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Zina Garrison

Zina Garrison
  • Residence: Houston, Texas, USA
  • Date of Birth: 16 Nov 1963
  • Birthplace: Houston, Texas, USA
  • Height: 5'4 1/2" (1.64 m)
  • Weight: 135 lbs. (61.2 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed
  • Status: Pro (1982)/Retired (1997)

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Zina Garrison Biography

Began playing tennis at age 10...Coached by Angel Lopez...Married Willard Jackson September 21, 1989 (became engaged day before departure to 1989 Australian Open)...Both parents are deceased; youngest of seven children...Middle name is Lynna...Likes jogging and softball; played in high school (pitcher and shortstop)...Likes artwork, especially making her own painted T-shirts...Often makes appearances at schools to give motivational talks to youngsters; in 1988, founded the Zina Garrison Foundation to provide funds and support for the homeless, youth organizations, anti-drug groups and other charitable groups; started Zina Garrison All-Court Tennis program in summer of 1992 to give inner-city children the opportunity to build self-esteem and learn about themselves through tennis; after she retires, wants to open a homeless shelter and start junior tennis programs around Texas...Received a dog, Gizmo, on her birthday at the 1995 WTA Tour Championships.
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YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles - 11
WTA Doubles Titles - 19
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles - 1
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles - 2
Prize Money $0 $4,430,958
W/L - Singles - - - 587 - 270
W/L - Doubles - - - 436 - 231
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Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
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Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
20-Nov-1989 (4) 23-May-1988 (5)
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ò Considered ret. at end of 1995 season but decided against it with advice from Billie Jean King; played a limited WTA Tour schedule in 1996; participated on the Virginia Slims Legends Tour; retired in 1997
ò Won 14th career singles title at 1995 Birmingham; d. McNeil in final
ò Upset world No. 9 Davenport in 2r of 1995 US Open and went on to reach 4r before l. to No. 4 seed C. Martinez 76 75
ò Unseeded, reached SF at 1995 Philadelphia; upset No. 3 seed Pierce in 2r, Pierce's opening match (had 1r bye) ò Won 500th match, only 12th woman to reach that mark, with 1r win against Jenny Byrne at 1993 Oklahoma City; went on to win title in both singles and doubles, her first singles-doubles sweep since 1986 ò Qualified for and competed in season-ending singles championships 12 consecutive times from 1983-1993 (includes two in 1986); has also qualified five times in doubles ò Earned $15,609 playing for 1995 WORLD TEAMTENNIS runner-up Atlanta Thunder; earned $22,798 as member of 1994 Newport Beach Dukes; teamed with Larisa Neiland, finished season in first place for women s doubles; earned $7,017 in 1993 season ò At 1990 Wimbledon, defeated Seles 36 63 97 and Graf 63 36 64 back-to-back to reach final; l. to Navratilova 64 61; became first black female to reach final of a Grand Slam event since Althea Gibson won Wimbledon in 1957 and 1958; signed three major endorsements after appearance, with Reebok (clothes and shoes), Yonex racquets and Bike Athletic Company (compression performance shorts) ò D. Evert 76(1) 62 in 1989 US Open QF in what was Evert's last career match on the tour ò Won European Indoors title in Zurich in Nov. 1984, becoming the first black woman to win a major event since Les. Allen won Detroit in February 1981; defended title in 1985 by d. Mandlikova ò Has other career wins over C. Martinez and MJ Fernandez ò Learned tennis in John Wilkerson's public parks program in Houston, Texas, USA; first drew attention in 1978 by reaching final of US National 14s (d. Pam Casale and Susan Mascarin) and last 16 of US 14s Clay Courts ò Made first appearance on rankings in 1982 at No. 29 ò Was first black female to be ranked No. 1 in Texas region
SINGLES
Winner (14): 1995 - Birmingham; 1993 - Oklahoma City, Budapest; 1992 - Oklahoma City; 1990 - Birmingham; 1989 - Oakland, Chicago, Newport; 1987 - Sydney, San Francisco; 1986 - Indianapolis; 1985 - Amelia Island, European Indoors; 1984 - European Indoors.

DOUBLES
Winner (20): 1994 - Birmingham (w/Neiland); 1993 - Chicago (w/K. Adams), Oklahoma City (w/Fendick), Zurich (w/Navratilova); 1991 - Miami (w/MJ Fernandez); 1990 - Washington, DC (w/Navratilova), San Diego (w/Fendick), Filderstadt (w/MJ Fernandez); 1989 - Houston (w/K. Adams), Tokyo [Pan Pacific] (w/K. Adams), Eastbourne (w/K. Adams); 1988 - Tokyo Doubles Championships (w/K. Adams), Boca Raton (w/K. Adams), Houston (w/K. Adams), Amelia Island (w/Pfaff), Olympics (w/Shriver); 1987 - Canadian Open (w/McNeil), New Orleans (w/McNeil); 1986 - Canadian Open (w/Sabatini), Indianapolis (w/McNeil).

MIXED DOUBLES
Winner (3): 1990 - Wimbledon (w/Leach); 1988 - Wimbledon (w/Stewart); 1987 - Australian Open (w/Stewart).

ADDITIONAL
United States Fed Cup Team 1984-87, 1989-91, 1994. United States Wightman Cup Team 1987-88. United States Olympic Team 1988, 1992.

Overall Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles - 11
WTA Doubles Titles - 19
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles - 1
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles - 2
Prize Money $0 $4,430,958
W/L - Singles - - - 587 - 270
W/L - Doubles - - - 436 - 231

Grand Slam History

Singles

W/L   1996 1995 1994 1993 1992 1991 1990 1989
30 / 13 AUSTRALIAN OPEN - 3r 1r 3r 4r 4r QF QF
15 / 12 FRENCH OPEN - 1r 1r 1r - 1r 1r 3r
38 / 13 WIMBLEDON - 3r QF 4r 4r QF F 2r
47 / 17 US OPEN 1r 4r 4r 3r 4r 4r QF SF
W/L   1988 1987 1986 1985 1984 1983 1982
30 / 13 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2r QF - QF 2r SF 2r
15 / 12 FRENCH OPEN 4r - 3r 2r 4r 1r QF
38 / 13 WIMBLEDON QF - 2r SF 2r 2r 4r
47 / 17 US OPEN SF 4r 4r QF 3r 4r 4r
W/L   1981 1980 1979 1978 1977 1976 1975
30 / 13 AUSTRALIAN OPEN - - - - - - -
15 / 12 FRENCH OPEN - - - - - - -
38 / 13 WIMBLEDON - - - - - - -
47 / 17 US OPEN 1r - - - - - -

Doubles

W/L   1997 1996 1995 1994 1993 1992 1991 1990
27 / 13 AUSTRALIAN OPEN - - 1r QF QF F 2r 1r
17 / 13 FRENCH OPEN - - QF 3r 3r 1r QF 1r
29 / 13 WIMBLEDON - - 3r 1r SF QF SF SF
26 / 14 US OPEN 1r 1r 3r - - QF SF 3r
W/L   1989 1988 1987 1986 1985 1984 1983
27 / 13 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 3r SF F - QF QF 3r
17 / 13 FRENCH OPEN QF QF - 1r 1r 1r 1r
29 / 13 WIMBLEDON QF SF - 3r 2r 2r 2r
26 / 14 US OPEN 3r 2r QF QF SF 1r 3r
W/L   1982 1981 1980 1979 1978 1977 1976
27 / 13 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2r - - - - - -
17 / 13 FRENCH OPEN 2r - - - - - -
29 / 13 WIMBLEDON 1r - - - - - -
26 / 14 US OPEN 1r - - - - - -

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Zina Garrison Results

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Current WTA Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
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Rankings Breakdown

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
26/08/1996 US OPEN R128 2
28/08/1995 US OPEN R16 110
26/06/1995 WIMBLEDON R32 55
29/05/1995 FRENCH OPEN R128 14
16/01/1995 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R32 55
29/08/1994 US OPEN R16 110
20/06/1994 WIMBLEDON Q 200
23/05/1994 FRENCH OPEN R128 14
17/01/1994 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 14
30/08/1993 US OPEN R32 55
Date Tournament Round Points
21/06/1993 WIMBLEDON R16 110
24/05/1993 FRENCH OPEN R128 14
18/01/1993 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R32 55
31/08/1992 US OPEN R16 100
22/06/1992 WIMBLEDON R16 100
13/01/1992 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R16 100
26/08/1991 US OPEN R16 100
24/06/1991 WIMBLEDON Q 190
27/05/1991 FRENCH OPEN R128 13
14/01/1991 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R16 100
Date Tournament Round Points
27/08/1990 US OPEN Q 190
25/06/1990 WIMBLEDON F 575
28/05/1990 FRENCH OPEN R128 13
15/01/1990 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q 190
28/08/1989 US OPEN S 370
26/06/1989 WIMBLEDON R64 25
29/05/1989 FRENCH OPEN R32 50
16/01/1989 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q 190
29/08/1988 US OPEN S 370
20/06/1988 WIMBLEDON Q 190
Date Tournament Round Points
23/05/1988 FRENCH OPEN R16 100
11/01/1988 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 25
31/08/1987 US OPEN R16 0
12/01/1987 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q 161
25/08/1986 US OPEN R16 0
23/06/1986 WIMBLEDON R64 0
26/05/1986 FRENCH OPEN R32 0
25/11/1985 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q 0
26/08/1985 US OPEN Q 0
24/06/1985 WIMBLEDON S 0
Date Tournament Round Points
27/05/1985 FRENCH OPEN R64 0
26/11/1984 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 0
27/08/1984 US OPEN R32 0
25/06/1984 WIMBLEDON R64 0
28/05/1984 FRENCH OPEN R16 0
28/11/1983 AUSTRALIAN OPEN S 0
29/08/1983 US OPEN R16 0
20/06/1983 WIMBLEDON R64 0
23/05/1983 FRENCH OPEN R128 0
29/11/1982 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 0
Date Tournament Round Points
30/08/1982 US OPEN R16 0
21/06/1982 WIMBLEDON R16 0
24/05/1982 FRENCH OPEN Q 0
01/09/1981 US OPEN R128 0
26/08/1980 US OPEN R64 0
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Rankings History

Year Season-ending Singles Season-ending Doubles
1996 273 90
1995 22 27
1994 24 21
1993 14 13
1992 18 10
1991 12 12
1990 10 13
1989 4 9
1988 9 7
1987 9 7
1986 11 18
1985 8 0
1984 9 0
1983 11 0
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
20-Nov-1989 (4) 23-May-1988 (5)

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Rankings Breakdown

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    Doubles

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
26/08/1996 US OPEN R128 2
28/08/1995 US OPEN R16 110
26/06/1995 WIMBLEDON R32 55
29/05/1995 FRENCH OPEN R128 14
16/01/1995 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R32 55
29/08/1994 US OPEN R16 110
20/06/1994 WIMBLEDON Q 200
23/05/1994 FRENCH OPEN R128 14
17/01/1994 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 14
30/08/1993 US OPEN R32 55
Date Tournament Round Points
21/06/1993 WIMBLEDON R16 110
24/05/1993 FRENCH OPEN R128 14
18/01/1993 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R32 55
31/08/1992 US OPEN R16 100
22/06/1992 WIMBLEDON R16 100
13/01/1992 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R16 100
26/08/1991 US OPEN R16 100
24/06/1991 WIMBLEDON Q 190
27/05/1991 FRENCH OPEN R128 13
14/01/1991 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R16 100
Date Tournament Round Points
27/08/1990 US OPEN Q 190
25/06/1990 WIMBLEDON F 575
28/05/1990 FRENCH OPEN R128 13
15/01/1990 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q 190
28/08/1989 US OPEN S 370
26/06/1989 WIMBLEDON R64 25
29/05/1989 FRENCH OPEN R32 50
16/01/1989 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q 190
29/08/1988 US OPEN S 370
20/06/1988 WIMBLEDON Q 190
Date Tournament Round Points
23/05/1988 FRENCH OPEN R16 100
11/01/1988 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 25
31/08/1987 US OPEN R16 0
12/01/1987 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q 161
25/08/1986 US OPEN R16 0
23/06/1986 WIMBLEDON R64 0
26/05/1986 FRENCH OPEN R32 0
25/11/1985 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q 0
26/08/1985 US OPEN Q 0
24/06/1985 WIMBLEDON S 0
Date Tournament Round Points
27/05/1985 FRENCH OPEN R64 0
26/11/1984 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 0
27/08/1984 US OPEN R32 0
25/06/1984 WIMBLEDON R64 0
28/05/1984 FRENCH OPEN R16 0
28/11/1983 AUSTRALIAN OPEN S 0
29/08/1983 US OPEN R16 0
20/06/1983 WIMBLEDON R64 0
23/05/1983 FRENCH OPEN R128 0
29/11/1982 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 0
Date Tournament Round Points
30/08/1982 US OPEN R16 0
21/06/1982 WIMBLEDON R16 0
24/05/1982 FRENCH OPEN Q 0
01/09/1981 US OPEN R128 0
26/08/1980 US OPEN R64 0

Tour Championships

Date Tournament Round Points
15/11/1993 VS CHAMPIONSHIPS R16 100
16/11/1992 VS CHAMPIONSHIPS R16 100
18/11/1991 VS CHAMPIONSHIPS R16 100
12/11/1990 VS CHAMPIONSHIPS R16 100
13/11/1989 VS CHAMPIONSHIPS Q 190
14/11/1988 VS CHAMPIONSHIPS R16 100
16/11/1987 VS CHAMPIONSHIPS R16 0
17/11/1986 VS CHAMPIONSHIPS R16 0
17/03/1986 VS CHAMPIONSHIPS R16 0
18/03/1985 VS CHAMPIONSHIPS Q 0
Date Tournament Round Points
27/02/1984 VS CHAMPIONSHIPS R16 0
23/03/1983 VS CHAMPIONSHIPS R16 0

Tier 1-5

Date Tournament Round Points
11/11/1996 PHILADELPHIA R16 47
04/11/1996 OAKLAND R32 1
28/10/1996 CHICAGO R32 1
19/08/1996 SAN DIEGO R32 1
12/08/1996 LOS ANGELES R64 1
01/04/1996 HILTON HEAD R32 1
25/03/1996 MIAMI R64 1
11/03/1996 INDIAN WELLS R64 1
29/01/1996 TOKYO (PAN PACIFIC) R32 1
06/11/1995 PHILADELPHIA S 210
Date Tournament Round Points
30/10/1995 OAKLAND Q 70
09/10/1995 FILDERSTADT R32 18
02/10/1995 ZURICH R16 55
19/06/1995 EASTBOURNE R16 35
12/06/1995 BIRMINGHAM W 190
10/04/1995 HOUSTON R16 18
03/04/1995 AMELIA ISLAND R16 35
27/03/1995 HILTON HEAD R64 13
20/03/1995 MIAMI R32 30
27/02/1995 INDIAN WELLS R32 18
Date Tournament Round Points
06/02/1995 CHICAGO S 135
30/01/1995 TOKYO (PAN PACIFIC) R32 28
07/11/1994 PHILADELPHIA R32 28
31/10/1994 OAKLAND Q 70
10/10/1994 FILDERSTADT R32 18
03/10/1994 ZURICH R16 55
08/08/1994 LOS ANGELES Q 70
06/06/1994 BIRMINGHAM F 135
28/03/1994 HILTON HEAD R32 13
21/03/1994 HOUSTON R32 18
Date Tournament Round Points
14/03/1994 MIAMI R16 60
14/02/1994 OKLAHOMA CITY S 85
07/02/1994 CHICAGO Q 70
10/01/1994 SYDNEY Q 70
08/11/1993 PHILADELPHIA Q 105
01/11/1993 OAKLAND F 210
18/10/1993 BUDAPEST W 190
11/10/1993 FILDERSTADT S 135
04/10/1993 ZURICH R32 28
09/08/1993 LOS ANGELES Q 70
Date Tournament Round Points
26/07/1993 STRATTON MOUNTAIN F 210
14/06/1993 EASTBOURNE R16 35
07/06/1993 BIRMINGHAM F 135
03/05/1993 ROME R64 13
29/03/1993 HILTON HEAD R32 13
15/03/1993 MIAMI R16 60
01/03/1993 DELRAY BEACH Q 70
15/02/1993 OKLAHOMA CITY W 190
08/02/1993 CHICAGO Q 70
11/01/1993 SYDNEY R32 18
Date Tournament Round Points
09/11/1992 PHILADELPHIA R16 35
02/11/1992 OAKLAND R16 35
05/10/1992 ZURICH Q 70
28/09/1992 LEIPZIG R16 30
24/08/1992 SAN DIEGO Q 55
10/08/1992 LOS ANGELES Q 70
15/06/1992 EASTBOURNE R64 9
08/06/1992 BIRMINGHAM Q 45
13/04/1992 HOUSTON F 210
06/04/1992 AMELIA ISLAND Q 70
Date Tournament Round Points
30/03/1992 HILTON HEAD R32 12
16/03/1992 MIAMI R16 55
02/03/1992 BOCA RATON Q 90
17/02/1992 OKLAHOMA CITY W 190
10/02/1992 CHICAGO Q 70
06/01/1992 SYDNEY R16 30
11/11/1991 PHILADELPHIA Q 70
04/11/1991 OAKLAND R16 18
21/10/1991 BRIGHTON F 210
14/10/1991 FILDERSTADT Q 70
Date Tournament Round Points
19/08/1991 WASHINGTON DC Q 70
12/08/1991 LOS ANGELES R32 9
29/07/1991 SAN DIEGO Q 55
10/06/1991 BIRMINGHAM S 85
15/04/1991 HOUSTON R16 18
08/04/1991 AMELIA ISLAND Q 70
18/03/1991 MIAMI Q 110
11/02/1991 CHICAGO F 210
07/01/1991 SYDNEY S 110
29/10/1990 OAKLAND S 135
Date Tournament Round Points
22/10/1990 DORADO F 135
15/10/1990 FILDERSTADT Q 70
24/09/1990 BAYONNE Q 25
13/08/1990 LOS ANGELES S 135
06/08/1990 SAN DIEGO S 110
18/06/1990 EASTBOURNE R32 18
11/06/1990 BIRMINGHAM W 190
09/04/1990 AMELIA ISLAND Q 70
02/04/1990 HILTON HEAD Q 85
26/03/1990 HOUSTON S 110
Date Tournament Round Points
19/03/1990 MIAMI R64 6
19/02/1990 WASHINGTON DC F 210
12/02/1990 CHICAGO S 170
06/11/1989 CHICAGO W 300
30/10/1989 WORCESTER F 265
09/10/1989 FILDERSTADT S 135
07/08/1989 LOS ANGELES S 170
31/07/1989 SAN DIEGO F 170
17/07/1989 NEWPORT W 240
19/06/1989 EASTBOURNE R16 35
Date Tournament Round Points
12/06/1989 BIRMINGHAM F 135
24/04/1989 HOUSTON R16 35
27/03/1989 MIAMI S 210
20/02/1989 OAKLAND W 300
13/02/1989 WASHINGTON DC F 265
30/01/1989 TOKYO (PAN PACIFIC) S 135
07/11/1988 CHICAGO Q 70
24/10/1988 INDIANAPOLIS F 135
15/08/1988 MONTREAL R16 45
08/08/1988 LOS ANGELES S 170
Date Tournament Round Points
11/07/1988 BRUSSELS Q 25
13/06/1988 EASTBOURNE R16 35
06/06/1988 BIRMINGHAM S 85
18/04/1988 HOUSTON S 135
11/04/1988 AMELIA ISLAND Q 85
04/04/1988 HILTON HEAD S 170
28/03/1988 TAMPA R32 14
21/03/1988 MIAMI R32 25
22/02/1988 WASHINGTON DC Q 85
15/02/1988 OAKLAND S 135
Date Tournament Round Points
08/02/1988 DALLAS S 135
16/03/1987 DALLAS S 169
10/03/1986 DALLAS Q 0

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