Pat Du Pré
|Residence||La Jolla, California|
September 16, 1954 |
|Height||1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)|
|Plays||Right-handed (1-handed backhand)|
|Highest ranking||No. 12 (June 9, 1980)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||4R (1980, 1981)|
|French Open||3R (1983)|
|US Open||QF (1979)|
|Highest ranking||No. 30 (March 3, 1980)|
While at Mountain Brook High School, he was a three-time Alabama state singles champion. In 1971, he was ranked second in the United States in the boys' 18 singles.
In 1972 Du Pré won the national junior singles championship and was top ranked in both singles and doubles nationally. He attended Stanford University and was an All-American for four years, and in 1973 and 1974, Stanford won two National Collegiate Athletics Association national championships.
On the professional tour, Du Pré won one ATP Tour singles title (the Hong Kong Open in 1982) and four doubles titles. He grew up in Mountain Brook, Alabama, graduating from Mountain Brook High School. He was inducted into the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame in 1995 and was the first tennis player ever to be brought in.
- "Alabama Sports Hall of Fame". Ashof.org. Retrieved January 17, 2013.