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Dick Stockton (tennis)

Dick Stockton Wimbledon Circa 1990
Dick Stockton
Full name Richard LaClede Stockton
Country  United States
Residence Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
Born (1951-02-18) February 18, 1951
New York, NY, USA
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Turned pro 1971
Retired 1986
Plays Right-handed (1-handed backhand)
Prize money $1,063,385
Singles
Career record 365–243 (at ATP Tour level, Grand Slam level, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles 8
Highest ranking No. 8 (November 1, 1977)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 3R (1977Jan)
French Open SF (1978)
Wimbledon SF (1974)
US Open QF (1976, 1977)
Other tournaments
WCT Finals F (1977)
Doubles
Career record 327–205 (at ATP Tour level, Grand Slam level, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles 16
Highest ranking No. 13 (August 30, 1977)
Last updated on: March 20, 2012.

Richard LaClede "Dick" Stockton (born February 18, 1951 in Charlottesville, Virginia),[1] is a former professional tennis player from the United States. He was the head coach of the men's tennis team at the University of Virginia.[2] for three years, from 1998-2001.

Stockton's highest world ranking was World No. 8.[1] He reached the semifinals of Wimbledon in 1974, the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open in 1976 and '77 and the semifinals in the 1978 French Open. Stockton played on the U.S. Davis Cup Team five times (1973, '75, '76, '77, '79), including the U.S. Davis Cup Championship Team in 1979.[2]

Contents

  • Career finals 1
    • Singles: 18 (8 titles – 10 runner-ups) 1.1
    • Doubles: 31 (16 titles – 15 runner-ups) 1.2
  • References 2

Career finals

Singles: 18 (8 titles – 10 runner-ups)

Outcome No. Date Championship Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 1971 Merion, U.S. Hard Clark Graebner 2–6, 4–6, 7–6, 5–7
Runner-up 2. 1973 Miami WCT, U.S. Hard Rod Laver 6–7, 3–6, 5–7
Winner 1. 1974 Atlanta WCT, U.S. Clay Jiří Hřebec 6–2, 6–1
Runner-up 3. 1974 Charlotte, U.S. Clay Jeff Borowiak 4–6, 7–5, 6–7
Winner 2. 1974 Adelaide, Australia Grass Geoff Masters 6–2, 6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 4. 1975 Fort Worth WCT, U.S. Hard John Alexander 6–7, 6–4, 3–6
Winner 3. 1975 San Antonio WCT, U.S. Hard Stan Smith 7–5, 2–6, 7–6
Runner-up 5. 1975 Washington Indoor WCT, U.S. Carpet Mark Cox 2–6, 6–7
Winner 4. 1976 Lagos WCT, Nigeria Clay Arthur Ashe 6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 6. 1976 Sydney Outdoor, Australia Grass Tony Roche 3–6, 6–3, 3–6, 4–6
Winner 5. 1977 Philadelphia WCT, U.S. Carpet Jimmy Connors 3–6, 6–4, 3–6, 6–1, 6–2
Winner 6. 1977 Toronto Indoor WCT, Canada Carpet Jimmy Connors 5–6, RET.
Winner 7. 1977 Rotterdam, Netherlands Carpet Ilie Năstase 2–6, 6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 7. 1977 Dallas WCT, U.S. – WCT Finals Carpet Jimmy Connors 7–6, 1–6, 4–6, 3–6
Runner-up 8. 1978 Birmingham WCT, U.S. Carpet Björn Borg 6–7, 5–7
Winner 8. 1978 Little Rock, U.S. Carpet Hank Pfister 6–4, 3–5, RET.
Runner-up 9. 1978 San Francisco, U.S. Carpet John McEnroe 6–2, 6–7, 2–6
Runner-up 10. 1981 South Orange, U.S. Clay Shlomo Glickstein 3–6, 7–5, 4–6

Doubles: 31 (16 titles – 15 runner-ups)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 1971 Merion, U.S. Hard Chuck McKinley Clark Graebner
Jim Osborne
6–7, 3–6
Runner-up 2. 1972 Columbus, U.S. Hard Chuck McKinley Jimmy Connors
Pancho Gonzales
3–6, 5–7
Winner 1. 1973 Philadelphia WCT, U.S. Carpet Brian Gottfried Roy Emerson
Rod Laver
4–6, 6–3, 6–4
Winner 2. 1973 Las Vegas, U.S. Hard Brian Gottfried Ken Rosewall
Fred Stolle
6–7, 6–4, 6–4
Winner 3. 1973 Fort Worth, U.S. Hard Brian Gottfried Owen Davidson
John Newcombe
7–6, 6–4
Runner-up 3. 1974 Atlanta WCT, U.S. Clay Brian Gottfried Robert Lutz
Stan Smith
3–6, 6–3, 6–7
Runner-up 4. 1974 Orlando WCT, U.S. Hard Brian Gottfried Owen Davidson
John Newcombe
6–7, 3–6
Winner 4. 1974 Maui, U.S. Hard Roscoe Tanner Owen Davidson
John Newcombe
6–3, 7–6
Runner-up 5. 1975 Philadelphia WCT, U.S. Carpet Erik Van Dillen Brian Gottfried
Raúl Ramírez
6–3, 3–6, 6–7
Winner 5. 1975 Toronto Indoor WCT, Canada Carpet Erik Van Dillen Anand Amritraj
Vijay Amritraj
6–4, 7–5, 6–1
Winner 6. 1975 Memphis, U.S. Carpet Erik Van Dillen Mark Cox
Cliff Drysdale
1–6, 7–5, 6–4
Winner 7. 1976 San Francisco, U.S. Carpet Roscoe Tanner Brian Gottfried
Bob Hewitt
6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 6. 1976 Maui, U.S. Hard Roscoe Tanner Raymond Moore
Allan Stone
7–6, 3–6, 4–6
Winner 8. 1976 Perth, Australia Hard Roscoe Tanner Bob Carmichael
Ismail El Shafei
6–7, 6–1, 6–2
Winner 9. 1977 Adelaide, Australia Grass Cliff Letcher Syd Ball
Kim Warwick
6–3, 4–6, 6–4
Runner-up 7. 1977 St. Louis WCT, U.S. Carpet Vijay Amritraj Ilie Năstase
Adriano Panatta
4–6, 6–3, 6–7
Runner-up 8. 1977 Rotterdam, Netherlands Carpet Vijay Amritraj Wojtek Fibak
Tom Okker
4–6, 4–6
Winner 10. 1977 Masters Doubles WCT, New York Carpet Vijay Amritraj Vitas Gerulaitis
Adriano Panatta
7–6, 7–6, 4–6, 6–3
Winner 11. 1977 San Francisco, U.S. Carpet Marty Riessen Fred McNair
Sherwood Stewart
6–4, 1–6, 6–4
Runner-up 9. 1978 Birmingham WCT, U.S. Carpet Frew McMillan Vitas Gerulaitis
Sandy Mayer
6–3, 1–6, 6–7
Winner 12. 1978 New Orleans, U.S. Carpet Erik Van Dillen Ismail El Shafei
Brian Fairlie
7–6, 6–3
Winner 13. 1978 Cleveland, U.S. Hard Erik Van Dillen Rick Fisher
Bruce Manson
6–1, 6–4
Winner 14. 1979 Birmingham, U.S. Carpet Stan Smith Ilie Năstase
Tom Okker
6–2, 6–3
Runner-up 10. 1979 Memphis, U.S. Carpet Frew McMillan Wojtek Fibak
Tom Okker
4–6, 4–6
Winner 15. 1980 Tulsa, U.S. Hard (i) Robert Lutz Francisco González
Van Winitsky
2–6, 7–6, 6–2
Runner-up 11. 1980 Bangkok, Thailand Carpet Tom Okker Ferdi Taygan
Brian Teacher
6–7, 6–7
Runner-up 12. 1981 Denver, U.S. Carpet Mel Purcell Andrew Pattison
Butch Walts
3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 13. 1982 La Quinta, U.S. Hard John Lloyd Brian Gottfried
Raúl Ramírez
4–6, 6–3, 2–6
Runner-up 14. 1982 Forest Hills WCT, U.S. Clay Erik Van Dillen Tracy Delatte
Johan Kriek
4–6, 6–3, 3–6
Winner 16. 1982 Hartford WCT, U.S. Carpet Robert Lutz Mike Cahill
Tracy Delatte
7–6, 6–3
Runner-up 15. 1983 South Orange, U.S. Clay John Lloyd Fritz Buehning
Tom Cain
2–6, 5–7

References

  1. ^ a b trinity.edu
  2. ^ a b virginiasports.cstv.com


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