Lisa Raymond is a famous American professional tennis player who has now retired. She gained fame in the double tennis. She has 11 Grand Slam titles and in June 2000 had reached no. 1 ranking in double of tennis play. In October 1997, the singles ranking stood at 15 worldwide.
Lisa Raymond and her early life and childhood
According to her bio, she was born on 10 August 1973 in Norristown, Pennsylvania and is currently aged 45. She was born to Ted and Nancy Raymond. She has a sister named Stefanie Raymond. She has an American nationality and her ethnicity is Native American.
She was at the private girls’ school in Villanova, PA called Academy of Notre Dame de Namur from where she graduated in 1991. Afterward, she got a scholarship and attended the University of Florida in Gainesville. Here she played for the women’s tennis team. She was good at tennis here and took the team to their first win at NCAA in 1992. She got many titles during her time at the University. In 2003, she was inducted into the University of Florida Athletic Hall of Fame.
Lisa Raymond and her career in tennis and net worth
In 2005 she paired first with Rennae Stubbs and later with Samantha Stosur and won the US Open. In 2006, she with Samantha won 10 titles in toto. They also won the WTA Team of the Year award. The next year they won 5 titles. The same year, Lisa opted to retire from her single career and continued playing doubles.
In 2008 and 2009 she with her partner reached the finals of Wimbledon and US Open and though they could not win the games, they played well. They won titles at Haven and Memphis.
In 2009 she had a new partner but due to the injury, she played with different partners and fared ok for that year. She, however, felt that 2008-2009 was a lost year. In 2010, she qualified for the Doha WTA Championship. She continued to play in 2011 and 2012. In 2013, she and her partner were seeded third at the Australian Open. She was 4th place at the 2012 Olympics. Her net worth is estimated to be $ 2 million.
Talking about the fame now, Lisa had once said:
“The game for men and women is just so much more physical than it was 15 or 20 years ago.”
She is 5 feet and 5 inches tall and weighs 55 kg. She has light brown hair and eyes. Her other body stats are unknown.
She has a Twitter account with 20.2k fans. She is also on Facebook and her Instagram has 1.4k followers.
Lisa Raymond and her personal life-sexuality, husband, children, boyfriend, relationship
She is said to have dated a person named Charley. But she is a lesbian and was dating Rennae Stubbs before but the relationship did not work out. She is now said to be in a relationship with Samantha Stosur and there are no children. She is not married.