Brenda Remilton-Ward

Brenda Remilton-Ward (born 24 February 1956) is an Australian former professional tennis player. She competed as Brenda Remilton, then Brenda Remilton-Ward after marriage.

Brenda Remilton
Full nameBrenda Remilton-Ward
Country (sports) Australia
Born (1956-02-24) 24 February 1956 (age 64)
Singles
Career record2–12
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (1981)
French Open3R (1981)
Wimbledon1R (1982, 1983)
US Open1R (1981)
Doubles
Career record3–17
Career titles1 WTA
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open2R (1981)
French OpenQF (1984)
Wimbledon2R (1981)
US Open2R (1981)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Wimbledon3R (1985)

BiographyEdit

Remilton-Ward competed on the professional tour in the 1980s and featured in the main draw of all four grand slam tournaments during her career. She reached the third round of the 1981 French Open, registering wins over Heidi Eisterlehner and Anne Hobbs.[1]

As a doubles player, she won one WTA Tour title, which came at Japan's Borden Classic tournament in 1982, partnering Naoko Sato.[2] Remilton-Ward and Sato were also women's doubles quarter-finalists at the 1984 French Open, eliminated by top seeds Martina Navratilova and Pam Shriver.

WTA Tour finalsEdit

Doubles (1–4)Edit

Result Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win Oct 1982 Borden Classic, Tokyo, Japan Hard   Naoko Sato   Laura duPont
  Barbara Jordan
2–6, 6–3, 6–3
Loss Oct 1982 Japan Open, Tokyo, Japan Hard   Naoko Sato   Laura duPont
  Barbara Jordan
2–6, 7–6, 1–6
Loss Sep 1983 Salt Lake City, U.S. Hard   Amanda Brown   Cláudia Monteiro
  Yvonne Vermaak
6–1, 3–6, 4–6
Loss Sep 1983 Kansas City, U.S. Hard   Chris O'Neil   Elizabeth Sayers
  Sandy Collins
5–7, 6–7
Loss Oct 1983 Borden Classic, Tokyo, Japan Hard   Naoko Sato   Chris O'Neil
  Pam Whytcross
7–5, 6–7, 3–6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "ITF Tennis - Pro Circuit - French Open - 25 May - 07 June 1981". itftennis.com.
  2. ^ "Birthday bonus for Bonder". The Canberra Times. 18 October 1982. p. 20. Retrieved 7 March 2019 – via National Library of Australia.

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