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Greer "Cat" Stevens (born 15 February 1957) is a retired professional tennis player from South Africa.

Contents

1 Career 2 Grand Slam finals

2.1 Mixed doubles: 3 (3 titles)

3 WTA Tour finals

3.1 Singles: 8 (5–3) 3.2 Doubles: 17 (5–12)

4 Grand Slam singles tournament timeline 5 References 6 External links

Career[edit] Stevens in 1980 reached a career high singles ranking of World No. 7 and the Wimbledon quarterfinals in both singles and doubles]. With Bob Hewitt, she won the mixed doubles event at Wimbledon in 1977 and 1979 and at the US Open in 1979.[2] She also played for the Boston Lobsters of World TeamTennis. Greer retired in December 1980, after competing in the New South Wales Open, having had her career best year.[3] Grand Slam finals[edit] Mixed doubles: 3 (3 titles)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score

Winner 1977 Wimbledon Grass Bob Hewitt Betty Stöve Frew McMillan 3–6, 7–5, 6–4

Winner 1979 Wimbledon Grass Bob Hewitt Betty Stöve Frew McMillan 7–5, 7–6

Winner 1979 US Open Hard Bob Hewitt Betty Stöve Frew McMillan 6–3, 7–5

WTA Tour finals[edit] Singles: 8 (5–3)[edit]

Winner — Legend

Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)

WTA Tour Championships (0–0)

Virginia Slims, Avon, Other (5–3)

Titles by Surface

Hard (1–2)

Grass (3–0)

Clay (0–0)

Carpet (1–1)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score

Runner-up 1. 6 January 1975 Durban Hard Linky Boshoff 0–6, 6–0, 6–4

Winner 1. 26 May 1975 Surbiton Grass Patti Hogan 6–1, 6–4

Winner 2. 2 June 1975 Chichester Grass Terry Holladay 6–7, 6–4, 6–3

Winner 3. 9 June 1975 Beckenham Grass Patti Hogan 4–6, 6–3, 6–4

Winner 4. 25 January 1976 McAllen Hard JoAnne Russell 6–1, 6–2

Winner 5. 22 January 1979 Hollywood Carpet (i) Dianne Fromholtz 6–4, 2–6, 6–4

Runner-up 2. 14 January 1980 Kansas City Carpet (i) Martina Navratilova 6–0, 6–2

Runner-up 3. 14 July 1980 Montreal Hard Martina Navratilova 6–2, 6–1

Doubles: 17 (5–12)[edit]

Winner — Legend

Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)

WTA Tour Championships (0–0)

Virginia Slims, Avon, Other (5–12)

Titles by Surface

Hard (0–3)

Grass (2–2)

Clay (2–2)

Carpet (1–5)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score

Runner-up 1. 3 June 1974 Manchester Grass Patti Hogan Lesley Charles Sue Mappin 6–1, 6–3

Winner 1. 10 June 1974 Beckenham Grass Rowena Whitehouse Sally Greer Betsy Nagelsen 6–2, 6–4

Runner-up 2. 9 December 1974 Bloemfontein Hard Alison McMillan Linky Boshoff Sharon Walsh 6–1, 6–3

Runner-up 3. 12 May 1975 Bournemouth Clay Linky Boshoff Lesley Charles Sue Mappin 6–3, 6–3

Winner 2. 19 May 1975 Guildford Clay Patti Hogan Lesley Charles Sue Mappin 6–0, 6–3

Winner 3. 26 May 1975 Surbiton Grass Patti Hogan Lindsay Blachford Judy Tegart Dalton 7–9, 6–1, 9–7

Runner-up 4. 2 June 1975 Chichester Grass Patti Hogan Karen Krantzcke Judy Tegart Dalton 4–6, 6–1, 6–4

Winner 4. 18 August 1975 South Orange Clay Kristien Shaw Kathleen Harter Kathy May w/o

Runner-up 5. 25 January 1976 McAllen Hard Jenny Dimond María-Isabel Fernández Mima Jaušovec 6–1, 6–2

Runner-up 6. 15 March 1976 Dallas Carpet (i) Marita Redondo Mona Guerrant Ann Kiyomura 6–3, 4–6, 6–4

Winner 5. 28 February 1977 San Francisco Carpet (i) Kerry Melville Reid Sue Barker Ann Kiyomura 6–3, 6–1

Runner-up 7. 7 March 1977 Dallas Carpet (i) Kerry Melville Reid Martina Navratilova Betty Stöve 6–2, 6–4

Runner-up 8. 20 April 1978 Hilton Head Island Clay JoAnne Russell Billie Jean King Martina Navratilova 6–3, 7–5

Runner-up 9. 29 January 1979 Chicago Carpet (i) Ilana Kloss Rosemary Casals Betty Ann Grubb Stuart 3–6, 7–5, 7–5

Runner-up 10. 28 January 1980 Seattle Carpet (i) Virginia Wade Rosemary Casals Wendy Turnbull 6–4, 2–6, 7–5

Runner-up 11. 11 February 1980 Oakland Carpet (i) Virginia Wade Sue Barker Ann Kiyomura 6–0, 6–4

Runner-up 12. 14 July 1980 Montreal Hard Ann Kiyomura Pam Shriver Anne Smith 6–0, 6–4

Grand Slam singles tournament timeline[edit]

Tournament 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 Career SR

Australian Open A A A A A A A QF 0 / 1

French Open A A A A A A A 0 / 0

Wimbledon 3R 3R 4R 4R A 4R QF 0 / 6

US Open A 3R 2R 2R A 4R 1R 0 / 5

SR 0 / 1 0 / 2 0 / 2 0 / 2 0 / 0 0 / 2 0 / 3 0 / 12

Year End Ranking

48 17 13 17 12 10

A = did not participate in the tournament. SR = the ratio of the number of Grand Slam singles tournaments won to the number of those tournaments played. Note: The Australian Open was held twice in 1977, in January and December. References[edit]

^ a b Bostic, Stephanie, ed. (1979). USTA Player Records 1978. United States Tennis Association (USTA). p. 250.  ^ "Wimbledon players archive – Greer Stevens". www.wimbledon.com. AELTC.  ^ John Dolan (2011). Women's Tennis 1968–84: the Ultimate Guide. Remous. p. 376. 

External links[edit]

Greer Stevens at the Women's Tennis Association Greer Stevens at the International Tennis Federation Greer Stevens at the Fed Cup

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Wimbledon (Open Era) mixed doubles champions

(1968) Ken Fletcher / Margaret Court (1969) Fred Stolle / Ann Haydon-Jones (1970) Ilie Năstase / Rosemary Casals (1971) Owen Davidson / Billie Jean King (1972) Ilie Năstase / Rosemary Casals (1973) Owen Davidson / Billie Jean King (1974) Owen Davidson / Billie Jean King (1975) Marty Riessen / Margaret Court (1976) Tony Roche / Françoise Dürr (1977) Bob Hewitt / Greer Stevens (1978) Frew McMillan / Betty Stöve (1979) Bob Hewitt / Greer Stevens (1980) John Austin / Tracy Austin (1981) Frew McMillan / Betty Stöve (1982) Kevin Curren / Anne Smith (1983) John Lloyd / Wendy Turnbull (1984) John Lloyd / Wendy Turnbull (1985) Paul McNamee / Martina Navratilova (1986) Ken Flach / Kathy Jordan (1987) Jeremy Bates / Jo Durie (1988) Sherwood Stewart / Zina Garrison (1989) Jim Pugh / Jana Novotná (1990) Rick Leach / Zina Garrison (1991) John Fitzgerald / Elizabeth Sayers Smylie (1992) Cyril Suk / Larisa Savchenko Neiland (1993) Mark Woodforde / Martina Navratilova (1994) Todd Woodbridge / Helena Suková (1995) Jonathan Stark / Martina Navratilova (1996) Cyril Suk / Helena Suková (1997) Cyril Suk / Helena Suková (1998) Max Mirnyi / Serena Williams (1999) Leander Paes / Lisa Raymond (2000) Donald Johnson / Kimberly Po (2001) Leoš Friedl / Daniela Hantuchová (2002) Mahesh Bhupathi / Elena Likhovtseva (2003) Leander Paes / Martina Navratilova (2004) Wayne Black / Cara Black (2005) Mahesh Bhupathi / Mary Pierce (2006) Andy Ram / Vera Zvonareva (2007) Jamie Murray / Jelena Janković (2008) Bob Bryan / Samantha Stosur (2009) Mark Knowles / Anna-Lena Grönefeld (2010) Leander Paes / Cara Black (2011) Jürgen Melzer / Iveta Benešová (2012) Mike Bryan / Lisa Raymond (2013) Daniel Nestor / Kristina Mladenovic (2014) Nenad Zimonjić / Samantha Stosur (2015) Leander Paes / Martina Hingis (2016) Henri Kontinen / Heather Watson (2017) Jamie Murray / Martina Hingis

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US Open mixed doubles champions

(1968) Mary Ann Eisel / Peter Curtis (1969) Margaret Court / Marty Riessen (1970) Margaret Court / Marty Riessen (1971) Billie Jean King / Owen Davidson (1972) Margaret Court / Marty Riessen (1973) Billie Jean King / Owen Davidson (1974) Pam Teeguarden / Geoff Masters (1975) Rosemary Casals / Dick Stockton (1976) Billie Jean King / Phil Dent (1977) Betty Stöve / Frew McMillan (1978) Betty Stöve / Frew McMillan (1979) Greer Stevens / Bob Hewitt (1980) Wendy Turnbull / Marty Riessen (1981) Anne Smith / Kevin Curren (1982) Anne Smith / Kevin Curren (1983) Elizabeth Sayers Smylie / John Fitzgerald (1984) Manuela Maleeva / Tom Gullikson (1985) Martina Navratilova / Heinz Günthardt (1986) Raffaella Reggi / Sergio Casal (1987) Martina Navratilova / Emilio Sánchez Vicario (1988) Jana Novotná / Jim Pugh (1989) Robin White / Shelby Cannon (1990) Elizabeth Sayers Smylie / Todd Woodbridge (1991) Manon Bollegraf / Tom Nijssen (1992) Nicole Provis / Mark Woodforde (1993) Helena Suková / Todd Woodbridge (1994) Elna Reinach / Patrick Galbraith (1995) Meredith McGrath / Matt Lucena (1996) Lisa Raymond / Patrick Galbraith (1997) Manon Bollegraf / Rick Leach (1998) Serena Williams / Max Mirnyi (1999) Ai Sugiyama / Mahesh Bhupathi (2000) Arantxa Sánchez Vicario / Jared Palmer (2001) Rennae Stubbs / Todd Woodbridge (2002) Lisa Raymond / Mike Bryan (2003) Katarina Srebotnik / Bob Bryan (2004) Vera Zvonareva / Bob Bryan (2005) Daniela Hantuchová / Mahesh Bhupathi (2006) Martina Navratilova / Bob Bryan (2007) Victoria Azarenka / Max Mirnyi (2008) Cara Black / Leander Paes (2009) Carly Gullickson / Travis Parrott (2010) Liezel Huber / Bob Bryan (2011) Melanie Oudin / Jack Sock (2012) Ekaterina Makarova / Bruno Soares (2013) Andrea Hlaváčková / Max Mirnyi (2014) Sania Mirza / Bruno Soares (2015) Martina Hingis / Leander Paes (2016) Laura Siegemund / Mate Pavić (2017) Martina Hin

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