Rachel McQuillan

Rachel McQuillan (born 2 December 1971) is a retired tennis player from Australia.

Rachel McQuillan
Country (sports) Australia
ResidenceNewcastle, New South Wales
Born (1971-12-02) 2 December 1971 (age 50)
Merewether, New South Wales
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Turned pro1987
Retired2003
PlaysRight (two-handed backhand)
CoachTed McQuillan
Prize moneyUS$ 1,622,632
Singles
Career record389–313 (55.4%)
Career titles0 WTA, 14 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 28 (17 June 1991)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open4R (1990, 1991)
French Open4R (1991)
Wimbledon2R (1990, 1993, 1994, 1995)
US Open4R (1997)
Doubles
Career record405–274 (59.6%)
Career titles5 WTA, 20 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 15 (22 June 1992)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenQF (1990, 1998)
French Open3R (1989, 1990, 1991, 1993, 1994, 1996)
WimbledonQF (2001)
US OpenQF (1991, 1992)
Medal record

She was an Australian Institute of Sport scholarship holder.[1] She won five WTA Tour doubles titles, as well as 14 singles and 21 doubles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit. She reached the mixed doubles semifinals at the 1995 and 1998 French Opens and at the 1996 US Open, each time partnering David Macpherson. She won a bronze medal in doubles at the 1992 Summer Olympics, partnering Nicole Bradtke. McQuillan reached career-high rankings of No. 28 in singles and 15 in doubles.

WTA career finalsEdit

Singles: 7 (0–7)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam 0
Tier I 0
Tier II 0
Tier III 0
Tier IV & V 0
Result No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Loss 1. Sep 1989 Athens Trophy, Greece Clay   Cecilia Dahlman 3–6, 6–1, 5–7
Loss 2. Jan 1990 Brisbane International, Australia Hard   Natalia Zvereva 4–6, 0–6
Loss 3. Sep 1990 Kitzbühel Open, Austria Clay   Claudia Kohde-Kilsch 6–7, 4–6
Loss 4. May 1991 Internationaux de Strasbourg, France Clay   Radomira Zrubáková 6–7, 6–7
Loss 5. Jan 1992 Brisbane International, Australia Hard   Nicole Provis 3–6, 2–6
Loss 6. Jan 1994 Hobart International, Australia Hard   Mana Endo 1–6, 7–6, 4–6

Doubles: 16 (5–11)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam 0
Tier I 0
Tier II 0
Tier III 4
Tier IV & V 1
Titles by surface
Hard 4
Clay 0
Grass 1
Carpet 0
Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 1. Feb 1990 Tokyo Indoor, Japan Carpet (i)   Jo-Anne Faull   Gigi Fernández
  Liz Smylie
2–6, 2–6
Loss 2. Sep 1990 WTA Bayonne, France Carpet (i)   Jo-Anne Faull   Louise Field
  Catherine Tanvier
6–7, 7–6, 6–7
Win 3. Aug 1991 Schenectady Open, U.S. Hard   Claudia Porwik   Nicole Arendt
  Shannan McCarthy
6–2, 6–4
Loss 4. Sep 1991 Bayonne, France Carpet (i)   Catherine Tanvier   Patricia Tarabini
  Nathalie Tauziat
3–6, ret.
Loss 5. Feb 1992 Asian Open Osaka, Japan Carpet (i)   Sandy Collins   Rennae Stubbs
  Helena Suková
6–3, 4–6, 5–7
Loss 6. May 1992 Taranto Trophy, Italy Clay   Radomira Zrubáková   Amanda Coetzer
  Inés Gorrochategui
6–4, 3–6, 6–7
Loss 7. Sep 1992 Paris Open, France Clay   Noëlle van Lottum   Patricia Tarabini
  Sandra Cecchini
5–7, 1–6
Win 8. Aug 1993 Schenectady Open, U.S. Hard   Claudia Porwik   Florencia Labat
  Barbara Rittner
4–6, 6–4, 6–2
Win 9. Sep 1993 Hong Kong Open Hard   Karin Kschwendt   Debbie Graham
  Marianne Werdel-Witmeyer
1–6, 7–6, 6–2
Loss 10. Jan 1994 Brisbane International, Australia Hard   Jenny Byrne   Laura Golarsa
  Natalia Medvedeva
3–6, 1–6
Loss 11. Jan 1994 Hobart International, Australia Hard   Jenny Byrne   Linda Wild
  Chanda Rubin
5–7, 6–4, 6–7
Loss 12. Aug 1994 San Diego Open, U.S. Hard   Ginger Helgeson-Nielsen   Jana Novotná
  Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
3–6, 3–6
Loss 13. May 1997 World Doubles Cup, Scotland Clay   Nana Miyagi   Nicole Arendt
  Manon Bollegraf
1–6, 6–3, 7–5
Loss 14. May 1998 Madrid Masters, Spain Clay   Nicole Pratt   Florencia Labat
  Dominique Van Roost
3–6, 1–6
Win 15. Jun 2000 Birmingham Classic, England Grass   Lisa McShea   Cara Black
  Irina Selyutina
6–3, 7–6(7–5)
Win 16. Oct 2001 Japan Open Hard   Liezel Huber   Janet Lee
  Wynne Prakusya
6–2, 6–0

ITF finalsEdit

Singles: 20 (14–6)Edit

Legend
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 6 December 1987 ITF Sydney, Australia Grass   Kristine Kunce 6–4, 4–6, 6–3
Winner 2. 27 March 1988 ITF Melbourne, Australia Hard   Kate McDonald 6–4, 7–6
Runner-up 1. 24 April 1988 ITF Reggio Calabria, Italy Clay   Conchita Martínez 1–6, 2-6
Winner 3. 28 November 1988 ITF Southern Cross, Australia Hard   Michelle Bowrey 7–6, 7–6
Winner 4. 17 April 1989 ITF Caserta, Italy Clay   Emanuela Zardo 4–6, 7–6, 6–4
Winner 5. 24 April 1989 ITF Monte Viso, Italy Clay   Natalia Medvedeva 7–6, 6–1
Runner-up 2. 4 December 1994 ITF Port Pirie, Australia Hard   Siobhan Drake-Brockman 4–6, 2–6
Runner-up 3. 17 December 1995 ITF Nuriootpa, Australia Hard   Nicole Bradtke 5–7, 0–6
Winner 6. 11 August 1997 ITF Bronx, United States Hard   Erika deLone 6–1, 6–4
Winner 7. 12 October 1997 ITF Sedona, United States Hard   Sandra Dopfer 6–3, 7–6(5)
Winner 8. 28 November 1999 ITF Nuriootpa, Australia Hard   Trudi Musgrave 6–4, 6–2
Winner 9. 5 March 2000 ITF Bendigo, Australia Hard   Jaslyn Hewitt 7–5, 4–6, 7–5
Winner 10. 23 April 2000 ITF Fresno, United States Hard   Marie-Ève Pelletier 6–1, 6–1
Winner 11. 22 October 2000 ITF Brisbane, Australia Hard   Evie Dominikovic 5–4, 4–2, 2–4, 4–2
Runner-up 4. 29 October 2000 ITF Dalby, Australia Hard   Evie Dominikovic 2–6, 5–7
Runner-up 5. 5 November 2000 ITF Gold Coast, Australia Hard   Evie Dominikovic 2–6, 4–6
Winner 12. 26 November 2000 ITF Nuriootpa, Australia Hard   Marlene Weingärtner 6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 6. 3 December 2000 ITF Mount Gambier, Australia Hard   Evie Dominikovic 2–6, 1–6
Winner 13. 28 October 2002 ITF Dalby, Australia Hard   Evie Dominikovic 6–4, 6–7, 7–5
Winner 14. 3 March 2003 ITF Bendigo, Australia Hard   Yuka Yoshida 6–0, 6–2

Doubles: 31 (20–11)Edit

Outcome No. Date !Tournament Surface Partnering Opponents Score
Winner 1. 1 November 1987 ITF Gold Coast, Australia Hard   Jo-Anne Faull   Kirrily Sharpe
  Janine Thompson
4–6, 6–3, 6–3
Winner 2. 8 November 1987 ITF Sydney, Australia Grass   Jo-Anne Faull   Sally McCann
  Kristine Kunce
6–3, 6–2
Winner 3. 1 March 1988 ITF Newcastle, Australia Grass   Jo-Anne Faull   Kate McDonald
  Rennae Stubbs
6–1, 6–3
Runner-up 1. 6 March 1988 ITF Canberra, Australia Grass   Rennae Stubbs   Lisa O'Neill
  Janine Thompson
3–6, 5–7
Winner 4. 27 March 1988 ITF Melbourne, Australia Hard   Rennae Stubbs   Kristin Godridge
  Kate McDonald
6–4, 7–5
Winner 5. 21 November 1988 ITF Gold Coast, Australia Hard   Jo-Anne Faull   Michelle Bowrey
  Clare Thompson
6–2, 6–4
Winner 6. 28 November 1988 ITF Adelaide, Australia Hard   Jo-Anne Faull   Louise Field
  Alison Scott
7–5, 6–4
Runner-up 2. 10 April 1989 ITF Palermo, Italy Clay   Kristine Kunce   Marzia Grossi
  Barbara Romanò
3–6, 2–6
Winner 7. 30 April 1989 ITF Verona, Italy Clay   Kristine Kunce   Kate McDonald
  Janine Thompson
5–7, 6–4, 6–0
Runner-up 3. 28 November 1994 ITF Port Pirie, Australia Hard   Shannan McCarthy   Kristin Godridge
  Kirrily Sharpe
6–7(6), 2–6
Runner-up 4. 24 November 1996 ITF Nuriootpa, Australia Hard   Kirrily Sharpe   Eva Martincová
  Alena Vašková
3–6, 4–6
Winner 8. 16 February 1997 ITF Cali, Colombia Clay   Syna Schreiber   Sofia Prazeres
  Larissa Schaerer
6–2, 6–3
Runner-up 5. 4 August 1997 ITF Salt Lake City, United States Hard   Nana Smith   Debbie Graham
  Mariaan de Swardt
6–7, 5–7
Winner 9. 17 August 1997 ITF Bronx, United States Hard   Lisa McShea   Shirli-Ann Siddall
  Lorna Woodroffe
6–2, 6–1
Runner-up 6. 5 October 1997 ITF Santa Clara, United States Hard   Nana Smith   Lisa McShea
  Nannie de Villiers
6–7, 6–7
Winner 10. 19 October 1997 ITF Indian Wells, United States Hard   Kristine Kunce   Lisa McShea
  Nannie de Villiers
7–5, 6–4
Winner 11. 26 October 1997 ITF Houston, United States Hard   Nana Smith   Ginger Helgeson-Nielsen
  Kristine Kunce
6–0, 3–6, 6–2
Winner 12. 5 October 1998 ITF Albuquerque, United States Hard   Nana Smith   Erika deLone
  Nicole Pratt
7–6(5), 6–2
Winner 13. 15 March 1999 ITF Ashkelon, Israel Hard   Louise Pleming   Nadejda Ostrovskaya
  Tatiana Poutchek
6–3, 6–2
Winner 14. 4 April 1999 ITF Claremont, United States Hard   Nana Smith   Rika Hiraki
  Nannie de Villiers
6–2, 6–3
Winner 15. 1 August 1999 ITF Salt Lake City, United States Hard   Lisa McShea   Annabel Ellwood
  Sonya Jeyaseelan
6–3, 4–6, 6–3
Runner-up 7. 26 September 1999 ITF Kirkland, United States Hard   Kristine Kunce   Debbie Graham
  Nana Smith
3–6, 1–6
Winner 16. 21 November 1999 ITF Bendigo, Australia Hard   Trudi Musgrave   Amanda Augustus
  Julie Thu
6–4, 7–5
Runner-up 8. 28 November 1999 ITF Nurioopta, Australia Hard   Trudi Musgrave   Louise Pleming
  Irina Selyutina
4–6, 4–6
Winner 17. 23 April 2000 ITF Fresno, United States Hard   Lisa McShea   Evie Dominikovic
  Amanda Grahame
6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 9. 20 October 2000 ITF Brisbane, Australia Hard   Kerry-Anne Guse   Annabel Ellwood
  Nannie de Villiers
5–3, 2–4, 3–5, 1–4
Winner 18. 29 October 2000 ITF Dalby, Australia Hard   Kerry-Anne Guse   Melanie Clayton
  Nadia Johnston
3–0 ret.
Runner-up 10. 26 November 2000 ITF Nuriootpa, Australia Hard   Lisa McShea   Nannie de Villiers
  Annabel Ellwood
6–7(1), 3–6
Winner 19. 8 April 2001 ITF West Palm Beach, United States Clay   Lisa McShea   Rika Hiraki
  Nana Miyagi
6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 11. 28 July 2002 ITF Lexington, United States Hard   Lisa McShea   Nana Miyagi
  Irina Selyutina
7–6(2), 2–6, 5–7
Winner 20. 18 November 2002 ITF Nuriootpa, Australia Hard   Evie Dominikovic   Amanda Augustus
  Gabriela Lastra
7–5, 6–3

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