Mike Leach (tennis)

Michael E. Leach ( born March 9, 1960 in Minneapolis, Minnesota ) is a former American professional tennis player.

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Leach studied at the University of Michigan and won in 1982 as unseeded players the NCAA championship with a final win against Brad Gilbert. He was also elected twice to the best selection of All-American. In 1982 he became a professional tennis player and the following year he reached Rome on the side of Jan Gunnarsson his first doubles final on the ATP World Tour. After two more runners-up in 1984, including the finals again in Rome, he was able to win three doubles titles in 1986. He also stood in Livingston in his only singles final, which he lost to Brad Gilbert. Its highest listing in the tennis world ranking he reached in 1985 with position 29 in the singles and the following year with position 15 in doubles.

His best individual result at a Grand Slam tournament was reaching the second round at Wimbledon in 1983. His best results in doubles competition were second round appearances at the U.S. Open in 1983 and 1987 and at Wimbledon in 1987.

Leach also played since the 1970s with his father in a special father / son competition in the men's doubles, she reached ranking position of the 3 -discharging United States Tennis Association ( USTA ). After retiring from professional sports, he works as a tennis coach.


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