Drew Gitlin

Drew Gitlin (born May 26, 1958) is a former professional tennis player from the United States.

Drew Gitlin
Country (sports) USA
Born (1958-05-26) May 26, 1958 (age 63)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Height5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
PlaysRight-handed
Singles
Career record34–48
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 88 (January 17, 1983)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQF (1982)
French Open3R (1983)
Wimbledon3R (1982)
US Open1R (1981, 1983)
Doubles
Career record83–78
Career titles3
Highest rankingNo. 49 (May 22, 1985)

As a qualifier, Gitlin reached the third round of the gentlemen's singles event at Wimbledon in 1982 where he lost to eventual champion Jimmy Connors. Gitlin reached a career high singles ranking of world No. 58 in January, 1983. During his career, he won three doubles titles and reached a doubles ranking of world No. 38 in April 1985.

Gitlin resided in Encino, California during his tour playing days.

Career finalsEdit

Doubles (3 wins, 6 losses)Edit

Result W/L Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Nov 1981 Manila, Philippines Clay   Jim Gurfein   Mike Bauer
  John Benson
4–6, 4–6
Win 1–1 Feb 1982 Cairo, Egypt Clay   Jim Gurfein   Heinz Günthardt
  Markus Günthardt
6–4, 7–5
Win 2–1 Jul 1982 Cap d'Agde WCT, France Clay   Andy Andrews   Pavel Složil
  Tomáš Šmíd
6–2, 6–4
Loss 2–2 Sep 1982 Los Angeles-2 WCT, U.S. Carpet   Andy Andrews   Kevin Curren
  Hank Pfister
6–4, 2–6, 5–7
Loss 2–3 Apr 1983 Tampa, U.S. Carpet   Eric Fromm   Tony Giammalva
  Steve Meister
6–3, 1–6, 5–7
Loss 2–4 Jul 1983 North Conway, U.S. Clay   Eric Fromm   Mark Edmondson
  Sherwood Stewart
6–7, 1–6
Win 3–4 Nov 1983 Hong Kong Hard   Craig Miller   Sammy Giammalva Jr.
  Steve Meister
6–2, 6–2
Loss 3–5 Jul 1984 Washington D.C., U.S. Clay   Blaine Willenborg   Pavel Složil
  Ferdi Taygan
6–7, 1–6
Loss 3–6 Nov 1984 Taipei, Taiwan Carpet   Hank Pfister   Ken Flach
  Robert Seguso
1–6, 7–6, 2–6

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