26 October 1964 |
Asheville, North Carolina
|Height||6'1" (185 cm)|
|Plays||Right-handed (one-handed backhand)|
|Highest ranking||No. 47 (20 May 1985)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|French Open||4R (1989)|
|US Open||2R (1989)|
|Highest ranking||No. 182 (6 April 1987)|
Lawson Duncan (born October 26, 1964 in Asheville, North Carolina) is a retired American tennis player. The right-hander reached his highest Association of Tennis Professionals singles ranking on May 20, 1985, when he became World No. 47. His best performance in a grand slam tennis tournament was the 1989 French Open, where he reached the fourth round.
A pioneer of the heavy topspin game, he was an All-America at Clemson University his freshman year before turning pro. He plays in exhibition matches against longtime friend and former pro Tim Wilkison during special banquets in the Asheville area.
Duncan graduated from Asheville High School in 1983.
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