20 Facts About Alexa Glatch


Alexa Glatch was born on September 10,1989 and is an American professional tennis player.


Alexa Glatch started playing tennis at the age of five.


Alexa Glatch achieved a world junior ranking of No 5 in 2005, advancing to the 2005 US Open finals in both singles and doubles.


Alexa Glatch lost the singles final to junior, and future senior world No 1, Victoria Azarenka.


Alexa Glatch represented the United States in numerous international competitions including Junior Fed Cup.


Alexa Glatch was in an accident in November 2005; her injuries included a broken right wrist and left elbow.


Alexa Glatch was a finalist at the French Open junior doubles with partner Sorana Cirstea of Romania.


In 2008, Alexa Glatch reached the quarterfinals of the Dothan $75k USTA Pro Circuit event, was a finalist at the Carson $50k event, and was the singles champion at both the Toronto and Saguenay $50k events.


Alexa Glatch was one of three American women to make the 2008 US Open as a qualifier.


Alexa Glatch had two semifinal finishes in doubles and won the doubles title at the $50k San Diego Pro Circuit tournament.


Alexa Glatch reached the third round of the 2009 Indian Wells Open as a wildcard; one of her wins was against world No 29, Carla Suarez Navarro.


In May 2009, Alexa Glatch made her French Open debut by defeating 14th-seeded clay-court specialist Flavia Pennetta in the first round.


Alexa Glatch lost in the first round of the 2009 US Open to defending champion Serena Williams.


In women's doubles, Alexa Glatch played with fellow American Carly Gullickson and advanced to the round of 16.


Alexa Glatch defeated Anna Tatishvili to advance to the second round where she lost to 18th-seeded Flavia Pennetta.


In October 2012, Alexa Glatch won two back-to-back grass-court tournaments in Japan.


Alexa Glatch had wrist and hip surgeries and went through extensive rehabilitation.


In 2015, Alexa Glatch used her protected singles ranking to enter the 2015 Australian Open qualifying, where she defeated No 3 seed and world No 110, Lourdes Dominguez-Lino, and advanced to the final round of qualifying.


Alexa Glatch continued her good form by qualifying for the 2015 French Open, and subsequently added a tenth ITF Circuit title by winning the $25k Gatineau event in Canada without dropping a set.


Alexa Glatch was accepted to UCLA but opted not to attend.