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Peter McNamara

Peter McNamara
File:Peter McNamara 2012.JPG
Country 23x15px Australia
Born (1955-07-05) 5 July 1955 (age 65)
Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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Turned pro 1974
Retired 1987
Plays Right-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money $1,046,935
Singles
Career record 204-133
Career titles 5
Highest ranking No. 7 (14 March 1983)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open SF (1980)
French Open QF (1982)
Wimbledon QF (1981)
US Open 3R (1980, 1981)
Doubles
Career record 238-116
Career titles 19
Highest ranking No. 3 (13 December 1982)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open W (1979)
French Open QF (1981)
Wimbledon W (1980, 1982)
US Open F (1981)

Peter McNamara (born 5 July 1955, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia) is a retired Australian tennis player.

He won five singles and nineteen doubles titles during his professional career. A right-hander, McNamara reached his highest singles ATP-ranking on 14 March 1983 when he became World No. 7. He is also the former coach of Bulgarian tennis professional Grigor Dimitrov.[1] He currently coaches Australian tennis professional Matthew Ebden.

Singles titles (5)

Outcome No. Date Championship Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Winner 1. 1979 Berlin, Germany Clay 23x15px Patrice Dominguez 6–4, 6–0, 6–7, 6–2
Runner-up 1. 1979 Gstaad, Switzerland Clay 23x15px Ulrich Pinner 2–6, 4–6, 5–7
Winner 2. 1980 Brussels, Belgium Clay 23x15px Balázs Taróczy 7–6, 6–3, 6–0
Runner-up 2. 1980 Melbourne Indoor, Australia Carpet 23x15px Vitas Gerulaitis 5–7, 3–6
Winner 3. 1981 Hamburg, Germany Clay 23x15px Jimmy Connors 7–6, 6–1, 4–6, 6–4
Winner 4. 1981 Melbourne Indoor, Australia Carpet 23x15px Vitas Gerulaitis 6–4, 1–6, 5–5 DEF.
Runner-up 3. 1982 Delray Beach WCT, U.S. Clay 23x15px Ivan Lendl 4–6, 6–4, 4–6, 5–7
Runner-up 4. 1982 Frankfurt, Germany Carpet 23x15px Ivan Lendl 2–6, 2–6
Runner-up 5. 1982 Hamburg, Germany Clay 23x15px José Higueras 4–6, 6–7, 7–6, 6–3, 6–7
Runner-up 6. 1982 Venice, Italy Clay 23x15px José Luis Clerc 6–7, 1–6
Runner-up 7. 1982 Tokyo Indoor, Japan Carpet 23x15px John McEnroe 6–7, 5–7
Winner 5. 1983 Brussels, Belgium Carpet 23x15px Ivan Lendl 6–4, 4–6, 7–6

Doubles titles (19)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 1975 Sydney Outdoor, Sydney Grass 23x15px Chris Kachel 23x15px Mark Edmondson
23x15px John Marks
1–6, 1–6
Winner 1. 1979 Nice, France Clay 23x15px Paul McNamee 23x15px Pavel Složil
23x15px Tomáš Šmíd
6–1, 3–6, 6–2
Winner 2. 1979 Cairo, Egypt Clay 23x15px Paul McNamee Template:Country data IND Anand Amritraj
Template:Country data IND Vijay Amritraj
7–5, 6–4
Winner 3. 1979 Brussels, Belgium Clay 23x15px Billy Martin 23x15px Carlos Kirmayr
23x15px Balázs Taróczy
5–7, 7–5, 6–4
Winner 4. 1979 Palermo, Italy Clay 23x15px Paul McNamee 23x15px Ismail El Shafei
23x15px John Feaver
7–5, 7–6
Winner 5. 1979 Sydney Outdoor, Sydney Grass 23x15px Paul McNamee 23x15px Steve Docherty
23x15px John Chris Lewis
7–6, 6–3
Winner 6. 1979 Australian Open, Melbourne Grass 23x15px Paul McNamee 23x15px Cliff Letcher
23x15px Paul Kronk
7–6, 6–2
Winner 7. 1980 Houston, United States Clay 23x15px Paul McNamee 23x15px Marty Riessen
23x15px Sherwood Stewart
6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 2. 1980 Forest Hills WCT, U.S. Clay 23x15px Paul McNamee 23x15px Peter Fleming
23x15px John McEnroe
2–6, 7–5, 2–6
Winner 8. 1980 Wimbledon, London Grass 23x15px Paul McNamee 23x15px Robert Lutz
23x15px Stan Smith
7–6, 6–3, 6–7, 6–4
Runner-up 3. 1980 Båstad, Sweden Clay 23x15px John Feaver 23x16px Heinz Günthardt
23x16px Markus Günthardt
4–6, 4–6
Winner 9. 1980 Sydney Outdoor, Sydney Grass 23x15px Paul McNamee 23x15px Vitas Gerulaitis
23x15px Brian Gottfried
6–2, 6–4
Runner-up 4. 1980 Australian Open, Melbourne Grass 23x15px Paul McNamee 23x15px Mark Edmondson
23x15px Kim Warwick
5–7, 4–6
Winner 10. 1981 Masters Doubles WCT, London Carpet 23x15px Paul McNamee 23x15px Victor Amaya
23x15px Hank Pfister
6–3, 2–6, 3–6, 6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 5. 1981 Hamburg, Germany Clay 23x15px Paul McNamee 23x15px Hans Gildemeister
23x15px Andrés Gómez
4–6, 6–3, 4–6
Winner 11. 1981 Stuttgart Outdoor, Germany Clay 23x15px Paul McNamee 23x15px Mark Edmondson
23x15px Mike Estep
2–6, 6–4, 7–6
Winner 12. 1981 North Conway, U.S. Clay 23x16px Heinz Günthardt 23x15px Pavel Složil
23x15px Ferdi Taygan
7–5, 6–4
Runner-up 6. 1981 U.S. Open, New York Hard 23x16px Heinz Günthardt 23x15px Peter Fleming
23x15px John McEnroe
DEF
Winner 13. 1981 Sawgrass Doubles, U.S. Clay 23x16px Heinz Günthardt 23x15px Robert Lutz
23x15px Stan Smith
7–6, 3–6, 7–6, 5–7, 6–4
Winner 14. 1981 Melbourne Indoor, Australia Carpet 23x15px Paul Kronk 23x15px Sherwood Stewart
23x15px Ferdi Taygan
3–6, 6–3, 6–4
Winner 15. 1981 Sydney Outdoor, Australia Grass 23x15px Paul McNamee 23x15px Hank Pfister
23x15px John Sadri
6–7, 7–6, 7–6
Winner 16. 1982 Milan, Italy Carpet 23x16px Heinz Günthardt 23x15px Mark Edmondson
23x15px Sherwood Stewart
7–6, 7–6
Winner 17. 1982 Monte Carlo, Monaco Clay 23x15px Paul McNamee 23x15px Mark Edmondson
23x15px Sherwood Stewart
6–7, 7–6, 6–3
Runner-up 7. 1982 Houston, U.S. Clay 23x15px Mark Edmondson 23x15px Kevin Curren
23x15px Steve Denton
5–7, 4–6
Winner 18. 1982 Wimbledon, London Grass 23x15px Paul McNamee 23x15px Peter Fleming
23x15px John McEnroe
6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 8. 1982 São Paulo, Brazil Clay 23x15px Ferdi Taygan 23x15px Carlos Kirmayr
23x15px Cassio Motta
3–6, 1–6
Winner 19. 1983 Memphis, U.S. Carpet 23x15px Paul McNamee 23x15px Tim Gullikson
23x15px Tom Gullikson
6–3, 5–7, 6–4
Runner-up 9. 1985 Boston, U.S. Clay 23x15px Paul McNamee 23x15px Libor Pimek
23x15px Slobodan Živojinović
6–2, 4–6, 6–7
Runner-up 10. 1986 Sydney Indoor, Sydney Hard (i) 23x15px Paul McNamee 23x15px Boris Becker
23x15px John Fitzgerald
4–6, 6–7

References

  1. ^ "Grigor Dimitrov with New Coach in 2012". Retrieved 6 December 2011. 

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Awards
Preceded by
Ivan Lendl
ATP Most Improved Player
1982
Succeeded by
Jimmy Arias

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