Cara Black

Cara Black (born 17 February 1979 in Harare ) is a tennis player from Zimbabwe.

  • 3.1 Individual
  • 3.2 double


Cara Black, daughter of successful tennis player Don Black, who also trained them first, has two brothers, Byron and Wayne, who also celebrated successes in professional tennis as a double - specialists. Cara began at the age of four years playing tennis. She loves to play on grass.

Your recent successes on the WTA Tour are a single singles titles, but 57 tournament victories in doubles, including five at Grand Slam tournaments. Black took for Zimbabwe also participated three times in the Olympic Games ( 2000, 2004 and 2008 Single), where she was eliminated, however, in each case in the first two rounds. In 2008 she won the U.S. Open in mixed doubles, both with Leander Paes and Liezel Huber in doubles with, with whom she defeated in the final of Lisa Raymond and Samantha Stosur 6-3, 7-6.

Huber and Black gave in April 2010 that she quit after 29 WTA titles jointly achieved their cooperation and will now deny tournaments with other partners. Black played in 2010, for example, Daniela Hantuchova at Wimbledon with where they were eliminated in the second round. In 2011 she was still able to reach the semifinals of Brisbane, where she succumbed to the antretenden for Anastasia Rodionova against Australia and Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova Alisa Kleibanowa 3:6, 5:7.

Black paused in summer 2011 because of her pregnancy, on 26 April 2012, she gave birth to a son.

In January 2013, it won the first tournament after her comeback to the side of Rodionova in Auckland equal to another title. In September and October, followed by two more, both on the side of Sania Mirza.

Tournament Win




Performance in Grand Slam tournaments and the WTA Tour Championships