Erika deLone

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Erika deLone
Country (sports)Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Residence Lincoln, Massachusetts
Born (1972-10-14) October 14, 1972 (age 48)
Boston, Massachusetts
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Turned proJune 9, 1992
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize moneyUS$ 766,020
Singles
Career record345–296 (53.8%)
Career titles9 ITF
Highest ranking65 (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 record170–190 (47.2%)
Career titles1 WTA, 9 ITF
Highest ranking45 (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.

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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)

OutcomeDateTournamentSurfaceOpponentScore
Runner-upNovember 8, 1999 Kuala Lumpur Classic, MalaysiaHard Flag of Sweden.svg Åsa Carlsson 2–6, 4–6

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

OutcomeDateTournamentSurfacePartnerOpponentsScore
Runner-upApril 26, 1993 Jakarta Open, IndonesiaHard Flag of the United States.svg Amy deLone Flag of the United States.svg Nicole Arendt
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Kristine Kunce
3–6, 4–6
WinnerJune 19, 2000 Rosmalen Open, NetherlandsGrass Flag of Australia (converted).svg Nicole Pratt Flag of Australia (converted).svg Catherine Barclay-Reitz
Flag of Slovakia.svg 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)

OutcomeNo.DateTournamentSurfaceOpponentScore
Winner1.14 December 1992ITF Kooyong, AustraliaGrass Flag of Australia (converted).svg Elizabeth Smylie 7–5, 7–5
Runner-up2.21 May 1995ITF Bordeaux, FranceClay Flag of Slovakia.svg Henrieta Nagyová 1–6, 3–6
Winner3.17 July 1995ITF Wilmington, U.S.Hard Flag of the United States.svg Christine Neumann 3–6, 6–1, 6–3
Runner-up4.11 August 1997ITF Bronx, U.S.Hard Flag of Australia (converted).svg Rachel McQuillan 1–6, 4–6
Winner5.12 April 1999ITF Las Vegas, U.S.Hard Flag of Israel.svg Hila Rosen 6–3, 6–2
Winner6.3 May 1999ITF Sarasota, U.S.Clay Flag of Australia (converted).svg Nicole Pratt 7–6(6), 6–7(7), 7–5
Winner7.10 May 1999ITF Midlothian, U.S.Clay Flag of Australia (converted).svg Annabel Ellwood 6–3, 6–4
Winner8.12 July 1999ITF Morristown, U.S.Hard Flag of Australia (converted).svg Nicole Pratt7–5, 7–6(7–1)
Runner-up9.19 July 1999ITF Peachtree City, U.S.Hard Flag of Russia.svg Alina Jidkova 7–6(1), 6–7(0), 4–6
Winner10.22 August 1999ITF Bronx, U.S.Hard Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Els Callens 6–1, ret.
Winner11.29 January 2002ITF Rockford, U.S.Hard (i) Flag of the United States.svg Brie Rippner 2–6, 6–4, 7–6(1)
Winner12.19 May 2002ITF Charlottesville, U.S.Hard Flag of Serbia and Montenegro (1992-2006).svg Jelena Janković 6–2, 6–4

Doubles: 17 (9–8)

OutcomeNo.DateTournamentSurfacePartnerOpponentsScore
Runner-up1.24 October 1988ITF Montevideo, UruguayClay Flag of the United States.svg Alix Creek Flag of the Netherlands.svg Marielle Rooimans
Flag of the Netherlands.svg Nicolette Rooimans
2–6, 2–6
Winner2.19 June 1989ITF Brindisi, ItalyClay Flag of Argentina.svg Florencia Labat Flag of Finland.svg Nanne Dahlman
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Rennae Stubbs
6–3, 7–6
Runner-up3.21 May 1995ITF Bordeaux, FranceClay Flag of Australia (converted).svg Nicole Pratt Flag of the Netherlands.svg Seda Noorlander
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Helena Vildová
3–6, 1–6
Winner4.15 July 1996ITF Wilmington, U.S.Hard Flag of Australia (converted).svg Nicole Pratt Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Maureen Drake
Flag of the United States.svg Meilen Tu
7–5, 7–6(2)
Runner-up5.30 September 1996ITF Newport Beach, U.S.Hard Flag of Australia (converted).svg Nicole Pratt Flag of Argentina.svg Mercedes Paz
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Rene Simpson
3–6, 1–6
Winner6.21 April 1997ITF Monterrey, MexicoHard Flag of Australia (converted).svg Louise Pleming Flag of the United States.svg Stephanie Mabry
Flag of the United States.svg Brie Rippner
7–6(3), 3–6, 7–6(3)
Winner7.2 June 1997ITF Tashkent, UzbekistanHard Flag of Australia (converted).svg Nicole Pratt Flag of Spain.svg Alicia Ortuño
Flag of Israel.svg Hila Rosen
6–3, 6–1
Runner-up8.15 February 1998ITF Midland, U.S.Hard (i) Flag of Belarus.svg Olga Barabanschikova Flag of Australia (converted).svg Catherine Barclay
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Kerry-Anne Guse
2–6, 4–6
Winner9.20 April 1998ITF Indian Hill, U.S.Hard Flag of the United States.svg Katie Schlukebir Flag of South Africa.svg Kim Grant
Flag of the United States.svg Jolene Watanabe
6–4, 4–6, 6–3
Runner-up10.5 October 1998 ITF Albuquerque, U.S.Hard Flag of Australia (converted).svg Nicole Pratt Flag of Australia (converted).svg Rachel McQuillan
Flag of Japan.svg Nana Miyagi
6–7(5), 2–6
Runner-up11.12 October 1998ITF Indian Wells, U.S.Hard Flag of the United States.svg Katie Schlukebir Flag of the United States.svg Lindsay Lee-Waters
Flag of New Zealand.svg Pavlina Nola
0–6, 7–6(4), 1–6
Winner12.5 April 1999ITF Fresno, U.S.Hard Flag of Australia (converted).svg Annabel Ellwood Flag of South Africa.svg Kim Grant
Flag of Sweden.svg Kristina Triska
7–5, 7–5
Winner13.18 April 1999ITF Las Vegas, U.S.Hard Flag of Australia (converted).svg Annabel Ellwood Flag of Japan.svg Rika Hiraki
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Lisa McShea
7–6(4), 6–2
Runner-up14.16 May 1999ITF Midlothian, U.S.Clay Flag of Australia (converted).svg Annabel Ellwood Flag of South Africa.svg Nannie de Villiers
Flag of South Africa.svg Jessica Steck
4–6, 0–6
Runner-up15.3 April 2000ITF West Palm Beach, U.S.Clay Flag of Australia (converted).svg Nicole Pratt Flag of Japan.svg Rika Hiraki
Flag of Japan.svg Yuka Yoshida
6–1, 0–6, 6–7(5)
Winner16.30 July 2001ITF Vancouver, CanadaHard Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Renata Kolbovic Flag of Slovenia.svg Petra Rampre
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Vanessa Webb
2–6, 6–4, 6–4
Winner17.19 May 2002ITF Charlottesville, U.S.Clay Flag of South Africa.svg Jessica Steck Flag of the United States.svg Teryn Ashley
Flag of the United States.svg Kristen Schlukebir
6–2, 2–6, 7–5

Unplayed final

OutcomeNo.DateTournamentSurfacePartnerOpponentsScore
NPN/A21 October 2001ITF Largo, U.S.Hard Flag of Switzerland.svg Emmanuelle Gagliardi Flag of New Zealand.svg Leanne Baker
Flag of India.svg Manisha Malhotra
NP

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