Belinda Cordwell

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Belinda Cordwell
Country  New Zealand
Residence Wairarapa, New Zealand
Born (1965-09-21) 21 September 1965 (age 48)
Wellington, New Zealand
Turned pro 19 July 1982
Retired 23 September 1991
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money US$ 310,585
Career record W-L / 157-120
Career titles 1 WTA, 0 ITF
Highest ranking No. 17 (4 December 1989)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open SF (1989)
French Open 1R (1986)
Wimbledon 3R (1987, 1988)
US Open 3R (1985)
Other tournaments
Olympic Games 1R (1988)
Career record 122–99
Career titles 2 WTA, 0 ITF
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 3R (1987, 1989)
French Open 1R (1986)
Wimbledon 3R (1987)
US Open 2R (1987, 1988, 1990)

Belinda Jane Cordwell (born 21 September 1965 in Wellington) is a sports commentator and a former professional tennis player from New Zealand, who represented her native country at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. There she lost in the first round of the women's singles competition to Great Britain's Sara Gomer.


During her career Cordwell won one WTA singles title (at Singapore) and two WTA doubles titles (at Singapore & Tokyo). Cordwell reached her highest individual ranking on the WTA Tour on 4 December 1989, when she became No. 17 ranked in the world. Her most notable result was reaching the semifinals of the Australian Open in 1989, where she lost to Helena Suková. After retiring Cordwell has worked as a television sports commentator for One Sport.