General Ronald W. (Ronnie)
Fisher
Male
United States of America
1939-08-28
, United States of America


About

A member of the Rice tennis team that won the Southwest Conference Championship in 1958 and 1959, Ronald W. Fisher left his mark both at Rice and on courts around the world. An NCAA All-American, Fisher won the SWC Singles and Doubles Individual Championships in 1958 and 1959. He also defeated U.S. Open finalist Frank Froehling in the finals of the first Rice Intercollegiate Championship. After graduating in the top 25 percent of his class with a B.S. in mathematics, Fisher defeated
five grand slam champions while on the international tennis tour. He played at Wimbledon and at several other worldwide events, and after service to and honorable discharge from the U.S. Army, he began a 32-year career with IBM Corp.



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Archive statistics 1955 - 1974
11
302
167


Tournament wins 1971 - Abilene Easter (Open)
1970 - Waco (Open)
1970 - Texas Sectional Championships (Open)
1967 - Louisiana State Open (Amateur)
1966 - All-American City Open (Amateur)
1965 - Houston Fall Festival (Open)
1962 - Houston Fall Festival (Open)
1962 - Corpus Christi Thanksgiving Tourney (Open)
1959 - Houston Fall Festival (Open)
1959 - Gulf States (Amateur)
1959 - Dallas Open (Open)


Tournaments River Oaks - Qualifying - 1974 Texas Sectional Championships - 1973 Houston Open - 1973 Texas Sectional Championships - 1972 Houston Open - 1972 Texas Open - 1971 River Oaks - Qualifying - 1971 Abilene Easter - 1971 Texas Sectional Championships - 1970 Houston City Championships - 1970 Waco - 1970 River Oaks - Qualifying - 1970 Southern California Championship - 1969 Texas Sectional Championships - 1969 Buccaneer Days - 1969 Houston Fall Festival - 1969 River Oaks Tournament - 1968 Buccaneer Days - 1968 Texas Open - 1968 River Oaks Tournament - 1967 Buccaneer Days - 1967 Texas Open - 1967 Houston T.A.A.F - 1967 Louisiana State Open - 1967 Corpus Christi Thanksgiving Tourney - 1967 Southern California Championship - 1966 River Oaks Tournament - 1966 Texas Sectional Championships - 1966 Corpus Christi Thanksgiving Tourney - 1966 All-American City Open - 1966 River Oaks Tournament - 1965 Buccaneer Days - 1965 Texas Open - 1965 Houston Fall Festival - 1965 Dallas Indoor Invitation - 1965 River Oaks - Qualifying - 1965 Fort Worth Thanksgiving - 1965 State T.A.A.F - Abilene - 1965 Wimbledon - 1964 Roland Garros - 1964 US Open - 1964 Nassau Bowl - 1964 Newport Casino Tournament - 1964 Pacific Coast Championship - 1964 Eastern Grass Court Championships - 1964 Cincinnati - 1964 US Clay Courts - 1964 Western States Championships - 1964 Italian International Championships - 1964 Pacific Southwest Championships - 1964 River Oaks Tournament - 1964 Southampton Invitation (Long Island) - 1964 Pennsylvania Lawn Tennis Championship - 1964 Houston Fall Festival - 1964 Wolfsburg - 1964 Fort Worth - 1964 Newport - Consolation - 1964 Fort Worth Thanksgiving - 1964 Wimbledon - 1963 Roland Garros - 1963 US Open - 1963 Eastern Grass Court Championships - 1963 US Clay Courts - 1963 Italian International Championships - 1963 River Oaks Tournament - 1963 Dixie Championships - 1963 Championships of Berlin - 1963 West of England Championships - 1963 Conde de Godo - 1963 Roland Garros Qualifying - 1963 Wimbledon Qualifying - 1963 Aix-en-Provence - 1963 Napoli - 1963 Caribbean Championships - 1963 Good Neighbor Tournament - 1963 Pennsylvania Lawn Tennis Championship - 1963 Kingston International Invitation - 1963 Altamira International Invitation - 1963 Colombia International - 1963 Middle Atlantic Grass Courts - 1963 Masters Invitation - 1963 Fort Worth - 1963 Paris International - Qualifying - 1963 River Oaks - Qualifying - 1963 US Open - 1962 Newport Casino Tournament - 1962 Eastern Grass Court Championships - 1962 Sugar Bowl - 1962 Cincinnati - 1962 US Clay Courts - 1962 Western States Championships - 1962 River Oaks Tournament - 1962 Texas Sectional Championships - 1962 Southampton Invitation (Long Island) - 1962 Pennsylvania Lawn Tennis Championship - 1962 Houston Fall Festival - 1962 Corpus Christi Thanksgiving Tourney - 1962 Bluebonnet Invitation - 1962 US Open - 1961 Newport Casino Tournament - 1961 Eastern Grass Court Championships - 1961 Cincinnati - 1961 US Clay Courts - 1961 River Oaks Tournament - 1961 Dallas Open - 1961 US Open - 1960 Newport Casino Tournament - 1960 Eastern Grass Court Championships - 1960 Cincinnati - 1960 US Clay Courts - 1960 Western States Championships - 1960 River Oaks Tournament - 1960 Southampton Invitation (Long Island) - 1960 Pennsylvania Lawn Tennis Championship - 1960 US Open - 1959 Newport Casino Tournament - 1959 Eastern Grass Court Championships - 1959 Sugar Bowl - 1959 Cincinnati - 1959 US Clay Courts - 1959 Western States Championships - 1959 River Oaks Tournament - 1959 Texas Sectional Championships - 1959 Southampton Invitation (Long Island) - 1959 Gulf States - 1959 Dallas Open - 1959 Houston Fall Festival - 1959 US Open - 1958 Newport Casino Tournament - 1958 Eastern Grass Court Championships - 1958 Cincinnati - 1958 US Clay Courts - 1958 Western States Championships - 1958 River Oaks Tournament - 1958 Texas Sectional Championships - 1958 Southampton Invitation (Long Island) - 1958 Pennsylvania Lawn Tennis Championship - 1958 Houston Open - 1958 Cincinnati - 1957 Western States Championships - 1957 River Oaks Tournament - 1957 Texas Sectional Championships - 1957 Gulf States - 1957 Houston Fall Festival - 1957 River Oaks Tournament - 1956 Buccaneer Days - 1956 Houston City Championships - 1956 Houston Fall Festival - 1956 River Oaks Tournament - 1955 Texas Sectional Championships - 1955

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