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Rosie Casals

Rosie Casals
  • Residence: Sausalito, California, USA
  • Date of Birth: 16 Sep 1948
  • Birthplace: San Franscisco, California,USA
  • Height: 5'2 1/2" (1.59 m)
  • Weight: 120 lbs. (54.4 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed
  • Status: Pro 1968/Retired

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Rosie Casals Biography

One of WTA Tour Players Association founders and served on the Board of Directors from 1974-84...Has represented the WTA TOUR on the Women's Tennis Council...Now President and inspiration for Sportswoman, Inc., a sports promotion and management company...Currently promoting the Tennis Classics, an over-30s circuit for both men and women...Also launched Midnight Productions, a television production company... Is distant relative of the renowned cellist Pablo Casals... Received only tennis lessons from her father, Manuel, who was a soccer player in his native El Salvador and was a member of the national team... Enjoys writing poetry, cooking, golf and going to the movies.
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YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles - 0
WTA Doubles Titles - 1
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles - 10
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles - 6
Prize Money $0 $1,362,222
W/L - Singles - - - 595 - 325
W/L - Doubles - - - 92 - 94
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Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
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Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
12-Sep-1983 (47) 07-Nov-1988 (47)
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ò Won the first-ever Virginia Slims Series tournament, played in Houston, September 23-26, 1970
ò When she won doubles title at Virginia Slims of California with Navratilova in 1988, became second-oldest player ever to win a pro event at 39 years, 5 months (Billie Jean King won 1983 Birmingham at 39 years, 6 months)
ò Started on the international tour during her senior year of high school in 1966, before professional tennis 1981 - Passed $1 million in career earnings during 1981
ò U.S. Fed Cup Team captain in 1980 and 1981
ò Served as player-coach of U.S. Wightman Cup team in 1977, 1979 and 1980
ò Underwent knee surgery in July 1978 and managed only one singles final thereafter, at Manchester 1980
ò Official USTA ranking among the Top 5 for 11 years (excluded from ranking in 1966-75, while a contract pro)
ò Ranked 10 times No. 1 on U.S. doubles list, eight times with Billie
ò Jean King between 1966 and 1975, with Chris Evert in 1977 and JoAnne Russell in 1978
ò Entered the U.S. Top 5 for the first time in 1964 at 16 years old
SINGLES
Winner (incomplete): 1973 - Hilton Head, St. Louis; 1972 - Long Beach, Oklahoma City, Columbus; 1971 - Philadelphia, New York; 1970 - Houston; 1968 - Los Angeles; 1967 - n/a; 1966 - n/a.

DOUBLES
Winner: 1988 - Oakland (w/Navratilova); 1982 - US Open (w/Turnbull); Toyota Series Championships (w/Turnbull); 1981 - Toyota Series Championships (w/Turnbull), Hilton Head (w/Turnbull); 1980 - Amelia Island (w/Kloss), Colgate Series Championships (w/Turnbull); 1979 - Oakland (w/Evert), Chicago (w/Stuart), Los Angeles (w/Evert), Hilton Head (w/Navratilova), German Open (w/Turnbull), San Diego (w/Navratilova); 1977 - Hilton Head (w/Evert); 1974 - US Open (w/King), Virginia Slims Championships (w/King), Detroit (w/King), Akron (w/King), Hilton Head (w/Morozova); 1973 - Wimbledon (w/King), Los Angeles (w/Heldman), Washington, DC (w/Heldman); 1971 - Wimbledon (w/King), US Open (w/Dalton); 1970 - Wimbledon (w/King), Italian Open (w/King), Queen's Club (w/King); 1968 - Wimbledon (w/King), Winchester (w/King); 1967 - Wimbledon (w/King), US Championships (w/King), Italian Open (w/Turner), South Africa (w/King).

MIXED DOUBLES
Winner: 1975 - US Open (w/Stockton); 1970 - Wimbledon (w/Nastase), Newport (w/Drysdale).

SENIOR DOUBLES
Winner: 1991 - US Open (w/King); 1990 - US Open (w/King).

ADDITIONAL
United States Fed Cup Team 1967, 76-81. United States Wightman Cup Team 1967, 76-82.

Overall Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles - 0
WTA Doubles Titles - 1
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles - 10
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles - 6
Prize Money $0 $1,362,222
W/L - Singles - - - 595 - 325
W/L - Doubles - - - 92 - 94

Grand Slam History

Singles

W/L   1985 1984 1983 1982 1981 1980 1979 1978
0 / 2 AUSTRALIAN OPEN - - - - 2r - - -
2 / 2 FRENCH OPEN - - - - 2r - - -
22 / 14 WIMBLEDON - 1r 3r 2r 1r - - -
32 / 16 US OPEN 2r 2r 3r 2r 4r - - -
W/L   1977 1976 1975 1974 1973 1972 1971
0 / 2 AUSTRALIAN OPEN - - - - - - -
2 / 2 FRENCH OPEN - - - - - - -
22 / 14 WIMBLEDON - - - - - - -
32 / 16 US OPEN - - - - - - -
W/L   1970 1969 1968 1967 1966 1965 1964
0 / 2 AUSTRALIAN OPEN - QF - - - - -
2 / 2 FRENCH OPEN - - - - - - -
22 / 14 WIMBLEDON - - - - - - -
32 / 16 US OPEN - - - - - - -

Doubles

W/L   1989 1988 1987 1986 1985 1984 1983 1982
2 / 2 AUSTRALIAN OPEN - - - - - - - QF
9 / 4 FRENCH OPEN - 2r - - - - QF F
14 / 6 WIMBLEDON 2r 1r - - 1r - F SF
15 / 10 US OPEN 2r 1r - 2r 2r 3r QF W
W/L   1981 1980 1979 1978 1977 1976 1975
2 / 2 AUSTRALIAN OPEN - - - - - - -
9 / 4 FRENCH OPEN - - - - - - -
14 / 6 WIMBLEDON - - - - - - -
15 / 10 US OPEN - - - - - - -
W/L   1974 1973 1972 1971 1970 1969 1968
2 / 2 AUSTRALIAN OPEN - - - - - F -
9 / 4 FRENCH OPEN - - - - - - -
14 / 6 WIMBLEDON - - - - - - -
15 / 10 US OPEN - - - - - - -
W/L   1967 1966 1965 1964 1963 1962 1961
2 / 2 AUSTRALIAN OPEN - - - - - - -
9 / 4 FRENCH OPEN - - - - - - -
14 / 6 WIMBLEDON - - - - - - -
15 / 10 US OPEN - - - - - - -

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Rosie Casals Results

  • Singles
    Doubles

DENVER

WTA // USA // 11-Feb-1991 // $100,000 // Carpet (Indoor) // Draw: 32M/0Q/16D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: /W

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss Andrea Leand (USA) 159 6-1 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$700

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Current WTA Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
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Rankings Breakdown

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
26/08/1985 US OPEN R64 0
27/08/1984 US OPEN R64 0
25/06/1984 WIMBLEDON R128 0
29/08/1983 US OPEN R32 0
20/06/1983 WIMBLEDON R32 0
30/08/1982 US OPEN R64 0
21/06/1982 WIMBLEDON R64 0
30/11/1981 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 0
01/09/1981 US OPEN R16 0
22/06/1981 WIMBLEDON R128 0
Date Tournament Round Points
25/05/1981 FRENCH OPEN R64 0
24/11/1980 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 0
26/08/1980 US OPEN R64 0
23/06/1980 WIMBLEDON R64 0
28/08/1979 US OPEN R128 0
25/06/1979 WIMBLEDON R32 0
28/05/1979 FRENCH OPEN R64 0
31/08/1977 US OPEN R16 0
20/06/1977 WIMBLEDON Q 0
01/09/1976 US OPEN Q 0
Date Tournament Round Points
21/06/1976 WIMBLEDON Q 0
27/08/1975 US OPEN R64 0
23/06/1975 WIMBLEDON R16 0
28/08/1974 US OPEN Q 0
24/06/1974 WIMBLEDON R16 0
27/08/1973 US OPEN Q 0
25/06/1973 WIMBLEDON Q 0
28/08/1972 US OPEN Q 0
26/06/1972 WIMBLEDON S 0
01/09/1971 US OPEN F 0
Date Tournament Round Points
02/09/1970 US OPEN F 0
22/06/1970 WIMBLEDON S 0
23/06/1969 WIMBLEDON S 0
26/05/1969 FRENCH OPEN R64 0
20/01/1969 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 0
29/08/1968 US OPEN R32 0
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Rankings History

Year Season-ending Singles Season-ending Doubles
1988 554 48
1985 183 0
1984 172 0
1983 58 0
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
12-Sep-1983 (47) 07-Nov-1988 (47)

Current WTA Rankings

Ranking Points
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Rankings Breakdown

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    Doubles

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
26/08/1985 US OPEN R64 0
27/08/1984 US OPEN R64 0
25/06/1984 WIMBLEDON R128 0
29/08/1983 US OPEN R32 0
20/06/1983 WIMBLEDON R32 0
30/08/1982 US OPEN R64 0
21/06/1982 WIMBLEDON R64 0
30/11/1981 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 0
01/09/1981 US OPEN R16 0
22/06/1981 WIMBLEDON R128 0
Date Tournament Round Points
25/05/1981 FRENCH OPEN R64 0
24/11/1980 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 0
26/08/1980 US OPEN R64 0
23/06/1980 WIMBLEDON R64 0
28/08/1979 US OPEN R128 0
25/06/1979 WIMBLEDON R32 0
28/05/1979 FRENCH OPEN R64 0
31/08/1977 US OPEN R16 0
20/06/1977 WIMBLEDON Q 0
01/09/1976 US OPEN Q 0
Date Tournament Round Points
21/06/1976 WIMBLEDON Q 0
27/08/1975 US OPEN R64 0
23/06/1975 WIMBLEDON R16 0
28/08/1974 US OPEN Q 0
24/06/1974 WIMBLEDON R16 0
27/08/1973 US OPEN Q 0
25/06/1973 WIMBLEDON Q 0
28/08/1972 US OPEN Q 0
26/06/1972 WIMBLEDON S 0
01/09/1971 US OPEN F 0
Date Tournament Round Points
02/09/1970 US OPEN F 0
22/06/1970 WIMBLEDON S 0
23/06/1969 WIMBLEDON S 0
26/05/1969 FRENCH OPEN R64 0
20/01/1969 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 0
29/08/1968 US OPEN R32 0

Tour Championships

Date Tournament Round Points
29/03/1978 VS CHAMPIONSHIPS 0
24/03/1977 VS CHAMPIONSHIPS S 0
12/04/1976 LOS ANGELES R64 0
14/10/1974 VS CHAMPIONSHIPS Q 0
07/10/1972 VS CHAMPIONSHIPS 0

Tier 1-5

Date Tournament Round Points
11/02/1991 DENVER R32 6
02/04/1990 HILTON HEAD R64 11
31/07/1989 SAN DIEGO R32 14
03/04/1989 HILTON HEAD R64 11
04/04/1988 HILTON HEAD R64 11
29/02/1988 WICHITA R32 10
15/02/1988 OAKLAND Q - R32 0

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