Andrew Pattison

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Andrew Pattison
Country (sports) United States
Rhodesia Rhodesia
ResidencePeoria, Arizona
Born (1949-01-30) 30 January 1949 (age 69)
Pretoria, South Africa
Height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Turned pro1970
Retired1983
PlaysRight-handed (one-handed backhand)
Singles
Career record270–247
Career titles4
Highest rankingNo. 24 (27 September 1974)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (1980)
French Open3R (1972, 1973)
Wimbledon3R (1971, 1974, 1975, 1979, 1981)
US OpenQF (1975)
Doubles
Career record239–237
Career titles7

Andrew Pattison (born 30 January 1949) is a former South African-born Rhodesian and later Zimbabwean[1] tennis player. His career-high ATP singles ranking was World No. 24, which he reached on 24 September 1974. Pattison won four singles tournaments, and seven doubles tournaments. Pattison has 2 sons, Sean and Dale. He is married to Debra Hill and they reside in Peoria, Arizona.

Career finals[edit]

Outcome No. Date Championship Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 23 July 1972 Columbus, Ohio, U.S. Hard United States Jimmy Connors 5–7, 3–6, 5–7
Runner-up 2. 30 July 1972 Tanglewood, USA South Africa Bob Hewitt 6–3, 3–6, 1–6
Runner-up 3. 14 August 1972 Montreal, Canada Clay Romania Ilie Năstase 4–6, 3–6
Winner 1. 8 April 1974 Monte Carlo, Monaco Clay Romania Ilie Năstase 5–7, 6–3, 6–4
Winner 2. 15 April 1974 Johannesburg, South Africa Hard Australia John Alexander 6–3, 7–5
Runner-up 4. 28 October 1974 Vienna, Austria Hard United States Vitas Gerulaitis 4–6, 6–3, 3–6, 2–6
Runner-up 5. 7 January 1976 Columbus, Ohio, U.S. Carpet United States Arthur Ashe 6–3, 3–6, 6–7(4)
Runner-up 6. 8 February 1976 Dayton, Ohio, U.S. Carpet Chile Jaime Fillol Sr. 4–6, 7–6, 4–6
Winner 3. 14 September 1977 Laguna Niguel, U.S. Hard Australia Colin Dibley 2–6, 7–6, 6–4
Winner 4. 27 November 1979 Johannesburg, South Africa Hard Paraguay Víctor Pecci 2–6, 6–3, 6–2, 6–3
Runner-up 7. 7 July 1980 Newport, Rhode Island, U.S. Grass India Vijay Amritraj 1–6, 7–5, 3–6

World Team Tennis[edit]

In 1974, Pattison was a member of the World Team Tennis (WTT) champion Denver Racquets.[2] He was named 1974 WTT Playoffs Most Valuable Player.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ITF tennis
  2. ^ "Mylan WTT Player Database (seasons completed) - as of September 25, 2014 - (Seasons 1974-2014)" (PDF). World TeamTennis. 25 September 2014. Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 February 2015. Retrieved 21 April 2015.
  3. ^ Wilt, Tom (27 August 1974). "Racquets Win WTT Championship". Greeley Daily Tribune. p. 16.

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