Bruce Man-Son-Hing
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Bruce Man-Son-Hing

Bruce Man-Son-Hing
Country (sports)United States United States
ResidenceCalabasas, California
Born (1964-04-13) April 13, 1964 (age 57)
Height6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Turned pro1986
Career record0-0
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 305 (November 21, 1988)
Career record10-16
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 132 (May 8, 1989)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open2R (1989)
French Open1R (1989)
Wimbledon2R (1989)
US Open1R (1989)

Bruce Man-Son-Hing (born April 13, 1964) is a former professional tennis player from the United States.

Early life and college

Man-Son-Hing, who is of Chinese descent, was born in Grenada on April 13, 1964. His family emigrated to Los Angeles when he was nine years old. He attended Glendale High School and went to college at UC Irvine.[1]

Professional career

After four years at UC Irvine, Man-Son-Hing joined the professional circuit.[2]

He competed in the men's doubles at all four Grand Slam events in 1989, partnering with John Letts.[3] They made the second round of the Australian Open and Wimbledon Championships.[3] He also appeared in the mixed doubles draw at the French Open (with Camille Benjamin) and Wimbledon (with Cynthia MacGregor) but was unable to progress past the first round at either.[4]

Man-Son-Hing and Letts were doubles runners-up at two Grand Prix tournaments in 1989, the Benson and Hedges Open and Seoul Open.


Man-Son-Hing has two children, both whom play tennis. His daughter, Sabrina, played for Cal State Northridge and his son, Bruce Jr. currently plays for UC Irvine.

Grand Prix career finals

Doubles: 2 (0-2)

Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 1. Jan 1989 Auckland, New Zealand Hard United States John Letts New Zealand Steve Guy
Japan Shuzo Matsuoka
6-7, 6-7
Loss 2. Apr 1989 Seoul, South Korea Hard United States John Letts United States Scott Davis
Kenya Paul Wekesa
2-6, 4-6

Challenger titles

Doubles: (3)

No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
1. 1988 Coquitlam, Canada Hard United States Joe De Foor United States Julian Barham
Republic of Ireland Peter Wright
7-6, 7-6
2. 1988 Brest, France Hard United States John Letts France Thierry Champion
France François Errard
6-3, 6-3
3. 1989 Nagoya, Japan Hard United States John Letts United States Jonathan Canter
India Ramesh Krishnan
7-5, 4-6, 6-0


  1. ^ "Man-Son-Hing Finds Fault With the Pro Tennis Circuit". July 5, 1990. Archived from the original on February 3, 2020.
  2. ^ "From Grenada Sandlot to UCI Tennis Court: Bruce Man Son Hing's Career Took an Unusual Route on Way to Irvine". April 5, 1986.
  3. ^ a b ATP World Tour Profile
  4. ^ ITF Pro Circuit Profile

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