Nduka Odizor
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Nduka Odizor

Nduka Odizor
Country (sports) Nigeria
Born (1958-08-09) 9 August 1958 (age 63)
Lagos, Nigeria
Height1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
PlaysRight-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money$675,673
Career record82-124
Career titles1
Highest rankingNo. 52 (11 June 1984)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open3R (1985)
French Open1R (1986)
Wimbledon4R (1983)
US Open3R (1985, 1987)
Career record137-138
Career titles7
Highest rankingNo. 20 (27 August 1984)

Nduka Odizor (born 28 August 1958) is a former tennis player from Nigeria, who represented his native country at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul. He won one career title in singles (Taipei, 1983) and seven doubles titles. He reached his highest ATP singles ranking of World No. 52 in June 1984.

Career finals

Doubles (7 wins, 4 losses)

Result W/L Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1. 1983 Monterrey, Mexico Carpet United States David Dowlen United States Andy Andrews
United States John Sadri
3-6, 6-3, 6-4
Win 2. 1983 Dallas, U.S. Hard United States Van Winitsky United States Steve Denton
United States Sherwood Stewart
6-3, 7-5
Loss 1. 1984 Boca West, U.S. Hard United States David Dowlen Australia Mark Edmondson
United States Sherwood Stewart
6-4, 1-6, 4-6
Loss 2. 1984 Houston, U.S. Clay United States David Dowlen Australia Pat Cash
Australia Paul McNamee
5-7, 6-4, 3-6
Win 3. 1984 Forest Hills WCT, U.S. Clay United States David Dowlen Puerto Rico Ernie Fernandez
United States David Pate
7-6, 7-5
Win 4. 1984 Tokyo Outdoor, Japan Hard United States David Dowlen United States Mark Dickson
United States Steve Meister
6-7, 6-4, 6-3
Loss 3. 1985 Melbourne Indoor, Australia Carpet United States David Dowlen Australia Brad Drewett
United States Matt Mitchell
6-4, 6-7, 4-6
Win 5. 1985 Sydney Outdoor, Australia Grass United States David Dowlen Australia Broderick Dyke
Australia Wally Masur
6-4, 7-6
Loss 4. 1988 Metz, France Carpet United States Rill Baxter Czechoslovakia Jaroslav Navrátil
Netherlands Tom Nijssen
2-6, 7-6, 6-7
Win 6. 1990 Adelaide, Australia Hard United Kingdom Andrew Castle West Germany Alexander Mronz
Netherlands Michiel Schapers
7-6, 6-2
Win 7. 1990 Tel Aviv, Israel Hard South Africa Christo van Rensburg Sweden Ronnie Båthman
Sweden Rikard Bergh
6-3, 6-4

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