Popular Tennis Player Stan Smith

Stan Smith

Stan Smith was born on 14th December 1946. He is one of the most popular American tennis players who have won the prestigious championship of the tennis world which is known as “Grand Slam” for the two times in his entire career. He also ranked as the world no.1 tennis player. Stan Smith started his professional career as a professional tennis player in the year of 1972. He is famous because of his one of the most successful tennis pair of all time. Smith formed this team with the collaboration of another famous tennis player of the United States named as Bob Lutz. Together Smith and Lutz won numerous major events of the tennis of all over the world.

Basically, Stan Smith had played collegiate level tennis at the University of South California. At this university he practiced under the coaching and guidance of George Toley. Smith achieved too many milestones of his tennis career under the coaching of Toley. He won the NCAA singles championship in 1968 and the double titles in 1967 and 1968. Smith was also an important member at USC. When he was kid, he got the job as a ball boy though lately he lost his job, because organizers of the tournament thought that he was too much clumsy. After retiring from the professional career, he started working as a coach for the USTA which is also known as the United States Tennis Association. In 2005, Stan Smith was ranked by a Tennis magazine as the 35th top tennis player of the world among the list of 40 top players of the era.

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