Robert Van't Hof
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|Full name||Robert Van't Hof|
|Country (sports)||United States|
|Residence||Newport Beach, California, U.S.|
|Born||April 10, 1959|
Lynwood, California, U.S.
|Height||1.92 m (6 ft 3 in)|
|Plays||Right-handed (one-handed backhand)|
|Career record||83–105 (44.15%)|
|Highest ranking||No. 25 (July 4, 1983)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||3R (1981)|
|US Open||2R (1980, 1982)|
|Career record||170–171 (49.85%)|
|Highest ranking||No. 20 (August 25, 1986)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|Australian Open||QF (1990)|
|French Open||3R (1981)|
|Wimbledon||4R (1985, 1987)|
|US Open||QF (1985)|
Van't Hof studied for three years at the University of Southern California, winning the National Collegiate Athletic Association singles title in 1980. He left university without being awarded a degree, in order to pursue his tennis career.
Turning professional in 1980, Van't Hof won his first top-level singles title in 1981 at Taipei and his second in 1989 in Seoul. His best singles performance at a Grand Slam event came in 1983 at Wimbledon, where he reached the final 16.
Van't Hof won two top-level singles titles and six tour doubles titles, including the Pacific Southwest with Scott Davis in 1985, as an unseeded team. His career-high rankings were World No. 25 in singles (in 1983), and World No. 20 in doubles (in 1986). He retired from the professional tour in 1990.
|Loss||1.||1980||Hobart, Australia||Hard||Shlomo Glickstein||6–7, 4–6|
|Win||1.||1981||Taipei, Taiwan||Carpet (i)||Pat DuPré||7–5, 6–2|
|Loss||2.||1982||Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.||Hard||Sandy Mayer||5–7, 3–6|
|Win||2.||1989||Seoul, South Korea||Hard||Brad Drewett||7–5, 6–4|
|Loss||1.||1981||Tokyo, Japan||Clay||Larry Stefanki|| Heinz Günthardt
|6–3, 2–6, 1–6|
|Loss||2.||1982||Auckland, New Zealand||Hard||Larry Stefanki|| Andrew Jarrett
|Win||1.||1982||Taipei, Taiwan||Carpet (i)||Larry Stefanki|| Fred McNair
|Win||2.||1984||Bristol, England||Grass||Larry Stefanki|| John Alexander
|6–4, 5–7, 9–7|
|Win||3.||1985||Los Angeles, California, U.S.||Hard||Scott Davis|| Paul Annacone
Christo van Rensburg
|Win||4.||1986||Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.||Carpet (i)||Andy Kohlberg|| Christo Steyn
|Win||5.||1990||Auckland, New Zealand||Hard||Kelly Jones|| Gilad Bloom
|Win||6.||1990||San Francisco, California, U.S.||Carpet (i)||Kelly Jones|| Glenn Layendecker
|2–6, 7–6, 6–3|
|Loss||3.||1991||Hong Kong, China||Hard||Glenn Michibata|| Patrick Galbraith
- "Robert Van't Hof". ATP Tour. Retrieved May 1, 2020.
- "U.S.C.'s Van't Hof Takes N.C.A.A. Tennis Crown". New York Times. May 27, 1980. Retrieved May 1, 2020.
- Pucin, Diane (August 5, 1999). "In Rob she trusts". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved May 1, 2020.
- "ITA Men's Hall of Fame". Retrieved May 1, 2020.
- "Wimbledon 2010: Laura Robson defeats American to reach girls' last 16". The Guardian. June 29, 2010. Retrieved May 3, 2020.