Sandra Wasserman (born 10 March 1970) is a former professional tennis player from Antwerp, Belgium. She is recognized for being the youngest Belgian Fed Cup player.

Sandra Wasserman
Country (sports) Belgium
Born (1970-03-10) 10 March 1970 (age 49)
Antwerp, Belgium
Height1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$287,310
Singles
Career record133–138
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 48 (14 August 1989)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open3R (1990)
French Open3R (1987 1992)
Wimbledon2R (1993)
US Open3R (1988 1989)
Doubles
Career record36–57
Career titles1
Highest rankingNo. 75 (30 January 1989)

Fed CupEdit

Wasserman became Belgium's youngest Fed Cup player when she lost to Csilla Bartos of Hungary in October 1985 in Japan.[1] She also lost the longest tie-break played by the Belgian Fed Cup team, losing 13–11 to Jennifer Capriati of the United States in 1990 in Atlanta, Georgia after losing the first set 6–0.

ResultsEdit

Wasserman won her only doubles title at the Spanish Open in Barcelona, Spain on 25 April 1988, partnering Iva Budařová and beating Anna-Karin Olsson and María José Llorca in the final in three sets.

She reached the finals of the singles event at the Clarins Open in Paris, France during its first two years. In 1988, she lost to Sabrina Goleš, and in 1989, she was defeated by Petra Langrová.

Her five 3rd round defeats in Grand Slam tournaments were:

Grand Slam singles tournament timelineEdit

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# A NH
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (A) absent; (NH) not held. SR=strike rate (events won/competed)
Tournament 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 Career SR
Australian Open A 2R 2R 3R 1R A 2R 1R 0 / 6
French Open 3R 1R 2R 1R A 3R 2R A 0 / 6
Wimbledon A 1R A 1R A A 2R A 0 / 3
U.S. Open A 3R 2R 3R A A 1R A 0 / 4
SR 0 / 1 0 / 4 0 / 3 0 / 4 0 / 1 0 / 1 0 / 4 0 / 1 0 / 19

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "World Group 1985 1st Round Hungary defeated Belgium 3-0 in Japan". Fed Cup Official website. ITF. Retrieved 28 April 2008.