Parenting Aces with Louise Allen

Louise Allen: NCAA Doubles Champion (1983)1981, 1982, 1983, 1984

Louise Allen: NCAA Doubles Champion (1983)
1981, 1982, 1983, 1984

On Christmas Eve – Parenting Aces Podcast had an interview with Louise Allen that all tennis parents will get a lot out of.  Louise, who is a former touring pro, talks about her experience as a tennis parent with host Lisa Stone.  The two of them share experiences and provide a lot of great insight.  To listen to the podcast click the link below:

This profile of Louise is from Trinity University‘s Hall of Fame:

Louise Allen


Bachelor of Science, Business Administration 1984

  • Four-time All-American, 1981-1984
  • Won NCAA Doubles Championship with Gretchen Rush Magers, 1983
  • Captured Pan American Games doubles title with Magers, 1983
  • NCAA singles semifinalist, 1983
  • Won Broderick Award (best collegiate player in women’s tennis), 1983
  • Amassed a singles record of 115-11 for the Tigers
  • Ranked in the top 100 in singles and doubles as a pro
  • Reached third round of singles at Wimbledon and U.S. Open, and quarterfinals of doubles
  • Nominated for Women’s Tennis Association Comeback Player of the Year, 1992, after battling back from an injury
  • Retired from pro tennis in 1993 with five singles and eight doubles titles to her name
  • Native of Winston-Salem, N.C. Elected to North Carolina Tennis Hall of Fame.

CLICK HERE for her Grand Slam singles record

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