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Martin Laurendeau

Martin Laurendeau (French pronunciation: ​[maʁtɛ̃ lɔʁɑ̃do]; born July 10, 1964) is a former touring professional tennis player, the present coach and (non-playing) captain of the Canada Davis Cup team

Martin Laurendeau
Country (sports) Canada
ResidenceMontreal, Quebec, Canada
Born (1964-07-10) July 10, 1964 (age 55)
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Height191 cm (6.27 ft)
Turned pro1986
PlaysRight-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money$349,692
Career record36–60
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 90 (October 10, 1988)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (1988)
French Open1R (1987)
Wimbledon3R (1991)
US Open4R (1988)
Career record15–33
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 139 (August 21, 1989)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open2R (1990)
Wimbledon1R (1991)
US Open2R (1988)

Tennis careerEdit

A 6'3 right-hander, Laurendeau starred in collegiate tennis at Pepperdine University where he played between 1984 and 1987. He finished his career with the second most career singles wins in school history with 80 and the third best singles winning percentage (.816).

During his pro career which stretched from 1986 to 1993, Laurendeau had a career ATP tour singles win-loss record of 36 and 60. His best results were a round of 16 appearance in the 1988 U.S. Open and a third round appearance at 1991 Wimbledon, both in singles. His best ranking was World No. 90 which he achieved in October 1988. His tour doubles record stands at 15 and 33.

Laurendeau has been a tennis coach since 1994. He became Davis Cup captain upon the resignation of Grant Connell in 2004.

Career finalsEdit

Singles (4–2)Edit

Grand Slam (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP Tour (0)
Challengers (4–2)
Result No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Win 1. September 1987 Thessaloniki, Greece Hard   Niclas Kroon 7–6, 6–4
Win 2. April 1989 Sao Paulo, Brazil Hard   Dacio Campos 7–6, 6–3
Win 3. June 1989 Dijon, France Carpet   Brad Pearce 4–6, 6–1, 7–6
Loss 4. October 1989 Cherbourg, France Hard (i)   Veli Paloheimo 6–3, 3–6, 2–6
Loss 5. February 1991 Telford, United Kingdom Carpet (i)   Jan Siemerink 3–6, 4–6
Win 6. March 1993 Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany Carpet (i)   Patrick Baur 6–0, 6–4

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