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Ellis Ferreira

Ellis Ferreira
Country 23x15px South Africa
Residence Atlanta, Georgia
Born (1970-02-19) 19 February 1970 (age 45)
Pretoria, South Africa
Height 6'2" (188 cm)
Turned pro 1992
Plays Left-handed
Prize money $2,378,295
Singles
Career record 4–8
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 210 (3 October 1994)
Grand Slam Singles results
Wimbledon 1R (1994)
US Open 2R (1994)
Doubles
Career record 314–201
Career titles 18
Highest ranking No. 2 (31 January 2000)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open W (2000)
French Open QF (1999)
Wimbledon SF (1996)
US Open F (2000)
Mixed doubles
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian Open W (2001)
French Open 3R (1997, 1999)
Wimbledon QF (2001)
US Open SF (2001)

Ellis Ferreira (born 19 February 1970 in Pretoria, South Africa) is a former professional male tennis player from South Africa. He played collegiately at the University of Alabama, earning all-SEC and all-American honors. He won 2 Grand Slam doubles titles, the Men's title at the 2000 Australian Open with Rick Leach and the mixed doubles at the Australian Open with Corina Morariu in 2001. Ferreira was named the Senior Assistant Men's and Women's Tennis Head Coach at Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland, in July 2007. Ferreira is now the co-owner of the Eagleton/ Ferreira Tennis Academy on Longboat Key in Florida (www.eftennis.com).[1]

Doubles titles (18)

Legend
Grand Slam (1–1)
Tennis Masters Cup (1–0)
ATP Masters Series (4–6)
ATP Championship Series (2–4)
ATP Tour (10–4)
Titles by Surface
Hard (7–11)
Clay (4–3)
Grass (2–1)
Carpet (5–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 4 April 1994 Sun City, South Africa Hard 23x15px Grant Stafford 23x15px Marius Barnard
23x15px Brent Haygarth
3–6, 5–7
Runner-up 2. 24 July 1995 Stuttgart Outdoor, Germany Clay 23x15px Jan Siemerink 23x15px Tomás Carbonell
23x15px Francisco Roig
6–3, 3–6, 4–6
Winner 1. 23 October 1995 Vienna, Austria Carpet 23x15px Jan Siemerink 23x15px Todd Woodbridge
23x15px Mark Woodforde
6–4, 7–5
Winner 2. 15 January 1996 Sydney Outdoor, Australia Hard 23x15px Jan Siemerink 23x15px Patrick McEnroe
23x15px Sandon Stolle
5–7, 6–4, 6–1
Runner-up 3. 1 April 1996 Miami, United States Hard 23x15px Patrick Galbraith 23x15px Todd Woodbridge
23x15px Mark Woodforde
1–6, 3–6
Winner 3. 29 April 1996 Monte Carlo, Monaco Clay 23x15px Jan Siemerink 23x15px Jonas Björkman
23x15px Nicklas Kulti
2–6, 6–3, 6–2
Winner 4. 13 January 1997 Auckland, New Zealand Hard 23x15px Patrick Galbraith 23x15px Rick Leach
23x15px Jonathan Stark
6–4, 4–6, 7–6
Winner 5. 24 February 1997 Memphis, United States Hard (i) 23x15px Patrick Galbraith 23x15px Rick Leach
23x15px Jonathan Stark
6–3, 3–6, 6–1
Runner-up 4. 3 March 1997 Philadelphia, United States Hard (i) 23x15px Patrick Galbraith 23x15px Sébastien Lareau
23x15px Alex O'Brien
3–6, 3–6
Winner 6. 23 June 1997 Nottingham, England Grass 23x15px Patrick Galbraith 23x15px Danny Sapsford
23x15px Chris Wilkinson
4–6, 7–6, 7–6
Winner 7. 13 October 1997 Vienna, Austria Carpet 23x15px Patrick Galbraith 23x15px Marc-Kevin Goellner
23x15px David Prinosil
6–3, 6–4
Winner 8. 20 October 1997 Lyon, France Carpet 23x15px Patrick Galbraith 23x15px Olivier Delaître
23x15px Fabrice Santoro
3–6, 6–2, 6–4
Runner-up 5. 10 November 1997 Stockholm, Sweden Hard (i) 23x15px Patrick Galbraith 23x15px Marc-Kevin Goellner
23x15px Richey Reneberg
3–6, 6–3, 6–7
Runner-up 6. 12 January 1998 Adelaide, Australia Hard 23x15px Rick Leach 23x15px Joshua Eagle
23x15px Andrew Florent
4–6, 7–6, 3–6
Runner-up 7. 23 February 1998 Memphis, United States Hard (i) 23x15px David Roditi 23x15px Todd Woodbridge
23x15px Mark Woodforde
3–6, 4–6
Winner 9. 30 March 1998 Miami, United States Hard 23x15px Rick Leach 23x15px Alex O'Brien
23x15px Jonathan Stark
6–2, 6–4
Runner-up 8. 20 April 1998 Barcelona, Spain Clay 23x15px Rick Leach 23x15px Jacco Eltingh
23x15px Paul Haarhuis
5–7, 0–6
Winner 10. 4 May 1998 Atlanta, United States Clay 23x15px Brent Haygarth 23x15px Alex O'Brien
23x15px Richey Reneberg
6–3, 0–6, 6–2
Runner-up 9. 18 May 1998 Rome, Italy Clay 23x15px Rick Leach Template:Country data IND Mahesh Bhupathi
Template:Country data IND Leander Paes
4–6, 6–4, 6–7
Winner 11. 15 June 1998 Halle, Germany Grass 23x15px Rick Leach 23x15px John-Laffnie de Jager
23x15px Marc-Kevin Goellner
4–6, 6–4, 7–6
Runner-up 10. 10 August 1998 Toronto, Canada Hard 23x15px Rick Leach 23x15px Martin Damm
23x15px Jim Grabb
7–6, 2–6, 6–7
Runner-up 11. 15 March 1999 Indian Wells, United States Hard 23x15px Rick Leach 23x15px Wayne Black
23x15px Sandon Stolle
6–7, 3–6
Winner 12. 17 May 1999 Rome, Italy Clay 23x15px Rick Leach 23x15px David Adams
23x15px John-Laffnie de Jager
6–7, 6–1, 6–2
Winner 13. 17 January 2000 Auckland, New Zealand Hard 23x15px Rick Leach 23x15px Olivier Delaître
23x15px Jeff Tarango
7–5, 6–4
Winner 14. 31 January 2000 Australian Open, Australia Hard 23x15px Rick Leach 23x15px Wayne Black
23x15px Andrew Kratzmann
6–4, 3–6, 6–3, 3–6, 18–16
Winner 15. 17 April 2000 Atlanta, United States Clay 23x15px Rick Leach 23x15px Justin Gimelstob
23x15px Mark Knowles
6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 12. 26 June 2000 Nottingham, England Grass 23x15px Rick Leach 23x15px Donald Johnson
23x15px Piet Norval
6–1, 4–6, 3–6
Runner-up 13. 14 August 2000 Cincinnati, United States Hard 23x15px Rick Leach 23x15px Todd Woodbridge
23x15px Mark Woodforde
6–7, 4–6
Runner-up 14. 11 September 2000 U.S. Open, New York Hard 23x15px Rick Leach 23x15px Lleyton Hewitt
23x15px Max Mirnyi
4–6, 7–5, 6–7
Runner-up 15. 22 October 2001 Stuttgart Indoor, Germany Hard (i) 23x15px Jeff Tarango 23x15px Max Mirnyi
23x15px Sandon Stolle
6–7, 6–7
Winner 16. 29 October 2001 Basel, Switzerland Carpet 23x15px Rick Leach Template:Country data IND Mahesh Bhupathi
Template:Country data IND Leander Paes
7–6, 6–4
Winner 17. 5 November 2001 Paris, France Carpet 23x15px Rick Leach Template:Country data IND Mahesh Bhupathi
Template:Country data IND Leander Paes
3–6, 6–4, 6–3
Winner 18. 2 February 2002 ATP Doubles Challenge Cup, Bangalore Hard 23x15px Rick Leach 23x15px Petr Pála
23x15px Pavel Vízner
6–7(6), 7–6(2), 6–4, 6–4

Doubles performance timeline

Tournament 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 Career SR Career Win-Loss
Grand Slams
Australian Open A A A 3R 1R 1R QF QF SF W 2R QF 2R 1 / 10 23–9
French Open A A A 2R 2R 1R 2R 1R QF 1R 3R 1R A 0 / 9 8–9
Wimbledon A A A 2R 1R SF 3R QF 2R QF QF 2R A 0 / 9 18–9
U.S. Open A A A 2R 1R 2R 1R 1R 2R F QF 2R A 0 / 9 12–9
Grand Slam SR 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 1 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 1 1 / 37 N/A
Annual Win-Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 5–4 1–4 5–4 6–4 6–4 9–4 14–3 9–4 5–4 1–1 N/A 61–36
ATP Masters Series
Indian Wells A A A A A QF 2R 2R F QF 1R 1R A 0 / 7 8–7
Miami A A A 1R A F 2R W 3R 3R QF 2R A 1 / 8 13–7
Monte Carlo A A A A A W QF 2R 2R QF 1R 1R A 1 / 7 7–5
Rome A A A A 2R SF 2R F W 2R QF A A 1 / 7 17–6
Hamburg A A A A 1R 2R SF SF SF 1R QF A A 0 / 7 8–7
Canada A A A QF A A 2R F SF QF QF QF A 0 / 7 14–7
Cincinnati A A A QF QF SF QF 2R 2R F 2R 1R A 0 / 9 15–9
Stuttgart (Stockholm) A A A A A 2R 2R 2R 2R QF F 2R A 0 / 7 6–7
Paris A A A A A 2R SF 2R SF 2R W SF A 1 / 7 12–6
Masters Series SR 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 3 0 / 3 1 / 8 0 / 9 1 / 9 1 / 9 0 / 9 1 / 9 0 / 7 0 / 0 4 / 66 N/A
Annual Win-Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 4–3 3–3 16–7 7–9 15–7 18–8 13–9 18–8 6–7 0–0 N/A 100–61
Year End Ranking 569 407 137 64 68 13 10 10 13 5 15 52 359 N/A

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