Rodney Harmon

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Rodney Harmon
Rodney Harmon 2014.jpg
Harmon in 2014
Country (sports)  United States
Born (1961-08-16) 16 August 1961 (age 55)
Richmond, Virginia
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Plays Right-handed
Prize money $102,003
Singles
Career record 34–42
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 56 (15 August 1983)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 1R (1984)
Wimbledon 3R (1983)
US Open QF (1982)
Doubles
Career record 14–19
Career titles 1
Grand Slam Doubles results
Wimbledon 1R (1985)
US Open 3R (1983)

Rodney Harmon (born August 16, 1961) is a former professional tennis player the ATP.

Perhaps Rodney's greatest result came at the 1982 U.S. Open, during his Grand Slam debut, when he got through to the quarterfinals overcoming Eliot Teltscher, seeded 8th, in an epic fifth set tiebreak. He lost to eventual champion Jimmy Connors in the quarterfinals. Harmon is featured on Tennis Channel's Tennis Channel Academy, where he stars in a 30-minute coaching show.

Rodney was only the second African-American man to have reached the U.S. Open quarterfinals, alongside legend Arthur Ashe until James Blake in 2005.

Rodney was named head coach of the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets women's tennis team on July 3, 2012.

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