Jim Pugh

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Jim Pugh
Country  United States
Residence Manhattan Beach, CA, USA
Born (1964-02-05) February 5, 1964 (age 50)
Burbank, CA, USA
Height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Turned pro 1985
Retired 1996
Plays Right-handed (2-handed both sides)
Prize money $1,780,466
Singles
Career record 85–95
Career titles 1
Highest ranking No. 37 (November 23, 1987)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 2R (1988)
French Open 3R (1987)
Wimbledon 3R (1989)
US Open 3R (1987)
Doubles
Career record 276–167
Career titles 22
Highest ranking No. 1 (June 19, 1989)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open W (1988, 1989)
French Open F (1991)
Wimbledon W (1990)
US Open F (1988)
Last updated on: October 11, 2012.

Jim Pugh (born February 5, 1964 in Burbank, California) is a former professional tennis player from the United States. A doubles specialist, he won three Grand Slam men's doubles titles (two Australian Open, one Wimbledon) and five Grand Slam mixed doubles titles (three Australian Open, one Wimbledon, one US Open). Pugh reached the World No. 1 doubles ranking in 1989.

Career[edit]

Pugh was a member of the U.S. team that won the Davis Cup in 1990. Partnering with Rick Leach, he won the doubles rubbers in all four of the rounds which the U.S. played in that year and clinched the team's victory in the final with a win over Pat Cash and John Fitzgerald of Australia. Pugh has a 6–0 career record in the Davis Cup.

Pugh won 27 doubles titles (22 men's doubles and 5 mixed doubles). He also won one top-level singles title at Newport, Rhode Island in 1989, reaching a career-high singles ranking of World No. 37 in 1987. Pugh won his last career doubles title at Los Angeles in 1992. Pugh was inducted into the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Hall of Fame.[1]

Titles (22)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam (3)
Tennis Masters Cup (1)
ATP Masters Series (1)
ATP Tour (17)
Titles by Surface
Hard (13)
Clay (4)
Grass (1)
Carpet (4)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. May 4, 1987 Hamburg, Germany Clay Switzerland Claudio Mezzadri Czech Republic Miloslav Mečíř
Czech Republic Tomáš Šmíd
6–4, 6–7, 2–6
Winner 1. May 11, 1987 Munich, Germany Clay United States Blaine Willenborg Spain Sergio Casal
Spain Emilio Sánchez
7–6, 4–6, 6–4
Runner-up 2. July 27, 1987 Schenectady, New York, U.S. Hard United States Brad Pearce United States Gary Donnelly
South Africa Gary Muller
6–7, 2–6
Winner 2. October 12, 1987 Scottsdale, Arizona, U.S. Hard United States Rick Leach United States Dan Goldie
United States Mel Purcell
6–3, 6–2
Winner 3. November 2, 1987 Hong Kong Hard Australia Mark Kratzmann United States Marty Davis
Australia Brad Drewett
6–7, 6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 3. November 9, 1987 Stockholm, Sweden Hard (i) United States Jim Grabb Sweden Stefan Edberg
Sweden Anders Järryd
3–6, 4–6
Winner 4. January 25, 1988 Australian Open, Melbourne Hard United States Rick Leach United Kingdom Jeremy Bates
Sweden Peter Lundgren
6–3, 6–2, 6–3
Runner-up 4. May 2, 1988 Hamburg, Germany Clay United States Rick Leach Australia Darren Cahill
Australia Laurie Warder
4–6, 4–6
Winner 5. May 9, 1988 Munich, Germany Clay United States Rick Leach Argentina Alberto Mancini
Argentina Christian Miniussi
7–6, 6–1
Winner 6. July 25, 1988 Washington, D.C. Hard United States Rick Leach Mexico Jorge Lozano
United States Todd Witsken
6–3, 6–7, 6–2
Winner 7. August 8, 1988 Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S. Hard United States Rick Leach United States Ken Flach
United States Robert Seguso
6–4, 6–3
Winner 8. August 22, 1988 Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S. Hard United States Rick Leach United States Jim Grabb
United States Patrick McEnroe
6–2, 6–4
Runner-up 5. September 12, 1988 US Open, New York City Hard United States Rick Leach Spain Sergio Casal
Spain Emilio Sánchez
W/O
Runner-up 6. October 10, 1988 Scottsdale, Arizona, U.S. Hard United States Rick Leach United States Scott Davis
United States Tim Wilkison
4–6, 6–7
Winner 9. November 21, 1988 Detroit, Michigan, U.S. Carpet United States Rick Leach United States Ken Flach
United States Robert Seguso
6–4, 6–1
Winner 10. December 11, 1988 Masters Doubles, London Carpet United States Rick Leach Spain Emilio Sánchez
Spain Sergio Casal
6–4, 6–3, 2–6, 6–0
Winner 11. January 30, 1989 Australian Open, Melbourne Hard United States Rick Leach Australia Darren Cahill
Australia Mark Kratzmann
6–4, 6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 7. February 27, 1989 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. Carpet United States Rick Leach United States Paul Annacone
South Africa Christo van Rensburg
3–6, 5–7
Winner 12. March 13, 1989 Scottsdale, Arizona, U.S. Hard United States Rick Leach United States Paul Annacone
South Africa Christo van Rensburg
6–7, 6–3, 6–2, 2–6, 6–4
Winner 13. May 1, 1989 Singapore Hard United States Rick Leach United States Paul Chamberlin
Kenya Paul Wekesa
6–3, 6–4
Winner 14. May 8, 1989 Forest Hills, New York, U.S. Clay United States Rick Leach United States Jim Courier
United States Pete Sampras
6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 8. July 10, 1989 Wimbledon, London Grass United States Rick Leach Australia John Fitzgerald
Sweden Anders Järryd
6–3, 6–7, 4–6, 6–7
Runner-up 9. November 13, 1989 Stockholm, Sweden Carpet United States Rick Leach Mexico Jorge Lozano
United States Todd Witsken
3–6, 7–5, 3–6
Winner 15. November 27, 1989 Itaparica, Brazil Hard United States Rick Leach Mexico Jorge Lozano
United States Todd Witsken
6–2, 7–6
Winner 16. February 26, 1990 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. Carpet United States Rick Leach Canada Grant Connell
Canada Glenn Michibata
3–6, 6–4, 6–2
Winner 17. March 26, 1990 Key Biscayne, Florida, U.S. Hard United States Rick Leach Germany Boris Becker
Brazil Cassio Motta
6–4, 3–6, 6–3
Runner-up 10. May 28, 1990 Bologna, Italy Clay France Jérôme Potier Argentina Gustavo Luza
Germany Udo Riglewski
6–7, 6–4, 1–6
Winner 18. July 9, 1990 Wimbledon, London Grass United States Rick Leach South Africa Pieter Aldrich
South Africa Danie Visser
7–6, 7–6, 7–6
Runner-up 11. November 12, 1990 Wembley, United Kingdom Carpet United States Rick Leach United States Jim Grabb
United States Patrick McEnroe
6–7, 6–4, 3–6
Winner 19. February 18, 1991 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. Carpet United States Rick Leach Germany Udo Riglewski
Germany Michael Stich
6–4, 6–4
Winner 20. May 13, 1991 Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S. Clay United States Rick Leach United States Bret Garnett
United States Greg Van Emburgh
6–3, 2–6, 6–3
Runner-up 12. June 10, 1991 French Open, Paris Clay United States Rick Leach Australia John Fitzgerald
Sweden Anders Järryd
0–6, 6–7
Winner 21. August 5, 1991 Los Angeles Hard Argentina Javier Frana Canada Glenn Michibata
United States Brad Pearce
7–5, 2–6, 6–4
Winner 22. August 10, 1992 Los Angeles Hard United States Patrick Galbraith United States Francisco Montana
United States David Wheaton
7–6, 7–6
Runner-up 13. July 12, 1993 Newport, Rhode Island, U.S. Grass Zimbabwe Byron Black Argentina Javier Frana
South Africa Christo van Rensburg
6–4, 1–6, 6–7
Runner-up 14. January 17, 1994 Jakarta, Indonesia Hard Mexico Jorge Lozano Sweden Jonas Björkman
Australia Neil Borwick
4–6, 1–6
Runner-up 15. May 2, 1994 Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. Clay United States Francisco Montana United States Jared Palmer
United States Richey Reneberg
6–4, 6–7, 4–6

Doubles performance timeline[edit]

Tournament 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 Career SR Career Win-Loss
Grand Slams
Australian Open A A NH A W W SF 3R 1R A 1R 1R A 2 / 7 18–5
French Open A A 2R 1R QF 1R 3R F QF 1R 1R A A 0 / 9 14–9
Wimbledon A A 1R 1R 3R F W 1R 1R 2R 2R A A 0 / 9 15–8
U.S. Open A A 1R 3R F QF 1R 2R 1R 1R 1R A A 0 / 9 11–8
Grand Slam SR 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 3 0 / 3 1 / 4 1 / 4 1 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 3 0 / 4 0 / 1 0 / 0 3 / 34 N/A
Annual Win-Loss 0–0 0–0 1–3 2–3 16–2 14–3 12–3 8–4 3–4 1–3 1–4 0–1 0–0 N/A 58–30
ATP Masters Series
Indian Wells These Tournaments Were Not

Masters Series Events

Before 1990
SF 2R SF 2R 1R A A 0 / 5 5–5
Miami W 3R QF 2R QF 2R A 1 / 6 14–5
Monte Carlo A A A 1R A A A 0 / 1 0–1
Rome 1R A 2R 1R 2R A A 0 / 4 2–4
Hamburg A A 2R 2R 1R A A 0 / 3 2–3
Canada A A 1R 2R 2R A A 0 / 3 2–3
Cincinnati SF QF 1R A 1R A A 0 / 4 4–4
Stuttgart (Stockholm) 2R A A A 1R A A 0 / 2 1–2
Paris 2R A A A 2R A A 0 / 2 1–2
Masters Series SR N/A 1 / 6 0 / 3 0 / 6 0 / 6 0 / 8 0 / 1 0 / 0 1 / 30 N/A
Annual Win-Loss N/A 9–5 3–3 8–6 4–6 6–8 1–1 0–0 N/A 31–29
Year End Ranking 465 245 134 32 6 2 3 30 68 85 77 229 372 N/A

A = did not attend tournament
NH = tournament not held

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