Danielle Jones (tennis)

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Danielle Jones
Full name Danielle Jones
Country (sports)  Australia
Born (1969-03-04) 4 March 1969 (age 49)
Prize money $142,404
Singles
Highest ranking No. 218 (3 October 1994)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 1R (1991)
Doubles
Highest ranking No. 91 (27 October 1997)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 1R (1990, 1991, 1993, 1994, 1997, 1998, 1999)
French Open 2R (1994)
Wimbledon 2R (1992, 1996)
US Open 1R (1997)

Danielle Jones (born 4 March 1969) is a former professional tennis player from Australia.

Biography[edit]

Jones comes from Melbourne and as a junior was runner-up in the girls' doubles at the 1987 Australian Open.[1]

She competed on the professional tour in the 1990s. At the 1991 Australian Open she appeared in the singles main draw as a wildcard, where she lost in the first round to Larisa Savchenko-Neiland. Her best singles performance on the WTA Tour was a quarter-final appearance at the Taipei Women's Championship in 1993, beating Cammy MacGregor and Rachel McQuillan en route. She had a win over then world number 23 Amy Frazier at Eastbourne in 1994.[2]

In doubles she reached as high as 91 in the world in 1997 and was a semi-finalist at the 1998 ASB Classic in Auckland, partnering Esme de Villiers. She featured in the main draw of the doubles at all four grand slam tournaments, which included seven Australian Open appearances.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Australian Jr Titles". The Canberra Times. 25 January 1987. p. 30. Retrieved 31 January 2018 – via National Library of Australia. 
  2. ^ "Australians win through". The Canberra Times. 15 June 1994. p. 34. Retrieved 31 January 2018 – via National Library of Australia. 

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