General Jimmy
Arias
Male
United States of America
1964-08-16
Buffalo, NY, United States of America


About

A baseliner, Arias turned pro at age 16 in 1980. His peak year was 1983, when as a 19-year-old he finished the year ranked World No. 6, having reached the U.S. Open semi-finals by defeating Jonathan Canter, Tom Gullikson, Gianni Ocleppo, Joakim Nyström and Yannick Noah, and then lost to Ivan Lendl. He also won the Italian Open and three other tour grand prix events.

He reached his career high ranking of World No. 5 in April 1984. He retired from the tour in 1994, having amassed a 286–223 singles playing record and over $1,800,000 in prize money.

With former World No. 2 tennis player, Andrea Jaeger, he won the 1981 French Open Mixed Doubles Championship.

Arias currently
serves as an assistant men's tennis coach at the University of South Florida in Tampa.

Arias serves as a commentator for ESPN International and Tennis Channel. Arias served as an analyst for NBC Sports coverage of Tennis at the 2008 Summer Olympics. In Canada, he has worked as an analyst for Rogers Sportsnet and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation on the broadcasts of the Rogers Cup.



Media


Archive statistics 1979 - 1992
4
198
121


Tournament wins 1982 - United States 3 Satellite - Leg 2 (Open)
1982 - United States 3 Satellite - Leg 4 (Open)
1982 - Japan Open (Open)
1981 - United States 3 Satellite - Leg 1 (Open)


Tournaments Australian Open - 1992 Australian Open - 1991 Roland Garros - 1991 US Open - 1991 Australian Open - 1990 Roland Garros - 1990 US Open - 1990 Roland Garros - 1989 US Open - 1989 Roland Garros - 1988 US Open - 1988 Wimbledon - 1987 Monte Carlo - 1987 Roland Garros - 1987 US Open - 1987 Jericho - 1987 US Open - 1986 Wimbledon - 1985 Roland Garros - 1985 US Open - 1985 Challenge of Champions - 1985 Wimbledon - 1984 Monte Carlo - 1984 Roland Garros - 1984 US Open - 1984 Monte Carlo - 1983 Roland Garros - 1983 US Open - 1983 Monte Carlo - 1982 Roland Garros - 1982 US Open - 1982 Nice - 1982 Pacific Coast Championship - 1982 Cincinnati - 1982 US Clay Courts - 1982 Italian International Championships - 1982 US International Indoor Championships - 1982 River Oaks Tournament - 1982 German International Championships - 1982 Japan Open - 1982 Indian Wells - 1982 Tampa Open - 1982 Washington Open - 1982 South Orange Open - 1982 Tokyo Indoor - 1982 United States 3 Satellite - Leg 1 - 1982 United States 3 Satellite - Leg 2 - 1982 United States 3 Satellite - Leg 3 - 1982 United States 3 Satellite - Leg 4 - 1982 United States 3 Satellite - Masters - 1982 AMF Head Cup - 1982 Texas Professional Open - 1982 Roland Garros - 1981 US Open - 1981 Cincinnati - 1981 Richmond Indoor Championships - 1981 Tampa Open - 1981 Washington Open - 1981 South Orange Open - 1981 WCT - Forest Hills - 1981 Stowe - 1981 Kyoto Classic - 1981 United States 3 Satellite - Leg 1 - 1981 United States 3 Satellite - Leg 2 - 1981 United States 3 Satellite - Leg 3 - 1981 United States 3 Satellite - Leg 4 - 1981 United States 3 Satellite - Masters - 1981 Mexico City - 1981 Tokyo Challenger - 1981 AMF Head Cup - 1981 Bahia Challenger - 1981 US Open - 1980 Washington Open - 1980 North Conway - 1980 Stowe - 1980 United States 1 Satellite - Masters - 1980 United States 4 Satellite - Masters - 1980 Palm Harbor - 1980 Eastern Hardcourts - 1979 Nassau Beach Open - 1979

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