and a 189–40 record in doubles. Meredith was recognized by Tennis Magazine as the WTA Comeback Player of the Year as she overcame near career-ending injuries to having her most successful competitive season in 1996. In 1994 she received the WTA Tour Comeback Player of the Year.

  11. Aaron Krickstein

    Aaron Krickstein


    Aaron Krickstein (born August 2, 1967), nicknamed "Marathon Man", is an American former professional tennis player, who competed on the ATP Tour from 1983 to 1996. Born in Ann Arbor, Michigan, he currently competes on the Outback Champions Series Over-30 tour.

  12. Michael Russell (tennis)

    Michael Russell (tennis)


    Michael Craig Russell (born May 1, 1978) is a retired American professional tennis player. He reached a career-high singles ranking of World No. 60 in August 2007. His 23 United States Tennis Association (USTA) Pro Circuit singles titles were the all-time record, as of November 2013. That month he became the third-highest-ranked American in the world.

  13. Amy Frazier

    Amy Frazier


    Amy Frazier (born September 19, 1972 in St. Louis, Missouri) is a now inactive professional female tennis player from the United States.

  14. Mike Leach

    Mike Leach


    John Michael Leach (born October 18, 1976) is an American football long snapper for the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League. He was signed by the Tennessee Titans as an undrafted free agent in 2000. He played college football at William & Mary.

  15. Luke Jensen

    Luke Jensen


    Luke Jensen (born June 18, 1966) is a former professional male tennis player from the United States. He attended University of Southern California from 1986–87 and earned singles All-American honors both years (doubles in 1987). He compiled a 106-57 record in seven and a half seasons as the head women's tennis coach at Syracuse University, resigning in January 2014 to pursue professional opportunities.

  16. Brendan Evans

    Brendan Evans


    Brendan Evans (born April 8, 1986 in Pontiac, Michigan) is an American professional tennis player. He is currently a retired professional tennis player and a student at The University of Virginia (UVA, class of 2015), studying finance.

  17. Ruth Riese

    Ruth Riese


  18. Jane Bartkowicz

    Jane Bartkowicz


    Jane Bartkowicz (born April 16, 1949), known during her career as Peaches Bartkowicz, was one of the top woman tennis players from the United States in the 1960s.

  19. Walter Wesbrook

    Walter Wesbrook


    Walter Kenneth Wesbrook (June 6, 1898, Detroit, Michigan – January 22, 1991, Los Angeles, California) was an American tennis player and coach.

  20. Steve Campbell (tennis)

    Steve Campbell (tennis)


    Steve Campbell (born October 22, 1970) is a former professional tennis player from United States.

  21. Jean Hoxie

    Jean Hoxie


    Jean Hoxie was a Hamtramck, Michigan tennis player and coach. In 1965, she was inducted into the Michigan Sports Hall of Fame.

  22. Victor Amaya

    Victor Amaya


    Victor Amaya (born July 2, 1954 in Denver) is a former American male professional tour tennis player.

  23. Anne Miller (tennis)

    Anne Miller (tennis)


    Anne Miller (born on January 19, 1977) was a professional tennis player. She is 5 foot 8 and weighs 135 pounds.

  24. Scott Oudsema

    Scott Oudsema


    Scott Oudsema (born July 1, 1986) is a former professional tennis player from the United States.

  25. Mashiska Washington

    Mashiska Washington


    Mashiska Washington (born December 19, 1974) is a former professional tennis player from the United States. He is the younger brother of 1996 Wimbledon runner-up MaliVai Washington.

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