|Country||South Africa and USA|
|Residence||New York City and Chicago|
22 March 1956 |
Johannesburg, South Africa
|Highest ranking||No. 19 (1976)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|French Open||2R (1976, 1979)|
|Wimbledon||3R (1975, 1976, 1978)|
|US Open||3R (1973, 1978)|
|Highest ranking||No. 1 (1976)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|Australian Open||QF 1983|
|French Open||SF 1976, 1979|
|US Open||W 1976|
|Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results|
|French Open||W 1976|
Last updated on: 3 December 2008.
Tennis career 
Kloss was born in Johannesburg, South Africa. Before turning professional, in 1972 she won the Wimbledon juniors singles title. In 1974 she won U.S. Open juniors singles title, and was the youngest player ever to be ranked No. 1 in South Africa.
Kloss was ranked No. 1 in the world in doubles in 1976. That year, she won doubles titles at the U.S. Open, the Italian Open, the U.S. Clay Courts, the German Open, the British Hard Courts Championship, and Hilton Head, as well as the mixed doubles title at the French Open.
She was ranked as high as No. 19 in the world in singles play in 1976.
In 1977 she won both the German and Canadian championships, and the British clay court championship. In 1973, she won the title in Cincinnati with Pat Walkden, defeating Evonne Goolagong and Janet Young in the final.
Most of her women's doubles titles were achieved with partner Linky Boshoff.
After retiring, Kloss took part in the 35-and-over tour, winning the U.S. Open doubles and mixed doubles championship in 1999.
Federation Cup 
In the 1970s she was 12–5 in Federation Cup matches.
Hall of Fame 
World Team Tennis 
Since 2001 she has been the Chief Executive Officer & Commissioner of World Team Tennis, a coed professional tennis league.
Personal life 
Kloss is the daughter of Ruth and Shlaim Kloss. She has a sister, Yvette Merle Blackman (née Kloss), now married to Richard Blackman with two children, Lara and Joshua Blackman.
Major finals 
Grand Slam finals 
Women's doubles: 1 (1 title, 0 runner–ups) 
|Winner||1976||US Open||Clay||Linky Boshoff|| Olga Morozova
Mixed doubles: 1 (1 title, 0 runner–ups) 
|Winner||1976||French Open||Clay||Kim Warwick|| Linky Boshoff
|5–7, 7–6, 6–2|
See also 
- US Open junior champions
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