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scheduleLast updated 18/10/2021
GB RANKING
Great Britain 10
WORLD RANKING
268 1 arrow_drop_down
CAREER HIGH
163 22/10/2018
FED CUP TIES PLAYED
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Get to know Katie

  • Place of birth: Bristol
  • Lives: Wichita Kansas
  • Trains: National Tennis Centre / Wichita
  • Coach: Esteban Carril, Julien Picot
  • Twitter: @katieswan99
  • Favourite shot: Forehand
  • Favourite surface: Hard
  • Likes: Listening to music, baking, cooking, socialising with friends and spending time at home with her 4 dogs. 
  • Family: Moved to Kansas with her family in 2013 for her dad’s work. 
GB RANKING
Great Britain 15 1 arrow_drop_down
WORLD RANKING
455 137 arrow_drop_up
CAREER HIGH
293 26/02/2018
FED CUP TIES PLAYED
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Get to know Katie

  • Place of birth: Bristol
  • Lives: Wichita Kansas
  • Trains: National Tennis Centre / Wichita
  • Coach: Esteban Carril, Julien Picot
  • Twitter: @katieswan99
  • Favourite shot: Forehand
  • Favourite surface: Hard
  • Likes: Listening to music, baking, cooking, socialising with friends and spending time at home with her 4 dogs. 
  • Family: Moved to Kansas with her family in 2013 for her dad’s work. 

2021 2021 addremove

Following an injury lay-off won her first title in two years with victory in a $25k tournament in Orlando on the ITF Tour in February. Was selected to represent Great Britain in a Billie Jean King Cup Play-Off tie against Mexico in April at the National Tennis Centre.

2020 2020 addremove

Competed in ITF $25ks across central and north America before spending lockdown at home in Wichita, where she helped her mother, Nicki, coordinate the packing and delivering of food parcels for disadvantaged communities. Competed in the Progress Tour Women’s Championships at the National Tennis Centre in July, but was forced to retire due to injury.

2019 2019 addremove

Reached the semi finals of the ITF $25k in Irapuato, Mexico in March and the quarter finals of the ITF $25k in Rome in May. Reached the last 32 of the qualifying tournament at Roland Garros in May, a strong run of form which saw her rewarded with a Wimbledon MD wildcard. Won $25K in Claremont, California in October, defeating Brazils Pedretti in straight sets.

2018 2018 addremove

Joined Andy Murray’s 77 Sports Management agency at the start of the year. Won $25,000 Monzon tournament in Spain in May. Reached second round of Wimbledon by recording her highest ranked win against Irena Camilia Begu, who was ranked 36 in the world. 

Early Career Early Career addremove

Age group winner of the British Junior Nationals in 2009.  Top-ranked British 14U player in 2012 and represented GB. Began ITF Juniors career in 2013 competing in tournaments in the Caribbean, South America and the USA. Won her first doubles title that year in El Salvador. Rose to no.2 on the junior circuit. Won first ITF Pro-Circuit titles in 2015 – Sharm El Sheikh and Madrid. Also reached the final of the Junior Australian Open. Miami Open 2016 defeating Lauren Davis, former top 50 player and ranked no.102 at the time. Became Britain’s youngest ever Fed Cup player in Feb 2016 and received a wild card into Wimbledon the same year. Won first WTA main draw victory at 2016 Hawaii Open.

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