Michelle Torres

Michelle Torres (born June 27, 1967[1]) is an American retired professional tennis player.[2] She is also known as Michelle Casati.

Michelle Torres
Country (sports) United States
Born (1967-06-27) June 27, 1967 (age 52)
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Turned pro1982
Retired1989
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Singles
Career record93-111
Career titles1
Highest rankingNo. 18 (November 12, 1984)
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open3R (1984, 1986, 1987, 1988)
Wimbledon2R (1983, 1984)
US Open3R (1985, 1986, 1988)
Doubles
Career record6-43
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 181 (November 9, 1987)

CareerEdit

At age 15 Torres played Wimbledon, the French and U.S. Opens.[2] By 1984 she was ranked in the top 20 in the world.[2] That year, at 17, she reached her only two finals on the WTA Tour, winning one at the Florida Federal Open over Carling Bassett and losing the other to Martina Navratilova at the Maybelline Classic.[3]

WTA Tour finalsEdit

Singles: 2 (1–1)Edit

Winner — Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
WTA Tour Championships (0–0)
Virginia Slims (1–1)
Titles by surface
Hard (1–1)
Grass (0–0)
Clay (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. September 23, 1984 Fort Lauderdale, Florida Hard   Martina Navratilova 1–6, 0–6
Winner 1. October 14, 1984 Tampa Hard   Carling Bassett 6–1, 7–6(7–4)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Birthdays in Sport on 27th June". TodayinSport.com. TodayinSport.com. Retrieved 9 October 2011.
  2. ^ a b c Hanna, Julie (October 25, 1991). "Tennis Was Both Burden, Blessing To Ex-state Champ". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 9 October 2011.
  3. ^ Sherman, Ed (January 18, 1985). "`Vacation` Is Over For Michelle Torres". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 9 October 2011.

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