Amy Jönsson Raaholt

Amy Jönsson Raaholt
Full name Amy Elisabeth Jönsson Raaholt
Country (sports)  Norway
Born (1967-06-08) 8 June 1967 (age 54)
Gothenburg, Sweden
Prize money $36,961
Singles
Highest ranking No. 174 (4 July 1988)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 1R (1988)
Doubles
Highest ranking No. 217 (1 February 1988)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 2R (1988)

Amy Elisabeth Jönsson Raaholt (born 8 June 1967) is a former professional tennis player from Norway. She was born Amy Jönsson.

Biography

Jönsson, who was born in the Swedish city of Gothenburg, debuted for the Norway Fed Cup team in 1985.

Her best performance on the WTA Tour came at Bastad in 1987 when she made the quarter-finals, a run which included a win over eighth seed Carina Karlsson.

At the 1988 Australian Open she featured in the women's singles and doubles draws. She was beaten in the first round of the singles by top seed Steffi Graf, who went on to win the title.[1] In the doubles she and partner Helena Dahlström reached the second round.

Her last Fed Cup appearance came in 1995 and she finished with a 30/19 overall win-loss record, from a total of 28 ties. She holds the record for the most Fed Cup matches won for Norway, both in singles and doubles

She has a daughter, Andrea Raaholt, who plays tennis professionally.[2]

ITF finals

Singles: 6 (3–3)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 16 March 1987 Canberra, Australia Hard New Zealand Belinda Cordwell 3–6, 2–6
Runner-up 2. 13 February 1989 Hørsholm, Denmark Carpet Denmark Tine Scheuer-Larsen 0–6, 3–6
Winner 3. 16 October 1989 Supetar, Yugoslavia Clay Czechoslovakia Jitka Dubcová 6–0, 4–6, 6–1
Winner 4. 22 January 1990 Helsinki, Finland Carpet France Sylvie Sabas 4–6, 6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 5. 5 February 1990 Stavanger, Norway Carpet West Germany Barbara Rittner 3–6, 7–6, 6–4
Winner 6. 18 March 1991 Alicante, Spain Clay Spain Rosa Bielsa 6–4, 7–5

Doubles: 4 (2–2)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Winner 1. 21 September 1987 Llorca, Spain Clay Hong Kong Paulette Moreno Sweden Maria Ekstrand
Sweden Monica Lundqvist
7–6, 6–7, 7–5
Winner 2. 21 January 1991 Bergen, Norway Carpet (i) Poland Magdalena Feistel Denmark Merete Balling-Stockmann
Switzerland Natalie Tschan
6–2, 6–2
Runner-up 3. 11 March 1991 Murcia, Spain Clay Netherlands Eva Haslinghuis Czechoslovakia Petra Kučová
Czechoslovakia Markéta Štusková
2–6, 5–7
Runner-up 4. 20 January 1992 Bergen, Norway Carpet (i) Sweden Cecilia Dahlman Sweden Catarina Bernstein
Sweden Annika Narbe
1–6, 4–6

References

  1. ^ "Edberg Rallies for Victory in 100-Degree Heat". Los Angeles Times. 13 January 1988. Retrieved 10 January 2018.
  2. ^ "Andrea inn på verdensrankingen". Drammens Tidende (in Norwegian). 19 May 2015. Retrieved 10 January 2018.

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