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Yvonne Vermaak
South African tennis player

Yvonne Vermaak

Yvonne Vermaak
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Quick Facts

Intro South African tennis player
Is Athlete Tennis player
From United States of America South Africa
Field Sports
Gender female
Birth 18 December 1956, Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Age 66 years
Star sign Sagittarius
Stats
Height: 155 cm
The details (from wikipedia)

Biography

Yvonne Vermaak (born 18 December 1956) is a former tour tennis player who represented her native South Africa.

Vermaak's best result was reaching the semi-finals of the 1983 Wimbledon Championships, defeating Virginia Wade in the quarter-finals.

In 1977 she won the All England Plate, a competition for players who were defeated in the first and second rounds of the Wimbledon singles competition. In the final she defeated Sue Mappin in straight sets.

Late in her playing career, Vermaak became an American citizen.

Vermaak played USTA Master's tennis. Representing Illinois, she was the 1992 Singles Champion of the USTA National Women's Indoor Championships in Homewood for 35's. In 1993, Yvonne Vermaak was the 25's Singles Champion, and again she was the 25's Singles Champion in 1994. In 1995, Vermaak moved on to Doubles, winning the 25's and 35's doubles with her partner Ann Kiyomura-Hayashi of California. The 1995 Championships was Vermaak's last USTA Championships win.

Career finals

Singles 6 (4–2)

Result No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Win 1. 4 June 1977 Beckenham, England Grass Michelle Tyler 6–4, 5–7, 6–1
Loss 2. 17 September 1978 San Antonio, Texas, USA Hard Stacy Margolin 5–7, 1–6
Loss 3. 11 January 1982 Fort Myers, Florida, USA Hard Lee Duk-hee 0–6, 3–6
Win 4. 6 March 1983 Palm Springs, California, USA Hard Carling Bassett 6–3, 7–5
Win 5. 19 September 1983 Salt Lake City, Utah, USA Hard Felicia Raschiatore 6–2, 0–6, 7–5
Win 6. 16 September 1984 Salt Lake City, Utah, USA Hard Terry Holladay 6–1, 6–2

Doubles 7 (4–3)

Titles by surface
Hard 2
Clay 2
Grass 0
Carpet 0
Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 1. 16 June 1978 Chichester, England Grass Michelle Tyler Janet Wright
Pam Shriver
6–3, 3–6, 4–6
Loss 2. 19 July 1981 Kitzbühel, Austria Clay Elizabeth Little Claudia Kohde-Kilsch
Eva Pfaff
4–6, 3–6
Win 3. 9 May 1982 Perugia, Italy Clay Kathy Horvath Billie Jean King
Ilana Kloss
2–6, 6–4, 7–6
Loss 4. 6 November 1982 Hong Kong Clay Jennifer Mundel Laura duPont
Alycia Moulton
2–6, 6–4, 5–7
Win 5. 19 September 1983 Salt Lake City, Utah, USA Hard Cláudia Monteiro Amanda Brown
Brenda Remilton
6–1, 3–6, 6–4
Win 6. 5 February 1984 Indianapolis, Indiana, USA Hard Cláudia Monteiro Beverly Mould
Elizabeth Sayers
6–7, 6–4, 7–5
Win 7. 6 April 1984 Miami, Florida, USA Clay Patricia Medrado Kate Latham
Janet Wright
6–3, 6–3
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https://www.wtatennis.com/players/220030/yvonne-vermaak
https://www.itftennis.com/procircuit/players/player/profile.aspx?playerid=20000924
http://dps.usta.com/usta_master/midwest/doc/content/doc_39_464.pdf
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