2011 Australian Open – Bethanie Mattek-Sands
Uploaded by tennis on Jan 24, 2011
In an exclusive interview with USTA.com’s Craig Gabriel from the 2011 Australian Open in Melbourne, American Bethanie Mattek-Sands talks about finding doubles success down under, the atmosphere of the Aussie Open, maintaining a solid ranking, the mindset of trying to qualify, losing her wedding ring at Sea World, comparing fashion tips with the Williams sisters and much more.
Bethanie Lynn Mattek-Sands (born March 23, 1985, in Rochester, Minnesota) is an American professional tennis player who competes on the WTA Tour. She lives in Miami, Florida, but trains in Phoenix, Arizona. Mattek has won five singles and three doubles titles on the ITF Circuit, and her best results on the WTA Tour to date are reaching the semifinals of the tournaments in Cincinnati, Ohio, in 2005 and Birmingham, United Kingdom, in 2008 and the finals of the Bell Challenge in 2008 and 2010. In doubles, she has won nine WTA Tour titles. Mattek also plays for the New York Sportimes for World Team Tennis. As of October 10, 2011, Mattek-Sands is ranked World No. 54.
Bethanie Mattek-Sands at the 2009 US Open.
|Residence||Phoenix, Arizona, United States|
|Born||March 23, 1985 (1985-03-23) (age 26)
Rochester, Minnesota, United States
|Height||5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)|
|Weight||145 lb (66 kg)|
|Career prize money||$2,114,430|
|Career titles||0 WTA (5 ITF)|
|Highest ranking||No. 30 (July 11, 2011)|
|Current ranking||No. 67 (January 16, 2012)|
|Grand Slam results|
|Australian Open||1R (2011, 2012)|
|French Open||3R (2011)|
|US Open||2R (2007, 2008, 2009, 2010)|
|Career titles||9 WTA (3 ITF)|
|Highest ranking||No. 11 (April 4, 2011)|
|Current ranking||No. 19 (September 12, 2011)|
|Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results|
|Australian Open||W (2012)|
|Last updated on: January 16, 2012.|