Teryn Ashley
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Teryn Ashley
Teryn Ashley
Country (sports) United States
ResidenceChestnut Hill, Massachusetts
Born (1978-12-12) December 12, 1978 (age 42)
Boston, Massachusetts
Height5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Turned proApril 2001
RetiredJanuary 2006
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$265,877
Singles
Career record143-106
Career titles4 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 95 (July 5, 2004)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ3 (2005)
French Open1R (2004)
Wimbledon2R (2004)
US Open1R (2004)
Doubles
Career record120-65
Career titles1 WTA, 12 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 59 (October 27, 2003)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open1R (2003)
French Open2R (2003)
Wimbledon1R (2003, 2004, 2005)
US Open2R (2002, 2003)

Teryn Ashley-Fitch (born December 12, 1978) is an American former professional tennis player. She won 17 titles in her career, four in singles (all ITF). In July 2004, she reached her highest singles ranking of world No. 95. Her career-high doubles ranking is 59, achieved in October 2003.

Career

Ashley played her first ever tennis match at an ITF event in San Antonio, Texas on 8 January 1996, losing in the second qualifying round to Tu Dong.

Her best Grand Slam result came at the 2004 Wimbledon Championships, where she defeated Tina Pisnik in the ladies' singles event to enter the second round, where she was overpowered by 27th seeded Alicia Molik.[1]

At the Auckland Open doubles event held in New Zealand in 2003, Teryn won her only WTA Tour title, playing alongside Abigail Spears to beat Cara Black and Elena Likhovtseva in the final.

Ashley also won the Dow Corning Tennis Classic doubles event with Abigail Spears held 2003 in Midland, Michigan, which was her biggest ITF Women's Circuit title, beating Bethanie Mattek and Shenay Perry in the final.[2]

At the 2002 US Open doubles event, Ashley partnered Sarah Taylor to reach the second round, defeating Laura Montalvo and Elena Tatarkova 6-4, 4-6, 6-4.

Also, at the 2003 US Open, she paired-up with Abigail Spears to beat Bianka Lamade and Anastasia Myskina in three sets to reach round two for the second consecutive year.

In the 2003 French Open championship, she paired-up with Spears to beat Renata Vorá?ová and Marlene Weingärtner to reach the second round.

In her career overall, she won one WTA doubles title, four ITF singles and twelve ITF doubles titles. She enjoyed a successful doubles partnership with compatriot Abigail Spears.

Teryn retired from tennis in January 2006, after losing in the first round of singles and doubles at a $25k event in Tampa, Florida. She lost her singles match to Tatjana Malek.

Personal life

Teryn was born and raised by parents Allen and Anne in Boston, Massachusetts. She was introduced to tennis by her mother at the age of nine. Her preferred surface is clay. She currently resides in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She attended Stanford University in 2001.[3]

Teryn married Brian Fitch in August 2008. The couple have a daughter, Abby, and two sons, William and Nico.[4]

Awards

Ashley was a two-time NCAA champion, in 1997 and 1999, and a three-time All-American.

WTA career finals

Doubles: 1 (1 title)

Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Jan 2003 Auckland Open, New Zealand Tier IV Hard

ITF Circuit titles

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments

Singles (4-3)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. May 27, 2001 ITF El Paso, United States Hard Canada Alison Nash 6-1, 6-1
Winner 2. July 1, 2001 ITF Lachine, Canada Hard Canada Diana Srebrovic 2-6, 6-4, 6-0
Runner-up 1. March 31, 2002 ITF Lawrenceville, United States Hard Canada Maureen Drake 3-6, 4-6
Runner-up 2. July 14, 2002 ITF College Park, United States Hard United States Sarah Taylor 6-7(3), 6-3, 6-7(3)
Runner-up 3. February 23, 2003 ITF Columbus, United States Hard (i) Czech Republic Michaela Pa?tiková 6-3, 5-7, 5-7
Winner 3. September 21, 2003 ITF Columbus, United States Hard United States Tara Snyder 6-3, 6-1
Winner 4. November 9, 2003 ITF Pittsburgh, United States Hard United States Meilen Tu 1-6, 6-3, 6-3

Doubles (12-8)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. June 3, 2001 ITF Lake Ozark, United States Hard Republic of Ireland Claire Curran Canada Alison Nash
United States Andrea Nathan
7-5, 6-1
Winner 2. February 24, 2002 ITF Columbus, United States Hard United States Kristen Schlukebir Russia Maria Goloviznina
Russia Eugenia Kulikovskaya
4-6, 6-4, 6-2
Runner-up 1. March 31, 2002 Lawrenceville, United States Hard United States Kristen Schlukebir Japan Akiko Morigami
Japan Saori Obata
5-7, 6-7(2)
Runner-up 2. May 19, 2002 Charlottesville, United States Clay United States Kristen Schlukebir United States Erika deLone
South Africa Jessica Steck
2-6, 6-2, 5-7
Winner 3. July 7, 2002 ITF Los Gatos, United States Hard Canada Vanessa Webb Japan Ryoko Takemura
Japan Yuka Yoshida
6-3, 6-4
Runner-up 3. July 14, 2002 ITF College Park, United States Hard United States Jennifer Russell Japan Miho Saeki
Japan Yuka Yoshida
5-7, 1-6
Runner-up 4. September 22, 2002 ITF Columbus, United States Hard United States Ashley Harkleroad Australia Lisa McShea
Kazakhstan Irina Selyutina
w/o
Runner-up 5. October 27, 2002 Frisco, United States Hard United States Abigail Spears Japan Nana Smith
United States Brie Rippner
6-4, 4-6, 1-6
Winner 4. February 9, 2003 ITF Midland, United States Hard United States Abigail Spears United States Bethanie Mattek
United States Shenay Perry
6-1, 4-6, 6-4
Runner-up 6. March 2, 2003 Saint Paul, United States Hard United States Abigail Spears China Li Ting
China Sun Tiantian
3-6, 1-6
Winner 5. April 20, 2003 ITF Jackson, United States Clay United States Abigail Spears Australia Lisa McShea
Australia Christina Wheeler
6-1, 6-3
Runner-up 7. August 2, 2003 ITF Louisville, United States Hard United States Shenay Perry United States Julie Ditty
Australia Lisa McShea
6-7(4), 7-6(6), 3-6
Winner 6. September 21, 2003 ITF Columbus, United States Hard United States Allison Baker Argentina María Emilia Salerni
Romania Andreea Vanc
6-3, 6-7(4), 6-2
Winner 7. November 16, 2003 ITF Eugene, United States Hard United States Shenay Perry Russia Alina Jidkova
Belarus Tatiana Poutchek
3-6, 6-2, 6-4
Winner 8. October 3, 2004 ITF Troy, United States Hard United States Laura Granville United States Bethanie Mattek
United States Shenay Perry
2-6, 3-0 ret.
Winner 9. November 14, 2004 ITF Pittsburgh, United States Hard United States Laura Granville Belgium Els Callens
Australia Samantha Stosur
2-6, 6-3, 6-4
Winner 10. July 3, 2005 ITF Los Gatos, United States Hard United States Carly Gullickson United States Lindsay Lee-Waters
United States Kaysie Smashey
6-4, 4-6, 6-1
Runner-up 8. July 17, 2005 ITF Louisville, United States Hard United States Julie Ditty Belarus Natallia Dziamidzenka
Romania Anda Perianu
5-7, 6-2, 4-6
Winner 11. October 2, 2005 ITF Ashland, United States Hard United States Amy Frazier Brazil Maria Fernanda Alves
United States Ahsha Rolle
6-1, 6-4
Winner 12. November 13, 2005 ITF Pittsburgh, United States Hard United States Carly Gullickson United States Ashley Harkleroad
United States Bethanie Mattek
6-1, 6-0


References

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