Sonya Jeyaseelan
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Sonya Jeyaseelan
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)

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

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 finals

Singles: 1 (runner-up)

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 Argentina Paola Suárez 3-6, 4-6

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

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 Sweden Åsa Carlsson Slovenia Tina Kri?an
Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik
6-4, 3-6, 0-6
Win 1-1 May 2000 Internationaux de Strasbourg, France Tier III Clay Argentina Florencia Labat South Africa Kim Grant
Venezuela María Vento-Kabchi
6-4, 6-3
Win 2-1 May 2003 Internationaux de Strasbourg, France Tier III Clay Slovenia Maja Matev?i? United States Laura Granville
Croatia Jelena Kostani?
6-4, 6-4

ITF Circuit finals

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

Singles: 5 (3-2)

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

Doubles: 5 (3-2)

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

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