January 12, 2005 |
Jennifer Capriati will miss the Australian Open because of a shoulder injury, withdrawing from the grand slam event she won in 2001 and 2002. Tournament organizers said today that Capriati had advised the WTA that she hadn't recovered from the injury sustained at the Advanta Championships in November. Capriati, defending champion Justine Henin-Hardenne and Kim Clijsters have withdrawn from the tournament, which begins Monday.
September 8, 2004 |
Serena Williams said she got an apology. She needed an instant rematch. In a 2-hour, 6-minute slugfest filled with unforgettable winners and unimaginable mishits, balls that skidded off lines and caromed off the net tape, grunts and groans and gravity-defying gets, eighth-seeded Jennifer Capriati upset third-seeded Serena Williams, 2-6, 6-4, 6-4, Tuesday night in the U.S. Open women's quarterfinals.
August 11, 2004 |
Jennifer Capriati withdrew from the Athens tennis tournament because of an injured right hamstring and will be replaced on the U.S. team by Lisa Raymond, who previously had won a doubles berth with Martina Navratilova. Capriati, who won the gold medal at Barcelona, recently had pulled out of competitions at Carson and Carlsbad before losing at Montreal, where she aggravated the hamstring.
July 24, 2004 |
Jennifer Capriati, who pulled out of this week's JPMorgan Chase Open because of a right-hamstring injury, withdrew Friday from the $1.3-million Acura Classic next week in Carlsbad for the same reason. Capriati, No. 7 in the WTA entry-system rankings, enjoyed some of the most memorable early performances of her career in the Acura tournament, which runs Sunday through Aug. 1 at La Costa Resort and Spa.
July 16, 2004 |
Jennifer Capriati, a French Open semifinalist and Wimbledon quarterfinalist this year, withdrew Thursday from next week's JPMorgan Chase Open. Capriati, the third player to withdraw from the tournament in the last five days, cited a hamstring injury. She is No. 7 in the WTA tour rankings and probably would have been one of the top five seeded players in the event, scheduled to run Monday through July 25 at the Home Depot Center in Carson.
June 4, 2004 |
The shift from underdog to favorite has rarely been smooth for Jennifer Capriati. Capriati and the word "favorite" formed an uneasy alliance at the French Open after the surprising departures of Venus and Serena Williams and Amelie Mauresmo of France. There should have been a warning offered her Thursday: Front-run at your own peril. Once the underdog tag was eliminated, so was Capriati.