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Nick Saviano (born June 5, 1956) is an American former tennis player and subsequent tennis coach.

Nick Saviano
Country (sports) United States
ResidenceSunrise, Florida
Born (1956-06-05) June 5, 1956 (age 63)
Teaneck, New Jersey
Height5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Turned pro1973
Retired1984
PlaysLeft-handed (one-handed backhand)
Singles
Career record159–198
Career titles1
Highest rankingNo. 48 (12 July 1978)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (1977Jan, 1982)
French Open1R (1977, 1978, 1979, 1982)
Wimbledon4R (1980, 1982)
US Open3R (1979)
Doubles
Career record82–135
Career titles3

CareerEdit

Saviano won one singles title during his career as a pro (1983 Lorraine Open). The left-hander reached his highest individual ranking on the professional ATP Tour on July 12, 1978, when he became the number 48 ranked player in the world. On October 7, 1979, he won a doubles title with John Lloyd in Hawaii. He was an All-American playing tennis for the Stanford Cardinal and has resided in Sunrise, FL.

Saviano was the coach of Canadian tennis pro Eugenie Bouchard[1] during her greatest successes on the WTA tour.[2] He also has been the coach of former world number three Sloane Stephens.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Eugenie Bouchard profile, WTA official website
  2. ^ Bouchard parts ways with longtime coach Saviano, Sportsnet, 24 November 2014
  3. ^ Cronin, Matt (January 1, 2015). "Nick Saviano to coach Sloane Stephens; will start in Hobart". tennis.com. Retrieved January 26, 2015.

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