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Anne Smith

Anne Smith

American female tennis player
Anne Smith
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Quick Facts

Intro American female tennis player
Is Athlete Tennis player
From United States of America
Type Sports
Gender female
Birth 1 July 1959, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
Age 61 years
Star sign Cancer
Stats
Height: 165 cm
Sports Teams
United States Fed Cup team
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Biography

Anne Smith (born July 1, 1959) is an educational psychologist known for her past as a professional tennis player from the United States.

Smith's highest women's doubles ranking was World No. 1 in 1980 and 1981. Her highest singles ranking was World No. 11 in 1980.

Major finals

Grand Slam finals

Doubles: 9 (5–4)

Result Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1980 French Open Clay Kathy Jordan Ivanna Madruga
Adriana Villagrán
6–1, 6–0
Win 1980 Wimbledon Grass Kathy Jordan Rosemary Casals
Wendy Turnbull
4–6, 7–5, 6–1
Loss 1981 Wimbledon Grass Kathy Jordan Martina Navratilova
Pam Shriver
6–3, 7–6
Win 1981 US Open Hard Kathy Jordan Rosemary Casals
Wendy Turnbull
6–3, 6–3
Win 1981 Australian Open Grass Kathy Jordan Martina Navratilova
Pam Shriver
6–2, 7–5
Win 1982 French Open Clay Martina Navratilova Rosemary Casals
Wendy Turnbull
6–3, 6–4
Loss 1982 Wimbledon Grass Kathy Jordan Martina Navratilova
Pam Shriver
6–4, 6–1
Loss 1983 French Open Clay Kathy Jordan Rosalyn Fairbank
Candy Reynolds
5–7, 7–5, 6–2
Loss 1984 Wimbledon Grass Kathy Jordan Martina Navratilova
Pam Shriver
6–3, 6–4

Mixed doubles: 5 (5–0)

Result Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1980 French Open Clay Billy Martin Stanislav Birner
Renáta Tomanová
2–6, 6–4, 8–6
Win 1981 US Open Hard Kevin Curren Steve Denton
JoAnne Russell
6–4, 7–6
Win 1982 Wimbledon Grass Kevin Curren John Lloyd
Wendy Turnbull
2–6, 6–3, 7–5
Win 1982 US Open Hard Kevin Curren Barbara Potter
Ferdi Taygan
6–7, 7–6, 7–6
Win 1984 French Open Clay Dick Stockton Anne Minter
Laurie Warder
6–2, 6–4

Year-End Championships finals

Doubles: 1 (0–1)

Result Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 1982 New York City Carpet Kathy Jordan Martina Navratilova
Pam Shriver
6–4, 6–3

WTA Tour finals

Singles 4 (0–4)

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0/0)
WTA Championships (0/0)
Virginia Slims (0/2)
Tier I (0/0)
Tier II (0/0)
Tier III (0/1)
Tier IV & V (0/1)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 11 January 1982 Washington, D.C. Carpet Martina Navratilova 2–6, 3–6
Runner-up 2. 1 November 1987 Indianapolis Hard (i) Halle Cioffi 6–4, 4–6, 6–7
Runner-up 3. 9 October 1988 New Orleans Hard Chris Evert 4–6, 1–6
Runner-up 4. 24 February 1991 Oklahoma City Hard (i) Jana Novotná 6–3, 3–6, 2–6

Doubles 69 (32–37)

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (5/4)
WTA Championships (0/1)
Virginia Slims (23/31)
Tier I (1/0)
Tier II (1/0)
Tier III (0/1)
Tier IV & V (2/0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 12 March 1978 Dallas Carpet Martina Navratilova Evonne Goolagong
Betty Stöve
6–3, 7–6
Runner-up 1. 1 October 1978 Atlanta Carpet Martina Navratilova Françoise Dürr
Virginia Wade
6–4, 2–6, 4–6
Runner-up 2. 8 October 1978 Phoenix Hard Martina Navratilova Tracy Austin
Betty Stöve
4–6, 7–6, 2–6
Winner 2. 12 November 1978 Oldsmar Hard Martina Navratilova Kerry Reid
Wendy Turnbull
7–6, 6–3
Runner-up 3. 18 February 1979 Los Angeles Hard (i) Martina Navratilova Rosemary Casals
Chris Evert
4–6, 6–1, 3–6
Winner 3. 4 March 1979 Dallas Carpet Martina Navratilova Rosemary Casals
Chris Evert
7–6, 6–2
Winner 4. 12 August 1979 Indianapolis Clay Kathy Jordan Penny Johnson
Paula Smith
6–1, 6–0
Runner-up 4. 29 September 1979 Atlanta Carpet Ann Kiyomura Betty Stöve
Wendy Turnbull
2–6, 4–6
Winner 5. 28 October 1979 Tampa Hard Virginia Ruzici Ilana Kloss
Betty-Ann Stuart
7–5, 4–6, 7–5
Winner 6. 25 November 1979 Brighton Carpet Ann Kiyomura Ilana Kloss
Laura duPont
6–2, 6–1
Runner-up 5. 2 December 1979 Melbourne Grass Dianne Fromholtz Billie Jean King
Wendy Turnbull
3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 6. 10 February 1980 Los Angeles Hard (i) Kathy Jordan Rosemary Casals
Martina Navratilova
6–7, 2–6
Runner-up 7. 24 February 1980 Detroit Carpet Kathy Jordan Billie Jean King
Ilana Kloss
6–3, 3–6, 2–6
Winner 7. 13 April 1980 Hilton Head Clay Kathy Jordan Candy Reynolds
Paula Smith
6–2, 6–1
Winner 8. 7 June 1980 French Open Clay Kathy Jordan Ivanna Madruga
Adriana Villagrán
6–1, 6–0
Winner 9. 21 June 1980 Eastbourne Grass Kathy Jordan Pam Shriver
Betty Stöve
6–4, 6–1
Winner 10. 5 July 1980 Wimbledon Grass Kathy Jordan Rosemary Casals
Wendy Turnbull
4–6, 7–5, 6–1
Winner 11. 20 July 1980 Montreal Hard Pam Shriver Ann Kiyomura
Greer Stevens
3–6, 6–6 ret.
Runner-up 8. 27 July 1980 Richmond Carpet Pam Shriver Billie Jean King
Martina Navratilova
4–6, 6–4, 3–6
Winner 12. 10 August 1980 Indianapolis Clay Paula Smith Virginia Ruzici
Renáta Tomanová
4–6, 6–3, 6–4
Winner 13. 21 September 1980 Las Vegas Hard (i) Kathy Jordan Martina Navratilova
Betty Stöve
2–6, 6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 9. 28 September 1980 Atlanta Carpet Kathy Jordan Barbara Potter
Sharon Walsh
3–6, 1–6
Runner-up 10. 5 October 1980 Minneapolis Carpet Paula Smith Ann Kiyomura
Candy Reynolds
3–6, 6–4, 1–6
Winner 14. 26 October 1980 Brighton Carpet Kathy Jordan Martina Navratilova
Betty Stöve
6–3, 7–5
Runner-up 11. 9 November 1980 Filderstadt Hard (i) Kathy Jordan Hana Mandlíková
Betty Stöve
4–6, 5–7
Runner-up 12. 16 November 1980 Tampa Hard Paula Smith Rosemary Casals
Candy Reynolds
6–7, 5–7
Winner 15. 25 January 1981 Cincinnati Carpet Kathy Jordan Martina Navratilova
Pam Shriver
1–6, 6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 13. 15 March 1981 Dallas Carpet Kathy Jordan Martina Navratilova
Pam Shriver
5–7, 4–6
Runner-up 14. 21 June 1981 Eastbourne Grass Kathy Jordan Martina Navratilova
Pam Shriver
7–6, 2–6, 1–6
Runner-up 15. 3 July 1981 Wimbledon Grass Kathy Jordan Martina Navratilova
Pam Shriver
3–6, 6–7
Runner-up 16. 16 August 1981 Richmond Carpet Kathy Jordan Sue Barker
Ann Kiyomura
6–4, 6–7, 4–6
Runner-up 17. 23 August 1981 Toronto Hard Candy Reynolds Martina Navratilova
Pam Shriver
6–7, 6–7
Winner 16. 12 September 1981 US Open Hard Kathy Jordan Rosemary Casals
Wendy Turnbull
6–3, 6–3
Winner 17. 25 October 1981 Brighton Carpet Barbara Potter Mima Jaušovec
Pam Shriver
6–7, 6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 18. 1 November 1981 Filderstadt Hard (i) Barbara Potter Mima Jaušovec
Martina Navratilova
4–6, 1–6
Runner-up 19. 29 November 1981 Sydney Grass Kathy Jordan Martina Navratilova
Pam Shriver
7–6, 2–6, 4–6
Winner 18. 5 December 1981 Australian Open Grass Kathy Jordan Martina Navratilova
Pam Shriver
6–2, 7–5
Winner 19. 10 January 1982 Washington, D.C. Carpet Kathy Jordan Martina Navratilova
Pam Shriver
6–2, 3–6, 6–1
Runner-up 20. 17 January 1982 Cincinnati Carpet Pam Shriver Sue Barker
Ann Kiyomura
2–6, 6–7
Runner-up 21. 24 January 1982 Seattle Carpet Kathy Jordan Rosemary Casals
Wendy Turnbull
5–7, 4–6
Runner-up 22. 14 February 1982 Kansas City Carpet Mary-Lou Piatek Barbara Potter
Sharon Walsh
6–4, 2–6, 2–6
Winner 20. 7 March 1982 Los Angeles Carpet Kathy Jordan Barbara Potter
Sharon Walsh
6–3, 7–5
Winner 21. 20 March 1982 Boston Carpet Kathy Jordan Rosemary Casals
Wendy Turnbull
7–6, 2–6, 6–4
Runner-up 23. 28 March 1982 New York City Carpet Kathy Jordan Martina Navratilova
Pam Shriver
4–6, 3–6
Runner-up 24. 18 April 1982 Fort Worth Clay Kathy Jordan Martina Navratilova
Pam Shriver
5–7, 3–6
Runner-up 25. 2 May 1982 Orlando Clay Kathy Jordan Rosemary Casals
Wendy Turnbull
3–6, 3–6
Winner 22. 5 June 1982 French Open Clay Martina Navratilova Rosemary Casals
Wendy Turnbull
6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 26. 20 June 1982 Eastbourne Grass Kathy Jordan Martina Navratilova
Pam Shriver
3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 27. 3 July 1982 Wimbledon Grass Kathy Jordan Martina Navratilova
Pam Shriver
4–6, 1–6
Runner-up 28. 24 October 1982 Filderstadt Hard (i) Candy Reynolds Martina Navratilova
Pam Shriver
2–6, 3–6
Winner 23. 21 November 1982 Brisbane Grass Billie Jean King Claudia Kohde-Kilsch
Eva Pfaff
6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 29. 10 January 1983 Washington, D.C. Carpet Kathy Jordan Martina Navratilova
Pam Shriver
6–4, 5–7, 3–6
Runner-up 30. 20 February 1983 Chicago Carpet Kathy Jordan Martina Navratilova
Pam Shriver
1–6, 2–6
Runner-up 31. 20 March 1983 Boston Carpet Kathy Jordan Jo Durie
Ann Kiyomura
3–6, 1–6
Runner-up 32. 3 April 1983 Tokyo Carpet Kathy Jordan Billie Jean King
Sharon Walsh
1–6, 1–6
Winner 24. 24 April 1983 Orlando Clay Billie Jean King Martina Navratilova
Pam Shriver
6–3, 1–6, 7–6
Runner-up 33. 4 June 1983 French Open Clay Kathy Jordan Rosalyn Fairbank
Candy Reynolds
7–5, 5–7, 2–6
Winner 25. 22 April 1984 Amelia Island Clay Kathy Jordan Anne Hobbs
Mima Jaušovec
6–4, 3–6, 6–4
Runner-up 34. 7 July 1984 Wimbledon Grass Kathy Jordan Martina Navratilova
Pam Shriver
3–6, 4–6
Winner 26. 31 March 1985 Palm Beach Gardens Clay JoAnne Russell Laura Arraya
Gabriela Sabatini
1–6, 6–1, 7–6
Runner-up 35. 26 January 1986 Wichita Carpet JoAnne Russell Kathy Jordan
Candy Reynolds
3–6, 7–6, 3–6
Winner 27. 9 March 1986 Hershey Carpet Candy Reynolds Sandy Collins
Kim Sands
7–6, 6–1
Winner 28. 5 October 1986 New Orleans Carpet Candy Reynolds Svetlana Parkhomenko
Larisa Savchenko
6–3, 3–6, 6–3
Runner-up 36. 2 November 1986 Indianapolis Hard (i) Candy Reynolds Zina Garrison
Lori McNeil
5–4 ret.
Winner 29. 18 February 1990 Chicago Carpet Martina Navratilova Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
Nathalie Tauziat
6–7, 6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 37. 22 July 1990 Newport Grass Patty Fendick Lise Gregory
Gretchen Magers
6–7, 1–6
Winner 30. 12 August 1990 Albuquerque Hard Meredith McGrath Mareen Louie-Harper
Wendy White
7–6, 6–4
Winner 31. 4 November 1990 Oakland Carpet Meredith McGrath Rosalyn Fairbank
Robin White
2–6, 6–0, 6–4
Winner 32. 24 February 1991 Oklahoma City Hard (i) Meredith McGrath Katrina Adams
Jill Hetherington
6–2, 6–4

Grand Slam performance timeline

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# A NH
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (A) absent; (NH) not held. SR=strike rate (events won/competed)

Singles

Tournament 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A A A A 1R QF A A A NH 3R A A A 2R 6–4
French Open A A 3R 3R 4R 4R 1R A 1R 3R A A A A A 11–7
Wimbledon 2R A 2R 2R 2R QF A A 4R 1R 2R A A 2R A 10–9
US Open 2R 4R 4R 1R QF A A A A 1R A 1R 2R A 2R 13–9

Doubles

Tournament 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A A A A A W SF A A A NH A A A A SF 12–2
French Open A A A QF W QF W F QF 3R QF A A A A A 28–6
Wimbledon A 1R A 3R W F F A F 1R 3R QF A A 3R A 26–9
US Open 2R 3R 2R 2R SF W QF A A 2R 3R A 3R 1R A 3R 25–11

Mixed doubles

Tournament 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open NH NH NH NH NH NH NH NH NH A A A A 1R 0–1
French Open A QF W QF A A W 3R A A A A A A 13–3
Wimbledon A A 2R 1R W A 3R 3R A 1R A A A A 8–5
US Open SF QF SF W W A A A 1R A 2R 2R A 1R 20–7

Note: The Australian Open was held twice in 1977, in January and December.

Education

She received a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from Trinity University and a doctor of philosophy in educational psychology from The University of Texas.

Career

Smith is a licensed psychologist in Texas, and Massachusetts,. She was Director of the Learning Center at Dean College in Franklin, Massachusetts. She was the coach of the WTT Boston Lobsters team in 2005, 2006, and 2007.

Smith is the author of Grand Slam: Coach Your Mind to Win in Sports, Business & Life, with a foreword by Billie Jean King, and The MACH 4 Mental Training System: A Handbook for Athletes, Coaches and Parents.

On August 22, 2012, Smith appeared in an episode of Storage Wars: Texas where she appraised the value of a tennis racket restringing machine that had been won in a storage unit auction.

Honors and awards

  • Mary Lowdon Award (Texas) -1974–1977
  • Maureen Connolly Brinker Sportsmanship Award (Memphis, Tennessee) -1976
  • Most Promising Player award by Seventeen – 1976
  • Winner Seventeen Magazine Tournament of Champions – 1977
  • Winner Maureen Connolly Brinker Outstanding Junior Girl Award (Philadelphia) -1977
  • Enshrined into the Texas Sports Hall of Fame in 1993
  • Mental Training Coach for Harvard University Women's Tennis Team – 2005–2006
  • Inducted into the Trinity University Athletics Hall of Fame in 1999
  • 35-and-Over Wimbledon Doubles Champion in 1996 & 1997
  • Appointed Member of the United States Tennis Association (USTA) Sport Science Committee 2001, 2002,2018,2019
  • Coach of the WTT Boston Lobsters – 2005, 2006, 2007
  • Received the International Tennis Hall of Fame Educational award - 2017
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