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Pieter ("Piet") Norval (born 7 April 1970) is a former tennis player from South Africa, who turned professional in 1988. The right-hander represented his native country in the doubles competition at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, where he partnered Wayne Ferreira. The pair won the silver medal, after losing the final to Boris Becker and Michael Stich from Germany. Norval reached his highest singles ATP-ranking on 19 June 1989, when he became the no. 125 of the world.

Piet Norval
Country (sports) South Africa
ResidenceCape Town, South Africa
Born (1970-04-07) 7 April 1970 (age 49)
Cape Town, South Africa
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Turned pro1988
Retired2001
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$1,832,303
Singles
Career record4–12
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 125 (19 June 1989)
Doubles
Career record329–300
Career titles14
Highest rankingNo. 16 (16 January 1995)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenQF (1997)
French OpenQF (1993)
WimbledonSF (1991)
US OpenQF (1998)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
French OpenW (1999)

Major finalsEdit

Olympic finalsEdit

Doubles: 1 (1 silver medal)Edit

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Silver 1992 Barcelona Olympics Clay   South Africa Wayne Ferreira   Boris Becker
  Michael Stich
6–7(5–7), 6–4, 6–7(5–7), 3–6

Year-End Championships finalsEdit

Doubles: 1 (1–0)Edit

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 2000 Bangalore Hard   Donald Johnson   Mahesh Bhupathi
  Leander Paes
7–6(10–8), 6–3, 6–4

Career finalsEdit

Doubles: 35 (14–21)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam (0)
Year-End Championships (1)
ATP Masters Series (2)
ATP Championship Series (1)
ATP Tour (10)
Titles by Surface
Hard (4)
Clay (5)
Grass (2)
Carpet (3)
Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1. Mar 1991 Key Biscayne, USA Hard   Wayne Ferreira   Ken Flach
  Robert Seguso
5–7, 7–6, 6–2
Loss 1. Apr 1992 Johannesburg, South Africa Hard   Wayne Ferreira   Pieter Aldrich
  Danie Visser
4–6, 4–6
Loss 2. Aug 1992 Summer Olympics, Barcelona, Spain Clay   Wayne Ferreira   Boris Becker
  Michael Stich
6–7, 6–4, 6–7, 3–6
Win 2. Mar 1993 Casablanca, Morocco Clay   Mike Bauer   Ģirts Dzelde
  Goran Prpić
7–5, 7–6
Loss 3. Jul 1993 Gstaad, Switzerland Clay   Hendrik Jan Davids   Cédric Pioline
  Marc Rosset
3–6, 6–3, 6–7
Loss 4. Jul 1993 Stuttgart, Germany Clay   Gary Muller   Tom Nijssen
  Cyril Suk
6–7, 3–6
Win 3. Oct 1993 Bolzano, Italy Carpet   Hendrik Jan Davids   David Adams
  Andrei Olhovskiy
6–3, 6–2
Loss 5. Feb 1994 Milan, Italy Carpet   Hendrik Jan Davids   Tom Nijssen
  Cyril Suk
6–4, 6–7, 6–7
Loss 6. Apr 1994 Nice, France Clay   Hendrik Jan Davids   Javier Sánchez
  Mark Woodforde
5–7, 3–6
Win 4. May 1994 Hamburg, Germany Clay   Scott Melville   Henrik Holm
  Anders Järryd
6–3, 6–4
Win 5. Jul 1994 Stuttgart, Germany Clay   Scott Melville   Jacco Eltingh
  Paul Haarhuis
7–6, 7–5
Loss 7. Oct 1994 Ostrava, Czech Republic Carpet   Gary Muller   Martin Damm
  Karel Nováček
4–6, 6–1, 3–6
Loss 8. Mar 1995 Indian Wells, USA Hard   Gary Muller   Tommy Ho
  Brett Steven
4–6, 6–7
Loss 9. Oct 1995 Palermo, Italy Clay   Hendrik Jan Davids   Àlex Corretja
  Fabrice Santoro
7–6, 4–6, 3–6
Loss 10. Apr 1996 Barcelona, Spain Clay   Neil Broad   Luis Lobo
  Javier Sánchez
1–6, 3–6
Loss 11. Jun 1996 Nottingham, UK Grass   Neil Broad   Mark Petchey
  Danny Sapsford
7–6, 6–7, 4–6
Win 6. Jul 1996 Newport, USA Grass   Marius Barnard   Paul Kilderry
  Michael Tebbutt
6–7, 6–4, 6–4
Win 7. Aug 1996 Los Angeles, USA Hard   Marius Barnard   Jonas Björkman
  Nicklas Kulti
7–5, 6–2
Loss 12. Oct 1996 Lyon, France Carpet   Neil Broad   Jim Grabb
  Richey Reneberg
2–6, 1–6
Loss 13. May 1997 Hamburg, Germany Clay   Neil Broad   Luis Lobo
  Javier Sánchez
3–6, 6–7
Loss 14. Mar 1998 Rotterdam, Netherlands Carpet   Neil Broad   Jacco Eltingh
  Paul Haarhuis
6–7, 3–6
Loss 15. Jul 1998 Båstad, Sweden Clay   Lan Bale   Magnus Gustafsson
  Magnus Larsson
4–6, 2–6
Win 8. Aug 1998 Umag, Croatia Clay   Neil Broad   Jiří Novák
  David Rikl
6–1, 3–6, 6–3
Loss 16. Oct 1998 Basel, Switzerland Hard (i)   Kevin Ullyett   Olivier Delaître
  Fabrice Santoro
3–6, 6–7
Loss 17. Jan 1999 Doha, Qatar Hard   Kevin Ullyett   Alex O'Brien
  Jared Palmer
3–6, 4–6
Loss 18. Oct 1999 Vienna, Austria Hard (i)   Kevin Ullyett   David Prinosil
  Sandon Stolle
3–6, 4–6
Win 9. Oct 1999 Lyon, France Carpet   Kevin Ullyett   Wayne Ferreira
  Sandon Stolle
4–6, 7–6, 7–6
Win 10. Nov 1999 Stockholm, Sweden Hard (i)   Kevin Ullyett   Jan-Michael Gambill
  Scott Humphries
7–5, 6–3
Loss 19. Mar 2000 Santiago, Chile Clay   Lan Bale   Gustavo Kuerten
  Antonio Prieto
2–6, 4–6
Win 11. Apr 2000 Estoril, Portugal Clay   Donald Johnson   David Adams
  Joshua Eagle
6–4, 7–5
Win 12. Jun 2000 Nottingham, UK Grass   Donald Johnson   Ellis Ferreira
  Rick Leach
1–6, 6–4, 6–3
Loss 20. Oct 2000 Toulouse, France Hard (i)   Donald Johnson   Julien Boutter
  Fabrice Santoro
6–7, 6–4, 6–7
Win 13. Oct 2000 Basel, Switzerland Carpet   Donald Johnson   Roger Federer
  Dominik Hrbatý
7–6, 4–6, 7–6
Loss 21. Nov 2000 Stuttgart, Germany Hard (i)   Donald Johnson   Jiří Novák
  David Rikl
6–3, 3–6, 4–6
Win 14. Dec 2000 Year-End Championships, Bangalore, India Hard   Donald Johnson   Mahesh Bhupathi
  Leander Paes
7–6, 6–3, 6–4

Doubles performance timelineEdit

Tournament 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 Career SR Career Win-Loss
Grand Slams
Australian Open NH A A A A A 2R 3R 3R 1R 2R QF 1R 1R 2R 1R 0 / 10 9–10
French Open A A A A A 1R 3R QF 1R 1R 1R 2R 1R 3R 3R A 0 / 10 9–10
Wimbledon A A A A 3R SF 1R 3R 1R 3R 1R QF 3R 3R 2R A 0 / 11 18–11
US Open A A A A 3R 2R 3R 2R 1R 1R 1R 1R QF 1R 1R A 0 / 11 9–10
Grand Slam SR 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 2 0 / 3 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 1 0 / 42 N/A
Annual Win-Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 4–2 5–2 5–4 8–4 1–4 2–4 1–4 7–4 5–4 4–4 3–4 0–1 N/A 45–41
ATP Masters Series
Indian Wells These Were Not

ATP Masters Series

Before 1990
A 1R QF A A F A 2R 1R A 1R A 0 / 6 7–6
Miami A W SF A A 2R A SF SF 2R 3R A 1 / 7 16–6
Monte Carlo A A A 1R 2R 2R 2R QF 1R 2R 1R A 0 / 8 6–8
Rome A A A 1R QF 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R 2R A 0 / 8 3–8
Hamburg A A A 1R W 1R 2R F QF 2R 2R A 1 / 8 14–7
Montreal/Toronto A A A A A A 2R 1R A 2R SF A 0 / 4 5–4
Cincinnati A QF 1R 1R 1R 2R 2R 2R 1R 1R 1R A 0 / 10 5–10
Stuttgart (Stockholm) A 2R 2R QF 2R 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R F A 0 / 10 7–10
Paris A 1R QF 1R 2R 1R A SF QF 1R 1R A 0 / 9 8–9
Masters Series SR N/A 0 / 0 1 / 5 0 / 5 0 / 6 1 / 6 0 / 8 0 / 6 0 / 9 0 / 8 0 / 8 0 / 9 0 / 0 2 / 70 N/A
Annual Win-Loss N/A 0–0 8–4 8–5 2–6 9–5 6–8 4–6 14–9 7–8 3–8 10–9 0–0 N/A 71–68
Year End Ranking 870 336 334 503 89 19 39 36 18 43 37 28 29 25 23 1292 N/A

A = did not attend tournament
NH = tournament not held

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