John Sadri

John Sadri (born September 19, 1956) is a former tennis player from the United States. He reached the final of the 1979 Australian Open, won two singles titles and achieved a career-high singles ranking of World No. 13 in September 1980. Sadri currently runs a junior tennis academy at Russell Tennis Center in Charlotte, North Carolina.

John Sadri
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Country (sports) United States
ResidenceCharlotte, North Carolina
Born (1956-09-19) September 19, 1956 (age 64)
Charlotte, NC
Height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Turned pro1976
Retired1987
PlaysRight-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money$895,455
Singles
Career record213–189
Career titles2
Highest rankingNo. 14 (September 29, 1980)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenF (1979)
French Open1R (1980)
WimbledonQF (1984)
US Open3R (1978)
Other tournaments
WCT FinalsQF (1980)
Doubles
Career record106–115
Career titles3
Highest rankingNo. 12 (December 13, 1982)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenF (1981, 1982)
WimbledonSF (1979)
US OpenSF (1983)

Grand Slam finalsEdit

Singles (1 runner-up)Edit

Result Year Championship Surface Opponent Score
Loss 1979 Australian Open Grass   Guillermo Vilas 6–7(5–7), 3–6, 2–6

Grand Slam tournament performance timelineEdit

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# A NH
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (A) absent; (NH) not held. SR=strike rate (events won/competed)

SinglesEdit

Tournament 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 SR
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open 3R F QF 1R 4R 2R 4R 3R NH 1R 0 / 9
French Open A A 1R A A A A A A A 0 / 1
Wimbledon A 3R 2R 3R 1R 1R QF 2R 3R 2R 0 / 9
US Open 3R 2R 2R 1R 1R 2R 1R 1R 2R A 0 / 9
Strike Rate 0 / 2 0 / 3 0 / 4 0 / 3 0 / 3 0 / 3 0 / 3 0 / 3 0 / 2 0 / 2 0 / 28

Career finalsEdit

Singles (2 wins)Edit

Result No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Win 1. 1980 Auckland, New Zealand Hard   Tim Wilkison 6–4, 3–6, 6–3, 6–4
Win 2. 1982 Denver, United States Carpet (i)   Andres Gomez 4–6, 6–1, 6–4

Doubles (3 wins)Edit

Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1. 1980 Manchester, Great Britain Grass   Tim Wilkison   Dennis Ralston
  Roscoe Tanner
6–3, 6–4
Win 2. 1982 Newport, U.S. Grass   Andy Andrews   Syd Ball
  Rod Frawley
3–6, 7–6, 7–5
Win 3. 1982 Stowe, U.S. Hard   Andy Andrews   Mike Fishbach
  Eric Fromm
6–3, 6–4

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