Steve Meister (born April 21, 1958) is a former professional tennis player from the United States. Meister's highest singles ranking was World No. 69, which he reached in August 1984. During his career, he won 8 doubles titles and achieved a career-high doubles ranking of World No. 20 in July 1984.
|Country (sports)||United States|
|Born||April 21, 1958|
New York, New York, U.S.
|Height||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Highest ranking||No 69|
|Highest ranking||No. 20|
Meister was born in New York City, and is Jewish. He graduated from Princeton University in 1980 with a degree in Civil Engineering. He turned professional in May 1980, and retired in 1986.
He then founded Meister Financial Group, Inc. in 1987 as a wholesale mortgage lending corporation. He served as the U.S. Men’s Tennis Coach of the 1989 Maccabiah Games and the 1993 Maccabiah Games. He received a Master of Science in Finance in 2004 from Florida International University.
He was elected to the Miami Dade County Hall of Fame in 2005.
Doubles (6 titles, 3 runner-ups)Edit
|Win||1.||1981||Tel Aviv, Israel||Hard||Van Winitsky|| John Feaver
|3–6, 6–3, 6–3|
|Win||2.||1982||Caracas, Venezuela||Hard||Craig Wittus|| Eric Fromm
|6–7, 7–6, 6–4|
|Win||3.||1982||Boston, U.S.||Clay||Craig Wittus|| Freddie Sauer
Schalk van der Merwe
|Win||4.||1983||Tampa, U.S.||Carpet||Tony Giammalva|| Eric Fromm
|3–6, 6–1, 7–5|
|Win||5.||1983||Maui, U.S.||Hard||Tony Giammalva|| Mike Bauer
|6–3, 5–7, 6–4|
|Loss||1.||1983||Hong Kong||Hard||Sammy Giammalva Jr.|| Drew Gitlin
|Win||6.||1983||Johannesburg, South Africa||Hard||Brian Teacher|| Andrés Gómez
|6–7, 7–6, 6–2|
|Loss||2.||1984||Tokyo Outdoor, Japan||Hard||Mark Dickson|| David Dowlen
|7–6, 4–6, 3–6|
|Loss||3.||1984||Johannesburg, South Africa||Hard||Eliot Teltscher|| Tracy Delatte