David Lewis (tennis)
September 3, 1964 |
|Height||5'11" (180 cm)|
|Highest ranking||No. 152 (14 Mar 1988)|
|Highest ranking||No. 133 (8 Apr 1991)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|Australian Open||3R (1988)|
|French Open||1R (1988)|
|Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results|
|Australian Open||1R (1988)|
|French Open||2R (1988)|
David Lewis (born 3 September 1964) is a former professional tennis player from New Zealand. He is a younger brother of 1983 Wimbledon finalist Chris Lewis and of Mark Lewis. He spent his childhood in Auckland and was educated at St Peter's College.
Lewis and partner Tony Withers won the boys' doubles title in the 1981 Australian Open. He was a singles quarter-finalist in the boy's singles at the 1982 Australian Open and also won the New Zealand National Championships for the 18s age group that year.
Most successful as a doubles player, Lewis was a runner-up in the 1990 Geneva Open with Neil Borwick. He appeared in four Grand Slam tournaments and had his best showing at the 1988 Australian Open, where he and Ivo Werner made the round of 16.
Lewis took part in seven Davis Cup ties for his country. Of his seven doubles rubbers, six of which were with Kelly Evernden, three were won. He won his only singles rubber against Chang-Rung Wu of Chinese Taipei.
ATP career finals
Doubles: 1 (0–1)
|Outcome||No.||Year||Tournament||Surface||Partner||Opponents in the final||Score in the final|
|Runner-up||1.||1990||Geneva, Switzerland||Clay||Neil Borwick|| Pablo Albano
|No.||Year||Tournament||Surface||Partner||Opponents in the final||Score in the final|
|1.||1989||Hong Kong||Hard||Steve Guy|| Russell Barlow
|2.||1990||Nagoya, Japan||Hard||Johan Carlsson|| Shuzo Matsuoka
|3.||1990||Turin, Italy||Clay||Neil Borwick|| Christer Allgardh
|6–2, 3–6, 6–2|
|4.||1990||Salou, Spain||Clay||Neil Borwick|| Jimmy Arias
|6–3, 5–7, 6–3|
- ITF Tennis Profile
- ATP World Tour Profile
- Davis Cup Profile
- NZ Herald, "Tennis: Lewis the ace in Lendl's American academy", 21 August 2011, Michael Burgess