Ellis Ferreira
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Ellis Ferreira

Ellis Ferreira
Full nameEllis Russell Ferreira
Country (sports)South Africa South Africa
ResidenceAtlanta, United States
Born (1970-02-19) 19 February 1970 (age 51)
Pretoria, South Africa
Height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Turned pro1992
PlaysLeft-handed
Prize money$2,378,295
Singles
Career record4-8
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 210 (3 October 1994)
Grand Slam Singles results
Wimbledon1R (1994)
US Open2R (1994)
Doubles
Career record314-201
Career titles18
Highest rankingNo. 2 (31 January 2000)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenW (2000)
French OpenQF (1999)
WimbledonSF (1996)
US OpenF (2000)
Mixed doubles
Career titles1
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian OpenW (2001)
French Open3R (1997, 1999)
WimbledonQF (2001)
US OpenSF (2001)

Ellis Ferreira (born 19 February 1970) is a former professional male tennis player from South Africa. He played collegiately at the University of Alabama, earning all-SEC and all-American honors. Ferreira competed at the 1996 Summer Olympics in men's doubles with Wayne Ferreira (to whom he is unrelated).[1][2] He won 2 Grand Slam doubles titles, the Men's title at the 2000 Australian Open with Rick Leach and the mixed doubles at the Australian Open with Corina Morariu in 2001. Ferreira was named the Senior Assistant Men's and Women's Tennis Head Coach at Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland, in July 2007. Ferreira is now the co-owner of the Eagleton/ Ferreira Tennis Academy on Longboat Key in Florida (www.eftennis.com).[3]

Career finals

Doubles (18 titles, 15 runner-ups)

Legend
Grand Slam (1-1)
Tennis Masters Cup (1-0)
ATP Masters Series (4-6)
ATP Championship Series (2-4)
ATP Tour (10-4)
Titles by surface
Hard (7-11)
Clay (4-3)
Grass (2-1)
Carpet (5-0)
Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 1. Apr 1994 Sun City, South Africa Hard South Africa Grant Stafford South Africa Marius Barnard
South Africa Brent Haygarth
3-6, 5-7
Loss 2. Jul 1995 Stuttgart Outdoor, Germany Clay Netherlands Jan Siemerink Spain Tomás Carbonell
Spain Francisco Roig
6-3, 3-6, 4-6
Win 1. Oct 1995 Vienna, Austria Carpet Netherlands Jan Siemerink Australia Todd Woodbridge
Australia Mark Woodforde
6-4, 7-5
Win 2. Jan 1996 Sydney Outdoor, Australia Hard Netherlands Jan Siemerink United States Patrick McEnroe
Australia Sandon Stolle
5-7, 6-4, 6-1
Loss 3. Apr 1996 Miami, United States Hard United States Patrick Galbraith Australia Todd Woodbridge
Australia Mark Woodforde
1-6, 3-6
Win 3. Apr 1996 Monte Carlo, Monaco Clay Netherlands Jan Siemerink Sweden Jonas Björkman
Sweden Nicklas Kulti
2-6, 6-3, 6-2
Win 4. Jan 1997 Auckland, New Zealand Hard United States Patrick Galbraith United States Rick Leach
United States Jonathan Stark
6-4, 4-6, 7-6
Win 5. Feb 1997 Memphis, United States Hard (i) United States Patrick Galbraith United States Rick Leach
United States Jonathan Stark
6-3, 3-6, 6-1
Loss 4. Mar 1997 Philadelphia, United States Hard (i) United States Patrick Galbraith Canada Sébastien Lareau
United States Alex O'Brien
3-6, 3-6
Win 6. Jun 1997 Nottingham, England Grass United States Patrick Galbraith United Kingdom Danny Sapsford
United Kingdom Chris Wilkinson
4-6, 7-6, 7-6
Win 7. Oct 1997 Vienna, Austria Carpet United States Patrick Galbraith Germany Marc-Kevin Goellner
Germany David Prinosil
6-3, 6-4
Win 8. Oct 1997 Lyon, France Carpet United States Patrick Galbraith France Olivier Delaître
France Fabrice Santoro
3-6, 6-2, 6-4
Loss 5. Nov 1997 Stockholm, Sweden Hard (i) United States Patrick Galbraith Germany Marc-Kevin Goellner
United States Richey Reneberg
3-6, 6-3, 6-7
Loss 6. Jan 1998 Adelaide, Australia Hard United States Rick Leach Australia Joshua Eagle
Australia Andrew Florent
4-6, 7-6, 3-6
Loss 7. Feb 1998 Memphis, United States Hard (i) Mexico David Roditi Australia Todd Woodbridge
Australia Mark Woodforde
3-6, 4-6
Win 9. Mar 1998 Miami, United States Hard United States Rick Leach United States Alex O'Brien
United States Jonathan Stark
6-2, 6-4
Loss 8. Apr 1998 Barcelona, Spain Clay United States Rick Leach Netherlands Jacco Eltingh
Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
5-7, 0-6
Win 10. May 1998 Atlanta, United States Clay South Africa Brent Haygarth United States Alex O'Brien
United States Richey Reneberg
6-3, 0-6, 6-2
Loss 9. May 1998 Rome, Italy Clay United States Rick Leach India Mahesh Bhupathi
India Leander Paes
4-6, 6-4, 6-7
Win 11. Jun 1998 Halle, Germany Grass United States Rick Leach South Africa John-Laffnie de Jager
Germany Marc-Kevin Goellner
4-6, 6-4, 7-6
Loss 10. Aug 1998 Toronto, Canada Hard United States Rick Leach Czech Republic Martin Damm
United States Jim Grabb
7-6, 2-6, 6-7
Loss 11. Mar 1999 Indian Wells, United States Hard United States Rick Leach Zimbabwe Wayne Black
Australia Sandon Stolle
6-7, 3-6
Win 12. May 1999 Rome, Italy Clay United States Rick Leach South Africa David Adams
South Africa John-Laffnie de Jager
6-7, 6-1, 6-2
Win 13. Jan 2000 Auckland, New Zealand Hard United States Rick Leach France Olivier Delaître
United States Jeff Tarango
7-5, 6-4
Win 14. Jan 2000 Australian Open, Australia Hard United States Rick Leach Zimbabwe Wayne Black
Australia Andrew Kratzmann
6-4, 3-6, 6-3, 3-6, 18-16
Win 15. Apr 2000 Atlanta, United States Clay United States Rick Leach United States Justin Gimelstob
The Bahamas Mark Knowles
6-3, 6-4
Loss 12. Jun 2000 Nottingham, England Grass United States Rick Leach United States Donald Johnson
South Africa Piet Norval
6-1, 4-6, 3-6
Loss 13. Aug 2000 Cincinnati, United States Hard United States Rick Leach Australia Todd Woodbridge
Australia Mark Woodforde
6-7, 4-6
Loss 14. Sep 2000 U.S. Open, New York Hard United States Rick Leach Australia Lleyton Hewitt
Belarus Max Mirnyi
4-6, 7-5, 6-7
Loss 15. Oct 2001 Stuttgart Indoor, Germany Hard (i) United States Jeff Tarango Belarus Max Mirnyi
Australia Sandon Stolle
6-7, 6-7
Win 16. Oct 2001 Basel, Switzerland Carpet United States Rick Leach India Mahesh Bhupathi
India Leander Paes
7-6, 6-4
Win 17. Nov 2001 Paris, France Carpet United States Rick Leach India Mahesh Bhupathi
India Leander Paes
3-6, 6-4, 6-3
Win 18. Feb 2002 ATP Doubles Challenge Cup, Bangalore Hard United States Rick Leach Czech Republic Petr Pála
Czech Republic Pavel Vízner
6-7(6-8), 7-6(7-2), 6-4, 6-4

Doubles performance timeline

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# A NH
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (A) absent; (NH) not held. SR=strike rate (events won/competed)
Tournament 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 Career SR Career Win-Loss
Grand Slams
Australian Open A A A 3R 1R 1R QF QF SF W 2R QF 2R 1 / 10 23-9
French Open A A A 2R 2R 1R 2R 1R QF 1R 3R 1R A 0 / 9 8-9
Wimbledon A A A 2R 1R SF 3R QF 2R QF QF 2R A 0 / 9 18-9
U.S. Open A A A 2R 1R 2R 1R 1R 2R F QF 2R A 0 / 9 12-9
Grand Slam SR 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 1 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 1 1 / 37 N/A
Annual Win-Loss 0-0 0-0 0-0 5-4 1-4 5-4 6-4 6-4 9-4 14-3 9-4 5-4 1-1 N/A 61-36
ATP Masters Series
Indian Wells A A A A A QF 2R 2R F QF 1R 1R A 0 / 7 8-7
Miami A A A 1R A F 2R W 3R 3R QF 2R A 1 / 8 13-7
Monte Carlo A A A A A W QF 2R 2R QF 1R 1R A 1 / 7 7-5
Rome A A A A 2R SF 2R F W 2R QF A A 1 / 7 17-6
Hamburg A A A A 1R 2R SF SF SF 1R QF A A 0 / 7 8-7
Canada A A A QF A A 2R F SF QF QF QF A 0 / 7 14-7
Cincinnati A A A QF QF SF QF 2R 2R F 2R 1R A 0 / 9 15-9
Stuttgart (Stockholm) A A A A A 2R 2R 2R 2R QF F 2R A 0 / 7 6-7
Paris A A A A A 2R SF 2R SF 2R W SF A 1 / 7 12-6
Masters Series SR 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 3 0 / 3 1 / 8 0 / 9 1 / 9 1 / 9 0 / 9 1 / 9 0 / 7 0 / 0 4 / 66 N/A
Annual Win-Loss 0-0 0-0 0-0 4-3 3-3 16-7 7-9 15-7 18-8 13-9 18-8 6-7 0-0 N/A 100-61
Year End Ranking 569 407 137 64 68 13 10 10 13 5 15 52 359 N/A

References

  1. ^ "Ellis Ferreira". Olympedia. Retrieved 2020.
  2. ^ "Ferreira Deals with Confusion". The Hartford Courant. 17 August 1996. Retrieved 2020.
  3. ^ "Washington College Athletics | WashingtonCollegeSports.com". Archived from the original on 29 September 2007. Retrieved 2007.

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