Wendy Turnbull

Wendy Turnbull, MBE (* November 26, 1952 in Brisbane ) is a former Australian tennis player. Your professional career lasted from 1975 until 1989.

  • 3.1 Individual ( 3)
  • 3.2 Double (11 )
  • 3.3 Mixed ( 1)


Turnbull won with her doubles partner and compatriot Elizabeth Smylie in tennis women's doubles bronze medal at the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul. In her career, she was on the WTA Tour 13 single, 55 double and 5 win mixed title. The Australian also won four doubles and five mixed titles at Grand Slam tournaments. They also reached three singles, eleven double and a Mixed -finals of Grand Slams during her career. Nine of the eleven finals in doubles tennis she lost to teams in which Martina Navratilova played along.

She played 1977-1988 for the Australian Fed Cup team. In 62 games, they won 46 and lost 16 times ( 46-16 ). Your company balance sheet is at 17-8 and their double record in 29-8. From 1985 to 1993 she was either captain or coach of the Australian team.

Wendy Turnbull was a member of the ITF Fed Cup Committee. In December 1993, she was honored in Brisbane by a park was named after her name. In 1984, Turnbull was honored with the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire.

Grand Slam successes (9 )

Doubles titles ( 4)

Mixed Tracks (5 )

Grand Slam finals (15 )

Single ( 3)

Double (11 )

Mixed ( 1)