Patty Fendick

Patty Fendick

Patty Fendick
Country (sports)  United States
Born (1965-03-31) March 31, 1965
Sacramento, California,
United States
Height 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)
Turned pro 1982
Retired 1995
Plays Right-handed
College Stanford University
Prize money $1,559,023
Singles
Career record 249–183
Career titles 3
Highest ranking No. 19 (March 27, 1989)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open QF (1990)
French Open 2R (1991, 1995)
Wimbledon 4R (1989, 1990, 1992)
US Open 4R (1988)
Doubles
Career record 347–153
Career titles 25
Highest ranking No. 4 (July 3, 1989)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open W (1991)
French Open SF (1995)
Wimbledon SF (1986, 1990)
US Open F (1988)

Patty Fendick (born March 31, 1965) is a former professional women's tennis player and is the current head women's tennis coach at the University of Texas.

She was born on March 31, 1965 in Sacramento, California and played collegiately at Stanford University, where the team won the NCAA team title three times. In 1987, she was named ITA player of the year, after enjoying a 57 match winning streak on the Stanford tennis team. She won two NCAA Singles Titles in 1986 and 1987. For her playing accomplishments, as both a collegiate and professional player, she was inducted into Stanford Hall of Fame and was also recognized as the Most Outstanding Student-Athlete of the first 25 years of NCAA women's tennis. She remains active in the world of tennis as a coach and by serving on numerous committees with ITA and USTA.

Fendick was previously a tennis coach with the Washington Huskies.

Grand Slam finals

Women's doubles: 5 (1 title, 4 runner-ups)

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents in final Score in final
Runner-up 1988 US Open Hard Jill Hetherington Gigi Fernández
Robin White
6–4, 6–1
Runner-up 1989 Australian Open Hard Jill Hetherington Martina Navratilova
Pam Shriver
3–6, 6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 1990 Australian Open Hard Mary Joe Fernandez Jana Novotná
Helena Suková
7–6(7–5), 7–6(8–6)
Winner 1991 Australian Open Hard Mary Joe Fernandez Gigi Fernández
Jana Novotná
7–6(7–4), 6–1
Runner-up 1994 Australian Open Hard Meredith McGrath Gigi Fernández
Natalia Zvereva
6–3, 4–6, 6–4

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