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Kristin Godridge (born 7 February 1973) is a retired professional female tennis player from Australia who competed on the WTA Tour from 1987 to 1996.[1]

Kristin Godridge
Country (sports) Australia
Born (1973-02-07) 7 February 1973 (age 46)
Traralgon, Australia
Turned pro1987
Retired1997
Prize moneyUS$ 329,250
Singles
Career record147–140
Career titles0 WTA, 2 ITF
Highest ranking79 (23 September 1991)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (1995)
French Open2R (1991)
Wimbledon4R (1992)
US Open2R (1991)
Doubles
Career record106–108
Career titles1 WTA, 5 ITF
Highest ranking68 (3 December 1990)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open3R (1991)
French Open2R (1991, 1992, 1993)
Wimbledon2R (1990)
US Open2R (1991)
Mixed doubles
Career record0–4
Career titles0
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian Open1R (1992)
French Open1R (1995)
Wimbledon1R (1991, 1996)
Last updated on: 17 July 2016.

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CareerEdit

Godridge achieved a career-high singles ranking of #79 in September 1991. Her career-high doubles rankings was #68 in December 1990.[1] Godridge's career winnings totalled US $329,250.[1]

With partner Kirrily Sharpe, Godridge was Girls Doubles champion at the U.S. Open in 1990.[2] The next year, she teamed with Kirrily Sharpe to reclaim the title.[3] A highlight in her singles career came in 1992, when she reached the fourth round of Wimbledon. She had wins over Miriam Oremans, Claudia Kohde-Kilsch, and ninth-seed Manuela Maleeva-Fragniere before losing to third-seed Gabriela Sabatini.[4]

As a tennis coach, Godridge is the Director and Founder of Australasia Tennis Aces, a tennis school in Hong Kong.[5]

WTA Tour finalsEdit

Legend
Grand Slam
WTA Championships
Tier I
Tier II
Tier III
Tier IV & V

Doubles finalsEdit

Result Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 17 September 1990 Clarins Open
Paris, France
Clay (O)   Kirrily Sharpe   Alexia Dechaume-Balleret
  Nathalie Herreman
4–6, 6–3, 6–1
Runner-up 13 November 1995 Pattaya Women's Open
Pattaya, Thailand
Hard (O)   Nana Smith Rogers   Jill Hetherington
  Kristine Kunce
6–2, 4–6, 3–6

ITF Circuit finalsEdit

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments

Singles finalsEdit

Result Date Category Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 6 November 1989 $10,000 Nuriootpa, Australia Hard (O)   Allison Cooper 3–6, 6–2, 4–6
Runner-up 19 November 1990 $25,000 Perth, Australia Grass (O)   Rennae Stubbs 1–6, 1–6
Runner-up 11 November 1991 $25,000 Mount Gambier, Australia Hard (O)   Jenny Byrne 6–0, 4–6, 4–6
Winner 12 October 1992 $10,000 Burgdorf, Switzerland Carpet (I)   Kveta Peschke 7–6(2), 6–4
Runner-up 16 August 1993 $75,000 Arzachena, Italy Clay (O)   Linda Ferrando 4–6, 4–6
Winner 29 November 1993 $10,000 Singapore, Singapore Hard (O)   Romana Tedjakusuma 4–6, 6–4, 6–4

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "WTA Players: Kristin Godridge". wtatennis.com. Women's Tennis Association. Retrieved 18 June 2016.
  2. ^ "ITF Tennis - JUNIORS - U.S. Open Junior Championships - 03 September - 09 September 1990". itftennis.com. International Tennis Federation. Retrieved 18 June 2016.
  3. ^ "US Open Junior Roll of Honour" (PDF). itftennis.com. International Tennis Federation. p. 3. Retrieved 18 June 2016.
  4. ^ "ITF Tennis - Pro Circuit - Wimbledon - 22 June - 05 July 1992". itftennis.com. International Tennis Federation. Retrieved 18 June 2016.
  5. ^ Kristin Godridge ATA Director and Founder

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