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Marcos Ondruska (born 18 December 1972) is a former tennis player from South Africa, who turned professional in 1989. He represented his native country at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia, where he defeated Goran Ivanišević in the first round before falling to Norway's Christian Ruud. The right-hander won four career titles in doubles, and reached his highest singles ATP-ranking on 10 May 1993, when he became the number 27 of the world.

Marcos Ondruska
Country (sports) South Africa
Born (1972-12-18) 18 December 1972 (age 46)
Bloemfontein, South Africa
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Turned pro1989
Retired2005
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$1,835,129
Singles
Career record118–147
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 27 (10 May 1993)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open4R (1996)
French Open3R (1991)
Wimbledon2R (1993, 1994, 1997)
US Open3R (1994, 1995)
Other tournaments
Olympic Games2R (1996)
Doubles
Career record113–133
Career titles4
Highest rankingNo. 34 (2 August 1993)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenSF (1993)
French Open2R (1993)
Wimbledon3R (1993, 1994, 1995)
US Open3R (1999)

Ondruska has a 13–7 career Davis Cup record in 11 ties.

Career finalsEdit

Tournament (W–R) Singles Doubles
Grand Slam 0–0 0–0
Tennis Masters Cup 0–0 0–0
Masters Series 0–0 0–0
Championship Series 0–0 0–1
ATP Tour 0–3 4–1
Surface (W–R) Singles Doubles
Hard 0–2 3–1
Clay 0–1 1–0
Grass 0–0 0–0
Carpet 0–0 0–1

Singles (3 runner-ups)Edit

Result No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Loss 1. September 1992 Cologne, Germany Clay   Bernd Karbacher 6–7(4–7), 4–6
Loss 2. March 1993 Scottsdale, United States Hard   Andre Agassi 2–6, 6–3, 6–3
Loss 3. October 1996 Tel Aviv, Israel Hard   Javier Sánchez 4–6, 5–7

Doubles (4 titles, 2 runner-ups)Edit

Result No. Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 1. February 1993 Philadelphia, United States Carpet (i)   Brad Pearce   Jim Grabb
  Richey Reneberg
7–6, 3–6, 0–6
Loss 2. March 1993 Durban, South Africa Hard   Johan de Beer   Lan Bale
  Wayne Black
6–7, 2–6
Winner 3. January 1996 Auckland, New Zealand Hard   Jack Waite   Jonas Björkman
  Brett Steven
walkover
Winner 4. September 1996 Palermo, Italy Clay   Andrew Kratzmann   Cristian Brandi
  Emilio Sánchez
7–6, 6–4
Winner 5. October 1996 Tel Aviv, Israel Hard   Grant Stafford   Noam Behr
  Eyal Erlich
6–3, 6–2
Winner 6. August 1997 Long Island, United States Hard   David Prinosil   Mark Keil
  T. J. Middleton
6–4, 6–4

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