Caroline Stoll

Caroline Stoll (born November 4, 1960) is a retired American professional tennis player.

Caroline Stoll
Country (sports) United States
Born (1960-11-04) November 4, 1960 (age 60)
Morristown, New Jersey, U.S. [1]
Turned pro1977
Retired1981
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Singles
Career titles5
Highest rankingNo. 15 (1979)
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open2R (1980)
Wimbledon2R (1978)
US Open3R (1978, 1979)

CareerEdit

Stoll won the 1976 Easter Bowl Girls' 16s Championships and the 1977 Easter Bowl Girls' 18s Championships as a junior. She turned professional in 1977 at the age of 16. She had career wins over Wendy Turnbull, Virginia Ruzici, Dianne Fromholtz, and Regina Maršíková.[2] Stoll won five singles titles and reached a career-high ranking of world No. 15 in 1979. She retired in 1981.

WTA Tour finalsEdit

Singles: 7 (5–2)Edit

Winner — Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
WTA Tour Championships (0–0)
Virginia Slims, Avon, Other (5–2)
Titles by surface
Hard (2–0)
Grass (0–0)
Clay (3–1)
Carpet (0–1)
Result W/L Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 Apr 1977 Port Washington, U.S. Carpet   Billie Jean King 6–1, 6–1
Win 1–1 Jan 1978 Ogden, U.S. Hard (i)   Carrie Meyer 6–3, 6–4
Win 2–1 Feb 1978 Fort Lauderdale, U.S. Clay   Lesley Hunt 6–3, 6–2
Win 3–1 Sep 1978 Montreal, Canada Hard (i)   Françoise Dürr 6–3, 6–2
Win 4–1 Oct 1978 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay   Emilse Raponi 6–3, 6–2
Loss 4–2 May 1979 Vienna, Austria Clay   Chris Evert 6–1, 6–1
Win 5–2 May 1979 Berlin, West Germany Clay   Regina Maršíková 7–6(7–4), 6–0

Grand Slam singles tournament 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)
Tournament 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 Career SR
Australian Open A A A A A A A 0 / 0
French Open A A 1R 1R 2R A 0 / 3
Wimbledon A A 2R A A A 0 / 1
US Open A 1R 3R 3R 1R A 0 / 4
SR 0 / 0 0 / 1 0 / 3 0 / 2 0 / 2 0 / 0 0 / 8
Year End Ranking NR 60 26 18 43 NR
  • Note: The Australian Open was held twice in 1977, in January and December.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1980). World of Tennis 1980 : a BP yearbook. London: Queen Anne Press. pp. 343–344. ISBN 9780362020120. OCLC 237184610.
  2. ^ Friedman, Charles (November 29, 1981). "Why a rising star, now at Rutgers, gave up tennis". The New York Times. Retrieved 16 July 2015.

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