Chanda Rubin

Chanda Rubin ( born February 18, 1976 in Lafayette, Louisiana) is a former American tennis player.


Chanda Rubin came in 1991 on the pro tour and quickly established itself among the top 50 in the world. In 1995 she reached the quarterfinals of the sensational French Open. Previously, she defeated Jana Novotná 7:6, 4:6 and 8:6, with Rubin in the third set already lagged with 0:5, 0:40 and the game after defense of nine match points could still turn. At Wimbledon she played the longest match of the tournament's history against Patrica Hy Boulais, which she won after 3 hours and 45 minutes with 7:6, 6:7, 17:15. The following year, she managed the same at the Australian Open when she Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 6-4, 2:6, 16:14 struck and moved for the first time to the semifinals of a Grand Slam tournament. There she led in the final set against Monica Seles 5-2, before she had to give 7:6, 1:6, 5:7 the game. After all, they could win the doubles title at the side of Sánchez Vicario. In April, she reached her highest individual ranking with rank 6, 1997 Rubin won then her first WTA title in Linz and along with Justin Gimelstob the Hopman Cup. In 1999 followed the second tournament victory in Hobart. In addition, she succeeded in Indian Wells, the first win over a reigning No. 1 (Martina Hingis ). In 2000, Rubin took part in her career on the WTA Masters for the second time. In 2003, she was able to break into the top 10 again.

Increased injury problems they have since 2005 - with the exception of brief comeback attempt - pause.

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