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Scott Davis
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Country  United States
Residence Irvine, California
Date of birth 27 August 1962
Place of birth Santa Monica, California
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 1+12 in)
Weight 170 lb (77 kg; 12 st)
Turned pro 1983
Retired 1998
Plays Right-handed
Career prize money US$2,287,611
Singles
Career record 206–198
Career titles 3
Highest ranking 11 (28 October 1985)
Grand Slam results
Australian Open QF (1984)
French Open 1st (1980, 1987, 1990, 1991)
Wimbledon 4th (1984)
US Open 3rd (1982, 1988)
Doubles
Career record 368–286
Career titles 22
Highest ranking 2 (28 January 1991)

Scott Davis (born 27 August 1962, in Santa Monica, California) is a former top-ranking professional tennis player. He reached a career high singles ranking of World No. 11 (in October, 1985) and doubles ranking of number two (in January 1991).

A 6'2" right-handed serve and volleyer, Davis played 14 years on the tour, earning $2,287,611 in prize money. He won 3 singles titles - the 1983 Maui, 1985 Tokyo Outdoor, and 1990 Auckland Grand Prix events - and 22 doubles titles. His biggest doubles title was the 1991 Australian Open, which he won partnering David Pate. Other big doubles wins included the 1990 Los Angeles, Indianapolis, and Paris Open, and 1993 Indianapolis Grand Prix events, all partnering Pate. He was also a men's doubles finalist at the 1991 US Open with Pate.

Prior to turning professional, Davis played college tennis at Stanford University, leading the Cardinal to the 1983 NCAA team championship.

Since retiring from the tour in 1998, Davis has been active on the over-35 senior tour and as a private tennis coach.

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ATP Tour finals

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Singles titles (3)

No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score
1. 31 October 1983 Maui, U.S. Hard United States Vincent Van Patten 6–3, 6–7, 7–6
2. 21 October 1985 Tokyo Outdoor, Japan Hard United States Jimmy Arias 6–1, 7–6
3. 15 January 1990 Auckland, New Zealand Hard Soviet Union Andrei Chesnokov 4–6, 6–3, 6–3

Singles finalist (7)

No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score
1. 6 July 1981 Napa, U.S. Hard United States Sammy Giammalva Jr. 3–6, 7–5, 1–6
2. 31 October 1983 Newport, U.S. Grass Australia John Fitzgerald 6–2, 1–6, 3–6
3. 31 October 1983 Tokyo Indoor, Japan Carpet (i) Czechoslovakia Ivan Lendl 6–3, 3–6, 4–6
4. 12 December 1983 Taipei, Taiwan Carpet (i) Nigeria Nduka Odizor 4–6, 6–3, 4–6
5. 18 February 1985 Delray Beach, U.S. Hard United States Tim Mayotte 6–4, 6–4, 3–6, 2–6, 4–6
6. 24 November 1986 Houston, U.S. Carpet (i) Yugoslavia Slobodan Živojinović 1–6, 6–4, 3–6
7. 24 July 1989 Schenectady, U.S. Hard Australia Simon Youl 6–2, 4–6, 4–6

Doubles titles (22)

No. Date Tournament Surface Partnering Opponents in the final Score
1. 31 October 1983 Columbus, U.S. Hard United States Brian Teacher India Vijay Amritraj
Australia John Fitzgerald
6–1, 4–6, 7–6
2. 6 August 1984 Livingston, U.S. Hard United States Ben Testerman United States Paul Annacone
Canada Glenn Michibata
6–4, 6–4
3. 12 August 1985 Stratton Mountain, U.S. Hard United States David Pate United States Ken Flach
United States Robert Seguso
3–6, 7–6, 7–6
4. 23 September 1985 Los Angeles, U.S. Hard United States Robert Van't Hof United States Paul Annacone
South Africa Christo van Rensburg
6–3, 7–6
5. 21 October 1985 Tokyo Outdoor, Japan Hard United States David Pate United States Sammy Giammalva Jr.
United States Greg Holmes
7–6, 6–7, 6–3
6. 3 February 1986 Philadelphia, U.S. Carpet (i) United States David Pate Sweden Stefan Edberg
Sweden Anders Jarryd
6–4, 6–7, 6–3
7. 10 October 1988 Scottsdale, U.S. Hard United States Tim Wilkison United States Rick Leach
United States Jim Pugh
6–4, 7–6
8. 17 April 1989 Seoul, South Korea Hard Kenya Paul Wekesa United States John Letts
United States Bruce Man Son Hing
6–2, 6–4
9. 24 July 1989 Schenectady, U.S. Hard Australia Broderick Dyke United States Brad Pearce
South Africa Byron Talbot
2–6, 6–4, 6–4
10. 9 October 1989 Orlando, U.S. Hard United States Tim Pawsat United States Ken Flach
United States Robert Seguso
7–5, 5–7, 6–4
11. 9 April 1990 Orlando, U.S. Hard United States David Pate Venezuela Alfonso Mora
United States Brian Page
6–3, 7–5
12. 14 May 1990 Kiawah Island, U.S. Clay United States David Pate United States Jim Grabb
Mexico Leonardo Lavalle
6–2, 6–3
13. 6 August 1990 Los Angeles, U.S. Hard United States David Pate Sweden Peter Lundgren
Kenya Paul Wekesa
3–6, 6–1, 6–3
14. 20 August 1990 Indianapolis, U.S. Hard United States David Pate Canada Grant Connell
Canada Glenn Michibata
4–6, 6–2, 6–2
15. 5 November 1990 Paris Indoor, France Carpet (i) United States David Pate Australia Darren Cahill
Australia Mark Kratzmann
7–6, 7–6
16. 14 January 1991 Sydney Outdoor, Australia Hard United States David Pate Australia Darren Cahill
Australia Mark Kratzmann
3–6, 6–3, 6–2
17. 28 January 1991 Australian Open Hard United States David Pate United States Patrick McEnroe
United States David Wheaton
6–7, 7–6, 6–3, 7–5
18. 4 March 1991 Chicago, U.S. Carpet (i) United States David Pate Canada Grant Connell
Canada Glenn Michibata
6–4, 5–7, 7–6
19. 22 July 1991 Washington, U.S. Hard United States David Pate United States Ken Flach
United States Robert Seguso
7–6, 7–6,
20. 8 February 1993 San Francisco, U.S. Hard (i) Netherlands Jacco Eltingh United States Patrick McEnroe
United States Jonathan Stark
6–1, 4–6, 7–5
21. 23 August 1993 Indianapolis, U.S. Hard United States Todd Martin United States Ken Flach
United States Rick Leach
3–6, 6–3, 6–2
22. 22 July 1996 Washington, U.S. Hard Canada Grant Connell United States Doug Flach
United States Chris Woodruff
6–4, 7–6

Doubles finalist (19)

No. Date Tournament Surface Partnering Opponents in the final Score
1. 31 October 1983 Maui, U.S. Hard United States Mike Bauer United States Tony Giammalva
United States Steve Meister
3–6, 7–5, 4–6
2. 12 March 1984 La Quinta, U.S. Hard United States Ferdi Taygan South Africa Bernard Mitton
United States Butch Walts
6–4, 4–6, 6–7
3. 28 October 1985 Tokyo Indoor, Japan Carpet (i) United States David Pate United States Ken Flach
United States Robert Seguso
6–4, 3–6, 6–7(7–9)
4. 13 October 1986 Scottsdale, U.S. Hard United States David Pate Mexico Leonardo Lavalle
United States Mike Leach
6–7, 4–6
5. 9 November 1987 Paris Indoor, France Carpet (i) United States David Pate Switzerland Jakob Hlasek
Switzerland Claudio Mezzadri
6–7, 2–6
6. 16 November 1987 Frankfurt, Germany Carpet (i) United States David Pate Germany Boris Becker
Germany Patrik Kuhnen
4–6, 2–6
7. 11 July 1988 Newport Grass United States Dan Goldie United States Kelly Jones
Sweden Peter Lundgren
3–6, 6–7
8. 8 October 1988 San Francisco, U.S. Carpet (i) United States Tim Wilkison United States John McEnroe
Australia Mark Woodforde
4–6, 6–7
9. 20 February 1989 Memphis, U.S. Hard (i) United States Tim Wilkison United States Paul Annacone
South Africa Christo Van Rensburg
4–6, 2–6
10. 15 October 1990 Tokyo Indoor, Japan Carpet (i) United States David Pate France Guy Forget
Switzerland Jakob Hlasek
2–6, 6–4, 2–6
11. 9 September 1991 US Open Hard United States David Pate Australia John Fitzgerald
Sweden Anders Jarryd
3–6, 6–3, 3–6, 3–6
12. 14 October 1991 Tokyo Indoor, Japan Carpet (i) United States David Pate United States Jim Grabb
United States Richey Reneberg
3–6, 7–6, 2–6
13. 13 January 1992 Sydney Outdoor, Australia Hard United States David Pate Spain Sergio Casal
Spain Emilio Sánchez
6–3, 1–6, 4–6
14. 9 August 1993 Los Angeles, U.S. Hard Canada Grant Connell South Africa Wayne Ferreira
Germany Michael Stich
6–7, 6–7
15. 20 June 1994 Manchester, UK Grass United States Trevor Kronemann United States Rick Leach
South Africa Danie Visser
4–6, 6–4, 6–7
16. 8 August 1994 Los Angeles, U.S. Hard United States Brian MacPhie Australia John Fitzgerald
Australia Mark Woodforde
6–4, 2–6, 0–6
17. 7 August 1995 Los Angeles, U.S. Hard Croatia Goran Ivanišević South Africa Brent Haygarth
United States Kent Kinnear
4–6, 6–7
18. 21 August 1995 Indianapolis, U.S. Hard United States Todd Martin The Bahamas Mark Knowles
Canada Daniel Nestor
3–6, 5–7
19. 5 May 1997 Atlanta, U.S. Clay United States Kelly Jones Sweden Jonas Björkman
Sweden Nicklas Kulti
2–6, 6–7

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