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Michael Tebbutt (born 22 December 1970 in Fairfield, NSW) is an Australian former tennis player.

Michael Tebbutt
Country (sports)Australia Australia
Born (1970-12-22) 22 December 1970 (age 48)
Sydney, Australia
Height1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Turned pro1993
PlaysLeft-handed
Prize money$1,114,448
Singles
Career record64–84
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 87 (3 April 1995)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open3R (1996)
French Open1R (1995, 1996, 1998)
Wimbledon2R (1994, 1998)
US Open4R (1995)
Doubles
Career record81–109
Career titles2
Highest rankingNo. 28 (22 July 1996)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open3R (1994, 1996, 1999, 2000)
French Open1R (1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000)
WimbledonQF (1996)
US OpenQF (1999)

He was educated at St Johns Park High School (Australia) and Northern Arizona University (US) before starting his career as a professional tennis player.

He was the first NAU tennis player in the NAU Athletics Hall of Fame. Tebbutt played hitting the ball with both hands, both forehand and backhand. His service was powerful and this fact made him to have his best performances in fast courts.

Michael was ranked #87 in the world and #26 in doubles.

In singles tournaments he had wins over Pat Rafter, Lleyton Hewitt, and Tim Henman. In doubles, he had wins over Andre Agassi, Pete Sampras and the Woodies, among others. He reached the fourth round of the US Open and third round of Australian Open in singles. He reached quarter finals at three of the Grand Slams, and overall has competed in 30+ Grand Slams.

ATP : Aces 1637 matches 147 Aces per match : 11.13605

18th on list of most aces per match of all time..

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