Christina Fusano
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Christina Fusano
Christina Fusano
Country (sports) United States
ResidencePlymouth, California
Born (1980-11-27) November 27, 1980 (age 40)
Sacramento, California
Height1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)
Turned pro2003
Retired2014
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Singles
Career record67-78
Career titles0
Highest ranking417 (February 21, 2005)
Doubles
Career record210-163
Career titles1 WTA, 13 ITF
Highest ranking84 (August 4, 2008)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Wimbledon2R (2008)
US Open1R (2003,2008)

Christina Fusano (born November 27, 1980) is an American former professional tennis player. She attended Ponderosa High School in Shingle Springs, California, where she was an all-league volleyball and basketball player. In tennis, she was the top-ranked junior in Northern California from 1997-99.

Biography

Fusano competed collegiately for the University of California, where she was ranked as high as No. 25 in NCAA Division 1 singles and with Raquel Kops-Jones was the 2003 NCAA Doubles champion. She also was a 2-time Pac 10 Doubles champion, 2002 and 2003.

Fusano's career-high WTA doubles ranking is world No. 84, set on August 4, 2008. Her career high WTA singles ranking is world No. 417, which she reached on February 21, 2005. She played for the Delaware Smash of WTT. She previously played for the Boston Lobsters in 2007 and 2009 she played for the New York Sportimes. She served as a substitute for the Sacramento Capitals in 2010 and 2011.

In July 2011, Fusano won the US Open National Playoffs Sectional Qualifying Tournament Final in mixed doubles with partner David Martin to qualify for the 2011 US Open. Fusano retired from professional tennis 2014.

WTA career finals

Doubles: 1 (1 title)

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments
Tier I
Tier II
Tier III, IV & V (1-0)
Result Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win Nov 2007 Tournoi de Québec, Canada Carpet (i) United States Raquel Kops-Jones Canada Stéphanie Dubois
Czech Republic Renata Vorá?ová
6-2, 7-6(8-6)

ITF finals

Doubles: 29 (13-16)

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. August 4, 2002 ITF Harrisonburg, United States Hard United States Marlene Mejia United States Michelle Dasso
United States Julie Rotondi
2-6, 6-1, 3-6
Runner-up 2. March 13, 2005 ITF Toluca, Mexico Hard United States Lauren Fisher Chile Valentina Castro
Uruguay Ana Lucía Migliarini de León
2-6, 6-4, 5-7
Runner-up 3. July 24, 2005 Hammond, United States Hard United States Ahsha Rolle United States Mary Gambale
United States Kelley Hyndman
6-2, 3-6, 5-7
Winner 4. October 23, 2005 ITF Houston, United States Hard United States Raquel Kops-Jones United States Angela Haynes
United States Bethanie Mattek-Sands
6-4, 6-3
Winner 5. February 5, 2006 Taupo, New Zealand Hard United States Lauren Barnikow New Zealand Leanne Baker
Italy Francesca Lubiani
6-4, 6-4
Winner 6. May 28, 2006 El Paso, United States Hard United States Beau Jones United States Amanda Craddock
United States Colleen Rielley
3-6, 6-1, 6-2
Winner 7. June 11, 2006 Hilton Head, United States Hard United States Raquel Kops-Jones United States Ansley Cargill
United States Julie Ditty
7-6(8), 6-4
Winner 8. June 25, 2006 Fort Worth, United States Hard Australia Nicole Kriz Argentina Maria-Victoria Domina
United States Story Tweedie-Yates
2-6, 6-4, 6-1
Winner 9. July 23, 2006 Hammond, United States Hard United States Raquel Kops-Jones Japan Ry?ko Fuda
United States Sunitha Rao
7-6(7), 4-6, 6-1
Runner-up 10. September 24, 2006 Albuquerque, United States Hard United States Aleke Tsoubanos Venezuela Milagros Sequera
United States Julie Ditty
1-6, 4-6
Runner-up 11. October 15, 2006 San Francisco, United States Hard United States Aleke Tsoubanos United States Laura Granville
United States Carly Gullickson
3-6, 1-6
Runner-up 12. November 19, 2006 Lawrenceville, United States Hard United States Aleke Tsoubanos New Zealand Leanne Baker
United States Julie Ditty
6-7(5), 4-6
Runner-up 13. December 3, 2006 San Diego, United States Hard United States Aleke Tsoubanos Croatia Ivana Abramovi?
Czech Republic Hana ?romová
4-6, 3-6
Winner 14. November 18, 2007 La Quinta, United States Hard United States Ashley Harkleroad United States Angela Haynes
United States Mashona Washington
6-2, 6-2
Runner-up 15. April 13, 2008 Jackson, United States Clay Czech Republic Michaela Pa?tiková Argentina Soledad Esperón
Argentina María Irigoyen
6-1, 3-6 [6-10]
Runner-up 16. August 2, 2008 Vancouver, Canada Hard Japan Junri Namigata United States Carly Gullickson
Australia Nicole Kriz
7-6(4), 1-6 [5-10]
Winner 17. November 16, 2008 San Diego, United States Hard United States Alexa Glatch United States Angela Haynes
United States Mashona Washington
6-3, 6-2
Winner 18. June 14, 2009 El Paso, United States Hard India Shikha Uberoi Brazil Maria Fernanda Alves
United States Tetiana Luzhanska
6-3, 7-5
Runner-up 19. February 21, 2010 Surprise, United States Hard United States Courtney Nagle China Ji Chunmei
China Xu Yifan
7-5, 2-6, [5-10]
Runner-up 20. March 8, 2010 Hammond, United States Hard United States Courtney Nagle China Zhou Yimiao
China Xu Yifan
2-6, 2-6
Runner-up 21. March 20, 2010 Fort Walton Beach, United States Hard United States Courtney Nagle Sweden Johanna Larsson
South Africa Chanelle Scheepers
6-2, 6-7(4) [7-10]
Winner 22. May 9, 2010 Indian Harbour Beach, United States Clay United States Courtney Nagle United States Julie Ditty
United States Carly Gullickson
6-3, 7-6
Runner-up 23. May 29, 2010 Carson, United States Clay United States Courtney Nagle United States Lindsay Lee-Waters
United States Megan Moulton-Levy
1-6, 2-6
Winner 24. July 25, 2010 Lexington, United States Hard Australia Bojana Bobusic United States Jacqueline Cako
United States Story Tweedie-Yates
6-4, 6-2
Winner 25. September 19, 2010 Redding, United States Hard United States Yasmin Schnack United States Kim Anh Nguyen
Croatia Jelena Pand?i?
6-2, 3-6, 10-6
Runner-up 26. January 15, 2011 Plantation, United States Clay United States Yasmin Schnack United States Ahsha Rolle
United States Mashona Washington
4-6, 2-6
Winner 27. March 5, 2011 Hammond, United States Hard United States Julie Ditty Bosnia and Herzegovina Mervana Jugi?-Salki?
United Kingdom Melanie South
6-3, 6-3
Runner-up 28. May 8, 2011 Indian Harbour Beach, United States Clay United States Alexa Glatch Ukraine Alyona Sotnikova
Slovakia Lenka Wienerová
4-6, 3-6
Runner-up 29. May 28, 2011 ITF Carson, United States Hard United States Yasmin Schnack United States Alexandra Mueller
United States Asia Muhammad
2-6, 3-6

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