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Lisa McShea

Lisa McShea
Country  Australia
Residence Scarborough, Australia
Born (1974-10-29) 29 October 1974
Redcliffe, Australia
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in)
Turned pro 1 January 1996
Retired 2006
Plays Right-handed
Prize money US$514,070
Singles
Career record 272–224
Career titles 0 WTA, 9 ITF
Highest ranking No. 139 (31 July 2000)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 1R (1994, 2000)
Wimbledon 1R (1999)
Doubles
Career record 439–203
Career titles 4 WTA, 56 ITF
Highest ranking No. 32 (17 January 2005)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 3R (2001)
French Open 2R (2004)
Wimbledon QF (2001)
US Open 3R (2003)
Last updated on: 22 June 2010.

Lisa McShea (born 29 October 1974) is an Australian tennis player. She played professionally from 1 January 1996 to 2006. As a junior player, McShea won 1992 Wimbledon Championships doubles title. She was also more successful in doubles during her professional career, winning four WTA Tour and 56 ITF doubles events.

Contents

  • Biography 1
  • Career finals 2
    • WTA Tour doubles wins (4) 2.1
    • WTA Tour doubles runner–ups (2) 2.2
    • ITF Circuit singles wins (9) 2.3
    • ITF Circuit singles runner–ups (9) 2.4
    • ITF Circuit doubles wins (56) 2.5
    • ITF Circuit doubles runner–ups 2.6
    • Fed Cup doubles performance (1) 2.7
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Biography

McShea was born in Redcliffe, Queensland to Ed and Lois McShea,[1] and is the oldest of four children. She has a sister, Catherine, and brothers Andrew and Danny.[2] Her entire family plays tennis.[1] McShea, who was coached by Paul Campbell,[1] currently resides in Scarborough, Australia.[2]

McShea played at Grand Slam events in three occasions. She played at the Australian Open in 1994 and 2000, and at Wimbledon in 1999, but was unable to pass the first round. In doubles, her best Grand Slam result was the quarterfinals of the 2001 Wimbledon Championships – along with Rachel McQuillan, she defeated the third seeds Cara Black and Elena Likhovtseva en route to the quarterfinals, where they lost to the ninth seeds Kim Clijsters and Ai Sugiyama. At the same tournament, McShea reached the mixed doubles quarterfinals partnering with Bob Bryan.

She played for Australia Fed Cup team once, during the 2004 World Group Playoffs. Partnering with Christina Wheeler, she defeated the doubles team of Thailand. Her highest career rankings are World No. 139 in singles, achieved on 31 July 2000, and World No. 32, achieved on 17 January 2005.

Career finals

WTA Tour doubles wins (4)

Legend
Tier I (0)
Tier II (0)
Tier III (4)
Tier IV & V (0)
Grand Slam (0)
WTA Tour Championship (0)
No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
1. 12 June 2000 Birmingham, the United Kingdom Grass Rachel McQuillan Cara Black
Irina Selyutina
6–3, 7–6(7–5)
2. 1 March 2004 Acapulco, Mexico Clay Milagros Sequera Olga Blahotová
Gabriela Navrátilová
2–6, 7–6(7–5), 6–4
3. 17 May 2004 Strasbourg, France Clay Milagros Sequera Tina Križan
Katarina Srebotnik
6–4, 6–1
4. 14 June 2004 Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands Grass Milagros Sequera Jelena Kostanić
Claudine Schaul
7–6(7–3), 6–3

WTA Tour doubles runner–ups (2)

Legend
Tier I (0)
Tier II (0)
Tier III (1)
Tier IV & V (1)
Grand Slam (0)
WTA Tour Championship (0)
No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
1. 12 January 2004 Canberra, Australia Hard Caroline Dhenin Jelena Kostanić
Claudine Schaul
6–4, 7–6(7–3)
2. 7 June 2004 Birmingham, the United Kingdom Grass Milagros Sequera Maria Kirilenko
Maria Sharapova
6–2, 6–1

ITF Circuit singles wins (9)

$100,000 tournaments (0)
$75,000 tournaments (0)
$50,000 tournaments (4)
$25,000 tournaments (0)
$10,000 tournaments (5)
No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
1. 31 October 1993 Kyoto, Japan Hard Kazue Takuma 6–3, 6–2
2. 1 May 1994 Foxhills, the United Kingdom Hard Ingrid Kurta 6–1, 6–4
3. 31 May 1997 Bundaberg, Australia Hard Esme De Villers 6–4, 6–2
4. 11 October 1998 Dalby, Australia Hard Dawn Buth 7–6(9–7), 5–7, 6–2
5. 18 October 1998 Kooralbyn, Australia Hard Cindy Watson 6–4, 5–7, 7–6
6. 17 March 2002 Benalla, Australia Grass Deanna Roberts 7–5, 4–6, 6–4
7. 31 March 2002 Bendigo, Australia Grass Svenja Weidemann 6–1, 6–4
8. 16 March 2003 Benalla, Australia Grass Sarah Borwell 6–1, 6–4
9. 30 March 2003 Albury, Australia Grass Napaporn Tongsalee 6–2, 6–3

ITF Circuit singles runner–ups (9)

$100,000 tournaments (0)
$75,000 tournaments (0)
$50,000 tournaments (2)
$25,000 tournaments (1)
$10,000 tournaments (6)
No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
1. 10 October 1993 Ibaraki, Japan Hard (i) Yuka Yoshida 3–6, 6–2, 7–5
2. 14 March 1998 Wodonga, Australia Grass Alicia Molik 6–3, 6–2
3. 3 May 1998 Bundaberg, Australia Clay Melissa Beadman 6–4, 6–2
4. 10 May 1998 Maryborough, Australia Clay Mira Radu 6–3, 6–4
5. 18 July 1998 Frinton, the United Kingdom Grass Lucie Ahl W/O
6. 28 February 1999 Bendigo, Australia Hard Kerry-Anne Guse 6–1, 4–6, 6–4
7. 7 March 1999 Warrnambool, Australia Grass Kerry-Anne Guse 6–2, 7–6(8–6)
8. 10 March 2002 Warrnambool, Australia Grass Nicole Sewell 6–4, 3–6, 7–6(7–5)
9. 24 March 2002 Yarrawonga, Australia Grass Beti Sekulovski 7–6(7–4), 1–6, 6–4

ITF Circuit doubles wins (56)

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
1. 9 March 1996 Victoria, Australia Grass Joanne Limmer Gail Biggs
Nicole Oomens
6–7(6–8), 6–3, 6–3
2. 7 July 1996 Williamsburg, the United States Hard Joanne Limmer Ania Bleszynski
Katie Schlukebir
6–1, 6–1
3. 14 July 1996 Easton, the United States Hard Joanne Limmer Audra Brannon
Kristin Osmond
7–5, 6–2
4. 13 October 1996 Ibaraki, Japan Hard Gail Biggs Keiko Nagatomi
Yuka Tanaka
7–5, 6–3
5. 20 October 1996 Kugayama, Japan Hard Gail Biggs Keiko Nagatomi
Kiyoko Yazawa
6–0, 6–2
6. 10 November 1996 Mount Gambier, Australia Hard Joanne Limmer Catherine Barclay
Kirrily Sharpe
6–4, 2–6, 7–5
7. 26 April 1997 Dalby, Australia Hard Esme De Villers Jenny Anne Fetch
Renée Reid
6–0, 6–3
8. 3 May 1997 Kooralbyn, Australia Hard Esme De Villers Jenny Anne Fetch
Renée Reid
6–7(4–7), 6–1, 6–3
9. 10 May 1997 Hope Island, Australia Hard Esme De Villers Jenny Anne Fetch
Renée Reid
6–4, 6–4
10. 7 June 1997 Ipswich, Australia Clay Esme De Villers Shinobu Asagoe
Benjamas Sangaram
6–4, 3–6, 7–5
11. 13 July 1997 Easton, the United States Hard Esme De Villers Marissa Catlin
Karin Miller
6–0, 3–6, 6–2
12. 17 August 1997 Bronx, the United States Hard Rachel McQuillan Shirli-Ann Siddall
Lorna Woodroffe
6–2, 6–1
13. 5 October 1997 Santa Clara, California, United States Hard Esme De Villers Rachel McQuillan
Nana Smith
7–6(7–3), 7–6(7–5)
14. 23 November 1997 Port Pirie, Australia Hard Esme De Villers Aleksandra Olsza
Jessica Steck
6–4, 6–3
15. 14 March 1998 Wodonga, Australia Grass Alicia Molik Helen Crook
Victoria Davies
6–4, 6–4
16. 23 March 1998 Canberra, Australia Carpet Alicia Molik Melissa Beadman
Bryanne Stewart
7–6(7–5), 6–7(11–13), 7–5
17. 27 March 1998 Corowa, Australia Grass Alicia Molik Tomoe Hota
Monika Mastárilová
6–0, 6–0
18. 27 April 1998 Caboolture, Australia Clay Monika Mastárilová Melissa Beadman
Bryanne Stewart
2–6, 7–6(7–5), 7–5
19. 10 May 1998 Maryborough, Australia Clay Monika Mastárilová Suvimol Duangchan
Marissa Niroj
6–4, 6–0
20. 11 July 1998 Felixstowe, United Kingdom Grass Trudi Musgrave Lucie Ahl
Amanda Wainwright
6–4, 7–6(7–4)
21. 11 October 1998 Dalby, Australia Hard Trudi Musgrave Dawn Buth
Kylie Hunt
4–6, 7–5, 6–4
22. 18 October 1998 Kooralbyn, Australia Hard Trudi Musgrave Gail Biggs
Shelley Stephens
6–3, 7–6(7–5)

ITF Circuit doubles runner–ups

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
1. 16 March 1996 Lymenah, Australia Carpet (i) Joanne Limmer Trudi Musgrave
Jane Taylor
4–6, 7–5, 6–4
2. 31 March 1996 Albury, Australia Grass Joanne Limmer Trudi Musgrave
Jane Taylor
6–0, 6–3
3. 23 June 1996 Peachtree, USA Hard Joanne Limmer Erica Adams
Nino Louarsabishvili
6–3, 7–6(7–4)
4. 28 October 1996 Kyoto, Japan Carpet (i) Gail Biggs Keiko Nagatomi
Yuka Tanaka
7–6(7–4), 2–6, 6–2
5. 17 November 1996 Port Pirie, Australia Hard Joanne Limmer Catherine Barclay
Kirrily Sharpe
7–6(7–5), 7–6(8–6)
6. 15 December 1996 Hope Island, Australia Hard Joanne Limmer Catherine Barclay
Kerry-Anne Guse
2–6, 6–1, 6–3
7. 9 March 1997 Warrnambool, Australia Grass Joanne Limmer Nannie De Villers
Shirli-Ann Siddall
6–4, 4–6, 7–6(7–5)
8. 17 May 1997 Caboolture, Australia Clay Esme De Villers Shinobu Asagoe
Benjamas Sangaram
6–4, 7–5
9. 24 May 1997 Gympie, Australia Clay Esme De Villers Shinobu Asagoe
Benjamas Sangaram
5–7, 6–3, 6–3
10. 31 May 1997 Bundaberg, Australia Clay Esme De Villers Shinobu Asagoe
Benjamas Sangaram
4–6, 6–1, 6–1
11. 19 October 1997 Indian Wells, the United States Hard Esme De Villers Kristine Kunce
Rachel McQuillan
7–5, 6–4
12. 30 November 1997 Nuriootpa, Australia Hard Esme De Villers Catherine Barclay
Kerry-Anne Guse
6–3, 7–5
13. 26 July 1998 Dublin, Ireland Carpet Trudi Musgrave Kirstin Freye
Alicia Ortuño
W/O
14. 25 October 1998 Gold Coast, Australia Hard Trudi Musgrave Catherine Barclay
Kerry-Anne Guse
6–4, 6–2

Fed Cup doubles performance (1)

Outcome Date Edition Opponent Team Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winners 11 July 2004 2004 World Group Playoffs Thailand Hard (i) Christina Wheeler Montinee Tangphong
Napaporn Tongsalee
4–6, 6–3, 7–5

References

  1. ^ a b c Sony Ericsson WTA Tour: Lisa McShea: Biography
  2. ^ a b International Tennis Federation: Lisa McShea: Player's Biography

External links

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