Jo-Anne Faull
Country (sports) Australia
Born (1971-01-13) 13 January 1971 (age 50)
Kadina, Australia
Singles
Career record127–139
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 61 (28 August 1989)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (1988)
French Open4R (1989)
Wimbledon4R (1989)
US Open1R (1988, 1989)
Doubles
Career record163–116
Career titles2
Highest rankingNo. 36 (7 December 1992)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenQF (1990)
French Open3R (1989, 1990)
WimbledonQF (1992, 1993)
US Open2R (1990, 1991, 1992)

Jo-Anne Faull (born 13 January 1971) is an Australian former tennis player, professional from late 1988 to January 1995.

In 1988, she was the world junior champion in women's doubles.[1]

She achieved the best season of her career in 1989, entering the fourth round in two Grand Slam events, at Roland Garros and Wimbledon.

During her career, she won two doubles titles on the WTA Tour.

WTA career finals

Singles: 1 (runner-up)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 6 February 1989 Wellington Classic,
New Zealand
Hard Spain Conchita Martínez 1–6, 2–6

Doubles: 7 (2 titles, 5 runner-ups)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 4 February 1990 Tokyo, Japan Carpet (i) Australia Rachel McQuillan United States Gigi Fernández
Australia Liz Smylie
2–6, 2–6
Runner-up 2. 30 September 1990 Bayonne, France Carpet (i) Australia Rachel McQuillan Australia Louise Field
France Catherine Tanvier
6–7, 7–6, 6–7
Runner-up 3. 28 January 1991 Auckland Open, New Zealand Hard New Zealand Julie Richardson United States Patty Fendick
Soviet Union Larisa Neiland
3–6, 3–6
Winner 1. 10 February 1991 Wellington Classic, New Zealand Hard New Zealand Julie Richardson United Kingdom Belinda Borneo
United Kingdom Clare Wood
2–6, 7–5, 7–6
Runner-up 4. 3 February 1991 Wellington Classic, New Zealand Hard New Zealand Julie Richardson United Kingdom Belinda Borneo
United Kingdom Clare Wood
0–6, 6–7
Winner 2. 4 October 1992 Taipei Championships, Taiwan Hard New Zealand Julie Richardson South Africa Amanda Coetzer
United States Cammy MacGregor
3–6, 6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 5. 4 October 1993 Taipei Championships, Taiwan Hard Australia Kristine Kunce Indonesia Yayuk Basuki
Japan Nana Miyagi
4–6, 2–6

ITF finals

Legend
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments

Doubles (9–2)

Outcome No. Date Location Surface Partnering Opponents Score
Winner 1. 1 November 1987 Gold Coast, Australia Hard Australia Rachel McQuillan Australia Kirrily Sharpe
Australia Janine Thompson
4–6, 6–3, 6–3
Winner 2. 6 December 1987 Sydney, Australia Grass Australia Rachel McQuillan Australia Sally McCann
Australia Kristine Kunce
6–3, 6–2
Winner 3. 6 March 1988 Bendigo, Australia Grass Australia Rachel McQuillan Australia Kate McDonald
Australia Rennae Stubbs
6–1, 6–3
Winner 4. 20 March 1988 Adelaide, Australia Hard Australia Rachel McQuillan Australia Michelle Bowrey
Australia Kristine Kunce
6–2, 6–4
Winner 5. 27 November 1988 Gold Coast, Australia Hard Australia Rachel McQuillan Australia Louise Field
Australia Alison Scott
7–5, 6–4
Winner 6. 11 November 1990 Bendigo, Australia Hard France Noëlle van Lottum Australia Kerry-Anne Guse
Australia Justine Hodder
7–5, 6–4
Winner 7. 25 November 1990 Perth, Australia Grass Australia Rennae Stubbs Australia Kristin Godridge
Australia Kirrily Sharpe
6–2, 6–4
Winner 8. 10 November 1991 Port Pirie, Australia Grass Australia Michelle Jaggard-Lai Australia Kerry-Anne Guse
Australia Justine Hodder
6–2, 7–5
Winner 9. 24 November 1991 Nuriootpa, Australia Hard Australia Rennae Stubbs Mexico Lupita Novelo
United States Terri O'Reilly
6–4, 7–5
Runner-up 1. 14 November 1993 Bendigo, Australia Hard Australia Kirrily Sharpe Australia Catherine Barclay
Australia Kerry-Anne Guse
2–6, 6–3, 6–7
Runner-up 2. 5 December 1993 Mildura, Australia Hard Australia Kirrily Sharpe Australia Catherine Barclay
Australia Kerry-Anne Guse
3–6, 2–6

Award and career timeline

Note Event
Award List of Australian Open champions
Award List of Grand Slam girls' doubles champions
Award List of Grand Slam girls' singles champions
Award ITF World Champions
Award List of Wimbledon Open Era champions
Award List of female tennis players
Career 1988 Australian Open
Career 1988 Wimbledon Championships
Career 1989 Citizen Cup – Doubles
Career 1989 Fernleaf Classic
Career 1989 Fernleaf Classic – Doubles
Career 1989 Fernleaf Classic – Singles
Career 1989 Internationaux de Strasbourg – Doubles
Career 1989 US Open – Women's Singles
Career 1989 US Open (tennis)
Career 1989 WTA Tour
Career 1990 Australian Open – Women's Doubles
Career 1990 WTA Tour
Career 1991 Australian Open – Women's Doubles
Career 1991 Dow Classic
Career 1991 Lipton International Players Championships – Women's Singles
Career 1991 WTA Tour
Career 1992 Dow Classic – Doubles
Career 1992 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Doubles
Career 1992 WTA Tour
Career 1993 DFS Classic – Doubles
Career 1993 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Doubles
Career 1993 WTA Tour
Career 1994 Danone Hardcourt Championships – Doubles
Other International Tennis Federation
Other Pan Pacific Open
Other Taiwan Open
Other Wellington Classic
Other WTA Bayonne

References