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About Meghann Shaughnessy

Career High Ranking: WTA # 11 Singles, WTA # 4 Doubles

 


Bio:  
Residence Scottsdale, AZ
Birth Date April 13, 1979
Birthplace Richmond, Virginia
Height 5'11'(1.80 m )
Weight 148 lbs. (67 kg)
Plays Right and Two-Handed Backhand
Status Pro (April 1996)
YTD Career:  
Sony Eric. WTA Tour Singles titles
2
5
Sony Eric. WTA Tour Doubles Titles
2
14
ITF Women's Singles Titles
0
6
ITF Women's Doubles Titles
0
2
Prize Money
$299,630
$3,663,379
Win Loss Record - Singles
23-16
353-298
Win Loss Record - Doubles
28-10
232-123
Ranking History:
Season-Ending Singles 2005-66 ; 2004-40 ; 2003-17 ; 2002-30 ; 2001-12 ; 2000-39 ; 1999-97 ; 1998-72 ; 1997-164 ; 1996-187 ; 1995-425 ; 1994-705
Career High Singles:
No. 11 (September 10, 2001)
Career High Doubles:
No. 4 (March 21, 2005)
 
Meghann Shaughnessy, began her training at the iTUSA Academy in Arizona. In 1993, she began her tennis career as a locally ranked junior player in the Southwest section and with the use of iTUSA state-of-the-art training methodology, went on to win the National U-16’s at age fourteen. Three years later, Meghann was a finalist in the most prestigious junior tournament in the world, The French Open

Through diligent planning and hard work Meghann has achieved a world ranking of eleventh with victories over Venus and Serena Williams, Monica Seles, Justine Henin, Jelena Jankovic, Kim Clijsters, Conchita Martinez, Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario, Mary Pierce, Daniela Hantuchova and others. Meghann has been a member of the exclusive U.S. Federation Cup Team along with teammates Lindsay Davenport, Jennifer Capriati, Monica Seles and Lisa Raymond.

iTUSA has focused on developing Meghann’s all court game enabling her to achieve success on all surfaces and also become a top ranked doubles player, while gaining the recognition of her peers. Meghann has played doubles with Jennifer Capriati, Justine Henin, Monica Seles, Kim Clijsters, Anna Kournikova, Lindsay Davenport and Daniela Hantuchova among others. In 2004, teaming with Nadia Petrova, Meghann concluded the 2004 season with a Doubles Championship at the WTA year-end championships.