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Andrew Pattison (born 30 January 1949) is a former South African-born Rhodesian and later Zimbabwean[1] tennis player. His career-high ATP singles ranking was World No. 24, which he reached on 24 September 1974. Pattison won four singles tournaments, and seven doubles tournaments. Pattison has 2 sons, Sean and Dale. He is married to Debra Hill and they reside in Peoria, Arizona.

Andrew Pattison
Country (sports) United States
Rhodesia Rhodesia
ResidencePeoria, Arizona
Born (1949-01-30) 30 January 1949 (age 70)
Pretoria, South Africa
Height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Turned pro1970
Retired1983
PlaysRight-handed (one-handed backhand)
Singles
Career record270–247
Career titles4
Highest rankingNo. 24 (27 September 1974)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (1980)
French Open3R (1972, 1973)
Wimbledon3R (1971, 1974, 1975, 1979, 1981)
US OpenQF (1975)
Doubles
Career record239–237
Career titles7

Career finalsEdit

Singles (4 titles, 7 runner-ups)Edit

Result W-L Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 Jul 1972 Columbus, Ohio, U.S. Hard   Jimmy Connors 5–7, 3–6, 5–7
Loss 0–2 Jul 1972 Tanglewood, USA   Bob Hewitt 6–3, 3–6, 1–6
Loss 0–3 Aug 1972 Montreal, Canada Clay   Ilie Năstase 4–6, 3–6
Win 1–3 Apr 1974 Monte Carlo, Monaco Clay   Ilie Năstase 5–7, 6–3, 6–4
Win 2–3 Apr 1974 Johannesburg, South Africa Hard   John Alexander 6–3, 7–5
Loss 2–4 Oct 1974 Vienna, Austria Hard   Vitas Gerulaitis 4–6, 6–3, 3–6, 2–6
Loss 2–5 Jan 1976 Columbus, Ohio, U.S. Carpet   Arthur Ashe 6–3, 3–6, 6–7(4–7)
Loss 2–6 Feb 1976 Dayton, Ohio, U.S. Carpet   Jaime Fillol Sr. 4–6, 7–6, 4–6
Win 3–6 Sep 1977 Laguna Niguel, U.S. Hard   Colin Dibley 2–6, 7–6, 6–4
Win 4–6 Nov 1979 Johannesburg, South Africa Hard   Víctor Pecci 2–6, 6–3, 6–2, 6–3
Loss 4–7 Jul 1980 Newport, Rhode Island, U.S. Grass   Vijay Amritraj 1–6, 7–5, 3–6

World Team TennisEdit

In 1974, Pattison was a member of the World Team Tennis (WTT) champion Denver Racquets.[2] He was named 1974 WTT Playoffs Most Valuable Player.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ ITF tennis
  2. ^ "Mylan WTT Player Database (seasons completed) - as of September 25, 2014 - (Seasons 1974-2014)" (PDF). World TeamTennis. 25 September 2014. Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 February 2015. Retrieved 21 April 2015.
  3. ^ Wilt, Tom (27 August 1974). "Racquets Win WTT Championship". Greeley Daily Tribune. p. 16.

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