Robin White (tennis)

Robin White (born December 10, 1963) is a former professional tennis player from the United States.

Robin White
Country (sports) United States
Born (1963-12-10) December 10, 1963 (age 57)
San Diego, California
Height5 ft 4.5 in (1.64 m)
Turned pro1983
Prize money$1,174,349
Career record197–178
Career titles2
Highest rankingNo. 15 (January 19, 1987)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open3R (1987, 1988, 1992, 1993)
French Open1R (1986, 1989)
Wimbledon4R (1986)
US Open4R (1985)
Career record291–166
Career titles11
Highest rankingNo. 8 (April 2, 1990)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenSF (1990)
WimbledonSF (1987)
US OpenW (1988)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian OpenF (1991)
French OpenSF (1989)
US OpenW (1989)

White played on the WTA Tour from 1983 to 1995. She won two singles titles: in Hershey, Pennsylvania, in 1985 and in Auckland in 1992. The highlight of her career was her victory with Gigi Fernández in the US Open women's doubles in 1988. She won 11 other doubles titles, including the US Open mixed doubles in 1989 with Shelby Cannon. She was a finalist in the Australian Open mixed doubles in 1991 and reached the final of the women's doubles in 1994 with Katerina Maleeva.

White's singles record includes wins over Pam Shriver, Hana Mandlíková and Gabriela Sabatini. Her highest rankings were world No. 15 for singles and No. 8 for doubles. She currently is a full-time national coach for women's tennis for the USTA.[1]

Grand Slam finalsEdit

Doubles: 2 (1 title, 1 runner-up)Edit

Result Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1988 US Open Hard   Gigi Fernández   Patty Fendick
  Jill Hetherington
6–4, 6–1
Loss 1994 US Open Hard   Katerina Maleeva   Jana Novotná
  Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
6–3, 6–3

Mixed doubles: 2 (1 title, 1 runner-up)Edit

Result Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1989 US Open Hard   Shelby Cannon   Meredith McGrath
  Rick Leach
3–6, 6–2, 7–5
Loss 1991 Australian Open Hard   Scott Davis   Jo Durie
  Jeremy Bates
2–6, 6–4, 6–4


  1. ^ "Robin White-Women's National Coach". Archived from the original on 2007-08-31. Retrieved 2008-01-07.

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