Grant Stafford

Grant Stafford (born 27 May 1971) is a former tennis player from South Africa.

Grant Stafford
Country (sports) South Africa
ResidenceHilton Head, South Carolina
Born (1971-05-27) 27 May 1971 (age 49)
Johannesburg, South Africa
Height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Turned pro1990
Retired2000
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$1,316,633
Singles
Career record83-117
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 53 (31 January 1994)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open4R (1994)
French Open1R (1994, 1997, 1998)
Wimbledon3R (1992)
US Open2R (1991, 1997)
Doubles
Career record109–109
Career titles5
Highest rankingNo. 42 (14 September 1998)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenQF (1995)
French Open2R (1998, 1999)
Wimbledon2R (1997, 1998, 1999)
US OpenQF (2000)

Turning professional in 1990, Stafford won five doubles titles during his career. The right-hander reached his career-high singles ranking on the ATP Tour of World No. 53 in January 1994.

Career finalsEdit

Singles (3 losses)Edit

Result W/L Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 Apr 1993 Durban, South Africa Hard   Aaron Krickstein 3–6, 6–7(7–9)
Loss 0–2 Jul 1996 Newport, USA Clay   Nicolás Pereira 6–4, 4–6, 4–6
Loss 0–3 Apr 1997 Orlando, USA Clay   Michael Chang 6–4, 2–6, 1–6

Doubles (5 wins, 1 loss)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam (0–0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0–0)
ATP Masters Series (0–0)
ATP International Series Gold (1–0)
ATP International Series (4–0)
Finals by surface
Hard (4)
Clay (2)
Grass (0)
Carpet (0)
Result W/L Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Apr 1994 Sun City, South Africa Hard   Ellis Ferreira   Marius Barnard
  Brent Haygarth
3–6, 5–7
Win 1–1 Oct 1996 Tel Aviv Open, Israel Hard   Marcos Ondruska   Noam Behr
  Eyal Erlich
6–3, 6–2
Win 2–1 Apr 1998 Orlando, Florida, USA Clay   Kevin Ullyett   Michael Tebbutt
  Mikael Tillström
4–6, 6–4, 7–5
Win 3–1 May 1998 Coral Springs, Florida, USA Clay   Kevin Ullyett   Mark Merklein
  Vince Spadea
7–5, 6–4
Win 4–1 Jul 1998 Washington, D.C., USA Hard   Kevin Ullyett   Wayne Ferreira
  Patrick Galbraith
6–3, 7–5
Win 5–1 Jan 2001 Adelaide, Australia Hard   David Macpherson   Wayne Arthurs
  Todd Woodbridge
6–7, 6–4, 6–4

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