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Laurie Warder (born 23 October 1962) is a former professional male tennis player from Australia who specialized in the doubles event. In 1987 he won the doubles title at the Australian Open partnering compatriot Peter Doohan. Warder won 12 doubles titles during his career and achieved a highest doubles ranking of No. 12 in October 1991.

Laurie Warder
Country (sports) Australia
Born (1962-10-23) 23 October 1962 (age 56)
Sydney, Australia
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$864,953
Singles
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 210 (10 August 1987)
Doubles
Career titles12
Highest rankingNo. 12 (12 October 1991)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenW (1993)
French OpenQF (1987, 1991, 1992)
WimbledonQF (1986, 1989)
US OpenQF (1988)

Career finalsEdit

Doubles (12 titles, 18 runner-ups)Edit

Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 1. 1983 Auckland, New Zealand Hard   David Graham   Chris Lewis
  Russell Simpson
6–7, 3–6
Win 1. 1984 Newport, U.S. Grass   David Graham   Ken Flach
  Robert Seguso
6–4, 7–6
Loss 2. 1985 Bari, Italy Clay   Marcel Freeman   Alejandro Ganzábal
  Claudio Panatta
4–6, 2–6
Win 2. 1985 Florence, Italy Clay   David Graham   Bruce Derlin
  Carl Limberger
6–1, 6–1
Loss 3. 1986 Milan, Italy Carpet   Brian Levine   Colin Dowdeswell
  Christo Steyn
3–6, 6–4, 1–6
Loss 4. 1987 Adelaide, Australia Grass   Peter Doohan   Ivan Lendl
  Bill Scanlon
7–6, 3–6, 4–6
Loss 5. 1987 Australian Open, Melbourne Grass   Peter Doohan   Stefan Edberg
  Anders Järryd
4–6, 4–6, 6–7
Loss 6. 1987 Sydney Outdoor, Australia Grass   Peter Doohan   Brad Drewett
  Mark Edmondson
4–6, 6–4, 2–6
Win 3. 1987 Indianapolis, U.S. Clay   Blaine Willenborg   Joakim Nyström
  Mats Wilander
6–0, 6–3
Loss 7. 1987 Washington, D.C., U.S. Hard   Blaine Willenborg   Gary Donnelly
  Peter Fleming
2–6, 6–7
Loss 8. 1987 Montreal, Canada Hard   Peter Doohan   Pat Cash
  Stefan Edberg
7–6, 3–6, 4–6
Win 4. 1988 Hamburg, Germany Clay   Darren Cahill   Rick Leach
  Jim Pugh
6–4, 6–4
Win 5. 1988 Bristol, England Grass   Peter Doohan   Martin Davis
  Tim Pawsat
2–6, 6–4, 7–5
Win 6. 1989 Wellington, New Zealand Hard   Peter Doohan   Rill Baxter
  Glenn Michibata
3–6, 6–2, 6–3
Loss 9. 1989 Munich, Germany Clay   Peter Doohan   Javier Sánchez
  Balázs Taróczy
6–7, 7–6, 6–7
Loss 10. 1989 London/Queen's Club, England Grass   Tim Pawsat   Darren Cahill
  Mark Kratzmann
6–7, 3–6
Loss 11. 1989 Indianapolis, U.S. Hard   Peter Doohan   Pieter Aldrich
  Danie Visser
6–7, 6–7
Loss 12. 1991 Memphis, U.S. Hard (i)   John Fitzgerald   Udo Riglewski
  Michael Stich
5–7, 3–6
Win 7. 1991 Monte Carlo, Monaco Clay   Luke Jensen   Paul Haarhuis
  Mark Koevermans
5–7, 7–6, 6–4
Loss 13. 1991 Rome, Italy Clay   Luke Jensen   Omar Camporese
  Goran Ivanišević
2–6, 3–6
Win 8. 1991 Bologna, Italy Clay   Luke Jensen   Luiz Mattar
  Jaime Oncins
6–4, 7–6
Loss 14. 1991 Sydney Indoor, Australia Hard (i)   Luke Jensen   Jim Grabb
  Richey Reneberg
4–6, 4–6
Loss 15. 1992 Estoril, Portugal Clay   Luke Jensen   Hendrik Jan Davids
  Libor Pimek
6–3, 3–6, 5–7
Win 9. 1992 Bologna, Italy Clay   Luke Jensen   Javier Frana
  Javier Sánchez
6–2, 6–3
Loss 16. 1992 Manchester, England Grass   Jeremy Bates   Patrick Galbraith
  David Macpherson
6–4, 3–6, 2–6
Loss 17. 1993 Adelaide, Australia Hard   John Fitzgerald   Todd Woodbridge
  Mark Woodforde
4–6, 5–7
Win 10. 1993 Australian Open, Melbourne Hard   Danie Visser   John Fitzgerald
  Anders Järryd
6–4, 6–3, 6–4
Win 11. 1993 Nice, France Clay   David Macpherson   Shelby Cannon
  Scott Melville
3–4, RET.
Win 12. 1993 Bologna, Italy Clay   Danie Visser   Luke Jensen
  Murphy Jensen
4–6, 6–4, 6–4
Loss 18. 1994 Sydney Outdoor, Australia Hard   Mark Kratzmann   Darren Cahill
  Sandon Stolle
1–6, 6–7

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