John Yuill (tennis)

John McLaren Yuill (born 12 December 1948, in Durban, South Africa) is a former professional tennis player from South Africa. Most of his tennis success was in doubles. During his career, he won two doubles titles.[1][2]

John Yuill
Country (sports)South Africa South Africa
ResidenceDurban, South Africa
Born (1948-12-12) 12 December 1948 (age 72)
Durban, South Africa
Turned pro1966 (amateur tour)
Retired1983
PlaysRight-handed
Singles
Career record91–137
Highest rankingNo. 52 (20 December 1974)
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open4R (1977)
Wimbledon3R (1973)
US Open3R (1974, 1976, 1977)
Doubles
Career record76–126
Career titles2
Highest rankingNo. 480 (17 September 2001)
Grand Slam Doubles results
French Open2R (1977, 1980)
Wimbledon2R (1974, 1981)
US Open2R (1974, 1977)
Mixed doubles
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
French Open2R (1977, 1981)
WimbledonQF (1975)

Career finalsEdit

Doubles (2 titles, 2 runner-ups)Edit

Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1. 1974 Dublin, Ireland Outdoor   Colin Dowdeswell   Lito Álvarez
  Jorge Andrew
6–3, 6–2
Loss 1. 1975 Birmingham, U.S. Carpet   Colin Dowdeswell   Jürgen Fassbender
  Karl Meiler
1–6, 6–3, 6–7
Loss 2. 1980 Stuttgart Outdoor, Germany Clay   Chris Lewis   Colin Dowdeswell
  Frew McMillan
3–6, 4–6
Win 2. 1981 Johannesburg, South Africa Hard   Terry Moor   Fritz Buehning
  Russell Simpson
6–3, 5–7, 6–4, 6–7, 12–10

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "John Yuill | Overview | ATP Tour | Tennis". ATP Tour. Retrieved 24 April 2020.
  2. ^ "player – Tennisarchives.com". www.tennisarchives.com. Retrieved 24 April 2020.

External linksEdit