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Julie Richardson (born 30 March 1967) is a former professional tennis player from New Zealand. She won seven doubles titles during her career.[1]

Julie Richardson
Country (sports) New Zealand
ResidenceIssaquah, Washington, US
Born (1967-03-30) 30 March 1967 (age 52)
Auckland, New Zealand
Height5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Turned pro1984
Singles
Career record31–76
Highest rankingNo. 102 (2 January 1989)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (1987, 1988)
Wimbledon1R (1986, 1989)
US Open3R (1988)
Doubles
Career record165–152
Career titles7
Highest rankingNo. 23
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenQF (1994)
French Open3R (1989, 1994)
WimbledonQF (1987, 1992, 1993)
US OpenQF (1993)

Career finalsEdit

Doubles (7 titles, 7 runner-ups)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 20 October 1985 Tokyo, Japan Hard   Belinda Cordwell   Laura Gildemeister
  Beth Herr
6–4, 6–4
Winner 2. 26 October 1986 Singapore, Singapore Hard   Anna-Maria Fernandez   Sandy Collins
  Sharon Walsh-Pete
6–3, 6–2
Winner 3. 1 February 1987 Auckland, New Zealand Hard   Anna-Maria Fernandez   Gretchen Magers
  Elizabeth Minter
4–6, 6–4, 6–2
Winner 4. 3 May 1987 Singapore, Singapore Hard   Anna-Maria Fernandez   Barbara Gerken
  Heather Ludloff
6–1, 6–4
Runner-up 1. 7 February 1988 Wellington, New Zealand Hard   Belinda Cordwell   Patty Fendick
  Jill Hetherington
3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 2. 24 April 1988 Taipei, Taiwan Carpet (i)   Belinda Cordwell   Patty Fendick
  Ann Henricksson
2–6, 6–2, 2–6
Winner 5. 24 July 1988 Schenectady, United States Hard   Ann Henricksson   Lea Antonoplis
  Cammy MacGregor
6–3, 3–6, 7–5
Winner 6. 10 February 1991 Wellington, New Zealand Hard   Jo-Anne Faull   Belinda Borneo
  Clare Wood
2–6, 7–5, 7–6
Winner 7. 4 October 1992 Taipei, Taiwan Hard   Jo-Anne Faull   Amanda Coetzer
  Cammy MacGregor
3–6, 6–3, 6–2

ITF FinalsEdit

Singles finals (4-4)Edit

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Location Surface Opponent in final Score
Winner 1. 11 June 1984 Freehold, United States Hard   Linda Howell 3–6, 6–1, 6–3
Runner–up 2. 30 July 1984 Delray Beach, United States Hard   Elvyn Barrable 6–1, 5–7, 6–7
Winner 3. 30 April 1990 Bangkok, Thailand Hard   Tamaka Takagi 4–6, 6–3, 6–2
Runner–up 4. 2 March 1992 Mildura, Australia Grass   Jane Taylor 6–7, 3–6
Runner–up 5. 9 March 1992 Wodonga, Australia Grass   Kate McDonald 0–6, 6–7
Winner 6. 16 March 1992 Canberra, Australia Grass   Kristine Kunce 6–2, 6–0
Runner–up 7. 23 March 1992 Newcastle, Australia Grass   Jane Taylor 3–6, 6–3, 3–6
Winner 8. 26 October 1992 Saga, Japan Grass   Tessa Price 6–2, 7–6(8)

Doubles finals (16–4)Edit

Outcome No. Date Location Surface Partnering Opponent in final Score
Winner 1. 28 May 1984 Flemington, United States Hard   Belinda Cordwell   Beverly Bowes
  Becky Callan
6–0, 6–1
Winner 2. 25 June 1984 Chatham, United States Hard   Belinda Cordwell   Rebeca Bryant
  Aschara Maranon
6–2, 6–0
Winner 3. 9 July 1984 West Palm Beach, United States Clay   Belinda Cordwell   Patty Fendick
  Linda Howell
7–6, 6–7, 6–3
Winner 4. 30 July 1984 Delray Beach, United States Hard   Belinda Cordwell   Linda Gates
  Cynthia MacGregor
7–5, 6–0
Winner 5. 15 October 1984 Newcastle, United States Grass   Belinda Cordwell   Amanda Tobin
  Annette Gulley
6–3, 6–2
Winner 6. 22 October 1984 Sydney, Australia Clay   Belinda Cordwell   Jackie Masters
  Michele Parun
6–0, 6–2
Runner–up 7. 22 October 1984 Sydney, Australia Grass   Belinda Cordwell   Diane Farrell
  Annette Gulley
3–6, 3–6
Winner 8. 11 March 1985 Adelaide, Australia Hard   Belinda Cordwell   Louise Field
  Janine Thompson
6–2, 2–6, 6–2
Runner–up 9. 30 September 1985 Chiba, Japan Hard   Belinda Cordwell   Niege Dias
  Patricia Medrado
6–4, 4–6, 4–6
Winner 10. 7 April 1986 Adelaide, Australia Gras   Anna-Maria Fernandez   Brenda Perry
  Themis Zambrzycki
6–2, 6–1
Winner 11. 14 April 1986 Canberra, Australia Gras   Anna-Maria Fernandez   Louise Field
  Elizabeth Minter
5–7, 6–3, 6–3
Winner 12. 25 September 1989 Chiba, Japan Hard   Belinda Cordwell   Ei Iida
  Maya Kidowaki
6–7, 4–6
Winner 13. 30 April 1990 Bangkok, Thailand Hard   Jane Thomas   Kim Il-soon
  Lee Jeong-myung
6–4, 6–4
Runner–up 14. 17 September 1990 Chiba, Japan Hard   Eva Pfaff   Michelle Jaggard-Lai
  Marianne Werdel
4–6, 7–6, 6–7
Winner 15. 2 March 1992 Mildura, Australia Grass   Amanda Trail   Kate McDonald
  Kirrily Sharpe
7–6(5), 7–6(3)
Winner 16. 9 March 1992 Wodonga, Australia Grass   Amanda Trail   Danielle Jones
  Kristine Kunce
6–4, 6–4
Winner 17. 16 March 1992 Canberra, Australia Grass   Amanda Trail   Danielle Jones
  Kristine Kunce
6–3, 6–3
Winner 18. 23 March 1992 Newcastle, Australia Grass   Amanda Trail   Michelle Anderson
  Jane Taylor
6–4, 6–2
Runner–up 19. 27 April 1992 Jakarta, Indonesia Clay   Tracey Morton-Rodgers   Kerry-Anne Guse
  Kristine Kunce
6–7, 2–6
Winner 20. 2 November 1992 Machida, Japan Grass   Michelle Jaggard-Lai   Ingelise Driehuis
  Maya Kidowaki
6–3, 7–5

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Julie Richardson's biography at ITF". Retrieved 15 February 2011.

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