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Angela Haynes (25 Sep 1984)

this you can safely say is her biggest win in her career (1st WTA event)
she's won ONE $10k (Houston) this yr and done pretty ok in some other ITF events causing a few ripples along the way

one SF in a $25k
plus two more $10k finals
 

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Angela Haynes: Circuit Player of the Week

6/3/03 6:22 PM





Birthdate: Sept. 27, 1984
Birthplace: Bellflower, Calif.
Residence: Compton, Calif.
Height: 5' 8"
Weight: 140 lbs.
Plays: Left-handed
Turned pro: November 2001

Angela Haynes of Compton, Calif., captured the first professional title of her young career last week, when she defeated No. 8 seed Alyssa Cohen of Parkland, Fla., 7-6 (8), 4-6, 6-1, in the final of the Houston Pro Tennis Classic. Haynes, 18, who was playing in her second final in as many weeks, started off the $10,000 USTA Pro Circuit event with the biggest upset of the tournament, eliminating top-seed Seiko Okamoto of Japan, 6-3, 6-2, in the first round. She then came from behind to win her next two matches against Neyssa Etienne of Haiti and Shikha Uberoi of Boca Raton, Fla., and notched a straight-sets victory over qualifier Olga Poutchkova of Belarus in the semifinals, before her win against Cohen in the two-hour, 25-minute final.

Haynes, who is in her first full year of competition on the USTA Pro Circuit, also posted excellent results at the $10,000 Terry Walker Memorial/Satellite Tournament of El Paso, Texas, the week of May 19, advancing to the final, where she lost to eighth seed Milangela Morales in a third-set tie-break, 3-6, 7-6 (3), 7-6 (4). She has won nine of her last 10 matches over the last two weeks.


2003 PROFESSIONAL HIGHLIGHTS

Captured the first professional title of her career at the $10,000 event in Houston… Upset top-seed Seiko Okamoto of Japan, 6-3, 6-2, in the first round en route to the final, where she defeated eighth-seed Alyssa Cohen of Parkland, Fla., 7-6 (8), 4-6, 6-1.
Advanced to the final of the $10,000 Terry Walker Memorial/Satellite Tournament of El Paso, Texas… Lost to eighth seed Milangela Morales in a third-set tie-break, 3-6, 7-6 (3), 7-6 (4).
Qualified into the $75,000 event in Dothan, Ala., before losing in the first round to Akiko Morigami, 6-2, 6-3.
Qualified into the $25,000 event in Jackson, Miss., and advanced to the second round, where she lost to Kristina Brandi in straight sets.
Qualified into the $10,000 event in Tallahassee, Fla., and advanced to the second round, where she fell to eighth seed Petra Rampre, 6-7 (4), 6-1, 6-4.
JUNIOR HIGHLIGHTS

Reached the semifinals of the Memphis Clay Courts in 2001.
Won the doubles title (with Ahsha Rolle) at the 2000 Van der Meer International Junior Tennis Championships.
Won the doubles title (with Nicole Pitts) and reached the singles semifinals at the 2000 Spare Time International Junior Tennis Championships.
Finished runner-up in doubles (with Rolle) at the 2000 Regional ITF Junior Tennis Championships – Baton Rouge.
PERSONAL

Father, Fred, is her coach. Has two older siblings: brother, Dante, plays tennis at the University of California-Irvine, and sister, Lamonica, works as an intern in Houston.
Began playing tennis at age 3 after her father and brother introduced her to the sport.
Is an all-court player with a strong backhand and serve.
Favorite playing surface is clay.
Favorite tennis player is Andre Agassi. Admires how physically fit he is.
Graduated in 2002 from the City of Angels, an independent study school in Los Angeles. Plans to attend college one day.
When not playing tennis, enjoys reading and playing on her computer.
After she retires from tennis, hopes to open a tennis academy or coach kids.
 

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wouldn't it be easier if you just read her profile i put up ;)
 
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