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Blaine Willenborg (born January 4, 1960), is a former professional tennis player from the United States.

Blaine Willenborg
Country (sports) United States
Born (1960-01-04) January 4, 1960 (age 59)
Miami, Florida, U.S.
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$249,307
Singles
Career record33–54
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 50 (10 September 1984)
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open2R (1985)
Wimbledon1R (1984)
US Open2R (1980)
Doubles
Career record142–105
Career titles7
Highest rankingNo. 13 (18 April 1988)
Grand Slam Doubles results
French OpenQF (1985, 1987, 1989)
Wimbledon1R (1984, 1989)
US OpenQF (1988)

Willenborg enjoyed most of his tennis success while playing doubles. During his career he won 7 doubles titles and finished runner-up an additional 9 times. He achieved a career-high doubles ranking of World No. 13 in 1988. His career high singles ranking was world No. 50, which he reached on September 9, 1984.

Career finalsEdit

Doubles (7 titles, 9 runner-ups)Edit

Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 1. 1982 South Orange, US Clay   Jai DiLouie   Raúl Ramírez
  Van Winitsky
6–3, 4–6, 1–6
Loss 2. 1982 Indianapolis, US Clay   Robbie Venter   Sherwood Stewart
  Ferdi Taygan
4–6, 5–7
Win 1. 1983 Geneva, Switzerland Clay   Stanislav Birner   Joakim Nyström
  Mats Wilander
6–1, 2–6, 6–3
Loss 3. 1984 Washington D.C., US Clay   Drew Gitlin   Pavel Složil
  Ferdi Taygan
6–7, 1–6
Loss 4. 1984 North Conway, US Clay   Cássio Motta   Brian Gottfried
  Tomáš Šmíd
4–6, 2–6
Win 2. 1984 Palermo, Italy Clay   Tomáš Šmíd   Claudio Panatta
  Henrik Sundström
6–7, 6–3, 6–0
Win 3. 1984 Bordeaux, France Clay   Pavel Složil   Loïc Courteau
  Guy Forget
6–1, 6–4
Loss 5. 1985 Bordeaux, France Clay   Libor Pimek   David Felgate
  Steve Shaw
4–6, 7–5, 4–6
Loss 6. 1986 Bologna, Italy Clay   Claudio Panatta   Paolo Canè
  Simone Colombo
1–6, 2–6
Win 4. 1986 Athens, Greece Clay   Libor Pimek   Carlos Di Laura
  Claudio Panatta
5–7, 6–4, 6–2
Win 5. 1987 Munich, Germany Clay   Jim Pugh   Sergio Casal
  Emilio Sánchez
7–6, 4–6, 6–4
Loss 7. 1987 Bologna, Italy Clay   Claudio Panatta   Sergio Casal
  Emilio Sánchez
3–6, 2–6
Win 6. 1987 Indianapolis, US Clay   Laurie Warder   Joakim Nyström
  Mats Wilander
6–0, 6–3
Loss 8. 1987 Washington D.C., US Hard   Laurie Warder   Gary Donnelly
  Peter Fleming
2–6, 6–7
Loss 9. 1988 Lyon, France Carpet   Michael Mortensen   Brad Drewett
  Broderick Dyke
6–3, 3–6, 4–6
Win 7. 1989 Florence, Italy Clay   Mike De Palmer   Pietro Pennisi
  Simone Restelli
4–6, 6–4, 6–4

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