Amanda Brown (tennis)

Amanda Brown (born 2 May 1965) is a former professional British tennis player who reached the second round of Wimbledon (on two occasions) and the Australian Open, as well as competing for Great Britain at the 1984 Olympics and the 1984 Federation Cup. As a junior, she twice won the junior title at the Australian Open, in 1982 and 1983. She played her first matches on the WTA tour in November 1982 and her final matches at Wimbledon in 1986. During her career, Brown successfully gained victories over players such as Sue Barker, Sara Gomer, Annabel Croft and Gigi Fernández.

Brown also reached the doubles final at the tournament in Salt Lake City in 1983, the singles semifinals in Hershey (as a qualifier) and Denver in 1984, and the singles quarterfinals in Melbourne in 1985.[1][2]

Amanda Brown
Country (sports)United Kingdom Great Britain
Born2 May 1965 (age 53)
Turned pro1982
Retired1986
Prize moneyUS$25,580
Singles
Career record24–43
Career titles0 WTA, 0 ITF
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (1985)
French Open1R (1985)
Wimbledon2R (1983, 1984)
US Open1R (1984, 1985)
Other tournaments
Olympic Games2R (1984)
Doubles
Career record12–37
Career titles0 WTA, 0 ITF
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open1R (1983, 1985)
French Open1R (1985)
Wimbledon1R (1983, 1984, 1985, 1986)
US Open1R (1984, 1985)
Last updated on: 5 February 2015.

Performance timelines

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# A P Z# PO G F-S SF-B NMS NH

Singles

Tournament 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 Career Win Loss
Australian Open Q1 1R Q2 2R A 1–2
French Open A A A 1R A 0–1
Wimbledon A 2R 2R 1R 1R 2–4
US Open Q2 Q1 1R 1R A 0–2

Doubles

Tournament 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 Career Win Loss
Australian Open 1R A A 1R A 0–2
French Open A A A 1R A 0–1
Wimbledon A 1R 1R 1R 1R 0–4
US Open A A 1R 1R A 0–2

Mixed doubles

Tournament 1984 Career Win Loss
Australian Open A 0–0
French Open A 0–0
Wimbledon 2R 1–1
US Open A 0–0

Fed Cup

1984 Federation Cup Main Draw
Date Venue Surface Round Opponents Final match score Match Opponent Rubber score
15–22 Jul 1984 São Paulo Clay R1  Bulgaria 0–3 Doubles (with Anne Hobbs) K. Maleeva/Man. Maleeva 6–7, 5–7 (L)
1984 Federation Cup Consolation Rounds
15–22 Jul 1984 São Paulo Clay R1 BYE
R2  Canada 2–1 Singles Eva Rozsavolgyi 6–4, 6–3 (W)
Doubles (with Jo Durie) Ritecz/Rozsavolgyi 6–2, 7–5 (W)
Quarterfinals  Hungary 2–1 Singles Karen Dewis 6–4, 6–2 (W)
Doubles (with Jo Durie) Hetherington/Pelletier 7–6, 6–2 (W)
Semifinals  Brazil 1–2 Singles Silvana Campos 4–6, 5–7 (L)
Doubles (with Anne Hobbs) Medrado/Monteiro 5–7, 5–7 (L)

References

  1. ^ Amanda Brown at the International Tennis Federation
  2. ^ Amanda Brown at the Women's Tennis Association

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