Patrick DuPre was born in Liege, Belgium in 1954 and raised in Mountain Brook, Alabama. Called the best tennis player this state ever produced. Attended Mountain Brook and was a three-time high school singles champion. In 1971 was ranked 2nd nationally in the Boys 18 Singles Division. In 1972 he won the National Junior Singles Championship and was ranked number 1 nationally in singles and doubles. At Stanford University he was an All-American for 4 years and in 1973 and 1974 Stanford won the NCAA National Championship. As a professional he was a semi finalist at Wimbledon and quarter finalists in the U.S. Open. From 1979 to 1981 he was ranked between 12th and 20th in the world. Presently living in Birmingham.