Rick Leach is a former professional tennis player and coach from the United States. As a doubles expert, he won 5 Grand Slam doubles titles and 4 mixed doubles titles. He reached the world number 1 in the doubles ranking in 1990. Leach was a member of the United States team that won the Davis Cup in 1990. In cooperation with Jim Pugh, he won the double rubber in all four rounds the United States played that year and won the final for the team. via Pat Cash and John Fitzgerald from Australia. Prior to transitioning to professional play, Leach won the first U.S. 1st Division Championship in the singles and doubles events at the University of Southern California, and won the NCAA doubles title in 1986 and 1987. He is currently the coach of OC Breakers. Her brother, Jon Leach, is married to tennis player Lindsay Davenport.
|Country (sports)||United States|
|Residence||Laguna Beach, California|
|Born||December 28, 1964, Arcadia, California, U.S.|
|Plays||Left-handed (two-handed backhand)|
|Highest ranking||No. 56 (September 28, 1987)|
|Australian Open||2R (1988)|
|Wimbledon||1R (1990, 1992)|
|US Open||2R (1987, 1988, 1989, 1990)|
|Highest ranking||No. 1 (March 26, 1990)|
|Australian Open||W (1988, 1989, 2000)|
|French Open||F (1991)|
|US Open||W (1993)|
Former American tennis player who was a five-time Grand Slam men's doubles champion. He won the doubles titles at the Australian Open a total of three times during his career.
He attended the University of Southern California where he became the first four-time Division 1 All-American.
His brother, John Leach, married tennis star Lindsay Davenport.
He was married to Christi Leach from December 1992 until July 2010. The couple share a daughter named Paulina Christine.
He became the coach of the St. Louis Aces who counted Anna Kournikova among its members.
- Champions of the Australian Open (tennis)
- Champion Wimbledon
- US Open Champion (tennis)
- Champion of Grand Slam (tennis) men's doubles
- Champion of Grand Slam (tennis) men's and women's doubles
- California tennis people
Latest information about Rick Leach updated on June 19 2021.