Katrina Adams

Born Aug 5, 1968
Nationality United States United States

Katrina Adams used to be a professional tennis player from the Chicago, United States. She was born on August 5, 1968 in Chicago, Illinois, United States, where she started playing tennis when she joined a tennis program in the West Side. She was just six years old when she joined the tennis program, and she graduated Whitney Young High School where she went on to become the Illinois High School Association singles champion for 1983 and 1984.

Adams proceeded to study in Northwestern University, where she won the National Collegiate Athletic Association title in doubles with her partner Diane Donnelly. During her college days, she was voted All-American twice.

Playing right-handed with a two-handed backhand, seven of Adams’ 21 WTA doubles titles was won somewhere between 1987 and 1996. Her partner for all those doubles matches was Zina Garrison.

Over the course of her career, Adams has a record of 182-194 for singles with 1 ITF title. Her highest ranking reached in singles was No. 67, which she achieved in May 8, 1989. For doubles, her record was 419-226, with 21 titles, 7 of which were ITF titles. Her highest ranking earned for doubles was No. 8, which she earned in August 14, 1989.

Adams has appeared on all four Grand Slam events, with multiple appearances for the French Open. However, her best result for a Grand Slam event was during the Wimbledon Championships in 1988 where she was able to reach the fourth round, only to lose to Chris Evert. Currently, she works as a television commentator for the Tennis Channel, and is also a Harlem Junior Tennis League executive director.

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