Sammy Giammalva, Jr.

Sammy Giammalva, Jr. ( born March 24, 1963 in Houston, Texas ) is a former American professional tennis player.


Giammalva won in 1980 as an amateur, the ATP tournament in Napa and in the same year professional tennis player. As a professional, he was the following year in the final of Houston, where he defeated Guillermo Vilas. In addition, he stood at the side of his brother Tony in the finals of Atlanta. In 1983 he won in Monterrey were second and last single title.

In the doubles competition, he won four titles and was in 13 other finals. The title in Tokyo, he won at his brother Tony the page. His best finish in the tennis world rankings he had in each position with 28 in 1985 and 1984 in a double position 22

His best individual result at a Grand Slam tournament was reaching the quarterfinals of Wimbledon in 1982. In the doubles competition in 1983, he could also reach the quarter-finals of Wimbledon.

His father Sam Giammalva was a member of the U.S. Davis Cup team in the 1950s.

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