Rick Leach (born December 28, 1964) is a former professional tennis player and a coach from the United States. A doubles specialist, he won five Grand Slam men's doubles titles (three Australian Open, one Wimbledon, one US Open), and four Grand Slam mixed doubles titles (two Australian Open, one Wimbledon, one US Open). Leach reached the World No. 1 doubles ranking in 1990.
Leach was a member of the US team which won the Davis Cup in 1990. Partnering Jim Pugh, he won the doubles rubbers in all four of the rounds which the US played in that year, and clinched the team's victory in the final with a win over Pat Cash and John Fitzgerald of Australia.
Prior to turning professional, Leach became the first four-time Division 1 All-American in singles and doubles at the University of Southern California (where he played for his father Dick), and won the NCAA doubles title in 1986 and 1987. He is currently the coach of the St. Louis Aces. His brother, Jon Leach, is married to tennis player Lindsay Davenport.
By Dean Hanley
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