Morris Strode

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Morris Strode
Country (sports) United States United States
Born (1960-06-05) June 5, 1960 (age 58)
El Cajon, California
Height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Plays Right-handed
Prize money $96,917
Career record 17–26
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 98 (January 3, 1983)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 2R (1982, 1983)
French Open 1R (1983)
Wimbledon 1R (1983)
Career record 35–50
Career titles 1
Highest ranking No. 47 (January 3, 1983)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open QF (1982)
French Open 2R (1983)
Wimbledon 2R (1982)
US Open QF (1982)

Morris "Skip" Strode (born June 5, 1960), is a former professional tennis player from the United States.

During Strode's career he won 1 doubles title. He achieved a career-high singles ranking of World No. 98 in 1983 and a career-high doubles ranking of World No. 47 in 1983. Currently, Strode is working as a full-time coach who coaches at Mira Mesa High School.

Singles runners-up (2)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Championship Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 1982 Hong Kong Hard United States Pat Du Pré 3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 2. 1983 Caracas, Venezuela Hard Mexico Raúl Ramírez 4–6, 2–6

Doubles titles (1)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Winner 1. 1982 Hong Kong Hard United States Charles Buzz Strode Australia Kim Warwick
United States Van Winitsky
6–4, 3–6, 6–2
Runner-up 1. 1982 Bangkok, Thailand Carpet United States Charles Buzz Strode United States Mike Bauer
United States John Benson
5–7, 6–3, 3–6

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