2000 IN REVIEW
The Aussie partnered with XX different players throughout season and won his ninth career title in St.Poelten (w/Bhupathi)…Has won at least one ATP doubles title last seven years...Reached his first Grand Slam final at Australian Open (w/W. Black), losing in a marathon five-set final (18-16 in final set) to E.Ferreira-Leach…Then lost five straight 1st RD losses before reaching 2nd RD at TMS Indian Wells and Ericsson Open in Miami (w/W.Black)…In May, captured lone title of season in St.Poelten, defeating Gaudenzi-Nargiso…On grass, advanced to QF at Queen's (w/Tramacchi)…In August, reached QF at TMS Cincinnati and 2nd RD at US Open (w/Federer), his last tournament of season...Finished in Top 35 for second straight year at No. 31…Underwent ??? knee surgery on XXX. XXX .
1990 -- Runner-up at Canberra Challenger (l. to Steven)...Doubles SF at Canberra and Tasmania Challengers (w/M. Brown)...1991 -- Singles winner at Australia #1 Satellite (26 points) and QF at Jakarta Challenger...Doubles Winner at Tasmania Challenger (w/M. Brown) and USTA #1 Satellite (w/J. Ireland)...1992 -- Finished fourth in singles at Malaysia #1 Satellite (15 points) and won doubles titles at Salerno, Winnetka and Fortaleza Challengers (w/Rasheed)...Also won Australia #1 Satellite (w/M. Brown)...Reached final at Taipei Challenger (w/Borwick)...1993 -- Won doubles titles at Bochum (w/J. Ireland) and Turin (w/Renstrom) Challengers...Also SF at Palm Springs (w/Stafford) and Aptos (w/Denman) Challengers...1994 -- Won first career ATP Tour doubles title in Adelaide (w/brother Mark) without dropping a set...1995 -- Won second Tour doubles title in San Marino (w/Arrese) along with Furth Challenger (w/B. Larkham) and reached finals at Bastad (w/J. Ireland) Tour stop and Nagoya (w/Eagle) and Perth (w/Arthurs) Challengers...Finished in Top 100 for first time at No. 94...1996 -- Compiled 16-12 record and won back-to-backTour titles in Palermo (w/Ondruska) and Marbella (w/Waite)...Also reached final in Copenhagen Tour stop (w/Arthurs) and Perth Challenger (w/Doyle)...Finished No. 68 in doubles...1997 --
Captured ATP Tour doubles titles in Palermo (w/Pimek) and Santiago (w/Davids) and Challenger titles in Kosice (w/Cash) and Santiago (w/Davids)...Reached final in Amsterdam (w/Pimek)...Ranked No. 63...1998 -- Won seventh career Tour doubles title in Prague (w/Arthurs) and reached final in Kitzbuhel (w/Eagle)...Finished No. 63 in doubles...1999-Enjoyed best season by teaming with countryman Arthurs…The duo finished No. 11 in ATP Team Rankings, winning title at TMS Hamburg...Also reached SF in five other tournaments, including TMS Monte Carlo (w/Arthurs)...Finished a year-end best No. 23 and earned a career-high $199,228.
Began playing tennis at age four with his parents since they enjoyed playing the sport...His parents and brother Mark in joint partnership own a 6,500 acre ranch in Windera, located in Queensland...Won Australian junior doubles title and reached doubles final at Australian Open juniors (w/Morgan) in 1990...Enjoys golf, fishing, shooting and playing electric guitar...Older brother, Mark, was the former No. 1 junior in the world in 1984 and reached a career-best No. 50 in singles in '90...Captured first ATP Tour doubles title in January 1994 (w/Mark).