Andrew Pattison

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Andrew Pattison
Country

 United States

Rhodesia Rhodesia
Residence Scottsdale, Arizona, USA
Born (1949-01-30) 30 January 1949 (age 65)
Pretoria, South Africa
Height 6'2" (188 cm)
Turned pro 1970
Retired 1983
Plays Right-handed (1-handed backhand)
Singles
Career record 270–247
Career titles 4
Highest ranking No. 24 (27 September 1974)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 1R (1980)
French Open 3R (1972, 1973)
Wimbledon 3R (1971, 1974, 1975, 1979, 1981)
US Open QF (1975)
Doubles
Career record 239–237
Career titles 7
Last updated on: 6 June 2012.

Andrew Pattison (born 30 January 1949) is a former South African-born Rhodesian and later Zimbabwean[1] right-handed tennis player. His career-high ATP singles ranking was World No. 24, which he reached on 24 September 1974. Pattison won four singles tournaments, and seven doubles tournaments.

Pattison became a naturalized American late into or following his professional playing career. He resides or resided in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Career finals[edit]

Outcome No. Date Championship Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 23 July 1972 Columbus, Ohio, U.S. Hard United States Jimmy Connors 5–7, 3–6, 5–7
Runner-up 2. 30 July 1972 Tanglewood, USA South Africa Bob Hewitt 6–3, 3–6, 1–6
Runner-up 3. 14 August 1972 Montreal, Canada Clay Romania Ilie Năstase 4–6, 3–6
Winner 1. 8 April 1974 Monte Carlo, Monaco Clay Romania Ilie Năstase 5–7, 6–3, 6–4
Winner 2. 15 April 1974 Johannesburg, South Africa Hard Australia John Alexander 6–3, 7–5
Runner-up 4. 28 October 1974 Vienna, Austria Hard United States Vitas Gerulaitis 4–6, 6–3, 3–6, 2–6
Runner-up 5. 7 January 1976 Columbus, Ohio, U.S. Carpet United States Arthur Ashe 6–3, 3–6, 6–7(4)
Runner-up 6. 8 February 1976 Dayton, Ohio, U.S. Carpet Chile Jaime Fillol Sr. 4–6, 7–6, 4–6
Winner 3. 14 September 1977 Laguna Niguel, U.S. Hard Australia Colin Dibley 2–6, 7–6, 6–4
Winner 4. 27 November 1979 Johannesburg, South Africa Hard Paraguay Víctor Pecci 2–6, 6–3, 6–2, 6–3
Runner-up 7. 7 July 1980 Newport, Rhode Island, U.S. Grass India Vijay Amritraj 1–6, 7–5, 3–6

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