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Helen Elizabeth "Betsy" Nagelsen McCormack (born October 23, 1956) is an American former professional tennis player.

Contents

1 Career 2 Grand Slam finals

2.1 Singles: 1 (1 runner-up) 2.2 Doubles: 4 (2 titles, 2 runners-up) 2.3 Mixed Doubles: 1 (1 runner-up)

3 See also 4 References 5 External links

Career[edit] Nagelsen was the world's top junior in 1973. She won the 1973 US Champion Girls' 16 and under singles. She also won the USTA Girls' Sportsmanship Award in 1974.[2] She won the doubles championship at the 1978 and 1980 Australian Opens (with Renáta Tomanová and Martina Navratilova, respectively). She reached the singles final of the 1978 Australian Open, losing to Christine O'Neil. Over her 21-year career on the WTA Tour, Nagelsen won 26 doubles titles and 4 singles titles. Nagelsen reached her highest career ranking in singles by the end of 1981, when she became the World No. 23.[1] She also reached a career high ranking in doubles of No. 11 on March 4, 1988. She had career wins over Martina Navratilova, Arantxa Sánchez Vicario, Sue Barker, Pam Shriver, Claudia Kohde-Kilsch, Rosie Casals, Betty Stöve, and Sylvia Hanika. She was a four-time member of the US Wightman Cup
Wightman Cup
Team in 1974, 1985, 1988 and 1989. After her retirement in 1996, Nagelsen became a commentator for ABC and ESPN
ESPN
in the United States
United States
and Australia's Nine Network. She married Mark McCormack, founder of the sports management group IMG. The couple donated money for the McCormack-Nagelsen Tennis Center at the College of William and Mary
College of William and Mary
in Williamsburg, Virginia. The Intercollegiate Tennis Association's Women's Tennis Hall of Fame is located on the site. Grand Slam finals[edit] Singles: 1 (1 runner-up)[edit]

Result Year Championship Surface Opponent Score

Loss 1978 Australian Open Grass Chris O'Neil 3–6, 6–7(3–7)

Doubles: 4 (2 titles, 2 runners-up)[edit]

Result Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score

Loss 1977(J) Australian Open Grass Kerry Reid Dianne Fromholtz Helen Gourlay 7–5, 1–6, 5–7

Win 1978 Australian Open Grass Renáta Tomanová Naoko Sato Pam Whytcross 7–5, 6–2

Win 1980 Australian Open Grass Martina Navratilova Ann Kiyomura Candy Reynolds 6–4, 6–4

Loss 1987 Wimbledon Grass Elizabeth Smylie Claudia Kohde-Kilsch Helena Suková 5–7, 5–7

Mixed Doubles: 1 (1 runner-up)[edit]

Result Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score

Loss 1987 US Open Hard Paul Annacone Martina Navratilova Emilio Sánchez 4–6, 7–6(8–6), 6–7(12–14)

See also[edit]

Performance timelines for all female tennis players who reached at least one Grand Slam final

References[edit]

^ a b WTA Ranking 1981 ^ "ITA Betsy Nagelsen McCormack". Retrieved 2011-12-08. 

External links[edit]

Betsy Nagelsen at the Women's Tennis Association Betsy Nagelsen at the International Tennis Federation ITA Profile on William & Mary McCormack-Nagelsen Tennis Center on tribeathletics.com

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Australian Open
Australian Open
women's doubles champions

(1969) Margaret Court
Margaret Court
/ Judy Tegart Dalton (1970) Margaret Court
Margaret Court
/ Judy Tegart Dalton (1971) Evonne Goolagong
Evonne Goolagong
/ Margaret Court (1972) Kerry Harris / Helen Gourlay Cawley (1973) Margaret Court
Margaret Court
/ Virginia Wade (1974) Evonne Goolagong
Evonne Goolagong
Cawley / Peggy Michel (1975) Evonne Goolagong
Evonne Goolagong
Cawley / Peggy Michel (1976) Evonne Goolagong
Evonne Goolagong
Cawley / Helen Gourlay Cawley (1977 (Jan)) Dianne Fromholtz
Dianne Fromholtz
Balestrat / Helen Gourlay Cawley (1977 (Dec)) Evonne Goolagong
Evonne Goolagong
Cawley / Helen Gourlay Cawley & Mona Schallau Guerrant / Kerry Melville Reid (1978) Betsy Nagelsen / Renáta Tomanová (1979) Judy Connor Chaloner / Diane Evers
Diane Evers
Brown (1980) Martina Navratilova
Martina Navratilova
/ Betsy Nagelsen (1981) Kathy Jordan / Anne Smith (1982) Martina Navratilova
Martina Navratilova
/ Pam Shriver (1983) Martina Navratilova
Martina Navratilova
/ Pam Shriver (1984) Martina Navratilova
Martina Navratilova
/ Pam Shriver (1985) Martina Navratilova
Martina Navratilova
/ Pam Shriver (1987) Martina Navratilova
Martina Navratilova
/ Pam Shriver (1988) Martina Navratilova
Martina Navratilova
/ Pam Shriver (1989) Martina Navratilova
Martina Navratilova
/ Pam Shriver (1990) Jana Novotná
Jana Novotná
/ Helena Suková (1991) Patty Fendick / Mary Joe Fernández (1992) Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
/ Helena Suková (1993) Gigi Fernández
Gigi Fernández
/ Natalia Zvereva (1994) Gigi Fernández
Gigi Fernández
/ Natalia Zvereva (1995) Jana Novotná
Jana Novotná
/ Arantxa Sánchez Vicario (1996) Chanda Rubin
Chanda Rubin
/ Arantxa Sánchez Vicario (1997) Martina Hingis
Martina Hingis
/ Natalia Zvereva (1998) Martina Hingis
Martina Hingis
/ Mirjana Lučić (1999) Martina Hingis
Martina Hingis
/ Anna Kournikova (2000) Lisa Raymond
Lisa Raymond
/ Rennae Stubbs (2001) Serena Williams
Serena Williams
/ Venus Williams (2002) Martina Hingis
Martina Hingis
/ Anna Kournikova (2003) Serena Williams
Serena Williams
/ Venus Williams (2004) Virginia Ruano Pascual
Virginia Ruano Pascual
/ Paola Suárez (2005) Svetlana Kuznetsova
Svetlana Kuznetsova
/ Alicia Molik (2006) Yan Zi / Zheng Jie (2007) Cara Black
Cara Black
/ Liezel Huber (2008) Alona Bondarenko
Alona Bondarenko
/ Kateryna Bondarenko (2009) Serena Williams
Serena Williams
/ Venus Williams (2010) Serena Williams
Serena Williams
/ Venus Williams (2011) Gisela Dulko
Gisela Dulko
/ Flavia Pennetta (2012) Svetlana Kuznetsova
Svetlana Kuznetsova
/ Vera Zvonareva (2013) Sara Errani
Sara Errani
/ Roberta Vinci (2014) Sara Errani
Sara Errani
/ Roberta Vinci (2015) Bethanie Mattek-Sands
Bethanie Mattek-Sands
/ Lucie Šafářová (2016) Martina Hingis
Martina Hingis
/ Sania Mirza (2017) Bethanie Mattek-Sands
Bethanie Mattek-Sands
/ Lucie Šafářová (2018) Tímea Babos
Tímea Babos
/ Kristin

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