1 June 1948 |
Wiesbaden, West Germany
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||QF (1977)|
|French Open||QF (1972, 1973, 1974)|
|US Open||QF (1975)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|Australian Open||4R (1977)|
|French Open||F (1974)|
|US Open||3R (1974)|
|Last updated on: 11 October 2013.|
Katja Ebbinghaus (née Burgemeister, born 1 June 1948) is a German former professional tennis player active from 1969 to 1982, who reached five Grand Slam quarter-finals in singles, and a Grand Slam final in doubles, and who played for West Germany in the Federation Cup in all but two years between 1970 and 1979.
Ebbinghaus reached the final of the women's doubles at the 1974 French Open, partnering Gail Chanfreau. In the final, Chris Evert and Olga Morozova defeated them 6–4, 2–6, 6–1. In singles tournaments, she reached the quarter-finals of the 1972, losing 6–3 8–6 to Helga Masthoff, 1973, losing 6–2 6–3 to Margaret Court, and 1974 French Open, losing 7–5 6–7 6–3 to Raquel Giscafré, the 1975 U.S. Open, losing 6–3 6–0 to Virginia Wade, and the January 1977 Australian Open, losing 6–0 6–4 to Kerry Reid.
Ebbinghaus played for West Germany in the Federation Cup in 1970 and from 1972 to 1975 and from 1977 to 1979, playing in the semi-final of the World Group in 1973 and 1974.
In 1977, when Evonne Goolagong made a return to tennis after the birth of her daughter, Ebbinghaus beat her in the first round of the Canadian Open, after which Goolagong withdrew from the US Open.
WTA Tour finals
|Tier IV & V||0|
|Titles by Surface|
|Runner-up||1.||16 June 1974||French Open, France||Clay||Gail Chanfreau|| Chris Evert
|4–6, 6–2, 1–6|
|Runner-up||2.||21 May 1978||Berlin, Germany||Clay||Helga Masthoff|| Mima Jaušovec
|4–6, 7–5, 0–6|
|Runner-up||3.||26 November 1978||Christchurch, New Zealand||Grass||Sylvia Hanika|| Lesley Hunt