Tony Giammalva

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Tony Giammalva
Country (sports)  United States
Born (1958-04-21) April 21, 1958 (age 59)
Retired 1985
Plays Right-handed
Prize money $307,994
Career record 55–78
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 70 (2 February 1981)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 2R (1983)
French Open 3R (1981)
Wimbledon 3R (1981)
US Open 3R (1980)
Career record 86–75
Career titles 4
Highest ranking No. 32 (22 April 1985)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open QF (1982)
French Open QF (1985)
Wimbledon 2R (1985)
US Open 3R (1983)

Tony Giammalva (born April 21, 1958 in Houston, Texas) is a former professional tennis player from the United States.

During his career he won 4 doubles titles and achieved a career-high doubles ranking of World No. 32 in 1985. His best singles ranking was reached in February 1981, at World No. 70.

Giammalva's father Sam played top-level tennis as well, participating on two Davis Cup winning teams for the U.S. Tony's younger brother Sammy Jr. was also a touring pro.

Grand Prix, WCT, and Grand Slam doubles finals (9)[edit]

Wins (4)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 1980 Hilversum, Netherlands Clay United Kingdom Buster Mottram Netherlands Tom Okker
Hungary Balázs Taróczy
5–7, 3–6, 6–7
Runner-up 2. 1981 Atlanta, U.S. Hard United States Sammy Giammalva Jr. United States Fritz Buehning
United States Peter Fleming
4–6, 6–4, 3–6
Runner-up 3. 198 Frankfurt, Germany Carpet United States Tim Mayotte United States Steve Denton
Australia Mark Edmondson
7–6, 3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 4. 1982 Florence, Italy Clay United States Sammy Giammalva Jr. Italy Paolo Bertolucci
Italy Adriano Panatta
6–7, 1–6
Runner-up 5. 1982 Zell Am See WCT, Austria Clay United States Sammy Giammalva Jr. Poland Wojtek Fibak
United States Bruce Manson
7–6, 4–6, 4–6
Winner 1. 1982 Baltimore WCT, U.S. Carpet India Anand Amritraj India Vijay Amritraj
Australia Fred Stolle
7–5, 6–2
Winner 2. 1983 Tampa, U.S. Carpet United States Steve Meister United States Eric Fromm
United States Drew Gitlin
3–6, 6–1, 7–5
Winner 3. 1983 Maui, U.S. Hard United States Steve Meister United States Mike Bauer
United States Scott Davis
6–3, 5–7, 6–4
Winner 4. 1984 Tokyo Indoor, U.S. Carpet United States Sammy Giammalva Jr. Australia Mark Edmondson
United States Sherwood Stewart
7–6, 6–4

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