Patty Fendick
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Patty Fendick
Patty Fendick
Country (sports) United States
Born (1965-03-31) March 31, 1965 (age 55)
Sacramento, California, U.S.
Height5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)
Turned pro1982
CollegeStanford University
Prize money$1,574,956
Career record249-183 (57.6%)
Career titles3
Highest rankingNo. 19 (March 27, 1989)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQF (1990)
French Open2R (1991, 1995)
Wimbledon4R (1989, 1990, 1992)
US Open4R (1988)
Career record347-153 (69.4%)
Career titles25
Highest rankingNo. 4 (July 3, 1989)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenW (1991)
French OpenSF (1995)
WimbledonSF (1986, 1990)
US OpenF (1988)
Team competitions
Fed Cup2-1

Patty Fendick (born March 31, 1965) is a former professional tennis player and the former women's tennis program head coach at University of Texas.

Born in Sacramento, California, she played at the collegiate level at Stanford University, where the team won the NCAA team title three times. In 1987, she was named ITA Player of the Year, when on the Stanford tennis team she had a 57-match winning streak. She won two NCAA singles titles in 1986 and 1987. She won the Broderick Award (now the Honda Sports Award) as the nation's top collegiate tennis player in 1987.[1][2] Her playing accomplishments, as a collegiate and professional player, has elevated her being inducted into the Stanford Hall of Fame and also recognized as the Most Outstanding Student-Athlete of the first 25 years of NCAA women's tennis.

Fendick remains active in the sport of tennis as a coach and by serving on numerous committees with ITA and USTA. She was previously a tennis coach with the Washington Huskies.

Grand Slam finals

Doubles: 5 (1 title, 4 runner-ups)

Result Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 1988 US Open Hard Canada Jill Hetherington United States Gigi Fernández
United States Robin White
4-6, 1-6
Loss 1989 Australian Open Hard Canada Jill Hetherington United States Martina Navratilova
United States Pam Shriver
6-3, 3-6, 2-6
Loss 1990 Australian Open Hard United States Mary Joe Fernandez Czechoslovakia Jana Novotná
Czechoslovakia Helena Suková
6-7(5-7), 6-7(6-8)
Win 1991 Australian Open Hard United States Mary Joe Fernandez United States Gigi Fernández
Czechoslovakia Jana Novotná
7-6(7-4), 6-1
Loss 1994 Australian Open Hard United States Meredith McGrath United States Gigi Fernández
Belarus Natalia Zvereva
3-6, 6-4, 4-6


  1. ^ "Stanford University's Official Athletic Site - Women's Tennis". Stanford University Athletics. Retrieved .
  2. ^ "Tennis". CWSA. Retrieved .

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