Pam Austin

Pamela Austin (born March 12, 1950) is an American former professional tennis player.

Pam Austin
Full namePamela Austin
Country (sports) United States
Born (1950-03-12) March 12, 1950 (age 71)
Height6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
CollegeUCLA
Singles
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open2R (1971)
US Open2R (1971)

College careerEdit

Austin played college tennis at UCLA and won a Pacific-8 Conference doubles championship while she was there.[1]

Grand Slam singles tournament timelineEdit

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# DNQ A NH
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (DNQ) did not qualify; (A) absent; (NH) not held. SR=strike rate (events won/competed)
Tournament 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972
Australian Open A A A A A
French Open A A 1R 2R Q3
Wimbledon A A A A A
US Open 1R 1R 1R 2R 1R

World Team TennisEdit

Austin, along with her brother Jeff, was a member of the 1974 World Team Tennis champion Denver Racquets.[2]

Family lifeEdit

Austin's younger sister Tracy was a two-time US Open champion. In addition to her brother Jeff, Austin's brothers Doug and John were also professional tennis players.[3][4] She is the sister-in-law of fitness instructor and author Denise Austin, who is married to Jeff.[5]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Pam Austin". The Riviera Tennis Club. Retrieved April 22, 2015.
  2. ^ "Mylan WTT Player Database (seasons completed) - as of September 25, 2014 - (Seasons 1974-2014)" (PDF). World TeamTennis. September 25, 2014. Archived from the original (PDF) on February 27, 2015. Retrieved April 21, 2015.
  3. ^ "Austin's Mother Dies at 84". ESPN, Inc. May 28, 2010. Retrieved April 22, 2015.
  4. ^ Kirkpatrick, Curry (March 22, 1976). "For the Austins, It's 'Tennis Everyone'". Sports Illustrated. Retrieved April 22, 2015.
  5. ^ Petrow, Steven (December 14, 2012). "Denise and Jeff Austin, Blessed with Enthusiasm". The New York Times. Retrieved April 28, 2015.