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Chris Kachel (born 19 June 1955) is a former professional tennis player from Australia.

Chris Kachel
Country (sports)Australia Australia
Born (1955-06-19) 19 June 1955 (age 64)
Tamworth, Australia
PlaysRight-handed
Singles
Career record28-80
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 101 (26 Dec 1979)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open3R (1979)
French Open1R (1976, 1977)
Wimbledon2R (1977, 1979)
US Open1R (1977)
Doubles
Career record126-105
Career titles3
Highest rankingNo. 39 (23 Aug 1977)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenSF (1977)
French OpenQF (1977)
WimbledonQF (1973, 1978)
US OpenSF (1976)

Kachel enjoyed most of his tennis success while playing doubles. During his career he won 3 doubles titles. More recently, Kachel launched a modelling career by appearing on the Australian TV Show Postcards.

Career finalsEdit

Doubles (3) titles, 8 runner-upsEdit

Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 1. 1975 Sydney Outdoor, Australia Grass   Peter McNamara   Mark Edmondson
  John Marks
1–6, 1–6
Loss 2. 1977 Nice, France Clay   Chris Lewis   Ion Ţiriac
  Guillermo Vilas
4–6, 1–6
Loss 3. 1977 Kitzbühel, Austria Clay   Colin Dowdeswell   Buster Mottram
  Roger Taylor
6–7, 4–6
Loss 4. 1977 Louisville, U.S. Clay   Cliff Letcher   John Alexander
  Phil Dent
1–6, 4–6
Loss 5. 1977 Tokyo Outdoor, Japan Clay   Colin Dibley   Geoff Masters
  Kim Warwick
2–6, 6–7
Win 1. 1977 Manila, Philippines Hard   John Marks   Mike Cahill
  Terry Moor
4–6, 6–0, 7–6
Loss 6. 1978 Manila, Philippines Clay   Ross Case   Sherwood Stewart
  Brian Teacher
3–6, 6–7
Loss 7. 1979 Newport, U.S. Grass   John James   Robert Lutz
  Stan Smith
4–6, 6–7
Loss 8. 1979 Brisbane, Australia Grass   John James   Ross Case
  Geoff Masters
6–7, 2–6
Win 2. 1979 Adelaide, Australia Grass   Colin Dibley   John Alexander
  Phil Dent
6–7, 7–6, 6–4
Win 3. 1980 Hobart, Australia Hard   John James   Phil Davies
  Brad Guan
6–4, 6–4

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