Tory Fretz

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Tory-Ann Fretz (born August 8, 1942) is a former American amateur and professional tennis player who played in the 1950s and 1960s. She was ranked in the U.S. top ten from 1963 to 1966, and was No. 2 in the doubles rankings in 1965 and 1966.

Career[edit]

Fretz grew up in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania and played collegiate tennis at Occidental College in Los Angeles, California. In 1961 she won the singles and doubles titles at the NCAA Intercollegiate Championship.

At the U.S. Nationals, she was doubles semifinalist in 1965, and reached the doubles finals at the U.S. Open in 1968.

At the Cincinnati Masters, Fretz reached the singles final in 1968 before falling to Linda Tuero. She also reached the doubles final in 1962 at Cincinnati with Carolyn Rogers.

In 1974, she played with Billie Jean King on the World Team Tennis team in Philadelphia, the Philadelphia Freedoms.

She has been inducted into the Intercollegiate Women's Tennis Hall of Fame in 1999.

Grand Slam finals[edit]

Mixed doubles (1 runner-up)[edit]

Result Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1968 US Open Grass United States Gerry Perry United States Mary-Ann Eisel
United Kingdom Peter Curtis
4–6, 5–7

External links[edit]

  • Tory Fretz at the Women's Tennis Association Edit this at Wikidata
  • Tory Fretz at the International Tennis Federation Edit this at Wikidata
  • ITA Hall of Fame profile (Intercollegiate Tennis Association)
  • From Club Court to Center Court by Phillip S. Smith (2008 Edition; ISBN 978-0-9712445-7-3)