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Robin White (born 10 December 1963) is a former professional tennis player from the United States.[1] She played on the WTA tour from 1983 to 1995. She won two singles titles, in Hershey, Pennsylvania in 1985 and in Auckland in 1992 but the highlight of her career was her victory with Gigi Fernández in the US Open doubles in 1988 at Flushing Meadows. She won 11 other doubles titles, including the US Open mixed doubles in 1989 alongside Shelby Cannon. She was a finalist in the Australian Open Mixed doubles in 1991 and, remarkably, reached the final of the Women's Doubles in 1994 with Katerina Maleeva. Her singles record included wins over Pam Shriver, Hana Mandlikova and Gabriela Sabatini. Her highest rankings were 15 for singles and 8 for doubles. She is currently a full time national coach for Women's Tennis for the USTA.[2]

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Grand Slam finals

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Women's doubles: 2 (1 title, 1 runner-up)

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents in final Score in final
Winner 1988 US Open Hard United States Gigi Fernández United States Patty Fendick
Canada Jill Hetherington
6–4, 6–1
Runner-up 1994 US Open Hard Bulgaria Katerina Maleeva Czech Republic Jana Novotná
Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
6–3, 6–3

Mixed doubles: 2 (1 title, 1 runner-up)

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents in final Score in final
Winner 1989 US Open Hard United States Shelby Cannon
Runner-up 1991 Australian Open Hard United States Scott Davis United Kingdom Jo Durie
United Kingdom Jeremy Bates
2–6, 6–4, 6–4

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