Erika deLone

Erika deLone
Country (sports)  United States
Residence Lincoln, Massachusetts
Born (1972-10-14) October 14, 1972 (age 48)
Boston, Massachusetts
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Turned pro June 9, 1992
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money US$ 766,020
Singles
Career record 345–296 (53.8%)
Career titles 9 ITF
Highest ranking 65 (April 10, 2000)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 2R (1990, 2000)
French Open 2R (2000)
Wimbledon 1R (1991, 1999, 2000)
US Open 2R (1991, 1995)
Doubles
Career record 170–190 (47.2%)
Career titles 1 WTA, 9 ITF
Highest ranking 45 (December 4, 2000)

Erika deLone (born October 14, 1972) is an American retired tennis player who turned professional in 1992. She reached one WTA Tour singles final in her career, finishing runner-up to Åsa Svensson at the Wismilak International in 1999. In April 2000, she reached her career-high singles ranking of world No. 65.

DeLone won one WTA Tour doubles title in her career, winning the 2000 Rosmalen Grass Court Championships in 's-Hertogenbosch, partnering Australian Nicole Pratt. She reached her career-high doubles ranking of world No. 45 in December 2000. In 2003, she retired from professional tennis. Her sister Amy was a professional tennis player as well.

WTA career finals

Legend
Tier I (0–0)
Tier II (0–0)
Tier III (1–)
Tier IV (0–1)

Singles: 1 (1 runner-up)

Outcome Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up November 8, 1999 Kuala Lumpur Classic, Malaysia Hard Sweden Åsa Carlsson 2–6, 4–6

Doubles: 2 (1 title, 1 runner-up)

Outcome Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up April 26, 1993 Jakarta Open, Indonesia Hard United States Amy deLone United States Nicole Arendt
Australia Kristine Kunce
3–6, 4–6
Winner June 19, 2000 Rosmalen Open, Netherlands Grass Australia Nicole Pratt Australia Catherine Barclay-Reitz
Slovakia Karina Habšudová
7–6(4), 4–3 ret.


ITF Circuit finals

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

Singles: 12 (9–3)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 14 December 1992 ITF Kooyong, Australia Grass Australia Elizabeth Smylie 7–5, 7–5
Runner-up 2. 21 May 1995 ITF Bordeaux, France Clay Slovakia Henrieta Nagyová 1–6, 3–6
Winner 3. 17 July 1995 ITF Wilmington, U.S. Hard United States Christine Neumann 3–6, 6–1, 6–3
Runner-up 4. 11 August 1997 ITF Bronx, U.S. Hard Australia Rachel McQuillan 1–6, 4–6
Winner 5. 12 April 1999 ITF Las Vegas, U.S. Hard Israel Hila Rosen 6–3, 6–2
Winner 6. 3 May 1999 ITF Sarasota, U.S. Clay Australia Nicole Pratt 7–6(6), 6–7(7), 7–5
Winner 7. 10 May 1999 ITF Midlothian, U.S. Clay Australia Annabel Ellwood 6–3, 6–4
Winner 8. 12 July 1999 ITF Morristown, U.S. Hard Australia Nicole Pratt 7–5, 7–6(7–1)
Runner-up 9. 19 July 1999 ITF Peachtree City, U.S. Hard Russia Alina Jidkova 7–6(1), 6–7(0), 4–6
Winner 10. 22 August 1999 ITF Bronx, U.S. Hard Belgium Els Callens 6–1, ret.
Winner 11. 29 January 2002 ITF Rockford, U.S. Hard (i) United States Brie Rippner 2–6, 6–4, 7–6(1)
Winner 12. 19 May 2002 ITF Charlottesville, U.S. Hard Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Jelena Janković 6–2, 6–4

Doubles: 17 (9–8)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 24 October 1988 ITF Montevideo, Uruguay Clay United States Alix Creek Netherlands Marielle Rooimans
Netherlands Nicolette Rooimans
2–6, 2–6
Winner 2. 19 June 1989 ITF Brindisi, Italy Clay Argentina Florencia Labat Finland Nanne Dahlman
Australia Rennae Stubbs
6–3, 7–6
Runner-up 3. 21 May 1995 ITF Bordeaux, France Clay Australia Nicole Pratt Netherlands Seda Noorlander
Czech Republic Helena Vildová
3–6, 1–6
Winner 4. 15 July 1996 ITF Wilmington, U.S. Hard Australia Nicole Pratt Canada Maureen Drake
United States Meilen Tu
7–5, 7–6(2)
Runner-up 5. 30 September 1996 ITF Newport Beach, U.S. Hard Australia Nicole Pratt Argentina Mercedes Paz
Canada Rene Simpson
3–6, 1–6
Winner 6. 21 April 1997 ITF Monterrey, Mexico Hard Australia Louise Pleming United States Stephanie Mabry
United States Brie Rippner
7–6(3), 3–6, 7–6(3)
Winner 7. 2 June 1997 ITF Tashkent, Uzbekistan Hard Australia Nicole Pratt Spain Alicia Ortuño
Israel Hila Rosen
6–3, 6–1
Runner-up 8. 15 February 1998 ITF Midland, U.S. Hard (i) Belarus Olga Barabanschikova Australia Catherine Barclay
Australia Kerry-Anne Guse
2–6, 4–6
Winner 9. 20 April 1998 ITF Indian Hill, U.S. Hard United States Katie Schlukebir South Africa Kim Grant
United States Jolene Watanabe
6–4, 4–6, 6–3
Runner-up 10. 5 October 1998 ITF Albuquerque, U.S. Hard Australia Nicole Pratt Australia Rachel McQuillan
Japan Nana Miyagi
6–7(5), 2–6
Runner-up 11. 12 October 1998 ITF Indian Wells, U.S. Hard United States Katie Schlukebir United States Lindsay Lee-Waters
New Zealand Pavlina Nola
0–6, 7–6(4), 1–6
Winner 12. 5 April 1999 ITF Fresno, U.S. Hard Australia Annabel Ellwood South Africa Kim Grant
Sweden Kristina Triska
7–5, 7–5
Winner 13. 18 April 1999 ITF Las Vegas, U.S. Hard Australia Annabel Ellwood Japan Rika Hiraki
Australia Lisa McShea
7–6(4), 6–2
Runner-up 14. 16 May 1999 ITF Midlothian, U.S. Clay Australia Annabel Ellwood South Africa Nannie de Villiers
South Africa Jessica Steck
4–6, 0–6
Runner-up 15. 3 April 2000 ITF West Palm Beach, U.S. Clay Australia Nicole Pratt Japan Rika Hiraki
Japan Yuka Yoshida
6–1, 0–6, 6–7(5)
Winner 16. 30 July 2001 ITF Vancouver, Canada Hard Canada Renata Kolbovic Slovenia Petra Rampre
Canada Vanessa Webb
2–6, 6–4, 6–4
Winner 17. 19 May 2002 ITF Charlottesville, U.S. Clay South Africa Jessica Steck United States Teryn Ashley
United States Kristen Schlukebir
6–2, 2–6, 7–5

Unplayed final

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
NP N/A 21 October 2001 ITF Largo, U.S. Hard Switzerland Emmanuelle Gagliardi New Zealand Leanne Baker
India Manisha Malhotra
NP

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