Abigail Tordoff
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Abigail Tordoff
Abigail Tordoff
Country (sports) United Kingdom
Born (1979-07-18) 18 July 1979 (age 42)
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$49,569
Singles
Highest rankingNo. 242 (17 August 1998)
Grand Slam Singles results
Wimbledon1R (1999)
Doubles
Highest rankingNo. 305 (21 June 1999)

Abigail Tordoff (born 18 July 1979) is a British former professional tennis player.

Biography

A former top 50 junior, Tordoff reached a best singles ranking of 242 on the professional tour, playing mostly on the ITF circuit. She also featured in several WTA Tour qualifying draws and at Pattaya in 1997 made it into the main draw of the doubles, with Yi Jing-qian. At the 1999 Wimbledon Championships she appeared in the singles main draw as a wildcard and was beaten in the first round by Elena Wagner. She retired from tennis in 2000.[1]

Tordoff, who previously worked as a sports agent, is the CEO of tennis charity Give It Your Max, which holds in-school tennis programmes.[2]

ITF finals

$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments

Singles (1-3)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 2 October 1995 Nottingham, United Kingdom Hard (i) United Kingdom Samantha Smith 4-6, 2-6
Winner 1. 8 February 1998 ?stanbul, Turkey Carpet (i) Hungary Adrienn Heged?s 6-3, 6-3
Runner-up 2. 7 June 1998 Antalya, Turkey Hard United States Sandra De Silva 4-6, 3-6
Runner-up 3. 9 August 1998 Lexington, United States Hard United Kingdom Julie Pullin 4-6, 4-6

Doubles (1-1)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 9 February 1998 Faro, Portugal Hard Portugal Sofia Prazeres Czech Republic Nikola Hübnerová
Slovakia Alena Paulenková
2-6, 2-6
Winner 1. 25 September 2000 Glasgow, United Kingdom Hard (i) United Kingdom Anna Hawkins United Kingdom Julia Smith
Japan Remi Tezuka
6-2, 6-2

References

  1. ^ Edworthy, Sarah (27 June 2001). "Wimbledon diary". The Daily Telegraph.
  2. ^ "Heather Watson joins Give It Your Max tennis charity campaign". Sky Sports. 7 December 2018.

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