Ali Hamadeh

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Ali Hamadeh
Rebels 1995 NCAA win over Georgia - Ali Hamadeh.jpg
University of Mississippi Rebels 1995 NCAA win over University of Georgia in the Semi-Finals Ali Hamadeh is facing the camera at the rear of the group
Country Lebanon Lebanon
Residence London
Born 5 September 1974
Memphis, Tennessee
United States
Height 1.86m
Turned pro 1996
Plays Right-handed
Prize money $29,345
Career record 5-10
Career titles 0
Highest ranking 153 (2 Aug 1999)
Grand Slam Doubles results
US Open 2R (1995)

Ali Hamadeh (born 5 September 1974) is a former professional tennis player from the United States who competed for Lebanon.[1]

Hamadeh and partner, Mahesh Bhupathi, were NCAA double's champions in 1995, while at the University of Mississippi. He was a 2 Time All-American and 3 Time All SEC honors during his collegiate career. He was ranked #1 in the NCAA Doubles National Rankings (1995) and #6 in the NCAA Singles National Rankings (1996). He won the 1994 SEC Doubles Championships with Joakim Appleqvist.

Professionally, he partnered with Bhupathi in the US Open and defeated the combination of Mark Keil and Peter Nyborg in the opening round. They were then eliminated in the second round by Byron Black and Jonathan Stark.[2]

Although born in the United States, Hamadeh represented Lebanon in the Davis Cup. He appeared in 20 ties for his country. He won 30 of his 44 matches, 18 of them in singles, both of which are national records.[3]

He is married with 2 children.

Challenger Titles[edit]

Doubles: (1)[edit]

No. Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
1. 1998 Mexico Guadalajara, Mexico Clay Netherlands Sander Groen Argentina Martín García
Argentina Sebastian Prieto
6–4, 6–2


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