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Ben Testerman (born February 2, 1962 in Knoxville, Tennessee), is a former professional tennis player from the United States.

Ben Testerman
Country (sports) United States
ResidenceKnoxville, Tennessee, USA
Born (1962-02-02) February 2, 1962 (age 57)
Knoxville, Tennessee, USA
Height6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Turned pro1979
Retired1987
PlaysLeft-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money$375,659
Singles
Career record87–102
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 22 (December 10, 1984)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenSF (1984)
French Open3R (1981)
Wimbledon3R (1985)
US Open1R (1982, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987)
Doubles
Career record70–81
Career titles1
Highest rankingNo. 33 (March 25, 1985)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open2R (1982, 1984, 1985)
French Open1R (1981, 1983)
Wimbledon2R (1985, 1987)
US OpenQF (1984)
Mixed doubles
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Wimbledon3R (1979)
US OpenQF (1986)

During his career he won 1 doubles title. He achieved a career-high singles ranking of World No. 22 in 1984 and a career-high doubles ranking of World No. 33 in 1985. His best achievement in singles competition was reaching the semi-final of the 1984 Australian Open, where he led Kevin Curren by two sets to love before being eventually defeated in five sets.

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Singles runners-up (1)Edit

Outcome No. Date Championship Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 1983 Monterrey, Mexico Carpet   Sammy Giammalva Jr. 4–6, 6–3, 3–6

Doubles titles (1)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Winner 1. 1984 Livingston, U.S. Hard   Scott Davis   Paul Annacone
  Glenn Michibata
6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 1. 1985 Houston, U.S. Carpet   Hank Pfister   Peter Fleming
  John McEnroe
3–6, 2–6
Runner-up 2. 1985 Cleveland, U.S. Hard   Hank Pfister   Leo Palin
  Olli Rahnasto
3–6, 7–6, 6–7
Runner-up 3. 1985 Brisbane, Australia Carpet   Bud Schultz   Martin Davis
  Brad Drewett
2–6, 2–6

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