Jane Taylor (tennis)
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Jane Taylor Tennis

Jane Taylor
Country (sports) Australia
Born (1972-11-07) 7 November 1972 (age 49)
Hunter Valley, Australia
Height168 cm (5 ft 6 in)
Prize money$131,761
Singles
Highest rankingNo. 126 (7 February 1994)
Grand Slam singles results
Australian Open3R (1994)
Doubles
Highest rankingNo. 163 (4 December 1995)
Grand Slam doubles results
Australian Open2R (1991, 1995)

Jane Taylor (born 7 November 1972) is a former professional tennis player from Australia.

Biography

Taylor comes from Maitland, in the Hunter Valley region of New South Wales.[1] She made her grand slam debut as a 16-year old at the 1989 Australian Open and featured regularly in that event in the 1990s. Her best performance was a third round appearance at the 1994 Australian Open. Competing as a wildcard, she had wins over Caroline Vis and Christina Singer, before being eliminated in the third round by fifth seed Jana Novotna.[2] She had a career best ranking of 126 in the world.

ITF finals

Singles (9-11)

$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 11 March 1990 Bendigo, Australia Hard Australia Kirrily Sharpe 0-6, 6-7
Winner 1. 2 March 1992 Mildura, Australia Grass New Zealand Julie Richardson 7-6, 6-3
Winner 2. 23 March 1992 Newcastle, Australia Grass New Zealand Julie Richardson 6-3, 3-6, 6-3
Winner 3. 9 August 1992 College Park, United States Hard France Carole Lucarelli 7-5, 6-3
Runner-up 2. 7 March 1993 Mildura, Australia Grass Australia Kirrily Sharpe 0-6, 6-4, 3-6
Runner-up 3. 14 March 1993 Wodonga, Australia Grass Australia Lisa O'Neill 2-6, 4-6
Runner-up 4. 21 March 1993 Canberra, Australia Grass Australia Catherine Barclay 4-6, 6-4, 2-6
Winner 4. 28 March 1993 Bendigo, Australia Grass Australia Catherine Barclay 4-6, 6-0, 7-6
Runner-up 5. 21 November 1993 Port Pirie, Australia Hard Australia Michelle Jaggard-Lai 2-6, 1-6
Runner-up 6. 13 March 1994 Warrnambool, Australia Hard Australia Angie Cunningham w/o
Runner-up 7. 5 March 1995 Warrnambool, Australia Hard Australia Melissa Beadman 6-7, 4-6
Winner 5. 12 March 1995 Wodonga, Australia Hard Australia Angie Marik 6-4, 2-6, 7-6
Winner 6. 26 March 1995 Bendigo, Australia Hard Australia Angie Cunningham 6-0, 6-4
Winner 7. 3 July 1995 Norfolk, United States Hard United States Sandy Sureephong 7-5, 6-1
Runner-up 8. 16 July 1995 Easton, United States Hard United States Sara Pritchard 3-6, 4-6
Runner-up 9. 4 March 1996 Warrnambool, Australia Grass Thailand Tamarine Tanasugarn 4-6, 1-6
Winner 8. 2 June 1996 El Paso, United States Hard Republic of Ireland Anne Mall 4-6, 6-1, 6-2
Runner-up 10. 10 November 1996 Bendigo, Australia Hard Australia Annabel Ellwood 3-6, 4-6
Winner 9. 10 March 1997 Canberra, Australia Grass Australia Evie Dominikovic 7-5, 4-6, 6-4
Runner-up 11. 24 March 1997 Corowa, Australia Grass Australia Evie Dominikovic 4-6, 2-6

Doubles (9-6)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 19 November 1989 Gold Coast, Australia Hard Australia Louise Stacey Australia Kristine Kunce
Australia Kate McDonald
4-6, 2-6
Runner-up 2. 23 March 1992 Newcastle, Australia Clay South Africa Michelle Anderson New Zealand Julie Richardson
New Zealand Amanda Trail
4-6, 2-6
Winner 1. 9 August 1992 College Park, United States Hard United Kingdom Sarah Loosemore United Kingdom Michele Mair
South Africa Karen van der Merwe
6-4, 6-3
Runner-up 3. 7 March 1993 Mildura, Australia Grass Australia Kate McDonald Australia Catherine Barclay
Australia Kirrily Sharpe
1-6, 2-6
Winner 2. 14 March 1993 Wodonga, Australia Grass Australia Kate McDonald Australia Robyn Mawdsley
Australia Danielle Thomas
2-6, 6-3, 6-3
Winner 3. 21 March 1993 Canberra, Australia Grass Australia Kate McDonald Australia Maija Avotins
Australia Robyn Mawdsley
w/o
Winner 4. 28 March 1993 Bendigo, Australia Grass Australia Kate McDonald Australia Maija Avotins
Australia Esther Knox
6-3, 6-1
Runner-up 4. 13 March 1994 Warrnambool, Australia Hard Australia Kate McDonald Australia Nicole Oomens
Australia Shannon Peters
w/o
Runner-up 5. 5 March 1995 Warrnambool, Australia Hard Australia Trudi Musgrave Australia Gail Biggs
Australia Nicole Oomens
1-6, 5-7
Winner 5. 12 March 1995 Wodonga, Australia Hard Australia Trudi Musgrave Australia Gail Biggs
Australia Nicole Oomens
6-3, 6-2
Winner 6. 19 March 1995 Canberra, Australia Hard Australia Trudi Musgrave Australia Gail Biggs
Australia Nicole Oomens
6-3, 6-2
Runner-up 6. 26 March 1995 Bendigo, Australia Hard Australia Trudi Musgrave Australia Gail Biggs
Australia Nicole Oomens
6-7, 5-7
Winner 7. 11 March 1996 Canberra, Australia Grass Australia Trudi Musgrave Australia Joanne Limmer
Australia Lisa McShea
6-4, 5-7, 6-4
Winner 8. 25 March 1996 Albury, Australia Grass Australia Trudi Musgrave Australia Joanne Limmer
Australia Lisa McShea
6-0, 6-3
Winner 9. 4 April 1997 Corowa, Australia Grass Australia Trudi Musgrave South Africa Nannie de Villiers
United Kingdom Shirli-Ann Siddall
6-4, 4-6, 6-2

References

  1. ^ "Success was Taylor-made for tennis starlet Jane". 30 January 2014. Retrieved 2018.
  2. ^ "ITF Tennis - Pro Circuit - Australian Open - 17 January - 30 January 1994". ITF. Retrieved 2018.

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