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Lea Antonoplis
Country United States
Residence
Date of birth January 20, 1959 (1959-01-20) (age 50)
Place of birth West Covina, California
Retired 1991
Singles
Career titles 0
Highest ranking 66 (4 February 1985)
Grand Slam results
Australian Open 3r 1988
French Open 1r 1983, 1984
Wimbledon 4r 1977
US Open 3r 1976
Doubles
Career titles 4
Highest ranking 55 (14 September 1987)
Australian Open 2r 1982, 1984
French Open 3r 1983, 1987
Wimbledon 3r 1978, 1979, 1983
US Open 3r 1977
Last updated on: N/A.

Lea Antonoplis (born 20 January 1959 in West Covina, California) is a former professional tennis player who won the Wimbledon Girls' Singles in 1977 and four WTA doubles titles.

Early life

Antonoplis attended Glendora High School from 1973 to 1977.

Tennis career

In 1974, Antonoplis played her first Grand Slam match in the US Open, which Sue Mappin won 6-4 3-6 6-2. In the 1976 Wimbledon Championships, she lost to Natasha Chmyreva 2-6 6-2 6-2 in the quarter final of the Girls' Singles. In the 1977 Wimbledon Championships, Antonoplis won the Girls' Singles, beating compatriot Mareen Louie-Harper 7-5 6-1 in the final.

In 1979, she won her first WTA doubles title in the Player’s Canadian Open partnering Diane Evers, winning the final against Chris O'Neil and Mimi Wikstedt 2-6 6-1 6-3. In 1983, she won two doubles titles partnering Barbara Jordan. In Indianapolis, they beat Rosalyn Fairbank and Candy Reynolds 5-7 6-4 7-5 in the final, and in Hershey they beat Sherry Acker and Ann Henricksson 6-3 6-4. In 1986, she won her fourth and last WTA doubles title partnering Barbara Gerken and beating Gigi Fernández and Susan Leo 6-1 6-2 in the final.

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