Pam Shriver

Born:
July 04, 1962
Place of Birth:
Baltimore, Maryland
United States
Citizenship:
United States
Induction Category:
Recent Player
Year of Induction:
2002
Highest Ranking
World Singles Ranking: 3

Bounding onto the hard courts in New York as a 16-year-old out of Baltimore, Pam Shriver struck a strong emotional chord with the American public by reaching the 1978 US Open Singles final. From that point forward, she established herself as a front-line player who understood percentage tennis as well as anyone. She attacked the net with unwavering persistence. Shriver was one of the greatest doubles players of all time, winning 20 majors with Martina Navratilova, with whom she garnered a Grand Slam in 1984. They were the first female partnership to realize that feat.

Grand Slam Record

Australian Open

  • Doubles Champion 1982-85, 1987-89

French Open

  • Doubles champion 1984-85, 1987-89

Wimbledon

  • Doubles Champion 1981-84, 1986

US Open

  • Doubles Champion 1983-84, 1986-87, 1991

Career Achievements

  • Wightman Cup Team Member 1978-81, 1983, 1985, 1987
  • Fed Cup Team Member 1986-87, 1989, 1992
  • Olympic Gold Medallist in Women’s Doubles 1988

	

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