Michelle Torres

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Michelle Torres
Country (sports)  United States
Born (1967-06-27) June 27, 1967 (age 49)
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Turned pro 1982
Retired 1989
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Singles
Career record 93-111
Career titles 1
Highest ranking No. 18 (November 12, 1984)
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open 3R (1984, 1986, 1987, 1988)
Wimbledon 2R (1983, 1984)
US Open 3R (1985, 1986, 1988)
Doubles
Career record 6-43
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 181 (November 9, 1987)

Michelle Torres (born June 27, 1967 in Chicago, Illinois[1]) is an American retired professional tennis player.[2] She is also known as Michelle Casati.

Career[edit]

At age 15 Torres played Wimbledon, the French and U.S. Opens.[2] By 1984 she was ranked in the top 20 in the world.[2] That year, at 17, she reached her only two finals on the WTA Tour, winning one at the Florida Federal Open over Carling Bassett and losing the other to Martina Navratilova at the Maybelline Classic.[3]

WTA Tour finals[edit]

Singles: 2 (1–1)[edit]

Winner — Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
WTA Tour Championships (0–0)
Virginia Slims (1–1)
Titles by Surface
Hard (1–1)
Grass (0–0)
Clay (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. September 23, 1984 Deerfield Beach Hard United States Martina Navratilova 1–6, 0–6
Winner 1. October 14, 1984 Tampa Hard Canada Carling Bassett 6–1, 7–6(7–4)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Birthdays in Sport on 27th June". TodayinSport.com. TodayinSport.com. Retrieved 9 October 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c Hanna, Julie (October 25, 1991). "Tennis Was Both Burden, Blessing To Ex-state Champ". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 9 October 2011. 
  3. ^ Sherman, Ed (January 18, 1985). "`Vacation` Is Over For Michelle Torres". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 9 October 2011. 

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