Jeff Morrison

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Jeff Morrison
Full name Jeffrey Alan Morrison
Country  United States
Residence Lexington, KY
Born (1979-02-04) February 4, 1979 (age 35)
Huntington, West Virginia
Height 6'1" (185 cm)
Turned pro 2000
Retired 2006
Plays Right-handed (2-handed backhand)
College University of Florida
Prize money $770,476
Singles
Career record 32-58 (at ATP Tour-level, Grand Slam-level, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles 0
3 Challengers
Highest ranking No. 85 (July 8, 2002)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 2R (2004)
French Open 1R (2005)
Wimbledon 3R (2002)
US Open 1R (1999, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006)
Doubles
Career record 23-35 (at ATP Tour-level, Grand Slam-level, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 81 (August 19, 2002)

Jeffrey Alan Morrison (born February 4, 1979) is a retired American professional tennis player.

Morrison is perhaps best known for being the last American male left standing in the singles draw at Wimbledon in 2002, defeating future World No. 1 Juan Carlos Ferrero en route to the third round.[1]

Morrison attended the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida, where he played for the Florida Gators men's tennis team in National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA) competition. He defeated James Blake of Harvard University in the NCAA Singles National Championship final in 1999. Morrison was a two-time All-American during his sophomore and junior seasons. He was inducted into the University of Florida Athletic Hall of Fame as a "Gator Great" in 2012.[2][3]

During his career, Morrison won three Challenger events and reached as high as World No. 85 in singles and World No. 81 in doubles (both in the summer of 2002).

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  1. ^ http://www.nytimes.com/2002/06/28/sports/tennis-morrison-crashes-the-party-with-an-upset-at-wimbledon.html
  2. ^ F Club, Hall of Fame, Gator Greats. Retrieved December 18, 2014.
  3. ^ "Florida Announces 2012 UF Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees," GatorZone.com (September 7, 2011). Retrieved September 24, 2011.

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