JoAnne Russell

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JoAnne Russell
Full name JoAnne Carleton Russell
Country  United States
Born (1954-10-30) October 30, 1954 (age 59)
Miami, Florida, USA
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Plays Right-handed
Singles
Career record 150–158
Career titles 2
Highest ranking No. 22 (February 28, 1983)
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open 2R (1982, 1984)
Wimbledon QF (1982)
US Open 4R (9180)
Doubles
Career record 219–175
Career titles 4
Grand Slam Doubles results
Wimbledon W (1977)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
French Open 3R (1983)
Wimbledon QF (1978, 1982)
US Open F (1981)

JoAnne Russell (born October 30, 1954) is a former American professional tennis player. [1] With partner Helen Gourlay Cawley, Russell won the Wimbledon Ladies' Doubles title in 1977. They beat the team of Chris Evert and Rosie Casals in the first round and the top-ranked team of Martina Navratilova and Betty Stöve in the final (6–3, 6–3).[2] Russell reached a career-high singles ranking of No. 22.


WTA Tour finals[edit]

Singles 3 (2–1)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. February 5, 1984 Indianapolis, Indiana, USA Hard France Pascale Paradis 7–6, 6–2
Winner 2. September 30, 1984 Richmond, Virginia, USA Hard United States Michaela Washington 6–2, 4–6, 6–2
Runner-up 3. October 28, 1984 Brighton, England Carpet West Germany Sylvia Hanika 3–6, 6–1, 2–6

Doubles 21 (4–17)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. February 27, 1977 Detroit, Michigan, USA Carpet United States Janet Newberry Czechoslovakia Martina Navratilova
Netherlands Betty Stöve
3–6, 4–6
Winner 2. July 2, 1977 Wimbledon, England Grass Australia Helen Gourlay Czechoslovakia Martina Navratilova
Netherlands Betty Stöve
6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 3. October 16, 1977 Phoenix, Arizona, USA Hard Australia Helen Cawley United States Billie Jean King
Czechoslovakia Martina Navratilova
1–6, 5–7
Runner-up 4. February 5, 1978 Chicago, Illinois, USA Carpet United States Rosie Casals Netherlands Betty Stöve
Australia Evonne Cawley
1–6, 4–6
Runner-up 5. October 22, 1978 Brighton, England Carpet South Africa Ilana Kloss Netherlands Betty Stöve
United Kingdom Virginia Wade
0–6, 6–7
Runner-up 6. March 28, 1980 Carlsbad, California, USA Hard United States Rosie Casals United States Laura Du Pont
United States Pam Shriver
7–6, 4–6, 1–6
Runner-up 7. September 14, 1980 Salt Lake City, Utah, USA Hard United States Barbara Jordan Romania Virginia Ruzici
United States Pam Teeguarden
4–6, 5–7
Runner-up 8. November 16, 1980 Amsterdam, Netherlands Carpet Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Mima Jaušovec Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková
Netherlands Betty Stöve
6–7, 6–7
Runner-up 9. March 22, 1981 Boston, Massachusetts, USA Carpet Romania Virginia Ruzici United States Barbara Potter
United States Sharon Walsh
7–6, 4–6, 3–6
Runner-up 10. April 26, 1981 Amelia Island, Florida, USA Clay United States Pam Shriver United States Kathy Jordan
United States Paula Smith
3–6, 7–5, 6–7
Winner 11. August 9, 1981 US Clay Courts, USA Clay Romania Virginia Ruzici United Kingdom Sue Barker
United States Paula Smith
6–2, 6–2
Runner-up 12. April 11, 1982 Hilton Head, South Carolina, USA Clay Romania Virginia Ruzici United States Martina Navratilova
United States Pam Shriver
1–6, 2–6
Runner-up 13. May 16, 1982 Lugano, Switzerland Clay Romania Virginia Ruzici United States Candy Reynolds
United States Paula Smith
2–6, 4–6
Runner-up 14. August 8, 1982 US Clay Courts, USA Clay Romania Virginia Ruzici Argentina Ivanna Madruga
France Catherine Tanvier
5–7, 6–7
Runner-up 15. December 12, 1982 Richmond, Virginia, USA Clay Romania Virginia Ruzici United States Rosie Casals
United States Candy Reynolds
3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 16. August 11, 1984 US Clay Courts, USA Clay United States Elise Burgin South Africa Beverly Mould
United States Paula Smith
2–6, 5–7
Winner 17. September 30, 1984 Richmond, Virginia, USA Hard Australia Elizabeth Minter South Africa Jennifer Mundel
United States Felicia Raschiatore
6–4, 3–6, 7–6
Winner 18. March 31, 1985 Palm Beach, Florida, USA Clay United States Anne Smith Peru Laura Gildemeister
Argentina Gabriela Sabatini
1–6, 6–1, 7–6
Runner-up 19. September 22, 1985 Chicago, Illinois, USA Carpet United States Elise Burgin United States Kathy Jordan
Australia Liz Smylie
2–6, 2–6
Runner-up 20. January 26, 1986 Wichita, Kansas, USA Carpet United States Anne Smith United States Kathy Jordan
United States Candy Reynolds
3–6, 7–6, 3–6
Runner-up 21. May 11,1986 Houston, Texas, USA Clay United States Elise Burgin United States Chris Evert-Lloyd
Australia Wendy Turnbull
2–6, 4–6

Mixed doubles 4 (1–3)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. September 13, 1981 US Open, USA Hard United States Steve Denton South Africa Kevin Curren
United States Anne Smith
3–6, 6–7

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