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Tracy Austin (born 12 December 1962, in Palos Verdes, California) is a former American tennis player.[3] She is youngest ever US Open female singles champion and the youngest person to become a member in the International Tennis Hall of Fame.[4]

Tracy Austin
Austin 2009 US Open 02.jpg
Country (sports)United States
ResidenceRolling Hills, California
Born (1962-12-12) December 12, 1962 (age 56)
Palos Verdes Peninsula, California
Height5 ft 5 in (165 cm)
Turned proOctober 23, 1978
RetiredJuly 1994
PlaysRight-handed
(two-handed backhand)
CoachPancho Segura
Prize moneyUS$1,992,380[1]
Int. Tennis HoF1992 (member page)
Singles
Career record335–90 (78.82%)[1]
Career titles30[1]
Highest rankingNo. 1 (April 7, 1980)[2]
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQF (1981)
French OpenQF (1982, 1983)
WimbledonSF (1979, 1980)
US OpenW (1979, 1981)
Other tournaments
Tour FinalsW (1980)
Doubles
Career record13–16[1]
Career titles4[1]
Highest ranking41 (August 14, 1989)[2]
Grand Slam Doubles results
Wimbledon3R (1977)
US OpenQF (1978, 1979)
Mixed doubles
Career record15–6
Career titles1
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
WimbledonW (1980)
US OpenSF (1988)
Team competitions
Fed CupW (1978, 1979, 1980)

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 "Tracy Austin - Overview". Women's Tennis Association. Retrieved August 31, 2017.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Tracy Austin - Rankings History". Women's Tennis Association. Retrieved August 31, 2017.
  3. "Tracy Austin USA". TENNIS.com. Retrieved 21 February 2016.
  4. "Tracy Austin". International Tennis Hall of Fame. Retrieved 21 February 2016.