Zenda Liess (born December 12, 1959) is a former professional tennis player from the United States.
|Full name||Zenda Liess|
|Country (sports)||United States|
|Born||December 12, 1959|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|French Open||1R (1979)|
|US Open||QF (1976)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|US Open||1R (1976, 1978)|
In 1977 she won the state championships while at Spruce Creek, then upon graduating played on the professional circuit for three years.
She made the US Open third round in both 1977 and 1978, but could not repeat her earlier success.
Liess ran a hotdog stand with first husband Byron on Daytona Beach for 10 years.
Only working as an accountant for a short period of time, she instead became a pilot with Atlantic Southeast Airlines. In 1998 she became a designated pilot examiner. Her second husband, Pat, was once her flight instructor.
- "Tennis is the Only Thing Liess Wants To Do". The Palm Beach Post. October 14, 1978. p. 63. Retrieved 12 May 2018.
- "Orange Bowl Champions". United States Tennis Association (USTA.com). Retrieved 12 May 2018.
- Lewis, Michael (April 19, 2011). "Ex-tennis great Zenda Liess still flying high". The Daytona Beach News-Journal. Retrieved 12 May 2018.
- "Lewis upsets Ramirez". The Ottawa Journal. August 19, 1978. p. 17. Retrieved 12 May 2018.