John Sullivan (tennis)

John Sullivan (born December 22, 1966) is a former professional tennis player from the United States.[1]

John Sullivan
Country (sports)United States United States
ResidenceRockville Centre, New York
Born (1966-12-22) December 22, 1966 (age 54)
Height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$59,854
Singles
Career record1-2
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 371 (November 28, 1994)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (1994)
Doubles
Career record9-21
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 101 (November 8, 1993)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open2R (1994)
French Open1R (1994)

CareerEdit

Sullivan attended Clemson University in South Carolina in the late 1980s and was a doubles All-American in 1987.[2]

He made one ATP Tour final, the 1993 Athens International, where he and Royce Deppe were doubles runners-up.[3][2]

At the 1994 Australian Open, Sullivan made it through qualifying and was drawn up against Todd Woodbridge in the opening round.[2] He won the first two sets and took the third into a tiebreak, but lost in five sets.[2] In the men's doubles he and partner Donald Johnson defeated eighth seeds Scott Melville and Gary Muller in the first round, before losing in the second.[2] His only other Grand Slam appearance came at the 1994 French Open, where he and Kenny Thorne were beaten in the first round of the men's doubles.[2]

ATP Tour career finalsEdit

Doubles: 1 (0–1)Edit

Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 1. Oct 1993 Athens, Greece Clay   Royce Deppe   Horacio De La Peña
  Jorge Lozano
6–3, 1–6, 2–6

Challenger titlesEdit

Doubles: (2)Edit

No. Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
1. 1992 Gramado, Brazil Hard   Richard Matuszewski   Nelson Aerts
  Fernando Roese
7–6, 6–7, 6–3
2. 1993 Caracas, Venezuela Hard   Richard Matuszewski   Doug Flach
  Nicolas Pereira
7–6, 7–5

ReferencesEdit