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David Adams
  • Age: 45 (05.01.1970)
  • Birthplace: Durban, South Africa
  • Residence: Cape Town, South Africa
  • Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
  • Weight: 175 lbs (79 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed
  • Turned Pro: 1989
  • Coach: Lance Lockhart-Ross
Inactive
South Africa

South Africa

As of 18.05.2015
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Ranking W-L Titles Prize Money
Career

High

131

24.10.1994

9-21 0 $2,534,247

Singles & Doubles combined

Career

High

9

21.02.1994

449-392 19 $2,534,247

Singles & Doubles combined

Full name is David Dixie Adams...Father, Peter, lives in Durban, and runs family business "Adams and Co." chain of bookstores...Broke a tradition of five generations of booksellers to play tennis...After winning 1999 Australian Open mixed doubles title, was congratulated by telephone by Nelson Mandela and invited to lunch...Also awarded the Presidential silver medal by State President Thabo Mbeki for 1999...Speaks six languages and learning another (Afrikaans, English, German, French, Russian, Italian and learning Spanish)... Member of South African Davis Cup team since 1997 and has a 3-2 Davis Cup doubles record... Member of 1999-2001 Player Council and current Vice President...Coached by ex-actor Lance Lockhart-Ross since 1985.

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