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Elise Burgin

Elise Burgin

US tennis player
Elise Burgin
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Intro US tennis player
Is Athlete Tennis player
From United States of America
Type Sports
Gender female
Birth 5 March 1962, Baltimore, USA
Age 58 years
Star sign Pisces
Education
Stanford University
The details

Biography

Elise Burgin (born March 5, 1962) is an American former tennis player. Her highest ranking was No. 22 in singles, and her highest world doubles ranking was No. 7.

Personal life

Burgin, who is Jewish, was born in Baltimore, Maryland and grew up in Maryland.

Tennis career

Before playing professionally, Burgin was an outstanding singles and doubles player at Stanford University, from which she graduated. A four-time All-American from 1981 to 1984, she teamed with Linda Gates in 1984 to win the NCAA doubles championship.

She competed professionally from 1980 to 1993.

In 1982, she reached the 4th round of the US Open (where she was beaten by Bonnie Gadusek), her best performance in singles in a Grand Slam tournament. In 1986, she won her only career singles title at Charleston, South Carolina.

Burgin was a member of the U.S. Federation Cup team in 1985 and 1987. In 1986, Burgin was captain of the US Wightman Cup team.

During her career, she won 11 WTA tournaments, including 10 in doubles. She reached Number 7 in the world in doubles.

After she retired in 1993, Burgin became a tennis commentator.

In 2003, she was inducted into the USTA Mid–Atlantic Tennis Hall of Fame.

WTA Tour finals

Singles 8 (5–3)

Legend
Grand Slam 0
WTA Championships 0
Tier I 0
Tier II 0
Tier III 0
Tier IV & V 0
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. March 10, 1985 Indianapolis, Indiana, USA Hard Kathleen Horvath 2–6, 4–6
Runner-up 2. May 3, 1985 Houston, Texas, USA Clay Martina Navratilova 4–6, 1–6
Winner 3. April 27, 1986 Isle of Palms, South Carolina, USA Clay Tine Scheuer-Larsen 6–1, 6–3
Runner-up 4. September 17, 1989 Phoenix, Arizona, USA Hard Conchita Martínez 6–3, 4–6, 2–6

Doubles 29 (11–18)

Titles by surface
Legend
Grand Slam 0
WTA Championships 0
Tier I 0
Tier II 0
Tier III 0
Tier IV & V 1
Titles by surface
Hard 6
Clay 2
Grass 1
Carpet 2
Grand Slam 0
WTA Championships 0
Tier I 0
Tier II 0
Tier III 0
Tier IV & V 1
Hard 6
Clay 2
Grass 1
Carpet 2
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. August 11, 1984 US Open Clay Courts, USA Clay Joanne Russell Beverly Mould
Paula Smith
2–6, 5–7
Winner 2. March 10, 1985 Indianapolis, Indiana, USA Hard Kathleen Horvath Jennifer Mundel
Molly Van Nostrand
6–4, 6–1
Runner-up 3. April 7, 1985 Seabrook Island, USA Clay Lori McNeil Svetlana Cherneva
Larisa Savchenko
1–6, 3–6
Runner-up 4. April 28, 1985 Orlando, Florida, USA Clay Kathleen Horvath Martina Navratilova
Pam Shriver
3–6, 1–6
Winner 5. May 3, 1985 Houston, Texas, USA Clay Martina Navratilova Manuela Maleeva
Helena Suková
6–1, 3–6, 6–3
Runner-up 6. June 16, 1985 Birmingham, England Grass Alycia Moulton Terry Holladay
Sharon Walsh-Pete
4–6, 7–5, 3–6
Runner-up 7. September 22, 1985 Chicago, Illinois, USA Carpet Joanne Russell Kathy Jordan
Liz Smylie
2–6, 2–6
Runner-up 8. May 11, 1986 Houston, Texas, USA Clay Joanne Russell Chris Evert-Lloyd
Wendy Turnbull
2–6, 4–6
Winner 9. May 25, 1986 Lugano, Switzerland Clay Betsy Nagelsen Jenny Byrne
Janine Tremelling
6–2, 6–3
Winner 10. June 15, 1986 Birmingham, England Grass Rosalyn Fairbank Liz Smylie
Wendy Turnbull
6–2, 6–4
Runner-up 11. August 3, 1986 San Diego, California, USA Hard Rosalyn Fairbank Beth Herr
Alycia Moulton
7–5, 2–6, 4–6
Winner 12. September 21, 1986 Tampa, Florida, USA Hard Rosalyn Fairbank Gigi Fernández
Kim Sands
7–5, 6–2
Runner-up 13. February 1, 1987 Tokyo Women's Doubles, Japan Carpet Pam Shriver Claudia Kohde-Kilsch
Helena Suková
1–6, 6–7
Runner-up 14. March 22, 1987 Dallas, Texas, USA Carpet Robin White Mary-Lou Daniels
Anne White
5–7, 3–6
Winner 15. March 29, 1987 Washington, D.C., USA Carpet Pam Shriver Zina Garrison
Lori McNeil
6–1, 3–6, 6–4
Runner-up 16. May 3, 1987 Tampa, Florida, USA Clay Rosalyn Fairbank Chris Evert
Wendy Turnbull
4–6, 3–6
Runner-up 17. August 9, 1987 San Diego, California, USA Hard Sharon Walsh-Pete Jana Novotná
Catherine Suire
3–6, 4–6
Winner 18. November 8, 1987 Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Carpet Rosalyn Fairbank Bettina Bunge
Eva Pfaff
6–4, 6–4
Winner 18. September 18, 1988 Phoenix, Arizona, USA Hard Rosalyn Fairbank Beth Herr
Terry Phelps
6–7, 7–6, 7–6
Winner 19. October 23, 1988 Nashville, Tennessee, USA Hard Rosalyn Fairbank Jenny Byrne
Janine Tremelling
5–7, 7–6, 4–6
Runner-up 20. March 5, 1989 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA Hard Liz Smylie Lori McNeil
Betsy Nagelsen
W/O
Runner-up 21. April 23, 1989 Tampa, Florida, USA Clay Rosalyn Fairbank Brenda Schultz
Andrea Temesvári
6–7, 4–6
Winner 22. August 6, 1989 San Diego, California, USA Hard Rosalyn Fairbank Gretchen Magers
Robin White
4–6, 6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 23. September 17, 1989 Phoenix, Arizona, USA Hard Rosalyn Fairbank Penny Barg
Mareen Louie-Harper
6–7, 6–7
Runner-up 24. September 24, 1989 Dallas, Texas, USA Carpet Rosalyn Fairbank Mary Joe Fernandez
Betsy Nagelsen
6–7, 3–6
Runner-up 25. November 5, 1989 Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Carpet Rosalyn Fairbank Martina Navratilova
Pam Shriver
4–6, 6–4, 4–6
Runner-up 26. March 11, 1990 Boca Raton, Florida, USA Hard Wendy Turnbull Jana Novotná
Helena Suková
4–6, 2–6
Runner-up 27. May 27, 1990 European Open, Switzerland Clay Betsy Nagelsen Louise Field
Dianne Van Rensburg
7–5, 6–7, 5–7
Runner-up 28. August 12, 1990 San Diego, California, USA Hard Rosalyn Fairbank Patty Fendick
Zina Garrison
4–6, 6–7
Winner 29. October 21, 1990 Scottsdale, Arizona, USA Hard Helen Kelesi Sandy Collins
Ronni Reis
6–4, 6–2
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