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Scott Melville (born August 4, 1966 in Fort Ord, California), is a former professional tennis player from the United States.

Melville enjoyed most of his tennis success while playing doubles because of injuries[clarification needed]. During his career he won 9 doubles titles and finished runner-up an additional 7 times. Partnering Rick Leach in doubles, Melville finished runner-up at the 1995 Wimbledon Championships. He achieved a career-high doubles ranking of World No. 17 in 1996. He is now a coach, and has coached many college level tennis players.

Melville resided in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida when on the tour.

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Career finalsEdit

Doubles (9 titles, 7 runner-ups)Edit

Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1. 1990 New Haven, U.S. Hard   Jeff Brown   Petr Korda
  Goran Ivanišević
2–6, 7–5, 6–0
Win 2. 1991 Orlando, U.S. Hard   Luke Jensen   Nicolás Pereira
  Pete Sampras
6–7, 7–6, 6–3
Loss 1. 1991 New Haven, U.S. Hard   Jeff Brown   Petr Korda
  Wally Masur
5–7, 3–6
Win 3. 1992 Nice, France Clay   Patrick Galbraith   Pieter Aldrich
  Danie Visser
6–1, 3–6, 6–4
Loss 2. 1993 Doha, Qatar Hard   Shelby Cannon   Boris Becker
  Patrik Kühnen
2–6, 4–6
Loss 3. 1993 Indian Wells, U.S. Hard   Luke Jensen   Guy Forget
  Henri Leconte
4–6, 5–7
Win 4. 1993 Barcelona, Spain Clay   Shelby Cannon   Sergio Casal
  Emilio Sánchez
7–6, 6–1
Loss 4. 1993 Nice, France Clay   Shelby Cannon   David Macpherson
  Laurie Warder
4–3, RET.
Loss 5. 1993 Madrid, Spain Clay   Luke Jensen   Tomás Carbonell
  Carlos Costa
6–7, 2–6
Win 5. 1994 Hamburg, Germany Clay   Piet Norval   Henrik Holm
  Anders Järryd
6–3, 6–4
Win 6. 1994 Stuttgart Outdoor, Germany Clay   Piet Norval   Jacco Eltingh
  Paul Haarhuis
7–6, 7–5
Loss 6. 1995 Wimbledon, London Grass   Rick Leach   Todd Woodbridge
  Mark Woodforde
5–7, 6–7, 6–7
Win 7. 1995 New Haven, U.S. Hard   Rick Leach   Leander Paes
  Nicolás Pereira
7–6, 6–4
Loss 7. 1995 Long Island, U.S. Hard   Rick Leach   Cyril Suk
  Daniel Vacek
7–5, 6–7, 6–7
Win 8. 1996 Jakarta, Indonesia Hard   Rick Leach   Kent Kinnear
  Dave Randall
6–1, 2–6, 6–1
Win 9. 1997 St. Poelten, Austria Clay   Kelly Jones   Luke Jensen
  Murphy Jensen
6–2, 7–6

Doubles performance timelineEdit

Tournament 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 Career SR Career Win-Loss
Grand Slams
Australian Open A A A A 1R QF 1R QF QF 2R A A 0 / 6 10–6
French Open A A A 2R A 1R 1R 3R A 1R A A 0 / 5 3–5
Wimbledon A A A 1R A 2R 1R F A 1R A A 0 / 5 6–5
U.S. Open A A 3R 1R A 1R 1R QF A A A A 0 / 5 5–5
Grand Slam SR 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 1 0 / 3 0 / 1 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 1 0 / 3 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 21 N/A
Annual Win-Loss 0–0 0–0 2–1 1–3 0–1 4–4 0–4 13–4 3–1 1–3 0–0 0–0 N/A 24–21
Masters Series
Indian Wells NME A 1R A F QF 1R 1R A A A 0 / 5 6–5
Miami NME A 1R 1R 2R 2R 3R 3R 2R A A 0 / 7 4–7
Monte Carlo NME A A 2R A 1R 1R A A A A 0 / 3 1–3
Rome NME A A 1R A 2R QF A 1R A A 0 / 4 3–4
Hamburg NME A A QF 1R W 2R A A A A 1 / 4 8–3
Canada NME A A A 2R 1R 1R A A A A 0 / 3 1–3
Cincinnati NME A 1R A 2R 1R 1R A A A A 0 / 4 1–4
Stuttgart (Stockholm) NME 2R A A QF 2R 2R A A A A 0 / 4 3–4
Paris NME A 2R A 1R 1R 2R A A A A 0 / 4 1–4
Masters Series SR N/A 0 / 1 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 7 1 / 9 0 / 9 0 / 2 0 / 2 0 / 0 0 / 0 1 / 38 N/A
Annual Win-Loss N/A 1–1 1–4 3–4 8–7 9–8 5–9 1–2 0–2 0–0 0–0 N/A 28–37
Year End Ranking 618 773 58 66 146 19 38 21 105 150 1384 1357 N/A

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