Kristine Kunce
Full nameKristine Kunce Radford
Country (sports) Australia
Born (1970-03-03) 3 March 1970 (age 51)
Sydney, Australia
Height177 cm (5 ft 9+12 in)
Turned pro1985
Retired30 January 2000
PlaysRight-handed
Prize moneyUS$700,961
Singles
Career record230–200
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 45 (15 August 1994)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open3R (1994)
French Open1R (1993, 1994)
Wimbledon4R (1994)
US Open2R (1993)
Doubles
Career record297–199
Career titles6
Highest rankingNo. 25 (19 September 1994)

Kristine Kunce (née Radford; born 3 March 1970), is a former professional tennis player from Australia who competed during the mid-1980s through the 1990s.

Kunce reached a career high of world No. 45 on 15 August 1994; and a career high in doubles of world No. 25 on 19 September 1994.[1] She won six doubles titles on the WTA Tour during her career.

Her best performance at a Grand Slam was at the 1994 Wimbledon Championships, where she was knocked out in the fourth round by eventual champion Conchita Martínez.

WTA Finals

Doubles (6–7)

Legend
Grand Slam (0)
WTA Championships (0)
Tier I (0)
Tier II (0)
Tier III (0)
Tier IV (6)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partnering Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 19 April 1993 Kuala Lumpar, Malaysia Hard (i) United States Nicole Arendt United States Patty Fendick
United States Meredith McGrath
4–6, 6–7(2)
Winner 1. 26 April 1993 Jakarta, Indonesia Hard United States Nicole Arendt United States Amy deLone
United States Erika deLone
6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 2. 4 October 1993 Taiwan, Chinese Taipei Hard Australia Jo-Anne Faull Indonesia Yayuk Basuki
Empire of Japan Nana Miyagi
4–6, 2–6
Runner-up 3. 18 April 1994 Kallang, Singapore Hard United States Nicole Arendt United States Patty Fendick
United States Meredith McGrath
4–6, 2–6
Winner 2. 25 April 1994 Jakarta, Indonesia Hard United States Nicole Arendt Australia Kerry-Anne Guse
Czech Republic Andrea Strnadová
6–2, 6–2
Runner-up 4. 12 June 1995 Birmingham, England Grass Australia Nicole Bradtke Netherlands Manon Bollegraf
Australia Rennae Stubbs
6–3, 4–6, 4–6
Winner 3. 11 September 1995 Tokyo, Japan Carpet Australia Kerry-Anne Guse South Korea Sung-Hee Park
Empire of Japan Rika Hiraki
6–4, 6–4
Winner 4. 19 November 1995 Pattaya City, Thailand Hard Canada Jill Hetherington Australia Kristin Godridge
Empire of Japan Nana Miyagi
2–6, 6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 5. 1 January 1996 Auckland, Australia Hard Canada Jill Hetherington Belgium Els Callens
France Julie Halard-Decugis
1–6, 0–6
Winner 5. 21 April 1997 Jakarta, Indonesia Hard Australia Kerry-Anne Guse Czech Republic Lenka Němečková
Empire of Japan Yuka Yoshida
6–4, 5–7, 7–5
Winner 6. 11 September 1997 Tokyo, Japan Hard United States Corina Morariu Argentina Florencia Labat
Belgium Dominique Monami
6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 6. 23 February 1998 Memphis, United States Hard Romania Cătălina Cristea United States Serena Williams
United States Venus Williams
7–5, 6–2
Runner-up 7. 11 September 1995 Gold Coast, Australia Hard Romania Irina Spîrlea United States Corina Morariu
Latvia Larisa Neiland
6–3, 6–3

ITF Finals

Singles (6–6)

Legend
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 6 December 1987 Sydney, Australia Grass Australia Rachel McQuillan 4–6, 6–4, 3–6
Runner-up 2. 6 March 1988 Bendigo, Australia Grass Australia Sally McCann 6–3, 2–6, 0–6
Runner-up 3. 1 August 1988 Franceville, Italy Clay Czechoslovakia Eva Švíglerová 3–6, 5–7
Winner 1. 14 August 1988 Virginia Beach, United States Hard United States Tami Whitlinger 7–5, 2–6, 6–2
Winner 2. 21 October 1990 Kyoto, Japan Hard Japan Rika Hiraki 6–7, 6–3, 6–3
Winner 3. 29 October 1990 Saga, Japan Grass Israel Yael Segal 6–3, 7–5
Winner 4. 24 February 1991 Wodonga, Australia Grass Australia Ros Balodis 6–1, 4–6, 6–3
Runner-up 4. 21 October 1991 Oita, Japan Hard China Li Fang 3–6, 0–6
Runner-up 5. 16 March 1992 Canberra, Australia Grass New Zealand Julie Richardson 2–6, 0–6
Winner 5. 11 March 1996 Canberra, Australia Grass Thailand Tamarine Tanasugarn 6–4, 6–0
Runner-up 6. 18 March 1996 Wodonga, Australia Grass Thailand Tamarine Tanasugarn 6–4, 4–6, 6–7
Winner 6. 25 March 1996 New South Wales, Australia Grass Thailand Tamarine Tanasugarn 6–2, 6–1

Doubles (15–16)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 22 June 1987 Francavilla, Italy Clay Australia Michelle Bowrey Australia Kate McDonald
West Germany Martina Pawlik
4–6, 3–6
Winner 1. 29 June 1987 Brindisi, Italy Clay Australia Michelle Bowrey Spain Rosa Bielsa
Spain Elena Guerra
6–3, 7–6
Runner-up 2. 6 December 1987 Sydney, Australia Grass Australia Sally McCann Australia Jo-Anne Faull
Australia Rachel McQuillan
3–6, 2–6
Winner 2. 24 July 1988 Subiaco, Italy Clay Australia Sally McCann Italy Giovanna Carotenuto
Switzerland Cristina Casini
3–6, 7–5, 6–3
Winner 3. 8 August 1988 York, United States Hard New Zealand Belinda Cordwell United States Allyson Ingram
United States Jennifer Young
6–3, 6–1
Runner-up 3. 21 August 1988 Chatham, United States Hard Australia Sharon McNamara United States Sandra Birch
United States Jessica Emmons
0–6, 7–6, 3–6
Runner-up 4. 10 April 1989 Palermo, Italy Clay Australia Rachel McQuillan Italy Marzia Grossi
Italy Barbara Romanò
3–6, 2–6
Winner 4. 30 April 1989 Verona, Italy Clay Australia Rachel McQuillan Australia Kate McDonald
Australia Janine Thompson
5–7, 6–4, 6–0
Runner-up 5. 25 September 1989 Chicago, United States Hard France Sophie Amiach United States Mary-Lou Daniels
United States Candy Reynolds
3–6, 3–6
Winner 5. 19 November 1989 Gold Coast, Australia Hard Australia Kate McDonald Australia Louise Stacey
Australia Jane Taylor
6–4, 6–2
Winner 6. 7 October 1990 Tokyo, Japan Hard Australia Kerry-Anne Guse Japan Rika Hiraki
Japan Yasuyo Kajita
4–6, 6–1, 7–5
Winner 7. 14 October 1990 Matsuyama, Japan Clay Australia Kerry-Anne Guse Australia Angie Cunningham
Australia Catherine Barclay
6–7, 6–3, ret.
Winner 8. 21 October 1990 Kyoto, Japan Hard Australia Kerry-Anne Guse Japan Rika Hiraki
Japan Yasuyo Kajita
6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 6. 28 October 1990 Nagasaki, Japan Hard Australia Kerry-Anne Guse Indonesia Yayuk Basuki
Indonesia Suzanna Wibowo
2–6, 6–7(8)
Runner-up 7. 4 November 1990 Saga, Japan Grass Australia Kerry-Anne Guse Indonesia Yayuk Basuki
Indonesia Suzanna Wibowo
3–6, 2–6
Winner 9. 17 February 1991 Mildura, Australia Grass Australia [[Clare Thompson] Mexico Lupita Novelo
United States Betsy Somerville
7–6, 6–2
Runner-up 8. 18 February 1991 Wodonga, Australia Grass Australia Clare Thompson Australia Tracey Morton-Rodgers
Australia Alison Scott
4–6, 6–4, 6–7
Runner-up 9. 4 March 1991 Broadmeadows, Australia Grass Australia Clare Thompson Mexico Lupita Novelo
United States Betsy Somerville
2–6, 5–7
Winner 10. 21 October 1991 Ōita, Japan Hard Mexico Lupita Novelo Sweden Maria Ekstrand
Germany Sabine Lohmann
6–1, 7–5
Winner 11. 30 September 1991 Saga, Japan Grass Mexico Lupita Novelo Hong Kong Tang Min
China Li Fang
5–7, 6–2, 7–5
Winner 12. 4 November 1991 Chiba, Japan Hard Mexico Lupita Novelo Japan Ayako Hirose
Japan Yone Kamio
6–4, 5–7, 6–4
Runner-up 10. 9 March 1992 Wodonga, Australia Gras Australia Danielle Jones New Zealand Julie Richardson
New Zealand Amanda Trail
4–6, 4–6
Runner-up 11. 16 March 1992 Canberra, Australia Gras Australia Danielle Jones New Zealand Julie Richardson
New Zealand Amanda Trail
3–6, 3–6
Winner 13. 27 April 1992 Jakarta, Indonesia Clay Australia Kerry-Anne Guse] Australia Tracey Morton-Rodgers
New Zealand Julie Richardson
7–6, 6–2
Winner 14. 26 October 1992 Jakarta, Indonesia Clay Australia Michelle Jaggard-Lai Australia Kristin Godridge
Australia Nicole Pratt
3–6, 6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 12. 20 December 1992 Brisbane, Australia Grass Australia Kerry-Anne Guse] Australia Angie Cunningham
Australia Justine Hodder
4–6, 6–3, 2–6
Runner-up 13. 8 June 1997 Surbiton, United Kingdom Grass United States Debbie Graham Australia Catherine Barclay
Australia Kerry-Anne Guse
6–3, 4–6, 6–7
Runner-up 14. 4 August 1997 Jakarta, Indonesia Clay Australia Kerry-Anne Guse] South Korea Choi Young-ja
South Korea Kim Eun-ha
3–6, 4–6
Winner 15. 19 October 1997 Indian Wells, the United States Hard Australia Rachel McQuillan Australia Lisa McShea
South Africa Nannie de Villiers
7–5, 6–4
Runner-up 15. 26 October 1997 Houston, United States Hard United States Ginger Helgeson-Nielsen Australia Rachel McQuillan
Japan Nana Smith
0–6, 6–3, 2–6
Runner-up 16. 26 September 1999 Kirkland, United States Hard Australia Rachel McQuillan United States Debbie Graham
Japan Nana Smith
3–6, 1–6

References

  1. ^ Renée Bloch Shallouf, ed. (1995). 1995 WTA Tour Media Guide. New York: Women's Tennis Association (WTA). p. 175.