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Patty Fendick
Patty Fendick
Country (sports) United States
Born (1965-03-31) March 31, 1965 (age 56)
Sacramento, California, U.S.
Height5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)
Turned pro1982
Retired1995
PlaysRight-handed
CollegeStanford University
Prize money$1,574,956
Singles
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)
Doubles
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 Fernández Czechoslovakia Jana Novotná
Czechoslovakia Helena Suková
6-7(5-7), 6-7(6-8)
Win 1991 Australian Open Hard United States Mary Joe Fernández 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

WTA career finals

Doubles: 36 (20-16)

Result W/L Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1. Jan 1988 Auckland Open, New Zealand Hard Canada Jill Hetherington United States Cammy MacGregor
United States Cynthia MacGregor
6-2, 6-1
Win 2. Feb 1988 Wellington Classic,
New Zealand
Hard Canada Jill Hetherington New Zealand Belinda Cordwell
New Zealand Julie Richardson
6-3, 6-3
Loss 1. Jul 1988 Northern California Open, U.S. Hard Canada Jill Hetherington United States Ronni Reis
South Africa Lise Gregory
3-6, 4-6
Win 3. Aug 1988 San Diego Classic, U.S. Hard Canada Jill Hetherington United States Betsy Nagelsen
South Africa Dinky Van Rensburg
7-6(10), 6-4
Win 4. Aug 1988 Los Angeles Classic, U.S. Hard Canada Jill Hetherington United States Gigi Fernández
United States Robin White
7-6(2), 5-7, 6-4
Loss 2. Aug 1988 US Open Hard Canada Jill Hetherington United States Gigi Fernández
United States Robin White
4-6, 1-6
Win 5. Oct 1988 Puerto Rico Open, U.S. Hard Canada Jill Hetherington United States Gigi Fernández
United States Robin White
6-4, 6-2
Loss 3. Jan 1989 Brisbane Hardcourts, Australia Hard Canada Jill Hetherington Czech Republic Jana Novotná
Czech Republic Helena Suková
7-6(4), 1-6, 2-6
Loss 4. Jan 1989 Australian Open Hard Canada Jill Hetherington United States Martina Navratilova
United States Pam Shriver
6-3, 3-6, 2-6
Win 6. Feb 1989 Auckland Open, New Zealand Hard Canada Jill Hetherington Australia Elizabeth Smylie
Australia Janine Thompson
6-4, 6-4
Win 7. Feb 1989 Connecticut Open, U.S. Carpet (i) Canada Jill Hetherington Soviet Union Larisa Neiland
Soviet Union Natasha Zvereva
7-5, 3-6, 6-2
Loss 5. Feb 1989 New Haven Open, U.S. Hard Canada Jill Hetherington United States Katrina Adams
United States Pam Shriver
6-3, 1-6, 4-6
Loss 6. Jan 1990 Australian Open Hard United States Mary Joe Fernández Czechoslovakia Jana Novotná
Czechoslovakia Helena Suková
6-7(5), 6-7(3)
Loss 7. Jun 1990 Eastbourne International, UK Grass United States Zina Garrison Soviet Union Larisa Savchenko-Neiland
Soviet Union Natalia Zvereva
4-6, 3-6
Win 8. Aug 1990 San Diego Open, U.S. Hard United States Zina Garrison United States Elise Burgin
South Africa Rosalyn Fairbank
6-4, 7-6(5)
Win 9. Nov 1990 San Jose Open, U.S. Hard United States Meredith McGrath United States Katrina Adams
Canada Jill Hetherington
6-1, 6-1
Win 10. Jan 1991 Australian Open Hard United States Mary Joe Fernández United States Gigi Fernández
Czechoslovakia Jana Novotná
7-6(4), 6-1
Win 11. Mar 1991 San Jose Open, U.S. Hard Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Monica Seles Canada Jill Hetherington
United States Kathy Rinaldi
7-6(2), 6-2
Loss 8. Apr 1991 Virginia Slims of Houston, U.S. Clay United States Mary Joe Fernández Canada Jill Hetherington
United States Kathy Rinaldi
1-6, 6-2, 1-6
Loss 9. Mar 1992 US Hard Court Championships Hard Czechoslovakia Andrea Strnadová United States Martina Navratilova
United States Pam Shriver
6-3, 2-6, 6-7
Win 12. May 1992 Internationaux de Strasbourg, France Clay Czechoslovakia Andrea Strnadová United States Lori McNeil
Argentina Mercedes Paz
6-3, 6-4
Loss 10. Oct 1992 Sparkassen Cup Leipzig, Germany Carpet (i) Czechoslovakia Andrea Strnadová Latvia Larisa Neiland
Czech Republic Jana Novotná
5-7, 6-7
Win 13. Feb 1993 U.S. National Indoors Hard (i) United States Zina Garrison United States Katrina Adams
Netherlands Manon Bollegraf
6-3, 6-2
Loss 11. Apr 1993 Pattaya Open, Thailand Hard United States Meredith McGrath United States Cammy Macgregor
France Catherine Suire
3-6, 6-7
Win 14. Apr 1993 Malaysia Open Hard United States Meredith McGrath United States Nicole Arendt
Australia Kristine Radford
6-4, 7-6
Loss 12. Oct 1993 Porsche Tennis Grand Prix, Germany Carpet (i) United States Martina Navratilova United States Gigi Fernández
Belarus Natasha Zvereva
6-7, 4-6
Win 15. Nov 1993 San Jose Open, U.S. Carpet (i) United States Meredith McGrath South Africa Amanda Coetzer
Argentina Inés Gorrochategui
6-2, 6-0
Win 16. Jan 1994 Sydney International, Australia Hard United States Meredith McGrath Czech Republic Jana Novotná
Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
6-2, 6-3
Loss 13. Jan 1994 Australian Open Hard United States Meredith McGrath United States Gigi Fernández
Belarus Natalia Zvereva
3-6, 6-4, 4-6
Win 17. Feb 1994 National Indoors, U.S. Hard (i) United States Meredith McGrath United States Katrina Adams
Netherlands Manon Bollegraf
7-6, 6-2
Loss 14. Mar 1994 Key Biscayne Open, U.S. Hard United States Meredith McGrath United States Gigi Fernández
Belarus Natalia Zvereva
3-6, 1-6
Win 18. Apr 1994 Pattaya Open, Thailand Hard United States Meredith McGrath Indonesia Yayuk Basuki
Japan Nana Miyagi
7-6, 3-6, 6-3
Win 19. Apr 1994 Singapore Open Hard United States Meredith McGrath United States Nicole Arendt
Australia Kristine Radford
6-4, 6-1
Win 20. Oct 1994 Sparkassen Cup Leipzig, Germany Carpet (i) United States Meredith McGrath Netherlands Manon Bollegraf
Latvia Larisa Savchenko
6-4, 6-4
Loss 15. Oct 1994 Zurich Open, Switzerland Carpet (i) United States Meredith McGrath Netherlands Manon Bollegraf
United States Martina Navratilova
6-7, 1-6
Loss 16. Jan 1995 Sydney International, Australia Hard United States Mary Joe Fernández United States Lindsay Davenport
Czech Republic Jana Novotná
5-7, 6-2, 4-6

References

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

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