Scott Melville

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Not to be confused with Scott Menville.

Scott Melville (born August 4, 1966, in Fort Ord, California), is a former professional tennis player from the United States.

Melville enjoyed most of his tennis success while playing doubles because of injuries. During his career he won 9 doubles titles and finished runner-up an additional 7 times. Partnering Rick Leach in doubles, Melville finished runner-up at the 1995 Wimbledon Championships. He achieved a career-high doubles ranking of World No. 17 in 1996. He is now a world renown coach and has coached many college level tennis players.

Melville resided in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida when on the tour.

Doubles titles (9)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Winner 1. 1990 New Haven, U.S. Hard United States Jeff Brown Czech Republic Petr Korda
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Goran Ivanišević
2–6, 7–5, 6–0
Winner 2. 1991 Orlando, U.S. Hard United States Luke Jensen Venezuela Nicolás Pereira
United States Pete Sampras
6–7, 7–6, 6–3
Runner-up 1. 1991 New Haven, U.S. Hard United States Jeff Brown Czech Republic Petr Korda
Australia Wally Masur
5–7, 3–6
Winner 3. 1992 Nice, France Clay United States Patrick Galbraith South Africa Pieter Aldrich
South Africa Danie Visser
6–1, 3–6, 6–4
Runner-up 2. 1993 Doha, Qatar Hard United States Shelby Cannon Germany Boris Becker
Germany Patrik Kühnen
2–6, 4–6
Runner-up 3. 1993 Indian Wells, U.S. Hard United States Luke Jensen France Guy Forget
France Henri Leconte
4–6, 5–7
Winner 4. 1993 Barcelona, Spain Clay United States Shelby Cannon Spain Sergio Casal
Spain Emilio Sánchez
7–6, 6–1
Runner-up 4. 1993 Nice, France Clay United States Shelby Cannon Australia David Macpherson
Australia Laurie Warder
4–3, RET.
Runner-up 5. 1993 Madrid, Spain Clay United States Luke Jensen Spain Tomás Carbonell
Spain Carlos Costa
6–7, 2–6
Winner 5. 1994 Hamburg, Germany Clay South Africa Piet Norval Sweden Henrik Holm
Sweden Anders Järryd
6–3, 6–4
Winner 6. 1994 Stuttgart Outdoor, Germany Clay South Africa Piet Norval Netherlands Jacco Eltingh
Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
7–6, 7–5
Runner-up 6. 1995 Wimbledon, London Grass United States Rick Leach Australia Todd Woodbridge
Australia Mark Woodforde
5–7, 6–7, 6–7
Winner 7. 1995 New Haven, U.S. Hard United States Rick Leach India Leander Paes
Venezuela Nicolás Pereira
7–6, 6–4
Runner-up 7. 1995 Long Island, U.S. Hard United States Rick Leach Czech Republic Cyril Suk
Czech Republic Daniel Vacek
7–5, 6–7, 6–7
Winner 8. 1996 Jakarta, Indonesia Hard United States Rick Leach United States Kent Kinnear
United States Dave Randall
6–1, 2–6, 6–1
Winner 9. 1997 St. Poelten, Austria Clay United States Kelly Jones United States Luke Jensen
United States Murphy Jensen
6–2, 7–6

Doubles performance timeline[edit]

Tournament 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 Career SR Career Win-Loss
Grand Slams
Australian Open A A A A 1R QF 1R QF QF 2R A A 0 / 6 10–6
French Open A A A 2R A 1R 1R 3R A 1R A A 0 / 5 3–5
Wimbledon A A A 1R A 2R 1R F A 1R A A 0 / 5 6–5
U.S. Open A A 3R 1R A 1R 1R QF A A A A 0 / 5 5–5
Grand Slam SR 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 1 0 / 3 0 / 1 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 1 0 / 3 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 21 N/A
Annual Win-Loss 0–0 0–0 2–1 1–3 0–1 4–4 0–4 13–4 3–1 1–3 0–0 0–0 N/A 24–21
Masters Series
Indian Wells NME A 1R A F QF 1R 1R A A A 0 / 5 6–5
Miami NME A 1R 1R 2R 2R 3R 3R 2R A A 0 / 7 4–7
Monte Carlo NME A A 2R A 1R 1R A A A A 0 / 3 1–3
Rome NME A A 1R A 2R QF A 1R A A 0 / 4 3–4
Hamburg NME A A QF 1R W 2R A A A A 1 / 4 8–3
Canada NME A A A 2R 1R 1R A A A A 0 / 3 1–3
Cincinnati NME A 1R A 2R 1R 1R A A A A 0 / 4 1–4
Stuttgart (Stockholm) NME 2R A A QF 2R 2R A A A A 0 / 4 3–4
Paris NME A 2R A 1R 1R 2R A A A A 0 / 4 1–4
Masters Series SR N/A 0 / 1 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 7 1 / 9 0 / 9 0 / 2 0 / 2 0 / 0 0 / 0 1 / 38 N/A
Annual Win-Loss N/A 1–1 1–4 3–4 8–7 9–8 5–9 1–2 0–2 0–0 0–0 N/A 28–37
Year End Ranking 618 773 58 66 146 19 38 21 105 150 1384 1357 N/A

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