PLAYER PROFILE

Geoff Masters

  • Age66
  • Born19 September 1950
  • Birth PlaceBrisbane, Queensland
  • Playing StatusRetired

Masters joined the pro tennis circuit in 1969 and retired in 1980.

He won three singles titles: the Australian Hardcourt Championships, Australian Indoor Championships and Tasmanian Championships.

In doubles, he collected 26 pro titles including three Australian Opens, one Wimbledon and a US Open mixed.

He represented Australia in Davis Cup throughout the 1970s, compiling an 8-4 win–loss record (2-1 singles, 6-3 doubles).

Since retiring, Masters, who lives on the Gold Coast, has worked as a coach.

He spent some time as head coach at the Queensland Academy of Sport and also worked with Bernard Tomic from late 2009 to early 2010.

He is also a television and radio commentator.

Geoff Masters in the news

Legendary Aussie Davis Cup team honoured in moving tribute
The 1973 Davis Cup team (l to r): Mal Anderson, Geoff Masters, John Newcombe, Neale Fraser, Ken Rosewall, Rod Laver and Colin Dibley, Newcombe Medal, Australian Tennis Awards 2013. XUE BAI
2 December, 2013

The star-studded champion Australian 1973 Davis Cup were tonight honoured for their exploits in a special presentation at the Newcombe Medal.
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Australian 1973 Davis Cup team tribute
The 1973 Davis Cup team (l to r): Mal Anderson, Geoff Masters, John Newcombe, Neale Fraser, Ken Rosewall, Rod Laver and Colin Dibley, Newcombe Medal, Australian Tennis Awards 2013. XUE BAI
2 December, 2013

Arguably the greatest Davis Cup team in history, Australia's winning team of 1973 reflect on their famous 5-0 victory over the United States in Cleveland.
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