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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. Fisher is currently the head coach of the University of South Florida men's tennis team.
|Residence||St Petersburg, Florida|
|Born||25 September 1975|
New South Wales, Australia
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|Retired||17 October 2011|
|Plays||Right-handed (one-handed backhand)|
|Highest ranking||No. 489 (24 July 2000)|
|Highest ranking||No. 19 (22 June 2009)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|Australian Open||QF (2006)|
|French Open||3R (2009)|
|US Open||SF (2006)|
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 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
|No.||Date||Tournament||Surface||Partnering||Opponent in the final||Score|
|1.||14 July 2003||Amersfoort, Netherlands||Clay||Devin Bowen|| Chris Haggard
|2.||2 October 2006||Tokyo, Japan||Hard||Tripp Phillips|| Paul Goldstein
|3.||10 September 2007||Beijing, China||Hard||Rik de Voest|| Chris Haggard
|6–7(3–7), 6–0, [10–6]|
|4.||20 July 2008||Indianapolis, United States||Hard||Tripp Phillips|| Scott Lipsky
|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|