Greer Stevens

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Greer Stevens
Country South Africa South Africa
Born (1957-02-15) 15 February 1957 (age 57)
Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Turned pro 1974
Retired 1980
Singles
Career record 98–59
Career titles 2
Highest ranking No. 7 (7 July 1980)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open QF (1980)
Wimbledon QF (1980)
US Open 4R (1979)
Doubles
Career record 93–48
Career titles 2
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Wimbledon W (1977, 1979)
US Open W (1979)

Greer "Cat" Stevens (born 15 February 1957 in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa) is a retired South African professional tennis player.

Career[edit]

Stevens in 1980 reached a career high singles ranking of World No. 7 and the Wimbledon quarterfinals in both singles and doubles. She also played for the Boston Lobsters of World TeamTennis. Greer retired at the end of 1980, having had her career best year.

Major finals[edit]

Grand Slam finals[edit]

Mixed doubles: 3 (3 titles, 0 runner-ups)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1977 Wimbledon Grass South Africa Bob Hewitt Netherlands Betty Stöve
South Africa Frew McMillan
3–6, 7–5, 6–4
Winner 1979 Wimbledon Grass South Africa Bob Hewitt Netherlands Betty Stöve
South Africa Frew McMillan
7–5, 7–6
Winner 1979 US Open Hard South Africa Bob Hewitt Netherlands Betty Stöve
South Africa Frew McMillan
6–3, 7–5

Grand Slam singles tournament timeline[edit]

Tournament 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 Career SR
Australian Open A A A A A A A QF 0 / 1
French Open A A A A A A A 0 / 0
Wimbledon 3R 3R 4R 4R A 4R QF 0 / 6
US Open A 3R 2R 2R A 4R 1R 0 / 5
SR 0 / 1 0 / 2 0 / 2 0 / 2 0 / 0 0 / 2 0 / 3 0 / 12
Career statistics
Year End Ranking 48 17 13 17 12 10

A = did not participate in the tournament.

SR = the ratio of the number of Grand Slam singles tournaments won to the number of those tournaments played.

Note: The Australian Open was held twice in 1977, in January and December.

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