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- Age: 49 (23.09.1965)
- Birthplace: Adelaide, Australia
- Residence: Rancho Mirage, California, USA
- Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
- Weight: 195 lbs (88 kg)
- Plays: Left-handed
- Turned Pro: 1984
- Coach: Ray Ruffels
As of 19.01.2015
Singles & Doubles combined
Singles & Doubles combined
When in Australia, enjoys spending time with old friends from school... Enjoys go-kart riding in Adelaide and playing golf... Also spends time in Rancho Mirage, Calif... Was best man at Woodbridge's wedding on April 8, 1995... Has a 18-14 career Davis Cup record (14-4 in doubles) in 20 ties... Named ATP Tour Doubles Team of the Year in Named ATP Tour Doubles Team of the Year in 1992, 1995-96-97 (w/Woodbridge)... Co-chairman of 1997 ATP Tour Charities (w/Woodbridge)... Physical fitness trainer is Mark Waters and is coached by Davis Cup leaders John Newcombe and Tony Roche... Also works part-time with Tommy Tucker at Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage, Calif., where he lives most of the year with wife, Erin (married Sept. 15, 1999).
2000 -- Closed out career (w/Woodbridge) by winning eight titles in nine finals and compiling a 55-8 record, highlighted by their first Roland Garros title (to complete a career Grand Slam) and sixth Wimbledon crown...They finished with 61 career titles, 11 coming in Grand Slam play, second all-time to countrymen Newcombe-Roche (12)...They were winningest doubles team in Open Era with 61 titles (in 80 finals)...During clay court circuit, captured first of five consecutive titles at TMS Hamburg and broke all-time team record of 57 titles by winning their first Roland Garros crown (d. Haarhuis-Stolle)...On grass captured titles at Queen's and Wimbledon...In August, won TMS Cincinnati for fifth title in a row...Their all-time winning streak of 28 matches came to an end in SF at Indianpolis (l. to Hewitt-Stolle)...They closed their illustrious career with a silver medal performance at Sydney Olympics, losing to Canadians Lareau-Nestor.
1999 -- Finished outside Top 100 for first time since 1991, but remained a force in doubles with long-time partner Todd Woodbridge, winning twice and reaching five other finals...Got off to a 6-5 start in singles, highlighted by QF in San Jose and SF run in Scottsdale, where he beat No. 18 Haas, No. 24 Clavet and No. 14 Ivanisevic before losing to countryman Hewitt...Followed by meeting Hewitt in 1st RD of Indian Wells and Key Biscayne the next two weeks, losing both times...One month later met Hewitt yet again, beating him in 1st RD of Atlanta before losing to Stoltenberg...Won just three singles matches remainder of the year, two of which came in Grand Slam play (Wimbledon, U.S. Open), extending his streak of Grand Slams played in singles to 36...That ties him with W. Ferreira and Raoux for longest active streaks...Fell out of Top 100 on Oct. 18 for the first time since March 22, 1992...In doubles, got off to a 12-2 start (w/Woodbridge), reaching Australian Open SF (l. to Bjorkman-Rafter 8-6 in fifth set) and winning consecutive indoor titles in San Jose and Memphis to bring their career total to 53, just four short of tying all-time record...Reached an additional five finals after Memphis, but failed to gain any ground on all-time title list...Those finals came on clay (Atlanta), grass (Queen's) and hard (Cincinnati, Shanghai and Singapore)...Started year with career record of 51-13 in finals with Woodbridge (.797)...Two titles was fewest for Woodies since 1990, when they played just two tournaments together...Previous low was four titles in 1991...Compiled a 43-17 record together and finished No. 3 in Team Rankings, their eighth consecutive Top 3 ranking...Finished No. 11 individually in doubles, his first time finishing out of the Top 10 since he was No. 11 in 1991...Qualified for ATP Tour World Doubles Championship for ninth consecutive year (w/Woodbridge), an all-time record for a team...Helped Australia reached Davis Cup final, playing doubles in all three ties en route, winning (w/Woodbridge) against Zimbabwe and losing (w/Stolle) against. U.S. and Russia.
1998 -- Reached 10th career singles final - and first in over four years - at Singapore...Oldest player to reach a final during year and oldest to finish in Top 60...Won five doubles titles (w/Woodbridge), his seventh straight year with at least five titles...Had 35-match winning streak at Wimbledon snapped in final by Eltingh-Haarhuis after five straight titles.
1997 -- The oldest singles player (32) in year-end Top 50 finished in Top 50 for fifth time in six years and advanced to SF in Indianapolis and QF in Tokyo, Coral Springs and Newport...Won five doubles titles in seven finals, capturing a second Australian Open and fifth consecutive Wimbledon crown (w/Woodbridge)...Reached first French Open final, only Slam yet to win...Became first team in this century to win five straight Wimbledon titles and they are the only team in Open Era to win at least one Slam doubles title six consecutive years...Their nine Grand Slam titles as a team are an Open Era best (all-time leaders are Newcombe-Roche with 12)...Compiled 52-13 record (w/Woodbridge) and finished as No. 1 team for fourth time in six years...Ranked No. 2 individually in doubles...Also helped Australia to Davis Cup SF with 3-0 mark to Davis Cup SF with 3-0 record and final of Peugeot ATP Tour World Team Championship (l. to Spain)...Earned a career-high $1,335,91...Earned a career-high $1,166,627.
1996 -- In singles, advanced to first career Grand Slam SF at Australian Open (d. Philippoussis, Enqvist, l. to Becker) and broke into Top 20 for first time on April 22 with SF in Tokyo (l. to Sampras)...In doubles, he and Woodbridge won 12 titles together (in 13 finals), the most by any team since Fleming-McEnroe won 15 in 1979...They won a record fourth consecutive Wimbledon (d. Black-Connell), the first team to accomplish the feat in this century...They won the gold medal at the Atlanta Olympics (d. Broad-Henman), repeated as U.S. Open champions (d. Eltingh-Haarhuis), the first team to do so since Emerson-Stolle won in 1965-66...Finished as the No. 1 team for second consecutive year and for third time in five years with a 67-10 record...Won The Phoenix/ATP Tour World Doubles Championship in Hartford (d. Lareau-O'Brien)...Finished co-No. 1 in the individual doubles rankings.
1995 -- Teamed with Woodbridge to win seven doubles titles in eight finals, including third consecutive Wimbledon and first U.S. Open together...Also won in Sydney, Key Biscayne, Pinehurst, Coral Springs and Cincinnati...Finished as the No. 1 team in the final Team Rankings, compiling a 57-13 record...Ranked No. 2 individually...Qualified for the ATP Tour World Doubles Championship and advanced to the SF (l. to Connell-Galbraith).
1994 -- Reached final in Los Angeles (d. Krajicek , l. to Becker)...Lone Top 10 win of the year came against Ivanisevic in the second round of Indianapolis...In doubles, repeat title at Wimbledon along with titles in Dubai, Pinehurst, Indianapolis and Stockholm...Also won Nice (w/J. Sanchez) and Los Angeles (w/Fitzgerald)...Finished runner-up at Queen's, the U.S. Open and ATP Tour World Doubles Championship, losing to Apell-Bjorkman (w/Woodbridge)...The Aussie duo finished No. 2 in the Team Rankings with 54-15 record (No. 3 individually).
1993 -- Won singles title at Philadelphia (d. Lendl) and was SF in Scottsdale...Won five doubles titles (w/Woodbridge), including Wimbledon, Stockholm, Queen's, Adelaide and Memphis...Finalist at ATP Tour World Doubles Championship (l. to Eltingh-Haarhuis), breaking a streak of 17 consecutive finals without a loss (w/Woodbridge)...Finished as the No. 3 team.
1992 -- Improved from 101 to No. 40 in singles and finished as the world's top doubles team (w/Woodbridge), winning eight titles (50-12 record), including the Australian Open and ATP Tour World Doubles Championship...Reached singles final in Los Angeles and Antwerp (l. to Krajicek both times).
1991 -- Teamed in doubles full-time with Woodbridge to win four titles, compiling a 37-17 record...The duo also reached the SF at Australian Open, U.S. Open and ATP Tour World Doubles Championship.
1990 -- Suffered a serious ankle injury (torn ligaments) at the Australian Open in January and was out for five months...Came back later in the year to reach SF in New Haven.
1989 -- Repeated title effort in Adelaide and also reached the final in Brisbane (l. to Kroon)...Won Monte Carlo doubles title (w/Smid) and earned his first Grand Slam doubles crown at the U.S. Open (w/J. McEnroe).
1988 -- Won his second Tour title in Adelaide (d. Masur)...Upset J. McEnroe in consecutive events in Toronto and U.S. Open.
1987 -- Improved from 181 to No. 67...RD 16 showing at U.S. Open.
1986 -- Won first Tour singles title in Auckland (d. Scanlon).
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