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Jill Hetherington
Jill Hetherington-Hultquist
Country (sports) Canada
Born (1964-10-27) October 27, 1964 (age 54)
Brampton, Ontario
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Turned pro1983
Retired1997
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
CollegeUniversity of Florida
Prize moneyUS$798,040
Singles
Career record95-113
Career titles1 WTA, 1 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 64 (February 29, 1988)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (1989)
French OpenQ1 (1984, 1985)
Wimbledon1R (1988, 1989, 1991)
US Open3R (1988)
Other tournaments
Olympic Games2R (1984, 1988)
Doubles
Career record351-223
Career titles14 WTA, 6 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 6 (March 27, 1989)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenF (1989)
French Open3R (1984, 1992)
WimbledonSF (1986)
US OpenF (1988)
Other doubles tournaments
Olympic GamesQF (1988, 1996)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian OpenSF (1993, 1996)
French OpenF (1995)
WimbledonQF (1991)
US OpenSF (1992, 1994)

Jill Hetherington-Hultquist (born October 27, 1964) is a Canadian former professional tennis player. She played college tennis for the University of Florida, and was women's tennis head coach at the University of Washington until May 2014.[1]

Early years

Hetherington was born in Brampton, Ontario in 1964.

College career

She attended the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida, where she played for coach Andy Brandi's Florida Gators women's tennis team from 1984 to 1987. While playing for the Gators, she won four straight Southeastern Conference (SEC) singles championships, three as the team's No. 2 singles player, and once as the No. 1 singles player. She also won three consecutive SEC doubles championships from 1985 to 1987. Hultquist was recognized as a four-time first-team All-SEC selection and received four All-American honors.[2] She was inducted into the University of Florida Athletic Hall of Fame as a "Gator Great" in 1999.[3]

Professional career

After turning professional, she won one singles title and fourteen doubles titles on the WTA Tour during her career. Her best Grand Slam results were reaching the women's doubles final at the 1988 US Open and the 1989 Australian Open, and the mixed doubles final at the 1995 French Open.

Grand Slam finals

Doubles: 2 (2 runners-up)

Result Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 1988 US Open Hard United States Patty Fendick United States Gigi Fernández
United States Robin White
6-4, 6-1
Loss 1989 Australian Open Hard United States Patty Fendick United States Martina Navratilova
United States Pam Shriver
3-6, 6-3, 6-2

Mixed doubles: 1 (1 runner-up)

Result Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 1995 French Open Clay South Africa John-Laffnie de Jager Latvia Larisa Savchenko Neiland
Australia Todd Woodbridge
7-6(10-8), 7-6(7-4)

WTA Tour titles

Singles (1)

No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
1. February 7, 1988 Wellington, New Zealand Hard United States Katrina Adams 6-1, 6-1

Doubles (14)

Legend
Grand Slam (0)
WTA Championships (0)
Tier I (0)
Tier II (2)
Tier III (2)
Tier IV & V (10)
No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
1. July 15, 1984 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Hard Canada Hélène Pelletier United States Penny Mager
United States Kylie Copeland
6-3, 2-6, 7-6(9-7)
2. January 31, 1988 Auckland, New Zealand Hard United States Patty Fendick United States Cammy MacGregor
United States Cynthia MacGregor
6-2, 6-1
3. February 7, 1988 Wellington, New Zealand Hard United States Patty Fendick New Zealand Belinda Cordwell
New Zealand Julie Richardson
6-3, 6-3
4. August 7, 1988 San Diego, U.S. Hard United States Patty Fendick United States Betsy Nagelsen
South Africa Dinky Van Rensburg
7-6(12-10), 6-4
5. August 14, 1988 Los Angeles, U.S. Hard United States Patty Fendick United States Gigi Fernández
United States Robin White
7-6(7-2), 5-7, 6-4
6. October 16, 1988 San Juan, Puerto Rico Hard United States Patty Fendick United States Gigi Fernández
United States Robin White
6-4, 6-2
7. February 5, 1989 Auckland, New Zealand Hard United States Patty Fendick Australia Elizabeth Smylie
Australia Janine Thompson
6-4, 6-4
8. February 26, 1989 Oakland, California, U.S. Carpet (i) United States Patty Fendick Soviet Union Larisa Neiland
Soviet Union Natasha Zvereva
7-5, 3-6, 6-2
9. April 23, 1989 Tokyo, Japan Hard Australia Elizabeth Smylie United States Ann Hendricksson
United States Beth Herr
6-1, 6-3
10. April 22, 1990 Singapore Hard United Kingdom Jo Durie France Pascale Paradis
France Catherine Suire
6-4, 6-1
11. April 21, 1991 Houston, U.S. Clay United States Kathy Rinaldi-Stunkel United States Patty Fendick
United States Mary Joe Fernández
6-1, 2-6, 6-1
12. August 4, 1991 San Diego, U.S. Hard United States Kathy Rinaldi-Stunkel United States Gigi Fernández
France Nathalie Tauziat
6-4, 3-6, 6-2
13. February 5, 1995 Auckland, New Zealand Hard South Africa Elna Reinach Italy Laura Golarsa
Netherlands Caroline Vis
7-6(7-5), 6-2
14. November 19, 1995 Pattaya, Thailand Hard Australia Kristine Kunce Australia Kristin Godridge
Japan Nana Miyagi
2-6, 6-4, 6-3

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