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Kathy Rinaldi

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Kathy Rinaldi

Turned pro

Career titles
3 WTA, 0 ITF

55 kg

Career record

1.68 m

Prize money

Tennis Player

September 1997

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March 24, 1967 (age 57) Stuart, Florida, USA (

Right-handed (two-handed backhand)

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Kathy Rinaldi-Stunkel (born March 24, 1967) is a former professional American tennis player, who retired in September 1997. She won three singles and two doubles titles during her career on the WTA Tour, and reached the semifinals of the 1985 Wimbledon Championships.


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Rinaldi reached her highest career ranking on May 26, 1986, when she was ranked World No. 7. The recipient of WTA Most Impressive Newcomer Award in 1981 and WTA Comeback Player of the Year Award in 1989, she had career wins over top players such as Steffi Graf, Jana Novotná, Sue Barker, Pam Shriver, Hana Mandlíková, Wendy Turnbull, Manuela Maleeva, Dianne Fromholtz, Helena Suková, Claudia Kohde-Kilsch, Zina Garrison, Sylvia Hanika, Kathy Jordan, Jo Durie, and Natasha Zvereva.

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Rinaldi was the youngest player to win a match at Wimbledon (14 years, 91 days) in 1981, a record that stood until 1990. After the 1987 French Open, she suffered a freak injury in Monte Carlo, slipping on stairs, and in trying to catch herself, fracturing her right thumb. This injury sidelined her for rest of the year. She was a member of the US Wightman Cup Team in 1983, 1985, and 1986.

Fed Cup

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In December 2016 Rinaldi was appointed as the captain of the United States Fed Cup team, succeeding Mary Joe Fernandez.


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Rinaldi married Brad Stunkel, her high school sweetheart, on December 11, 1993, and adopted his surname. She gave birth to son Bradley Benton Stunkel, Jr. on February 8, 1995. The family currently resides in Palm City, Florida.

Awards and recognitions

  • 1981: WTA Most Impressive Newcomer of the Year
  • 1989: WTA Comeback of the Year
  • Grand Slam singles performance timeline

  • SR = the ratio of the number of Grand Slam singles tournaments won to the number played.
  • References

    Kathy Rinaldi Wikipedia

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