Julie Harrington (tennis)

Julie Harrington (born February 5, 1962) is a former professional tennis player from the United States.

Julie Harrington
Full nameJulie Harrington
Country (sports) United States
Born (1962-02-05) February 5, 1962 (age 58)
PlaysLeft-handed
Singles
Highest rankingNo. 70 (December 5, 1983)
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open3R (1981)
Wimbledon1R (1980)
US Open3R (1979, 1981)
Doubles
Grand Slam Doubles results
French Open2R (1979, 1980)
US Open2R (1981)

Tennis careerEdit

Harrington was a left-handed player, who grew up in Spokane, Washington.[1] She attended the local Joel E. Ferris High School and turned professional at the age of 16.[2] As a qualifier at the 1979 US Open she beat 14th seed Pam Shriver, then overcame Peanut Louie Harper in the second round, before losing in three sets to Jeanne DuVall. She made the third round of grand slam tournaments on two further occasions, both in 1981, at the French and US Open. A two-time WTA Tour finalist, she was runner-up in the singles at Kyoto in 1981 and at the 1983 Bakersfield Open.

WTA Tour finalsEdit

Singles (0-2)Edit

Result W/L Date Tournament Category Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 Oct 1981 Kyoto, Japan Category 1 Hard   Kathy Rinaldi 1–6, 5–7
Loss 0–1 Sep 1983 Bakersfield, U.S. Category 1+ Hard   Jennifer Mundel 4–6, 1–6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Young Netter Snubs Injury, Switches Hands in Comeback". Idaho State Journal. Spokane. Associated Press. July 27, 1975. p. 4. Retrieved July 14, 2019 – via Newspapers.com.
  2. ^ McCauley, Janie (July 4, 1999). "Queen of the Court Harrington". The Spokesman-Review. HighBeam Research. Archived from the original on January 20, 2018. Retrieved January 20, 2018.

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