John Sadri
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John Sadri

John Sadri
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Country (sports) United States
ResidenceCharlotte, North Carolina
Born (1956-09-19) September 19, 1956 (age 64)
Charlotte, NC
Height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Turned pro1976
Retired1987
PlaysRight-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money$895,455
Singles
Career record213-189
Career titles2
Highest rankingNo. 14 (September 29, 1980)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenF (1979)
French Open1R (1980)
WimbledonQF (1984)
US Open3R (1978)
Other tournaments
WCT FinalsQF (1980)
Doubles
Career record106-115
Career titles3
Highest rankingNo. 12 (December 13, 1982)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenF (1981, 1982)
WimbledonSF (1979)
US OpenSF (1983)

John Sadri (born September 19, 1956) is a former tennis player from the United States. He reached the final of the 1979 Australian Open, won two singles titles and achieved a career-high singles ranking of World No. 13 in September 1980. Sadri formerly ran a junior tennis academy at Russell Tennis Center in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Grand Slam finals

Singles (1 runner-up)

Result Year Championship Surface Opponent Score
Loss 1979 Australian Open Grass Argentina Guillermo Vilas 6-7(5-7), 3-6, 2-6

Grand Slam tournament performance timeline

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# DNQ A NH
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (DNQ) did not qualify; (A) absent; (NH) not held. SR=strike rate (events won/competed)

Singles

Tournament 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 SR
Australian Open 3R F QF 1R 4R 2R 4R 3R NH 1R 0 / 9
French Open A A 1R A A A A A A A 0 / 1
Wimbledon A 3R 2R 3R 1R 1R QF 2R 3R 2R 0 / 9
US Open 3R 2R 2R 1R 1R 2R 1R 1R 2R A 0 / 9
Strike Rate 0 / 2 0 / 3 0 / 4 0 / 3 0 / 3 0 / 3 0 / 3 0 / 3 0 / 2 0 / 2

Career finals

Singles (2 wins, 3 losses)

Result W/L Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0-1 Dec 1979 Australian Open, Melbourne Grass Argentina Guillermo Vilas 6-7(4-7), 3-6, 2-6
Win 1-1 Jan 1980 Auckland, New Zealand Hard United States Tim Wilkison 6-4, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4
Loss 1-2 Mar 1981 Denver, U.S. Carpet (i) United States Gene Mayer 4-6, 4-6
Loss 1-3 Jan 1982 Mexico City WCT, Mexico Carpet (i) Czechoslovakia Tomá? ?míd 6-3, 6-7, 6-4, 6-7, 2-6
Win 2-3 Feb 1982 Denver, United States Carpet (i) Ecuador Andrés Gómez 4-6, 6-1, 6-4

Doubles (3 wins, 6 losses)

Result W/L Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0-1 Aug 1979 North Conway, U.S. Clay United States Tim Wilkison Romania Ion ?iriac
Argentina Guillermo Vilas
4-6, 6-7
Loss 0-2 Jan 1980 Auckland, New Zealand Hard United States Tim Wilkison Austria Peter Feigl
Australia Rod Frawley
2-6, 5-7
Win 1-2 Jun 1980 Manchester, Great Britain Grass United States Tim Wilkison United States Dennis Ralston
United States Roscoe Tanner
6-3, 6-4
Loss 1-3 Oct 1980 Melbourne Indoor, Australia Carpet (i) United States Tim Wilkison United States Fritz Buehning
United States Ferdi Taygan
1-6, 2-6
Loss 1-4 Dec 1981 Sydney, Australia Grass United States Hank Pfister Australia Peter McNamara
Australia Paul McNamee
7-6, 6-7, 6-7
Loss 1-5 Dec 1981 Australian Open, Melbourne Grass United States Hank Pfister Australia Mark Edmondson
Australia Kim Warwick
3-6, 7-6, 3-6
Win 2-5 Jul 1982 Newport, U.S. Grass United States Andy Andrews Australia Syd Ball
Australia Rod Frawley
3-6, 7-6, 7-5
Win 3-5 Aug 1982 Stowe, U.S. Hard United States Andy Andrews United States Mike Fishbach
United States Eric Fromm
6-3, 6-4
Loss 3-6 Dec 1982 Australian Open, Melbourne Grass United States Andy Andrews Australia John Alexander
Australia John Fitzgerald
4-6, 6-7

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