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Erick Iskersky (born January 25, 1958) is a former professional tennis player from the United States and a three time All-American at Trinity College in Texas.[1]

Erick Iskersky
Country (sports) United States
ResidenceRossford, Ohio
Born (1958-01-25) January 25, 1958 (age 61)
Toledo, Ohio
Height5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
PlaysRight-handed
Singles
Career record33–61
Career titles2
Highest rankingNo. 64 (March 1982)
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open1R (1982)
Wimbledon1R (1979)
US Open2R (1978)
Doubles
Career record21–42
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 96 (September 24, 1984)
Grand Slam Doubles results
French Open1R (1982)
US Open3R (1982)

CareerEdit

Iskersky was a three-time All-American for Trinity University (Texas). In 1979, he finished runner-up to Kevin Curren in the Division I NCAA Singles Championship by the scores of 6–2, 6–2, 6–3, and won the Doubles title with Ben McKown by scores of 6–2, 7–5, 6–3.[2]

He competed in the main singles draw of a Grand Slam tournament four times and made the second round of the 1978 US Open, beating Ricardo Ycaza.[3]

At the 1982 US Open, Iskersky and Jiří Granát made the round of 16 in the men's doubles.[3]

  • Iskersky won the Lorraine Open in France in 1982 and the 1983 IBM Open in Finland.[3]
  • He was inducted into the ITA Collegiate Hall of Fame in 2002,
  • Won the 1978 and 1979 NCAA Indoor Singles title,
  • Winner of the 1970 and 1976 Western Open,
  • Winner of the 1972, 1974, and 1975 Western Closed,
  • Member of the College All American Team in 1977, 1978, and 1979,
  • Member of the 1976 and 1978 Junior Davis Cup Team
  • Ohio State High School Champion in 1975 and 1976
  • Ranked #3 in National Juniors in 1976
  • Ranked #64 Nationally in 1982
  • In Junior competition defeated John McEnroe, Eliot Teltscher, and Robert Van't Hof
  • As a professional he defeated Stefan Edberg, Peter McNamara, and Steve Denton

Grand Prix career finalsEdit

Singles: 1 (1–0)Edit

Outcome No. Year Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 1982 Metz, France Hard   Steve Denton 6–4, 6–3

Doubles: 1 (0–1)Edit

Outcome No. Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 1983 Barcelona, Spain Clay   Jim Gurfein   Anders Järryd
  Hans Simonsson
5–7, 3–6

Challenger titlesEdit

Singles: (1)Edit

No. Year Tournament Surface Opponent Score
1. 1983 Helsinki, Finland Hard   Amos Mansdorf 6–4, 4–6, 7–5

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