Rick Leach


Rick Leach

Infobox Tennis player
playername = Rick Leach


nickname =
country = USA
residence = Laguna Beach, California, United States
datebirth = birth date and age|1964|12|28
placebirth = Arcadia, California, United States
height = 6'2" (187 cm)
weight = 185 lbs (84 kg)
turnedpro = 1987
retired =
plays = Left-handed
careerprizemoney = US$4,293,689
singlesrecord = 21–58
singlestitles = 0
highestsinglesranking = 110 (28-Sep-87)
AustralianOpenresult = -
FrenchOpenresult = -
Wimbledonresult = -
USOpenresult = -
doublesrecord = 648–390
doublestitles = 46
highestdoublesranking = 1 (26-Mar-90)
updated = January 27, 2007

Rick Leach (b. December 28 1964, in Arcadia, California) is a professional tennis player from the United States. A doubles specialist, he has won 5 Grand Slam men's doubles titles (3 Australian Open, 1 Wimbledon, 1 US Open), and 4 Grand Slam mixed doubles titles (2 Australian Open, 1 Wimbledon, 1 US Open). Leach reached the World No. 1 doubles ranking in 1990.

Leach was a member of the US team which won the Davis Cup in 1990. Partnering Jim Pugh, he won the doubles rubbers in all four of the rounds which the US played in that year, and clinched the team's victory in the final with a win over Pat Cash and John Fitzgerald of Australia.

Prior to turning professional, Leach became the first four-time Division 1 All-American in singles and doubles at the University of Southern California (where he played for his father Dick), and won the NCAA doubles title in 1986 and 1987.His brother, Jon Leach, is married with tennis star Lindsay Davenport.

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Grand Slam men's doubles finals (12)

Wins (5)

Runner-ups (4)

Runner-ups (36)

References

External links

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* [http://www.daviscup.com/teams/player.asp?player=10000777 Davis Cup record]


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