World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Donald Johnson

Article Id: WHEBN0006368382
Reproduction Date:

Title: Donald Johnson  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Leander Paes, 2002 NASDAQ-100 Open – Men's Doubles, 1999 US Open – Mixed Doubles, 2002 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Doubles, 2001 Canada Masters – Doubles
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Donald Johnson

Donald Johnson
Country (sports)  United States
Residence Atlanta, Georgia
Born (1968-09-09) September 9, 1968
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Turned pro 1992
Plays Left-handed
Prize money $2,294,944
Singles
Career record 7–16
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 194 (April 22, 1996)
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open 2R (1995)
Doubles
Career record 318–238
Career titles 23
Highest ranking No. 1 (January 28, 2002)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open SF (2002)
French Open QF (1996, 1998)
Wimbledon W (2001)
US Open F (2001)
Mixed doubles
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian Open SF (2003)
French Open QF (1998, 2000)
Wimbledon W (2000)
US Open F (1999)

Donald James "Don" Johnson (born September 9, 1968) is a former professional tennis player from the United States who reached the World No. 1 doubles ranking in 2002. Although born in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, he was raised and learned the sport of tennis in the Pittsburgh suburb of Mt. Lebanon, Pennsylvania.[1] Johnson attended Fairview High School in Erie, Pennsylvania, and won the PIAA State Singles Championship in 1984. During his career, he won the Wimbledon men's doubles title in 2001 (partnering Jared Palmer), and the Wimbledon mixed doubles title in 2000 (partnering Kimberly Po). He also won the doubles title at the Tennis Masters Cup in 2000 (partnering Piet Norval). He won a total of 23 top-level doubles titles.

Prior to turning professional, Johnson played collegiate tennis for the University of North Carolina from 1987–1991. As a youngster, he earned the Sportsmanship Award at the USTA National Junior Championships in 1986.

Grand Slam finals

Doubles: 1 (1–1)

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Winner 2001 Wimbledon Grass Jared Palmer Jiří Novák
David Rikl
6–4, 4–6, 6–3, 7–6(8–6)
Runner-up 2001 US Open Hard Jared Palmer Wayne Black
Kevin Ullyett
6–7(9–11), 6–2, 3–6

Mixed doubles: 2 (1–1)

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1999 US Open Hard Kimberly Po Ai Sugiyama
Mahesh Bhupathi
4–6, 4–6
Winner 2000 Wimbledon Grass Kimberly Po Kim Clijsters
Lleyton Hewitt
6–4, 7–6(7–3)

Career finals

Doubles: 35 (23–12)

Wins (23)
Legend
Grand Slam (1)
Tennis Masters Cup (1)
ATP Masters Series (2)
ATP International Series Gold (2)
ATP Tour (17)
Wins by surface
Hard (13)
Clay (6)
Grass (3)
Carpet (1)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Winner 1. March 11, 1996 Mexico City, Mexico Clay Francisco Montana Nicolás Pereira
Emilio Sánchez
6–2, 6–4
Winner 2. August 5, 1996 Amsterdam, Netherlands Clay Francisco Montana Rikard Bergh
Jack Waite
6–4, 3–6, 6–2
Winner 3. April 28, 1997 Monte Carlo, Monaco Clay Francisco Montana Jacco Eltingh
Paul Haarhuis
7–6, 2–6, 7–6
Runner-up 1. July 21, 1997 Stuttgart Outdoor, Germany Clay Francisco Montana Gustavo Kuerten
Fernando Meligeni
4–6, 4–6
Runner-up 2. October 20, 1997 Ostrava, Czech Republic Carpet Francisco Montana Jiří Novák
David Rikl
2–6, 4–6
Winner 4. February 9, 1998 Marseille, France Hard (i) Francisco Montana Mark Keil
T. J. Middleton
6–4, 3–6, 6–3
Runner-up 3. February 16, 1998 Dubai, UAE Hard Francisco Montana Mahesh Bhupathi
Leander Paes
2–6, 5–7
Winner 5. April 13, 1998 Estoril, Portugal Clay Francisco Montana David Roditi
Fernon Wibier
6–1, 2–6, 6–1
Winner 6. May 11, 1998 Hamburg, Germany Clay Francisco Montana David Adams
Brett Steven
6–2, 7–5
Winner 7. October 12, 1998 Palermo, Italy Clay Francisco Montana Pablo Albano
Daniel Orsanic
6–4, 7–6
Winner 8. April 12, 1999 Estoril, Portugal Clay Tomás Carbonell Jiří Novák
David Rikl
6–3, 2–6, 6–1
Winner 9. July 12, 1999 Gstaad, Switzerland Clay Cyril Suk Aleksandar Kitinov
Eric Taino
7–5, 7–6
Winner 10. February 28, 2000 Mexico City, Mexico Clay Byron Black Gastón Etlis
Martín Rodríguez
6–3, 7–5
Winner 11. April 17, 2000 Estoril, Portugal Clay Piet Norval David Adams
Joshua Eagle
6–4, 7–5
Winner 12. June 26, 2000 Nottingham, England Grass Piet Norval Ellis Ferreira
Rick Leach
1–6, 6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 4. July 24, 2000 Stuttgart Outdoor, Germany Clay Lucas Arnold Ker Jiří Novák
David Rikl
7–5, 2–6, 3–6
Runner-up 5. October 23, 2000 Toulouse, France Hard (i) Piet Norval Julien Boutter
Fabrice Santoro
6–7, 6–4, 6–7
Winner 13. October 30, 2000 Basel, Switzerland Carpet Piet Norval Roger Federer
Dominik Hrbatý
7–6, 4–6, 7–6
Runner-up 6. November 6, 2000 Stuttgart Indoor, Germany Hard (i) Piet Norval Jiří Novák
David Rikl
6–3, 3–6, 4–6
Winner 14. December 17, 2000 Doubles Championship, Bangalore Hard Piet Norval Mahesh Bhupathi
Leander Paes
7–6, 6–3, 6–4
Winner 15. March 4, 2001 Acapulco, Mexico Clay Gustavo Kuerten David Adams
Martín García
6–3, 7–6
Winner 16. March 12, 2001 Scottsdale, U.S. Hard Jared Palmer Marcelo Ríos
Sjeng Schalken
7–6, 6–2
Runner-up 7. April 16, 2001 Estoril, Portugal Clay Nenad Zimonjić Radek Štěpánek
Michal Tabara
4–6, 1–6
Winner 17. April 30, 2001 Barcelona, Spain Clay Jared Palmer Tommy Robredo
Fernando Vicente
7–6, 6–4
Winner 18. May 7, 2001 Majorca, Spain Clay Jared Palmer Feliciano López
Francisco Roig
7–5, 6–3
Winner 19. June 25, 2001 Nottingham, England Grass Jared Palmer Paul Hanley
Andrew Kratzmann
6–4, 6–2
Winner 20. July 9, 2001 Wimbledon, London Grass Jared Palmer Jiří Novák
David Rikl
6–4, 4–6, 6–3, 7–6
Runner-up 8. August 6, 2001 Montreal, Canada Hard Jared Palmer Jiří Novák
David Rikl
4–6, 6–3, 3–6
Runner-up 9. September 10, 2001 U.S. Open, New York Hard Jared Palmer Wayne Black
Kevin Ullyett
6–7, 6–2, 3–6
Winner 21. October 29, 2001 Stockholm, Sweden Hard (i) Jared Palmer Jonas Björkman
Todd Woodbridge
6–3, 4–6, 6–3
Winner 22. January 7, 2002 Doha, Qatar Hard Jared Palmer Jiří Novák
David Rikl
6–3, 7–6(5)
Winner 23. January 14, 2002 Sydney, Australia Hard Jared Palmer Joshua Eagle
Sandon Stolle
6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 10. April 1, 2002 Miami, U.S. Hard Jared Palmer Mark Knowles
Daniel Nestor
3–6, 6–3, 1–6
Runner-up 11. June 24, 2002 Nottingham, England Grass Jared Palmer Mike Bryan
Mark Knowles
6–0, 6–7, 4–6
Runner-up 12. June 23, 2003 s’Hertogenbosch, Netherlands Grass Leander Paes Martin Damm
Cyril Suk
5–7, 6–7

Doubles performance timeline

Tournament 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 Career SR Career win–loss
Grand Slams
Australian Open A A A A A 2R 3R 1R 3R 3R 1R A 1R SF QF A 0 / 9 14–9
French Open A A A A A 1R 3R QF 1R QF 1R 2R 1R 2R 2R A 0 / 10 11–10
Wimbledon A A A A A 1R 1R 1R QF 3R 2R 2R W SF 3R A 1 / 10 18–9
U.S. Open A A A A 3R 2R 2R 1R 3R 1R 3R 1R F QF 3R 1R 0 / 12 17–12
Grand Slam SR 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 1 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 3 1 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 1 1 / 41 N/A
Annual win–loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 1–1 2–4 5–4 3–4 7–4 7–4 3–4 2–3 10–3 12–4 8–4 0–1 N/A 60–40
ATP Masters Series
Indian Wells NME A A A A A A A 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R SF 2R A 0 / 7 3–7
Miami NME A A A 2R 2R A 2R 2R 2R 2R 2R QF F 2R A 0 / 10 12–10
Monte Carlo NME A A A A 1R A A W 2R SF QF QF SF SF A 1 / 8 17–7
Rome NME A A A A A A A 1R 1R SF 2R QF QF 1R A 0 / 7 7–7
Hamburg NME A A A A A A A 1R W 2R 2R A 2R 2R A 1 / 6 8–5
Canada NME A A A A 1R 1R QF 2R QF 1R SF F QF 1R A 0 / 10 13–10
Cincinnati NME A A A A A A 1R 2R 2R 2R 1R 2R QF 2R A 0 / 8 6–8
Stuttgart (Stockholm) NME A A A A A A A 2R 2R 1R F 2R A A A 0 / 5 5–5
Paris NME A A A A A A A 2R 1R A A QF A A A 0 / 3 2–3
Masters Series SR N/A 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 1 0 / 3 0 / 1 0 / 3 1 / 9 1 / 9 0 / 8 0 / 8 0 / 8 0 / 7 0 / 7 0 / 0 2 / 64 N/A
Annual win–loss N/A 0–0 0–0 0–0 1–1 1–3 0–1 3–3 9–8 8–8 9–8 12–8 11–8 14–7 5–7 0–0 N/A 73–62
Year end ranking 834 522 157 100 106 100 42 26 24 36 18 3 10 35 1211 N/A

A = did not attend tournament

References

  1. ^ http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/06239/716766-49.stm

External links


This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.