Erika deLone

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Erika deLone
Country (sports) United States
ResidenceLincoln, Massachusetts, U.S.
Born (1972-10-14) October 14, 1972 (age 46)
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Turned proJune 9, 1992
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize moneyUS$766,020
Singles
Career record345–296
Career titles0 WTA, 9 ITF
Highest ranking65 (April 10, 2000)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (1990, 2000)
French Open2R (2000)
Wimbledon1R (1991, 1999, 2000)
US Open2R (1991, 1995)
Doubles
Career record170–190
Career titles1 WTA, 9 ITF
Highest ranking45 (December 4, 2000)

Erika deLone (born October 14, 1972) is an American retired professional tennis player. She turned professional on June 9, 1992. She reached one WTA Tour singles final in her career, finishing runner-up to Åsa Svensson at the Wismilak International in 1999. In April 2000, she reached her career high singles rank of World No. 65.

DeLone won one WTA Tour doubles title in her career, winning the 2000 Heineken Trophy in 's-Hertogenbosch partnering Australian Nicole Pratt. She reached her career high doubles ranking of World No. 45 in December 2000. In 2003 she retired from professional tennis. Her sister Amy was a professional tennis player as well.

WTA Tour finals[edit]

Legend (Doubles)
Grand Slam (0)
Tour Championships (0)
Tier I (0)
Tier II (0)
Tier III (1)
Tier IV (0)

Doubles (1 title, 1 runner-up)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponent in final Score in final
Runner-up 1. April 26, 1993 Jakarta, Indonesia Hard United States Amy deLone United States Nicole Arendt
Australia Kristine Kunce
3–6, 4–6
Winner 2. June 19, 2000 ‘s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands Grass Australia Nicole Pratt Australia Catherine Barclay-Reitz
Slovakia Karina Habšudová
7–6(7–4), 4–3 ret.

Singles (1 runner-up)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in final Score in final
Runner-up 1. November 8, 1999 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Hard Sweden Åsa Svensson 2–6, 4–6

ITF finals[edit]

Singles Finals (9-3)[edit]

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Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Winner 1. 14 December 1992 Kooyong, Australia Grass Australia Elizabeth Smylie 7-5, 7-5
Runner-up 2. 21 May 1995 Bordeaux, France Clay Slovakia Henrieta Nagyová 1-6, 3-6
Winner 3. 17 July 1995 Wilmington, USA Hard United States Christine Neumann 3-6, 6-1, 6-3
Runner-up 4. 11 August 1997 Bronx, USA Hard Australia Rachel McQuillan 1-6, 4-6
Winner 5. 12 April 1999 Las Vegas, Nevada, USA Hard Israel Hila Rosen 6-3, 6-2
Winner 6. 3 May 1999 Sarasota, USA Clay Australia Nicole Pratt 7-6(8-6), 6-7(7-9), 7-5
Winner 7. 10 May 1999 Midlothian, USA Clay Australia Annabel Ellwood 6-3, 6-4
Winner 8. 12 July 1999 Morristown, USA Hard Australia Nicole Pratt 7-5, 7-6(7-1)
Runner-up 9. 19 July 1999 Peachtree City, USA Hard Russia Alina Jidkova 7-6(7-1), 6-7(0-7), 4-6
Winner 10. 22 August 1999 Bronx, USA Hard Belgium Els Callens 6-1, ret.
Winner 11. 29 January 2002 Rockford, USA Hard (i) United States Brie Rippner 2-6, 6-4, 7-6(7-1)
Winner 12. 19 May 2002 Charlottesville, USA Hard Serbia Jelena Janković 6-2, 6-4

Doubles: 17 (9–8)[edit]

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
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Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner–up 1. 24 October 1988 Montevideo, Uruguay Clay United States Alix Creek Netherlands Marielle Rooimans
Netherlands Nicolette Rooimans
2-6, 2-6
Winner 2. 19 June 1989 Brindisi, Italy Clay Argentina Florencia Labat Finland Nanne Dahlman
Australia Rennae Stubbs
6-3, 7-6
Runner–up 3. 21 May 1995 Bordeaux, France Clay Australia Nicole Pratt Netherlands Seda Noorlander
Czech Republic Helena Vildová
3-6, 1-6
Winner 4. 15 July 1996 Wilmington, USA Hard Australia Nicole Pratt Canada Maureen Drake
United States Meilen Tu
7–5, 7–6(7–2)
Runner–up 5. 30 September 1996 Newport Beach, USA Hard Australia Nicole Pratt Argentina Mercedes Paz
Canada Rene Simpson
3-6, 1-6
Winner 6. 21 April 1997 Monterrey, Mexico Hard Australia Louise Pleming United States Stephanie Mabry
United States Brie Rippner
7-6(7-3), 3-6, 7-6(7-3)
Winner 7. 2 June 1997 Tashkent, Uzbekistan Hard Australia Nicole Pratt Spain Alicia Ortuño
Israel Hila Rosen
6-3, 6-1
Runner-up 8. 15 February 1998 Midland, USA Hard (i) Belarus Olga Barabanschikova Australia Catherine Barclay
Australia Kerry-Anne Guse
2-6, 4-6
Winner 9. 20 April 1998 Indian Hill, USA Hard United States Katie Schlukebir South Africa Kim Grant
United States Jolene Watanabe
6-4, 4-6, 6-3
Runner-up 10. 5 October 1998 Albuquerque, USA Hard Australia Nicole Pratt Australia Rachel McQuillan
Japan Nana Miyagi
6-7(5-7), 2-6
Runner-up 11. 12 October 1998 Indian Wells, USA Hard United States Katie Schlukebir United States Lindsay Lee-Waters
New Zealand Pavlina Nola
0–6, 7–6(7–4), 1–6
Winner 12. 5 April 1999 Fresno, USA Hard Australia Annabel Ellwood South Africa Kim Grant
Sweden Kristina Triska
7-5, 7-5
Winner 13. 18 April 1999 Las Vegas, USA Hard Australia Annabel Ellwood Japan Rika Hiraki
Australia Lisa McShea
7-6(7-4), 6-2
Runner-up 14. 16 May 1999 Midlothian, USA Clay Australia Annabel Ellwood South Africa Nannie de Villiers
South Africa Jessica Steck
4-6, 0-6
Runner-up 15. 3 April 2000 West Palm Beach, USA Clay Australia Nicole Pratt Japan Rika Hiraki
Japan Yuka Yoshida
6-1, 0-6, 6-7(5-7)
Winner 16. 30 July 2001 Vancouver, Canada Hard Canada Renata Kolbovic Slovenia Petra Rampre
Canada Vanessa Webb
2-6, 6-4, 6-4
Winner 17. 19 May 2002 Charlottesville, USA Clay South Africa Jessica Steck United States Teryn Ashley
United States Kristen Schlukebir
6–2, 2–6, 7–5

Unplayed Final[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
NP N/A 21 October 2001 Largo, USA Hard Switzerland Emmanuelle Gagliardi New Zealand Leanne Baker
India Manisha Malhotra
NP

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