Elna Reinach
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Elna Reinach

Elna Reinach
Country (sports) South Africa
Born (1968-12-02) 2 December 1968 (age 50)
Pretoria, South Africa
Turned pro1983
Retired1995
Prize money$ 1,096,356
Singles
Career record248-196
Career titles1 WTA, 5 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 26 (13 February 1989)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open3R (1987)
French Open4R (1991)
Wimbledon3R (1988, 1990)
US Open4R (1988)
Doubles
Career record278-168
Career titles10 WTA, 5 ITF
Highest rankingNo . 10 (11 June 1990)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open3R (1987, 1994-95)
French OpenSF (1988, 1990)
WimbledonSF (1989)
US OpenSF (1989)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
French OpenF (1993)
US OpenW (1994)

Elna Reinach (born 2 December 1968[1]) is a South African former pro tennis player.

With Patrick Galbraith, she won the US Open mixed doubles championship in 1994. She played in the 1992 Summer Olympics, where she lost in the first round to Jennifer Capriati. Reinach was runner-up at the French Open with Danie Visser in 1993. Her brother, Fanie, coached her and their sister, Monica, as well as Lori McNeil, Lindsay Davenport, and Laura Gildemeister. After retiring in 1995, she had a daughter named Lané Reinach who is now attending Angelo State University to become a vet, and another daughter named Liezel.

Grand Slam finals

Mixed doubles (1 title, 1 runner-up)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 6 June 1993 French Open, France Clay South Africa Danie Visser Russia Andrei Olhovskiy
Russia Eugenia Maniokova
2-6, 6-4, 4-6
Winner 2. 11 September 1994 US Open, United States Hard United States Patrick Galbraith Australia Todd Woodbridge
Czech Republic Jana Novotná
6-2, 6-4

WTA Tour finals

Singles 2 (1-1)

Legend: Before 2009 Legend: Starting in 2009
Grand Slam (0/0)
WTA Championships (0/0)
Tier I (0/0) Premier Mandatory (0/0)
Tier II (0/0) Premier 5 (0/0)
Tier III (0/0) Premier (0/0)
Tier IV & V (1/1) International (0/0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 20 August 1989 Albuquerque, United States Hard United States Lori McNeil 1-6, 3-6
Winner 2. 7 February 1993 Auckland, New Zealand Hard United States Caroline Kuhlman 6-0, 6-0

Doubles 19 (10-9)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 28 July 1986 Berkeley, United States Hard United States Amy Holton United States Beth Herr
United States Alycia Moulton
1-6, 2-6
Runner-up 2. 16 October 1988 Filderstadt, Germany Carpet Italy Raffaella Reggi Poland Iwona Kuczy?ska
United States Martina Navratilova
1-6, 4-6
Winner 3. 20 August 1989 Albuquerque, United States Hard Australia Nicole Provis Italy Raffaella Reggi
Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
4-6, 6-4, 6-2
Runner-up 4. 15 October 1989 Filderstadt, Germany Carpet Italy Raffaella Reggi United States Gigi Fernández
United States Robin White
4-6, 6-7
Runner-up 5. 22 October 1989 Bayonne, France Hard Italy Raffaella Reggi Netherlands Manon Bollegraf
France Catherine Tanvier
6-7, 5-7
Winner 6. 20 May 1990 Berlin, Germany Clay Australia Nicole Provis Australia Hana Mandlíková
Czechoslovakia Jana Novotná
6-2, 6-1
Winner 7. 27 May 1990 Strasbourg, France Clay Australia Nicole Provis United States Kathy Jordan
Australia Liz Smylie
6-1, 6-4
Runner-up 8. 12 May 1991 Rome, Italy Clay Australia Nicole Provis United States Jennifer Capriati
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Monica Seles
5-7, 2-6
Runner-up 9. 20 May 1991 Berlin, Germany Clay Australia Nicole Provis Soviet Union Larisa Savchenko
Soviet Union Natalia Zvereva
3-6, 3-6
Runner-up 10. 16 June 1991 Birmingham, England Grass United States Sandy Collins Australia Nicole Provis
Australia Liz Smylie
3-6, 4-6
Runner-up 11. 3 November 1991 Scottsdale, United States Hard United States Sandy Collins United States Mareen Harper
United States Cammy MacGregor
5-7, 6-3, 3-6
Winner 12. 10 November 1991 Brentwood, United States Hard United States Sandy Collins Indonesia Yayuk Basuki
Netherlands Caroline Vis
5-7, 6-4, 7-6
Winner 13. 24 May 1992 Zürich, Switzerland Clay United States Amy Frazier Czechoslovakia Karina Hab?udová
United States Marianne Werdel
7-5, 6-2
Runner-up 14. 14 June 1992 Birmingham, England Grass United States Sandy Collins United States Lori McNeil
Australia Rennae Stubbs
7-5, 3-6, 6-8
Winner 15. 1 November 1992 San Juan, Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico Hard South Africa Amanda Coetzer United States Gigi Fernández
United States Kathy Rinaldi
6-2, 4-6, 6-2
Winner 16. 14 November 1992 Indianapolis, United States Hard (i) United States Katrina Adams United States Sandy Collins
United States Mary-Lou Daniels
5-7, 6-2, 6-4
Winner 17. 7 February 1993 Auckland, New Zealand Hard France Isabelle Demongeot Canada Jill Hetherington
United States Kathy Rinaldi
6-2, 6-4
Winner 18. 6 November 1994 Quebec City, Canada Carpet France Nathalie Tauziat United States Linda Wild
United States Chanda Rubin
6-4, 6-3
Winner 19. 5 February 1995 Auckland, New Zealand Hard Canada Jill Hetherington Italy Laura Golarsa
Netherlands Caroline Vis
7-6, 6-2

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