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  • Pronounced: PRI-pitch
  • Age: 50 (04.05.1964)
  • Birthplace: Zagreb, Croatia
  • Residence: Zagreb, Croatia
  • Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
  • Weight: 165 lbs (75 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed
  • Turned Pro: 1984
  • Coach: Nikola Nadali
Inactive
Croatia

Croatia

As of 28.07.2014
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Ranking W-L Titles Prize Money
Career

High

16

29.07.1991

125-120 1 $1,303,639

Singles & Doubles combined

Career

High

75

29.07.1991

55-62 1 $1,303,639

Singles & Doubles combined

Residence: Zagreb, Yugoslavia Wife, Andrea
Singles title: Doubles title:
1990--(1) Umag 1990--(1) San Remo (w/M. Nastase)
Year-by-Year Highlights:
1991- Runner-up at Nice (l. Jaite); Semifinalist at Monte Carlo; Quarter-
finalist at Australian Open.
1990- Semifinalist at Casablanca, Prague; Quarterfinalist at Nice, Bastad;
Doubles SF at Prague (w/Dosedel), San Marino (w/Mordegan), Geneva (w/Mezz-
adri).
1989- Runner-up at Graz Ch., Stuttgart (l. Jaite); Winner at Agadir Ch., Salz
burg Ch.; Semifinalist at Vienna Ch., Kitzbuhel;Quarterfinalist at Bordeaux
Doubles Runner-up at Vienna Ch. (w/Dzelde).
1988- Winner at Austrian Sat. (w/38 ATP pts.); Runner-up at Munich Ch.;
Doubles Runner-up at Munster Ch. (w/Hertzog).
1985- Semifinalist at Marrakech Ch.; Quarterfinalist at Bologna, Bastad,
Palermo.
1984- Winner at Yugoslavian, Dutch Satellites.
A severe leg injury at the Lipton Inter. in Feb. 1986 in his first round
match against Aaron Krickstein sidelined him for nearly two years before com-
ing back in 1988. He had upset wins over Vilas at Bologna, Svensson at Bas-
tad and Noah and Leconte in Davis Cup play in 1985.
Ranked No. 9 in the world junior rankings in 1982.
The Yugoslavian Junior champion in 1980 and winner at the Rolex Juniors
in 1982.
Member of the Yugoslavian Davis Cup team in 1985 and from 1988-present.
He broke into the top 100 for the first time on Apr. 17, 1989 at No. 81
after finishing runner-up at the Graz Challenger. Climbed into the top 50 at
No. 44 (from No. 69) on July 31, 1989 following his runner-up effort at Stutt
gart (l. Jaite). Defeated Mecir, Agenor and Bruguera along the way.
Received the ATP Comeback Player of the Year award in 1989 after improv-
ing from 226 to a year-end best No. 28 on the ATP computer. Dropped to No.
55 the following year, but still earned a career-high $251,018 and won his
first career singles and doubles titles at Umag and San Remo (w/M. Nastase),
respectively.
Helped his native country to the Peugeot World Team Cup title in May
1990, defeating Martin Jaite, Alex Antonitsch, Stefan Edberg, and Brad Gil-
bert.

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