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Dianne Fromholtz (balestrat)

Dianne Fromholtz (balestrat)
  • Residence: Sydney, Australia
  • Date of Birth: 10 Aug 1956
  • Birthplace: Albury, Australia
  • Height: 5' 5"' (1.65 m)
  • Weight: 130 lbs. (59 kg)
  • Plays: Left-handed
  • Status: Pro (1973)/Retired (1990)

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Dianne Fromholtz (balestrat) Biography

Started playing at age 7; turned pro at age 16 ... Married French boat designer Claude Balestrat in 1986 (nee Fromholtz) ... Now a professional coach specializing in junior players at her tennis club in Melbourne.
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YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles - 0
WTA Doubles Titles - 0
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles - 0
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles - 0
Prize Money $0 $222,017
W/L - Singles - - - 82 - 70
W/L - Doubles - - - 24 - 46
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Results

AUSTRALIAN OPEN

Grand Slam // AUSTRALIA // 15-Jan-1990 // $1,000,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/0Q/64D // Rank: 181 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Loss Andrea Leand (USA) 151 6-2 4-6 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$2,325
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Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
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Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
28-Sep-1987 (19) 14-Sep-1987 (56)
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- Career-high was No.4 (March 1979).
- Had four Top 10 finishes (No.5 in 1976, No.8 in 1977, No.10 in 1978 and No.6 in 1979).
- Best Grand Slam result was one final at 1977 Australian Open [Jan] (l. to Melville Reid).
- Also four-time Grand Slam semifinalist (1976 Australian Open, 1976 US Open, 1979 French Open and 1980 French Open) and five-time Grand Slam quarterfinalist (1973 Australian Open, 1979 Australian Open, 1979 US Open, 1981 Australian Open and 1987 Wimbledon).
- Had wins over Evert, Navratilova, King, Turnbull, Goolagong, Court, Wade, Shriver, Barker, Gadusek, Sabatini and Lindqvist (had a winning 8-7 record against King and three wins over Navratilova).
- One-time Grand Slam doubles champion at 1977 Australian Open (w/Gourlay).
- One-time Grand Slam mixed doubles finalist at 1980 Wimbledon (w/Edmonson - l. to Austin/Austin).
- Represented Australia for 10 straight years in Fed Cup from 1974 to 1983 (33-11 record).
- Off the tour in 1979-1980 part time due to car accident; also retired in 1983 but after 15 months out came back without a ranking and made it back through WCs and going through qualifying.
SINGLES
Winner (15): 1979 - Boston; 1978 - Sydney [Dec 4], Sydney [Dec 18]; 1976 - Tallahassee, Sydney; 1974 - Phoenix, Dallas, Glasgow, Sacramento; 1973 - Guildford, Chichester, Beckenham, Istanbul, Sydney, Hobart.
DOUBLES
Winner (6): 1979 - Vienna (w/Kruger); 1977 - Australian Open (w/Gourlay); 1976 - Tallahassee (w/Anthony); 1975 - Hamburg (w/Tomanova); 1974 - Phoenix (w/Young); 1973 - Newport (w/Heldman).

ADDITIONAL
Australian Fed Cup Team 1974-83.

Overall Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles - 0
WTA Doubles Titles - 0
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles - 0
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles - 0
Prize Money $0 $222,017
W/L - Singles - - - 82 - 70
W/L - Doubles - - - 24 - 46

Grand Slam History

Singles

W/L   1990 1989 1988 1987 1986 1985 1984 1983
6 / 10 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 1r 1r 1r 3r - 4r 3r -
15 / 7 FRENCH OPEN - - - 2r - 1r - -
24 / 14 WIMBLEDON - 1r 2r QF 4r 2r - 1r
21 / 13 US OPEN - - 2r 1r - 1r - 1r
W/L   1982 1981 1980 1979 1978 1977 1976
6 / 10 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 3r 2r - - - - -
15 / 7 FRENCH OPEN - 3r - - - - -
24 / 14 WIMBLEDON - 3r - - - - -
21 / 13 US OPEN 2r 1r - - - - -
W/L   1975 1974 1973 1972 1971 1970 1969
6 / 10 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 4r 3r QF - 3r - -
15 / 7 FRENCH OPEN - - - - - - -
24 / 14 WIMBLEDON - - - - - - -
21 / 13 US OPEN - - - - - - -

Doubles

W/L   1990 1989 1988 1987 1986 1985 1984 1983
3 / 5 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2r 2r 1r 2r - - - -
2 / 1 FRENCH OPEN - - - 3r - - - -
1 / 4 WIMBLEDON - - 1r 1r 1r - - 2r
3 / 3 US OPEN - - - 3r - - - 1r
W/L   1982 1981 1980 1979 1978 1977 1976
3 / 5 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2r - - - - - -
2 / 1 FRENCH OPEN - - - - - - -
1 / 4 WIMBLEDON - - - - - - -
3 / 3 US OPEN 2r - - - - - -
W/L   1975 1974 1973 1972 1971 1970 1969
3 / 5 AUSTRALIAN OPEN QF 3r - - - - -
2 / 1 FRENCH OPEN - - - - - - -
1 / 4 WIMBLEDON - - - - - - -
3 / 3 US OPEN - - - - - - -

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Dianne Fromholtz (balestrat) Results

  • Singles
    Doubles

AUSTRALIAN OPEN

Grand Slam // AUSTRALIA // 15-Jan-1990 // $1,000,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/0Q/64D // Rank: 181 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Loss Andrea Leand (USA) 151 6-2 4-6 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$2,325

BRISBANE

WTA // AUSTRALIA // 01-Jan-1990 // $150,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/0Q/32D // Rank: 131 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R64 Loss Ulrike Priller (AUT) 221 1-6 7-5 7-6 (6)

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$450

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Current WTA Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
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Rankings Breakdown

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
15/01/1990 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 13
26/06/1989 WIMBLEDON R128 13
16/01/1989 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 13
29/08/1988 US OPEN R64 25
20/06/1988 WIMBLEDON R64 25
11/01/1988 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 13
31/08/1987 US OPEN R128 0
22/06/1987 WIMBLEDON Q 0
25/05/1987 FRENCH OPEN R64 0
12/01/1987 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R32 42
Date Tournament Round Points
23/06/1986 WIMBLEDON R16 0
25/11/1985 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R16 0
26/08/1985 US OPEN R128 0
24/06/1985 WIMBLEDON R64 0
27/05/1985 FRENCH OPEN R128 0
26/11/1984 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R32 0
29/08/1983 US OPEN R128 0
20/06/1983 WIMBLEDON R128 0
29/11/1982 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R32 0
30/08/1982 US OPEN R64 0
Date Tournament Round Points
30/11/1981 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 0
01/09/1981 US OPEN R128 0
22/06/1981 WIMBLEDON R32 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 S 0
28/08/1979 US OPEN R16 0
25/06/1979 WIMBLEDON Q 0
28/05/1979 FRENCH OPEN S 0
Date Tournament Round Points
28/08/1978 US OPEN R32 0
26/06/1978 WIMBLEDON R16 0
31/08/1977 US OPEN R16 0
01/09/1976 US OPEN S 0
21/06/1976 WIMBLEDON R16 0
27/08/1975 US OPEN R32 0
23/06/1975 WIMBLEDON R128 0
02/06/1975 FRENCH OPEN R16 0
21/12/1974 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R16 0
28/08/1974 US OPEN R16 0
Date Tournament Round Points
24/06/1974 WIMBLEDON R128 0
03/06/1974 FRENCH OPEN R16 0
26/12/1973 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 0
25/06/1973 WIMBLEDON R128 0
26/12/1972 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q 0
08/01/1971 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 0
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Rankings History

Year Season-ending Singles Season-ending Doubles
1989 131 140
1988 57 124
1987 21 79
1986 25 75
1985 30 0
1983 67 0
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
28-Sep-1987 (19) 14-Sep-1987 (56)

Current WTA Rankings

Ranking Points
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Rankings Breakdown

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    Doubles

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
15/01/1990 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 13
26/06/1989 WIMBLEDON R128 13
16/01/1989 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 13
29/08/1988 US OPEN R64 25
20/06/1988 WIMBLEDON R64 25
11/01/1988 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 13
31/08/1987 US OPEN R128 0
22/06/1987 WIMBLEDON Q 0
25/05/1987 FRENCH OPEN R64 0
12/01/1987 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R32 42
Date Tournament Round Points
23/06/1986 WIMBLEDON R16 0
25/11/1985 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R16 0
26/08/1985 US OPEN R128 0
24/06/1985 WIMBLEDON R64 0
27/05/1985 FRENCH OPEN R128 0
26/11/1984 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R32 0
29/08/1983 US OPEN R128 0
20/06/1983 WIMBLEDON R128 0
29/11/1982 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R32 0
30/08/1982 US OPEN R64 0
Date Tournament Round Points
30/11/1981 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 0
01/09/1981 US OPEN R128 0
22/06/1981 WIMBLEDON R32 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 S 0
28/08/1979 US OPEN R16 0
25/06/1979 WIMBLEDON Q 0
28/05/1979 FRENCH OPEN S 0
Date Tournament Round Points
28/08/1978 US OPEN R32 0
26/06/1978 WIMBLEDON R16 0
31/08/1977 US OPEN R16 0
01/09/1976 US OPEN S 0
21/06/1976 WIMBLEDON R16 0
27/08/1975 US OPEN R32 0
23/06/1975 WIMBLEDON R128 0
02/06/1975 FRENCH OPEN R16 0
21/12/1974 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R16 0
28/08/1974 US OPEN R16 0
Date Tournament Round Points
24/06/1974 WIMBLEDON R128 0
03/06/1974 FRENCH OPEN R16 0
26/12/1973 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 0
25/06/1973 WIMBLEDON R128 0
26/12/1972 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q 0
08/01/1971 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 0

Tour Championships

Date Tournament Round Points
21/03/1979 AVON CHAMPIONSHIPS S 0

Tier 1-5

Date Tournament Round Points
01/01/1990 BRISBANE R64 5
19/06/1989 EASTBOURNE R32 18
27/03/1989 MIAMI R128 6
13/03/1989 BOCA RATON R64 11
06/03/1989 INDIAN WELLS R32 18
27/02/1989 OKLAHOMA CITY R16 20
20/02/1989 WICHITA R16 20
09/01/1989 SYDNEY R32 14
02/01/1989 BRISBANE R16 20
28/11/1988 ADELAIDE Q 25
Date Tournament Round Points
12/09/1988 PHOENIX R32 10
22/08/1988 MAHWAH R16 30
08/08/1988 LOS ANGELES R16 45
13/06/1988 EASTBOURNE R16 35
25/04/1988 TOKYO (PAN PACIFIC) R16 35
18/04/1988 SINGAPORE S 50
21/03/1988 MIAMI R128 6
29/02/1988 WICHITA R32 10
22/02/1988 OKLAHOMA CITY R32 10
28/12/1987 BRISBANE R16 20
Date Tournament Round Points
16/03/1987 DALLAS R16 45
13/01/1986 WORCESTER R16 0

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