Ashley Fisher
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Ashley Fisher

Ashley Fisher
Fisher 2009 US Open 01.jpg
Country (sports) Australia
ResidenceSt Petersburg, Florida
Born (1975-09-25) 25 September 1975 (age 45)
New South Wales, Australia
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Turned pro1998
Retired17 October 2011
PlaysRight-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money$871,805
Singles
Career record0-0
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 489 (24 July 2000)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ1 (2000)
Doubles
Career record139-166
Career titles4
Highest rankingNo. 19 (22 June 2009)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenQF (2006)
French Open3R (2009, 2011)
WimbledonQF (2004)
US OpenSF (2006)
Mixed doubles
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian Open2R (2007)
French Open2R (2009)
Wimbledon2R (2001, 2005, 2006, 2011, 2012)
US Open1R (2007, 2009)
Last updated on: 30 April 2021.

Ashley Fisher (born 25 September 1975) is a professional tennis player who comes from New South Wales in Australia. Fisher turned professional in 1998. Fisher has never played a major singles match on the ATP Tour, but has won four notable doubles titles on tour. The doubles specialist reached his highest doubles ranking of World Number 19 on 22 June 2009. He has reached the 2006 U.S. Open men's doubles semi-finals. Fisher is currently the head coach of the University of South Florida men's tennis team.

Career

Before turning professional, Fisher played college tennis at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas, where he was a two time All-American for the Horned Frogs.

Fisher also reached the 2006 U.S. Open men's doubles semifinals alongside Tripp Phillips, where they lost to Jonas Björkman and Max Mirnyi, 6-1, 6-4. Fisher and Nikolay Davydenko were Wimbledon men's doubles quarterfinalists in 2004, where they lost to Jonas Björkman and Todd Woodbridge. He has won a total of 26 doubles titles, with 23 minor league Challengers and Futures events on the International Tennis Federation.

Fisher won his first ATP doubles title in Amersfoort with Devin Bowen, where they defeated Chris Haggard and André Sá 6-0, 6-4. His other two ATP titles were with different partners.

Personal

Fisher was born to mother Pamela and father Gary, and has two older siblings. Fisher started playing tennis at age five.

He currently resides in St. Petersburg, Florida and is coached by Glenn Irwin.

In July 2016, Fisher was promoted to head coach for the Division 1 nationally ranked University of South Florida Bulls Men's Tennis Team replacing Matt Hill.

ATP career finals

Doubles: 11 (4 titles, 7 runners-up)

Winner - Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0-0)
ATP World Tour Finals (0-0)
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (0-1)
ATP World Tour 500 Series (1-0)
ATP World Tour 250 Series (3-6)
Finals by Surface
Hard (3-4)
Clay (1-2)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-1)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0-1 Apr 2003 Grand Prix Hassan II, Morocco 250 Series Clay United States Devin Bowen Czech Republic Frantisek Cermak
Czech Republic Leos Friedl
3-6, 5-7
Win 1-1 Jul 2003 Dutch Open, Netherlands 250 Series Clay United States Devin Bowen South Africa Chris Haggard
Brazil André Sá
6-0, 6-4
Loss 1-2 Oct 2005 Kingfisher Open, Vietnam 250 Series Carpet Sweden Robert Lindstedt Germany Lars Burgsmüller
Germany Philipp Kohlschreiber
6-7(3-7), 4-6, 2-6
Win 2-2 Oct 2006 Japan Open, Japan 500 Series Hard United States Tripp Phillips United States Paul Goldstein
United States Jim Thomas
6-2, 7-5
Win 3-2 Sep 2007 China Open, China 250 Series Hard South Africa Rik de Voest South Africa Chris Haggard
Chinese Taipei Yen-Hsun Lu
6-7(3-7), 6-0, [10-6]
Win 4-2 Jul 2008 Indianapolis, United States 250 Series Hard United States Tripp Phillips United States Scott Lipsky
United States David Martin
3-6, 6-3, [10-5]
Loss 4-3 Sep 2008 China Open, China 250 Series Hard United States Bobby Reynolds United Kingdom Ross Hutchins
Australia Stephen Huss
5-7, 4-6
Loss 4-4 Feb 2009 SA Open, South Africa 250 Series Hard South Africa Rik de Voest United States James Cerretani
Belgium Dick Norman
7-6(7-9), 2-6, [12-14]
Loss 4-5 Apr 2009 Miami Open, United States Masters 1000 Hard Australia Stephen Huss Belarus Max Mirnyi
Israel Andy Ram
6-2, 7-5
Loss 4-6 May 2009 BMW Open, Germany 250 Series Clay Australia Jordan Kerr Czech Republic Jan Hernych
Czech Republic Ivo Miná?
4-6, 4-6
Loss 4-7 Jul 2009 Indianapolis, United States 250 Series Hard Australia Jordan Kerr Russia Dmitry Tursunov
Latvia Ernests Gulbis
4-6, 6-3, [9-11]

ATP Challenger and ITF Futures finals

Doubles: 42 (27-15)

Legend
ATP Challenger (20-9)
ITF Futures (7-6)
Finals by surface
Hard (20-5)
Clay (7-7)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-3)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0-1 May 1998 USA F2, Vero Beach Futures Clay India Nitten Kirrtane Sweden Simon Aspelin
United States Chris Tontz
3-6, 4-6
Loss 0-2 Oct 1998 Finland F4, Oulu Futures Carpet Australia Ashley Ford Sweden Robert Samuelsson
Sweden Robert Lindstedt
3-6, 4-6
Win 1-2 Jul 1999 Spain F2, Alicante Futures Clay Mexico Enrique Abaroa Australia Todd Perry
Australia Tim Crichton
6-4, 2-6, 7-6
Loss 1-3 Oct 1999 Indonesia F6, Jakarta Futures Hard United States Minh Le South Africa Myles Wakefield
Japan Thomas Shimada
3-6, 6-7
Win 2-3 Nov 1999 Thailand F2, Pattaya City Futures Hard Canada Dave Abelson Germany Björn Jacob
Poland Bartlomiej Dabrowski
6-4 ret.
Win 3-3 Nov 1999 Bangladesh F1, Rajshahi Futures Hard United States Minh Le Indonesia Febi Widmhiyanto
Indonesia Hendri-Susilo Pramono
6-3, 6-0
Win 4-3 Dec 1999 Bangladesh F2, Dhaka Futures Hard United States Minh Le South Africa Rik De Voest
South Africa Willem-Petrus Meyer
6-2, 6-4
Loss 4-4 Apr 2000 France F8, Melun Futures Carpet Cuba Jose Frontera Germany Andreas Tattermusch
Germany Andreas Weber
6-7(6-8), 6-4, 6-7(3-7)
Win 5-4 May 2000 Austria F1, Salzburg Futures Clay Australia Tim Crichton Netherlands Djalmar Sistermans
Poland Bartlomiej Dabrowski
6-7(10-8), 6-3, 6-3
Loss 5-5 Jul 2000 Montauban, France Challenger Clay Australia Tim Crichton Australia Lee Pearson
Australia Grant Silcock
1-6, 4-6
Win 6-5 Jul 2000 Ostend, Belgium Challenger Clay Australia Tim Crichton Argentina Damian Furmanski
Argentina Francisco Cabello
6-2, 2-6, 6-1
Win 7-5 Aug 2000 Segovia, Spain Challenger Hard South Africa Jason Weir-Smith South Africa Damien Roberts
Australia Jordan Kerr
7-6(7-5), 6-1
Loss 7-6 Aug 2000 Sylt, Germany Challenger Clay South Africa Gareth Williams Romania Ionut Moldovan
Russia Yuriy Schukin
4-6, 2-6
Win 8-6 Oct 2000 Austin, United States Challenger Hard Australia Tim Crichton Netherlands Raemon Sluiter
Netherlands Dennis Van Scheppingen
6-1, 6-7(6-8), 6-0
Loss 8-7 Nov 2000 Yokohama, Japan Challenger Carpet Australia Tim Crichton Switzerland Yves Allegro
Austria Julian Knowle
3-6, 6-7(2-7)
Win 9-7 Nov 2000 Seoul, South Korea Challenger Hard Australia Tim Crichton Czech Republic Frantisek Cermak
Czech Republic Ota Fukarek
6-4, 6-4
Win 10-7 Nov 2000 Vietnam F1, Ho Chi Minh City Futures Hard Pakistan Aisam Qureshi Czech Republic Michal Navratil
Czech Republic Jaroslav Levinsky
6-4, 6-4
Win 11-7 Mar 2001 Singapore, Singapore Challenger Hard Australia Tim Crichton United States Brandon Hawk
United Kingdom Kyle Spencer
3-6, 6-3, 6-4
Win 12-7 Sep 2001 Curitiba, Brazil Challenger Clay Australia Tim Crichton Portugal Pedro Pereira
Portugal Emanuel Couto
6-3, 6-4
Loss 12-8 Apr 2002 Tunis, Tunisia Challenger Clay United States Devin Bowen Spain Alex Lopez-Moron
Argentina Andres Schneiter
4-6, 6-7(6-8)
Loss 12-9 Jun 2002 Biella, Italy Challenger Clay Australia Nathan Healey Slovakia Dominik Hrbaty
Italy Giorgio Galimberti
6-3, 3-6, 5-7
Win 13-9 Nov 2002 Nottingham, United Kington Challenger Hard Australia Stephen Huss United States Scott Humphries
The Bahamas Mark Merklein
6-3, 7-6(7-5)
Loss 13-10 Apr 2003 Bermuda Challenger, Bermuda Challenger Clay Australia Andrew Kratzmann United States Robert Kendrick
The Bahamas Mark Merklein
3-6, 1-3 ret.
Win 14-10 Nov 2003 Waco, United States Challenger Hard United States Devin Bowen United States Ryan Havilland
United States K.J. Hippensteel
6-4, 7-6(7-4)
Win 15-10 Jan 2004 Nouméa, New Caledonia Challenger Hard Australia Stephen Huss Australia Luke Bourgeois
Australia Vince Mellino
3-6, 6-4, 6-4
Win 16-10 Mar 2004 Mexico City, Mexico Challenger Clay United States Tripp Phillips Netherlands Rogier Wassen
Argentina Federico Browne
6-4, 2-6, 6-3
Loss 16-11 Apr 2004 Bermuda Challenger, Bermuda Challenger Clay Australia Stephen Huss Australia Jordan Kerr
Belgium Tom Vanhoudt
6-4, 3-6, 6-7(6-8)
Win 17-11 Sep 2004 Seoul, South Korea Challenger Hard Sweden Robert Lindstedt Sweden Johan Landsberg
Japan Thomas Shimada
7-5, 7-6(7-0)
Win 18-11 Sep 2004 Beijing, China Challenger Hard United States Tripp Phillips United States Justin Gimelstob
United States Graydon Oliver
7-5, 7-5
Win 19-11 Aug 2005 Vancouver, Canada Challenger Hard United States Tripp Phillips United States Huntley Montgomery
United States Rajeev Ram
7-6(8-6), 1-6, 6-2
Win 20-11 Nov 2005 Busan 2, South Korea Challenger Hard United States Tripp Phillips Thailand Sanchai Ratiwatana
Thailand Sonchat Ratiwatana
7-5, 6-3
Win 21-11 Nov 2005 Champaign-Urbana, United States Challenger Hard United States Tripp Phillips United States Justin Gimelstob
United States Rajeev Ram
6-3, 5-7, 6-0
Win 22-11 Dec 2005 Orlando, United States Challenger Hard United States Tripp Phillips Germany Mischa Zverev
United States Alex Kuznetsov
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Win 23-11 Aug 2007 Vancouver, Cabada Challenger Hard South Africa Rik de Voest United States Alex Kuznetsov
United States Donald Young
6-1, 6-2
Loss 23-12 Nov 2007 Nashville, United States Challenger Hard Australia Stephen Huss United States Bobby Reynolds
United States Rajeev Ram
7-6(7-4), 1-6, [10-12]
Loss 23-13 Aug 2008 Vancouver, Canada Challenger Hard South Africa Rik de Voest United States Travis Parrott
United States Eric Butorac
4-6, 6-7(3-7)
Win 24-13 Sep 2008 Tulsa, United States Challenger Hard Australia Stephen Huss United States Bobby Reynolds
United States Rajeev Ram
7-6(7-4), 6-3
Win 25-13 Nov 2008 Busan 2, South Korea Challenger Hard South Africa Rik De Voest Netherlands Antilles Jean-Julien Rojer
Sweden Johan Brunstrom
6-4, 2-6, [10-6]
Win 26-13 May 2011 Sarasota, United States Challenger Clay Australia Stephen Huss United States Alex Kuznetsov
United States Alex Bogomolov Jr.
6-3, 6-4
Win 27-13 May 2011 USA F12, Tampa Futures Clay South Africa Chris Haggard Brazil Clayton Almeida
United States Joshua Zavala]
7-6(7-1), 6-4
Loss 27-14 Oct 2015 USA F29, Mansfield Futures Hard United Kingdom Liam Broady Mexico Hans Hach
United States Eric Quigley
5-7, 3-6
Loss 27-15 Nov 2015 Australia F11, Wollongong Futures Hard United Kingdom Dayne Kelly Australia Marc Polmans
Australia Steven de Waard
2-6, 6-4, [7-10]

Grand Slam Doubles PerFormance Timeline

Doubles

Tournament 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 Career SR Career Win-Loss
Australian Open A A 1R 1R 3R 3R 1R 3R QF 2R A 2R A 1R A 0 / 10 11-10
French Open A A A 1R 1R 2R 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R 3R A 3R 1R 0 / 11 5-11
Wimbledon A A Q1 1R 1R 2R QF 2R 3R 1R 2R 1R A 3R 1R 0 / 11 10-11
US Open A A Q2 Q1 1R 1R 2R 1R SF 1R 3R 1R A 1R 1R 0 / 10 7-10
Grand Slam SR 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 1 0 / 3 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 3 0 / 4 0 / 0 0 / 4 0 / 3 N / A 0 / 41
Grand Slam Win-Loss 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-3 2-4 4-4 4-4 3-4 9-4 1-4 3-3 3-4 0-0 4-4 0-3 N / A 33-41

Mixed Doubles

Tournament 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 SR W-L
Australian Open A A A A A A 2R A A A A A 0 / 1 1-1
French Open A A A A A A 1R A 2R A A A 0 / 2 1-2
Wimbledon 2R A 1R A 2R 2R 1R A 1R A 2R 2R 0 / 8 5-8
US Open A A A A A A 1R A 1R A A A 0 / 2 0-2
Totsl Win-Loss 1-1 0-0 0-1 0-0 1-1 1-1 1-4 0-0 1-3 0-0 1-1 1-1 0 / 13 7-13

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