Prior to Florida
Trained at the Evert Tennis Academy ... coached by Jose Lambert ... won the 1999 18's ITF Junior International Tennis Tournament in Curacao ... won the singles and doubles titles at the 1997 Ascuncion Bowl in Paraguay ... played third at the 1996 National Indoor Championships ... was a member of the USTA National Team from 1997-98, when the USA placed first in the 1997 World Youth Cup played in Costa Rica ... ranked No. 23 nationally in the 2000 Girls 18's listings ... in 1999 was listed at No. 120 in the Junior ITF 18's, No. 32 in the U.S. and No. 4 in the state of Florida.