Elizabeth Minter

Elizabeth Minter (born 23 August 1965) is an Australian former professional tennis player. She was born on 23 August 1965 in Australia and played on the WTA tour from 1980 to 1990. She now helps train young children.

Elizabeth Minter
Country (sports) Australia
ResidenceVictoria, Australia
Born (1965-08-23) 23 August 1965 (age 55)
Victoria, Australia
Turned pro1980
PlaysLeft-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money$US123,934
Singles
Career record72–80
Career titles1 WTA
Highest rankingNo. 66 (26 October 1987)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open4R (1984)
French Open1R (1985 -88)
Wimbledon3R (1986, 1988)
US Open3R (1986)
Doubles
Career record32–67
Career titles1 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 104 (28 September 1987)

Tennis careerEdit

In 1983 Minter won the 1983 US Open Junior Girls' Singles.[1] She reached the quarterfinals of the Australian Women's Doubles with her sister Anne Minter in 1984 losing to Chris Evert and Wendy Turnbull;[2] the third round of Wimbledon in 1986 and 1988; and the U.S. Open in 1986. She retired with a 72–80 singles record and a 32–67 doubles record. In 1984 Minter won the Salt Lake City ITF Doubles title, with her sister.[3]

Minter made her Fed Cup debut for Australia in 1984, where she played two doubles matches with her sister, against Argentina in the first round and Belgium in the second round of the World Group. Minter didn't make any further appearances for Australia.[4]

WTA Tour finalsEdit

Singles 1Edit

Legend
Grand Slam 0
WTA Championships 0
Tier I 0
Tier II 0
Tier III 0
Tier IV & V 0
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 30 April 1995 Zagreb, Croatia Clay   Sabine Appelmans 4–6, 3–6

Doubles 3 (2–1)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam 0
WTA Championships 0
Tier I 0
Tier II 0
Tier III 0
Tier IV & V 0
Titles by Surface
Hard 2
Clay 0
Grass 0
Carpet 0
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 16 September 1984 Salt Lake City, Utah, USA Hard   Anne Minter   Heather Crowe
  Robin White
6–1, 6–2
Winner 2. 30 September 1984 Richmond, Virginia, USA Hard   JoAnne Russell   Jennifer Mundel
  Felicia Raschiatore
6–4, 3–6, 7–6
Runner-up 3. 1 February 1987 Auckland, New Zealand Hard   Gretchen Magers   Anna-Maria Fernandez
  Julie Richardson
6–4, 4–6, 2–6

Career finalsEdit

Singles (3–2)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 15 November 1981 Bulleen, Australia Hard   Gwen Warnock 6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 1. 30 May 1982 Glasgow, United Kingdom Grass   Bernadette Randall 1–3 ret.
Winner 2. 13 November 1982 Bulleen, Australia Hard   Louise Field 6–2, 4–6, 7–5
Runner-up 2. 18 April 1983 Bari, Italy Clay   Sabrina Goleš 6–1, 5–7, 3–6
Winner 3. 14 April 1986 Canberra, Australia Grass   Anna-Maria Fernandez 7–6, 6–2

Doubles (3–1)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 29 May 1982 Glasgow, United Kingdom Grass   Bernadette Randall   Kim Seddon
  Mary-Ann Colville
6–2, 7–5
Winner 2. 28 March 1983 Taranto, Italy Clay   Bernadette Randall   Sabrina Goleš
  Renata Šašak
7–5, 6–1
Winner 3. 18 April 1983 Bari, Italy Clay   Anne Minter   Sabrina Goleš
  Renata Šašak
6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 1. 14 April 1986 Canberra, Australia Gras   Louise Field   Anna-Maria Fernandez
  Julie Richardson
7–5, 3–6, 3–6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "U.S. Open Junior Tennis Championships – Past Winners". College and Junior Tennis. Archived from the original on 8 July 2011. Retrieved 24 March 2010.
  2. ^ "Elizabeth Minter: Australian Open results". WTA Tour. Archived from the original on 20 August 2017. Retrieved 24 March 2010.
  3. ^ "Minter, Elizabeth (Aus)". ITF Tennis – Women's Circuit. Retrieved 24 March 2010.
  4. ^ "Player Profile: Elizabeth Minter". Fed Cup. Retrieved 24 March 2010.

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