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 60)
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)
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)
Team competitions
Fed Cup18–13

She reached a highest singles ranking of world No. 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 championship was reaching the semifinal of the mixed doubles event at the 1988 Australian Open, partnering Martin Davis.

In October 1981, she partnered with compatriot Nanette Schutte to win the doubles title at the Borden Classic in Kyoto, 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]

WTA career finalsEdit

Singles: 1 (1 title)Edit

Result Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Win Feb 1981 VS of Pennsylvania, U.S. Carpet (i)   Heidi Eisterlehner 6–0, 7–6

Doubles: 1 (1 title)Edit

Result Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win Oct 1981 Kyoto Classic, 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. 28 October 1985 ITF Fukuoka, Japan Hard   Joy Cummings 2–6, 4–6
Runner-up 2. 4 November 1985 ITF Ibaraki, Japan Hard   Nanette Schutte 6–7, 1–6
Winner 3. 15 September 1986 ITF Sofia, Bulgaria Clay   Sabina Simmonds 6–4, 6–2
Winner 4. 3 November 1986 ITF Matsuyama, Japan Hard   Isabelle Crudo 6–1, 2–0 ret.
Runner-up 5. 17 August 1987 ITF Manhasset, United States Clay   Gabriela Dinu 6–7, 3–6
Runner-up 6. 6 March 1989 ITF Ashkelon, Israel Hard   Beate Reinstadler 3–6, 6–1, 2–6
Winner 7. 13 March 1989 ITF Haifa, Israel Hard   Valérie Batut 2–6, 6–4, 6–4
Winner 8. 20 March 1989 ITF 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. 25 July 1981 ITF Geneva, Switzerland Clay   Anne-Marie Rüegg   Susanne Villaverde
  Liliana Giussani
4–6, 6–4, 0–6
Winner 2. 2 January 1984 ITF Chicago, United States Hard   Csilla Bartos-Cserepy   Larisa Neiland
  Svetlana Parkhomenko
w/o
Runner-up 3. 15 October 1984 ITF Haifa, Israel Hard   Elizabeth Ekblom   Martina Reinhardt
  Joy Tacon
2–6, 5–7
Winner 4. 22 October 1984 ITF Eilat, Israel Hard   Elizabeth Ekblom   Anita Falcon
  Maria Méndez Casariego
6–4, 4–6, 7–6
Winner 5. 12 November 1984 ITF Peterborough, United Kingdom Hard   Patricia Hy   Glynis Coles-Bond
  Denise Parnell
6–2, 0–6, 6–1
Winner 6. 26 November 1984 ITF Darlington, United Kingdom Hard   Patricia Hy   Cathy Drury
  Ellinore Lightbody
6–1, 6–4
Runner-up 7. 7 January 1985 ITF Key Biscayne, United States Hard   Elizabeth Ekblom   Lynn Lewis
  Wendy Barlow-Pattenden
7–5, 4–6, 1–6
Winner 8. 14 January 1985 ITF Delray Beach, United States Hard   Elizabeth Ekblom   Diane Farrell
  Jaime Kaplan
6–3, 7–5
Runner-up 9. 21 January 1985 ITF San Antonio, United States Hard   Elizabeth Ekblom   Isabelle Demongeot
  Nathalie Tauziat
3–6, 4–6
Winner 10. 21 October 1985 ITF Saga, Japan Hard   Nanette Schutte   Xin-Yi Li
  Zhong Ni
6–2, 6–4
Winner 11. 28 October 1985 ITF Fukuoka, Japan Hard   Nanette Schutte   Ei Iida
  Naoko Sato
6–3, 7–5
Runner-up 12. 4 November 1985 ITF Ibaraki, Japan Hard   Nanette Schutte   Ei Iida
  Zhong Ni
5–7, 3–6
Winner 13. 11 November 1985 ITF Matsuyama, Japan Hard   Nanette Schutte   Ei Iida
  Zhong Ni
6–2, 6–1
Winner 14. 25 November 1985 ITF Kyoto, Japan Hard   Nanette Schutte   Ei Iida
  Zhong Ni
6–4, 6–2
Winner 15. 20 January 1986 ITF San Antonio, United States Hard   Manon Bollegraf   Dinky Van Rensburg
  Clare Wood
7–5, 6–7(4), 6–4
Winner 16. 31 March 1986 ITF Bari, Italy Clay   Nanette Schutte   Belinda Borneo
  Wiltrud Probst
4–6, 7–6, 6–3
Runner-up 17. 7 April 1986 ITF Caserta, Italy Clay   Wiltrud Probst   Bettina Fulco
  Gisele Miro
3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 18. 14 July 1986 ITF Landskrona, Sweden Clay   Manon Bollegraf   Carin Bakkum
  Nicole Muns-Jagerman
6–4, 2–6, 2–6
Runner-up 19. 15 September 1986 ITF Sofia, Bulgaria Clay   Laura Golarsa   Natalia Egorova
  Viktoria Milvidskaia
0–6, 2–6
Runner-up 20. 20 October 1986 ITF Saga, Japan Grass   Themis Zambrzycki   Yayuk Basuki
  Suzanna Wibowo
2–6, 3–6
Runner-up 21. 17 August 1987 ITF Manhasset, United States Clay   Brenda Schultz-McCarthy   Ilana Berger
  Jane Thomas
4–6, 1–6
Winner 22. 27 February 1989 ITF Jaffa, Israel Hard   Caroline Vis   Caroline Billingham
  Sylvia Czopek
3–6, 6–1, 6–3
Winner 23. 6 March 1989 ITF Ashkelon, Israel Hard   Caroline Vis   Sofie Albinus
  Lone Vandborg
6–1, 6–1
Winner 24. 20 March 1989 ITF 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. Archived from the original on 2018-10-15. Retrieved 2018-05-31.

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