Sandra Birch-Krusos (born September 3, 1969) is a former professional tennis player from the United States. She is a member of the Stanford Athletic Hall of Fame.
|Full name||Sandra Birch-Krusos|
|Country (sports)||United States|
|Born||September 3, 1969|
Bolton, England 
|Height||5 ft 6 in (1.68 m) |
|Highest ranking||No. 187 (September 11, 1989)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|US Open||1R (1989, 1991)|
|Highest ranking||No. 163 (September 11, 1989)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|US Open||2R (1989)|
From 1988 to 1991 she played collegiate tennis for Stanford University and was a member of the championship winning teams in each of those four seasons. She was a two-time NCAA Division I singles champion. In 1989, she beat Jennifer Santrock to win her first singles championship, and she was runner-up in the doubles. Her second championship was won in 1991 as a senior, over Lisa Albano in the final. While at Stanford, she won the Honda Sports Award as the nation's best female tennis player in 1991.
While at Stanford, she competed in several WTA Tour professional tournaments, most notably the 1989 OTB Open held in Schenectady, where she was a singles quarterfinalist and runner-up in the doubles with Debbie Graham.
WTA Tour finalsEdit
|Loss||July, 1989||Schenectady, U.S.||Category 1||Hard||Debbie Graham|| Michelle Jaggard
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