WTCA Advocates

Vania King

  • 2010 Wimbledon doubles champion¬†(Yaroslava Shvedova)
  • 2010 US Open women‚Äôs doubles champion (Yaroslava Shvedova)
  • 2006 PTT Bangkok Open champion
  • Career-high singles ranking of world no. 50
  • Career-high doubles ranking of world no 3
  • 2009 mixed doubles finalist at Roland Garros alongside Brazilian player¬†Marcelo Melo
  • 15 WTA career doubles titles

Hana Mandlikova

  • Four time Grand Slam singles champion, 1987 and 1980 Australian Open, 1985 US Open and 1981 French Open
  • Runner-up at four Grand Slam singles events
  • Career high singles ranking of number 3
  • Ranked top 50 for 12 consecutive seasons (1978‚Äď89), including seven in the top 10.
  • Led Czechoslovakia to three consecutive¬†Fed Cup¬†titles from 1983‚Äď1985
  • Third woman to win grand slam titles on grass, clay, and hard courts, joining¬†Chris Evert¬†and Martina Navratilova.
  • Coached Jana Novotn√°¬†to the 1998 Wimbledon singles title and a career high ranking of number two.
  • Served as the Czech Republic‚Äôs Olympic and Fed Cup coach until 1996

Brenda Schultz McCarthy

  • Career high singles ranking of number 9
  • Career high doubles ranking of number 7
  • She reached the quarterfinals at¬†Wimbledon¬†and the¬†US Open¬†in 1995.
  • In July 2006, Schultz-McCarthy claimed her place as the fastest server in WTA history, recording a 130¬†mph (209¬†km/h)
  • Won 7 singles and 9 doubles events on the WTA tour
  • Member of the Netherlands Fed Cup team 1988-1990, 1992, 1994, 1996-97, 2005.

Johan Kriek

  • Global Water Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to delivering clean water to the world‚Äôs neediest communities.
  • Two time Australian Open singles champion
  • ¬†Semifinals at the French Open and US Open
  • Quarterfinalist at Wimbledon. He won
  • 14 professional singles and 8 doubles titles,
  • Career-high singles ranking of World No. 7
  • wins include victories over¬†Andre Agassi,¬†Jimmy Connors,¬†John McEnroe,¬†Guillermo Vilas,¬†Stefan Edberg,¬†Michael Chang,¬†Vitas Gerulaitis¬†and¬†Bj√∂rn Borg.
  • Founder of the Johan Kriek Tennis Academy

Casey Dellaqua

  • Career high singles ranking of number 26
  • Career high doubles ranking of number 3
  • Won 5 career WTA doubles titles
  • 2011 Roland Garros mixed doubles champion
  • Finalist at all four Grand Slams in doubles
  • Australian Fed Cup Team, 2006-08, 2010, 2012-15;
  • Australian Olympic Team, 2008, 2012.
  • 2014 quarterfinalist at Indian Wells

Alexa Glatch

  • Semifinals of the¬†Forest Hills Tennis Classic¬†and the second round of the¬†US Open.
  • Glatch reached the third round of the¬†2009 BNP Paribas Open¬†as a wildcard; one of her wins was against World No. 29¬†Carla Su√°rez Navarro.
  • She made her¬†Fed Cup¬†debut in April in the semifinals against the Czech Republic. As a rookie, she was dubbed the MVP for keeping the US alive by pulling off upset wins in both of her singles matches against No. 29¬†Iveta BeneŇ°ov√°¬†and future World No. 2¬†Petra Kvitov√°¬†in straight sets.
  • Glatch made her French Open debut by defeating 14th-seeded Italian clay court specialist¬†Flavia Pennetta¬†in the first round.
  • In the¬†2012 French Open, she won three matches and beat two seeds to qualify for the main draw. She defeated¬†Georgian¬†Anna Tatishvili¬†to advance to the second round where she lost to 18th-seeded Flavia Pennetta of Italy
  • 2015 Iripuato Mexico singles champion
  • Osprey Florida Pro Circuit event (as a wildcard) defeating top seeded World No. 44 Madison Brengle in the final

Tarik Benhabiles

  • Career high singles ranking of number 22 in the world
  • 1981 junior championship at¬†Roland-Garros,
  • Two time ATP singles finalist
  • 1986 closed French national champion
  • Member of the French Davis Cup team
  • Tour coach of players including Nicolas Escud√©, Andy Roddick, Richard Gasquet, Tatiana Golovin, Benjamin Becker, Shui Peng and¬†Vania King.

Els Callens

  • 2000 Olympic bronze medalist in doubles
  • Career high singles ranking of 43
  • Career high doubles ranking of 12
  • Won 10 WTA tour doubles titles
  • Belgian Fed Cup Team 1994, 1997-2005
  • Belgian Olympic Team 2000
  • 2002 semi finalist, mixed doubles ‚Äď Wimbledon and US Open
  • 2005 Wimbledon last 16