Liezel Huber

Liezel Huber

Olympian 2000, 2008, 2012

    Athlete Bio





    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.

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