Michael Westphal

Michael Westphal (19 February 1965 – 20 June 1991) was a male tennis player from West Germany.

Michael Westphal
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Michael Westphal playing in 1986
Country (sports) Germany
Born(1965-02-19)19 February 1965
Pinneberg, West Germany
Died22 June 1991(1991-06-22) (aged 26)
Hamburg, Germany
Height1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Turned pro1983
Retired1990
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$1,646,328
Singles
Career record82–107
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 49 (17 March 1986)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (1989)
French Open2R (1984, 1987)
Wimbledon2R (1986)
US Open1R (1983, 1984)
Other tournaments
Olympic GamesQF (1984, demonstration)
Doubles
Career record6–22
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 239 (15 May 1989)

Westphal participated for his native country in the 1984 Summer Olympics, making it as far as the quarter-finals. The right-hander reached his highest ATP singles ranking of World No. 49 in March 1986.

Westphal died of complications from AIDS on 20 June 1991, aged 26.

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