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Byron Hamish Black

First name:
Byron Hamish
Family name:
Black
Nationality:
Zimbabwe
Gender:
M
Age:
49 years
Date of birth:
1969-10-06
Place of birth:
Harare, Zimbabwe

Memo(s)

   He is the son of Donald Black and Velia Black and brother to Wayne Black and Cara, who were also professional tennis players. He attended the University of Southern California and was named and an All-American by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association
Black started playing tennis at a young age at his father’s grass court in Highlands, and played the game for Prince Edward School in his hometown. He played for the tennis team when he moved to the Oriel Boys High School, where he was exposed to other future Davis Cup players for Zimbabwe like Greig Rodgers and Mark Gurr.
In 1995 Black was a US Open quarter-finalist and in 2000 he reached the same round at Wimbledon. His career-high singles ranking was World No. 22, which he achieved in June 1996.

An accomplished doubles player, Black became World No. 1 in doubles in February 1994. He won the 1994 French Open partnering Jonathan Stark. Black was a doubles finalist in three other majors, the 1994 and 2001 Australian Opens and 1996 Wimbledon.

Black is one of the few professional players to have played with a double-handed forehand.[2]

Black formed the core of the Zimbabwean Davis Cup team with his brother Wayne.

Wikipedia

Stats

Matches in database: 23
Victories in database: 10
Tournaments won in database: 0

Results

Men's singles
Round 1


Round 1


Round 1

Round 2


Round 1


Round 1

Round 2

Round 3


Round 1

Round 2

Round 3


Round 1

Round 2
Black, Byron Hamish d. Matsuoka, Shuzo (3-6 6-2 7-5 7-6(5))

Round 3


Round 1


Round 4

Quarterfinals


Quarterfinals


Round 4


Round 4
Black, Byron Hamish d. Pozzi, Gianluca (4-6 7-6(5) 6-2 6-4)

Quarterfinals


Round 1

Round 2
Novak, Jiri d. Black, Byron Hamish (2-6 6-3 7-5 7-6(4))



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Byron Hamish Black
is a son of Donald L.M. Black








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