Michael Grant (tennis)

Michael Grant (born February 3, 1956) is an American former professional tennis player.[1]

Michael Grant
Country (sports) United States
Born (1956-02-03) February 3, 1956 (age 64)
PlaysRight-handed
Singles
Career record15–31
Highest rankingNo. 96 (December 26, 1979)
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open2R (1980)
US Open2R (1980)
Doubles
Career record9–21
Grand Slam Doubles results
French Open2R (1980)
US Open1R (1979, 1980)

A right-handed player from Long Island, New York, Grant was ranked in the world's top 100 during his professional career. Competing on the Grand Prix circuit, he had best career wins over José Luis Clerc in Tokyo in 1979 and Brian Teacher in San Juan the following year. He was a quarter-finalist at a tournament Sarasota in 1980.[2]

Grant made two appearance in the singles main draw of a grand slam tournament. He debuted at the 1980 French Open and had a first round win over Chris Delaney. At the 1980 US Open he also made the second round, by beating Ricardo Ycaza, before he lost a five-set second round match to Thierry Tulasne.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Vilas Upset by Meiler; Orantes in Tennis Final". The New York Times. July 13, 1975.
  2. ^ "Carter Upsets Higueras". Florida Today. February 16, 1980. p. 2C.
  3. ^ "U.S. Open 1980". itftennis.com.

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