Jennifer Hopkins
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Jennifer Hopkins

Jennifer Dent
Country (sports) United States
ResidenceLeawood, Kansas
Born (1981-02-10) February 10, 1981 (age 40)
Kansas City, Missouri
Height5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Turned pro1999
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize moneyUS$ 644,372
Career record226-203 (52.7%)
Career titles7 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 52 (September 24, 2001)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (2002)
French Open1R (2000, 2001, 2002)
Wimbledon2R (2004)
US Open2R (2001)
Career record102-118 (46.4%)
Career titles1 WTA, 5 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 55 (August 15, 2005)

Jennifer Dent (born February 10, 1981 as Jennifer Hopkins) is an American former professional tennis player.

She won seven singles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit in her career and nearly cracked the top 50. In 2001, she reached her only WTA Tour singles final in Hobart (which she lost to Italian Rita Grande). In 2003, she played some ITF Circuit events, reaching the final in Atlanta and the semifinals at Dothan. In 2002, she won her only WTA doubles title at Strasbourg, partnering with Jelena Kostani?. However, she has never gone beyond the second round in any of the four major tournaments that make up the Grand Slam. She last played in an ITF tournament in October 2005 in Bangkok.

Jennifer married Taylor Dent on December 8, 2006 in Sarasota, Florida. On January 26, 2010, she gave birth to a baby boy named Declan James Phillip Dent. Hopkins and Dent currently reside in Keller, Texas, where the two along with Taylor's father, Phil Dent, are opening The Dent Tennis Academy located at The Birch Racquet and Lawn Club[1]


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