Jamie Hampton ( born January 8, 1990 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany ) is an American tennis player.
- 4.1 Single
- 4.2 double
Hampton began at the age of eight years with the sport of tennis. In 2009, she became a professional player, in 2010, she joined the U.S. Open for the first time to the individual. On the ITF Women's Circuit, she won the singles and doubles so far five titles.
For the first time they reached the second round of a Grand Slam tournament in 2012 at the Australian Open, where she defeated Sharapova Marija then. By the second round in Memphis reached they ventured into the top 100 in the WTA world rankings on 19 March. Also in Wimbledon she reached round two until the end, it improved in the ranking position 71 in the double is no longer competed since May 2012.
2013, it improved its record in Grand Slam tournaments on. In Melbourne, she reached the third round, where she was beaten the world number one and eventual champion Azarenka Wiktoryja only after three sets. At the French Open for the first time she pulled a first knockout round, where she defeated Jelena Jankovic, however, significantly. She also was in the final of the WTA tournament in Brussels, which she lost to Kaia Kanepi 6-7, 4-6. Also in the grass tournament in Eastbourne, she stood on June 22, 2013 final, where she defeated Jelena Wesnina with 2:6 and 1:6. So she climbed in the world rankings at No. 25
Jamie Hampton, whose mother comes from South Korea, was born in West Germany, where her father was stationed as a career officer in the U.S. Army. In her childhood, the family moved to the United States. First Jamie lived in Enterprise ( Alabama); when she was 13 years old, she came to Auburn. When she graduated from Auburn High School in 2008, she had won twice the double title of the USTA Girls' 18s.