online marketing women profile: Alexandra Stevenson

Monday, November 8, 2010

Alexandra Stevenson

Alexandra Stevenson (born in La Jolla, California) is a professional tennis player. She made her professional debut in 1999 at Wimbledon, two weeks following graduation from La Jolla Country Day School.

At the Wimbledon Championships, Stevenson became the first woman qualifier in the Tennis Open Era to reach the semi-finals. It was her second time at Wimbledon, having competed the year before in the Junior Wimbledon Championships.

In 1999, Stevenson qualified to the quarterfinals at Birmingham, a grass warmup to Wimbledon, before withdrawing to Natalie Tauziat because of a stomach muscle pull.The next week Stevenson was the number one seed during qualifying at Roehampton - and didn't drop a set in three rounds as she moved into the main draw at Wimbledon.

Residence: San Diego, CA, USA
DOB: December 21, 1980
Birthplace: La Jolla, CA, USA
Height: 6' 1'' (1.85 m)
Weight: 156 lbs. (71 kg)
Plays: Right-handed (one-handed backhand)
Status: Pro (June 1999)

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