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  • Pronounced: Pew
  • Age: 50 (05.02.1964)
  • Birthplace: Burbank, CA, U.S.A.
  • Residence: Manhattan Beach, CA, U.S.A.
  • Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
  • Weight: 180 lbs (82 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed
  • Turned Pro: 1985
  • Coach: John Hillebrand
United States

United States

As of 24.11.2014
Ranking W-L Titles Prize Money




85-95 1 $1,780,466

Singles & Doubles combined





276-167 22 $1,780,466

Singles & Doubles combined

Residence: Rancho Palos Verdes, California Single
Singles title: 1989--(1) Newport
Doubles titles: 22, as follows: 1992--(1) Los Angeles (w/Galbraith)
1991--(3) Philadelphia, Charlotte (w/Leach), Los Angeles (w/Frana)
1990--(3) Philadelphia, Key Biscayne, Wimbledon (w/Leach)
1989--(5) Australian Open, Scottsdale, Singapore, Forest Hills-TOC, Itaparica
1988--(7) Australian Open, Munich, Washington, Indianapolis, Cincinnati,
Detroit, Masters (w/Leach)
1987--(3) Munich (w/Willenborg), Scottsdale (w/Leach), Hong Kong(w/Kratzmann)
Year-by-Year Highlights: 1990- Doubles Runner-up London Indoor (w/Leach)
1989- Runner-up at Stratton Mountain (l. Gilbert); Quarterfinalist at Singa-
pore; Doubles Runner-up at Wimbledon, Stockholm; Doubles Semifinalist at
Los Angeles, Tokyo Indoor; Doubles QF at Japan Open, Stratton Mt., Indiana-
polis, U.S. Open (all w/Leach).
1988- Semifinalist at Auckland, Scottsdale, Frankfurt; Quarterfinalist at
Indianpolis, Los Angeles; Doubles Runner-up at Hamburg, Charleston, U.S.
Open, Scottsdale; Doubles Semifinalist at Nice, San Francisco, Frankfurt,
Stockholm; Doubles Quarterfinalist at French Open (all w/Leach).
1987- Runner-up at Schnectady (l. Yzaga), San Francisco (l. Lundgren), Cher-
bourg, Agadir Chs.; Semifinalist at Frankfurt, Marrakech Ch.; Doubles Run-
nerup at Hamburg (w/Mezzadri), Schenectady (w/Pearce), Stockholm (w/Grabb).
1986- Winner at Istanbul Ch.; Semifinalist at Brasilia-2 Ch., New Haven Ch.;
Quarterfinalist at Sao Paulo-1 Ch., Raleigh Ch.; Doubles Winner at Trave-
munde Ch. (w/Tyson), Raleigh Ch. (w/Leach).
Captured the 1988-89 Australian Open men's and mixed doubles titles (w/
Jana Novotna). Also won the 1988 U.S. Open mixed doubles title and 1989
Wimbledon mixed doubles title (w/Novotna).
Turned pro in 1985 after earning All-America honors in 1983-84 at UCLA.
Hits with two hands from both the forehand and backhand sides.
Upset Pat Cash in first round at the '87 French Open before losing in
the third round. Also reached the third round at the '87 U.S. Open (l.Lendl).
Enjoys jogging and body surfing.
Teamed with Leach to win the 1988 Nabisco Masters doubles title in their
first appearance. Finished as the No. 1 team on the NGP standings with seven
Finished in the top 100 for the fourth consecutive year at No. 60 and
compiled a 20-18 match record in 1989, while earning $404,302, his second
straight $400,000-plus season. In 1988 he earned a career-high $418,471.

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