Tom Okker

Country Netherlands
Residence Hazerswoude-Dorp
Date of birth 22 February 1944 (1944-02-22) (age 66)
Place of birth Amsterdam
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9 1⁄2 in)
Turned pro 1968
Retired 1981
Plays Right-handed
Career prize money US$1,257,200
Singles
Career record 520–216
Career titles 31
Highest ranking No. 3 (2 March 1974)
Grand Slam results
Australian Open SF (1971)
French Open SF (1969)
Wimbledon SF (1978)
US Open F (1968)
Doubles
Career record 550–152
Career titles 69
Highest ranking No. 1 (1969)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open F (1971)
French Open W (1973), SF (1969), SF (1978)
Wimbledon F (1969), SF (1974), SF (1978), SF (1981)
US Open W (1976), F (1975)

Major finals

Grand Slam finals

Singles: 1 (0–1)

Outcome Year Championship Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1968 US Open Grass Arthur Ashe 14–12, 5–7, 6–3, 3–6, 6–3

Open era singles finals

Titles (22)

No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score
1. 1969 Rome, Italy Clay Bob Hewitt 10–8, 6–8, 6–1, 1–6, 6–0
2. 1969 Monte Carlo, Monaco Clay John Newcombe 8–10, 6–1, 7–5, 6–3
3. 1969 Hilversum, Netherlands Hard Tom Gorman 6–3, 4–6, 7–6
4. 1969 Paris Indoor, France Carpet Earl Butch Buchholz 8–6, 6–2, 6–1
5. 1970 Hilversum, Netherlands Hard Roger Taylor 4–6, 6–0, 6–1, 6–3
6. 1970 Hamburg, Germany Clay Ilie Năstase 4–6, 6–3, 6–3, 6–4
7. 1971 Louisville WCT, United States Clay Cliff Drysdale 3–6, 6–4, 6–1
8. 1971 Quebec WCT, Canada Indoor Rod Laver 6–3, 7–6, 6–7, 6–4
9. 1972 Chicago WCT, U.S. Carpet Arthur Ashe 4–6, 6–2, 6–3
10. 1973 Washington WCT, U.S. Carpet Arthur Ashe 6–3, 6–7, 7–6
11. 1973 Hilversum, Netherlands Clay Andrés Gimeno 2–6, 6–4, 6–4, 6–7, 6–3
12. 1973 Montreal, Canada Hard Manuel Orantes 6–3, 6–2, 6–1
13. 1973 Seattle, U.S. Other John Alexander 7–5, 6–4
14. 1973 Chicago, U.S. Carpet John Newcombe 3–6, 7–6, 6–3
15. 1973 Madrid, Spain Clay Jaime Fillol 4–6, 6–3, 6–3, 7–5
16. 1973 London, United Kingdom Carpet Ilie Năstase 6–3, 6–4
17. 1974 Toronto WCT, Canada Carpet Ilie Năstase 6–3, 6–4
18. 1974 Rotterdam, Netherlands Carpet Tom Gorman 4–6, 7–6, 6–1
19. 1975 Nottingham, United Kingdom Grass Tony Roche 6–1, 3–6, 6–3
20. 1975 Paris Indoor, France Hard (i) Arthur Ashe 6–3, 2–6, 6–3, 3–6, 6–4
21. 1977 Richmond WCT, U.S. Carpet Vitas Gerulaitis 3–6, 6–3, 6–4
22. 1979 Tel-Aviv, Israel Hard Per Hjertquist 6–4, 6–3

Runner-ups (23)

No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score
1. 1968 Gstaad, Switzerland Clay Cliff Drysdale 6–3, 6–3, 6–0
2. 1968 U.S. Open, New York City Grass Arthur Ashe 14–12, 5–7, 6–3, 3–6, 6–3
3. 1969 Gstaad, Switzerland Clay Roy Emerson 6–1, 12–14, 6–4, 6–4
4. 1969 Hamburg, Germany Clay Tony Roche 6–1, 5–7, 7–5, 8–6
5. 1970 Gstaad, Switzerland Clay Tony Roche 7–5, 7–5, 6–3
6. 1971 Monte Carlo, Monaco Clay Ilie Năstase 3–6, 8–6, 6–1, 6–1
7. 1971 Gstaad, Switzerland Clay John Newcombe 6–2, 5–7, 1–6, 7–5, 6–3
8. 1971 Montreal, Canada Clay John Newcombe 7–6, 3–6, 6–2, 7–6
9. 1971 Toronto WCT, Canada Carpet John Newcombe 7–6, 3–6, 6–2, 7–6
10. 1971 Vancouver WCT, Canada Outdoor Ken Rosewall 6–2, 6–2, 6–4
11. 1972 Boston WCT, U.S. Hard Robert Lutz 6–4, 2–6, 6–4, 6–4
12. 1972 Stockholm, Sweden Hard (i) Stan Smith 6–4, 6–3
13. 1972 Rotterdam WCT, Netherlands Carpet Arthur Ashe 3–6, 6–2, 6–1
14. 1973 Washington, D.C., U.S. Clay Arthur Ashe 6–4, 6–2
15. 1973 Los Angeles, U.S. Hard Jimmy Connors 7–5, 7–6
16. 1973 Masters, Boston Carpet Ilie Năstase 6–3, 7–5, 4–6, 6–3
17. 1974 Washington WCT, U.S. Carpet Ilie Năstase 6–3, 6–3
18. 1974 Boston, U.S. Clay Björn Borg 7–6, 6–1, 6–1
19. 1974 Stockholm, Sweden Hard (i) Arthur Ashe 6–2, 6–2
20. 1975 Rotterdam WCT, Netherlands Carpet Arthur Ashe 3–6, 6–2, 6–4
21. 1975 Johannesburg WCT, South Africa Hard Buster Mottram 6–4, 6–2
22. 1975 Stockholm WCT, Sweden Carpet Arthur Ashe 6–4, 6–2
23. 1978 Hilversum, Netherlands Clay Balázs Taróczy 2–6, 6–1, 6–2, 6–4

Grand Slam Singles performance timeline

Tournament 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 Career SR
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open A 2R 3R A A 1R QF QF A A A A A A A A A A 0 / 5
French Open A 2R 4R QF A SF A A A QF A A A A 1R A A A 0 / 6
Wimbledon 2R 1R 4R 2R QF QF 2R 4R A A 4R QF 3R 4R SF QF 3R 1R 0 / 16
U.S. Open 1R A A A F 1R 4R SF 3R 4R 4R 2R 3R A 1R 1R 1R A 0 / 13
Grand Slam SR 0 / 2 0 / 3 0 / 3 0 / 2 0 / 2 0 / 4 0 / 3 0 / 3 0 / 1 0 / 2 0 / 2 0 / 2 0 / 2 0 / 1 0 / 3 0 / 2 0 / 2 0 / 1 0 / 40
Year End Ranking N/A 4 6 11 23 31 50 56 107 N/A N/A

A = did not participate in the tournament

Doubles Titles (68)

No. Date Tournament Surface Partnering Opponent in the final Score
1. 1968 Rome, Italy Clay Marty Riessen Nicholas Kalogeropoulos
Allan Stone
6–3, 6–4, 6–2
2. 1968 Hamburg, Germany Clay Marty Riessen John Newcombe
Tony Roche
6–4, 6–4, 7–5
3. 1969 Philadelphia, U.S. Carpet Marty Riessen John Newcombe
Tony Roche
8–6, 6–4
4. 1969 Gstaad, Switzerland Clay Marty Riessen Mal Anderson
Roy Emerson
6–1, 6–4
5. 1969 Hamburg, Germany Clay Marty Riessen Jean-Claude Barclay
Jürgen Fassbender
6–1, 6–2, 6–4
6. 1970 London/Queen's Club, England Grass Marty Riessen Arthur Ashe
Charlie Pasarell
6–4, 6–4
7. 1970 Los Angeles, U.S. Hard Marty Riessen Robert Lutz
Stan Smith
7–6, 6–2
8. 1971 Chicago WCT, U.S. Carpet Marty Riessen John Newcombe
Tony Roche
7–6, 4–6, 7–6
9. 1971 Dallas WCT, U.S. Carpet Marty Riessen Robert Lutz
Charlie Pasarell
6–3, 6–4
10. 1971 London/Queen's Club, England Grass Marty Riessen Erik Van Dillen
Stan Smith
8–6, 4–6, 10–8
11. 1971 Washington, D.C., U.S. Clay Marty Riessen Bob Carmichael
Ray Ruffels
7–6, 6–2
12. 1971 Montreal, Canada Clay Marty Riessen Arthur Ashe
Dennis Ralston
6–3, 6–3, 6–1
13. 1971 Cologne, Germany Carpet Marty Riessen Roy Emerson
Rod Laver
6–7, 3–6, 7–6, 6–3, 6–4
14. 1972 Richmond WCT, U.S. Carpet Marty Riessen John Newcombe
Tony Roche
7–6, 7–6
15. 1972 Miami WCT, U.S. Hard Marty Riessen Roy Emerson
Rod Laver
7–5, 6–4
16. 1972 Chicago WCT, U.S. Carpet Marty Riessen Roy Emerson
Rod Laver
6–2, 6–3
17. 1972 Charlotte WCT, U.S. Clay Marty Riessen John Newcombe
Tony Roche
6–4, 4–6, 7–6
18. 1972 Washington, D.C., U.S. Clay Marty Riessen John Newcombe
Tony Roche
3–6, 6–3, 6–2
19. 1972 Fort Worth WCT, U.S. Hard Marty Riessen Ken Rosewall
Fred Stolle
6–2, 6–2
20. 1972 Montreal WCT, Canada Outdoor Marty Riessen Robert Maud
Ken Rosewall
6–1, 4–6, 7–6
21. 1972 Alamo WCT, U.S. Outdoor Marty Riessen Brian Fairlie
Ismail El Shafei
7–6, 6–4
22. 1972 Stockholm, Sweden Hard (i) Marty Riessen Colin Dibley
Roy Emerson
7–5, 7–6
23. 1972 Gothenburg WCT, Sweden Carpet Marty Riessen Brian Fairlie
Ismail El Shafei
6–2, 7–6
24. 1973 London WCT, England Hard (i) Marty Riessen Arthur Ashe
Roscoe Tanner
6–3, 6–3
25. 1973 Milan WCT, Italy Carpet Marty Riessen Ken Rosewall
Fred Stolle
6–3, 6–3
26. 1973 Washington WCT, U.S. Carpet Marty Riessen Arthur Ashe
Roscoe Tanner
4–6, 7–6, 6–2
27. 1973 Houston, U.S. Clay Marty Riessen Arthur Ashe
Roscoe Tanner
7–5, 7–5
28. 1973 Charlotte WCT, U.S. Clay Marty Riessen Erik Van Dillen
Tom Gorman
7–6, 3–6, 6–3
29. 1973 French Open, Paris Clay John Newcombe Jimmy Connors
Ilie Năstase
6–1, 3–6, 6–3, 5–7, 6–4
30. 1973 Rome, Italy Clay John Newcombe Ross Case
Geoff Masters
6–2, 6–3, 6–4
31. 1973 London/Queen's Club, England Grass Marty Riessen Ray Keldie
Raymond Moore
6–4, 7–5
32. 1973 Seattle, U.S. Tom Gorman Bob Carmichael
Frew McMillan
2–6, 6–4, 7–6
33. 1973 Barcelona, Spain Clay Ilie Năstase Antonio Muñoz
Manuel Orantes
4–6, 6–3, 6–2
34. 1973 Madrid, Spain Clay Ilie Năstase Bob Carmichael
Frew McMillan
6–3, 6–0
35. 1973 Johannesburg, South Africa Hard Arthur Ashe Lew Hoad
Robert Maud
6–2, 4–6, 6–2, 6–4
36. 1974 Stockholm, Sweden Hard (i) Marty Riessen Bob Hewitt
Frew McMillan
2–6, 6–3, 6–4
37. 1975 Barcelona WCT, Spain Carpet Arthur Ashe Paolo Bertolucci
Adriano Panatta
7–5, 6–1
38. 1975 Johannesburg WCT, South Africa Hard Arthur Ashe Bob Hewitt
Frew McMillan
6–3, 6–2
39. 1975 Stockholm WCT, Sweden Carpet Arthur Ashe Patrice Dominguez
Kim Warwick
6–3, 7–6
40. 1975 Hong Kong Hard Ken Rosewall Bob Carmichael
Sandy Mayer
6–3, 6–4
41. 1976 Basel, Switzerland Carpet Frew McMillan Jiří Hřebec
Jan Kodeš
6–4, 7–6, 6–4
42. 1976 U.S. Open, New York Clay Marty Riessen Paul Kronk
Cliff Letcher
6–4, 6–4
43. 1976 Paris Indoor, France Hard (i) Marty Riessen Fred McNair
Sherwood Stewart
6–2, 6–2
44. 1977 Birmingham WCT, United States Carpet Wojtek Fibak Billy Martin
Bill Scanlon
6–3, 6–4
45. 1977 Richmond WCT, United States Carpet Wojtek Fibak Ross Case
Tony Roche
6–4, 6–4
46. 1977 Mexico City WCT, Mexico Hard Wojtek Fibak Ilie Năstase
Adriano Panatta
6–2, 6–3
47. 1977 Toronto Indoor WCT, Canada Carpet Wojtek Fibak Ross Case
Tony Roche
6–4, 6–1
48. 1977 Rotterdam, Netherlands Carpet Wojtek Fibak Vijay Amritraj
Dick Stockton
6–4, 6–4
49. 1977 Charlotte WCT, Netherlands Carpet Ken Rosewall Corrado Barazzutti
Adriano Panatta
6–1, 3–6, 7–6
50. 1977 Woodlands Doubles, U.S. Hard Marty Riessen Tim Gullikson
Tom Gullikson
3–6, 6–3, 6–3, 4–6, 6–1
51. 1977 Stockholm, Sweden Hard (i) Wojtek Fibak Brian Gottfried
Raúl Ramírez
6–3, 6–3
52. 1978 Houston WCT, United States Clay Wojtek Fibak Tom Leonard
Mike Machette
7–5, 7–5
53. 1978 World Doubles WCT, United States Carpet Wojtek Fibak Robert Lutz
Stan Smith
6–7, 6–4, 6–0, 6–3
54. 1978 Hamburg, Germany Clay Wojtek Fibak Antonio Muñoz
Victor Pecci
6–2, 6–4
55. 1978 Gstaad, Switzerland Clay Mark Edmondson Bob Hewitt
Kim Warwick
6–4, 1–6, 6–1, 6–4
56. 1978 Hilversum, Netherlands Clay Balázs Taróczy Bob Carmichael
Mark Edmondson
7–6, 4–6, 7–5
57. 1978 Toronto, Canada Clay Wojtek Fibak Colin Dowdeswell
Heinz Günthardt
6–3, 7–6
58. 1978 Woodlands Doubles, United States Hard Wojtek Fibak Marty Riessen
Sherwood Stewart
7–6, 3–6, 4–6, 7–6, 6–3
59. 1978 Stockholm, Sweden Hard (i) Wojtek Fibak Robert Lutz
Stan Smith
6–3, 6–2
60. 1979 Philadelphia, United States Carpet Wojtek Fibak Peter Fleming
John McEnroe
5–7, 6–1, 6–3
61. 1979 Memphis, United States Carpet Wojtek Fibak Frew McMillan
Dick Stockton
6–4, 6–4
62. 1979 Stuttgart Indoor, Germany Hard (i) Wojtek Fibak Bob Carmichael
Brian Teacher
6–3, 5–7, 7–6
63. 1979 Munich, Germany Clay Wojtek Fibak Jürgen Fassbender
Jean-Louis Haillet
7–6, 7–5
64. 1979 Hilversum, Netherlands Clay Balázs Taróczy Jan Kodeš
Tomáš Šmíd
6–1, 6–3
65. 1979 Tel Aviv, Israel Hard Ilie Năstase Mike Cahill
Colin Dibley
7–5, 6–4
66. 1980 Birmingham, U.S. Carpet Wojtek Fibak José Luis Clerc
Ilie Năstase
6–3, 6–3
67. 1980 Cairo, Egypt Clay Ismail El Shafei Christophe Freyss
Bernard Fritz
6–3, 3–6, 6–3
68. 1980 Hilversum, Netherlands Clay Balázs Taróczy Tony Giammalva
Buster Mottram
7–5, 6–3, 7–6

Runner-ups (36)

No. Date Tournament Surface Partnering Opponent in the final Score
1. 1968 Gstaad, Switzerland Clay Mal Anderson John Newcombe
Dennis Ralston
8–10, 12–10, 12–14, 6–3, 6–3
2. 1969 Wimbledon, London Grass Marty Riessen John Newcombe
Tony Roche
7–5, 11–9, 6–3
3. 1970 Gstaad, Switzerland Clay Marty Riessen Cliff Drysdale
Roger Taylor
6–2, 6–3, 6–2
4. 1970 Hamburg, Germany Clay Nikola Pilić Bob Hewitt
Frew McMillan
6–3, 7–5, 6–2
5. 1971 Australian Open, Melbourne Grass Marty Riessen John Newcombe
Tony Roche
6–2, 7–6
6. 1971 Monte Carlo, Monaco Clay Roger Taylor Ilie Năstase
Ion Ţiriac
1–6, 6–3, 6–3, 8–6
7. 1971 Gstaad, Switzerland Clay John Newcombe John Alexander
Phil Dent
5–7, 6–3, 6–4
8. 1971 Quebec WCT, Canada Indoor Marty Riessen Roy Emerson
Rod Laver
7–6, 6–2
9. 1971 Boston WCT, U.S. Clay Marty Riessen Roy Emerson
Rod Laver
6–4, 6–4
10. 1973 Cologne WCT, Germany Carpet Marty Riessen Mark Cox
Graham Stilwell
7–6, 6–3
11. 1973 Denver WCT, U.S. Carpet Marty Riessen Arthur Ashe
Roscoe Tanner
3–6, 6–3, 7–6
12. 1973 World Doubles WCT, Montreal Carpet Marty Riessen Robert Lutz
Stan Smith
6–2, 7–6, 6–0
13. 1974 Toronto WCT, Canada Carpet Marty Riessen Raúl Ramírez
Tony Roche
6–3, 2–6, 6–4
14. 1974 Miami WCT, U.S. Hard Marty Riessen John Alexander
Phil Dent
4–6, 6–4, 7–5
15. 1974 Washington WCT, U.S. Carpet Marty Riessen Bob Hewitt
Frew McMillan
7–6, 6–3
16. 1974 Johannesburg, South Africa Hard Marty Riessen Bob Hewitt
Frew McMillan
7–6, 6–4, 6–3
17. 1975 Bologna WCT, Italy Carpet Arthur Ashe Paolo Bertolucci
Adriano Panatta
6–3, 3–6, 6–3
18. 1975 Monte Carlo WCT, Monaco Clay Arthur Ashe Bob Hewitt
Frew McMillan
6–3, 6–2
19. 1975 Nottingham, England Grass Marty Riessen Charlie Pasarell
Roscoe Tanner
6–2, 6–3
20. 1975 U.S. Open, New York Clay Marty Riessen Jimmy Connors
Ilie Năstase
6–4, 7–6
21. 1975 Paris Indoor, France Hard (i) Ilie Năstase Wojtek Fibak
Karl Meiler
6–4, 7–6
22. 1976 Columbus WCT, U.S. Carpet Arthur Ashe Bob Hewitt
Frew McMillan
7–6, 6–4
23. 1976 Richmond WCT, U.S. Carpet Arthur Ashe Brian Gottfried
Raúl Ramírez
6–4, 7–5
24. 1976 Rotterdam WCT, Netherlands Carpet Arthur Ashe Rod Laver
Frew McMillan
6–1, 6–7, 7–6
25. 1976 Johannesburg WCT, South Africa Hard Frew McMillan Marty Riessen
Roscoe Tanner
6–2, 7–5
26. 1976 Stockholm WCT, Sweden Carpet Adriano Panatta Alex Metreveli
Ilie Năstase
6–4, 7–5
27. 1976 Stockholm, Sweden Hard (i) Marty Riessen Bob Hewitt
Frew McMillan
6–4, 4–6, 6–4
28. 1977 Philadelphia WCT, U.S. Carpet Wojtek Fibak Bob Hewitt
Frew McMillan
6–1, 1–6, 6–3
29. 1977 Monte Carlo WCT, Monaco Clay Wojtek Fibak François Jauffret
Jan Kodeš
2–6, 6–3, 6–2
30. 1978 St. Louis WCT, U.S. Carpet Wojtek Fibak Bob Hewitt
Frew McMillan
6–3, 6–2
31. 1978 Munich, Germany Clay Jürgen Fassbender Ion Ţiriac
Guillermo Vilas
3–6, 6–4, 7–6
32. 1979 Birmingham, U.S. Carpet Ilie Năstase Stan Smith
Dick Stockton
6–2, 6–3
33. 1979 Denver, U.S. Carpet Wojtek Fibak Robert Lutz
Stan Smith
7–6, 6–3
34. 1979 Stockholm, Sweden Hard (i) Wojtek Fibak Peter Fleming
John McEnroe
6–4, 6–4
35. 1980 Masters Doubles WCT, London Carpet Wojtek Fibak Brian Gottfried
Raúl Ramírez
3–6, 6–4, 6–4, 3–6, 6–3
36. 1980 Bangkok, Thailand Carpet Dick Stockton Ferdi Taygan
Brian Teacher
7–6, 7–6

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