Rick Fisher (tennis)

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Rick Fisher
Country (sports) United States United States
Born (1951-03-29) March 29, 1951 (age 64)
Evanston, Illinois
Plays Left-handed
Career record 36-98
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 113 (January 16, 1978)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 2R (1979)
French Open 1R (1975, 1978)
Wimbledon 2R (1978)
US Open 2R (1978)
Career record 38-95
Career titles 0
Grand Slam Doubles results
French Open 2R (1970, 1975)
Wimbledon 2R (1978)
US Open 2R (1980)

Rick Fisher (born March 29, 1951) is a former professional tennis player from the United States.[1]


Fisher played collegiate tennis at Stanford University and was an All-American in 1973.[2]

At the 1978 Grand Prix Cleveland tournament, Fisher was runner-up in the doubles, with Bruce Manson.[3] His best singles result on tour came in the 1979 Australian Hard Court Tennis Championships, where he was a semi-finalist.[3]

He had an upset straight sets win over second seed John Alexander at the 1979 Australian Open.[3]

Grand Prix career finals[edit]

Doubles: 1 (0–1)[edit]

Outcome No. Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 1978 United States Cleveland, United States Hard United States Bruce Manson United States Dick Stockton
United States Erik Van Dillen
1–6, 4–6


  1. ^ ITF Pro Circuit Profile
  2. ^ Los Angeles Times, "Resident Tennis Professionals Reap Harvest of Boom Sport", March 15, 1973
  3. ^ a b c ATP World Tour Profile