Hans-Dieter Beutel

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Hans-Dieter Beutel
Country West Germany West Germany
Residence Hannover/Stuttgart
Born (1962-06-12) 12 June 1962 (age 52)
Esslingen,
West Germany
Height 6'1" (185 cm)
Plays Right-handed
Prize money $113,016
Singles
Career record 18-44
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 101 (21 Nov 1983)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 2R (1984, 1989)
French Open 1R (1984, 1985)
Wimbledon 1R (1984)
Doubles
Career record 17-25
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 110 (3 Jan 1983)

Hans-Dieter Beutel (born 12 June 1962) is a former professional tennis player from West Germany.[1]

Career[edit]

Beutel was a losing finalist in the 1980 Wimbledon boy's singles event, to Frenchman Thierry Tulasne.[2]

In 1981, Beutel made the semi-finals of the Sofia Open.[3]

He was the German National Champion in 1982, for both indoor and outdoor singles and in the outdoor doubles.[3] Also that year he reached the quarter-finals in Linz and was a doubles runner-up in Cologne.[3]

Beutel was a singles finalist at Cologne in 1983, beating Carlos Kirmayr, Shlomo Glickstein, Eric Jelen and Pavel Slozil en route.[3] He made the quarter-finals at Bastad the following year.[3]

He won two Grand Slam matches during his career, both at the Australian Open.[3] In the 1984 tournament he defeated countryman Jelen in the opening round, before going down to Tarik Benhabiles in five sets.[3] At the 1989 Australian Open he came from two sets down to overcome Laurent Prades in the first round.[3] He was eliminated in the second round by 14th seed Jonas Svensson.[3]

The West German appeared in five Davis Cup ties for his national team in the early 1980s, winning three of his eight rubbers, one in singles and two in doubles.[4]

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. 1983 West Germany Cologne, West Germany Carpet Republic of Ireland Matt Doyle 6–1, 1–6, 2–6

Doubles: 1 (0–1)[edit]

Outcome No. Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 1982 West Germany Cologne, West Germany Hard West Germany Christoph Zipf Uruguay Jose Luis Damiani
Brazil Carlos Kirmayr
2–6, 6–3, 5–7

Challenger titles[edit]

Singles: (2)[edit]

No. Year Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
1. 1983 West Germany Dortmund, West Germany Clay France Jerome Vanier 6–7, 6–3, 6–4
2. 1988 West Germany Fürth, West Germany Clay Czechoslovakia Richard Vogel 1–6, 6–3, 6–4

Doubles: (1)[edit]

No. Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
1. 1984 West Germany Neunkirchen, West Germany Clay West Germany Christoph Zipf West Germany Ulf Fischer
West Germany Eric Jelen
7–6, 7–5

References[edit]