Cara Black (born February 17, 1979 in Harare) is a professional female tennis player from Zimbabwe. Note that Cara Black is also the name of a San Francisco-based mystery author whose Paris-set works include "Murder in Montmartre."
As the daughter of Don and Velia Black, the tennis-playing Cara is the younger sister of Wayne Black and Byron Black, both professional male tennis players. All three compete mostly in doubles with Wayne being the 2001 US Open and 2005 Australian Open champion and Byron the 1994 French Open winner.
Cara also won two Grand Slam women doubles titles in her career:Wimbledon 2004 and 2005. She has won _ Grand Slam Mixed Doubles titles in her career, parterning with her brother Wayne: the 2002 French Open & the 2004 Wimbledon Championships. (they reached the final at the 2004 French Open; they reached the Semifinals at the 2003 French Open & 2003 US Open)
In November 2005, Black was runner up in the WTA Championships doubles title. Australian Samantha Stosur and American Lisa Raymond defeated Australian Rennae Stubbs and Black 6-7 (5-7), 7-5, 6-4.
In August 2005, Black announced that she would marry her longtime boyfriend, Australian mental and fitness trainer Brett Stephens.