David Macpherson (tennis)

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David Macpherson
Country  Australia
Born (1967-07-03) 3 July 1967 (age 47)
Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
Turned pro 1985
Retired 2003 (as a player)
Career record 0–13
Career record 388–396
Coaching career (2005–)
Coaching achievements
List of notable tournaments
(with champion)

David Macpherson (born 3 July 1967 in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia) is a former professional male tennis player on the ATP tour.

A product of player and coach, Tony Roche's junior tennis academy, he played lefthanded and turned professional in 1985. As a junior player Macpherson was one of Australia's top prospects in his peer group, reaching the U.S. Open Junior Doubles Tournament finals in 1983 and winning the Australia Open Junior Doubles title in 1985 (with Brett Custer).

Known primarily as a doubles specialist, Macpherson's professional career was highlighted by his 1992 season with partner, Steve DeVries, where they won doubles titles in Milan, Manchester, Indian Wells, Atlanta, Charlotte and Brisbane to finish No. 8 in the year end Team Rankings and qualifying for ATP Tour World Doubles Championships.

In November of that year he achieved his high personal rank of #11 in the doubles ranking. During his career,Macpherson captured 16 doubles titles on the ATP tour and earned over $1.7 million USD in career earnings.

Throughout his pro career, Macpherson was a regular player in World Team Tennis league for the Sacramento and Kansas City Explorers franchises. He currently coaches #1 ranked American doubles players Bob and Mike Bryan.

Doubles titles (16)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Surface Partnering Opponents Score
1. 1990 Toronto, Canada Carpet United States Patrick Galbraith United Kingdom Neil Broad
United States Kevin Curren
2–6, 6–4, 6–3
2. 1992 Milan, Italy Carpet United Kingdom Neil Broad Spain Sergio Casal
Spain Emilio Sánchez
5–7, 7–5, 6–4
3. 1992 Indian Wells, USA Hard United States Steve DeVries United States Kent Kinnear
United States Sven Salumaa
4–6, 6–3, 6–3
4. 1992 Atlanta, USA Clay United States Steve DeVries United States Mark Keil
United States Dave Randall
6–3, 6–3
5. 1992 Charlotte, USA Clay United States Steve DeVries United States Bret Garnett
United States Jared Palmer
6–4, 7–6
6. 1992 Manchester, England Grass United States Patrick Galbraith United Kingdom Jeremy Bates
Australia Laurie Warder
4–6, 6–3, 6–2
7. 1992 Brisbane, Australia Hard (i) United States Steve DeVries United States Patrick McEnroe
United States Jonathan Stark
6–4, 6–4
8. 1993 Nice, France Clay Australia Laurie Warder United States Shelby Cannon
United States Scott Melville
3–4, ret.
9. 1995 Scottsdale, USA Hard United States Trevor Kronemann Argentina Luis Lobo
Spain Javier Sánchez
4–6, 6–3, 6–4
10. 1995 Barcelona, Spain Clay United States Trevor Kronemann Croatia Goran Ivanišević
Italy Andrea Gaudenzi
6–2, 6–4
11. 1995 Munich, Germany Clay United States Trevor Kronemann Argentina Luis Lobo
Spain Javier Sánchez
6–3, 6–4
12. 1996 San Jose, USA Hard (i) United States Trevor Kronemann United States Richey Reneberg
United States Jonathan Stark
6–4, 3–6, 6–3
13. 1998 St. Pölten, Austria Clay United States Jim Grabb South Africa David Adams
Zimbabwe Wayne Black
6–4, 6–4
14. 2001 Adelaide, Australia Hard South Africa Grant Stafford Australia Wayne Arthurs
Australia Todd Woodbridge
6–7, 6–4, 6–4
15. 2001 Tokyo, Japan Hard United States Rick Leach Australia Paul Hanley
Australia Nathan Healey
1–6, 7–6, 7–6
16. 2003 Newport, USA Grass Australia Jordan Kerr Austria Julian Knowle
Austria Jürgen Melzer
7–6, 6–3

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