Martin Davis (tennis)

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Martin "Marty" Davis (born November 15, 1958) is a former professional tennis player from the United States.

Marty Davis
Full nameMartin Davis
Country (sports) United States
ResidenceSanta Barbara, California
Born (1958-11-15) November 15, 1958 (age 62)
San Jose, California, United States
Height6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Turned pro1981
Retired1990
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$821,513
Singles
Career record1551–73
Career titles4
Highest rankingNo. 47 (24 June 1985)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (1981, 1983, 1984, 1987, 1989)
French Open2R (1988)
Wimbledon3R (1984)
US Open3R (1981)
Doubles
Career record1831–89
Career titles4
Highest rankingNo. 29 (14 November 1988)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenSF (1988, 1989)
French OpenQF (1984)
WimbledonQF (1982, 1986)
US Open2R (1989)
Mixed doubles
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian OpenSF (1988)

During his career Davis won 4 singles titles and 4 doubles titles. He achieved a career-high singles ranking of World No. 47 in June 1985 and a career-high doubles ranking of World No. 29 in November 1988.

Career finalsEdit

Singles: 6 (4 wins - 2 losses)Edit

Result No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Win 1. 1983 Cleveland, United States Hard   Matt Mitchell 6–3, 6–2
Loss 1. 1984 Cleveland, United States Hard   Terry Moor 6–3, 6–7, 2–6
Win 2. 1984 Honolulu, United States Hard   David Pate 6–1, 6–2
Win 3. 1985 Bristol, England Grass   Glenn Layendecker 4–6, 6–3, 7–5
Win 4. 1985 Melbourne Indoor, Australia Carpet   Paul Annacone 6–4, 6–4
Loss 2. 1988 Brisbane, Australia Hard (i)   Tim Mayotte 4–6, 4–6

Doubles: 12 (4 wins - 8 losses)Edit

Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1. 1981 Mexico City, Mexico Clay   Chris Dunk   John Fitzgerald
  Ross Case
6–3, 6–4
Loss 1. 1981 Hong Kong Hard   Brad Drewett   Chris Dunk
  Chris Mayotte
4–6, 6–7
Loss 2. 1982 San Francisco, United States Carpet   Chris Dunk   Fritz Buehning
  Brian Teacher
7–6, 2–6, 5–7
Loss 3. 1984 Cleveland, United States Hard   Chris Dunk   Francisco González
  Matt Mitchell
6–7, 5–7
Win 2. 1985 Brisbane, Australia Carpet   Brad Drewett   Bud Schultz
  Ben Testerman
6–2, 6–2
Loss 4. 1987 Hong Kong Hard   Brad Drewett   Mark Kratzmann
  Jim Pugh
7–6, 4–6, 2–6
Win 3. 1988 Auckland, New Zealand Hard   Tim Pawsat   Sammy Giammalva Jr.
  Jim Grabb
6–3, 3–6, 6–4
Loss 5. 1988 Bristol, England Grass   Tim Pawsat   Peter Doohan
  Laurie Warder
6–2, 4–6, 5–7
Loss 6. 1988 Sydney Indoor, Australia Hard (i)   Brad Drewett   Darren Cahill
  John Fitzgerald
3–6, 2–6
Loss 7. 1988 Wembley, England Carpet   Brad Drewett   Ken Flach
  Robert Seguso
5–7, 2–6
Win 4. 1989 Los Angeles, United States Hard   Tim Pawsat   John Fitzgerald
  Anders Järryd
7–5, 7–6
Loss 8. 1990 Rome, Italy Clay   Jim Courier   Sergio Casal
  Emilio Sánchez
6–7, 5–7

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