Lee Pearson (tennis)
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Lee Pearson Tennis
Lee Pearson
Full nameLee Pearson
Country (sports) Australia
Born (1976-09-06) 6 September 1976 (age 45)
Prize money$58,600
Singles
Highest rankingNo. 341 (29 May 2000)
Doubles
Career record3-9
Highest rankingNo. 123 (15 October 2001)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open1R (2001, 2002)
US Open1R (2002)

Lee Pearson (born 6 September 1976) is a former professional tennis player from Australia.

Biography

Pearson, who grew up in Victoria, played collegiate tennis at Auburn University in the United States.[1]

In the early 2000s he competed on the professional circuit as a doubles specialist, winning four Challenger doubles titles. Most of his appearances on the ATP Tour were with Auburn teammate Stephen Huss, which included making the semi-finals of the 2001 Japan Open.[2]

He made his grand slam main draw debut at the 2001 Australian Open, where he was a wildcard pairing with Matthew Breen. In 2002 he partnered with Stephen Huss to play in the main draw of both the Australian Open and US Open.[3]

Challenger titles

Doubles: (4)

No. Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
1. 2000 Montauban, France Clay Australia Grant Silcock Australia Tim Crichton
Australia Ashley Fisher
6-1, 6-4
2. 2001 Perth, Australia Hard Australia Stephen Huss Australia Jordan Kerr
Australia Grant Silcock
6-3, 4-6, 7-6(1)
3. 2001 Tallahassee, United States Hard Australia Matthew Breen United States Brandon Hawk
United States Robert Kendrick
6-4, 6-2
4. 2001 Tampere, Finland Clay Australia Stephen Huss Finland Tuomas Ketola
Finland Jarkko Nieminen
7-5, 6-7(5), 6-4

References

  1. ^ "U.S. College Tennis Grapples With Foreign Element". The New York Times. 2 June 1998. Retrieved 2018.
  2. ^ "Fisher mixes things up in Challenger tourney". Houston Chronicle. 22 October 2001. Retrieved 2018.
  3. ^ "Australian Open Results". The New York Times. 16 January 2002. Retrieved 2018.

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