Nicole Arendt

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Nicole Arendt
Country  United States
Residence Gainesville, Florida
Born (1969-08-26) August 26, 1969 (age 44)
Somerville, New Jersey
Height 5 ft 9.5 in (1.765 m)
Turned pro 1991
Plays Left-handed
College University of Florida
Prize money US$1,642,964
Singles
Career record 172–131
Career titles 0
Highest ranking 49 (June 16, 1997)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 3R (1996)
French Open 4R (1997)
Wimbledon 3R (1996, 1997)
US Open 3R (1995)
Doubles
Career record 324–171
Career titles 16
Highest ranking 3 (August 25, 1997)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open SF (1996, 2001)
French Open SF (1995, 2002)
Wimbledon F (1997)
US Open SF (1997)
Last updated on: June 16, 2008.

Nicole J. Arendt (born August 26, 1969) is an American professional tennis player. Arendt won sixteen doubles titles in her career. The left-hander reached her highest singles ranking on the WTA Tour on June 16, 1997, when she was ranked forty-ninth in the world. Arendt reached her career-high doubles ranking of third in the world on August 25, 1997.

Arendt was born in Somerville, New Jersey. She attended the Hun School of Princeton for her high school education.[1]

Arendt received an athletic scholarship to attend the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida, where she played for coach Andy Brandi's Florida Gators women's tennis team in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) competition from 1988 to 1991.[2]

She turned professional in 1991. Arendt's best Grand Slam doubles result was reaching the finals of the 1997 Wimbledon Championships, partnering with Manon Bollegraf.

Arendt was inducted into the University of Florida Athletic Hall of Fame in 2001;[3][4] she graduated from the university with a bachelor's degree in public relations in 2003.

Grand Slam finals[edit]

Women's doubles runner-up[edit]

Year Championship Partnering Opponents in Final Score in Final
1997 Wimbledon Netherlands Manon Bollegraf United States Gigi Fernández
Belarus Natasha Zvereva
6–7, 4–6

Mixed doubles runner-ups (2)[edit]

Year Championship Partnering Opponents in Final Score in Final
1996 Australian Open United States Luke Jensen Latvia Larisa Savchenko Neiland
Australia Mark Woodforde
6–4, 5–7, 0–6
1996 French Open United States Luke Jensen Argentina Patricia Tarabini
Argentina Javier Frana
2–6, 2–6

WTA Tour finals (32)[edit]

Doubles titles (16)[edit]

Legend (Doubles)
Grand Slam Title (0)
WTA Tour Championship (2)
Tier I (4)
Tier II (4)
Tier III (3)
Tier IV & V (3)
No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in Final Score in Final
1. 26 April 1993 Jakarta, Indonesia Hard Australia Kristine Radford United States Amy de Lone
United States Erika de Lone
6–3, 6–4
2. 25 April 1994 Jakarta, Indonesia Hard Australia Kristine Radford Australia Kerry Anne Guse
Czech Republic Andrea Strnadová
6–2, 6–2
3. 13 February 1995 Oklahoma City, USA Hard (i) Italy Laura Golarsa United States Katrina Adams
Netherlands Brenda Schultz
6–4, 6–3
4. 27 March 1995 Hilton Head, USA Clay Netherlands Manon Bollegraf United States Gigi Fernández
Belarus Natasha Zvereva
0–6, 6–3, 6–4
5. 10 April 1995 Houston, USA Clay Netherlands Manon Bollegraf Germany Wiltrud Probst
Canada Rene Simpson
6–4, 6–2
6. 2 October 1995 Zurich, Switzerland Carpet (i) Netherlands Manon Bollegraf United States Chanda Rubin
Netherlands Caroline Vis
6–4, 6–7(4), 6–4
7. 30 October 1995 Quebec City, Canada Hard (i) Netherlands Manon Bollegraf United States Lisa Raymond
Australia Rennae Stubbs
7–6(6), 4–6, 6–2
8. 20 May 1996 World Doubles Cup, Edinburgh, UK Clay Netherlands Manon Bollegraf United States Gigi Fernández
Belarus Natasha Zvereva
6–3, 2–6, 7–6(6)
9. 7 October 1996 Filderstadt, Germany Hard (i) Czech Republic Jana Novotná Switzerland Martina Hingis
Czech Republic Helena Suková
6–2, 6–3
10. 17 February 1997 Hanover, Germany Carpet (i) Netherlands Manon Bollegraf Latvia Larisa Neiland
Netherlands Brenda Schultz
4–6, 6–3, 7–6(4)
11. 5 May 1997 Rome, Italy Clay Netherlands Manon Bollegraf Spain Conchita Martínez
Argentina Patricia Tarabini
6–2, 6–4
12. 21 May 1997 World Doubles Cup, Edinburgh, UK Clay Netherlands Manon Bollegraf Australia Rachel McQuillan
Japan Nana Miyagi
6–1, 3–6, 7–5
13. 18 August 1997 Atlanta, USA Hard Netherlands Manon Bollegraf France Alexandra Fusai
France Nathalie Tauziat
6–7(5), 6–3, 6–2
14. 8 January 2001 Canberra, Australia Hard Japan Ai Sugiyama South Africa Nannie De Villiers
Australia Annabel Ellwood
6–4, 7–6(2)
15. 5 March 2001 Indian Wells, USA Hard Japan Ai Sugiyama Spain Virginia Ruano Pascual
Argentina Paola Suárez
6–4, 6–4
16. 31 December 2001 Auckland, New Zealand Hard South Africa Liezel Huber Czech Republic Květa Hrdličková
Slovakia Henrieta Nagyová
7–5, 6–4

Doubles runner-ups (16)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in Final Score in Final
1. 19 August 1991 Schenectady, USA Hard United States Shannan McCarthy Australia Rachel McQuillan
Germany Claudia Porwik
2–6, 4–6
2. 19 April 1993 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Hard (i) Australia Kristine Radford United States Patty Fendick
United States Meredith McGrath
4–6, 6–7(2)
3. 18 April 1994 Kallang, Singapore Hard Australia Kristine Radford United States Patty Fendick
United States Meredith McGrath
4–6, 1–6
4. 3 April 1995 Amelia Island, USA Clay Netherlands Manon Bollegraf South Africa Amanda Coetzer
Argentina Inés Gorrochategui
2–6, 6–3, 2–6
5. 14 October 1996 Zurich, Switzerland Carpet (i) Belarus Natasha Zvereva Switzerland Martina Hingis
Czech Republic Helena Suková
5–7, 4–6
6. 11 November 1996 Philadelphia, USA Carpet (i) United States Lori McNeil United States Lisa Raymond
Australia Rennae Stubbs
4–6, 6–3, 3–6
7. 7 April 1997 Amelia Island, USA Clay Netherlands Manon Bollegraf United States Lindsay Davenport
Czech Republic Jana Novotná
3–6, 0–6
8. 16 June 1997 Eastbourne, UK Grass Netherlands Manon Bollegraf United States Lori McNeil
Czech Republic Helena Suková
Not played[5]
9. 23 June 1997 Wimbledon, UK Grass Netherlands Manon Bollegraf United States Gigi Fernández
Belarus Natasha Zvereva
6–7, 4–6
10. 11 August 1997 Toronto, Canada Hard Netherlands Manon Bollegraf Indonesia Yayuk Basuki
Netherlands Caroline Vis
6–3, 5–7, 4–6
11. 20 March 2000 Miami, USA Hard Netherlands Manon Bollegraf France Julie Halard
Japan Ai Sugiyama
6–4, 5–7, 4–6
12. 1 May 2000 Hamburg, Germany Clay Netherlands Manon Bollegraf Russia Anna Kournikova
Belarus Natasha Zvereva
7–6(5), 2–6, 4–6
13. 13 November 2000 WTA Tour Championships, New York, USA Carpet (i) Netherlands Manon Bollegraf Switzerland Martina Hingis
Russia Anna Kournikova
2–6, 3–6
14. 23 July 2001 Stanford, USA Hard Netherlands Caroline Vis Chinese Taipei Janet Lee
Indonesia Wynne Prakusya
6–3, 3–6, 3–6
15. 6 August 2001 Manhattan Beach, USA Hard Netherlands Caroline Vis United States Kimberly Po-Messerli
France Nathalie Tauziat
3–6, 5–7
16. 10 September 2001 Bahia, Brazil Hard Argentina Patricia Tarabini South Africa Amanda Coetzer
United States Lori McNeil
7–6(8), 2–6, 4–6

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ New Jersey Tennis Stars, Hangout NJ. Accessed June 12, 2007. "Nicole Arendt of Somerville turned pro in 1991 and is currently ranked 26 in the world in women's doubles. The Hun School of Princeton graduate holds 16 career Women's Tennis Association (WTA) doubles titles and won the tour sportsmanship award in 1993."
  2. ^ http://gatorzone.com/tennis/women/media/2006/pdf/history/wta_tour.pdf
  3. ^ F Club, Hall of Fame, Gator Greats. Retrieved July 21, 2011.
  4. ^ "Nine Former Gators Enshrined into the Hall of Fame," GatorZone.com (April 6, 2001). Retrieved July 21, 2011.
  5. ^ For reasons outside the control of the tournament organizers, the final was not played. The teams in the final split the prize money and WTA Tout points, but neither were granted the title.

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