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Nduka Odizor

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Nduka Odizor
  • Pronounced: n-DOO-ka o-DEE-zor
  • Age: 56 (09.08.1958)
  • Birthplace: Lagos, Nigeria
  • Height: 6' (183 cm)
  • Weight: 165 lbs (75 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed
Inactive
Nigeria

Nigeria

As of 22.12.2014
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Ranking W-L Titles Prize Money
Career

High

52

11.06.1984

82-124 1 $675,673

Singles & Doubles combined

Career

High

20

27.08.1984

137-138 7 $675,673

Singles & Doubles combined

Residence: Houston, Texas Wife, Karen; Son, Nicholas
Doubles titles: 7, as follows:
Singles title: 1990--(2) Adelaide (w/Castle), Tel Aviv
(w/van Rensburg)
1983--(1) Taipei 1985--(1) Sydney/NSW (w/Dowlen)
1984--(2) Forest Hills-T.O.C. Japan Open
(w/Dowlen)
1983--(2) Dallas (w/Winitsky), Monterrey
Year-by-Year Highlights: (w/Dowlen)
1989- Semifinalist at Lagos Ch.; Quarterfinalist at Dijon, Brest, Bossonnens
Munich Chs.; Doubles Winner at Dijon Ch. (w/Wekesa); Doubles Semifinalist
at Vienna Ch. (w/Muster), Bergen Ch. (w/Wheaton).
1988- Runner-up at Ogbe Ch., Okada Ch.; Quarterfinalist at Estoril, Acapulco
Chs.; Doubles Winner at Ogbe Ch., Okada Ch. (w/Fleurian); Doubles Runner-up
at Metz (w/Baxter), Medeira-1 Ch. (w/J. Levine).
1987- Semifinalist at Adelaide; Quarterfinalist at Sydney/NSW, Cincinnati.
1986- Winner at Lagos #1 Challenger, Benin City #2 Ch.; Semifinalist at Enugu
Ch.; Doubles Winner at Lagos #3 Ch. (w/Mmoh).
1985- Quarterfinalist at Bristol; Doubles Runner-up at Melbourne Indoor (w/
Dowlen).
1984- Semifinalist at Bristol; Doubles Runner-up at Boca West, WCT/Houston
(w/Dowlen).
1983- Semifinalist at Monterrey; Quarterfinalist at Hong Kong; RD 16 at
Wimbledon.
1982- Winner at Tokyo Challenger; Runner-up at Benin City Ch.; Semifinalist
at Newport; Quarterfinalist at Cairo, WCT/Hilton Head.
1981- Doubles Semifinalist at North Conway (w/Dowlen).
Attended the University of Houston after professor Dr. Robert Wren
spotted him and brought Odizor back to Texas at age 15 from Nigeria and
sponsored him.
Received a marketing degree from Houston and was an All-American in
1978/80/81.
He was voted the 1981 Athlete of the Year at Houston and also competed
in track.
A semifinalist in singles and doubles at the 1981 NCAA Championships.
Earned a career-high $92,103 in 1983.
Slipped to No. 245 on the ATP computer in 1989 after six straight years
(1982-88) in the top 200.

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