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Grand Slam Record

Grand Slams

Best Grand Slam Result

Highest Finish

SF x1
W/L
54/47
1994

Australian Open

R16 x2
1993, 1990

Roland Garros

R64 x3
1991, 1987, 1986

Wimbledon

SF x1
1994

US Open

QF x2
1994, 1991

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Personal

Real name is Beatriz...Father, Tuto, is a retired, well-known doctor in Puerto Rico...Cousin of the late actor Jose Ferrer...Has two older brothers and a younger sister...Founded Gigi Fernandez Charitable Foundation in 1992 and plays host to annual Gigi Fernandez Invitational Cup to raise money for various Puerto Rican charities... Met Queen of England and Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher at 1988 Wightman Cup, and Princess Diana and the Pope at 1991 Fed Cup...Did modeling and commercials...Outside interests include golf, boating, skiing, hiking, biking, reading, beach volleyball and computers...Owned a motorcycle...Likes ice cream and Chinese, Indian, Mexican and Italian foods...Enjoys listening to music...Has pig collection...In 1995, provided financial backing for player Kristina Brandi, daughter of her first coach in Puerto Rico, Joe Brandi.

Career Highlights

SINGLES
Winner (2): 1991 - Albuquerque; 1986 - Singapore.
Finalist (4): 1992 - San Juan; 1989 - San Juan; 1984 - Newport; 1983 - Erie.

DOUBLES
Winner (69): 1997 - Roland Garros, Wimbledon (both w/Zvereva), Sydney (w/Sanchez Vicario); 1996 - Olympics (w/MJ Fernandez), US Open, Tokyo [Pan Pacific] (both w/Zvereva), San Diego (w/Martinez); 1995 - Roland Garros, US Open, Tokyo [Pan Pacific], Rome, San Diego, Los Angeles, Filderstadt (all w/Zvereva), Hamburg (w/Hingis); 1994 - Australian Open, Roland Garros, Wimbledon, Tour Championships, Miami, Chicago, Rome, Berlin, Eastbourne, Filderstadt, Philadelphia (all w/Zvereva); 1993 - Australian Open, Roland Garros, Wimbledon, Tour Championships, Delray Beach, Wesley Chapel, Hilton Head, Berlin, Eastbourne, Leipzig, Filderstadt (all w/Zvereva), San Diego (w/Sukova); 1992 - Roland Garros, Wimbledon, US Open, Oakland, Philadelpia (all w/Zvereva), Houston (w/Fendick), Olympics (w/MJ Fernandez); 1991 - Roland Garros, Brisbane, Chicago (all w/Novotna), Tarpon Springs (w/Sukova), Oakland, Indianapolis (both w/Fendick); 1990 - US Open, Hamburg (both w/Navratilova), Tokyo [Pan Pacific] (w/Symlie), Los Angeles (w/Novotna), Worcester (w/Sukova); 1989 - Newport (w/McNeil), Toronto, Tokyo Doubles Championships, Filderstadt (all w/R. White); 1988 - Tokyo [Suntory], US Open (both w/R. White); 1987 - Piscataway, Newport, Mahwah (all w/McNeil); 1985 - Miami, Toronto, Washington DC (all w/Navratilova), Fort Lauderdale (w/R. White).
Finalist (50): 1997 - Berlin, US Open (both w/Zvereva), Tokyo [Pan Pacific] (w/Hingis); 1996 - Roland Garros, Edingburgh (both w/Zvereva), Hamburg, Rome (both w/Hingis), Hilton Head (w/ MJ. Fernandez); 1995 - Australian Open, Miami, Hilton Head, Eastbourne, Wimbledon, Tour Championships (all w/Zvereva); 1994 - Wesley Chapel, Hilton Head (both w/Zvereva), Oakland (w/Navratilova); 1993 - Los Angeles, Zurich (both w/Zvereva), San Juan (w/Stubbs); 1992 - Berlin, Montreal (both w/Zvereva), San Juan (w/Rinaldi Stunkel); 1991 - Sydney, Australian Open, Miami, Eastbourne, Wimbledon, Tour Championships (all w/Novotna), San Diego (w/Tauziat), Washington D.C. (w/Zvereva); 1990 - Indian Wells (w/Navratilova), San Antonio (w/R. White), Tokyo [Dentsu] (w/Navratilova); 1989 - Miami, Houston (both w/McNeil), San Juan (w/R. White); 1988 - Dallas, Miami (both w/Garrison), Tokyo [Pan Pacific], Los Angeles, Mahwah, San Juan, Tokyo Doubles Championships (all w/R. White), Newport (w/McNeil); 1986 - Indianapolis, San Juan (w/R. White), Largo (w/Sands), Taipei (w/Leo); 1983 - Indianapolis (w/Herr).

MIXED DOUBLES
Finalist (3): 1995 - Australian Open (w/Suk), Wimbledon (w/Suk), US Open (w/Suk).

ADDITIONAL
United States Fed Cup Team 1988, 1990-92, 1994-97. United States Olympic Team 1992, 1996. United States Wightman Cup Team 1987-88.

Career in Review

ò Qualified for season-ending championships as one of the best eight doubles teams of the year 11 times, winning it twice
ò Won at least one Grand Slam title every year from 1988-1997 except 1989
ò Won five consecutive Roland Garros doubles titles 1991-95
ò Won three of the four Grand Slam doubles titles in the same year three times (1992-94)
1991 - Became No. 1 ranked doubles player April 1-8 (held No. 1 spot on and off through 1995)
1992-93 - Earned six straight titles
1994 - Ranked No. 99, became lowest-ranked Grand Slam singles SF in Open Era at Wimbledon
1995 - Won career singles match number 250 at 1995 Puerto Rico over Farina to reach SF
1997 - Won a non-calendar year doubles Grand Slam; at year-end, ranked No. 20 on women's all-time Grand Slam titles list with 17
2002 - Named coach of the University of South Florida women's tennis team
2003 - Captained Puerto Rican Fed Cup Team

Best Grand Slam Result

Highest Finish

SF x1
W/L
54/47
1994

Australian Open

R16 x2
1993, 1990

Roland Garros

R64 x3
1991, 1987, 1986

Wimbledon

SF x1
1994

US Open

QF x2
1994, 1991
W/L 13/12 3/7 21/13 17/15
1997
R64
-
R32
R128
1996
R128
R128
R32
R128
1995
R128
-
R128
R32
1994
R32
R128
SF
QF
1993
R16
R128
R64
R32
1992
R128
-
R16
R16
1991
R128
R64
R32
QF
1990
R16
-
R64
R128
1989
-
R128
R128
R64
1988
-
-
R64
R128
1987
R64
R64
R16
R128
1986
-
R64
R128
R128
1985
R32
-
-
R128
1984
R32
-
R64
R64
1983
R32
-
-
R128
Singles Career High Ranking
Highest Singles
17
Sep 09, 1991
Doubles Career High Ranking
Highest Doubles
1
Mar 04, 1991