Raquel Atawo is a retired American professional tennis player who now works as a volunteer tennis assistant for the California Golden Bears. She became a professional in 2000 and played for the Boston Lobsters in 2008. And in 2019, she played for the Philadelphia Freedoms.
A native of Fresno, California, Raquel was born on December 8, 1982, under the star sign of Sagittarius. She stands 5 ft 7 in tall and played right-handed (two-handed backhand). She is also known as Kops-Jones. She has a career-high doubles ranking of No. 10, which is achieved on March 2, 2015.
Raquel Atawo has an estimated net worth of $6 million. During her successful professional tennis career, Rogers won a total of 2 ITF singles titles, won a total of 18 WTA and 18 ITF doubles titles for which she received a total of $2,326,815 in cash prize. That's the amount she earned from playing matches according to Wikipedia, but that’s not all of Raquel's earnings.
For doubles only, Rogers received $127,114 in prize money, less compared to what Naomi Osaka and Maria Sharapova received. Her 2020 earnings is $147, 868. All these amounts she earned are from playing matches. Raquel also makes money from her various endorsement deals, sponsorships, and businesses.
2015 was a hectic year for tennis player Rachel Atawo. That year, she and her partner Abigail Spears reached the BNP Paribas WTA Finals which was held in Singapore for the second consecutive season and was also inducted into the Cal Athletic Hall of Fame.
Last but not least, the same year she got married to Cal track & field alumnus Toby Atawo on July 18. The wedding ceremony was held at Testarossa Winery in Los Gatos in attendance of around 90 guests.
Her husband Toby is a Canadian and lives in Toronto, Canada. He attended Eastern Illinois University.
Atawo was born on December 8, 1982, to mother Nancy Kops, and father Lawrence Jones. She grew up in Fresno, California, US. She has two sisters, Renee Atawo, and KhristyAtawo. Raquel started playing tennis at the age of 8. She grew up idolizing professional tennis player Serena Williams.
Raquel attended the University of UC Berkeley, a reputed school in the United Staes. She graduated in 2004 with a major in American Studies. Raquel's favorite tournament is Wimbledon and her best memory is winning the first WTA doubles title at Quebec City in 2007. Her other areas of interest are cooking, skyping with friends and family, besides tennis.
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