Chris Johnstone

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Chris Johnstone
Country Australia Australia
Born (1960-10-12) 12 October 1960 (age 54)
Perth, Australia
Height 5'9" (175 cm)
Plays Right-handed
Singles
Career record 37-64
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 97 (4 Jan 1982)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 2R (1980, 1982, 1983)
French Open 2R (1981)
Wimbledon 3R (1982)
Doubles
Career record 33-60
Career titles 1
Highest ranking No. 114 (3 Jan 1983)

Chris Johnstone (born 12 October 1960) is a former professional tennis player from Australia.

Career[edit]

Johnstone was runner-up to Pat Serrett at the 1978 Australian Junior Championships.[1]

His best Grand Slam performance came at the 1982 Wimbledon Championships, where he had wins over David Schneider and Jay Lapidus, to make the third round.[2] In the mixed doubles he and partner Pam Whytcross were semi-finalists.[3]

A right-hander, Johnstone made the finals in both the singles and doubles draws at the 1982 South Australian Open.[2] He lost the singles final to Mike Bauer but won the doubles, with Pat Cash.[2]

Grand Prix career finals[edit]

Singles: 1 (0–1)[edit]

Outcome No. Year Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 1982 Adelaide Grass United States Mike Bauer 6–4, 6–7, 2–6

Doubles: 1 (1–0)[edit]

Outcome No. Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Winner 1. 1982 Adelaide Grass Australia Pat Cash Australia Broderick Dyke
Australia Wayne Hampson
6–3, 6–7, 7–6

Challenger titles[edit]

Singles: (2)[edit]

No. Year Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score
1. 1981 Essen, West Germany Clay West Germany Andreas Maurer 7–5, 7–6
2. 1981 Brisbane, Australia Grass Australia Phil Dent 6–4, 6–4

Doubles: (4)[edit]

No. Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score
1. 1981 West Worthing, Great Britain Clay New Zealand Chris Lewis South Africa Rory Chappell
South Africa Schalk van der Merwe
6–2, 6–3
2. 1981 Ostende, Belgium Clay United Kingdom John Feaver Australia Cliff Letcher
Australia Warren Maher
6–4, 6–4
3. 1981 Brisbane, Australia Grass Australia Craig Miller Australia Brad Drewett
Australia Warren Maher
6–4, 7–5
4. 1983 Perth, Australia Grass United States John Benson Australia Peter Doohan
Australia Michael Fancutt
3–6, 6–4, 7–6

References[edit]