May 2, 1990
Seventeen Magazine's Tennis Tournament of Champions begins at 9 a.m. today and continues through Saturday at the Marguerite Recreation Center in Mission Viejo. The finals for three age groups--18-, 16- and 14-and-under--will be held Saturday. Keri Phebus of Corona del Mar High School, who won the 16s title last year and is No. 1-ranked in the 16s nationally, will move up to play in the 18s. Phebus, a sophomore, is the two-time Southern Section singles champion.
August 11, 1985 |
Chris Evert Lloyd will head the field at the second annual Virginia Slims of New Orleans tennis tournament at the University of New Orleans Lakefront Arena Sept. 23-29. A $30,000 winner's purse will be up for grabs in the $150,000 tournament. Among those joining Lloyd, ranked No. 1 by the Women's Tennis Assn., will be Australian Wendy Turnbull, 32, currently ranked No. 9 by the WTA. Turnbull is third in career prize money earnings behind Evert Lloyd and Martina Navratilova.
January 11, 1985 |
Czechoslovakia's Hana Mandlikova and Helena Sukova each scored a straight-set victory Thursday night to lead a parade of seeded players into the quarterfinals of the $150,000 Virginia Slims of Washington tennis tournament. Mandlikova, the tournament's No. 2-seeded player, ousted Australia's Elizabeth Smylie 7-5, 6-1, while Sukova, the No. 5-seeded player, downed Bonnie Gadusek 7-5, 6-4. Earlier Thursday, Australia's Wendy Turnbull, the No.
January 14, 1985 |
Top-seeded Martina Navratilova crushed Zina Garrison, 6-1, 6-2, Sunday night to join Bulgaria's Manuela Maleeva in the final of the $150,000 Virginia Slims of Washington tennis tournament. Sunday afternoon, Maleeva, the tournament's fourth-seeded player, beat unseeded Kathy Rinaldi, 7-6, 6-1, to earn her spot in tonight's final. Maleeva captured the match after taking the first-set tiebreaker 9-7 and then winning six-straight games in the second set.
September 1, 1987
The second $75,000 Audi Tennis Challenge will be played at the Rancho San Clemente Tennis and Fitness Club, Sept. 24-27. The eight-woman draw is headed by Martina Navratilova. Pam Shriver, Zina Garrison, Stephanie Rehe, Kathy Rinaldi, Barbara Potter, Wendy Turnbull and Liz Smylie are the other entries in the exhibition tournament. Navratilova will team up with longtime partner Shriver for doubles. The other doubles teams will be Turnbull and Smylie, Rehe and Rinaldi, and Potter and Garrison.
February 8, 1987 |
Steffi Graf defeated Wendy Turnbull and Hana Mandlikova beat Kathy Rinaldi Saturday to advance to the final of the $100,000 Newsweek women's tennis tournament. Graf, a 17-year-old West German ranked No. 3 in the world, powered her way past Australia's Wendy Turnbull, 6-3, 6-1, and Mandlikova defeated Kathy Rinaldi, 4-6, 6-1, 6-1. The Graf-Turnbull match began with neither player able to hold service.
July 15, 1989
Former UCLA standouts Heather Ludloff and Penny Barg helped Wellington sweep four of five sets en route to a 28-14 victory over the Los Angeles Strings in TeamTennis competition Friday night at the Wellington Club in Florida. Ludloff and Barg, who teamed in doubles for UCLA in 1984, defeated Australian Anne Minter and Lise Gregory, 6-0, in women's doubles. Ludloff also teamed with Blaine Willenborg to beat Gregory and John Lloyd, 6-2, in mixed doubles.
March 28, 1987 |
John McEnroe and a trio of Swedes, headed by Anders Jarryd, who upset top-seeded Boris Becker of West Germany, 4-6, 6-3, 6-4, won quarterfinal matches Friday in the $315,000 Belgium Indoor tennis tournament at Brussels. Today, Jarryd will face McEnroe, a 6-3, 7-5 winner over Switzerland's Jacob Hlasek, while Mats Wilander, a 7-5, 6-3 victor over Israel's Gilad Bloom, will play Jonas Svensson, who downed compatriot Jan Gunnarsson, 6-3, 6-3.