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Nicole Arendt

Nicole Arendt
Country  United States
Residence Gainesville, Florida
Born (1969-08-26) August 26, 1969
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 No. 3 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 was a key member of the Gators' NCAA national championship runners-up teams in 1988 and 1990, and received eight All-American honors during her college career.

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. She and her mixed doubles partner, Luke Jensen, were also the runners-up in the 1996 Australian Open and 1996 French Open. Her highest world doubles ranking was No. 3 on August 25, 1997.

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.

Contents

  • Grand Slam finals 1
    • Women's doubles runner-up 1.1
    • Mixed doubles runner-ups (2) 1.2
  • WTA Tour finals (32) 2
    • Doubles titles (16) 2.1
    • Doubles runner-ups (16) 2.2
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Grand Slam finals

Women's doubles runner-up

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

Mixed doubles runner-ups (2)

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

WTA Tour finals (32)

Doubles titles (16)

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 Kristine Radford Amy de Lone
Erika de Lone
6–3, 6–4
2. 25 April 1994 Jakarta, Indonesia Hard Kristine Radford Kerry Anne Guse
Andrea Strnadová
6–2, 6–2
3. 13 February 1995 Oklahoma City, USA Hard (i) Laura Golarsa Katrina Adams
Brenda Schultz
6–4, 6–3
4. 27 March 1995 Hilton Head, USA Clay Manon Bollegraf Gigi Fernández
Natasha Zvereva
0–6, 6–3, 6–4
5. 10 April 1995 Houston, USA Clay Manon Bollegraf Wiltrud Probst
Rene Simpson
6–4, 6–2
6. 2 October 1995 Zurich, Switzerland Carpet (i) Manon Bollegraf Chanda Rubin
Caroline Vis
6–4, 6–7(4–7), 6–4
7. 30 October 1995 Quebec City, Canada Hard (i) Manon Bollegraf Lisa Raymond
Rennae Stubbs
7–6(8–6), 4–6, 6–2
8. 20 May 1996 World Doubles Cup, Edinburgh, UK Clay Manon Bollegraf Gigi Fernández
Natasha Zvereva
6–3, 2–6, 7–6(8–6)
9. 7 October 1996 Filderstadt, Germany Hard (i) Jana Novotná Martina Hingis
Helena Suková
6–2, 6–3
10. 17 February 1997 Hanover, Germany Carpet (i) Manon Bollegraf Larisa Neiland
Brenda Schultz
4–6, 6–3, 7–6(7–4)
11. 5 May 1997 Rome, Italy Clay Manon Bollegraf Conchita Martínez
Patricia Tarabini
6–2, 6–4
12. 21 May 1997 World Doubles Cup, Edinburgh, UK Clay Manon Bollegraf Rachel McQuillan
Nana Miyagi
6–1, 3–6, 7–5
13. 18 August 1997 Atlanta, USA Hard Manon Bollegraf Alexandra Fusai
Nathalie Tauziat
6–7(5–7), 6–3, 6–2
14. 8 January 2001 Canberra, Australia Hard Ai Sugiyama Nannie De Villiers
Annabel Ellwood
6–4, 7–6(7–2)
15. 5 March 2001 Indian Wells, USA Hard Ai Sugiyama Virginia Ruano Pascual
Paola Suárez
6–4, 6–4
16. 31 December 2001 Auckland, New Zealand Hard Liezel Huber Květa Hrdličková
Henrieta Nagyová
7–5, 6–4

Doubles runner-ups (16)

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

See also

References

  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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