Molly Van Nostrand
Molly Van Nostrand (born March 12, 1965) is a retired American professional tennis player.
|Country (sports)||United States|
|Born||March 12, 1965|
West Islip, New York, USA
|Plays||Right-handed (two-handed backhand)|
|Highest ranking||No. 37 (January 20, 1986)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||1R (1985, 1987)|
|French Open||1R (1984, 1987)|
|US Open||2R (1985, 1986)|
|Highest ranking||No. 43 (February 29, 1988)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|Australian Open||2R (1989)|
|French Open||2R (1987)|
|US Open||2R (1987)|
|Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results|
|French Open||1R (1984)|
Van Nostrand turned professional in 1983. Her best Grand Slam performance was reaching the quarterfinals at Wimbledon in 1985. She had career wins over Natasha Zvereva, Helena Suková, Manuela Maleeva, Wendy Turnbull, and Dianne Fromholtz. She reached a career-high ranking of World No. 37 in 1986. She retired in 1989. She is the younger sister of the late John Van Nostrand, who was also a professional tennis player.
WTA Tour finalsEdit
Singles: 1 (0–1)Edit
|Runner-up||1.||August 18, 1986||Mahwah||Hard||Steffi Graf||7–5, 6–1|
Doubles: 1 (0–1)Edit
|Runner-up||1.||March 4, 1985||Indianapolis||Carpet||Jennifer Mundel|| Elise Burgin
Grand Slam singles tournament timelineEdit
|Australian Open||A||Q2||1R||NH||1R||A||Q1||0 / 2|
|French Open||A||1R||A||A||1R||A||A||0 / 2|
|Wimbledon||A||Q1||QF||1R||1R||Q2||1R||0 / 4|
|US Open||A||Q1||2R||2R||1R||A||1R||0 / 4|
|SR||0 / 0||0 / 1||0 / 3||0 / 2||0 / 4||0 / 0||0 / 2||0 / 12|
|Year End Ranking||NR||112||44||62||142||239||111|
- NH = tournament not held.
- A = did not participate in the tournament.
- SR = the ratio of the number of Grand Slam singles tournaments won to the number of those tournaments played.
- Littwin, Mike (July 3, 1985). "Through the Tears, a Triumph: Van Nostrand Beats Maleeva, Gains Quarterfinals". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 28 August 2015.