NEWPORT, R.I., May 16, 2014 - An exhibition match featuring tennis legends Monica Seles, Tracy Austin, Gigi Fernandez, and Rhode Island native and recently retired WTA Tour player Jill Craybas has been added to the schedule of events for the International Tennis Hall of Fame’s annual Hall of Fame Tennis Championships and Rolex Hall of Fame Enshrinement Weekend in July.
By Vito Ellison and Josh Meiseles Special to Tennis Panorama News (August 30, 2013) FLUSHING MEADOWS, NY – For nearly 18 years, Jill Craybas represented the United States on the WTA Tour. Her famous work ethic, charisma and longevity made her an instant fan favorite. At the age of 39, the Rhode Island-native revealed she […]
By McCarton Ackerman, Special for Tennis Grandstand For American player Jill Craybas, most of her contemporaries have retired from the tour, moved into coaching and then retired from that. But at age 38, she still feels like there’s plenty for her to accomplish in pro tennis. Craybas turned pro in 1996 after winning the NCAA women’s singles title and has remained a constant fixture...
By McCarton Ackerman
(February 14, 2013) RANCHO SANTA FE, Calif., – The third edition of the Fresh Start Women’s Open at the Morgan Run Club continued on Thursday with all second round singles and quarterfinal doubles matches being played. American qualifier Sanaz Marand pulled off a shock win against former top 40 player and US Olympian Jill Craybas, the No. 4 seed in the...
By Romi Cvitkovic
Although the WTA tournament in Bad Gastein started off with days of rain, the tournament ended in tears of joy for one of its winners, Alize Cornet. In just her second career title, she dispatched of Yanina Wickmayer 7-5, 7-6(1) in just over two hours.
“It has been four years I haven’t won a singles title, so it’s just happiness now. I’m so happy,”...
Just three matches at the Gastein Ladies were completed before heavy rain interrupted play for a third straight day on Wednesday.
Eighth-seeded Johanna Larsson of Sweden defeated Jana Cepelova of Slovakia 6-4, 7-6 (1), while Americans Chichi Scholl and Jill Craybas also reached the second round.
Scholl routed Zuzana Ondraskova of the Czech Republic 6-3, 6-0, and Craybas beat Nina...
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June 13, 2012
Americans Jill Craybas and Chichi Scholl advanced at the rain-delayed Gastein Ladies tournament on Wednesday.
Craybas defeated Nina Bratchikova of Russia 7-5, 6-3, while Scholl routed Zuzana Ondraskova of the Czech Republic 6-3, 6-0 before heavy rain interrupted play for a third straight day.
Also, eighth-seeded Johanna Larsson of Sweden defeated Jana Cepelova of Slovakia 6-4,...
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June 13, 2012
The second day of qualifying at the Australian Open featured an impressive victory by Jill Craybas.