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John Ross

John Ross

American tennis player
John Ross
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Quick Facts

Intro American tennis player
Is Athlete Tennis player
From United States of America
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth 29 February 1964, San Diego, USA
Age 57 years
Star sign Pisces
Residence Gainesville, USA
Harvard Business School
The details (from wikipedia)


John Ross (born February 29, 1964) is a former professional tennis player from the United States.


Ross was a runner up in the boys' doubles at the 1982 Wimbledon Championships, where he and partner Rick Leach lost in the final to Pat Cash and John Frawley. He also competed in the boys' singles, reaching the quarter-finals.

He played collegiate tennis at Southern Methodist University and was an All-American in 1984, 1985 and 1986.

His best performance on the Grand Prix tour came in 1987, when he was the singles runner-up, to Peter Lundgren, at Rye Brook. En route he defeated top 100 players Jaime Yzaga and Thomas Muster. Later that year he had a win over world number 19 Slobodan Živojinović in Hong Kong. In 1988, he got within two points of upsetting Stefan Edberg at Forest Hills.

Ross made the second round of the Wimbledon Championships and the US Open in 1988. In the second round of the US Open, he took 12th seed Guillermo Pérez Roldán to five sets.

He retired from professional tennis in 1991, to study at Harvard Business School.

Grand Prix career finals

Singles: 1 (0–1)

Result W/L Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 Aug 1987 Rye Brook, United States Hard Peter Lundgren 7–6, 5–7, 3–6

Challenger titles

Doubles: (1)

No. Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
1. 1986 West Palm Beach, Florida, United States Clay Derek Tarr Ricky Brown
Tim Siegel
4–6, 6–4, 6–4
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