David Pate

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David Pate
Country  United States
Residence Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Born (1962-04-16) April 16, 1962 (age 52)
Los Angeles, California, USA
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Turned pro 1983
Retired 1996
Plays Right-handed (1-handed backhand)
Prize money $2,029,723
Singles
Career record 181–168
Career titles 2
Highest ranking No. 18 (June 8, 1987)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 2R (1982, 1983, 1985)
French Open 1R (1984, 1989, 1991)
Wimbledon 3R (1985, 1986, 1989, 1990)
US Open 3R (1985)
Doubles
Career record 322–244
Career titles 18
Highest ranking No. 1 (January 14, 1991)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open W (1991)
French Open QF (1994)
Wimbledon QF (1992)
US Open F (1991)
Last updated on: November 8, 2012.

David Pate (born April 16, 1962) is a former professional tennis player from the United States who won two singles titles and eighteen doubles titles during his career. He reached a career-high singles ranking of World No. 18 in June 1987 and attained the World No. 1 doubles ranking in January 1991. His greatest success came in 1991 when he won the Australian Open doubles title together with compatriot Scott Davis and reached the doubles final at the US Open later that year.

Career finals[edit]

Singles finals (2 titles – 4 runner-ups)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam (0–0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0–0)
ATP Masters Series (0–0)
ATP Championship Series (0–0)
Grand Prix (2–4)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. September 30, 1984 Honolulu Hardcourt United States Marty Davis 1–6, 2–6
Winner 1. October 14, 1984 Tokyo Hardcourt United States Terry Moor 6–3, 7–5
Runner-up 2. February 24, 1985 La Quinta Hardcourt United States Larry Stefanki 1–6, 4–6, 6–3, 3–6
Runner-up 3. April 5, 1987 Chicago Carpet (i) United States Tim Mayotte 4–6, 2–6
Runner-up 4. April 20, 1987 Tokyo Hardcourt Sweden Stefan Edberg 6–7(2), 4–6
Winner 2. September 21, 1987 Los Angeles Hardcourt Sweden Stefan Edberg 6–4, 6–4

Doubles finals (18 titles – 18 runner-ups)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam (1)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (1)
ATP Championship Series (2)
Grand Prix (14)
Titles by Surface
Hard (13)
Clay (1)
Grass (0)
Carpet (4)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 1984 Forest Hills WCT, U.S. Clay Puerto Rico Ernie Fernandez United States David Dowlen
Nigeria Nduka Odizor
6–7, 5–7
Runner-up 2. 1985 Fort Myers, U.S. Hard United States Sammy Giammalva Jr. United States Ken Flach
United States Robert Seguso
6–3, 3–6, 3–6
Winner 1. 1985 Stratton Mountain, U.S. Hard United States Scott Davis United States Ken Flach
United States Robert Seguso
3–6, 7–6, 7–6
Winner 2. 1985 Tokyo Outdoor, Japan Hard United States Scott Davis United States Sammy Giammalva Jr.
United States Greg Holmes
7–6, 6–7, 6–3
Runner-up 3. 1985 Tokyo Indoor, Japan Carpet United States Scott Davis United States Ken Flach
United States Robert Seguso
6–4, 3–6, 6–7
Winner 3. 1986 Philadelphia, U.S. Carpet United States Scott Davis Sweden Stefan Edberg
Sweden Anders Järryd
7–6, 3–6, 6–3, 7–5
Runner-up 4. 1986 Scottsdale, U.S. Hard United States Scott Davis Mexico Leonardo Lavalle
United States Mike Leach
6–7, 4–6
Runner-up 5. 1987 Lyon, France Carpet United States Kelly Jones France Guy Forget
France Yannick Noah
6–4, 3–6, 4–6
Winner 4. 1987 Los Angeles, U.S. Hard United States Kevin Curren United States Brad Gilbert
United States Tim Wilkison
6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 6. 1987 Paris, France Carpet United States Scott Davis Switzerland Jakob Hlasek
Switzerland Claudio Mezzadri
6–7, 2–6
Runner-up 7. 1987 Frankfurt, Germany Carpet United States Scott Davis West Germany Boris Becker
West Germany Patrik Kühnen
4–6, 2–6
Winner 5. 1987 Johannesburg, South Africa Hard (i) United States Kevin Curren United States Eric Korita
United States Brad Pearce
6–4, 6–4
Winner 6. 1988 Memphis, U.S. Hard (i) United States Kevin Curren Sweden Peter Lundgren
Sweden Mikael Pernfors
6–2, 6–2
Runner-up 8. 1988 Tokyo Outdoor, Japan Hard United States Steve Denton Australia John Fitzgerald
United States Johan Kriek
4–6, 7–6, 4–6
Winner 7. 1988 Johannesburg, South Africa Hard (i) United States Kevin Curren South Africa Gary Muller
United States Tim Wilkison
7–6, 6–4
Runner-up 9. 1989 Indian Wells, U.S. Hard United States Kevin Curren West Germany Boris Becker
Switzerland Jakob Hlasek
6–7, 5–7
Runner-up 10. 1989 Tokyo Outdoor, Japan Hard United States Kevin Curren United States Ken Flach
United States Robert Seguso
6–7, 6–7
Winner 8. 1989 Sydney Indoor, Australia Hard (i) United States Scott Warner Australia Darren Cahill
Australia Mark Kratzmann
6–3, 6–7, 7–5
Winner 9. 1989 Tokyo Indoor, Japan Carpet United States Kevin Curren Ecuador Andrés Gómez
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Slobodan Živojinović
4–6, 6–3, 7–6
Winner 10. 1990 Orlando, U.S. Hard United States Scott Davis Venezuela Alfonso Mora
United States Brian Page
6–3, 7–5
Winner 11. 1990 Kiawah Island, U.S. Clay United States Scott Davis United States Jim Grabb
Mexico Leonardo Lavalle
6–2, 6–3
Winner 12. 1990 Los Angeles, U.S. Hard United States Scott Davis Sweden Peter Lundgren
Kenya Paul Wekesa
3–6, 6–1, 6–3
Winner 13. 1990 Indianapolis, U.S. Hard United States Scott Davis Canada Grant Connell
Canada Glenn Michibata
7–6, 7–6
Runner-up 11. 1990 Tokyo Indoor, Japan Carpet United States Scott Davis France Guy Forget
Switzerland Jakob Hlasek
6–7, 5–7
Runner-up 12. 1990 Lyon, France Carpet United States Jim Grabb United States Patrick Galbraith
United States Kelly Jones
6–7, 4–6
Winner 14. 1990 Paris, France Carpet United States Scott Davis Australia Darren Cahill
Australia Mark Kratzmann
5–7, 6–3, 6–4
Winner 15. 1991 Sydney Outdoor, Australia Hard United States Scott Davis Australia Darren Cahill
Australia Mark Kratzmann
3–6, 6–3, 6–2
Winner 16. 1991 Australian Open, Melbourne Hard United States Scott Davis United States Patrick McEnroe
United States David Wheaton
6–7, 7–6, 6–3, 7–5
Winner 17. 1991 Chicago, U.S. Carpet United States Scott Davis Canada Grant Connell
Canada Glenn Michibata
6–4, 5–7, 7–6
Runner-up 13. 1991 Tampa, U.S. Clay United States Richey Reneberg United States Ken Flach
United States Robert Seguso
7–6, 4–6, 1–6
Winner 18. 1991 Washington, D.C., U.S. Hard United States Scott Davis United States Ken Flach
United States Robert Seguso
6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 14. 1991 U.S. Open, New York Hard United States Scott Davis Australia John Fitzgerald
Sweden Anders Järryd
3–6, 6–3, 3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 15. 1991 Tokyo Indoor, Japan Carpet United States Scott Davis United States Jim Grabb
United States Richey Reneberg
5–7, 6–2, 6–7
Runner-up 16. 1993 Osaka, Japan Hard Canada Glenn Michibata United States Mark Keil
South Africa Christo van Rensburg
6–7, 3–6
Runner-up 17. 1993 Tokyo Outdoor, Japan Hard Canada Glenn Michibata United States Ken Flach
United States Rick Leach
6–2, 3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 18. 1993 Montreal, Canada Hard Canada Glenn Michibata United States Jim Courier
The Bahamas Mark Knowles
4–6, 6–7

Doubles performance timeline[edit]

Tournament 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 Career SR
Grand Slams
Australian Open A 2R 3R A 2R NH A A A A W SF 2R 1R 2R 1R A A 1 / 9
French Open A A A 1R A A A A 1R 1R 1R 1R 3R QF 2R A A A 0 / 8
Wimbledon A A A A 1R 1R 3R A 3R 2R 3R QF 2R 2R 2R A A A 0 / 10
U.S. Open 1R A 2R 1R 3R 2R QF QF 3R 1R F 3R 1R 2R 1R A A A 0 / 14
Grand Slam SR 0 / 1 0 / 1 0 / 2 0 / 2 0 / 3 0 / 2 0 / 2 0 / 1 0 / 3 0 / 3 1 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 1 0 / 0 0 / 0 1 / 41
ATP Masters Series
Indian Wells These Tournaments Were Not

Masters Series Events

Before 1990
QF QF 2R 2R 1R A A A A 0 / 5
Miami 3R QF 2R 1R 1R 2R 1R A A 0 / 7
Monte Carlo A A A A A A A A A 0 / 0
Rome A A A A A A A A A 0 / 0
Hamburg A A 2R A A A A A A 0 / 1
Canada QF QF A F 1R 1R A A A 0 / 5
Cincinnati 1R SF QF QF A A A A A 0 / 4
Madrid (Stuttgart) SF 2R 1R 1R A A A A A 0 / 4
Paris W 2R A 1R A A A A A 1 / 3
Masters Series SR N/A 1 / 6 0 / 6 0 / 5 0 / 6 0 / 3 0 / 2 0 / 1 0 / 0 0 / 0 1 / 29
Year End Ranking N/A 240 178 86 21 34 15 12 20 6 3 81 48 93 132 214 1289 721 N/A

A = did not attend tournament
NH = tournament not held

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