Ellis Ferreira

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Ellis Ferreira
Country South Africa South Africa
Residence Atlanta, Georgia
Born (1970-02-19) 19 February 1970 (age 44)
Pretoria, South Africa
Height 6'2" (188 cm)
Turned pro 1992
Plays Left-handed
Prize money $2,378,295
Singles
Career record 4–8
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 210 (3 October 1994)
Grand Slam Singles results
Wimbledon 1R (1994)
US Open 2R (1994)
Doubles
Career record 314–201
Career titles 18
Highest ranking No. 2 (31 January 2000)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open W (2000)
French Open QF (1999)
Wimbledon SF (1996)
US Open F (2000)
Mixed Doubles
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian Open W (2001)
French Open 3R (1997, 1999)
Wimbledon QF (2001)
US Open SF (2001)

Ellis Ferreira (born 19 February 1970 in Pretoria, South Africa) is a former professional male tennis player from South Africa. He played collegiately at the University of Alabama, earning all-SEC and all-American honors. He won 2 Grand Slam doubles titles, the Men's title at the 2000 Australian Open with Rick Leach and the mixed doubles at the Australian Open with Corina Morariu in 2001. Ferreira was named the Senior Assistant Men's and Women's Tennis Head Coach at Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland, in July 2007. Ferreira is now the co-owner of the Eagleton/ Ferreira Tennis Academy on Longboat Key in Florida (www.eftennis.com).[1]

Doubles titles (18)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam (1–1)
Tennis Masters Cup (1–0)
ATP Masters Series (4–6)
ATP Championship Series (2–4)
ATP Tour (10–4)
Titles by Surface
Hard (7–11)
Clay (4–3)
Grass (2–1)
Carpet (5–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 4 April 1994 Sun City, South Africa Hard South Africa Grant Stafford South Africa Marius Barnard
South Africa Brent Haygarth
3–6, 5–7
Runner-up 2. 24 July 1995 Stuttgart Outdoor, Germany Clay Netherlands Jan Siemerink Spain Tomás Carbonell
Spain Francisco Roig
6–3, 3–6, 4–6
Winner 1. 23 October 1995 Vienna, Austria Carpet Netherlands Jan Siemerink Australia Todd Woodbridge
Australia Mark Woodforde
6–4, 7–5
Winner 2. 15 January 1996 Sydney Outdoor, Australia Hard Netherlands Jan Siemerink United States Patrick McEnroe
Australia Sandon Stolle
5–7, 6–4, 6–1
Runner-up 3. 1 April 1996 Miami, United States Hard United States Patrick Galbraith Australia Todd Woodbridge
Australia Mark Woodforde
1–6, 3–6
Winner 3. 29 April 1996 Monte Carlo, Monaco Clay Netherlands Jan Siemerink Sweden Jonas Björkman
Sweden Nicklas Kulti
2–6, 6–3, 6–2
Winner 4. 13 January 1997 Auckland, New Zealand Hard United States Patrick Galbraith United States Rick Leach
United States Jonathan Stark
6–4, 4–6, 7–6
Winner 5. 24 February 1997 Memphis, United States Hard (i) United States Patrick Galbraith United States Rick Leach
United States Jonathan Stark
6–3, 3–6, 6–1
Runner-up 4. 3 March 1997 Philadelphia, United States Hard (i) United States Patrick Galbraith Canada Sébastien Lareau
United States Alex O'Brien
3–6, 3–6
Winner 6. 23 June 1997 Nottingham, England Grass United States Patrick Galbraith United Kingdom Danny Sapsford
United Kingdom Chris Wilkinson
4–6, 7–6, 7–6
Winner 7. 13 October 1997 Vienna, Austria Carpet United States Patrick Galbraith Germany Marc-Kevin Goellner
Germany David Prinosil
6–3, 6–4
Winner 8. 20 October 1997 Lyon, France Carpet United States Patrick Galbraith France Olivier Delaître
France Fabrice Santoro
3–6, 6–2, 6–4
Runner-up 5. 10 November 1997 Stockholm, Sweden Hard (i) United States Patrick Galbraith Germany Marc-Kevin Goellner
United States Richey Reneberg
3–6, 6–3, 6–7
Runner-up 6. 12 January 1998 Adelaide, Australia Hard United States Rick Leach Australia Joshua Eagle
Australia Andrew Florent
4–6, 7–6, 3–6
Runner-up 7. 23 February 1998 Memphis, United States Hard (i) Mexico David Roditi Australia Todd Woodbridge
Australia Mark Woodforde
3–6, 4–6
Winner 9. 30 March 1998 Miami, United States Hard United States Rick Leach United States Alex O'Brien
United States Jonathan Stark
6–2, 6–4
Runner-up 8. 20 April 1998 Barcelona, Spain Clay United States Rick Leach Netherlands Jacco Eltingh
Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
5–7, 0–6
Winner 10. 4 May 1998 Atlanta, United States Clay South Africa Brent Haygarth United States Alex O'Brien
United States Richey Reneberg
6–3, 0–6, 6–2
Runner-up 9. 18 May 1998 Rome, Italy Clay United States Rick Leach India Mahesh Bhupathi
India Leander Paes
4–6, 6–4, 6–7
Winner 11. 15 June 1998 Halle, Germany Grass United States Rick Leach South Africa John-Laffnie de Jager
Germany Marc-Kevin Goellner
4–6, 6–4, 7–6
Runner-up 10. 10 August 1998 Toronto, Canada Hard United States Rick Leach Czech Republic Martin Damm
United States Jim Grabb
7–6, 2–6, 6–7
Runner-up 11. 15 March 1999 Indian Wells, United States Hard United States Rick Leach Zimbabwe Wayne Black
Australia Sandon Stolle
6–7, 3–6
Winner 12. 17 May 1999 Rome, Italy Clay United States Rick Leach South Africa David Adams
South Africa John-Laffnie de Jager
6–7, 6–1, 6–2
Winner 13. 17 January 2000 Auckland, New Zealand Hard United States Rick Leach France Olivier Delaître
United States Jeff Tarango
7–5, 6–4
Winner 14. 31 January 2000 Australian Open, Australia Hard United States Rick Leach Zimbabwe Wayne Black
Australia Andrew Kratzmann
6–4, 3–6, 6–3, 3–6, 18–16
Winner 15. 17 April 2000 Atlanta, United States Clay United States Rick Leach United States Justin Gimelstob
The Bahamas Mark Knowles
6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 12. 26 June 2000 Nottingham, England Grass United States Rick Leach United States Donald Johnson
South Africa Piet Norval
6–1, 4–6, 3–6
Runner-up 13. 14 August 2000 Cincinnati, United States Hard United States Rick Leach Australia Todd Woodbridge
Australia Mark Woodforde
6–7, 4–6
Runner-up 14. 11 September 2000 U.S. Open, New York Hard United States Rick Leach Australia Lleyton Hewitt
Belarus Max Mirnyi
4–6, 7–5, 6–7
Runner-up 15. 22 October 2001 Stuttgart Indoor, Germany Hard (i) United States Jeff Tarango Belarus Max Mirnyi
Australia Sandon Stolle
6–7, 6–7
Winner 16. 29 October 2001 Basel, Switzerland Carpet United States Rick Leach India Mahesh Bhupathi
India Leander Paes
7–6, 6–4
Winner 17. 5 November 2001 Paris, France Carpet United States Rick Leach India Mahesh Bhupathi
India Leander Paes
3–6, 6–4, 6–3
Winner 18. 2 February 2002 ATP Doubles Challenge Cup, Bangalore Hard United States Rick Leach Czech Republic Petr Pála
Czech Republic Pavel Vízner
6–7(6), 7–6(2), 6–4, 6–4

Doubles performance timeline[edit]

Tournament 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 Career SR Career Win-Loss
Grand Slams
Australian Open A A A 3R 1R 1R QF QF SF W 2R QF 2R 1 / 10 23–9
French Open A A A 2R 2R 1R 2R 1R QF 1R 3R 1R A 0 / 9 8–9
Wimbledon A A A 2R 1R SF 3R QF 2R QF QF 2R A 0 / 9 18–9
U.S. Open A A A 2R 1R 2R 1R 1R 2R F QF 2R A 0 / 9 12–9
Grand Slam SR 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 1 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 1 1 / 37 N/A
Annual Win-Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 5–4 1–4 5–4 6–4 6–4 9–4 14–3 9–4 5–4 1–1 N/A 61–36
ATP Masters Series
Indian Wells A A A A A QF 2R 2R F QF 1R 1R A 0 / 7 8–7
Miami A A A 1R A F 2R W 3R 3R QF 2R A 1 / 8 13–7
Monte Carlo A A A A A W QF 2R 2R QF 1R 1R A 1 / 7 7–5
Rome A A A A 2R SF 2R F W 2R QF A A 1 / 7 17–6
Hamburg A A A A 1R 2R SF SF SF 1R QF A A 0 / 7 8–7
Canada A A A QF A A 2R F SF QF QF QF A 0 / 7 14–7
Cincinnati A A A QF QF SF QF 2R 2R F 2R 1R A 0 / 9 15–9
Stuttgart (Stockholm) A A A A A 2R 2R 2R 2R QF F 2R A 0 / 7 6–7
Paris A A A A A 2R SF 2R SF 2R W SF A 1 / 7 12–6
Masters Series SR 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 3 0 / 3 1 / 8 0 / 9 1 / 9 1 / 9 0 / 9 1 / 9 0 / 7 0 / 0 4 / 66 N/A
Annual Win-Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 4–3 3–3 16–7 7–9 15–7 18–8 13–9 18–8 6–7 0–0 N/A 100–61
Year End Ranking 569 407 137 64 68 13 10 10 13 5 15 52 359 N/A

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