Justin Bower
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Justin Bower

Justin Bower
Country (sports)South Africa South Africa
ResidenceUnited States
Born (1978-05-23) 23 May 1978 (age 44)
Johannesburg,
South Africa
Height1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
PlaysLeft-handed
Prize money$166,067
Singles
Career record2-7
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 180 (18 June 2001)
Grand Slam singles results
Australian Open1R (1999)
Wimbledon2R (2000)
Doubles
Highest rankingNo. 170 (30 September 2002)

Justin D. Bower (born 23 May 1978) is a former professional tennis player from Johannesburg, South Africa.[1]

Career

Bower took part in the main draw of three Grand Slam tournaments during his career.[2] He first appeared at the 1999 Australian Open, where he lost in the opening round to Andrei Medvedev.[2] In the 2000 Wimbledon Championships he defeated Davide Sanguinetti in the first round, then lost to fourth seed Gustavo Kuerten.[2] He returned to Wimbledon two years later and got beaten in five sets by Stefan Koubek in the first round.[2]

The South African appeared in four Davis Cup ties for his country.[2] He won two of his seven singles rubbers, which were against Janko Tipsarevi? in 2001 and Vladimir Obradovi? the following year.[3]

He is a former co-owner of a tennis academy in Redmond, Washington, the Redmond Tennis Club.

In 2020, Bower published his first book, Mentally Tough Me.

Challenger titles

Doubles: (3)

No. Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
1. 2000 Binghamton, United States Hard South Africa Jeff Coetzee Switzerland Lorenzo Manta
Italy Laurence Tieleman
6-3, 7-5
2. 2002 Gosford, Australia Hard Switzerland Yves Allegro Republic of Ireland John Doran
Australia Andrew Painter
7-6(9-7), 3-6, 7-6(7-5)
3. 2003 Fergana, Uzbekistan Hard Pakistan Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi Kazakhstan Alexey Kedryuk
Ukraine Orest Tereshchuk
3-6, 7-6(7-0), 6-4

References


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