Grant Stafford
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Grant Stafford
Grant Stafford
Country (sports) South Africa
ResidenceHilton Head, South Carolina
Born (1971-05-27) 27 May 1971 (age 50)
Johannesburg, South Africa
Height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Turned pro1990
Prize money$1,316,633
Career record83-117
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 53 (31 January 1994)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open4R (1994)
French Open1R (1994, 1997, 1998)
Wimbledon3R (1992)
US Open2R (1991, 1997)
Career record109-109
Career titles5
Highest rankingNo. 42 (14 September 1998)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenQF (1995)
French Open2R (1998, 1999)
Wimbledon2R (1997, 1998, 1999)
US OpenQF (2000)

Grant Stafford (born 27 May 1971) is a former tennis player from South Africa.

Turning professional in 1990, Stafford won five doubles titles during his career. The right-hander reached his career-high singles ranking on the ATP Tour of World No. 53 in January 1994.

Career finals

Singles (3 losses)

Result W/L Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0-1 Apr 1993 Durban, South Africa Hard United States Aaron Krickstein 3-6, 6-7(7-9)
Loss 0-2 Jul 1996 Newport, USA Clay Venezuela Nicolás Pereira 6-4, 4-6, 4-6
Loss 0-3 Apr 1997 Orlando, USA Clay United States Michael Chang 6-4, 2-6, 1-6

Doubles (5 wins, 1 loss)

Grand Slam (0-0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0-0)
ATP Masters Series (0-0)
ATP International Series Gold (1-0)
ATP International Series (4-0)
Finals by surface
Hard (4)
Clay (2)
Grass (0)
Carpet (0)
Result W/L Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0-1 Apr 1994 Sun City, South Africa Hard South Africa Ellis Ferreira South Africa Marius Barnard
South Africa Brent Haygarth
3-6, 5-7
Win 1-1 Oct 1996 Tel Aviv Open, Israel Hard South Africa Marcos Ondruska Israel Noam Behr
Israel Eyal Erlich
6-3, 6-2
Win 2-1 Apr 1998 Orlando, Florida, USA Clay South Africa Kevin Ullyett Australia Michael Tebbutt
Sweden Mikael Tillström
4-6, 6-4, 7-5
Win 3-1 May 1998 Coral Springs, Florida, USA Clay South Africa Kevin Ullyett The Bahamas Mark Merklein
United States Vince Spadea
7-5, 6-4
Win 4-1 Jul 1998 Washington, D.C., USA Hard South Africa Kevin Ullyett South Africa Wayne Ferreira
United States Patrick Galbraith
6-3, 7-5
Win 5-1 Jan 2001 Adelaide, Australia Hard Australia David Macpherson Australia Wayne Arthurs
Australia Todd Woodbridge
6-7, 6-4, 6-4

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