Richey Reneberg

Richey Reneberg (born October 5, 1965) is an American former professional tennis player.

Richey Reneberg
Country (sports) United States
ResidenceBethesda, MD, United States
Born (1965-10-05) October 5, 1965 (age 55)
Phoenix, AZ, United States
Height5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Turned pro1987
Retired2000
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$4,407,308
Singles
Career record307–263
Career titles3
Highest rankingNo. 20 (May 6, 1991)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open3R (1992, 1998)
French Open3R (1994, 1995)
Wimbledon4R (1997)
US Open4R (1994)
Doubles
Career record335–244
Career titles19
Highest rankingNo. 1 (February 1, 1993)

He attended Southern Methodist University, where he was a three-time All-American and reached the 1986 National Collegiate Athletics Association finals.

He was the ATP Newcomer of the Year when he turned professional in 1987.

He and his partner Jim Grabb were ranked world No. 1 in doubles and won the 1992 US Open doubles title. His career-high singles ranking in the ATP Tour was world No. 20. He won a second doubles Grand Slam title with Jared Palmer, at the 1995 Australian Open.

The right-hander represented the United States at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta where he was defeated as the 11th seed in the first round by India's Leander Paes. He also played on the American Davis Cup team.

Grand Slam finalsEdit

Doubles: 3 (2 titles, 1 runner-up)Edit

Result Year Championship Partner Opponents Score
Loss 1992 Wimbledon   Jim Grabb   John McEnroe
  Michael Stich
7–5, 6–7(5–7), 6–3, 6–7(5–7), 17–19
Win 1992 US Open   Jim Grabb   Kelly Jones
  Rick Leach
3–6, 7–6(7–2), 6–3, 6–3
Win 1995 Australian Open   Jared Palmer   Mark Knowles
  Daniel Nestor
6–3, 3–6, 6–3, 6–2

Career finalsEdit

Singles: 7 (3 wins)Edit

Result No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Loss 1. Jan 1990 Wellington, New Zealand Hard   Emilio Sánchez 7–6(7–3), 4–6, 6–4, 4–6, 1–6
Win 1. May 1991 Tampa, U.S. Clay   Petr Korda 4–6, 6–4, 6–2
Win 2. Jan 1993 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Hard   Olivier Delaître 6–3, 6–1
Loss 2. Jan 1994 Oahu, U.S. Hard   Wayne Ferreira 4–6, 7–6(7–3), 1–6
Loss 3. Apr 1996 Tokyo, Japan Hard   Pete Sampras 4–6, 5–7
Win 3. Jun 1996 Rosmalen, Netherlands Grass   Stéphane Simian 6–4, 6–0
Loss 4. Mar 1997 Scottsdale, U.S. Hard   Mark Philippoussis 4–6, 6–7(4–7)

Doubles: 35 (19 wins)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam (2)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP Championship Series (7)
ATP Tour (10)
Titles by surface
Hard (12)
Clay (3)
Grass (1)
Carpet (3)
Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. November 20, 1989 Johannesburg, South Africa Hard (i)   Luke Jensen   Kelly Jones
  Joey Rive
6–0, 6–4
Loss 1. February 12, 1990 San Francisco, U.S. Hard (i)   Glenn Layendecker   Kelly Jones
  Robert Van't Hof
6–2, 6–7, 3–6
Loss 2. May 6, 1991 Tampa, U.S. Clay   David Pate   Ken Flach
  Robert Seguso
7–6, 4–6, 1–6
Loss 3. May 20, 1991 Umag, Yugoslavia Clay   David Wheaton   Gilad Bloom
  Javier Sánchez
6–7, 6–2, 1–6
Winner 2. October 7, 1991 Sydney Indoor, Australia Hard (i)   Jim Grabb   Luke Jensen
  Laurie Warder
6–4, 6–4
Winner 3. October 14, 1991 Tokyo Indoor, Japan Carpet (i)   Jim Grabb   Scott Davis
  David Pate
7–5, 2–6, 7–6
Winner 4. February 10, 1992 San Francisco, U.S. Hard (i)   Jim Grabb   Pieter Aldrich
  Danie Visser
6–4, 7–5
Loss 4. February 24, 1992 Philadelphia, U.S. Carpet (i)   Jim Grabb   Todd Woodbridge
  Mark Woodforde
4–6, 6–7
Winner 5. June 15, 1992 Rosmalen, Netherlands Grass   Jim Grabb   John McEnroe
  Michael Stich
6–4, 6–7, 6–4
Loss 5. July 6, 1992 Wimbledon, London Grass   Jim Grabb   John McEnroe
  Michael Stich
7–5, 6–7, 6–3, 6–7, 17–19
Winner 6. August 24, 1992 Indianapolis, U.S. Hard   Jim Grabb   Grant Connell
  Glenn Michibata
7–6, 6–2
Winner 7. September 14, 1992 US Open, New York Hard   Jim Grabb   Kelly Jones
  Rick Leach
3–6, 7–6, 6–3, 6–3
Loss 6. October 12, 1992 Sydney Indoor, Australia Hard (i)   Jim Grabb   Patrick McEnroe
  Jonathan Stark
2–6, 3–6
Loss 7. October 19, 1992 Tokyo Indoor, Japan Carpet (i)   Jim Grabb   Todd Woodbridge
  Mark Woodforde
6–7, 4–6
Winner 8. February 22, 1993 Philadelphia, U.S. Carpet (i)   Jim Grabb   Marcos Ondruska
  Brad Pearce
6–7, 6–3, 6–0
Winner 9. May 3, 1993 Atlanta, U.S. Clay   Paul Annacone   Todd Martin
  Jared Palmer
6–4, 7–6
Winner 10. October 11, 1993 Sydney Indoor, Australia Hard (i)   Patrick McEnroe   Alexander Mronz
  Lars Rehmann
6–3, 7–5
Winner 11. April 18, 1994 Birmingham, U.S. Clay   Christo van Rensburg   Brian MacPhie
  David Witt
2–6, 6–3, 6–2
Winner 12. May 2, 1994 Atlanta, U.S. Clay   Jared Palmer   Francisco Montana
  Jim Pugh
4–6, 7–6, 6–4
Loss 8. May 9, 1994 Pinehurst, U.S. Clay   Jared Palmer   Todd Woodbridge
  Mark Woodforde
2–6, 6–3, 3–6
Loss 9. August 22, 1994 Indianapolis, U.S. Hard   Jim Grabb   Todd Woodbridge
  Mark Woodforde
3–6, 4–6
Winner 13. January 30, 1995 Australian Open, Melbourne Hard   Jared Palmer   Mark Knowles
  Daniel Nestor
6–3, 3–6, 6–3, 6–2
Winner 14. February 20, 1995 Memphis, U.S. Hard (i)   Jared Palmer   Tommy Ho
  Brett Steven
4–6, 7–6, 6–1
Loss 10. May 8, 1995 Atlanta, U.S. Clay   Jared Palmer   Sergio Casal
  Emilio Sánchez
7–6, 3–6, 6–7
Loss 11. February 19, 1996 San Jose, U.S. Hard (i)   Jonathan Stark   Trevor Kronemann
  David Macpherson
4–6, 6–3, 3–6
Loss 12. March 11, 1996 Scottsdale, U.S. Hard   Brett Steven   Patrick Galbraith
  Rick Leach
7–5, 5–7, 5–7
Winner 15. August 19, 1996 Indianapolis, U.S. Hard   Jim Grabb   Petr Korda
  Cyril Suk
7–6, 4–6, 6–4
Winner 16. October 7, 1996 Lyon, France Carpet (i)   Jim Grabb   Neil Broad
  Piet Norval
6–2, 6–1
Winner 17. November 10, 1997 Stockholm, Sweden Hard (i)   Marc-Kevin Goellner   Ellis Ferreira
  Patrick Galbraith
6–3, 3–6, 7–6
Loss 13. March 2, 1998 Philadelphia, U.S. Hard (i)   David Macpherson   Jacco Eltingh
  Paul Haarhuis
6–7, 7–6, 2–6
Loss 14. March 16, 1998 Indian Wells, U.S. Hard   Todd Martin   Jonas Björkman
  Patrick Rafter
4–6, 6–7
Loss 15. May 4, 1998 Atlanta, U.S. Clay   Alex O'Brien   Ellis Ferreira
  Brent Haygarth
3–6, 6–0, 2–6
Winner 18. March 8, 1999 Scottsdale, U.S. Hard   Justin Gimelstob   Mark Knowles
  Sandon Stolle
6–4, 6–7, 6–3
Loss 16. February 21, 2000 Memphis, U.S. Hard (i)   Jim Grabb   Justin Gimelstob
  Sébastien Lareau
2–6, 4–6
Winner 19. March 13, 2000 Scottsdale, U.S. Hard   Jared Palmer   Patrick Galbraith
  David Macpherson
6–3, 7–5

Doubles performance timelineEdit

Tournament 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 Career SR Career W-L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A NH A 2R 1R 3R A 2R QF 1R W A 3R 2R QF A 1 / 10 21–9
French Open A A A 1R A 1R 2R QF 1R 3R 2R 3R 2R 1R 3R A 0 / 11 11–11
Wimbledon A A A 1R A 1R 2R F 2R 1R 3R 3R 1R 1R 3R A 0 / 11 13–11
U.S. Open A A A 1R QF 3R 1R W 3R 1R 1R A 1R 1R 3R A 1 / 11 15–10
Grand Slam SR 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 4 0 / 2 0 / 4 0 / 3 1 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 1 / 4 0 / 2 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 0 2 / 43 N/A
Annual Win-Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 1–4 3–2 4–4 2–3 15–3 6–4 2–4 9–3 4–2 3–4 1–4 8–4 0–0 N/A 60–41
ATP Masters Series
Indian Wells These Tournaments Were Not

Masters Series Events

Before 1990
1R A SF QF 2R 1R QF 2R F 1R 1R 0 / 10 12–10
Miami QF 1R A A 3R QF QF A A 3R 1R 0 / 7 10–7
Monte Carlo A A A A A A A A A A 1R 0 / 1 0–1
Rome 2R A A A 1R 1R 1R A A 2R A 0 / 5 2–5
Hamburg A A A A A A A A A 1R A 0 / 1 0–1
Canada 2R 2R QF SF A 1R A A A 1R A 0 / 6 5–6
Cincinnati 1R A QF SF 2R QF SF A A 1R A 0 / 7 9–7
Stuttgart (Stockholm) 1R 1R 1R SF 1R 1R SF A 1R 1R A 0 / 9 6–9
Paris 1R 1R SF 2R 2R 1R 2R A SF 2R A 0 / 9 8–9
Masters Series SR N/A 0 / 7 0 / 4 0 / 5 0 / 5 0 / 6 0 / 7 0 / 6 0 / 1 0 / 3 0 / 8 0 / 3 0 / 55 N/A
Annual Win-Loss N/A 5–7 1–4 7–5 8–5 4–6 4–7 11–6 1–1 7–3 4–8 0–3 N/A 52–55
Year-end ranking 793 566 270 207 67 57 41 4 12 47 28 22 107 31 40 135 N/A

A = did not attend tournament
NH = tournament not held

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