Paul Kronk

Paul Kronk (born 22 September 1954) is a former tennis player from Australia.

Paul Kronk
Kwartfinales tennistoernooi Melkhuisje, Kronk (Australie) in actie, Bestanddeelnr 927-3360.jpg
Kronk at the 1974 Dutch Open
Country (sports) Australia
Born (1954-09-22) 22 September 1954 (age 66)
Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia
PlaysRight-handed
Singles
Career record106–183
Career titles0
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQF (1978)
Wimbledon4R (1981)
Doubles
Career record171–157
Career titles9
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenF (1978, 1979)
WimbledonQF (1979)
US OpenF (1976)

Kronk won seven doubles titles during his professional career. The right-hander reached his highest singles ATP ranking on 25 April 1976, when he was No. 78 in the world.

Kronk won seven doubles titles, and was a runner-up in the US Open and a two-time runner-up in the Australian Open, on all occasions partnering compatriot Cliff Letcher.

Grand Slam finalsEdit

Doubles: 3 (3 runner-ups)Edit

Result Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 1976 US Open Grass   Cliff Letcher   Tom Okker
  Marty Riessen
4–6, 4–6
Loss 1978 Australian Open Grass   Cliff Letcher   Wojciech Fibak
  Kim Warwick
6–7, 5–7
Loss 1979 Australian Open Grass   Cliff Letcher   Peter McNamara
  Paul McNamee
6–7, 2–6

Career finalsEdit

Doubles (6 wins, 2 losses)Edit

Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1. 1981 Viña del Mar, Chile Clay   David Carter   Andrés Gómez
  Belus Prajoux
6–1, 6–2
Win 2. 1981 Mar del Plata, Argentina Clay   David Carter   Ángel Giménez
  Jairo Velasco, Sr.
6–7, 6–4, 6–0
Loss 3. 1981 Tampa, U.S. Hard   David Carter   Bernard Mitton
  Butch Walts
3–6, 6–3, 1–6
Win 4. 1981 Munich, Germany Clay   David Carter   Eric Fromm
  Shlomo Glickstein
6–3, 6–4
Loss 5. 1981 Gstaad, Switzerland Clay   David Carter   Heinz Günthardt
  Markus Günthardt
4–6, 1–6
Win 6. 1981 Kitzbühel, Austria Clay   David Carter   Marko Ostoja
  Louk Sanders
7–6, 6–1
Win 7. 1981 Melbourne Indoor, Australia Carpet (i)   Peter McNamara   Sherwood Stewart
  Ferdi Taygan
3–6, 6–3, 6–4
Win 8. 1982 Metz, France Hard (i)   David Carter   Matt Doyle
  Dave Siegler
6–3, 7–6

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