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Ashley Fisher (born 25 September 1975) is a professional tennis player who comes from New South Wales in Australia. Fisher turned professional in 1998. Fisher has never played a major singles match on the ATP Tour, but has won four notable doubles titles on tour. The doubles specialist reached his highest doubles ranking of World Number 19 on 22 June 2009. He has reached the 2006 U.S. Open men's doubles semi-finals.

Ashley Fisher
Fisher 2009 US Open 01.jpg
Country (sports) Australia
ResidenceSt Petersburg, Florida
Born (1975-09-25) 25 September 1975 (age 43)
New South Wales, Australia
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Turned pro1998
Retired17 October 2011
PlaysRight-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money$778,883
Singles
Career record0–0
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 489 (24 July 2000)
Doubles
Career record139–166
Career titles4
Highest rankingNo. 19 (22 June 2009)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenQF (2006)
French Open3R (2009)
WimbledonQF (2004)
US OpenSF (2006)

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CareerEdit

Before turning professional, Fisher played college tennis at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas, where he was a two time All-American for the Horned Frogs.

Fisher also reached the 2006 U.S. Open men's doubles semifinals alongside Tripp Phillips, where they lost to Jonas Björkman and Max Mirnyi, 6–1, 6–4. Fisher and Nikolay Davydenko were Wimbledon men's doubles quarterfinalists in 2004, where they lost to Jonas Björkman and Todd Woodbridge. He has won a total of 26 doubles titles, with 23 minor league Challengers and Futures events on the International Tennis Federation.

Fisher won his first ATP doubles title in Amersfoort with Devin Bowen, where they defeated Chris Haggard and André Sá 6–0, 6–4. His other two ATP titles were with different partners.

PersonalEdit

Fisher was born to mother Pamela and father Gary, and has two older siblings. Fisher started playing tennis at age five.

He currently resides in St. Petersburg, Florida and is coached by Glenn Irwin.

In July 2016, Fisher was promoted to head coach for the Division 1 nationally ranked University of South Florida Bulls Men's Tennis Team replacing Matt Hill.

ATP Doubles titlesEdit

Doubles wins (4)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP International Series Gold (1)
ATP Tour (3)
Titles by Surface
Hard (18)
Clay (8)
Grass (0)
Carpet (1)
No. Date Tournament Surface Partnering Opponent in the final Score
1. 14 July 2003 Amersfoort, Netherlands Clay   Devin Bowen   Chris Haggard
  André Sá
6–0, 6–4
2. 2 October 2006 Tokyo, Japan Hard   Tripp Phillips   Paul Goldstein
  Jim Thomas
6–2, 7–5
3. 10 September 2007 Beijing, China Hard   Rik de Voest   Chris Haggard
  Yen-Hsun Lu
6–7(3–7), 6–0, [10–6]
4. 20 July 2008 Indianapolis, United States Hard   Tripp Phillips   Scott Lipsky
  David Martin
3–6, 6–3, [10–5]

Grand Slam Men's Doubles performance timelineEdit

Tournament 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 Career SR Career Win-Loss
Australian Open A A 1R 1R 3R 3R 1R 3R QF 2R A 2R A 1R A 0 / 10 11–10
French Open A A A 1R 1R 2R 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R 3R A 3R 1R 0 / 11 5–11
Wimbledon A A Q1 1R 1R 2R QF 2R 3R 1R 2R 1R A 3R 1R 0 / 11 10–11
US Open A A Q2 Q1 1R 1R 2R 1R SF 1R 3R 1R A 1R 1R 0 / 10 7–10
Grand Slam SR 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 1 0 / 3 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 3 0 / 4 0 / 0 0 / 4 0 / 3 N / A 0 / 41
Grand Slam Win-Loss 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–3 2–4 4–4 4–4 3–4 9–4 1–4 3–3 3–4 0–0 4–4 0–3 N / A 33–41

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