Steve Guy

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Steve Guy
Country (sports) New Zealand New Zealand
Born (1959-03-15) 15 March 1959 (age 58)
Wellington
Height 6'2" (188 cm)
Plays Right-handed
Prize money $162,353
Singles
Career record 18-39
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 109 (7 Nov 1988)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 1R (1987, 1988, 1989)
Doubles
Career record 28-48
Career titles 1
Highest ranking No. 97 (16 Jan 1989)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 2R (1988)
French Open 1R (1989)

Steve Guy (born 15 March 1959) is a former professional tennis player from New Zealand.

Career[edit]

Guy appeared in the singles draw of three Australian Opens and never progressed past the second round. He did however, in the 1989 Australian Open, win the second set against third seed Boris Becker. In doubles he competed in five Grand Slams but registered just one win, in the 1988 Australian Open, with countryman Bruce Derlin. At the 1991 Australian Open, Guy partnered Swedish great Stefan Edberg.[1]

His only ATP Tour title came in the doubles at the 1989 Heineken Open in Auckland. As a singles player he made quarter-finals at the 1988 Frankfurt Open, 1990 OTB International Open and the 1990 Benson & Hedges Open. At the Benson & Hedges Open, which he entered as a wildcard, he upset second seed and world number 25 Miloslav Mečíř.[2]

He also played tennis for the New Zealand Davis Cup team, taking part in seven ties. He had a 3/4 record in singles and 2/1 record in doubles.[3]

Grand Prix career finals[edit]

Doubles: 1 (1–0)[edit]

Outcome No. Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Winner 1. 1989 New Zealand Auckland, New Zealand Hard Japan Shuzo Matsuoka United States John Letts
United States Bruce Man-Son-Hing
7–6, 7–6

Challenger titles[edit]

Singles: (2)[edit]

No. Year Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
1. 1988 Singapore Singapore Grass United States Paul Chamberlin 4–6, 7–6, 7–6
2. 1989 Greece Thessaloniki, Greece Hard Australia Neil Borwick 6–4, 6–4

Doubles: (7)[edit]

No. Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
1. 1987 Indonesia Jakarta, Indonesia Hard United States Jon Levine Indonesia Suharyadi Suharyadi
Indonesia Donald Wailan
6–7, 6–4, 6–3
2. 1988 Greece Thessaloniki, Greece Hard Denmark Morten Christensen Hungary Andras Lanyi
Switzerland Stefano Mezzadri
6–3, 6–4
3. 1989 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Hard India Zeeshan Ali Denmark Morten Christensen
Denmark Peter Flintsoe
6–4, 6–4
4. 1989 Hong Kong Hong Kong Hard New Zealand David Lewis Australia Russell Barlow
Australia Gavin Pfitzner
6–4, 6–2
5. 1990 Singapore Singapore Hard United States John Letts United States Mark Keil
United States Kent Kinnear
6–1, 7–5
6. 1992 Israel Jerusalem, Israel Hard Australia Carl Limberger United States Brian Joelson
United States Richard Matuszewski
7–6, 6–2
7. 1992 Philippines Manila, Philippines Hard Australia Richard Fromberg Italy Massimo Ardinghi
Italy Mario Visconti
6–3, 6–4

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