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Chris Evert

Chris Evert
  • Residence: Boca Raton, Florida, USA
  • Date of Birth: 21 Dec 1954
  • Birthplace: Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA
  • Height: 5'6" (1.68 m)
  • Weight: 125 lbs. (56.6 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
  • Status: Pro Dec. 21, 1972/Retired Sept. 1989

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Chris Evert Biography

Married two-time Olympic downhill skier Andy Mill on July 30, 1988...Gave birth to sons Alexander James (October 12, 1991), Nicholas Joseph (June 8, 1994), and Colton Jack (June 14, 1996) in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida...Whole family is involved in tennis; mother, Colette, is a club player; father, Jimmy, retired in 1997 from teaching at Holiday Park in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, where he instructed his children: Jeanne, born in 1957, was a touring pro; Clare, born in 1968, played collegiate tennis for Southern Methodist University; eldest brother Drew, born in 1953, played varsity tennis at Auburn University and was a teaching pro; younger brother John, born in 1961, played varsity tennis at Auburn and works in the tennis industry...Two books include the autobiography Chrissie (written with Neil Amdur), published in 1982, and Lloyd on Lloyd (co-authored with John Lloyd in collaboration with Carol Thatcher), released in June 1986...Likes to visit Paris and The Great Barrier Reef in Hamilton Island...On November 11, 1989, was first female sports celebrity to guest host the American comedy television show Saturday Night Live...Featured on front of Wheaties cereal box in 1987...Hosted Chris Evert Special on prime-time television...Emerged as the most widely known athlete in the nation in a poll conducted by American Sports Data, Inc. in 1991.
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Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles - 154
WTA Doubles Titles - 18
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles - 4
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles - -11
Prize Money $0 $8,287,186
W/L - Singles - - - 1304 - 144
W/L - Doubles - - - 117 - 39
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Results

FED CUP

Fed Cup // JAPAN // 02-Oct-1989 // $0 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/0Q/64D // Rank: 0 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R1 Win Christina Papadaki (GRE) 0 6-0 6-1
R2 Win Karin Ptaszek (DEN) 0 6-1 6-1
Q Win Judith Wiesner (AUT) 0 6-1 6-0
F Win Jana Novotna (CZE) 0 6-2 6-3
F Win Conchita Martínez (ESP) 0 6-3 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+0

Prize Money

$0
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Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
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Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
10-Jun-1985 (1) 12-Sep-1988 (13)
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ò Owns the highest winning percentage in pro tennis history (.900)
ò Has the best record on clay of any player for any single surface with a 125-match win streak set from August 1973-May 1979, until Tracy Austin defeated her 64 26 76 in 1979 Rome SF
ò Holds Open Era record for most consecutive Grand Slam SFs or better with 34 from 1971 US Open through 1983 Roland Garros
ò Competed in 19th and final US Open in 1989; lost to Zina Garrison 76(1) 62 in QF; reached SFs or better in 17 of 19 appearances; first US Open was in 1971 at 16 years of age; won 101 matches at the US Open, more than any other player, male or female
ò From 1972-1989, was never ranked lower than the Top 4
ò Won at least one Grand Slam title per year for 13 years, 1974-86
ò Is tied with Martina Navratilova for fourth on all-time list with 18 Grand Slam singles titles (7 Roland Garros, 6 US Open, 3 Wimbledon, 2 Australian Open); Margaret Court leads all players with 24, Steffi Graf is second with 22 and Helen Wills Moody is third with 19
ò Reclaimed the No. 1 ranking on June 10, 1985, after upsetting Navratilova 63 67(4) 75 in Roland Garros final; prior to that, her last time at No. 1 was June 1981
ò Won 1,000th career singles match during 1984 Australian Open, becoming first player, male or female, to reach that landmark; ended career second in match wins with 1,309
ò Reached SF or better of 52 of last 56 Grand Slams
ò Mark of 55 consecutive match wins, set in 1974, stood until Martina Navratilova set record of 74 straight in 1984; through 2001, the 55-match winning streak ranks fifth in the Open Era ò Through 2002, her 154 singles titles ranks second in the Open Era
SINGLES
Winner (154 WTA Tour): 1971 - St. Petersburg, Charlotte, Tulsa, South Orange; 1972 - Virginia Slims Championships, Fort Lauderdale, Queen's Club, US Clay Courts; 1973 - Virginia Slims Championships, Akron, Johannesburg, New York Indoors, Sarasota, Atlanta, Miami, St. Petersburg, Cleveland, Columbus, Fort Lauderdale, US Clay Courts; 1974 - Roland Garros, Wimbledon, Rome, Hilton Head, US Clay Courts, Mission Viejo, Fort Lauderdale, Sarasota, St. Petersburg, Dallas, Houston, Newport, Eastbourne, Canadian Open, Tokyo Gunze, Hilton Head Invitational; 1975 - Roland Garros, US Open, Rome, Hilton Head Invitational, San Francisco, US Clay Courts, Atlanta, Houston, Amelia Island (FC Cup), Virginia Slims Championships, Orlando, Akron, L'Eggs Classic-Austin TX, Rye [New York], Palm Springs, Tokyo Gunze ; 1976 - Wimbledon, US Open, San Francisco, Eastbourne, Washington DC, Detroit, Phoenix, L'Eggs Classic-Austin TX, Sarasota, Colgate Series Championships, Tokyo Gunze, Amelia Island; 1977 - US Open, Virginia Slims Championships, Colgate Series Championships, Hilton Head, Atlanta, Los Angeles, Chicago, Seattle, Hollywood [Florida], Philadelphia, Tucson; 1978 - US Open, Colgate Series Championships, Hilton Head, Atlanta, Minnesota, Philadelphia, Tokyo Emeron Cup; 1979 - Roland Garros, US Clay Courts, Eastbourne, Los Angeles, Seattle, Clairol Crown-La Costa, Vienna, Mahwah; 1980 - Roland Garros, US Open, Rome, US Clay Courts, Canadian Open, Brighton, Deerfield Beach, Chichester; 1981 - Wimbledon, Rome, Hilton Head, Amelia Island, Swiss Open, Boston, Deerfield Beach, Clairol Crown-La Costa, Sydney; 1982 - Australian Open, US Open, Rome, Atlanta, Amelia Island, Swiss Open, Deerfield Beach, Tokyo Lions Cup, Palm Beach Gardens, Tampa; 1983 - Roland Garros, Berlin, Amelia Island, Brighton, Palm Beach Gardens, Deerfield Beach; 1984 - Australian Open, Hilton Head, Canadian Open, Los Angeles, Key Biscayne, Johannesburg; 1985 - Roland Garros, Berlin, Hilton Head, Tokyo Lions Cup, Canadian Open, Newport, Brighton, Palm Beach Gardens, Key Biscayne, New Orleans; 1986 - Roland Garros, Miami, Key Biscayne, Oakland, Houston, Orlando; 1987 - European Open, Tampa, Houston, Dallas, New Orleans; 1988 - Los Angeles, Houston, New Orleans, Tampa.

DOUBLES
Winner (8): 1987 - Tampa (w/Turnbull); 1979 - Oakland (w/Casals), Los Angeles (w/Casals); 1976 - Wimbledon (w/Navratilova); 1975 - Roland Garros (w/Navratilova), Rome (w/Navratilova); 1974 - Roland Garros (w/Morozova), Rome (w/Morozova).

ADDITIONAL
United States Fed Cup Team 1977-82, 86-87, 89. United States Wightman Cup Team 1971-73, 75-82, 84-85. United States Olympic Team 1988.

Overall Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles - 154
WTA Doubles Titles - 18
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles - 4
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles - -11
Prize Money $0 $8,287,186
W/L - Singles - - - 1304 - 144
W/L - Doubles - - - 117 - 39

Grand Slam History

Singles

W/L   1989 1988 1987 1986 1985 1984 1983 1982
31 / 4 AUSTRALIAN OPEN - F - - F W - W
73 / 6 FRENCH OPEN - 3r SF W W F W SF
98 / 15 WIMBLEDON SF SF SF SF F F 3r F
103 / 13 US OPEN QF SF QF SF SF F F W
W/L   1981 1980 1979 1978 1977 1976 1975
31 / 4 AUSTRALIAN OPEN F - - - - - -
73 / 6 FRENCH OPEN SF - - - - - -
98 / 15 WIMBLEDON W - - - - - -
103 / 13 US OPEN SF - - - - - -
W/L   1974 1973 1972 1971 1970 1969 1968
31 / 4 AUSTRALIAN OPEN F - - - - - -
73 / 6 FRENCH OPEN - - - - - - -
98 / 15 WIMBLEDON - - - - - - -
103 / 13 US OPEN - - - - - - -

Doubles

W/L   1989 1988 1987 1986 1985 1984 1983 1982
11 / 4 AUSTRALIAN OPEN - F - - QF SF - 3r
8 / 3 FRENCH OPEN - - - 3r QF - 3r -
17 / 7 WIMBLEDON 3r SF - 2r QF 3r 3r 3r
12 / 5 US OPEN - QF 3r - 3r QF - 3r
W/L   1981 1980 1979 1978 1977 1976 1975
11 / 4 AUSTRALIAN OPEN - - - - - - -
8 / 3 FRENCH OPEN - - - - - - -
17 / 7 WIMBLEDON - - - - - - -
12 / 5 US OPEN - - - - - - -
W/L   1974 1973 1972 1971 1970 1969 1968
11 / 4 AUSTRALIAN OPEN - - - - - - -
8 / 3 FRENCH OPEN - - - - - - -
17 / 7 WIMBLEDON - - - - - - -
12 / 5 US OPEN - - - - - - -

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Chris Evert Results

  • Singles
    Doubles

FED CUP

Fed Cup // JAPAN // 02-Oct-1989 // $0 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/0Q/64D // Rank: 0 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R1 Win Christina Papadaki (GRE) 0 6-0 6-1
R2 Win Karin Ptaszek (DEN) 0 6-1 6-1
Q Win Judith Wiesner (AUT) 0 6-1 6-0
F Win Jana Novotna (CZE) 0 6-2 6-3
F Win Conchita Martínez (ESP) 0 6-3 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+0

Prize Money

$0

US OPEN

Grand Slam // USA // 28-Aug-1989 // $2,138,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/0Q/64D // Rank: 4 // Seed/Entry: 4/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Win Bettina Fulco-Vilella (ARG) 48 6-4 6-2
R64 Win Elise Burgin (USA) 87 6-4 6-1
R32 Win Patricia Tarabini (ARG) 69 6-2 6-4
R16 Win [12] Monica Seles (USA) 12 6-0 6-2
Q Loss [5] Zina Garrison (USA) 6 7-6 (1) 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+88

Prize Money

$38,000

TORONTO

WTA // CANADA // 21-Aug-1989 // $300,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/0Q/32D // Rank: 4 // Seed/Entry: 3/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R64 BYE
R32 Loss Anne Harris (AUS) 41 6-4 7-5

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$900

WIMBLEDON

Grand Slam // GREAT BRITAIN // 26-Jun-1989 // $2,035,896 // Grass (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/0Q/64D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: 4/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Win Peanut Harper (USA) 84 6-1 6-1
R64 Win Hu Na (USA) 116 7-5 6-3
R32 Win Anne Hobbs (GBR) 521 6-4 6-1
R16 Win Patty Fendick (USA) 23 6-2 6-2
Q Win Laura Golarsa (ITA) 87 6-3 2-6 7-5
S Loss [1] Steffi Graf (GER) 1 6-2 6-1

WTA Rankings PTS

+158

Prize Money

$72,443

EASTBOURNE

WTA // GREAT BRITAIN // 19-Jun-1989 // $300,000 // Grass (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/0Q/32D // Rank: 4 // Seed/Entry: 2/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R64 Win Iwona Kuczynska (POL) 109 6-2 6-3
R32 Win Sara Gomer (GBR) 60 6-2 6-0
R16 Loss [14] Raffaella Reggi (ITA) 28 W/O

WTA Rankings PTS

+25

Prize Money

$2,250

GENEVA

WTA // SWITZERLAND // 22-May-1989 // $100,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/0Q/16D // Rank: 4 // Seed/Entry: 1/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win Sabine Hack (GER) 121 6-3 7-6 (6)
R16 Loss Barbara Paulus (AUT) 34 6-4 6-1

WTA Rankings PTS

+17

Prize Money

$1,175

HOUSTON

WTA // USA // 24-Apr-1989 // $250,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/0Q/16D // Rank: 4 // Seed/Entry: 1/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win Karen Schimper (RSA) 99 6-1 6-2
R16 Win Kathy Rinaldi Stunkel (USA) 56 6-0 6-3
Q Win [8] Gretchen Magers (USA) 42 7-6 (3) 6-3
S Win [5] Susan Sloane-Lundy (USA) 21 7-6 (5) 6-2
F Loss Monica Seles (USA) 0 3-6 6-1 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+140

Prize Money

$22,500

MIAMI

WTA // USA // 27-Mar-1989 // $750,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/0Q/64D // Rank: 4 // Seed/Entry: 2/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Win Sabrina Goles (CRO) 70 6-3 6-4
R64 Win Kathy Rinaldi Stunkel (USA) 74 7-6 (3) 6-4
R32 Win [20] Nathalie Tauziat (FRA) 35 6-3 6-3
R16 Win [9] Mary Joe Fernandez (USA) 16 7-5 6-2
Q Win [11] Helen Kelesi (CAN) 14 6-3 4-6 7-6 (0)
S Win [5] Zina Garrison (USA) 7 6-3 6-1
F Loss [1] Gabriela Sabatini (ARG) 3 6-1 4-6 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+168

Prize Money

$60,000

BOCA RATON

WTA // USA // 13-Mar-1989 // $300,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/0Q/32D // Rank: 4 // Seed/Entry: 3/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R64 BYE
R32 Win Catherine Suire (FRA) 149 6-1 6-0
R16 Win [15] Barbara Paulus (AUT) 32 6-0 7-5
Q Win [5] Mary Joe Fernandez (USA) 13 6-2 6-3
S Win Jana Novotna (CZE) 47 7-5 6-1
F Loss [1] Steffi Graf (GER) 1 4-6 6-2 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+140

Prize Money

$24,000

INDIAN WELLS

WTA // USA // 06-Mar-1989 // $250,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/0Q/16D // Rank: 4 // Seed/Entry: 1/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 BYE
R16 Loss Hana Mandlikova (AUS) 51 3-6 7-6 (2) 6-0

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$1,600

TOKYO (PAN PACIFIC)

WTA // JAPAN // 30-Jan-1989 // $250,000 // Carpet (Indoor) // Draw: 32M/0Q/16D // Rank: 3 // Seed/Entry: 2/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 BYE
R16 Win Andrea Leand (USA) 285 6-2 4-6 6-3
Q Loss [7] Lori McNeil (USA) 12 6-2 5-7 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+50

Prize Money

$6,000

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Current WTA Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
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Rankings Breakdown

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
28/08/1989 US OPEN Q 190
26/06/1989 WIMBLEDON S 370
29/08/1988 US OPEN S 370
20/06/1988 WIMBLEDON S 370
23/05/1988 FRENCH OPEN R32 50
11/01/1988 AUSTRALIAN OPEN F 575
31/08/1987 US OPEN Q 0
22/06/1987 WIMBLEDON S 0
25/05/1987 FRENCH OPEN S 0
25/08/1986 US OPEN S 0
Date Tournament Round Points
23/06/1986 WIMBLEDON S 0
26/05/1986 FRENCH OPEN W 0
25/11/1985 AUSTRALIAN OPEN F 0
26/08/1985 US OPEN S 0
24/06/1985 WIMBLEDON F 0
27/05/1985 FRENCH OPEN W 0
26/11/1984 AUSTRALIAN OPEN W 0
27/08/1984 US OPEN F 0
25/06/1984 WIMBLEDON F 0
28/05/1984 FRENCH OPEN F 0
Date Tournament Round Points
29/08/1983 US OPEN F 0
20/06/1983 WIMBLEDON R32 0
23/05/1983 FRENCH OPEN W 0
29/11/1982 AUSTRALIAN OPEN W 0
30/08/1982 US OPEN W 0
21/06/1982 WIMBLEDON F 0
24/05/1982 FRENCH OPEN S 0
30/11/1981 AUSTRALIAN OPEN F 0
01/09/1981 US OPEN S 0
22/06/1981 WIMBLEDON W 0
Date Tournament Round Points
25/05/1981 FRENCH OPEN S 0
26/08/1980 US OPEN W 0
23/06/1980 WIMBLEDON F 0
26/05/1980 FRENCH OPEN W 0
28/08/1979 US OPEN F 0
25/06/1979 WIMBLEDON F 0
28/05/1979 FRENCH OPEN W 0
28/08/1978 US OPEN W 0
26/06/1978 WIMBLEDON F 0
31/08/1977 US OPEN W 0
Date Tournament Round Points
20/06/1977 WIMBLEDON S 0
01/09/1976 US OPEN W 0
21/06/1976 WIMBLEDON W 0
27/08/1975 US OPEN W 0
23/06/1975 WIMBLEDON S 0
02/06/1975 FRENCH OPEN W 0
28/08/1974 US OPEN S 0
24/06/1974 WIMBLEDON W 0
03/06/1974 FRENCH OPEN W 0
26/12/1973 AUSTRALIAN OPEN F 0
Date Tournament Round Points
27/08/1973 US OPEN S 0
25/06/1973 WIMBLEDON F 0
21/05/1973 FRENCH OPEN F 0
28/08/1972 US OPEN S 0
26/06/1972 WIMBLEDON S 0
01/09/1971 US OPEN S 0
Complete Rankings Breakdown

Rankings History

Year Season-ending Singles Season-ending Doubles
1989 10 0
1988 3 19
1987 3 30
1986 2 14
1985 2 0
1984 2 0
1983 2 0
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
10-Jun-1985 (1) 12-Sep-1988 (13)

Current WTA Rankings

Ranking Points
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Rankings Breakdown

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    Doubles

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
28/08/1989 US OPEN Q 190
26/06/1989 WIMBLEDON S 370
29/08/1988 US OPEN S 370
20/06/1988 WIMBLEDON S 370
23/05/1988 FRENCH OPEN R32 50
11/01/1988 AUSTRALIAN OPEN F 575
31/08/1987 US OPEN Q 0
22/06/1987 WIMBLEDON S 0
25/05/1987 FRENCH OPEN S 0
25/08/1986 US OPEN S 0
Date Tournament Round Points
23/06/1986 WIMBLEDON S 0
26/05/1986 FRENCH OPEN W 0
25/11/1985 AUSTRALIAN OPEN F 0
26/08/1985 US OPEN S 0
24/06/1985 WIMBLEDON F 0
27/05/1985 FRENCH OPEN W 0
26/11/1984 AUSTRALIAN OPEN W 0
27/08/1984 US OPEN F 0
25/06/1984 WIMBLEDON F 0
28/05/1984 FRENCH OPEN F 0
Date Tournament Round Points
29/08/1983 US OPEN F 0
20/06/1983 WIMBLEDON R32 0
23/05/1983 FRENCH OPEN W 0
29/11/1982 AUSTRALIAN OPEN W 0
30/08/1982 US OPEN W 0
21/06/1982 WIMBLEDON F 0
24/05/1982 FRENCH OPEN S 0
30/11/1981 AUSTRALIAN OPEN F 0
01/09/1981 US OPEN S 0
22/06/1981 WIMBLEDON W 0
Date Tournament Round Points
25/05/1981 FRENCH OPEN S 0
26/08/1980 US OPEN W 0
23/06/1980 WIMBLEDON F 0
26/05/1980 FRENCH OPEN W 0
28/08/1979 US OPEN F 0
25/06/1979 WIMBLEDON F 0
28/05/1979 FRENCH OPEN W 0
28/08/1978 US OPEN W 0
26/06/1978 WIMBLEDON F 0
31/08/1977 US OPEN W 0
Date Tournament Round Points
20/06/1977 WIMBLEDON S 0
01/09/1976 US OPEN W 0
21/06/1976 WIMBLEDON W 0
27/08/1975 US OPEN W 0
23/06/1975 WIMBLEDON S 0
02/06/1975 FRENCH OPEN W 0
28/08/1974 US OPEN S 0
24/06/1974 WIMBLEDON W 0
03/06/1974 FRENCH OPEN W 0
26/12/1973 AUSTRALIAN OPEN F 0
Date Tournament Round Points
27/08/1973 US OPEN S 0
25/06/1973 WIMBLEDON F 0
21/05/1973 FRENCH OPEN F 0
28/08/1972 US OPEN S 0
26/06/1972 WIMBLEDON S 0
01/09/1971 US OPEN S 0

Tour Championships

Date Tournament Round Points
14/11/1988 VS CHAMPIONSHIPS Q 190
16/11/1987 VS CHAMPIONSHIPS R16 0
17/03/1986 VS CHAMPIONSHIPS S 0
18/03/1985 VS CHAMPIONSHIPS R16 0
27/02/1984 VS CHAMPIONSHIPS F 0
23/03/1983 VS CHAMPIONSHIPS F 0
21/03/1979 AVON CHAMPIONSHIPS R1 0
24/03/1977 VS CHAMPIONSHIPS W 0
12/04/1976 LOS ANGELES F 0
01/04/1975 VS CHAMPIONSHIPS W 0
Date Tournament Round Points
14/10/1974 VS CHAMPIONSHIPS F 0
10/10/1973 VS CHAMPIONSHIPS W 0
07/10/1972 VS CHAMPIONSHIPS W 0

Tier 1-5

Date Tournament Round Points
21/08/1989 TORONTO R32 11
19/06/1989 EASTBOURNE R16 35
22/05/1989 GENEVA R16 20
24/04/1989 HOUSTON F 210
27/03/1989 MIAMI F 330
13/03/1989 BOCA RATON F 265
06/03/1989 INDIAN WELLS R16 18
30/01/1989 TOKYO (PAN PACIFIC) Q 70
07/11/1988 CHICAGO F 210
31/10/1988 WORCESTER S 170
Date Tournament Round Points
10/10/1988 FILDERSTADT F 210
03/10/1988 NEW ORLEANS W 300
15/08/1988 MONTREAL S 170
08/08/1988 LOS ANGELES W 375
02/05/1988 ROME R16 30
18/04/1988 HOUSTON W 300
28/03/1988 TAMPA W 240
21/03/1988 MIAMI F 330
07/03/1988 BOCA RATON S 170
02/11/1987 WORCESTER F 0
Date Tournament Round Points
16/03/1987 DALLAS W 375
10/03/1986 DALLAS F 0

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