Kristin Godridge

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Kristin Godridge
Country (sports) Australia
Born (1973-02-07) 7 February 1973 (age 46)
Traralgon, Australia
Turned pro1987
Retired1997
Prize moneyUS$ 329,250
Singles
Career record147–140
Career titles0 WTA, 2 ITF
Highest ranking79 (23 September 1991)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (1995)
French Open2R (1991)
Wimbledon4R (1992)
US Open2R (1991)
Doubles
Career record106–108
Career titles1 WTA, 5 ITF
Highest ranking68 (3 December 1990)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open3R (1991)
French Open2R (1991, 1992, 1993)
Wimbledon2R (1990)
US Open2R (1991)
Mixed doubles
Career record0–4
Career titles0
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian Open1R (1992)
French Open1R (1995)
Wimbledon1R (1991, 1996)
Last updated on: 17 July 2016.

Kristin Godridge (born 7 February 1973) is a retired professional female tennis player from Australia who competed on the WTA Tour from 1987 to 1996.[1]

Career[edit]

Godridge achieved a career-high singles ranking of #79 in September 1991. Her career-high doubles rankings was #68 in December 1990.[1] Godridge's career winnings totalled US $329,250.[1]

With partner Kirrily Sharpe, Godridge was Girls Doubles champion at the U.S. Open in 1990.[2] The next year, she teamed with Kirrily Sharpe to reclaim the title.[3] A highlight in her singles career came in 1992, when she reached the fourth round of Wimbledon. She had wins over Miriam Oremans, Claudia Kohde-Kilsch, and ninth-seed Manuela Maleeva-Fragniere before losing to third-seed Gabriela Sabatini.[4]

As a tennis coach, Godridge is the Director and Founder of Australasia Tennis Aces, a tennis school in Hong Kong.[5]

WTA Tour finals[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam
WTA Championships
Tier I
Tier II
Tier III
Tier IV & V

Doubles finals[edit]

Result Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 17 September 1990 Clarins Open
Paris, France
Clay (O) Australia Kirrily Sharpe France Alexia Dechaume-Balleret
France Nathalie Herreman
4–6, 6–3, 6–1
Runner-up 13 November 1995 Pattaya Women's Open
Pattaya, Thailand
Hard (O) Japan Nana Smith Rogers Canada Jill Hetherington
Australia Kristine Kunce
6–2, 4–6, 3–6

ITF Finals[edit]

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments

Singles (2-4)[edit]

Result No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 6 November 1989 Nuriootpa, South Australia, Australia Hard United States Allison Cooper 3–6, 6–2, 4–6
Runner-up 2. 19 November 1990 Perth, Australia Grass Australia Rennae Stubbs 1–6, 1–6
Runner-up 3. 11 November 1991 Mount Gambier, Australia Hard Australia Jenny Byrne 6–0, 4–6, 4–6
Winner 4. 12 October 1992 Burgdorf, Switzerland Carpet (i) Czechoslovakia Květa Peschke 7–6(2), 6–4
Runner-up 5. 16 August 1993 Arzachena, Italy Clay Italy Linda Ferrando 4–6, 4–6
Winner 6. 29 November 1993 Singapore, Singapore Hard Indonesia Romana Tedjakusuma 4–6, 6–4, 6–4

Doubles (5–6)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 21 March 1988 Melbourne, Australia Hard Australia Kate McDonald Australia Rachel McQuillan
Australia Rennae Stubbs
4–6, 5–7
Runner-up 2. 4 November 1988 Melbourne, Australia Hard Bulgaria Elena Pampoulova Australia Natalia Leipus
Australia Bernadette Randall-Marshall
4–6, 7–6(7–5), 2–6
Winner 3. 13 February 1989 Adelaide, Australia Hard Australia Janine Thompson Australia Kate McDonald
Australia Rennae Stubbs
5–7, 6–2, 6–2
Runner-up 4. 19 November 1990 Perth, Australia Grass Australia Kirrily Sharpe Australia Jo-Anne Faull
Australia Rennae Stubbs
2–6, 4–6
Winner 5. 11 November 1991 Mount Gambier, Australia Hard Australia Nicole Pratt Netherlands Ingelise Driehuis
Australia Louise Pleming
6–7, 6–3, 6–4
Winner 6. 12 October 1992 Burgdorf, Switzerland Carpet (i) Australia Nicole Pratt Poland Isabela Listowska
Germany Petra Winzenhöller
6–3, 6–0
Runner-up 7. 26 October 1992 Jakarta, Indonesia Clay Australia Nicole Pratt Australia Michelle Jaggard-Lai
Australia Kristine Kunce
6–3, 3–6, 2–6
Winner 8. 28 November 1994 Port Pirie, Australia Hard Australia Kirrily Sharpe United States Shannan McCarthy
Australia Rachel McQuillan
7–6(6), 6–2
Winner 9. 5 December 1994 Nuriootpa, South Australia, Australia Hard Australia Kirrily Sharpe Australia Catherine Barclay
Australia Kerry-Anne Guse
6–2, 6–7(5), 6–4
Runner-up 10. 24 April 1995 Budapest, Hungary Clay France Alexandra Fusai Czech Republic Eva Melicharová
Czech Republic Helena Vildová
3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 11. 8 May 1995 Szczecin, Poland Clay Australia Kirrily Sharpe Australia Catherine Barclay
United Kingdom Shirli-Ann Siddall
7–5, 5–7, 6–7

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "WTA Players: Kristin Godridge". wtatennis.com. Women's Tennis Association. Retrieved 18 June 2016.
  2. ^ "ITF Tennis - JUNIORS - U.S. Open Junior Championships - 03 September - 09 September 1990". itftennis.com. International Tennis Federation. Retrieved 18 June 2016.
  3. ^ "US Open Junior Roll of Honour" (PDF). itftennis.com. International Tennis Federation. p. 3. Retrieved 18 June 2016.
  4. ^ "ITF Tennis - Pro Circuit - Wimbledon - 22 June - 05 July 1992". itftennis.com. International Tennis Federation. Retrieved 18 June 2016.
  5. ^ Kristin Godridge ATA Director and Founder

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