Greg Holmes (tennis)

Greg Holmes (born August 29, 1963) is a former professional tennis player from the United States. He won one doubles title on the ATP Tour and reached his career-high singles ranking of World No. 22 in February 1985.

Greg Holmes
Country (sports) United States
ResidenceSalt Lake City, Utah, United States
Born (1963-08-29) August 29, 1963 (age 57)
Covina, California
Height5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Turned pro1983
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$368,690
Career record83–93
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 22 (February 25, 1985)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (1985)
French Open2R (1985)
Wimbledon3R (1985, 1986, 1989)
US Open4R (1983, 1984, 1985)
Career record44-67
Career titles1
Highest rankingNo. 66 (February 16, 1987)

Holmes won the 1983 NCAA Men's Tennis Championship, playing for the University of Utah.

In 1989, Holmes defeated Todd Witsken 5–7, 6–4, 7–6(5), 4–6, 14–12 in the second round at Wimbledon, a match that was the longest men's singles match at Wimbledon timed at 5 hours 28 minutes until the epic Isner–Mahut match in 2010.[1] During his seven-year career he twice beat Jimmy Connors and had wins over Andre Agassi, Aaron Krickstein, and Tim Mayotte.[2]

Grand Prix career finalsEdit

Doubles: 1 (1–0)Edit

Result W-L Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 Jul 1987 Livingston, U.S. Hard   Gary Donnelly   Ken Flach
  Robert Seguso
7–6, 6–3


  1. ^ Longest-match
  2. ^ "Crimson Club Hall of Fame". Archived from the original on February 14, 2007. Retrieved September 5, 2008.

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