Bill Behrens (born June 26, 1970) is a former professional tennis player from the United States.
|Country (sports)||United States|
|Born||June 26, 1970|
|Highest ranking||No. 226 (May 27, 1996)|
|Highest ranking||No. 72 (June 10, 1996)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|Australian Open||1R (1996, 1997)|
|French Open||1R (1996)|
|US Open||2R (1997)|
His only title on the ATP World Tour came in the doubles event at St. Pölten in 1992, as an unseeded pairing with Matt Lucena. With the same partner he also finished runner-up in Atlanta in 1996. It was in doubles that he attained his highest ranking, 72 in the world. In singles he made it to 226 in the world and was a finalist in a Challenger tournament in Birmingham, Alabama in 1996, with wins over top 100 players Michael Joyce and Nicolas Lapentti.
Behrens competed in the main draw of the men's doubles events at six Grand Slam tournaments across 1996 and 1997. In the 1997 Wimbledon Championships he had his best result when he reached the third round, with South African Chris Haggard. He and partner Patrick McEnroe had an opening round win over the eighth seeds Pat Galbraith and Ellis Ferreira at the 1997 US Open, before making a second round exit.
ATP career finalsEdit
Doubles: 2 (1–1)Edit
|Win||1.||Jun 1995||St. Pölten, Austria||Clay||Matt Lucena|| Libor Pimek
|Loss||1.||May 1996||Atlanta, U.S.||Clay||Matt Lucena|| Christo van Rensburg
|1.||1994||Celle, Germany||Carpet||Kirk Haygarth|| Alexander Mronz
|6–4, 4–6, 6–3|
|2.||1995||Lippstadt, Germany||Carpet||Mathias Huning|| Bret Garnett
T. J. Middleton
|6–4, 3–6, 7–6|
|3.||1995||Cherbourg, France||Hard||Matt Lucena|| Marius Barnard
|4.||1995||Poznań, Poland||Clay||Matt Lucena|| Jeff Belloli
|5.||1996||Cherbourg, France||Hard||Marius Barnard|| João Cunha e Silva
|6–2, 4–6, 6–3|
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