Russell Simpson (tennis)

Russell Simpson (born 22 February 1954) is a former tennis player from New Zealand, who won six doubles titles during his professional career. He reached his highest singles ATP ranking on 18 April 1983, when he became No. 47 in the world. He is currently the head tennis professional at the Beverly Hills Tennis Club in Beverly Hills, California.

Russell Simpson
Country (sports)New Zealand New Zealand
ResidenceBeverly Hills, California, United States
Born (1954-02-22) 22 February 1954 (age 66)
Auckland, New Zealand
Height6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Prize money$326,467
Career record140–203
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 47 (18 April 1983)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (1978, 1979, 1981, 1982, 1987)
French Open2R (1976)
Wimbledon4R (1982)
US Open3R (1980)
Career record134–173
Career titles5
Highest rankingNo. 94 (11 November 1985)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenSF (1980)
French Open3R (1977)
Wimbledon3R (1981, 1982)
US Open2R (1977)

Simpson is the younger brother of Jeff Simpson, who was also a professional tennis player.[1]


  1. ^ David Leggat (16 March 2007). "Tennis: Another Simpson takes up the family racquet". The New Zealand Herald.

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