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Andrew Jarrett (born 9 January 1958), is a former professional tennis player from the United Kingdom.

Andrew Jarrett
Country (sports) GBR
ResidenceStaffordshire
Born (1958-01-09) 9 January 1958 (age 61)
Belper, Derbyshire, England
PlaysRight-handed
Singles
Career record13–38
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 140 (1978)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (1978, 1981)
Wimbledon2R (1980, 1983)
Doubles
Career record40–46
Career titles1
Highest ranking85 (1983)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenSF (1978)
Wimbledon3R (1983)
US Open2R (1980)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
WimbledonQF (1978)

Jarrett enjoyed most of his tennis success while playing doubles. During his career he won one doubles title. He achieved a career-high doubles ranking of World No. 85 in 1983.

Jarrett was made Tournament Referee at Wimbledon in 2006, after the retirement of Alan Mills.[1] He held this title until the 2019 Wimbledon Finals, after holding the post for 14 years.

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Career finalsEdit

Doubles (1 title, 5 runner-ups)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 1979 Auckland, New Zealand Hard   Jonathan Smith   Bernard Mitton
  Kim Warwick
3–6, 6–2, 3–6
Runner-up 2. 1979 Nancy, France Hard (i)   Robin Drysdale   Klaus Eberhard
  Karl Meiler
6–4, 6–7, 3–6
Runner-up 3. 1980 Bournemouth, England Clay   Jonathan Smith   Eddie Edwards
  Craig Edwards
3–6, 7–6, 6–8
Runner-up 4. 1981 Paris Indoor, France Hard (i)   Jonathan Smith   Ilie Năstase
  Yannick Noah
4–6, 4–6
Runner-up 5. 1982 Adelaide-2, Australia Grass   Jonathan Smith   Mark Edmondson
  Kim Warwick
5–7, 6–4, 6–7
Winner 1. 1982 Auckland, New Zealand Hard   Jonathan Smith   Larry Stefanki
  Robert Van't Hof
7–5, 7–6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Centre Court: Our Andrew takes charge". BBC. 20 June 2005.

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