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Richard Matuszewski

Richard Matuszewski
Country (sports) United States
ResidenceTampa, Florida, United States
Born (1964-09-07) 7 September 1964 (age 58)
Newark, New Jersey, United States
Height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Turned pro1986
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$550,506
Singles
Career record54-80
Career titles0
2 Challenger, 0 Futures
Highest rankingNo. 49 (24 October 1988)
Grand Slam singles results
Australian Open2R (1987, 1989)
French Open1R (1990)
Wimbledon4R (1993)
US Open2R (1985)
Doubles
Career record26-52
Career titles0
4 Challenger, 0 Futures
Highest rankingNo. 87 (17 April 1989)
Grand Slam doubles results
Australian Open2R (1989)
Wimbledon1R (1988, 1989)
US Open2R (1989)
Last updated on: 7 June 2022.

Richard Matuszewski (matt-too-CHef-ski), born September 7, 1964, in Newark, New Jersey, is a former tennis player from the United States.

Matuszewski won the Van Nostrand Memorial Award in 1986 and is a four-time All-American. He was named All-American in singles and doubles in 1985 and 1986. He ranks second on the Clemson Career List for most singles victories with 166 and fourth on the Clemson career list for most doubles victories with 125. He was a 1983 ACC Champion at number six singles, the 1984 ACC Champion at number five singles and the 1985 ACC Champion at number one doubles.

Matuszewski went on to play professional tennis for over a decade. On October 24, 1988, he reached his highest rank with the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP), when he became World number 49.[1]

ATP career finals

Singles: 1 (1 runner-up)

Legend
Grand Slam Tournaments (0-0)
ATP World Tour Finals (0-0)
ATP World Tour Masters Series (0-0)
ATP Championship Series (0-0)
ATP World Series (0-1)
Finals by surface
Hard (0-1)
Clay (0-0)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-0)
Finals by setting
Outdoors (0-0)
Indoors (0-1)
Result W-L Date Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0-1 Oct 1988 Sydney, Australia Grand Prix Hard Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Slobodan ?ivojinovi? 6-7(8-10), 3-6, 4-6

ATP Challenger and ITF Futures finals

Singles: 5 (2-3)

Legend
ATP Challenger (2-3)
ITF Futures (0-0)
Finals by surface
Hard (2-3)
Clay (0-0)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-0)
Result W-L Date Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1-0 Dec 1991 Guam, United States Challenger Hard Australia Jamie Morgan 6-4, ret.
Loss 1-1 Jul 1992 Gramado, Brazil Challenger Hard Italy Nicola Bruno 2-6, 2-6
Win 2-1 Jul 1992 Campos do Jordão, Brazil Challenger Hard Brazil Danilo Marcelino 4-6, 7-6, 7-6
Loss 2-2 Dec 1992 Guangzhou, China Challenger Hard India Leander Paes 3-6, 3-6
Loss 2-3 May 1993 Taipei, Taiwan Challenger Hard Australia Jason Stoltenberg 0-6, 3-6

Doubles: 10 (4-6)

Legend
ATP Challenger (4-6)
ITF Futures (0-0)
Finals by surface
Hard (4-6)
Clay (0-0)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-0)
Result W-L Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1-0 Apr 1989 Setúbal, Portugal Challenger Hard United States Steve Devries United Kingdom David Felgate
United Kingdom Stephen Shaw
6-3, 6-1
Loss 1-1 Apr 1992 Jerusalem, Israel Challenger Hard United States Brian Joelson New Zealand Steve Guy
Australia Carl Limberger
6-7, 2-6
Win 2-1 Jul 1992 Gramado, Brazil Challenger Hard United States John Sullivan Brazil Nelson Aerts
Brazil Fernando Roese
7-6, 6-7, 6-3
Loss 2-2 Oct 1992 Monterrey, Mexico Challenger Hard United States John Sullivan The Bahamas Mark Knowles
United States Alex O'Brien
6-3, 3-6, 6-7
Loss 2-3 Dec 1992 Guangzhou, China Challenger Hard United States John Sullivan United States Kent Kinnear
Germany Christian Saceanu
7-6, 3-6, 4-6
Loss 2-4 Dec 1992 Hong Kong, Hong Kong Challenger Hard United States John Sullivan United States Donald Johnson
India Leander Paes
2-6, 6-7
Loss 2-5 Feb 1993 Vancouver, Canada Challenger Hard United States John Sullivan South Africa Ellis Ferreira
United States Richard Schmidt
5-7, 6-4, 3-6
Win 3-5 Sep 1993 Caracas, Venezuela Challenger Hard United States John Sullivan United States Doug Flach
Venezuela Nicolas Pereira
7-6, 7-5
Loss 3-6 May 1994 Manila, Philippines Challenger Hard South Africa David Nainkin Canada Albert Chang
India Leander Paes
4-6, 4-6
Win 4-6 Jul 1994 Campos do Jordao, Brazil Challenger Hard Argentina Patricio Arnold Brazil Marcelo Saliola
Brazil Fabio Silberberg
6-3, 6-4

Performance timelines

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# DNQ A NH
(W) winner; (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); (W-L) win-loss record.

Singles

Tournament 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 SR W-L Win %
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A 2R A 2R A Q1 A A A A 0 / 2 1-2 33%
French Open A A A A A 1R A A A A Q1 0 / 1 0-1 0%
Wimbledon A A A A 2R A A A 4R A Q2 0 / 2 4-2 67%
US Open 2R A 1R A 1R 1R A 1R Q1 Q1 A 0 / 5 1-5 17%
Win-loss 1-1 0-0 0-2 0-0 2-3 0-2 0-0 0-1 3-1 0-0 0-0 0 / 10 6-10 38%
ATP Masters Series
Miami A A 2R A 1R 1R A A A A Q1 0 / 3 1-3 25%
Canada A A 1R 1R A A A A A A A 0 / 2 0-2 0%
Cincinnati A A A A 1R A A A A A A 0 / 1 0-1 0%
Paris A A A 1R 1R A A A Q1 Q1 Q1 0 / 2 0-2 0%
Win-loss 0-0 0-0 1-2 0-2 0-3 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 / 8 1-8 11%

Doubles

Tournament 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 SR W-L Win %
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open 1R A 2R A A A A A A 0 / 2 1-2 33%
French Open A A A A A A A A A 0 / 0 0-0  - 
Wimbledon A 1R 1R A A A A A Q3 0 / 2 0-2 0%
US Open A 1R 2R A A A A Q1 A 0 / 2 1-2 33%
Win-loss 0-1 0-2 2-3 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 / 6 2-6 25%
ATP Masters Series
Miami 1R A QF A A A A A A 0 / 2 3-2 60%
Canada A 2R A A A A A A A 0 / 1 1-1 50%
Cincinnati A A 1R A A A A A A 0 / 1 0-1 0%
Win-loss 0-1 1-1 3-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 / 4 4-4 50%


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