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Ilana Kloss

Birthday, Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & Facts

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Ilana Kloss’s Birthday Highlights

Birth Name

Ilana Kloss

Eye Color

Brown

Place Of Birth

Johannesburg, South Africa

Age

66 years old

Birth Date

March 21, 1956

Star Sign

Pisces

Ilana Kloss Facts

Child Star?

No

Occupation

Tennis Player

Net Worth

$3 million

Current Partner

Billie Jean King

Parents

Shlaim Kloss, Ruth Kloss

Siblings

Yvette Merle Kloss

Height

1.7m (5'4"")

Nationality

American

Chinese Year

Year of the Monkey

About Ilana Kloss

Ilana has worked as the World Team Tennis commissioner from 2001 - 2021.

Ilana Kloss was born on March 22, 1956, in South Africa. She is a former professional tennis player.

Tennis is a marathon of physical and mental strength and requires a lot of physical stamina and mental focus. Kloss has many good qualities like mental ability and physical endurance to sustain with her opposing player and keep viewers involved in every point she plays. Kloss played for South Africa and the United States. Ilana Kloss won the juniors singles title at Wimbledon in 1972, the oldest tennis tournament globally. Scroll down to know more about Ilana Kloss.

Ilana Kloss Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Ilana Kloss' net worth?

Kloss's net worth is $1 - 5 million as of 2022. 

How much does Ilana Kloss earn per year?

Ilana Kloss's primary source of income is playing tennis, and she has earned a considerable amount of money as a successful tennis player. We do not know the exact details of her annual income.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Ilana Kloss?

Kloss, a Professional tennis player, is 5 ft 5 in (165 cm) tall. Ilana Kloss has brown eyes and brown hair.

How old is Ilana Kloss?

Ilana is 66 years old as of 2022.`

Childhood And Education

The professional player's birth name is Ilana Sheryl Kloss, and she was born in Johannesburg, South Africa. She is Jewish, and her parents are Shlaim Kloss and Ruth Kloss. She has a younger sister named Yvette M. Kloss.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

 

Who is Ilana Kloss' partner?

Kloss is married to Billie Jean King, an American former world No. 1 international tennis player. This couple was married in a secret ceremony in 2018. Billie Jean King had noticed that she was attracted to women in 1981 and had been divorced from her marriage to Larry King by then. Kloss and Billie Jean King have been together for over 40 years.

Kloss married Billie secretly in 2018. When their close friends like John McEnroe and Elton John encouraged them to reveal their wedding secret, they announced their relationship to the public.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

In 1974, Kloss became part of the WTT team in San Francisco. She was Jewish, and in 2006 she was inducted into the US National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame and the International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame in 2010. In 1974, Kloss joined the WTT team in San Francisco, and in 1975 reached the finals with the team. She wanted to participate in Europe tournaments on clay-court. Before the 1976 season, she left the Golden Gaters team and returned to the team for the 1978 season. Kloss coached the Chicago Fyre to a WTT Championship. She won the Canadian and German championships in 1977Kloss was a player and mentor for the Miami Beach Breakers in 1985 and became vice-president of WTT in 1987. In 1991 she became an executive director and the chief executive officer and commissioner of World Team Tennis 2001.

What awards has Ilana Kloss won?

At the age of 15, She won the Wimbledon juniors singles title. She won the title with Linky Boshoff in doubles in all three years 1973, 1975, and 1977. In the Maccabiah Games in 1973 in Israel, she won gold medals in women's and mixed doubles. In Maccabiah Games held in 1977, she won a silver medal in mixed doubles. In the Cincinnati Masters tennis tournament, she defeated Evonne Goolagong and Janet Young in the final with Pat Walkden and won the title of Cincinnati. She won US Open, the Italian Open, the US Clay Courts, the German Open, the British Hard Courts Championship, and the Hilton Head juniors singles title in 1974.

In 1976, Kloss was ranked No. 1 in the world in doubles and No. 19 in singles and won the mixed doubles at French Open and doubles titles at US Open title. In 1977, she won the Canadian, German, and British clay court championships.

Kloss won the US mixed doubles and Open doubles championship in 1999 on the 35-and-over tour.

Kloss was challenged in the Federation Cup from 1973 until 1977 while she was a member of the South African team. She compiled a 12–5 win-loss record.

Other Interesting Ilana Kloss Facts And Trivia

  • Kloss was the youngest No. 1 player in South African history.
  • Linky Boshoff was her doubles partner most of the time.
  • In the French Open title, Ilana Kloss won the mixed doubles.
  • Ilana Kloss's zodiac sign is Aries, and her birth flower is Daffodil.
  • As of July 2022, she is staying in Chicago, United States.
  • Kloss was a legendary player born in South Africa.
  • When Billie met with Ilana first time, Billie was a 23-year-old superstar, and Ilana was an 11-year-old girl.

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