Jeff Austin (tennis)
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Jeff Austin Tennis
Jeff Austin
Country (sports)United States United States
ResidenceRolling Hills, California
Born (1951-07-05) July 5, 1951 (age 70)
Boston, Massachusetts
Career record51-73
Career titles1
Highest rankingNo. 52 (October 15, 1973)
Grand Slam Singles results
Wimbledon3R (1973)
US Open2R (1971, 1975)
Career record41-58
Career titles1
Grand Slam Doubles results
Wimbledon3R (1973, 1975)
US Open3R (1975)

William Jeffrey Austin (born July 5, 1951) is a former professional tennis player from the United States.[1]

Tennis career

Austin, an All-American on four occasions, played tennis for the UCLA Bruins and was a member of their 1970 and 1971 NCAA Championship winning teams.[2]

He made the third round at the 1973 Wimbledon Championships, where he lost to Szabolcs Baranyi, despite winning the first two sets.[3]

In 1973 he won both the singles and doubles titles at the Aptos Open.[3]

In 1974, Austin, along with his sister Pam, was a member of the World Team Tennis champion Denver Racquets.[4]

Personal life

Austin's sister is two-time US Open champion Tracy Austin and he is also the brother of Doug, John and Pam Austin, all tennis players.

He is married to fitness instructor Denise Austin.[5]

Career after tennis

Austin now works as a sports agent. He is head of the basketball division at the Octagon.[6]

Grand Prix career finals

Singles: 1 (1-0)

Result No. Year Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Win 1. 1973 Aptos, United States Hard New Zealand Onny Parun 7-6, 6-4

Doubles: 2 (1-1)

Result No. Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1. 1973 Aptos, United States Hard United States Fred McNair South Africa Raymond Moore
New Zealand Onny Parun
6-2, 6-1
Loss 2. 1975 Little Rock, United States Carpet United States Charles Owens Mexico Marcelo Lara
Australia Barry Phillips-Moore
4-6, 3-6


  1. ^ ITF Pro Circuit Profile
  2. ^ Frost, Marcia (2008). American Doubles the Trials... the Triumphs... the Domination. Mansion Grove House.
  3. ^ a b ATP World Tour Profile
  4. ^ "Mylan WTT Player Database (seasons completed) - as of September 25, 2014 - (Seasons 1974-2014)" (PDF). World TeamTennis. September 25, 2014. Archived from the original (PDF) on February 27, 2015. Retrieved 2015.
  5. ^ New York Times, "Denise and Jeff Austin, Blessed With Enthusiasm", 14 December 2012
  6. ^ "Octagon: Jeff Austin profile". Archived from the original on 2013-01-14. Retrieved .

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