Christina Fusano, who enjoyed a career-high worldwide ranking of No. 84 in 2008, enters her second season as assistant coach with the UC Davis women's tennis team.
Fusano arrived to UC Davis after a successful professional career, including a mixed doubles appearance at the 2011 U.S. Open with Stanford graduate David Martin. The pair won the inaugural U.S. Open National Playoffs last week in Connecticut, qualifying for the 14-team event after winning the USTA Southern Section in July 2011.
She also played with the Sacramento Capitals of the World Team Tennis Pro League.
Fusano had a standout career at Cal from 1999-2003, posting more than 200 combined singles and doubles wins, including a 37-10 doubles mark during her senior season. Alongside teammate Raquel Kops-Jones, Fusano captured the 2003 NCAA Div. I doubles title. She was an Academic All-America honorable mention and Pac-10 All-Academic selection while at Cal and was a Pac-10 doubles champion as a junior.
She later embarked on a professional career which has seen her win 11 USTA Pro Circuit doubles titles while enjoying a career-high worldwide ranking of No. 84 in 2008. She's previously played at the U.S. Open and Wimbledon during her career.
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