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Marianne van der Torre

Marianne van der Torre (born 18 August 1961) is a Dutch former professional tennis player who was active during the 1980s.

Marianne van der Torre
Marianne van der Torre (1980).jpg
Van der Torre in 1980
Country (sports) Netherlands
Born (1961-08-18) 18 August 1961 (age 58)
Rotterdam, Netherlands
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$93,311
Singles
Career record124–95
Career titles1
Highest rankingNo. 84 (31 December 1981)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (1987, 1988)
French Open2R (1981, 1982)
Wimbledon
US Open2R (1981)
Doubles
Career record111–64
Career titles1
Highest rankingNo. 60 (28 March 1988)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open2R (1988)
French Open2R (1981, 1987, 1988)
Wimbledon1R (1987)
US Open1R (1981, 1987)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian OpenSF (1988)

She reached a highest singles ranking of world number 84 in December 1981. During her career Van der Torre reached the second round of the singles event in two Grand Slam tournaments; the French Open (1981 and 1982) and the US Open (1981). Her best result at a Grand Slam event was reaching the semifinal of the mixed doubles event at the 1988 Australian Open partnering Martin Davis.

In October 1981 she partnered compatriot Nanette Schutte to win the doubles title at the Borden Classic in Kyoto after defeating Elizabeth Smylie and Kim Steinmetz in the final in straight sets.

Van der Torre was a member of the Dutch Federation Cup team between 1981 and 1987, playing in a total of 19 ties and compiling an 18–13 win-loss record.

In 1980 she received the Tom Schreursprijs for best Dutch sports talent.[1] .

Career finalsEdit

Singles (1 title)Edit

Result W/L Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Win 1–0 February 1981 Avon Futures of Central Pennsylvania, U.S. Carpet (i)   Heidi Eisterlehner 6–0, 7–6

Doubles (1 title)Edit

Result W/L Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 October 1981 Kyoto, Japan Hard   Nanette Schutte   Elizabeth Smylie
  Kim Steinmetz
6–2, 6–4

ITF finalsEdit

$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments

Singles: (4-4)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner–up 1. October 28, 1985 Fukuoka, Japan Hard   Joy Cummings 2–6, 4–6
Runner–up 2. November 4, 1985 Ibaraki, Japan Hard   Nanette Schutte 6–7, 1–6
Winner 3. September 15, 1986 Sofia, Bulgaria Clay   Sabina Simmonds 6–4, 6–2
Winner 4. November 3, 1986 Matsuyama, Japan Hard   Isabelle Crudo 6–1, 2–0 ret.
Runner–up 5. August 17, 1987 Manhasset, United States Clay   Gabriela Dinu 6–7, 3–6
Runner–up 6. March 6, 1989 Ashkelon, Israel Hard   Beate Reinstadler 3–6, 6–1, 2–6
Winner 7. March 13, 1989 Haifa, Israel Hard   Valerie Batut 2–6, 6–4, 6–4
Winner 8. March 20, 1989 Ramat Hasharon, Israel Hard   Dahlia Coriat 6–2, 6–1

Doubles: (14-10)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner–up 1. July 25, 1981 Geneva, Switzerland Clay   Anne-Marie Rüegg   Susanne Villaverde
  Liliana Giussani
4–6, 6–4, 0–6
Winner 2. January 2, 1984 Chicago, United States Hard   Csilla Bartos-Cserepy   Larisa Neiland
  Svetlana Parkhomenko
W/O
Runner–up 3. October 15, 1984 Haifa, Israel Hard   Elizabeth Ekblom   Martina Reinhardt
  Joy Tacon
2–6, 5–7
Winner 4. October 22, 1984 Eilat, Israel Hard   Elizabeth Ekblom   Anita Falcon
  Maria Méndez Casariego
6–4, 4–6, 7–6
Winner 5. November 12, 1984 Peterborough, United Kingdom Hard   Patricia Hy-Boulais   Glynis Coles-Bond
  Denise Parnell
6–2, 0–6, 6–1
Winner 6. November 26, 1984 Darlington, United Kingdom Hard   Patricia Hy-Boulais   Cathy Drury
  Ellinore Lightbody
6–1, 6–4
Runner–up 7. January 7, 1985 Key Biscayne, United States Hard   Elizabeth Ekblom   Lynn Lewis
  Wendy Barlow-Pattenden
7–5, 4–6, 1–6
Winner 8. January 14, 1985 Delray Beach, United States Hard   Elizabeth Ekblom   Diane Farrell
  Jaime Kaplan
6–3, 7–5
Runner–up 9. January 21, 1985 San Antonio, United States Hard   Elizabeth Ekblom   Isabelle Demongeot
  Nathalie Tauziat
3–6, 4–6
Winner 10. October 21, 1985 Saga, Japan Hard   Nanette Schutte   Xin-Yi Li
  Ni Zhong
6–2, 6–4
Winner 11. October 28, 1985 Fukuoka, Japan Hard   Nanette Schutte   Ei Iida
  Naoko Sato
6–3, 7–5
Runner–up 12. November 4, 1985 Ibaraki, Japan Hard   Nanette Schutte   Ei Iida
  Ni Zhong
5–7, 3–6
Winner 13. November 11, 1985 Matsuyama, Japan Hard   Nanette Schutte   Ei Iida
  Ni Zhong
6–2, 6–1
Winner 14. November 25, 1985 Kyoto, Japan Hard   Nanette Schutte   Ei Iida
  Ni Zhong
6–4, 6–2
Winner 15. January 20, 1986 San Antonio, United States Hard   Manon Bollegraf   Dinky Van Rensburg
  Clare Wood
7–5, 6–7(4–7), 6–4
Winner 16. March 31, 1986 Bari, Italy Clay   Nanette Schutte   Belinda Borneo
  Wiltrud Probst
4–6, 7–6, 6–3
Runner–up 17. April 7, 1986 Caserta, Italy Clay   Wiltrud Probst   Bettina Fulco
  Gisele Miro
3–6, 3–6
Runner–up 18. July 14, 1986 Landskrona, Sweden Clay   Manon Bollegraf   Carin Bakkum
  Nicole Muns-Jagerman
6–4, 2–6, 2–6
Runner-up 19. September 15, 1986 Sofia, Bulgaria Clay   Laura Golarsa   Natalia Egorova
  Viktoria Milvidskaia
0–6, 2–6
Runner-up 20. October 20, 1986 Saga, Japan Grass   Themis Zambrzycki   Yayuk Basuki
  Suzanna Wibowo
2–6, 3–6
Runner-up 21. August 17, 1987 Manhasset, United States Clay   Brenda Schultz-McCarthy   Ilana Berger
  Jane Thomas
4–6, 1–6
Winner 22. February 27, 1989 Jaffa, Israel Hard   Caroline Vis   Caroline Billingham
  Sylvia Czopek
3–6, 6–1, 6–3
Winner 23. March 6, 1989 Ashkelon, Israel Hard   Caroline Vis   Sofie Albinus
  Lone Vandborg
6–1, 6–1
Winner 24. March 20, 1989 Ramat HaSharon, Israel Hard   Caroline Vis   Malin Nilsson
  Eva Lena Olsson
6–2, 6–2

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Talent van het jaar". www.olympischsporterfgoed.nl (in Dutch). NOC*NSF.

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