Meike Babel

Meike Babel (born 22 November 1974) is a former tennis player from Germany. She was women's tennis assistant coach at Tulane University and at Vanderbilt University.[1] In her ten years on the WTA Tour, she ranked 27 in singles and 45 in doubles.[2][3]

Meike Babel
Country (sports) Germany
Born (1974-11-22) 22 November 1974 (age 45)
Langen, West Germany
Height1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Turned pro1991
Retired2000
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$546,425
Singles
Career record132–113
Career titles2 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 27
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open3R (1993)
French Open3R (1997)
Wimbledon2R (1994, 1995)
US Open2R (1993, 1997)
Doubles
Career record67-80
Career titles1 WTA, 2 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 45
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open2R (1992, 1995)
French Open3R (1998)
Wimbledon2R (1995, 1998)
US Open2R (1997, 1998)

WTA career finalsEdit

Tournament (W–R) Singles Doubles
Grand Slam tournaments 0–0 0–0
WTA Championships 0–0 0–0
Tier I 0–0 0–0
Tier II 0–0 0–0
Tier III 0–1 0–2
Tier IV 0–2 1–0
Surface (W–R) Singles Doubles
Hard 0–0 1–0
Clay 0–2 0–1
Grass 0–0 0–0
Carpet 0–1 0–1

Singles (3 runner-ups)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 4 May 1992 Waregem, Belgium Clay   Wiltrud Probst 2–6, 3–6
Runner-up 2. 12 July 1993 Prague, Czech Republic Clay   Natalia Medvedeva 3–6, 2–6
Runner-up 3. 7 February 1994 Linz, Austria Carpet (i)   Sabine Appelmans 1–6, 6–4, 6–7

Doubles (1 title, 2 runner-ups)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 21 July 1997 Warsaw, Poland Clay   Catherine Barclay   Ruxandra Dragomir
  Inés Gorrochategui
4–6, 0–6
Runner-up 2. 26 October 1997 Luxembourg Carpet (i)   Laurence Courtois   Larisa Neiland
  Helena Suková
2–6, 4–6
Winner 1. 9 August 1998 Istanbul, Turkey Hard   Laurence Courtois   Åsa Carlsson
  Florencia Labat
6–0, 6–2

ITF Circuit finalsEdit

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

Singles (2–1)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 5 August 1991 Paderborn, Germany Clay   Eva-Maria Schürhoff 6–3, 7–6
Runner-up 1. 16 September 1991 Sofia, Bulgaria Clay   Monique Kiene 5–7, 3–6
Winner 2. 28 October 1991 Madeira, Portugal Hard   Barbara Mulej 6–0, 6–2

Doubles (2–3)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 10 February 1991 Helsinki, Finland Carpet (i)   Nadja Beik   Lubomira Bacheva
  Elena Pogorelova
2–6, 6–3, 3–6
Runner-up 2. 29 July 1991 Rheda, Germany Clay   Irina Spîrlea   Catarina Bernstein
  Annika Narbe
4–6, 5–7
Runner-up 3. 5 August 1991 Paderborn, Germany Clay   Nadja Beik   Ivana Havrlíková
  Pavlína Rajzlová
4–6, 0–6
Winner 1. 16 September 1991 Sofia, Bulgaria Clay   Valda Lake   Ivana Havrlíková
  Kateřina Šišková
7–5, 6–0
Winner 2. 28 October 1991 Madeira, Portugal Hard   Carin Bakkum   Rosa Bielsa
  Janet Souto
6–3, 6–2

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