Todd Nelson (tennis)

Todd Nelson (born March 18, 1961, in The Dalles, Oregon, is a former professional tennis player from the United States.

Todd Nelson
Country (sports) United States
Born (1961-03-18) 18 March 1961 (age 61)
The Dalles, Oregon, United States
Height6' 1"
Turned pro1983
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$541,277
Singles
Career record53–90
Career titles0
0 Challenger, 0 Futures
Highest rankingNo. 58 (16 June 1986)
Grand Slam singles results
Australian Open2R (1985, 1987)
French Open2R (1986)
Wimbledon2R (1993)
US Open3R (1984)
Doubles
Career record73–131
Career titles0
3 Challenger, 0 Futures
Highest rankingNo. 48 (2 February 1987)
Grand Slam doubles results
Australian OpenQF (1987)
French Open1R (1987, 1988, 1990, 1992, 1993)
Wimbledon2R (1987)
US OpenSF (1986)
Grand Slam mixed doubles results
Australian Open1R (1990)
French Open1R (1990)
WimbledonSF (1990)
US Open2R (1990)
Last updated on: 26 March 2022.

Nelson enjoyed most of his tennis success while playing doubles. During his career he finished runner-up in four doubles events and one singles event. He achieved a career-high doubles ranking of world No. 48 in 1987.

ATP career finalsEdit

Singles: 1 (1 runner-up)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam Tournaments (0–0)
ATP World Tour Finals (0–0)
ATP Masters Series (0–0)
ATP Championship Series (0–0)
ATP Grand Prix (0–1)
Finals by surface
Hard (0–0)
Clay (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–1)
Finals by setting
Outdoors (0–0)
Indoors (0–1)
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 Feb 1988 Lyon, France Grand Prix Carpet   Yahiya Doumbia 4–6, 6–3, 3–6

Doubles: 4 (4 runner-ups)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam Tournaments (0–0)
ATP World Tour Finals (0–0)
ATP Masters Series (0–0)
ATP Championship Series (0–0)
ATP Grand Prix (0–4)
Finals by surface
Hard (0–1)
Clay (0–1)
Grass (0–1)
Carpet (0–1)
Finals by setting
Outdoors (0–3)
Indoors (0–1)
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Jul 1989 Boston, United States Grand Prix Clay   Phillip Williamson   Andrés Gómez
  Alberto Mancini
6–7, 2–6
Loss 0–2 Oct 1989 Toulouse, France Grand Prix Carpet   Roger Smith   Mansour Bahrami
  Eric Winogradsky
2–6, 6–7
Loss 0–3 Jul 1990 Newport, United States World Series Grass   Bryan Shelton   Darren Cahill
  Mark Kratzmann
6–7, 2–6
Loss 0–4 Oct 1991 Guaruja, Brazil World Series Hard   Bret Garnett   Jacco Eltingh
  Paul Haarhuis
3–6, 5–7

ATP Challenger and ITF Futures finalsEdit

Singles: 1 (0–1)Edit

Legend
ATP Challenger (0–1)
ITF Futures (0–0)
Finals by surface
Hard (0–1)
Clay (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0-1 Sep 1992 Singapore, Singapore Challenger Hard   Lionel Roux 2–6, 0–6

Doubles: 6 (3–3)Edit

Legend
ATP Challenger (3–3)
ITF Futures (0–0)
Finals by surface
Hard (2–2)
Clay (1–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–1)
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Mar 1990 Martinique, Martinique Challenger Hard   Roger Smith   Olivier Delaitre
  Guillaume Raoux
3–6, 5–7
Loss 0–2 May 1992 Itu, Brazil Challenger Hard   Bertrand Madsen   Grant Stafford
  Kevin Ullyett
1–6, 3–6
Win 1–2 Aug 1992 New Haven, United States Challenger Hard   Leander Paes   Jeremy Bates
  Byron Black
7–5, 2–6, 7–6
Win 2–2 Dec 1992 Naples, United States Challenger Clay   Tobias Svantesson   Mark Knowles
  Alex O'Brien
2–6, 6–3, 6–4
Win 3–2 Feb 1993 Rancho Mirage, United States Challenger Hard   Tobias Svantesson   T.J. Middleton
  Kenny Thorne
7–6, 6–3
Loss 3–3 Oct 1993 Dublin, Ireland Challenger Carpet   Bent-Ove Pedersen   Marten Renstrom
  Mikael Tillstrom
2–6, 6–3, 3–6


Performance timelinesEdit

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# DNQ A NH
(W) winner; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (DNQ) did not qualify; (A) absent; (NH) not held; (SR) strike rate (events won / competed); (W–L) win–loss record.

SinglesEdit

Tournament 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 SR W–L Win %
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A 2R A 2R 1R A Q2 A Q2 Q3 Q1 A 0 / 3 2–3 40%
French Open A A 1R 2R 1R A A A A A Q1 Q1 A 0 / 3 1–3 25%
Wimbledon Q1 Q1 1R 1R 1R 1R Q2 A A Q3 2R Q2 Q1 0 / 5 1–5 17%
US Open 1R 3R 2R 1R 1R 1R A A A 1R Q1 Q3 A 0 / 7 3–7 30%
Win–loss 0–1 2–1 2–4 1–3 1–4 0–3 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–1 1–1 0–0 0–0 0 / 18 7–18 28%
ATP Tour Masters 1000
Miami Open A A A A 1R A A A A A Q3 A Q1 0 / 1 0–1 0%
Hamburg A A A A A A A A A A A A Q1 0 / 0 0–0  – 
Canada Masters 1R 2R A 2R A 1R A A A A Q2 Q2 A 0 / 4 2–4 33%
Cincinnati Masters A A A A A A A A A Q1 Q1 A A 0 / 0 0–0  – 
Paris Masters A A A 1R A A A A A A A A A 0 / 1 0–1 0%
Win–loss 0–1 1–1 0–0 1–2 0–1 0–1 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0 / 6 2–6 25%

DoublesEdit

Tournament 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 SR W–L Win %
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A A A QF 2R A 1R A 2R 2R A A 0 / 5 5–5 50%
French Open A A A A 1R 1R A 1R A 1R 1R A A 0 / 5 0–5 0%
Wimbledon Q2 Q3 A A 2R 1R Q1 1R 1R 1R 1R Q1 Q3 0 / 6 1–6 14%
US Open A A A A 1R A 2R 1R 2R 1R A 1R Q1 0 / 7 6–7 46%
Win–loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 4–1 3–4 1–3 1–1 0–4` 1–2 1–4 1–3 0–1 0–0 0 / 23 12–23 34%
ATP Tour Masters 1000
Miami Open A A A A 1R A A 2R 1R 2R 1R A A 0 / 5 2–5 29%
Canada Masters A A A A A 1R 1R QF A A Q1 1R A 0 / 4 2–4 33%
Cincinnati Masters A A A A A A A A A A 1R A A 0 / 1 0–1 0%
Paris Masters A A A 1R A A A A A A A A A 0 / 1 0–1 0%
Win–loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–1 0–1 0–1 3–2 0–1 1–1 0–2 0–1 0–0 0 / 11 4–11 27%

Mixed doublesEdit

Tournament 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 SR W–L Win %
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A A 1R A A 0 / 1 0–1 0%
French Open A A A 1R A A 0 / 1 0–1 0%
Wimbledon 1R 1R A SF 1R 2R 0 / 5 5–5 50%
US Open A A A 2R A A 0 / 1 1–1 50%
Win–loss 0–1 0–1 0–0 5–4 0–1 1–1 0 / 8 6–8 43%



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