Diane Farrell (tennis)
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Diane Farrell Tennis
Diane Farrell
Full nameDiane Farrell Wainio
Country (sports) United States
Born (1961-11-05) November 5, 1961 (age 59)
Prize money$24,285
Singles
Career record19-25
Highest rankingNo. 220 (March 2, 1987)
Grand Slam Singles results
French OpenQ1 (1986)
Wimbledon1R (1986)
US OpenQ1 (1986)
Doubles
Career record26-34
Highest rankingNo. 122 (December 21, 1986)
Grand Slam Doubles results
French Open2R (1985)
Wimbledon1R (1985, 1986)
US Open2R (1986)

Diane Farrell Wainio (born November 5, 1961) is an American former professional tennis player. She was raised in Binghamton, New York and played collegiate tennis for the University of San Diego.

Farrell, who reached a career best singles ranking of 220, qualified for the main draw at Wimbledon in 1986. All three of her wins in qualifying went beyond 6-6 in the third set, against Cláudia Monteiro, Sabina Simmonds and Elisabeth Ekblom. She lost her first round match to Elizabeth Minter, in three sets.[1]

As a doubles player she was ranked as high as 122 in the world and in addition to Wimbledon also featured in the main draws of the French Open and US Open. She won two ITF doubles titles, including a $25,000 tournament in Hopewell.

She married her husband Fredrick Wainio, an accountant, in 1991.[2]

ITF finals

Legend
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments

Doubles: 3 (2-1)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. November 4, 1984 Sydney, Australia Grass Australia Annette Gulley New Zealand Belinda Cordwell
New Zealand Julie Richardson
6-3, 6-3
Runner-up 1. January 18, 1985 Delray Beach, United States Hard United States Jaime Kaplan Sweden Elizabeth Ekblom
Netherlands Marianne van der Torre
3-6, 5-7
Winner 2. September 15, 1985 Hopewell, United States Clay United States Jenni Goodling Australia Louise Field
Japan Akemi Nishiya-Kinoshita
2-6, 7-5, 6-4

References

  1. ^ "Wimbledon 1986". www.itftennis.com.
  2. ^ "Wainio-Farrell". Press & Sun-Bulletin. March 24, 1991. p. 45.

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