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Anne Smith (born July 1, 1959) is an educational psychologist known for her past as a professional tennis player from the United States.

Anne Smith
AnneMartina.jpg
Anne Smith (right) with Martina Navratilova
Country (sports) United States
ResidenceDallas, Texas
Born (1959-07-01) July 1, 1959 (age 60)
Dallas, Texas, United States
Height5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)
Turned pro1978
Retired1991
PlaysRight-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize moneyUS$1,163,494
Singles
Career record203–175
Career titles3
Highest rankingNo. 11 (July 1, 1980)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQF (1982)
French Open4R (1981, 1982)
WimbledonQF (1982)
US OpenQF (1981)
Doubles
Career record416–168
Career titles38
Highest rankingNo. 1 (1980 & 1981)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenW (1981)
French OpenW (1980, 1982)
WimbledonW (1980)
US OpenW (1981)
Mixed doubles
Career titles5
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian Open1R (1991)
French OpenW (1980, 1984)
WimbledonW (1982)
US OpenW (1981, 1982)

Smith's highest women's doubles ranking was World No. 1 in 1980 and 1981. Her highest singles ranking was World No. 11 in 1980.

Major finalsEdit

Grand Slam finalsEdit

Doubles: 9 (5–4)Edit

Result Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1980 French Open Clay   Kathy Jordan   Ivanna Madruga
  Adriana Villagrán
6–1, 6–0
Win 1980 Wimbledon Grass   Kathy Jordan   Rosemary Casals
  Wendy Turnbull
4–6, 7–5, 6–1
Loss 1981 Wimbledon Grass   Kathy Jordan   Martina Navratilova
  Pam Shriver
6–3, 7–6(8–6)
Win 1981 US Open Hard   Kathy Jordan   Rosemary Casals
  Wendy Turnbull
6–3, 6–3
Win 1981 Australian Open Grass   Kathy Jordan   Martina Navratilova
  Pam Shriver
6–2, 7–5
Win 1982 French Open Clay   Martina Navratilova   Rosemary Casals
  Wendy Turnbull
6–3, 6–4
Loss 1982 Wimbledon Grass   Kathy Jordan   Martina Navratilova
  Pam Shriver
6–4, 6–1
Loss 1983 French Open Clay   Kathy Jordan   Rosalyn Fairbank
  Candy Reynolds
5–7, 7–5, 6–2
Loss 1984 Wimbledon Grass   Kathy Jordan   Martina Navratilova
  Pam Shriver
6–3, 6–4

Mixed doubles: 5 (5–0)Edit

Result Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1980 French Open Clay   Billy Martin   Stanislav Birner
  Renáta Tomanová
2–6, 6–4, 8–6
Win 1981 US Open Hard   Kevin Curren   Steve Denton
  JoAnne Russell
6–4, 7–6(7–4)
Win 1982 Wimbledon Grass   Kevin Curren   John Lloyd
  Wendy Turnbull
2–6, 6–3, 7–5
Win 1982 US Open Hard   Kevin Curren   Barbara Potter
  Ferdi Taygan
6–7, 7–6(7–4), 7–6(7–5)
Win 1984 French Open Clay   Dick Stockton   Anne Minter
  Laurie Warder
6–2, 6–4

Year-End Championships finalsEdit

Doubles: 1 (0–1)Edit

Result Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 1982 New York City Carpet   Kathy Jordan   Martina Navratilova
  Pam Shriver
6–4, 6–3

WTA Tour finalsEdit

Singles 4 (0–4)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0/0)
WTA Championships (0/0)
Virginia Slims (0/2)
Tier I (0/0)
Tier II (0/0)
Tier III (0/1)
Tier IV & V (0/1)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 11 January 1982 Washington, D.C. Carpet   Martina Navratilova 2–6, 3–6
Runner-up 2. 1 November 1987 Indianapolis Hard (i)   Halle Cioffi 6–4, 4–6, 6–7(10–12)
Runner-up 3. 9 October 1988 New Orleans Hard   Chris Evert 4–6, 1–6
Runner-up 4. 24 February 1991 Oklahoma City Hard (i)   Jana Novotná 6–3, 3–6, 2–6

Doubles 69 (32–37)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (5/4)
WTA Championships (0/1)
Virginia Slims (23/31)
Tier I (1/0)
Tier II (1/0)
Tier III (0/1)
Tier IV & V (2/0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 12 March 1978 Dallas Carpet   Martina Navratilova   Evonne Goolagong
  Betty Stöve
6–3, 7–6
Runner-up 1. 1 October 1978 Atlanta Carpet   Martina Navratilova   Françoise Dürr
  Virginia Wade
6–4, 2–6, 4–6
Runner-up 2. 8 October 1978 Phoenix Hard   Martina Navratilova   Tracy Austin
  Betty Stöve
4–6, 7–6, 2–6
Winner 2. 12 November 1978 Oldsmar Hard   Martina Navratilova   Kerry Reid
  Wendy Turnbull
7–6, 6–3
Runner-up 3. 18 February 1979 Los Angeles Hard (i)   Martina Navratilova   Rosemary Casals
  Chris Evert
4–6, 6–1, 3–6
Winner 3. 4 March 1979 Dallas Carpet   Martina Navratilova   Rosemary Casals
  Chris Evert
7–6, 6–2
Winner 4. 12 August 1979 Indianapolis Clay   Kathy Jordan   Penny Johnson
  Paula Smith
6–1, 6–0
Runner-up 4. 29 September 1979 Atlanta Carpet   Ann Kiyomura   Betty Stöve
  Wendy Turnbull
2–6, 4–6
Winner 5. 28 October 1979 Tampa Hard   Virginia Ruzici   Ilana Kloss
  Betty-Ann Stuart
7–5, 4–6, 7–5
Winner 6. 25 November 1979 Brighton Carpet   Ann Kiyomura   Ilana Kloss
  Laura duPont
6–2, 6–1
Runner-up 5. 2 December 1979 Melbourne Grass   Dianne Fromholtz   Billie Jean King
  Wendy Turnbull
3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 6. 10 February 1980 Los Angeles Hard (i)   Kathy Jordan   Rosemary Casals
  Martina Navratilova
6–7, 2–6
Runner-up 7. 24 February 1980 Detroit Carpet   Kathy Jordan   Billie Jean King
  Ilana Kloss
6–3, 3–6, 2–6
Winner 7. 13 April 1980 Hilton Head Clay   Kathy Jordan   Candy Reynolds
  Paula Smith
6–2, 6–1
Winner 8. 7 June 1980 French Open Clay   Kathy Jordan   Ivanna Madruga
  Adriana Villagrán
6–1, 6–0
Winner 9. 21 June 1980 Eastbourne Grass   Kathy Jordan   Pam Shriver
  Betty Stöve
6–4, 6–1
Winner 10. 5 July 1980 Wimbledon Grass   Kathy Jordan   Rosemary Casals
  Wendy Turnbull
4–6, 7–5, 6–1
Winner 11. 20 July 1980 Montreal Hard   Pam Shriver   Ann Kiyomura
  Greer Stevens
3–6, 6–6 ret.
Runner-up 8. 27 July 1980 Richmond Carpet   Pam Shriver   Billie Jean King
  Martina Navratilova
4–6, 6–4, 3–6
Winner 12. 10 August 1980 Indianapolis Clay   Paula Smith   Virginia Ruzici
  Renáta Tomanová
4–6, 6–3, 6–4
Winner 13. 21 September 1980 Las Vegas Hard (i)   Kathy Jordan   Martina Navratilova
  Betty Stöve
2–6, 6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 9. 28 September 1980 Atlanta Carpet   Kathy Jordan   Barbara Potter
  Sharon Walsh
3–6, 1–6
Runner-up 10. 5 October 1980 Minneapolis Carpet   Paula Smith   Ann Kiyomura
  Candy Reynolds
3–6, 6–4, 1–6
Winner 14. 26 October 1980 Brighton Carpet   Kathy Jordan   Martina Navratilova
  Betty Stöve
6–3, 7–5
Runner-up 11. 9 November 1980 Filderstadt Hard (i)   Kathy Jordan   Hana Mandlíková
  Betty Stöve
4–6, 5–7
Runner-up 12. 16 November 1980 Tampa Hard   Paula Smith   Rosemary Casals
  Candy Reynolds
6–7, 5–7
Winner 15. 25 January 1981 Cincinnati Carpet   Kathy Jordan   Martina Navratilova
  Pam Shriver
1–6, 6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 13. 15 March 1981 Dallas Carpet   Kathy Jordan   Martina Navratilova
  Pam Shriver
5–7, 4–6
Runner-up 14. 21 June 1981 Eastbourne Grass   Kathy Jordan   Martina Navratilova
  Pam Shriver
7–6, 2–6, 1–6
Runner-up 15. 3 July 1981 Wimbledon Grass   Kathy Jordan   Martina Navratilova
  Pam Shriver
3–6, 6–7(6–8)
Runner-up 16. 16 August 1981 Richmond Carpet   Kathy Jordan   Sue Barker
  Ann Kiyomura
6–4, 6–7, 4–6
Runner-up 17. 23 August 1981 Toronto Hard   Candy Reynolds   Martina Navratilova
  Pam Shriver
6–7, 6–7
Winner 16. 12 September 1981 US Open Hard   Kathy Jordan   Rosemary Casals
  Wendy Turnbull
6–3, 6–3
Winner 17. 25 October 1981 Brighton Carpet   Barbara Potter   Mima Jaušovec
  Pam Shriver
6–7, 6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 18. 1 November 1981 Filderstadt Hard (i)   Barbara Potter   Mima Jaušovec
  Martina Navratilova
4–6, 1–6
Runner-up 19. 29 November 1981 Sydney Grass   Kathy Jordan   Martina Navratilova
  Pam Shriver
7–6, 2–6, 4–6
Winner 18. 5 December 1981 Australian Open Grass   Kathy Jordan   Martina Navratilova
  Pam Shriver
6–2, 7–5
Winner 19. 10 January 1982 Washington, D.C. Carpet   Kathy Jordan   Martina Navratilova
  Pam Shriver
6–2, 3–6, 6–1
Runner-up 20. 17 January 1982 Cincinnati Carpet   Pam Shriver   Sue Barker
  Ann Kiyomura
2–6, 6–7
Runner-up 21. 24 January 1982 Seattle Carpet   Kathy Jordan   Rosemary Casals
  Wendy Turnbull
5–7, 4–6
Runner-up 22. 14 February 1982 Kansas City Carpet   Mary-Lou Piatek   Barbara Potter
  Sharon Walsh
6–4, 2–6, 2–6
Winner 20. 7 March 1982 Los Angeles Carpet   Kathy Jordan   Barbara Potter
  Sharon Walsh
6–3, 7–5
Winner 21. 20 March 1982 Boston Carpet   Kathy Jordan   Rosemary Casals
  Wendy Turnbull
7–6, 2–6, 6–4
Runner-up 23. 28 March 1982 New York City Carpet   Kathy Jordan   Martina Navratilova
  Pam Shriver
4–6, 3–6
Runner-up 24. 18 April 1982 Fort Worth Clay   Kathy Jordan   Martina Navratilova
  Pam Shriver
5–7, 3–6
Runner-up 25. 2 May 1982 Orlando Clay   Kathy Jordan   Rosemary Casals
  Wendy Turnbull
3–6, 3–6
Winner 22. 5 June 1982 French Open Clay   Martina Navratilova   Rosemary Casals
  Wendy Turnbull
6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 26. 20 June 1982 Eastbourne Grass   Kathy Jordan   Martina Navratilova
  Pam Shriver
3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 27. 3 July 1982 Wimbledon Grass   Kathy Jordan   Martina Navratilova
  Pam Shriver
4–6, 1–6
Runner-up 28. 24 October 1982 Filderstadt Hard (i)   Candy Reynolds   Martina Navratilova
  Pam Shriver
2–6, 3–6
Winner 23. 21 November 1982 Brisbane Grass   Billie Jean King   Claudia Kohde-Kilsch
  Eva Pfaff
6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 29. 10 January 1983 Washington, D.C. Carpet   Kathy Jordan   Martina Navratilova
  Pam Shriver
6–4, 5–7, 3–6
Runner-up 30. 20 February 1983 Chicago Carpet   Kathy Jordan   Martina Navratilova
  Pam Shriver
1–6, 2–6
Runner-up 31. 20 March 1983 Boston Carpet   Kathy Jordan   Jo Durie
  Ann Kiyomura
3–6, 1–6
Runner-up 32. 3 April 1983 Tokyo Carpet   Kathy Jordan   Billie Jean King
  Sharon Walsh
1–6, 1–6
Winner 24. 24 April 1983 Orlando Clay   Billie Jean King   Martina Navratilova
  Pam Shriver
6–3, 1–6, 7–6
Runner-up 33. 4 June 1983 French Open Clay   Kathy Jordan   Rosalyn Fairbank
  Candy Reynolds
7–5, 5–7, 2–6
Winner 25. 22 April 1984 Amelia Island Clay   Kathy Jordan   Anne Hobbs
  Mima Jaušovec
6–4, 3–6, 6–4
Runner-up 34. 7 July 1984 Wimbledon Grass   Kathy Jordan   Martina Navratilova
  Pam Shriver
3–6, 4–6
Winner 26. 31 March 1985 Palm Beach Gardens Clay   JoAnne Russell   Laura Arraya
  Gabriela Sabatini
1–6, 6–1, 7–6(7–4)
Runner-up 35. 26 January 1986 Wichita Carpet   JoAnne Russell   Kathy Jordan
  Candy Reynolds
3–6, 7–6(7–5), 3–6
Winner 27. 9 March 1986 Hershey Carpet   Candy Reynolds   Sandy Collins
  Kim Sands
7–6(10–8), 6–1
Winner 28. 5 October 1986 New Orleans Carpet   Candy Reynolds   Svetlana Parkhomenko
  Larisa Savchenko
6–3, 3–6, 6–3
Runner-up 36. 2 November 1986 Indianapolis Hard (i)   Candy Reynolds   Zina Garrison
  Lori McNeil
5–4 ret.
Winner 29. 18 February 1990 Chicago Carpet   Martina Navratilova   Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
  Nathalie Tauziat
6–7(9–11), 6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 37. 22 July 1990 Newport Grass   Patty Fendick   Lise Gregory
  Gretchen Magers
6–7(7–9), 1–6
Winner 30. 12 August 1990 Albuquerque Hard   Meredith McGrath   Mareen Louie-Harper
  Wendy White
7–6(7–2), 6–4
Winner 31. 4 November 1990 Oakland Carpet   Meredith McGrath   Rosalyn Fairbank
  Robin White
2–6, 6–0, 6–4
Winner 32. 24 February 1991 Oklahoma City Hard (i)   Meredith McGrath   Katrina Adams
  Jill Hetherington
6–2, 6–4

Grand Slam performance timelineEdit

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# A NH
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (A) absent; (NH) not held. SR=strike rate (events won/competed)

SinglesEdit

Tournament 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A A A A 1R QF A A A NH 3R A A A 2R 6–4
French Open A A 3R 3R 4R 4R 1R A 1R 3R A A A A A 11–7
Wimbledon 2R A 2R 2R 2R QF A A 4R 1R 2R A A 2R A 10–9
US Open 2R 4R 4R 1R QF A A A A 1R A 1R 2R A 2R 13–9

DoublesEdit

Tournament 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A A A A A W SF A A A NH A A A A SF 12–2
French Open A A A QF W QF W F QF 3R QF A A A A A 28–6
Wimbledon A 1R A 3R W F F A F 1R 3R QF A A 3R A 26–9
US Open 2R 3R 2R 2R SF W QF A A 2R 3R A 3R 1R A 3R 25–11

Mixed doublesEdit

Tournament 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open NH NH NH NH NH NH NH NH NH A A A A 1R 0–1
French Open A QF W QF A A W 3R A A A A A A 13–3
Wimbledon A A 2R 1R W A 3R 3R A 1R A A A A 8–5
US Open SF QF SF W W A A A 1R A 2R 2R A 1R 20–7

Note: The Australian Open was held twice in 1977, in January and December.

EducationEdit

CareerEdit

Smith is a licensed psychologist in Texas, and Massachusetts,.[1] She was Director of the Learning Center at Dean College in Franklin, Massachusetts. She was the coach of the WTT Boston Lobsters team in 2005, 2006, and 2007.[1]

Smith is the author of Grand Slam: Coach Your Mind to Win in Sports, Business & Life, with a foreword by Billie Jean King, and The MACH 4 Mental Training System: A Handbook for Athletes, Coaches and Parents.

On August 22, 2012, Smith appeared in an episode of Storage Wars: Texas where she appraised the value of a tennis racket restringing machine that had been won in a storage unit auction.[2]

Honors and awardsEdit

  • Mary Lowdon Award (Texas) -1974–1977
  • Maureen Connolly Brinker Sportsmanship Award (Memphis, Tennessee) -1976
  • Most Promising Player award by Seventeen – 1976
  • Winner Seventeen Magazine Tournament of Champions – 1977
  • Winner Maureen Connolly Brinker Outstanding Junior Girl Award (Philadelphia) -1977
  • Enshrined into the Texas Sports Hall of Fame in 1993
  • Mental Training Coach for Harvard University Women's Tennis Team – 2005–2006
  • Inducted into the Trinity University Athletics Hall of Fame in 1999
  • 35-and-Over Wimbledon Doubles Champion in 1996 & 1997
  • Appointed Member of the United States Tennis Association (USTA) Sport Science Committee 2001, 2002,2018,2019
  • Coach of the WTT Boston Lobsters – 2005, 2006, 2007
  • Received the International Tennis Hall of Fame Educational award - 2017

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "About | Dr. Anne Smith". Annesmithtennis.com. 2013-01-18. Retrieved 2014-01-06.
  2. ^ "Storage Wars: Texas Episode Guide – Season 2 – A&E". Aetv.com. Retrieved 2014-01-06.

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