Bruce Manson

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Bruce Manson
Country  United States
Residence New York City, New York
Born (1956-03-20) 20 March 1956 (age 58)
Los Angeles, California
Height 5'8" (173 cm)
Turned pro 1977
Retired 1985
Plays Left-handed
Prize money $492,338
Singles
Career record 126–171
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 39 (16 August 1982)
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open 3R (1979, 1980)
Wimbledon 3R (1979, 1980)
US Open QF (1981)
Doubles
Career record 212–160
Career titles 9
Highest ranking No. 17 (23 March 1981)
Grand Slam Doubles results
French Open SF (1980)
Wimbledon 3R (1985)
US Open QF (1979)
Last updated on: 14 November 2012.

Bruce Manson (born March 20, 1956, in Los Angeles, California), is a former professional tennis player from the United States.

Manson enjoyed most of his tennis success while playing doubles. During his career he won 9 doubles titles and finished runner-up an additional 8 times. He achieved a career-high doubles ranking of World No. 17 in 1981. His career high singles ranking was World No. 39.

Doubles titles (9)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 1976 Boca Raton, U.S. Hard United States Butch Walts United States Vitas Gerulaitis
United States Clark Graebner
2–6, 4–6
Runner-up 2. 1978 Cleveland, U.S. Hard United States Rick Fisher United States Dick Stockton
United States Erik Van Dillen
1–6, 4–6
Runner-up 3. 1978 Basel, Switzerland Hard (i) Rhodesia Andrew Pattison Poland Wojtek Fibak
United States John McEnroe
6–7, 5–7
Winner 1. 1978 Paris Indoor, France Hard (i) Rhodesia Andrew Pattison Romania Ion Ţiriac
Argentina Guillermo Vilas
7–6, 6–2
Runner-up 4. 1979 Rancho Mirage, U.S. Hard South Africa Cliff Drysdale United States Gene Mayer
United States Sandy Mayer
4–6, 6–7
Winner 2. 1979 Dayton, U.S. Carpet South Africa Cliff Drysdale Australia Ross Case
Australia Phil Dent
3–6, 6–3, 7–6
Winner 3. 1980 Toronto, Canada Hard United States Brian Teacher Switzerland Heinz Günthardt
United States Sandy Mayer
6–3, 3–6, 6–4
Winner 4. 1980 Cincinnati, U.S. Hard United States Brian Teacher Poland Wojtek Fibak
Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl
6–7, 7–5, 6–4
Runner-up 5. 1980 Hong Kong Hard United States Brian Teacher United States Peter Fleming
United States Ferdi Taygan
5–7, 2–6
Winner 5. 1980 Taipei, Taiwan Carpet United States Brian Teacher United States John Austin
United States Ferdi Taygan
6–4, 6–0
Winner 6. 1981 La Quinta, U.S. Hard United States Brian Teacher United States Terry Moor
United States Eliot Teltscher
7–6, 6–2
Runner-up 6. 1981 Rome, Italy Clay Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd Chile Hans Gildemeister
Ecuador Andrés Gómez
5–7, 2–6
Winner 7. 1981 Columbus, U.S. Hard United States Brian Teacher India Anand Amritraj
India Vijay Amritraj
6–1, 6–1
Runner-up 7. 1982 Los Angeles, U.S. Hard United States Brian Teacher United States Sherwood Stewart
United States Ferdi Taygan
1–6, 7–6, 3–6
Winner 8. 1982 Zell Am See WCT, Austria Clay Poland Wojtek Fibak United States Sammy Giammalva Jr.
United States Tony Giammalva
6–7, 6–4, 6–4
Winner 9. 1982 Paris Indoor, France Hard (i) United States Brian Gottfried United States Jay Lapidus
United States Richard Meyer
6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 8. 1982 Chicago-2 WCT, U.S. Carpet United States Mike Cahill India Anand Amritraj
India Vijay Amritraj
6–3, 2–6, 3–6

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