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JoAnne Russell

JoAnne Russell
Full name JoAnne Carleton Russell
Country  United States
Born (1954-10-30) October 30, 1954
Miami, Florida, USA
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Plays Right-handed
Singles
Career record 150–158
Career titles 2
Highest ranking No. 22 (February 28, 1983)
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open 2R (1982, 1984)
Wimbledon QF (1982)
US Open 4R (9180)
Doubles
Career record 219–175
Career titles 4
Grand Slam Doubles results
Wimbledon W (1977)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
French Open 3R (1983)
Wimbledon QF (1978, 1982)
US Open F (1981)

JoAnne Russell (born October 30, 1954) is a former American professional tennis player. [1] With partner Helen Gourlay Cawley, Russell won the Wimbledon Ladies' Doubles title in 1977. They beat the team of Chris Evert and Rosie Casals in the first round and the top-ranked team of Martina Navratilova and Betty Stöve in the final (6–3, 6–3).[2] Russell reached a career-high singles ranking of No. 22.


WTA Tour finals

Singles 3 (2–1)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. February 5, 1984 Indianapolis, Indiana, USA Hard Pascale Paradis 7–6, 6–2
Winner 2. September 30, 1984 Richmond, Virginia, USA Hard Michaela Washington 6–2, 4–6, 6–2
Runner-up 3. October 28, 1984 Brighton, England Carpet Sylvia Hanika 3–6, 6–1, 2–6

Doubles 21 (4–17)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. February 27, 1977 Detroit, Michigan, USA Carpet Janet Newberry Martina Navratilova
Betty Stöve
3–6, 4–6
Winner 2. July 2, 1977 Wimbledon, England Grass Helen Gourlay Martina Navratilova
Betty Stöve
6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 3. October 16, 1977 Phoenix, Arizona, USA Hard Helen Cawley Billie Jean King
Martina Navratilova
1–6, 5–7
Runner-up 4. February 5, 1978 Chicago, Illinois, USA Carpet Rosie Casals Betty Stöve
Evonne Cawley
1–6, 4–6
Runner-up 5. October 22, 1978 Brighton, England Carpet Ilana Kloss Betty Stöve
Virginia Wade
0–6, 6–7
Runner-up 6. March 28, 1980 Carlsbad, California, USA Hard Rosie Casals Laura Du Pont
Pam Shriver
7–6, 4–6, 1–6
Runner-up 7. September 14, 1980 Salt Lake City, Utah, USA Hard Barbara Jordan Virginia Ruzici
Pam Teeguarden
4–6, 5–7
Runner-up 8. November 16, 1980 Amsterdam, Netherlands Carpet Mima Jaušovec Hana Mandlíková
Betty Stöve
6–7, 6–7
Runner-up 9. March 22, 1981 Boston, Massachusetts, USA Carpet Virginia Ruzici Barbara Potter
Sharon Walsh
7–6, 4–6, 3–6
Runner-up 10. April 26, 1981 Amelia Island, Florida, USA Clay Pam Shriver Kathy Jordan
Paula Smith
3–6, 7–5, 6–7
Winner 11. August 9, 1981 US Clay Courts, USA Clay Virginia Ruzici Sue Barker
Paula Smith
6–2, 6–2
Runner-up 12. April 11, 1982 Hilton Head, South Carolina, USA Clay Virginia Ruzici Martina Navratilova
Pam Shriver
1–6, 2–6
Runner-up 13. May 16, 1982 Lugano, Switzerland Clay Virginia Ruzici Candy Reynolds
Paula Smith
2–6, 4–6
Runner-up 14. August 8, 1982 US Clay Courts, USA Clay Virginia Ruzici Ivanna Madruga
Catherine Tanvier
5–7, 6–7
Runner-up 15. December 12, 1982 Richmond, Virginia, USA Clay Virginia Ruzici Rosie Casals
Candy Reynolds
3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 16. August 11, 1984 US Clay Courts, USA Clay Elise Burgin Beverly Mould
Paula Smith
2–6, 5–7
Winner 17. September 30, 1984 Richmond, Virginia, USA Hard Elizabeth Minter Jennifer Mundel
Felicia Raschiatore
6–4, 3–6, 7–6
Winner 18. March 31, 1985 Palm Beach, Florida, USA Clay Anne Smith Laura Gildemeister
Gabriela Sabatini
1–6, 6–1, 7–6
Runner-up 19. September 22, 1985 Chicago, Illinois, USA Carpet Elise Burgin Kathy Jordan
Liz Smylie
2–6, 2–6
Runner-up 20. January 26, 1986 Wichita, Kansas, USA Carpet Anne Smith Kathy Jordan
Candy Reynolds
3–6, 7–6, 3–6
Runner-up 21. May 11,1986 Houston, Texas, USA Clay Elise Burgin Chris Evert-Lloyd
Wendy Turnbull
2–6, 4–6

Mixed doubles 4 (1–3)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. September 13, 1981 US Open, USA Hard Steve Denton Kevin Curren
Anne Smith
3–6, 6–7

References

  1. ^ "WTA player profile". WTA. 
  2. ^ "Wimbledon players archive – Joanne Russell". AELTC. 

External links

  • ITF player profile
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