Betty Stöve : biography
Betty Stöve (born 24 June 1945 in Rotterdam) is a former Dutch professional tennis player. She is best remembered for reaching the ladies' singles final at Wimbledon in 1977. She also won ten Grand Slam titles in women's doubles and mixed doubles.
Stöve coached Hana Mandlíková from 1980 through 1990. She also coached Kristie Boogert.
Stöve is a former member of the ITF Committee of Management, its first female member.
She received the WTA Tour Honorary Membership Award in November 1987. She served three terms as President of WTA Tour Players Association.
In 1990, Stöve wrote Total Tennis, a tennis instruction book. She is also an accomplished photographer.
Grand Slam finals
Singles: 1 (0 titles, 1 runner-up)
|Outcome||Year||Championship||Surface||Opponent in the final||Score in the final|
|Runner-up||1977||Wimbledon||Grass||GBR}} Virginia Wade||4–6, 6–3, 6–1|
Women's doubles: 14 (6 titles, 8 runner-ups)
|Outcome||Year||Championship||Surface||Partner||Opponents in the final||Score in the final|
|Winner||1972||French Open||Clay||USA}} Billie Jean King||GBR}} Winnie Shaw Nell Truman||6–1, 6–2|
|Winner||1972||Wimbledon||Grass||USA}} Billie Jean King||FRA}} Françoise Dürr Judy Tegart Dalton||6–2, 4–6, 6–3|
|Winner||1972||US Open||Grass||FRA}} Françoise Dürr||AUS}} Margaret Court Virginia Wade||6–3, 1–6, 6–3|
|Runner-up||1973||French Open||Clay||FRA}} Françoise Dürr||AUS}} Margaret Court Virginia Wade||6–2, 6–3|
|Runner-up||1973||Wimbledon||Grass||FRA}} Françoise Dürr||USA}} Rosie Casals Billie Jean King||6–1, 4–6, 7–5|
|Runner-up||1974||US Open||Grass||FRA}} Françoise Dürr||USA}} Rosie Casals Billie Jean King||7–6, 6–7, 6–4|
|Runner-up||1975||Wimbledon||Grass||FRA}} Françoise Dürr||USA}} Ann Kiyomura Kazuko Sawamatsu||7–5, 1–6, 7–5|
|Runner-up||1976||Wimbledon||Grass||USA}} Billie Jean King||USA}} Chris Evert Martina Navratilova||6–1, 3–6, 7–5|
|Runner-up||1977||Wimbledon||Grass||TCH}} Martina Navratilova||AUS}} Helen Gourlay JoAnne Russell||6–3, 6–3|
|Winner||1977||US Open (2)||Clay||TCH}} Martina Navratilova||USA}} Renée Richards Betty-Ann Stuart||6–1, 7–6|
|Winner||1979||French Open (2)||Clay||AUS}} Wendy Turnbull||FRA}} Françoise Dürr Virginia Wade||3–6, 7–5, 6–4|
|Runner-up||1979||Wimbledon||Grass||AUS}} Wendy Turnbull||USA}} Billie Jean King Martina Navratilova||5–7, 6–3, 6–2|
|Winner||1979||US Open (3)||Hard||AUS}} Wendy Turnbull||USA}} Billie Jean King Martina Navratilova||6–4, 6–3|
|Runner-up||1980||US Open||Hard||USA}} Pam Shriver||USA}} Billie Jean King Martina Navratilova||7–6, 7–5|
Mixed doubles: 13 (4 titles, 9 runner-ups)
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