Mike Briggs (tennis)

Mike Briggs (born September 6, 1968) is a former professional tennis player from the United States.[1]

Mike Briggs
Country (sports)United States United States
Born (1968-09-06) September 6, 1968 (age 52)
Newport Beach, California
Height5'10" (178 cm)
Turned pro1989
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$156,019
Singles
Career record0-1
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 272 (March 4, 1991)
Doubles
Career record43-53
Career titles1
Highest rankingNo. 37 (March 22, 1993)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open3R (1993)
French Open3R (1992)
Wimbledon1R (1992, 1993)
US Open2R (1993)
Mixed doubles
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
French Open3R (1993)
Wimbledon2R (1992)
US Open1R (1992)

CareerEdit

Briggs, a two-time All-American, played tennis for the UC Irvine Anteaters in the late 1980s and with partner Trevor Kronemann made the NCAA doubles final in 1989, which they lost to Eric Amend and Byron Black.[2][3] With Kronemann, Briggs also won his only ATP doubles title, at Tampa (as qualifiers), and reached the 1992 French Open and 1993 Australian Open third rounds.[2] He won four ATP Challenger doubles tournaments.[2]

ATP Tour finalsEdit

Doubles: 1 (1–0)Edit

Outcome No. Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Winner 1. 1992 Tampa, United States Clay   Trevor Kronemann   Luiz Mattar
  Andrei Olhovskiy
7–6, 6–7, 6–4

Challenger titlesEdit

Doubles: (4)Edit

No. Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
1. 1990 Jakarta, Indonesia Hard   David Harkness   Lin Bing-chao
  Suharyadi Suharyadi
6–2, 7–6
2. 1991 Jakarta, Indonesia Hard   Trevor Kronemann   John Sullivan
  Vincent Van Gelderen
5–7, 6–3, 7–5
3. 1991 Singapore Hard   Trevor Kronemann   David Adams
  Scott Patridge
6–3, 6–4
4. 1992 Agadir, Morocco Clay   Trevor Kronemann   Per Henricsson
  Ola Jonsson
6–1, 6–1

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ ITF Pro Circuit Profile
  2. ^ a b c ATP World Tour Profile
  3. ^ Los Angeles Times, "Newport Beach Tennis: Briggs and Kronemann Team Up to Win Again", June 4, 1990