Christo Steyn

Jan Christoffel 'Christo' Steyn (born 1 May 1961 in Springs, South Africa) is a former South African tennis player. Steyn won two Grand Prix doubles titles during his professional career.[1]

Christo Steyn
Country (sports)South Africa South Africa
Born (1961-05-01) 1 May 1961 (age 59)
Springs, South Africa
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$252,274
Singles
Career record43–53
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 42 (18 Augustus 1986)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open4R (1985)
French Open1R (1986)
Wimbledon3R (1985)
US Open2R (1983, 1986)
Doubles
Career record68–65
Career titles2
Highest rankingNo. 23 (9 March 1987)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open2R (1985)
French Open1R (1985, 1986)
Wimbledon3R (1986)
US Open3R (1986)

A right-hander, Steyn reached his highest singles ATP ranking on 18 August 1986, when he became the No. 42 in the world, though he never won a Grand Prix or WCT tournaments singles title in his career.[2]

Career finalsEdit

Doubles (2 titles)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 1986 Toronto Indoor, Canada Carpet (i)   Danie Visser   Wojtek Fibak
  Joakim Nyström
3–6, 6–7
Winner 1. 1986 Milan, Italy Carpet (i)   Colin Dowdeswell   Brian Levine
  Laurie Warder
6–3, 4–6, 6–1
Runner-up 2. 1986 WCT Atlanta, U.S. Carpet (i)   Danie Visser   Andy Kohlberg
  Robert Van't Hof
2–6, 3–6
Winner 2. 1986 Bristol Open, England Grass   Danie Visser   Mark Edmondson
  Wally Masur
6–7, 7–6, 12–10
Runner-up 3. 1986 Cincinnati Masters, U.S. Hard   Danie Visser   Mark Kratzmann
  Kim Warwick
3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 4. 1986 Tel Aviv, Israel Hard   Danie Visser   John Letts
  Peter Lundgren
3–6, 6–3, 3–6
Runner-up 5. 1987 Philadelphia, U.S. Carpet (i)   Danie Visser   Sergio Casal
  Emilio Sánchez
6–3, 1–6, 6–7

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "player – Tennisarchives.com". www.tennisarchives.com. Retrieved 23 April 2020.
  2. ^ "Christo Steyn | Overview | ATP Tour | Tennis". ATP Tour. Retrieved 23 April 2020.

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