Stan Smith

Country  United States
Residence Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, U.S.
Date of birth December 14, 1946 (1946-12-14) (age 63)
Place of birth Pasadena, California, U.S.
Height 6'4" (193cm)
Turned pro 1968
Retired 1985
Plays Right-handed
Career prize money US$1,774,811
Int. Tennis HOF 1987 (member page)
Singles
Career record 641–262
Career titles 36
Highest ranking No. 1 (1972)
Grand Slam results
Australian Open 3R (1970, 1975)
French Open QF (1971, 1972)
Wimbledon W (1972)
US Open W (1971)
Major tournaments
Tour Finals W (1970)
Doubles
Career record 558–201
Career titles 54
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open W (1970)
French Open F (1971, 1974)
Wimbledon F (1972, 1974, 1980, 1981)
US Open W (1968, 1974, 1978, 1980)

 

Grand Slam finals

Singles: 3 (2-1)

Wins (2)

 

Year Championship Opponent in final Score in final
1971 US Open Jan Kodeš 3–6, 6–3, 6–2, 7–6(5-3)
1972 Wimbledon Ilie Năstase 4–6, 6–3, 6–3, 4–6, 7–5

 

Runner-up (1)

 

Year Championship Opponent in final Score in final
1971 Wimbledon John Newcombe 6–3, 5–7, 2–6, 6–4, 6–4

 

Doubles: 13 (5-8)

Wins (5)

 

Year Championship Partner Opponents in final Score in final
1968 US Open Robert Lutz Arthur Ashe
Andrés Gimeno
11–9, 6–1, 7–5
1970 Australian Open Robert Lutz John Alexander
Phil Dent
6–3, 8–6, 6–3
1974 US Open Robert Lutz Patricio Cornejo
Jaime Fillol
6–3, 6–3
1978 US Open Robert Lutz Marty Riessen
Sherwood Stewart
1–6, 7–5, 6–3
1980 US Open Robert Lutz Peter Fleming
John McEnroe
7–6, 3–6, 6–1, 3–6, 6–3

 

Runner-ups (8)

 

Year Championship Partner Opponents in final Score in final
1971 French Open Tom Gorman Arthur Ashe
Marty Riessen
4–6, 6–3, 6–4, 11–9
1971 US Open Erik Van Dillen John Newcombe
Roger Taylor
6–7, 6–3, 7–6, 4–6, 7–6
1972 Wimbledon Erik Van Dillen Bob Hewitt
Frew McMillan
6–2, 6–2, 9–7
1974 French Open Robert Lutz Dick Crealy
Onny Parun
6–3, 6–2, 3–6, 5–7, 6–1
1974 Wimbledon Robert Lutz John Newcombe
Tony Roche
8–6, 6–4, 6–4
1979 US Open Robert Lutz Peter Fleming
John McEnroe
6–2, 6–4
1980 Wimbledon Robert Lutz Peter McNamara
Paul McNamee
7–6, 6–3, 6–7, 6–4
1981 Wimbledon Robert Lutz Peter Fleming
John McEnroe
6–4, 6–4, 6–4

 

Singles finals (55)

Wins (36)

 

No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in final Score in final
1. 1968 Melbourne, Australia Grass Arthur Ashe 14–12, 6–8, 6–3, 8–6
2. 1970 Phoenix, U.S. Hard Jim Osborne 6–3, 6–7, 6–1
3. 1970 Stockholm, Sweden Hard (i) Arthur Ashe 5–7, 6–4, 6–4
4. 1970 Masters, Tokyo Carpet Rod Laver 4–6, 6–3, 6–4
5. 1971 Paris, France Clay François Jauffret 6–2, 6–4, 7–5
6. 1971 London/Queen's Club, United Kingdom Grass John Newcombe 8–6, 6–3
7. 1971 Cincinnati, U.S. Clay Juan Gisbert, Sr. 7–6, 6–3
8. 1971 US Open, New York City Grass Jan Kodeš 3–6, 6–3, 6–2, 7–6
9. 1972 Salisbury, U.S. Hard (i) Ilie Năstase 5–7, 6–2, 6–3, 6–4
10. 1972 New York City, U.S. Indoor Juan Gisbert, Sr. 4–6, 7–5, 6–4, 6–1
11. 1972 Hampton, U.S. Hard (i) Ilie Năstase 6–3, 6–2, 6–7, 6–4
12. 1972 Washington, D.C., U.S. Carpet Jimmy Connors 4–6, 6–1, 6–3, 4–6, 6–1
13. 1972 Wimbledon, London Grass Ilie Năstase 4–6, 6–3, 6–3, 4–6, 7–5
14. 1972 Sacramento, U.S. Outdoor Colin Dibley 6–4, 5–7, 6–4, 6–4
15. 1972 Los Angeles WCT, U.S. Hard Roscoe Tanner 6–4, 6–4
16. 1972 Paris Indoor, France Hard (i) Andrés Gimeno 6–2, 6–2, 7–5
17. 1972 Stockholm, Sweden Hard (i) Tom Okker 6–4, 6–3
18. 1973 Philadelphia WCT, U.S. Carpet Robert Lutz 7–6, 7–6, 4–6, 6–4
19. 1973 Atlanta WCT, U.S. Clay Rod Laver 6–3, 6–4
20. 1973 St. Louis WCT, U.S. Carpet Rod Laver 6–4, 3–6, 6–4
21. 1973 Munich WCT, Germany Carpet Cliff Richey 6–1, 7–5
22. 1973 Brussels WCT, Belgium Carpet Rod Laver 6–2, 6–4, 6–1
23. 1973 Gothenburg WCT, Sweden Carpet John Alexander 5–7, 6–4, 6–2
24. 1973 Dallas WCT, U.S. Carpet Arthur Ashe 6–3, 6–3, 4–6, 6–4
25. 1973 Båstad, Sweden Clay Manuel Orantes 6–4, 6–2, 7–6
26. 1974 Hempstead WCT, U.S. Hard John Newcombe 6–4, 3–6, 6–3
27. 1974 St. Louis, U.S. Clay Alex Metreveli 6–2, 3–6, 6–2
28. 1974 Nottingham, United Kingdom Grass Alex Metreveli 6–3, 1–6, 6–3
29. 1974 Chicago, U.S. Carpet Marty Riessen 3–6, 6–1, 6–4
30. 1975 Sydney Indoor, Australia Hard (i) Robert Lutz 7–6, 6–2
31. 1977 Pacific Southwest Open, Los Angeles, U.S. Carpet Brian Gottfried 6–4, 2–6, 6–3
32. 1978 Atlanta, U.S. Hard Eliot Teltscher 4–6, 6–1, 2–1, ret.
33. 1978 Vienna, Austria Hard (i) Balázs Taróczy 4–6, 7–6, 7–6, 6–3
34. 1979 Cleveland, U.S. Hard Ilie Năstase 7–6, 7–5
35. 1979 Vienna, Austria Hard (i) Wojtek Fibak 6–4, 6–0, 6–2
36. 1980 Frankfurt, Germany Carpet Johan Kriek 2–6, 7–6, 6–2

 

Runner-ups (19)

 

No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in final Score in final
1. 1970 Indianapolis, U.S. Clay Cliff Richey 6–2, 10–8, 3–6, 6–1
2. 1971 Charlotte, U.S. Hard Arthur Ashe 6–3, 6–3
3. 1971 Wimbledon, London Grass John Newcombe 6–3, 5–7, 2–6, 6–4, 6–4
4. 1971 Masters, Paris Carpet Ilie Năstase 5–7, 7–6, 6–3
5. 1972 Masters, Barcelona Carpet Ilie Năstase 6–3, 6–2, 3–6, 2–6, 6–3
6. 1973 La Costa WCT, U.S. Hard Colin Dibley 6–3, 7–6
7. 1973 Paris Indoor, France Hard (i) Ilie Năstase 4–6, 6–1, 3–6, 6–0, 6–2
8. 1974 La Costa WCT, U.S. Hard John Newcombe 6–2, 4–6, 6–4
9. 1975 Toronto Indoor WCT, Canada Carpet Harold Solomon 6–4, 6–1
10. 1975 San Antonio WCT, U.S. Hard Dick Stockton 7–5, 2–6, 7–6
11. 1975 Tokyo Indoor, Japan Carpet Robert Lutz 6–4, 6–4
12. 1976 Memphis WCT, U.S. Carpet Vijay Amritraj 6–2, 0–6, 6–0
13. 1976 Columbus, U.S. Hard Roscoe Tanner 6–4, 7–6
14. 1977 Springfield, U.S. Carpet Guillermo Vilas 3–6, 6–0, 6–3, 6–2
15. 1977 Hampton, U.S. Carpet Sandy Mayer 4–6, 6–3, 6–2, 1–6, 6–3
16. 1978 Denver, U.S. Carpet Jimmy Connors 6–2, 7–6
17. 1979 Newport, U.S. Grass Brian Teacher 1–6, 6–3, 6–4
18. 1980 Palm Harbor, U.S. Hard Paul McNamee 6–4, 6–3
19. 1980 Manchester, United Kingdom Grass Roscoe Tanner 6–3, 6–4

 

Grand Slam Singles performance timeline

 

Tournament 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 Career SR
Grand Slam Tournaments                              
Australian Open A A A A 3R A A A A A A A A A 0 / 2
French Open QF 4R 1R 4R A 4R 3R 3R A A A A A A 0 / 10
Wimbledon W A SF 1R 4R 4R 1R 3R 3R 4R 2R 1R A A 1 / 18
U.S. Open QF SF QF 1R 4R 2R 3R 3R 1R 2R 2R 1R A A 1 / 20
Grand Slam SR 1 / 3 0 / 2 0 / 3 0 / 4 0 / 2 0 / 3 0 / 3 0 / 3 0 / 2 0 / 2 0 / 2 0 / 2 0 / 0 0 / 0 2 / 50
Year End Ranking   5 8 21 16 24 25 22 28 N/A 745 794 N/A

 

A = did not participate in the tournament

Doubles finals (81)

Wins (54)

 

No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponent in final Score in final
1. 1968 US Open, New York City Grass Robert Lutz Arthur Ashe
Andrés Gimeno
11–9, 6–1, 7–5
2. 1969 Cincinnati, U.S. Clay Robert Lutz Arthur Ashe
Charlie Pasarell
6–3, 6–4
3. 1970 Australian Open, Melbourne Grass Robert Lutz John Alexander
Phil Dent
6–3, 8–6, 6–3
4. 1970 Berkeley, U.S. Hard Robert Lutz Roy Barth
Tom Gorman
6–2, 7–5, 4–6, 6–2
5. 1970 Stockholm, Sweden Hard (i) Arthur Ashe Bob Carmichael
Owen Davidson
6–0, 5–7, 7–5
6. 1971 Paris, France Clay Tom Gorman Pierre Barthès
François Jauffret
3–6, 7–5, 6–2
7. 1971 Cincinnati, U.S. Clay Erik Van Dillen Sandy Mayer
Roscoe Tanner
6–1, 3–6, 6–4
8. 1971 Stockholm, Sweden Hard (i) Tom Gorman Arthur Ashe
Robert Lutz
6–3, 6–4
9. 1972 Madrid, Spain Clay Ilie Năstase Andrés Gimeno
Manuel Orantes
6–2, 6–2
10. 1972 Nice, France Clay Jan Kodeš Frew McMillan
Ilie Năstase
6–3, 3–6, 7–5
11. 1973 Brussels WCT, Belgium Carpet Robert Lutz John Alexander
Phil Dent
6–4, 7–6
12. 1973 Johannesburg WCT, South Africa Hard Robert Lutz Frew McMillan
Allan Stone
6–1, 6–4, 6–4
13. 1973 World Doubles WCT, Montreal Carpet Robert Lutz Tom Okker
Marty Riessen
6–2, 7–6, 6–0
14. 1973 Båstad, Sweden Clay Nikola Pilić Bob Carmichael
Frew McMillan
2–6, 6–4, 6–4
15. 1973 San Francisco, U.S. Carpet Roy Emerson Ove Nils Bengtson
Jim McManus
6–2, 6–1
16. 1974 Atlanta WCT, U.S. Clay Robert Lutz Brian Gottfried
Dick Stockton
6–3, 3–6, 7–6
17. 1974 New Orleans WCT, U.S. Other Robert Lutz Owen Davidson
John Newcombe
4–6, 6–4, 7–6
18. 1974 Boston, U.S. Clay Robert Lutz Hans-Jürgen Pohmann
Marty Riessen
3–6, 6–4, 6–3
19. 1974 US Open, New York City Grass Robert Lutz Patricio Cornejo
Jaime Fillol
6–3, 6–3
20. 1974 San Francisco, U.S. Carpet Robert Lutz John Alexander
Syd Ball
6–4, 7–6
21. 1975 Fort Worth WCT, U.S. Hard Robert Lutz John Alexander
Phil Dent
6–7, 7–6, 6–3
22. 1975 Tokyo Indoor, Japan Carpet Robert Lutz John Alexander
Phil Dent
6–4, 6–7, 6–2
23. 1975 Houston, U.S. Clay Robert Lutz Mike Estep
Russell Simpson
7–5, 7–6
24. 1975 Washington, D.C. Clay Robert Lutz Brian Gottfried
Raúl Ramírez
7–5, 2–6, 6–1
25. 1975 Columbus, U.S. Hard Robert Lutz Jürgen Fassbender
Hans-Jürgen Pohmann
6–2, 6–7, 6–3
26. 1976 Indianapolis WCT, U.S. Carpet Robert Lutz Vitas Gerulaitis
Tom Gorman
6–2, 6–4
27. 1976 Rome WCT, Italy Clay Robert Lutz Dick Crealy
Frew McMillan
6–7, 6–3, 6–4
28. 1976 Cincinnati, U.S. Clay Erik Van Dillen Eddie Dibbs
Harold Solomon
6–1, 6–1
29. 1976 Los Angeles, U.S. Carpet Robert Lutz Arthur Ashe
Charlie Pasarell
6–2, 3–6, 6–3
30. 1976 Wembley, United Kingdom Carpet Roscoe Tanner Wojtek Fibak
Brian Gottfried
7–6, 6–3
31. 1977 Hampton, U.S. Carpet Sandy Mayer Paul Kronk
Cliff Letcher
6–4, 6–3
32. 1977 Washington Indoor, U.S. Carpet Robert Lutz Brian Gottfried
Raúl Ramírez
6–3, 7–5
33. 1977 Las Vegas, U.S. Hard Robert Lutz Bob Hewitt
Raúl Ramírez
6–3, 3–6, 6–4
34. 1977 Columbus, U.S. Hard Robert Lutz Peter Fleming
Gene Mayer
4–6, 7–5, 6–2
35. 1977 Maui, U.S. Hard Robert Lutz Brian Gottfried
Raúl Ramírez
7–6, 6–4
36. 1977 Johannesburg WCT, South Africa Hard Robert Lutz Peter Fleming
Raymond Moore
6–3, 7–5, 6–7, 7–6
37. 1978 Springfield, U.S. Carpet Robert Lutz Jan Kodeš
Marty Riessen
6–3, 6–3
38. 1978 Washington Indoor, U.S. Carpet Robert Lutz Arthur Ashe
John McEnroe
6–7, 7–5, 6–1
39. 1978 US Open, New York City Hard Robert Lutz Marty Riessen
Sherwood Stewart
1–6, 7–5, 6–3
40. 1979 Birmingham, U.S. Carpet Dick Stockton Ilie Năstase
Tom Okker
6–2, 6–3
41. 1979 Denver, U.S. Carpet Robert Lutz Wojtek Fibak
Tom Okker
7–6, 6–3
42. 1979 Washington Indoor, U.S. Carpet Robert Lutz Bob Carmichael
Brian Teacher
6–4, 7–5, 3–6, 7–6
43. 1979 Newport, U.S. Grass Robert Lutz John James
Chris Kachel
6–4, 7–6
44. 1979 Cleveland, U.S. Hard Robert Lutz Francisco González
Fred McNair
6–3, 6–4
45. 1979 Cologne, Germany Hard (i) Gene Mayer Heinz Günthardt
Pavel Složil
6–3, 6–4
46. 1980 Rotterdam, Netherlands Carpet Vijay Amritraj Bill Scanlon
Brian Teacher
6–4, 6–3
47. 1980 Frankfurt, Germany Carpet Vijay Amritraj Andrew Pattison
Butch Walts
6–7, 6–2, 6–2
48. 1980 Las Vegas, U.S. Hard Robert Lutz Wojtek Fibak
Gene Mayer
6–2, 7–5
49. 1980 US Open, New York City Hard Robert Lutz Peter Fleming
John McEnroe
7–6, 3–6, 6–1, 3–6, 6–3
50. 1980 Vienna, Austria Hard (i) Robert Lutz Heinz Günthardt
Pavel Složil
6–1, 6–2
51. 1980 Johannesburg, South Africa Hard Robert Lutz Heinz Günthardt
Paul McNamee
6–7, 6–3, 6–4
52. 1983 Caracas, Venezuela Hard Jaime Fillol Andrés Gómez
Ilie Năstase
6–7, 6–4, 6–3
53. 1983 Vienna, Austria Hard (i) Mel Purcell Marcos Hocevar
Cassio Motta
6–3, 6–4
54. 1984 Columbus, U.S. Hard Sandy Mayer Charles Bud Cox
Terry Moor
6–4, 6–7, 7–5

 

Runner-ups (27)

 

No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in final Score in final
1. 1970 Los Angeles, U.S. Hard Robert Lutz Tom Okker
Marty Riessen
7–6, 6–2
2. 1971 French Open, Paris Clay Tom Gorman Arthur Ashe
Marty Riessen
4–6, 6–3, 6–4, 11–9
3. 1971 London/Queen's Club, United Kingdom Grass Erik Van Dillen Tom Okker
Marty Riessen
8–6, 4–6, 10–8
4. 1971 US Open, New York City Grass Erik Van Dillen John Newcombe
Roger Taylor
6–7, 6–3, 7–6, 4–6, 7–6
5. 1972 Wimbledon, London Grass Erik Van Dillen Bob Hewitt
Frew McMillan
6–2, 6–2, 9–7
6. 1974 French Open, Paris Clay Robert Lutz Dick Crealy
Onny Parun
6–3, 6–2, 3–6, 5–7, 6–1
7. 1974 Nottingham, United Kingdom Grass Robert Lutz Charlie Pasarell
Erik Van Dillen
6–4, 9–7
8. 1974 Wimbledon, London Grass Robert Lutz John Newcombe
Tony Roche
8–6, 6–4, 6–4
9. 1976 Las Vegas, U.S. Hard Robert Lutz Arthur Ashe
Charlie Pasarell
6–4, 6–2
10. 1976 Louisville, U.S. Clay Erik Van Dillen Byron Bertram
Pat Cramer
6–3, 6–4
11. 1976 Johannesburg WCT, South Africa Hard Juan Gisbert, Sr. Brian Gottfried
Sherwood Stewart
1–6, 6–1, 6–2, 7–6
12. 1977 Memphis, U.S. Carpet Robert Lutz Fred McNair
Sherwood Stewart
4–6, 7–6, 7–6
13. 1977 Los Angeles PSW, U.S. Carpet Robert Lutz Bob Hewitt
Frew McMillan
6–3, 6–4
14. 1978 Rotterdam WCT, Netherlands Carpet Robert Lutz Fred McNair
Raúl Ramírez
6–2, 6–3
15. 1978 World Doubles WCT, U.S. Carpet Robert Lutz Wojtek Fibak
Tom Okker
6–7, 6–4, 6–0, 6–3
16. 1978 San Francisco, U.S. Carpet Robert Lutz Peter Fleming
John McEnroe
5–7, 6–4, 6–4
17. 1978 Stockholm, Sweden Hard (i) Robert Lutz Wojtek Fibak
Tom Okker
6–3, 6–2
18. 1979 New Orleans, U.S. Carpet Robert Lutz Peter Fleming
John McEnroe
6–1, 6–3
19. 1979 Cincinnati, U.S. Hard Robert Lutz Brian Gottfried
Ilie Năstase
1–6, 6–3, 7–6
20. 1979 US Open, New York City Hard Robert Lutz Peter Fleming
John McEnroe
6–2, 6–4
21. 1979 Wembley, United Kingdom Carpet Tomáš Šmíd Peter Fleming
John McEnroe
6–2, 6–3
22. 1980 Wimbledon, London Grass Robert Lutz Peter McNamara
Paul McNamee
7–6, 6–3, 6–7, 6–4
23. 1980 Sawgrass Doubles, U.S. Hard Robert Lutz Brian Gottfried
Raúl Ramírez
7–6, 6–4, 2–6, 7–6
24. 1980 Stockholm, Sweden Carpet Robert Lutz Heinz Günthardt
Paul McNamee
6–7, 6–3, 6–2
25. 1981 Wimbledon, London Grass Robert Lutz Peter Fleming
John McEnroe
6–4, 6–4, 6–4
26. 1981 Cincinnati, U.S. Hard Robert Lutz John McEnroe
Ferdi Taygan
7–6, 6–3
27. 1981 Sawgrass Doubles, U.S. Clay Robert Lutz Heinz Günthardt
Peter McNamara
7–6, 3–6, 7–6, 5–7, 6–4

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