Lawson Duncan

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Lawson Duncan
Country (sports)  United States
Residence North Carolina
Born (1964-10-26) 26 October 1964 (age 52)
Asheville, North Carolina
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Turned pro 1984
Retired 1991
Plays Right-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money $514,450
Career record 105–110
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 47 (20 May 1985)
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open 4R (1989)
Wimbledon 1R (1990)
US Open 2R (1989)
Career record 11–31
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 182 (6 April 1987)

Lawson Duncan (born October 26, 1964) is a retired American tennis player. The right-hander reached his highest Association of Tennis Professionals singles ranking on May 20, 1985, when he became World No. 47. His best performance in a grand slam tennis tournament was the 1989 French Open, where he reached the fourth round.

A pioneer of the heavy topspin game, he was an All-America at Clemson University his freshman year before turning pro. He plays in exhibition matches against longtime friend and former pro Tim Wilkison during special banquets in the Asheville area.

Duncan graduated from Asheville High School in 1983.

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