|Residence||Laguna Hills, California|
21 August 1959 |
|Height||6' (183 cm)|
|Highest ranking||No. 31 (30 July 1984)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||3R (1985)|
|French Open||2R (1990)|
|US Open||2R (1989)|
|Highest ranking||No. 57 (17 October 1988)|
During his career as a player, Shiras reached one top-level final – at the Queen's Club Championships in 1984, where he lost to John McEnroe 1–6, 6–3, 2–6 (having beaten Ivan Lendl in the first round). His best singles performance at a Grand Slam event came at Wimbledon in 1989, where he reached the fourth round. His career-high ranking was World No. 31 in singles (in 1984) and World No. 57 in doubles in (in 1988).
Shiras retired from the professional tour in 1990. Since then, he has worked as a tennis journalist, primarily as a commentator for the Tennis Channel, British Sky Sports and Fox Sports. In 1993, he moved from Toronto, Ontario, Canada, to where he currently resides, in Laguna Hills, California, with his two sons, Emmett and Austin, and his wife Maria.
In 1995, Shiras won the Wimbledon over-35 men's doubles title (partnering Paul McNamee).
- Doyle, Candace. "Serving up fund-raiser", Greater Milwaukee Today, May 26, 2004. Accessed September 17, 2007. "He attended Shorewood High School, Shorewood Intermediate School and Lake Bluff Elementary School."