Julia Boserup Biography
Julia has steadily worked her way up the rankings since her junior breakthrough at the 2008 Orange Bowl, where she won the title. As a professional, she posted her best season in 2011, winning her first USTA Pro Circuit title and reaching the finals of two $50,000 events in Canada. She also reached the semifinals of the $50,000 event in Raleigh, North Carolina. Julia started the 2012 season strong by reaching the final round of qualifying at the Australian Open and winning a $25,000 event the following week. She reached a WTA ranking of 174 before suffering stress fractures in both of her feet. Despite being sidelined for three months, she competed at the end of the year, reaching the quarterfinals at the $100,000 event in Vancouver and the round of 16 at the $75,000 event in Phoenix. She is a two-time practice partner for the U.S. Fed Cup Team.
Julia was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA. Her parents are from Denmark and she feels fortunate to have a combination of both European and American influences in her life. At the age of six, while watching her older sister take a tennis lesson, Julia picked up a racquet, determined to beat her. She ended up falling in love with the sport herself and from that day on was most comfortable in tennis clothes. In order to pursue what had become her dream, Julia homeschooled through high school and moved to Florida with her mother to train with the USTA at their high performance training center. Julia now lives and trains in Newport Beach, CA.