Andrew Painter

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Andrew Painter
Country Australia Australia
Residence Launceston, Tasmania
Born (1975-07-18) 18 July 1975 (age 39)
Sydney, Australia
Height 6'2" (188 cm)
Turned pro 1994
Plays Right-handed
Prize money $80,468
Singles
Career record 0-1
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 492 (10 Jul 1995)
Grand Slam Singles results
Wimbledon 1R (1995)
Doubles
Career record 5-14
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 119 (4 Oct 1999)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 1R (1996, 1997, 1999)
Wimbledon 2R (1998)

Andrew Painter (born 18 July 1975) is a former professional tennis player from Australia.[1]

Career[edit]

Painter was a doubles specialist and appeared in the men's doubles main draw of the Australian Open three times, with Neil Borwick in 1996, Jamie Holmes in 1997 and Toby Mitchell in 1999.[2] He wasn't able to progress past the first round in any of his appearances but did make the second round of the 1998 Wimbledon Championships, partnering Jamie Holmes.[2] The pair defeated Czechs David Škoch and Petr Luxa.[2]

He played in the main singles draw at the 1995 Wimbledon Championships and faced top seed Andre Agassi on centre court in the opening round.[2] The Australian was beaten in straight sets.[2]

At the 2000 Grand Prix Hassan II, an ATP Tour tournament, Painter and Lars Burgsmüller made the doubles final, which they lost to Arnaud Clément and Sébastien Grosjean.[2] He won four Challenger doubles titles during his career.[2]

ATP career finals[edit]

Doubles: 1 (0–1)[edit]

Outcome No. Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 2000 Morocco Casablanca, Morocco Clay Germany Lars Burgsmüller France Arnaud Clément
France Sébastien Grosjean
6–7, 4–6

Challenger titles[edit]

Doubles: (4)[edit]

No. Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
1. 1996 Australia Perth, Australia Hard Australia Jamie Holmes Australia Grant Doyle
Australia Andrew Kratzmann
7–5, 6–4
2. 1999 France Cherbourg, France Hard Australia Michael Hill Italy Massimo Bertolini
Italy Cristian Brandi
7–5, 7–6(9–7)
3. 1999 Germany Magdeburg, Germany Carpet Australia Michael Hill Germany Jan-Ralph Brandt
Germany Dirk Dier
7–6(10–8), 6–7(6–8), 7–6(7–1)
4. 1999 Germany Ulm, Germany Clay South Africa Byron Talbot Germany Dirk Dier
Germany Michael Kohlmann
6–3, 6–4

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