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Nduka Odizor (born 9 August 1958) is a former tennis player from Nigeria, who represented his native country at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, where he was defeated in the first round by American lucky loser Robert Seguso. The right-hander won one career title in singles (Taipei, 1983) and seven doubles titles. He reached his highest ATP singles ranking of World No. 52 in June 1984.

Nduka Odizor
Country (sports) Nigeria
Born (1958-08-09) 9 August 1958 (age 60)
Lagos, Nigeria
Height1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
PlaysRight-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money$675,673
Singles
Career record82–124
Career titles1
Highest rankingNo. 52 (11 June 1984)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open3R (1985)
French Open1R (1986)
Wimbledon4R (1983)
US Open3R (1985, 1987)
Doubles
Career record137–138
Career titles7
Highest rankingNo. 20 (27 August 1984)

Grand Prix doubles titles (7)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Winner 1. 1983 Monterrey, Mexico Carpet   David Dowlen   Andy Andrews
  John Sadri
3–6, 6–3, 6–4
Winner 2. 1983 Dallas, U.S. Hard   Van Winitsky   Steve Denton
  Sherwood Stewart
6–3, 7–5
Runner-up 1. 1984 Boca West, U.S. Hard   David Dowlen   Mark Edmondson
  Sherwood Stewart
6–4, 1–6, 4–6
Runner-up 2. 1984 Houston, U.S. Clay   David Dowlen   Pat Cash
  Paul McNamee
5–7, 6–4, 3–6
Winner 3. 1984 Forest Hills WCT, U.S. Clay   David Dowlen   Ernie Fernandez
  David Pate
7–6, 7–5
Winner 4. 1984 Tokyo Outdoor, Japan Hard   David Dowlen   Mark Dickson
  Steve Meister
6–7, 6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 3. 1985 Melbourne Indoor, Australia Carpet   David Dowlen   Brad Drewett
  Matt Mitchell
6–4, 6–7, 4–6
Winner 5. 1985 Sydney Outdoor, Australia Grass   David Dowlen   Broderick Dyke
  Wally Masur
6–4, 7–6
Runner-up 4. 1988 Metz, France Carpet   Rill Baxter   Jaroslav Navrátil
  Tom Nijssen
2–6, 7–6, 6–7
Winner 6. 1990 Adelaide, Australia Hard   Andrew Castle   Alexander Mronz
  Michiel Schapers
7–6, 6–2
Winner 7. 1990 Tel Aviv, Israel Hard   Christo van Rensburg   Ronnie Båthman
  Rikard Bergh
6–3, 6–4

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