Point / Counterpoint
Keep It Simple
Add to Flipboard Magazine.
10 Things: Anna Tatishvili
By Erik Gudris
Get to know more about Georgia's
, who had her best showing ever at a Major at this year's U.S. Open.
1. Georgia Girl:
Tatishvili was born and raised in Tbilisi, Georgia, on February 3, 1990.
2. Florida Roots:
The native Georgian now resides in Boca Raton, FL and player her first WTA main draw event at Miami in 2005, losing the in the first round as an unranked wildcard entrant.
3. Chris Evert Link:
Tatishvili first came to the U.S. at the age of seven and at age 13 began training at the Chris Evert Academy in Boca Raton.
4. First Success:
In 2008, she won her three singles titles on the ITF circuit. In 2010, she reached the quarterfinals at Prague.
5. Top 100 Debut:
In 2011, Tatishvili made her debut in the top 100 thanks to a quarterfinal result in Baku and a second round showing at Wimbledon.
6. 2012 Results:
Tatishvili's best result before New York was reaching the semifinals of Budapest where she lost to eventual champion
. Her best showing during the summer hard court season was reaching the round of 32 from qualifying in Cincinnati before losing to
. Tatishvili also competed in the Olympics for her country in the tennis event.
7. U.S. Open Breakthrough:
Tatishvili is having her best showing ever at a Major, having defeated
Stephanie Foretz Gacon
to reach the fourth round. She lost to top seed
8. Off The Court:
Tatishvili, when not playing tennis enjoys movies, swimming, and shopping.
9: Favorite Players:
Like all players, to be No. 1.
(Source: WTA.com and ITF.com; Photo Credit: Andy Kentla)
Serena Williams Named Top Seed at 2016 U.S. Open
Djokovic, Murray Top Men's Seeds at U.S. Open
Rankings Report: Kerber Closing in On Serena, Plisk...
Cilic Snaps Murray, Big Four Streaks in Cincy
Pliskova Wins Cincy, Denies Kerber No. 1 Ranking
Laver Cup Brings Stars Together, Pits Europe Agains...
Evert: Puig Is Top 10 Candidate
Rehab Going Well for Federer, But He’ll Miss New Yor...
US Open Training Tweets Of The Week
Tennis Now Podcast: Talking WTA No. 1, Pliskova, Cil...
TENNIS NOW TV
Daily News Vlog
Catching Up With...
Find Tennis Lessons Near You
Tennis Lessons Online with Tom Avery
Fuzzy Yellow Balls - Video Tennis Lessons
Tennis Express - Racquets, Shoes, and Apparel