Helena Suková

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Helena Suková
Helena Suková (Wimbledon 2009).jpg
Country  Czech Republic
Residence Monte Carlo, Monaco
Born (1965-02-23) 23 February 1965 (age 49)
Prague, Czechoslovakia
(now Czech Republic)
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Turned pro 1983
Retired 1998
Plays Right-handed (one handed-backhand)
Prize money US$ 6,391,245
Singles
Career record 614–307
Career titles 10 WTA
Highest ranking No. 4 (18 March 1985)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open F (1984, 1989)
French Open SF (1986)
Wimbledon QF (1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1993)
US Open F (1986, 1993)
Doubles
Career record 752–220
Career titles 69 WTA
Highest ranking No. 1 (5 February 1990)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open W (1990, 1992)
French Open W (1990)
Wimbledon W (1987, 1989, 1990, 1996)
US Open W (1985, 1993)
Other Doubles tournaments
Championships W (1992)
Mixed Doubles
Career titles 5
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian Open F (1994, 1998)
French Open W (1991)
Wimbledon W (1994, 1996, 1997)
US Open W (1993)
Team competitions
Fed Cup W (1983, 1984, 1985, 1988)
Hopman Cup W (1989 with Miloslav Mecir)
Last updated on: 18 September 2009.
Olympic medal record
Women's tennis
Silver 1988 Seoul Doubles
Silver 1996 Atlanta Doubles

Helena Suková (Czech pronunciation: [ˈɦɛlɛna ˈsukovaː]) (born 23 February 1965, in Prague, Czechoslovakia) is a former professional tennis player from the Czech Republic. During her career, she won 14 Grand Slam titles, 9 of them in women's doubles and 5 of them in mixed doubles. She also was a four-time Grand Slam singles runner-up and won 10 singles titles and 69 doubles titles.

Personal life[edit]

Suková comes from a prominent Czech tennis family. Her mother, Věra Pužejová Suková, was a women's singles finalist at Wimbledon in 1962. Her father, Cyril Suk II, was president of the Czechoslovakian Tennis Federation.

Her brother, Cyril Suk III, is a former professional player on the men's tour who teamed with Suková to win three Grand Slam mixed doubles titles, at the French Open in 1991 and at Wimbledon in 1996 and 1997.

Career[edit]

Suková turned professional in 1981. Her career-high world rankings were fourth in singles and first in women's doubles.

Suková was a singles runner-up at the Australian Open twice (in 1984 and 1989) and at the US Open twice (in 1986 and 1993). Suková's most memorable Grand Slam singles win was against Martina Navratilova in a semifinal of the 1984 Australian Open, where she ended Navratilova's 74-match winning streak and her chance at winning a calendar year Grand Slam. Chris Evert defeated her in the final.

In 1987, she became the fourth player to defeat Navratilova and Evert in the same tournament at Eastbourne and she also stopped Navratilova's 69 grass-win streak.

Suková was very successful as a doubles player. She had a career Grand Slam in women's doubles, winning four titles at Wimbledon, two at the US Open, one at the Australian Open, and one at the French Open.

She won three mixed doubles titles at Wimbledon, one at the US Open, and one at the French Open. She also was a women's doubles silver medalist at the Olympic Games in 1988 and 1996 (both times partnering Jana Novotná).

Suková helped Czechoslovakia win the Fed Cup four times, in 1983, 1984, 1985, and 1988. She also teamed with Miloslav Mečíř to win the inaugural Hopman Cup for Czechoslovakia in 1989.

Over the course of her career, Suková won 10 singles titles and 69 doubles titles.

Despite retiring from the professional tour in 1998, she was given a wild card into the 2006 Wimbledon mixed doubles tournament with her brother Cyril Suk. They lost their first round match.

Post-retirement activity[edit]

In 1999, Suková helped re-establish the International Lawn Tennis Club of the Czech Republic and became its president.

From January 2001 until June 2008, she was a co-opted member of the executive committee of the Council of the International Clubs. From February 2001 until November 2008, she served on the presidium of the Czech Olympians' Club.

In June 2007, Suková was appointed by The Czech Olympic Committee to the presidium of the Czech Fair Play Club. She is also a co-founder of the Kids and Junior Tennis Advancement Organization in the Czech Republic.

Helena Sukova is also a member of the ‘Champions for Peace’ club, a group of 54 famous elite athletes committed to serving peace in the world through sport, created by Peace and Sport, a Monaco-based international organization.[1]

Major finals[edit]

Grand Slam finals[edit]

Singles: 4 (0 titles, 4 runner–ups)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1984 Australian Open Grass United States Chris Evert 6–7(4–7), 6–1, 6–3
Runner-up 1986 US Open Hard United States Martina Navratilova 6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 1989 Australian Open Hard Germany Steffi Graf 6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 1993 US Open Hard Germany Steffi Graf 6–3, 6–3

Women's doubles: 14 (9 titles, 5 runner–ups)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1984 Australian Open Grass West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch United States Martina Navratilova
United States Pam Shriver
6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 1985 French Open Clay West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch United States Martina Navratilova
United States Pam Shriver
4–6, 6–2, 6–2
Winner 1985 US Open Hard West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch United States Martina Navratilova
United States Pam Shriver
6–7(5–7), 6–2, 6–3
Runner-up 1985 Australian Open Grass West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch United States Martina Navratilova
United States Pam Shriver
6–3, 6–4
Winner 1987 Wimbledon Grass West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch United States Betsy Nagelsen
Australia Elizabeth Smylie
7–5, 7–5
Runner-up 1988 French Open Clay West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch United States Martina Navratilova
United States Pam Shriver
6–2, 7–5
Winner 1989 Wimbledon Grass Czechoslovakia Jana Novotná Soviet Union Larisa Savchenko
Soviet Union Natasha Zvereva
6–1, 6–2
Winner 1990 Australian Open Hard Czechoslovakia Jana Novotná United States Patty Fendick
United States Mary Joe Fernández
7–6(7–5), 7–6(8–6)
Winner 1990 French Open Clay Czechoslovakia Jana Novotná Soviet Union Larisa Neiland
Soviet Union Natasha Zvereva
6–4, 7–5
Winner 1990 Wimbledon Grass Czechoslovakia Jana Novotná United States Kathy Jordan
Australia Elizabeth Smylie
6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 1990 US Open Hard Czechoslovakia Jana Novotná United States Gigi Fernández
United States Martina Navratilova
6–2, 6–4
Winner 1992 Australian Open Hard Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario United States Mary Joe Fernandez
United States Zina Garrison
6–4, 7–6(7–3)
Winner 1993 US Open Hard Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario South Africa Amanda Coetzer
Argentina Inés Gorrochategui
6–4, 6–2
Winner 1996 Wimbledon Grass Switzerland Martina Hingis United States Meredith McGrath
Latvia Larisa Neiland
5–7, 7–5, 6–1

Mixed doubles: 8 (5 titles, 3 runner–ups)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1991 French Open Clay Czechoslovakia Cyril Suk Netherlands Caroline Vis
Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
3–6, 6–4, 6–1
Runner-up 1992 US Open Hard Netherlands Tom Nijssen Australia Nicole Provis
Australia Mark Woodforde
4–6, 6–3, 6–3
Winner 1993 US Open Hard Australia Todd Woodbridge United States Martina Navratilova
Australia Mark Woodforde
6–3, 7–6(8–6)
Runner-up 1994 Australian Open Hard Australia Todd Woodbridge Latvia Larisa Neiland
Russia Andrei Olhovskiy
7–5, 6–7(0–7), 6–2
Winner 1994 Wimbledon Grass Australia Todd Woodbridge United States Lori McNeil
United States T. J. Middleton
3–6, 7–5, 6–3
Winner 1996 Wimbledon Grass Czechoslovakia Cyril Suk Latvia Larisa Neiland
Australia Mark Woodforde
1–6, 6–3, 6–2
Winner 1997 Wimbledon Grass Czechoslovakia Cyril Suk Latvia Larisa Neiland
Russia Andrei Olhovskiy
4–6, 6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 1998 Australian Open Hard Czechoslovakia Cyril Suk United States Venus Williams
United States Justin Gimelstob
6–2, 6–1

Olympics[edit]

Women's doubles: 2 medals (2 silver medals)[edit]

Outcome Year Location Surface Partner Opponents Score
Silver 1988 Seoul Hard Czechoslovakia Jana Novotná United States Zina Garrison
United States Pam Shriver
4–6, 6–2, 10–8
Silver 1996 Atlanta Hard Czech Republic Jana Novotná United States Gigi Fernández
United States Mary Joe Fernández
7–6(8–6), 6–4

Year-End Championships finals[edit]

Singles: 1 (0 titles, 1 runner–up)[edit]

Outcome Year Location Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1985 New York City Carpet (I) United States Martina Navratilova 6–3, 7–5, 6–4

Doubles: 5 (1 title, 4 runner–ups)[edit]

Outcome Year Location Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1985 New York City Carpet (I) West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch United States Martina Navratilova
United States Pam Shriver
6–7(4–7), 6–4, 7–6(7–5)
Runner-up 1986(Mar.) New York City Carpet (I) West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková
Australia Wendy Turnbull
6–4, 6–7(4–7), 6–3
Runner-up 1986(Nov.) New Yorv.k City Carpet (I) West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch United States Martina Navratilova
United States Pam Shriver
7–6(7–1), 6–3
Runner-up 1987 New York City Carpet (I) West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch United States Martina Navratilova
United States Pam Shriver
6–1, 6–1
Winner 1992 New York City Carpet (I) Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario Czech Republic Jana Novotná
Latvia Larisa Neiland
7–6(7–4), 6–1

WTA Tour Finals[edit]

Singles: 31 (10–21)[edit]

Winner — Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–4)
WTA Tour Championships (0–1)
Tier I (0–1)
Tier II (0–3)
Tier III (1–2)
Tier IV (2–2)
Tier V (1–0)
Virginia Slims (6–8)
Titles by Surface
Hard (4–5)
Grass (2–6)
Clay (0–2)
Carpet (4–8)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 11 January 1982 United States Newport News Carpet (I) Brazil Patricia Medrado 6–2, 6–7, 6–0
Runner-up 1. 17 March 1982 United States Austin Carpet (I) West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch 6–7(0), 6–0, 3–6
Runner-up 2. 2 August 1982 United States Indianapolis Clay Romania Virginia Ruzici 2–6, 0–6
Runner-up 3. 26 March 1984 United States Boston Carpet (I) Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková 5–7, 0–6
Winner 2. 12 November 1984 Australia Brisbane Grass Australia Elizabeth Smylie 6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 4. 26 November 1984 Australia Australian Open Grass United States Chris Evert 7–6(4), 1–6, 3–6
Runner-up 5. 18 March 1985 United States Virginia Slims Championships Carpet (I) United States Martina Navratilova 3–6, 5–7, 4–6
Runner-up 6. 17 June 1985 United Kingdom Eastbourne Grass United States Martina Navratilova 4–6, 3–6
Runner-up 7. 3 March 1986 United States Princeton Carpet (I) United States Martina Navratilova 6–3, 0–6, 6–7(5)
Runner-up 8. 16 June 1986 United Kingdom Eastbourne Grass United States Martina Navratilova 6–3, 3–6, 4–6
Winner 3. 4 August 1986 Canada Montreal Hard United States Pam Shriver 6–2, 7–5
Runner-up 9. 25 August 1986 United States US Open Hard United States Martina Navratilova 3–6, 2–6
Winner 4. 29 September 1986 Netherlands Hilversum Carpet (I) France Catherine Tanvier 6–2, 7–5
Runner-up 10. 6 October 1986 Switzerland Zurich Carpet (I) West Germany Steffi Graf 6–4, 2–6, 4–6
Runner-up 11. 16 February 1987 United States Boca Raton Hard West Germany Steffi Graf 2–6, 3–6
Winner 5. 29 March 1987 United States Piscataway Carpet (I) United States Lori McNeil 6–0, 6–3
Winner 6. 15 June 1987 United Kingdom Eastbourne Grass United States Martina Navratilova 7–6(5), 6–3
Runner-up 12. 4 January 1988 Australia Sydney Grass United States Pam Shriver 2–6, 3–6
Runner-up 13. 25 April 1988 Japan Tokyo Carpet (I) United States Pam Shriver 5–7, 1–6
Runner-up 14. 9 May 1988 West Germany Berlin Clay West Germany Steffi Graf 3–6, 2–6
Winner 7. 8 January 1989 Australia Brisbane Hard Netherlands Brenda Schultz 7–6(6), 7–6(6)
Runner-up 15. 16 January 1989 Australia Australian Open Hard West Germany Steffi Graf 4–6, 4–6
Runner-up 16. 26 February 1990 United States Indian Wells Hard United States Martina Navratilova 2–6, 7–5, 1–6
Runner-up 17. 11 June 1990 United Kingdom Birmingham Grass United States Zina Garrison 4–6, 1–6
Runner-up 18. 22 October 1990 United Kingdom Brighton Carpet (I) Germany Steffi Graf 5–7, 3–6
Winner 8. 31 December 1990 Australia Brisbane Hard Japan Akiko Kijimuta 6–4, 6–3
Winner 9. 3 February 1992 Japan Osaka Carpet (I) Peru Laura Gildemeister 6–2, 4–6, 6–1
Winner 10. 9 November 1992 United States Indianapolis Hard (I) United States Linda Wild 6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 19. 30 August 1993 United States US Open Hard Germany Steffi Graf 3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 20. 17 October 1994 United Kingdom Brighton Carpet (I) Czech Republic Jana Novotná 7–6(4), 3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 21. 17 June 1996 Netherlands 's-Hertogenbosch Grass Germany Anke Huber 4–6, 6–7(2)

Doubles 128 (69–59)[edit]

Winner — Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (2–6)
WTA Tour Championships (0–5)
Olympic Games (0–2)
Tier I (1–2)
Tier II (1–3)
Tier III (0–1)
Tier IV (0–3)
Tier V (2–1)
Virginia Slims (19–18)
Titles by Surface
Hard (5–8)
Grass (2–9)
Clay (10–8)
Carpet (8–14)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 21 November 1983 Australia Sydney Grass Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková United Kingdom Anne Hobbs
Australia Wendy Turnbull
4–6, 3–6
Winner 1. 23 January 1984 United States Marco Island Clay Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková United Kingdom Anne Hobbs
United States Andrea Jaeger
3–6, 6–2, 6–2
Winner 2. 21 May 1984 Italy Perugia Clay Czech Republic Iva Budařová United States Kathleen Horvath
Romania Virginia Ruzici
7–6(5), 1–6, 6–4
Winner 3. 8 October 1984 West Germany Filderstadt Carpet (I) West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch West Germany Bettina Bunge
West Germany Eva Pfaff
6–2, 4–6, 6–3
Winner 4. 19 November 1984 Australia Sydney Grass West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch Australia Wendy Turnbull
United States Sharon Walsh
6–2, 7–6(4)
Runner-up 2. 26 November 1984 Australia Australian Open Grass West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch United States Martina Navratilova
United States Pam Shriver
3–6, 4–6
Winner 5. 10 December 1984 Japan Tokyo Carpet (I) West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch Australia Elizabeth Smylie
France Catherine Tanvier
6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 3. 6 January 1985 United States Washington, D.C. Carpet (I) West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch United States Gigi Fernández
United States Martina Navratilova
3–6, 6–3, 3–6
Runner-up 4. 18 March 1985 United States Virginia Slims Championships Carpet (I) Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch United States Martina Navratilova
United States Pam Shriver
7–6(7), 4–6, 6–7(5)
Runner-up 5. 29 April 1985 United States Houston Clay Bulgaria Manuela Maleeva United States Elise Burgin
United States Martina Navratilova
1–6, 6–3, 3–6
Winner 6. 13 May 1985 West Germany Berlin Clay West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch West Germany Steffi Graf
France Catherine Tanvier
6–4, 6–1
Winner 7. 20 May 1985 Switzerland Lugano Clay United States Bonnie Gadusek West Germany Bettina Bunge
West Germany Eva Pfaff
6–2, 6–4
Runner-up 6. 27 May 1985 France French Open Clay West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch United States Martina Navratilova
United States Pam Shriver
6–4, 2–6, 2–6
Winner 8. 29 July 1985 United States Manhattan Beach Hard West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková
Australia Wendy Turnbull
6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 7. 12 August 1985 United States Mahwah Hard West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch United States Kathy Jordan
Australia Elizabeth Smylie
6–7(6), 3–6
Winner 9. 26 August 1985 United States US Open Hard West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch United States Martina Navratilova
United States Pam Shriver
6–7(5), 6–2, 6–3
Runner-up 8. 21 October 1985 United Kingdom Brighton Carpet (I) United States Barbara Potter United States Lori McNeil
France Catherine Suire
6–4, 6–7(3), 4–6
Runner-up 9. 28 October 1985 Switzerland Zürich Carpet (I) West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková
Hungary Andrea Temesvári
4–6, 6–3, 5–7
Runner-up 10. 11 November 1985 Australia Brisbane Grass West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch United States Martina Navratilova
United States Pam Shriver
4–6, 6–7(6), 1–6
Runner-up 11. 25 November 1985 Australia Australian Open Grass West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch United States Martina Navratilova
United States Pam Shriver
3–6, 4–6
Winner 10. 9 December 1985 Japan Tokyo Carpet (I) West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch Netherlands Marcella Mesker
Australia Elizabeth Smylie
6–0, 6–4
Runner-up 12. 6 January 1986 United States Washington, D.C. Carpet (I) West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch United States Martina Navratilova
United States Pam Shriver
3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 13. 13 January 1986 United States Worcester Carpet (I) West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch United States Martina Navratilova
United States Pam Shriver
3–6, 1–6
Winner 11. 10 February 1986 United States Boca West Hard United States Pam Shriver United States Chris Evert
Australia Wendy Turnbull
6–2, 6–3
Runner-up 14. 24 February 1986 United States Oakland Carpet (I) United States Bonnie Gadusek Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková
Australia Wendy Turnbull
6–7(5), 1–6
Runner-up 15. 3 March 1986 United States Princeton Carpet (I) Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková United States Kathy Jordan
Australia Elizabeth Smylie
3–6, 5–7
Winner 12. 10 March 1986 United States Dallas Carpet (I) West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková
Australia Wendy Turnbull
4–6, 7–5, 6–4
Runner-up 16. 17 March 1986 United States Virginia Slims Championships Carpet (I) West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková
Australia Wendy Turnbull
4–6, 7–6(4), 3–6
Winner 13. 14 April 1986 United States Amelia Island Clay West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch Argentina Gabriela Sabatini
France Catherine Tanvier
6–2, 5–7, 7–6(7)
Winner 14. 12 May 1986 West Germany Berlin Clay West Germany Steffi Graf United States Martina Navratilova
Hungary Andrea Temesvári
7–5, 6–2
Runner-up 17. 16 June 1986 United Kingdom Eastbourne Grass West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch United States Martina Navratilova
United States Pam Shriver
2–6, 4–6
Runner-up 18. 4 August 1986 Canada Montreal Hard United States Pam Shriver United States Zina Garrison
Argentina Gabriela Sabatini
6–7(2), 7–5, 4–6
Runner-up 19. 11 August 1986 United States Manhattan Beach Hard West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch United States Martina Navratilova
United States Pam Shriver
4–6, 3–6
Runner-up 20. 18 August 1986 United States Mahwah Hard West Germany Steffi Graf United States Betsy Nagelsen
Australia Elizabeth Smylie
6–7(4), 3–6
Winner 15. 29 September 1986 Netherlands Hilversum Carpet (I) United States Kathy Jordan Denmark Tine Scheuer-Larsen
France Catherine Tanvier
7–5, 6–1
Winner 16. 20 October 1986 United Kingdom Brighton Carpet (I) West Germany Steffi Graf Denmark Tine Scheuer-Larsen
France Catherine Tanvier
6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 21. 3 November 1986 United States Worcester Carpet West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch United States Martina Navratilova
United States Pam Shriver
5–7, 3–6
Winner 17. 10 November 1986 United States Chicago Carpet West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch West Germany Steffi Graf
Argentina Gabriela Sabatini
6–7(5), 7–6(5), 6–3
Runner-up 22. 17 November 1986 United States Virginia Slims Championships Carpet West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch United States Martina Navratilova
United States Pam Shriver
6–7(1), 3–6
Winner 18. 26 January 1987 Japan Tokyo Carpet West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch United States Elise Burgin
United States Pam Shriver
6–1, 7–6(5)
Runner-up 23. 23 February 1987 United States Key Biscayne Hard West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch United States Martina Navratilova
United States Pam Shriver
3–6, 6–7(6)
Runner-up 24. 4 May 1987 Italy Rome Clay West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch United States Martina Navratilova
Argentina Gabriela Sabatini
4–6, 1–6
Winner 19. 11 May 1987 West Germany Berlin Clay West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch Sweden Catarina Lindqvist
Denmark Tine Scheuer-Larsen
6–1, 6–2
Winner 20. 22 June 1987 United Kingdom Wimbledon Grass West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch United States Betsy Nagelsen
Australia Elizabeth Smylie
7–5, 7–5
Runner-up 25. 17 August 1987 Canada Toronto Hard West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch United States Zina Garrison
United States Lori McNeil
1–6, 2–6
Winner 21. 19 October 1987 United Kingdom Brighton Carpet (I) United States Kathy Jordan Denmark Tine Scheuer-Larsen
France Catherine Tanvier
7–5, 6–1
Winner 22. 9 November 1987 United States Chicago Carpet (I) West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch United States Zina Garrison
United States Lori McNeil
6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 26. 16 November 1987 United States Virginia Slims Championships Carpet (I) West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch United States Martina Navratilova
United States Pam Shriver
6–1, 6–1
Runner-up 27. 28 December 1987 Australia Brisbane Grass West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch United States Betsy Nagelsen
United States Pam Shriver
6–2, 5–7, 2–6
Runner-up 28. 4 January 1988 Australia Sydney Grass West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch United States Ann Henricksson
Switzerland Christiane Jolissaint
6–7(5), 6–4, 3–6
Runner-up 29. 22 February 1988 United States Washington, D.C. Carpet Argentina Gabriela Sabatini United States Martina Navratilova
United States Pam Shriver
3–6, 4–6
Winner 23. 29 February 1988 United States San Antonio Hard United States Lori McNeil South Africa Rosalyn Fairbank
United States Gretchen Magers
6–3, 6–7(5), 6–2
Runner-up 30. 7 March 1988 United States Boca Raton Hard West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch United States Katrina Adams
United States Zina Garrison
6–4, 5–7, 4–6
Winner 24. 25 April 1988 Japan Tokyo Carpet United States Pam Shriver United States Gigi Fernández
United States Robin White
4–6, 6–2, 7–6(5)
Runner-up 31. 9 May 1988 West Germany Berlin Clay West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch France Isabelle Demongeot
France Nathalie Tauziat
2–6, 6–4, 4–6
Runner-up 32. 23 May 1988 France French Open Clay West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch United States Martina Navratilova
United States Pam Shriver
2–6, 5–7
Winner 25. 15 August 1988 Canada Montreal Hard Czechoslovakia Jana Novotná United States Zina Garrison
United States Pam Shriver
7–6(2), 7–6(6)
Winner 26. 22 August 1988 United States Mahwah Hard Czechoslovakia Jana Novotná United States Gigi Fernández
United States Robin White
6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 33. 19 September 1988 South Korea Seoul Hard Czechoslovakia Jana Novotná United States Zina Garrison
United States Pam Shriver
6–4, 2–6, 8–10
Runner-up 34. 17 October 1988 Switzerland Zürich Carpet West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch France Isabelle Demongeot
France Nathalie Tauziat
3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 35. 31 October 1988 United States Worcester Carpet Argentina Gabriela Sabatini United States Martina Navratilova
United States Pam Shriver
3–6, 6–3, 5–7
Winner 27. 2 January 1989 Australia Brisbane Hard Czech Republic Jana Novotná United States Patty Fendick
Canada Jill Hetherington
6–7(4), 6–1, 6–2
Winner 28. 13 March 1989 United States Boca Raton Hard Czech Republic Jana Novotná United Kingdom Jo Durie
United States Mary Joe Fernández
6–4, 6–2
Winner 29. 27 March 1989 United States Miami Hard Czech Republic Jana Novotná United States Gigi Fernández
United States Lori McNeil
7–6(5), 6–4
Runner-up 36. 1 May 1989 Germany Hamburg Clay Czech Republic Jana Novotná France Isabelle Demongeot
France Nathalie Tauziat
walkover
Runner-up 37. 19 June 1989 United Kingdom Eastbourne Grass Czech Republic Jana Novotná United States Katrina Adams
United States Zina Garrison
6–3 ret.
Winner 30. 26 June 1989 United Kingdom Wimbledon Grass Czech Republic Jana Novotná Soviet Union Larisa Savchenko
Soviet Union Natasha Zvereva
6–1, 6–2
Winner 31. 16 October 1989 Switzerland Zürich Carpet Czech Republic Jana Novotná France Nathalie Tauziat
Austria Judith Wiesner
6–3, 3–6, 6–4
Runner-up 38. 6 November 1989 United States Chicago Carpet Czech Republic Jana Novotná Soviet Union Larisa Savchenko
Soviet Union Natasha Zvereva
6–3, 2–6, 6–3
Winner 32. 1 January 1990 Australia Brisbane Hard Czech Republic Jana Novotná Australia Hana Mandlíková
United States Pam Shriver
6–3, 6–1
Winner 33. 8 January 1990 Australia Sydney Hard Czech Republic Jana Novotná Soviet Union Larisa Neiland
Soviet Union Natasha Zvereva
6–3, 7–5
Winner 34. 15 January 1990 Australia Australian Open Hard Czech Republic Jana Novotná United States Patty Fendick
United States Mary Joe Fernández
7–6(5), 7–6(6)
Winner 35. 26 February 1990 United States Indian Wells Hard Czech Republic Jana Novotná United States Gigi Fernández
United States Martina Navratilova
6–2, 7–6(6)
Winner 36. 5 March 1990 United States Boca Raton Hard Czech Republic Jana Novotná United States Elise Burgin
Australia Wendy Turnbull
6–4, 6–2
Winner 37. 19 March 1990 United States Miami Hard Czech Republic Jana Novotná United States Betsy Nagelsen
United States Robin White
6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 39. 30 April 1990 Germany Hamburg Clay Soviet Union Larisa Neiland United States Gigi Fernández
United States Martina Navratilova
6–2, 6–3
Winner 38. 28 May 1990 France French Open Clay Czech Republic Jana Novotná Soviet Union Larisa Neiland
Soviet Union Natasha Zvereva
6–4, 7–5
Winner 39. 25 June 1990 United Kingdom Wimbledon Grass Czech Republic Jana Novotná United States Kathy Jordan
Australia Elizabeth Smylie
6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 40. 27 August 1990 United States US Open Hard Czech Republic Jana Novotná United States Gigi Fernández
United States Martina Navratilova
6–2, 6–4
Winner 40. 22 October 1990 United Kingdom Brighton Carpet France Nathalie Tauziat United Kingdom Jo Durie
Soviet Union Natasha Zvereva
6–1, 6–4
Winner 41. 5 November 1990 United States Worcester Carpet United States Gigi Fernández United States Mary Joe Fernández
Czech Republic Jana Novotná
3–6, 6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 41. 31 December 1990 Australia Brisbane Hard United States Patty Fendick United States Gigi Fernández
Czech Republic Jana Novotná
6–3, 6–1
Winner 42. 7 January 1991 Australia Sydney Hard Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario United States Gigi Fernández
Czech Republic Jana Novotná
6–1, 6–4
Winner 43. 25 March 1991 United States Tampa Clay United States Gigi Fernández Soviet Union Larisa Neiland
Soviet Union Natasha Zvereva
6–4, 4–6, 7–6(3)
Winner 44. 8 April 1991 United States Amelia Island Clay Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario Argentina Mercedes Paz
Soviet Union Natasha Zvereva
4–6, 6–2, 6–2
Runner-up 42. 29 April 1991 Germany Hamburg Clay Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario Czech Republic Jana Novotná
Soviet Union Larisa Neiland
7–5, 6–1
Runner-up 43. 5 August 1991 Canada Toronto Hard Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch Soviet Union Larisa Neiland
Soviet Union Natasha Zvereva
1–6, 7–5, 6–2
Winner 45. 6 January 1992 Australia Sydney Hard Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario United States Mary Joe Fernández
United States Zina Garrison
7–6(4), 6–7(4), 6–2
Winner 46. 13 January 1992 Australia Australian Open Hard Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario United States Mary Joe Fernández
United States Zina Garrison
6–4, 7–6(3)
Winner 47. 27 January 1992 Japan Tokyo Carpet Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario United States Martina Navratilova
United States Pam Shriver
7–5, 6–1
Winner 48. 3 February 1992 Japan Osaka Carpet Australia Rennae Stubbs United States Sandy Collins
Australia Rachel McQuillan
3–6, 6–4, 7–5
Winner 49. 4 May 1992 Italy Rome Clay Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Monica Seles Bulgaria Katerina Maleeva
Austria Barbara Rittner
6–1, 6–2
Winner 50. 10 August 1992 United States Manhattan Beach Hard Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario United States Zina Garrison
United States Pam Shriver
6–4, 6–2
Winner 51. 5 October 1992 Switzerland Zürich Carpet Belarus Natasha Zvereva United States Martina Navratilova
United States Pam Shriver
7–6(5), 6–4
Winner 52. 12 October 1992 Germany Filderstadt Carpet Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario United States Pam Shriver
Belarus Natasha Zvereva
6–4, 7–5
Winner 53. 16 November 1992 United States New York City Carpet Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario Czech Republic Jana Novotná
Latvia Larisa Neiland
7–6(4), 6–1
Winner 54. 1 February 1993 Japan Tokyo Carpet United States Martina Navratilova United States Lori McNeil
Australia Rennae Stubbs
6–4, 6–3
Winner 55. 22 February 1993 United States Indian Wells Hard Australia Rennae Stubbs United States Ann Grossman
Canada Patricia Hy
6–3, 6–4
Winner 56. 17 May 1993 Switzerland Lucerne Clay United States Mary Joe Fernández United States Lindsay Davenport
United States Marianne Werdel
6–2, 6–4
Winner 57. 26 July 1993 United States Stratton Mountain Hard Australia Elizabeth Smylie Switzerland Manuela Maleeva-Fragniere
Argentina Mercedes Paz
6–1, 6–2
Winner 58. 2 August 1993 United States San Diego Hard United States Gigi Fernández United States Pam Shriver
Australia Elizabeth Smylie
6–4, 6–3
Winner 59. 9 August 1993 United States Manhattan Beach Hard Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario United States Gigi Fernández
Belarus Natasha Zvereva
7–6(4), 6–3
Runner-up 44. 16 August 1993 Canada Toronto Hard Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario Czech Republic Jana Novotná
Latvia Larisa Neiland
6–1, 6–2
Winner 60. 30 August 1993 United States US Open Hard Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario South Africa Amanda Coetzer
Argentina Inés Gorrochategui
6–4, 6–2
Winner 61. 25 October 1993 Germany Essen Carpet Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario Germany Wiltrud Probst
Germany Christina Singer
6–2, 6–2
Runner-up 45. 21 February 1994 United States Indian Wells Hard Netherlands Manon Bollegraf United States Lindsay Davenport
United States Lisa Raymond
6–2, 6–4
Runner-up 46. 28 February 1994 United States Delray Beach Hard Netherlands Manon Bollegraf Czech Republic Jana Novotná
Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
6–2, 6–0
Runner-up 47. 13 June 1994 United Kingdom Eastbourne Grass Argentina Inés Gorrochategui United States Gigi Fernández
Belarus Natasha Zvereva
6–7(4), 6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 48. 16 October 1995 United Kingdom Brighton Carpet United States Lori McNeil United States Meredith McGrath
Latvia Larisa Neiland
7–5, 6–1
Winner 62. 30 October 1995 United States Oakland Carpet United States Lori McNeil United States Katrina Adams
United States Zina Garrison
3–6, 6–4, 6–3
Winner 63. 6 November 1995 United States Philadelphia Carpet United States Lori McNeil United States Meredith McGrath
Latvia Larisa Neiland
4–6, 6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 49. 8 January 1996 Australia Sydney Hard United States Lori McNeil United States Lindsay Davenport
United States Mary Joe Fernández
6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 50. 19 February 1996 Germany Essen Carpet United States Lori McNeil United States Meredith McGrath
Latvia Larisa Neiland
3–6, 6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 51. 26 February 1996 Austria Linz Carpet Australia Rennae Stubbs Netherlands Manon Bollegraf
United States Meredith McGrath
6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 52. 13 May 1996 Germany Berlin Clay Switzerland Martina Hingis United States Meredith McGrath
Latvia Larisa Neiland
6–1, 5–7, 7–6(4)
Runner-up 53. 17 June 1996 Netherlands Rosmalen Grass Netherlands Kristie Boogert Latvia Larisa Neiland
Netherlands Brenda Schultz-McCarthy
6–4, 7–6(7)
Winner 64. 24 June 1996 United Kingdom Wimbledon Grass Switzerland Martina Hingis United States Meredith McGrath
Latvia Larisa Neiland
5–7, 7–5, 6–1
Runner-up 54. 22 July 1996 United States Atlanta Hard Czech Republic Jana Novotná United States Gigi Fernández
United States Mary Joe Fernández
7–6(6), 6–4
Runner-up 55. 5 August 1996 Canada Montreal Hard United States Mary Joe Fernández Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
Latvia Larisa Neiland
7–6(1), 6–1
Winner 65. 9 September 1996 Czech Republic Karlovy Vary Clay Slovakia Karina Habšudová Czech Republic Eva Martincová
Germany Elena Wagner
3–6, 6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 56. 7 October 1996 Germany Filderstadt Hard (i) Switzerland Martina Hingis United States Nicole Arendt
Czech Republic Jana Novotná
6–2, 6–3
Winner 66. 14 October 1996 Switzerland Zürich Carpet Switzerland Martina Hingis United States Nicole Arendt
Belarus Natasha Zvereva
7–5, 6–4
Winner 67. 19 May 1997 France Strasbourg Clay Belarus Natasha Zvereva Russia Elena Likhovtseva
Japan Ai Sugiyama
6–1, 6–1
Runner-up 57. 4 August 1997 United States Manhattan Beach Hard Latvia Larisa Neiland Indonesia Yayuk Basuki
Netherlands Caroline Vis
7–6(7), 6–3
Runner-up 58. 22 September 1997 Germany Liepzig Carpet Indonesia Yayuk Basuki Switzerland Martina Hingis
Czech Republic Jana Novotná
6–2, 6–2
Runner-up 59. 13 October 1997 Switzerland Zürich Carpet Latvia Larisa Neiland Switzerland Martina Hingis
Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
4–6, 6–4, 6–1
Winner 68. 20 October 1997 Luxembourg Luxembourg City Carpet Latvia Larisa Neiland Germany Meike Babel
Belgium Laurence Courtois
6–2, 6–4
Winner 69. 12 January 1998 Australia Sydney Hard Switzerland Martina Hingis United States Katrina Adams
United States Meredith McGrath
6–1, 6–2

Singles performance timeline[edit]

Tournament 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open 3R 1R 3R F QF NH 4R QF F SF 3R 3R A 3R 2R 3R 1R 1R 38–16
French Open A 2R 4R 1R 2R SF 4R QF 2R A 2R A A 3R 1R 1R 2R A 21–13
Wimbledon A 1R 1R 4R QF QF QF QF 4R 4R 1R 3R QF 4R 2R 2R 4R 1R 39–17
US Open A 1R 3R QF QF F SF 4R QF 4R 3R 4R F A 2R 3R 1R A 45–15
Career Statistics
Year End Ranking 74 25 17 7 9 5 7 8 8 14 17 12 17 22 29 27 80 NR

Women's doubles performance timeline[edit]

Tournament 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open 2R A F F NH SF A SF W 3R W A 3R QF 1R SF 1R 39–11
French Open 3R 1R 3R F SF SF F SF W SF A A 1R 1R QF QF SF 46–14
Wimbledon 2R 3R 1R SF 2R W A W W QF SF QF 2R QF W SF QF 53–12
US Open 3R A 1R W QF QF 3R 3R F 3R SF W A SF SF 3R A 45–12
Career Statistics
Year End Ranking 8 3 3 6 4 2 1 8 1 2 23 9 6 10 42

Mixed doubles performance timeline[edit]

Tournament 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999–
2005
2006 W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open NH NH NH NH NH A A A A 1R A A F SF QF 2R F A A 14–6
French Open A A A QF A 1R A 3R A W A A SF 2R 2R SF 3R A A 16–8
Wimbledon 1R A A QF A A A A 1R 3R 3R 1R W 2R W W 1R A 1R 25–9
US Open 2R A A A A A A A A 2R F W A A QF 2R A A A 14–5

References[edit]

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