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Kathy Jordan

Kathy Jordan
  • Residence: King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Date of Birth: 03 Dec 1959
  • Birthplace: Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Height: 5'8" (1.73 m)
  • Weight: 130 lbs. (58.9 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed
  • Status: Pro June 1979/Retired Sept. 1991

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Kathy Jordan Biography

Nickname is 'KJ'...One of the founding members of the Eastbourne Cabaret, an annual player skit lampooning the tennis community...Contributed two scholarships for promising youngsters from her hometown to WTA Camp in 1985-87...Named to All-Conference basketball team while at Upper Merion High...Father, Bob, was instrumental in development of WTA deferred compensation plan; elder sister, Barbara, was a regular on the tour and completed Law School at UCLA...Received a B.A. in Political Science at Stanford in June 1991.
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YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles - 0
WTA Doubles Titles - 17
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles - 0
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles - 2
Prize Money $0 $575,013
W/L - Singles - - - 75 - 54
W/L - Doubles - - - 185 - 50
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Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
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Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
19-Mar-1984 (5) 04-Feb-1991 (6)
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1988-1987 - Injured right knee at 1987 New England; had surgery in July of 1988 and spent remainder of the year rehabilitating knee; while recuperating from surgery, wrote an article for Tennis Magazine on her knee injury
1991 - Announced retirement at US Open; returned to Stanford University to finish degree in Political Science
SINGLES
Winner: 1982 - Boston; 1979 - San Antonio, Avon Futures Championships (Orlando).

DOUBLES
Winner:1991 - Tokyo [Pan Pacific] (w/Smylie); 1990 - Virginia Slims Championships (w/Smylie), US Hardcourts (W/Smylie), [Tokyo] Japan Open (w/Smylie), Nashville (w/Neiland); 1987 - Houston (w/Navratilova), Tokyo [Japan Open] (w/Nagelsen), Aptos (w/R. White), Brighton (w/Sukova); 1986 - US Indoors (w/Smylie), Key Biscayne (w/Smylie), Wichita (w/Reynolds), Hilversum (w/Sukova); 1985 - Wimbledon (w/Smylie), Key Biscayne (w/Smylie), Marco Island (w/Smylie), Chicago (w/Smylie), Mahwah (w/Smylie), Bridgestone (w/Smylie); 1984 - Canadian Open (w/Smylie), Amelia Island (w/A. Smith); 1983 - Palm Springs (w/Kiyomura), Detroit (w/ML Daniels); 1982 - Washington, DC (w/A. Smith), Houston (w/Shriver), Los Angeles (w/A. Smith), Boston (w/A. Smith), San Diego (w/P. Smith), Atlanta (w/Nagelsen); 1981 - Australian Open (w/A. Smith), US Open (w/A. Smith), San Diego (w/Reynolds), Cincinnati (w/A. Smith), Amelia Island (w/A. Smith); 1980 - Roland Garros (w/A. Smith), Wimbledon (w/A. Smith), Hilton Head (w/A. Smith), Eastbourne (w/A. Smith), Brighton (w/A. Smith); 1979 - U.S. Clay Courts (w/A.Smith), San Antonio (w/W. White).

MIXED DOUBLES Winner: 1986 - Roland Garros (w/Flach), Wimbledon (w/Flach).

ADDITIONAL
United States Fed Cup Team 1980-81, 84-85. United States Wightman Cup Team 1979-80.

Overall Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles - 0
WTA Doubles Titles - 17
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles - 0
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles - 2
Prize Money $0 $575,013
W/L - Singles - - - 75 - 54
W/L - Doubles - - - 185 - 50

Grand Slam History

Singles

W/L   1990 1989 1988 1987 1986 1985 1984 1983
7 / 2 AUSTRALIAN OPEN - - - - - - - F
9 / 5 FRENCH OPEN - - - - 1r - 2r 4r
26 / 11 WIMBLEDON 1r - - 1r 4r 2r SF QF
20 / 11 US OPEN 1r - - 1r 4r 4r 2r 4r
W/L   1982 1981 1980 1979 1978 1977 1976
7 / 2 AUSTRALIAN OPEN - 4r - - - - -
9 / 5 FRENCH OPEN - 3r - - - - -
26 / 11 WIMBLEDON 3r 4r - - - - -
20 / 11 US OPEN 1r 4r - - - - -

Doubles

W/L   1991 1990 1989 1988 1987 1986 1985 1984
9 / 3 AUSTRALIAN OPEN QF 3r - - - - - -
16 / 5 FRENCH OPEN QF 2r - - - QF - QF
33 / 8 WIMBLEDON QF F - - QF 3r W F
26 / 8 US OPEN - SF QF - F QF 2r 3r
W/L   1983 1982 1981 1980 1979 1978 1977
9 / 3 AUSTRALIAN OPEN SF - W - - - -
16 / 5 FRENCH OPEN F - - - - - -
33 / 8 WIMBLEDON QF F - - - - -
26 / 8 US OPEN SF QF - - - - -

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Kathy Jordan Results

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    Doubles

MIAMI

WTA // USA // 18-Mar-1991 // $750,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/0Q/64D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R64 Loss [3] Bettina Fulco-Vilella (ARG) 132 6-2 4-6 7-5

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$400

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Current WTA Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
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Rankings Breakdown

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
27/08/1990 US OPEN R128 13
25/06/1990 WIMBLEDON R128 13
31/08/1987 US OPEN R128 0
22/06/1987 WIMBLEDON R128 0
25/08/1986 US OPEN R16 0
23/06/1986 WIMBLEDON R16 0
26/05/1986 FRENCH OPEN R128 0
26/08/1985 US OPEN R16 0
24/06/1985 WIMBLEDON R64 0
27/08/1984 US OPEN R64 0
Date Tournament Round Points
25/06/1984 WIMBLEDON S 0
28/05/1984 FRENCH OPEN R64 0
28/11/1983 AUSTRALIAN OPEN F 0
29/08/1983 US OPEN R16 0
20/06/1983 WIMBLEDON Q 0
23/05/1983 FRENCH OPEN R16 0
30/08/1982 US OPEN R128 0
21/06/1982 WIMBLEDON R32 0
30/11/1981 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R16 0
01/09/1981 US OPEN R16 0
Date Tournament Round Points
22/06/1981 WIMBLEDON R16 0
25/05/1981 FRENCH OPEN R32 0
26/08/1980 US OPEN R16 0
23/06/1980 WIMBLEDON R16 0
26/05/1980 FRENCH OPEN Q 0
28/08/1979 US OPEN R16 0
25/06/1979 WIMBLEDON R16 0
28/08/1978 US OPEN R64 0
26/06/1978 WIMBLEDON R32 0
Complete Rankings Breakdown

Rankings History

Year Season-ending Singles Season-ending Doubles
1990 205 9
1987 35 10
1986 15 10
1985 19 0
1984 10 0
1983 14 0
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
19-Mar-1984 (5) 04-Feb-1991 (6)

Current WTA Rankings

Ranking Points
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Rankings Breakdown

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    Doubles

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
27/08/1990 US OPEN R128 13
25/06/1990 WIMBLEDON R128 13
31/08/1987 US OPEN R128 0
22/06/1987 WIMBLEDON R128 0
25/08/1986 US OPEN R16 0
23/06/1986 WIMBLEDON R16 0
26/05/1986 FRENCH OPEN R128 0
26/08/1985 US OPEN R16 0
24/06/1985 WIMBLEDON R64 0
27/08/1984 US OPEN R64 0
Date Tournament Round Points
25/06/1984 WIMBLEDON S 0
28/05/1984 FRENCH OPEN R64 0
28/11/1983 AUSTRALIAN OPEN F 0
29/08/1983 US OPEN R16 0
20/06/1983 WIMBLEDON Q 0
23/05/1983 FRENCH OPEN R16 0
30/08/1982 US OPEN R128 0
21/06/1982 WIMBLEDON R32 0
30/11/1981 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R16 0
01/09/1981 US OPEN R16 0
Date Tournament Round Points
22/06/1981 WIMBLEDON R16 0
25/05/1981 FRENCH OPEN R32 0
26/08/1980 US OPEN R16 0
23/06/1980 WIMBLEDON R16 0
26/05/1980 FRENCH OPEN Q 0
28/08/1979 US OPEN R16 0
25/06/1979 WIMBLEDON R16 0
28/08/1978 US OPEN R64 0
26/06/1978 WIMBLEDON R32 0

Tour Championships

Date Tournament Round Points
18/03/1985 VS CHAMPIONSHIPS Q 0
27/02/1984 VS CHAMPIONSHIPS R16 0
24/03/1982 AVON CHAMPIONSHIPS F 0
17/03/1980 AVON CHAMPIONSHIPS R16 0

Tier 1-5

Date Tournament Round Points
18/03/1991 MIAMI Q - R64 0
29/10/1990 NASHVILLE Q - R32 0
30/07/1990 MONTREAL Q 11
16/07/1990 NEWPORT Q - R16 0
18/06/1990 EASTBOURNE Q - R16 0
11/06/1990 BIRMINGHAM Q 10
09/04/1990 TOKYO - JAPAN OPEN Q - R32 0
26/02/1990 INDIAN WELLS R64 9
19/02/1990 OKLAHOMA CITY R16 20
14/08/1989 ALBUQUERQUE R32 10
Date Tournament Round Points
02/11/1987 WORCESTER R16 0
13/01/1986 WORCESTER R64 0

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