Kelly Henry

Kelly Henry (born April 18, 1962) is an American former professional tennis player.

Kelly Henry
Country (sports) United States
Born (1962-04-18) April 18, 1962 (age 58)
Glendale, California, U.S.
Singles
Grand Slam Singles results
US Open3R (1979)

BiographyEdit

Henry had a noted school career, winning three consecutive CIF Southern Section singles titles from 1977 to 1979, while attending Glendale High School in California.[1]

As a 17-year old she made the third round of the 1979 US Open, getting past Emilse Longo and 16th seed Betty Stöve.

Henry was runner-up to Kathy Horvath in the girls' singles at the 1980 French Open.[2]

From 1981 to 1984, Henry played college tennis for the USC Trojans. At the 1981 Summer Universiade in Bucharest, Henry won a bronze medal in the women's singles competition. She made a return to the US Open main draw in 1982 and had a first round win over former champion Virginia Wade, then lost in the second round to Chris Evert, who went on to win the title. In 1983 she was a member of USC's NCAA Division I Championship winning team.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "For Encore, Keri Phebus Is Perfect". Los Angeles Times. December 6, 1989.
  2. ^ Garber, Greg (May 28, 2013). "The day Martina Navratilova lost". ESPN.com.

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