Colombian Catalina Castano hits a return to Serena Williams, of the United States, during their second
round women's singles match at the US Open tennis tournament in New York, Wednesday Aug. 31, 2005.
Mar 21st, 2006, 08:39 AM
Catalina Castano shows frustration at the 2004 French Open at the
Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France.
Mar 21st, 2006, 08:42 AM
Catalina Castano of Colombia hits a backhand during her 6-2 2-6 6-2
loss at the hands of Emmanuelle Gagliardi in Beijing 2004.
Mar 21st, 2006, 08:47 AM
Catalina Castano fell to Nicole Vaidisova
7-5 6-4 in the Seoul semifinals in 2005.
Mar 21st, 2006, 08:48 AM
Castano defeats Emma Laine in straight sets
to reach the Stockholm Quarterfinals in 2005.
Mar 21st, 2006, 08:51 AM
Castano wins $75K Orbetello 2004, including wins over Bondarenko,
Randriantefy and Yakimova.
Mar 21st, 2006, 08:54 AM
A week beforehand, Catalina
fell to Martina Navratilova in
the Wimbledon first round 6-0 6-1.
Mar 21st, 2006, 08:57 AM
Catalina fell in the first round of the
Japan Open 2005 to top seed Vera
Zvonareva 6-2 7-5.
Mar 21st, 2006, 08:59 AM
Catalina a few years ago, with black hair!
Mar 21st, 2006, 09:01 AM
For the first time, Castano passes the first round at the
Australian Open, with a 5-7 6-3 6-1 victory over
Vera Dushevina, in 2006.
Mar 21st, 2006, 09:03 AM
Catalina Castano defeats Olga Barabanschikova 6-1 6-1 at the US Open 2003.
The players look like the scoreline was the other way around!
Mar 21st, 2006, 09:05 AM
Catalina Castano storms past Tian
Tian Sun 6-3 6-2 in Pattaya second
Mar 21st, 2006, 09:08 AM
Castano claims victory in $25K Gorizia 2003, beating
Pastikova in straight sets in the final and Jie Zheng
in the semifinal.
Mar 21st, 2006, 09:09 AM
Catalina looks in disbelief as she is forced to retire in the first
set against Amelie Mauresmo, with Mauresmo leading 5-1 in
the Fed Cup 2003.
Mar 21st, 2006, 09:11 AM
Catalina pictured during her injury time out in that match.
Mar 21st, 2006, 09:14 AM
Castano pumps a 'Vamos!' as she defeats Patty Schnyder 6-3 2-6 6-1 in Miami 2005.
The win for Castano comes off a 7-5 6-3 victory over Paola Suarez and a first round
6-1 6-3 win over Stephanie Foretz, all after Catalina qualified without the drop of a set.
Mar 21st, 2006, 09:17 AM
Catalina Castano thrashes fellow South American Gisela Dulko 6-3 6-0 in the Seoul Quarterfinals 2005.
Mar 21st, 2006, 09:20 AM
Castano overcomes Sheng-Nan Sun 6-7 6-2 6-2 in Beijing 2004.
Mar 21st, 2006, 09:21 AM
Catalina power's a backhand during that same match.
Mar 21st, 2006, 09:28 AM
Castaño shows great frustration as she is
beaten in her home country by Maria Sanchez Lorenzo
6-2 3-6 6-1 in Bogota 2006. Castano said
"Lamentablemente no fue mi día, fallé en el servicio,
mi principal arma y ella jugó muy bien. Tuve altibajos,
la vi algo nerviosa y quise aprovecharlo, pero al final
sacó muy bien y perdí" -" Unfortunately, it was not my
day, I failed in the service, my main weapon and she played
very well. I had bumps, I was nervous and I wanted to take
advantage of it, but in the end she removed very well and
I lost". The loss was the fourth year in a row Castano has
fallen in Quarterfinals in Bogota.
Mar 21st, 2006, 09:30 AM
Castano lost to Meng Yuan 7-6(5) 6-2
in Indian Wells, March 2006.
Mar 21st, 2006, 09:31 AM
Castano whips past Natalia Gussoni 6-3 6-1
in the second round of Bogota 2006.
Mar 21st, 2006, 09:33 AM
Castano reaches the Canberra Quarterfinals
in January 2006, with a 7-6(4) 7-5 defeat
over Tathiana Garbin.