Marianne Van Der Torre
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Marianne Van Der Torre
Marianne van der Torre
Marianne van der Torre (1980).jpg
Van der Torre in 1980
Country (sports) Netherlands
Born (1961-08-18) 18 August 1961 (age 58)
Rotterdam, Netherlands
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$93,311
Singles
Career record124-95
Career titles1
Highest rankingNo. 84 (31 December 1981)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (1987, 1988)
French Open2R (1981, 1982)
Wimbledon-
US Open2R (1981)
Doubles
Career record111-64
Career titles1
Highest rankingNo. 60 (28 March 1988)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open2R (1988)
French Open2R (1981, 1987, 1988)
Wimbledon1R (1987)
US Open1R (1981, 1987)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian OpenSF (1988)

Marianne van der Torre (born 18 August 1961) is a Dutch former professional tennis player who was active during the 1980s.

She reached a highest singles ranking of world number 84 in December 1981. During her career Van der Torre reached the second round of the singles event in two Grand Slam tournaments; the French Open (1981 and 1982) and the US Open (1981). Her best result at a Grand Slam event was reaching the semifinal of the mixed doubles event at the 1988 Australian Open partnering Martin Davis.

In October 1981 she partnered compatriot Nanette Schutte to win the doubles title at the Borden Classic in Kyoto after defeating Elizabeth Smylie and Kim Steinmetz in the final in straight sets.

Van der Torre was a member of the Dutch Federation Cup team between 1981 and 1987, playing in a total of 19 ties and compiling an 18-13 win-loss record.

In 1980 she received the Tom Schreursprijs for best Dutch sports talent.[1] .

Career finals

Singles (1 title)

Result W/L Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Win 1-0 February 1981 Avon Futures of Central Pennsylvania, U.S. Carpet (i) West Germany Heidi Eisterlehner 6-0, 7-6

Doubles (1 title)

Result W/L Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1-0 October 1981 Kyoto, Japan Hard Netherlands Nanette Schutte Australia Elizabeth Smylie
United States Kim Steinmetz
6-2, 6-4

ITF finals

$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments

Singles: (4-4)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. October 28, 1985 Fukuoka, Japan Hard United States Joy Cummings 2-6, 4-6
Runner-up 2. November 4, 1985 Ibaraki, Japan Hard Netherlands Nanette Schutte 6-7, 1-6
Winner 3. September 15, 1986 Sofia, Bulgaria Clay Italy Sabina Simmonds 6-4, 6-2
Winner 4. November 3, 1986 Matsuyama, Japan Hard France Isabelle Crudo 6-1, 2-0 ret.
Runner-up 5. August 17, 1987 Manhasset, United States Clay West Germany Gabriela Dinu 6-7, 3-6
Runner-up 6. March 6, 1989 Ashkelon, Israel Hard Austria Beate Reinstadler 3-6, 6-1, 2-6
Winner 7. March 13, 1989 Haifa, Israel Hard France Valerie Batut 2-6, 6-4, 6-4
Winner 8. March 20, 1989 Ramat Hasharon, Israel Hard Israel Dahlia Coriat 6-2, 6-1

Doubles: (14-10)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. July 25, 1981 Geneva, Switzerland Clay Switzerland Anne-Marie Rüegg Switzerland Susanne Villaverde
Argentina Liliana Giussani
4-6, 6-4, 0-6
Winner 2. January 2, 1984 Chicago, United States Hard Switzerland Csilla Bartos-Cserepy Soviet Union Larisa Neiland
Soviet Union Svetlana Parkhomenko
W/O
Runner-up 3. October 15, 1984 Haifa, Israel Hard Sweden Elizabeth Ekblom West Germany Martina Reinhardt
United Kingdom Joy Tacon
2-6, 5-7
Winner 4. October 22, 1984 Eilat, Israel Hard Sweden Elizabeth Ekblom Hungary Anita Falcon
Spain Maria Méndez Casariego
6-4, 4-6, 7-6
Winner 5. November 12, 1984 Peterborough, United Kingdom Hard Canada Patricia Hy-Boulais United Kingdom Glynis Coles-Bond
United Kingdom Denise Parnell
6-2, 0-6, 6-1
Winner 6. November 26, 1984 Darlington, United Kingdom Hard Canada Patricia Hy-Boulais United Kingdom Cathy Drury
Hong Kong Ellinore Lightbody
6-1, 6-4
Runner-up 7. January 7, 1985 Key Biscayne, United States Hard Sweden Elizabeth Ekblom United States Lynn Lewis
Canada Wendy Barlow-Pattenden
7-5, 4-6, 1-6
Winner 8. January 14, 1985 Delray Beach, United States Hard Sweden Elizabeth Ekblom United States Diane Farrell
United States Jaime Kaplan
6-3, 7-5
Runner-up 9. January 21, 1985 San Antonio, United States Hard Sweden Elizabeth Ekblom France Isabelle Demongeot
France Nathalie Tauziat
3-6, 4-6
Winner 10. October 21, 1985 Saga, Japan Hard Netherlands Nanette Schutte China Xin-Yi Li
China Ni Zhong
6-2, 6-4
Winner 11. October 28, 1985 Fukuoka, Japan Hard Netherlands Nanette Schutte Japan Ei Iida
Japan Naoko Sato
6-3, 7-5
Runner-up 12. November 4, 1985 Ibaraki, Japan Hard Netherlands Nanette Schutte Japan Ei Iida
China Ni Zhong
5-7, 3-6
Winner 13. November 11, 1985 Matsuyama, Japan Hard Netherlands Nanette Schutte Japan Ei Iida
China Ni Zhong
6-2, 6-1
Winner 14. November 25, 1985 Kyoto, Japan Hard Netherlands Nanette Schutte Japan Ei Iida
China Ni Zhong
6-4, 6-2
Winner 15. January 20, 1986 San Antonio, United States Hard Netherlands Manon Bollegraf South Africa Dinky Van Rensburg
United Kingdom Clare Wood
7-5, 6-7(4-7), 6-4
Winner 16. March 31, 1986 Bari, Italy Clay Netherlands Nanette Schutte United Kingdom Belinda Borneo
West Germany Wiltrud Probst
4-6, 7-6, 6-3
Runner-up 17. April 7, 1986 Caserta, Italy Clay West Germany Wiltrud Probst Argentina Bettina Fulco
Brazil Gisele Miro
3-6, 3-6
Runner-up 18. July 14, 1986 Landskrona, Sweden Clay Netherlands Manon Bollegraf Netherlands Carin Bakkum
Netherlands Nicole Muns-Jagerman
6-4, 2-6, 2-6
Runner-up 19. September 15, 1986 Sofia, Bulgaria Clay Italy Laura Golarsa Soviet Union Natalia Egorova
Soviet Union Viktoria Milvidskaia
0-6, 2-6
Runner-up 20. October 20, 1986 Saga, Japan Grass Brazil Themis Zambrzycki Indonesia Yayuk Basuki
Indonesia Suzanna Wibowo
2-6, 3-6
Runner-up 21. August 17, 1987 Manhasset, United States Clay Netherlands Brenda Schultz-McCarthy Israel Ilana Berger
United States Jane Thomas
4-6, 1-6
Winner 22. February 27, 1989 Jaffa, Israel Hard Netherlands Caroline Vis United Kingdom Caroline Billingham
Poland Sylvia Czopek
3-6, 6-1, 6-3
Winner 23. March 6, 1989 Ashkelon, Israel Hard Netherlands Caroline Vis Denmark Sofie Albinus
Denmark Lone Vandborg
6-1, 6-1
Winner 24. March 20, 1989 Ramat HaSharon, Israel Hard Netherlands Caroline Vis Sweden Malin Nilsson
Sweden Eva Lena Olsson
6-2, 6-2

References

  1. ^ "Talent van het jaar". www.olympischsporterfgoed.nl (in Dutch). NOC*NSF.

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