Alison Scott
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Alison Scott
Alison Scott
Country (sports) Australia
Born (1968-02-08) 8 February 1968 (age 52)
Prize money$71,344
Singles
Highest rankingNo. 178 (18 July 1988)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (1987)
Doubles
Highest rankingNo. 93 (7 November 1988)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenQF (1988)
French Open2R (1990)
Wimbledon2R (1988, 1991)
US Open2R (1989)

Alison Scott (born 8 February 1968) is an Australian former professional tennis player.

Biography

Scott grew up in Canberra and developed her tennis at the Australian Institute of Sport on a scholarship, before going on to compete on the WTA Tour.[1] She was a girls' doubles finalist at the 1985 Australian Open.

As a professional player she reached the top 100 in doubles, peaking at 93 in the world in 1988. She featured in the doubles main draws of all four grand slam tournaments, with her best performance a quarter-final appearance at the 1988 Australian Open, partnering Maria Lindström.[2]

ITF finals

$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments

Doubles: 10 (2-8)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 23 June 1986 Seabrook, United States Clay Australia Michelle Turk Netherlands Manon Bollegraf
South Africa Lise Gregory
2-6, 1-6
Runner-up 2. 14 July 1986 Midland, United States Clay New Zealand Ruth Seeman United States Katrina Adams
United States Sonia Hahn
6-2, 3-6, 4-6
Winner 1. 16 March 1987 Canberra, Australia Hard Australia Colleen Carney Australia Karen Deed
Australia Bilynda Potter
7-5, 7-6
Runner-up 3. 30 March 1987 Adelaide, Australia Hard Australia Colleen Carney Australia Louise Field
New Zealand Belinda Cordwell
1-6, 6-1, 4-6
Runner-up 4. 13 July 1987 Erlangen, West Germany Clay Austria Heidi Sprung Czechoslovakia Denisa Kraj?ovi?ová
France Virginie Paquet
1-6, 2-6
Runner-up 5. 12 October 1987 Kuroshio, Japan Hard United States Stephanie Savides United States Leigh Anne Eldredge
United States Jill Smoller
3-6, 6-7
Runner-up 6. 25 October 1987 Ibaraki, Japan Hard United States Stephanie Savides Indonesia Yayuk Basuki
Indonesia Suzanna Wibowo
3-6, 6-4, 0-6
Runner-up 7. 21 November 1988 Adelaide, Australia Hard Australia Louise Field Australia Jo-Anne Faull
Australia Rachel McQuillan
5-7, 4-6
Winner 2. 18 February 1991 Wodonga, Australia Grass Australia Tracey Morton-Rodgers Australia Kristine Kunce
Australia Clare Thompson
6-4, 4-6, 7-6
Runner-up 8. 25 February 1991 Canberra, Australia Grass Australia Tracey Morton-Rodgers Mexico Lupita Novelo
United States Betsy Somerville
5-7, 6-3, 4-6

References

  1. ^ "Times Sport". The Canberra Times. 13 March 1987. p. 19. Retrieved 2019 – via National Library of Australia.
  2. ^ "Sports results and details". The Canberra Times. 21 January 1988. p. 16. Retrieved 2019 – via National Library of Australia.

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