Nick Brown (tennis)

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Nick Brown
Country  United Kingdom
Residence Hanwell, London, England
Born (1961-09-03) 3 September 1961 (age 53)
Warrington, Cheshire, England
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Plays Right-handed
Singles
Career record 10–16 (ATP, Grand Prix, WCT and Grand Slam level, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 145 (25 September 1989)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 1R (1990)
Wimbledon 3R (1991)
Doubles
Career record 38–44 (ATP, Grand Prix, WCT and Grand Slam level, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 42 (23 September 1991)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open QF (1991)
French Open 2R (1990, 1991)
Wimbledon 3R (1990)
US Open 2R (1991)

Nick Brown (born 3 September 1961, in Warrington, Lancashire, England) is a tennis coach and former professional tennis player from the United Kingdom.

Brown won the British Under-21 championship in 1980 and the national senior singles championship three years later in 1983. After playing on the ATP tour in the early 1980s, he left the tour in 1984 to devote his time to coaching young British players, including Tim Henman, before returning to competitive play five years later.

Brown caused a sensation at Wimbledon in 1991. Ranked No. 591 in the world at the time, he faced the 10th seed and previous year's semi-finalist Goran Ivanišević in the second round and beat him in four sets, to the delight of the British crowd. He eventually lost in the third round to France's Thierry Champion.

Brown's career-high rankings were World No. 145 in singles and No. 42 in doubles.

Since permanently retiring from competitive tennis, Brown has served as coach of Britain's Fed Cup team.

Career finals[edit]

Singles (1)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 25 June 1989 Bristol Grass West Germany Eric Jelen 4–6, 6–3, 5–7

Doubles (3)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 23 June 1990 Manchester Grass United States Kelly Jones Australia Mark Kratzmann
Australia Jason Stoltenberg
3–6, 6–2, 4–6
Runner-up 2. 24 February 1991 Stuttgart Carpet (i) United Kingdom Jeremy Bates Spain Sergio Casal
Spain Emilio Sánchez
3–6, 5–7
Runner-up 3. 23 June 1991 Manchester Grass United Kingdom Andrew Castle Italy Omar Camporese
Croatia Goran Ivanišević
4–6, 3–6

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