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Erika deLone (born October 14, 1972) is an American retired professional tennis player. She turned professional on June 9, 1992. She reached one WTA Tour singles final in her career, finishing runner-up to Åsa Svensson at the Wismilak International in 1999. In April 2000, she reached her career high singles rank of World No. 65.

Erika deLone
Country (sports) United States
ResidenceLincoln, Massachusetts, U.S.
Born (1972-10-14) October 14, 1972 (age 46)
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Turned proJune 9, 1992
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize moneyUS$766,020
Singles
Career record345–296
Career titles0 WTA, 9 ITF
Highest ranking65 (April 10, 2000)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (1990, 2000)
French Open2R (2000)
Wimbledon1R (1991, 1999, 2000)
US Open2R (1991, 1995)
Doubles
Career record170–190
Career titles1 WTA, 9 ITF
Highest ranking45 (December 4, 2000)

DeLone won one WTA Tour doubles title in her career, winning the 2000 Heineken Trophy in 's-Hertogenbosch partnering Australian Nicole Pratt. She reached her career high doubles ranking of World No. 45 in December 2000. In 2003 she retired from professional tennis. Her sister Amy was a professional tennis player as well.

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WTA Tour finalsEdit

Legend (Doubles)
Grand Slam (0)
Tour Championships (0)
Tier I (0)
Tier II (0)
Tier III (1)
Tier IV (0)

Doubles (1 title, 1 runner-up)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponent in final Score in final
Runner-up 1. April 26, 1993 Jakarta, Indonesia Hard   Amy deLone   Nicole Arendt
  Kristine Kunce
3–6, 4–6
Winner 2. June 19, 2000 ‘s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands Grass   Nicole Pratt   Catherine Barclay-Reitz
  Karina Habšudová
7–6(7–4), 4–3 ret.

Singles (1 runner-up)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in final Score in final
Runner-up 1. November 8, 1999 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Hard   Åsa Svensson 2–6, 4–6

ITF finalsEdit

Singles (9–3)Edit

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$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Winner 1. 14 December 1992 Kooyong, Australia Grass   Elizabeth Smylie 7-5, 7-5
Runner-up 2. 21 May 1995 Bordeaux, France Clay   Henrieta Nagyová 1-6, 3-6
Winner 3. 17 July 1995 Wilmington, USA Hard   Christine Neumann 3-6, 6-1, 6-3
Runner-up 4. 11 August 1997 Bronx, USA Hard   Rachel McQuillan 1-6, 4-6
Winner 5. 12 April 1999 Las Vegas, Nevada, USA Hard   Hila Rosen 6-3, 6-2
Winner 6. 3 May 1999 Sarasota, USA Clay   Nicole Pratt 7-6(8-6), 6-7(7-9), 7-5
Winner 7. 10 May 1999 Midlothian, USA Clay   Annabel Ellwood 6-3, 6-4
Winner 8. 12 July 1999 Morristown, USA Hard   Nicole Pratt 7-5, 7-6(7-1)
Runner-up 9. 19 July 1999 Peachtree City, USA Hard   Alina Jidkova 7-6(7-1), 6-7(0-7), 4-6
Winner 10. 22 August 1999 Bronx, USA Hard   Els Callens 6-1, ret.
Winner 11. 29 January 2002 Rockford, USA Hard (i)   Brie Rippner 2-6, 6-4, 7-6(7-1)
Winner 12. 19 May 2002 Charlottesville, USA Hard   Jelena Janković 6-2, 6-4

Doubles: 17 (9–8)Edit

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Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner–up 1. 24 October 1988 Montevideo, Uruguay Clay   Alix Creek   Marielle Rooimans
  Nicolette Rooimans
2-6, 2-6
Winner 2. 19 June 1989 Brindisi, Italy Clay   Florencia Labat   Nanne Dahlman
  Rennae Stubbs
6-3, 7-6
Runner–up 3. 21 May 1995 Bordeaux, France Clay   Nicole Pratt   Seda Noorlander
  Helena Vildová
3-6, 1-6
Winner 4. 15 July 1996 Wilmington, USA Hard   Nicole Pratt   Maureen Drake
  Meilen Tu
7–5, 7–6(7–2)
Runner–up 5. 30 September 1996 Newport Beach, USA Hard   Nicole Pratt   Mercedes Paz
  Rene Simpson
3-6, 1-6
Winner 6. 21 April 1997 Monterrey, Mexico Hard   Louise Pleming   Stephanie Mabry
  Brie Rippner
7-6(7-3), 3-6, 7-6(7-3)
Winner 7. 2 June 1997 Tashkent, Uzbekistan Hard   Nicole Pratt   Alicia Ortuño
  Hila Rosen
6-3, 6-1
Runner-up 8. 15 February 1998 Midland, USA Hard (i)   Olga Barabanschikova   Catherine Barclay
  Kerry-Anne Guse
2-6, 4-6
Winner 9. 20 April 1998 Indian Hill, USA Hard   Katie Schlukebir   Kim Grant
  Jolene Watanabe
6-4, 4-6, 6-3
Runner-up 10. 5 October 1998 Albuquerque, USA Hard   Nicole Pratt   Rachel McQuillan
  Nana Miyagi
6-7(5-7), 2-6
Runner-up 11. 12 October 1998 Indian Wells, USA Hard   Katie Schlukebir   Lindsay Lee-Waters
  Pavlina Nola
0–6, 7–6(7–4), 1–6
Winner 12. 5 April 1999 Fresno, USA Hard   Annabel Ellwood   Kim Grant
  Kristina Triska
7-5, 7-5
Winner 13. 18 April 1999 Las Vegas, USA Hard   Annabel Ellwood   Rika Hiraki
  Lisa McShea
7-6(7-4), 6-2
Runner-up 14. 16 May 1999 Midlothian, USA Clay   Annabel Ellwood   Nannie de Villiers
  Jessica Steck
4-6, 0-6
Runner-up 15. 3 April 2000 West Palm Beach, USA Clay   Nicole Pratt   Rika Hiraki
  Yuka Yoshida
6-1, 0-6, 6-7(5-7)
Winner 16. 30 July 2001 Vancouver, Canada Hard   Renata Kolbovic   Petra Rampre
  Vanessa Webb
2-6, 6-4, 6-4
Winner 17. 19 May 2002 Charlottesville, USA Clay   Jessica Steck   Teryn Ashley
  Kristen Schlukebir
6–2, 2–6, 7–5

Unplayed FinalEdit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
NP N/A 21 October 2001 Largo, USA Hard   Emmanuelle Gagliardi   Leanne Baker
  Manisha Malhotra
NP

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