Dianne Van Rensburg

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Dianne Van Rensburg
Country (sports) South Africa South Africa
Born (1968-04-03) 3 April 1968 (age 49)
Turned pro 1985
Retired 1995
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money 386,370
Singles
Career record 176–121
Career titles 1 WTA 2 ITF
Highest ranking No. 26 (14 January 1991)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 4R (1990)
French Open 2R (1988, 1990)
Wimbledon 2R (1989, 1990)
US Open 3R (1990)
Doubles
Career record 112–90
Career titles 3 WTA 2 ITF
Highest ranking No. 27 (12 September 1988)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 3R (1989)
French Open 3R (1988, 1989)
Wimbledon 2R (1986, 1987, 1990, 1993)
US Open 2R (1987, 1988, 1990)

Dianne Van Rensburg (born 3 April 1968) is a former professional tennis player from South Africa. Known as Dinky, she won one singles title and three doubles titles from 1986 to 1990. She reached a highest singles ranking of No. 26 in January 1991.

WTA Tour finals[edit]

Singles 2 (1–1)[edit]

Legend: Before 2009 Legend: Starting in 2009
Grand Slam tournaments (0)
WTA Championships (0)
Tier I (0) Premier Mandatory (0)
Tier II (0) Premier 5 (0)
Tier III (0) Premier (0)
Tier IV & V (1-1) International (0)
Outcome No. Date Championship Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 18 September 1988 Phoenix, United States Hard Bulgaria Manuela Maleeva 3–6, 6–4, 2–6
Winner 1. 11 February 1990 Wichita, United States Hard (i) France Nathalie Tauziat 2–6, 7–5, 6–2

Doubles 8 (3–5)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 28 September 1986 Tulsa, United States Hard United States Camille Benjamin Russia Svetlana Cherneva
Latvia Larisa Savchenko
7–6, 7–5
Runner-up 2. 11 October 1987 Athens, Greece Clay United States Kathy Horvath West Germany Andrea Betzner
Austria Judith Wiesner
4–6, 6–7
Winner 3. 22 May 1988 European Open, Geneva, Switzerland Clay Switzerland Christiane Jolissaint Sweden Maria Lindström
West Germany Claudia Porwik
6–1, 6–3
Runner-up 4. 19 June 1988 Eastbourne, England Grass New Zealand Belinda Cordwell Germany Eva Pfaff
Australia Elizabeth Smylie
3–6, 6–7
Runner-up 5. 7 August 1988 San Diego, United States Hard United States Betsy Nagelsen United States Patty Fendick
Canada Jill Hetherington
6–7, 4–6
Runner-up 6. 25 February 1990 Washington DC, United States Carpet United States Ann Henricksson United States Zina Garrison
United States Martina Navratilova
0–6, 3–6
Winner 7. 27 May 1990 Geneva, Switzerland Clay Australia Louise Field United States Elise Burgin
United States Betsy Nagelsen
5–7, 7–6, 7–5
Runner-up 8. 14 October 1990 Zürich, Switzerland Carpet France Catherine Suire Netherlands Manon Bollegraf
West Germany Eva Pfaff
5–7, 4–6

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