Rick Fisher (tennis)

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Rick Fisher
Country United States United States
Born (1951-03-29) March 29, 1951 (age 63)
Evanston, Illinois
Plays Left-handed
Singles
Career record 36-98
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 113 (January 16, 1978)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 2R (1979)
French Open 1R (1975, 1978)
Wimbledon 2R (1978)
US Open 2R (1978)
Doubles
Career record 38-95
Career titles 0
Grand Slam Doubles results
French Open 2R (1970, 1975)
Wimbledon 2R (1978)
US Open 2R (1980)

Rick Fisher (born March 29, 1951) is a former professional tennis player from the United States.[1]

Career[edit]

Fisher played collegiate tennis at Stanford University and was an All-American in 1973.[2]

At the 1978 Grand Prix Cleveland tournament, Fisher was runner-up in the doubles, with Bruce Manson.[3] His best singles result on tour came in the 1979 Australian Hard Court Tennis Championships, where he was a semi-finalist.[3]

He had an upset straight sets win over second seed John Alexander at the 1979 Australian Open.[3]

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. 1978 United States Cleveland, United States Hard United States Bruce Manson United States Dick Stockton
United States Erik Van Dillen
1–6, 4–6

References[edit]

  1. ^ ITF Pro Circuit Profile
  2. ^ Los Angeles Times, "Resident Tennis Professionals Reap Harvest of Boom Sport", March 15, 1973
  3. ^ a b c ATP World Tour Profile