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Danie Visser

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  • Pronounced: DON-ee VIS-er
  • Age: 53 (26.07.1961)
  • Birthplace: Rustenburg, South Africa
  • Residence: Palm Desert, CA
  • Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
  • Weight: 175 lbs (79 kg)
  • Plays: Left-handed
  • Turned Pro: 1982
South Africa

South Africa

As of 18.05.2015
Ranking W-L Titles Prize Money




91-129 0 $1,528,201

Singles & Doubles combined





376-292 17 $1,528,201

Singles & Doubles combined

Residence: Pretoria, South Africa & Palm Desert, Calif. Wife, Karen
Doubles titles: 19, as follows:
1994--(1) Manchester (w/Leach)
1993--(3) Australian Open, Bologna (w/Warder), Lyon (w/Muller)
1992--(2) Johannesburg (w/Aldrich), Toronto (w/Galbraith)
1991--(1) Gstaad (w/Muller)
1990--(4) Aust. Open, Stuttgart-outdoor, U.S. Open, Berlin (w/Aldrich)
1989--(3) Indianapolis, San Francisco, Frankfurt (w/Aldrich)
1988--(2) Charleston, Stratton Mountain (w/Aldrich)
1986--(1) Bristol (w/Steyn)
1985--(1) Bristol (w/Edwards)
1984--(1) Metz (w/Edwards)
Year-by-Year Highlights:
1992- Doubles Winner at Indian Wells Ch.; Doubles R-up at San Francisco (w/
1991- Doubles R-up at Munich (w/Jarryd), Hamburg (w/Motta), Johannesburg Ch.
(w/Kruger); Doubles SF at San Francisco (w/Muller), Berlin (w/Broad);
Doubles QF at Philadelphia (w/Jones), Memphis, Key Biscayne (w/Aldrich),
French Open, Stuttgart-outdoor, Indy (w/Muller), Stockholm (w/Broad).
1990- Doubles R-up at Sydney/NSW, Wimbledon; Doubles SF at Queen's, Newport;
Doubles QF at Philly, French Open, Cincy, Indy (all w/Aldrich).
1989- SF at Newport, Johannesburg-2 Ch.; Doubles R-up at Sydney, Stratton Mt.
Cincy; Doubles Winner at Johannesburg-2 Ch.; Doubles SF at Indian Wells,
Key Biscayne, Hamburg, L.A., Orlando, Paris-indoor, Wembley, Johannesburg,
Masters; Doubles QF at Wimbledon (all w/Aldrich).
1988- SF at San Francisco (as qualifier); Doubles R-up at Philadelphia (w/
Curren), Forest Hills-TOC, Queen's (w/Aldrich); Doubles SF at Newport, Indy
Johannesburg (w/Aldrich).
1987- QF at Stratton Mt.; Doubles R-up at Philadelphia (w/Steyn); Doubles QF
4 Times.
1986- SF at Newport; QF at Basel, Johannesburg; Doubles R-up at Toronto-in-
door, Atlanta, Cincinnati, Tel Aviv (w/Steyn).
1985- QF, Doubles R-up at Livingston (w/Edwards); RD 16 at Wimbledon.
Ranked No. 1 on the ATP Tour doubles computer for the first 27 weeks
beginning Jan. 29, 1990. Ended the year as the No. 1 doubles team (w/Aldrich
as the duo qualified for the year-end championships. Earned a career-high
$322,665 in '90, winning a career-best four titles (all w/Aldrich).
Has won at least one doubles title every year since 1988 and has won
won a title in eight of the last nine years (except 1987).
Surpassed $1 million in career earnings in early 1991.
Has not finished in the top 100 in singles since 1986, but has ranked in
the top 50 in doubles in five of the last six years (except '87). Finished
No. 14 in '88, No. 10 in '89 and tied No. 1 in '90.

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