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Andrea Betzner (born 10 July 1966) is a former German tennis player. Betzner won two WTA doubles titles during her tennis career.[1] In Fed Cup, she played in 1985 in the German team.[2]

Andrea Betzner
Country (sports) West Germany
Born (1966-07-10) 10 July 1966 (age 53)
Freiburg, West Germany
Retired1990
Prize money$93,918
Singles
Career record59–72
Highest rankingNo. 115 (5 January 1985)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (1987, 1989)
French Open1R (1985, 1986)
Wimbledon2R (1986)
US Open1R (1985, 1986)
Doubles
Career record43–52
Career titles2 WTA, 1 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 54 (26 October 1987)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open2R (1985)
French Open2R (1987)
Wimbledon2R (1986)
US Open1R (1986)

Andrea has competed in the Australian Open,[3] at Wimbledon,[4] the French Open,[5] the US Open and many other events.

Book authorEdit

She has written a book about tennis. Its German title is Unterschiede der Treffstabilität im Tennis: der Einfluß von körperlicher Reife und sportartspezifischer Belastung.[6] This roughly translates as Differences in accuracy stability in tennis: the influence of physical maturity and sport-specific loading.

WTA FinalsEdit

Doubles (2–1)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 5 October 1987 Athens, Greece Clay   Judith Wiesner   Kathy Horvath
  Dinky Van Rensburg
6–4, 7–6(7–0)
Winner 2. 1 May 1988 Taranto, Italy Clay   Claudia Porwik   Laura Garrone
  Helen Kelesi
6–1, 6–2
Runner-up 3. 25 July 1988 Hamburg, West Germany Clay   Judith Wiesner   Jana Novotná
  Tine Scheuer-Larsen
4–6, 2–6

ITF FinalsEdit

Singles (0–2)Edit

Legend
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 22 August 1983 Herne, West Germany Clay   Tine Scheuer-Larsen 2–6, 2–6
Runner-up 2. 4 July 1988 Vaihingen, West Germany Clay   Amanda Coetzer 2–6, 3–6

Doubles (1–0)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 10 July 1989 Erlange, West Germany Clay   Wiltrud Probst   Ingelise Driehuis
  Jennifer Fuchs
6–2, 6–3

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Andrea Betzner at the Women's Tennis Association
  2. ^ Andrea Betzner FedCup=20002455
  3. ^ Andrea's record at Australian Open
  4. ^ Andrea's record at Wimbledon
  5. ^ New York Times article about French Open: "The hottest player in tennis, Steffi Graf of West Germany, seeded No. 3. won her 21st consecutive tennis match with a 6–1, 6–0 victory over Andrea Betzner that took 34 minutes."
  6. ^ Unterschiede der Treffstabilität im Tennis by Andrea Betzner, 2002

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