Amanda Elliott facts for kids
|Country (sports)||Great Britain|
1 November 1989 |
Abbots Langley, Hertfordshire, England
|Height||175 cm (5 ft 9 in)|
|Plays||Right-handed (double-handed backhand)|
|Career record||68 – 115|
|Career titles||0 ITF|
|Highest ranking||311 (24 November 2008)|
|Grand Slam singles results|
|Career record||73 – 83|
|Career titles||4 ITF|
|Highest ranking||251 (4 May 2009)|
|Grand Slam doubles results|
|Wimbledon||1R (2008, 2009)|
Amanda Elliott (born 1 November 1989) is a British tennis player.
Elliott has won 4 doubles titles on the ITF tour in her career. On 24 November 2008, she reached her best singles ranking of world number 311. On 4 May 2009, she peaked at world number 251 in the doubles rankings.
Elliott made her WTA main draw debut at the 2008 Banka Koper Slovenia Open in the doubles event partnering Han Xinyun.
Elliott competed in the Ladies Singles Qualifying event at The Championships, Wimbledon in 2008 and 2009, and competed in the Ladies Doubles event at The Championships, Wimbledon in 2008 and 2009, partnering Katie O'Brien and Elena Baltacha respectively. In 2008, Amanda Elliott and Katie O'Brien lost in the first round to Aiko Nakamura and Aravane Rezai 7–5, 6–4, and in 2009 Amanda Elliott and Elena Baltacha lost in the first round to Victoria Azarenka and Elena Vesnina 6–0, 6–4.
Since retiring from full time tennis, Elliott continues to have success with tennis, having recently won the Loughborough Tennis Alumni Event partnering Anne Meredith in the Ladies event and David Scales in the mixed.
Following tennis Amanda studied at Loughborough University where she achieved a 1st Class honours.
Elliott now works for Bjorn Borg as the UK Marketing Manager and travels throughout Europe with work.
ITF finals (4–6)
|Runner-up||1.||6 May 2007||Bournemouth, United Kingdom||Clay||Anastasia Pivovarova||1–6, 0–6|
|Winner||1.||26 October 2008||Glasgow, United Kingdom||Hard||Stefania Boffa|| Laura Ioana Andrei
|6–4, 7–6 (7–3)|
|Runner-up||1.||15 March 2009||Dijon, France||Hard||Violette Huck|| Kim Kilsdonk
|Runner-up||2.||21 April 2009||Changwon, South Korea||Hard||Elena Baltacha|| Chang Kai-Chen
|Winner||2.||9 May 2010||Edinburgh, United Kingdom||Clay||Jocelyn Rae|| Tímea Babos
|Winner||3.||21 June 2010||Davos, Switzerland||Clay||Emelyn Starr|| Sarah Moundir
|Winner||4.||3 November 2010||Sunderland, United Kingdom||Hard (i)||Anna Fitzpatrick|| Tara Moore
|Runner-up||3.||10 May 2011||Heraklion, Greece||Hard||Nicole Rottmann|| Samantha Murray
|Runner-up||4.||19 September 2011||Shrewsbury, United Kingdom||Hard (i)||Johanna Konta|| Maria João Koehler
|Runner-up||5.||12 November 2011||Loughborough, United Kingdom||Hard (i)||Malou Ejdesgaard|| Tara Moore
|6–3, 2–6, [3–10]|
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