Liezel Huber

Tennis

Liezel Huber
  • 2000
  • 2008
  • 2012
Name: Liezel Huber
Sport: Tennis
Events: Doubles, Mixed Doubles
Height: 5’11”
Current Residence: Houston, TX

Olympic Experience:
  • 2000 Olympic Games, lost in first round of doubles with Amanda Coetzer (for South Africa)
  • 2008 Olympic Games, quarterfinals in doubles with Lindsay Davenport (lost to Spain's Anabel Medina Garrigues, and Virginia Ruano Pascual)
  • 2012 Olympic Games, 4th place in doubles
Career Highlights:
  • 2012 Wimbledon, semifinals in doubles with Lisa Raymond (lost to Serena and Venus Williams)
  • No. 1-ranked doubles player in the world (first hit No. 1 November 2007)
  • 52 WTA doubles titles (including five Grand Slam titles)
  • 2010 US Open, 1st (mixed doubles with Bob Bryan)
  • 2009 Roland Garros, 1st (mixed doubles with Bob Bryan)
  • 8-2 U.S. Fed Cup Team record (doubles)
  • Six WTA Player Awards Doubles Team of the Year (with Cara Black, 2007-08), Humanitarian  of the Year (2005, 2007), Player Service Awards (2008-09)

Fun Facts:  Liezel husband, Tony, serves as her coach. Sponsors annual U15 girls tournament in South Africa. Became an American citizen in July 2007. Liezel enjoys reading and traveling.