Gail Hanson

Gail Brodsky Gail Brodsky was born in Zaporozhye, Ukraine and began playing tennis at age 6 in Brooklyn, NY. Competing as an elite junior, Gail won 8 USTA gold balls, and multiple ITF Junior titles including the Eddie Herr, and winning the 18 and under Easter Bowl at 15 years of age, and achieved a number 1 in every age division.

 

In her professional career playing on the ITF and WTA circuits, Gail got to a career high ranking of #156 in the world and competed in all 4 Grand Slam events, Indian Wells, and Sony Ericsson with multiple wins over players such as Sloane Stevens, Christina McHale, Melanie Oudin, CoCo Vandeweghe and many others throughout her career. Aside from her 8 years of tour- playing experience, Gail was also noted by Bille Jean King as a "player to watch" on HBO's Billie Jean King Cup.

 

Gail (along with husband Mark) developed the highly successful Junior Excellence Tennis Program at Eastside Tennis Center and continues working as an accredited USTA High Performance Tennis Professional for the Northwest High Perfomance Tennis Program. In 2017, Gail started to train for and playing on the ITF Women's, and WTA tours. Since starting up her professional career again, she was able to win 3 ITF singles titles, and 1 ITF doubles title, earning a wildcard into the 2018 US Open.

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