Lindsey Nelson (tennis)
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Lindsey Nelson Tennis
Lindsey Nelson
Country (sports) United States
Born (1985-11-18) November 18, 1985 (age 35)
Riverside, California
Prize money$29,797
Highest rankingNo. 424 (June 25, 2007)
Grand Slam Singles results
US OpenQ1 (2007)
Career titles2 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 347 (October 23, 2006)

Lindsey Nelson (born November 18, 1985) is an American former professional tennis player.


A right-handed player from California, Nelson attended Villa Park High School in Orange County, before going on to play college tennis for the USC Trojans.[1]

Nelson was a two-time singles runner-up in the NCAA singles championships while playing for the Trojans and was the 2007 Pac-10 singles champion.[2] She is currently enrolled in Mississippi College School of Law.

Professional career

Nelson won her first professional title in 2006, when she teamed up with Anne Yelsey to win the doubles at College Park, a top category $75,000 ITF tournament. As a singles player, Nelson had a win that year over top 100 ranked Meng Yuan in Stanford qualifying.

In 2007 she took part in the qualifying draw for the US Open and qualified for Indian Wells, by beating Abigail Spears and Stéphanie Dubois. She was beaten in the first round at Indian Wells by Croatian wildcard Mirjana Lu?i?.[3]

ITF finals

$75,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments

Doubles: 4 (2-2)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. July 2, 2006 Edmond, United States Hard United States Elizabeth Kaufman United States Alexa Glatch
United States Ashley Weinhold
4-6, 4-6
Winner 1. July 9, 2006 College Park, United States Hard United States Anne Yelsey Chinese Taipei Chan Chin-wei
South Africa Natalie Grandin
6-1, 6-3
Winner 2. July 18, 2009 Atlanta, United States Hard United States Kaitlyn Christian United States Amanda Fink
United States Yasmin Schnack
7-5, 7-6(7-2)
Runner-up 2. July 24, 2009 Evansville, United States Hard United States Kaitlyn Christian United States Maria Sanchez
United States Yasmin Schnack
6-4, 1-6, [4-10]


  1. ^ "Nelson, Lin Commit to USC, UCLA Tennis". Los Angeles Times. September 10, 2003.
  2. ^ "Lindsey Nelson Claims Pac-10 Singles Title :: Julie Smekodub wins Pac-10 Invitational Singles Crown". CSTV. April 29, 2007.
  3. ^ "Dementieva withdraws as play gets underway". Los Angeles Times. March 8, 2007.

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