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David Macpherson


David Macpherson
  • Pronounced: mak-FUR-son
  • Age: 46 (03.07.1967)
  • Birthplace: Launceston, Tasmania, Aust..
  • Residence: Sarasota, Florida, USA
  • Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
  • Weight: 140 lbs (64 kg)
  • Plays: Left-handed
  • Turned Pro: 1985


As of 14.04.2014
Ranking W-L Titles Prize Money




0-13 0 $1,729,899

Singles & Doubles combined





388-396 16 $1,729,899

Singles & Doubles combined


Finished in Top 50 year-end doubles rankings for 10th time in career with consistent results...Played with 10 different partners, with his best result a final in Scottsdale (w/Galbraith)…In February, advanced to SF at London-indoor (w/Nyborg) and Delray Beach (w/Stafford)…On clay, reached QF in Barcelona (w/Nyborg)...His best Grand Slam showing of year came at US Open where he lost to Americans O’Brien-Palmer...Has reached at least one ATP final in nine of last 11 years (except 1994 and '99)...Finished with year-end doubles ranking of No. 43.


1988-Won at the Raleigh Challenger (w/Youl)...1989-Won three doubles titles at the Challenger level...Won singles and doubles at the Australian Satellite #1...1990-Won his first career Tour title at the Toronto-indoor (w/Galbraith)...1991-Finished No. 15 in the final Team Rankings with DeVries...Finalists in Rotterdam and Lyon and QF at U.S. Open...1992-Won doubles titles in Milan, Manchester, Indian Wells, Atlanta, Charlotte and Brisbane...Finished No. 8 in Team Rankings, qualifying for ATP Tour World Doubles Championship (w/DeVries)...1993-Winner in Nice (w/Warder) and finalist in Stuttgart-indoor and New Haven (w/DeVries)...1994-Won Brest and Naples Challengers (w/Kronemann)...1995-Served with Kronemann as alternates at the ATP Tour World Doubles Championship...Won first title together in Scottsdale...Also won in Barcelona and Munich...Finished No. 11 in Team Rankings (w/Kronemann)...1996-Compiled 33-25 record (w/Kronemann) and duo won title in San Jose and reached final in Gstaad...Advanced to SF at ATP Tour World Doubles Championship and finished No. 11 in Team Rankings...1997-Reached finals in Rosmalen and Gstaad and SF in three other stops (all w/Kronemann)… 1998-Finished No. 21 in doubles, his best year-end ranking since being No. 15 in 1992…Won St. Poelten (w/Grabb) for 13th career title...1999-Finished in Top 50 in doubles for seventh time in last eight years at No. 45…Reached SF at TMS Indian Wells, TMS Cincinnati, Vienna (w/Florent) and Estoril (w/Nyborg)…Failed to reach a final for just second time this decade (1994).


Reached U.S. Open Juniors doubles final (w/Flynn) in 1983 and U.S. 16s Hardcourts and Claycourts doubles champion...Five-time Australian Juniors doubles champion with Custer (14s, 16s and three times in 18s)... Retired at the end of the 2002 season...Coached junior tennis players in Sarasota, FL 2003-2004...Coach of the Bryan Brothers since summer 2005...Still plays World Team Tennis for the Kansas City Explorers... Hobbies include golf, Aussie Rules and American football (fan of Tampa Bay Buccaneers in NFL)...Taught to play by father, Ian, who was a leading player in Tasmania...Mother, Merrilyn, represented the State. Brother, Paul, works for the ATP...Sister, Carol, played collegiately and graduated from Middle Tennessee State...Wife, Charlene, is a Florida native (married March 24, 1990)...Has two daughters, Alexandra (Allie) Grace (born Nov. 20, 1993) and Isabella Jolie (born Oct. 10, 2000).

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