Jill Craybas To Hang Up Racquet After the US Open

   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 […]
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August 30, 2013  |  Discuss

After 17 years on Tour, Jill Craybas soldiers on

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...
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February 17, 2013  |  Discuss

American Qualifier Marand Stuns Craybas at Fresh Start Women’s Open

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...
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February 14, 2013  |  Discuss

WTA Bad Gastein – Cornet prevails over Wickmayer, as Goerges and Craybas take doubles title

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,...
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June 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Rain interrupts Gastein Ladies again

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  |  Discuss

Craybas, Scholl of US advance in Austria

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  |  Discuss

Straight Sets: On Second Day of Qualifying, Success for American Women

The second day of qualifying at the Australian Open featured an impressive victory by Jill Craybas.
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January 12, 2012  |  Discuss

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