Phil Williamson

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Phil Williamson
Country United States
United States
Antigua and Barbuda
Antigua & Barbuda
Born (1965-05-29) May 29, 1965 (age 49)
Mt Vernon, New York
Turned pro 1987
Plays Right-handed
Prize money $41,716
Singles
Career record 0-3
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 297 (August 3, 1992)
Grand Slam Singles results
US Open 1R (1987, 1991, 1993)
Doubles
Career record 5-5
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 138 (August 14, 1989)
Grand Slam Doubles results
US Open 1R (1989)

Phil Williamson (born May 29, 1965) is a former professional tennis player from the United States who competed for Antigua and Barbuda in the Davis Cup.

Career[edit]

Williamson was the number one player for Columbia University before joining the professional circuit in 1987.[1]

At the 1987 US Open, Williamson made it through qualifying and faced Australian John Fitzgerald in the first round.[2] He was beaten in straight sets.[3]

Williamson played only in the men's doubles at the 1989 US Open, with Nduka Odizor.[3] They lost in the opening round to Scott Davis and David Pate.[3] Also that year, Williamson teamed up with Todd Nelson at the Boston Pro Championships and the pair finished runners-ups.[3]

He also competed in the main draw of the US Open in 1991 and 1993, but was unable to progress past the first round.[3]

Williamson played Davis Cup tennis for Antigua and Barbuda from their competition debut in 1996, until 1999. He managed to win 20 of his 32 rubbers.[4]

Grand Prix career finals[edit]

Doubles: 1 (0–1)[edit]

Outcome No. Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 1989 United States Boston, United States Clay United States Todd Nelson Ecuador Andres Gomez
Argentina Alberto Mancini
6-7, 2-6

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