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Cecil Valdeavilla Mamiit (born June 27, 1976) is a former tennis player from the United States who went on to represent the Philippines. He began his professional career in 1996 and reached his highest individual ranking in the ATP Tour on October 11, 1999 as World No. 72.

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Cecil Mamiit
Country (sports) United States
ResidenceLos Angeles, California, United States
Born (1976-06-27) June 27, 1976 (age 46)
Los Angeles, California, United States
Height5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Turned pro1996
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$1,084,438
Career record59–108
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 72 (11 October 1999)
Grand Slam singles results
Australian Open2R (1999, 2001)
French Open2R (2001, 2002)
Wimbledon1R (1999, 2001, 2002)
US Open2R (1999)
Career record16–37
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 102 (30 October 2006)
Grand Slam doubles results
Wimbledon1R (2006)
US Open1R (1996, 1999, 2000)
Grand Slam mixed doubles results
US Open1R (1999)
Last updated on: 30 April 2022.

In 1996, he won the NCAA singles championship as an USC freshman, a feat that had not been achieved since John McEnroe attended Stanford University in 1978.

Mamiit won the silver medal in the men's tournament at the 1999 Pan American Games in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, after losing the final to fellow American Paul Goldstein. At the 2006 Asian Games held in Doha, Qatar, he won bronze in the singles event after losing in the semifinals to Lee Hyung Taik of South Korea. In the doubles event, he also won bronze, along with fellow Filipino-American tennis player Eric Taino, losing to the first-seeded and former World no. 1 doubles players Mahesh Bhupathi and Leander Paes of India. He won the men's singles in the Ojai Tennis Tournament in 2008.[1]

His best tournament result came at the 1999 San Jose tournament. As a qualifier he defeated Danish Kenneth Carlsen, Americans Andre Agassi (although Agassi was up 6–0, 6–6 before he defaulted),[2] Australian Mark Woodforde, and another American Michael Chang before losing in the final to another Aussie Mark Philippoussis 6–3, 6–2.

Mamiit represented the Philippines Davis Cup team, where he was undefeated until 2008.

From January 2011 through the clay court season, he was the hitting partner for Russian Maria Sharapova, where she won the 2012 French Open to complete her Career Grand Slam.[3]

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