Rachel McQuillan

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

Rachel McQuillan
Country (sports)Australia Australia
ResidenceNewcastle, New South Wales, Australia
Born (1971-12-02) 2 December 1971 (age 49)
Merewether, New South Wales, Australia
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Turned pro1987
Retired2003
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
CoachTed McQuillan
Prize moneyUS$1,622,632
Singles
Career record389–313
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
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)

She was an Australian Institute of Sport scholarship holder.[1] She won 5 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 No. 15 in doubles.

WTA Tour finalsEdit

Singles (0–7)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam 0
WTA Championships 0
Tier I 0
Tier II 0
Tier III 0
Tier IV & V 0
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 16 September 1989 Athens Trophy, Greece Clay   Cecilia Dahlman 3–6, 6–1, 5–7
Runner-up 2. 7 January 1990 Brisbane, Australia Hard   Natalia Zvereva 4–6, 0–6
Runner-up 3. 16 September 1990 Kitzbühel, Austria Clay   Claudia Kohde-Kilsch 6–7, 4–6
Runner-up 4. 26 May 1991 Strasbourg, France Clay   Radomira Zrubáková 6–7, 6–7
Runner-up 5. 5 January 1992 Brisbane, Australia Hard   Nicole Provis 3–6, 2–6
Runner-up 6. 15 January 1994 Hobart, Australia Hard   Mana Endo 1–6, 7–6, 4–6

Doubles 16 (5–11)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam 0
WTA Championships 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
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 4 February 1990 Tokyo Indoor, Japan Carpet   Jo-Anne Faull   Gigi Fernández
  Liz Smylie
2–6, 2–6
Runner-up 2. 30 September 1990 Bayonne, France Carpet   Jo-Anne Faull   Louise Field
  Catherine Tanvier
6–7, 7–6, 6–7
Winner 3. 25 August 1991 Schenectady, New York, USA Hard   Claudia Porwik   Nicole Arendt
  Shannan McCarthy
6–2, 6–4
Runner-up 4. 29 September 1991 Bayonne, France Carpet   Catherine Tanvier   Patricia Tarabini
  Nathalie Tauziat
3–6, RET
Runner-up 5. 9 February 1992 Osaka, Japan Carpet   Sandy Collins   Rennae Stubbs
  Helena Suková
6–3, 4–6, 5–7
Runner-up 6. 3 May 1992 Taranto, Italy Clay   Radomira Zrubáková   Amanda Coetzer
  Inés Gorrochategui
6–4, 3–6, 6–7
Runner-up 7. 14 September 1992 Paris, France Clay   Noëlle van Lottum   Patricia Tarabini
  Sandra Cecchini
5–7, 1–6
Winner 8. 29 August 1993 Schenectady, New York, USA Hard   Claudia Porwik   Florencia Labat
  Barbara Rittner
4–6, 6–4, 6–2
Winner 9. 19 September 1993 Hong Kong Hard   Karin Kschwendt   Debbie Graham
  Marianne Werdel-Witmeyer
1–6, 7–6, 6–2
Runner-up 10. 9 January 1994 Brisbane, Australia Hard   Jenny Byrne   Laura Golarsa
  Natalia Medvedeva
3–6, 1–6
Runner-up 11. 15 January 1994 Hobart, Australia Hard   Jenny Byrne   Linda Wild
  Chanda Rubin
5–7, 6–4, 6–7
Runner-up 12. 7 August 1994 San Diego, California, USA Hard   Ginger Helgeson-Nielsen   Jana Novotná
  Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 13. 19 May 1997 Edinburgh, Great Britain Clay   Nana Miyagi   Nicole Arendt
  Manon Bollegraf
1–6, 6–3, 7–5
Runner-up 14. 18 May 1998 Madrid, Spain Clay   Nicole Pratt   Florencia Labat
  Dominique Monami
3–6, 1–6
Winner 15. 18 June 2000 Birmingham, England Grass   Lisa McShea   Cara Black
  Irina Selyutina
6–3, 7–6(7–5)
Winner 16. 7 October 2001 Japan Open Hard   Liezel Huber   Janet Lee
  Wynne Prakusya
6–2, 6–0

ITF FinalsEdit

Singles (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 Sydney, Australia Grass   Kristine Kunce 6–4, 4–6, 6–3
Winner 2. 27 March 1988 Melbourne, Australia Hard   Kate McDonald 6–4, 7–6
Runner-up 1. 24 April 1988 Reggio Calabria, Italy Clay   Conchita Martínez 1–6, 2-6
Winner 3. 28 November 1988 Southern Cross, Australia Hard   Michelle Bowrey 7–6, 7–6
Winner 4. 17 April 1989 Caserta, Italy Clay   Emanuela Zardo 4–6, 7–6, 6–4
Winner 5. 24 April 1989 Monte Viso, Italy Clay   Natalia Medvedeva 7–6, 6–1
Runner-up 2. 4 December 1994 Port Pirie, Australia Hard   Siobhan Drake-Brockman 4–6, 2–6
Runner-up 3. 17 December 1995 Nuriootpa, Australia Hard   Nicole Bradtke 5–7, 0–6
Winner 6. 11 August 1997 Bronx, United States Hard   Erika deLone 6–1, 6–4
Winner 7. 6 October 1997 Sedona, United States Hard   Sandra Dopfer 6–3, 7–6(5)
Winner 8. 28 November 1999 Nuriootpa, Australia Hard   Trudi Musgrave 6–4, 6–2
Winner 9. 7 April 2000 Bendigo, Australia Hard   Jaslyn Hewitt 7–5, 4–6, 7–5
Winner 10. 23 April 2000 Fresno, United States Hard   Marie-Ève Pelletier 6–1, 6–1
Winner 11. 16 October 2000 Brisbane, Australia Hard   Evie Dominikovic 5–4, 4–2, 2–4, 4–2
Runner-up 4. 23 October 2000 Dalby, Australia Hard   Evie Dominikovic 2–6, 5–7
Runner-up 5. 30 October 2000 Gold Coast, Australia Hard   Evie Dominikovic 2–6, 4–6
Winner 12. 26 November 2000 Nuriootpa, South Australia, Australia Hard   Marlene Weingärtner 6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 6. 3 December 2000 Mount Gambier, Australia Hard   Evie Dominikovic 2–6, 1–6
Winner 13. 28 October 2002 Dalby, Australia Hard   Evie Dominikovic 6–4, 6–7, 7–5
Winner 14. 3 March 2003 Bendigo, Australia Hard   Yuka Yoshida 6–0, 6–2

Doubles (20–11)Edit

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

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