Heather Ludloff (born June 11, 1961) is an American former professional tennis player. She attained her highest singles ranking (57th in the world) on August 15, 1983; and her highest doubles ranking (37th in the world) on November 9, 1987. During her career, she garnered two WTA women's doubles titles.
|Country (sports)||United States|
|Residence||Foster City, California, U.S.|
|Born||June 11, 1961|
Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.
|Height||5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)|
|Plays||Right-handed (one-handed backhand)|
|Prize money||USD $316,612|
|Highest ranking||No. 57 (August 15, 1983)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||2R (1983, 1987, 1988, 1989)|
|Wimbledon||2R (1978, 1990)|
|US Open||3R (1982)|
|Highest ranking||No. 37 (November 9. 1987)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|Australian Open||QF (1983)|
|Wimbledon||2R (1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1990)|
|US Open||3R (1982, 1989)|
|Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results|
|Australian Open||2R (1989)|
|US Open||1R (1987)|
Teamed with Terry Holladay to win the 1986 Virginia Slims of Newport doubles title. Ludloff has career wins over Elise Burgin and Bettina Bunge. She reached the semifinal of the 1983 NCAA Championship, beating No. 2 seed Elise Burgin before losing to Gigi Fernández. She was ranked No. 8 in the US National 18s for 1979. Ludloff represented US on Junior Wightman and Federation Cup teams. She was coached by Ken Walts.
WTA Tour finalsEdit
Doubles 4 (2-2)Edit
|Titles by Surface|
|Winner||1.||July 20, 1986||Newport, Rhode Island, USA||Grass||Terry Holladay|| Cammy MacGregor
|6–1, 6–7, 6–3|
|Runner-up||2.||May 3, 1987||Singapore||Hard||Barbara Gerken|| Anna-Maria Fernandez
|Runner-up||3.||October 4, 1987||New Orleans, Louisiana, USA||Carpet||Mareen Harper|| Zina Garrison
|Winner||4.||April 19, 1989||Taipei||Hard||Maria Lindström|| Cecilia Dahlman
|4–6, 7–5, 6–3|
- Gossett, Peggy; Teitelbaum, Mike; Hanlon, Maureen; Bloch Shallouf, Renee; Riach, Ros; Hinkley, Suzanne (1987). WITA 1987 Media Guide. p. 156.