Elna Reinach

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Elna Reinach
Country  South Africa
Born (1968-12-02) 2 December 1968 (age 45)
Pretoria, South Africa
Turned pro 1983
Retired 1995
Prize money $ 1,096,356
Singles
Career record 248 - 196
Career titles 1 WTA, 5 ITF
Highest ranking No . 26 (13 February 1989)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 3R (1987)
French Open 4R (1991)
Wimbledon 3R (1988, 1990)
US Open 4R (1988)
Doubles
Career record 278 - 168
Career titles 10 WTA, 5 ITF
Highest ranking No . 10 (11 June 1990)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 3R (1987, 1994-95)
French Open SF (1988, 1990)
Wimbledon SF (1989)
US Open SF (1989)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
French Open F (1993)
US Open W (1994)

Elna Reinach (born 2 December 1968, in Pretoria, South Africa[1]) is a South African former pro tennis player.

With Patrick Galbraith, she won the US Open mixed doubles championship in 1994. She played in the 1992 Summer Olympics, where she lost in the first round to Jennifer Capriati. Reinach was runner-up at the French Open with Danie Visser in 1993. Her brother, Fanie, coached her and their sister, Monica, as well as Lori McNeil, Lindsay Davenport, and Laura Gildemeister.

Major finals[edit]

Grand Slam finals[edit]

Mixed doubles 2 (1–1)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 6 June 1993 France French Open, France Clay South Africa Danie Visser Russia Andrei Olhovskiy
Russia Eugenia Maniokova
2–6, 6–4, 4–6
Winner 2. 11 September 1994 United States US Open, United States Hard United States Patrick Galbraith Australia Todd Woodbridge
Czech Republic Jana Novotná
6–2, 6–4

WTA Tour finals[edit]

Singles 2 (1–1)[edit]

Legend: Before 2009 Legend: Starting in 2009
Grand Slam (0/0)
WTA Championships (0/0)
Tier I (0/0) Premier Mandatory (0/0)
Tier II (0/0) Premier 5 (0/0)
Tier III (0/0) Premier (0/0)
Tier IV & V (1/1) International (0/0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 20 August 1989 United States Albuquerque, United States Hard United States Lori McNeil 1–6, 3–6
Winner 2. 7 February 1993 New Zealand Auckland, New Zealand Hard United States Caroline Kulhman 6–0, 6–0

Doubles 19 (10–9)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 28 July 1986 United States Berkeley, United States Hard United States Amy Holton United States Beth Herr
United States Alycia Moulton
1–6, 2–6
Runner-up 2. 16 October 1988 Germany Filderstadt, Germany Carpet Italy Raffaella Reggi Poland Iwona Kuczyńska
United States Martina Navratilova
1–6, 4–6
Winner 3. 20 August 1989 United States Albuquerque, United States Hard Australia Nicole Provis Italy Raffaella Reggi
Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
4–6, 6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 4. 15 October 1989 Germany Filderstadt, Germany Carpet Italy Raffaella Reggi United States Gigi Fernández
United States Robin White
4–6, 6–7
Runner-up 5. 22 October 1989 France Bayonne, France Hard Italy Raffaella Reggi Netherlands Manon Bollegraf
France Catherine Tanvier
6–7, 5–7
Winner 6. 20 May 1990 Germany Berlin, Germany Clay Australia Nicole Provis Australia Hana Mandlíková
Czechoslovakia Jana Novotná
6–2, 6–1
Winner 7. 27 May 1990 France Strasbourg, France Clay Australia Nicole Provis United States Kathy Jordan
Australia Liz Smylie
6–1, 6–4
Runner-up 8. 12 May 1991 Italy Rome, Italy Clay Australia Nicole Provis United States Jennifer Capriati
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Monica Seles
5–7, 2–6
Runner-up 9. 20 May 1991 Germany Berlin, Germany Clay Australia Nicole Provis Soviet Union Larisa Savchenko
Soviet Union Natalia Zvereva
3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 10. 16 June 1991 United Kingdom Birmingham, England Grass United States Sandy Collins Australia Nicole Provis
Australia Liz Smylie
3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 11. 3 November 1991 United States Scottsdale, United States Hard United States Sandy Collins United States Mareen Harper
United States Cammy MacGregor
5–7, 6–3, 3–6
Winner 12. 10 November 1991 United States Brentwood, United States Hard United States Sandy Collins Indonesia Yayuk Basuki
Netherlands Caroline Vis
5–7, 6–4, 7–6
Winner 13. 24 May 1992 Switzerland Zürich, Switzerland Clay United States Amy Frazier Czechoslovakia Karina Habšudová
United States Marianne Werdel
7–5, 6–2
Runner-up 14. 14 June 1992 United Kingdom Birmingham, England Grass United States Sandy Collins United States Lori McNeil
Australia Rennae Stubbs
7–5, 3–6, 6–8
Winner 15. 1 November 1992 Puerto Rico San Juan, Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico Hard South Africa Amanda Coetzer United States Gigi Fernández
United States Kathy Rinaldi
6–2, 4–6, 6–2
Winner 16. 14 November 1992 United States Indianapolis, United States Hard (i) United States Katrina Adams United States Sandy Collins
United States Mary-Lou Daniels
5–7, 6–2, 6–4
Winner 17. 7 February 1993 New Zealand Auckland, New Zealand Hard France Isabelle Demongeot Canada Jill Hetherington
United States Kathy Rinaldi
6–2, 6–4
Winner 18. 6 November 1994 Canada Quebec City, Canada Carpet France Nathalie Tauziat United States Linda Wild
United States Chanda Rubin
6–4, 6–3
Winner 19. 5 February 1995 New Zealand Auckland, New Zealand Hard Canada Jill Hetherington Italy Laura Golarsa
Netherlands Caroline Vis
7–6, 6–2


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