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Sherwood Stewart (born June 6, 1946) is a former professional tennis player who was active in the 1970s and 1980s. Stewart was ranked as high as No. 60 in the world in singles on the ATP Rankings on December 31, 1978, and No. 4 in doubles on January 3, 1983.

Sherwood Stewart
Country (sports) United States
Born (1946-06-06) June 6, 1946 (age 73)
Goose Creek, Texas, USA
Height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$1,602,565
Singles
Career record158–224
Career titles1
Highest rankingNo. 60 (December 31, 1978)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (1977, 1978)
French Open3R (1976)
Wimbledon3R (1975, 1978)
US Open3R (1977)
Doubles
Career record728–357
Career titles52
Highest rankingNo. 4 (March 3, 1980)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenW (1984)
French OpenW (1976, 1982)
WimbledonSF (1982)
US OpenF (1978)
Other doubles tournaments
Tour FinalsW (1976)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian OpenW (1987)
WimbledonW (1988)

He attended Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas and graduated in 1969. He was the NCAA College Division Singles Champion in 1967 and was inducted into the Lamar University Hall of Honor.

He won 52 doubles titles, the biggest of them coming at the 1984 Australian Open, the 1976 French Open and []1982 French Open]], in Cincinnati in 1974, in Monte Carlo in 1984, and in Hamburg in 1976. He was also in three additional Grand Slam doubles finals during his career.

After retiring from playing, he became a coach, most notably of Zina Garrison.[1]

Grand Slam finalsEdit

Men's Doubles, 6 (3 wins, 3 losses)Edit

Outcome Year Championship Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1976 French Open   Fred McNair   Brian Gottfried
  Raul Ramírez
7–6, 6–3, 6–1
Runner-Up 1978 US Open   Marty Riessen   Robert Lutz
  Stan Smith
6–1, 5–7, 3–6
Winner 1982 French Open (2)   Ferdi Taygan   Hans Gildemeister
  Belus Prajoux
7–5, 6–3, 1–1, retired
Runner-Up 1983 French Open   Mark Edmondson   Anders Järryd
  Hans Simonsson
6–7, 4–6, 2–6
Runner-Up 1983 Australian Open   Steve Denton   Mark Edmondson
  Paul McNamee
3–6, 6–7
Winner 1984 Australian Open   Mark Edmondson   Joakim Nyström
  Mats Wilander
6–2, 6–2, 7–5

Mixed Doubles, 4 (2 wins, 2 losses)Edit

Outcome Year Championship Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1987 Australian Open   Zina Garrison   Anne Hobbs
  Andrew Castle
3–6, 7–6(7–5), 6–3
Runner-Up 1987 French Open   Lori McNeil   Pam Shriver
  Emilio Sánchez Vicario
3–6, 6–7(4–7)
Winner 1988 Wimbledon   Zina Garrison   Gretchen Magers
  Kelly Jones
6–1, 7–6(7–3)
Runner-Up 1989 Australian Open   Zina Garrison   Jana Novotná
  Jim Pugh
3–6, 4–6

Doubles titles (53)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Winner 1. 1972 Tokyo Outdoor, Japan Hard   Dick Dell   Marcello Lara
  Jeff Simpson
6–3, 6–2
Winner 2. 1973 Manila, Philippines Hard   Marcello Lara   Jürgen Fassbender
  Hans-Jürgen Pohmann
6–2, 6–0
Winner 3. 1974 Tucson, USA Hard   Charlie Pasarell   Tom Edlefsen
  Manuel Orantes
6–4, 6–4
Winner 4. 1974 Cincinnati, USA Hard   Dick Dell   James Delaney
  John Whitlinger
4–6, 7–6, 6–2
Winner 5. 1975 San Francisco, USA Carpet   Fred McNair   Allan Stone
  Kim Warwick
6–2, 7–6
Winner 6. 1975 Maui, USA Hard   Fred McNair   Jeff Borowiak
  Haroon Rahim
3–6, 7–6, 6–3
Winner 7. 1976 Dayton, USA Carpet   Ray Ruffels   Jaime Fillol
  Charlie Pasarell
6–2, 3–6, 7–5
Winner 8. 1976 Salisbury, USA Carpet   Fred McNair   Steve Krulevitz
  Trey Waltke
6–3, 6–2
Winner 9. 1976 Sacramento, USA Carpet   Tom Gorman   Mike Cahill
  John Whitlinger
3–6, 6–4, 6–4
Winner 10. 1976 Hamburg, Germany Clay   Fred McNair   Dick Crealy
  Kim Warwick
7–6, 7–6, 7–6
Winner 11. 1976 French Open, Paris Clay   Fred McNair   Brian Gottfried
  Raúl Ramírez
7–6, 6–3, 6–1
Winner 12. 1976 Båstad, Sweden Clay   Fred McNair   Wojtek Fibak
  Juan Gisbert, Sr.
6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 1. 1976 Columbus, USA Hard   Fred McNair   William Brown
  Brian Teacher
3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 2. 1976 Indianapolis, USA Clay   Fred McNair   Brian Gottfried
  Raúl Ramírez
2–6, 2–6
Runner-up 3. 1976 Paris Indoor, France Hard (i)   Fred McNair   Tom Okker
  Marty Riessen
2–6, 2–6
Winner 13. 1976 Johannesburg WCT, South Africa Hard   Brian Gottfried   Juan Gisbert, Sr.
  Stan Smith
1–6, 6–1, 6–2, 7–6
Winner 14. 1976 Masters, Houston, USA Carpet   Fred McNair   Brian Gottfried
  Raúl Ramírez
6–3, 5–7, 5–7, 6–4, 6–4
Winner 15. 1977 Memphis, USA Carpet   Fred McNair   Robert Lutz
  Stan Smith
4–6, 7–6, 7–6
Runner-up 4. 1977 Rome, Italy Clay   Fred McNair   Brian Gottfried
  Raúl Ramírez
7–6, 6–7, 5–7
Runner-up 5. 1977 Washington, D.C., USA Clay   Fred McNair   John Alexander
  Phil Dent
5–7, 5–7
Runner-up 6. 1977 North Conway, USA Clay   Fred McNair   Brian Gottfried
  Raúl Ramírez
5–7, 3–6
Runner-up 7. 1977 Montreal, Canada Hard   Fred McNair   Bob Hewitt
  Raúl Ramírez
4–6, 6–3, 2–6
Runner-up 8. 1977 San Francisco, USA Carpet   Fred McNair   Marty Riessen
  Dick Stockton
4–6, 6–1, 4–6
Runner-up 9. 1977 Cologne, Germany Carpet   Fred McNair   Bob Hewitt
  Frew McMillan
3–6, 5–7
Winner 16. 1977 Oviedo, Spain Hard   Fred McNair   Jan Kodeš
  Raúl Ramírez
6–3, 6–1
Runner-up 10. 1978 Denver, USA Carpet   Fred McNair   Bob Hewitt
  Frew McMillan
3–6, 2–6
Winner 17. 1978 Guadalajara, Mexico Clay   Sandy Mayer   Gene Mayer
  Sashi Menon
4–6, 7–6, 6–3
Runner-up 11. 1978 US Open, New York Hard   Marty Riessen   Stan Smith
  Robert Lutz
6–1, 5–7, 3–6
Runner-up 12. 1978 Woodlands Doubles, USA Hard   Marty Riessen   Wojtek Fibak
  Tom Okker
6–7, 6–3, 6–4, 6–7, 3–6
Winner 18. 1978 Taipei, Taiwan Carpet   Butch Walts   Mark Edmondson
  John Marks
6–2, 6–7, 7–6
Winner 19. 1978 Manila, Philippines Clay   Brian Teacher   Ross Case
  Chris Kachel
6–3, 7–6
Winner 20. 1978 Calcutta, India Clay   Sashi Menon   Gilles Moretton
  Yannick Noah
7–6, 6–4
Winner 21. 1978 Sydney Outdoor, Australia Grass   Hank Pfister   Syd Ball
  Bob Carmichael
6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 13. 1979 World Doubles WCT, London Carpet   Ilie Năstase   Peter Fleming
  John McEnroe
6–3, 2–6, 3–6, 1–6
Winner 22. 1979 Baltimore WCT, USA Carpet   Marty Riessen   Anand Amritraj
  Cliff Drysdale
7–6, 6–4
Winner 23. 1979 Houston, USA Clay   Gene Mayer   John Alexander
  Geoff Masters
6–1, 5–7, 6–4
Winner 24. 1979 Las Vegas, USA Hard   Marty Riessen   Adriano Panatta
  Raúl Ramírez
4–6, 6–4, 7–6
Runner-up 14. 1979 London/Queen's Club, England Grass   Marty Riessen   Tim Gullikson
  Tom Gullikson
4–6, 4–6
Winner 25. 1979 Washington, D.C., USA Clay   Marty Riessen   Brian Gottfried
  Raúl Ramírez
2–6, 6–3, 6–4
Winner 26. 1979 Louisville, USA Hard   Marty Riessen   Vijay Amritraj
  Raúl Ramírez
6–2, 1–6, 6–1
Winner 27. 1979 Lafayette, USA Carpet   Marty Riessen   Victor Amaya
  Eric Friedler
6–4, 6–4
Winner 28. 1979 Woodlands Doubles, USA Hard   Marty Riessen   Bob Carmichael
  Tim Gullikson
6–3, 2–2, RET.
Winner 29. 1979 Los Angeles, USA Carpet   Marty Riessen   Wojtek Fibak
  Frew McMillan
6–4, 6–4
Winner 30. 1979 Tokyo Indoor, Japan Carpet   Marty Riessen   Mike Cahill
  Terry Moor
6–4, 7–6
Winner 31. 1979 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay   Tomáš Šmíd   Marcos Hocevar
  João Soares
6–1, 7–5
Runner-up 15. 1980 Houston, USA Clay   Marty Riessen   Peter McNamara
  Paul McNamee
4–6, 4–6
Runner-up 16. 1980 London/Queen's Club, England Grass   Paul McNamee   Rod Frawley
  Geoff Masters
2–6, 6–4, 9–11
Runner-up 17. 1980 Tokyo Indoor, Japan Carpet   Marty Riessen   Victor Amaya
  Hank Pfister
3–6, 6–3, 6–7
Winner 32. 1981 Philadelphia, USA Carpet   Marty Riessen   Brian Gottfried
  Raúl Ramírez
6–2, 6–2
Winner 33. 1981 Houston, USA Clay   Mark Edmondson   Anand Amritraj
  Fred McNair
6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 18. 1981 San Francisco, USA Carpet   Mark Edmondson   Peter Fleming
  John McEnroe
6–7, 4–6
Runner-up 19. 1981 Sydney Indoor, Australia Hard (i)   Ferdi Taygan   Peter Fleming
  John McEnroe
7–6, 6–7, 1–6
Runner-up 20. 1981 Melbourne Indoor, Australia Carpet   Ferdi Taygan   Paul Kronk
  Peter McNamara
6–3, 3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 21. 1981 Stockholm, Sweden Hard (i)   Ferdi Taygan   Kevin Curren
  Steve Denton
7–6, 4–6, 0–6
Winner 34. 1981 Wembley, England Carpet   Ferdi Taygan   Peter Fleming
  John McEnroe
7–5, 6–7, 6–4
Winner 35. 1982 Mexico City WCT, Mexico Carpet   Ferdi Taygan   Tomáš Šmíd
  Balázs Taróczy
6–4, 7–5
Runner-up 22. 1982 Philadelphia, USA Carpet   Ferdi Taygan   Peter Fleming
  John McEnroe
6–7, 4–6
Winner 36. 1982 Brussels, Belgium Carpet   Pavel Složil   Tracy Delatte
  Chris Dunk
6–4, 6–7, 7–5
Winner 37. 1982 Rotterdam, Netherlands Carpet   Mark Edmondson   Fritz Buehning
  Kevin Curren
7–5, 6–2
Runner-up 23. 1982 Milan, Italy Carpet   Mark Edmondson   Heinz Günthardt
  Peter McNamara
6–7, 6–7
Runner-up 24. 1982 Monte Carlo, Monaco Clay   Mark Edmondson   Paul McNamee
  Peter McNamara
7–6, 6–7, 3–6
Winner 38. 1982 Los Angeles, USA Hard   Ferdi Taygan   Bruce Manson
  Brian Teacher
6–1, 6–7, 6–3
Winner 39. 1982 Las Vegas, USA Hard   Ferdi Taygan   Carlos Kirmayr
  Van Winitsky
7–6, 6–4
Winner 40. 1982 French Open, Paris Clay   Ferdi Taygan   Hans Gildemeister
  Belus Prajoux
7–5, 6–3, 1–1, RET.
Winner 41. 1982 North Conway, USA Clay   Ferdi Taygan   Pablo Arraya
  Eric Fromm
6–2, 7–6
Winner 42. 1982 Indianapolis, USA Clay   Ferdi Taygan   Robbie Venter
  Blaine Willenborg
6–4, 7–5
Winner 43. 1982 Tokyo Outdoor, Japan Clay   Ferdi Taygan   Tim Gullikson
  Tom Gullikson
6–1, 3–6, 7–6
Runner-up 25. 1982 Stockholm, Sweden Hard (i)   Ferdi Taygan   Mark Dickson
  Jan Gunnarsson
6–7, 7–6, 4–6
Winner 44. 1983 Bournemouth, England Clay   Tomáš Šmíd   Heinz Günthardt
  Balázs Taróczy
7–6, 7–5
Runner-up 26. 1983 French Open, Paris Clay   Mark Edmondson   Anders Järryd
  Hans Simonsson
6–7, 4–6, 2–6
Winner 45. 1983 North Conway, USA Clay   Mark Edmondson   Eric Fromm
  Drew Gitlin
7–6, 6–1
Winner 46. 1983 Indianapolis, USA Clay   Mark Edmondson   Carlos Kirmayr
  Cássio Motta
6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 27. 1983 Dallas, USA Hard   Steve Denton   Nduka Odizor
  Van Winitsky
3–6, 5–7
Winner 47 1983 Sydney Indoor, Australia Hard (i)   Mark Edmondson   John McEnroe
  Peter Rennert
6–2, 6–4
Winner 48. 1983 Tokyo Indoor, Japan Carpet   Mark Edmondson   Steve Denton
  John Fitzgerald
6–1, 6–4
Runner-up 28. 1983 Wembley, England Carpet   Steve Denton   Peter Fleming
  John McEnroe
3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 29. 1983 Johannesburg, South Africa Hard   Andrés Gómez   Steve Meister
  Brian Teacher
7–6, 6–7, 2–6
Runner-up 30. 1983 Australian Open, Melbourne Grass   Steve Denton   Mark Edmondson
  Paul McNamee
3–6, 6–7
Winner 49. 1984 Boca West, USA Hard   Mark Edmondson   David Dowlen
  Nduka Odizor
4–6, 6–1, 6–4
Runner-up 31. 1984 Luxembourg Carpet   Mark Edmondson   Anders Järryd
  Tomáš Šmíd
3–6, 5–7
Winner 50. 1984 Monte Carlo, Monaco Clay   Mark Edmondson   Jan Gunnarsson
  Mats Wilander
6–2, 6–1
Runner-up 32. 1984 Sydney Indoor, Australia Hard (i)   Mark Edmondson   Anders Järryd
  Hans Simonsson
4–6, 4–6
Runner-up 33. 1984 Tokyo Indoor, Japan Carpet   Mark Edmondson   Tony Giammalva
  Sammy Giammalva Jr.
6–7, 4–6
Runner-up 34. 1984 Treviso, Italy Clay   Jan Gunnarsson   Pavel Složil
  Tim Wilkison
2–6, 3–6
Winner 51. 1984 Australian Open, Melbourne Grass   Mark Edmondson   Joakim Nyström
  Mats Wilander
6–2, 6–2, 7–5
Runner-up 35. 1985 Delray Beach, USA Hard   Kim Warwick   Paul Annacone
  Christo van Rensburg
5–7, 5–7, 4–6
Runner-up 36. 1985 Dallas, USA Carpet   Mark Edmondson   Peter Fleming
  John McEnroe
3–6, 1–6
Runner-up 37. 1986 La Quinta, USA Hard   Yannick Noah   Stefan Edberg
  Anders Järryd
4–6, 3–6
Runner-up 38. 1986 Indianapolis, USA Clay   John Fitzgerald   Hans Gildemeister
  Andrés Gómez
4–6, 6–7
Runner-up 39. 1986 Rome, Italy Clay   Mark Edmondson   Guy Forget
  Yannick Noah
6–7, 2–6
Winner 52. 1986 Stockholm, Sweden Hard (i)   Kim Warwick   Pat Cash
  Slobodan Živojinović
6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 40. 1986 Wembley, England Carpet   Kim Warwick   Peter Fleming
  John McEnroe
6–3, 6–7, 2–6
Runner-up 41. 1986 Johannesburg, South Africa Hard (i)   Andrés Gómez   Mike De Palmer
  Christo van Rensburg
6–3, 2–6, 6–7
Winner 54. 1987 Orlando, USA Hard   Kim Warwick   Paul Annacone
  Christo van Rensburg
2–6, 7–6, 6–4
Runner-up 42. 1988 Orlando, USA Hard   Kim Warwick   Guy Forget
  Yannick Noah
4–6, 4–6

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