Leigh-Anne Thompson

Leigh-Anne Thompson (born January 8, 1964) is a retired American professional tennis player.

Leigh-Anne Thompson
Country (sports) United States
Born (1964-01-08) January 8, 1964 (age 56)
Newport News, Virginia, U.S.
Turned proFebruary 1982
RetiredJuly 1988
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Singles
Career record42–68
Career titles1
Highest rankingNo. 27 (August 15, 1983)
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open2R (1982)
Wimbledon1R (1982)
US Open3R (1981, 1985)
Doubles
Career record3–19
Career titles0
Grand Slam Doubles results
French Open2R (1982)
US Open2R (1982)

CareerEdit

Thompson turned professional in February 1982.[1] She had career wins over Andrea Jaeger, Helena Suková, Bettina Bunge, and Catarina Lindqvist. She won 1 singles title and reached a career-high ranking of World No. 27 in 1983. She retired in 1988.

WTA Tour finalsEdit

Singles: 3 (1–2)Edit

Winner — Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
WTA Tour Championships (0–0)
Virginia Slims, Avon, Other (1–2)
Titles by surface
Hard (1–1)
Grass (0–0)
Clay (0–0)
Carpet (0–1)
Result No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. January 1982 Montreal Hard (i)   Glynis Coles 6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 2. February 1982 Nashville Carpet (i)   Eva Pfaff 6–3, 7–5
Winner 1. August 1982 Mahwah Hard   Bettina Bunge 7–6(7–4), 6–3

Grand Slam singles tournament timelineEdit

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# A NH
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (A) absent; (NH) not held. SR=strike rate (events won/competed)
Tournament 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 Career SR
Australian Open A A A A A NH A A 0 / 0
French Open A 2R 1R A A A A A 0 / 2
Wimbledon A 1R A A A A A A 0 / 1
US Open 3R 2R 1R 1R 3R 1R A A 0 / 6
SR 0 / 1 0 / 3 0 / 2 0 / 1 0 / 1 0 / 1 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 9
Year-end ranking 63 31 56 215 94 111 NR NR

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Virginian Upsets Miss Bunge". The New York Times. August 30, 1982. Retrieved 23 July 2015.

External linksEdit