Janet Hopps Adkisson
Janet Hopps Adkisson (born August 4, 1934) is a former professional tennis player from the U.S. Adkisson was ranked in the top 15 female tennis players three times, and was, according to the State of Washington Sports Hall of Fame, "once recognized as one of the world's top woman tennis players".
|Full name||Janet Hopps Adkisson|
|Country (sports)||United States|
|Born||August 4, 1934|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|French Open||3R (1959)|
|Wimbledon||4R (1959, 1960)|
|US Open||3R (1957, 1960)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|French Open||QF (1959)|
|Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results|
|US Open||F (1959)|
She reached the final of the mixed doubles event at the 1959 U.S. Championships, teaming up with Bob Mark, in which they were defeated in three sets by Margaret Osborne and Neale Fraser. With Karen Hantze she reached the semifinal of the doubles event at the 1960 Wimbledon Championships which they lost in three sets to the first-seeded pair, and eventual champions, Maria Bueno and Darlene Hard. At the same tournament, Hopps Adkisson partnered Bob Mark to reach the semifinal of the mixed doubles event.
Grand Slam finalsEdit
Mixed Doubles: (1 runner-ups)Edit
|Runner-up||1959||U.S. Championships||Grass||Bob Mark|| Margaret Osborne
|5–7, 15–13, 2–6|
- "State of Washington Sports Hall of Fame : Tennis". Washingtonsportshof.com. Retrieved 2014-03-12.
- "Wimbledon players archive – Janet Hopps". AELTC. Archived from the original on 2016-03-07.
- Ross Atkin (July 29, 1994). "Tennis Hall-of-Famer Got There Writing, Talking About the Game". The Christian Science Monitor.
- "Janet Hopps Adkisson". ITA Women's Hall of Fame.
- "Janet Hopps Adkisson won 70 percent of the tennis matches she played against men in the mid-1950s". www.goseattleu.com. Seattle University.
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