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Carling Bassett-Seguso

Carling Bassett-Seguso
  • Residence: Toronto, Canada/Boca Raton, Florida, USA
  • Date of Birth: 09 Oct 1967
  • Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
  • Height: 5'6" (1.68)
  • Weight: 118 lbs. (53 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed with two-handed backhand
  • Status: Pro (Jan. 3, 1983)

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Carling Bassett-Seguso Biography

Married U.S. Davis Cup doubles standout Robert Seguso on October 17, 1987 in Toronto...Had a baby boy named Holden John on March 14, 1988...Father, John, who passed away on May 14, 1986, played on 1959 Canadian Davis Cup Team; owned the Tampa Bay Bandits of the United States Football League; his family was part owner of the Toronto Maple Leafs of the National Hockey League, the Birmingham Bulls of the World Hockey Association and later the Toronto Toros of the WHA; he owned a film company called Amulet Pictures which produced Spring Fever, a tennis film starring Carling, fellow tour player Shawn Foltz, Susan Anton, Jessica Walter and Frank Converse...Has two sisters and a brother, Heidi, Vicky and John...Carling was given her mother Susan's maiden name as a first name...Susan's family founded Carling Brewery, which they have since sold...Was formerly a model for the prestigious Ford Agency in New York.
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YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles - 1
WTA Doubles Titles - 1
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles - 23
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles - 1
Prize Money $0 $643,347
W/L - Singles - - - 168 - 112
W/L - Doubles - - - 77 - 79
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Results

MIAMI

WTA // USA // 25-Mar-1996 // $1,550,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/0Q/64D // Rank: 0 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R64 Win [11] Dally Randriantefy (MAD) 111 7-6 (6) 3-6 7-5
Q-R32 Loss Maureen Drake (CAN) 127 6-0 6-0

WTA Rankings PTS

+3

Prize Money

$1,190
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Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
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Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
01-Oct-1984 (10) 19-Jan-1987 (51)
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1983 - Extended Evert to 7-5 in the third set at 1983 WTA Championships, d. Ruzici, Pfaff, Bunge and Rinaldi en route to the final
1984 - Reached SF of a Grand Slam for first time at US Open, d. Mandlikova 64 6
1986 - Missed several tournaments at end of season due to a right thumb injury sustained while lifting weights, then suffered tendonitis in the same thumb several weeks later
1989 - Unseeded, upset No. 8 seed Balestrat 62 16 63 in 2r at Oklahoma City before ret. in QF 62 46 44 to No. 3 seed Reggi due to a twisted ankle
1990 - Best singles performance was at Amelia Island where she passed two seeds, Cecchini and Ferrando, before falling to Graf 64 64 in QF; jumped 454 spots to No. 166 on the rankings following this performance
* Defeated Sandra Cecchini 6-4, 6-3 to capture 1987 Strasbourg singles title, her first since winning Pennsylvania in 1983; defeated Maria Lindstrom, Akiko Kijimuta, Virginia Ruzici and Nathalie Tauziat en route to final
SINGLES
Winner: 1987 - Strasbourg; 1983 - Pennsylvania.

DOUBLES
Winner: 1985 - Tampa (w/Sabatini), 1984 - Tampa (w/Smylie).

ADDITIONAL
Canadian Olympic Team 1988. Canadian Fed Cup Team 1982-87.

Overall Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles - 1
WTA Doubles Titles - 1
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles - 23
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles - 1
Prize Money $0 $643,347
W/L - Singles - - - 168 - 112
W/L - Doubles - - - 77 - 79

Grand Slam History

Singles

W/L   1989 1988 1987 1986 1985 1984 1983 1982
6 / 3 AUSTRALIAN OPEN - - 4r - - 2r QF -
13 / 6 FRENCH OPEN - 1r 3r QF 4r QF 1r -
9 / 6 WIMBLEDON - 1r 1r 4r 2r 3r 4r -
13 / 7 US OPEN 1r 3r 2r 1r 4r SF 3r -

Doubles

W/L   1990 1989 1988 1987 1986 1985 1984 1983
2 / 2 AUSTRALIAN OPEN - - - - - - QF 2r
5 / 6 FRENCH OPEN 2r - - 3r 2r 1r 2r 1r
4 / 5 WIMBLEDON 1r - - 2r - 2r 2r 2r
8 / 6 US OPEN - 1r 2r - 2r 3r 3r 3r

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Carling Bassett-Seguso Results

  • Singles
    Doubles

MIAMI

WTA // USA // 25-Mar-1996 // $1,550,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/0Q/64D // Rank: 0 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R64 Win [11] Dally Randriantefy (MAD) 111 7-6 (6) 3-6 7-5
Q-R32 Loss Maureen Drake (CAN) 127 6-0 6-0

WTA Rankings PTS

+3

Prize Money

$1,190

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Current WTA Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
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Rankings Breakdown

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
25/06/1990 WIMBLEDON Q - R64 0
28/05/1990 FRENCH OPEN Q - R64 0
28/08/1989 US OPEN R128 13
29/08/1988 US OPEN R32 50
20/06/1988 WIMBLEDON R128 13
23/05/1988 FRENCH OPEN R128 13
31/08/1987 US OPEN R64 0
22/06/1987 WIMBLEDON R128 0
25/05/1987 FRENCH OPEN R32 0
12/01/1987 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R16 84
Date Tournament Round Points
25/08/1986 US OPEN R128 0
23/06/1986 WIMBLEDON R16 0
26/05/1986 FRENCH OPEN Q 0
26/08/1985 US OPEN R16 0
24/06/1985 WIMBLEDON R64 0
27/05/1985 FRENCH OPEN R16 0
26/11/1984 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 0
27/08/1984 US OPEN S 0
25/06/1984 WIMBLEDON R32 0
28/05/1984 FRENCH OPEN Q 0
Date Tournament Round Points
28/11/1983 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q 0
29/08/1983 US OPEN R32 0
20/06/1983 WIMBLEDON R16 0
23/05/1983 FRENCH OPEN R128 0
Complete Rankings Breakdown

Rankings History

Year Season-ending Singles Season-ending Doubles
1992 339 0
1990 159 117
1989 162 241
1988 147 125
1987 31 63
1986 20 57
1985 15 0
1984 11 0
1983 19 0
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
01-Oct-1984 (10) 19-Jan-1987 (51)

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Rankings Breakdown

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Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
25/06/1990 WIMBLEDON Q - R64 0
28/05/1990 FRENCH OPEN Q - R64 0
28/08/1989 US OPEN R128 13
29/08/1988 US OPEN R32 50
20/06/1988 WIMBLEDON R128 13
23/05/1988 FRENCH OPEN R128 13
31/08/1987 US OPEN R64 0
22/06/1987 WIMBLEDON R128 0
25/05/1987 FRENCH OPEN R32 0
12/01/1987 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R16 84
Date Tournament Round Points
25/08/1986 US OPEN R128 0
23/06/1986 WIMBLEDON R16 0
26/05/1986 FRENCH OPEN Q 0
26/08/1985 US OPEN R16 0
24/06/1985 WIMBLEDON R64 0
27/05/1985 FRENCH OPEN R16 0
26/11/1984 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 0
27/08/1984 US OPEN S 0
25/06/1984 WIMBLEDON R32 0
28/05/1984 FRENCH OPEN Q 0
Date Tournament Round Points
28/11/1983 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q 0
29/08/1983 US OPEN R32 0
20/06/1983 WIMBLEDON R16 0
23/05/1983 FRENCH OPEN R128 0

Tour Championships

Date Tournament Round Points
17/03/1986 VS CHAMPIONSHIPS R16 0
18/03/1985 VS CHAMPIONSHIPS R16 0
27/02/1984 VS CHAMPIONSHIPS Q 0

Tier 1-5

Date Tournament Round Points
25/03/1996 MIAMI Q - R32 6
06/04/1992 AMELIA ISLAND Q 18
16/03/1992 MIAMI Q 6
02/03/1992 BOCA RATON R64 12
21/05/1990 STRASBOURG S 10
09/04/1990 AMELIA ISLAND Q 70
19/03/1990 MIAMI R128 6
27/03/1989 MIAMI R128 6
27/02/1989 OKLAHOMA CITY Q 45
13/02/1989 WASHINGTON DC R16 45
Date Tournament Round Points
31/10/1988 WORCESTER R32 23
15/08/1988 MONTREAL R32 23
01/08/1988 CINCINNATI R16 35
16/03/1987 DALLAS R16 45
13/01/1986 WORCESTER R16 0

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    January 22, 2014
    The last Canadian to reach a Grand Slam semi was Carling Bassett-Seguso at the 1984 US Open. Almost 30 years later the feat has been matched - how does she feel about her countrywoman's run?
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