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Glenn Layendecker (born May 9, 1961) is a former professional tennis player from the United States. His highest singles ranking was World No. 48 in 1990. His highest doubles ranking was World No. 32. Layendecker's career wins included Andre Agassi, Michael Chang, Yannick Noah, Aaron Krickstein, Anders Järryd, and Brad Gilbert in singles matches. He also beaned John McEnroe in the temple with an approach shot at the US Open.[citation needed]

Glenn Layendecker
Country (sports) United States
ResidenceLake Oswego, OR
Born (1961-05-09) May 9, 1961 (age 58)
Stanford, California
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Turned pro1983
PlaysLeft-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$647,475
Career record118–128
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 48 (May 3, 1990)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open3R (1991)
French Open1R (1986, 1987)
Wimbledon2R (1989)
US Open2R (1990)
Career record119–127
Career titles1
Highest rankingNo. 32 (October 16, 1989)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open3R (1991)
French Open3R (1986)
Wimbledon3R (1989)
US OpenQF (1989, 1992)

Layendecker graduated from Yale University in 1983.

He was the tennis coach of the Oregon Episcopal School Aardvarks. Under his coaching, the team garnered four consecutive state titles.[1] Layendecker lives in San Mateo, California and works for the West Coast Conference.

Doubles (1 title - 4 runners-up)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. February 24, 1985 Toronto Indoor Carpet (i)   Glenn Michibata   Anders Järryd
  Peter Fleming
7–6, 6–2
Runner-up 2. October 4, 1987 SAP Open, San Francisco Carpet (i)   Todd Witsken   Jim Grabb
  Patrick McEnroe
6–2, 0–6, 6–4
Runner-up 3. January 8, 1989 South Australian Open Grass   Mark Kratzmann   Neil Broad
  Stefan Kruger
6–2, 7–6
Runner-up 4. February 11, 1990 SAP Open, San Francisco Carpet (i)   Richey Reneberg   Kelly Jones
  Robert Van’t Hof
2–6, 7–6, 6–3
Winner 5. July, 19, 1992 Stuttgart, Germany Clay   Byron Talbot   Javier Sánchez
  Marc Rosset
4–6, 6–3, 6–4


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