Cliff Letcher

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Cliff Letcher (born 9 February 1952, in Pyramid Hill, Australia), is a former professional tennis player from Australia.

Letcher enjoyed most of his tennis success while playing doubles. During his career he won 2 doubles titles and finished runner-up in doubles at 3 Grand Slam events.

He died of skin cancer in December 2004.

Doubles titles (2)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 1976 U.S. Open, New York Clay Australia Paul Kronk United States Marty Riessen
Netherlands Tom Okker
4–6, 4–6
Winner 1. 1977 Adelaide, Australia Grass United States Dick Stockton Australia Syd Ball
Australia Kim Warwick
6–3, 4–6, 6–4
Runner-up 2. 1977 Miami, U.S. Clay Australia Paul Kronk United States Brian Gottfried
Mexico Raúl Ramírez
5–7, 4–6
Runner-up 3. 1977 Hampton, U.S. Carpet Australia Paul Kronk United States Sandy Mayer
United States Stan Smith
4–6, 3–6
Runner-up 4. 1977 Düsseldorf, Germany Clay Australia Paul Kronk West Germany Jürgen Fassbender
West Germany Karl Meiler
3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 5. 1977 Louisville, U.S. Clay Australia Chris Kachel Australia John Alexander
Australia Phil Dent
1–6, 4–6
Runner-up 6. 1977 Indianapolis, U.S. Clay Australia Dick Crealy Chile Patricio Cornejo
Chile Jaime Fillol
7–6, 4–6, 3–6
Runner-up 7. 1978 Australian Open, Melbourne Grass Australia Paul Kronk Poland Wojtek Fibak
Australia Kim Warwick
6–7, 5–7
Runner-up 8. 1979 Australian Open, Melbourne Grass Australia Paul Kronk Australia Peter McNamara
Australia Paul McNamee
6–7, 2–6
Winner 2. 1980 Perth, Australia Grass Australia Syd Ball Australia Dale Collings
Australia Dick Crealy
6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 9. 1982 Sydney Outdoor, Australia Grass Australia Craig Miller Australia John Alexander
Australia John Fitzgerald
4–6, 6–7

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