Biography:

• Turned professional in 2008 and won her first singles title in August 2008 at the ITF 10K in Trecastagni; also added two doubles titles on the ITF circuit in her first year as pro
• Reached her first WTA final in Memphis in 2011
• Made her debut in the WTA’s Top 100 singles’ ranking in January 2011, cracked the Top 50 six months later and reached a career-high ranking of 38th in the world by July 2011
• Twice named Female Player of the Year by Tennis Canada (2010, 2011)
• In her first tournament since taking a five-year break from tennis, she captured the singles title at ITF 15K in Antalya in February 2018
• Claimed the ITF Japan 11A crown in Kurume in May 2019 to move back into Top 150 in the WTA singles’ rankings

A LITTLE MORE ABOUT REBECCA

Getting into the Sport: Started playing at age 10 with father and brother (says that made it lots of fun)… Outside Interests: Likes watching movies and hockey (supports the Vancouver Canucks)… Odds and Ends: Uncle George Hungerford won Olympic gold in rowing for Canada at Tokyo 1964… Favorite surface is hard; favorite tournaments are all Canadian ones and US Open… Best tennis memories are first Top 100 win in Québec City and qualifying for main draw at 2010 US Open…