Peter Rennert (born December 26, 1958), is a former professional tennis player from the United States. He achieved career-high rankings of World No. 40 in singles (in 1980), and World No. 8 in doubles (in 1983).
|Country (sports)||United States|
|Residence||Great Neck, NY, USA|
|Born||December 26, 1958|
Great Neck, NY, USA
|Height||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Highest ranking||No. 40 (28 July 1980)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||QF (1979, 1980)|
|US Open||2R (1980)|
|Highest ranking||No. 9 (23 May 1983)|
Rennert was born in Great Neck, New York, and is Jewish. He attended and played tennis for Great Neck North High School, and in 1976 won the singles title at the New York State Public High School Athletic Association's tennis championships.
He attended Stanford University, where he received a B.S. in Psychology and was an All-American. At Stanford he was an NCAA singles finalist in 1980. He won three National Division 1 team titles, and won College Player of the Year.
Rennert enjoyed most of his tennis success while playing doubles. During his career he won 2 doubles titles. As a player, he trained with 25 time Davis Cup Championship Coach Harry Hopman and Wimbledon champion Tony Palafox. His best result as a singles player in a major was making it to the quarterfinals of the Australian Open twice.
Doubles (2 titles, 4 runner-ups)Edit
|Loss||1.||1980||Newport, U.S.||Grass||Fritz Buehning|| Andrew Pattison
|Loss||2.||1981||Milan, Italy||Carpet||John McEnroe|| Brian Gottfried
|Win||1.||1982||London/Queen's Club, U.K.||Grass||John McEnroe|| Victor Amaya
|Win||2.||1982||Sydney Indoor, Australia||Hard (i)||John McEnroe|| Steve Denton
|Loss||3.||1982||Tokyo Indoor, Japan||Carpet||John McEnroe|| Tim Gullikson
|4–6, 6–3, 6–7|
|Loss||4.||1983||Sydney Indoor, Australia||Hard (i)||John McEnroe|| Mark Edmondson