Mary-Lou Daniels

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Mary-Lou Daniels
Country  United States
Residence Munster, Indiana
Born (1961-08-06) August 6, 1961 (age 53)
Whiting, Indiana, United States
Height 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Turned pro October 1, 1980
Plays Right-handed
Prize money US$711,131
Singles
Career record 152–214
Career titles 2
Highest ranking 15 (March,1982)
Doubles
Career record 233–214
Career titles 7

Mary-Lou Daniels (born August 6, 1961) is a retired American tennis player.

She was born Mary-Lou Piatek in Whiting, Indiana. In 1979, she was junior world champion/ No. 1 Junior in the World. Won her first pro title at Richmond, Virginia 1981; beating Sylvia Hanika and Sue Barker in route. Coached by her father, Joseph, a former varsity player at Indiana University, and by Trinity coach Emilie Foster. Mary Lou Piatek made her computer ranking debut in February 1980 at No. 45. Finished fourth in prize money with $22,093 from the Sacramento Capitals of the Domino's Pizza Team Tennis League for 1986. Mary Lou has career wins over Robin White, Christianne Jolissaint, Kathy Horvath, Wendy White, Gigi Fernandez, and Betsy Nagelsen. [1]

WTA Tour finals[edit]

Singles 4 (2–2)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam 0
WTA Championships 0
Tier I 0
Tier II 0
Tier III 0
Tier IV & V 0
Olympic Games 0
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. July 27, 1980 Richmond, Virginia, USA Carpet Czechoslovakia Martina Navratilova 3–6, 0–6
Winner 2. August 16, 1981 Richmond, Virginia, USA Hard United Kingdom Sue Barker 6–4, 6–1
Runner-up 3. September 27, 1981 Atlanta, Georgia, USA Hard United States Tracy Austin 6–4, 3–6, 3–6
Winner 4. January 23, 1984 Denver, Colorado, USA Hard United States Kim Sands 6–1, 6–1

Doubles 21 (7–14)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam 0
WTA Championships 0
Tier I 0
Tier II 0
Tier III 0
Tier IV & V 1
Olympic Games 0
Titles by Surface
Hard 4
Clay 1
Grass 0
Carpet 2
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. December 21, 1980 Tucson, Arizona, USA Carpet United States Wendy White United States Leslie Allen
United States Barbara Potter
6–7, 0–6
Runner-up 2. February 22, 1981 Houston, Texas, USA Carpet Czechoslovakia Regina Maršíková United Kingdom Sue Barker
United States Ann Kiyomura
7–5, 4–6, 3–6
Winner 3. October 18, 1981 Deerfield Beach, Florida, USA Hard United States Wendy White United States Pam Shriver
United States Paula Smith
6–1, 3–6, 7–5
Runner-up 4. February 14, 1982 Kansas City, Missouri, USA Carpet United States Anne Smith United States Barbara Potter
United States Sharon Walsh
6–4, 2–6, 2–6
Runner-up 5. October 17, 1982 Tampa, Florida, USA Hard United States Wendy White United States Ann Kiyomura
United States Paula Smith
2–6, 4–6
Winner 6. January 30, 1983 Marco Island, Florida, USA Clay United States Andrea Jaeger United States Rosie Casals
Australia Wendy Turnbull
7–5, 6–4
Runner-up 7. November 13, 1983 Deerfield Beach, Florida, USA Hard United States Pam Casale United States Bonnie Gadusek
United States Wendy White
1–6, 6–3, 3–6
Runner-up 8. January 9, 1984 Nashville, Tennessee, USA Hard United States Paula Smith United States Sherry Acker
United States Candy Reynolds
7–5, 6–7, 6–7
Runner-up 9. March 31, 1984 Boston, Massachusetts, USA Carpet United States Andrea Leand United States Barbara Potter
United States Sharon Walsh
6–7, 0–6
Runner-up 10. October 14, 1984 Tarpon Springs, Florida, USA Hard United States Wendy White Canada Carling Bassett
Australia Liz Smylie
4–6, 3–6
Winner 11. January 20, 1985 Denver, Colorado, USA Carpet United States Robin White United States Leslie Allen
United States Sharon Walsh
1–6, 6–4, 7–5
Runner-up 12. September 29, 1985 New Orleans, Louisiana, USA Carpet United States Anne White United States Chris Evert-Lloyd
Australia Wendy Turnbull
1–6, 2–6
Winner 13. October 13, 1985 Indianapolis, Indiana, USA Hard United States Bonnie Gadusek United States Penny Barg
United States Sandy Collins
6–1, 6–0
Runner-up 14. March 15, 1987 Phoenix, Arizona, USA Hard United States Anne White United States Penny Barg
United States Beth Herr
6–2, 2–6, 6–7
Winner 15. March 22, 1987 Dallas, Texas, USA Carpet United States Anne White United States Elise Burgin
United States Robin White
7–5, 6–3
Winner 16. November 8, 1987 Little Rock, Arkansas, USA Hard United States Robin White United States Lea Antonoplis
United States Barbara Gerken
6–2, 6–4
Runner-up 17. April 9, 1989 Hilton Head, South Carolina, USA Clay United States Wendy White Australia Hana Mandlíková
United States Martina Navratilova
4–6, 1–6
Runner-up 18. February 11, 1990 Hilton Head, South Carolina, USA Clay United States Wendy White Netherlands Manon Bollegraf
United States Meredith McGrath
0–6, 2–6
Winner 19. February 25, 1990 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA Hard United States Wendy White Netherlands Manon Bollegraf
South Africa Lise Gregory
7–5, 7–2
Runner-up 20. April 7, 1991 Hilton Head, South Carolina, USA Clay South Africa Lise Gregory West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch
Soviet Union Natalia Zvereva
4–6, 0–6
Runner-up 21. November 14, 1991 Indianapolis, Indiana, USA Hard United States Sandy Collins United States Katrina Adams
South Africa Elna Reinach
7–5, 2–6, 4–6

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gossett, Peggy; Teitelbaum, Mike; Hanlon, Maureen; Bloch Shallouf, Renee; Riach, Ros; Hinkley, Suzanne (1987). WITA 1987 Media Guide. p. 185. 

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