Chip Hooper

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For the American agent, see Chip Hooper (American agent).
Chip Hooper
Country (sports)  United States
Residence Sunnyvale, California
Born (1958-10-24) October 24, 1958 (age 58)
Washington, D.C.
Height 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Plays Right-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money $479,798
Singles
Career record 104–119
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 17 (19 April 1982)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 2R (1983)
French Open 4R (1982)
Wimbledon 3R (1985)
US Open 3R (1982)
Doubles
Career record 112–112
Career titles 5
Highest ranking No. 18 (8 December 1986)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 2R (1988)
French Open 2R (1982, 1987)
Wimbledon 3R (1986, 1987)
US Open QF (1982)

Chip Hooper (born October 24, 1958) is a former tennis player from the United States, who won five doubles titles during his professional career.

The right-handed Hooper reached his highest ATP singles ranking of World No. 17 in April 1982.

Hooper played collegiately for University of Arkansas.

Currently, he is working as a private tennis coach in Miami with professional players like Jelena Janković.

Grand Prix career finals[edit]

Singles (2 runner-ups)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 1983 Lorraine, France Hard United States Nick Saviano 4–6, 6–4, 3–6
Runner-up 2. 1984 Auckland, New Zealand Hard United States Danny Saltz 6–4, 3–6, 4–6, 4–6

Doubles (5 titles)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 23 May 1982 Munich, Germany Clay United States Mel Purcell South Africa Tian Viljoen
South Africa Danie Visser
6–4, 7–6
Winner 2. 13 May 1984 Firenze, Italy Clay United States Mark Dickson South Africa Bernard Mitton
United States Butch Walts
7–6, 4–6, 7–5
Winner 3. 6 April 1986 Cologne, Germany Hard New Zealand Kelly Evernden Sweden Jan Gunnarsson
Sweden Peter Lundgren
6–4, 6–7, 6–3
Winner 4. 17 August 1986 Toronto, Canada Hard United States Mike Leach West Germany Boris Becker
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Slobodan Živojinović
7–6, 4–6, 7–5
Winner 5. 30 November 1986 Itaparica, Brazil Hard United States Mike Leach France Loïc Courteau
France Guy Forget
7–6, 4–6, 7–5

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