Jim Gurfein

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Jim Gurfein (born January 4, 1961, in New York, New York), is a former professional tennis player from the United States.

Gurfein grew up in Great Neck, New York. He attended Great Neck North High School and Stanford University.

Gurfein reached a career-high singles ranking of World No. 96 in September 1983. He won 1 doubles title and reached his high doubles ranking of World No. 100 in June 1984.

At least while on tour, Gurfein kept a residence in Atlanta, Georgia.

Gurfein was runner-up of the 1981 NCAA singles tennis championship, falling to Stanford University teammate Tim Mayotte.

Grand Prix and WCT doubles finals (4)[edit]

Titles (1)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 1981 Bordeaux, France Clay Sweden Anders Järryd Ecuador Andrés Gómez
Chile Belus Prajoux
5–7, 3–6
Runner-up 2. 1981 Manila, Philippines Clay United States Drew Gitlin United States Mike Bauer
United States John Benson
4–6, 4–6
Winner 1. 1982 Cairo, Egypt Clay United States Drew Gitlin Switzerland Heinz Günthardt
Switzerland Markus Günthardt
6–4, 7–5
Runner-up 3. 1983 Barcelona, Spain Clay United States Erick Iskersky Sweden Anders Järryd
Sweden Hans Simonsson
5–7, 3–6

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