Lena Sandin
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Lena Sandin
Lena Sandin
Country (sports) Sweden
Born (1961-06-08) 8 June 1961 (age 59)
Retired1989
Prize money$88,544
Singles
Career record15-24
Highest rankingNo. 91 (6 June 1983)
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open2R (1981)
Wimbledon2R (1983)
US Open1R (1980, 1982, 1983)
Doubles
Career record28-16
Career titles1 WTA
Highest rankingNo. 178 (11 April 1988)
Grand Slam Doubles results
French Open2R (1981)
US Open1R (1982, 1983)

Lena Sandin (born 8 June 1961) is a former professional tennis player from Sweden.

Biography

Sandin won the girls' singles title at the 1979 French Open, with a win in the final over American Mary-Lou Piatek.

She represented the Sweden Fed Cup team in a total of six ties, the first in 1979. This included the quarter-final loss to Australia in 1980, where she gave Sweden a winning start by beating Dianne Fromholtz in the opening singles rubber.[1]

At the 1980 US Open she took a set off the second seeded Martina Navratilova in a first-round loss.[2]

She won a doubles title at Hamburg in 1982, partnering countrywoman Elisabeth Ekblom.[3]

WTA Tour finals

Doubles (1-0)

Result    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win July, 1982 Hamburg, West Germany Category 1 Clay Sweden Elisabeth Ekblom Brazil Patricia Medrado
Brazil Cláudia Monteiro
7-6, 6-3

References

  1. ^ "Sandin Stuns Fromholtz". Daytona Beach Morning Journal. 31 October 1980. p. 5C. Retrieved 2018.
  2. ^ "US Open: Navratilova beats Allen". The Canberra Times. ACT, Australia. 31 August 1980. p. 25. Retrieved 2018 – via National Library of Australia.
  3. ^ "ITF Tennis - Pro Circuit - Hittfield - 05 July - 11 July 1982". International Tennis Federation. Retrieved 2018.

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