Wayne Hampson

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Wayne Hampson
Country Australia Australia
Born (1957-08-23) 23 August 1957 (age 56)
Monto, Queensland
Height 6' (183 cm)
Plays Right-handed
Career record 11-31
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 174 (4 Jan 1982)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 2R (1982)
Wimbledon 1R (1980, 1983)
Career record 33-57
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 109 (25 Jun 1984)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 3R (1982)
French Open 1R (1981, 1982, 1983, 1984)
Wimbledon 3R (1983)

Wayne Hampson (born 23 August 1957) is a former professional tennis player from Australia.[1]


Hampson competed in the main singles draw of the Australian Open three times and Wimbledon twice, without managing to register a win.[2] The closest he got was at the 1982 Australian Open, where he received a first round bye, before a five set loss in the second round to Eric Sherbeck, the last decided in a tiebreak.[2] He had more success in the doubles, making the third round at the 1982 Australian Open (with Broderick Dyke) and the 1983 Wimbledon Championships (with Chris Johnstone).[2]

He was a doubles finalist at the 1982 Melbourne Indoor tournament, the 1982 South Australian Open and the 1984 Lorraine Open, but lost them all.[2] On the singles circuit, Hampson had his best performance in 1980, making a quarter-final appearance in Perth.[2] He had a win over Kim Warwick at the Sydney Outdoor in 1981 and beat John Alexander en route to the round of 16 at Queen's in 1982.[2]

Grand Prix/WCT career finals[edit]

Doubles: 3 (0–3)[edit]

Outcome No. Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 1982 Adelaide, Australia Grass Australia Broderick Dyke Australia Pat Cash
Australia Chris Johnstone
3–6, 7–6, 6–7
Runner-up 2. 1982 Melbourne, Australia Grass Australia Broderick Dyke South Africa Eddie Edwards
United Kingdom Jonathan Smith
6–7, 3–6
Runner-up 2. 1984 Metz, France Hard Australia Wally Masur South Africa Eddie Edwards
South Africa Danie Visser
6–3, 4–6, 2–6

Challenger titles[edit]

Doubles: (2)[edit]

No. Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
1. 1980 Turin, Italy Clay United States Jai Dilouie United States Dave Siegler
South Africa Robbie Venter
6–3, 6–4
2. 1981 Travemünde, West Germany Clay Australia Brad Guan New Zealand Bruce Derlin
New Zealand David Mustard
6–3, 6–4