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Scott Davis (tennis)

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Scott Davis
Country 23x15px United States
Residence Irvine, California
Born (1962-08-27) August 27, 1962 (age 53)
Santa Monica, California
Height Script error: No such module "convert".
Turned pro 1983
Retired 1998
Plays Right-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money $2,287,611
Singles
Career record 206–198 (ATP, Grand Prix, WCT & Grand Slam level & in Davis Cup)</td></tr>
Career titles 3</td></tr>
Highest ranking No. 11 (October 28, 1985)</td></tr>
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open QF (1984)</td></tr>
French Open 1R (1980, 1987, 1990, 1991)</td></tr>
Wimbledon 4R (1984)</td></tr>
US Open 3R (1982, 1988)</td></tr>
Doubles
Career record 368–286 (ATP, Grand Prix, WCT & Grand Slam level & in Davis Cup)</td></tr>
Career titles 22</td></tr>
Highest ranking No. 2 (January 28, 1991)</td></tr>
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open W (1991)</td></tr>
French Open 4R (1996)</td></tr>
Wimbledon QF (1992)</td></tr>
US Open

F (1991)</td></tr></table> Scott Davis (born August 27, 1962, in Santa Monica, California) is a former professional tennis player. He reached a career high singles ranking of World No. 11 (in October 1985) and doubles ranking of World No. 2 (in January 1991).

Tennis career

A 6'2" right-handed serve and volleyer, Davis played 14 years on the tour, earning $2,287,611 in prize money. He won 3 singles titles – the 1983 Maui Grand Prix, 1985 Tokyo Outdoor, and 1990 Auckland Grand Prix events – and 22 doubles titles. His biggest doubles title was the 1991 Australian Open, which he won partnering David Pate. Other big doubles wins included the 1990 Los Angeles, Indianapolis, and Paris Open, and 1993 Indianapolis Grand Prix events, all partnering Pate. He was also a men's doubles finalist at the 1991 US Open with Pate.

Prior to turning professional, Davis played college tennis at Stanford University, leading the Cardinal to the 1983 NCAA team championship.

Davis was married to Suzy Jaeger in 1984, who played for the Cardinal as well. She is the sister of Andrea Jaeger.[citation needed]

Since retiring from the tour in 1998, Davis has been active on the over-35 senior tour and as a private tennis coach.

Career finals

Singles (3 titles – 7 runner-ups)

Outcome No. Date Championship Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. July 6, 1981 Napa, U.S. Hard 23x15px Sammy Giammalva, Jr. 3–6, 7–5, 1–6
Runner-up 2. July 10, 1983 Newport, U.S. Grass 23x15px John Fitzgerald 6–2, 1–6, 3–6
Winner 1. October 1, 1983 Maui, U.S. Hard 23x15px Vincent Van Patten 6–3, 6–7(2–7), 7–6(7–4)
Runner-up 3. November 30, 1983 Tokyo Indoor, Japan Carpet (i) 23x15px Ivan Lendl 6–3, 3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 4. December 12, 1983 Taipei, Taiwan Carpet (i) 23x15px Nduka Odizor 4–6, 6–3, 4–6
Runner-up 5. February 18, 1985 Delray Beach, U.S. Hard 23x15px Tim Mayotte 6–4, 6–4, 3–6, 2–6, 4–6
Winner 2. October 21, 1985 Tokyo Outdoor, Japan Hard 23x15px Jimmy Arias 6–1, 7–6(7–3)
Runner-up 6. November 24, 1986 Houston, U.S. Carpet (i) 23x15px Slobodan Živojinović 1–6, 6–4, 3–6
Runner-up 7. July 24, 1989 Schenectady, U.S. Hard 23x15px Simon Youl 6–2, 4–6, 4–6
Winner 3. January 15, 1990 Auckland, New Zealand Hard 23x15px Andrei Chesnokov 4–6, 6–3, 6–3

Doubles (22 titles – 19 runner-ups)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. August 7, 1983 Columbus, U.S. Hard 23x15px Brian Teacher Template:Country data IND Vijay Amritraj
23x15px John Fitzgerald
6–1, 4–6, 7–6
Runner-up 1. October 1, 1983 Maui, U.S. Hard 23x15px Mike Bauer 23x15px Tony Giammalva
23x15px Steve Meister
3–6, 7–5, 4–6
Runner-up 2. March 12, 1984 La Quinta, U.S. Hard 23x15px Ferdi Taygan 23x15px Bernard Mitton
23x15px Butch Walts
6–4, 4–6, 6–7
Winner 2. August 6, 1984 Livingston, U.S. Hard 23x15px Ben Testerman 23x15px Paul Annacone
23x15px Glenn Michibata
6–4, 6–4
Winner 3. August 12, 1985 Stratton Mountain, U.S. Hard 23x15px David Pate 23x15px Ken Flach
23x15px Robert Seguso
3–6, 7–6, 7–6
Winner 4. September 23, 1985 Los Angeles, U.S. Hard 23x15px Robert Van't Hof 23x15px Paul Annacone
23x15px Christo van Rensburg
6–3, 7–6
Winner 5. October 21, 1985 Tokyo Outdoor, Japan Hard 23x15px David Pate 23x15px Sammy Giammalva, Jr.
23x15px Greg Holmes
7–6, 6–7, 6–3
Runner-up 3. October 28, 1985 Tokyo Indoor, Japan Carpet (i) 23x15px David Pate 23x15px Ken Flach
23x15px Robert Seguso
6–4, 3–6, 6–7
Winner 6. February 3, 1986 Philadelphia, U.S. Carpet (i) 23x15px David Pate 23x15px Stefan Edberg
23x15px Anders Järryd
7–6, 3–6, 6–3, 7–5
Runner-up 4. October 13, 1986 Scottsdale, U.S. Hard 23x15px David Pate 23x15px Leonardo Lavalle
23x15px Mike Leach
6–7, 4–6
Runner-up 5. November 9, 1987 Paris Indoor, France Carpet (i) 23x15px David Pate 23x16px Jakob Hlasek
23x16px Claudio Mezzadri
6–7, 2–6
Runner-up 6. November 16, 1987 Frankfurt, Germany Carpet (i) 23x15px David Pate 23x15px Boris Becker
23x15px Patrik Kühnen
4–6, 2–6
Runner-up 7. July 11, 1988 Newport Grass 23x15px Dan Goldie 23x15px Kelly Jones
23x15px Peter Lundgren
3–6, 6–7
Runner-up 8. October 2, 1988 San Francisco, U.S. Carpet (i) 23x15px Tim Wilkison 23x15px John McEnroe
23x15px Mark Woodforde
4–6, 6–7
Winner 7. October 9, 1988 Scottsdale, U.S. Hard 23x15px Tim Wilkison 23x15px Rick Leach
23x15px Jim Pugh
6–4, 7–6
Runner-up 9. February 20, 1989 Memphis, U.S. Hard (i) 23x15px Tim Wilkison 23x15px Paul Annacone
23x15px Christo van Rensburg
4–6, 2–6
Winner 8. April 17, 1989 Seoul, South Korea Hard Template:Country data KEN Paul Wekesa 23x15px John Letts
23x15px Bruce Man-Son-Hing
6–2, 6–4
Winner 9. July 24, 1989 Schenectady, U.S. Hard 23x15px Broderick Dyke 23x15px Brad Pearce
23x15px Byron Talbot
2–6, 6–4, 6–4
Winner 10. October 9, 1989 Orlando, U.S. Hard 23x15px Tim Pawsat 23x15px Ken Flach
23x15px Robert Seguso
7–5, 5–7, 6–4
Winner 11. April 9, 1990 Orlando, U.S. Hard 23x15px David Pate 23x15px Alfonso Mora
23x15px Brian Page
6–3, 7–5
Winner 12. May 14, 1990 Kiawah Island, U.S. Clay 23x15px David Pate 23x15px Jim Grabb
23x15px Leonardo Lavalle
6–2, 6–3
Winner 13. August 6, 1990 Los Angeles, U.S. Hard 23x15px David Pate 23x15px Peter Lundgren
Template:Country data KEN Paul Wekesa
3–6, 6–1, 6–3
Winner 14. August 20, 1990 Indianapolis, U.S. Hard 23x15px David Pate 23x15px Grant Connell
23x15px Glenn Michibata
4–6, 6–2, 6–2
Runner-up 10. October 15, 1990 Tokyo Indoor, Japan Carpet (i) 23x15px David Pate 23x15px Guy Forget
23x16px Jakob Hlasek
2–6, 6–4, 2–6
Winner 15. November 5, 1990 Paris Indoor, France Carpet (i) 23x15px David Pate 23x15px Darren Cahill
23x15px Mark Kratzmann
7–6, 7–6
Winner 16. January 14, 1991 Sydney Outdoor, Australia Hard 23x15px David Pate 23x15px Darren Cahill
23x15px Mark Kratzmann
3–6, 6–3, 6–2
Winner 17. January 28, 1991 Australian Open Hard 23x15px David Pate 23x15px Patrick McEnroe
23x15px David Wheaton
6–7, 7–6, 6–3, 7–5
Winner 18. March 4, 1991 Chicago, U.S. Carpet (i) 23x15px David Pate 23x15px Grant Connell
23x15px Glenn Michibata
6–4, 5–7, 7–6
Winner 19. July 22, 1991 Washington, U.S. Hard 23x15px David Pate 23x15px Ken Flach
23x15px Robert Seguso
7–6, 7–6
Runner-up 11. September 9, 1991 US Open Hard 23x15px David Pate 23x15px John Fitzgerald
23x15px Anders Järryd
3–6, 6–3, 3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 12. October 14, 1991 Tokyo Indoor, Japan Carpet (i) 23x15px David Pate 23x15px Jim Grabb
23x15px Richey Reneberg
3–6, 7–6, 2–6
Runner-up 13. January 13, 1992 Sydney Outdoor, Australia Hard 23x15px David Pate 23x15px Sergio Casal
23x15px Emilio Sánchez
6–3, 1–6, 4–6
Winner 20. February 8, 1993 San Francisco, U.S. Hard (i) 23x15px Jacco Eltingh 23x15px Patrick McEnroe
23x15px Jonathan Stark
6–1, 4–6, 7–5
Runner-up 14. August 9, 1993 Los Angeles, U.S. Hard 23x15px Grant Connell 23x15px Wayne Ferreira
23x15px Michael Stich
6–7, 6–7
Winner 21. August 23, 1993 Indianapolis, U.S. Hard 23x15px Todd Martin 23x15px Ken Flach
23x15px Rick Leach
3–6, 6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 15. June 20, 1994 Manchester, UK Grass 23x15px Trevor Kronemann 23x15px Rick Leach
23x15px Danie Visser
4–6, 6–4, 6–7
Runner-up 16. August 8, 1994 Los Angeles, U.S. Hard 23x15px Brian MacPhie 23x15px John Fitzgerald
23x15px Mark Woodforde
6–4, 2–6, 0–6
Runner-up 17. August 7, 1995 Los Angeles, U.S. Hard 23x15px Goran Ivanišević 23x15px Brent Haygarth
23x15px Kent Kinnear
4–6, 6–7
Runner-up 18. August 21, 1995 Indianapolis, U.S. Hard 23x15px Todd Martin 23x15px Mark Knowles
23x15px Daniel Nestor
3–6, 5–7
Winner 22. July 22, 1996 Washington, U.S. Hard 23x15px Grant Connell 23x15px Doug Flach
23x15px Chris Woodruff
6–4, 7–6
Runner-up 19. May 5, 1997 Atlanta, U.S. Clay 23x15px Kelly Jones 23x15px Jonas Björkman
23x15px Nicklas Kulti
2–6, 6–7

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