Graydon Oliver

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Graydon Oliver
Country (sports)  United States
Residence Tampa, Florida
Born (1978-06-15) June 15, 1978 (age 38)
Miami, Florida, United States
Height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Turned pro 2002
Retired 2008
Plays Right-handed
Prize money $357,113
Singles
Career record 0–0
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 865 (March 31, 2003)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open -
French Open -
Wimbledon -
US Open -
Doubles
Career record 80–84
Career titles 4
Highest ranking No. 29 (August 15, 2005)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 1r (2003, 2004, 2005)
French Open 1r (2003, 2004, 2005)
Wimbledon 3r (2002)
US Open 3r (2004, 2006)

Graydon Oliver (born June 15, 1978) is a retired American professional tennis player. A doubles specialist, he won four titles during his career.

After testing positive for the diuretic hydrochlorothiazide, Oliver was suspended for two months in 2004.[1]

Upon retiring from the tour, Oliver took a job in the energy sector (Leor Energy), working for an exploration and production company. In 2010, Oliver took a job in the financial sector for a company in Texas.[2]

Doubles titles[edit]

Wins (8)[edit]

Legend (Singles)
Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP International Series Gold (0)
ATP Tour (4)
Challengers (4)
No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score
1. March 11, 2002 North Miami Beach, U.S. Hard United States Eric Nunez Czech Republic Ota Fukárek
United States Jim Thomas
3–6, 7–65, 7–5
2. September 23, 2002 Hong Kong Hard United States Jan-Michael Gambill Australia Wayne Arthurs
Australia Andrew Kratzmann
26–7, 6–4, 7–64
3. February 3, 2003 Joplin, U.S. Hard (i) Argentina Martín García United States Diego Ayala
United States Brandon Coupe
6–1, 6–4
4. April 5, 2004 Calabasas, U.S. Hard United States Travis Parrott Slovakia Ivo Klec
Sweden Robert Lindstedt
7–5, 6–3
5. September 13, 2004 Beijing, China Hard (i) United States Justin Gimelstob United States Alex Bogomolov, Jr.
United States Taylor Dent
4–6, 6–4, 7–66
6. September 27, 2004 Bangkok, Thailand Hard (i) United States Justin Gimelstob Switzerland Yves Allegro
Switzerland Roger Federer
5–7, 6–4, 6–4
7. November 8, 2004 Bratislava, Slovakia Hard (i) Sweden Simon Aspelin Israel Jonathan Erlich
Israel Noam Okun
7–65, 6–3
8. July 18, 2005 Indianapolis, U.S. Hard Australia Paul Hanley Sweden Simon Aspelin
Australia Todd Perry
6–2, 3–1, ret.

Runners-up (9)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score
1. April 22, 2002 Houston, U.S. Clay United States Jan-Michael Gambill United States Mardy Fish
United States Andy Roddick
6–4, 6–4
2. September 30, 2002 Tokyo, Japan Hard United States Jan-Michael Gambill South Africa Jeff Coetzee
South Africa Chris Haggard
7–64, 6–4
3. January 27, 2003 Dallas, U.S. Hard (i) Argentina Martín García United States Justin Gimelstob
United States Scott Humphries
7–67, 7–64
4. April 21, 2003 Houston, U.S. Clay United States Jan-Michael Gambill The Bahamas Mark Knowles
Canada Daniel Nestor
6–4, 6–3
5. August 11, 2003 Bronx, U.S. Hard Argentina Martín García France Julien Benneteau
France Nicolas Mahut
6–3, 6–1
6. June 1, 2004 Fürth, Germany Clay Sweden Simon Aspelin Chile Adrián García
Serbia and Montenegro Janko Tipsarević
6–4, 6–4
7. September 20, 2004 Beijing, China Hard United States Justin Gimelstob Australia Ashley Fisher
United States Tripp Phillips
7–5, 7–5
8. September 20, 2004 Champaign-Urbana, U.S. Hard (i) United States Justin Gimelstob United States Brian Baker
United States Rajeev Ram
7–67, 7–65
9. July 4, 2005 Newport, U.S. Grass United States Travis Parrott Australia Jordan Kerr
United States Jim Thomas
7–65, 7–65

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