Brian Garrow
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Brian Garrow

Brian Garrow
Country (sports) United States
Born (1968-04-08) April 8, 1968 (age 53)
Santa Clara, CA, United States
Height5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Turned pro1988
Prize moneyUS$242,556
Career record12-27
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 93 (October 28, 1990)
Career record40-43
Career titles2
Highest rankingNo. 42 (August 12, 1991)

Brian Garrow (born April 8, 1968) is a former professional tennis player from the United States.

Garrow enjoyed more success on tour playing doubles, winning two doubles titles and reaching a career-high ranking of World No. 42 in 1991. He competed in doubles events from 1988 through 1992.

Garrow's career-high singles ranking was World No. 93, achieved in late October 1990. He captured one challenger tournament, the 1989 Winnetka Challenger, and reached the semi-finals in one Grand Prix event, the 1990 Rio de Janeiro Open. Garrow played on the tour in singles from 1988 through 1991, competing mostly challenger events.

Garrow was a three-time all-American at UCLA. He was the first player in the 1980s to reach the NCAA finals for both the singles and doubles tournament in the same year, 1988, winning the doubles partnering Patrick Galbraith.[1][2] He lost in the singles final to Robbie Weiss of Pepperdine.

Career finals

Doubles (2 titles, 2 runner-ups)

Result W/L Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1-0 1989 Newport, U.S. Grass United States Patrick Galbraith United Kingdom Neil Broad
South Africa Stefan Kruger
2-6, 7-5, 6-3
Win 2-0 1990 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Carpet United States Sven Salumaa Brazil Nelson Aerts
Brazil Fernando Roese
7-5, 6-3
Loss 2-1 1990 Schenectady, U.S. Hard United States Sven Salumaa Australia Richard Fromberg
United States Brad Pearce
2-6, 6-3, 6-7
Loss 2-2 1990 Brisbane, Australia Hard Australia Mark Woodforde Australia Jason Stoltenberg
Australia Todd Woodbridge
6-2, 4-6, 4-6


  1. ^ Collins, Bud; Hollander, Zander (1997). Bud Collins' tennis encyclopedia. Visible Ink Press. p. 597.
  2. ^ Benjamin, David (1989). The ITCA guide to coaching winning tennis. Prentice-Hall. p. 250. ISBN 0135070546.

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