Robin White (tennis)

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Robin White
Country (sports) United States
Born (1963-12-10) December 10, 1963 (age 55)
San Diego, California
Height5 ft 4.5 in (1.64 m)
Turned pro1983
Retired1995
Prize money$1,174,349
Singles
Career record197–178
Career titles2 WTA
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)
Doubles
Career record291–166
Career titles11 WTA, 4 ITF
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)

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

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 finals[edit]

Women's Doubles: 2 (1 title, 1 runner-up)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1988 US Open Hard United States Gigi Fernández United States Patty Fendick
Canada Jill Hetherington
6–4, 6–1
Runner-up 1994 US Open Hard Bulgaria Katerina Maleeva Czech Republic Jana Novotná
Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
6–3, 6–3

Mixed doubles: 2 (1 title, 1 runner-up)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1989 US Open Hard United States Shelby Cannon United States Meredith McGrath
United States Rick Leach
3–6, 6–2, 7–5
Runner-up 1991 Australian Open Hard United States Scott Davis United Kingdom Jo Durie
United Kingdom Jeremy Bates
2–6, 6–4, 6–4

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