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Ellis Ferreira
  • Age: 44 (19.02.1970)
  • Birthplace: Pretoria, South Africa
  • Residence: Atlanta, Georgia, USA
  • Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
  • Weight: 190 lbs (86 kg)
  • Plays: Left-handed
  • Turned Pro: 1992
  • Coach: None
Inactive
South Africa

South Africa

As of 21.07.2014
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Ranking W-L Titles Prize Money
Career

High

210

03.10.1994

4-8 0 $2,378,295

Singles & Doubles combined

Career

High

2

31.01.2000

314-201 18 $2,378,295

Singles & Doubles combined

Full name is Ellis Russell Ferreira... No relation to countryman Wayne Ferreira... Began playing tennis at age five in Durban where he grew up... Enjoys spending time at the beach with his wife and listening to oldies music from late 1950s to 70s... Also a big Jimmy Buffett fan... Compiled an outstanding collegiate career at the University of Alabama where he played four years (1987-91) and earned All-America honors in doubles three years... Earned a marketing degree in 1992... Older brother, Clinton, played at Alabama and the duo won Southeastern Conference doubles title in 1989... Has a 1-3 career Davis Cup doubles record...  Started "Ferreira Tennis" in August 2005 with a full range of children's tenniswear... Won the 2005 Wimbledon over 35 Doubles (w/Haarhuis)... Named assistant coach at Washington College in 2007... Wife, Ashley (married Sept. 19, 1992); two daughters, Camden (born July 24, 1997), and Sullivan Paige (March 22, 2000).

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