Marcie Louie from San Francisco became a professional tennis player in the early 1970s. She participated in the US Open eight times between 1971 through 1981. In 1973, she was the 14th ranked female tennis player in the world and the only Chinese American. She finished in the top 16 of the Virginia Slims end of year playoff 3 years in a row between 1974-1976 and won the Canadian Open in 1975. Her best U.S. Open finish was in 1976 when she advanced to the 4th round and lost against Mima Jausovec. While know mostly as a Singles player, she teamed with Regina Marsikova and won the 1979 La Costa Classic beating her sister Maureen and Marita Redondo. She was forced into retirement in 1986 due to injury.
Her sister Maureen, nicknamed “Peanut” by her father, would turn pro a year after the above photo was taken.