David Martin (tennis)

David Martin
Country  United States
Residence Huntington Beach, California, United States
Born February 22, 1981 (1981-02-22) (age 30)
Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Plays Left-handed
Career prize money $326,872
Career record 0–1
Career titles 0
Highest ranking 459 (June 26, 2006)
Grand Slam results
Australian Open N/A
French Open N/A
Wimbledon N/A
US Open N/A
Career record 34–37
Career titles 1
Highest ranking 38 (May 12, 2008)
Last updated on: September 29, 2008.

David Martin (born February 22, 1981, in Tulsa, Oklahoma) is a professional American tennis player.

He teamed with Scott Lipsky to win his first ATP doubles title in February 2008 at the SAP Open in San Jose, California, defeating the number one ranked doubles team of Bob and Mike Bryan.


Tennis career

Before attending Stanford, David was a US Open Juniors doubles champion with eventual Stanford teammate K. J. Hippensteel.

He first teamed up with fellow American Scott Lipsky in doubles in college. They finished their college career ranked as the # 2 team in the nation, and they extended their partnership into their pro careers. In 2007, Martin and Lipsky qualified for the 2007 Wimbledon men's doubles tournament, where the pair lost in the third round. He and Lipsky reached the ATP Los Angeles men's doubles final in 2007, where the team lost in straight sets to the top-ranked Bob and Mike Bryan. Lipsky and Martin captured their first ATP title in February 2008 indoor on hard courts at the SAP Open in San Jose, defeating the number one ranked doubles team of Bob and Mike Bryan, 7–6 (4), 7–5 at HP Pavilion in the finals that matched former stars for Stanford.[1][2][3]

His highest doubles ranking is World Number 38, which was achieved on May 12, 2008, and is also his ranking as of May 24, 2008.

ATP Career Finals

Doubles: 2 (1-1)

Legend (Doubles)
Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP International Series Gold (0)
ATP Tour (1/1)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponent in the Final Score in the Final
Winner 1. 18 February 2008 United States San Jose, United States Hard (i) United States Scott Lipsky United States Bob Bryan
United States Mike Bryan
7–6, 7–5
Runner-up 2. 9 January 2011 India Chennai, India Hard United States Robin Haase India Mahesh Bhupathi
India Leander Paes
2–6, 7–6(7–3), [7–10]


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