Elizabeth Minter
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Elizabeth Minter

Elizabeth Minter
Country (sports) Australia
ResidenceVictoria, Australia
Born (1965-08-23) 23 August 1965 (age 55)
Victoria, Australia
Turned pro1980
PlaysLeft-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money$US123,934
Singles
Career record72-80
Career titles1 WTA
Highest rankingNo. 66 (26 October 1987)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open4R (1984)
French Open1R (1985 -88)
Wimbledon3R (1986, 1988)
US Open3R (1986)
Doubles
Career record32-67
Career titles1 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 104 (28 September 1987)

Elizabeth Minter (born 23 August 1965) is an Australian former professional tennis player. She was born on 23 August 1965 in Australia and played on the WTA tour from 1980 to 1990. She now helps train young children.

Tennis career

In 1983 Minter won the 1983 US Open Junior Girls' Singles.[1] She reached the quarterfinals of the Australian Women's Doubles with her sister Anne Minter in 1984 losing to Chris Evert and Wendy Turnbull;[2] the third round of Wimbledon in 1986 and 1988; and the U.S. Open in 1986. She retired with a 72-80 singles record and a 32-67 doubles record. In 1984 Minter won the Salt Lake City ITF Doubles title, with her sister.[3]

Minter made her Fed Cup debut for Australia in 1984, where she played two doubles matches with her sister, against Argentina in the first round and Belgium in the second round of the World Group. Minter didn't make any further appearances for Australia.[4]

WTA Tour finals

Singles 1

Legend
Grand Slam 0
WTA Championships 0
Tier I 0
Tier II 0
Tier III 0
Tier IV & V 0
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 30 April 1995 Zagreb, Croatia Clay Belgium Sabine Appelmans 4-6, 3-6

Doubles 3 (2-1)

Legend
Grand Slam 0
WTA Championships 0
Tier I 0
Tier II 0
Tier III 0
Tier IV & V 0
Titles by Surface
Hard 2
Clay 0
Grass 0
Carpet 0
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 16 September 1984 Salt Lake City, Utah, USA Hard Australia Anne Minter United States Heather Crowe
United States Robin White
6-1, 6-2
Winner 2. 30 September 1984 Richmond, Virginia, USA Hard United States JoAnne Russell South Africa Jennifer Mundel
United States Felicia Raschiatore
6-4, 3-6, 7-6
Runner-up 3. 1 February 1987 Auckland, New Zealand Hard United States Gretchen Magers United States Anna-Maria Fernandez
New Zealand Julie Richardson
6-4, 4-6, 2-6

Career finals

Singles (3-2)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 15 November 1981 Bulleen, Australia Hard Australia Gwen Warnock 6-3, 6-2
Runner-up 1. 30 May 1982 Glasgow, United Kingdom Grass Australia Bernadette Randall 1-3 ret.
Winner 2. 13 November 1982 Bulleen, Australia Hard Australia Louise Field 6-2, 4-6, 7-5
Runner-up 2. 18 April 1983 Bari, Italy Clay Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Sabrina Gole? 6-1, 5-7, 3-6
Winner 3. 14 April 1986 Canberra, Australia Grass United States Anna-Maria Fernandez 7-6, 6-2

Doubles (3-1)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 29 May 1982 Glasgow, United Kingdom Grass Australia Bernadette Randall South Africa Kim Seddon
United States Mary-Ann Colville
6-2, 7-5
Winner 2. 28 March 1983 Taranto, Italy Clay Australia Bernadette Randall Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Sabrina Gole?
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Renata ?a?ak
7-5, 6-1
Winner 3. 18 April 1983 Bari, Italy Clay Australia Anne Minter Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Sabrina Gole?
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Renata ?a?ak
6-4, 6-2
Runner-up 1. 14 April 1986 Canberra, Australia Gras Australia Louise Field United States Anna-Maria Fernandez
New Zealand Julie Richardson
7-5, 3-6, 3-6

References

  1. ^ "U.S. Open Junior Tennis Championships - Past Winners". College and Junior Tennis. Archived from the original on 8 July 2011. Retrieved 2010.
  2. ^ "Elizabeth Minter: Australian Open results". WTA Tour. Archived from the original on 20 August 2017. Retrieved 2010.
  3. ^ "Minter, Elizabeth (Aus)". ITF Tennis - Women's Circuit. Retrieved 2010.
  4. ^ "Player Profile: Elizabeth Minter". Fed Cup. Retrieved 2010.

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