Jamie Hampton Bio

  • Coached by Ola Malmqvist
  • Father was in the army; mother was a homemaker; also has a half brother and sister (much older)
  • Born in Germany (father was working there); moved to US when she was young
  • Started playing at age 8
  • Strengths are athleticism and variety; favorite surface is hard
  • Developed a wrist injury from age 15/16 and played with it for a few years; had surgery at age 19 and was really able to begin dedicating herself
  • Tennis idols were Roger Federer and David Nalbandian
  • Best tennis memory is winning first Grand Slam match at 2012 Australian Open; favorite tournament is Australian Open.
Biographical information from WTA. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.

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