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Ashley Harkleroad (born May 2, 1985), is an American tennis player. Born in Rossville, Georgia, Harkleroad reached a career-high ranking of No. 39 on June 9, 2003. Her career prize money to date is $1,022,094. Harkleroad was the first WTA tennis player to pose naked for the American men’s magazine Playboy.

Ashley Harkleroad

Ashley Harkleroad

Harkleroad started playing tennis at age four. She is currently coached by Chuck Adams and formerly coached by José Luis Clerc and Jay Berger. Her father, Danny, works in the printing industry and played college football at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Her mother, Tammy, is a school teacher, and played college tennis at Freed-Hardeman University in Henderson, Tennessee. Harkleroad got the nickname ‘Pebbles’ while living in Flintstone, Georgia, a small town that has one traffic light. She lists her tennis aspiration as becoming a Top 10 pro with an eye on No.1. Harkleroad married ATP pro Alex Bogomolov, Jr. in December 2004 but they divorced in October 2006. She is married to former ATP pro Chuck Adams. During US Open coverage on the USA network on August 29, 2008, commentator John McEnroe announced that Harkleroad was pregnant with Adams’s child. She gave birth to a son, Charlie on March 30, 2009.

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Harkleroad played her second main tour event since 2005 at Auckland, successfully qualifying for the main draw only to fall in the opening round. She failed to qualify at Sydney before reaching the second round of the Australian Open (as a qualifier) where she pushed world number 4 Maria Sharapova in a tough match. On her way she upset a higher ranked opponent- Shuai Peng of China. This performance saw Harkleroad break back into the top 100 at number 83. Harkleroad ended 2006 at #86 in Singles and #55 in Doubles.

Ashley Harkleroad Tennis Player

Ashley Harkleroad Tennis Player

Harkleroad planned on originally coming back at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, California, but decided to wait for the Sony Ericsson Open in Miami, Florida. She used her special protection rank of 72 to enter the main draw. She played Alicia Molik in the first round. She lost 6–1, 6–1 after only practicing like a player for a month. She also was accepted into the main draw of the 2010 Bank of the West Classic at Stanford. She lost against defending champion Marion Bartoli in the first round 6–1, 6–4. She competed in World Team Tennis during the summer of 2010.

Tennis Star Ashley Harkleroad

Tennis Star Ashley Harkleroad

Titles

Singles wins (0 WTA, 8 ITF)

Legend
Grand Slam (0)
WTA Championships
Tier I (0)
Tier II (0)
Tier III (0)
Tier IV & V (0)
ITF Tour (8)
No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score
1. July 7, 2002 ITF / Los Gatos, California, United States Hard Israel Tzipi Obziler 6–2,6–2
2. August 18, 2002 ITF / Bronx, New York, United States Hard Slovakia Ľubomíra Kurhajcová 6–1, 6–3
3. July 17, 2005 ITF / Louisville, Kentucky, United States Hard France Séverine Brémond 4–6,7–5,6–0
4. August 7, 2005 ITF / Washington, D.C., United States Hard Russia Olga Poutchkova 6–2,6–1
5. October 15, 2006 ITF / San Francisco, California, United States Hard Argentina Clarisa Fernández 6–2,6–3
6. October 14, 2007 ITF / San Francisco, California, United States Hard United States Sunitha Rao 6–1,6–2
7. November 11, 2007 ITF / Pittsburgh, United States Hard Russia Olga Poutchkova 4–6,6–4,6–3
8. November 18, 2007 ITF / La Quinta, United States Hard Canada Stéphanie Dubois 6–3,7–6(8–6)

Singles wins (0 WTA, 8 ITF)

Legend
Grand Slam (0)
WTA Championships
Tier I (0)
Tier II (0)
Tier III (0)
Tier IV & V (0)
ITF Tour (8)
No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score
1. July 7, 2002 ITF / Los Gatos, California, United States Hard Israel Tzipi Obziler 6–2,6–2
2. August 18, 2002 ITF / Bronx, New York, United States Hard Slovakia Ľubomíra Kurhajcová 6–1, 6–3
3. July 17, 2005 ITF / Louisville, Kentucky, United States Hard France Séverine Brémond 4–6,7–5,6–0
4. August 7, 2005 ITF / Washington, D.C., United States Hard Russia Olga Poutchkova 6–2,6–1
5. October 15, 2006 ITF / San Francisco, California, United States Hard Argentina Clarisa Fernández 6–2,6–3
6. October 14, 2007 ITF / San Francisco, California, United States Hard United States Sunitha Rao 6–1,6–2
7. November 11, 2007 ITF / Pittsburgh, United States Hard Russia Olga Poutchkova 4–6,6–4,6–3
8. November 18, 2007 ITF / La Quinta, United States Hard Canada Stéphanie Dubois 6–3,7–6(8–6)
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Grand Slam Singles Timeline

Tournament 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 Career Record
Australian Open A A A 1R A 2R 3R 1R 3–4
French Open A A 3R 2R A 2R 2R 1R 5–5
Wimbledon A A 1R 1R 2R 1R 1R 1R 1–6
U.S. Open 1R 1R 2R A 1R 1R 1R A 1–6
Yearly Record 0–1 0–1 3–3 1–3 1–2 2–4 3–4 0–3 10–21

 

Grand Slam Doubles Timeline

Tournament 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 Career Record
Australian Open A A 1R 1R A A QF 1R 3–4
French Open A A 1R A A 1R 1R QF 3–4
Wimbledon A A 1R A A 3R 1R 1R 2–4
U.S. Open 1R 3R 1R A 1R 3R 2R 5–6
Yearly Record 0–1 2–1 0–4 0–1 0–1 4–3 4–4 3–3 13–18

A = did not participate in the tournament.

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