18 May 1982
Tennis Player and Coach
Karen Paterson was born in Edinburgh and is an ex-professional tennis player who was active between the years 1998 and 2007. She won a total of 2 ITF singles titles and 5 ITF doubles titles, reaching a career-high ranking of world no. 369 in singles (achieved 3 October 2005) and world no. 220 as a doubles player (achieved on 6 August 2007). She coached British junior, Steph Cornish and currently coaches another British player, Jocelyn Rae.
As a singles competitor, she never managed to qualify for any of the four Grand Slams although she did compete in the Wimbledon doubles competition on two occasions in 2006 and 2007.
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