Jeff Morrison

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Jeff Morrison
Full nameJeffrey Alan Morrison
Country (sports) United States
ResidenceLexington, KY
Born (1979-02-04) February 4, 1979 (age 39)
Huntington, West Virginia
Height6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Turned pro2000
Retired2006
PlaysRight-handed (2-handed backhand)
CollegeUniversity of Florida
Prize moneyUS$ 770,476
Singles
Career record32–58 (at ATP Tour-level, Grand Slam-level, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles0,
3 Challengers
Highest rankingNo. 85 (July 8, 2002)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (2004)
French Open1R (2005)
Wimbledon3R (2002)
US Open1R (1999, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006)
Doubles
Career record23–35 (at ATP Tour-level, Grand Slam-level, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 81 (August 19, 2002)

Jeffrey Alan Morrison (born February 4, 1979) is a retired American professional tennis player.

Morrison was the last American male left in the singles draw at Wimbledon in 2002, going on to defeat future World No. 1 Juan Carlos Ferrero en route to the third round.[1]

Morrison attended the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida, where he played for the Florida Gators men's tennis team in National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA) competition. He defeated James Blake of Harvard University in the NCAA Singles National Championship final in 1999. Morrison was a two-time All-American during his sophomore and junior seasons. He was inducted into the University of Florida Athletic Hall of Fame as a "Gator Great" in 2012.[2][3]

During his career, Morrison won three Challenger events and reached as high as World No. 85 in singles and World No. 81 in doubles (both in the summer of 2002).

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  1. ^ https://www.nytimes.com/2002/06/28/sports/tennis-morrison-crashes-the-party-with-an-upset-at-wimbledon.html
  2. ^ F Club, Hall of Fame, Gator Greats. Retrieved December 18, 2014.
  3. ^ "Florida Announces 2012 UF Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees," GatorZone.com (September 7, 2011). Retrieved September 24, 2011.

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