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Billy Martin (tennis)

Billy Martin (born December 25, 1956, in Evanston, Illinois), is a former professional tennis player from the United States. During his career he won 1 singles titles and 3 doubles titles. He achieved a career-high singles ranking of World No. 32 in 1975. Martin currently serves as the head coach for the UCLA Bruins men's tennis team, a position he has held for the past 21 years.[1] Martin, who played at UCLA, has a 14 straight top 5 NCAA team finishes and a 9 consecutive 20-win seasons. He was named ITA (Intercollegiate Tennis Association) division 1 National Coach of the Year and is a member of ITA Hall of Fame.[2]

Singles titles (1)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponents in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 1975 Birmingham, U.S. Carpet Jimmy Connors 4–6, 3–6
Winner 1. 1975 Little Rock, U.S. Carpet George Hardie 6–2, 7–6

Doubles titles (3)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 1976 Denver WCT, U.S. Carpet Jimmy Connors John Fitzgerald
Phil Dent
7–6, 2–6, 5–7
Runner-up 2. 1977 Birmingham WCT, U.S. Carpet Bill Scanlon Wojtek Fibak
Tom Okker
3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 3. 1977 Monterrey WCT, Mexico Carpet Bill Scanlon Ross Case
Wojtek Fibak
6–3, 3–6, 4–6
Winner 1. 1977 Laguna Niguel, U.S. Hard James Chico Hagey Peter Fleming
Trey Waltke
6–3, 6–4
Winner 2. 1979 Brussels, Belgium Clay Peter McNamara Carlos Kirmayr
Balázs Taróczy
5–7, 7–5, 6–4
Winner 3. 1981 Bristol, England Grass Russell Simpson John Austin
Johan Kriek
6–3, 4–6, 6–4
Runner-up 4. 1981 Newport, U.S. Grass Kevin Curren Brad Drewett
Erik Van Dillen
2–6, 4–6


  1. ^ Billy Martin Biography - UCLA Bruins Official Athletic Site
  2. ^ ITA Men's Hall of Fame

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