Rick Fisher (tennis)

Rick Fisher (born March 29, 1951) is a former professional tennis player from the United States.[1]

Rick Fisher
Country (sports)United States United States
Born (1951-03-29) March 29, 1951 (age 69)
Evanston, Illinois, U.S.
PlaysLeft-handed
Singles
Career record36–98
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 113 (January 16, 1978)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (1979)
French Open1R (1975, 1978)
Wimbledon2R (1978)
US Open2R (1978)
Doubles
Career record38–95
Career titles0
Grand Slam Doubles results
French Open2R (1970, 1975)
Wimbledon2R (1978)
US Open2R (1980)

CareerEdit

Fisher played collegiate tennis at Stanford University and was an All-American in 1973.[2]

At the 1978 Grand Prix Cleveland tournament, Fisher was runner-up in the doubles, with Bruce Manson.[3] His best singles result on tour came in the 1979 Australian Hard Court Tennis Championships, where he was a semi-finalist.[3]

He had an upset straight sets win over second seed John Alexander at the 1979 Australian Open.[3]

Grand Prix career finalsEdit

Doubles: 1 (0–1)Edit

Outcome No. Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 1978 Cleveland, United States Hard   Bruce Manson   Dick Stockton
  Erik van Dillen
1–6, 4–6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ ITF Pro Circuit Profile
  2. ^ Los Angeles Times, "Resident Tennis Professionals Reap Harvest of Boom Sport", March 15, 1973
  3. ^ a b c ATP World Tour Profile