Andrés Schneiter

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Andres Schneiter
Country  Argentina
Residence Buenos Aires, Argentina
Born (1976-04-08) April 8, 1976 (age 38)
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Height N/A
Turned pro 1994
Retired 2004
Plays Right-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money $217,041
Career record 0-1
Career titles 0
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open NP
French Open NP
Wimbledon NP
US Open NP
Career record 24-40
Career titles 2
Highest ranking No. 62 (March 31, 2003)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 1st (2001-03)
French Open 3rd (2002)
Wimbledon 1st (2001-03)
US Open 2nd (2001)

Andres Schneiter (born April 8, 1976 in Buenos Aires), nicknamed El Gringo, due to his blond hair and blue eyed complexion, is a former professional tennis player from Argentina and works as a coach on ATP tour. His career-high ATP Entry singles ranking was No.219 in 1998 and No. 62 in doubles in 2003.

Playing career[edit]

On the futures tour, Schneiter won four singles titles, three on clay and the other on carpet.

He was a doubles specialist who won two doubles titles with Sergio Roitman at Amsterdam in 2000 and at Umag in 2001. Schneiter was a runner up at Bucharest in 2002 with Emilio Benfele Álvarez. His best Grand Slam doubles result was reaching the third round of the French Open with Sergio Roitman. Schneiter retired in 2004.

Coaching career[edit]

Schneiter was the former coach of Mariano Puerta [1] and was his coach when Puerta reached the 2005 French Open final, where Puerta tested positive for drugs.

Doubles titles[edit]

No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponent in the final Score in the final
1. July 23, 2000 Netherlands Amsterdam, Netherlands Clay Argentina Sergio Roitman Netherlands Edwin Kempes
Netherlands Dennis van Scheppingen
4–6, 6–4, 6–1
2. July 16, 2001 Croatia Umag, Croatia Clay Argentina Sergio Roitman Croatia Ivan Ljubičić
Croatia Lovro Zovko
6–2, 7–5