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Tony Giammalva (born April 21, 1958 in Houston, Texas) is a former professional tennis player from the United States.

Tony Giammalva
Country (sports) United States
Born (1958-04-21) April 21, 1958 (age 61)
Houston
Retired1985
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$307,994
Singles
Career record55–78
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 70 (2 February 1981)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (1983)
French Open3R (1981)
Wimbledon3R (1981)
US Open3R (1980)
Doubles
Career record86–75
Career titles4
Highest rankingNo. 32 (22 April 1985)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenQF (1982)
French OpenQF (1985)
Wimbledon2R (1985)
US Open3R (1983)

During his career he won 4 doubles titles and achieved a career-high doubles ranking of World No. 32 in 1985. His best singles ranking was reached in February 1981, at World No. 70.

Giammalva's father Sam played top-level tennis as well, participating on two Davis Cup winning teams for the U.S. Tony's younger brother Sammy Jr. was also a touring pro.

Grand Prix, WCT, and Grand Slam doubles finals (9)Edit

Wins (4)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 1980 Hilversum, Netherlands Clay   Buster Mottram   Tom Okker
  Balázs Taróczy
5–7, 3–6, 6–7
Runner-up 2. 1981 Atlanta, U.S. Hard   Sammy Giammalva Jr.   Fritz Buehning
  Peter Fleming
4–6, 6–4, 3–6
Runner-up 3. 198 Frankfurt, Germany Carpet   Tim Mayotte   Steve Denton
  Mark Edmondson
7–6, 3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 4. 1982 Florence, Italy Clay   Sammy Giammalva Jr.   Paolo Bertolucci
  Adriano Panatta
6–7, 1–6
Runner-up 5. 1982 Zell Am See WCT, Austria Clay   Sammy Giammalva Jr.   Wojtek Fibak
  Bruce Manson
7–6, 4–6, 4–6
Winner 1. 1982 Baltimore WCT, U.S. Carpet   Anand Amritraj   Vijay Amritraj
  Fred Stolle
7–5, 6–2
Winner 2. 1983 Tampa, U.S. Carpet   Steve Meister   Eric Fromm
  Drew Gitlin
3–6, 6–1, 7–5
Winner 3. 1983 Maui, U.S. Hard   Steve Meister   Mike Bauer
  Scott Davis
6–3, 5–7, 6–4
Winner 4. 1984 Tokyo Indoor, U.S. Carpet   Sammy Giammalva Jr.   Mark Edmondson
  Sherwood Stewart
7–6, 6–4

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