Glatch becomes surprise quarterfinalist

QUEBEC CITY, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- American Alexa Glatch, who recorded her first WTA Tour victory of the year this week, won another match Thursday at the Bell Challenge.
Pennetta leads Italy into Fed Cup final

Pennetta leads Italy into Fed Cup final

REGGIO CALABRIA, Italy, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- Italian Flavia Pennetta is paired against U.S. player Alexa Glatch in the opening match Saturday of the 2009 Fed Cup finals in Italy.

Sharapova wins opener at Aegon Classic

BIRMINGHAM, England, June 8 (UPI) -- Former Wimbledon champion and two-time Birmingham winner Maria Sharapova was among Monday's first-round winners at the Aegon Classic.

U.S. and Czechs 1-1 in Fed Cup

BRNO, Czech Republic, April 25 (UPI) -- American Alexa Glatch beat Iveta Benesova of the Czech Republic Saturday for a 1-1 tie in Fed Cup semifinal play.

Safina, Zvonareva advance at Indian Wells

INDIAN WELLS, Calif., March 16 (UPI) -- Top seed Dinara Safina and fourth-seeded Vera Zvonareva were winners Sunday at the Paribas Open at Indian Wells, Calif.

Bartoli advances at Bank of West Classic

STANFORD, Calif., July 15 (UPI) -- Sixth-seeded Frenchwoman Marion Bartoli defeated qualifier Akgul Amanmuradova of Uzbekistan 6-1, 6-3 Monday at the Bank of the West Classic at Stanford, Calif.

Chakvetadze, Schnyder win at Western Open

CINCINNATI, July 17 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Russian Anna Chakvetadze and second-seeded Swiss Patty Schnyder both picked up wins Tuesday at the Western & Southern Financial Open.
Alexa Glatch
US Open champion Serena Williams reacts as she defeats Alexa Glatch (USA) in the second set during first-round play of the US Open tennis championship on August 31, 2009 in New York. Williams won 6-4,6-1. UPI /Monika Graff. UPI /Monika Graff

Alexa Glatch (born on September 10, 1989) is an American professional tennis player.

She started playing tennis at the age of five. As a junior player, she won the prestigious Easter Bowl title in the Girls 14s and Girls 18s divisions and the Orange Bowl in the Girls 16s division in 2004. She achieved a World Junior Ranking of #5 in 2005, advancing to the 2005 US Open Finals in both singles and doubles. She represented the United States in numerous international competitions including Junior Fed Cup.

Glatch turned professional in 2005 and in that year reached the semifinals of the Forest Hills Tennis Classic and the second round of the US Open. She was in an accident in November 2005; her injuries included a broken right wrist and left elbow. It took her eight months until she could start regularly playing competitive tennis again. Her ranking dropped significantly as a result.

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