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Hank Pfister (born October 9, 1953) is a former tennis player from the United States, who won two singles titles (1981, Maui and 1982, Newport) during his professional career. The right-hander reached his highest individual ranking on the ATP Tour on May 2, 1983, when he became World No. 19.

Hank Pfister
Country (sports) United States
ResidenceBakersfield, California
Born (1953-10-09) October 9, 1953 (age 65)
Bakersfield, California
Height6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Turned pro1977
Retired1988
PlaysRight-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money$873,335
Singles
Career record259–211
Career titles2
Highest rankingNo. 19 (May 2, 1983)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenSF (1978, 1981, 1982)
French Open2R (1978)
Wimbledon4R (1978, 1980, 1982)
US Open3R (1979, 1980)
Doubles
Career record276–214
Career titles11
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenF (1981)
French OpenW (1978, 1980)
WimbledonQF (1980)
US OpenF (1982)

Being tall of stature, sturdy of build and possessing a very fast serve, his style was highlighted by use of the serve and volley game.

Doubles titles (11)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 1976 Birmingham, Alabama, U.S. Carpet   Dennis Ralston   Jimmy Connors
  Erik van Dillen
6–7, 4–6
Winner 1. 1976 Hong Kong Hard   Butch Walts   Anand Amritraj
  Ilie Năstase
6–4, 6–2
Winner 2. 1977 Dayton, Ohio, U.S. Carpet   Butch Walts   Jeff Borowiak
  Andrew Pattison
6–4, 7–6
Runner-up 2. 1978 Dayton, Ohio, U.S. Carpet   Butch Walts   Brian Gottfried
  Geoff Masters
3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 3. 1978 San Jose, California, U.S. Carpet   Brad Rowe   Gene Mayer
  Sandy Mayer
3–6, 4–6
Winner 3. 1978 French Open, Paris Clay   Gene Mayer   Manuel Orantes
  José Higueras
6–3, 6–2, 6–2
Winner 4. 1978 Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S. Clay   Gene Mayer   Jeff Borowiak
  Chris Lewis
6–3, 6–1
Runner-up 4. 1978 Hong Kong Hard   Brad Rowe   Mark Edmondson
  John Marks
7–5, 6–7, 1–6
Winner 5. 1978 Sydney Outdoor, Australia Grass   Sherwood Stewart   Syd Ball
  Bob Carmichael
6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 5. 1979 San Jose, California, U.S. Carpet   Brad Rowe   Peter Fleming
  John McEnroe
3–6, 4–6
Winner 6. 1980 French Open, Paris Clay   Victor Amaya   Brian Gottfried
  Raúl Ramírez
1–6, 6–4, 6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 6. 1980 Maui, Hawaii, U.S. Hard   Victor Amaya   Peter Fleming
  John McEnroe
6–7, 7–6, 2–6
Winner 7. 1980 Tokyo Indoor Carpet   Victor Amaya   Marty Riessen
  Sherwood Stewart
6–3, 3–6, 7–6
Runner-up 7. 1981 Masters Doubles WCT, London Carpet   Victor Amaya   Peter McNamara
  Paul McNamee
3–6, 6–2, 6–3, 3–6, 2–6
Winner 8. 1981 Tokyo Indoor Carpet   Victor Amaya   Heinz Günthardt
  Balázs Taróczy
6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 8. 1981 Sydney Outdoor, Australia Grass   John Sadri   Peter McNamara
  Paul McNamee
7–6, 6–7, 6–7
Runner-up 9. 1981 Australian Open, Melbourne Grass   John Sadri   Mark Edmondson
  Kim Warwick
3–6, 7–6, 3–6
Winner 9. 1982 Monterrey, Mexico Carpet   Victor Amaya   Tracy Delatte
  Mel Purcell
6–3, 6–7, 6–3
Runner-up 10. 1982 Tampa, Florida, U.S. Hard   Brian Gottfried   Tim Gullikson
  Tom Gullikson
2–6, 3–6
Runner-up 11. 1982 Queen's Club Championships, London Grass   Victor Amaya   John McEnroe
  Peter Rennert
6–7, 5–7
Runner-up 12. 1982 Columbus, Ohio, U.S. Hard   Victor Amaya   Tim Gullikson
  Bernard Mitton
6–4, 1–6, 4–6
Winner 10. 1982 Cleveland, Ohio, U.S. Hard   Victor Amaya   Matt Mitchell
  Craig Wittus
6–4, 7–6
Runner-up 13. 1982 US Open, New York City Hard   Victor Amaya   Kevin Curren
  Steve Denton
2–6, 7–6, 7–5, 2–6, 4–6
Winner 11. 1982 Los Angeles-2 WCT, U.S. Carpet   Kevin Curren   Andy Andrews
  Drew Gitlin
4–6, 6–2, 7–5
Runner-up 14. 1984 Taipei, Taiwan Carpet   Drew Gitlin   Ken Flach
  Robert Seguso
1–6, 7–6, 2–6
Runner-up 15. 1985 Houston, Texas, U.S. Carpet   Ben Testerman   Peter Fleming
  John McEnroe
3–6, 2–6
Runner-up 16. 1985 Cleveland, Ohio, U.S. Hard   Ben Testerman   Leo Palin
  Olli Rahnasto
3–6, 7–6, 6–7

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