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  • Age: 48 (19.08.1966)
  • Birthplace: Hattiesburg, MS
  • Residence: Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
  • Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
  • Weight: 160 lbs (73 kg)
  • Plays: Left-handed
  • Turned Pro: 1989
United States

United States

As of 25.05.2015
Ranking W-L Titles Prize Money




2-8 0 $526,800

Singles & Doubles combined





151-184 3 $526,800

Singles & Doubles combined

Residence: Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida Single
Doubles titles: 3, as follows:
1993--(1) Barcelona (w/Melville)
1992--(1) Genova (w/Van Emburgh)
1990--(1) Sao Paulo (w/Mora)
Year-by-Year Highlights:
1993- Doubles R-up at Doha, Nice; Doubles SF at Dubai, Long Island; Doubles
QF at Australian Open, Stuttgart-outdoor (all w/Melville).
1992- Doubles Winner at Parioli Ch.; Doubles SF at Tampa, Florence, L.A.;
Doubles QF at Rome, Washington, Toronto, New Haven, Stockholm (all w/Van
1991- Doubles R-up at Guaruja-Feb. (w/Van Emburgh), Ponte Vedra Ch. (w/R.
Smith); Doubles SF at Wellington (w/Beckman), Bologna (w/Smith), Sao Paulo
(w/Albano); Doubles QF at Wimbledon (w/Albano).
1990- SF, Doubles Winner at Manaus Ch. (w/Mora); Doubles R-up at Rio Ch. (w/
Mora); Doubles SF at Adelaide (w/Annacone), Bogota, Curitiba Chs. (w/Mora).
1989- Doubles Winner at Rio Ch. (w/Beckman); Doubles R-up at Montreal (w/
Beckman); Doubles SF at Boston (w/Page), Washington (w/Beckman).
1988- Doubles Winner at Las Vegas Ch., Acapulco Ch. (w/Van Emburgh); Doubles
SF at Aptos Ch. (w/Pellizzi), Mexico City Ch. (w/Van Emburgh).
1987- S & D Winner at USTA Sat. #3.
A three-time All-American at the Univ. of Tennessee, completing his
senior year in 1988 ranked No. 4 in singles and No. 7 in doubles (w/Talbot).
In 1987, he reached the quarterfinals at the NCAA Championships, defeating
top-ranked Richey Reneberg along the way.
An outstanding doubles player and his college coach Mike DePalmer Sr.
says, "His All-America status places him with some former great Vol players
on the pro circuit." Some former standouts at Tennessee on the pro tour
include Paul Annacone, Talbot, Doug Flach, and Mike DePalmer, Jr.
Earned a career-high $76,354 and finished No. 47 in doubles in 1992.
Suffered a right shoulder separation on Apr. 18, 1993 in the Nice final
and had to retire (w/Melville).
One week earlier collected his biggest career title in Barcelona (w/
Melville), defeating local favorites Casal-Sanchez in the final.

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