Anne White

Anne White ( born September 28, 1961 in Charleston, West Virginia, United States) is a former American tennis player.

  • 2.1 Tournament Win 2.1.1 Single title at WTA tournaments
  • 2.1.2 doubles title at WTA tournaments
  • 2.2.1 singles final in WTA tournaments
  • 2.2.2 doubles final at WTA tournaments
  • 2.3.1 Single
  • 2.3.2 double
  • 2.3.3 Mixed
  • 3.1 References


Anne White is the daughter of Pete White, who played for the Clendenin High School basketball. At age nine, she was ranked number 29 national tennis rankings for under twelve years old, and later was in the top ten of the junior rankings to find. At 19 she won all three competitions (single, doubles, mixed ) at the national amateur tennis championships.

Professional career

White won eight tournaments on the WTA Tour in the course of her career, one of them in singles and seven in doubles. They also reached another five finals (1 in single, 4 double ). At Grand Slam tournaments its greatest successes were the achievement of two fourth round in singles and semifinals in doubles. In Mixed - White scored competition at Wimbledon in 1985 with the quarterfinals their best result. Your best rankings were ranked 19 and 18 in the tennis world rankings.

Wimbledon 1985

Larger notoriety reached Anne White by her appearance in the first round of individual petition in Wimbledon 1985. Having warmed up in a track suit, she went on in a tight-fitting catsuit match against Pam Shriver. Due to darkness the match with the score at each won a set of White was interrupted and asked the referee to continue the game the next day in a more appropriate clothing. She lost the next day the decisive third set, but the incident received wide attention. In a later interview Anne White said she had not expected that her clothing choice would be received as controversial.


Tournament Win

Title at WTA tournaments

Doubles title at WTA tournaments

Finals at WTA tournaments

Singles final in WTA tournaments

Doubles final at WTA tournaments

Grand Slam results




Q ( qualification), 1R ( first round ), 2R (2nd round ), 3R (3rd round ), AF ( second round ), VF ( quarter-finals ), HF ( semi-finals ), F ( Final ), S ( win).