Paula Smith
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Paula Smith

Paula Smith
Country (sports) United States
Born (1957-01-10) January 10, 1957 (age 63)
Boulder, Colorado, USA
Height5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
PlaysRight-handed
Singles
Career record54-103
Career titles2
Highest rankingNo. 48 (February 1981)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (1981, 1982, 1983)
French Open3R (1982, 1983)
Wimbledon2R (1978, 1981, 1982)
US Open3R (1980)
Doubles
Career record304-214
Career titles13
Highest rankingNo. 23 (December 1984)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenQF (1982, 1983)
French OpenF (1981)
WimbledonSF (1980)
US OpenQF (1978, 1979, 1980, 1984)
Mixed doubles
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
French OpenF (1985)
Wimbledon3R (1984)
US OpenSF (1981)

Paula Smith (born January 10, 1957) is an American former tennis player.

Smith played 100 tour singles matches and 300 doubles matches between 1976 and 1988. She reached the finals of the French Open once in 1981, partnering Candy Reynolds, and again in mixed doubles in 1985, partnering Francisco González and losing to Martina Navratilova and Heinz Günthardt. She also reached the finals of the 1982 Toyota Series Championships, the 1983 Family Circle Cup and the final of the doubles in Indiana, 1985.[1]

WTA Tour finals

Doubles 26 (13-13)

Legend
Grand Slam 0
WTA Championships 1
Tier I 0
Tier II 0
Tier III 0
Tier IV & V 0
Titles by surface
Hard 5
Clay 5
Grass 1
Carpet 2
Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 1. Aug 1978 Canadian Open, Canada Hard Australia Chris O'Neil Czechoslovakia Regina Mar?íková
United States Pam Teeguarden
5-7, 7-6, 2-6
Loss 2. Aug 1979 USCC Indianapolis, U.S. Clay United States Penny Johnson United States Kathy Jordan
United States Anne Smith
1-6, 0-6
Loss 3. Apr 1980 Hilton Head, South Carolina, U.S. Clay United States Candy Reynolds United States Kathy Jordan
United States Anne Smith
2-6, 1-6
Win 1. Aug 1980 USCC Indianapolis, U.S. Clay United States Anne Smith Romania Virginia Ruzici
Czechoslovakia Renáta Tomanová
4-6, 6-3, 6-4
Win 2. Oct 1980 Phoenix, Arizona, U.S. Hard United States Pam Shriver United States Ann Kiyomura
United States Candy Reynolds
6-0, 6-4
Loss 4. Nov 1980 Tampa, Florida, U.S. Hard United States Anne Smith United States Rosie Casals
United States Candy Reynolds
6-7, 5-7
Win 3. Apr 1981 Amelia Island, Florida, U.S. Clay United States Kathy Jordan United States JoAnne Russell
United States Pam Shriver
6-3, 5-7, 7-6
Win 4. May 1981 Perugia, Italy Clay United States Candy Reynolds United States Chris Evert-Lloyd
Romania Virginia Ruzici
7-5, 6-1
Loss 5. May 1981 Lugano, Switzerland Clay United States Candy Reynolds South Africa Rosalyn Fairbank
South Africa Tanya Harford
6-2, 1-6, 4-6
Loss 6. Jun 1981 French Open, France Clay United States Candy Reynolds South Africa Rosalyn Fairbank
South Africa Tanya Harford
1-6, 3-6
Loss 7. Aug 1981 USCC Indianapolis, U.S. Clay United Kingdom Sue Barker United States JoAnne Russell
Romania Virginia Ruzici
2-6, 2-6
Loss 8. Oct 1981 Deerfield Beach, Florida, U.S. Hard United States Pam Shriver United States Mary-Lou Piatek
United States Wendy White
1-6, 6-3, 5-7
Win 5. May 1982 Lugano, Switzerland Clay United States Candy Reynolds United States JoAnne Russell
Romania Virginia Ruzici
6-2, 6-4
Win 6. Aug 1982 San Diego, California, U.S. Hard United States Kathy Jordan Brazil Patricia Medrado
Brazil Cláudia Monteiro
6-3, 5-7, 7-6
Win 7. Oct 1982 Tampa, Florida, U.S. Hard United States Ann Kiyomura United States Mary-Lou Piatek
United States Wendy White
6-2, 6-4
Loss 9. Dec 1982 East Rutherford, New Jersey, U.S. Hard United States Candy Reynolds United States Martina Navratilova
United States Pam Shriver
4-6, 5-7
Loss 10. Feb 1983 Palm Beach, Florida, U.S. Clay United States Kathy Jordan United States Barbara Potter
United States Sharon Walsh
4-6, 6-4, 2-6
Loss 11. Mar 1983 Nashville, Tennessee, U.S. Hard United States Alycia Moulton South Africa Rosalyn Fairbank
United States Candy Reynolds
4-6, 6-7
Win 8. Mar 1983 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S. Carpet United States Candy Reynolds Poland Iwona Kuczy?ska
United States Trey Lewis
6-2, 6-2
Loss 12. Apr 1983 Hilton Head, South Carolina, U.S. Clay United States Andrea Jaeger United States Martina Navratilova
United States Candy Reynolds
2-6, 3-6
Loss 13. Jan 1984 Nashville, Tennessee, U.S. Hard United States Mary-Lou Piatek United States Sherry Acker
United States Candy Reynolds
7-5, 6-7, 6-7
Win 9. Aug 1984 USCC Indianapolis, U.S. Clay South Africa Beverly Mould United States Elise Burgin
United States JoAnne Russell
6-2, 7-5
Win 10. Sep 1984 San Diego, California, U.S. Hard United States Betsy Nagelsen United States Terry Holladay
Poland Iwona Kuczy?ska
6-2, 6-4
Win 11. Oct 1984 Brighton, England Carpet United States Alycia Moulton United States Barbara Potter
United States Sharon Walsh
6-7, 6-3, 7-5
Win 12. Jan 1985 Port St. Lucie, Florida, U.S. Hard United States Betsy Nagelsen Switzerland Christiane Jolissaint
Netherlands Marcella Mesker
6-3, 6-4
Loss 14. Jul 1985 USCC Indianapolis, U.S. Clay Australia Penny Barg Bulgaria Katerina Maleeva
Bulgaria Manuela Maleeva
6-3, 3-6, 6-4

Mixed doubles 1

Legend
Grand Slam 0
WTA Championships 0
Tier I 0
Tier II 0
Tier III 0
Tier IV & V 0
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 1. Jun 1985 French Open, France Clay Paraguay Francisco González Switzerland Heinz Günthardt
United States Martina Navratilova
6-2, 3-6, 2-6

References

  1. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1985). The International Tennis Federation : World of Tennis 1985. London: Willow Books. p. 375. ISBN 0002181703.

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