Alycia Moulton (born February 18, 1961) is a retired American professional tennis player.
Moulton playing in 1983
|Country (sports)||United States|
|Residence||Menlo Park, California|
|Born||February 18, 1961|
|Highest ranking||No. 18 (November 26, 1984)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||3R (1983)|
|French Open||2R (1983)|
|Wimbledon||3R (1985, 1987)|
|US Open||4R (1985)|
|Highest ranking||No. 28 (May 25, 1987)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|Australian Open||QF (1983, 1985)|
|French Open||QF (1983, 1986)|
|US Open||QF (1984)|
Moulton won the US Junior Championships in 1979 and was runner-up at the Wimbledon Junior Championships in 1979. She was active on the WTA professional tour from 1978 to 1988. Her powerful game brought her two singles titles in 1983 and five doubles titles. She reached a career high ranking of 18 in singles on November 26, 1984. She won the Ridgewood Open and the Virginia Slims of Newport, Rhode Island.
Moulton achieved immediate success on the professional tour after graduating from Stanford University, where as team captain and four-time All-American, she was an NCAA singles, doubles and team champion. Moulton was selected to represent the United States in Wightman Cup. She played doubles with Chris Evert defeating Great Britain in the Wightman Cup competition.
Moulton served two terms on the Board of Directors of the Women's Tennis Association. She has been inducted into the Sacramento Hall of Fame, the Stanford University Hall of Fame and the Northern California Tennis Hall of Fame.
Moulton was born in Sacramento. Her father, Lee Moulton, is an inventor and engineer born in 1923. Her mother, Eleanor Moulton is a small business owner born in 1932. Moulton has one brother, Gregory Moulton, a computer scientist and founder of Avamar Technologies. After Moulton’s tennis career she started a real estate development company. This led her to attend law school at the University of California at Davis. After graduating, she was married briefly to George Artz, a computer scientist and lifelong friend. Moulton worked for Congressman and former California State Senator, Mike Thompson. She is a real estate attorney and now resides in Menlo Park, California.
WTA Tour finalsEdit
Singles: 5 (2–3)Edit
|Runner-up||1.||November 1, 1982||Hong Kong Open, Hong Kong||Clay||Catrin Jexell||3–6, 5–7|
|Winner||1.||February 21, 1983||Ridgewood Open, USA||Carpet||Catrin Jexell||6–4, 6–2|
|Runner-up||2.||June 6, 1983||Birmingham Classic, England||Grass||Billie Jean King||0–6, 5–7|
|Winner||2.||July 11, 1983||Virginia Slims of Newport, USA||Grass||Kimberly Shaefer||6–3, 6–2|
|Runner-up||3.||August 20, 1984||Canadian Open, Canada||Hard||Chris Evert-Lloyd||2–6, 6–7(3–7)|
Doubles: 10 (5–5)Edit
|Winner||1.||November 1, 1982||Hong Kong||Clay||Laura duPont|| Jennifer Mundel
|6–2, 4–6, 7–5|
|Runner-up||1.||February 28, 1983||Nashville||Carpet||Paula Smith|| Rosalyn Fairbank
|Winner||2.||April 25, 1983||Atlanta||Hard||Sharon Walsh|| Rosemary Casals
|Runner-up||2.||January 9, 1984||Oakland||Carpet||Rosemary Casals|| Martina Navratilova
|Winner||3.||October 22, 1984||Brighton||Carpet||Paula Smith|| Barbara Potter
|6–7, 6–3, 7–5|
|Runner-up||3.||June 10, 1985||Birmingham||Grass||Elise Burgin|| Terry Holladay
|4–6, 7–5, 3–6|
|Runner-up||4.||March 24, 1986||Phoenix||Hard||Linda Gates|| Susan Mascarin
|3–6, 7–5, 4–6|
|Winner||4.||July 21, 1986||Berkeley||Hard||Beth Herr|| Amy Holton
|Winner||5.||July 28, 1986||San Diego||Hard||Beth Herr|| Elise Burgin
|5–7, 6–2, 6–4|
|Runner-up||5.||October 6, 1986||Zürich||Carpet||Lori McNeil|| Steffi Graf
|6–1, 4–6, 4–6|
Grand Slam singles performance timelineEdit
|Australian Open||A||A||A||A||2R||3R||1R||1R||NH||2R||A||0 / 5|
|French Open||A||A||A||A||A||2R||1R||A||1R||A||A||0 / 3|
|Wimbledon||A||2R||1R||A||2R||1R||2R||3R||2R||3R||A||0 / 8|
|US Open||1R||2R||1R||3R||3R||2R||1R||4R||2R||1R||A||0 / 10|
|SR||0 / 1||0 / 2||0 / 2||0 / 1||0 / 3||0 / 4||0 / 4||0 / 3||0 / 3||0 / 3||0 / 0||0 / 26|
|Year End Ranking||91||70||114||88||38||33||19||35||34||51||NR|
NH = tournament not held.
A = did not participate in the tournament.
SR = the ratio of the number of Grand Slam singles tournaments won to the number of those tournaments played.